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Kind words to pass on
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      33 comments

Yesterday I was doing my job and feeling underappreciated and bored. I work as dietary aide in a nursing home. I was throwing out a lot of uneaten food. Then it happened a note on a tray... Thank you Lunch was Great!!!!!!! Well let ... Read more
Unusually good
Saturday, March 18, 2017      14 comments

I decided to make chicken soup today, Usually my grocery store carries a soup starter, onions, leeks, celery , turnips and rutabaga all in one package but this week it was no where to be found. I only had onions and carrots at home. Then I found... Read more
Happy St Patrick's Aloha Friday
Friday, March 17, 2017      9 comments

Happy St Patrick's Aloha Friday An Irish Blessing May God grant you always A sunbeam to warm you A moonbeam to charm you A Sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you !!! Laughter to cheer you Faithful friends near you ,... Read more
Spring forward
Saturday, March 11, 2017      16 comments

Just a little reminder as we spring forward we don't just have to do it with the time. Let's Spring Forward With : Our attitude Purpose Our GOALS A Smile Renewed Spirit A new found desire to help others . ... Read more
Small steps lead to success
Sunday, March 05, 2017      12 comments

Small steps grow to big results. One less soda a day, One lap around the yard. One less snack a day, As much sleep as you can get each night. Set your goals small so you can always reach them . check that one off the list and start another smal... Read more
walking on the sideline , waiting to get back into the game
Saturday, March 04, 2017      16 comments

I have a cold . I also have a pacemaker and heart disease so when I am sick i need some extra rest. .Just because I am sick does not mean I cant continue to fight for my health . Although I do not exercise when I am sick I do try to eat well and... Read more
To Much of a good thing
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      10 comments

To much of a good thing is just to much. It is never good to over eat , over sleep , or over do . Rest and relaxation are ultra important , Try to keep yourself on an even keel. Get that rest , learn to breathe, and relax, After all we never wa... Read more
Keeper of the flame
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      44 comments

Many people write about losing their mojo or motivation . They ask where they can find it? They simply forgot that they are the keeper of the flame . That flame is in each one of us. Some days it is a little flicker and some days it is a roarin... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Best weight loss Secret ?
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      51 comments

It really doesn't matter if you use Weight Watchers or the Atkins plan, or something else to lose weight. It doesn't matter if you walk in the park or run on a treadmill. If you do cardio three days or weight training for two or vice a versa . ... Read more
How I changed from Mopey , Dopey, to Okey-dokey
Friday, February 03, 2017      40 comments

Today I got up earlier than I wanted because my dog Miss Misha demanded it. It was my day off so I longed to sit by the pellet stove and drink my coffee in peace. Alas, my husband left for work many hours earlier and forgot to fill it and also... Read more
What are we maintaining
Saturday, January 28, 2017      14 comments

Many of us here are maintaining or trying to maintain the weight we lose. There are other things we should be looking into to make the road easier . Here are a list of some of them . You should be ...... Maintaining a great sleep sche... Read more
Saying No to Exercise
Friday, January 20, 2017      8 comments

We all agree that exercise is so important it helps our bodies to function better , it makes us feel better mentally , physically and emotionally . Just sometimes its important to have a rest and here are some reasons, When you are walking... Read more
Wild Wednesday and how cookies saved the day
Wednesday, January 18, 2017      11 comments

No cookies were eaten or harmed today. lol As many of you know I am working as a dietary aide in a nursing home. I am still in the learning phase of things, One of my many tasks is making or getting ready the desserts for 145 residents. Th... Read more
Day Off ? No way
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      9 comments

Just stopped to say I had a day off today ! A day off of work that is . That does not mean a day off of Sparks though. Everyday is a day on Sparks . Everyday is a day to work on maintaining. Every day I work on being happy , and healthy . ... Read more
Aloha on Friday the 13th
Friday, January 13, 2017      13 comments

Today is an unlucky day for many but not for me, I went for a beautiful warm walk for January 45 degrees , sun shinning and the wind whipping. I ate an awesome chicken tortellini soup that I added kale and spinach and a few blueberries to to sh... Read more

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