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3-12-18 Yesterday we had no internet, so I had to be VERY creative to log in! Didn't want to break my 2,187 being active streak!!!! Yeah for me! Friday is my 6th Sparkaversary! Again GREAT for me! THX (6 comments) Today is the day! 6years, 2,191 days of SP! Up a pound, see latest blog for more info! (2 comments) 800 6 years, 2,191 days of Sparking! I went UP a # this week, YIKES! Not what I had planned. Salt & building muscles at gym, clothes fit better, but now I'm 10# above my smallest goal, boo hoo! Thx to SP at least I have the tools to fix it, right? I'm the healthiest I've been in years!!!!! 521 Tomorrow, for St. Pats day I am taking my White Fox & skating him in the local parade for a few hours, if no rain or wind (20 MPH today)! Now that is energy! He weights about 10#! day 1750 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 3/17/2018 (2 comments) 3-21-18 my body needs rest, I'm off to it! Worked out ALLOT yesterday! (3 comments) 3-23-18 Fabulous fish tacos with DH & his sister, this week. A fun time of family! Rest time, too! So important to all of us to remember, we are not alone in this thing called life! (4 comments) day 2180 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/26/2018 (1 comments) I want to welcome all the 'newbies' to SP. If you want my advise, join teams that play at your heart strings! A great 1 to start with is the week you joined, I've been sparking DAILY now for 2,201 day! If I can do it, anyone can! Also a fun, active team is by our founder, Chris Downing, SMALL GOALS CHALLENGE. Baby steps.... that's how I got here. Friend me if I inspire you! (2 comments) A beautiful day, working & Zumba, walking our doggie & the gym. An active day after 2 days of not wanting to move more than 200 minutes!Image from a SP friend!! (1 comments) is 3-31-18 Happy healthy holidays to all! (1 comments) 315 4-2-18 Hi! Everyone! I am still catching up with emails from 3-22-18, where does the time go? Please KNOW I am always thinking of my Spark Peeps! You help make my world a wonderful place (1 comments) 4-6-18 Performance tomorrow! (2 comments) Getting ready to travel for a week, not much sparking! Love you! My SP friends!! (4 comments) day 1778 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 4/11/2018 (1 comments) Home safely, from VERY intense trip, weather wise! How do you live in 30degrees, 35 MPH winds & 85% humidity???? (3 comments) Today is my 2,222 of Sparking! Just have fun & do it!!!!! (5 comments) Lucy pup is doing good today. Lot's of rest for her. Glad we work from home. She is by my side. 9 more days of pain killers & antibios! I KNOW many of your have seen this photo, but she is smiling! (1 comments) Our pup LUCY is doing GREAT today! Yeah!!!! Lot's of work.... Happy Friday everyone, choose health & I will too! (1 comments) 432 532 4-21-18 Happy Earth Day! Let's celebrate all we have in common, OK? (1 comments) 3-8-18 Today was Zumba, the gym, (I did 37 flights of stairs) & worked, fun day! 244 tootles to today!!!! (1 comments) day 1425 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 3/6/2018 (2 comments) Woo Hoo! Yesterday, I broke my own record!!! I walked a 5K in 58 minutes. That's huge for me!!!! Made my day! In the beautiful Wetlands nature park. Today is rest day, just a little walking our dog. (7 comments) Woo Hoo! Yesterday, I broke my own record!!! I walked a 5K in 58 minutes. That's huge for me!!!! Made my day! In the beautiful Wetlands nature park. Today is rest day, just a little walking our doggie & laundry, off to the Oscars on TV!!!! (2 comments) I'm off to the first EVER 5K at my favorite Nature park. They are celebrating 5 years of visitor center. Fun activities, today too! What a lucky, blessed lady I am! Happy sparking to all! (3 comments) The minute you decide that you are going to become who you are meant to be in this world, is the moment you begin to soar. Margaree Mitchell Thanks to 1CRAZYDOG for reminding us! My reason for being on this planet is to bring JOY to all! It IS fun, doing just that! (1 comments) day 2152 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/1/2018 (3 comments) Please see my VERY updated blog 2-6-18 for comments on shoes: (2 comments) My Grandmother had a saying, I still use today, "Act enthusiastic & you'll be enthusiastic! Even when you are feeling out of sorts! (photo from Flash Mob rehearsal, Saturday) (2 comments) 2-26-18 I'm finding that I have ALLOT of energy 1 day, then the next I need to take it REALLY easy. It's hard for me to rest, I am such an active person! I'm trying to tone it down on the active days (4 comments) We are watching the Olympics! I've recorded everything. I'll be watching tomorrow, too!!!!! It inspires me to move, too!!!! Lot's more dance & gym. Today I am dancing in a Flash Mob 3 hour rehearsal & 2 hour "dance" Long fun day! "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!" my Spark people quote! (2 comments) I try for 200 active minutes! Today was 315 so far; Zumba; gym; Costco; working in the field; unloading; &&&& Great eating day, too! (1 comments) A great way to start a day, sleeping in! Fabulous! I'm ready to go! (2 comments) day 1729 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 2/20/2018 (2 comments) A beautiful 'spring like day" walking our sweet LUCY & hiking for a total of 5 miles, according to my fitbit! Woo Hoo! Off to dinner & rest! Peanut butter on celery was lunch, delicious!!!!! (3 comments) I so overdid exercise yesterday.... today is a kinda rest day only 145 minutes, Pilates; house cleaning, etc. Keeping up with healthy foods & drinks, woo hoo! (2 comments) I so overdid it as far as exercise yesterday.... today is a kinda rest day only 145 minutes, Pilates; house cleaning, etc. Keeping up with healthy foods & drinks, woo hoo! (2 comments) day 1722 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 2/15/2018 (3 comments) Please go to 2BDYNAMIC Spark page & read her blog: "NO One Can Do What YOU Can Do!" This is Exactly, how I feel about my health & Spark people! I always say, "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!" day 1722 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 2/13/2018 (1 comments) "Dandelion wish sticks, snowballs of summer, flying fairies' seeds, dancing arabesque in their frosty tutus, landing on pointe" (This is part of a poem I wrote, many years ago!) (3 comments) Before I go to sleep I 'rate' the day as far as 1-10 of how great a day it was. That way if I wake up in the night, I can remember... it was a 9 day & it helps me go back to sleep! Works for me! Also, I finish my journal in the evening, clearing off the days activities & lessons. (thanks to 2B for the photo) (1 comments) Lucy getting better, Thank you for all the good ((((((((Vibes))))))))) Here she is a few years ago, smiling! (2 comments) I wrote a new blog, dated 2-6-18: check it out & please comment! THX! 2-6-18 Hi! Everyone! I have 265 minutes of fitness, so far today! Zumba, Shopping; Cleaning; Gym; working. Day 2153 on SP! (1 comments) 265 minutes of fitness, so far today! Zumba, Shopping; Cleaning; Gym; working. Day 2153 of being active on SP! Woo Hoo! Sweet LUCY dog, stepped on glass in the park, so no walking for her. A tiny bit better today! (1 comments) day 2131 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/4/2018 (1 comments) week 10 of my streak for "ZUMBA at least 1 time a week! 1 time per week" earned 2/3/2018 (1 comments) 2-2-18 Happy Ground hogs day! This photo I did not take, but fox in tree, Wetlands, I perform there tomorrow, FUN!!!! (3 comments) Happy Ground hogs day! This photo I did not take, but fox in tree, Wetlands, I perform there tomorrow, FUN!!!! (2 comments) Today is a full moon! Here is a drawing SP friend sent! AMAZING! (2 comments) Hi! Everyone I am new to this challenge, I think! I might have done it before, but not sure, really! (3 comments) Fun idea for this new challenge! Thx for invite! I get ALLOT of fitness in! This was a hike from last week! (1 comments) My last day of this challenge! I did GREAT! Continued success to all! (1 comments) Yesterday I made it to 10,000 steps with my fit bit. first time since getting it 2 weeks ago! woo hoo! (3 comments) I filled this out in the morning, with estimates. I'll come back later if I do more minutes! Right now I'm at 360! Off to hike! (3 comments) Yes! Fun challenge.... I am a water baby! Off to hike today, near it! day 1300 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 1/27/2018 (2 comments) day 1701 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 1/26/2018 (2 comments) 525 minutes of fitness, today! 