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  • Science Projects

    3/16/2016 2:56:11 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I went up to the university to see my 5th grade grandson present his science project after winning school and district awards. Tomorrow his 7th ... Read more

  • Wish it was me instead of him...

    3/16/2016 12:22:45 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    Two weeks ago my husband had some serious back surgery. Since then he has lost 12 pounds and he was not overweight to begin with. Wish I could ... Read more

  • Ready, Set....

    3/14/2016 1:38:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Time to get going on this new week. I know I will walk more than 10,000 steps today, but I think it's time to get going on other activities more... Read more

  • Better Night = Better Day

    3/11/2016 5:16:59 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After 10 very difficult nights caring for my husband who was up every half hour or so and just miserable following back surgery, we finally were ... Read more

  • Need Sleep!

    3/9/2016 9:09:22 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    Caring for husband recovering from back surgery takes a toll on my sleep and I think it is beginning to crack my armor. I continue to get in my ... Read more

  • Half Marathon Walk?

    3/7/2016 11:36:31 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    I've decided to walk a half marathon (maybe more than one time) this year. When I think about it, I realize I've already gotten close several ti... Read more

  • Snore....

    3/6/2016 12:42:46 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Now that my husband is home recovering from double back fusion surgery (surgery was 5 days ago) I find his snoring comforting. It is so interest... Read more

  • Very short walks

    3/5/2016 7:13:32 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Taking some really short walks (1/4-1/2 miles each) with my husband as he recovers from double fusion surgery on his back. This is the 4th day a... Read more

  • He's getting bored already!

    3/3/2016 5:03:31 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I brought my dh home from the hospital about two hours ago and he tells me he is already getting bored. It's going to be a long recovery for him... Read more

  • I'm Tired!

    3/2/2016 12:39:10 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    We had two of our grandkids Friday morning until late Sunday evening. We had such fun, but we were going constantly. One had water polo camp fo... Read more

  • A Beautiful Day!

    2/25/2016 1:12:04 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The sun is out. The snow covered mountains are sparkling nearby. I will be out walking a bit today to be with my Bible study/care group. Howev... Read more

  • Being Present

    2/23/2016 2:00:07 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The sun is shining. I'm nearly at 10K steps and it is still morning. I've finished several items on my to-do list for the day. I've felt a wid... Read more

  • One month ago...

    2/22/2016 2:38:33 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    It is always interesting how a major event can change my perspective and my temperament in so many ways. When my mother died last April I felt a... Read more

  • Right, Left, Right, Left...REPEAT

    2/20/2016 11:29:25 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    It's the weekend. I have a love-hate relationship with it. Sometimes it is easier for me get in my steps and other activity...sometimes not. T... Read more

  • Spring is in the air

    2/19/2016 8:05:53 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After a fast moving storm (snow, rain, hail, thunder, wind) came by yesterday afternoon the sun came out and we had a beautiful sunset. Today wa... Read more

  • 4 Weeks of 10K and beyond!

    2/18/2016 5:39:46 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Despite many challenges, I just realized that this is the first day of my fifth week of walking more than 10,000 steps per day. I've fallen belo... Read more

  • Stress!!!

    2/16/2016 3:15:53 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    We visited family over the long weekend. My mother-in-law is 100 and visibly less well than we last saw her. Still, she is amazing. We went ou... Read more

  • Inversion Sickness!

    2/9/2016 5:17:13 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    The past few days I find myself getting so dizzy and nauseated later in the afternoon after I've walked/jogged my 10.000 steps or more. I try to... Read more

  • Our Superbowl Guest

    2/8/2016 9:44:37 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My husband invited a 90 year old friend to watch the big game with us. He is pretty deaf, but would have been alone this year as his son didn't ... Read more

  • Big Weekend!

    2/5/2016 2:29:31 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Oh, yes, there is the Superbowl thing. But, I'm more excited that my granddaughter (age 6) has her third tae kwon do class after which her big b... Read more

  • Two weeks does not a habit make....but....

