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Need ideas for time management skills
8/20/2014 3:12:48 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Ok. You're a smart bunch! This fall I will be balancing: Full time school (both on campus and online) Running my retail business and web ba...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

What to say. What to say?
8/17/2014 4:42:05 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Where has the summer gone? I made it to 1 PawSox baseball game (wanted 5 or 6) 3 kayaking trips (wanted 4-5) 0 Camping (wanted 1-2, but...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

July month in review
8/17/2014 1:20:37 PM,  3 COMMENTS

>KEEPING THE STREAK ALIVE, aiming for 365-day activity streak. Completed day 325 on July 31 (still on track today). The end is in sight, but I susp...  Read more

KBEHNKE81

Got to meet another Spark friend!!!
8/16/2014 9:20:06 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I am so lucky--I am on a wonderful but small team of active ladies--and now I have met 4 of them!! One last summer (Hi, Betsy!), 2 in the spring (Hi,...  Read more

DIANNEMT

Judging women by their looks
8/15/2014 9:14:27 AM,  5 COMMENTS

My daughter, my 9-year-old granddaughter and I had an interesting discussion yesterday about whether women should be valued for their looks that began...  Read more

SARAWMS48

Keeping up with 10K steps a day
8/14/2014 6:57:25 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I have been hitting my 10K steps a day for over a week now. Not too bad! Yes, sometimes I am going up and down the stairs at 9:30 to hit the mark but-...  Read more

DIANNEMT

Oh yeah, I killed her with Brownies.
8/14/2014 1:04:42 PM,  10 COMMENTS

That got your attention? 18 Long story short: I changed the murder weapon to Brownies in my novel. I don't think anyone has ever done t...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Getting there and getting NERVOUS!
8/14/2014 1:02:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So, my classes had to be changed due to low enrollment. I am now registered for 5 different classes than I was. I had to drop my two favorites, two...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Newest goal--follow-up to "What to do?"
8/5/2014 4:21:37 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I asked for advice in July--What to do? What to do?. Many people saw my fear of swimming and water and, of course, said "go for that and crush that fe...  Read more

DIANNEMT

Where toNow?
8/5/2014 3:15:34 PM,  5 COMMENTS

The last couple of weeks have been a whirlwind of running in circles. I am officially registered for classes in the fall (oooo, what have I gott...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Not smoking, part 2
8/1/2014 8:23:18 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Tomorrow will be 2 weeks since I quit smoking. I only weighed a half pound more when I weighed myself than I used to. The cravings stopped after a w...  Read more

SARAWMS48

Is size 10 fat?
7/30/2014 10:02:05 AM,  9 COMMENTS

I am taking a poll. Do you think size 10 is fat? The reason I am asking. My goal has always been to be a size 12, regardless of weight. Well I...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Follow up to "what to do, what to do"
7/28/2014 6:45:48 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I wake up today to see my last blog was a "voted popular blog post"--WOW. Never expected that. Then I also see that my Meditations for Women article s...  Read more

DIANNEMT

GGB Mysteries
7/28/2014 12:00:09 AM,  7 COMMENTS

I have finally been sitting down to work on my Cozy Mystery Series. The ideas are coming fast and furious again, now that my brain is 90% recovered...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Better Days ahead
7/27/2014 11:30:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I am so grateful to still be teachable I have been exercising almost every day now this summer pool was to cold with all the rain plus all the other...  Read more

BGPON1

My next steps--what to do, what to do.....
7/27/2014 2:37:29 PM,  57 COMMENTS

I had a goal to beat my 5K time in May--and I did it! Not by a lot but I ran faster than I have ever run before and finished under 36 minutes. I will...  Read more

DIANNEMT

TOM, oh TOM you pain in the buttocks
7/26/2014 11:51:13 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Ug, took a month to get down the four pounds and T.O.M brought them right back....  Read more

SUEFROMRI

not smoking
7/26/2014 8:00:28 AM,  4 COMMENTS

When my cousin decided to quit smoking last Friday, I decided I would also try. I tapered off from 4 on Wednesday to two on Thurs. and Friday, to one...  Read more

SARAWMS48

My Journey since last year
7/24/2014 6:51:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

