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New Things
Tuesday, February 12, 2013      15 comments

This past week my new thing was to try rhubarb. Bob made some strawberry-rhubarb jam. It was okay, but not my favorite. I'll have it again. I'm glad I tried it. There are many other fruits I like better with black raspberries remaining my ... Read more
16 more tips for better sleep
Saturday, February 09, 2013      18 comments

Another page from my doctor gives more tips. They call this sleep hygiene like getting into a routine for a better night's sleep much like you get into a routine for mouth/teeth and bathing routine. So here are my version of the 16 tips towa... Read more
Keep it Positive
Friday, February 08, 2013      9 comments

Does this sound like you? You're a little late getting up in the morning throwing your routine out of whack. You don't have time for a healthy breakfast and since you forgot to make your lunch last night, you also don't have a healthy lunch to... Read more
The week that was
Tuesday, February 05, 2013      6 comments

What a week! I'm really glad it's over!! First of all I want to tell you about my something new I tried. It was belly dancing!! I really am enjoying this dvd for beginners. Rather than trying to do the entire thing through, I am doing it li... Read more
Tips to help you get that beauty (and healthful) sleep
Saturday, February 02, 2013      14 comments

When i went to the doctor last week, one of the things he added to my meds was to aid in sleep. i hate taking those kinds of pills unless absolutely necessary. By then I'm usually so tired I do sleep! But one of the problems with being bipolar... Read more
This month of this and that
Friday, February 01, 2013      8 comments

This month i have taken a genealogy challenge to write each day stories telling about an ancestor. I have chosen my mother as i feel she was such a phenomenal woman and really a leader of her times. She did things that aren't considered a big d... Read more
New things abound!
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      13 comments

This past week my SIL and I worked on family genealogy. We mostly worked a Ancestery.com. We did use her program a littlee. I don't think I worked with it enough to really learn it and feel I would have to get into it more to know if I would ... Read more
Update on our checkups
Thursday, January 24, 2013      18 comments

We did really well. Bob only had one script, but then he gets most from the VA!! His blood pressure is well under control and was terrific today!! He has also lost more weight and is down to 221. As for me, my weight was the same, my BP... Read more
Another new week another new thing to try!
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      10 comments

This past week I had my class and loved it. Making the cards to show emotion of an unexpected illness journey has helped me understand what I went through!! The journaling about those emotions was amazing!! With the new week, I'm going to... Read more
New things from last week and this week
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      15 comments

The new things I tried last week were foods. I found i could eat the mini animal crackers and enjoyed them. I found i did not care for asparagus and had a difficult time eating it. I also found I didn't care for caramel striped cookies. I to... Read more
What does Football have to do with it (Spark)?
Monday, January 14, 2013      11 comments

Yesterday afternoon I watched "Brian's Song' on TV. There is a part of it where Gale Sayers is in the room with Brian Piccolo when a hospital financial person comes in with papers for Brian to sign. Brian hadn't been told yet that his doctors ... Read more
Tips That Helped Me Succeed
Saturday, January 12, 2013      23 comments

There have been several things that have helped me on my Spark journey to health, wellness, and meeting my weight goal. I'd really like to share them with you. 1. Spark tools 2. Making realistic goals 3. Keeping accountable ... Read more
Always remember to SMILE!!
Friday, January 11, 2013      22 comments

Back when i was a sophomore in high school and had been selected for another year as a majorette, I decided to go to majorette camp sponsored by indiana University. What a week it was! There was so much to learn! Besides the routine themselv... Read more
oh what fun it was
Tuesday, January 08, 2013      16 comments

This was the first week of doing something new each week equaling 52 new things in 2013 - at least! It would seem I'm going to end up with more, but i don't consider that a bad thing! if you would like to join my Spark Buds and me on this adve... Read more
In search of a hero....
Saturday, January 05, 2013      11 comments

14 self- discovery blog challenge: ¨ A hero that has let you down. (write a letter telling them) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear Mr. Edwards, It has been a long while that I have lived with the disappointment I felt when I learned... Read more

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