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  • Sunday

    1/21/2018 9:14:55 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    We now have a "sort of" schedule. Monday is laundry day and senior citizens shopping at Big Save. Tuesday is ironing (my job) and fold... Read more

  • Tai chi

    1/17/2018 4:21:50 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today was our first attempt at tai chi. It's a bit hard for us older adults as there are many moves that we need to remember. I guess over time i... Read more

  • Happy 2018!

    1/14/2018 8:16:44 PM, by *JENNIE*

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  • Sunday

    1/7/2018 6:04:49 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Sunday. Now that I am retired we don't have to do laundry on Saturday and housecleaning on Sunday. All that's done for the week. It's very n... Read more

  • Pineapple Pilates

    1/7/2018 12:13:58 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today daughter and I had our first "lesson" at Pineapple Pilates. Boy, it was hard!! My body isn't very flexible, and my heels don't want to stay... Read more

  • one more day

    12/20/2017 7:10:56 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    After today is done, I will have one more day of work, the 29th. We go on vacation to Disneyland tomorrow, and I'm excited because I'll be with o... Read more

  • Surprise party

    12/20/2017 4:04:33 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    On Friday, 12/15, the "office staff" was taking me to lunch for my retirement. Much to my surprise, it turned out to be a surprise party for me!!... Read more

  • Pumpkin pies

    12/19/2017 4:07:07 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    Last weekend hubby and I made pumpkin chiffon pies. He learned to make the crust two years ago. He and our daughter made the pies for Thanksgivin... Read more

  • Last month

    12/2/2017 5:41:24 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    I can't believe the last month of work for me is finally here. I have 13 more days of work, and then full-time vacation. Well, not really because... Read more

  • Morning Ritual

    11/28/2017 7:10:55 PM, by PELESJEWEL

    My trail walks with my dog is quickly becoming a morning ritual. Love Read more

  • Anniversary

    11/25/2017 7:18:23 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Yesterday was our 44th anniversary. This year it was the first time we actually celebrated on the correct day. Usually we would go out after Than... Read more

  • Thanksgiving

    11/23/2017 9:30:53 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Happy Thanksgiving to all my sparkfriends! We had a breakfast buffet at the Marriott hotel (Kukui's restaurant) in Lihue. Our daughter in la... Read more

  • Best Day

    11/23/2017 4:07:05 PM, by PELESJEWEL

    I love how my day is unfolding, appreciative that my mind is clear and that I’m rested. My husband and I share the kitchen as we prepare our Than... Read more

  • China Doll

    11/22/2017 9:14:08 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Not sure if this is a good shot but.... Angie reque... Read more

  • Lazy, sleepy day

    11/20/2017 3:48:02 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    Today, is Monday. Have the day off. I slept in, because I had insomnia. Couldn't go to sleep until after 3:00. I woke up around 9:00. Felt great ... Read more

  • Better Outlook

    11/19/2017 3:31:18 AM, by ASPIRECAW

    Better outlook, better day! I ate popcorn and had a hotdog today. A little cheating and back on the plan!... Read more

  • Happenings

    11/18/2017 10:49:40 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    On Friday I took the day off to have Thanksgiving lunch with our granddaughter. They made "stone" soup. They also had rolls, watermelon, and pump... Read more

  • Struggling today

    11/18/2017 1:43:57 AM, by ASPIRECAW

    Had a great day. Went out with some friends and had a lot of fun. I bought a purse and some new work out shoes. The traffic was awful. My h... Read more

  • Uneventful Thursday

    11/16/2017 9:43:04 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    I had class today. Our internet wasn't working at the college. Nothing was really accomplished. I have homework, and I am not motivated. I feel "... Read more

  • Dinner is Served!

    11/15/2017 11:53:55 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    Fixing dinner tonight. Salmon and Bok Choy. ... Read more

  • Picture at my highest weight

    11/15/2017 10:09:03 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    I was 196 Pounds in this one. ... Read more

  • Before picture

    11/15/2017 9:21:50 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    I am attaching a before picture (present), so I can compare after another 10 pounds loss. This is part of my plan in losing. I hate the picture! ... Read more

  • Cravings are stong today

    11/15/2017 8:28:13 PM, by ASPIRECAW

    Today, I have a craving for something sweet. I fixed some whipping cream, added two Splenda packets, and some vanilla. It didn't taste too bad. N... Read more

  • Today

    11/12/2017 12:24:01 PM, by MKMILITANTE

    Today I just did my first circuit training in years. I was supposed to do it 3x but only could make it through 1 1/2. But I’m going try to do it ... Read more

  • Holiday

    11/11/2017 5:04:06 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Yesterday was a holiday for me. Our granddaughter is having a birthday party on Sunday, so we shifted our chores a day early, meaning Friday was ... Read more

  • Saturday

    10/15/2017 5:26:26 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    This is the first Saturday in a while that we didn't have an activity to do. So it was the usual laundry at a decent time. Whenever we have somet... Read more

  • Honey

    10/8/2017 12:05:06 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's been over a month since my last blog. Today my hubby and I went to a "bee" class where we learned about the honey bee and got to suit up and... Read more

  • Mini Me!!!

    9/10/2017 4:11:43 PM, by LARKINMUSE

    Couldn't resist this photo oppty. Today, a 3-lb loss fr... Read more

  • Lazy day

    9/4/2017 9:43:20 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's a holiday and a dreary day. The sky is overcast and it makes me sleepy. I'm glad to have this extra day off. We took our recyclables to the ... Read more

  • What's happening...

    9/2/2017 8:48:13 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    On August 16 I met with the retirement folks to see what I could expect to receive when I retire. I have 44 years with the state and will be able... Read more

  • The Turning Point

    8/27/2017 3:21:27 PM, by LARKINMUSE

    Hi Sparkers. I'm 24 pounds down, and 8.6 pounds to my goal!!! This has been an incredible journey, and I'm so darn proud of myself. Being a... Read more

  • Struggling

    8/27/2017 3:23:50 AM, by METALBABE

    Once again I find myself not knowing where to start. I feel like I have hit bottom again. Everything is out of control. Everything is addiction a... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/19/2017 7:40:22 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Today is laundry day. It's a little cloudy right now, but the sun and wind are helping the laundry to dry. We are on our third load, and there's ... Read more

  • Holiday

    8/18/2017 6:44:19 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's Friday and a holiday. Soon I will be on a permanent holiday from work. I met with the retirement counselor and it is a definite "yes" to ret... Read more

  • New program

    8/8/2017 5:07:08 AM, by LASTROSE91

    Today, I logged on, because I am ready to get back on track.... I know that I am the one who has to do this.... On my own.... Read more

  • Down and out

    7/23/2017 1:32:42 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    After returning from our trip (adventure), I came down with a vrius and hubby also came down with it. We both have coughing spells and sore throa... Read more

  • Our adventure

    7/16/2017 1:19:29 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's been over a month since my last blog. I've been staying away on purpose but still enjoy sparkpeople. We just returned from our first ever Di... Read more

  • 8 Things I've Learned on This Journey

    7/4/2017 12:44:14 AM, by LARKINMUSE

    I’ve been on this weight-loss-get-fit journey for ... Read more

  • Today

    6/13/2017 3:45:31 AM, by ARNETTELEE

    It's a holiday today....and I went to the dentist. Then hubby and I went to Tropicare where the residents (and visitors too) of Kauai get free me... Read more

  • Holiday again

    6/10/2017 10:53:28 PM, by ARNETTELEE

    Hubby and I had "date" last night. I had an eye appointment and daughter had plans to go to the bon dance in Lihue; however, my doctor was ill s... Read more

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