WILSHAR7's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=WILSHAR7 WILSHAR7'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/ I had a tooth pulled this morning. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6164150 The tooth that I told you about in a previous blog was pulled this morning. No pain, but I'm tired. I think when I am done with SP, I will take a nap. I hope everyone is having a great day. <BR> <BR> On another note, please pray for 2 of my girls and 7 of my grandchildren. They are driving from CT to KY for Kelleigh's graduation. They left this morning, sleeping tonight in a hotel and driving more tomorrow. Hopefully they will arrive sometime tomorrow after lunch but before supper. Thanks. <... Mon, 16 May 2016 13:00:39 EST Senior recognition at church this morning. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6163747 We have 5 Seniors that are graduating this year. A video was put together of the seniors from babies to growing up to seniors. It was adorable. After church we had a lunch and cake to honor the seniors. The church gave them a gift and we had Sunday School classes sponsor a senior and that S.S clasds gave them a gift bag. It was a GREAT morning at church! <BR> Sun, 15 May 2016 23:24:13 EST Art and Music festival in Paducah. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6163110 There were a lot of different kinds of art. Painting, waxing, air brushing, Art made from metal. I saw 3 different groups playng music and of course, a lot of food vendors. My daughter and I walked around for about 3 hours and I think we saw everything. Sat, 14 May 2016 23:41:55 EST Mowing in between rains. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6162108 It rained Wednesday and Thursday. It's not raining today, but the high for today is only 74, no rain for tomorrow either and the high is 65. I'm going to mow today and if I go slow enough I may be able to get the whole lawn done. If not, then I will finish tomorrow afternoon. Fri, 13 May 2016 10:54:31 EST JROTC awards ceremony tonight. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6161628 My daughter is not sure if she will be getting an award tonight, but we will go to see if she is deserving of one. Thu, 12 May 2016 16:51:39 EST Tornados yesterday. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6160893 I don't know how to post a picture from Facebook. There was talk about 3 tornadoes that hit my area yesterday (Mayfield, KY google it). The schools were in lockdown. I had to go get my daughter. One tornado hit several businesses near the high school. There were power lines down, RV's in the road and upsidedown, there was a business totally flattened, several houses flattened, power lost, but thank GOD I haven't heard of any lives lost. This is the first time I have ever seen a tornado. I saw... Wed, 11 May 2016 14:40:35 EST The rain started yesterday and is expected until Friday. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6160160 I know we need it so I'm not going to complain about it. I'll just go about my day as usual. I'm sure the farmers are going to enjoy the rain for their crops. <BR> <em>27</em> <em>257</em> <em>54</em> Tue, 10 May 2016 13:32:21 EST Broken tooth. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6159489 What to do. It broke about 2 months ago. It wasn't hurting and now it is. It's been sensitive to cold and hot for about 2 weeks now. I went to the dentist this morning and he said it had a little bit of infection in it. He gave me an antibiotic and said I'll see you in a couple of days. I can't go back this week because Kelleigh has a choir banquet on Friday and I already paid for it. I made an appointment to have it pulled next Monday, 1 day before 8 members of my family arrives for my daugh... Mon, 9 May 2016 14:49:45 EST Mother's Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6159073 It's awfully late for me to be posting, but I hope all the Mother's out there had a fantastic Mother's Day. Sun, 8 May 2016 23:52:02 EST Prom tonight. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6158296 My daughter is a senior and tonight is Prom night. She will be wearing the same dress she wore to the Military Ball. I already painted her nails, I will be fixing her hair, and she will do her own make-up. It starts at 8:30 pm. This is her first prom. I'm sure she will have a GREAT time! <BR> Sat, 7 May 2016 15:39:36 EST WKGMA singing last night and tonight. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6157599 West Kentucky Gospel Music Association. I went to the singing last night. There were 10 groups that sang and they were wonderful. What a blessing. I am going again tonight. Fri, 6 May 2016 12:19:44 EST Paying bills today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6157041 I pay all my bills on the same day of the month. Today was the day. I got them done and now I know how much money I have left for the rest of the month. Thu, 5 May 2016 16:15:42 EST Thanks to my Spark friends. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6156604 A BIG thank you to ALL my Spark friends for your prayers, concerns, and comments on my not feeling well. I appreciate ALL of you VERY much! It's amazing how many friends I have that are concerned about my well being and I have NEVER met any of you. What gladness that brings to my heart. Thanks again so much! <BR> <em>223</em> <em>252</em> <em>304</em> <em>247</em> <em>220</em> <BR> Your the best! <em>285</em> I am blessed to be able to call you friends!!! Wed, 4 May 2016 23:21:17 EST Feeling better. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6155935 I felt better yesterday morning when I woke up. I felt great when I woke up this morning. I don't have pink eye. No infection! Hooray!!! I must have just irritated my eye with my moisturizer. I will have to make sure I don't get near my eyes when I moisturize my face. Thank God I'm better. Thanks to all my Spark friends for all your prayers. Wed, 4 May 2016 00:02:50 EST I am who I am! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154818 God made me the way I am and He loves me just as I am! Mon, 2 May 2016 13:09:07 EST Not feeling well today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6154128 I either got my facial moisturizer in my eye or I have an infection in my eye. It's been tearing since Fri. morning. I'll make a Drs. appt tomorrow to find out. I hope it's nothing serious. I hear pink eye is going around,. I don't think it's pink eye though because it wasn't glued shut Sat. morning or this morning with the goop that goes with pink eye. Either way, I will find out tomorrow. Sun, 1 May 2016 15:21:12 EST Trade Day in Wingo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153447 Only a sprinkle so far. Carnival rides running, vendors open, games a playin', parade was small, but we had one. More details later. Sat, 30 Apr 2016 13:14:00 EST Wingo Trade Day tomorrow. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6153178 I live in a small city called Wingo. The Lion's club sponsors a carnival every year and it's here. I'm not sure if the rides ran tonight because I was not at home and I don't remember if they run on Friday night. There will be live singing, the candidates will be speaking for voting on May 17th, a parade, a riding mower give away, food vendors, some vendors selling their goodies, a prize for the oldest person, a prize for the person who came the farthest, and various other prizes. It starts a... Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:42:43 EST A break in the rain today allowed me to get part of my lawn mowed. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6152399 I love being outside, whether it's to mow my lawn, get in the pool, take a walk, or to work in my yard. Thank you Lord for this beautiful day. <BR> <em>379</em> <em>67</em> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 20:31:55 EST Thunderstorms today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6151839 We had thunderstorms last night, some today, some more tomorrow, and more Saturday. Instead of complaining about the rain, I will be thankful for it. One day it may be so hot that I would wish it would rain. Thank you Lord for the rain that we have had and will be coming in the next couple of days. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:20:37 EST Learn some lessons from Noah's Ark. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150843 <BR> I Love This <BR> I am not afraid of tomorrow,... for I have seen yesterday and I love today. <BR> <BR> <BR> Noah's Ark : Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah's Ark. <BR> ONE: Don't miss the boat. <BR> <BR> TWO: Remember that we are all in the same boat! <BR> <BR> THREE: Plan ahead. It wasn't raining when Noah built the Ark. <BR> <BR> FOUR: Stay fit. When you're 60 years old, someone may ask you to do something really big. <BR> <BR> FIVE: Don't listen to critics; just ... Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:20:18 EST Military Ball pictures. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6150265 I'm going to try to post the pictures of my daughter and the dress she wore to the Military Ball. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/49a3f0ad-cebe-4b35-bf97-d7d642466c04.JPG"> Detail on the dress. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3401329a-16b7-4353-a122-cd083d71d28e.JPG"> Her curly hair and the piece I made to go behind the strapping. <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7e3c9b30-b956-459b-a5e2-98765a8e61da.JPG"> Her outside my house. <... Mon, 25 Apr 2016 20:46:49 EST Philippians 4:13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6149634 I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:36:48 EST Military Ball night. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6148358 My daughter is in a class in school called JROTC (Junior Reserves Officer's Training Corps). The class had a Ball tonight, my daughter's first formal dance. She was beautiful and she had a GREAT time! Pictures tomorrow. Sat, 23 Apr 2016 00:38:09 EST Read the book of Ruth. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6147541 We should all have the courage Ruth had. She stood up for what she believed in and saved her and her people. Thu, 21 Apr 2016 21:58:04 EST Cleaning house and fixing prom dress. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6146468 My house has been SEVERLY neglected in me cleaning it. It needs to be cleaned thoroughly. I will do some today and my daughter will finish it when she gets home from school. <BR> I also need to make a piece to go in the back of my daughter's prom dress. It is a corset dress with a cross over strap in the back. It didn't come with a piece to go behind the strapping in order to cover her bra strap, so I am making one. Otherwise, she would not be able to wear a bra. I don't think that's a possib... Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:46:50 EST Finishing up my lawn today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6145645 I mowed around my house yesterday. Today I will mow around my shops. It's supposed to be another 80's day. I enjoyed the sun and outdoors yesterday. <BR> After I finished mowing the lawn yesterday, I read my Bible outdoors. It was a GORGEOUS day. I'm looking forward to another one today. Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:53:40 EST Today is lawn mowing day. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144906 I will mow my lawn for the 2nd time this year. The high for today is 86. WOW! I am going to spend the majority of the day outside. <BR> <em>379</em> <em>67</em> <BR> Have a GREAT day everyone. Mon, 18 Apr 2016 11:52:32 EST Graduation will soon be here. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6144592 Graduation is only 5 weeks away. Kelleigh's brother and sisters will ALL be here and so will all 9 of my grandchildren. I don't know if I'm more excited for my daughter Kelleigh's graduation or all 9 of my grandchildren being in my house at one time!!! Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:13:30 EST Prom dress shopping today! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6143924 After several Saturday's spent shopping for a prom dress, I finally went to David's Bridal to see what I could find. Well, I found one that I loved and when I showed it to Kelleigh she fell in love with it. She tried it on and bang! That was the dress! It fit perfectly. No alterations needed. <BR> The only problem was that I put a cap on my spending of $125. The price on the dress was $279.99. NO WAY was I going to pay that much for a dress being worn 2 times. At the bottom of the tag was a ... Sat, 16 Apr 2016 23:56:52 EST Today is McClure day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142927 My husband's brothers and sisters get together once a month and tonight is the night. We are going to the Ponderosa in Draffenville. I will try to eat in my calorie range. If not, I will compensate tomorrow. <BR> Have a GREAT weekend everyone. <BR> Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:00:25 EST Sweet treats? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6142225 Sometimes I think I want something sweet like a piece of candy even if it's bite size. I eat it and then I think to myself, "I could have done without that piece of candy." Then it's too late because I already ate it. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 13:11:59 EST Mowing season? The temps are still in the 60's. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141458 Thursday March 31, I mowed my lawn because I thought the grass was too high. The high for that day was in the upper 60's. It's been almost 2 weeks since I mowed and it needs to be done again. We are supposed to have rain tomorrow. The temp is supposed to be 70 on Sat. so maybe I will mow again on Sat. Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:25:15 EST Feel more rested today than yesterday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6141027 After driving to FL through the night and not getting into bed until 1 am several nights, walking around Disney all day, and driving back home through the night, I was exhausted and very much tired. I sat down to watch TV Sunday night and fell asleep for 2 hours. I woke up, took a shower and slept for another 8 1/2 hours. I woke up Monday morning feeling very tired and not wanting to do anything. <BR> I got 8 hours of sleep last night and I woke up this morning feeling rested and ready for th... Tue, 12 Apr 2016 21:23:08 EST Had a GREAT Spring break http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6140215 My 2 daughters, my 2 granddaughters, and I had a GREAT Spring break!! We spent 2 days at Disney World. There was a lot of walking and it was hot during the day. We all got sun, but we didn't get burned. We also had a great trip as far as no car trouble. My 5 year old granddaughter said this was the best surprise she ever had! <BR> Mon, 11 Apr 2016 20:28:02 EST Spring break here we come! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6133627 My daughter Heidi, her 2 daughters Zoey and Kemper, my daughter Kelleigh and I will be leaving for FL tomorrow. We will be visiting one of my brothers, my mother, and Disney World. We will be back next Sunday April 10th. <BR> I'm taking my laptop. I will try to log onto SP everyday. Sat, 2 Apr 2016 23:54:56 EST I mowed part of my lawn today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6132967 Today was the first day since I put the mower away for the winter that I was able to mow part of my lawn. I have an acre of land and I push mow it. It takes me 2 days to mow my whole lawn. I mow for 2 hours and that's enough for me. The high for today was 64. I started mowing at 9 this morning. It was much cooler then but I got done what I set out to accomplish. I don't feel any better, but I enjoyed being outside. Sat, 2 Apr 2016 00:39:44 EST How are you supposed to paint when you don't feel good? