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Birthday

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      11 comments

Yesterday was my birthday. The big 60! I can hardly believe it, but am not bothered by it. Was having a great day until I got home and saw my cat lying listlessly on the rug. I knew he was old and wouldn't last long as he had already shown s... Read more

@#*&% lawn mower

Monday, April 23, 2012      6 comments

Had problems starting my lawn mower last year, SIL came over and got it going. Said it was probably flooded. So of course it wouldn't start again this year so the neighbor came over and started it, said it needed more gas. Can't win, what's a... Read more

most unusual flower girl

Monday, August 09, 2010      16 comments

My nephew got married this weekend to his long time girlfriend. My 5 1/2 y.r. old grandson was the ring bearer(and so adorable was he!). The flower girl was their cat! They both did very well altho Spring did have to stop periodically to chec... Read more

Long time coming!

Monday, August 02, 2010      4 comments

I recently had my 2 year sparversary and I certainly have come a long way from last year. My weight is down 23# My cholesterol level continues to go down while my HDL has risen and my LDL is down. Read more

Another milestone reached!

Saturday, December 26, 2009      12 comments

Finally out of the 150's and into the 140's. Slowly but surely am getting to my goal. Each milestone achieved gives me renewed enthusiasm to reach my goal. Thanks to all spark friends who have kept me focused and motivated. Read more

So excited!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009      8 comments

My size 12 pants have been fitting really loose but I have been really nervous about trying my 10's on for fear that they wouldn't fit. I finally got up enough courage and found that they fit perfectly. WooHoo! Another goal met. I can do this... Read more

raking leaves

Sunday, November 08, 2009      6 comments

As I was raking leaves today I began to reminisce about how we used to play in the leaves as kids while raking them. First we raked them into walls for our "house". We started with the kitchen then the living room followed by the bedrooms and ... Read more

Granddaughterisms

Thursday, October 22, 2009      4 comments

Well since Monday when all was right with the world it has done nothing but rain and be cold! I'm trying not to complain about the weather because it is going to be a long cold winter and it hasn't even started. So last nIght I had my children... Read more

I feel great!

Monday, October 19, 2009      7 comments

I'm on vacation, the sun is shining and it is in the 60's. What a fabulous start to my staycation. Was out all afternoon raking and bagging leaves. Also was trimming trees and tying them up so they can be picked up this week. Lots of great e... Read more

staycation

Saturday, October 17, 2009      4 comments

I'm on vacation this week but am not going any where. I'm planning on getting plenty of exercise while doing yard work( if the weather cooperates with me!). I love raking but hate bagging the leaves! And when the weather doesn't cooperate the... Read more

Need sun!

Friday, October 09, 2009      5 comments

This cold, dreary, rainy weather is getting to me! I need some sun. I'm starting to feel depressed and without any motivation. I can handle the cold but boy do I NEED some sun! I hope some arrives soon before I lose my mind. On a lighter ... Read more

Time flies

Tuesday, September 29, 2009      3 comments

Where does the time go? Seems like I just started Sept. and already it is gone. Why does time go by so fast now when as a kid it seemed to drag? I want my life to slow down to a crawl again! Read more

Big Step

Wednesday, September 23, 2009      6 comments

I am out of the 160's and into the 150's finally. It's taken months but I finally did it. I am so thrilled. Haven't seen the 150's in probably about 18 months! Now to get out of the 150's. Yeah.... Read more

Back among the living

Wednesday, September 16, 2009      7 comments

I was sooo sick Sunday late eve til Tuesday eve! Today I feel alive again. I can eat without gagging and I can move without Hurting. Yay for return of usual good health. Tomorrow I can return to some exercising again. It's been a while sin... Read more

Grandchildren

Sunday, September 13, 2009      5 comments

I consider myself one of the luckiest people in the world having all 4 of my grandbabies within 15 miles and being able to see all of them at least once a week! Having said that I must admit I am really enjoying time to myself this afternoon af... Read more


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