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I Have Some Answers on my Shoulder
7/10/2014 5:43:59 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Probably better than I expected, but not great nonetheless. When I dislocated my right shoulder in January in a cycling crash on Black Ice, thing...  Read more


Purposeful Prayer
7/10/2014 1:48:20 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Early in the morning, well before sunrise, Jesus rose and went to a deserted place where he could be alone in prayer. Mark 1:35 (The Daily Life Bib...  Read more


Not A Good Day BUT!
7/10/2014 9:20:20 AM,  1 COMMENTS

So, today is not so good. I feel depressed and achy. So far I haven't done much except lie in bed. Well, I did the quick 9 minute video for the Offici...  Read more


7/8/2014 12:34:04 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I have been in many places, but I've never been in Kahoots. Apparently, you can't go alone. You have to be in Kahoots with someone. I've also never...  Read more


Week 2 Done! Patience is the key.
7/8/2014 1:20:06 AM,  6 COMMENTS

So my second week is over and done with. Unfortunately, the scale has barely budged. I know that this is normal. I could be building muscles or just l...  Read more


You know you have reached that age!
7/5/2014 1:44:24 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I hate to say it, but I have reached that age where it seems like every time the phone rings it is not to bring good news but to tell us of another fr...  Read more


Motivational Challenge! Help!
7/1/2014 2:10:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Just on the heels of my successful first week, I'm facing the first challenge for my determination. I had a bad day. Things at university aren't going...  Read more


Here I Go Again...
7/1/2014 12:33:16 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Since this is my first blog in over three years…aaaahhh, I’ll make it the down and dirty recap/update. When I last dropped off from Sparkland, I...  Read more


Week 1 Success
6/30/2014 12:41:44 PM,  1 COMMENTS

The first week went rather well. I tracked my food every day and stayed within the lower region of my calorie range without going hungry. As a result...  Read more


Before Picture a.k.a. The Now Picture
6/28/2014 3:50:13 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Inspired by the many success stories here at SP, I decided to take Before Pictures today. This task, however, was more than just a little bit daunting...  Read more


Back Again!
6/27/2014 4:30:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I just noticed that my last blog on this page back in 2011 was titled 'I reached a healthy BMI'. Well, suffice is to say this is not true anymore. I'm...  Read more


Lifting Each Other Up in Prayer
6/26/2014 5:20:03 PM,  8 COMMENTS

The apostles often met together and prayed with a single purpose in mind… Acts 1:14 (CEV) Depression is a fierce enemy, making it a struggle j...  Read more


24 weeks to lose 25.2 pounds
6/24/2014 5:28:26 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Ok, here I go....I have pledged to get to my goal weight by my next birthday (Dec. 8th) I had a great week last week with a 3 pound loss, but threw it...  Read more


6/17/2014 2:18:21 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Recently we went out to a restaurant by the name of Stumpknockers and down by the river bank was this concrete gator so this is a picture of Bil...  Read more


Weigh-In -- 15June2014
6/15/2014 11:49:58 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Way past time to post here again... Still hanging in there at about the same weight, up a pound, down a pound, etc. The good things I've bee...  Read more


Our doves
6/15/2014 9:22:55 PM,  10 COMMENTS

This is our momma dove These are the two baby doves (I found out doves usually only lay 2-3 eggs) This is one of the babi...  Read more


More of our Panhandle Trip
6/14/2014 4:10:25 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Air Force Armament Museum at Eglin in Fort Walton Beach, FL No matter how old we get, the kid comes out and we just have to pretend we are som...  Read more


Destin Pics
6/13/2014 9:33:11 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Next up the house For years we passed this home which is actually the Visitor Center/Chamber of Commerce in Marianna, Fl but being in an rv...  Read more


Prayer That Comforts a Parent's Heart
6/12/2014 10:12:06 PM,  7 COMMENTS

We are labourers together with God. 1 Corinthians 3:9 William got up before dawn to catch his flight. I heard our son hoist his bags, the fron...  Read more


The throws of double membership
6/12/2014 4:38:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Okay folks, I need some advice. I currently have a gym membership at my rec center at the University I work at. It's not too terribly expensive,...  Read more


