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  • Bod Pod

    1/18/2017 10:43:21 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Have you ever done the Bod Pod? I did it today. It's a type of large "case" large enough for a person to sit in similar (to me) to a space caps... Read more

  • Getting Organized in 2017 (my work so far)

    1/17/2017 10:51:19 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Well this past weekend we finished organizing the kitchen. As you can see we even labeled everything. I fixed things, hanged baskets, scrubbed ev... Read more

  • Next Sunday

    1/15/2017 11:08:03 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Next Sunday would be our 28th Anniversary if my husband had lived another 5 months. I plan to mark the day by getting all 5 of my kids together ... Read more

  • Ok so it has been awhile...

    1/13/2017 11:29:47 AM, by JUDDLL

    I can't believe how far I have come in a year... I was looking forward to seeing what 2016 would bring and it has brought me a lot. 1. I am ... Read more

  • Refusing to quit!

    1/12/2017 10:06:23 PM, by TYMBERWOLFE

    Well, it's after the New Year and so much has happened. I found out I have heart disease which is pretty shocking at 42. Me and my f... Read more

  • Looking Forward

    1/11/2017 6:18:14 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm signing up for four 5K races today. One each month for February-April...well,maybe two in April.... Read more

  • January 2017 RESTART

    1/11/2017 8:43:18 AM, by HEALTHY4CAROLYN

    WOW, did I really just type 201....7??! Oh my. Where ... Read more

  • "Volunteer Day"

    1/3/2017 11:47:57 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    My volunteer day turned out differently than expected. I got to SideWalk (helping homeless people find homes) and got a panic call from my young... Read more

  • A Stay-at-Home Day

    1/2/2017 12:14:56 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    For the New Year, I decided to get out my basic drawing books and begin using my "studio" to learn to paint what I draw. Also, sew those two pai... Read more

  • My Christmas Present

    1/1/2017 11:32:45 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    My son sent me the cookbook "Fork Over Knife"...all vegetarian foods. He is a marathon runner (15 in 2016!), a gourmet cook, and a vegan. I dec... Read more

  • Phone call

    12/28/2016 9:45:52 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Well, I've talked with the mother in this situation I'm going through, and had to leave a message. Please keep me in mind. I hope she calls bac... Read more

  • Court Today

    12/23/2016 8:02:59 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Part II--First story is my blog for December 9 called "Now What". ****************************
    ************... Read more

  • Zumba

    12/21/2016 3:35:20 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Zumba is a lot of fun. At the Senior Center, we have Zumba Gold...low impact. I need that because I have doctor's orders not to do high impact.... Read more

  • Knitted Knockers

    12/20/2016 11:17:37 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Have you heard of these? There's an organization based in Bellingham Washington sending out free to women who have had a mastectomy. They are e... Read more

  • The Wellness Center

    12/14/2016 12:23:11 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I've been going to a class at McChord Airforce Base called MoveToHealth. There's a different health topic each week. It's helpful to me to focus... Read more

  • What I Do in the Winter

    12/12/2016 6:53:19 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    This cold and rainy spell has made me reexamine my exercise routine. Thank goodness I do have a library of DVDs that give me cardio and my Perso... Read more

  • Thank You!

    12/10/2016 10:08:51 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Thanks to everyonex commented on my last blog. I read the whole document today, and it's pretty apparent that his mother has written the stateme... Read more

  • Now What?

    12/9/2016 7:40:12 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm just living with too many issues right now! No sooner does one get resolved than another shows its ugly head. My daughter is going to get h... Read more

  • Today

    12/8/2016 2:56:32 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Today is the day I'm participating in the final ceremony for my husband who died in July. This is the placing of his ashes in the wall at the cem... Read more


    12/7/2016 7:51:04 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Thanks to all of you who prayed for me and my daughter. The meeting with the Property Manager was unlike anything I could have imagined, and ver... Read more

  • Please Hope with Me

    12/6/2016 10:06:19 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I know this is a rant. Just need to get my thoughts in order to face tomorrow's meeting with the Property Manager: My daughter has just com... Read more

  • Personal Training

    12/5/2016 7:48:56 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I was the only one who showed up this morning, so it was truly PERSONAL Training. My guy helped me so much. We focused on specific exercises fo... Read more

  • Just keep walking

    11/29/2016 8:57:37 PM, by PENONE

    Starting over day three, husband didn't walk with me today but I walked my mile anyway. Can't ask him to walk everyday since he has been battling... Read more

  • Victim?