8,615 steps, Almost 4 miles according to fit bit. 60 minutes of Zumba, walked our dog, shopped, errands, then went to the gym for strength machines 40 mins. I went WAY out of my way to try new machines. I manage cardio, always, it is the strength training I need more of. Sure got it today! Fun challenge, it is REALLY keeping me focused on adding more minutes, THANKS Spark Guy!!!! My last day of this fun challenge! Thanks for the inspiration! I've added even more fruits & veggies! See you around SparkLand! I have updated my blog, 12-27-17 check it out! It is a journal for the whole month! Today is 2139 days of being active on the site!!!! (2 comments) I get allot of points because I work out about 200 minutes a day! Today was 244, includes 4 miles, 9,000 steps, &&&&& Zumba & stretching. I LOVE to work out! Getting fruits & veggies is REALLY easy for me! I woke up yesterday CRAVING veggies! They just make it for me! Raw carrots, peas, asparagus, grapes, apple, celery, radishes, &&&& salad PLUS cooked broccoli, Brussels sprouts &&&&& THANKS 2B for this photo! (1 comments) The challenge is to exercise 10 minutes a day. I try for 200 a day or 1400 a week. This is including ANY exertion activity. Hiking, Zumba, Pilates, walking our LUCY dog, laundry, heavy house cleaning, the gym, etc. (4 comments) Fun time with sisters this past week! (3 comments) 2131 days of being active on the site!!!! WOO HOO for me! 1-15-18 Today lets remember to be kind to each other, Happy MLK day! I have out of town guests, we are hiking in the Wetlands!!!! My Fairy God Daughter & me from DH mom, Celebration of Life (2 comments) Today lets remember to be kind to each other, Happy MLK day! I have out of town guests, we are hiking in the Wetlands!!!! (2 comments) Tomorrow is DH Mom's Celebration of Life. Guests coming, it will be bitter sweet, fun & sad at the same time! This is the last pic of her, ever. In Oct 2017 (7 comments) Strength does not come from controlling our emotions but from learning to control how we respond to them. Guy Winch. THX to 1CRAZYDOG for this quote, I REALLY needed today! (2 comments) day 2103 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 1/10/2018 (1 comments) Back to 'real' work, today, Sheppard Pilates dvd; & hoping for rain! It's been over 120 days without it! Photo of Silly walk from Saturday, Be healthy & happy, OK? (4 comments) From yesterdays SILLY walk: 1-6-18 Tomorrow is national walk silly day! I went on a walk with a group at the Wetlands today & we walked silly, (like animals)! VERY fun hike! 3.5 miles according to my first day of fit bit!1! (2 comments) Off to hike the Wetlands! Fitbit 1 too! I felt like a fairy, Halloween 2015 (2 comments) Today I setup my replaced FITBIT One & started it! Hope I like it! My new gym membership I am using just for fun! I'm like a kid... going from 1 machine to the next. As long as I am there for 30 minutes. Yesterday was FUN!!!!! Today is workland.... (2 comments) The New Year is starting off with many surprises. I'm learning to go with the flow! How about all of you? Having fun? (2 comments) day 2096 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 1/1/2018 (4 comments) day 1680 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 1/1/2018 (3 comments) Gym is fun, right? New to us! I'm off to hike in the nature preserve! Been working year end stuff for DH business all morning! My body is ready to move!!!! PS I updated my blog dated 12-17-17 check it out if not already! Bird nest in Mesquite tree! (1 comments) 252 12-29-17 I have added to & updated this blog, check it out if I inspire you! (My blogs are truly for me, but I like to share when I can!) 12-17-17 New Blog= Happy, healthy New Year! 593 (4 comments) I have added & updated this blog, check it out!!!! 12-17-17 New Blog= Happy, healthy New Year 12-17-17 New Blog= Happy, healthy New Year, "Be the health you want with what you have to work with & I will, too" a quote by me, check it out if you feel inspired! (1 comments) 12-17-17 New Blog= Happy, healthy New Year, "Be the health you want with what you have to work with & I will, too" a quote by me, check it out if you feel inspired! (2 comments) (1 comments) (3 comments) Merry Christmas to all my SP friends! Stay healthy & I will too!Our Christmas dog, LUCY (5 comments) This photo is of the Santa my DH & I made in 1979. He weighs 30# & is about 5' tall, BIG boy! (1 comments) day 1350 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 12/21/2017 (4 comments) Joy to our beautiful planet on this winter/summer Soltice! Photo from Wetlands, saturday hike! (3 comments) It is winter this week! Happiness to all! (2 comments) day 2082 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/16/2017 (2 comments) I know the Spark points are important, but I think the POSTS are more important, they show how involved we all are! I'm at 17,536 today, how about YOU? (4 comments) A new blog dated 12-13-17 My gift to YOU! (2 comments) I am off to perform Christmas On Strings, today. This photo is from 1998! (3 comments) Feeling better today, yesterdays holiday party helped & so is my DH's love! (5 comments) day 1250 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 12/8/2017 (2 comments) is missing MIL. Just hit me hard today, :~( photo from last Christmas (6 comments) day 1652 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 12/7/2017 (2 comments) A new blog, today about the LV Santa 5K Yesterday! (2 comments) Thank you all for understanding & supporting me, & my being not as active on SP, still grieving my MIL passing, last Monday. On a happier note, I am once again walking in the LV Santa 5K for SparkP (6 comments) My Mom #2, MIL passed last night. After 12 days of trying to 'come back' into this amazing life. We will miss her SO much. She was 93, had a great life & we spent MANY GREAT moments together this past few days. So precious. (2 comments) MIL passed last night, :~( at least she is not in pain now. Hard days, love you, please tell your loved 1's how much you care! It helped us all so much!pic from mid Oct. (9 comments) MIL is still 'with us'. We are visiting for several hours daily, trying to keep her comfortable as she passes. "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!" quote by me! (1 comments) Today is 2080 days of sparking! I'm off to say good bye to MIL, ;~( (7 comments) Thanksgiving plans changed, MIL is passing over, we spent the day watching her sleep. I plan on cooking turkey dinner today, Friday. Not sure if I will get a chance. I'm back for a nap! Love you all! (2 comments) Happy THX to all in US! day 2054 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 11/21/2017 (1 comments) is having VERY precious moments with my Mom! (1 comments) Visiting my Mom for her BDay, it is such a special time for us! Lot's of hand holding & hugs. Today is watching her fav movies & lunch. Tomorrow is a 'spa' day, lovely & fabulous! (5 comments) day 1225 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 11/13/2017 (1 comments) Traveling to see my Mom, she's about 5 hours away! Pic from last year! (7 comments) day 1631 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 11/12/2017 (1 comments) 11-10-17 I'm down 3# this week! Stress does that to me. 15# back to goal, YEAH!!!!! (1 comments) I updated my BLOG dated 10-31-17 check it out! (1 comments) I've been REALLY busy! Working, getting car ready to go visit MY mom for her B'Day & going to dentist. ALL takes time. I have about 15 min. to SP right now, but love you all! (1 comments) MIL out of hospital, she's doing good. Prayers work! Thank you! (2 comments) day 1300 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 11/1/2017 (2 comments) day 1130 of my streak for "ANGEL Smiles 1 smile online or off at least 1 time per day" earned 10/30/2017 (1 comments) I had SO much fun with the children at the harvest fair, yesterday! New phot of my updated scarecrow, PATCHES & me in my angel costume! (4 comments) day 2026 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/27/2017 (2 comments) I love autumn, a phot I took a few weeks ago! (4 comments) 524 Let's be happy & healthy, because together we can do anything! Right? 