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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts SPark Guy's Small steps plan

Sunday, October 19, 2014      61 comments

today I got an email from Chris SPark Guy. It contained the following: "When we hit our lowest point, we are open to our greatest change." (From the TV show Avatar) "... all it takes is a few small positive steps when we are down (which happ... Read more

All About ME

Saturday, October 04, 2014      20 comments

Our team assignment this week is to blog and answer questions about ourself so others can get to know us. What was your favorite food when you were a child? Cheeze its What’s the #1 most played song on your iPod? God's Peace by David ... Read more

Big Birthday Thank You

Sunday, September 21, 2014      23 comments

I am blessed! I want to thank all of my dear SP friends for the wonderful birthday wishes and goodies! I will soon thank you each individually. In the meantime A big hug to all of you! With my brother passing away in July, we have been very... Read more

Fall Plan

Sunday, September 14, 2014      19 comments

As most of you know one of my brothers passed away in July. Because he was the executor of my mother's estate (she passed away Jan. 2001) and administrator of my brother's estate ( who passed away in 2010), and he did not take care of either of... Read more

4th of July Photos

Wednesday, July 09, 2014      22 comments

I do not know where the time has gone this week. I am squeaking in at the last minute with this blog. Our 4th of July got switched to July 5th due to the weather. Here are a few photos of our celebration: Read more

Pick a Photo to help me

Saturday, June 21, 2014      40 comments

In AUgust my gym is having a display of photos taken by members. WOuld you help me pick which one I should display? I am going to post some photos here. I will number each one. IN your comment tell me which are your favorites. I will tally... Read more

I Am More than a Number on the Scale (SUmmer goal)

Saturday, June 14, 2014      28 comments

My goal for the Sizzling Summer challenge is to realize that I am more than a number on the scale. Because I have continued to eat right and exercise, but not lost any weight for so long, I have felt like a disappointment and a failure. ... Read more

Time to Weigh in

Saturday, May 17, 2014      20 comments

I struggle as I try to figure out what to write. I look back at the past ten weeks of the Spring Challenge. I have completed all of the challenges. I have tracked all of my exercise and eating. I drank plenty of water. I took time for mysel... Read more

My Wallpaper photos

Friday, April 25, 2014      27 comments

SOme of my friends have asked to see the wallpaper which was made from my photos. I took the photos at Suydam Farms in SOmerset, NJ. The owner has donated a building to a ministry called Elijah's Promise to use as a Farmer's Market. Eli... Read more

What do I need to do?

Wednesday, March 12, 2014      32 comments

This is supposed to be a blog about my goals for the spring challenge. I am so frustrated and disappointed in myself I do not know what to write. I went to the store this morning with the intention of buy some larger sized t shirts to wear ... Read more

Feeling unworthy

Friday, March 07, 2014      27 comments

I have always struggled with feeling bad about myself. I feel so unworthy of being loved. For Lent, I signed up for a daily email devotional. I like it because it takes a whole new direction of giving things up for Lent. Today's devotional... Read more

Looking Back at this winter

Tuesday, February 18, 2014      23 comments

Here in NJ it has been a snowy, cold winter. Add to that I was sick for almost the entire month of January and into February. Now it is time to look back and see how I did on accomplishing my goals. Read more

Christmas At my house (Photo blog)

Sunday, December 29, 2013      37 comments

For my Diamond team we have to post a photo blog this week showing our family celebrations and traditions. So here goes: Santa always visits the neighborhood riding on ... Read more

Winter goals

Tuesday, December 17, 2013      22 comments

As always I am writing this at the last minute for my BL team challenge. I feel like I write the same goals at the beginning of each challenge. SO I am trying to come up with something different. I can't keep trying the same things and expect... Read more

Changing the clocks

Tuesday, November 05, 2013      25 comments

I like this time of the year when we change the clocks. My body adapts quickly to the time change. I sleep better and feel energized. I have no trouble in the fall, it is the spring change that messes up my schedule and how I feel.... Read more


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