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More walking
7/19/2014 8:06:46 PM,  4 COMMENTS

It started out relatively cool this morning at 59 degrees, but warmed up. After being out in the shaded sunshine, and walking around a lot, I had it a...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Setting out the fleece
7/18/2014 8:34:59 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Many of you who have known me over the last few years on here, know that I have gone through back injuries, and surgeries, and am finally on my way ba...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

45 Day streak and 6 lbs in one year (since 8-2013)
7/15/2014 5:30:47 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been logging in, spinning the wheel, logging my food (mostly). The phone app helps me do this, and so nice that it coordinates with Fitbit to...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Thirty-One Day Streak
7/1/2014 8:03:09 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It may not sound like much, but considering the past year, a thirty-one day streak is awesome. No, I haven't blogged, I have logged in every day, and...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Thank You
6/19/2014 11:55:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I want to thank you all for the words of encouragement....  Read more

CAROLE914

Chemo
6/18/2014 8:21:56 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Thursday I go for my first chemo treatment, it will be four hours long. The second and third week each treatment will be a little over an hour....  Read more

CAROLE914

Surgery
6/13/2014 8:20:17 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had cancer surgery on May 28th. They could not get out the tumor. I will be starting six months of chemo soon. I first need to heal from the s...  Read more

CAROLE914

HELP....I'm trying to ward off diabetes!
5/30/2014 5:40:31 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I have been advised that I am "pre-diabetic"...and have been such for about 5 years. I haven't done a one touch reading for a very long time and to my...  Read more

ROZZALYN

Let's streak!
5/21/2014 4:07:46 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Finally starting a decent streak going. I have logged in 10 days in a row. First time in a long time. It helps I can do it from my phone. I have a hea...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Don't ya love it?
5/9/2014 8:44:18 PM,  3 COMMENTS

When you take Friday off, and it feels like Saturday, and you still have Saturday? When you think of an idea, but cannot execute it, and know tha...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Got it - Gizmos, Gadgets, and Whatnots
5/7/2014 6:59:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I figured out how to sync my fitbit with Sparkpeople. I do it from the online Sparkpeople fitness page, it gives me the option to sync my fitbit with...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

No news is no news
5/2/2014 8:57:24 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, after calling the doctor repeatedly this week, trying to get results, and no explanation of the message left on my machine, I have been told tha...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

I miss my "Sparking"!
5/2/2014 6:28:01 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Real estate closings, showings, offers and big disappointments interfered with my sparking for the past few days. I know I can now come here for an em...  Read more

ROZZALYN

results and not quite results
4/30/2014 7:51:11 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I walked two miles, two stores. Over 5,000 steps. I balanced the checkbooks and paid a couple bills. We got the headlight changed free that was ou...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Mojo
4/28/2014 7:11:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Looking for my mojo. I have a five day log in streak going, and 5 out of 7 days I have logged my food on here. I do have a three week walking goal s...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Question for Fitbit Flex users
4/26/2014 8:40:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I just went to the SparkPeople page to sync my Fitbit flex with Spark People. I saw some notes that the food doesn't register. Any idea if it works? I...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

A Pleasant Surprise!
4/25/2014 10:49:48 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I attended an all day (1st of 3) workshop on investment properties today. Awesome information, but a very long and fast paced session. There were no r...  Read more

ROZZALYN

Thursday...with Harley and Jack!
4/25/2014 12:02:35 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I don't want to bore you with my day's events with tons of even more boring details...lots of one thing on top of another. Too many real estate...  Read more

ROZZALYN

Tracking and how do you count this...
4/22/2014 7:03:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So, I am trying to get back to tracking. Everything. One step at a time. I have not been spending much time on the computer, but have a four day strea...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Today
4/21/2014 11:50:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today was busier than I excpected. Every thing that happened became a complicated mess. In spite of the frustration, I learned that if you act with lo...  Read more

ROZZALYN

An Easter Egg Car
4/20/2014 11:45:07 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I wanted to write something 'profound' but instead found this picture from our recent trip to Paris. Don't you think this car looks like it could...  Read more