593 (2 comments) day 1603 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 10/18/2017 (1 comments) Believe in your self & I will too! "IN EVERY MOMENT OF LIFE, YOU SHOULD BE WHAT YOU OUGHT TO BE." Yogi tea (1 comments) 10-13-17 I've let go of 5.4# this week. I guess there is a rainbow at the end of this colds tunnel! HAHA! (I DO realize that is too fast, but will be happy with the results! 14.8 to get back to goal) (1 comments) After 1,383 days i broke my 8 hr. sleep streak, head cold wouldnt let me sleep VERY :=( sad face, but not end of my world, of course!!!!! (4 comments) Head congestion, a day of total rest! Hard for me to do! (1 comments) day 1383 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 10/6/2017 (2 comments) I posted the blog entry "I received my blood results, first time in 20 years: Not sure what it means:" PLEASE read & comment, thx! I posted the blog entry "I received my blood results, first time in 20 years: Not sure what it means:" PLEASE read & comment, thx! Today I got lab results from blood test, I am VERY healthy, Physical in a few minutes. First time in 20 years! I AM the health I want, (just a little over goal, though) Photo from last weekend, I am on the right side! 10-2-17 Peace to all of Las Vegas! We are ok, not caught up in shooting. (2 comments) I'm off to hike & play in nature! Have a wonderful weekend!!!! (4 comments) Today is my 2020 day of being active on this site! My eyes are WIDE open! (4 comments) 244 9-26-17 Another beautiful day! Walked Lucy, 30 minutes of Pilates, work, (I love my 'real' job) & dog bite almost finished healing. I spoke to dog owner, today. They are getting a dog trainer in & the dog is out of quarantine, tomorrow. So all is well in our world! I am grateful for my amazing life, it could be VERY different, today! (1 comments) 247 busy day of working in the field! 433 (1 comments) day 1175 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 9/24/2017 (2 comments) 252 9-23-17 Yesterdays luncheon for volunteers at wetlands was very fun. I've been volunteering with them, hiking, walking, programs & performing my marionettes, for a year, next week. Some of the MOST amazing times in my life. Thanks to Chris Downing for encouraging all of us to volunteer, in his AMAZING life changing book, THE SPARK. 305 (1 comments) day 1575 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 9/23/2017 (4 comments) (3 comments) Healing! Happy Friday, date night & a lecture on wildlife in our area, work of course! Happy, healthy day!!!! SO happy FLASUN is safe from hurricane! It always surprises me how many SPeople do not joing their team from the week they joined! Check them out since the beginning, fun to see the progress!Photo from TJoes, their make your ownsnack packs! Thx to all of my SP that commented on my 2,000 days of sparking blog! SparkGuy, too!!!! Love you all! Stay happy, healthy & safe!! (1 comments) day 1977 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/7/2017 (1 comments) 9-6-2017 Today is my 2,000 day of being active on this amazing site! Please read my updated 8-11-17 blog, I HAD A DREAM ABOUT SPARKPEOPLE/SPARKAMERICA It gives you an idea who I am. I update many times during the month! THX! & thanks to SP for my amazing , healthy, confident life! (1 comments) Today is my 2,000 day of being active on this amazing site! Please read my updated blog, I HAD A DREAM ABOUT SPARKPEOPLE/SPARKAMERICA It give you an idea who I am.I update many times during the month (1 comments) Today is my 2,000 day of being active on this amazing site!Please read my updated blog, I HAD A DREAM ABOUT SPARKPEOPLE/SPARKAMERICA It give you an idea who I am. I update many times during the month! day 1977 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/4/2017 (1 comments) 252 9-4-17 "NEVER TRY TO IMPRESS OTHERS, TRY TO IMPRESS YOURSELF & FIND HAPPINESS WITHIN YOU" Yogi tea (2 comments) Have a safe, healthy holiday weekend! (3 comments) A beautiful day to start a new month! Swim; walked Lucy dog; Sheppard Pilates DVD, (still a BIG challenge!); house work; errands & work at regular job. It's been fun! Have a great holiday weekend. I get to hike tomorrow, early! (2 comments) day 1150 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 8/30/2017 (2 comments) 8-29-17 I have left 10 teams, just too much to keep up with! Doing ok, otherwise, staying as happy as I can! 334 Photo from hike (2 comments) day 1554 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 8/29/2017 (2 comments) day 1307 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 8/26/2017 (3 comments) I won 1,000 goodie points!!!! I had a dream about SparkPeople/SparkEarth. I just went through some 'friends', I wonder WHY people leave SP? It's a God send for me! Fun hike & swim today! (8 comments) I had a dream about SparkPeople/SparkEarth. I just went through some 'friends', I wonder WHY people leave SP? It's a God send for me! (2 comments) I'M VERY excited about the eclipse! I'll be watching on TV! I have friends that all joined up in Portland, OR!! BIG parties going on! Exciting! Also because of new moon energy, take a moment, NOW, today to visualize YOUR goals coming to fruition! We CAN do it! (Thx for photo FLASUN) (1 comments) NEW blog: My Dream about SparkAmerica/SparkEarth! (5 comments) day 1327 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 8/17/2017 (4 comments) "IF YOU ARE HELPING SOMEBODY, YOU ARE AWAKENING SOMEBODY", Yogi Tea Photo from my last hike day 1956 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 8/13/2017 (1 comments) If you haven't already, Please check out & join, SMALL GOALS CHALLENGE, team. It is lovely & is perfect for support from SP founder, Chris Downie. I love it! Have a fabulous day, week, month & year!!!!! Together we can do anything! Photo of sunrise, a few days ago, lovely! (2 comments) DH doing ok after surgery. Could be better. I'm performing tomorrow! Bringing joy to the world will help with all the stress we are going through! 1,967 days of being active on SP. I LOVE this site! Please join me in SMALLL GOALS CHALLENGE, team, REALLY great support! (1 comments) day 1526 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 8/4/2017 (2 comments) When I go through hard times, (last week was 1 of the hardest this year) I ask what can I do in THIS moment? Not looking into the future, just keeping myself 'real' and taking baby steps! (4 comments) day 1279 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 8/1/2017 (2 comments) Today I put in 245 minutes of play time! Hike I saw a beaver!!!! Rare sight, swim, clean, walk & now rest. Still waiting for DH to be released from hospital....baby steps! I LOVE SP!!!!! (6 comments) DH in hospital so regular routine disrupted! He's doing GREAT, home tomorrow! I've been cleaning house 240 minutes so far! Love the sweating part, swim, too, now to SP & rest! Hike tomorrow! (9 comments) 7-25-17 5 months to Christmas!!!! I am continuing my tiny baby step goal. 2 minutes daily, it is helping in all areas of my life! PLEASE join us, SMALL GOALS CHALLENGE! "IF YOU LET YOURSELF BE SUCCESSFUL, YOU SHALL BE SUCCESSFUL" Yogi tea (1 comments) day 1306 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 7/23/2017 (1 comments) SMALL GOALS Challenge is growing, globally, soon, PLEASE join & help me reach my goal of 10,000 members joining this amazing team!!!! Together we can do ANYTHING!!!! 