SPARKLE1908's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SPARKLE1908 SPARKLE1908's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Saturday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6095304 Busy day...got up early to go to a youth college fair that my Sorority conducted...about 70 teens came and heard from officers from the Dallas Police Dept., learned about voting and civic duty, and they got to visit with several colleges... It was a great event but I'm tired!! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Sat, 13 Feb 2016 21:35:02 EST Friday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6094452 Leaving work early so I can go pay my respects to my classmate...her wake is tonight...I won't be able to attend the funeral tomorrow...still hard to believe that she is gone but she is...life is short for sure...makes you question your own mortality when you are about the same age... <BR> <BR> I'm thinking about rejoining a "main street" gym so I can get some classes...I enjoy Golds Gym but I go to an "Express" so there are no classes...I miss spin class...decisions, decisions... <BR> <BR>... Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:19:17 EST Thursday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6093401 Mild headache this morning...ate breakfast, took an Excedrin to stop it from getting worse and drinking water...let the day begin!!! <BR> <BR> Thursdays are normally my busiest day at work...had a 7am conf call...now getting ready for the start of 4 back-to-back calls...yay me!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 11 Feb 2016 09:47:11 EST Hump Day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6092865 Not feeling 100% today...about to go home and rest...hope I am not coming down with anything...UGHN!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:34:28 EST Tuesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6092143 about to go hang out with a friend for Fat Tuesday... <BR> <BR> hope you had a great day!! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 9 Feb 2016 20:17:30 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6090796 Working from home today...have an errand that I need to run before the place closes at 5... <BR> <BR> My boyfriend and I are planning to go to the gym when he gets off today...it'll be nice to have some motivation and an accountability partner...he does weights more than I do, so I'll get my strength training done and then hit the cardio...I <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 8 Feb 2016 09:58:30 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6090426 Superbowl party... Hope you had a great day! TTYL Sun, 7 Feb 2016 21:44:52 EST Saturday!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6089625 Busy day...hair appt early, then ran to the Post Office...then lunch with a friend...now I am resting before we have our SuperBowl get together tomorrow...gotta go to the store and all that but it might wait until the morning... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 6 Feb 2016 21:48:58 EST Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6088941 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/aa6e5980-3b6b-4e8a-ab70-039e04d88e7b.jpg"> <BR> About to go to a meeting with my Sorority...since this Heart month, we have an event with the American Heart Association! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Fri, 5 Feb 2016 23:08:51 EST Sad day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6088114 Woke up this morning to find that one of my classmates passed away overnight...she was only 42...although we weren't "close", it hit home that life is unpredictable and short...I last saw her at our 25th class reunion last August...it is believed that she had a heart attack... <BR> <BR> After I found that out this morning, I had thoughts (off/on) about my own health...and while I am not experiencing any health issues, I can do better with my overall situation...so I was pretty pleased when I... Thu, 4 Feb 2016 22:49:02 EST Hump Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6087234 Sleepy...goodnight! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 3 Feb 2016 22:55:25 EST Tuesday.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6086346 Almost forgot to blog!!! <BR> <BR> Nothing new today...goodnight! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 2 Feb 2016 23:16:10 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6085240 Tired...about to eat, shower and wind down for the evening... Hope you had a great day! TTYL Mon, 1 Feb 2016 20:46:38 EST Sunday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6084222 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2088aa83-d273-4250-a81d-75aa601d5961.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Getting ready for the work week!!! <BR> <BR> Today was an absolutely beautiful day...it was almost 80 degrees...I enjoyed it...because Wednesday is only supposed to be in the 40s...gotta love this Texas weather... <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:53:36 EST Saturday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6083523 Busy day! Time to relax before heading out to dinner with my friends! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Sat, 30 Jan 2016 22:47:24 EST Friday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6082674 Just had dinner with my boyfriend...now he's gone with his buddies and I'm relaxing! I have a busy Saturday ahead! