TURTLELADY56's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TURTLELADY56 TURTLELADY56'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 290 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720859 well ....i have been missing in action....took a nasty fall at work cracked the bone in my elbow...tore the muscles in my arm....so difficult to do life as a one arm bandit...so i will be laying low and doing what i can to keep my life on track.....yip i am in a lot of pain...not typing to much reading when i can have help to have commuter on my lap....take care friends....keep up the good work Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:36:57 EST day 285 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717340 very weepy today... but now i do feel better.....must of needed a release....many twists and turns but i am standing my ground.....found my voice's hear me roar....i will be so glad when we have a team up and running......lost another person this week back to training and busy season....oh well such as life in retail .....another 6 day work week....i did remind him i get the phone call watch my feet move to time clock i am out of here like a herd of turtle's.....he cant say i did not warn h... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:51:59 EST day 284 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5716683 i am so sleepy today.....raining day going to bed..... Thu, 12 Jun 2014 18:13:10 EST day 283 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715991 oh i do look at this....the part i play is i love my job....i have slowed down....i will not go at break neck speed any more....i make my list go as far as i can ....go home and and go back the next day pick where ever they the co workers left off re adjust....move forward....i used to frick and frack......nope it is a job.....not my life it is how i make my $$$.....boss man at the moment is now finally looking at what i really bring to his store and not at the negitivitly committee...i cant ... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:16:22 EST day 282 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715249 well i need to be careful with my words....today at work i was the only one who showed up on my shift i got in at 4;45 next person was to be their at 8 no call no show....the next person due in at noon no call no show....boss showed up at 10....asked me where is 8 person... my responce no phone call.....i was told dont call boss till after 9 ....i was really busy and focused on my own list.... i felt i had a great day at work didnt let any thing bother me..... boss followed me in the cooler.... Tue, 10 Jun 2014 20:58:33 EST day281 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714399 the shower went off without a hitch.....daughter was so happy.....guest's had a great time...so nice have so many age group's and women energy....so now i can get down to business....need to get my home back on track.....myself more rest....off to work on mount laundry.... Mon, 9 Jun 2014 17:56:01 EST day 279 day 280 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712915 all is well party coming together nicely....resting today long day yesterday never checked in opps lost all my streaks.....the world still is spinning....monday my life will be my normal.....sweettttttttttt!!!! i have learned something about myself....shhhhhh i am human....;-)!!! as some one pointed i cant think of everything as for help and it so appears ;-)!!! Sat, 7 Jun 2014 16:05:13 EST day 278 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5711551 been busy with shower stuff....got the bed and never thought about how was i to get it home ....lol called my honey over he dashed such a good man.....plan are going good just the cooking left to do and decorating .....then let the party begin....;-) <BR> Thu, 5 Jun 2014 19:55:22 EST day 277 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710756 just stopping by to keep my self in the loop.....checked in with my spark land and friends... Wed, 4 Jun 2014 19:26:30 EST day 276 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709927 you could be correct....i did have a aha moment.....i am seeing a pattern....i am still thinking about pattern.....but for me i need to focus and not let emotion derail me....writing for me does not flow i think deep but speak in fragment.....thanks for you in put gf ;-) <BR> oh i am old enough to know he has not changed.....but also know when some askes for forgiveness...and he was being very humble....but as i said i do have wisdom......and i am a mature woman who has the idea how men ar... Tue, 3 Jun 2014 17:57:45 EST day 275 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709119 well a change of heart from boss man.....he apologized for being selfish....and ask ed for my forgiveness.....i do now have my coworker to help cater my daughter baby shower....my heart is not so heavy today.....i was in some what of a funk this passed weekend... i.didnt emotional eat....so this i am grateful for....i am breaking old patterns....on many levels....moving myself way more each day.... paid off another card.....if i do charge i only work a plan of no interest....done in 6 month's... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 17:44:26 EST day 274 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708335 wow and hellooooooooo june 1....... i am so enjoying your focus of june goals.... i am working on my granddaughter's baby shower....it is this weekend coming....i had a party planer all lined up ....boss man said nope she's working this sunday so i am majorly screwed....i dont deal to well with changed....i am trying to figure out how i am doing this solo....right now i am venting.... thanks you for your lol ears and eyes..... i have a very kind man in my life he has offered to help me....so ... Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:58:25 EST day 273 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5707739 got up fix coffee....had my green smoothie...did laundry ....did dishes....some laundry.....then took off for the whole day....got a free recliner.....free tennis racket's....went garage sailing....antique shops....many treasure's....and great connect time with my honey ;-).....what a grand day.... i am off to bed....have a peaceful sleep ;) Sat, 31 May 2014 22:42:12 EST day 272 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5707105 i will check in to seeing if their was a warranty.....not even 7 months old....good idea....yes i feel like i have been run over....got the weekend off....shower next week end....then my life back to my normal ;)!!!........i feel like i am doing what i call drive bye's.... a little disconnected........like tonight my eyes are crossing as i type.... i am pooped... Fri, 30 May 2014 21:53:19 EST day 271 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5706248 not to much to say.....my spark tracker bit