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It's a beautiful fall, y'all!

Saturday, October 20, 2012      2 comments

Hi Sparkies! It's been two months since I posted a blog. *hanging head in shame*. It is gorgeous in north central PA right now. Unbelievable colors of fall. I'm so thankful for the beauty where we live. The fog in the mountain valleys, wi... Read more

Bits of summer (woo hoo!) to carry into fall. . .

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      5 comments

Almost the semester. . . I'm at work on and off this week; first day of classes is next Monday. My little caboose (well, he's 21) comes home for a week between his summer job cleaning dorm rooms (poetic justice!) and his semester start. When ... Read more

blew it today; oh well

Saturday, August 18, 2012      3 comments

Woke up at 2:30 AM and couldn't sleep the rest of the night. . .don't know why, except I wasn't in my own bed, but it got me real tired. So. . . after attending my niece's bridal shower today and driving the 3 hours home, I felt exhausted and s... Read more

Great biking trails!

Thursday, August 16, 2012      3 comments

The summer is winding down and the school year starts next week, so I am trying to get some good biking in. Beautiful paths: the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail in Lewisburg PA (18 miles)--did it today. Gorgeous farmland and a very picturesque town... Read more

Yay !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! First big goal met !!!!!! Thank you !!!

Thursday, August 02, 2012      5 comments

So I am SO excited! Today I weighed in at 162.8, which means for my height (over 5'8") I am at the high end of a healthy BMI! 24.7 !! This is not something that I EVER dreamed possible; I was edging into the obese category a few months ago. ... Read more

Very bummed

Thursday, July 26, 2012      5 comments

My doc says probable stress fracture in my foot. The xray also showed my other nasty foot issues (bunion and osteoarthritis--what? Eeew!). I am probably not going to get a bone scan to confirm because I would have to pay 30% of it as coinsur... Read more

A small victory!

Friday, July 20, 2012      4 comments

Well, to me it was a big one. I have been stressed all week about something; basically it was a job proposal I had to write for some freelance work; lots of angst etc. I have REALLY felt stressed, wondering how to write the proposal, wondering... Read more

Good news/eh news

Thursday, July 19, 2012      5 comments

I am SO excited to say that I have lost 30 lbs as of today. Wow. I never would have thought this possible. I have only a couple of lbs more until I am at the upper end of a healthy BMI, and only 20 more until I am in the middle, where I want ... Read more

Grace

Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments

So, quick check: What does the word "grace" mean to you? As in, God's grace? I confess, it's one of those specialized Bible words that I kinda don't stop to think about when I am reading. I know we are saved by grace through faith (Eph... Read more

Lovely June

Thursday, June 28, 2012      0 comments

I feel so blessed to have seen all 4 of my chillens and both wives this month. They are all in their 20's, but live scattered in PA and NY. We just got back from a trip to Buffalo--really a great, fun city, despite its economic woes. Went s... Read more

Time to post!

Wednesday, June 20, 2012      5 comments

I've been slacking a bit on posting. . . sorry sparkies! Hope y'all are doing well. I was at the beach last week with DH and even though it was restaurant week, for the most part I did pretty well with my nutrition. Notice I am not calling it... Read more

My Bod is God's

Sunday, June 03, 2012      4 comments

Well hello Sparkfriends! For me, it's been a good couple of months--down 21 lbs (well 4 of those lbs came off in January but I count them!). Been exercising like crazy and being good on the food plan. Today I budgeted in a half-piece of... Read more

My wedding rings

Tuesday, May 22, 2012      6 comments

Another motivation for losing weight: I want to be able to wear my wedding rings again! We are complicated. Weight/food/exercise issues are complicated. I don't pretend to have it figured out. But I do know that God answers prayer. H... Read more

The garden's in!

Friday, May 18, 2012      3 comments

Today I finished up the garden--planted 3 rows of potatoes and one of onions. I have a lot of stuff in! I love it at this time of year when everything is so promising and the weeds and the varmints haven't interfered yet! Our church has a lar... Read more

Health benefits

Monday, May 14, 2012      3 comments

I have several health issues that are a direct result of being overweight. . .and it is amazing how just 15 lbs of weight loss and consistent exercise is helping with them: Cholesterol down to 143 (last check 175; I'm on cholesterol meds s... Read more


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