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The reason I have been distant.....
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      8 comments

I haven't been on Sparks lately and it is because life has been turned upside down for me and my family. We found out that my husband has colon cancer. I was numb when I heard... It seemed like a bad dream where I was not waking up. He wi... Read more
College Visit and Stairs
Friday, August 25, 2017      5 comments

My baby... my oldest... is heading into his senior year of high-school. emoticon ... Read more
Great River Bluff State Park
Thursday, August 24, 2017      1 comments

My family and I love checking out different parks around our area. We hike so much that now we have to start driving further to see these parks. Sunday we decided that we would take the 2.5 hour drive and head down south to check out Great Riv... Read more
MS Tram 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      3 comments

I did it!!!! I finished my first tram and I couldn't be more proud. I ended up biking 260 miles within the 5 days. I meet new friends, raised money for a great cause, and had a blast while doing it! Here is a recap of how the 5 days went... Read more
Getting back on track - Accountability
Thursday, July 13, 2017      5 comments

I have gained a few pounds back from what I have lost over the past year. Why? Because I have started eating a little too much of the unhealthy foods again. I have always had a problem with food. That is one reason why this weight loss... Read more
Playing Catch Up
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      2 comments

It has been a while since I have been on Spark, checked in, blogged, etc.... So I thought today was as good a day as ever! A lot has been happening this summer. Getting prepared as my oldest heads into his senior year. ... Read more
Refreshing Spring Break
Monday, April 17, 2017      4 comments

A much needed break for my whole family! The kiddos were on spring break last week and with my son's golden birthday on Easter, I thought it would be a great time to take advantage of the down time. We headed up to the north shore in Northern ... Read more
Borderline Diabetic
Tuesday, March 28, 2017      4 comments

Two words I wasn't expecting to hear from blood work results. Borderline Diabetic.... How could that happen? My levels have always been normal. I wasn't even going to do the blood work because I have always had good numbers. I am healthy... ... Read more
I made it to 900 days!
Thursday, January 19, 2017      8 comments

900 days ago I made a choice to start logging my food. I didn't use Spark but another app called "MyFitnessPal". My friend had started it and so she encouraged me to give it a try. It was free so I thought.... what do I have to lose? It ... Read more
Hiking in the New Year!
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      5 comments

Happy 2017 Sparkers!!! I was able to get out hiking on New Years Eve and then again on New Years Day. I used this time to reflect on the past ... Read more
2017 Jar
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      6 comments

My friend posted around New Years that she did a jar for 2016. She would put little things in it throughout the year and things she would want to remember. At New Years, she then would read through her whole year. I thought this was a fantast... Read more
BL Winter Challenge - Day #1
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      7 comments

It is finally here.... the start of the Winter Challenge and I am so ready! emoticon ... Read more
I took the plunge and signed up! MS Tram here I come.....
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      3 comments

I have been talking about this for a while now but my hubby didn't believe that I would actually follow through. He has been doing the MS Bike Tram now for a few years. He started riding with his dad but had to take a break while we were busy ... Read more
I'm Back... It has been too long!
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      11 comments

I'm back....... I have always kept up to date on Spark but over the summer, I wasn't feeling so sparky. It just felt like another daily task and I felt like I wasn't really getting much out of it. Yes, I would spin the wheel and gather up... Read more
Celebrating Independence
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      5 comments

Over the 4th of July week, my family took a trip up to Hayward, WI. It was a fun relaxing way to spend independence day and a great way to unwind. The cabin resort we stayed at was just a little north from Hayward. It had its own private ... Read more

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