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  • Oktoberfest

    10/16/2017 10:17:07 PM, by MSLZZY

    Saturday was a very full day. Four batches of noodles cut and laid out to dry by lunchtime, 2 loads of laundry done, the kitchen swept and mo... Read more

  • I have a domestic partner...

    10/14/2017 1:50:49 PM, by MSLZZY

    Yes, I am married but I thought you might enjoy this as much as I do. It seems that I have been sharing all my waking minutes with a new part... Read more

  • Finally, a minute to myself

    10/11/2017 3:16:07 PM, by MSLZZY

    No, it isn't really that bad but the days come and go so quickly. I spent 5 nights last week, making noodles to get ahead of the farmers mark... Read more

  • A lovely weekend

    10/2/2017 10:27:56 AM, by MSLZZY

    Off to a wedding this weekend. We left Saturday, arrived in plenty of time to rest before the 4 o'clock wedding. It was outside at a golf cou... Read more

  • A vexing problem and a solution

    9/22/2017 5:44:56 PM, by MSLZZY

    It seems that when Joker, the cat, was acting strange, we were unaware that she had fleas. After she passed away, we then noticed that the ho... Read more

  • Seemingly Impossible

    9/17/2017 1:37:25 PM, by CRESHA20

    Last night I had a talk with my brother who has been on a health and wellness journey. He asked me if I thought that weight loss was possible. ... Read more

  • A Saturday with the little ones

    9/16/2017 10:09:39 PM, by MSLZZY

    Babysitting the two little boys today was a treat. I did all the laundry and filled baskets for the older ones to take to their rooms. It is ... Read more

  • Another week gone.

    9/15/2017 9:04:39 AM, by MSLZZY

    Oh, vey! I wanted to post sooner but here goes. Sunday at the fair, we visited the petting zoo, walked through the Hippodome to see the horse... Read more

  • Streaks: What works for some people doesn't work for others

    9/15/2017 1:32:19 AM, by BLUE48DOWN

    I do very poorly with streaks and daily login requirements. The first time I was on SparkPeople, I was ever so dedicated to all... Read more

  • Life Just Kept Throwing Monkey Wrenches

    8/31/2017 1:08:55 AM, by BLUE48DOWN

    So, the typical story I suppose. I joined SparkPeople in 2011 primarily to track food, then went all in and tracked my activity, joined groups, ... Read more

  • Garage Sale is Over

    8/31/2017 12:13:42 AM, by ALFA_SUNSHINE

    There is a lot of stuff getting picked up tomorrow af... Read more

  • It's ok

    7/2/2017 4:34:41 AM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    It's been on hell of a journey this year! Pulling through so far, although each day it takes a mountain of willpower to even get out of bed. Last... Read more

  • Someone

    6/23/2017 12:45:25 PM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    He is someone, she is someone, we all are. Sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, mothers and fathers. We are people, inside much the same. Regardle... Read more

  • Hanging on

    6/15/2017 11:56:49 PM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    I was listening to a song and 1 line was, "It only takes a little faith to move mountains, thats good because thats all I have left" this is me r... Read more

  • Really difficult

    6/13/2017 9:56:06 PM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    It has been super hard lately. Like almost unbearable. I have been caring for my Mom for the past 5 years. Last week her oncologist put her on a ... Read more

  • 40 days in

    5/24/2017 12:15:33 AM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    It has been a rough 40days, not in the ways that one might think. I decided to take control....again on April 14th 2017 of my habits and nutriti... Read more

  • #StopWaiting

    3/7/2017 9:50:23 PM, by NATE-JANINE

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  • Phase I & Weigh-In

    3/1/2017 1:41:57 PM, by THINKSHRINK

    It was way too easy to get off track and slide back into old habits and poor choices - binging, not exercising, not drinking enough water... My p... Read more

  • Giving Up

    2/16/2017 12:17:49 PM, by CRESHA20

    I thought I might as well give up because I was so tired of starting and quitting over and over again. Of course I want instant results, but I r... Read more

  • A very nice Saturday

    2/4/2017 10:12:43 PM, by MSLZZY

    Lots of housecleaning and laundry to do today. I even worked in the basement for an hour. It is coming along. Another letter for NG DS. He ... Read more

  • Made it through another week

    2/3/2017 11:17:04 PM, by MSLZZY

    It is slowly getting easier to adjust to the changes in the office. I am finally feeling more productive. The other CSR handles whatever chan... Read more

  • Phil saw his shadow!