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6131688 This inner ear infection caused me to wake up with a headache again this morning. I wanted to do some touch-up painting in my dining room. There's not much, but I want to get it done. I guess I can wait another day. Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:09:18 EST Washing my floors with vinegar http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130918 I had my carpet removed and tile was laid. The job is not finished but all the tile is laid. I am washing my floors today with vinegar. Vinegar gets the grout haze off the top of the tile. So I'm cleaning up the grout haze in the kitchen and in the dining room. Wed, 30 Mar 2016 11:57:35 EST An inner ear infection? Really? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6130435 I have not been feeling like myself for about 3 weeks now. I woke up with a bad headache this morning and I knew I was going to go to the Dr. Well, it turns out I have an inner ear infection. It can cause nasal drainage, sore throat, neck pain, severe headaches, nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, coughing, sneezing, listlessness, and probably more. Now I am on meds. for the next 4 days. I should feel better before Spring break. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:52:20 EST 1 week til Spring break http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129790 Spring break is April 4th - 8th. My daughter and her kids in Louisville, my daughter that lives with me, and I will be going to FL to visit family. We will also be going to Disney World. I will be a GREAT vacation. I wish my son could go with us. It would be the first vacation that I would go on with all my kids since my husband passed away. I will have fun with my 2 daughters and 2 of my grandchildren. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:19:59 EST Happy Easter http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6129016 I hope everyone had a Happy Easter and spent some time with their families. Sun, 27 Mar 2016 23:29:59 EST Georgeous day today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6128318 My daughter and I spent the day outside today. I spent hours with her shopping for a Prom dress. As we were driving, we rode with the windows down. No prom dress though. Sat, 26 Mar 2016 22:49:43 EST I'm playing the spin and sail sweepstakes with Wheel of Fortune http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6127729 After the bonus round on Wheel of Fortune, they give the answer to the spin and sail sweepstakes every night. You have to log on to Wheeloffortune.com to play and enter your answers. I've been entering the answers all week. It ends today. Maybe I will be getting an email saying I won. It would be nice if I won something even if it's not the cruise. I won't hold my breathe though. <BR> I wish everyone a GREAT good Friday and I pray you all now the REAL meaning of Easter!!! Sat, 26 Mar 2016 00:08:03 EST Sweet 16 tonight at 6pm CST on CBS. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126797 Even though my CATS are not playing in the Sweet 16, I will still watch to see what teams go on to the elite 8 and onto the Championship game. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 15:49:13 EST Cleaning out one of my spare bedrooms today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6126059 I've been having a tile job done in my house. We used one of my spare bedrooms for supplies. The tile job is coming to a close and it's time to take the supplies outside and put them in the shop. Those tile boxes full of tiles are VERY heavy. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 16:03:31 EST Spring! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6125219 We've had a lot of rain but, the flowers are springing up, the grass is growing, the trees are buding, and it's getting warmer. I can't wait to get outside and start mowing my lawn and I would like to put some bushes in front of my house. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 14:31:07 EST Got in my vegetables today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6124703 I ate 8 servings of veggies today. It's not that hard to get them in when you measure them. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 21:20:19 EST Spring is here, but it doesn't feel like it! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123981 Today started the first day of Spring. In my area, today's high was 52 degrees. It was very windy out making it feel very much colder. I did not watch the news so I don't know what the wind chill factor was. I'm looking forward to warmer temps this week. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 00:38:24 EST The Kentucky Wildcats lost their game today. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6123284 Today the CATS played in the 2nd round and lost their game. No sweet 16 for them. Better luck next year. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 00:57:09 EST