the dust this week so now i will try a fit bit....working 9 to 10 hours day's 6 days this week...and this time of night not much brain power....so i will answer my pillow calling my name ...good night sparkers!!! Thu, 29 May 2014 19:05:58 EST day 270 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5704595 hmmmmm chat soon....i have no idea what i was thinking....lol must have been more tired than i thought.... opps...i am so enjoying my container garden....and looking for gift containers for salad bowl presents...thanks for the great idea thinfitvegan :-)!!! <BR> this heavy air we have been having this spring has been keeping me winded....but i just go a little slower....i dont have the breath power i am used to but this will pass....because i say so... Tue, 27 May 2014 18:49:44 EST day 269 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5703825 busy day....worked....went to cememtary filled urns....out to dinner by a lake....great evening ...off to bed .....chat soon Mon, 26 May 2014 20:55:26 EST day 268 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5702316 quiet day today....made bread this am...7 grain.....did some projects around home had a quiet day... Sat, 24 May 2014 19:13:12 EST day 267 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5701689 hmmmmmmmmm.... i will be looking for new shape containers.....in my travels....also i have been give in seeds from garden shops organic....having conversations with people they share....and you can trade as well....and when you go to grand opening at garden center's you get free seeds....so it is a win win....well my pillow is calling my name ....sweet dreams ....sleep sound!!! Fri, 23 May 2014 20:22:54 EST day 266 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5700937 not to much to report on.....rain is falling here....moved my plants like the idea of container garden....so far....the lettuce patch is really taking off....my next idea is a mint patch....yip they spread....so i have container's for them....i am pulling a extra shift this sunday....so sunday afternoon off to garden centers....for more ideas....i did find a organic garden place on my way to work she will be getting my business and referrals as well... Thu, 22 May 2014 17:24:14 EST day265 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5700099 so true about kindness....some people mistake it for being weak....but i dont need to be aggressive....or nasty.....i like this side of me....i am feeling not so miss understood....i do have clear boundaries.....and a great since of humor....still working on projects.....and creating new ones as i go along.....i like having my own time table....;-)!! <BR> Wed, 21 May 2014 14:57:46 EST day 264 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5699479 well i had a experience at work....boss tried to bully...i stood my ground....very empowering....how i know ....he was out back speaking to a supplier....i heard him acknowledge.....that he over stepped my boundaries....and i put him in his place....and was respectable.....so kindness truly does pay off....Popped in be fore i jet off to bed.....thanks for stopping by ;-)!!! Tue, 20 May 2014 19:41:08 EST day 263 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5698674 sat on deck after work looking over container garden....and flower's....very calming to me....been really busy....but at a good pace....work is getting crazy....one lady left for a new job....one lady out for medical reasons....one lady sick...sooooooooo make for crazy busy....i just remind myself i only have 2 legs 2 hands....one brain.....do the best i can and let it go....phewwwwwww...;-)!!! Mon, 19 May 2014 19:06:13 EST day 260 day 261 day 262 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5697823 missing in action.....and action is what i have been doing....honey vehicle needs to be put to rest.....so friday made our lists....made plans ....went vehicle shopping....found one....worked out side some mowing.....got the container garden all assembled ....flowers also....tulips look....so nice i am a happy lady and very pooped....we had a great time as a couple...much needed time together....working on projects together....eating is going great....so glad we did the detox in feb....we eat... Sun, 18 May 2014 18:03:55 EST day 259 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5695912 just got home long day...doing my sparkin...spark tracker is not connecting .........grrrrrrrrr...feels like over 10,000 steps completed... Thu, 15 May 2014 19:20:24 EST day 258 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5695122 starting to feel like myself again.....Allergy's calming down ;-)......busy out side and in side....nice to feel alive again.... Wed, 14 May 2014 18:34:12 EST day 255 day 256 day 257 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5694379 been missing in action....go to work come home do only what i need to do off to bed.....feeling a little more alive today....smiling my tulip's are open what a nice surprise....not to much to speak about...paid off another debt....saving plan way ahead of schedule.....right on budget for baby shower...goal's ok would like to be more active just not up to par.... Tue, 13 May 2014 19:25:45 EST day 254 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5692188 resting....putzing....moving very slowly....napping....stoped by for a quick blog.... Sat, 10 May 2014 20:25:39 EST day 253 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5691578 well something unpleasant is trying to visit me....Sneezing and not felling up to par....weather breaks....and i am underthe weather geesh.... Fri, 9 May 2014 21:38:31 EST day 252.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5690741 well met with a party planner....hosting a baby shower...i feel i am so out of the looop...feel more settled...i am loging in with sparks doing my charting ....checking in so bear with me ;-) Thu, 8 May 2014 17:58:53 EST day 251 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5690737 wed....i am losing time here...i need longer days ...but not really.... Thu, 8 May 2014 17:56:32 EST day 250 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5689055 not to much going on in spark land....however i am so busy...in my home front....goals met...have a great evening!!! Tue, 6 May 2014 15:09:19 EST day 249 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5688295 yes i was ever so glad when i got the phone call sat am they where on their way home....from cruise....i do watch evening news......pheww....very chilly today....not to much to report on ....goals met...;-) Mon, 5 May 2014 19:21:43 EST day 248 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5687412 well this weekend went by fast.....but in a good way.....got a lot done tic tic check check the sounds of checking off my list. ;-)!!!! daughter and daughter-inlaw back from their cruise....and ryleigh in her belly loved the