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So thankful for SparkFriends!
Sunday, November 18, 2012      2 comments

Today's SparkCoach lesson was "Beat Stress Weigh Less" and how stress sets us up to gain weight. Earlier today while sorting through a stack of papers in my desk, I found a journal entry I made in March of this year, rehearsing all the dr... Read more
Slavin' away in the kitchen
Saturday, November 17, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday, hubby had a scheduled day off so he could catch up on things around the property. He was still rather weak from being sick on Thursday (probably food poisoning from Thanksgiving potluck at work), but he decided it was time to reseal... Read more
Mammogram + Ultrasound = Biopsy 11/27
Friday, November 16, 2012      18 comments

I don't remember if I posted that I had a mammogram on Monday. I haven't had one in about 10 years, so it was long overdue. The mammogram revealed a couple spots on the left breast. Since the hospital couldn't find my older films, the... Read more
Top of the morning to ya!
Friday, November 16, 2012      5 comments

Can't believe that I slept in this morning til 9AM . . . slept really good last night. Although I got in a lot of walking yesterday, the two hours of driving and all the hanging out at the hospital, the tension/anxiety of waiting for resul... Read more
Thursday was a blurrrrrrrr
Thursday, November 15, 2012      5 comments

Poor hubby was up sick all night (probably food poisoning at the company Thanksgiving potluck yesterday) so we didn't get much sleep. But I had an appt in town today that I couldn't miss or reschedule. I just got home and am really tired and ... Read more
NSV - I'm so proud of me!!!!
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      9 comments

YES! I did it!!!! Two years ago I was unable to bend over and pick up a piece of firewood! Today before my hubby came home, I pulled the wood wagon across the yard and behind the garage to the wood pile . . . . then I filled it to the top w... Read more
We have made a decision
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      11 comments

Originally posted as As Help: Are we making the right decision EDITED to add this note: Thank you for stopping by. We have made a decision. Now the question is when. ============================
===== We have a sweet old ... Read more
Now I remember . . . it's been a long time.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012      6 comments

I remembered something that I wanted to share yesterday. First of all, on Monday, I had to go into 'the city' for a mammogram and other stuff. Well, I haven't felt good about myself in a long time, and I haven't worn make up for a-g-e-s. ... Read more
What happened to Tuesday?
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      3 comments

That's what happens when I'm away for a day! Didn't get home until late . . . but I got everything done. And I'm so proud of myself. . . . I took one thing at a time off my L_O_N_G list, I got in as much walking as I could, and even after driv... Read more
Happy Monday!
Monday, November 12, 2012      5 comments

I have a ton of stuff to do. Gotta go into the city today for a couple appointments (chiropractor and mammogram) so I might as well take care of some other 'busy' stuff. Started my day with a good breakfast and will get my workout in bef... Read more
Confessions of a(nother) mocha addict
Sunday, November 11, 2012      6 comments

I just read a blog written by someone with an addiction to those yummy commercial lattes being served up on nearly every block of every town all across the country. ... Read more
Too much of a good thing?
Saturday, November 10, 2012      6 comments

Exercise that is . . . . A couple days ago I found a "Sweating" video with Richard Simmons from the mid-80's at a local thrift sale. (Yes, we still have a VHS player.) I tried it out yesterday, and although I thought I was warmed up and... Read more
Sparkin' at our house
Friday, November 09, 2012      4 comments

I'm so excited that my hubby has slowly succumbed to my new eating habits. In the past, he lost about 50 pounds by doing the Atkins program. When we got together about 4 years ago, I tried Atkins and it didn't work for me. (Having been vegeta... Read more
Celebrating my TWO Birthdays today.
Thursday, November 08, 2012      6 comments

60 years ago, I kept my mother from voting on election day! (ha!) But more important than that, it was on my 28th birthday (in 1980) that I finally surrendered my heart and life to Jesus. He is my constant and true Companion. I have fa... Read more
Day 37: Weigh in 11.9 lb loss!!
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      8 comments

I still can't believe it. I'm blown away with the progress I am making by following the SP guidelines. And it's not rocket science! It is simple nutrition and movement. Wooohooo! Despite a nasty bout of IBS this past week (brought on b... Read more

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