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My 4 Year Spark Anniversary
I've been a member of SparkPeople for 4 years!! I joined on July 8, 2012. It's been an interesting 4 ... Read more
Keeping Busy and Crafting
Many of you know that I am now retired. Last year, a kind friend invited me to take an empty table at a Holiday Craft Show that she organizes. It was a lot of fun! THIS year, she sent me a contract! So I figured I better get busy!
I h... Read more
Well, I didn't earn a Gold Medal this month, but I did accrue 2,500 fitness minutes! I'll take that, thank you very much!
I don't think I'm going to set exercise goals for June. I was doing better when I didn't pressure myself to do so muc... Read more
April Recap and May Goals
At the end of March I set 2 goals for myself for the month of April:
1. Earn 2 Gold Medals in the month.
2. Achieve 2750 fitness minutes.
I didn't achieve either goal.
Am I upset? No. Disappointed? A little. Am I going to giv... Read more
My Unexpected Absence
I have osteoarthritis in basically every major joint of my body. I've been taking Celebrex for years now with no problems at all. I ran out of my prescription last Saturday, but I thought I'd be okay since I knew I would be seeing the doctor ... Read more
March Recap and April Goals
At the beginning of March I set 3 goals for myself:
1. To earn at least 1 Gold Medal,
2. To earn 2,500 fitness minutes for myself,
3. *brain fart* I can't remember!!
So I earned 3 Gold Medals and 2 Silver Medals for the month of Ma... Read more
My Busy Weekend
So, back in November I had a garage sale for 2 days. Got rid of a bunch of stuff, and was happy. Repacked what was left over, and in addition to packing things up for donation, I set aside some of the better stuff for a flea market in March. ... Read more
February Update and March Goals
At the beginning of February, I set a goal to achieve a 1,000 Fitness Minutes Award for the month of February. I was determined, and I'm happy to report that I have earned a 2,000 Fitness Minutes Award for February!! Wow, right?
So, March... Read more
I normally don't do this, but wanted to purposefully plan an increase in my activity levels. So, my first goal for the month of February is to earn a 1,000 Fitness Minutes award. So far, I'm 3 days for 3 days!! Yay!! I've noticed that my ene... Read more
Cuddles was my beautiful, precious cat. I had her for about 10 years, and how we came to be together is a story.
I live in an apartment comple... Read more
Happy New Year!
I drove to my brother's in Virginia for Christmas. It's an 8 hour drive, and it was the first long drive I'd done since my heart surgery, so I was a little concerned with whether or not I would be okay. No worries - I was tired at the end of t... Read more
As many of you already know, I am moving back in with DH. The past couple of weeks have been intense packing up of things and the weekends have been a blur of moving big stuff. Today a dear college friend of DH came and helped us move many pie... Read more
Recap of The Busy Weekend, Knee Progress, and Thanksgiving Menu
This past weekend I had a garage sale, literally IN the garage. Saturday went really, really well, and I guess I got rid of about half of what I had. On Sunday, I actually had 2 return customers who both bought more books - yay! I didn't do a... Read more
Busy Weekend Ahead
I've been very busy going through my basement. I live in a 2 bedroom garden apartment. It has a front door and a back door, and is an up and down. On the first floor is the kitchen, dining room , and living room. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms and ... Read more
My School Situation - The End
A dear friend recently asked me "has your school situation resolved itself yet?"
I've been procrastinating about writing this blog, but here is the answer:
It has. I resigned.
That's the short story. The longer explanation is this: ... Read more