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Yesterday was a big day!
Thursday, March 23, 2017      24 comments

Yesterday was my five-year anniversary at my goal weight. The best thing about it is that the healthy habits that I've adopted are now ingrained and happen all the time without thinking about it. 1. I have switched to whole wheat pasta and ... Read more
2/25/2017 Gratitude
Saturday, February 25, 2017      10 comments

Today is a resounding shoutout to my husband. I went off on my own yesterday to get my 12K plus steps. When I came home my husband was there and said he had to get more steps since he only had 5K so far. We always try to support each other. So o... Read more
Gratitude 2/23/2017
Thursday, February 23, 2017      10 comments

As always I'm grateful to be alive but last night I started getting aches and pains. I had been sniffling all week but I thought it was just allergies. So I took some Nyquil last night and I feel like I could crawl back in bed and sleep for a we... Read more
Gratitude 2/22/2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      5 comments

California had been in a drought for four years. We had conserve water and we could be fined for watering our lawns on the wrong day and had to pay a premium on our water bill if we hadn't cut 2012 consumption by 35%. Now suddenly it won't stop... Read more
Gratitude 2/18/2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017      3 comments

I love our infrastructure and I'm so grateful for it. California is struggling with unprecedented rains. They create mudslides, flooded roadways, and downed trees all over my neighborhood. Last night I drove home from work with traffic cones all... Read more
Gratitude 2/17/2017
Friday, February 17, 2017      6 comments

I had my annual physical this AM, I checked out pretty much okay. I have been going to the same doctor for 20 years and I really like her. I am so grateful that I found someone who really gets me. She is up on every study. I can ask any question... Read more
2/16/2017 Gratitude
Thursday, February 16, 2017      4 comments

Once again I'm grateful for SparkPeople. I read a blog about setting goals and they talked about fitness goals being one of the best ways to lose. Set a goal to get faster, more steps, lift more, stretch more or anything that you don't do well a... Read more
2/14/2017 Gratitude
Tuesday, February 14, 2017      3 comments

For Valentine's Day, I am intensely grateful for my husband. We hold that celebrating our love of 43 years on Valentine's Day is only for amateurs. This came about in the 70's when we went to one of our favorite restaurants for Valentine's Day a... Read more
2/13/2017 Gratitude
Monday, February 13, 2017      7 comments

We had the appointment with our tax guy last week and our finance guy today. I am grateful that we started our 401K savings 25 years ago and always put in the max. It was hard when we started but now that retirement is so near it was worth every... Read more
2/12/2017 Gratitude
Sunday, February 12, 2017      5 comments

Our 5% challenge Living the good life activity this week is to slow down and enjoy our meals. My husband has always been a very fast eater and always teases me about how long it takes me to finish eating. I guess I love food and I love spending ... Read more
Gratitude 2/10/17
Friday, February 10, 2017      7 comments

Today I volunteered in my grandsons preschool. It was so much fun I think I'll work into my schedule on a regular basis. I'm grateful to my son and grandson for giving me this opportunity.... Read more
2/7/2017 Gratitude
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      8 comments

I am grateful for the rain and when it stops. I got a great run in today carrying my umbrella the whole time. This morning it poured and we still need the rain in California and it's pouring right now but I'm warm and dry. I managed to find an h... Read more
Gratitude 2/5/17
Sunday, February 05, 2017      2 comments

I'm grateful that it seems to be easier to keep friends when they are people that you really know then when you communicate purely online. Today I pissed a Sparkfriend off. I have a Spark trivia team that I lead. We share answers, and results an... Read more
Gratitude 2/3/2017
Friday, February 03, 2017      5 comments

Today I am grateful for our friends. We are going out to dinner with them and I'm glad. My creativity has left me and I was very stressed because I couldn't find any recipe that looked appealing and I really didn't know what to make for dinner. ... Read more
Gratitude 2/2/2017
Thursday, February 02, 2017      28 comments

Today I'm grateful for AAUW , my great group of women friends. AAUW is an advocacy group for women and girls. Right now I'm involved in planning for a lego group for girls called "Girl Powered Engineering Using Lego" tha... Read more

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