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Body Composition measurement tonight.
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      2 comments

Tonight I am going to the Y to get my Body Composition measured. I had it done 2 months ago and the kinesiologist who did it recommended getting it redone in 2 months. I had it done the beginning of November and it was 28% and I weighed 150. I'm... Read more
Happy Day
Monday, February 06, 2012      2 comments

Today is the first day of my new schedule. I am enjoying today's freedom to Spark in the morning, get my swim in early in the week, and do things that help me de-stress. I haven't painted in a long time and I have a knitting project to finish. I... Read more
Thank you fellow Sparkers!
Sunday, February 05, 2012      2 comments

Thanks to the encouragement of family, friends and fellow Sparkers, I feel a lot better about my decision to cut back my hours with Shirley, even with her cancer diagnosis complicating things. I am reminded that she has daughters who probably wi... Read more
Sad News. . .
Friday, February 03, 2012      4 comments

Well, Wednesday I told Shirley i was cutting the hours I'd spend with her and today she tells me she has found out she has lung cancer! I am torn between feelings of guilt and relief that I cut the hours. Guilt because now I feel she needs me mo... Read more
A New Month, a Fresh Attitude
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      3 comments

A few great things have happened today. When I got home from work there was a package waiting for me from Amazon. I got my Coach Nicole 28 day Boot Camp video AND my SparkPeople Cookbook! YAY! I changed clothes and tried out day one of the ... Read more
Trying day.
Friday, January 27, 2012      5 comments

I am stressed out being at Shirley's today. I'm here for 5 hours. She has a concussion from her fall the other day. When you're 90, healing takes longer. Pray if you will for her to have a speedy recovery. I'm worried that she'll fall while I'm ... Read more
An adrenaline pumping kind of day. . .
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      4 comments

Strange day today. On my way to work I got thinking that I may have forgotten to take my medicine this morning. I got to work and told the woman who I am companion to that I had forgotten to take my medicine. She encouraged me to go home. ... Read more
The art opening was wonderful!
Saturday, January 21, 2012      4 comments

I had a great time going to the gallery to see my daughter and son-in-law's artwork on display. My husband had me take pictures of the ones he wants to buy. We love displaying their work in our home, and though they would loan us pieces to hang,... Read more
I rarely "go out" other than to eat out. But tonight. . .
Friday, January 20, 2012      4 comments

I'm doing something fun with hubby. We are going to a little part of Charlotte, called NoDa. It is full of galleries for local artists. Two artist we know....our daughter Emily and her husband Joel, are showing art there. They paint. We will go ... Read more
Slow start. . . strong finish!
Thursday, January 19, 2012      1 comments

I have the whole day off today. So I slept in. (that turned out to be a mistake). Then I decided to take my time with my morning routine. I was kinda depressed today. I think I had too much sleep. (10.5 hrs!) I think I also do better when I know... Read more
An unusually stressful kind of afternoon
Thursday, January 12, 2012      5 comments

Just got off the phone with my dad. He is an ex cop and has experience with testifying in court. You see, today I had to go to a lawyer's office to do a video statement about a fatal accident I was a witness to in August. I was the sole witness... Read more
Lunch boredom. . .
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      2 comments

I have found that some parts of my daily routine are becoming burdensome. I have one journal I write in everyday, (a prayer journal), plus another that I try to write in everyday( SparkJournal), and yet another one that I sometimes neglect for t... Read more
Stresses of house guests brought on tears
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      5 comments

Had a teary day. Not the TOM. but i am perimenopausal so could be that. Or it was because of the stress of having had company for 2 nights. They have an 18 year old daughter they brought with them. She was a good kid. They came from El Paso to v... Read more
Hopes for 2012
Saturday, December 31, 2011      5 comments

WOW! I just wrote a long blog. One false move and it vanished! I lost the whole stinkin thing! It was a masterpiece! It was something I would love to look back at in the future, to remind me of all that's happened in 2011. I may try to write i... Read more
A bump comes along with success!
Monday, December 26, 2011      3 comments

Hope you all are having a wonderful holiday season. New Year's Day is just around the corner. My husband and I ordered our calendars off Amazon tonight. We'll have them by Thursday so I can write in all the birthdays and anniversaries of my fami... Read more

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