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Oh joy! San Francisco Bay Area and Environs, #10 2014 Trip
7/8/2014 5:56:04 PM,  16 COMMENTS

The first stopover in the SF Bay Area, has come and gone and this blog is long overdue. (I am now visiting dear Kathy, ATRANSFORMATION, in Folsom, Sa...  Read more


An "A" Grade Food Day
7/7/2014 7:44:09 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today, I'm patting myself on the back for putting together a really good day food wise. I had oatmeal, berries and a banana for breakfast, snacked on...  Read more


4th Of July Weekend Update
7/7/2014 7:38:20 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I was off work on Friday (as was hubby..he's back on 4 - 10 hr days) but we didn't do a whole lot. Went for coffee, a bit of shopping, gassed up th...  Read more


Had wonderful weekend
7/7/2014 11:51:40 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Good Morning; I had planned this past weekend for my DH's birthday. I took him to a ball game of his favorite team. We walked every where and actua...  Read more


Tired so tired
7/7/2014 9:05:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

This was one of those weeks where I could take 3 naps a day if you let me. Thank goodness my work schedule is getting cut down by 1 hour. So I am off...  Read more


Late Nite Funniest
7/6/2014 9:45:54 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I'm trying to figure out what to make for the Fourth of July. Hamburgers and hot dogs get a lot of attention, but the Fourth is really the blueberry's...  Read more


Watching the grands
7/6/2014 8:02:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Since last Tuesday, we have helped my daughter by babysitting her three girls, ages 9, 5, and 2. I am totally and utterly worn out. Tonight we took t...  Read more


Baby steps, baby steps
7/6/2014 5:13:28 PM,  2 COMMENTS

There's a book I read one time called "The Four Agreements". I know that three of them are "always do your best" and "don't take anything personally"...  Read more


Hello -- I have questions!
7/5/2014 11:52:57 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Why isn't the number 11 pronounced onety-one? If 4 out of 5 people SUFFER from diarrhea...does that mean that one out of five enjoys it? ...  Read more


Stray vacation Friday thoughts
7/4/2014 8:57:50 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I'm watching the "judge" shows like I always do when I'm home on weekdays. Every time I do, at least one woman sues an ex-boyfriend saying, "I was att...  Read more


Feeling impatient
7/4/2014 10:35:05 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Why is it that time slows down when you are trying to lose weight? Finally, after months and months of starts and stops, I've put a consistent p...  Read more


Bikinis For All
7/3/2014 8:11:26 PM,  3 COMMENTS

It's a 115 at our house right now (on the patio). Hot..very hot! Swimming weather. And even though we don't have a pool, I did get a new swim suit for...  Read more


I feel so secure!
7/3/2014 5:29:44 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today was my Weight Watcher meeting. My regular leader has been on vacation and the substitute is awesome! I have heard so many great ideas from her....  Read more


Have a wonderful 4th
7/3/2014 9:52:03 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Good Morning; I am well rested. Today might be a tense day- DS is being served papers from ex about his daughter. She wants to take away his rights...  Read more


Contemplating Cats
7/3/2014 1:02:06 AM,  15 COMMENTS

There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast." --Anonymous "Thousands of years ago, cats were worshipped as gods. Cats have never forg...  Read more


7/2/2014 10:05:14 PM,  20 COMMENTS

(PLEASE tell me I'm not the only one here old enough to remember that song!) I am officially on vacation. Shoes off, enjoying a cold beer and wat...  Read more


Pushing Though It
7/2/2014 7:29:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yep..I really had to push though my even going down to the gym today. I just didn't want to go. I was looking for excuses. But I did. I knew I had to....  Read more


Embarking on a new journey
7/1/2014 11:41:12 PM,  5 COMMENTS

You may recall that I lost my job at the end of January. I haven't found a new job yet, but I am preparing myself to never lose another job. Tod...  Read more


7/1/2014 9:46:42 PM,  16 COMMENTS

At breakfast one day, I eagerly waited for my husband to comment on my first attempt at homemade cinnamon rolls. After several minutes with no react...  Read more


