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01-05-2017
Thursday, January 05, 2017      12 comments

Today I signed up to walk a 5K at the end of March. "Just a Short Run" is the first place I met some Sparkers in person. The 5K is the day before my birthday - I have 79 days to get myself in good enough shape to do this. I know I couldn't do it... Read more
01-04-2017
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      6 comments

Today has been a series of "fails" but I am determined not to let it get to me.... Read more
01-03-2017
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      9 comments

I am working on those baby steps to get things back on track. This holiday break was a particularly difficult one. ... Read more
01-02-2017
Monday, January 02, 2017      3 comments

My grandsons went home today. I am slowly putting my house back in order. I still need to get my journal set up, but my thoughts are not entirely in or... Read more
01-01-2017
Sunday, January 01, 2017      8 comments

This is my song for the year - "Everyday People" - and a version I had never seen before, with the Family Stone and Prince. http://www.youtube.com/w
atch?v=qe7W3u7l0u8 My word for the year is "determined". I am goi... Read more
12-31-2016
Saturday, December 31, 2016      6 comments

Happy New Year to all my Spark friends. Let's make 2017 our year!... Read more
12-30-2016
Saturday, December 31, 2016      3 comments

I didn't get much of anything done. It was my middle son's birthday and my other kids came over, as well as my niece and her family. We spent the day visiting. I am down to the biggest items on my decluttering list. I have to finish paperwo... Read more
12-29-2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016      5 comments

These are the two men I have been spending the past few days with: Gino, age 4 ... Read more
12/27 - 12/29/2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016      4 comments

Continuing my discarding/purging/declutterin
g - Done on 12/27 1 Old CDs 2 Gifts you don’t want/use 3 Old electronics 4 Purses you never use 5 Change purses/wallets you never use 6 Old phones 7 Knickknacks that are taki... Read more
12-26-2016 - Part II
Monday, December 26, 2016      4 comments

I have a friend, also named Deb, who is just about a year younger than me. Our oldest boys are the same age (now 34) and we met each other when they were 4 and in the same YMCA pre-school class. She and I have struggled with our weight over the ... Read more
12/26/2016
Monday, December 26, 2016      3 comments

My discards for today: 1 Books you don't enjoy 2 DVDs you don't watch 3 Delete music you don't enjoy from library 4 Cancel digital services you don't use Although I have done the electronic deleting, I think I am going to make an... Read more
12/25/2016
Sunday, December 25, 2016      8 comments

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12/24 - 12/25/2016
Sunday, December 25, 2016      4 comments

Catching up for the past 2 days: 12/24 1 Holiday lights that don’t work 2 Boxes 3 Broken or scratched sunglasses 4 Scarves that you never wear 12/25 1 Wrapping paper scraps (yes, I was still wrapping today) 2 Empty jars or ... Read more
12-19 thru 12-23-2016
Friday, December 23, 2016      5 comments

It's been a very busy week, but I didn't think it had been this long since I posted. I have been working on getting rid of things each day. I have created some mess with all the presents I have to wrap but that will be done tomorrow. Here a... Read more
12-18-2016
Sunday, December 18, 2016      6 comments

Today I worked on clearing away some paper in my office. 1 Old receipts you don't need 2 Scraps of mail 3 Expired coupons 4 Old gift cards you can't use 5 Product samples TOTAL - 14 out of 60 done in 2 days. I do expect this to... Read more

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