7-21-17 My newest blog: A tool I forgot about, but now remembered! 1,953 continual days of sparking! I love you , Chris (2 comments) Today is day #1,951 days of Sparking! WooHoo! (1 comments) day 1928 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/19/2017 (1 comments) 7-15-17 Today was 3.5 hours of walking in nature & 1 hour of swimming. All before 10am. The heat has arrived again! 117 today, Yikes! I'm keeping hydrated, but it is hard to not go over tracker! (3 comments) 7-15-17 Today was 3.5 hours of walking in nature & 1 hour of swimming. All before 10am. The heat has arrived again! 117 today, Yikes! I'm keeping hydrated, but it is hard to not go over tracker, trying to get sodium. I'm drinking electric lights that is helping! Lot's of rest this afternoon! "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!" A quote by me! (1 comments) week 275 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 7/15/2017 (1 comments) 593 7-12-17 304 THX to Spark Guy for his newest team SMALL GOAL CHALLENGE & his personal messages to me! 305 This photo is a plant I grew, 10 feet tall Mullin, I call dragon face. The hanging flower-hummer 126 587 feeder is made of concrete, in background I made in 2004, FUN!!!!! 590 (3 comments) THX to Spark Guy for his newest team & his personal messages to me! This is a plant I grew, Mullin, I call dragon face. The flower in backround I made several years ago, FUN!!!!! (2 comments) Today I did 345 minutes of exercise, gardening, walking LUCY, swimming & house cleaning! Time for computer work & resting! Feel GREAT! Pic of new part of our Fairyland! (2 comments) day 1100 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 7/11/2017 (3 comments) day 1505 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 7/10/2017 (1 comments) day 1251 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 7/7/2017 (1 comments) Hey, all -- the TEAM POINTS are back! Go to My Spark Points page. Scroll down to variable bonus points under community!!! Click on bonus spins, teams will be listed! Great present for me! YEAH!!!! (5 comments) Hey, all -- the TEAM POINTS are back! Go to My Spark Points page. Scroll down to variable bonus points under community!!! Click on bonus spins, teams will be listed! Happy bday to me, this is a GREAT present!!!! My Birthday is really on July 6, but our family celebrate it in the park on the 4th. Mom said all the people there were to celebrate me! Puppets started 60 years ago! (3 comments) Swimming on the 4th! PLEASE join SP newest team, "Small Goals" it's like re-booting through this amazing site! Blessing to all of the world! Yesterdays performance was a BLAST!!! TODAY I joined Chris's team: SMALL GOALS COMMITMENT team! Check it out & join us! Easy & fun!! I'm teammate #400 (1 comments) Saturday I am performing with my newest marionette, "Dougie" fox, at the Wetlands Park, Open house! It will be a blast! (3 comments) day 1278 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 6/28/2017 (2 comments) Happy swimming! (1 comments) day 1900 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/24/2017 (1 comments) It is 117 degrees outside! I swam at 90 degrees! LUCY didn't get a walk, I slept in past sunrise. I needed rest from yesterdays activities out doors. Stay healthy & remember water AND electrolights! (4 comments) Yester: I hiked & volunteer for 6 hours, before 116 heat! LUCY pup went walkingPhoto from then, at sunrise. Stay healthy & keep to your truths! & I will too! (2 comments) week 275 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 6/17/2017 (3 comments) Today is my DH B'day! We are celebrating health & our love since 1968! It just gets better & better! (5 comments) Today is my DH B'day! We are celebrating health & our love since 1968! It just gets better & better! (3 comments) Today is a GREAT feeling day! Lot's of good ((((((((vibes))))))))) & to you, too! (4 comments) day 1477 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 6/15/2017 (1 comments) day 1230 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 6/12/2017 (2 comments) Yesterdays performance was a BLAST! The children make butterfly 'puppets' afterwards, here's a darling! Also, today was my first day back to Sheppard Pilates, after 2.5 months of healing knee! WooHo (5 comments) Yesterdays performance was a BLAST! The children make butterfly 'puppets' afterwards, here's a darling! Also, today was my first day back to Sheppard Pilates, after 2.5 months of healing knee! WooHoo for me!!!! (1 comments) THX to GODDREAMDIVA1 for this reminder photo! PLEASE remember I think drinking water is THE most important thing our bodies want, right???? (1 comments) Today is my 1,910 day of SPing!!!!! I love this way of living! How about you? We can do anything as long as we stay focused on our health, right???? Photo from trip north, it was a great 1! SO fun working & playing! It is 100 degrees today! Happy to be walking! (3 comments) 1,910 days of SPing! Pic from trip a few days ago! Today is my 1,910th day of SPing! I love this way of living life! Hope you do too! Health is our ONLY wealth! Traveling for work, FUN!!!!! (1 comments) GREAT walk & LUCY pup, too, today! Sunflower & Bee, can you see? Trip tomorrow for a few days, be HAPPY & I will too! (2 comments) I am SO blessed with my amazing life! Gardinas from our yard! (6 comments) Another fabulous day of playing & working & being JOY- filled! Walk with LUCY dog & green drink & lunch in photo. I'm SO grateful to be walking again! It will be 99 degrees today. & back to work, sharing my joy! (1 comments) day 1879 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/30/2017 232 195 5-29-17 Today is my 1,900 day of Sparking!!!! 244 I love this amazing process!!!! Fabulous hike today! It's been SOOOO long! My knee is good enough to play again! THX for all your support! I couldnt have done it without you!!!! (2 comments) Today was my first hike, after finally healing my knee since 4-4-! YES! Baby steps! Listened to THE SPARK on my way. It was beautiful! Here's a photo day 1216 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 5/27/2017 A beautiful day of living my dreams, U2? day 1050 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 5/22/2017 Home & relaxing & enjoying life :-) (2 comments) 1884 days of sparking! Trip going great! I love my Mom, Happy Moms day to all :-) day 1125 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 5/10/2017 (1 comments) THX Spark Guy for your comment on my Spage! It made my day! I'm keeping balanced even with my Mom in & out of hospital today! She's ok, just scared us! (5 comments) day 1236 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 5/9/2017 is Packing for trip to another state to see my Mom, for Mother's day weekend.... not much spark time! THX for all your support with my knee, it is fine now! Yeah! (6 comments) Happy, healthy Derby day! Today I celebrate the horse! "Be the health you want, with what you have to work with, & I will too!" by me! (1 comments) day 1851 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/5/2017 (1 comments) THANK YOU for replying to my latest blog! Your support means the world to me!!! (1 comments) Letting you know I realized there are several Qigoings out there, I'm following SPRING FOREST, learning & healing! Love it & YOU! Todays new blog: How I am getting balanced, stable & poised, a LONG journal to my SP friends! My newest blog: How I am getting balanced, stable & poised, a LONG journal to my SP friends! (1 comments) Be as flexable as a willow, or in this case a double rainbow, thx to SP friend! (5 comments) day 1181 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 4/27/2017 day 1428 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 