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  • hump day

    12/17/2014 11:52:07 PM, by USMAWIFE

    busy day today with going to therapy, to the grocery stores and then eventually just coming home to deal with things... Read more

  • I have been harrased enough and not taking it anymore

    12/16/2014 8:49:20 PM, by USMAWIFE

    normally on tuesdays, I sleep in but this morning I was awake at 6 am and could not go back to sleep, got on the computer and then did some knitting while I stayed in bed. then at 816 am the phone rang and from the caller ID I knew it was that guy who was tried to scam me saying he was from the I... Read more

  • It has been a long Monday

    12/15/2014 6:21:16 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Mondays tend to be long days for me but today was even longer than normal went to bed last night at 1130, but at 330. stayed up until 645 and tried to go back to sleep for an hour but that did not work So up at 745 and out to see the dermatologist at 830. Whatever bit me back in Oct st... Read more

  • Daily Tracking

    12/15/2014 9:18:23 AM, by FAIRIEDREAMS1

    I have discovered, keeping track of every bite I take actually makes it worse and so much harder for me. It makes me want to eat more. So, I've decided to just track my water and any exorcise I get. Hopefully that will help. Who knows.... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/14/2014 4:56:48 PM, by USMAWIFE

    very quiet day. finished off the second clue of the shawl I am working on. Clue 3 comes out Friday trying to find a project to use the 1000 yards of cotton elastic yarn I have going either for an inifinity scarf or a striped cardian... Read more

  • Reevaluating Goals

    12/14/2014 12:04:14 PM, by KYLIECAT1

    Today I went through all my Spark Streak Goals and other Goals and edited them . The hardest thing to do was to lower my exercise minutes and calorie burn for the week , Lets face it though with an injury I can"t do my normal activities , For me getting well and becoming not only back to my... Read more

  • If I can do it so can you ! But Can I do it????

    12/13/2014 10:54:28 AM, by KYLIECAT1

    How often we hear the phrase If I can do it so can you .I recently read a comment on one of my friends face book page . She posted an article on the high cost of education and how student loans are breaking some Americans budget . This woman commented something like this . " I dont feel sorry for... Read more

  • Share one word on being your best

    12/13/2014 9:10:51 AM, by USMAWIFE

    Give me ONE WORD you're focusing on today to be your best... Read more

  • Friday mentally drained me

    12/12/2014 11:03:38 PM, by USMAWIFE

    today is the day everyone dreads Up at 330, backed hubby's lunch came back to bed and went back to sleep around 630 at 755 the phone rang. saw i was a number from Virginia. picked it up and there was a recording saying they were he Internal Revenue Service and they were taking... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/11/2014 9:27:06 PM, by USMAWIFE

    i had variations of the dream again last night really trying to figure out what is going within my sleep mind... Read more

  • Looking for the tooth fairy

    12/11/2014 9:11:34 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Beware. This is a rant. I've been complaining about a sore tooth for way too long . . . three years. My former dentist (Dr S, The Compassionate Dentist) always looked at me with puppy-dog eyes and had something 'compa... Read more

  • wednesday

    12/10/2014 11:28:37 PM, by USMAWIFE

    after all this writing about making changes in my life, last night I had nightmares about it. weird thing it was basically the same dream over and over It involved me sitting in a building at West point where I would usually meet friends and dates but I was dating this one guy I am still good frie... Read more

  • My home town !

    12/10/2014 1:42:34 PM, by KYLIECAT1

    I was trying to post more then one picture and this is summer not winter , But with my bum leg hard to get out and get some pictures ! Hope you like !... Read more

  • If you could go back to age 16

    12/9/2014 5:54:22 PM, by USMAWIFE

    The other day I posted a blog about rewriting my life Since then on several other groups I am on questions similar to what I was doing popped up. So if that I ask this question if you could go back to when you were 16 and start over, knowing what you know today. would you want to do... Read more

  • Monday

    12/8/2014 10:33:55 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I did finish off the first clue to the shawl at 1 am and headed to bed got up and started on another scarf which is on day 8 and I got the first 6 days knitted on it before switching to mindless project for the evening. found a top I started during the summer and it will be finished tomorr... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/8/2014 12:17:49 AM, by USMAWIFE

    I originlly planned to go out today and visit the local Hallmark store but i changed my mind and decided staying home with my knitting was the best thing for me I got the clue for a scarf knit a long last night and my goal was to finish the first clue today. it was a lot of rows, but I have l... Read more

  • Day 3

    12/7/2014 2:14:07 PM, by FAIRIEDREAMS1

    I'm doing better today so far than yesterday. I also realized another plus. Even though it seems small, a measly 2 cups of water a day, for me it's huge. I am one of those horrible people who doesn't drink plain water. Flavored water, tea or coffee and an occasional soda. So, getting in 2 cups ... Read more

  • saturday

    12/6/2014 9:50:25 PM, by USMAWIFE

    got up fairly early this morning to do the floors and get out the house at 945. most of it worked out exactly the real estate agent showed up at 926 for their 10-11 am appt and I had to leave the house very quickly dragging the barking dog into the car good thing was that I was able to come ho... Read more

  • Day two

    12/6/2014 7:13:17 PM, by FAIRIEDREAMS1

    Well, day two didn't go as well as day one but it was only a hair over what I was supposed to do and I was moving around more than I did yesterday. I know it doesn't make up for the extra few carbs/calories I ate but I won't let this discourage me. We can't be perfect every day and I'd rather just... Read more