    2/3/2016 2:43:03 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I've walked an average of about 12,000 steps per day for the past 14 days. This is so much longer than ever before. In the past I've been so so... Read more

  • Back after 10 months

    2/1/2016 2:00:34 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Greetings friends. I've been away since I cared for my mother until her death last April. It is so good to be home and able to do things with m... Read more

  • Feeling discouraged

    1/19/2016 9:26:27 AM, by GREENMACHINE327

    Hello spark friends, I've been feeling discouraged the past week because I have been working out 5 days a week, eating within my calorie goal a... Read more

  • Fall but Rise!

    1/14/2016 1:59:38 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Last Sunday started the Daniel Fast for my church..This year for my spark friends who remember I decided to join in determined to complete it.. ... Read more

  • made it to the last day!

    1/8/2016 8:32:06 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Last night it was such a struggle.. I drove home thinking about those nachos..but there came a point where I said..I'm just not going to entert... Read more

  • New Year, New You?

    1/7/2016 11:53:24 AM, by GREENMACHINE327

    Happy New Year everyone! Do you have New Years resolutions? I stopped making resolutions years ago because I never stuck to them, so I just... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/7/2016 8:27:02 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This year has began quite interestingly... Every night since January 1st I haven't been eating after 3p...the first few nights I went to sleep ... Read more

  • Resetting my thinking!

    12/31/2015 8:00:45 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Today there's another Little breakfast thing...I have to consider now ...before hand how I will respond to this..what I will allow myself to eat ... Read more

  • 1 step forward.......

    12/30/2015 7:59:17 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Don't you know the saying.... The one good day you have eating is often overtaken by that one bad night that accounted for 2 weeks of bad eatin... Read more

  • Changing Tastebuds

    12/28/2015 8:20:52 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    A few days ago.. I realized a huge mistake I had made as a parent... My son being 9 years old was introduced to a salad...just lettuce and toma... Read more

  • The SAD

    12/27/2015 5:27:41 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    So, it's almost New Year....We've practically tapped 2016 on it's door and we're headed there whether we like it or not.... Today I weighed in.... Read more

  • Conscious eating

    12/23/2015 8:11:38 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Yesterday, I think I had one of those days..There didn't seem to be an apparent reason..I just seemed to want to put something in my mouth every ... Read more

  • The Most Wonderful Time

    12/22/2015 7:58:38 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Well, have we all been bombarded with the Turkey, Ham, dressing, Stuffing, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pies and the like yet?? I would suspect... Read more

  • The Stats are in!

    12/18/2015 8:24:48 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Dieting....Is that still the greatest fad?? The what's in isn't it?? NOT! Dieting implies one thing...Season..it's for a period of time..And f... Read more

  • Living by real truth

    12/17/2015 2:05:05 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Most the time I like to tell myself.."Well that's my truth" My truth could be when I'm stressed out I run to Sonics and grab a bacon cheeseburge... Read more

  • Psyching myself up!

    12/16/2015 8:29:10 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    This morning I realized when I got to work and saw those "Happy Donuts" sitting in the break room I had a choice...I already ate oatmeal...but I ... Read more

  • Eye on the prize

    12/14/2015 8:26:37 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Well, it's about that time ... New Year's resolutions are being made across the country! There's someone sitting down this morning saying... Read more

  • Taking off the old putting on the new

    12/11/2015 8:23:05 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Today is a new day....I love that quote..."Yesterday is in the tomb...tomorrow is in the womb and today is my present.. Wonder how differently we... Read more

  • Afraid of the scale!

    12/8/2015 2:00:04 PM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    Ever get to that point.. know you've been naughty and haven't been eating well.. and you avoid at all cost the scale..I mean you've been working ... Read more

  • Birthday overeating

    12/4/2015 8:29:03 AM, by 1LADYJLOVE

    So...yesterday was my big one time a year thing....The birthday has come to past... I was blessed to celebrate 35 yrs of life..I'm starting to ... Read more

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