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A Poem For Me
Monday, March 29, 2010      5 comments

I received this note in response to one of my blogs. I just love your spirit, Judy! Talk about "Spark"-ing! You're a great role model! Here's a quote that reminds me of you: To dream anything you want to, that is the beauty of the hu... Read more
I did it!!!
Sunday, March 28, 2010      12 comments

I did it and didn't even notice my wonderful milestone as I passed by. I made a thousand points this month and I still have a few days to go. That wouldn't seem like much of an accomplishment for some. Especially those who can exercise eas... Read more
Now they can’t lay me down if I don’t give permission
Saturday, March 27, 2010      9 comments

A friend was telling me what her father said about retirement from the military. She quoted the above statement and I was immediately hooked. What a wonderful attitude! I have adopted it for myself. I intend to stay here and see my great gr... Read more
Friday, March 26, 2010      9 comments

Today as I was reading Sparkpeople articles the word "should" popped up. Now that is a word that has been banned from our home and vocabulary. "Should" implies guilt. If one doesn't do what they "should" there will be a negative consequen... Read more
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      4 comments

this entry is taken from my journal, contemplating on today's Healthy Reflections questions. Life When I was young I had no idea what I wanted to be when I grew up. I found it interesting that while I was in college the possibilities ... Read more
Sunday, March 21, 2010      3 comments

The question was, "How would you like to celebrate your next birthday?" My next birthday isn't important. However, I would like to really celebrate my 75th birthday and at the five year intervals thereafter. My birthday is in October and I ... Read more
I refuse!
Thursday, March 18, 2010      7 comments

I refuse to "act my age". I refuse to "grow up". I insist that "age" must not be a consideration as I plan my days, weeks and years. I will walk when I can and when I can't I will use the tools I have to remain active. I will accept help when i... Read more
I'm frustrated
Thursday, March 18, 2010      1 comments

I have joined and been accepted by the Survey Team, but have not received my points for joining. I am disappointed for myself, but even more for my teams. How can I get this problem corrected?... Read more
Have you noticed?
Sunday, February 28, 2010      4 comments

Have you noticed how young the mothers of teenagers look these days? A few years after I graduated from college I was driving across campus and noticed there must be a conference for junior high students Imagine my consternation when I discovere... Read more
That was yesterday
Friday, February 26, 2010      5 comments

My blog post yesterday sounded very depressing, but I am not depressed. In fact, I am extremely happy. I am also grateful. I have friends a plenty, a lovely home, a great caregiver, my six marvelous children and their children as well. My ... Read more
Getting to know you one post at a time
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      4 comments

Reading through the post in the topic, “Getting to know you, one post at a time,” I found an interesting trend. Many people said they were/are perfectionists. Then they said they were procrastinators. These two traits go hand in hand. I read a p... Read more
Where is Everybody?
Tuesday, February 09, 2010      4 comments

I came on Lewis County Sparkers this evening and realized as I was looking at the statistics that I was listed as number five on the points list. Number five? Where did all my buddies go? I had only twenty some points and didn't really do a th... Read more
Where does the time go?
Saturday, November 07, 2009      1 comments

Just over a year ago, when I joined SparkPeople I didn't have enough to do. Well there weren't enough fun things to do. Then I joined with all of you and suddenly my life became full, overflowing even. I met Christine here and she became my... Read more
Its been just over a year
Friday, October 16, 2009      3 comments

I couldn't have imagined all that would happen in my world this year. I've experienced two changes in care-givers. Both changes were an improvement in our home situation. I met Christine the first care-giver here on SparkPeople. The association ... Read more
What would you do?
Saturday, June 20, 2009      1 comments

Today I misread one of the SparK People Blogs, The title was, " What Would You Do If You Could Not Fail" I read fall. What would I do if I could not fall. Walk freely, without a walker or a can, just walk. Climb my kitchen ladder to get t... Read more

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