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Pick and Choose Your Celebrations

Monday, September 12, 2011      3 comments

This was a tough weekend for a sugar addict. A Bridal Shower, an eating out occasion with friends, (Ice Cream available), leftovers brought to the church of all the celebrations including a birthday cake! No way!!! (Why me Lord?) I've bee... Read more

This n That

Saturday, September 10, 2011      0 comments

It was a good "Y'Day" yesterday. Just glad it won't happen very often like that, I hope. Today was a bridal shower that I really didn't want to attend for more reasons than one, but it was ok. Didn't need to spend calories on finger foods,... Read more

The "Y", Home Sweet Home

Thursday, September 08, 2011      1 comments

Dear Spark Friends, I guess I will be spending the day at the Y tomorrow, my second home now. lol I will be up at 5:30 in the am, be at work at 8. Work till 11am and then do my workout. I will clock back in at 4pm to work the evening s... Read more


Wednesday, September 07, 2011      3 comments

Hi everyone! The coffee is brewing and I've had my breakfast. Getting ready to go to work (at Y). Be there at 8 am today, and it's a good 45 minute drive normally. I'm excited, I'm scared, a mixed bag. I get off at 12 and then will do my wo... Read more

What's Going On?

Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

Today was my first day at the desk for training at the Y. It's mostly an information desk. So the key there is FIND the information that people want answers for. And there's lots of information, programs, kid's stufff swimming, sports, etc. OK. ... Read more

Changes coming . . .

Friday, August 26, 2011      1 comments

My life is about to change. No more lots of time to do chores, Spark, and whatever I want. I am about to enter the work force once again. I begin on Wednesday. It's going to be difficult. I am so used to my time being my own. I am afraid that th... Read more

From a Strictly Mathematical Viewpoint:

Wednesday, August 24, 2011      4 comments

What equals 100%? What does it mean to give MORE than 100%? Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We have all been in situations where someone wants you to give over 100%. How about achieving 101%? What equa... Read more

Cranky, Irritable, Gripey Grouch

Monday, August 22, 2011      3 comments

I was cranky and irritable this weekend. I thought ice cream would help, but it didn't, especially when I read high fructose corn syrup on the label. (I try to avoid that.) Don't I try to avoid ice cream too? Welll. . ., yea. I haven't had real ... Read more

My Bulletin Boards

Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

These are what I've been doing lately that keeps me busy. This one I completed today. Hope you can read it. Read more

Seeds of Faith

Monday, August 15, 2011      4 comments

God the Father . . . Wills God the Son (the Word, Jesus) . . . Speaks God the Holy Spirit . . . Moves We the children . . . Obey... Read more

My furnace is heating up . . .

Thursday, August 11, 2011      5 comments

I am so blessed! My enthusiasm for things spiritual is echoing throughout my being. My body is responding to my more increased efforts and courage to persevere. Who says God is not real? My inward furnace is heating up. I am sooo glad. I ha... Read more

One way to get me to the gym . . . . .

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      5 comments

Yes, I am putting in an application to work at the Y, again. I've worked there before. Never doing what I WANT to do, yet. Came close before, but was cut off. I plan to either go in early or to stay later than my hours to get in a workout. ... Read more

Setting Some Goals

Wednesday, August 03, 2011      4 comments

This is long overdue. I need to write down some of my goals and plan how to achieve them. #1 Goal - Get back to the Bible, and prayer, and studies. I've let this slip for awhile because of too many distractions. #2 Goal - Get back... Read more

Trip ta Trip ta Trip . . . .

Monday, August 01, 2011      3 comments

Well this weekend has been difficult, just as I was feeling in the weight loss groove. You know the feeling, when you feel like you're doing all the right things and the weight is coming off too. You've GOT IT going on. Love that feeling! W... Read more

Same, Same

Thursday, July 28, 2011      3 comments

There are some days when I feel like I'm just existing, one day is very similar to another. Being successful at controlling food intake is a boost. Having too many incidental things to do to get to the gym is a downer. Today is, I mean the past ... Read more

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