Positive Changes
Thursday, August 11, 2011      6 comments

I've incorporated dietary changes that have improved my healthy regimen: PRUNES! They are a healthy alternative and help keep me regular, LOL I try to eat one GRAPEFRUIT a day, I notice an improvement in my skin tone when I do. Two tablespoo... Read more
Two Injections Down, One to Go...
Monday, January 17, 2011      2 comments

As I shared in my previous blog entry, my doctor has prescribed 3 eye injections per month to treat early onset macular degeneration. Of course I freaked out at first, who w... Read more
You Want to Do WHAT to My Eye?!?
Thursday, November 11, 2010      6 comments

I visited my eye doctor after an eye test and he told me he thinks I have wet macular degeneration in my left eye---there are two types of macular degeneration: wet and dr... Read more
Going Through the Stages of Grief
Monday, October 25, 2010      5 comments

I learned about the Stages of Grief when I was going through nurse's training. It gives me understanding that what we go through after a loss is universal to us as people, it is considered a normal life process. That being said, gives us under... Read more
She's Up and Pulling Out of the Tailspin
Tuesday, October 19, 2010      7 comments

I am officially back into Spark Mode again after hitting bottom with my son. I think it hit me extra hard with the holidays coming up. I gained 2 lbs. after two days of eating dove chocolates along with my healthy meals...well, at least I've g... Read more
CAUTION: Going Through A Tough Time
Monday, October 18, 2010      10 comments

I am sitting at my computer and Teddy my ever faithful yellow lab is licking my leg as if to say, "It'll be OK Mom, I still love you and Rex does too." Rex is my 5th child, my 2nd biological child and was the sweetest son a Mom could have. He ... Read more
Need to Pick Myself Up...
Friday, October 08, 2010      15 comments

This week was interesting. I am usually so positive, but every time I turned around my 19 year old son was causing me aggravation. Arguing and being needlessly contrary, and doing things that are just not like him. Who is this person, I want ... Read more
What was I Missing? DEEP Stage 4 Sleep
Thursday, September 02, 2010      11 comments

By joining in on the Official Better Sleep Challenge I have discovered something I have been missing out on: the deepest sleep phase (Stage 4 sleep). I have noticed my sleep patterns have been adjusting since implementing suggestions of this ch... Read more
My Vision Collage with Photos
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      13 comments

Before I even knew a vision collage was part of the Sparky process I saw one on another Sparkster's blog. She had lots of photos and being a visual person, I loved it! I found it inspiring and entertaining. I finally stumbled onto the link fo... Read more
I Ate Cookies and it's Your Fault---NOT!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      7 comments

There, I said it in my SP Blog for all to see, "I ate cookies.". One of my forays back into my old habits. It usually starts like this: 1) Husband brings home cookies. 2) I tell myself I'm not going to eat any. 3) My usual "cave-in... Read more