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A Day Late...
8/4/2014 3:22:26 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Missed checking in Sat. & Sun...Up REALLY early on Sat. & off to Columbus, OH for a Ham Radio festival. I made it a point to eat a good breakfast & pa...  Read more


Sister Clare's Birthday
8/3/2014 5:58:26 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Happy Birthday! Today is Sr. Clare's 84th Birthday. Since she is from Jamaica, and I am cooking, it was all her favorites. At noon, our main me...  Read more


Still on Track & Loving it...
8/1/2014 7:26:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

HEY EVERYONE...Got up late...& was up twice to pee, so interrupted sleep just throws me off a bit. Even though I was running late, I decided to go ahe...  Read more


1 August 2014
8/1/2014 10:09:05 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Last month I set a goal of walking 100 miles -- I exceeded that goal and ended the month with 103.4 miles. So ... for the month of August I am increa...  Read more


I have been spreading the Spark People site
7/31/2014 6:22:23 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today I visited my place of employment before I retired. I was attending a retirement party for one of my friends. Everyone wanted to know how I lost...  Read more


Just checking in...
7/31/2014 12:50:46 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Didn't get enough sleep last night but did get up earlier than I wanted to, rode my bike 10.39 miles, had a bowl of fruit for breakfast & now I'm blog...  Read more


Feeling great
7/30/2014 6:14:27 PM,  6 COMMENTS

As I continue my maintenance journey, all is going well. I hope I might take off a couple more pounds as a cushion but not stressing about it. I sure...  Read more


Hoping for Better Day Today
7/30/2014 1:38:00 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Yesterday was one heck of a day --- had the Siamese cat, Ms Lily, spayed -- took hubby to doctor because he has been waking daily with hives all over...  Read more


Here Again...
7/30/2014 9:33:09 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I just looked to see when my last entry was...July 6th...I started this journey at 248 lbs. back in Dec. 2011. When I got back from Myrtle Beach this...  Read more


Monday July 28
7/28/2014 9:49:24 PM,  10 COMMENTS

It was one week ago today that I had to take DJ for his final walk. I am adjusting but my house feels so empty. I am able to leave and com...  Read more


Wonderful quote for Monday
7/28/2014 8:15:05 AM,  5 COMMENTS

If you make the unconditional commitment to reach your most important goals, if the strength of your decision is sufficient, you will find the way and...  Read more


Birthday Brunch
7/27/2014 7:09:35 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today my girls and their families took my husband and I out for brunch for my upcoming birthday . I was a little concerned about what I could have to...  Read more


Beautiful Weather
7/27/2014 5:53:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Today the weather is perfect. It is about 85 degrees, sun is shining and no humidity, with a bit of a breeze as we sat out on the patio. And bloomi...  Read more


I'll be BACK!!
7/26/2014 2:13:15 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I've had visitors for dinner three times this past week. I'm also orienting a new nurse who started working at the hospital and who will be here for t...  Read more


7/25/2014 7:39:08 PM,  9 COMMENTS

We have a new friend who has in 6,000 blueberry bushes. We were invited to go pick blueberries this afternoon. So 6 of us spent 2 h...  Read more


Today's quote
7/24/2014 8:01:03 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Look closely at the present you are constructing. It should look like the future you are dreaming. ~Alice Walker ...  Read more


7/23/2014 6:24:35 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Ah, we need about two days straight rain to do any good, and we have just gotten a few little spac es of showers. 27 27 S...  Read more


SP Recipe app
7/23/2014 1:25:12 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I will say it again. I just love my Spark recipe app on my smartphone. Last night I made taco salad from the app. No more thumbing thru pages of a re...  Read more


Hopefully rain
7/22/2014 9:55:35 PM,  3 COMMENTS

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 27 They are predicting rain for tonight and tomorrow, but does not look like it as I look out the window. We su...  Read more


DJ is pain free at last
7/21/2014 8:39:57 PM,  10 COMMENTS

11/6/2002 - 7/21/2014 The vet who DJ knows and loves is off on Tuesday so I took him in this afternoon. I wanted him to be with someone he...  Read more


