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Laying Low / Some Good News
1/4/2014 8:54:18 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Hello dear Spark Friends, This is just a quick update... If I'm a bit slow catching up with you this week, it's because I have an upper resp...  Read more


My 14 for 2014-almost
1/3/2014 7:20:55 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I'm really getting a slow start to 2014, I've been working on my list since I read about 14 for 2014 on Janet and Donna's pages, I'm modifying it to w...  Read more


How to maintain? - Learning from my two year experience.
1/3/2014 7:17:10 AM,  52 COMMENTS

Thanks for all of you who sent me wishes for my two year maintenance anniversary. It was a surprise, as I didn't really kept track of this anniv...  Read more


I'm Coming Back,Soon! NEW YEAR,NEW ME!
1/1/2014 5:53:02 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Hi to all my spark friends and friends to be! 2013 was a really hard time for me and my family. No matter how much I tried to get healthy it jus...  Read more


Bonne Anne! Happy New Year! Feliz Ao Nuevo!
1/1/2014 12:46:47 PM,  10 COMMENTS

In any language I wish all my Sparkfriends a very Happy New Year, or as my daddy used to say a 3 H New Year. Some of you already know what those H's s...  Read more


New Year Blessings / Thank You / 2013 Review
12/31/2013 3:34:17 AM,  13 COMMENTS

Hello dear Spark Friends, Greetings to you all! Are you sitting comfortably? Do you have a cuppa at the ready? I am asking because this has tu...  Read more


Update on Vicky, my sister
12/29/2013 6:03:35 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Vicky had her leg amputated to just below the knee the day after Christmas. The first amputation was not healing-gangrene had set in. The doctor was g...  Read more


Finally! We are DONE, well mostly...
12/29/2013 5:14:34 PM,  8 COMMENTS

The room is done, I see a few places where I'll need to touch up the paint, but that will need to wait until I've finished the Custodial Guardian's fi...  Read more


20 things. for 2014
12/29/2013 12:53:32 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I found this on Facebook. Here are 20 things to let go of in order to reach unlimited happiness. 1. Let go of all thoughts that don't make...  Read more


last LSR of 2013
12/29/2013 11:45:21 AM,  10 COMMENTS

15 miles along the river, through 2 parks at almost opposite ends of Paris. 43°F (39 with the wind chill factor), relatively nice. (for some reason...  Read more


Christmas Wishes
12/24/2013 6:20:32 AM,  24 COMMENTS

Hello dear Spark Friends, It is 9:30 pm here in Adelaide, South Australia, and Mum and I have not long ago finished our traditional Christmas Eve...  Read more


Silent Night is my fav holiday song, What is yours?
12/22/2013 7:54:17 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Name it here.....  Read more


San Antonio with Erik.
12/20/2013 10:48:55 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Taking a mini break from cleaning while Erik's gone. I've been trying to get the house cleaned a little bit for Christmas, but Erik was interrupting w...  Read more


How to stay healthy during the holidays - 3 simple strategies, and many practical bold tips
12/20/2013 1:56:02 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I asked for your feedback on how you tackle the holiday challenges in my last blog, in regard to our healthy lifestyle. I was surprised, as I got so...  Read more


I'm home and I hope this works.
12/17/2013 9:22:26 AM,  10 COMMENTS

We had a good trip, relatively uneventful, not like some of our family members. But that's for later. Enjoy some bawdy and fun Christmas humor. Dog lo...  Read more


Can't believe it's been this long since a blog
12/11/2013 9:20:29 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Update, flooded with work, out of commission. Eating pretty well and moving more at work. Hope all is well and are having fab holiday plans and eve...  Read more


AWOL till Monday night or Tuesday
12/11/2013 4:40:46 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Hey y'all headed for Lackland for my nephews graduation so I'll be missing for a few days. Erik and I are flying-scary for both of us. I love to fly,...  Read more


Not going to the wedding
12/7/2013 10:37:06 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Ok travel with Erik stressor is gone. Dealing with both of our disappointment is rough. We had to call and cancel our reservations, all of our plans w...  Read more


The end is in sight-I hope
12/4/2013 8:01:53 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Hello my friends, With Thanksgiving, Vicky, a court appearance and construction I'm a bit overwhelmed. That doesn't count the annual report due at t...  Read more


another sunday long slow run
12/1/2013 10:33:25 AM,  10 COMMENTS

11 hours of sleep last night (or this run could have been even worse than Thursday's, which was not good but was at least short). Enjoyment: 3/3...  Read more


