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Burst of joy
9/16/2013 11:20:59 PM,  2 COMMENTS

The picture in the background is a lovely place called Oban in Scotland. If you are ever in Scotland it certainly worth visiting. My others pictures...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

conversation
9/16/2013 7:32:40 PM,  4 COMMENTS

having a conversation with myself. I am trying, do not discount my effort, is only perfection acceptable. is every small thing not enough. never...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

The same old day or is it
9/16/2013 1:54:51 PM,  4 COMMENTS

the same old day or is it. What can i do differently today? I can focus on the positive: good night sleep, out with friends yesterday, did not buy any...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

A good day
9/14/2013 7:22:04 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I started my day with pinto beans. I did not eat out today, i walked for one hour. The best part of my day was getting four hours away; that is a...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

my sense of humour
9/13/2013 6:45:31 PM,  1 COMMENTS

HELLO ALL, Since everyone has a different sense of humour I am not sure about posting the website that I found. The chive is the name of the...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

appreciation
9/12/2013 9:20:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am not in the habit of acknowledging positive things that happen in my life. I have always been attuned to note the negative. being raised in a nega...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

avoiding
9/12/2013 2:52:19 AM,  2 COMMENTS

A funny thought but a problem and a problem which is causing me trouble. I am still avoiding working on my avoidance issues. It i could tackle the...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

Emotion
9/12/2013 1:35:47 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I am experiencing a flurry of negative thoughts. How do you control these destructive emotions, how do you blow out the negative fuse. I paint the fut...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

Absent
9/11/2013 11:15:21 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Life gets in the way. I have neglected this website for quite some time. I do not know what i have done but i must have been something else. So i...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

Annoyance
8/5/2013 11:53:57 PM,  3 COMMENTS

As most caregivers know, not everyone in your family is willing to put in the amount of time you sacrifice for your loved one. My mother would benefit...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

Days of stress
8/5/2013 11:40:47 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I am a care giver for my mother who has dementia. Last friday a bed came available in private care home. It was mainly my decision as to whether she...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

ups and downs of life
8/3/2013 2:19:32 AM,  4 COMMENTS

I have some critical decisions to make. Decisions of this magnitude create a desire to use food actually candy as a balm against the stress. So far i...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

scales
7/26/2013 1:27:19 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I am going to have buy a new scale or get glasses, i am guessing my weight, i just can not see the number. Good luck to everyone today OL...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

AH!!!!!!
7/24/2013 3:53:05 PM,  2 COMMENTS

this is my day off from care giving, i should be enjoying the break but all i am experiencing is stress. I can not calm my mind. When i have no plan f...  Read more

OURLADYOFGRACE

12 miles this week and counting
7/4/2013 6:36:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Doesn't sound a lot but when you add it to my gym work and aquafit (and somewhere fitting in work 5 days a week) for me it's pretty good. Vest t...  Read more

PURPLESPELLS

To do
4/6/2013 6:08:28 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Here's to letting go of to-do lists. It's not working too well yet... The sun is shining, it's Saturday morning, I'm sitting in bed, listening to "g...  Read more

SMARTOAK

... and focus.
4/3/2013 7:32:04 PM,  6 COMMENTS

The issue is that I've stopped trusting that this is all very possible. I'm over 10kg down, but the next 10 seem like too much to ask. Not sure why. B...  Read more

SMARTOAK

It's all going to pot...
4/3/2013 5:12:04 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Hello world, it's all been a bit hard recently. First, I spent 3 days asleep with a fever (Wed-Fri) followed by another sat in bed (Sat), then go...  Read more

SMARTOAK

Meet the new me
3/29/2013 7:50:17 PM,  5 COMMENTS

So, I've spent 3 full days in bed with the flu and have done nothing but sleep (all of Wednesday, most of yesterday) listen to Miss Marple on iPlayer...  Read more

SMARTOAK

I'm walking a little taller today
2/12/2013 6:14:09 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I had one of the ladies at my gym approach me after Zumba class last night. I've seen her off and on but only when her friend was also there. I notice...  Read more

GOLFCHICK2-0

The Master Cleanse???
1/30/2013 12:19:49 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Is Anyone doing this right now? I've only just started day one of the ease in & that's already tough enough!! :-) Any buddies or tips & tricks are wel...  Read more

