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  • Sorry about the hold up. We have a dog with a really bad leg.

    4/26/2017 10:56:10 PM, by NORASPAT

    I have been looking out for the dogs and the Beagle has been limping and some times he howls like he is in pain. They took him to the vet and they said it might be arthritis. They did or give them anything else and they were wanting their shots. The Beagle and the Chihuahua. I have been under... Read more

  • Feeling Motivated

    4/23/2017 6:22:54 PM, by RONJOHN5

    Thought about this a long time - am committed to reaching my goals... Read more

  • I am missing my Blogs. I have been concentrating on the Fiber Challenge.

    4/21/2017 11:26:48 PM, by NORASPAT

    My Spark JOURNEY - Myself and my DH came to the US and it was a big change. We had three sons in the first seven years. I was a homemaker and I was taking kids to school and started a school library. I was a home maker and very interested in Nutrition. DH and I were the first English people t... Read more

  • April 16, 2017 (EASTER Sunday)

    4/16/2017 1:43:08 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone and HAPPY EASTER! Thank you for your comments on my last blog. I have just now read those comments, and they are very helpful and supportive. This past week was pretty much like all of my weeks until Friday when my 9 year old cat, KOBE, suddenly passed away. My two sons an... Read more

  • Tonight it is raining and the river is still cresting. So far no water in the basement.

    4/12/2017 10:42:47 PM, by NORASPAT

    Sometimes I think it is a good time to get the basement wet. The entire floor will be picked up of everything and we check it out morning and evening. If we see the river very high then our whole area is very wet. We are on high ground and the soil is clay so the water runs up to anything that ha... Read more

  • No time for long Blog.

    4/11/2017 11:36:28 PM, by NORASPAT

    I went to PT and then on to a lecture. It was 80 degrees. We started to walk the rail trail but neither of us had a hat on. Just a winter hat. We went home. I did some shoveling the pathways. then I took my new medicine and after that I did an hour on the gazelle for an hour. 311 Just before... Read more

  • Who would like a Spark goodie???

    4/11/2017 4:35:20 PM, by BARCLE

    Greetings Sparkies Leave me a smile, quote, comment ... and I will send you a Spark goodie Have a wonderful Spark day 334... Read more

  • April 8, 2017 (Saturday)

    4/8/2017 6:40:21 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, Thank you for responding to my last blog. As you can tell, I am not doing too well reaching my goal of blogging every day. Not much really goes on in my life other than my sons, my cats, and my work. My sons are both grown with my oldest living in his own home. My youngest s... Read more

  • Tonight I could not find how I could get to my Spark page.

    4/7/2017 11:52:04 PM, by NORASPAT

    I was hoping to be in bed by now but I wanted to read some people's blogs so I read a lot of a Maine farmer was doing, I like what I read so I have a number of blogs I love. Today we are warmer, The dogs got out side and they started to walk across where the pool is. There is a cover over the pool... Read more

  • I should do this more often

    4/7/2017 2:26:48 PM, by OLD-NACL

    SparkPeople let us into SparkCoach for free last year and there were challenges to write about a theme provided by the coaches. SparkCoach free trial ended and I have not reviewed my page for a while and noticed I have not posted anything that might appear to be insight or sharing. I've re... Read more

  • The Rain in Maine is definitely quiet tonight. The roof is getting a pounding and a cleaning.

    4/6/2017 10:18:56 PM, by NORASPAT

    I was about to go to bed early, that's a surprise for me but I was unable to sleep last night. I was determined to be in bed by 10 pm that was about when the thunder rumbled across the sky. Now the lightening is clapping away and when it flashes the light is like someone is switching on and off ... Read more

  • Round 3 of antibiotics

    4/5/2017 9:47:34 AM, by SCHECK5

    Well once again I heading up to the clinic with the same symptoms as I have had for the past 7 weeks. Hopefully these meds will work...I have had sinus infection and bronchitis that just won't stop...I'm so sick of being sick. The doctor gave me the rest of the week off to rest. In the past 17 ... Read more

  • Finally looking ahead to SPRING. After another storm alas. They will go some time ?

    4/3/2017 11:22:16 PM, by NORASPAT

    I mostly use the computer for Spark. I do not do shopping on the computer. Once around birthdays or Christmas I will look on the web and I rarely would purchase from them. I like to look at flowers and shrubs and if a friend wants to look around the greenhouses, I go with a pencil and pad. Whe... Read more

  • April 2, 2017 (Sunday)

    4/3/2017 2:27:36 AM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, It is so nice to hear from all of you. I hope all of you are doing OK. MORTICIA....I am so sorry to hear that you lost PORKIE! How is BLOCKER doing after the dental surgery? I will keep you and your babies in my thoughts and prayers. Those of you who might remember ... Read more

  • I was surprised when a large number of my Spark Friends are just like me. !! WooHoo!

    4/2/2017 10:56:22 PM, by NORASPAT

    That makes me NORMAL because a number of my Spark Friends have difficulty sleeping well. I have been obsessing and now I know I am like some of my friends now perhaps I can stop obsessing and fall asleep.~~~~~I hope so! I do take MELATONIN but I wonder if it is not enough. Next time I go to my... Read more

  • April 1, 2017 (Saturday)

    4/1/2017 4:35:04 PM, by WORKOUTWITHPAM

    Hello Everyone, I am embarrassed because it has been so long since I have written anything here. I have checked into SparkPeople on most days, but I did miss a few days. I also missed several days of doing the Trivia questions. It seems like it is around midnight before I get a few minutes t... Read more

  • April

    4/1/2017 8:59:50 AM, by SCHECK5

    Time to refocus ...I've been sick since the beginning of February with bronchitis. Two rounds of antibiotics 6 bottles of cough medicine and I still have this nasty dry cough...Hopefully today I can get my windows open and get some fresh air in the house and clean out all the germs.... Read more

  • Today is a very big challenge. It is from DH.

    3/31/2017 10:22:51 PM, by NORASPAT

    I have to be in bed at 10:30pm. I have not been able to sleep well. I get to sleep and awake and needs to get up. If I lie awake my headaches are back. I go to bed late and around mid morning I need to go to bed to make my other half of sleep to get to over 6 hours for spark. I have had P... Read more

  • I wrote a blog about our senior college and DH and I have a class about funerals.

    3/29/2017 11:26:52 PM, by NORASPAT

    I wrote it well and I was very happy we are going to class to learn how to make a will and find out about how funeral arrangements. I wrote a lot, I am certain it went and now I am thinking about it was not appropriate. DH and I were concerned the class would be morbid but the instructor g... Read more

  • Hello again ... and goodbye ...

    3/29/2017 8:45:11 PM, by BARCLE

    HELLO again Sparkpeople! It's been far too long so, again I say, hello 213 Now to the GOODBYE's I wish to say goodbye to: loss of motivation not making time to exercise regularly (or, being totally honest, at all) being too busy to take the care of myself as well as I should ... Read more