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I'm moving past ragweed pollen season and getting active again. I had a rough late summer/early fall with hay fever allergies to the max, causing a sinus infection with a touch of walking pneumonia to go along with it. I had to take antibiotic... Read more
Loving my Golden Monkey tea!
That is the American name, technically it is Panyang Congou and comes from China. I bought from Adagio teas online, cheaper than other brands such as Teavana, but it is available where ever good quality tea is sold. It is a smooth black tea wi... Read more
Another fishing day, 25 bluegill!
I found some bluegill on beds yesterday when I was out for catfish, so I hit the hiking trail and fished from shore for 3 hours this morning, caught my one man limit of 25 big males. Then cleaning them, and cleaning up from cleaning them, all t... Read more
Finally went fishing!
I went this morning from 3am to 6:30am and caught these 7 channel catfish at the local lake. All of them were at least 21 inches long, two of them ... Read more
missing catfish fishing
It is the season in Michigan, crappie are spawning, bluegill are biting, and my favorite the channel catfish. And I have pneumonia. I am on antibiotics for 4 days now but fishing is so far out of the question, I have no energy at all, legs kno... Read more
the cold that lasts and lasts...
So I have been sick more of the time than not since Thanksgiving. Virus after virus, I'd get better for a few days and never all the way before catching something else with different symptoms. I went in to the doctor, but had a virus. It just... Read more
Boom! Level 21!
These levels take sooo long to accumulate the points for at this level...
My 500-something day streak was interrupted by our move or I would have hit this major goal last week.
My reward for hitting my Spark goal was to buy myself a ... Read more
box lost from move
I unpacked my massive library of books to start sorting them out last night. I have 23 bankers boxes that were packed for the move. I am sorting into piles of authors and I'm going to shelve them by author in series order, or release date. I ... Read more
Moved, so I missed my streak
In the process of moving we didn't have internet access for a while. I downloaded the app to my phone but I was too busy to use it, I didn't really care for it anyhow. My login streak was 590 days straight, now I am on day 2 (starting over). ... Read more
Obese to Overweight!
My BMI finally dropped to 29.8 today which makes me officially in the Overweight category instead of Obese! My top weight was 312 pounds, I am over 98 pounds down now. Keep on Sparking!... Read more
500 straight days on Sparkpeople!
My login streak is 500 days without a break. Same for water drinking. Five Hundred days is very many. I never thought I would see day 500 in a row. Wow!... Read more
That is something I had never heard of before today.
What began as a muscle twinge in my ribcage on the upper right of my abdomen 15 days ago turned into something worse. Aggravated by my daily activity, lifting, bending, twisting, even wa... Read more
Keep on Sparking
Calories in must be less than calories out for weight loss to occur. That is a complicated formula to write out though, there are other factors like metabolism changes caused by medications (my issues) and plateaus from doing the same exercise ... Read more
Day 1095 = 3 years at Sparkpeople
Today is my 1095th day at Sparkpeople. That is a long time. I have learned a lot here and continue... Read more