BLC 25, A Great Experience!
7/20/2014 8:28:06 AM,  22 COMMENTS

So, round 25 of the BLC challenge is drawing to a close, and one of the parts of the final WEC (Week End Challenge) is to blog about our best BLC expe...  Read more


Off to Las Vegas Baby
7/20/2014 7:07:17 AM,  3 COMMENTS

We are bound for Las Vegas today -- my daughter and I will be traveling from Salt Lake and meeting up with our cousins coming in from Elsberry MO! Wi...  Read more


Saying Good Bye To DJ
7/19/2014 7:30:34 PM,  13 COMMENTS

Tuesday, I will be saying good bye to my baby. He is getting so he can barely walk so I know this is best for him but it sure is tearing me apa...  Read more


2nd half of cake
7/19/2014 1:33:23 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Alright...that beautiful Raspberry Cream Cake from the 16th is being turned into Raspberry Trifle on Sunday. 20 I did not pack it very well for...  Read more


A New Surgeon!
7/19/2014 3:02:26 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Our African hospital has had a Surgical Residency program since 1997 but only this month have we had our FIRST National surgeon to graduate from the p...  Read more


70 pounds gone.
7/17/2014 6:02:28 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Yesterday was my weigh in. It showed that I have lost 70 pounds. This was one of my goals by my birthday which is 12 days away. Today I went for my...  Read more


Making Progress!
7/17/2014 2:09:25 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Am I making progress on weight loss? Well, no. I did lose a pound this week but it's one of those that just keeps coming back and going away. I do pla...  Read more


Birthday Cake
7/16/2014 2:17:57 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Today is Sr. Doreen's Birthday. I am the baker usually for these kinds of events. (What happens when you grow up in a bakery, and actually like to ba...  Read more


Total Collapse yesterday
7/16/2014 9:19:24 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Have been biking and hiking. Did o 5 K;s and a 20 mile bike with smaller activities. Yesterday I headed for a 5K tripped on the steps and injured my...  Read more


Size 12
7/14/2014 2:01:31 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I finally did it. Today I bought size 12 jeans. Now I know that size 12 isn't the same as it was when I was young but I will take it!! 244 My husband...  Read more


Update on my May 29 Goals
7/13/2014 11:46:15 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Thursday, May 29, 2014 1. Reach Goal Weight By my Birthday in Oct 2014 a. Keep logging, weighing & measuring my food (done) b. Continue exe...  Read more


Making Cucumber Pickles!
7/12/2014 9:26:50 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Cucumbers grow here this time of year and I bought a lot of them the other day. Today I'm making cucumber pickles. They stay for weeks in the fridge....  Read more


Another great quote.
7/11/2014 2:54:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of a high aim the very roughness stimulates the climber to steadier steps,...  Read more


DAY 192 of 2014: I'm still here!
7/11/2014 2:03:22 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I am missing my Spark friend interaction. I have been so busy with the kids, and now my son has moved in too, and just no time at all for getting on...  Read more


TOPS Weigh In
7/10/2014 5:41:05 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Had a good weigh in at TOPS this morning.......down 1 pound which makes 6 weeks straight of going down... DJ isn't doing so well today. It...  Read more


Hot today
7/10/2014 2:46:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

146 We are seriously into hot weather here. 67 259 Needed to fertilize the roses and spray off the aphids, but knew I needed to do it this morni...  Read more


Thurday Thought
7/10/2014 1:36:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be. ~Horace Bus...  Read more


Moving at a snail's pace.
7/9/2014 8:31:28 AM,  0 COMMENTS

O.K. a Sparkpeople friend, Carol, and I are starting today in earnest to get off these last ten pounds our bodies are holding. I am back to recordin...  Read more


Finally at overweight instead of obese.
7/8/2014 1:09:19 PM,  7 COMMENTS

The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. ~Arthur C. Clark I can gladly to say that I...  Read more


BBQ and Graduation!
7/7/2014 10:01:44 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Here is another July 4th BBQ photo. I'm in the back in the red top. Two of our Surgical Resident Doctors became Surgeons yesterday. At 11am...  Read more


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