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  • I did it for ME

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

    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 TKRYSTINA

    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 TKRYSTINA

    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 TKRYSTINA

    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


    7/26/2016 2:39:47 PM, by SMIDGON

    John had another treatment today! They are making him more tired. I had another blood draw yesterday. If that dr calls me again, wanti... Read more

  • What is wrong with me???

    7/23/2016 11:52:38 AM, by UUSUZANNE

    I've skipped my last two TOPS meetings. I canceled my trainer yesterday. I ordered takeout (jalapeno poppers and calzone) instead of eating some ... Read more

  • TOPS continues

    7/12/2016 10:31:10 AM, by UUSUZANNE

    TOPS tasks for the weekend were pretty easy. Saturday: Take a walk - and if it is raining - you won't melt - so enjoy it. Well, it wasn't... Read more


    7/12/2016 5:44:00 AM, by SMIDGON

    It is so hot and dry! We are to get storms which aren't good. I HATE storms! Especially at night. I had a melt down yesterday. There'... Read more

  • TOPS update

    7/8/2016 8:05:20 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    Tuesday's task was to concentrate on my food plan for the week - done. Wednesday's task was not to go in the kitchen after 7 pm - done (I don't... Read more


    7/8/2016 6:24:47 AM, by SMIDGON


  • things are in an uproar !

    7/6/2016 2:32:46 PM, by SMIDGON

    John is still undergoing Chemo. He has made his peace a d periodically talks about the road ahead. I t hurts to hear him do such, but glad h... Read more

  • Tasks from yesterday and today

    7/4/2016 7:43:07 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    OK, I forgot to look at yesterday's calendar entry yesterday, but I looked at it this morning and it says "Relax - another day will be here tomor... Read more

  • Are YOU Proactive?

    7/4/2016 3:06:18 AM, by QUILTINGBEAJ

    I think this is worth sharing.....Hope it helps som... Read more

  • Today's task

    7/2/2016 3:33:30 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    Today's TOPS task is to take a picture that I can put on my refrigerator, for comparison at the end of the year. So here it is. With bonus dogs :... Read more

  • More blogs! Now with TOPS!

    7/1/2016 7:45:33 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    I joined TOPS a few weeks ago - I figure I need all the help I can get. Our leader gives us weekly challenges as well as a monthly calendar with ... Read more

  • Motivation of the Day

    7/1/2016 1:34:59 AM, by QUILTINGBEAJ

    "I will search for the roses among the thorns." ... Read more

  • The Handicap Stall

    6/25/2016 9:36:08 AM, by ANNASGOALS

    Now donít laugh, OK laugh but Iím getting my exercise in. Like a lot of people I keep finding excuses that I do not have time to get to the gym,... Read more

  • One Tiny Step - BOOM!

    6/18/2016 11:34:32 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I think my sisters and I have kind of become immune to pain because we are all accident prone. We truly believe we have a special "klutz gene" t... Read more

  • Actively Changing

    6/17/2016 7:37:38 PM, by MSNAPE28

    Been off to some dry starts that did not produce the momentum I needed to be consistent. But I love me and I am ready. Just signed up to the gy... Read more

  • Amazing!

    6/16/2016 8:39:21 PM, by MRSLPERRY

    I've been here and there, tried so many diets and failed. My co-workers tell me that any word that starts with 'die' is never good. LOL... I re... Read more

  • JOHN

    6/13/2016 8:49:53 PM, by SMIDGON

    John had his blood work this morning. Tomorrow morning he goes for Chemo #2.. The day after his first one he was getting tired. He has 15... Read more

  • Back in my Kayak!

    6/10/2016 12:13:00 PM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    I FINALLY got back in my kayak yesterday. The last time I had it on water was in Utah in 2014. After breaking my leg and ankle in four places r... Read more

  • UPDATE ON John

    6/3/2016 11:26:52 AM, by SMIDGON

    So far, so good with John. He went back this morning to have the pump removed. On the pile of papers they gave us, when they said the ... Read more

  • Beach Weekend

    6/1/2016 10:45:02 AM, by SWDESERTLOVER

    My friend Janyce had invited me to go on a mini vacation with her over the Memorial Day weekend. We talked about cancelling on Friday because of... Read more

  • guessing game

    5/31/2016 3:07:09 PM, by SMIDGON

    Today's blog will be a 2 - part series! Someone came to the door, hubby was outside for a good amount of x. He came back in announcing som... Read more

  • Out of the hospital

    5/28/2016 8:53:52 PM, by UUSUZANNE

    Shortness of breath started getting worse again, so Monday I went to the ER (also had chest pain and, during exercise, dizziness - almost fainted... Read more

  • Need a Good Friend?

    5/23/2016 1:43:54 AM, by QUILTINGBEAJ

    This week I needed support-a friend. I was really ... Read more

  • Johns acceptance of BAD NEWS.

    5/21/2016 3:27:56 PM, by SMIDGON

    John realizes that Chemo is his only option. He talks freely of death and Heaven. There are places he wants to see and places to eat. ... Read more

  • Another Great verse! Wow!

    5/15/2016 1:47:52 AM, by QUILTINGBEAJ

    Psalms 51:15 He is worthy to be Praised!... Read more

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