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:03:52 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6081942 Hope you had a great day! TTYL Thu, 28 Jan 2016 23:03:47 EST Wednesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6080722 Pretty good day at work...not too busy,not too slow!!! Looking forward to the weekend though...but that is always the case...weather is great...supposed to be in the 70s the rest of the week through the weekend...definitely looking forward to that!!! <BR> <BR> Back to work I go...hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 27 Jan 2016 14:41:19 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6079562 Early blog because I have a busy day ahead of me...at work and have meetings, then have to go to the grocery store when I get off...then a Sorority conf call tonight...hope I remember that one, LOL!! <BR> <BR> Anywho, I hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 26 Jan 2016 10:03:42 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6078901 Quiet day at work...but I will be busy the rest of the week...so I better "enjoy" this day...going to try and hit the gym after work...and then run a couple of errands... <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 25 Jan 2016 15:27:24 EST Goals... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6077414 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e9055dca-2afa-4dc3-b6b2-e006bd3a4489.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Summer is around the corner...I still have a lot of work to do!!!! But I haven't given up! <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a good weekend! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 23 Jan 2016 22:12:44 EST Thursday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6075489 Sooooo glad to be off tomorrow...nothing like having 36 hours of carryover PTO to burn off before March...LOL...no major plans either...gym, errands and that's all... <BR> <BR> Now back to work so I can leave on time... <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 21 Jan 2016 14:12:38 EST Hump Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6074811 Busy day...time to eat and relax! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:27:07 EST Busy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6074068 Had a late meeting at work...then a committee meeting...now time to relax and enjoy the evening! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Tue, 19 Jan 2016 22:18:41 EST Martin Luther King Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6073117 Got up and went to the gym...then took my boyfriends truck in for an oil change...then home, grabbed a shower and a sandwich and met up with my sorority sisters to help with donations for the tornado victims...now back home, about to rest for a minute and then fix a meatloaf for tomorrows dinner...we at Chik Fil A tonight...lol <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 18 Jan 2016 21:05:34 EST Sunday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6072220 I'm off tomorrow...but I will be going to volunteer at a center for those impacted by the tornadoes last month...will be with my Sorority sisters... Then no plans for the rest of the day! Hope you have a great day! TTYL Sun, 17 Jan 2016 22:42:52 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6071285 Busy day but I'm about to relax and have fun with friends! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 16 Jan 2016 19:46:20 EST Friday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6070227 Quiet day on tap at work...for now...guess people took off today since we are off Monday and they wanted a 4 day weekend...I should have done the same...LOL...gonna be a long afternoon!!! <BR> <BR> About to grab some lunch...hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 15 Jan 2016 13:08:48 EST Thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6069627 Out at dinner with my boyfriend...hope you had a great day! TTYL Thu, 14 Jan 2016 19:33:19 EST Hump Day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6068840 We are closed on Monday...it's the first place that I've worked for that is closed on Martin Luther King day and Presidents Day....woohoo! 3 day weekend on the way! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Wed, 13 Jan 2016 21:25:22 EST Tues http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6068054 Goodnight! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Tue, 12 Jan 2016 22:56:20 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6066611 New week...I'm at work blogging this because I might not be able to get online later...have errands when I get off and plan to hit the gym so I might be too tired...LOL <BR> <BR> Brought all my food for the day so I should be on track to be within my calorie range and not need to buy anything.. <BR> <BR> Anywho, back to work I go...hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:40:15 EST Sunday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6066040 New week...new plans... <BR> <BR> I am going to get at least 3 days in at the gym...because of work, I have been tired when I got off but that is not going to work for my goals...so I will have to bite the bullet and get it in!!! <BR> <BR> Meals will be planned (not perfect) but more mindful about what I eat and how much...baby steps!! <BR> <BR> Water intake has been good so I will keep that up... <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 10 Jan 2016 18:47:59 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6065265 Busy day....but I am home now...and I am relaxing!