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Hi all -
Just wanted to give you an update. The end of May and most of June my dad has been in a critical condition. The end of June we had a brush fire at our cabin property we are trying to sell. There's several other significant things t... Read more
Back in Sacramento
Well the trip back east to buy a farm and visit my sisters (and the drive back home) obviously took a lot more out of me than I thought it would. For me it was hard to stay connected w/Spark People at our new 25 acre farm (no internet connection... Read more
Enjoying cross country trip!
Hi all! Things have been so busy for me these past few months I've not been able to stay connected w/my Spark Peeps :-(
Have no fear, I'm doing good but have been involved in purchasing a farm property in West Virginia. Hammered things ou... Read more
strange garden tomatoes & broke my toe!
Thought I should report that while working on my "todo" list around the house (washing windows on outside of the sun-room) earlier this week, I slipped in the suds off of my step ladder and broke my toe, Ouch! So won't be out walkin... Read more
500 Points! :-)
At log in today my wheel spin got me 3 points, not great but better than those 1 point spins. Then I started Sparking. I like to do the Trivia and actually answered all three questions correctly, WooHoo! Then I started to Huddle w/my teams, and... Read more
"Life is not the way it's supposed to be...
A friend of mine shared the following quote w/me:
"Life is not the way it's supposed to be.. It's the way it is.
The way we cope with it, is what makes the difference."
And I totally agree with it, but too often forget. (Esp... Read more
Yoga-meditation funny :-)
I chuckled a bit when I received this little ditty from Cathy Thorne & thought I'd share it here (since I have her permission to):
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'Pole dancing' exercise class?
I Started sparking this morning, to log my food and see what my teams have been up to.
One of my team members is thinking about taking a "pole dancing" class and wondered if any would like to join her!! Hmmmmmmmmmmm, the thought of me da... Read more
Feeling like a Sparkie-Wienie
I just can't seem to Spark regularly when things are a little bit crazy at the house. My parents live w/hubby & I, so when dad was hospitalized again in June (complications w/congestive heart/kidney failure & diabetes) I just could... Read more
Enjoying the rainy weather
My Sunday morning volunteer work at the native plant garden gets canceled on rainy days, so am totally enjoying today home w/family and spending some of this morning touching base w/SP friends.
I see that so many of you are doing so well!... Read more
Fighting excuses not to exercise
We all know 'that we could make time to exercise if we really wanted to'. I keep thinking that I really want to, but some how find myself putting off regular, consistent daily exercise so I can: ___ (fill in the blank, LOL!).
One of the ... Read more
I LOVE SPRING TIME!
Spring time in Sacramento is AWESOME!!! but keeps me sooo busy.
Am sorry about being on "silent running" for a while, but have been totally involved with California Native Plant Society activities/events this Spring (see: www.sacvalleycnps... Read more
Walking at Arden Faire & in the neighborhood
I made it to Arden Faire Mall for walk last night, but no one else was able to make it (I waited to about 6:15pm). This was fine with me, since it was such short notice. I also got in some extra window shopping, and new tea tasting a TEAVANA (y... Read more
Join Walk @ Arden Faire Mall Tues. March 29th 6-8PM!
Spark Sacramento: March Fitness Walk
Tuesday March 29th, 6-8pm
Arden Fair Mall, Lower level entrance
Next to Sears adjacent to the parking garage
1689 Arden Way
Sacramento CA 95815
Sorry about the short notice, but if you... Read more
Company on jet plane this morning! (what a whimpy excuse to back slide)...
Well, I put nephew #4 on jet plane back to Boston at 4:30 this morning! Such a crazy, goofy eating-drinking late night energy machine!! When combined with the whacky energy of nephew #1 who lives with us -I totally consumed too much, drank too m... Read more