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Changes are done...

Friday, March 25, 2016      8 comments

We finished our home updates a few weeks ago. We painted the master bedroom and master bathroom. We laid laminate floors in master bedroom. We put up new... Read more

Time to make changes...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016      4 comments

Our home is over 20 years so it is time to make some updates. So far we have painted the master bath and master bedroom an off white. It is so nice and bright now. My husband has also stained our master bedroom door and the floor trim. My husban... Read more

Beating the odds...

Friday, November 27, 2015      7 comments

I read a few days ago that the average person eats 4500 calories on Thanksgiving Day. I personally did not do anything different yesterday than I do any other day. Our Thanksgiving dinner consisted of turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy,... Read more


Tuesday, November 24, 2015      8 comments

Three and a half weeks ago I had a cyst removed from the bottom of my foot. Today, I had my Dr. appointment. He took my stitches out. He said I am doing very well. My last visit, a week ago, he told me I could walk short distances. I could walk ... Read more

Feeling helpless...

Monday, November 09, 2015      6 comments

October 30th I had a cyst removed from the bottom of my foot; 3 inches long and one inch wide. I am not able to bear any weight on it for 4 to 6 weeks. I have a rollling knee walker. It is much better for me than crutches. It takes a lot of movi... Read more

Trip to southwest Wisconsin

Sunday, October 25, 2015      8 comments

As many of you know my favorite season is Autumn. My husband and I took our 2nd annual trip to southwest Wisconsin to view the beauty of the colorful fal... Read more

Weight loss visible

Sunday, October 11, 2015      9 comments

My husband and I went to the grocery store today. A friend of mine works there. The first thing she said to me is "Pam, you are losing weight." I said "I am trying." It made me feel so good. She made my day! You know what you are doing must be r... Read more

Retirees Banquet...

Saturday, October 10, 2015      5 comments

My husband and I went to a letter carriers retiree banquet this evening. It is a once a year function in which we always try to attend. It is nice because there are people there that you do not get to see very often. It gives us a chance to catc... Read more

Chief cook, bottle washer and chauffeur

Friday, August 07, 2015      3 comments

My husband had his knee replaced Monday, August 3rd. He was dismissed from the hospital on Thursday, August 6th. I am now the designated driver for a few weeks. I feel this is my gift from God, a caregiver whenever it is needed so this is right ... Read more

Where are all my spark friends?

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      6 comments

I left Sparkpeople for about a year or so because I got discouraged with myself. I have returned and been on here for a few months now. I am disappointed that all the friends I previously had no longer correspond, encourage or acknowledge anyth... Read more

Excited! Purchased a treadmill!

Monday, May 04, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I purchased a used treadmill. I am very excited about it! I have a skin disease and the sun is my enemy. My disease flairs up when I am in the sun. This is my opportunity to be able to walk on a daily basis now without having to be ex... Read more

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico vacation

Wednesday, April 29, 2015      3 comments

Vacation...we all need one and deserve to take time for ourselves. My husband and I went to Mexico April 18 to the 25. We stayed at a resort called Hacienda Encantada. The resort is on the Sea of Cortez. It was our first vacation out of the Uni... Read more

Crossing over rainbow bridge

Saturday, April 11, 2015      5 comments

As many of you know I left spark people for a period of time. While off, one of the hardest things I have ever had to do was put our sweet, precious dog, Makenzie down. It was o... Read more

No room for excuses!

Thursday, April 09, 2015      1 comments

I read an article a few days ago about 100 reasons why you should exercise. After reading this article I said to myself, I now have no excuses. We must remind ourselves "I am doing this for me." You are the only one who can change you! I just r... Read more

isparkle77 has just returned to Sparkpeople!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015      4 comments

After getting discouraged with myself, I left Sparkpeople. I joined back up just this afternoon. I am now on a better mind set. I am determined. I know I can do this! I weighed my highest weight ever two days ago at 170.6. This morning I weighed... Read more

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