4/26/2017 Photo from my short performance for Earth day, kid's are DARLING, right? Be happy everyone & I will too! (1 comments) I performed a short time for EarthDay, yester. Here's a quote from SP friend! AdviseFromATree (1 comments) own 3# by listening to myself about what foods are needed as I heal knee! GREAT for me! "Your strength is your own knowledge" Yogi tea (1 comments) 4-18-17 A busy day of healing knee & working on computer & resting! How are YOU? Hope your life is going great! "Be the health you want to be, with what you have to work with, & I will, too"! My quote (3 comments) Happy Spring to all, I took this photo in 2013 (5 comments) Have a happy holiday weekend!!!!! (4 comments) day 1201 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 4/14/2017 BEACHLOVR: To my Angel friend..... thanks for the quick heeling with my left knee, today! YOU helped unlock the pain with the video. PLEASE know I am here for you, too!!!!! day 1830 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 4/10/2017 (1 comments) Day 1,850 of Sparking EVERY day! Still needing to stay off knee, BUT it is SO much better!! THX for all your support! (3 comments) I'm having to NOT exercise almost at all, healing my right knee.... 4 days now... YIKES! I'm REALLY wanting to walk & play! I'm off to green drink AND chair exercises! Learing allot about myself as I heal knee, day 3 now! I am VERY active & like to move hard to sit still! (5 comments) atest photo by DH, my new favorite! Just before yesterdays performance! It was a BLAST! I am SO blessed to be able to bring joy to all, through marionettes! (5 comments) day 1000 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 4/2/2017 (1 comments) Today, I danced my way through this day, performing my Marionettes, I had a BLAST!!!!! (2 comments) Just working at my fun, REAL job, booking new shows at my PLAY job & walking in the beautiful nature with sweet LUCY pup! (2 comments) I love to watch & dance to DANCING WITH THE STARS! How about YOU? (4 comments) Today was back to my fabulous job; hair cut; walk Dog; Sheppard Pilates; Spark! "Be the health you want & I will too!"quotr by me! (2 comments) After traveling & not weighing in, I am the exact same weight I was last time I weighed in! YES!!!!! It's great to be home! Pic of friend & me at Huntington Library! (1 comments) Happy Spring or Autumn! My trip is going GREAT! Im off to hike off Irish dinner! :-) (2 comments) day 1600 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 3/19/2017 (1 comments) day 1806 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/16/2017 I'm off to see the Wizzard for a week or so, not much time to Spark! But happy to celebrate my 5th Sparkaversary!!!!! Be the health you want & I will too!! (3 comments) 5 years Sparking, this week! 334 Be happy! Be the joy you want & I will too!!!! (2 comments) There is SO much big thick pollen in the air, I put LUCY pup into the car & drove her to a park about 4 miles away, that doesn't have fruitless Mulberry trees, she was THRILLED! & So was I! (3 comments) This week is my 5th year Sparkaversary! Being healthier is my reward! Keep Sparking!!!!! (5 comments) I'm getting ready to travel, my goal is to take healthy foods with me, for breakfast & lunch; green drinks, fresh fruits & veggies & of course my 10 cups of water a day, yogurts, etc. Yummy! (1 comments) "THE ESSENCE OF LIFE IS TO COMMUNICATE LOVE" Yogi tea Here it is to YOU!!!!! :~) Using tablet, lots of changes! Stay happy everyone! :-) :-) :-) :-) (2 comments) day 1379 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 3/7/2017 (1 comments) A day of working & enjoying my life! I'm feeing GREAT & happy to be apart of this amazing community! How are you???? day 1125 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 3/4/2017 Vet reccomends NOT walking Lucy till after her vacs, Monday. Any ideas where she can walk where other dogs, don't go?? THX for your help on this 1! (4 comments) "ADOPT THE PACE OF NATURE, HER SECRET IS PATIENCE" Ralph Waldo Emerson (2 comments) Today I am hiking & taking a water color class, fun! It's time to play! You, Too!!!!Your support to all of Sparkland is 345 304 (1 comments) day 1365 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 2/25/2017 (1 comments) "DONT BE EYE CANDY BE SOUL FOOD" This quote is from a SP friend! Let's do it! Let's be the soul food for all who read anything by us, OK? (2 comments) "GRACE IS KINDNESS, COMPASSION & CARING" Yogi tea! My life is FABULOUS today! I AM joy! How are YOU????? (1 comments) day 1776 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/19/2017 2-18-17 Today is my 1,800 day of sparking, daily!! I am SO much healthier & balance than I was before Spark People!!!! It works! "Be the health you want with what you have to work with & I will too!" (1 comments) "LIFE IS A FLOW OF LOVE; YOUR PARTICIPATION IS REQUESTED" Yogi tea (2 comments) "LIFE IS A FLOW OF LOVE; YOUR PARTICIPATION IS REQUESTED" Yogi tea Today I volunteered for our local Wetlands. A program teaching children about wild animal tracks. I just helped, did not perform. Walked 6 hours! FUN!!!! (4 comments) day 1104 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 2/7/2017 (1 comments) "Communicate sacredness, build it, share it & spread it." Yogi tea. "Be the health you want with what you have to work with & I will too!!!"A quote by Me! (1 comments) My performance yesterday was SO fun! Great audience! I was born to do this, helped me feel like "myself" again! (2 comments) I am performing my marionettes at a nature preserve, today. Great audiences that come to learn. Lot's of FUN!!!!! (2 comments) Happy Friday!!!! I hiked at The Wetlands, yesterday for World Wetlands Day, SO fun! I got a quick glimpse of 'my' beaver! Yeah!!!! (6 comments) 2-2-17 Happy Ground Hogs Day!!!!!! (2 comments) 1,781 days of sparking!!!! THX to all who help make my life SO much healthier! Back to you!!!! (1 comments) I am dancing for a Flash Mob, today. A showgirl is being honored! She's 90 yrs old! 3 hr. rehearsal & Dance tonight! I love this town!!!! (6 comments) Happy Chinese New Year! Year of the Rooster, fire & fun & power! Mom doing OK. I'm off to Work & Zumba & walking LUCY, it is 32 degrees here! Yikes VERY cold for us in the SW! Be the health you want & I will too! (2 comments) Helping my Mom, long distance, her dog passed yesterday. He brought her joy for 8 years old & a true Light in her life! This photo is from 12-2015 (10 comments) day 1753 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 1/25/2017 Pic of her tail wagging on my way to Santa 5K 1-23-17 I was able to walk Lucy today after rain & before more wind! She was happy & ready to come home! (1 comments) A VERY rainny day, no walk right now for LUCY, hope to get her out in between storms! (4 comments) week 250 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 1/21/2017 I took our dog out before rain! It doesn't rain much here, in the SW. About 10" a year. SO fun being out in fresh oxygen & trees!! Now off to Sheppard Pilates, DVD! (1 comments) We can do this, because we ARE!!!! (1 comments) Fun trip, still enjoying Mom & friends. How RU? day 1083 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 1/13/2017 I'm off to see my Mom, for a few days, she's doing great, just miss her. She is 5 hrs, from us. I love her so! Pic from 2014 (2 comments) I just found on the bottom of our Spark page a bonus point section! 