I've had (and still have) alot going on......
Hi sparkfriends! It's been about a month or so since I've been here. I wanted to touch base to let you know that I have been dealing with not only my father's illness (Parkinson's) but my step mom is now getting treatment for a malignancy, whi... Read more
A new-found appreciation for the catering business
I'm working a part-time summer job for a catering company and last night was my first time. My son and I worked for about 5 hours. We were circulating the room to take empty plates, dishes, bottles, soda cans, and glasses, and we also set up a... Read more
Happy belated 4th
I worked most of the weekend, including yesterday, so I didn't spend much time on my computer. Even though independence day has past, I'm thankful EVERY DAY for our country, freedom, and our men and women in the military who make it possible.... Read more
Happy Fathers Day!
Happy fathers day to whom it applies to and to my 84 years young dad! You are the best! ... Read more
Stressed to the max, but.............
We're taking lemons and making lemonade (sugar-free of course)
My son separated from his wife and moved... Read more
My husband and I went to a Greek fest tonight and had a great time! I had Chicken Lathoregano (skin off), a little Rice Pilaf , and 1/2 of Spanakopita. Then I burned it a... Read more
I now have a DIFFERENT sweet tooth
Hi! This blog will be brief but will make a valid point. At one of my stops, I went into the break room, saw trays of chocolate chip cookies and fresh strawberries. I took 2 bites of the cookie, then tossed it in the trash, that was enough fo... Read more
I'm blogging to be accountable
Hi Spark friends! My husband and I are FINALLY moved into our new home! Right now, it's Saturday, I'm at the former house doing the final cleaning and packing and am ready to get lunch. I was briefly tempted to go to a fast-food joint to be h... Read more
Spark People REALLY changed me
Yesterday evening, just as I was leaving work, I received a disturbing call from my husband that someone jumped a red light and he got hit hard passenger side. By some miracle, no one was hurt (but alot of damage). Even though everyone was oka... Read more
There's no place like home
Hi Spark Friends! It's been quite a while since I've posted a blog, we've been busy with house-hunting. It's official, we are now under contract, we went from being renters to buying a home we really love! Suffice it for me to say that all t... Read more
What did I EVER see in THAT type of eating
Yesterday, I had my annual evaluation (which went great!). Three days a week, I am on the road going to and servicing dialysis units. I bring my lunch most of the time and when I don't I go to a salad bar at the supermarket and get fruits and ... Read more
On a scale of one to ten.........
I will give myself an 8, how's that! This blog is a follow-up to yesterdays. I learned that I'm not the only health-conscience person in church! Remember I mentioned I brought the celery, carrots, and low-fat dip? When I went to the tables w... Read more
Good News/Bad News
Hi everyone! As you know, today is superbowl Sunday. The good news is that I'm going to a superbowl party at our church. They are a great bunch of nice and fun people and it... Read more
I'm on a winning streak!
At work today, as I was listening to our local radio station at my desk, the DJ offered a pair of tickets to this weekend's Home & Garden show in Virginia Beach at the Convention Center. He gave a few hints of a famous singer and whoever was th... Read more
I received two trophies from SparkPeople for Consistency, January 2010, and 500 Monthly SparkPoints! How nice is that! And tomorrow, the 4th, will mark my two-year Sparkversery! One of the best decisions I made! Granted, I stumbled along the... Read more