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  • Feeling low

    9/30/2016 2:23:29 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I don't tell anyone, but I feel like I have a lump of lead inside. I can't even cry any more. It feels like I'm disappearing. ... Read more

  • I Lost it Somehow

    9/30/2016 2:17:32 AM, by GGRSPARK

    I wrote it all out. The feeling I had during the funeral. The traffic that made everyone late. The city decorated by construction cones. Orange ... Read more

  • Her Sad Little Life

    9/27/2016 1:27:36 AM, by GGRSPARK

    My ex sister in law passed away today. It was expected... Read more

  • Thoughts and stuff

    9/25/2016 2:13:43 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Friday night my dear friend Sacha came to visit (and brought fish & chips for dinner -- yum!). During dinner as we talked, I told her something I... Read more

  • Apple Orchard

    9/24/2016 7:10:11 PM, by GGRSPARK

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  • Consult with Dietician

    9/23/2016 1:44:27 PM, by GGRSPARK

    I've been stressing about this meeting for weeks because I am still not loosing the last few pounds. And I must. Over the last month I changed ... Read more

  • This and that

    9/23/2016 12:11:51 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I just sent a thank you message to the designer of the shawl I'm knitting. With her help I was able to get past the obstacle and now the shawl is... Read more

  • So Very Thin

    9/22/2016 4:35:40 PM, by GGRSPARK

    I saw her today walking up the stairs and into the local drug store . When I first noticed her I was on my way out with a cosmetic ' treat ', a n... Read more

  • And then there's that

    9/22/2016 1:48:25 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I was able to get my yarn, and I got three different ones so that I'll be set for awhile. I restarted a shawl I had a lot of trouble with before.... Read more

  • Wednesday

    9/21/2016 4:31:59 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    At least I was able to get some decent sleep last night. This morning I finished the blue cotton shawl. I'm pleased with how it turned out. ... Read more

  • Discouraged

    9/20/2016 4:32:26 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm a mess today. Last night my roommate had insomnia, so of course I did too. And we're voting opposite sides this election, and she loves to wa... Read more

  • Afternoon

    9/18/2016 3:57:40 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm having a cup of after-lunch coffee and watching tv while I surf the web. I'm also nearing the finish of the blue shawl I'm knitting. Awh... Read more

  • Rainy Day

    9/17/2016 5:56:40 PM, by GGRSPARK

    It's grey, it's gloomy, it's soggy, and it's going on all day. Later this evening we can expect more of the same, plus severe storms. For no pa... Read more

  • Thoughts

    9/17/2016 11:57:54 AM, by LADYIRISH317

    If I ever have my own home again, I'm going to USE my belongings. I have new-looking cookware that's a couple of years old, shelves of pristine c... Read more

  • Freedom from the Past

    9/15/2016 3:15:50 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Freedom only comes when we work for it. If we choose instead to hang on to our misery, that is a choice. It took me 20 years to find the peace of... Read more

  • La Triviata

    9/14/2016 5:18:24 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm convinced that hospital lab people are vampires. Not only do they take your blood, but you never see them after dawn. This morning the l... Read more

  • Killing Time

    9/14/2016 2:29:34 PM, by GGRSPARK

    Here I sit at Starbucks. My workout buddy is doing supply teaching ( Special Ed ) and will be at it for at least a couple of months. We do well ... Read more

  • Fluff and nonsense

    9/13/2016 6:45:55 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    The cough is abating, though not fast enough (of course). This morning the RN brought my medicine, and she was coughing and sniffling. I said, "S... Read more

  • 911

    9/12/2016 12:30:52 AM, by GGRSPARK

    On that day I heard the radio morning man from CBS say... Read more

  • Afternoon

    9/11/2016 4:15:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    This miserable cough has kept me awake the last couple of nights. They're giving me Robitussin for it but it isn't doing a lot. The other da... Read more

  • Retired Account, Goodbye SparkPeople*

    9/10/2016 9:25:28 PM, by OLDMAIJ

    Hey Sparkfriends and people who have come here after finding one of my blog posts: I am officially retiring this account. Since losing all t... Read more

  • Gloomy Day

    9/10/2016 12:41:20 PM, by GGRSPARK

    It is still so muggy that motivation is an effort. So,... Read more

  • 6 months.

    9/9/2016 12:31:51 PM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Sami with India I miss you. Six months have passed... Read more

  • Dayseeker and Family

    9/8/2016 9:55:25 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    Deni and Sami's lifelong bestie, Cydnee We went to se... Read more

  • My road back

    9/8/2016 8:48:11 AM, by GRAMMYBRENDA1

    I gave up all tracking for awhile because just trying to get everything I needed to do daily was impossible, let alone pay attention to what I wa... Read more

  • Here we go again

    9/6/2016 2:52:47 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I have my second cold and sore throat in less than a month. Phooey... I'm tired and grumpy today. It gets noisy in the hall at night so I st... Read more

  • Some kind of Sunday

    9/4/2016 1:06:07 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    During the night I heard water trickling but didn't pay much attention because there are all kinds of sounds around here. We woke up this morning... Read more

  • Out of the Box

    9/4/2016 1:28:26 AM, by GGRSPARK

    There are too many cars on the road. Today , while I tried to get the apartment in order after yesterday's power failure, I heard the radio guy a... Read more

  • Randomness

    9/3/2016 4:54:51 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Yesterday I caved and ordered three kits for pairs of socks. I tried to resist, but they were substantially marked down. But now I have projects ... Read more

  • Bad/sad day

    9/2/2016 1:26:42 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Two years ago today my best friend and unofficially adopted sister Lynda passed away (my profile picture). Not a day goes by I don't miss her and... Read more

  • Interesting Article

    9/2/2016 1:51:49 AM, by GGRSPARK

    I get material from ACE regularly and it is very often good solid research based fitness info. This week I was very impressed with a blog on rest... Read more

  • Time to Reset

    8/31/2016 5:03:41 PM, by GGRSPARK

    "Be careful, the Ranger at South Padre said, the landscape is dynamic", it's a phrase that often comes to mind. This weight management process is... Read more

  • Okay, well...

    8/30/2016 5:40:41 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Recently I started a light blue shawl but this morning I put it aside. At a certain point in the pattern, despite a dozen tries, I kept coming up... Read more

  • Change is Good

    8/30/2016 4:55:34 PM, by GGRSPARK

    Yesterday I was a bit worried that Id lost so much muscle tone. I'm not trying to look ripped, but I don't like how soft I feel. One of my train... Read more

  • A Gift

    8/30/2016 12:42:04 AM, by GGRSPARK

    We've been away for two weeks of beach and I really mi... Read more

  • Embrace the suck and keep moving forward

    8/29/2016 10:56:18 AM, by RECOVERYMAMA

    I ran across this quote a couple weeks ago, and it really fits. Can't remember where I heard it, but boy does it fit. I do know that the "embrace... Read more

  • Day 9

    8/28/2016 6:10:39 PM, by EAGLE42902

    Still walking, logging and watching not sure if it's working.... Read more

  • Bad mood

    8/27/2016 5:06:21 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I'm in a terrible mood today, although the knee has quit hurting. There's a CNA here who is seriously bugging me. Last week he came to my ro... Read more

  • My Summer Vacation

    8/27/2016 4:55:47 PM, by GGRSPARK

    We left on an annual pilgrimage to the shore two weeks ago during a brutal heatwave. I rarely have issues with heat but we wisely decided to pull... Read more

  • Day 8

    8/27/2016 9:24:22 AM, by EAGLE42902

    Loosing track and being inconsistent but not giving up. ... Read more

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