I had no choice but to put them on and keep them on even though the elastic did break a few times, but I pulled myself back up. DH has had 3 strokes...  Read more

BGPON1

Easier Now.
7/23/2014 9:29:23 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I met with Admissions today. Everything will be all set soon, there is no reason my credits won't be transferred and I will be waived in all the plac...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Makayla!
7/20/2014 9:17:12 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Little Makayla was being a freshy and made it so she had to come a few weeks early! Mom dealt with possible gestational diabetes and then pre-eclamps...  Read more

ILUVTTV

School Priorities!
7/19/2014 3:00:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had my hubby shaking his head today. I am going over my class schedule for the fall and I can either take a hybrid/online class or an on- campus...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Really unhappy with the scale--and I guess with me, too.
7/18/2014 6:47:28 PM,  10 COMMENTS

The scale has been inching up--pretty much since February. I do not know why--I have been exercising and tracking and am usually under the calorie ran...  Read more

DIANNEMT

As of this afternoon, I am at "Black-Eyed Susan" versus "Oh My God, what happened"
7/17/2014 7:54:38 PM,  8 COMMENTS

The CT Scan showed no broken facial bones, and no additional complications to the post concussive symptoms. So I am on the mend. My eye opened t...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Waiting for hubby.
7/16/2014 12:45:20 PM,  9 COMMENTS

Today has been quite a day. I was getting some exercise in the rain playing with the dog. Unfortunately, his head is harder than my jaw bone and eye...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Thinking to myself - "Make a list. Make a list. Make a list."
7/15/2014 3:43:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

When things are getting overwhelming or your goal is too big to conquer. Break it down and make a list of the itty bitty steps. Then enjoy the checki...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Back in the saddle again...
7/15/2014 10:37:40 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Wow, time flies! I can't believe it's been about 5 months since I last Sparked. I started a new job, then transferred to the night shift, plus it's a...  Read more

JANAYA2424

It took some stumbling, but I'm back on track
7/12/2014 2:04:00 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Every now and then life throws moving obstacles at us and we stumble along until a friend extends a hand to steady us. Thank you to my friends who st...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Best Buds :-0
7/11/2014 11:17:15 PM,  3 COMMENTS

What a day! Beautiful and full! We were able to get in 2-walks today!!! 1st walk mid-morning for 6 miles and then again this evening after stuff...  Read more

TLB1630

I just got TWO days back!
7/11/2014 6:49:07 PM,  4 COMMENTS

HAHAHA. After losing two days on Wednesday I gained them back today. I woke up thinking it was Sunday. I went to work on my Sunday schedule, expe...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

July already??
7/11/2014 12:48:42 PM,  3 COMMENTS

This summer is speeding by. I am not seeing movement on the scale--and not on measurements either, judging by my clothes--but I do have energy even w...  Read more

DIANNEMT

Results through June 2014
7/10/2014 11:33:52 PM,  1 COMMENTS

>KEEPING THE STREAK ALIVE, aiming for 365-day activity streak. At day 294 on June 30, about 80% of the way there. >STILL NOT HITTING THE M...  Read more

KBEHNKE81

B-Day week!!!
7/10/2014 2:00:41 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Whoo Hoo - yesterday was my - B-day and today is one of my gal palís . We are up north celebrating both our B-Days with another gal pal for a few day...  Read more

TLB1630

Where did the time go?
7/9/2014 11:34:31 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Wednesday already? What happened to the first half of the week?...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

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

SARAWMS48

And the tourists have left town!
7/5/2014 8:17:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So tomorrow the town starts fund raising for next year's Independence Days Celebration. My town starts celebrating Flag Day and has activities every d...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Happy Independence Day!
7/4/2014 9:16:09 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Looking forward to the 'quiet'....  Read more

SUEFROMRI

Not much too add
7/3/2014 12:29:15 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I've followed doctors orders and stayed off my foot for a few more days. BORING! The fibromyalgia flare up re-enforced it. I'm trying to listen to m...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

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

SARAWMS48

I took a couple days off AND how to get a FREE gym membership for life!
6/30/2014 1:36:21 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Yup. Every once in a while you just have to take a couple days off. My friends in the Fibromyalgia Group know this too well. 39 I dragged my sorry...  Read more

SUEFROMRI

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