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BSG week 4 - Penquins Challenge
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      8 comments

So the final Penquin Challenge was to blog about our success or failure for January. Looking back to January 1, I must say January has been a successful month for me. Althought I didn't reach my goal loss of 4#s, I did lose 2#s! ... Read more
BSG Challenge - Penguins Week3
Saturday, January 19, 2013      15 comments

So for week 3 of our challenge, we were asked to blog about the nicest thing anyone has ever done for me & how did I repay the good deed. I had to think on this one & go way back, to December of 1993. Back then I was a single mom of a 6 yea... Read more
Thank you
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      11 comments

Just had to say emoticon to all those who offered tips & links to help me on my search for low carb eating. I'v... Read more
Visit with Nutritionist...
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      14 comments

So I had my 4 week followup with my nutritionist yesterday. My weight according to her scales had remained pretty much the same. She was concerned because I'm still have some elevated blood sugar readings even with trying to reduce the carbs, sh... Read more
Penguins Challenge - Week 2
Saturday, January 12, 2013      16 comments

This week's blog challenge on my BSG Penguin team was to blog about characteristics necessary for a sparker to have. Just being a sparker isn't enough but being a successful one requires some special traits to be a part of a continuing jour... Read more
2013 goals (A&I Penguins, week 1)
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      15 comments

2012 wasn't the success I would have liked, so I've reset my SP goals for 2013. My 2013 goals are: *Reduce my current A1c of 8.1 to 6.9 *Lose from 170#s to 138#s *Get more organization in my life *Develop & continue a consist... Read more
Day 1 of a Successful Year.....
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      6 comments

So today I've been looking back at 2012 & the challenges I had & seeing the ups & downs with my Blood Sugar & my weight. I ended up finishing out 2012 with 0 weight gain, of course I would have liked to have seen a loss in weight, but hey I will... Read more
Goodbye 2012 & Hello new me in 2013
Monday, December 31, 2012      13 comments

Well, it seems 2012 has zipped right on past, doens't seem like it's been a year already! Wow time sure did zip by. I had lots of challenges --some good, some well let's just say not quite so good. But taking them in stride & overcoming the neg... Read more
Our Christmas Traditions
Tuesday, December 25, 2012      12 comments

This year we were a bit off of our usual Christmas Traditions. We were missing several family members due to various sicknesses. Also we didn't have a set time for our celebration, just trying to work around all the varied work schedules our kid... Read more
A&I Happy Hollies Week 1 --My biggest challenge of 2012
Sunday, December 09, 2012      11 comments

My Happy Hollies week 1 blog challenge is to blog about what has given me the greatest challenge on my spark journey of 2012. What are you doing to overcome the problem? What changes have you made or are making? I must say creating this pa... Read more
A & I Week 4 --What I'm Thankful For...
Saturday, November 24, 2012      13 comments

As my blog challenge for week 4 on the Dazzling Daisies Team I was asked to blog about what I'm thankful for. This is probably one of the easiest blog challenges I've had so far. As we have just celebrated Thanksgiving which is a time of refle... Read more
Busy Holiday week...
Saturday, November 24, 2012      8 comments

Although I've been on vacation all week, I'm feeling zonked! I'm so very tired sitting here typing out this blog, am so ready for bedtime to arrive. My stepson & his wife & daughter, our precious 10 month old Audrey arrived Wednesday afternoon... Read more
A & I Dazzling Daisies Week 3 --My Favorite Thanksgiving foods
Saturday, November 17, 2012      7 comments

My bonus blog challenge was to write about my favorite Thanksgiving foods. My all time favorites from growing up & even now are: * Turkey * Cornbread dressing with giblet gravy *Cranberry Sauce ( a must have) *Sweet Potato Souffle ... Read more
A & I Dazzling Daisies Week 3 --My favorite Thanksgiving Memory
Saturday, November 17, 2012      5 comments

On my A & I blog challenge for week 3 on my Dazzling Daisies team, I was asked to write about my favorite Thanksgiving memory. I really had to stop & think about this because I never really considered any one Thanksgiving any better than the ... Read more
A&I WK2 (Dazzling Daisies) – My Favorite Hobbies
Monday, November 12, 2012      10 comments

So on my Aspire & Inspire Dazzling Daisies BSG challenge for week 2, I was asked to blog about my hobby or hobbies. This has by far been the most challenging part of the challenge so far. I guess the challenge is that I seldom have time to tak... Read more

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