    2/2/2017 10:16:57 PM, by MSLZZY

    Guess we are in for 6 more weeks of winter. I was not surprised. Poor guy just can't get a good night's sleep without someone dragging him ... Read more

  • Pics of NG DS (formerly College DS)

    2/1/2017 9:49:18 PM, by MSLZZY

    DS is in the second row from the back just to the ... Read more

  • January is slipping away.

    1/31/2017 10:19:04 PM, by MSLZZY

    As the final day of January comes to a close, I hope everyone had success in their journeys. Find something to celebrate today. My eye appo... Read more

  • A Sunday treat

    1/29/2017 11:42:19 PM, by MSLZZY

    A short letter from DS at basic training camp gave me an opportunity to catch him up on the events from the last 3 weeks here at home. It f... Read more

  • Short term and long term goals

    1/28/2017 9:44:06 PM, by MSLZZY

    Thankfully there was no smoke damage to deal with this morning. Even DD couldn't smell anything so that was a plus. I had mopped most of the... Read more

  • More excitement and a lifestyle change

    1/27/2017 11:31:02 PM, by MSLZZY

    All kinds of interesting things happen on our usually quiet street. Tonight it was anything but quiet with 3 fire trucks and an ambulance in ... Read more

  • A little background

    1/26/2017 10:38:04 PM, by MSLZZY

    Just to clear up a few details My son was born healthy, contracted spinal meningitis at 3 months of age and we almost lost him. 14 days in ... Read more

  • Seeing white and seeing red

    1/25/2017 9:36:51 PM, by MSLZZY

    We had over 10 inches of snow from yesterday until late this afternoon when the light snow flurries finally moved away. The wind is shifting ... Read more

  • Again

    1/23/2017 9:45:30 PM, by MSLZZY

    Court date on Wednesday but I can attend by teleconference. GF thinks DS should have some friends drive him up there. With a winter storm t... Read more

  • Nothing new

    1/22/2017 11:35:30 PM, by MSLZZY

    A fairly normal Sunday but I did some deep cleaning today, sweeping and mopping floors and doing laundry. I baked bread and DD stopped by ... Read more

  • A great time with the GC

    1/21/2017 11:15:03 PM, by MSLZZY

    I had a wonderful time with the GC, watching movies, playing games and keeping them entertained. I did all of DD's laundry, washed, folded an... Read more

  • Babysitting overnight

    1/20/2017 10:16:07 PM, by MSLZZY

    I left the office early so I could drive to DD's house to babysit the GC. I was running late but it didn't matter. The kids were so ready for... Read more

  • Hold your horses!

    1/19/2017 7:43:16 PM, by MSLZZY

    Before you move to the "Sunshine State", as we were called years ago, remember that warmer temperatures can create fog. And it did in spade... Read more

  • Plenty of sun today

    1/19/2017 12:17:18 AM, by MSLZZY

    Lovely sunny day with lots of melting. Expecting fog in the morning but it has been a treat to have the January thaw. Spark a great Thursda... Read more

  • The ice that was

    1/17/2017 11:28:57 PM, by MSLZZY

    The day turned bright and sunny and reached 32 degrees. School started 2 hours late so the bus drivers would have an easier time getting th... Read more

  • The ice storm changed things

    1/16/2017 8:30:30 PM, by MSLZZY

    The freezing drizzle started before 6 am so the streets and sidewalks were too slick for driving or walking. It pays to take your time on d... Read more

  • A full afternoon by design

    1/15/2017 10:40:50 PM, by MSLZZY

    My slightly over-active mind has a min of it's own. Once it decides what to do, it is up to me to keep up. First I picked up the fallen branc... Read more

  • A mild January day

    1/14/2017 11:58:11 PM, by MSLZZY

    A rare mild day in January and the perfect time to get outside. DH and I had planned to clean out the barn and move the chicks out where th... Read more

  • Friday the 13th and oh, what a day!

    1/13/2017 8:54:03 PM, by MSLZZY

    I have really been feeling the pressure to get a lot done in the office but when it is Friday, the 13th, it seems like something has to go aw... Read more

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