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Saturday's Hail Storm

Saturday, April 09, 2011      19 comments

This afternoon, I was talking to a friend on the phone, when I heard a sound as though someone had thrown a rock at one of our windows. It really frightened me! I ... Read more

My Breast Cancer Story

Saturday, December 11, 2010      16 comments

On November 10, 2010, I was diagnosed with invasive & aggressive breast cancer. I had decided that if I had cancer, that I would choose a mastectomy. I told my surgeon to please arrange to get the surgery date affirmed before I left his off... Read more

Birthdays & Cancer

Sunday, November 14, 2010      24 comments

I know that this is a weird title, but true circumstances as well. First of all, I was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer this week. I will have a mastectomy next Thursday and of course, chemo following shortly. I am the only caretak... Read more


Wednesday, June 16, 2010      15 comments

Today, officially my daughter is a registered nurse. She took her state board test on Monday. The night before she took the exam, she was not able to sleep at all, so she took the exam with no sleep, and no caffeine. I know that God was with ... Read more

Memorial Weekend

Monday, May 31, 2010      2 comments

My Dear Mom, who is 90 wants me to continue to put flowers on the graves of my Dad, 5 of my half siblings graves, and my stepdad's grave. I carried out all her wishes. I truly enjoyed watching the wonderful Washington's Memorial Program o... Read more

I Bought New Walking Shoes

Saturday, May 29, 2010      6 comments

My brother and his wife are both professors at a college. They do lots of standing and walking everyday. He suggested that I should buy a pair of shoes called Skechers Shape Ups. They both bought them and it has helped them so much. They are l... Read more

Staying In The Fight

Thursday, July 16, 2009      3 comments

I joined SparkPeople February 27, 2009. I felt like I was doing well in starting a plan of healthy foods and the correct portion sizes. I started an exercise plan of strength training with the band and Walking with Leslie Sansone. I felt succ... Read more


Tuesday, June 09, 2009      4 comments

First the good news. My youngest daughter completed her first year of RN Training with a 4.0 grade average. She has three boys ranging in ages just turned 6, 12, & 14. Of course,... Read more

Celebration For Grandson

Saturday, June 06, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday, my husband and I drove a three hour drive to a dinner and celebration of my grandson & his financee's engagement party. The day he granduated from medical school, he pr... Read more

SparkPeople's Nutrition Tracker

Thursday, June 04, 2009      3 comments

I did not use the Food Tracker when I first started SP because it took me awhile to get the hang of it. When I did I was so happy. I did not go by the suggested menu but I added my food each day. I really enjoyed knowing the nutritional value a... Read more

Spreading the Spark

Saturday, May 30, 2009      3 comments

emoticon I live in a small town where I know lots of people. Almost three weeks ago I started sharing my inter... Read more

A Wonderful Day

Monday, May 25, 2009      2 comments

I straightened my house today. Then I made Oatmeal Applesauce Muffins. These are favorites for breakfast, both to me and my Hubby. These are healthy and a easy food to grab and have with coffee or another beverage. In the afternoon we we... Read more

Tracker Report

Wednesday, April 29, 2009      1 comments

What I like most about tracking my food is when I am finished for the day, I get my report. I can hardly wait to see what my report will tell me, what I did well on or what I didn't do so well. It has really made me pay special attention t... Read more

Being Responsible

Tuesday, April 21, 2009      0 comments

Although I am losing inches and weight, I have not yet met my goal. Sometimes I feel that I am not doing any good at my lifetime style of healthy eating and exercising. I get discouraged as some of the other members on SP. But like every thi... Read more

I am Stronger

Thursday, April 09, 2009      2 comments

After having back surgery in 2006, I have never attempted to do anything other than walking. I never dreamed that I would ever be able to do anything more. However, when I joined SP in February, I looked the Site over and thought this is... Read more

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