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Getting Over It!!!

Sunday, July 17, 2011      4 comments

Joining SparkPeople has been a learning experience from the beginning. I have read and incorporated so many parts of the program into my 'real life' that there are a few things that have become second nature to me, like drinking water or being o... Read more

To all generations

Tuesday, July 05, 2011      4 comments

I found out something this week that reminded me of the Pay it Forward idea. I felt compelled several months ago to start supporting a young woman who had accepted the challenge of moving to the Middle East, North Africa to live and work as a... Read more


Monday, July 04, 2011      4 comments

I am sort of amazed when holidays roll around at how much comparison can be made between the meaning of the holiday and the SP program lifestyle. Well, I couldn't pass it up here's some things I've been thinking about this week. I... Read more

Sometimes you just don't win

Thursday, June 30, 2011      2 comments

Today was one of those days. Like most corporations, my company is saving money by short staffing and cross-training every employee to fill every position in the clinic. Today, I worked the lab. I'm not good at it...too slow...too insecure to ju... Read more


Monday, June 27, 2011      8 comments

I just reread my last blog and realized I didn't finish the story. I took the 4x to the fitting room and bought size 3x ....and they're too big for me....but I felt better just having 1 more size down... Sometimes when I blog...I just get to... Read more

Oh my!!!!

Sunday, June 26, 2011      5 comments

I decided to stop by the dress shop to pick up a couple of blouses yesterday...what a good thing! Double coupons and bargains out the wazoo. BUT the biggest thrill was when the salesperson came over ...offered to help and led me away from the 4 ... Read more

Something a little new

Wednesday, June 22, 2011      5 comments

Sister and I agreed to try planned, comPletely planned, meals this week and to limit even healthy snacks. Three days in and we're sticking with it. Each night we've had something different and have measured, weighed, and dished out just what we ... Read more

Just a thought about my father.

Sunday, June 19, 2011      7 comments

My father died on June 22 2004 and on days like today we really feel the loss. He was such a renaissance man. We moved into our house over 40 years ago and it was the abused shell of an old civil war house. Dad worked in a steel mill during the ... Read more


Monday, May 30, 2011      7 comments

Have you ever gone through a season of activities that became so overwhelmingly hectic that you couldn't focus? That's how I've felt since last Fall. I was encouraged to join my church's living Christmas tree and finally jumped in at the last mi... Read more

Passing of the time thing

Thursday, May 26, 2011      4 comments

"He's looking older" . I heard the comment from another table and figured it was directed at a man passing them. The subject was tall, slender, alert and even though he was a little stooped seemed to be a pretty healthy older gentleman. When ... Read more


Wednesday, May 11, 2011      4 comments

Back to work today. Tough! Family is still in. Busy. They took sister out for the whole day and I cut grass until dark. Too tired to move...gotta go to bed and start all over again tomorrow. Praise the Lord for keeping me on track. Keep Sparki... Read more

Visit in session

Tuesday, May 10, 2011      1 comments

Bro and sister in law in for a visit. Long time no see....having fun!... Read more


Monday, May 09, 2011      9 comments

Today I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I have been a nurse for over 30 years...and an RN for over a decade, but I never ever thought in my wildest dreams that I would be able to complete the requirements for the BSN. Today I wa... Read more

Tomorrow I graduate

Sunday, May 08, 2011      5 comments

I'll be hooded in the morning during the pinning ceremony and then walk for the presentation of degrees in the afternoon. The end of a very long journey.... Read more

mother's day

Saturday, May 07, 2011      3 comments

Tomorrow will be mother's day. I wish I could write some flowery sonnet to honor the memory of mine, but the stormy relationship we lived has too much reality to fluff over. But out of the darkness came a wonderful lesson. By deciding NOT to be ... Read more

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