Making SparkPeople work for **ME**
I've been ever-so-upset with SP and their new Start page changes, and considered leaving for good.
But ... Read more
To paraphrase a lawyer joke....
What do you call 20 WA state legislators at the bottom of the ocean?
A gosh-darn GOOD start...!
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DH update - some good news, but not final news....
We saw our family dr on Fri for a short face-to-face meeting. That's what he said when he came in, w... Read more
DH health update
Yesterday we drove to Bellevue for a full-body bone scan. An hour up and an hour and a half back. Our beloved 405 "freeway" - a clogged mess, esp on a Fri night. (For those with Puget Sound knowledge, leaving Bellevue for Tacoma at 5:00 on a ... Read more
Latest drama - DH health woes
Well, it’s been a crazy few days! We’ve been beating our heads against the medical establishment walls – trying to get an MRI as well as other tests scheduled.
Last Fri, DH told me his stomach hurt as I was leaving for work. By mid-after... Read more
Ta-dah!! I'm ba-ack...
It's been a week since I Spark'd and it feels like forever....sure have missed you-all, that's for sure!!!
DH had his 2nd total hip replacement on the 7th, and came home Mon the 10th. In between, he had a rough night with getting behind th... Read more
A joke for the day....
I found this on a website of Kids say the darndest things, and I hooted out loud....
A little girl goes to the barbershop with her father as usual. She stands next to the barber chair eating a snack cake, while her dad gets his hair cut. ... Read more
A great 50th HS reunion...and it wasn't even my school!
Last night I went with DH to his 50th high school reunion. Other than him, I actually knew 2, count 'em 2, people there - out of a couple hundred. And I had a BALL!!! I helped check people in, and give them their name tags - if they pre-regi... Read more
I should be so happy right now, but...
I'm leaving for Hawaii on Wed with my biological sister Amanda and my 4 honorary sisters. I ... Read more
I'm having a small, intimate pity party.....wanna come?
I've known for years that my boss plays favorites.
I've known for years that my boss is an age-ist.
I've known for years that my boss doesn't have the slightest idea of what I do.
I've known for years that my boss is trying to promote one ... Read more
Do I go on from here, or do I relive my past & then go on?
I have big-time "all or nothing" programming, from w-a-y back! I'm also more than a little bit of a perfectionist. Lovely combination, trust me!
I'd been very active in the Spark-verse up till Nov - went out of town for over a week and a ... Read more
Reply to JENJEN1004's "Accountability is no fun!" blog
I’ve been aching to reply to JENJEN1004’s blog, “Accountability is no fun!” because it stirred up so many things in me. Then I began to worry about the comment space not being big enough (I’m really pretty good at “future worrying”!), so decide... Read more
I know better, so why do I keep doing it?
I've been mentally absent from SP for about a week. Still physically here, but not emotionally. My DH went on a short fishing trip for a few days and I went into self-sabotage mode....
"He's not here to see what I eat" - "I should eat som... Read more
Fun, fun, fun....on a weekend!
Our son, DIL, and only grandchild (1-1/2, and cute as a button!) are in WA visiting from AZ. (They left the day of the dust storm!) They have lots of stops to make - his mom (DH's ex) lives in our area, his half-sister and family live in Easte... Read more
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When did this happen? I'm making healthier decisions!
DH is gone to a fishing conference for the weekend. That's usually a time for me to have pizza for dinner one night, since he's not such a big fan.
PLUS, I'm seeing my sister tonight, and we love sharing a garlic-sauced pizza. So I pla... Read more