New grandchild
7/1/2014 8:34:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My oldest daughter had her fourth child, first boy, after a 20-hour labor. I didn't know that ever happened. Quite an ordeal for her and a lot of an...  Read more


The Food Diary
7/1/2014 8:24:58 PM,  1 COMMENTS

It's been a good week so far. I'm logging into Sparkpeople, recording my food and activity, eating more fruit and vegetables, cutting out simple carbs...  Read more


It's Tuesday!!!
7/1/2014 7:19:46 PM,  1 COMMENTS

And that means only 2 more days until a 3 day weekend! 104 So today will just be random stuff. I've been hard at work work. ...  Read more


Having a good day !!
7/1/2014 12:36:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Good day; since I have been back from California, I have been going to the gym daily. I have also been eating well. trying very hard to focus on me...  Read more


Happy July!
7/1/2014 8:45:49 AM,  5 COMMENTS

The past week has not been the most amazing for calories or exercise or sugar for that matter. I have been getting this nasty habit of getting a diffe...  Read more


Late Nite Funnies
6/30/2014 11:56:57 PM,  9 COMMENTS

A man walked into McDonald's with a knife in his back. Yeah, with a knife in his back. His heart wasn't in danger until he ordered the food, said doct...  Read more


Monday night
6/30/2014 9:54:08 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Today was month-end, normally the craziest day of the month at work. Surprise -- this month it was the easiest day of all! My boss actually left aroun...  Read more


Goddess Tattoos
6/30/2014 6:52:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Sometimes, when reading all the posts on my Facebook page, I come across something that seems to hit home to something that I struggle with. Today was...  Read more


One week Vegasversary
6/30/2014 4:32:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Just a quick video blog....  Read more


If Abraham had tweeted:
6/29/2014 9:33:53 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The Gettysburg Address 87 yrs ago, our fathers did stuff. Now big war. Govt by people good. On the south's firing upon Fort Sumter Oh No...  Read more


I am trying to figure out DH
6/29/2014 8:27:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Good evening; I am still on track with food and exercise. Even though I got in late last night from SF and seeing my DD. I went to the gym today. I...  Read more


Oh, those doctor bills!
6/29/2014 3:53:39 PM,  7 COMMENTS

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Getting it Together
6/29/2014 2:09:29 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Finally, I feel like I've gotten back into a groove and the frame of mind I need to adopt to drop the weight. I can never explain that "click" in my b...  Read more


Random Sunday stuff
6/29/2014 11:50:52 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Last night I watched a special called Outrageous Wedding Cakes. "Outrageous" doesn't begin to describe it. One cake weighed 820 pounds, served over 10...  Read more


Why do I do this?
6/28/2014 1:47:26 PM,  16 COMMENTS

This week has been a (w)itch. Thursday we got an $83,000 check from one insurer. It was complicated and required careful handling more than usual (the...  Read more


Well I am on my way
6/28/2014 11:20:25 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Good Morning; it was really hard this week to keep my mouth shut when remarks were made. I know my DD to be kind and caring. But being pregnant wi...  Read more


Only three days to vacation
6/28/2014 12:30:20 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Well, workdays, anyway. But I am SO looking forward to it. Work has been nuts and I'm bled out, emotionally and physically. Maybe it's because it...  Read more


I ran a whole minute today without stopping! Yes that is big for me!!
6/27/2014 10:48:44 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I love to sprint, LOVE to sprint--going all out for 20-30 seconds is wonderful for fat loss and endurance. But going longer than 30 seconds just was N...  Read more


6/27/2014 8:25:05 PM,  1 COMMENTS

So I hopped my happy self on the scale and the number was up 4 pound from 2 weeks ago. what the heck??? Time to make some changes. I have to start wa...  Read more


Older Ladies
6/27/2014 7:11:27 PM,  3 COMMENTS

OK..the topic will be clearer toward the end of this blog. So bear with me. 211 Today has been like the whole week. SLOWWWWWWW! I haven't gotten...  Read more


Do the Friday Dance....
6/27/2014 6:10:29 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Good Friday Sparkfam!! It's Friday do you know how you are going to treat your weekend?? I hope you think carefully but find time to relax...  Read more


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