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HHH!
7/6/2014 9:59:26 PM,  16 COMMENTS

Yup, it's July, alrighty. It's going to be hazy hot and humid every day this week. 67 I am so grateful for central air-conditioning, living...  Read more

MEADSBAY

I hate seeing my wife cry
7/6/2014 8:41:40 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I finally told my wife about the CT scan results and she cried. That was way harder for me than hearing the news from my Dr. I hate to see her in pa...  Read more

LANCER1984

Woo Hoo I did it!!!
7/5/2014 9:07:44 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I finally got over 150 points in one day. To be exact i got 167. I am totally psyched. It has taken me over 4 months to be able to do this. i've g...  Read more

LANCER1984

Health Issues
7/5/2014 6:48:55 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have some health issues going on right now and could use some good energy in this direction. I'm waiting to hear for results from a couple of dr's...  Read more

LANCER1984

Food for thought
7/4/2014 10:52:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

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LANCER1984

Guess boredom is an emotion, too
7/4/2014 12:35:23 PM,  13 COMMENTS

I do not consider myself an emotional eater, particularly. 24 But it's a dark and stormy 4th of July and I am basically alone as my poor dear man h...  Read more

MEADSBAY

Hurricane Arthur (We are ok)
7/4/2014 8:37:35 AM,  2 COMMENTS

We got grazed with the outer part of the storm system thankfully. As of 8:30 am it is still dark, rainy, and a few gusts here and there but it should...  Read more

SASSYCHRIS1952

Wishing everyone a happy 4th of July!
7/3/2014 9:01:04 PM,  14 COMMENTS

To all my dear spark friends...have a wonderful holiday weekend... and...about the rhubarb....well....it just didn't work out....oh well...at lea...  Read more

TERRY0217

Time to reflect
7/3/2014 8:44:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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LANCER1984

Hum!!!
7/2/2014 6:15:32 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I'm sitting here wondering what to write. I had a nice day at work yesterday - it was good to be back. Spent most of the day working on Hope Troupe...  Read more

LANCER1984

Ups and downs
7/2/2014 4:44:54 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Mostly feeling better now- my murderous mood swing passed- my pain lessened considerably- like 90% in two days- but then when I started taperi...  Read more

MEADSBAY

What Spark is all about
7/2/2014 1:09:20 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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LANCER1984

Paying it forward
7/2/2014 1:44:10 AM,  3 COMMENTS

So, for my kids sake, and to participate with our community, I've been participating in Ramadan. It's been interesting for me, since I've never done i...  Read more

SALAM4545

Pet peeves and mis-spellings
7/1/2014 2:31:15 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Okay, first I want to apologize for my previous blogs title "Giving Ramadan arrive" I meant either "Ramadan arrives" or "Giving Ramadan a try" but was...  Read more

SALAM4545

A funny thing to start your day!!!!!
7/1/2014 1:34:25 AM,  9 COMMENTS

This squirrel gets the picture. No matter what there is way to get past your obstacles and reach your goals. Today my goal is to exercise for...  Read more

LANCER1984

Awesome weekend
6/30/2014 11:01:45 PM,  7 COMMENTS

The vow renewal this weekend went off without a hitch. The weather was beautiful. the food was great and there was good time all around. All my worr...  Read more

LANCER1984

Yuk!
6/30/2014 2:02:19 PM,  16 COMMENTS

Well, today was the day (actually overnight) that the bad side effect (besides the sleep issues) kicked in- extreme irritability and mood...  Read more

MEADSBAY

Giving Ramadan arrive
6/30/2014 1:17:11 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Ramadan Mubarek! (That means Happy Ramadan.) So, in the spirit of understanding this holiday, and leading my kids through what is a very spiritua...  Read more

SALAM4545

I think I've lost it
6/29/2014 5:34:05 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Others may think I totally lost it!!! The deer are eating my tomato plants (the leaves, not the fruits) I've had it!! I put up the deer fence,...  Read more

TERRY0217

New Clothesline
6/29/2014 1:39:30 PM,  11 COMMENTS

After two years, I finally have been able to replace my clothesline. To explain: The last vestiges of the old barn had to come down a couple of years...  Read more