    11/27/2016 7:46:12 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm questioning the role of VICTIM in relationships these days. I have a grandson who "lives with me". Actually, he lives in a room off the gar... Read more

  • Enough

    11/27/2016 12:04:38 AM, by PENONE

    Spent the entire day in bed. Not that I'm sick just catching up on TV shows, is that insane, absolutely, tomorrow we start walking, eating better... Read more

  • What happens when you stop tracking

    11/20/2016 2:54:35 AM, by OLYMUM

    What happens when you stop tracking your food intake, your water intake, exercise, etc? I will tell you. You gain weight. I stopped in Septemb... Read more

  • A Full Day with Friends

    11/20/2016 12:33:33 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    My day was beautiful, having my new crafty friend over to my house in the morning, and going on an adventure with my friend who lives at the reti... Read more

  • I will

    11/16/2016 8:18:07 AM, by PENONE

    I will be making a meal plan using spark recipes to lose my weight. And I will be using suggested exercises to get this weight off. It is never a... Read more

  • Today I will

    11/16/2016 7:40:35 AM, by PENONE

    Today I will do more physical activities and eat healthier... Read more

  • Why I Am a Fiber Artist

    11/15/2016 10:42:05 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I've always been a crafter since my mother taught me to crochet when I was 9 years old. As a teenager, I'd spend all my free time crocheting, kn... Read more

  • Being a Friend

    11/14/2016 8:08:39 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I had lunch today with a woman who lost her husband two weeks before my husband died. We shared some tears and lots of love. The best thing...s... Read more

  • A Day to Myself

    11/10/2016 7:11:16 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    A day to myself. I did have to go to the store(s) for groceries and elastic. I'm working on another pair of corduroy pants and no wide elastic ... Read more

  • The Race

    11/6/2016 4:53:52 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    The 10K was fine. I was surprised to see I made a personal best on the first 5K, finished it all at a 17 minute mile ratio. My daughter and her ... Read more

  • Honest Dr. Told me I'm fat and need to lose weight.

    11/6/2016 2:36:45 AM, by PENONE

    I had recent short stay in hospital. For leg and chest pain they thought it may of been cardio. Thankfully wasn't. But very honest Dr, told me I'... Read more

  • What a Difference!

    11/5/2016 10:26:12 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    So, this morning the blood pressure was down to 119/72. The clogged sink is cleared (baking soda & vinegar), my financial conundrum is solved, ... Read more

  • Yes, I'm Stressed

    11/4/2016 8:48:11 PM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I did take my blood pressure yesterday and found it was high...150/72. This morning it was 170/80! So, I sorted it out with my best friend (who... Read more

  • Blood Pressure

    11/3/2016 9:53:43 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Do you know that blood pressure is a guide to how much stress you are under? I do. Right after my husband died, I was taking my blood pressure ... Read more

  • "Happy" Weight

    10/29/2016 1:42:05 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    I'm sitting with the concept of my "Happy Weight" these days. It seems I'm "stuck" at 125-127. For someone just under five feel tall, that's st... Read more

  • Becoming More Adventurous

    10/15/2016 10:27:36 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    My task today in Spark Coach was to write a blog on how I can become more "adventurous" in my weight-loss journey. I love the word. How to make... Read more

  • Carrying On

    10/13/2016 10:15:39 AM, by PATTI_PAL1

    Yesterday was a day at home. Well, not exactly. Home for the afternoon. In the morning I went to the base to get an ID card in my name and fin... Read more

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