Change of plans!
Saturday, August 06, 2011      2 comments

Well, today was the day we were going to pack up the bikes and drive North and ride the Centennial trail for a few hours. While backing the appropriate vehicle up to the garage my husbands foot slipped and hit the gas pedal. So.....the garage ... Read more
Computer annoyances
Sunday, September 19, 2010      4 comments

Sometimes the computer goonies attack! Downloading IE 8 helped with Spark People but messed up some of the computer functions. Yesterday I was not able to access MSN hotmail. Today it is working! Gremlins I tell ya. I was close to going... Read more
Things to do on a sunny weekend in the Northwest......
Monday, June 14, 2010      5 comments

Saturday started off with working but only for two hours. Then home for a bicycle ride, time in the yard, and a late day walk. Sunday was the lowest tide for this part of the year so went to the beach for a 2.5 hour walk with friends, even fou... Read more
Thursday, April 01, 2010      7 comments

A good friend of mine whom I haven't seen in a while called me today. She was laid off today from a company she has worked for for 23 years. She just turned 61 a few months ago. We both work in the medical imaging field. I am not afraid but... Read more
50 Things About Me.....
Sunday, February 07, 2010      5 comments

Stolen from SATTUA, RACINGSLUG and IVYLASS. 1. What time did you get up this morning? 9:30a 2. How do you like your steak? Don't eat steak but well done if I did. 3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? Sherlock Holms. ... Read more
One year later........
Sunday, January 17, 2010      8 comments

Now I have been Sparking for one year! I have reached my goal, bounced a bit and working on the maintaining. This year I have returned to playing music regularly, taken weight off my frame, re learned how to ride a bicycle, traveled to the Ea... Read more
Comparison results....
Friday, September 18, 2009      5 comments

So now I have tried Foxfire and I can say that pages load faster. It locks up as much or more than Internet Explorer. So now I have a choice. LOL.... Read more
Today I met.....
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      7 comments

Today I met a charming elderly lady who is still walking the best she can with a little help. She told me she had breast cancer 34 years ago. We talked some about all that; she finally donated to the cancer society what she didn't need anymore... Read more
Survived the Barbecue in good form...
Monday, August 24, 2009      3 comments

The barbecue was a success, I only ate one small piece of cake. Stayed within calorie range and still tried a little of every salad that was there! Catching up and meeting new people kept me from the grazing trap. My DH got back from a bus... Read more
Oh no the "friends barbecue" this weekend.....
Saturday, August 22, 2009      5 comments

Well now I know just what to do. Eat the veggies. Have a few chips with salsa, meat with no buns and lots of water. Bring fruit or veggies, mix with friends, music and you have a within calorie barbecue adventure. If I go over on the cal... Read more
A new day...
Thursday, August 20, 2009      3 comments

Today all is good. It doesn't really matter if the computer/Spark/ISP is slow. Today the sun was warm, people were crazy as usual, I ate well, exercised; all is as it is. Try some great fresh fruit and veggies from your own or a friends or t... Read more
Living on the West Coast and trying to Blog or .....
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      2 comments

Morning, night it often doesn't matter when Spark pages don't load, maintenance, total non-response etc.. If you are unable to log by a certain time of the central time clock your spark points don't count at all. I love the site, the tools ... Read more
The power of strength training.
Saturday, May 23, 2009      2 comments

So I have had this cough/chest cold for a few weeks and have been unable to do cardio as I normally do. However, as a Quickfire team member, the daily strength challenges have enabled me to drop 1.5 lbs over the last 4 weeks (was traveling and ... Read more
Things I let affect me to the point of eating for emotional reasons.
Friday, May 08, 2009      3 comments

Let's go on a journey backwards in time. The first real time I let my weight get higher than I ever thought was in the year 2000. Looking back and analyzing that period of time I recall that two deaths affected me deeply. The death of a good ... Read more
Leaving on a jet plane!
Sunday, April 26, 2009      2 comments

Now who is old enough to remember that lyric? Off for a flying, road trip adventure. I wll be sparking all the way! May have to eat an East coast bagel though. Will meet Spark buddies on this trip and that will only add to the fun. Ba... Read more

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