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I Love This Quote
Thursday, September 17, 2009      3 comments

I was organizing a pile of papers on my desk the other day and came across this little snippet that I remember and really enjoy that I'd like to share with my SparkFamily. LAUGHTER IS TIMELESS IMAGINATION HAS NO AGE AND DREAMS ARE FOR... Read more
Having a Ball
Saturday, September 12, 2009      3 comments

In January of this year when I began my "Road To Health" I began making exercise equipment and clothing purchases to add to my dusty collection and give me inspiration to succeed. I started with a food scales and weigh scales that also monitor ... Read more
Back In Control (Again . . . Finally . . . Thank Goodness)
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      1 comments

The long weekend. Camping. Long-time friends. Potluck supper. Beer. Campfire. Guitars. Laughter and songs. How easy it is to lose control and fall off the health wagon. So this past weekend was the real challenge to my willpower. I... Read more
The Best Surgeon
Thursday, September 03, 2009      3 comments

I received a telephone call from the surgical clinic yesterday. It was not to schedule a procedure nor for a follow-up. The last appointment I had with my surgeon was in January to have the Erysipelas in my edemic arm checked (I was on I.V. an... Read more
An Attitude Adjustment
Thursday, August 27, 2009      6 comments

In February of this year I was fired from my job of 14 years. It came as a complete blindside and was quite a shock. The details are not important to the point I'd like to make, but I have hired a lawyer who feels I have a huge case for wrongf... Read more
The bridge is finished!!!
Sunday, August 23, 2009      7 comments

6 years ago I decided I wanted a pond in my back yard. Being the type of person who does not undertake things lightly, I researched ponds and pond construction for 2 years, making plans and modifying them until I was content that it was do-able... Read more
Whatever happened to manners and respect?
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      3 comments

My parents raised me to be respectful of others and to mind my manners. So pardon me if I get a little punchy with those who are pushy and insensitive. Let me elaborate: I have chronic acute lymphademia in my right arm and wear a custo... Read more
Proud, but concerned.
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      1 comments

I was just informed this evening that Wade, my 18 year old nephew (and only child of my sister and her husband), has been accepted into the Armed Forces and begins boot camp on September 14. This has been a life-long dream for this young man: a... Read more
A SparkChallenge to help wildlife
Tuesday, August 04, 2009      1 comments

I challenge every SparkPerson to purchase the fundraising edition bottle of Dawn dishwashing liquid and go online to activate the automatic donation included in the purchase price. If all Sparkies do this then the goal to help wildlife that are... Read more
Never feel sorry for yourself
Thursday, July 30, 2009      4 comments

I have been a cancer patient for 13 years now. I've had many surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation, ups and downs but always dealt with my health issues head on. I'll never forget the most poignant moment during these years. I was just f... Read more
SparkPeople Nutrition Tracker
Monday, July 27, 2009      1 comments

Although I have been a proud member for a few months now, I have only recently started using the Sparkpages Nutrition Tracker. Previously, I had a clipboard, calculator, scales and calorie counter book on my kitchen counter where I faithfully e... Read more
Inspirational quotes
Friday, July 17, 2009      1 comments

When I was undergoing chemotherapy and having a very rough time of it my sister sent me a bookmark that really impacted me at the time, and still does to this day. It is a photo of a man windsailing in high seas and winds, struggling to maintai... Read more
Did I Get Lucky?
Wednesday, June 10, 2009      0 comments

I always wear my MP3 and noise suppressing headphones while working out. I like my own tunes and have put together several themes according to the workout I choose to do that day. The other day, after a 60 min jog/run on the treadmill I went o... Read more
Fast Finger, Slow Brain Syndrome
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      1 comments

I was updating my Sparkpage and accidentally reset some of my spark streaks. Dang, just when I was on a roll! Lesson learned though, to take time and watch what I'm doing. So maybe I'll just start everything at the beginning again!... Read more
Can't stay inside!
Thursday, June 04, 2009      0 comments

My house is messy, my treadmill is dusty and my exercise tapes & DVDs haven't been played in 4 weeks, BUT my gardens, yard and Koi pond are looking fabulous. In the spring until the fall that's how it is: and the caloric expenditure from the a... Read more

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