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  • Again!

    8/22/2015 12:41:13 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    Getting tired of these photos? Here is what was on the agenda for this afternoon. Pear and Ginger jam, and then a new one....PLEACH Jam. No, n... Read more

  • Everyday is a new beginning!

    8/21/2015 3:20:08 PM, by JOYOFMYLIFE

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  • My Inspiration

    8/21/2015 10:06:37 AM, by JOYOFMYLIFE

    I am 62 years old and have been a yo-yo dieter my ent... Read more

  • What do you do???

    8/21/2015 2:07:05 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    What do you do when you are surprised with 20 lbs of damson plums arriving at the door? You make jam, of course. Lots and lots of jam! After 28... Read more

  • August 20, 2015

    8/20/2015 11:03:18 AM, by JOYOFMYLIFE

    This morning this image speaks to me. I woke up yes... Read more

  • Looking back and looking forward

    8/20/2015 8:26:32 AM, by AUNTIEETHEL

    Well it's been an age since that first blog entry and I figured it's about time for a second. Something weird happened on SP site this past... Read more

  • Garden produce this evening

    8/19/2015 10:15:27 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    Well, this is a great year for tomatoes. This is what we pulled off the vines this evening. Already canned 7 quarts on Monday. Read more

  • Rhubarb Punch

    8/18/2015 10:03:15 PM, by SISSYFEB48

    For those interested in the Rhubarb Punch, it comes from a really old cookbook. The sisters have been making it since the early 70's for sure. I... Read more

  • Summer is almost over

    8/17/2015 11:08:23 AM, by 49YEARSAWIFE

    As summer winds down, I am preparing my psyche to prepare to do battle with taking off another 5 lbs. Our 50th anniversary is Thanksgiving Day. I... Read more

  • Trip to ER -- Results are In

    8/16/2015 6:23:25 PM, by SPATTEN2001

    Okay ... had to finally break down and go to ER because pain was significant enough to keep me from church this morning and so many encouraged me... Read more

  • Not Retired but Refocusing!

    8/15/2015 5:24:59 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    I retired from 40 years of overseas work on June 30th. This photo shows me and another International worker who were speakers at my church confer... Read more

  • Friday Rowing

    8/14/2015 5:02:46 PM, by FISHPOND7

    Today I got up at 5:30 a.m. just to go rowing on a beautiful lake (without alligators in it!) in the big city we spent the night in. My rowing b... Read more

  • Home Alone!

    8/14/2015 2:57:16 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    Well, I'm always home alone since I live alone but I thought that the title of my blog would catch someone's attention. I've... Read more

  • The Time to get SERIOUS is NOW

    8/14/2015 12:28:55 PM, by BCHARIE

    OK, I feel like I can move on from the stress of smoking . I feel like giving up on the sleeping patterns. I have tried a lot of... Read more

  • Over did it!!!

    8/13/2015 11:46:40 PM, by SNOOKY53

    I need someone to kick me in the butt. I was doing so well with my walking. I did my best week yet 10.8 miles. I felt so good I d... Read more

  • Thursday stuff

    8/13/2015 9:08:47 PM, by FISHPOND7

    started with a great breakfast and then we drove to a big city about two hours away for some business. I took care of some items at stores that w... Read more

  • Rambling thoughts

    8/13/2015 3:12:36 PM, by BCHARIE

    One week ago I smoked my last cigarette, feeling very good about this. I am having a lot of coughing, which I assume is my villi asking to be se... Read more

  • Pain, Pain Go Away

    8/13/2015 12:36:11 PM, by SPATTEN2001

    Here's the scoop: In 1982 I was diagnosed with a gallstone and told it was elective surgery. At the time I lived in Korea, husband had just lef... Read more

  • Fabulous Cardiologist Report

    8/12/2015 11:19:14 AM, by SPATTEN2001

    Some may know, others may not but ... In December 2012 I suffered a heart attack which caused me to have a stent inserted in the main artery of m... Read more

  • Day 6

    8/11/2015 8:02:36 PM, by BCHARIE

    I said I wouldn't but eeewwww! I went to hit up the grocery store and pick up Chinese, with my son....he drove and on the way home he lit up! ... Read more

  • Day 5

    8/10/2015 4:33:35 PM, by BCHARIE

    I think this shall be my last "quitting" blog,, unless I come across something highly interesting and worthy of writing about. I continue to re... Read more

