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Grand Canyon Trip...

Saturday, August 02, 2014      5 comments

I did want to share some photos from our 5300 mile car trip from Virginia to the Grand Canyon and back. We went to Dallas/Ft. Worth first for a family wedding and I got to see my Dad who is doing well at 95! Then we went to El Paso, up to Phoe... Read more

A Little Progress...

Saturday, August 02, 2014      3 comments

I just had to write about this because it is the first time i have gone down in weight since last fall! I LOST 2 LBS!!! I am so proud of myself. I promise not to get as excited about the next pounds lost, but this was such a change in directio... Read more

I'm Back on Spark People Again...

Sunday, July 27, 2014      8 comments

Well, I finally retired for the last time! I was finally was able to retire again! I needed to cover 2 mortgages for a while and had to return to work. I worked overnight at Walmart managing the stocking crew so my days and nights were upside... Read more

A Quick Hello

Friday, September 13, 2013      7 comments

I have a minute before starting dinner -- the first one I've started in a long while. My DH is cooking these days for which I am grateful. Tonite I am making tilapia and a salad. I weigh the same 145 and I have decided that since my my old st... Read more

Hey, Remember Me???

Sunday, September 08, 2013      7 comments

Just wanted to stop by for a minute to say a big hello Tao those who may have been reading my blogs. I do miss all of my SparkPeople friends! My new job has so exhausted me and I don't know how long I will really last at it, but it is paying s... Read more

Transitioning to a New Schedule

Saturday, August 24, 2013      6 comments

Today is a transitioning point for me. I am now working overnight 4 nights a week from 9 pm to 8 am. I am up tonite so I can sleep tomorrow and work starting at 9 pm tomorrow night. It's kind of a mind bender and I'm not quite sure how it wil... Read more

If you have good health you have everything!

Monday, August 19, 2013      5 comments

Spark Coach asked us to visualize the future 10 years from now. I am visualizing that I will be living an active lifestyle and enjoying my life near my children and grandchildren. I will be traveling some and enjoying myself being active in a ... Read more

A Second Look at My Goals...

Sunday, August 18, 2013      0 comments

Spark Coach has suggested that at this point in my weight loss journey I take a second look at my exercise program. Toward that end I need to ask myself 1) how am I doing? 2) if it is working for me? and, 3) how sustainable it is considerin... Read more

Here I Am Again...Made it 2 Days in a Row!

Thursday, August 15, 2013      3 comments

Well, Spark Coach was right -- time to re-evaluate my goals and weight loss plan. I have lost 13 lbs. and I was very encouraged today. I had a job interview -- which I felt good about. We will see if I make it to the next round of interviews.... Read more

Back Online Again After a Week Off...

Thursday, August 15, 2013      2 comments

Well, here goes. I have had company and been so wrapped up in various projects that I just got overwhelmed and fell off the wagon a bit. I have managed to stay on the Spark diet the whole time so I feel good about that, but the exercise went k... Read more

A Kayak in the Swimming Pool !!

Tuesday, August 06, 2013      5 comments

Well guys, I've seen it all. Today my son put his kayak in our swimming pool and the grandkids and our dog, Max, and Jeff were all in it clowning around. So funny! LOL I just had to get a picture of that mess! Anyway, it was a fun day and I... Read more

Thursdays Journal Entry...

Thursday, August 01, 2013      4 comments

Stardate 8.1.2013 - Worked out doing cardio for an hour tonight. Went to help son and daughter in law in Charlottesville today and got a lot done, sorting out, cleaning, helping them and dropping off and picking up their car with them as it was... Read more

Report on July Goals

Wednesday, July 31, 2013      5 comments

So this is the 31st and I have been sitting here with my July goal list pasted to the edge of my computer all month. How have I done? Well, the really good news is that I lost the 5 lbs. I wanted to lose this month. The last one dropped this ... Read more

Busy Again Yet Healthy Day

Friday, July 26, 2013      4 comments

Today was full as I was off to Charlottesville again. Today I helped my son, Jeff, and daughter in law, Jaime, as their car needed to go to the shop for the day, so we all worked on some projects at their house for the day and did a bit of shop... Read more

Busy Schedule Helped Sort Priorities

Thursday, July 25, 2013      4 comments

When you have a full plate and you have to make choices you have to sort out what is really most important. What are some of your choices relative to everything else in your life? Do your choices line up with what is really important? Or do y... Read more

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