cruise!!!! daughter brought over my mother's day gift....a beautiful bracelet...the kind you can add charms to.....she has such nice taste!!!...met my goals and then some ;-). Sun, 4 May 2014 19:08:12 EST day 247 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5687407 sat blog lost in never ever land Sun, 4 May 2014 19:02:08 EST day 246 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5685958 opps i crashed last night.....i am liking my new life style......i make lists.....work on them .....my stress level is very low i made a agreement keep going lady you may get this done yet!!......work is going very well....goals met.... Fri, 2 May 2014 18:12:50 EST day 245 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5685149 nice day here today....worked on my projects.....transplanted my celery....my tulips are popping thru....keep looking for blooms not yet.....got to go will try to finish my blog later.... Thu, 1 May 2014 17:17:55 EST day 244 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5684292 raining here in upstate....but i dont have to shovel it...so damp and bone chillin....did some errand running....some laundry....some sparkin....off to bed to read and warm up....no updates on my friend with heart transplant....the family comuncates with me via on-line Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:40:47 EST day 243 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5683305 oh lady's i feel my feeling i am outside scrubbing and crying and breathing.....instead of eating...or flopping in my easy chair.....i also understand....not to take health for granted....i am not judging my gf's.....but i gave up smoking ..... i am also move active now then i was in the past.....i just need to save up so i can see them while their are alive....i am a little sore from scrubbing but i knew that it would happen....it will pass.... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:48:11 EST day 242 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5682582 gf from ark is almost home heading into bad weather.....gf who got the heart took a turn to the worst kidney's shut down now on kidney machine....i took my self out side and started scrubbing the deck so badly needs this....i just needed to settle my mind and self.... need to go ba ck to my project.... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:30:09 EST day 241 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681801 gf from ark....on her way back home.....now making plans to go visit gf in mass....the one who had a heart transplant..... well i put it out their keeping busy....so mote be it i am hahha....the garden plants doing well.....now today i planted lettuce mesclum....butterhead lettuce...cherry belle radish....these will be in a container....i have a window sill in kitchen full of plants ....in bedroom window tomato plants and pepper plants......and experiment with scrap gardening...i have to jars... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 18:25:54 EST day 240 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5681104 my goals are to keep moving make lists do what on lists....Planning a shower....working on not being over whelmed.......keeping finances in check.....working on projects outside ....starting a garden never did this be fore.....eating clean....no drive thru....all meals from scratch....no pre packaged....this is all extra work....and cleaning and shopping..... so when i say met my goals i did....i am happy that i can do this...each and every day......as you can tell this took me a few day to... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 17:49:44 EST day 239 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5680492 good news my friend got her heart....she did very well with the transplant....i am off to bed....pooped out....long and busy week..... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:08:10 EST day 238 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5679732 my friend who is up from ark. we met in saratoga....something different for me to do....she has not seen me in 6 or 8 years....i have now waist length hair.... i am not a blonde any more....and i have lost weight....she said gf divorce sure does agree with you ....made me giggle....she is the one who landed in the hospital....she asked me how i was loosing i said spark.....when she gets back she will be going in for a knee replacement....well i am off to bed reading then lights out..... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:58:27 EST day 237 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5678854 not to much to speak about...met goals...early dinner shower and off to bed....read and lights out......good day....and good night ;-) Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:57:50 EST day 236 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5678149 wow my friend from middle school did make it to ny....however she landed in our local hospital...thought she was having a heart a tack....nope thanks good ness....she has bowel problems...if i could spell....i would say....she is doing so much better i stayed with her till midnight...dashed home slept fast and then to work then back to hospital....well a wise friend here asked me if something was weighing on my mind...i didnt think so but it did reveal...i lost my friend last year to cancer..... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:51:51 EST day 235 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5677221 well i got a blast from the past a school friend is in town....slept again thru the night YEA!!!...not as focused on spark ....but i am meeting my goals....also today 26 year's ago we adopted my daughter...... and this year she will become a MOM!!!! Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:57:46 EST day 234 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5676492 well i missed my 2 am wake up....NOT....life goes on.....felt good to sleep thru the night....nice easter sunday....working on my cooking projects....made a new list....making head way....love when plans come together... Happy easter!!! Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:16:16 EST day233 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5675873 wow this getting up at 2 am....not sure why just going with the flow.....getting things done off my list....met goals ...going outside for a bit......happy easter... Sat, 19 Apr 2014 18:27:46 EST day 232 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5675341 wow where did today go ....i was so busy....just doing life stuff....met goals and now i am off to bed i was even up at 2 am to get a jump start and i still run out of time oh well i am not fretting just sayin....and news does travel in a small town ...customers busted my butt ....hey you turn your light s on..... haaahhhaa .....in my world it was so worth it hahhahha.... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:36:21 EST