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day 178 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 12/21/2014day 195 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/7/2015day 200 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/12/2015day 200 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/12/2015My fancy pants new workout leggings helped me make it through my first advanced Pilates class in 4 weeks! YAY!!! :-)This is me today for some reason....gotta pick it up and get cruising on this day!! Oh, happy Monday!! (Picture credit: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dFwNyd2qhO0/T2hw
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dFoiJwI/AAAAAAAABQo/54uEDqYkoyM/s400/dGot my new Fitbit Charge HR yesterday! WOO HOOO!!! Now to see how the numbers compare to my Spark Tracker. YAY!!! :-)day 16 of my streak for "Met my personal OMAT goal today! 1 OMAT Goal 1 time per day" earned 1/20/2015day 210 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/22/2015day 23 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 1/27/2015day 220 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 2/1/2015day 30 of my streak for "Track food or water" earned 2/3/2015Here's the Harry Belafonte autograph I was able to get as a surprise for my mom's 80th birthday. I was one of just a few who were lucky enough to get something like this. YAY!!!! Harry Belafonte autographing a book for my mother's birthday!!Harry Belafonte autographing his book for my mother's birthday!! SO exciting!!My souvenir from Florida: a navy pea coat from the navy surplus store. Love it!!Was SUPER excited to see THREE Pileated Woodpeckers up by our porch yesterday! Two in the picture since one had flown away. LOVE IT!Los Tres Amigos!
is 20 hours away from heading to God's countryHappy Holiday Weekend!!7-7-15, Local hero recognition ceremony at the twp board mtg. They helped save our dog's life. :-)Progress Pics August 1, 2015Progress Pics August 1, 2015Progress Pics August 1, 20152010 and 2015 Older and BETTER!First time wearing a summer dress in at least 10 years! Woohoo for this NSV!!!I think this one is my favorite so far...Never forget the resilience of our nation and our people; our ability to come together, to rise from the ashes, and to recognize and be the heroes among us.Keep calm and WEIRD ON!!!It's BACK TO THE FUTURE day!!Thinking of my hubby today. He lost a long time friend yesterday. :-(The never ending battle between the heart, the brain, and the stomach...Have a Happy and Healthy Halloween! Be safe out there friends!It's November!! Time to be NOTABLE IN NOVEMBER!!!Day 2! Time to be NOTABLE IN NOVEMBER! We can do this!!Day three of NOTABLE NOVEMBER OMAT! So far, so good!Working it!!!I can do this!Keep moving forward!!!I need to drill this into my head. I need to put quality fuel in this engine!!!I need to listen to my body and give it what it really wants!!Notable November continues!!!Writing down the self talk of the changes I want to create is really working!! CRAZY MIND GAMES WORK! LolKeep moving forward!!!One day at a time!!All done dog sitting! Day 13 of my NOTABLE NOVEMBER OMAT!!!One day at a time!Day 16!!Happy Birthday to MEEEEE!!! It's going to be a great day!!Had a great birthday yesterday, thanks to friends and family. And today I'm right on track with this NOTABLE NOVEMBER reminder from MARBEALL.Day 19 of our NOTABLE NOVEMBER OMAT! Time is flying!TGIF!!! Day 20 already of our NOTABLE NOVEMBER OMAT!! It works if you work it!Day 21! MSU VS OSU! Go GREEN!DAY 22! Not much time left for our NOTABLE NOVEMBER OMAT! Work it!!It works when I work it!!Day 24 of our NOTABLE NOVEMBER OMAT!! And happy birthday Janet!!!Happy Thanksgiving to all!!Last day of our NOTABLE NOVEMBER OMAT!!! Go O'MATters!!!Now in Yuma for a week, yay!!! This pic was at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, in Payson, Arizona.A wonderful walk in the Arizona sun. Here's my view....Yup. Climbed a mountain a couple days ago. Yup. My legs are still screaming....lolHello, my deer. I missed you while I was on vacation. Starting out my day with Joy in January already. Yay!!My JOYFUL JANUARY OMAT calendar! Wooohooo!!The dress I ordered arrived!! Needs done alterations, but not bad. It's for my step-son's wedding. I'm happy!!The dress I ordered arrived!! Needs done alterations, but not bad. It's for my step-son's wedding. I'm happy!!All ready to be restocked with fresh veggies and paleo friendly treats!! Making my list and checking it twice. =All ready to be restocked with fresh veggies and paleo friendly treats!! Making my list and checking it twice. =All filled up now! And tomorrow we cook!!Yay!!Aaaannnddd...we're cooking! Paleo Meatloaf muffins, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack....Next....egg omelet muffins. Yum!!Next....egg omelet muffins. Yum!!Okay, I think I'm almost ready. Just a couple of last minutes additions and I should be okay. I really hope I have the energy and motivating to do this every weekend!!Breakfasts are especially rough on the Paleo Plan. NOT!Breakfasts are especially rough on the Paleo Plan. NOT!Today was cooking and prep, including homemade Roasted Red Pepper dip. Yes, roasted the peppers myself AND made homemade mayo that the recipe called for. Feeling pretty accomplished!!Today was cooking and prep, including homemade Roasted Red Pepper dip. Yes, roasted the peppers myself AND made homemade mayo that the recipe called for. Feeling pretty accomplished!!Food prep day. Look what I made!!! Coconut shrimp with sweet and spicy mango sauce. Nom nom nom!!Food prep day. Look what I made!!! Coconut shrimp with sweet and spicy mango sauce. Nom nom nom!!And.....dinner for tonight plus paleo lunches during the week: Butternut squash beef stew!! Yum!!And.....dinner for tonight plus paleo lunches during the week: Butternut squash beef stew!! Yum!!Look what I discovered!! I got my first box of goodies from Thrive Market! Paleo treats for Paleo Me!! Nom nom nom!!!Well, that was an interesting drive into work this morning. Five of the 18 miles was unplowed gravel or asphalt. Good thing I drive a big ole Jeep (aka my Radio Flyer). Thank you Radio Flyer for getting me here safe and sound!Here's my big ole Radio Flyer. I hope you can see the sticker across the top of the windshield. :-)here is a better picture of the sticker on my Radio Flyer. :-)Finally finished my latest coloring project. Looks better in person, though, I think.