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  • Go Away Dumb Hurricane

    10/1/2015 8:22:56 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Our entire weekend of Parrot Head fundraiser activities has been cancelled due to the hurricane. It has been rescheduled for 2 weeks from now, bu... Read more

  • How Do You Know When to Shut Up?

    9/30/2015 1:03:07 PM, by CARROT143

    Here's my quandary: a large bit of my life is focused on my weight loss journey right now. I am constantly on the lookout for new recipes. I am m... Read more

  • Endless Summer

    9/29/2015 10:04:35 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Here we are, after 10pm and it's still 82 degrees outside. It also looks quite foggy as it continues to rain off and on. God is watering my garde... Read more

  • Warm and rainy

    9/28/2015 9:38:20 PM, by JO88BAKO

    We are in a weather pattern of rain, sun, rain, repeat over and over for days. It's ok. I think the garden likes it.... Read more

  • "I can't imagine you overweight"

    9/28/2015 2:27:08 PM, by CARROT143

    This weekend I attended a conference with a lot of people who have known me for years but were just seeing me for the 1st time since I had lost o... Read more

  • Island Days

    9/27/2015 11:31:48 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today was a fun day. Many merchants and organizations on the island get together to let the public know what is available on the island. The fir... Read more

  • Working in the garden

    9/24/2015 10:23:09 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This morning I got the rest of the plants in the garden. They are some cucumbers and squash I started from seed. I also spent an hour pulling wee... Read more

  • Baptism in the Ocean

    9/23/2015 9:54:51 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Tonight at our beach worship we had a baptism in the ocean. I'd never seen one before, and it was so awesome, it was just so moving. What an expe... Read more

  • Overs, Day 1

    9/22/2015 8:13:17 PM, by JO88BAKO

    After way to many weeks of stress eating and not doing tough love on myself, I'm back on the wagon. The important thing is to never give up, keep... Read more

  • Starter VS. Finisher

    9/17/2015 12:39:34 PM, by CARROT143

    I love starting a project or starting a diet or starting a book. Sometimes there is planning involved, sometimes just a lot of excitement and ene... Read more

  • Veggie Blooms

    9/14/2015 11:49:02 AM, by JO88BAKO

    This morning when I went out to water the garden I was surprised by all the new plants with blooms on them. I'm very hopeful we will get a fall c... Read more


    9/13/2015 12:18:16 AM, by L*I*T*A*

    ONE DAY AT A TIME Our lives are made up of... Read more

  • Fun Day

    9/12/2015 9:08:41 PM, by JO88BAKO

    We had a fun day today. The rain held off which was great as we had our social out on their deck. We had a good turn out and a fun time was had b... Read more

  • Happy Friday

    9/11/2015 9:05:02 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This week sure went fast. We have fun activities to go to tomorrow. Here's to a fun weekend for all... Read more

  • Party in my eyes

    9/10/2015 9:42:42 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This afternoon we headed for the island. We found an empty swing on the boardwalk and just sat, looked at the ocean, smelled the salt air and lis... Read more

  • What I Learned from "Baring It"

    9/10/2015 11:22:58 AM, by CARROT143

    Last week my darling guy cajoled, encouraged, persuaded, dared, and otherwise guilted me into posting a very revealing before/current photo on Fa... Read more

  • Total computer frustration

    9/9/2015 10:49:13 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I have worked the last 2 hours trying to print out an attachment on an email. I am so frustrated I can't see straight.... Read more

  • Labor Day

    9/7/2015 4:07:10 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today is a quiet day. We did go out for lunch just to get out of the house. We decided not to go to the beach. DH still is having a lot of pain, ... Read more

  • Only TWO DAYS LEFT before it closes!! ~ Do you want to try a challenge Especially For You?