More news about Wendy
11/30/2013 9:56:23 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Hello everyone, As promised, I am finally writing another update regarding Wendy. I went to visit her on Wednesday (27 Nov) and though she w...  Read more


Vicky & Jerry situated for Thanksgiving.
11/28/2013 11:24:25 AM,  12 COMMENTS

First let me wish all my friends in the USA a Blessed and Happy Thanksgiving. My eldest son and his wife invited us Happy Hanukkah to those who celebr...  Read more


Making smart choices
11/27/2013 1:20:08 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Today I realized I have been making small very smart choices recently - I hit the swimming pool after work for 30 mn - I snuck in the brek room...  Read more


How do you prepare for December's holiday challenges?
11/27/2013 6:39:10 AM,  14 COMMENTS

December is coming, with all the challenges of Christmas, New Year, and the holiday period in general. This often means: - lots of food to eat...  Read more


Tuesday, November 26, 2013
11/26/2013 7:47:35 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Okay my friends, woke up to freezing cold. Had coffee, scriptures and prayers then by 4:15 off to touch up, then put on the second coat in Erik's bath...  Read more


More news about Wendy (Mel has already posted 2 blogs)
11/26/2013 2:03:03 AM,  17 COMMENTS

Hello everyone, Mel has posted some blogs about Wendy. The 3 of us met last year and keep in touch, and since I have some more news, I wanted to...  Read more


Two days of burying myself in work
11/24/2013 7:00:24 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Yesterday my sister, Vicky, had her foot removed she's in Ohio. Her husband had an accident Friday and was taken to ER real early Saturday morning bec...  Read more


interesting blog about before/after pictures
11/23/2013 1:55:14 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Here's the link to an Australian trainer's blog about before and after pics
-and-after-weight-loss-ex...  Read more


November Good and Bad!
11/19/2013 9:38:06 PM,  11 COMMENTS

November 18th would have been my mom's 95th birthday, if she was still alive, it still is my MIL's birthday. Today the 19th is the anniversary of Stev...  Read more


Update on Vicky, Vernon is home.
11/18/2013 9:17:25 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Vernon is home, no real update other than they must have gotten his BP under control. Vicky has Charcot foot, here is a description my sister Vaness...  Read more


Prayers needed for Vernon and Vicky
11/17/2013 11:41:35 AM,  13 COMMENTS

I've asked them before but we need more, please. Vern was in the hospital yesterday with a BP of 200/120. Apparently this is caused by the meds t...  Read more


sunday long slow run
11/17/2013 10:13:37 AM,  12 COMMENTS

was the best run in a really a long time. maybe because i slept for 13.5 hours the night before? and a very pretty run, as you can see: alon...  Read more


We're working inside now!
11/15/2013 6:40:19 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Inside of me, I'm also working to try and eat more vegetables and fruits, today wasn't a particularly good day. I had an emotional down turn, too many...  Read more


Veterans Day thanks to all Military Men & Women past & present.
11/11/2013 9:20:14 AM,  12 COMMENTS

652 652 652 652 652 652 652 304 304 304 304. You may have seen part of this as a response to Linda's blog. My dad served on the European...  Read more


Construction Zone-I'm managing better.
11/8/2013 2:21:45 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Okay, thank you to Janet552 and our challenge I'm almost on track. I'm doing better about tracking food, staying closer to my calorie limits and tryin...  Read more


The journey to contact dance
11/8/2013 10:54:10 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I already have been to many dance classes in my life, and many coaching and training settings. I enjoyed both a lot, I was and am comfortable with bot...  Read more


I have lost my Mum
11/7/2013 2:40:04 PM,  20 COMMENTS

She died on Monday October 14th, early in the morning. I saw her just the day before she passed away. We flied from LA on Saturday, arrived in Par...  Read more


Thank you for Prayers for Vernon
11/2/2013 7:14:32 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Thank you for your prayers my friends, blogging to let all know how Vernon is doing and to thank all of you. My brother saw the doctor yesterday and...  Read more


Prayers needed for my brother Vernon.
10/31/2013 11:01:42 AM,  15 COMMENTS

Vern had a second eye surgery for a retina that had been repaired and was re-detaching. Please pray for my Harley riding brother who fears life won't...  Read more


Construction Zone-deconstructing me!
10/27/2013 6:25:44 PM,  13 COMMENTS

This was my back yard by the back corner of my house, at the very beginning. Then we had Tony beginning and we had this: The ground was prepar...  Read more


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