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I need a friend today - girl stuff-men read at own risk
Thursday, June 23, 2016      7 comments

I'm 50. Struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, and trying to get through menopause. I went to the health department for cancer screening yesterday instead of my regular doctor because they could see me sooner and dreading something for a w... Read more
703 walks
Monday, March 07, 2016      1 comments

So, an update on my own little streak. We (hubby and I) actually started walking on April 4, 2014. We have walked every day. Really, we forgot one day, felt really sad about it (I almost cried), and did a makeup walk the next morning. We fig... Read more
biking to work
Friday, September 11, 2015      0 comments

Hubby and I have been biking to his work. It's 14 miles round trip. Uphill all the way but a great moment in spinning on the way back. Also still walking at least 30 minutes a day. Today is day 527. No sick days or holidays. When does it re... Read more
My restart healthy habits goal
Monday, June 15, 2015      3 comments

So, I'm doing the healthy habits restart challenge. Today's task is to tell everyone about my goal. So here it is. I'm really not good at making sure I eat enough fruit and vegetables. So my goal is to eat enough of them. The reasons I want... Read more
my own little streak
Thursday, June 11, 2015      2 comments

A while ago, my husband and I decided to see how many days in a row we could go for a thirty-minute walk. I know we have spark streaks, but maybe from fear of failure I haven't been tracking our walking streak here. I wish I could start a spark... Read more
The good news is. . .
Monday, March 17, 2014      2 comments

The good news is: I'm doing great at drinking enough water I finished my run on Friday even though I was slow and didn't think I could I knitted a really cute minion hat for the future grand baby I have a 92% success rate on my goal of w... Read more
Not soon forgotten exercise
Monday, November 11, 2013      3 comments

emoticon So, exercise with the kids is fun, right? Well,. my little daughter came home from school all excited beca... Read more
Water, Water Everywhere
Sunday, October 27, 2013      3 comments

My most recent effort has been to drink three quarts of water every day. It's been interesting to me that I notice thirst more than I did before. And water tastes good. I'm trying to kick my diet pop habit. I've tried before and gone back to... Read more
I threw away my scale.
Sunday, October 20, 2013      3 comments

I threw away my scale. It became necessary. I weighed myself regularly and was quite pleased to see improvement from day to day. The problem came when I went to the doctor and found that the doctor's scale was 20 pounds less kind than mine. ... Read more
tragedy in my neighborhood
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

There was a horrible accident in my neighborhood on Saturday night. A 17 year old girl was driving and hit three 13 year olds and one 15 year old. Two of the kids were treated at the hospital and released, but one was flown to Primary children... Read more
I threw a two-year-old style tantrum
Friday, February 01, 2013      7 comments

Last night I threw a tantrum. A real screaming tantrum. I almost never get angry or frustrated enough to lash out, but last night I did. I even made my 15 year old son cry because he thought I was angry and yelling at him, which I was not (an... Read more
day 2
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      3 comments

Day 2 of my restart. I'm on my treadmill. My goal is to log 50 sparkpoints before I stop. I started my day with two slices of 100% whole wheat toast and 1 oz. of peanut butter (all natural ground from a peanut grinding machine at the hea... Read more
Great day to start again.
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

I've fallen off the wagon. It's true. I'm a yo-yo sparkie. But today, I see blue sky for the first time in WEEKS. The air quality is finally healthy and it's actually above 20 degrees. I've recovered from the whooping cough that the doctor ... Read more
better today
Friday, November 09, 2012      2 comments

I got to Spanish Fork this morning. My daughter has strep, so no school again for her today. Hubby is sick. Flu or something. But my car is fixed, so that's better. Put chicken soup in the crock pot and made pumpkin rolls. Also disinfected... Read more
I'm just off today.
Thursday, November 08, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday started out great, but by afternoon, things were just hairy. The short version is that my car was in the shop. We went to pick it up, got half way home, and the engine light turned back on. I limped it back to the shop. I need to g... Read more

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