  • Friday

    12/5/2014 10:02:52 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Another long day Today I had to pick up the house as there is a showing tomorrow morning on it. I have basically been keeping it picked up and set it up so that on Sat morning I will get up mop nd sweep, vacuum and then get the house by 945. Perhaps it is just wrong of me to say this, ... Read more

  • Thursday

    12/4/2014 9:55:55 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I so dislike Thursdays Hubby gets up at 330 to get ready for work this morning however, around 230 I heard some noise which sounded at first like it was in my driveway, then it got closer. I got out of bed to look through the window to see if I could see anything but just as I was peeking ou... Read more

  • hump days

    12/3/2014 10:19:18 PM, by USMAWIFE

    enough said... Read more

  • Tuesday

    12/2/2014 9:21:31 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I continue to go through my life list and maybe by the end of the week I will have it done it is amazing how many could have, should have's i gave or passed up... Read more

  • rewriting my life. what if...

    12/1/2014 11:19:09 PM, by USMAWIFE

    for the last three years things have been off with my life. this past october the crazy started up again. After chatting with a friend who is in law enforcement he suggested that perhaps it was time to contact someone i have known forever. this woman and I have been friends since 1963, ... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/30/2014 11:50:11 PM, by USMAWIFE

    today i tried so hard to change the subject on a thread and I have one member who keeps bringing it back to them and how sick they are suggestions please on how to tell her nicely it is not about her but about all,... Read more

  • Where are you?

    11/30/2014 4:05:29 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Where am I, today, in relationship to where I was last year and where I want to be next year??? I refuse to wait another day without putting this in writing. Some folks will wait until it's time for New Years Resolution . . . but not me. Read more

  • Saturday and this is my rant

    11/29/2014 10:24:23 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I am so glad I am writing this later in the evening compared to this morning I honestly wonder if people actual read or think before they post things both on here on facebook, but they do not in two teams asked the question what is your favorite religious holiday song.. answers included r... Read more

  • Friday

    11/28/2014 9:49:10 PM, by USMAWIFE

    This morning was up at 330, make coffee for hubby, back to bed and asleep by 6 am i finally got up and starting cleaning and did a lot of knitting on my sweater top. I will have to run into town on Sunday to get two more balls of yarn to finish it up ... Read more

  • Thanksgiving Day

    11/27/2014 8:56:11 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Hope everyone had a great day Today was the first time in 38 years that I have been with my husband, it was just us for Thanksgiving. It was kind of strange but I did have my SP and FB friends so it was nice... Read more

  • Be Thankful! today and every day

    11/27/2014 1:35:06 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

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  • wonderful moment today

    11/26/2014 11:55:17 PM, by USMAWIFE

    for the last year I have become friends with a fellow knitter who lives in Seattle. We were both admins on a huge knitting team until I left to go to a smaller, less active team SHe and I shared a lot of things and we actually became each others strengths when we needed someone to talk to ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/25/2014 10:45:43 PM, by USMAWIFE

    waiting now to see what the weather is going to be like in the morning. have to do to the store to get fresh veggies... Read more

  • It doesn't have to be bad

    11/25/2014 8:44:35 PM, by CAT-IN-CJ

    Having a great Thanksgiving - or any holiday for that matter - doesn't have to be a bummer just because we're following a healthy plan for our health, weight loss, etc. Yes, the holidays do seem to push those 'indulge thyself' ... Read more

  • Very sensitive question

    11/24/2014 2:07:33 PM, by USMAWIFE

    For those who had / have long ones who suffer from dimentia /alheizmers, this may be hard for you to read or respond to but I need help Years ago I was the caretaker for my mom who suffered from lots of medical issues, including dimentia. Some days were so bad I needed to just pray God give me... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/23/2014 8:37:37 PM, by USMAWIFE

    it poured rain most of the day so I did not get outside achieved a lot of things and now heeading to bed.... Read more

  • saturday

    11/22/2014 11:50:44 PM, by USMAWIFE

    tried to relax but it did not work. oh well tomorrow is another day... Read more

  • Friday

    11/21/2014 11:07:06 PM, by USMAWIFE

    up at 330 to see hubby off to work back to bed at 6 am lots of tossing and turning up for good at 8 am so I can head into town and pick up a few things while in town, I stopped by the arts and crafts store to show the yarn dept manager the quality of the new yarn vs the original li... Read more

  • Well, my top is not going to be finished

    11/20/2014 10:36:08 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I got my yarn yesterday and started to knit. i knew it was different that the other balls I just finished using this new one was thinner, shed esily leaving cotton piles on the finished section and it was also see through now called their corporte office and wss not impressed with their c... Read more

  • wednesday

    11/19/2014 10:54:39 PM, by USMAWIFE

    Lst night I left the heat on downstair just to keep the pipes warm and climbed into my bed which the room actually was fairly cold but I just did not want to put both units on while I was under the down comforter. had a great appt with my doctor this morning and the special cardiac best he did... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/18/2014 7:53:12 PM, by USMAWIFE

    I got all nice and warm in cozy in my bed last night and actually got some sleep until the alarm went off. forgot to turn off the 4 am alarm. took a while to go back to sleep but I eventualy did. got up and waited for my real estate agent to call but instead I got calls from 10 other agents, ... Read more