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7/10/2014 7:34:07 AM,  2 COMMENTS

“One may walk over the highest mountain one step at a time.” ~John Wanamaker...  Read more


7/10/2014 6:48:31 AM,  135 COMMENTS

I love a good inspirational anecdote and one that I have never forgotten is the story of the crabs in the bucket. When fishermen trap crabs, they...  Read more


Being a Light House instead of a light switch!
7/10/2014 6:34:29 AM,  18 COMMENTS

There are many a temptation in life to go back to our old ways of drifting - NOT living. Our "friends" our family, commercials, stresses, and sometim...  Read more


Today's Goals
7/10/2014 6:34:19 AM,  1 COMMENTS

My new Fitbit should arrive today! (Fingers crossed!) I can't believe I could miss a gadget so much, lol! Diet-wise, I did very well yester...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Thursday, July 10, 2014
7/10/2014 6:01:45 AM,  8 COMMENTS

July 10, 2014 HIS PLAN God has a plan for our lives because He understands us. We should be so grateful for God’s plan for us and know that it...  Read more


Generous Friends
7/10/2014 5:49:06 AM,  24 COMMENTS

Sometimes we all need to help, and other times, we need to be helped. This month, I needed both. My son needed a car. I willingly loaned my car, bu...  Read more


Climbed that "hump" again .......
7/10/2014 5:26:05 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Did OK with eating - with one notable exception..........decided to try one special sweet treat (ice cream brick with dark chocolate)........I figure...  Read more


Completely Successful
7/10/2014 5:11:30 AM,  16 COMMENTS

" There are complete men and incomplete men. If you would be a complete man , put all your strength of soul into every act of your life." Eugenio Mar...  Read more


It's late
7/10/2014 4:54:52 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It's almost 11 pm. Good night everyone. Happy spark sleeping!...  Read more


7/10/2014 12:13:06 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Be blessed and sending prayers sendinding light love joy and happiness hugz...  Read more


Top Down Learning
7/9/2014 11:18:41 PM,  11 COMMENTS

My fair weather car, a Mazda MX-5 Miata, is not driven in the winter as we get a fair amount of snow and ice. In the spring, summer and fa...  Read more


7/9/14 - Bedtime
7/9/2014 10:59:27 PM,  7 COMMENTS

My boss #$%^&*(((*&^%$##$%^&!!!!!!!!!! Sigh. If you can't say something nice, say nothing at all. That's my story, and I'm sticking to it - for tod...  Read more


More medical problems for my husband
7/9/2014 10:51:43 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My husband, Bob, has courage and wants to do the best he can. Recently he had a CAT scan of the chest and a MRI of the thyroid. He then needed to ha...  Read more


Breaking up with my scale
7/9/2014 10:37:17 PM,  10 COMMENTS

So, I think I've been spending too much time with my scale. I need to let go of this painful relationship. It is a daily emotional roller coaster ride...  Read more


The light finally goes on!
7/9/2014 9:48:45 PM,  13 COMMENTS

We all have the best of intentions...we want to eat right, work out and take better care of ourselves...but...when those donuts or sweets appear, we c...  Read more


Jedi Captain SpiderBat
7/9/2014 9:23:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

.....because you can't have too many superheroes packed into one kid! ...  Read more


Long But Wonderful Day
7/9/2014 9:14:15 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Up at 5:30 out the door 7:30 drove 2 hrs worked 8.5, saw 10 patient including one evaluation, drove back home 2 hrs, gassed up for tomorrow worked o...  Read more


I won't be smoking the new legal marijuana.
7/9/2014 8:44:43 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I know that sounds rather prudish, but I have valid reasons. Last year, I had access to some good marijuana before the recreational legal stuff was a...  Read more


EnjoyThe Specialness of Summer!!!
7/9/2014 8:35:09 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Ahhh, the lazy hot days of summer are here at last!! We were so looking forward to them last winter, remember? We forgot how often we need to water o...  Read more