25 points for every 30 days active! I had lost my spin spark wheel. I KNEW I had logged in, TODAY is day 1757! Performance tomorrow (2 comments) day 1000 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 1/5/2017 (3 comments) I had a thought: there are SPteams for the week we joined, how about SP teams for the entire year? How does that happen? Mine would be 2012, who to ask???? (2 comments) "Let us be kind & compassionate to remove the sadness of the world" Yogi Tea. I'm off to work land & Sheppard Pilates DVD, walk LUCY doggie, How about YOU? (2 comments) day 1103 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 1/4/2017 (1 comments) day 1525 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/3/2017 (3 comments) "May this day be the day to lead us to peace, to happiness & to joy!" Yogi teaPic from LV 5kSanta run,with my SPARK People headdress! Fun, promoting SP! (1 comments) My goal for this year is to get back to goal & maintain! I am on my way! My goal for Christmas was to release 10# from Thanksgiving, I reached that this morning. I was a little late but happy! (3 comments) day 1725 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/31/2016 (1 comments) A miracle is taking place with my Mom's dog. The vet said he is healing! This after a VERY sad, report! Please keep prayers for her & him! It's working! Here is a pic! (4 comments) I am SO happy! I received 125 bonus points for my teams, today! Lucky us!! Be the health you want, with what you have to work with! Lot's of rest! I've needed it for days!!!! Pic of our sweet LUCY, smiling!! (6 comments) Merry Christmas & EVERYTHING! Angels over London, thx to a sp friend! We are blessed! (2 comments) week 250 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 12/24/2016 (1 comments) Happy happy Holiday! Pic of my snow marionettes! Made in 1967, by my family! Snow that doesn't melt! Be the joy you want & I will too! (3 comments) My world is quite busy, as I am sure yours is. Xmas present to me, My Mom-In-Law is out of Hosp! Pic of my Santa Marionette! We made him, 15#s! (1 comments) day 1718 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/22/2016 (1 comments) day 1302 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 12/22/2016 (2 comments) day 1055 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 12/19/2016 Today I am down 4# since I have added more water, veggie & fruits. Living on homemade soups & my green smoothie! Walking & dancing with LUCY, too! (1 comments) Enjoying the holiday season, work & play, Sheppared Pilates dvd, today, Lunch with Uncle, I'll be watching every bite! Energizing or not? I'm eating VERY energy foods these days, down 2#! (3 comments) It's the official # of Santa's walking for charity, 8,803! We won the Ginnis world record, again! SO fun! I walked the 5K in 70 mins. 5 hours for the day, Back to training for next years race!! (3 comments) It's the offical # of Santas walking for charity, 8,803! We won the Ginnis world record, again! SO fun! I walked the 5K in 70 mins. 5 hours for the day, Back to trainneing for next years race!! is taking the day to relax & count my blessings LUCY too! :-) (2 comments) day 1704 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/6/2016 (1 comments) I am SO very happy for the charity I walked for, but also SP! Look what was in the Sunday paper! I've been promoting SP since the day I joined, 3-16-12! (2 comments) I walked 5 hours, include 5K I finished a little over hour. FABULOUS event for charity! My 6th year!& PRingSP! (6 comments) Tomorrow is the Santa 5K, I'll be walking, me & 15,000 other Santas! (3 comments) SP team CHRISTMAS PRESENT- FROM ME! Christmas 2016! My present to myself will be a 'kettle' to put on top of wood fire stove! Also, health. My experiences with SP has helped me create an AMAZING life! (4 comments) A funny thing happened on the way to work, I cleaned out the garage! Yikes!! It's done, but SO unexpected, Xmas tree now ready to setup! How R U? (3 comments) May we all send our love & good ((((((((vibes)))))))) to every person on our beautiful loving planet! Share your joy & I will too! (2 comments) Time is moving faster than I can keep up with, sometimes, these days! I love dancing & walking & hiking & being in nature.I love autumn, till winter comes! LOL! (1 comments) is off to dance in a Zubathon 2.5 hours of fun!!!!! (2 comments) 'LOVE IS WHERE COMPASSION PREVAILS & KINDNESS RULES." Yogi tea I am so greatful for my amazing life, you, too?Pumpkin patch pic (1 comments) A BEAUTIFUL day of hiking & taking photos at the wetlands.... Beautiful! THX SP for new emojies! REALLY fun!!! More when I return from trip, be the health you want & I will too! (3 comments) day 1676 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 11/11/2016 (1 comments) Bless America & the world! Yes! I took this pic from top of a cacino in 2010...I won an award for it! FUN!!!!! If you are an american, please go out & vote. The entire world does NOT have this option. Use your right, OK? Please? It is REALLY important! How would you feel if we couldn't vote?I took this photo (3 comments) Volunteered at the nature park today! 300 minutes of walking & hiking! I am SO lucky to have this place to visit, in this HIGH desert!!!!How are YOU? Happy? Choosing health?? SP helps, right???? (1 comments) 11-3-16 IF in USA, Have you early voted? I'm going through all the judges & school boards checking how they voted before! LONG process! BUT I really want to know who I vote for, strange election, RI (1 comments) Today is All Saints Day. Let's celebrate the amazing gifts of energy we receive EVERYDAY, from invisible sacred "helpers". We are ALL blessed in so many ways!Love you DH thx for 41 years! (2 comments) Thanks 4 encouragement! Rested & ready to hand treats tonight to kiddies! Date night DH. We will watch Mel Brooks "Young Frankenstein". Mel is a family friend. Be health you CHOOSE! day 1662 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 10/28/2016 (2 comments) I'm off to see the wizzard! Back Sunday!!!! Love you! PLEASE stay healthy!!!! (4 comments) day 1655 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 10/22/2016 I'm down 4# in 4 weeks! Yeah! Closer back to my 'real' goal! Makes me dance for joy, even more than usual! (5 comments) day 1026 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 10/21/2016 (1 comments) day 1450 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 10/20/2016 (2 comments) Welcome to Monday! Another beautiful week of getting our goals met, the way WE want! The way we need! We CAN do this, because we are!BirdFeedingTheyDon'tOverdueIt! day 1655 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/17/2016 I'm HAPPY! Down 3# this last 3 weeks! Focusing on GOAL weight, with EVERY bite! YEAH for me!!!!! Health is our ONLY wealth, I need to REMEMBER!!RainbowBird! (4 comments) A beautiful day full of many fun activities! Work, Sheppard Pilates &&&&& How R U? (2 comments) Thx to all of our East Coast friends for letting us know you are well! Sending love to ALL! (2 comments) Plant seeds- Norman Vincent Peale THX to LOVENHWOODS for this darling inspiration! "PATIENCE PAYS" Yogi tea! Fun busy day; Lucy walk; work (I love my job); Costco & being thrilled for my amazing life I am choosing! How RU? I'm hear for U! (5 comments) Happy healthy Oct. Today I had 10 minutes with a Beaver. Just him & me! See today's blog for more & I will add more thoughts & pics through out the month! (1 comments) day 1634 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/30/2016 (1 comments) day 1218 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 9/28/2016 (1 comments) "Thepurpose of life is to enjoy every moment" -Yogi tea. Be happy & choose your health & I will support you by doing it too! (3 comments) day 900 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 9/27/2016 (2 comments) day 1425 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 9/25/2016 Anew blog- journal page, today! (1 comments) With my Fairy God Daughter,(niece) 8-2016 (1 comments) 4 yrs, 6 months with Spark People!!!!! Today was measure day. I try to measure myself 1 time a month on the 16th, down 3# as I learn to get a grip on my eating! HowRU?SP is AMAZING!If we use the tools (4 comments) I'm down several #'s. I bought new walking shoes at Costco & new Zumba shoes at Nike.wild store! Feeling like myself again! Thanks for all your support during this time not doing what I KNOW I need!! (2 comments) 3,000 life time miles! That is walking, not running! Yeah for me! Time for new