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  • Much has happened

    5/26/2017 12:58:14 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    A lot has happened since my last blog entry. My father died on January 4; I am the executor of his estate. (This turned out to be a bit complicat... Read more

  • Busy, stressed and focused!

    5/17/2017 11:45:00 AM, by MSNAPE28

    I have not been on here much in the past 3 weeks. Been stressed to the gills. I have a lot of things going on in my life. However, I am still ... Read more

  • Exercising Again and...

    4/13/2017 1:06:06 PM, by MSNAPE28

    I started working out this week for the first time regularly in months. I feel good but I am so sore. You forget what the startup is really lik... Read more

  • This is work!

    4/11/2017 6:55:55 PM, by QUILTINGBEAJ

    Wow! I'm really struggling to stay on track! My motivation slips away sooooo fast! I stress eat and not good at planning.....guess it is t... Read more

  • Stopped Smoking!!!

    4/11/2017 6:01:04 PM, by MSNAPE28

    After years of this horrible habit I can say that I have kicked cigarettes. It has been 4 months and counting. I have stopped for long stretche... Read more

  • Getting my head in the game!

    4/11/2017 12:05:35 PM, by MSNAPE28

    I have had the realization that if my head is not in the game, I cannot be successful. I am focused on my mental and emotional wellness and find... Read more

  • I Almost Forgot!

    4/9/2017 7:07:09 PM, by QUILTINGBEAJ

    Wow! I almost forgot how GOOOOD healthy food tastes! It is Day 2 of logging my food here on Sparks.....something I have never really been t... Read more

  • Why Reinvent the Wheel ???

    4/8/2017 2:12:48 PM, by QUILTINGBEAJ

    Yep! That is what I have been doing! Looking for ... Read more

  • Praying For My Neighbors

    2/11/2017 11:39:05 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    After a long night at work Thursday night I finally went to sleep about 1:00 a.m. We (my son, DIL and grandson who are staying with me for a whi... Read more


    1/23/2017 1:13:56 PM, by SMIDGON

    I have a situation I would like some feedback about As you all know our Beloved Son passed away on Oct. 05, 2016. We have two daughter... Read more


    1/6/2017 7:00:50 PM, by SMIDGON

    I wrote another blog yesterday but where is it? I wrote that yesterday (Oct 05 ) was the third month since John has left us. It meandt ... Read more


    1/6/2017 6:56:37 PM, by SMIDGON

    I wrote another blog yesterday but where is it? I wrote that yesterday (Oct 05 ) was the third month since John has left us. It meandt ... Read more


    12/18/2016 7:27:43 PM, by SMIDGON

    This is my third post in a row. So far all has been rejected. All different. MERRY CHRISTMAS... Read more


    12/6/2016 6:59:31 AM, by SMIDGON

    Hubby and I made it through the THANKSGIVING We didn't go to younger daughters family get-together. We felt we might not be good company sin... Read more


    11/13/2016 5:00:42 PM, by SMIDGON

    Yesterday morning our youngest came in for the weekend. We sorted 15+ big black garbage bags of Johns clothes. In October we had gone th... Read more


    11/9/2016 2:19:29 PM, by SMIDGON

    I felt like it was time to blog again. After Johns funeral I became sick. UTI . As usual I got a reaction from the shot. I became disor... Read more

  • Back home

    11/2/2016 10:13:52 AM, by UUSUZANNE

    I stayed in New Jersey for two weeks. My dad was in the hospital for three days and then transferred to a rehab center. He hates everything and w... Read more


    10/24/2016 5:57:52 PM, by SMIDGON

    "The emptiness that only losing a child can bring. "... Read more

  • HELLO,

    10/24/2016 6:58:31 AM, by SMIDGON

    It has been a very long month! Somehow we all survived getting ready for the visitation and Funeral. There were many friends of Johns we ... Read more

  • Yet another roadblock

    10/22/2016 7:32:25 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    Monday I got a phone call from my dad's next door neighbor. He noticed that my dad's car hadn't moved in a couple of days, so went in his house a... Read more


    10/5/2016 11:52:12 AM, by SMIDGON

    This blog isn't coming through. JOHN MARTIN PAXSON went home to be with the Lord at 3 : 45 a.m. this morning. Thanks for all your pray... Read more


    10/5/2016 5:04:52 AM, by SMIDGON

    John passed away peacefully at 3::45 a.m. this morning, oct.05,2016... Read more

  • JOHN

    10/1/2016 9:23:57 AM, by SMIDGON

    The papers have been signed for the HOSPICE "COMFORT CARE" TO BEGIN. WHILE he's on a regular diet he is only able to eat a little. Sometim... Read more

  • Proflie plan is going well. Headaches not so much.

