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IT TOOK ME 5 YEARS TO FIGURE IT OUT!

Sunday, January 31, 2016      13 comments

I have been feeling kind of down the past couple of days. Someone posted something on Facebook titled "7 Things I Learned When My child Died" and for some reason I read it through. It really helped but it also made me a bit sad. And then I took ... Read more

RE-WORKING THOSE LIFESTYLE CHANGES I NEED TO MAKE

Sunday, September 27, 2015      5 comments

Well it happened again. Labor Day Weekend I had 3 seizures back to back, fractured the top part of my humerus and tore my rotator cuff all to heck and back again!! And again it's all due to stress!! Hey wait a minute, haven't I been working... Read more

MY FIRST HIKE SINCE HIP SURGERY TODAY!!

Saturday, July 25, 2015      7 comments

What an awesome day I had. Taking my first hike since my surgery on June 16th was incredible. Unfortunately would you believe that my cell took better pictures than camera!?? So I have only 3 pictures to for my blog. Mary and I went to Cr... Read more

WOO HOO!! I'M THE MOM OF A CHEF!!!

Wednesday, May 06, 2015      10 comments

The past 2 years have all been leading up to this day! It has been a roller coaster of a ride let me tell you. Each and every high and low have been leading up to this though. For the past 2 years my son has been going to culinary arts sch... Read more

GOT IN AN EXTRA 10 MINUTES OF EXERCISE!

Thursday, April 16, 2015      5 comments

On Tuesday, I dared my Spririted Underdawgs team to do an extra 5 minutes of exercise a day. I am proud to say that today I got in an extra 10!! That may not seem like a lot, but due to an upcoming surgery and chronic pain, any exercise don... Read more

IS THERE A HAPPY MEDIUM????

Wednesday, February 04, 2015      10 comments

My doctor called the other day and said that he was concerned about my cholesterol levels and had some blood work done. My cholesterol is high, but manageable with diet and exercise. High cholesterol runs on both sides of my family which means I... Read more

SOMETIMES THINGS AREN'T WHAT THEY SEEM!

Saturday, December 13, 2014      10 comments

This evening a fellow Spark member and I were discussing a friend. The friend is having difficulty with self image and asking for help. My friend said that this person doesn't blog about her feelings so others aren't aware of what is going on. ... Read more

SPARK HAS SOME VERY AMAZING PEOPLE

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      6 comments

Today is one of rare days that I read through blogs. And boy did I learn some awesome things. I learned that looking at the big picture can make things seem bigger than they are. Member STEPH-KNEE said she needs to lose 32 pounds. But inst... Read more

WILL THINGS EVER LEVEL OUT???

Saturday, September 27, 2014      6 comments

OK, seizures dealt with, I have been working on my 4 very important life changes. Had my levels checked and only 1 needs to be tweaked. Now I am having to deal with some strange side effects to my new meds. I go from wanting to cry, to ve... Read more

SOME MAJOR LIFE-STYLE CHANGES I NEED TO MAKE.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014      12 comments

This entry has taken a while to figure out how to write what I wanted to say. So here I go and I hope it comes out making sense. Many of you may not know that I am an epileptic and have 2 types of seizures. It's not something I generally sh... Read more

MY FALL 5% CHALLENGE COMMITMENTS

Sunday, August 31, 2014      6 comments

Ok Diane, I know that this will be a shock to your system. I am blogging!! This is so unusual for me. Fall 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment: Minimum of 20 minutes of cardio daily. This will probably mean that I will be doing 2 10-minu... Read more

I AM OFF AND - - WALKING!!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014      11 comments

I had my first cortisone shot on Monday and I almost danced out of the Orthopedic clinic! What a huge difference. No pain when I walk, go up the stairs, and even when I tie my Read more

FROM FEAR TO HOPE!

Saturday, April 12, 2014      11 comments

Fear can be a terrible thing, but when you let it control you it can be very destructive. And I learned this the hard way. In a previous blog, I learned that I was going to need hip replacement surgery very soon. I let this take over my lif... Read more

FEAR is something I never expected!

Monday, March 10, 2014      10 comments

Not in a million years. Now let me explain. In November I started having severe pain in my hip. It was effecting my workouts and getting progressively worse. So I went to my primary care physician and he sent me to a specialist. But s... Read more

I PROMISE. I WILL NOT QUIT!

Friday, October 25, 2013      7 comments

Special thanks to SPARKLINGHOPE & JBASKETT63 for this great pledge. I am signing this and hoping that you do the same. Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue o... Read more


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