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Twenty Fourth Wedding Anniversary, Blues.....

Tuesday, March 24, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday started off as a wonderful memory and turned into an even bigger momentous anniversary as my DH was laid off of his long time job and has finally become just another statistic across America. Now we are both unemployed. How very scary ... Read more

Good One Jenny!

Thursday, March 19, 2009      0 comments

I like that, stick-to-it-tive-ness rather than I-can-do-it-tive-ness! You are right though, this time around, not nearly as much to learn or relearn that is. I am also enjoying the weather here in Northern California because it has been beautifu... Read more

Second Time Around:

Tuesday, March 10, 2009      1 comments

Second time around for me, is definately harder! I have developed some bad habits along the way (without using my Spark People tools) and I am finding it difficult to break these, like eating late at night, yuck!. I haven't blogged in ages an... Read more

Pain Before Pleasure!

Wednesday, April 02, 2008      1 comments

OMG! I recently had spinal fusion surgery and boy has it ever knocked me off my feet. After three weeks I am finally able to see the light at the end of the tunnel! It was nearly impossible to find a comfortable position weather I was tying... Read more

Thanks to EVERYONE for your encouragement!

Tuesday, March 04, 2008      0 comments

I have gotten SO MUCH POSITIVE feedback from so many people on Spark People, regarding my upcoming spinal fusion surgey on March 10th, I just wanted to thank everyone for making it easier to look forward to a new painfree future for myself. ... Read more

Problems Adding Photos To Your Spark Pages?

Wednesday, February 20, 2008      0 comments

Try defrag. I was going crazy trying to download some of my latest photos and no one at SP could tell me what was the problem. I continued to get an error that said the file was too big. Since I am not one to let things go, I thought about it ov... Read more

Headed For Surgery!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008      1 comments

I will be having spinal fusion surgery on March 10,2008. I am really ready to be pain free and done with pain killers. I am doing my best to build my body and mind, trying to prepare for both the surgery and the recovery period. I took a walk ea... Read more

I finally know where I'm headed!

Wednesday, February 06, 2008      1 comments

The month of January marked my one year anniversary with Spark People and now look, here we are already into the month of Feburary and I am still doing it! I am still waking up every morning and going to sleep everynight with goals accomplis... Read more

Time To Wake UP!!!!

Thursday, January 31, 2008      0 comments

Thanks to Rainbowdragon I am realizing that I am not alone in this gloomy winter. Unfortunately, being retired can be a huge excuse to give into the "I just wanna crawl back into bed and sleep all day" mode. Add pain and back troubles... Read more

I Can't Believe!!!

Wednesday, November 28, 2007      0 comments

I can't believe that my anniversary date is right around the corner and that I have stuck with Spark People for almost a year! It has been SO EASY, I cannot forsee EVER going back to my old habits and allowing myself to get out of shape again. I... Read more

A Walk In The Rain!

Monday, November 12, 2007      1 comments

Saturday it rained all day here in "Sunny California", my DH and I bundled up and got out there anyway. What a glorious way to start the day! It really was refreshing and it seemed to set the pace for the rest of the day. It really felt as thoug... Read more

Trying Times of a California Mom

Thursday, October 25, 2007      0 comments

I am living in Northern California while all three of our children and grandchildren are smack dab in the middle of the Southern California fire storms. It has been a trying time. Waiting, watching the news, worrying! Thankfully, things are star... Read more

The Healing Power Of Our Children!

Thursday, October 11, 2007      1 comments

Well, I have been WHINNING about my aches and pains and begging since the end of August. I finally got the epidural one week and a half ago, to no avail of course. However, I've just enjoyed a visit from our middle child (daughter Michele).... Read more

Colder Weather Makes Me Cook!

Friday, October 05, 2007      0 comments

The great thing about it though is that this year I have spark recipes I can cook and enjoy. I was on a plateau since the end of August, having terrible back problems, getting very little exercise. So, I decided to do what I could do and eat sma... Read more

Thanks folks for listening to me whine!

Wednesday, October 03, 2007      0 comments

Well I have finally gotten the epidural (#4) which I have been longing for. Up till now they always seem to help for about a three month period. However the third seemed to fade much earlier than the others. Anyway, now I am suffering from th... Read more


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