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Entered the Women Who Walk 5K
Saturday, March 03, 2018      6 comments

If at first you don't succeed .... I have entered the Women Who Walk 5K here in Russellville. I went to the first training session today. Ouch! I wasn't even able to sustain walking the entire 45 minutes. My right foot was aching too much. ... Read more
Let's Try This Again ...
Thursday, August 31, 2017      2 comments

Well, although I've been in SparkTracker a lot this year, I've not posted until now. So, let me recap. Last Labor Day, I went to Washington Regional Hospital in Fayetteville, AR for surgery to remove what turned out to be a 33-millimeter k... Read more
Surgery tomorrow
Thursday, September 01, 2016      3 comments

If you ever have someone tell you that a kidney stone is as bad as labor, BELIEVE THEM. I woke at 2:30 am on Wednesday and if felt like the Hand of God was trying to pop my left kidney like a water balloon. Long story short, the stone is 33 mm, ... Read more
First 5 K
Sunday, September 27, 2015      9 comments

Yesterday, I walked (there's no way I can run!!) my first 5K for the Bridge Bash in Cotter, Arkansas, to raise money for North East Arkansas food pantry. My time was one hour, 20 minutes. I was the last one back to the Bridge, but I did make it.... Read more
Sunday, February 01, 2015      6 comments

Well, as some of you know I've had a monkey wrench thrown into my weight loss plan in January. My office has asked me to travel across the state to assist another office. This is a 4 1/2 hour drive, one way. Needless to say, my diet was blown ou... Read more
Ok, Here I Go Again!!
Sunday, January 04, 2015      4 comments

This suit has a story behind it. It originally belonged to Marie, a dear friend and former patient of mine. When she passed, I asked her family if I might have this to re... Read more
Say a Prayer for Me
Thursday, July 17, 2014      6 comments

The nest to the last thing that I want to do is to be on a liquid diet, with NO Diet Pepsi. The very LAST thing I want to do is to take any type of a laxative. You see, my cousin and I, when we were very little, fond what we thought was a kid'... Read more
Input, please!!
Wednesday, July 09, 2014      3 comments

I'd like some input from all of my Spark People ... I have been thinking of joining a weight clinic that's open 24/7. I am already a member of Curves, but there are some days when I'm tied up with patients and don't finish in time to get to... Read more
Mad at Wal-Mart
Saturday, July 05, 2014      6 comments

I'm as guilty as the next person. I'm apt to go to the Supercenter to pick up everything that I need, instead of going to 3 or 4 different stores. But recently, I'm mad at my local Supercenter. My salad dressing of choice is Fat Free Ranch... Read more
Aiming for Richland Creek!!
Thursday, July 03, 2014      2 comments

Ok, I have to get into shape now!! My daughter and I have agreed to go camping at a site where our Native American group used to camp in the summer time. We are going to hike and camp, and this is a natural area with rustic camping - the GIGO ru... Read more
It's Me Again, Margaret ....
Tuesday, June 24, 2014      4 comments

Well, as the old saying goes, if at first you don't succeed, try, try again. I've been away from Spark for several years now. I relocated to north Arkansas, and the work is so entailed that I found myself grabbing food at Sonic and Tastee Freeze... Read more
Running My Car's Tail Off.....
Saturday, July 31, 2010      2 comments

In case some of you are wondering where I went, it's been to Forrest City, Arkansas. You see, I'm working there now as the social worker for a hospice agency. I cover seven counties, and have done almost 2000 miles on official business this mont... Read more
Working for a Living
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      2 comments

In the past eight weeks, I've put on almost fifteen pounds. Part of this was from attending conferences, where you are expected to eat sandwiches, rich desserts, etc. The other part was from having to use up my meal ticket at my college before I... Read more
Friday, May 14, 2010      9 comments

A part of my life is ending. Today, I will be awarded my hood, which is a tradition dating back to the Middle Ages for those who have earned a Master's degree. Tomorrow morning, I will march and graduate, one of the first five graduates of the M... Read more
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Tuesday, March 09, 2010      6 comments

Near Roland, Arkansas there is a state park called Pinnacle Mountain. Pinnacle is shaped like a volcanic cone, but it is actually a shale mountain. I have been part of a Native American group that joins with a reenactor group and holds a Rendezv... Read more

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