PDRAKE's Blogs

what is working
Monday, March 30, 2009      3 comments

Well I went on vacation for a week I did not gain or lose. I did eat out a lot. Eat things that I normally would not have. I think what kept me stable with the weight is that my sister and I did a lot of walking. you know what they say about... Read more
Saturday, February 28, 2009      1 comments

Well here I am telling you again about the things I have learned over the last year about ME. I can say it in just a few words. I love me I may need to shed a few pounds but that does not make ME. I have a wonderful family and a very active g... Read more
get to like who I am
Saturday, February 21, 2009      3 comments

It has been almost a year since I started Spark. I have not reached my goal fell short by 20 pounds. In that years time I have changed my way of eating to a more healthier way. DD and her family moved in and we have improved their eating habi... Read more
Sunday, February 08, 2009      2 comments

This time of year I think that I can not stand any more snow than the seed catalogs start coming in!!!! Whoo Hoo spring will be here soon and I can work in the garden!!! All the unfinished winter projects will get packed and all the summer pr... Read more
Friday, January 09, 2009      1 comments

Well went to the Dr today in hopes that I would get good news, but I didn't he changed my meds because they are not working as well as they did. I also have new things going on that I need new meds for and with all This the side effect for the ... Read more
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      1 comments

A GREAT RECIPE FOR THE NEW YEAR! 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant. 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Talk to God (or a friend) about what is g... Read more
end of a good year
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      2 comments

As I look back a year full of ups and downs I learned alot about myself. I am stronger than I ever believed. I have more love to give even when I felt I had non to give. I have more patients than I remembered. I had my heart taken by a baby ... Read more
Tuesday, December 23, 2008      3 comments

How can you love and hate something at the same time??? As a mother and grandmother I try to do everything I can to make everyone happy every day of the year, and when the holidays come around I find that no one is happy!! There is fighting ov... Read more
moving slow
Sunday, November 16, 2008      4 comments

It has been a while since I blogged. I been working on a new team and it is coming along great we are small but we are active. We have some really great helpful members. My workout program is coming slow so I am thinking of joining a gym just... Read more
I'm Back
Saturday, October 25, 2008      4 comments

I 'm Back after a week of being away I am ready to get back on track. I helped one son move from Northern NY to Loudon County Va where he will start the Fire Academy I am so proud of him once he was settled I went up to Haggerstown MD to spend ... Read more
busy again
Friday, October 17, 2008      1 comments

well my daughter is back to work after her surgery and now the boys are at it. the oldest just got hired with a fire dept in Va so we are helping him move the 8 hours south the nice thing is, that he will only be 45 minutes from our other boy. ... Read more
busy week
Saturday, September 27, 2008      1 comments

Well I am still canning I have finished all the tomatoes. I have canned more than I need but there is still more in the garden I have given more away than I canned so I feel they are not going to waste. I am now working on grape jelly and whe... Read more
Saturday, September 13, 2008      3 comments

This week has been the worst for my weight loss ever!! I gained 5 pounds and have not been eating the way I should. You see ALL I HAVE DONE IS CAN. I love the fact that this winter we will have all kinds of veggies from our garden to eat but ... Read more
Thursday, September 04, 2008      3 comments

Well as I look at how last week went and this week started I would have to say that things are not as I wish. I mean with family and weight loss. I find the family complaining over the little things all the time and that is bad for my diet as ... Read more
Reaching Goal
Monday, August 25, 2008      2 comments

When I joined sparks people my main goal was to become healthier. Well I am getting there last week I had a Dr's appt. with blood work and the full routine. I can say that with the help of SP my cholesterol has dropped 50 points and I now have... Read more

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