ROZZALYN

Martin Short/ Steve Martin illusion!
4/18/2014 9:06:28 AM,  2 COMMENTS

So I took this photo with my computer from my hotel room window yesterday when I was in Niagara to see the Short/Martin show. I challenge you......  Read more

ROZZALYN

My DH & I
4/16/2014 8:50:21 AM,  1 COMMENTS

My DH (with his new friend on our last cruise) and I are off to another adventure today. We have tickets to see Steve Martin and Martin Short tonig...  Read more

ROZZALYN

A Secret Garden
4/16/2014 1:35:05 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Last year when I went to Ireland my friend Margie and I went for a walk near the Kilronan Castle where we were staying. We found this wonderful anc...  Read more

ROZZALYN

Making steps towards healthiness
4/14/2014 8:10:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

This weekend, I caught more sleep than I have in a while. I am fighting sleep nearly nightly, and am in a big row with myself over it. I went to t...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Confession time...back in the game...AND....Just an idea!
4/14/2014 2:27:31 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I detoured from my sparking over the past two years because of a career change (6 courses+ 6 three hour exams, articling etc.) that has filled my soul...  Read more

ROZZALYN

First Day Back at Work
4/9/2014 7:53:02 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So I went back to work today. I am tired. The best part was coming home in our new (used) car. Typically I am very fatigued driving. The vehicle ride...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Fuzzy wuzzy was a Monday
4/7/2014 8:58:28 AM,  5 COMMENTS

If the fuzzy wuzzy bears had to be days of the week, fuzzy wuzzy would definitely be a Monday. Thinking shouldn't be so hard, but it sure feels it....  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Must revert my bad habits
4/5/2014 7:46:05 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It has been a wild and crazy week, well couple of weeks, and if you get right down to it, over half a year. In a very small nutshell - Our van was b...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Maintaining isn't for quitters
4/2/2014 2:56:54 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Its been a LOOOOONG time since I was on here. I'm back and I need this more than ever. I was a quitter. I didn't admit to being a quitter, I said t...  Read more

FATGIRLFALLING

Ouch! A month?
3/25/2014 7:18:20 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I know I have been busy. And tired. Too tired to make friends with my computer. At all. Especially since with my promotion I spend 25 hours linked to...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Thanks
3/2/2014 7:01:37 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Thank you for all the support. I glad to hear from you again. I am going to look up the shoulder surgery team. I am starting to feel very old...  Read more

CAROLE914

My recovering
3/1/2014 1:56:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Hi, My surgery was two months ago, I am starting to feel better. Went to the doctor early this week. My dr said for shoulder surgery it is si...  Read more

CAROLE914

My Achilles Craving
2/17/2014 7:40:16 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Ahhh, the sweet bliss of a craving fulfilled. Ahhh, the sweet curse of a craving denied. Or is it. I find the thing I ended up really really cr...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Let's get Physical
2/10/2014 10:04:57 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Today I brought my hubby to physical therapy for his humerus fracture/recovery range of motion exercise. We also went to the mechanic, and walked arou...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Why is it?
2/8/2014 1:51:06 PM,  7 COMMENTS

When you don't feel so well, or hurt, you look for comfort.. a warm blanket, a soft kitty, a cup of something hot to drink, something to...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Another Sparkversary
2/8/2014 7:59:46 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Oops, Missed it. It was two days ago, but I did not get on the computer at all. Now that I am glued to a computer for work, I have not been gettin...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Checking off the list
2/1/2014 10:55:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I love lists. Perhaps too much. I love the act of crossing things off my list, just to show that I have accomplished something. I started out ma...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Tremendous Thursday
1/30/2014 7:48:20 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Good night's sleep Sweet husband home and recovering and getting stronger a job I really am enjoying (hey, I get paid to listen to audio books, wa...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

Not Just November
1/29/2014 7:21:00 PM,  9 COMMENTS

When November rolled around, I told myself I was not going to limit Thanksgiving to November. I told myself I would give thanks every single day. ...  Read more

LUNADRAGON

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