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Two Things I Wish Would Go Away...
February and this headache I have had for two days!
That's it!... Read more
Yesterday was a day of "I Don't Care" emotions. I got up to the same miserable pain...the prospects of another day of calorie-counting and exercising and planning another day's meals...and I just couldn't do it! So I spent the day having a "pi... Read more
My "I Don't Care" wipeout day...
When I awoke yesterday morning, it was like any other day of my life. it started out fairly well, although these days it takes a little moving around to get past the pain. By lunch time, I had just had it! I was suddenly tired of watching ev... Read more
Flowers, Picnics and Birds Singing...
I think each day of the wonders of Spring! I am a person who loves the renewal of the things around me and am thrilled that I can know from that we are destined to be renewed ourselves one day.
The snow yesterday was another day of bleak a... Read more
What time is it...
I went to bed late and thought for sure I would have a hard time getting up this morning. I slept well and did not get up during the night... if you don't count getting up an hour early before the clock went off!!
Not sure why, but did not... Read more
After weeks of snow, sleet, ice and rain, I awoke to beautiful sunshine streaming through my windows this morning.
We have had rockslides during this bad weather that have caused highways to be closed causing much inconvenience for traveler... Read more
Laws of Reality...continued
11. Law of the Theater - At any event, the people whose seats are the furtherest from the aisle arrive last.
12. The Starbucks Law - As soon as you sit down to a cup of coffee, your boss will ask you to do something which will last until th... Read more
The Laws of Reality... part one
1. Law of Mechanical Repair - After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch, and you'll have to pee.
2. Law of Gravity - Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.
3. Law of Probabil... Read more
It started at Thanksgiving - gaining a half pound at a time and I lost control. I love to cook and baking during the holidays is my passion. But it is difficult to do that and not partake, so the pounds came jumping back on.
I managed to ... Read more
After 2 doctor's visits recently, I have been informed that, first, I have Morton's Neuroma in my left foot! And, second, I have Peripheral Neuropathy too. This one affects my entire body, the cause is unknown and there is no cure. Not deadl... Read more
Life after SparkPeople
There are days when I wonder why I keep doing this ~ posting and tracking and exercising, etc. But then I look at "before" pictures, and I get my answer.
I can never say enough about this terrific site ~ so generously given for us to be he... Read more
Warming by a Big Bonfire...
Yesterday, I received my new issue of Good Housekeeping. In it was a very nice article about our beloved Sparkpeople written by our equally beloved Chris Downie. I am so in love with Sparkpeople and enjoy reading all articles I find. Some ha... Read more
Years Come and Years Go, but...
Sometimes, you wake up and realize how many years have passed!
Today, we celebrated my youngest daughter's 47th birthday, and next month we will celebrate my oldest daughter's 48th birthday. We had a great time today remembering other fun... Read more
The Joys Of This New Year...
I was greatly blessed in 2009. After 18 months of hard work and personal control, I lost 50 lbs and met my goal weight. To be honest, I have gained back 5 lbs. which I fully intend to lose very soon. Outside of a few health issues which were ... Read more
Sparkpeople Does It Again...
...Has a big hit on its hands!
I received my new Spark Book today, and after a long waiting period of anticipation, I was not disappointed. It is excellent reading, motivational, and inspirational. Not to mention, it helps one feel as if... Read more