A blog before bed. I NEED SLEEP!
7/9/2014 8:18:06 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I put the clinic from early this morning onto to tomorrow morning. I couldn't get there that early, work the rest of my day and guarantee I'd be upri...  Read more


7/9/2014 6:18:40 PM,  2 COMMENTS

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or accept the responsibility for changing them.” ~Dr. Denis Waitley “...  Read more


Dogs ;-) 7/9
7/9/2014 3:19:30 PM,  14 COMMENTS

Have a great day....  Read more


Fresh Start
7/9/2014 11:28:13 AM,  3 COMMENTS

It has been such a long time since I blogged. I am focusing on this 24 hours to make it the best that I can. Won't you join me? Hugs fr...  Read more

7/9/2014 10:09:43 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Hebrews 2:11 (WEB) For both he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one, for which cause he is not ashamed to call them broth...  Read more


Domestic Catastrophe
7/9/2014 10:03:10 AM,  10 COMMENTS

My refrigerator/freezer died without me noticing until yesterday... the freezer was already was my extra fridge, kept in the laundry roo...  Read more


Today's Challenge: Eat slow and enjoy your food
7/9/2014 9:51:51 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Eating slow is a habit that I have gotten into since joining SparkPeople, and it really helps you to enjoy what you eat. Anytime I talk to anyone abo...  Read more


Today's Challenge: Eat slow and enjoy your food
7/9/2014 9:51:47 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Eating slow is a habit that I have gotten into since joining SparkPeople, and it really helps you to enjoy what you eat. Anytime I talk to anyone abo...  Read more


Where are you going with this, Francine?
7/9/2014 9:42:39 AM,  18 COMMENTS

Who is Francine? My alter ego, of sorts. I call myself Francine when I take a mental vacation and forget to come back. In this respect, I have bee...  Read more


Not Succumbing to Excuses
7/9/2014 9:28:30 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Hiding out in the A/C is my usual behavior when the mercury rises. It been in the 90's (33°C). Yesterday was a major workout day for me. First out i...  Read more


Standing my ground with a big stick
7/9/2014 8:05:22 AM,  20 COMMENTS

Recently there have been several articles about proper etiquette for walkers, runners and bikers when sharing the trail. I’ve added my opinion about...  Read more


I Vow to Make it a Better Nutrition Day
7/9/2014 7:33:04 AM,  3 COMMENTS

437 437 437 437 437 437 437 437 437 437 I 'm turning the week around today having had 2 "less than ideal" nutrition days Monday and Tu...  Read more


Wednesday again........
7/9/2014 7:32:34 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm both relieved (event cancelled - and I'm good with that), and also irritated (sigh........once again, saw evidence of *FOOD SABOTAGE BY FAMILY MEM...  Read more


7/9/2014 7:09:50 AM,  6 COMMENTS

“Little by little does the trick.” ~Aesop...  Read more


Thought and Prayer for Wednesday, July 9, 2014
7/9/2014 6:53:03 AM,  4 COMMENTS

July 9, 2014 GOD UNDERSTANDS WE NEED HIM In our lifetime, we will deal with sorrow, disappointment, and death. In our lifetime, we get angry, add...  Read more


Power washer vs sleep....guess who won? Not sleep!
7/9/2014 5:50:51 AM,  15 COMMENTS

I need my sleep! I have both my bedroom windows somewhat sound-proofed. Unless there is something extremely loud and long-lasting I can usually tole...  Read more


My Motivational Tool
7/9/2014 5:46:58 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm eagerly awaiting my new Fitbit. I know that it will help motivate me to move more. I have a regular pedometer, but I like the idea of friendly c...  Read more


The World Needs More Robins!
7/9/2014 5:44:19 AM,  19 COMMENTS

On Monday afternoon, we made a needed trip into Wal*Mart. We were tired from having climbed Mt Monadnock, and probably did not look like the ideal cu...  Read more


Easy on the mayo!!!!!!
7/9/2014 5:05:33 AM,  16 COMMENTS

" Easy on the mayo.!" Mark Bricklin The secret to weight loss is simple. Go easy on the stuff that is bad for you. Go hog wild on the food...  Read more


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