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sat, 9 Jan 2016 21:39:47 EST Friday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6064141 Sooo glad it's Friday...looking forward to the weekend...it's supposed to be cold (we are at 64 degrees today)...expected highs in the 40s tomorrow....yay for Texas weather...LOL <BR> <BR> Work is pretty busy today...a lot of impromptu conference calls...we are about 2 months away from the launch of our new HR System so things are going to be even more hectic! <BR> <BR> Back to work I go! <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 8 Jan 2016 14:05:33 EST Thursday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6063264 We are having our date night tonight...we both have something to do tomorrow, our normal night...trying to think of something GOOD to eat...that isn't pricey!!! <BR> <BR> Glad I am feeling better and will be able to enjoy getting out of the house tonight... <BR> <BR> Oh well, back to work...wanted to blog before I forgot...LOL <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 7 Jan 2016 15:54:39 EST Hump Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6062435 Glad it's Hump Day...looking forward to the weekend!!! <BR> <BR> About to have dinner and some mindless TV with my boyfriend! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Wed, 6 Jan 2016 19:31:29 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6061587 Long day...tired...hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 5 Jan 2016 22:12:17 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6059811 New week...1st Monday of the new year...still not feeling 100% but have every intention of going to the gym for at least 30 minutes...I have to get my motivation back because Spring/Summer will be here before you know it! <BR> <BR> Also, eating better today...brought my food and my snacks to stay on track...and drinking water!!! Plenty of it! <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 4 Jan 2016 09:36:49 EST SUNDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6059426 Back to work tomorrow....feeling better though...plans include getting to the gym finally!!! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Sun, 3 Jan 2016 22:21:51 EST Saturday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6058477 Well battling a cold isn't how I wanted to start my year but it's what's happening...I haven't been to the gym but want to go for at least 30 min tomorrow...fingers crossed For now, it's medicine and bed! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Sat, 2 Jan 2016 23:05:37 EST Happy New Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6057599 Hope you had a great day! TTYL Sat, 2 Jan 2016 00:57:31 EST Tuesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6054721 Ugh...my boyfriend has been battling a cold and now I think I am getting sick...about to eat lunch and take some medicine...this ole crazy weather doesn't help though... <BR> <BR> I am off NYEve and I can't wait for my 4 day weekend!!! No plans at this time...just going to ring in 2016 (God willing) remembering how blessed I am to see it... <BR> <BR> Hope you are having a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 29 Dec 2015 13:33:55 EST Sunday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6053595 Weather still gloomy and rainy but thankfully nothing severe happened again...it's really "shocking" (if that is the word to use) to see how quickly things can change...we were celebrating Christmas and 24 hours later, we have people that died from tornadoes...life is fleeting and is short..be thankful for each day!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 27 Dec 2015 19:58:09 EST Bad weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6053143 So after a beautiful Christmas, we got slammed with severe weather...tornadoes, heavy rain...homes lost, lots of damage and 7 fatalities... Most of these storms were in my immediate area and I am THANKFUL that it spared us...praying for those impacted... Hope you had a better day... TTYL Sat, 26 Dec 2015 23:30:14 EST Christmas 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6052607 It's a wrap for me! Been over visiting family, ate a lot of good food, enjoyed the kids opening their gifts...now I'm home relaxing...it was a good day! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day too! <BR> <BR> MERRY CHRISTMAS! <BR> <BR> TTYL Fri, 25 Dec 2015 20:15:41 EST Christmas Eve! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6052149 Got my gift cards this morning so I am done with my shopping...now about to head over to my moms to chill for a bit...then running around this evening dropping off gifts with my boyfriend... <BR> <BR> Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Thu, 24 Dec 2015 14:07:52 EST Wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6051758 One more stop to make!! Hope you are avoiding the crowds...I'm not, LOL! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:22:15 EST Tuesday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6051397 Looking forward to the long weekend...I am off tomorrow and have a few errands to run...plan to get up and get out early!!! <BR> <BR> Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:41:50 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6050384 Short work week ahead...hope it's not TOO busy...about to go get ready! Hope you had a great day! TTYL Sun, 20 Dec 2015 20:54:47 EST