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Oh, so close to a new trophy!
Thursday, February 09, 2012      4 comments

After I get points for this blog, I will be three points form a new trophy! If I'd have gotten the points form reading the SP blog articles the last several days, I woul already have my new trophy! I lost at least 18 points. I think I may have f... Read more
What's with the Spark Blog reads not earning points?
Sunday, February 05, 2012      2 comments

Question of the day is, why do I not get my points for reading the 2 SP blog entries on certain days. I've noticed this on several occasions. I'm not sure if it only happens on Sundays or other days, but it happened today and has happened many t... Read more
Signed up for a second session of exercises.
Friday, February 03, 2012      1 comments

First off, I want to let you know I don't do New Year's resolutions. So this move is not a fulfillment of anything like that. I have been stuck at about 3-4 pounds over goal weight since probably last August when I went to Iceland & Greenland. T... Read more
Close encounters with Mother Nature
Wednesday, January 18, 2012      1 comments

Once a week I take Communion to several shut-ins that live out in the country. I usually take the back roads and it's a lovely drive. Winding roads, a gorgeous lake that I traverse over where usually there are several fishing boats. We even have... Read more
Being sociable=390 calories
Sunday, November 20, 2011      5 comments

My Sunday started out as usual. I did 25 minutes of back exercises/stretching then at some breakfast, today consisting of Cheerios, banana and milk. Then I went to Mass. I have several friends who gather at Duncan Donuts for "coffee" each Sunday... Read more
Rockettes in Durham!
Friday, November 18, 2011      1 comments

I just returned home from a matinee performance of the Radio City Rockettes Christmas Spectacular in Durham. What a terrific show it was! Those 18 young ladies are the cream of the crop in their precision dancing. The performance was quite high ... Read more
JJill clerk, I love you!
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      1 comments

I met two friends today who traveled with me to Ireland. We met at the Apple Store because Linda needed her laptop tweaked. Mimi had some stuff she needed to take back to J Jill. I am a Coldwater Creek gal myself and had never been inside a JJil... Read more
Off again, having fun!
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      2 comments

Well, I got home from a trip to St. Lucia this past Friday and tomorrow I am off again, this time to Helen GA for their Oktoberfest. I don't like scheduling these trips so close together but it was beyond my control. I set up the trip to GA for... Read more
And the Queen wants.......
Saturday, October 08, 2011      4 comments

As you may know, Ive recently returned from a wonderful trip to Ireland (photos posted soon) with a group I've traveled with before. My first trip with them was to Israel in 2008. This was before I had my knee replacement and I was at perhaps my... Read more
My Merry-go-Round.
Sunday, October 02, 2011      4 comments

I had a GREAT trip to Ireland, but am now off to VA. I've promised my friend that I will drive up to stay with her for 3 days while she gets her strength back after her fall and broken wrist. I can't believe they sent her home, but they did with... Read more
Off to Ireland!
Sunday, September 18, 2011      5 comments

Tomorrow at this time I should be jetting across the Atlantic on my way to Dublin for a 12 day trip to the Emerald Isle. I've been there once before in 2001 but didn't have the best of times. We were a group form the airlines and one of the grou... Read more
Distressing news
Tuesday, August 30, 2011      6 comments

Well, it's not like I didn't know it was going to happen one of these days, and I had been dreading it, but the call came today. I have a dear, dear 93 year old friend who lives in Virginia, who is now facing the reality of the fact that she can... Read more
Iceland & Greenland
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

Well, I just got in from my amazing trip to Iceland and Greenland. I'll write more about it later but wanted to get this posted. Iceland has AMAZING bread!! Wonderful to eat, but I dread getting on the scale tomorrow morning! I ate so many wonde... Read more
Starting vacation at .5 pounds OVER goal :(
Thursday, July 21, 2011      1 comments

I have been at or below goal weight now since about the first of April. I had 2 trips since then and managed to stay below goal. Now I am getting ready to leave for Iceland & Greenland (some people take extreme steps to escape the heat!!) and fi... Read more
I bit the bullet!
Saturday, July 09, 2011      4 comments

If you've ever read my blog, you know that I HATE to sweat, so cardio and sweaty stuff just doesn't get done. I know had I done it in my weight loss journey that now that I am at goal, I would be much more toned than I am now. It's that sweaty s... Read more

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