BEX525T

Jan 28
1/28/2013 10:32:13 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I'm so bad at keeping this blog up. But I get fed up with SP sometimes cos I forget to log in although I'm on the site every da. , 5days ago I'd got u...  Read more

SEAWITCHBLUE

Be strong. Spark on!!
1/19/2013 5:47:52 PM,  5 COMMENTS

New Year's was a couple weeks ago. Already, the gym is a little less crowded. Resolutions don't have enough... resolve for many people. I have to admi...  Read more

GOLFCHICK2-0

Ben Nevis Midnight Challenge for Alzheimer's Society
12/26/2012 8:52:34 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Hey folks, I know this isn't the best time of year to be throwing this at you all, but I won't be doing this till June so you have plenty of time! ;)...  Read more

ROADKILLBARBIE

Motivation to make it through to New Year!!
12/6/2012 1:57:34 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I'm working this one to the core!!! ...  Read more

GOLFCHICK2-0

Honesty is best. I had to reset my weight... up!
11/13/2012 1:00:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

From time to time we all lose focus. For me, this spring I started a new sport. I am now participating in the Heavy Athletics of Scottish Highland Gam...  Read more

GOLFCHICK2-0

New level reached level 16
10/29/2012 6:00:05 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Things still looking good. Renewed my gym membership which means I"ll use it at least Once a week. Off to a line dancing weekend in Newtonmore next...  Read more

SEAWITCHBLUE

Sept
9/17/2012 3:30:07 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Morning All losing a little at a time so guess this is good even if only couple of ounces at a time I am not going to dwell on this,I just want to sha...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

Exercise
9/6/2012 4:08:15 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Morning still trying to be good not able to go to gym at present due to Health Issues, but hopefully I will be able to after surgery in a few month's...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

Scales vs my body
9/4/2012 2:39:08 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I decided to weigh again this am with clothes on to see if I would weigh what I had figured out yesterday weighing in undies and adding 3lb.Wrong I we...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

Listen and Learn..{from fellow sparkers!!}
9/3/2012 6:55:38 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I was going to hide from my blog tonight due to the last blog post i made which i was going to delete because i was a little ashamed of the stuf...  Read more

-SHE-WOLF-

Here we go again
9/3/2012 3:40:46 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Morning all my sparky friends, well one week ago today I found out either I was wrong or the scale was, so I decided it was probably a little of both...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

DING...The lightbulb is on..
9/1/2012 7:35:10 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Okay, so it's no secret that i have been having trouble being selfish and putting aside the time i need to exercise and my needs first. Last wee...  Read more

-SHE-WOLF-

WEIGHT
8/29/2012 4:04:38 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I have reset my weight to the same as the Doctors minus the heavy 2.5 heavy suede shoes put new batteries in the old scales really cannot afford new...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

WEIGHT
8/29/2012 4:04:38 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have reset my weight to the same as the Doctors minus the heavy 2.5 heavy suede shoes put new batteries in the old scales really cannot afford new...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

Scales
8/28/2012 7:59:01 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I am so disappointed about my weight but will just have to get on with it as unlike other attempts to lose weight I am determined to succeed this time...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

Need new scales or new eyeglasses
8/28/2012 3:10:44 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Either my scales are wacky or my eyesight I am going to make appointment this morning to have the eyes checked had to visit gynecologist yesterday and...  Read more

PIPERGRAN

Putting "ME" First is a challenge in its self.
8/12/2012 5:36:53 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Not being a selfish person and always try to put everyone and their feelings first I am having trouble with this, for the last 10yrs everything...  Read more

-SHE-WOLF-

Almost there and set to go!!
8/9/2012 7:46:29 PM,  1 COMMENTS

This has to be the best i have felt in such a long time as i feel motivated, strong and ready to accept the challenges ahead of me. I know it is...  Read more

-SHE-WOLF-

My first Highland Games
8/9/2012 12:57:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I competed in my first Highland Games last weekend in Spokane, WA. I managed to not hurt myself or anyone else, I didn't scratch on any events, I impr...  Read more

GOLFCHICK2-0

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