JANEDOE12345

Decreasing dosage and tablet time
6/29/2014 10:39:43 AM,  13 COMMENTS

First of all, that photo of all three kids (yesterday's blog) was staged- Papa saw Lucy and William on the couch with my ipod touch and my ipad ...  Read more

MEADSBAY

Jogging in Place
6/29/2014 12:53:40 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I've been jogging in place lately, usually to music. It surprises me how easy it is, and how long it takes for me to get winded and sweaty. In th...  Read more

TWILAQ1

I need a good recipe
6/28/2014 10:18:15 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I need some help.... This week, in my CSA package...we got rhubarb....how the heck do you make it? I never had it before, so, I'm calling on all of...  Read more

TERRY0217

Prednisone seems to be helping!
6/28/2014 9:51:01 PM,  17 COMMENTS

May be just wishful thinking but, other than going to bed early last night with a wicked unusual headache, and waking up (feeling fine) at 4ish th...  Read more

MEADSBAY

Prescription: Weight Loss/Health Affirmations
6/28/2014 12:18:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Repeat out loud, if possible. Let your ears hear the words. Speak slowly to comprehend the meaning of each phrase. Love yourself! 525 I am fe...  Read more

FRENCHPETAL

PTSD
6/28/2014 3:58:58 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today was National PTSD awareness day. We hear avout it in the news a lot, but it's a little hard for most people to understand. I was diagnosed with...  Read more

SALAM4545

Our Vegetable Garden
6/27/2014 10:18:05 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I cannot take the credit for this great-looking garden, this is my husband's pride and joy! Fortunately we've been getting a good soaking rain here an...  Read more

SASSYCHRIS1952

Grattitudes
6/26/2014 11:03:06 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am so grateful for Sparkpeople, and the assistance my friends give me in finding the blind spots of taking care of myself. I am grateful for an...  Read more

SALAM4545

Just think?????
6/26/2014 7:42:28 AM,  6 COMMENTS

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LANCER1984

Family Guilt inflictors make me too stressed out to eat
6/26/2014 4:39:44 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So today my other cousin texted me, the first time I have heard from her in nearly 3 years, in regards to my Mothers surgery. "Dear Amy You have...  Read more

SALAM4545

My Aunt is very wise.
6/26/2014 4:04:20 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I want to share a blog my Aunt wrote. Her name is Gay, and she is very wise. She always makes me think, but also laugh. I may be out of step, but...  Read more

SALAM4545

In a Decade...
6/25/2014 11:29:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

What will my life be like in ten years? Obviously, it's impossible to know for sure, but I know some things I'd like to see. I expect to be at my...  Read more

TWILAQ1

Mixed Faith Family
6/25/2014 2:04:51 AM,  2 COMMENTS

My kids have been brought up honoring the holidays and celebrations of several religious traditions. In a few days Ramadan starts, but it's the first...  Read more

SALAM4545

How I came to be
6/24/2014 6:27:34 PM,  11 COMMENTS

People ask me how I can be so positive about life and I never have an easy answer for them. I think the first changed happened when I got clean a...  Read more

LANCER1984

Life is Good
6/23/2014 5:09:43 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I am feeling really good about life right now. I remember a time in my life where living was my last desire. Thank the powers that be that is no lon...  Read more

LANCER1984

Family Guilt inflictors
6/22/2014 2:38:53 AM,  4 COMMENTS

So I got a call from a cousin I hadn't heard from in 2 years. She basically berated me for not being with my mother for her surgery (something m...  Read more

SALAM4545

My day
6/21/2014 8:20:28 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I woke up and felt a little 102 but I figured a good cup of hot chocolate and I'd be ready to go. I got all the ingredients together for making the...  Read more

LANCER1984

Addictions
6/21/2014 11:31:39 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I have to confess...I'm in the midst of a very strong addiction.....the herb, the pot..... Oh...I should be clearer on this...my garden herbs, flowe...  Read more

TERRY0217

FitBit Disappointment
6/20/2014 8:16:08 PM,  8 COMMENTS

A couple of months ago, I rigged my FitBit up so that it could be worn on my ankle. It did look a little like Lindsay Lohan's house arrest monitor, bu...  Read more

JANEDOE12345

Grattitudes that are a little silly
6/20/2014 2:15:07 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Okay, every once in awhile it occurs to me that my family has a sense of humor that is just a little bit off the beaten track. For example... Som...  Read more

SALAM4545

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