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  • 12/15/17

    12/15/2017 9:01:36 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well after a 4 hour drive we arrived at the Chateau on the Lake! Read more

  • 12/14/17

    12/14/2017 10:20:09 PM, by RHOOK20047

    What a week. Tomorrow I have a 1/2 day of work and then we leave for Branson for the Knights of Columbus meeting. 4 hours of driving I don't lo... Read more

  • The body I had at 21.....can still be mine at 51...I believe this...

    12/13/2017 9:59:04 AM, by PHILLIPS661

    When I was young...pre-twenties..........
    ...everyone I ever knew. that I cared what they said..would say.."you will always be skinny..you can... Read more

  • 12/12/17

    12/12/2017 3:10:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    I am nervous about tonight. I am leaving my comfort zone, joining this retreat team with people I don't know. I wish I was busier at work, whe... Read more

  • 12/11/17

    12/11/2017 9:31:19 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Was my work from home day and I had a pleasant day. Spent time getting ready for the Mission Retreat I am on that starts tomorrow night! I am ... Read more

  • 12/9/17

    12/10/2017 1:11:37 AM, by RHOOK20047

    Had a wonderful gathering this evening with some of my church friends. Was such a nice evening. I made some mini-quiche with chives, mini pigs ... Read more

  • 12/7/17

    12/7/2017 9:54:56 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Thankful Thursday! I always try to find things to be thankful for. Despite my painful knees, I can still get around on my own although not as f... Read more

  • Planned Dinner

    12/7/2017 9:40:24 PM, by MZDELO1

    My planned dinner of roasted chicken, pasta, sweet po... Read more

  • 12/6/17

    12/6/2017 9:41:36 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy St. Nicholas day! I remember getting treats from my mom on St Nick's day. You knew that Christmas was soon to come! Fond memories. I ... Read more

  • 12/5/17

    12/5/2017 10:09:24 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Busy week. Have had meeting in the evening. I got the inside of the house decorated, but nothing outside. Will have to work on that Friday aft... Read more

  • One day at a time

    12/4/2017 9:35:18 AM, by CCAPTWIFE1945

    Today is the first day of the rest of my life and I intend to make the best of it. Up this morning, cup of coffee and 15 minutes on the treadmil... Read more

  • 12/3/17

    12/3/2017 10:05:47 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well Margaret and I woke up moving a little slower today. My knees were killing me at 6:30 this morning and I knew that sleep was over. Since I... Read more

  • roller coaster

    12/3/2017 2:19:09 PM, by CCAPTWIFE1945

    up until this point i have been basically following the program but not totally committed. Today is the first day of the rest of my life and the... Read more

  • 12/2/17

    12/2/2017 11:52:29 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This was a lucky day and an unlucky day! The prayer breakfast that I run at church this morning, the speaker threw her speech away by accident ... Read more

  • 12/1/17

    12/1/2017 10:59:26 PM, by RHOOK20047

    New month, new goals, hopefully new results. Had a long day, at work, another round of layoffs took place, and meetings on decommissioning serve... Read more

  • Today

    12/1/2017 2:50:08 PM, by CCAPTWIFE1945

    I am especially in a good mood I am happy and satisfied. I have made good choices so far and avoided sugar. One day at a time... Read more

  • 30 lb Goblet Squat - I nailed it!!!

    11/30/2017 9:03:13 PM, by MZDELO1

    I've not lost any weight during this strength training for the last 4 weeks. I went to the gym tonight and I've only done a 25 lb free weight, th... Read more

  • 11/30/17

    11/30/2017 9:01:26 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Another month down. This has been a week. Tuesday night we were out at dinner with our friends, and the guy sort of vegged out a couple of time... Read more

  • 11/27/17

    11/27/2017 9:41:36 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Gee, today, I really wanted to shoot Mikey. We decided to have the cushioned top of the cedar chest that he chewed up reupholstered. I have fo... Read more

  • 11/26/17

    11/26/2017 9:46:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well went to church and had a great Mass. We went to brunch with some friends after church. Fr. John had a great homily, and I am liking more a... Read more

