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  • I AM BACK!!!!

    7/6/2015 5:34:09 PM, by CINDYC74

    Life sure has thrown me some curve balls the last 11 months, i actually vanished from here for a bit, just got so busy with my family, and my mom... Read more

  • Love Letter to Myself

    6/25/2015 1:46:22 PM, by EMSSBEARS

    For an activity on the BLC on Azure Destinations we were asked to Make a List of things that we Loved about Ourselves I chose to do this in the f... Read more

  • My 5K Tomorrow Postponed

    6/19/2015 9:06:30 PM, by EMSSBEARS

    I was looking forward to my first 5K that I have done in years. I have not done one since my heart surgeries and since my last bad MS relapse. My... Read more

  • BLC Round28 Has Begun

    5/21/2015 3:00:27 AM, by EMSSBEARS

    Day 1 May 20 Weigh-in was not as great as I had hoped for but it is a starting point and gives me something to start chopping away at. I a... Read more

  • Challenging Round 27- Has Come to an End- and I survived:)

    4/8/2015 2:42:02 PM, by EMSSBEARS

    The BLC Round 27 has come to an end and it is time to reflect on my experience in this round. I was a member of the Azure Des... Read more

  • C-is for Cardio

    4/5/2015 12:15:53 AM, by EMSSBEARS

    This blog is for the BLC WEC and discusses the C for the CHOOSE which stands for Cardio. C -is for Cardio A recumbent bike is a bike that... Read more

  • Not So Lucky

    3/5/2015 12:20:04 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Well, we didn't get lucky this time. Seems like most of the bad weather this winter has either fizzled out before it got to us or changed direct... Read more

  • Great Doctor Appointment

    3/3/2015 11:33:48 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Today I saw a Cardiologist for the first time, and I was given a LOT of "food for thought". The very first thing he said when he came in was "I ... Read more

  • Medical Updates

    3/3/2015 12:33:16 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    The incision from my daughter's carpal tunnel surgery is healing nicely. She's now allowed to lift a little and bend her wrist for the first tim... Read more

  • New Month, New Start!

    3/2/2015 12:25:27 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Words can't express how happy I am to see the end of February and the beginning of March! I did so well in January and the first week of Februar... Read more

  • It's Getting Closer......

    2/15/2015 8:53:30 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Just a quick note tonight. With this cold weather our internet stinks and I'm always getting booted off. I'm as ready as I'll ever be fo... Read more

  • Nursing Home Card Workshops

    2/15/2015 12:31:31 AM, by EMSSBEARS

    I have had the privilege of doing greeting card workshops with the local Nursing Homes lately and have found this to be a very rewarding activity... Read more

  • Happy Valentine's Day

    2/14/2015 10:57:29 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Wishing everyone out there in SparkLand a very Happy Valentine's Day, especially to my SparkFriends who are always supporting and encouraging me.... Read more

  • Thanks--Surgery Went Well

    2/13/2015 12:11:27 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Thank you to everyone who prayed for my daughter and me. She went through the surgery well. She was to be the second surgery, but when we got t... Read more

  • Could Use a Prayer

    2/11/2015 12:06:23 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Going to be an early night tonight--well, an earlier night at any rate. I have to get up bright and early in the morning to have my daughter to ... Read more

  • Setting Good Goals~~And Following Through

    2/9/2015 11:55:14 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Tonight I'm posting some thoughts and pictures about goals. I'm usually one that skips over the small goals and sets my goal for the big picture... Read more

  • Ups and Downs

    2/8/2015 8:48:02 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Yesterday wasn't a good day. For some reason I was just totally exhausted and kept falling asleep. I feel like I slept the whole day away. I'm... Read more

  • Celebration!!

    2/7/2015 12:08:43 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Today my INR was finally back in the normal range--2.4!! The first time in 6 weeks that it's been where it should be. I feel so much better now... Read more

  • Shame on Me & February Goals

    2/5/2015 7:48:23 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    I missed the last couple days--nothing interesting to talk about, nothing happening. Tonight I sit here really miserable because I ate a whole 1... Read more

  • Blah Day

    2/3/2015 12:57:17 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    It was a blah day today. Didn't get in my 2,500 steps--only 1949. Between my right knee and my headache I just didn't walk that much today. Bl... Read more

  • Husband Update

    2/1/2015 11:59:48 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Tonight I'm doing an update on my husband. I have to say that I'm really proud of the way he has been tackling cutting back on his food. Previo... Read more

  • GRRR!!!!

