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Cooler today, rain last night!!
7/9/2014 8:06:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

It has been cooler today. We had rain last night and this morning. We must have had some wind because a tree in the great nephew's yard fell on Our...  Read more

ELLFIN3

The Myth of Motivation
7/9/2014 3:19:56 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The myth is that successful people get all fired up & stay that way. At some point it comes down to handling the boredom of consistency. I have to fal...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Rick is doing better!! It is hot here!!!
7/8/2014 7:44:05 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Rick's wife posted to face book He is still in the hospital but doing better. DH was able to get the AC working at Mom and Dad's house. That shou...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Re-setting my plan - again
7/8/2014 6:57:48 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yesterday I re-set my plan again. Somehow, a fresh start makes me feel like less of a failure. I did forget, though, that I needed to give a goo...  Read more

A_NEW_JAN

Tough Love Weight Loss
7/8/2014 12:04:43 PM,  12 COMMENTS

After 5 weeks in a row of success on the scale, and getting down to 169, a milestone 40 pound loss, as well as moving from the obese BMI category t...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Monday!! House Sold!!
7/7/2014 8:41:31 PM,  11 COMMENTS

I closed on Mom and Dad's House today. The Lady buying the house said the air conditioner was not working. I had already told the Real Estate Guy th...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Weigh in day 7/6/14
7/7/2014 9:48:12 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Weigh in 171.8 (+1.2) Oh, sweeties, it's so hard not to be discouraged. Oh well, the scale can't dictate my mood. My plan to make next week's wei...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Oh My Goodness Mud!!!!
7/6/2014 8:01:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I watered part of the garden last night! I went in this morning to spray and get the rest of the tomatoes. I got My feet stuck in the mud several ti...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Lost 2 lbs of Water Weight Overnight
7/6/2014 8:00:41 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I lost 2 pounds of water weight overnight, just by lowering my sodium, drinking plenty of water, hot lemon water, and eating diuretic foods I enjoy an...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

No news on Rick today! And a day at the farm!!
7/5/2014 7:51:44 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Rick's wife did not post to face book yet today!! I sprayed the plants with miracle grow this morning. I then picked some blackberries!! Then I mo...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Natural Home Remedies for Water Retention
7/5/2014 8:57:36 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Water weight and bowel weight can cause HUGE weight fluctuations. Even though it's completely normal to wake up one morning and see the scale go up...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Happy 4th of July and a prayer request!!
7/4/2014 8:28:57 PM,  14 COMMENTS

I worked in the gardens this morning. Then I read and rested. Then DH needed help in the shop. It has been a great 4th!! A Friend / Cousin is ve...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Happy Independence Day!
7/4/2014 9:04:03 AM,  10 COMMENTS

Many of you know I work at a vet hospital, & I am the one who takes all the "OMG! My dog/cat/(fill in the blank) got frightened & ran away!" pho...  Read more

A_NEW_JAN

Rest day today- HAPPY 4TH tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!
7/3/2014 9:08:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

We went to the grocery store this morning. Got in some walking there! New store and did not know where things were. : ) We came home and decided t...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Paper work, reflexology and rest!!
7/2/2014 8:47:01 PM,  7 COMMENTS

Well of course the one paper I had that was not original has to be ORIGINAL! I had to call the Oklahoma Tax Commission to get a duplicate. I should...  Read more

ELLFIN3

My Business vs. None of My Business
7/2/2014 11:55:09 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I'm biting my tongue! When someone you love has gained a lot of weight in a short amount of time, I just can't say anything. When they get all excited...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Why is nothing ever easy?????
7/1/2014 8:27:09 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I got a call this afternoon from the Real Estate Guy. The title company has to have Mother's Death Cert and last tax return before they can finish th...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Just kinda bleh- but made it to SparkPeople.
7/1/2014 1:30:26 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I haven't done any journaling (blogging) here the last few days. Life has a way of getting to me. But, at least I've only missed a few days and not ye...  Read more

SIRENNEA

Pinch Punch First of the Month, July
7/1/2014 9:35:22 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Relying too much on the scale can be discouraging. If I'm eating right, exercising, and practicing a healthy lifestyle, I can be losing fat & build...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

The truck AC fan!!
6/30/2014 7:54:53 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It was nice to go to work today! Our Friend the mechanic found the problem with the truck AC Fan! It was a mouse!! SAD!!! I hope Everyone had a gr...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Weigh in day 6/30/14
6/30/2014 9:46:16 AM,  6 COMMENTS