    9/29/2016 10:10:18 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    So the profile plan is going well. I've stuck to it pretty closely, and in 3 weeks I'm down 9.5 pounds. This is good :-) Unfortunately I hav... Read more


    9/25/2016 8:41:09 AM, by SMIDGON

    John is declining fast. It's just a matter of waiting for God to call him home. He is in the nursing faculty with HOSPICE. It's hard... Read more

  • I did it for ME

    9/13/2016 3:53:15 PM, by CHEYENNERAE

    I just went through my teams & cut them way down. I did it for me because I don't spend a lot of time on spark people right now & I had too many ... Read more

  • Creating a New Me

    9/9/2016 6:38:08 PM, by CHEYENNERAE

    I am working on creating & becoming a New Me. I am trying to learn about & embrace my Native American heritage. I am a member of the Cherokee Na... Read more


    9/7/2016 6:36:16 AM, by SMIDGON

    "Dear Lord, help us go on!" John started to give us an uneasy feeling over the weekend. He ate good on Sunday. Monday he wouldnt eat. ... Read more


    9/4/2016 3:14:35 PM, by SMIDGON

    One day while I was out, one of you sweet ladies called! I understood it was Linda. However, for the life of me, I drew a blank. Help m... Read more

  • JOHN

    9/2/2016 5:05:19 AM, by SMIDGON

    John isn't doing so well ! Please forgive me if I repeat myself. At this point sometimes I do believe I am losing it! I believe I to... Read more

  • TOPS, again

    9/1/2016 3:51:56 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    OK, I haven't posted for a while. I haven't exactly backslid, but I have been stuck. So I'm going to try a new plan - something called Profile. I... Read more

  • I Still Have My Job

    8/29/2016 11:50:41 PM, by 137XELS

    My supervisor realized before I explained what happened and I'm not in trouble. In fact, the disciplinary action she took last month for not havi... Read more


    8/25/2016 5:52:42 PM, by SMIDGON

    John had another set of tests this past Monday. During the night he vomited. When we took him over for his Chemo, they had already canceled ... Read more


    8/21/2016 5:49:38 AM, by SMIDGON

    What is the one thing that makes you feel good about yourself? Mine is my hair ! If my hair looks good, then I can basically deal with ... Read more

  • Murder Mystery & Me Update

    8/19/2016 10:16:14 AM, by CHEYENNERAE

    I have been working on my murder mystery a lot this summer. I did Camp NaNoWriMo & got 7474 words out of my 10,000 word goal. I am still working ... Read more

  • I don't believe it, the sun is shining, here in central Ohio !

    8/17/2016 4:19:10 PM, by SMIDGON

    My hair completely dried out. The little natural curl I have, showed up! I 'picked' it out this morning. The cut was good enough , and sty... Read more


    8/17/2016 6:48:18 AM, by SMIDGON

    We needed the rain so bad---but, REALLY, enough, enough ! Next Monday John has the 3mo. CAT/IMAGING. Then his blood work for Chemo. That... Read more

  • Exploring and Exercising

    8/4/2016 10:21:26 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I've been trying to get out a little more lately, but I have to admit that the heat and humidity is making it really hard right now. My son Clif... Read more

  • Monsoon Season

    8/4/2016 12:03:27 AM, by UNICORN212

    Well, yet again, we get a 100 year event. They seem to come much more often than every 100 years! Yesterday, parts of Phoenix and the surroundi... Read more

  • Today is the 1st day...

    7/27/2016 7:35:20 PM, by CHEYENNERAE

    Today is the 1st day in a really long time that I had numerous crafting ideas just come to me as I saw items to work with. I really enjoyed my da... Read more

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