shoes!!Walking with Lucy, too!!! (6 comments) 43 Yes! I am 'getting a grip" on my eating & the scale is going down. I wish I did NOT care about the scale, but at this point I do. I TRY all the other ways of knowing I am in good health, (1 comments) I am SO happy to KNOW, today is a new day, a new time to focus on my goals & ask myself WHY, I do not want to keep doing them & gainning weight!? I'm over for several months, now I KNOW I can do this! (3 comments) I THANK each & every one of you, who read these words! YOUR support means the world to me! Be happy, healthy & safe & I will do the same! Photo of sunflower family I took several years ago! Hello! New month, September! A whole new experience to get it done the way we 'really' want! We can do it, because we are!!! My log in days are 1606, not 1400 as reported yesterYES!SunflowerHeartIgrew (1 comments) Bye bye August.... You were VERY rewarding! Re- Grouping after trip. Over ate WAY more than I should have. Ready to 'get back to it', as it makes me SO much happier& healither! Our pool paridise! (3 comments) day 1400 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 8/31/2016 (7 comments) My presentation went VERY well, I should 'know' in several weeks! Today we are off to see the Wizard in an long, beautiful road trip! Healthy week to all! Love my sparkies!!!!! day 1606 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 8/28/2016 I signed up for Premium today! Looks easy! YES! STILL creating promotion materials for meeting, to perform many marionette shows. Having to learn new computer program! Yikes! BUSY week! (1 comments) 8-24-16 A new blog about my marionette show, read & please comment, THX VERY much! (2 comments) Creating everything for new shows, PR including info sheets, business cards, photo sheets, etc. Rehearsing & spritzing up the marionettes. Busy week in between my 'other' job in DH business! (2 comments) is busy in rehearsals for my marionette shows. Kids this time! Need to stay rehearsed, working marionettes is like playing the paino, constant practise! I am blessed with this talent since I was 6 yrs (4 comments) "LET YOUR MANNERS SPEAK FOR YOU" Yogi tea, I'll do it!!!! Let's go swimming! IHaveTakenAdviseOnY.BlogMyBEAUTIFULSparkie
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Please read my lateset blog, dated 8-8-16 & please, pretty please, comment! THX! I believe my thoughts are turning into things. Time for me to re-think my SparkPeople goals! I've grown since 3-16-12 & NOW is all we have! Correct? A day of a new air conditioner, Zumba, errands, Sparking, playing, enjoying the beautiful day! I love you all & Spark People, how about you? (7 comments) A fun flash mob! The lady said YES! It was a blast, even though it was 112 degrees! Pic from that event! (1 comments) week 225 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 7/30/2016 (1 comments) "Mental happiness is total relaxation" Yogi tea Weather cooled- I cleaned garage-pilates-swam-walk LUCY-worked-rehearsed Flash Mob & it's almost noon! How R U?PicOfOurNephew! (1 comments) 225 weeks with SP! WOW!I've tracked food & EX. EVERY day! FABULOUS for me!!!! Yeah for SP, it changed my life, my health, How did SP help you change? (4 comments) 7-21-16 "TRAIN YOUR MIND TO SEE THE POSITIVE IN EVERY SITUATION" A quote on LPORTER2015 SPage... I am doing just that! Or at an easier thought than negative & worry.With Abraham-Hicks youtube (4 comments) "MAY THIS DAY BRING YOU PEACE, TRANQUILITY & HARMONY." Yogi tea A fun summer day, Swim, Walk LUCY, Sheppard pilares, Flash Mob rehersal at home & work! I'm having a fun active summer! How about you?? "Be brave, be kind, and do what you can the best way you know how. That's all anyone, including yourself, can ask of you." Perfect quote from GRACEOMALLEY! (1 comments) 7-14-16 Yesterday I completed a project I have been wanting to do for MANY years.... DONE, YEAH!!!!! Doing my happy dance!Off to swim in our pool! (2 comments) If life is but a dream, let's dream BIG! (My Mom has always taught me this!) (2 comments) Busy, fun days! Hope to catch up with you, all, soon! Be the health you want to be! (2 comments) day 1550 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/9/2016 "LOVE IS ECSTASY." Yogi tea (1 comments) Today is my B'Day & I am celebrating the best health I have had, in years! THX to SP! THX for your good vibes, too! (14 comments) I am wishing FREEDOM to our entire world! (1 comments) I am just SOOOOO happy to be healthy & loving my DH (2 comments) "PRACTICE COMPASSION, FORGIVENESS & KINDNESS." Yogi tea Happy last day of the month, did you keep to your goals?I did about 80% & that makes me happy!With forever friend, last week, reunion! (2 comments) day 1127 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 6/30/2016 (4 comments) I just found this pic of LUCY from 10 years ago! She's 12 this year. Quite a change in her coat. Trying to make it shinny again! (4 comments) As it was 90 degrees at 5:30am, our dog, LUCY could not go for her walk. Just too hot for her 12 yr. old body. I thought of taking her to Petsmart, she can walk inside. Going to 108! Safety first! (7 comments) "The start of each day is a promise of love" -An Angel by your side, daily calendar! (1 comments) "I see this day as a positive new beginning, (It's never too late to have a new beginning.)" Abraham-Hicks. Today in Las Vegas it will be 111 high; & all the way down to 86! Desert flower on a Hike! (4 comments) The sisters coming are not blood, but are mine, because I chose them! (3 comments) 6-20-16 Another VERY busy fun, week ahead. Out of town 'sisters' coming with their families. Working as much as I can catch up with today & tomorrow.... gathering. (2 comments) Happy B'Day to my DH, he is wonderful, even after 40 years!!!!! (7 comments) day 1529 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/14/2016 12-16 Yes! Another new week to get it right for me, how about you? (5 comments) "A RELAXED MIND IS A CREATIVE MIND" Yogi tea. A FAB day of hiking after a lite rain & drpooed heat to 75 from 110! YES! Also swim & play with Mom #2 for the horse race! Be the health Uwant & I will 2! I'm still trying to find a solutionto keeping hair dry while swimming. Yes! I use a cap, sometimes 2. I LOVE to dive deep & do back flips under water. No luck on internet, just asking! THX!!!! (2 comments) Mom & Me May 2016 (3 comments) Sand under a microscope-AMAZING! (3 comments) Yes! I feel this way! A dancing tree. (7 comments) Lucy laughing 6-2016 (8 comments) The last day of May. I took each day as it came & chose my life to be as positive as I could. GREAT for me, a child of the universe! I LV SP! Happy Memorial weekend if you celebrate! Be the health you say you want!& I will too! (6 comments) "BY HONORING YOUR WORDS, YOU ARE HONORED" Yogi tea Pic of neighbor's Hollyhocks, LOVELY! (2 comments) day 1501 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/20/2016 (2 comments) 5-20-16 Happy Friday! Flash Mob, tomorrow, should be fun! Have a GREAT weekend, everyone! (4 comments) I LOVE the new Spark Page format! So organized! THX! (8 comments) There is a Flash Mob 5-21-16, if you are in Las Vegas & want to join, contact me & I'll get you to the correct person! It is a marriage proposual!!!! (2 comments) "EVERY SMILE IS A DIRECT ACHIEVEMENT"- Yogi Tea (2 comments) Happy Monday.... Back to work with DH. MANY fun activities! Have a fabulous week, ahead. I'll catch up up U, this week, LV U! (7 comments) Packing & go through 'things' to sell. VERY busy, fun day! Driving tomorrow. Trip for a week, little Sparking, but enough to keep my streaks going! Love YOU!Photo of Peacock flying! Beautiful! (6 comments) "eMPTY YOURSELF & LET THE UNIVERSE FILL YOU." Yogi tea. Sounds good to me!! Here's a photo I took in 2005, felt like the universe to me, today! (1 comments) A beautiful spring day to be thankful for my AMAZING life! Also, because YOU are in it! Photo of my SP signs & headbands! (1 comments) Lucy had her walk & got groomed, today. I