Weight in 6/30/14: 170.6 (+1) The scale is not going to decide "Am I going to be in agood or bad mood today?" I slacked off on the weekend: I had...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Riding the bucking tractor!!! : )
6/29/2014 9:14:05 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I worked in the gardens this morning. And then I started mowing with the tractor and finish mower. I mowed and mowed and mowed!!! The finish mower...  Read more

ELLFIN3

I HAD A WONDERFUL DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
6/28/2014 7:38:12 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I got around and fed the birds. I picked green beans, peppers, tomatoes and squash out of the gardens. I took the riding lawn mower to the melon pat...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Try, try, and try again.
6/28/2014 1:26:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So yesterday I got all high and mighty about not "Winging It" on the weekends with my husband home. HA! HAHA! What did I do? I winged it....  Read more

SIRENNEA

Friday, Friday Friday! WooHoo!!!!
6/27/2014 7:56:15 PM,  5 COMMENTS

It was just the fuzzy dog and I today. I took My Son to check in with His parole officer. He just has to go the 29th of July and then a gain on th...  Read more

ELLFIN3

No more "winging" the weekend!
6/27/2014 1:07:02 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So this week and past week I have been working my OA program and self imposed To Do List / Schedule really hard! I NEED structure in my life or it jus...  Read more

SIRENNEA

Nail Thursday!!
6/26/2014 9:03:10 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I had a busy day at work. The Main Boss came and signed check and paper work. The it was nail night. every other Thursday I have My nails done. To...  Read more

ELLFIN3

The 10th Man
6/26/2014 11:49:57 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I watched the movie "World War Z" with Brad Pitt again the other night. Yes, I'm a sucker for zombie movies! In the movie, an Israel government offic...  Read more

SIRENNEA

Wednesday!!
6/25/2014 7:14:30 PM,  5 COMMENTS

My Son (who has been in a lot of trouble, but doing great now) called He had to test today at drug court. He tested drug free. I picked Him up and d...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Nervous Nelly (er... Debbie)
6/25/2014 1:36:28 PM,  3 COMMENTS

So a month or so ago I applied at my local police station for a 911 dispatcher job. I went last week for the written aptitude test and nailed it. Yest...  Read more

SIRENNEA

Regain is Embarrassing
6/25/2014 9:26:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Regain is embarrassing. I lost 40 pounds with Weight Watchers before I moved to Illinois back in 2007. I gained it all back (and then some) and I've n...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Changing my goal weight
6/25/2014 6:56:32 AM,  9 COMMENTS

When I originally set my goal weight, I chose the number that would have me at the upper end of the healthy BMI for my height. Now, after much intern...  Read more

TRIPLE_EMME

Errands and such!
6/24/2014 7:09:53 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I got a lot done at work today. I had several errands to do for work. I went to the post office, bank, tag office, and the court house. I was getti...  Read more

ELLFIN3

2014 Zumba Playlist
6/24/2014 12:54:27 PM,  6 COMMENTS

2014 Zumba Summer Playlist I love Zumba. I do it twice a week and I asked my instructor for the playlist so I can dance on my days I can't get to...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

The journaling begins.
6/24/2014 11:51:42 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Well I'm back. I just read my last blog entry here on SP. I had signed up for the Paramedic program and was accepted. I was so full of hope. So...  Read more

SIRENNEA

Kind of a quite day!
6/23/2014 7:53:58 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Only had 4 adult dogs and 1 puppy today. I did get some work done today. I went after work and got My hair trimmed. When I finish Sparking I am go...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Weigh in day 6/23/14
6/23/2014 4:13:42 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Weigh in 169.6 (-.2) I can't tell you how freaking thrilled I am to "only" lose a quarter of a pound! 1. I'm inching closer to my next mini goal...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

A day at the farm.
6/22/2014 8:39:38 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I finished spraying and dusting. Then I got on the tractor and mowed. DH and I pulled the few onions. I picked a few more tomatoes. DH dug up a f...  Read more

ELLFIN3

Oops, went over calories today; & I'm grateful
6/21/2014 10:02:04 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I went over my calories for the day. I own that I made choices that are not what I say I'll do. It happens. I know weekends are a challenge for me...  Read more

CAREN_BLUEJEANS

Drink, drink that water!
6/21/2014 8:11:01 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Oh My it was hot and humid today. I had not problem drinking 8 oz +. I picked squash, tomatoes, and green beans. I talk to a couple of neighbors t...  Read more

ELLFIN3

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