Time Passes Away, And So Do Loved Ones
Tuesday, June 17, 2014      5 comments

It's been 5 years since I joined SPARK. When I first joined I had a goal in mind, and I began to lose weight. I met lots of nice people on the way, each of us trying to get healthy. We were kindred spirits in the battle of the bulge. Then as tim... Read more
God's Garden
Friday, January 21, 2011      5 comments

I subsribe to a Christain humor website called Cybersalt. It has cute, insightful and funny pictures, stories, etc. I liked today's quote and wanted to share it with you. Enjoy! Today's Illustration - "Gardening God's Way" Featured Illus... Read more
The big countdown
Thursday, October 21, 2010      4 comments

OK. I am starting over. Again. For the hundredth time. But I have to start somewhere, so over again will have to do. I am back to the 230ish that my body seems to want to be. I don't want to be that. I would like to be 180ish. That is my goal. N... Read more
Iron and anemia
Friday, March 12, 2010      2 comments

I am anemic. I probably have been for some time, but my old doctor never diagnosed it. I went to a new doctor in January when I had bronchitis. I had some other symptoms, one of which I was getting extremely dizzy upon standing. I have had terri... Read more
Water or Coke?
Thursday, March 04, 2010      8 comments

My mom sent me the following in an email. Even if it's not 100% correct, it should still give one pause for thought. I have cut back my soda a lot already, and now I have more reason to do so. Water or Coke? I could not believe this........ Read more
The Munchies
Friday, February 05, 2010      8 comments

Last night I had an unwelcome visitor..the Munchies. I do not like them. They are a bad influence. They make me do things I wouldn't do ordinarily. Well lately anyway. I used to hang out with the Munchies a lot. They were regular visitors, keepi... Read more
Starting Over
Thursday, January 21, 2010      5 comments

Well, for several reasons I let my old habits take over and I gained the little I lost, and then some. My Dad became critically ill in Nov., and was in the hospital for almost two months (He is home now, still not great but improved). I had to g... Read more
Friday, October 30, 2009      3 comments

Why is it we seem to inherit more of the bad stuff from our parents more than the good stuff? My Mom has beautiful handwriting, and in her day she had a great set of "gams" (I am really dating myself with that one, lol!). My Dad has terrible han... Read more
Great simple exercise
Saturday, September 26, 2009      11 comments

Here's a great exercise for people who are out of shape (like me!!) Begin by standing on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at each side. With a 5lb potato sack in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your si... Read more