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Public Art and City Spaces
6/23/2014 8:04:12 AM,  9 COMMENTS

We're having fun in our new neighbourhood - random sculpture scattered around, lots of cafés and restaurants, some gardens, and just lots to see and e...  Read more


PAWSE for Tenacious Jungle Tigers (18 June 2014)
6/23/2014 5:15:27 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Down 0.9lb, alcohol units 7, water 7, calorie range days 5, fitness 7, participation 6, not eating next to computer 5, gratitude 3 (making a decision...  Read more


6/23/2014 1:31:16 AM,  9 COMMENTS

Spiritual growth comes from a practice of meditation because meditation brings a growing sense of egolessness . ~ Anonymous ...  Read more


Is Mercury out of retrograde yet? Please???
6/22/2014 9:44:45 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Wow...big emotions lately. I'm ready for the boring to set in again. My children are making me crazy of late. They depend on me to both advoc...  Read more


6/22/2014 7:23:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

We all know we have put on weight but refuse to believe it. So this morning I did it, jumped on the scales after many months and yep the weight is ba...  Read more


6/22/2014 5:56:13 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Will go for my walk a bit later as the cold morning is making my leg ache this morning other than that the swelling has not yet gone down but will kee...  Read more


Joke of the week
6/22/2014 10:26:11 AM,  10 COMMENTS

A local business was looking for office help. They put a sign in the window, stating the following: "HELP WANTED. Must be able to type, must b...  Read more


Made it a week without a cheat meal!! Details on my week and Weightlifting Session!
6/22/2014 3:43:06 AM,  0 COMMENTS

This week was a great start to my new journey for a better, fitter, stronger ME! 345 I felt like I was back in my game, even after my sickness...  Read more


6/22/2014 2:02:53 AM,  11 COMMENTS

You can relax knowing that God is in control of your situation . Things will start to happen when HE thinks the time is right . ~ Anonymous...  Read more


6/21/2014 10:17:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I am trying to walk a bit further each day as when I go back to work I will be on my feet more so I have to strengthen it up....  Read more


Winter Solstice
6/21/2014 9:21:19 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Yesterday marked an important date on Nature's calendar. Winter Solstice is not only the shortest day of the year but also the official start of Winte...  Read more


My brother-in-law's quilt. ;)
6/21/2014 8:16:15 PM,  7 COMMENTS

This is that quilt from a few posts back...the one I'm making for my wee niece. Very girly. Story behind this is that my dear husband told me the q...  Read more


Looking ahead to August.
6/21/2014 7:42:31 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Husband and I finally recovered enough from the stress of the last week - sat down and booked just about everything for our trip to Kansas to spend ti...  Read more


Weird adventure walking in the park!
6/21/2014 5:43:48 AM,  12 COMMENTS

We found a few fun parks in our neighbourhood, and were having a good time. And then some sleazy old man offered DH $5 for me!!!! Yes, I'd h...  Read more


6/21/2014 2:37:48 AM,  6 COMMENTS

When two people are meant for each other , nothing can keep them apart . ~ Anonymous ...  Read more


6/20/2014 9:52:30 PM,  15 COMMENTS

Have you ever had a day that made you want to ask this question? Mine was today and I was in that bag... 334 Everything I tried to do...  Read more


6/20/2014 9:06:45 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My walk was a little longer today which was good as my knee seems to be getting stronger still a bit sore and swollen not sure when they will take the...  Read more


No Time
6/20/2014 9:37:01 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I hate to make excuses but I am really struggling to create a schedule that gives me time to make healthy food and get as much exercise as I'd like. M...  Read more


6/20/2014 1:25:58 AM,  4 COMMENTS

God’s love is not restricted to when you think you’ve performed well . He loves you even when you make mistakes and fail . ~ Anonymous ...  Read more


6/19/2014 4:38:53 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Not a nice day today only went for a short walk again, leg is still quite swollen but I am getting around alright with crutches, hubby said he might t...  Read more


