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8 Years Today

Sunday, April 19, 2015      8 comments

I joined Spark People 8 years ago today. I have lost and gained pounds, I will always work on the weight thing, but what has remained is my commitment to healthy habits and I credit Spark People with that. Because of this site I have continued... Read more

My Current Philosophy

Thursday, February 05, 2015      3 comments

I have been thinking a lot about resolutions and purpose, etc. I guess it is because I am 59 (at least that is what I am told) and it really is time to examine and reflect. I love the idea of a word instead of a New Year's Resolution, I made o... Read more

Spark People Motivator of the Day

Sunday, August 17, 2014      6 comments

I did not even know that I had gotten this honor until I saw my Spark Page and saw the comments. Work has been hectic for a couple of weeks, school just started and there is just so much to do I end up staying until 5 or 6 and by the time I get... Read more

7 years

Monday, April 21, 2014      4 comments

I have been on Spark People for 7 years as of Saturday! I joined Spark People April 19th 2007 and have been fairly consistent since, logging in 83 % of the time. I have lost weight and gained it back but the one thing I have done is really beg... Read more

Happy Morning

Friday, March 21, 2014      6 comments

I have really embraced the philosophy that you should own your happiness (or lack thereof). It is not particularly easy, though it should be. We all tend to look to other people or things for our happiness or blame them for our lack of happine... Read more


Thursday, December 05, 2013      4 comments

What does it take to be happy? Does it mean you have everything you want in life? What does it mean to you? I have been thinking about happy for awhile now, I know that it is something that I control, my happy or not happy is my problem... Read more

More grateful

Thursday, November 21, 2013      3 comments

Haven't done this for a couple of days, I have had a bad cold so here goes. 1. I am thankful this cold wasn't much worse, I am back at work today. 2. I am very thankful for the laughter my granddaughter brings to my house and my life. ... Read more

More gratitude

Monday, November 18, 2013      2 comments

In keeping with my goal of not complaining I am going to try to use this blog as a way to remind myself of what I am grateful for. I am so grateful for the day I had yesterday with my GD, we made a crisp together. It was so funny to watc... Read more


Friday, November 15, 2013      2 comments

I was thinking today about complaining. We all do it, even people who are content do complain now and again. I decided to set a goal for myself, my goals is to stop complaining so much and learn to be more content with my life. To look more f... Read more

Words of Wisdom from Frannie

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      1 comments

Haven't posted any words of wisdom for a very long time but an encounter with my boss made me think I should post this. I work in technology, one day last week a couple of teachers told me they could not get the internet or their gradebook.... Read more

Goodbye Mom

Tuesday, July 09, 2013      9 comments

My mom was diagnosed with Small Cell Lung Cancer almost 2 years ago. We were told it was not curable but it was treatable and her oncologist promised us several months with very good quality of life. She definitely got that, she was able to li... Read more

Long time no post

Tuesday, April 30, 2013      1 comments

I haven't posted a blog in such a long time! Life has definitely been up and down. Just to update anyone who wants to know, my mom is doing okay. We found out in February that she had mets to her brain so she had to undergo 3 weeks of daily w... Read more

Box of Crayons

Thursday, November 08, 2012      1 comments

I love this site and the email I got from the today was perfect for Sparkers! The main part of the post was 7 Ways to Make Next Year Better Now, I had to share this great email with all of you! 1. What are the lessons of the year?... Read more

What's been going on

Wednesday, November 02, 2011      8 comments

I thought I would share with everyone what has been going on in my life so they will understand why I have not been very active. Most of you know already, but my mom was diagnosed in August with Extensive Stage Small Cell Lung Cancer. While t... Read more

My 4th year on Spark People

Tuesday, April 19, 2011      11 comments

Today is my 4th Sparkiversary! I have been using this site for 4 years now as of today and it has made a difference. I have gained weight back, I am still struggling with food cravings and a terrible sweet tooth, but I have also made some subs... Read more

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