  • Ouch

    8/10/2015 7:19:14 AM, by 49YEARSAWIFE

    Got up this morning, got ready for my daily routine of riding my stationary recumbent bike, got on my bike and out of no where my left knee went... Read more

  • Wonderful Celebration

    8/10/2015 1:13:06 AM, by SISSYFEB48

    We had our annual outdoor liturgy celebrating the feast of St. Clare. We do it the Saturday closest to the actual date (Aug 11). The forecast r... Read more

  • Best Yet

    8/9/2015 9:23:32 PM, by SNOOKY53

    This last week I walked 10.8 miles. That is a recorded breaker for me. My aching feet can attest to it too , But I f... Read more

  • Day 4

    8/9/2015 4:48:47 PM, by BCHARIE

    A night shift totally devoid of the magic smoking sticks. I did miss my morning drive smoke but ate a delicious apple, dripping apple juice all ... Read more

  • Diet vs. exercise for weight loss

    8/9/2015 3:06:01 PM, by FISHPOND7

    Well, I learned something important on our recent vacation. Weight loss comes, I'd say, 90% from diet, and only 10% from exercise. Last week we... Read more

  • Day 3

    8/8/2015 5:53:56 PM, by BCHARIE

    I actually sat outside and watched my son smoke a cigarette, all the time thinking, I could ask. But warring in my head, NOOOOOO! NOPE!... Read more

  • Keep on Keepin' On

    8/8/2015 8:48:39 AM, by BAKES3000

    I seem to be on the up-down teeter-totter of my weight loss journey. I weigh myself daily, which may or may not be "today's conventional wisdom,... Read more

  • Quitting day 2

    8/7/2015 2:00:33 PM, by BCHARIE

    28 hours and counting. So far so good. Don't get me wrong, I want a little white burning stick, BADLY!!!! I only slept 3 hours yesterday after... Read more

  • Get Fit For Yourself??? NO!!! For Karate!

    8/7/2015 9:40:27 AM, by STONECOT

    On Wednesday night, I had a 'epiphany moment!’ I had really struggled that evening at karate. Even though the warm up was ‘only’ 25 o... Read more

  • I Got It!

    8/7/2015 8:13:22 AM, by CAROLYN0107

    The seller of the condo and I settled on a price for the two bed condo. Yeah. I'll do the paperwork when I return to town. I'm away at a conferen... Read more

  • Back on track

    8/6/2015 11:10:56 PM, by SNOOKY53

    OK I think I'm back on track. For the past 45 weeks I have been doing pretty well with sticking to eating healthy. There were da... Read more


    8/6/2015 10:47:23 AM, by BCHARIE

    This morning I smoked my LAST cigarette. Yes, I know, really, you're a nurse and still smoking. It's been a process....I quit years ago then pi... Read more

  • Busy week...

    8/5/2015 9:55:13 PM, by WVAWACKADOO

    I did not realize that I had fallen behind in my blogs...but here I am...a week later. I had a busy week & unfortunately it involved 4 meals at r... Read more

  • My eye was HEALED!

    8/5/2015 7:13:48 PM, by CAROLYN0107

    A couple of weeks ago I took a long weekend trip to Western Nebraska. The trip was to speak about Africa in two churches. Nebraska has an Archway... Read more

  • Data on Boone Fork Trail and exercise data today

    8/5/2015 4:05:47 PM, by FISHPOND7

    The Boone Fork Trail differs from most Parkway hikes in two ways. The first is that the majority of the trail is in the woods, where tumbling str... Read more

  • Trying again...

    8/5/2015 8:24:23 AM, by PEZCATHY

    August 5th and I haven't done anything since February to try and get on track. I have been extremely stressed and extremely depressed and extrem... Read more

  • Good day today.

    8/4/2015 11:42:25 PM, by SNOOKY53

    I did really well today. Stayed well with in my calorie intake. Walked 6303 steps today. The best I have done so far. My daughter and husband wal... Read more

  • Not as bad as I had thought.

    8/3/2015 11:32:08 PM, by SNOOKY53

    After my last 12 day camping trip I was truly worried that I had gained weight. When I got home my daughter said Mom you look like you are starti... Read more

  • Data for Monday Aiug 3

    8/3/2015 4:47:09 PM, by FISHPOND7

    We hiked the Boone Fork Trail today. Got a little turned around because I missed a trail sign so we did a mile or so extra over the 4.9 miles of ... Read more

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