=Really TGIF today!! And GO GREEN!!! Spartans play at 2:45 today!Did more coloring than chores this weekend. Oh darn. Not. Lolday 52 of my streak for "Met my personal OMAT goal today! 1 OMAT Goal 1 time per day" earned 3/23/2016Finished my latest coloring fun yesterday. It's a postcard that's heading to my parents' place today. Have fun Spark Friends!!Had a GREAT time last night with our family video chat for my parents' 61st wedding anniversary. SO MUCH FUN!!!Tha Pileated Woodpeckers are hanging out just off our back porch again this year. YAY!!!!Tha Pileated Woodpeckers are hanging out just off our back porch again this year. YAY!!!!Had a great day with my sister and my daughter yesterday. Yay!!Had a great day with my daughter and sister! (May 5, 2016)Brrrr....chillySpent a couple hours at a bison farm up the road from us. Fun!! The bull in the picture is Elijah. He THINKS he's head honcho!! LolIt's a journey........Last day of work before vacation! NOW I'm getting EXCITED!!! WOOOHOO!!!My first official year as a Trail Guide! A lot of work AND a lot of FUN!! :-) (Hubby is on the left, Trail Leader is on the right. :-)Today is the last day of my "How to Eat" Class. But I want to learn MORE!! (So, I bought the book. ;-)9 years ago today, I married an amazing man. He's a hard-working, strong, sensitive, and quiet country boy. God surely blessed the broken road that led me straight to him. :-)Been busy working on a house project - new living room window. Here's the "before picture"And here's the "after" picture. I LOVE IT!!! Hard to believe it's the same house!Oh, so true! :-) It's a beautiful evening to sit and relax in my garden. Loving it!This is what happens when I skip one day of picking in our little garden. :-)This is what happens when I skip one day of picking in our little garden. :-)I skipped one day of picking again ....Sheesh!! Amazing year for gardens, for sure!Got my first buck last week, with my Jeep. Just got the initial estimate. $3000 just on what they could see. My poor Jeep...... :-(I believe I will watch the snow from inside today. :-)I got my Ancestry DNA test results back!! I'm an Italian Hungarian Jewish Spanish Irish Middle Eastern Scandinavian American!!Yesterday's morning wake up crew....on our corner of two dirt roads. :-)Happy HAPPY Birthday to my oldest daughter, Kate the Great, aka K8YBUG9 (here on SP)!!!! Keep moving forward! Had a great weekend in the Chicago area with family and my best friend since I was 6 years old. Daughter and my bestie in the pic.Cheer yourself on today!!
"Way to go, Me! You/I WILL do it today!!"is so excited about our new puppy, Maggie!!! We're in love!! :-DIma just leave this right here. Our adorable new pup, Maggie the Explorer. Today I will work my OMAT and try hard to stay in my calorie range! Let's DO this!Our Maggie Pup is getting big already!!Good morning SparkWorld! Make it a great day! I'm working hard on my ONWARD in OCTOBER OMAT. Let's DO THIS!!Today is my brother's RE-birthday!! He's getting his stem cell transplant today from our other brother. WOOHOO!! Was not even sure we'd make it to this day. :-) ONWARD! Happy Halloween!!Wishing the weather would warm up so we could go outside and play for more than five minutes at a time. Happy New Year, friends!!Down 3 pounds in the first week since using my cool and thoughtful "Food for Thought Guided Journal". Finally feeling hopeful again!Had a great time yesterday with my littlest nieces celebrating my dad's 88th birthday!!June 29, 2013: LOVING being active and hiking at Niagara!More NiagaraNiagara - June 2013Sept 10, 2014: My favorite belt. I'm working my way down to that last notch! WOO HOO!! My daughter's wedding fun October 4, 2014Okay, here's the beginning of letting my hair go gray!! :-) Freedom from coloring, here I come! :-)Work picture Nov. 2014. One of the last of me with dark hair. Going to let my glitter shine through!2007, Thin, but unhealthy me. I am working back towards this weight but in a healthy way!And this is me at a bigger weight about a year or so ago, March 2009. I think that right now, I'm within about 5 pounds of this picture, but I can't remember if it's heavier or lighter. Either way, I want to get back to the lighter me!!! HERE I COME!!The Official "BEFORE" picturesBEFORE: July 13, 2010BEFORE: July 13, 2010This is my first Spark Bracelet. I'll take it off and put on a new one when I lose my first 15 lbs!!Probably my all time favorite pic of me with my girlie girls - spring of 1994 or 95, I think. :-)Double crutch...My little manatee foot......awww...so cute......not.The 50 ft tower I climbed, boot cast and all! Go ME!!! :-)October 2012; Most recent decent picture of me. Going to post some "during" pics soon. :-)Not where I want to be yet, but getting there!Basketball with a soccer ball on Thanksgiving with the kidsBiting my lip (no idea why!! ha ha)June 29, 2013: On an amazing graduation trip with my youngest daughter. It was unforgettable. :-)