SHAROND52's Blogs

Still making better choices
Saturday, January 04, 2014      7 comments

Today while picking up some milk at the store I passed on the pastries for tomorrow morning and will just keep with the oatmeal. However, I bought a nice asian salad mix that will last me most of the week.. Boy, it was hard to pass on the ... Read more
Starting again
Monday, December 30, 2013      6 comments

After a long lapse that involved poor eating habits and generally not taking care of myself. I have started back using my Wii Walk It out program that I love. i have decided not to wait until the first of the year and started yesterday.... Read more
Getting back into the Spark
Friday, August 09, 2013      5 comments

I have been barely using the Spark, but, I have decided that i need to buckle down and get serious again about taking care of myself. This morning i rode my bike for 4 miles and am planning on working up to being able to get ito where I can... Read more
I Just Bought a New Friend
Friday, May 31, 2013      6 comments

Tomorrow will be 3 months since dh died and yesterday I bought a new friend, Her name is Lady and she is a 12 week old African grey Congo parrot. I went and met her yesterday and she is already trying to talk. She is a a hand fed baby from a ... Read more
New non-food reward
Monday, May 20, 2013      10 comments

I have found a great non-food reward. This morning I finished cleaning the entire downstairs, the master bathroom and got my bed made. So I sat down at a jigsaw puzzle I started last night. My late hubby never liked jigsaw puzzles so we neve... Read more
The Day The Music Died - continued
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      3 comments

Thanks to all who responded to my last post. Yesterday I did pack up all of the music items and put them away in a safe place in case I change my mind. It felt good to make more space for the things that are pertinent to my new life. I h... Read more
The Day The Music Died
Tuesday, May 14, 2013      5 comments

I am coming to the conclusion that the day my husband died, the music also died. He was a brilliant musician who could pick up almost any instrument and play it with little effort. For while I loved playing, but it was a struggle and a labor ... Read more
Things are getting better
Monday, May 13, 2013      5 comments

Today this morning I rode my bike out to where I had scattered my hubby's ashes. It is only about a 4 mile round trip, but it was a great way to start my morning off. I am going to spend the rest of the day keeping busy running errands. A... Read more
My journey
Friday, May 03, 2013      5 comments

Since March 1 when my hubby of 33 years died unexpectedly I have been forced on a journey I never wanted to take. I have found that I am a lot more resilient, capable and stronger than I ever thought I could be. I am learning to cope with ... Read more
Getting on with my life
Sunday, April 28, 2013      8 comments

Friday was 2 months since my hubby died and I am settling into my new life as a single over 60 woman. I am settling into my new home and making friends. I am getting into a regular exercise program. I have redeveloped a passion for garden... Read more
Hanging in there
Saturday, March 23, 2013      6 comments

Well, it has been just over 3 weeks since dh died and I am still coping I have a relocation set up and it can't happen soon enough, I am just taking it one day at a time with a lot of prayer mixed in with the nightly tears. Thankfully ... Read more
One week at a time
Monday, February 18, 2013      4 comments

Now that I am recovering from my surgery I have decided that hubby and I will make one healthy change a week. Yesterday while coming home on a trip to NC, where we plan to retire. I convinced hubby that going vegetarian 75%of the the time was ... Read more
I will be out of touch for awhile
Thursday, January 24, 2013      8 comments

I haven't been very active on Spark for a bit due to hand problems preventing me to do much in typing. Tomorrow I will have surgery to correct it, but, will only be typing with my left hand while the right hand recovers. in the last few we... Read more
2013 is off to a good start
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      7 comments

i indulged a bit on New year's Eve, but earlier in the day I got about 90 minutes of exercise in. Also I saw my doctor for my annual physical and she was very pleased with everything across the board. It was keep up the good work and come ... Read more
No New Year's Resultions for me
Monday, December 31, 2012      11 comments

I gave up making New Year's resolutions a few years back. It seemed they lasted about a few weeks at the max. Instead I pick something that I want to learn by this time next year. I found that I tend to accomplish my goals this way. One ... Read more

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