Monday we took a stray cat we caught to animal control in Winter Haven and, while we were there, I made the mistake of going into the area where the adoptable pets are ... well, I just fell in love with a little 5 year old Lhasa.
Having ... Read more
Everyone has an inner child. Oh, come on!! Of course you do!! Maybe you just don't let it out often enough. I know I don't.
I did last Saturday though!!
We went to Bob Evans, a popular chain around here, and there was a ball... Read more
Well, this is the 4th week I've been at 220 lbs. Getting a bit discouraged. My grand plan is to lose at least 3 lbs a month until I get to my goal weight. To me 1 lb in a month is not acceptable but I don't quite know what to do about it. Th... Read more
You know, motivation can come from anywhere and anyone if you let yourself be open to it.
I have been motivated by this site and the friends I've made on it. They are always cheering me on. Things that may seem like just little things to ... Read more
Anyone ever have a song just keep running through their heads? Of course, we all have. For reasons unknown to me the theme song from "Rawhide" has been running through my head for a couple of days now. Anyone remember that show??
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Well, I'm stuck on 220 lbs. My own fault .. not putting enough effort into it. I am watching what I eat but I haven't been walking like I was in the beginning. Of course that was May and it wasn't quite as hot here then as it is now. Not too... Read more
Last October Matzah was diagnosed with a fungus called Cryptococcus . The left side of his throat was very swollen so, at 11:00 at night, we took him to the emergency vet in Winter Haven - Veterinary Health Associates. They have 24 hour a day ... Read more
Got a real shocker on Monday! In another blog I told about how difficult it was being able to get an insurance company that did not insist on lead paint testing (lead paint IS being taken care of as we speak, by the way). Anyway, the shocker ... Read more
Well, now I've seen it all!!! I just had a vacuum cleaner salesman come and take up over an hour of my time!!
First a young woman came and said "I want to give you this free rug (mat) and one for your husband also if you have one". I sai... Read more
I live in a small mobile home park. We have a feral cat problem. Out of all the residents here there are only 2 families who want to get rid of the cats. There are 2 residents that keep feeding the cats. Satisfied cats will not take the bait... Read more
Well, company is gone.. no excuses not to get back to eating right and doing my walking and indoor exerciese!! Trouble is I've been putting it off. I haven't felt well the last couple of days. Feels like I am trying to catch a cold. With any... Read more
Here it is Sunday again, Company went to her Dad's house yesterday. Now I can get back on track. Weighed in this morning and found I didn't lose anything but I didn't gain anything either. There are some notes and comments from other Sparker... Read more
Today I need to do some house cleaning. We have a friend from NH coming to visit for a few days. I'll do laundry too while I am at it....
I am psyched today. I've lost another pound bringing me to a total loss of 20 lbs over the last 8 w... Read more
Well, happy day .. I just found out via e-mail that it is going to cost at least $25,000 yup TWENTY -FIVE GRAND to have the lead based paint removed from my home in NH. I almost had heart failure. When I was thinking about maybe having to refi... Read more
Well, a new month ... the problems with the insurance and the lead based paint in the house are resolving themselves. I have insurance on the house with out the lead based paint issue - they didn't even ask about it ... Envirovantage finally re... Read more