19th June 2014
6/19/2014 7:25:04 AM,  14 COMMENTS

hi everyone, I heard from the Specialist today. I have a nodule on my thyroid which is over-active. He did refer me to the thyroid clinic last week bu...  Read more


Eat right, work hard, feel good :)
6/19/2014 6:29:55 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Today was a good day - first day back at work where I did a full day. I am still a little sick but definitely on the road to getting better. D...  Read more


6/19/2014 1:51:34 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams ! Live the life you’ve imagined . ~ Henry David Thoreau...  Read more


6/19/2014 1:51:34 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams ! Live the life you’ve imagined . ~ Henry David Thoreau...  Read more


6/18/2014 6:48:02 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Went for a small walk this morning with my crutches my knee is quite swollen and sore but could put up with the pain, the surgeon said considering my...  Read more


New Hair cut & Colour!
6/18/2014 3:51:25 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I LOVE IT! But you can mostly see that in the sun. On top of this, I am making my very own roast chicken with roast pumpkin mmmmmmMmMmMm...  Read more


6/18/2014 1:39:41 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Spiritual maturity isn’t measured by how high you jump in praise but how straight you walk in obedience . ~ Anonymous ...  Read more


6/18/2014 12:41:27 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Very tired as I hardly slept as you know what it is like in hospital always waking up for some reason, I have just got home my knee is very swollen so...  Read more


Feeling great this morning :)
6/17/2014 7:46:25 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I'm back at work this morning and it's pretty good so far. I have booked in a hair appointment at Hair Culture for this afternoon at 2pm! A bit of "M...  Read more


what ties me to wrong foods?
6/17/2014 10:49:33 AM,  14 COMMENTS

There is a lot I've held unto and I'm shaking it off now in the name of JESUS. Spark friends, thank you for praying for me during this 6...  Read more


Made it to the Michelangelo exhibit
6/17/2014 10:49:01 AM,  7 COMMENTS

as well as the US Embassy, and the War Memorial, and walked 14,600+ steps - that's about 7 miles for the day. So the fried pork and vegs in a hon...  Read more


A positive day!
6/17/2014 7:26:54 AM,  9 COMMENTS

381 My Face book and Sparkfriend Lori Little is coming back to Sparkpeople after an absence, I have missed her thought provoking blogs, so hope she s...  Read more


Chocolate Protein Brownies
6/17/2014 5:26:23 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Today was sooo fun. I had a day off to rest as I was sick. I got a fair bit done around the house (though it still some how looks like a compl...  Read more


6/17/2014 1:17:06 AM,  11 COMMENTS

The only way to maximize potential for performance is to be calm in the mind . ~ Brian Sipe ...  Read more


6/16/2014 9:18:36 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I shopped online for the first time today!! They can't deliver it, but they can have it ready for me to pick up by this afternoon. It was fun t...  Read more


Putting out a request for "boring life", please!
6/16/2014 9:09:35 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Yes, we need a respite from all the excitement and weirdness of the last few days. My husband works for the Parks. Sunday morning he was out o...  Read more


Change is a challenge.
6/16/2014 8:06:13 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yes, things are going OK but I am finding that old habits are hard to break. I have been trying to take each day as it comes, fit in some exercise as...  Read more


"Life is too short to spend another day at war with yourself."
6/16/2014 5:51:05 PM,  0 COMMENTS

This quote rings so true to me. I have been in constant battle with my weight again, after swearing I will never be in this position after what...  Read more


6/16/2014 1:32:14 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Going for my walk early as I have nothing to eat from midnight last night and have to be there by 07:00 am....  Read more


Travel and toe update
6/16/2014 10:03:27 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I swear, my toe bandage makes it look like my toe is flipping off everyone! Too funny! Not much exciting, but still enjoying Seoul. Weather has...  Read more


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