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Lessons from Week 1 of 2010
Friday, January 08, 2010      15 comments

I really can eat less. This first week was important to me because of a challenge I started on my Over 60's team. So I kept that challenge in mind constantly all week. All I have to do is lose. Not any certain amount, just lose something... Read more
Taking Care of Mother
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      12 comments

My first project for the new year is to find a place nearby for my Mother to live. She's about 3 hours from me now and there's no straight route to get there. It's one of those places that you can't get to from here - you have to go somewhere ... Read more
Unhealthy Habits
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      12 comments

I was reading an article on CNN about healthcare, which everyone in America knows is a big issue in our government right now. But the article pointed out that the bottom line here is that we have very unhealthy habits. As I thought about ... Read more
Thursday, December 24, 2009      8 comments

"To give beyond reason, to care beyond hope, to love without limit; to reach, stretch, and dream, in spite of your fears. " Mike Dooley This is my wish for us all. Merry Christmas!! ... Read more
Pictures don't lie.
Tuesday, December 22, 2009      11 comments

A picture is worth a thousand words. But how many calories is a photo worth? Found this blurb somewhere on CNN: Snap before and after photos of each meal with your camera phone. Keeping a visual food diary is a more accurate wa... Read more
The Season for GIFTS
Sunday, December 20, 2009      12 comments

What Gift can I give my body today? My body is pretty important. It keeps on going no matter what I put in it or do to it or how I neglect it. What about YOUR body? Instead of complaining about your body; constantly listing all its f... Read more
Spark Tracker!
Monday, December 14, 2009      7 comments

.asp Many of you may know about this, but I just found it. I've been talking about it, wanting something like it, and I just discovered this has been here on SparkP... Read more
Friday, December 11, 2009      12 comments

ANGIE Angie was my aunt. She was more than that, really. She was my Other Mother. Always there. Always patient. Always happy. The love of her life never came home from WWII. She never married. Never had children. She b... Read more
The Duck Who Couldn't Swim
Saturday, December 05, 2009      11 comments

Once upon a time, my husband and I and our two sons lived on ten acres overlooking Stillhouse Hollow Lake in Central Texas, near Salado. Our little plot of land bordered the Army Corps Of Engineers land that surrounded the lake. Our house ... Read more
Childhood Christmas
Thursday, December 03, 2009      7 comments

Thank you all for reading my Christmas Story blog and for all the nice words you wrote me about it. That was a Christmas memory from my adult life. I also have sweet memories of childhood Christmases. Even though I was the only chi... Read more
Christmas Story
Tuesday, December 01, 2009      14 comments

A CHRISTMAS STORY Once upon a Christmas years ago. . . One year, after my sons had gone to live and work on their own and Christmas was approaching, I was looking around trying to think of what to buy my husband for Christmas. After I... Read more
Are you ready?
Monday, November 30, 2009      11 comments

The main holiday of the year, no matter what you call it, is on its way. I'm trying to make a plan. Several plans. One for eating sensibly. One for trying to move a little more each day. One for not getting caught up in the BUY BUY BUY ... Read more
I need a new WHAT?
Thursday, November 19, 2009      10 comments

I need a new hip! Hip-replacement! ME? My mother is 87 years old and both her hip sockets are fine! What happened to me? Waahhh! Ok, I'm over the venting, sniff, sniff. The best part is - the surgeon told me my hip wasn't really ... Read more
Cold Coffee
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      7 comments

The things we do for our pets! My coffee maker drips coffee right into a stainless steel caraffe. I take it into the computer room each morning and have my coffee while I read the internet, including Spark People, of course! Rosie lik... Read more
Creative Painting - again
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      5 comments

Many people aren't on site on the weekends, so I'm putting this out there again. If you enjoy creative painting, creating paintings with brushes and oils or watercolors or acryllics, etc. - please let me know. Many of us enjoy having ... Read more

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