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With Love and Gratitude On Memorial Day 2011
Just had to drop by and say
That I don't need a special day
To celebrate those we lost
Who gave their lives - such a cost!
No, I don't need a special day
To thank them all in many ways.
Not one day that I am free
That I don't thank... Read more
Happy Mother's Day
Wishing all my friends a wonderful Mother's Day. Enjoy!... Read more
Thoughts & Prayers for Tornado Victims
To all of those who've been impacted by the amazingly awful tornadoes, my deepest sympathy is felt in these tough times. It's such a helpless feeling to not be able to do anything after the ravages of mother nature.
Take care and prayers... Read more
Happy Easter and Keep Hopping Down that Bunny Trail
Just wanted to give my sparkpeeps a shout-out wishing all a happy Easter.
And remember to keep moving... even if it's just hop, hop, hopping.
... Read more
Reminders from Animals of The Lightness of Being & Quote I Found
This weekend I exercised my hiney off. In the wonderful sunshine, in a field surrounded by nature. A couple of people had their dogs out and as I walked the long loop, I watched these beautiful creatures run and fetch. Reminded me of how I've... Read more
How Do Caffeine-Free People Keep their Energy Up?
Since I've had no caffeine for 16 days, I also have less energy. How do caffeine-free folks do it? I miss the little jolt I got from a small amount of coffee each day.
Also, is it my imagination, or are fewer Sparkers blogging and huddlin... Read more
Wouldn't You Know It... Guess What I Won Today?
Just when I'm getting into a nice, healthy groove, I was the 8th caller into a radio station while working on my computer.
Won a gift certificate to Black Angus restaurant. Gotta tell ya... Yummy stuff.
Will go on the weekend and not ... Read more
New Rule, New Layer of Change in Eating
I've been doing very well with my no sugar, no caffeine changes. They are biggies for me and I really feel the difference in a good way. (of course, I miss the coffee jolt, but not the taste)
Yesterday, I implemented another big change - ... Read more
Theater Popcorn Calories Equal WHAT???? Are you Kidding Me?
It's been on the radio news several times in the past couple of weeks...
Recent studies have revealed that popcorn sold in some theaters contained the equivalent calories of 3 BIG MACS!!!! Wow! Now there are rumors that there is a plan be... Read more
Spring Has Sprung, And So Have I
Feeling like I really have to amp-up getting back on track. Have been discombobulated for a long time due to so many losses and personal bumps in the road, and keep trying to make it all right again.
Wishing all a warm, lovely Springtime... Read more
OMG! St. Patrick was Scottish! Happy St. Paddy's Day!
St. Patrick: Man, Myth & Holiday Learn interesting facts and tidbits about the beloved St. Patrick.
(CREDITED TO CATHOLIC ONLINE WEBSITE)
St. Patrick of Ireland is one of the world's most popular saints.
Apostle of Ireland, born ... Read more
OMG! WATCHING THE JAPAN TSUNAMI IN REAL TIME
Oh, how awful! My city sits on several major fault lines as well, so I understand this potential. My prayers go to the people of Japan in dealing with this tragedy.... Read more
OMG, Is It Really March Already?
Where did January and February go so fast?
Yikes! Time is fleeting.
Wishing all a wonderful day.... Read more
Where's My Scale? (and my socks)
Okay, it's been so long since I used the scale that I don't even remember where it is. If I had to guess, I'd say I last weighed around 2-3 months ago. Before beginning this healthier lifestyle change 2.5 years ago, I never weighed myself or e... Read more
Apple Cider Vinegar... POOF, My Appetite Is Gone!
I recently discovered and researched the many benefits of apple cider vinegar, including taking a tbsp before a meal (about a half hour or so) and my hunger disappears. Since I just recently discovered this, I've forgotten to do this most of th... Read more