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First time in the pool this year...
I'm reluctant to share the fact that we have an in ground pool in the back yard but hardly ever use. I kept thinking I was going to get into it during those 100-degree days when we were working so hard, but ended up being so exhausted by the end... Read more
Leave me alone... sweetie
I was really getting ready for a "me" day today, and then at 5:30am my hubby advised me that he was staying home today, when he had originally indicated that he was going to be out of town today and tomorrow.
ANYWAY. This kind of messed up... Read more
doing terrible on Spark Trivia BUT glad I did!
Well I got 5 wrong on Spark Trevia today, so am feeling pretty dumb. BUT, am so glad I did the trivia thing today because it helped me get rid of some bad/incorrect nutrition and exercise information I've been carrying in my head for a long tim... Read more
Why is it so hard to take care of your self first??
KAT-RBLWTHACAUS left me the following message on yesterday's blog:
Sounds like you put yourself last hon. What I've learned over the years is that unless we put ourselves first and foremost there isn't much I have to give to others.
T... Read more
I'm pooped-Busy day today
I've been up since 5:30 today to take my hubby to work (my beater truck died on me last week so it's in the shop). I remember getting home after dropping him off, but after that things were a bit of a blur. I'm sitting here (late) trying to reme... Read more
Been to the garden today & bicycling too!
I made it out to the garden this morning to do some weeding and watering. I put the peppers & tomatoes in late so nothing is ripe yet (procrastination got me this year). I also got on my bike and cruised the neighborhood for about a half hour.
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Love Jamba Juice a little too much in this heat...
Well the HEAT has brought out my weekness for Jamba Juice Razmatazz Smoothies.
I really love them, but they are just packed w/sugars & calories (Power size = 620 calories, original size 493 cals, & small is 337 cals). I got a powersize ye... Read more
Saying good bye to our dear sweet Bella
This week has been a tough one for my hubby and I, because we had to put down our dear sweet Australian shephard, Bella today. She was a bossy girl, and at pool parties when she started hearding guests back to the patio area, she was known to ni... Read more
Photos from Ca. Native Plant Demo-Garden
As some of my Spark friends know, I volunteer at California Native Plant Demo-Garden within the Sacramento Historic Cemetery at 1000 Broadway. I was out there yesterday and had my cell phone camera with me and decided to take a few photos. I was... Read more
25 points on the SparkWheel :-)
I'm so used to getting 1 and 2 points on the SparkWheel when I log in, I couldn't believe that I actually spined 25 points! I was just thrilled & all smiley about it I had to laugh at my self. There is obviously alot of little girl left in me.
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Walking in Arizona
Yep, I've been MIA -but for good & fun reason: a family reunion in Arizona! The Sacramento Clan (mom, pop, cousin & myself) headed to Arizona, Thursday May 13th. The weather was fantastic and the drive down wasn't as hard as I thought it would b... Read more
Shear laziness & dropping my gym membership
This past 6 weeks I've let other things in my life get in front of my health, exercise & weight loss goals. Many of the "things" have been legitimate (family illness & surgery, having to search for a new car, dealing w/our sick dog Bella). But a... Read more
"a little leaven leavens the whole lump" 1 Corinthians 5:6
My family and I are Torah observant, and keep Passover and the Days of Unleavened Bread.
We've been busy cleaning the house, searching our pantries for any signs of breads/crackers, etc. that have leavening in them and either giving them a... Read more
The pizza & beer Sirens ...
Well the crew (hubby, nephew, mom & pop) loaded up the 6 chairs plus a picnic table in our trucks and hauled them up to the cabin Thursday. Hubby & I stayed over and had a date-day on Friday piddling around the cabin then heading back to Sacrame... Read more
Difficulty balancing life this past week
I've had difficulty balancing my life (spiritual, physical, emotional, etc.) this past week. So am trying not to get too down on myself for not sticking w/my Spark Goals.
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