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Back on Track

Wednesday, October 30, 2013      5 comments

I'm eating right and exercising every day again. I pray I can make it to the finish line this time.... Read more

I am re-challenging myself

Sunday, February 10, 2013      3 comments

I was born in 1956, and this year I will be 57 years old. My challenge to myself is this: Weigh in at 157 or less on my 57th birtday. This is doable! I have 40 pounds to lose, and I have almost 9 months to do it. Here are the steps I w... Read more

Forty Days of Prayer and Fasting

Sunday, February 10, 2013      1 comments

This year, I am planning on 40 days of prayer and fasting during the Lent season, February 13 through March 30. ( I copied the following guidelines from our church bulletin) WHAT IS PRAYER? Prayer is simply talking to God, listening to Hi... Read more

I am challenging myself

Monday, February 27, 2012      1 comments

I was born in 1956, and this year I will be 56 years old. My challenge to myself is this: Weigh in at 156 or less on my 56th birtday. This is doable! I have 33 pounds to lose, and I have almost 9 months to do it. Here are the steps ... Read more

Big Win Yesterday

Friday, January 27, 2012      5 comments

Yesterday, I went to visit a friend, and we had lunch together. For dessert, she offered a chocolate filled donut. I was able to resist, even after she practically begged me to have one. I insisted that I was too full to eat one. Well, after... Read more

Advice worth heeding

Sunday, January 22, 2012      3 comments

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with ... Read more

Kayaking on Seneca Lake

Wednesday, July 27, 2011      2 comments

This evening, I went kayaking with friends on Seneca Lake in Ohio. Here are some pictures for my Sparkfriends to enjoy: This is me in my kayak! Read more

Today will be a busy day

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      1 comments

Today is going to be a long, busy day. First, I am a teacher at our church's Vacation Bible School. Then, I go right from there to my one-day-a-week job at A Touch OF Thread Quilting Gallery, where I will be teaching my Applique Block of the M... Read more

Today was a great day

Saturday, July 23, 2011      2 comments

Great 20 mile ride on the bike, followed by a class on coloring quilts. Awesome.... Read more

One of my favorite diversions

Wednesday, July 06, 2011      3 comments

Here is a picture of a display I set up at the Ohio Hills Folk Festival Quilt Show. The quilt show is in a church, and we display many of the quilts on the pews. This disp... Read more

Where are you, INDYGIRL?

Wednesday, June 15, 2011      4 comments

I don't know how to look for a certain person on Spark People, but today I got some more motivation from INDYGIRL. Since she isn't in my friends list, I couldn't find her. How did I get motivation from her this time? I remembered one of h... Read more

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure 2011

Tuesday, June 14, 2011      4 comments

One week from right now, I will be asleep in my tent in Delaware, Ohio. In the morning I will rise early, pack up my gear, and get on my bicycle. Then, I'll ride from Delaware to London, about 50 miles. I'll have the whole day to do it... Read more

I love Spark People

Monday, June 13, 2011      5 comments

I get a lot of motivation from this website, and I'm a loser. (Losing weight, that is). Today, I went from the 180's into the 170's. Yippee! What I love about Spark People: You get motivation without having to add another meeting ... Read more


Friday, June 10, 2011      1 comments

Today, I had Lasagna Florentine by Smart Ones for lunch. Delicious and very satisfying.... Read more

Snacks Ready to Eat

Friday, June 03, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday, I bought a seedless watermelon and a cantelope. Just now, I used a cookie scoop to scoop out melon balls and make up baggies with one serving a piece in them. Some went in the fridge, the rest in the freezer. These will be great sn... Read more

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