SPARTANJAI's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SPARTANJAI SPARTANJAI'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/ Day 168 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154804 Thankful today for a great morning. <BR> <BR> Thankful for sunshine. <BR> <BR> Thankful for birds chirping and the bunnies playing in the back yard. <BR> <BR> Thankful for time with family and for time with friends. <BR> <BR> Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. <BR> <BR> Thankful for a weekend to recharge. <BR> <BR> Thankful for the time I had with a dear friend before she passed away last night. She will be missed. <BR> <BR> Thankful for a gentle ra... Mon, 2 May 2016 12:52:26 EST Day 167 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153795 Thankful for the birds songs this morning. Thankful for the sunrise which will come later thus morning. Thankful for a good night's sleep even though it didn't last very long. Thankful for a hockey game today. Thankful for time for laundry and cleaning yesterday. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. Thankful for kleenex for my allergies today. Thankful for a relaxing weekend with time to recharge. Thankful for the light rain yesterday and the sunsh... Sun, 1 May 2016 06:00:28 EST Day 166 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153260 Thankful for a beautiful morning. Thankful for time to clean and do laundry this morning. Thankful for a good night's sleep. Thankful for a good work week and for good weather for travels. Thankful for little lettuce popping up in my grow boxes on my deck. Thankful for the songs of the birds this morning. Thankful for time to catch up with family. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to exercise. Thankful for a peaceful morning this morning and a pleasant evenin... Sat, 30 Apr 2016 07:20:14 EST Day 165 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152970 Thankful for sunshine, for good roads, for visits with family and for SparkPeople. Thankful for time to nap before bowling. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:16:02 EST Day 164 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152349 Long day and I am ready for bed! Thankful for all that I have, for good weather and for my family and friends. Off to bed now! Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:24:08 EST Day 163 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151728 Today's check up went well for my Dad and I am thankful. Last eye they found a shard of cataract during the check up and it took much longer to heal. As active as he is and as much as he is able to do, I am thankful that it looks like both eyes are healing well. Thankful for a good baseball game today. Thankful for a quick chat to catch up with my uncle and a quick visit with my sister. Thankful for the sunshine today. Thankful for good weather today for my travels and this evening. Than... Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:25:53 EST Day 162 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150896 Long day today so short blog. My Dad is having surgery on his other eye, so I will update more later. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:43:45 EST Day 161 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150194 Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to exercise. Thankful for chats with family. Thankful for a good day at work. Thankful for the venison enchiladas I made for dinner, low carb and delicious! Thankful for leftovers for dinner tomorrow too! Thankful for the sunshine today. Thankful for the prayers and good thoughts as my Dad has eye surgery tomorrow. Thankful for a good night's sleep last night to recharge my batteries. Thankful for a good day. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:53:41 EST Day 160 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149447 Thankful for a great morning. Thankful for a fantastic hockey game and a good dinner. Thankful for visits with friends and family. Thankful for a lot of house work and cleaning getting done. Thankful for a yummy spinach omelet for breakfast Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to exercise. Thankful the laundry is done. Thankful for a peaceful evening. Thankful for the ability to be there for friends. Thankful for a great weekend. Sun, 24 Apr 2016 19:09:44 EST Day 159 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148444 Early morning after a late night of bowling but I am ready to go and I am thankful that I am recharged. Had a good dinner after bowling and even though it made it even later that I got home, I am thankful that it refueled me and that I wasn't up even later cooking. Thankful another season of bowling is over. I enjoy it, but it does seem to wear on you after 16 weeks. Thankful for a beautiful sunrise this morning and a bright and clear moon last night. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people ... Sat, 23 Apr 2016 06:56:38 EST Day 158 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148153 Crazy day but a good one! Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:17:29 EST Day 157 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147466 Cloudy today but a gentle rain fell. I am thankful for the rain as my lettuce really grew today. Thankful for time to catch up with my sister and my niece. Thankful it is almost the weekend! Thankful for the flowers continuing to bloom. Thankful for a good day today. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. Thankful for the pork chops in my refrigerator for dinner tomorrow. It will be a late, but delicious dinner! Thankful for shopping lists to remind ... Thu, 21 Apr 2016 19:41:57 EST Day 156 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6146786 Quick one today as it has been a long day and my app doesn't seem to be loading at all! Thankful for time to work out, for time to catch up with failed and for good weather and safe roads for my travels. Thankful for sleep! Wed, 20 Apr 2016 21:11:13 EST Day 155 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145954 Thankful for good weather for traveling. Thankful for the sunshine shone, even though it has been cooler today. Thankful for chats with family today.... and friends. Thankful for the story about my nephew's amazing catch yesterday. Thankful for a good day at work today. Thankful for lots of water today... thevcup now has lemon mmmmmmmmm! Thankful for the pretty spring flowers bloomimg now! Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out! Thankful for a good day!... Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:49:23 EST Day 154 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144868 Thankful for a beautiful day. Thankful for a good weekend and time to get things done. Thankful for a Red Wings win last night. Thankful for time today to spend with my Dad. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. Thankful for Spring. Thankful for a good forcast for the week. Thankful for time to enjoy the beauty of the day! Mon, 18 Apr 2016 10:55:20 EST Day 153 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144323 Busy day but I am thankful for that and the little down time that I have! Off and running, more to get done. Sun, 17 Apr 2016 16:28:09 EST Day 152 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143367 It was a good evening yesterday and I am thankful. The roads were good and there was sunshine, so I was thankful about that as c well. I had went grocery shopping, so a fast dinner after bowling was pretty easy and good for me. Sun is out today and it is supposed to be a nice day - who isn't thankful about that? Spinach and lettuces planted, what a great thing. I will be super thankful when that are on my plate! I have a hockey game to watch today and I am thankful- what a great sport... Sat, 16 Apr 2016 07:44:55 EST day 151 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143180 Thankful it is the weekend and I can catch up on sleep and housework. It has been a long week and I am so glad it is over! Fri, 15 Apr 2016 22:03:51 EST Day 150 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142389 Thankful for a great day full of sunshine. Thankful for time to catch up this evening. Thankful for time to work out. Thankful for SparkPeople! Thankful for a nice evening to grill out dinner. Thankful that the weekend is almost here! Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:25:58 EST Day 149 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141672 Thankful for the sunshine today and for good roads. Thankful for leftovers for dinner! Thankful for visits with family. Thankful for laughs while working! Thankful for a good evening. Thankful the Red Wings are on tonight.... go wings! Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for the great information. Thankful for time to exercise. Thankful for a great day! Wed, 13 Apr 2016 18:29:09 EST Day 148 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140900 Thankful for sunshine today, a little warmer weather and a good day. Thankful for a good evening. Thankful for a good visit with my Dad and that his eye seems to be doing better. Thankful for the guy with the notary stamp at the bank.... who knew to get my Dad a copy of his college diploma we have to prove he is him. Weird! Thankful for a little warmth creeping in to Michigan. Thankful for the prayers my cousin is getting. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and the great inf... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:02:24 EST Day 147 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140247 Short blog today because I am exhausted... but.... So thankful that prayers are working and my Dad's eye appointment went well today. More tomorrow but know I am thankful for a whole lot more today! Mon, 11 Apr 2016 20:59:55 EST Day 146 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6139279 Thankful today that we are getting a little rain instead of all snow. Thankful for a day to work out, clean house and do laundry. Thankful for chili leftovers! Thankful for the smile that the bunny tracks in the snow gave me. Thankful the weather is supposed to get better and warm up this week. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and the articles. Thankful for chats with family. Sun, 10 Apr 2016 17:30:24 EST Day 145 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6138354 Today the sun is shining and even though there is some more fresh snow on the ground, I am thankful for a great morning. I am going to visit with my Dad in a bit and I am thankful that I get time to spend with him. My sister and family get home from vacation tomorrow and it will be nice to catch up with them. It is supposed to be warmer by the end of the week and I am really thankful for that. The morning has started cold and snowy and more now is falling, but it is pretty! Thankful for ... Sat, 9 Apr 2016 09:13:31 EST Day 144 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6138073 Thankful for decent traveling today, even with snowy roads. Thankful for some sunshine. Thankful for time to covers with loved ones. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to exercise. Thankful for a weekend to catch up around the house. Thankful for a good work day with lots of smiling faces. Thankful for blankets to warm my toes. Thankful for great customer service for my Dad today. Thankful for laughter, love and life. Fri, 8 Apr 2016 19:50:29 EST Day 143 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6137348 Thankful today for good roads and that the snow didn't amount to much. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to exercise. Thankful for good choices and making decisions ahead of time. Thankful for time for catching up with family. Thankful for a good night's sleep. Thankful for sunshine. Thankful for time to catch up on the news. Thankful for time to spend on SparkPeople to search for new workout ideas and strengthen my current ones. Thankful for loved ones healt... Thu, 7 Apr 2016 19:28:12 EST Day 142 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6136646 Long day today and I am exhausted but I am still thankful and will put my thanks in my prayers tonight. Be safe all and I will catch you tomorrow! Wed, 6 Apr 2016 20:56:45 EST Day 141 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6135823 Better day today and I am thankful that my Dad's eye is doing better. Thankful for good roads for travels. Thankful for Google to give me the correct address and instructions when the receptionist did not. Thankful for good doctors and their staff. Thankful for sunshine. Thankful for time to visit with loved ones. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. Thankful for a peaceful evening and time to relax and rest. Tue, 5 Apr 2016 20:27:31 EST Day 140 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6135068 Super long day today but time for a quick blog. Thankful for time with family Thankful for good roads Thankful for phones that let me talk to people 13 hours away Thankful for good health reports Thankful for not so good health reports and good doctors and time to pray Thankful for a warm bed when I am exhausted Mon, 4 Apr 2016 21:12:55 EST Day 139 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133860 Thankful the wind has stopped, even though it is still very cold. Thankful for a good night and a good night's sleep. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people here and for time to exercise. Thankful for a peaceful morning. Thankful for chats with family and people healing well. Thankful for leftover roast in the refrigerator for dinner. Hopeful for safe travels for loved ones. Thankful for a Red Wings win. Hoping it continues! Thankful for time to clean today and that laundry was finished... Sun, 3 Apr 2016 10:09:23 EST Day 138 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133417 Thankful for the continued healing process. Thankful for a pretty snowfall. Thankful for a laugh from my sister. Thankful for good roads for traveling. Thankful for the sunshine. Thankful for water tasting so good. Thankful for chatting with family today. Thankful for a little time to work out, do laundry and give myself a baby pedicure. Thankful for a good dinner in the oven. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. Sat, 2 Apr 2016 17:26:28 EST Day 137 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132841 Thankful for my Dad's eye surgery going well. Thankful for good roads for our travels. Thankful for good travels for my sister & family. Thankful to have time to talk to my uncle. Thankful for time to exercise. Thankful for good food choices, even while stressed. Thankful for the amazing people at the hotel, the surgery center and the eye doctor. You never know how these being nice moments mean so much to a patisn't and his family. Thankful for a night to rest and relax. Fri, 1 Apr 2016 21:13:36 EST Day 136 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131996 Thankful surgery for two loved ones went well today. Thankful to be able to talk to loved ones today. Thankful to be able to spend time with my Dad today. Thankful for time to workout, for SparkPeople and the people on here. Thankful for a little time to relax tonight. Thankful for a good day! Thu, 31 Mar 2016 20:17:16 EST Day 135 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131221 Short list today as I will be short on sleep tonight. Thankful for a good day. Thankful for a good evening. Thankful for good weather and good roads. Thankful for time to exercise, for SparkPeople and the people on here. Thankful for quiet time and time this evening to get my stuff done. Wed, 30 Mar 2016 20:22:49 EST Day 134 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130415 Thankful today for good roads on my travels. Thankful to visit with friends. Thankful for good weather with a little sunshine. Thankful for being able to swap out my snow tires for my regular ones. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. Thankful for good soup for dinner. Thankful for a haircut tomorrow. Thankful for a good evening! Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:23:56 EST Day 133 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129584 Thankful the rain stoped before the yard flooded more. Thankful for sun this afternoon. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to exercise. Thankful for conversations with loved ones. Thankful for a good day. Thankful for a peaceful evening. Thankful for a good day today and hopeful for a good day. Mon, 28 Mar 2016 18:42:41 EST Day 132 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128476 Not thankful I have to write this all over again, but thankful for a second chance to add more things I am thankful for. Thankful for a peaceful Easter morning with the sunrise and the chirping birds. Thankful for pictures of the bunny cake my sister and her kids made. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for time to work out. Thankful for warmer weather. Thankful for the flowers that are popping up after their long winter. Thankful for time with family today. Thankful for ... Sun, 27 Mar 2016 08:01:56 EST Day 131 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128005 Thankful today for sunshine. Thankful for SparkPeople, time to work out and the people here on SparkPeople. Thankful for time to chat with friends and family. Thankful for a peaceful day yesterday. Thankful for the return of the birds and their songs. Thankful for a hockey game today. Thankful for being able to be there for lived ones during appointments. Thankful for Easter. Sat, 26 Mar 2016 12:07:40 EST Day 130 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127706 Almost midnight but getting my blog in! Thankful for another great day, for spending time with family and for the weekend. More tomorrow! Fri, 25 Mar 2016 23:31:31 EST Day 129 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126885 Thankful today for decent roads and a decent trip home, it was a long day but a good one! Thankful for chats with family. Thankful for the weekend coming up! Thankful for a peaceful evening tonight! Thankful for a little time to be on SparkPeople and for time to exercise. Thankful for time to write more tomorrow! Thu, 24 Mar 2016 18:24:38 EST Day 128 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126158 Another day of a lot of things to be thankful for. Thankful for good roads and good weather for my drive today. Thankful for being prepared for tomorrow, just in case. Thankful for sunshine! Thankful for a good dinner this evening. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and time for fitness. Thankful for a little quiet time to relax. Thankful for time to catch up with family and friends. Thankful for a good day of work. Thankful for good friends connecting from ages ago. Thank... Wed, 23 Mar 2016 19:20:49 EST Day 127 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125353 Thankful for a day of sunshine. Thankful for spending time with my family. Thankful my sister's kids liked their Easter treats. Thankful for a quiet evening to recharge. Thankful for an early night so I can go to bed early. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for exercise. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 18:37:22 EST Day 126 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124131 Chilly this morning but time to go for a long walk, so I am thankful. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for exercise. Thankful for family traveling safe yesterday. Thankful for time to clean and time to work out. Thankful for a good night's sleep. Thankful for flowers popping up outside and for trees bloomimg. Thankful for a peaceful morning. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 08:07:00 EST Day 125 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123616 Thankful for time to do laundry and clean house. Thankful for a sunshine that doesn't seem to quit today. Thankful for patience to know when I have the potential to get off track and to be patient with myself. Thankful for a Red Wings win yesterday. Whooooo hooooo! Go Wings! Thankful for good weather and good roads for family traveling today. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and time to work out. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 13:59:54 EST Day 124 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123125 Thankful for time with family. Thankful for my fit bit, even though I accidentally told it I was sleeping randomly today. Thankful for a day to catch up on the rest of my cleaning and laundry. Thankful for a sunny but cold day. Thankful for a clear nose after spending time around a cat. Thankful for SparkPeople, the people on here and for a little time to exercise. Sat, 19 Mar 2016 20:13:40 EST Day 123 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6122120 Thankful for sunshine today. Thankful for visits with family and friends. Thankful for a nice roast and veggies for dinner. Thankful for Spartan basketball - men and ladies. Thankful for SparkPeople, the kind people on here and exercise. Thankful for time to work out and walk today. Thankful for a little bit of Spring today. Thankful for the weekend, even though I will be busy. Thankful for another commercial that made me laugh. Although, I suppose it is bad and defeating the purpose... Fri, 18 Mar 2016 10:15:15 EST Day 122 of being thankful http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6121597 Thankful for sunshine today, even with a little wind. Thankful for time here on SparkPeople, time to chat with people here and time to work out. Thankful family flew safe yesterday. Thankful for being Irish today. Thankful for a long weekend. Thankful for time to get things done. Thankful for some good basketball games and hopefully good hockey. Thankful for a peaceful evening. Thu, 17 Mar 2016 17:04:04 EST Day 121 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120870 Thankful today my busy part of my day is over! Whew! Thankful for a little time on SparkPeople to enjoy the articles on here, chat a bit with folks and to exercise. Thankful for the sun. Thankful that whatever whacked my car in the wind just scratched it a bit. Stay safe out there all. Thankful for all I accomplished today. Thankful for the day being "over" and I can work out and relax a bit. Thankful for leftovers from yesterday that I can just heat in the oven. Thankful for a peacefu... Wed, 16 Mar 2016 19:05:56 EST Day 120 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6120049 Thankful today for sunshine and for a wonderful day! Thankful for a wonderful dinner, that pork chop was the perfect size and sooooooooo good! Thankful today for a great boss and a great coworker. Thankful for time to get on SparkPeople, to work out and to visit with people on here. Thankful for the video of the baby in the crawling race at the basketball game.... he took a nap! Lil Thankful for safe skies for loved ones flying today. Thankful today for really positive things in people... Tue, 15 Mar 2016 18:39:21 EST Day 119 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6119236 Thankful for more laughs from commercials.... this time, thanks to a suggestion on my last blog I watched the Tarzan & Jane commercial. Too cute! Thanks for the great suggestion! Thankful for the last of the corned beef and sauerkraut. It was so yummy! Thankful for good weather for my drive today and for a far parking spot to get my steps in. Thankful for the stairs today to get my water, steps and water, what a plus! Thankful for patience with the new chip card, it is kind of a pain in t... Mon, 14 Mar 2016 18:21:37 EST