    2/1/2015 9:23:06 AM, by INTEND2LOSE

    Well, as some of you know I've had a monkey wrench thrown into my weight loss plan in January. My office has asked me to travel across the state ... Read more

  • 100 Day Challenge De-clutter Continues

    2/1/2015 12:35:16 AM, by EMSSBEARS

    As previously stated in an earlier blog I am working on de-cluttering my house room by room a minimum of 15 minutes a day as part of my 100 Day c... Read more

  • January Goals Update

    1/31/2015 9:55:29 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    January is almost over--just a few more hours and it will be gone and February will be here. When I started back I set some goals that I hoped t... Read more

  • Fun Fruit

    1/30/2015 10:41:48 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    It was a good day today. INR is going up--went from 1.2 Wednesday to 1.7 today. Hopefully another couple of days will have it back to normal. ... Read more

  • This is Going To Be Interesting

    1/29/2015 11:18:53 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Today was a good day. Stayed within my nutrition ranges and got my steps in. Spent some time working on a jigsaw puzzle with my husband. He sa... Read more

  • Doctor Appointment and Weigh-In

    1/29/2015 12:58:41 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Today was weigh-in day, and it shows I gained 1.2 pounds---I think. I'm not so sure that my digital scales are working right. Sometimes when I ... Read more

  • Four Days And Counting

    1/28/2015 12:19:15 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Only four more days left for this month. Hopefully the weather will make another change or that darn groundhog won't even be able to get out of ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    1/27/2015 8:58:52 AM, by KLUVSTFORMERS

    wow already been a wild week and I'm only on day 2?had my granddaughter from Friday afternoon till yesterday afternoon, she's such a mess lol but... Read more

  • Tiring Day

    1/26/2015 11:10:25 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Well, my husband got his tests done, now we just play the waiting game until the results come in. He was in there for over 1 1/2 hours, so while... Read more

  • Medical Issues

    1/26/2015 1:43:29 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    It's hard to believe that we are at the beginning of the last week of January. Seems like the new year just began! I'm still frustrated wit... Read more

  • Cross-Stitch Baby Photo Gift

    1/25/2015 2:57:58 PM, by EMSSBEARS

    I am currently working on this photo for friends that are having babies I hope they like it. Read more

  • Priorities

    1/24/2015 10:59:15 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    I wasn't on the computer much yesterday, so I didn't get my daily blog written. My husband wanted me to work on a jigsaw puzzle with him, so tha... Read more

  • The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    1/22/2015 11:53:51 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    I changed my weigh-in day to Wednesday, because that's my normal INR testing day and I'm keeping track of that in my measurements, too. I figure... Read more

  • Training session went great

    1/22/2015 9:23:56 AM, by KLUVSTFORMERS

    ive decided to try traing for a bit me and my bff are gonna split the price and do ever other week as well as our workouts will be sent to us on ... Read more

  • Bad Day!

    1/21/2015 10:19:50 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    It's been a bad day for me. Gone most of the day, didn't get my walk in, didn't get all my Sparking done. We ate out at the local Mexican resta... Read more

  • I Did It!

    1/21/2015 12:34:24 AM, by MISS_BRENDA

    I am so proud of myself--I made it ALL the way around the block on my walk today! And to put the icing on the cake, the whole 11 minutes registe... Read more

  • Procrastination-It's What I Do Best!

    1/19/2015 5:40:13 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    I am a procrastinator. No doubt about it, I will put things off until the very last second possible. You know, one of those don't-do-today-what-... Read more

  • ~~Venting!~~

    1/18/2015 11:42:24 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Fair warning: This is a venting blog!! Last year I was in the hospital for 9 days with a saddle pulmonary embolism. Had to have the emergen... Read more

  • How Do You Like Them Apples?

    1/17/2015 11:18:49 PM, by MISS_BRENDA

    Bet you've never seen apples like these! I would never ever have the patience to do this, even if I were artistically inclined, which I'm not. ... Read more

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