The Magic Bank Account
6/11/2014 8:24:30 PM,  6 COMMENTS



Florida Caverns
6/10/2014 5:55:17 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Who knew that Florida has caverns??? This is the entrance to the Florida Cavern State Park in Marianna, Fl. One of the formations inside the...  Read more


Why I struggle with Western medicine
6/10/2014 5:13:03 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So, I have migraines. For as long as I can remember. I do everything I can to manage them naturally so I do not have to take a bunch of medicine. I do...  Read more


A little this and that in pics-trips and plants
6/9/2014 7:37:02 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Bill & I on St. Thomas Relaxing on the beach (when we were on the cruise) Vicky when we were on our day trip to Tampa Bay (that is the da...  Read more


Some of my recent projects
6/8/2014 3:08:15 PM,  11 COMMENTS

These are 4 of the birdbaths I made as gifts for friends. They are made with plates and vases. This is the special birdbath I made for Abb...  Read more


Makayla's Wedding (granddaughter)
6/7/2014 3:31:55 PM,  6 COMMENTS

This is a picture of our granddaughter's wedding which we went to back in March. This was both sets of grandparents with my son, his wife and Maka...  Read more


1 week - No Diet Coke
6/5/2014 8:36:29 PM,  4 COMMENTS

After 30 years of drinking multiple cans of Diet Coke most days I have just made it 7 days without! Surprisingly it has been easier than I expected....  Read more


The updates
6/4/2014 6:03:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I haven't written in such a long time. This happens when life really starts to get busy. I don't always agree with the hustle and bustle of life, but...  Read more


First Day of Work
6/2/2014 7:59:50 PM,  11 COMMENTS

After being out of the workforce for almost 15 years, I agreed to take over the office for the manager in our community while she went on vacation for...  Read more


Another Sad Loss Coming
6/1/2014 6:55:26 PM,  9 COMMENTS

A few of you will remember when just over 2 years ago I wrote of losing one of my dear friends, Karen. She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in ea...  Read more


The Prayer That Changes Everything.
5/22/2014 9:36:09 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Rely on this helpful tip when you feel discouraged God isn't answering your prayer in this excerpt from By Stormie Omartian Have you eve...  Read more


Weigh-In -- 18May2014
5/18/2014 10:31:30 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Wow!! It's been a while since I blogged! I feel like I've been pulling out of my funk since the weather has gotten better. It's amazing how goo...  Read more


Ahead of my goals I set for myself
5/14/2014 2:08:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I love seeing the short term n long term goals I set n reach I ahead schedule which great. I am down currently 40 lbs n my goals was by June to be do...  Read more


Weigh-In -- 27Apr14
4/27/2014 10:16:56 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Not a very successful week -- up a couple more pounds -- do you suppose the Easter ham and all its leftovers had anything to do with it? Successe...  Read more


Feeling Fabolous fit n fantastic
4/25/2014 10:22:53 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I have never felt better I am currently down 33.5 lbs n down 2 pants sizes also with dedicating myself to planet fitness which I love I have crazy en...  Read more


Weigh-In -- 20Apr14
4/20/2014 11:57:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I am hanging in there and holding even... My successes are - Drinking my water Keeping up with at least 10 minutes of cardio a day ...  Read more


All I Need to Know, I Learned from the Easter Bunny
4/19/2014 4:51:20 PM,  12 COMMENTS

Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. There's no such thing as too much candy. All work...  Read more


My New Bike, Part 5: Some Beauty Shots
4/18/2014 4:57:46 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I took the time today to get some nice shots of the bike in the sun. May I present Geysir: I love the color! Road bra...  Read more


My New Bike, Part 4: The Build-Up
4/18/2014 4:43:31 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This the fourth part of my blog series about my new bike, the one that I've built up. It's taken a long time for me to get jazzed about writing this...  Read more


On Growing Older......
4/15/2014 1:45:41 PM,  13 COMMENTS

First ~ Eventually you will reach a point when you stop lying about your age and start bragging about it. Second ~ The older we get, the fewer...  Read more


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