SLCB1023's Blogs

Food Portions and Sizes Rising
Sunday, November 22, 2009      12 comments

I was finishing my closet cleaning today and got down to clothing from my college and Peace Corps days. Yes, I like to keep those rememberances. LOL Anyway, I held up a pair of jeans from those days thinking they were a size 10 or 12. Looked... Read more
YES!!!! The project from hello is finally DONE!
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      7 comments

Yes, everyone, last night at around 10pm I FINALLY finished all the stitching on my daughters wedding announcement cross-stitch project that I have been working forever and ever. Yes, the wedding was Oct 3 BUT her birthday is tomorrow... so I d... Read more
Simply Sunday
Sunday, November 15, 2009      5 comments

I woke up just in the mood to do some pitching and throwing. So off I went to clean my storage closet and my everyday closet. After about an hour, I had accumulated THREE large laundry baskets piled high with a variety of sizes of clothing. I... Read more
Ricotta Pie Recipe
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      9 comments

Several of my dear SP Friends have asked for my Ricotta Pie recipe. I think I added it to the SP recipe file a while ago. But I will list it here to save you searching for it. I found the recipe in the book "The Diabetes Diet" by Dr. Richard ... Read more
The weekend
Sunday, November 08, 2009      7 comments

This weekend was the final equestrian mounted games competition of the season. My friend Diane and I organize the one in May and the one in November. We have not had decent weather for the entire weekend for years and years. Finally our turn ... Read more
It's Not About the Scales By Pam Peeke, MD
Friday, November 06, 2009      12 comments

I have several times encouraged Sparkers not to judge progress or lack of it by what the scales say. I found this great article on Web MD and just had to pass it on. ============================
===== It's Not About the Scales by P... Read more
Halloween Odds and Ends
Sunday, November 01, 2009      8 comments

Halloween is just another day for me. We live at the end of a very long driveway so never get any trick or treaters. No need to buy any Halloween treats since my kids are grown too and have moved out. So no temptations for me . YAHOO!! I ce... Read more
Laundry Day .... OOPPPS.
Saturday, October 24, 2009      11 comments

Today is laundry day. Somethings seem to have gotten mixed up LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL Had to come back and add the drying cycle. LOL ... Read more
Birthday Adventures
Saturday, October 24, 2009      7 comments

I always take time to reflect on my Birthday... to compare where I was last year to where I am this year. Last year, I went hiking with DH, DS, and DD along Skyline Drive (Shenadoah Mtns). It was a beautiful crisp fall day with lovely foli... Read more
An Iowa Wife
Sunday, October 18, 2009      6 comments

I grew up in Iowa so just had to share this joke sent from my cousin who still lives in Iowa. I am sure this is true for many Sp Friends whether from Iowa or not. LOL "An Iowa Wife" Three men married wives from different states: ... Read more
Road to Recovery ~ Week 1
Saturday, October 17, 2009      8 comments

I met with my PT for knee evaluation this week. We both decided that the Dr was a bit negative by forbidding any squats and lunges in my exercise PT sets. He only wanted elliptical and bike work. Come on now, everyone does a mini squat when s... Read more
Finally Wedding Pictures
Monday, October 12, 2009      14 comments

Finally, DH downloaded his pictures from my DD's wedding. So here we go. The wedding took place on their little farmette in the hills of Virginia. It was a beautiful fall day with bright sun (even though there was a 60% chance of rain cal... Read more
Thanks to everyone
Thursday, October 08, 2009      11 comments

Thanks to everyone for all their thoughts, prayers and well wishes. My surgery went well on my knee. The doctor said the meniscus tear was bigger than he expected. But he stitched it up, smoothed all off, and flushed out all the floating... Read more
Dr Visit
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      12 comments

Today I went in to see my sports medicine doctor to discuss the my left knee MRI results. As I entered the office the nurse handed me the report so I could read it before the doctor came in. I am skimming it and seeing normal, normal, normal, ... Read more
Exercise Partners
Sunday, September 27, 2009      7 comments

KATMOMMA3 has all the rest of the good exercise partners busy helping her clean. DARN!!! ... Read more

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