    9/6/2015 3:51:49 PM, by -THINQ-

    This is a link to sign up for the FABULOUS-ly good-for-me (and maybe you, too!) BLC (Biggest Loser Challenge; not! affiliated with the tv show... Read more

  • ER Day

    9/5/2015 11:48:31 AM, by JO88BAKO

    Thursday night my DH fell out of bed and hit his eye on the corner of the nightstand in the middle of the night. First thing Friday morning off w... Read more

  • Whew, still a hot summer

    9/2/2015 8:56:38 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today was another hot and humid day. I did my walking inside. Tomorrow will be a couple of degrees cooler, not much relief. Heat index well over ... Read more

  • WOOHOO Spaghetti Squash

    9/1/2015 8:33:01 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This has been a crazy year trying to get my hands on spaghetti squash seeds and/or plants. Could not find either. A couple weeks ago I bought one... Read more

  • Rainy Day

    8/31/2015 10:12:16 PM, by JO88BAKO

    It was a rainy day but that's fine with me. God waters the garden much better than I. Our new plants are looking good. Think I had a spaghetti sq... Read more


    8/31/2015 4:41:07 PM, by CARROT143

    As my weight loss has slowed and my eating/exercising feels more like "this is the way I live" versus "how can I do this forever" I don't think s... Read more

  • mom :)

    8/30/2015 3:05:59 PM, by -THINQ-

    i'm here! breathing in and breathing out! <... Read more

  • Enjoying Shark Weekend

    8/29/2015 9:42:11 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I love these shark specials they have. My friends here in N.C. think it's funny I watch them since we go into the ocean. Got a good nights sle... Read more

  • Ready for the weekend

    8/28/2015 10:23:30 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I'm ready for the weekend. Don't even know why. LOL. Last night I got very little sleep, so hoping tonight will be better.... Read more

  • Good Day

    8/26/2015 9:11:33 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This was a good day. I'm getting my strength back and it sure feels good... Read more

  • Anyone else trying to sell a house?

    8/24/2015 8:46:07 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Our house in Iowa is for sale and this is about to get the best of me. Don't ever let any contractor talk you into giving them money for anything... Read more

  • Committing to One Another Again

    8/24/2015 9:24:25 AM, by KATHYM617

    When it has happened, dislike of my shape/in-shape-ness has always been a me thing - my husband has never complained about my appearance or weigh... Read more

  • Chicken Soup

    8/22/2015 9:04:05 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Last night I felt bad and yes, had some chicken soup, Healthy Choice. It helped. Tonight I'm not nauseated, just super bloated. I've been trying ... Read more

  • Tired of being sick

    8/21/2015 5:37:15 PM, by JO88BAKO

    I'm tired of coughing, plugged ears, sore throat, coughing, etc. It's not getting me down, I'm still gardening, ST, and cleaning. Just really ti... Read more

  • Race Results

    8/21/2015 11:10:35 AM, by KATHYM617

    One of my principal fitness objectives is to get back into running. I was getting pretty into it when I got pregnant with #3 and have really fal... Read more

  • Good Day

    8/18/2015 9:06:23 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This was a good day. I got some work done and had some fun. Now we will see what tonight brings... Read more

  • Better Day

    8/17/2015 2:53:24 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Today is better. We got Bob set up with an appointment at the VA on Wed. My stress seems less today so things are improving which makes me happy.... Read more

  • Lesson Learned: Keep Climbing

    8/17/2015 10:38:54 AM, by CARROT143

    Almost 5 years ago I had been on Sparkpeople awhile - had lost some weight, was walking regularly and was anxious to start seeing Western NC from... Read more

  • Somebody............

    8/16/2015 11:04:06 PM, by L*I*T*A*

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  • Trying to recover

    8/16/2015 9:24:45 PM, by JO88BAKO

    Things have been upside down crazy since rushing Bob to the hospital in the middle of the night Wed. He got our Friday and is doing fairly well. ... Read more

  • Priceless Pajama Pants

    8/12/2015 11:46:00 AM, by CARROT143

    When I was in high school my grandmother used my favorite twin bed sheets (I had moved to a full bed) to make me a set of pajamas. Over the years... Read more

  • Work hard, play hard

    8/11/2015 10:35:52 PM, by JO88BAKO

    This morning I cleaned the heck out of our house. I worked nonstop for 4 hours sweating my rear off. It was worth it. Our friends from Iowa came ... Read more

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