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Too Long...Many Changes...Back To Re-Focus
Saturday, July 16, 2011      4 comments

Too long...they have changed a lot of features here. Ok...updates... Worked the awful "work at home" job for a year and a half and just decided enough was enough. They outsourced the easy medical claims leaving 2 of us to do the compl... Read more
Treadmill Desk - Picture
Sunday, January 16, 2011      8 comments

Well, Christmas went well, but I didn't get my Treadmill Desk I asked for. Hmm... here we come. Ordered it after Christmas and it arrived in the promised two days. Then it was all about my getting around to setting it up. This... Read more
Christmas, Extra Pounds and Happiness!
Thursday, December 23, 2010      3 comments

Ah, it has been a week of celebrating. I'm stuck in a rut of enjoying holiday goodies but not phased by it. I know I can change back to the good habits next week. And I'll have yet another turkey carcass to make more soup!! But, the be... Read more
Two Thanksgivings? A Long Blog Filled With Love
Sunday, November 28, 2010      2 comments

Ok, ok...I will start this with the fact that I KNOW ... I have not been blogging; I have not been sparking; I have just not been on like I was before! Ok, so, now ... Read more
Could It Be...Fall?
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      3 comments

I know it's been awhile since I have updated anything on SP. It just seems that life is going by so quickly. And the "down time" is being enjoyed with handcrafting. So, update on progress- holding the weight without too much trouble. I'm... Read more
Thursday, August 19, 2010      4 comments

Just a short blog tonight. This past week has been a bigger challenge having the kids here visiting and trying not to over-do with going out to eat. I've done pretty well with 4 of the 6 and 1/2 pounds I gained on vacation off again. I'll buc... Read more
Post Vacation Reality
Monday, August 09, 2010      3 comments

Just returned from 1800 plus miles traversing through 9 states to visit family in 2 locations. (my Mom) Saw 27 family members and had a blast...met my son's girlfrie... Read more
One Year Coming Up...
Saturday, July 03, 2010      4 comments

So hard to believe that it was a year ago July 5th that I started my serious venture with weight loss. Now I am 28 pounds lighter, holding weight for 6 months now and about ready to embark on the next leg of this journey. I am working on a new... Read more
A Real Surprise...
Sunday, May 16, 2010      4 comments

I have a former co-worker who is a Physical Therapist. Her heart is in her work as she works with the elderly and also with dogs, massaging and relaxing them prior to dog agility competitions. She went to Haiti for a week in April to help out ... Read more
Thursday, May 13, 2010      2 comments

Stress...the coin word of our generation? You know, I try to think back to when I was a child and I never remember hearing about people being stressed. Life seemed different then; maybe it was the way people handled things and maybe people jus... Read more
Memories of 8 Years Ago Today
Saturday, May 01, 2010      9 comments

...they say time heals all wounds. Yes, in a way that is true. So much happens in life that leaves us wondering why. Eight years ago today my husband died. So, why should I write about this on Sparkpeople? Because I think there are lessons ... Read more
Working At Home While Sparkin' Works!
Thursday, April 08, 2010      4 comments

Ah, my friends...we are finishing up week 8 of this new adventure of working from home. And the advantages are starting to show. The IT issues are finally resolved (just a simple patch on their router and voila!...they had the problem I had si... Read more
Not Exactly The Traditional Eggs...
Sunday, April 04, 2010      7 comments

So, she's 21 next week...and still has a great time decorating those eggs! My daughter and I had so much fun last night decorating a dozen crazy eggs. We've had tradition... Read more
Easter Memories
Saturday, April 03, 2010      4 comments

I was reading my friend feed and noticed a comment about someone setting up for an egg hunt this morning. That brought back memories that I thought I would share. 27 years ago my eldest son had just turned 3 the month before Easter. I de... Read more
Spring Lifts The Spirits...
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      2 comments

Life has quieted down with the Grand-puppy returning to college with her Mom. The cats have returned to their favorite chair without worrying about having to take refuge in a cupboard! .. And the weather has taken a definite turn with the ... Read more

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