  • 11/25/17

    11/25/2017 8:43:53 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Took the day off, only did my exercises. Took the dogs to the park this afternoon. Dolly stayed in the car as her leg still hurts. Took her fo... Read more

  • my journey

    11/25/2017 10:31:54 AM, by CCAPTWIFE1945

    My jouney this far has been like a roller coaster because of computer problems. It is so much easier when ou can read and post every day. It le... Read more

  • 11/24/17

    11/24/2017 10:51:44 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Long day, work, then many started projects at home, little finished, going to bed! Hope I sleep until noon tomorrow, but doubt that will happen... Read more

  • not overeating

    11/24/2017 12:43:23 PM, by CCAPTWIFE1945

    i found yesterday that it was not so difficult to not overeat. Just get a small serving spoon and pick your poison... Read more

  • 11/23/17

    11/23/2017 10:03:40 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy Thanksgiving! I had a good day overall. Started by going to church and thanking God for all the blessings he has given me and my family. ... Read more

  • Much to be Thankful For

    11/23/2017 6:10:37 PM, by FROSTY99

    I am feeling very blessed this thanksgiving. My DH was needing rotator cuff surgery and in order to be cleared for that surgery, he had to see h... Read more

  • Motivational quote

    11/21/2017 3:29:03 PM, by GINGERPAWZ

    Spark coach asked me today to come up with a quote that never fails. Mine that I have had for a while is "Winners are losers who got up and gave... Read more

  • 11/20/17

    11/20/2017 9:07:47 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Happy Monday! I had a quiet day again! Wow three in a row! Worked from home. Made a pot of chicken noodle soup, some beef stew, and tried a... Read more

  • 11/19/17

    11/19/2017 8:07:27 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Another good day! Got up for church and Margaret went with me for the first time in 4 weeks. I learned a meaning of the Gospel that has always ... Read more

  • 11/18/17

    11/18/2017 9:16:34 PM, by RHOOK20047

    This was a pleasant day. Got up and went downtown to my retreat. It was 72 degrees when I left the house at 7:30 a.m. When I got out of the re... Read more

  • 11/17/17

    11/17/2017 10:17:57 PM, by RHOOK20047

    TGIF! This was a long day at work. Some days seem like they will never end, and today was one of them. Was all set to have some chili for dinn... Read more

  • Acts of kindness

    11/16/2017 12:26:43 AM, by GINGERPAWZ

    This week I was asked by Aspire and Inspire team to write a blog on acts of kindness. National day of kindness was on November 13th. ... Read more

  • 11/15/17

    11/15/2017 10:14:05 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Hump day! I had a busy day with work, had some overtime, then dinner and a parish Council meeting. Glad this one was shorter than the last one.... Read more

  • Distract myself

    11/15/2017 10:01:46 AM, by GINGERPAWZ

    Sparkcoach asked me to make a list of things I can do to distract myself when I feel a food binge coming on. 1. Think about if I'm hungry or... Read more

  • 11/14/17

    11/14/2017 10:16:43 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Is anyone else having to turn emails on at least once a week. I am getting frustrated because I have no idea who is emailing me and I am not get... Read more

  • 11/13/17

    11/13/2017 9:21:31 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I had a semi-quiet day. Worked from home, the heating/cooling guy came and checked the furnace, no problems! Mikey is fine. You would ne... Read more

  • 11/12/17

    11/12/2017 11:05:29 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the day came without its share of problems. Well Emerson has Hand, Foot and Mouth disease. A child in his day care had it last week, and ... Read more

  • 11/11/17

    11/11/2017 10:55:58 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well the weekend hasn't been the greatest. Reagan wants nothing to do with anyone but mama and screams if anyone else holds her. Brad said not ... Read more

  • 11/9/17

    11/9/2017 9:58:12 PM, by RHOOK20047

    Well, I have taken most of the week to try and get back to normal, whatever that is. I have realized that of late I have been overwhelmed. I th... Read more

  • New Job, less stress, No More Excuses!

    11/7/2017 9:28:20 AM, by JOYCEB444

    Hi All, I started a new job 9/25/17 and life has slowed down a lot; I'm making less, drive further but you know what I don't mind since my stress... Read more

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