LOVE her groomer, nails, teeth, hair cut, etc. Not just a bath! She's 11 so it's OK for us to splurge on her! (11 comments) 4-21-16 It's been a VERY 'moving forward' day! I am planning a trip to see my Mom, next week & getting details together for a weeks stay! Fun, but lot's to do! Please In-Joy your process to health! (4 comments) Happy Earth Day to our precious planet! Let's ALL celebrate! (1 comments) "IMAGINE YOUR LIFE THE WAY YOU WANT, SO YOUR VIBRATION IS A MATCH TO YOUR DESIRES"- Abraham-Hicks (1 comments) day 1481 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 4/25/2016 (1 comments) "LIFE IS A FLOW OF LOVE; YOUR PARTICIPATION IS REQUESTED"-Yogi tea! Stabilyze bar, my new fav. @CostcoLowGlycemicDark Choco 11 protien Yummy! FILLING!!!! (3 comments) ALL PICS BEFORE THIS 1 STARTED 4-2016 SP DOESN'T LET THE NEWEST GO TO END! My usual lunch! (5 comments) Performing with my marionette Barry Manilow PHOTO#1 for SP (oldest) (8 comments) LUCY, our dog, smiling! If my dog is over weight, I'm not getting enough exercise! (17 comments) A mask I made, "Cathedral Rocks Vortex Goddess" (7 comments) Performing with Bozo, I have been performing since I was 6 yrs. old. (11 comments) Disney Legend- I'm performing for Walt's dear friend with my "INNER CHILD" in her home 2-2011 (6 comments) Basking in the sun! (4 comments) May Pole Day @ the Hunnington Library 2012 (3 comments) LUCKY sharing my breakfest! (5 comments) BARBRA- Sings "At The Same Time" (4 comments) KRISTIN (2 comments) REX and I, We dance the tango! (4 comments) I won 1st place "diggy' award for this photo in Santa Cruz, CA (4 comments) "Angel Over the Village" I took this in 2008 (5 comments) The Angels of Heart Math in CA. by *~L 2005 (2 comments) Photojournalist (photo by Mom, 2005) 1998~2000 TucsonParentMagazine. 2000~2007 for Mom's projects! (1 comments) Kissing childhood friend, Richard Sherman, last Aug. (2 comments) 1993 in my Lepoardina costume. THIS is my Spark People goal photo! I've reached it, 20 years later! (4 comments) (2 comments) My Special Hiking Place! I can NOW do a 10K! (2 comments) 8-9-12 Performing PIPPIN for Disney Legend, released 29.6 #'s! Mickey statue in backround! (4 comments) My D. Wedding party. Doesn't he look like Clark Gable/Tom Cruise mix? We are still in LOVE! (7 comments) The child of my life! With Fairy God Daughter 10-20-12 (8 comments) Santa 5K Walk with POPO, 12-1-12 9,000 Santas! Ginnis record!Las Vegas! (2 comments) (2 comments) My 2nd BEFORE pic, 12-2011 @ a Disney Legends event! Yuck! (4 comments) My "Christmas Present to Me" team goal 2012!Release 5# tween THX & XMAS! My SNOW white Jacket! YES!! (3 comments) (2 comments) Performing for a 3 yrs old! Jan. 12, 13 My Zumba teacher's son! (1 comments) Oscar & Me 2013 (2 comments) "WILD THING" High Priestess of Sparklingme176's Woo Hoo's! For the 5K Santa Walk. (2 comments) 5-11-13 New Zumba studio opens, I have joined NOW I'm commited! (7 comments) Angels from Ana (4 comments) Job interview May 2013 (9 comments) Jester Jimi, my 50# weight release gift to myself! He is a marionette! (2 comments) Finish line Santa5K 2013 it was 32 degrees! I'm wearing 4 layers! (1 comments) I'm finally back into this lovely dress! 12-20-13 (51#'s down, 10# to same weight as 2005!) (2 comments) 2005 my 'real' weight! (3 comments) 51# more looks like this on me! Before Spark People! 1-2012 (1 comments) Flash Mob 12-28-13 I'm with Santa Shirt! A tribute to Monet, I took at Lake Odell, 1 of my fav. places in AZ! (2 comments) My selfie, March 2014-SP anniversary! Friend made this dress for me, fits once again! (3 comments) My Angel costume 10-31-14 (2 comments) Perform with my BARBRA STRIESAND marionette 10-19-14 (1 comments) 10,00 Santa's 2013, I'm on right side with aqua vest! (2 comments) I'm performing BARBRA, but photo of Angels, can you see them? I can FEEL them, every where! (4 comments) day 983 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/18/2014 (1 comments) LADY LUCY THE WOUNDEROUS CIRCUS DOG 12-11-14 (3 comments) DH & I 12-9-14 on our way to health! (4 comments) Santa 5K with WILD THING representing SparkPeople 12-2014 (1 comments) week 151 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 1/29/2015 (1 comments) day 1053 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/25/2015 (1 comments) With Fairy God Daughter as Aruora, 4-7-15 Huntington Library- lillies Beauty (our great niece) 4-7-15 (1 comments) On top of Hollywood hills, Catalina, Bev. Hills & Santa Monica beach in backround! Hiked to the top Huntington Library 4-4-15 with FOREVER friends, roomies in collage! My Mom & I, she is SO pretty, right? (1 comments) Flash Mob3-15-15 Volunteering4-11 STARSHINE 4 Child Abuse Awareness @ Flash Mob! My daddy! (1 comments) SparkPeople Cap hiking- 5-30-15 (4 comments) My shadow self, LOL! 5-30-15 (1 comments) SparkPeople cap 5-30-15 On a hike in Hollywood hills My usual lunch & whole grains (3 comments) Forever friends & DisneyLegend AliceDavis6-13-15 (1 comments) Hunington Library rose & bee I top of Hollywood hills,6-15-15 1 hr!BIG deal! DH & I his B'Day June 2015 (2 comments) I've always loved Butterflies! (3 comments) BUBBLES named after my Grandmother! NESTA- in honor of Bob Marley- we performed together once My B'Day 2015 im in the middle (2 comments) Rainbow Salad- VERY green (2 comments) Joy to the world! Secret Garden, Our great niece (1 comments) New angels in my life 8-15-15 After Party 8-26-15 Queen Haley! & the box she painted (1 comments) At wedding in Pacific NW 8-9-15 Wedding: 8-9-15 (2 comments) DH hike day 8-15-15 Hiking with LUCY 8-15-15 Sunrise from our home 8-18-15 (1 comments) FlashMob wedding 9-9-15 (2 comments) Flash Mob wedding couple 9-9-15 (3 comments) My 'inner' self (1 comments) Hunington Library, CA I took this shot, quickly! (5 comments) This is how I feel inside! (3 comments) I grew these sunflowers for this photo! Happy Autumn! Angel Lady, my costume 10-31-14 (1 comments) Angel Lady #2 10-31-14 (3 comments) Halloween 2015 I was a Fairy Princess! (5 comments) In our back yard (3 comments) Flash Mob America, event. My first paid! (2 comments) With friend (1 comments) Flowers from DH for 40th anniversary! (2 comments) Rainy day hike Santa 5K 2015 (6 comments) Santa 5K 2015 close up (6 comments) Santa 5K 2015 finish line (8 comments) My Frosty Marionette, made in 1968, performed for 10,000 people 1999 (1 comments) My FROSTY marionette, he is a BREAK-AWAY, Mom made in 1968, I'm performing 1999 (1 comments) Lucky, our darling parakeet! (2 comments) Apple tree I went to Santa5K 2015 (1 comments) Apple Tree puppet, I added Apples He kept me warm Santa5K2015 (1 comments) New hair cut Xmas 2015 with 'LUCKY' bird! (1 comments) DH Christmas Morning 2015 (1 comments) My new Zumba shoes... My Christmas Gift to Me! SP team (2 comments) Magic of Sedona, AZ Leaving Sedona, AZ in moving car, full sunlight! AMAZING! Mom & her "Little Light" Xmas 2015 (1 comments) Lucky's Christmas kiss 2015 (1 comments) Lucky's spot in our home (1 comments) Lucky's last day 1-11-2016 (4 comments) Walking with Lady Lucy the Wonderous Circus Dog! 2-1-16 (3 comments) week 209 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 3/9/2016 (5 comments) day 1225 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 3/9/2016 Egret on my hike 1-9-16 A hike, photo by Wetlands Photographer (1 comments) Flash Mob 3-6-16 (5 comments) St. Patty's parade 3-12-16 (3 comments) 4th year SPaversary Angel 'Joy" gift to myself (3 comments) Freeshias a gift to me, for reaching 4th year goal! (5 comments) 3-16-16 4th year anniversary! YES! I LOVE Spark People! (4 comments) 1452 days of inspiration! (3 comments) Should read 1,478 days of log in, computer glitch didn't update! But I KNOW, right? 4/3/2016 (2 comments) The Flash Mob was SO fun! Mary Murphy is so SWEET & darling! (3 comments) All pics before this 1 are in order, oldest first, see above when that changed! 4-25-16

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