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My first contest! Powerlifting!

Thursday, October 18, 2012      4 comments

My first powerlifting contest ever at age 57! It was fun ! I did a 235 deadlift and a 225 squat. They didn't give the squat to me though because I tipped a bit at the bottom and my hips went above paralell. (DRAT!) I benched too, but ... Read more

Hello!!!

Friday, May 04, 2012      1 comments

I know, I know it's been TOO long!!!! I finally found access to a library computer that i can make it to once a week. Whew!! I've been really busy. My "girls" ages range from 22 to 55 right now. I have three with bad knees and one wi... Read more

It's March already! Spring time's a-comin. . .

Monday, March 05, 2012      2 comments

Hello! I love teaching the girls exercise classes! They are really sweet girls too, (for the most part). All have a troubled background and struggle. God is working. I work at two sites. Time is limited today, got to scoot. ... Read more

January Courses

Sunday, January 15, 2012      3 comments

I am moving to north of the county, on the border of the next county. I will be working in a women's rehab center. I feel inadequate, ignorant. God will have to empower me for this leg of my journey, cuz I don't have it. Internet may ... Read more

December Thoughts -

Thursday, December 22, 2011      1 comments

I like orderliness. There's got to be a pattern, something to guide, sensibleness. Irregular work days grind on me, but I take them as blessings. All things that touch my life has been sifted through the hands of my Father. Since all the ot... Read more

November Insanity

Wednesday, November 30, 2011      3 comments

November has been insane! There has been some kind of food function at least once a week that I must attend. Celebrations are great, but up to a point and it becomes insanity. I miss my known food, foods that I know exactly what they are m... Read more

October Blog

Wednesday, October 26, 2011      0 comments

October has been too much. Too much food. I am struggling. It's hard enough to battle against myself and my cravings for stuff, but to add temptation after temptation is just too much. I have finally figured out that I'm probably only ... Read more

What's happenin now. . .

Sunday, October 16, 2011      3 comments

Today I'm dealing with no weight loss this week and a broken molar with no dental insurance. I've had pains with this tooth before, but it doesn't hurt now, just sensitive. Not going to start chewing with it right away for sure. There alway... Read more

Sweet Potato Pie, My Oh My

Thursday, October 06, 2011      10 comments

How do I begin? Well DH and I received a dubious birthday gift yesterday, a sweet potato pie. OH no!! Yes, we did. We ate the whole thing. No worries of it hanging around tempting us for days. Well, I got on the scales this AM and was ... Read more

Diet Train Wreck

Sunday, October 02, 2011      0 comments

I had to go to a Homecoming at a church today. I did not want to go because of the ordeal I have with food. And it proved me right. There were surprisingly few healthy choices. Half my plate was peas/beans/okra mix and green beans with some... Read more

Cheap Makeup!!

Friday, September 30, 2011      5 comments

I have made a great discovery!! Go to your local Halloween display and look for MAKEUP!! You can find highlighting sticks and eyeshadow and lip sticks for cheap!! Read the warning labels. Some say not to use around eyes or lips, but mo... Read more

My job(s) at the Y

Friday, September 30, 2011      2 comments

Hello All! I really do love my job(s) at the Y. I think sometimes it's not so much the job, it's the people you work with. I have been working in several areas, so I don't have a clear title. lol Just all around "Jack", I quess. ;) I w... Read more

Still around....

Friday, September 23, 2011      4 comments

Dear Spark friends, I'm still around, just haven't been hanging much on the site. I just have too many other things I have to do, but I am still here, still working at reaching my goals. Life gets crowded sometimes and you have to choose pr... Read more

Have fun!!

Saturday, September 17, 2011      0 comments

The day is so gorgeous and inviting!! I've just got to go somewhere and enjoy!! Thinking of shopping, or maybe "window" shopping. lol Any who, get out and have some fun!! Have a great one!!... Read more

Where does the time go??

Thursday, September 15, 2011      3 comments

I don't know how some of my Spark Friends DO so much!! I've worked some for two days this week, Monday was errands and now I'm trying to catch up on laundry, changing the sheets, cleaning up after cat, etc., house stuff today. We've had a ... Read more


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