SROUS1340's Blogs

Prayers were answered...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      9 comments

Well Spark Friends, here is how the interview went. I had been quite excited about the possibilities of this job. Before the interview, I read all their website and after the first phone call interview, I googled the company. The long a... Read more
I'm feeling lazy...
Saturday, July 10, 2010      8 comments

I haven't really exercised all week. A couple of short walks, some gardening, but nothing like I was doing and feeling so good when I was. It has been foggy and chilly here till noon every day this week and I have had some place to go every si... Read more
The Holiday Blog...
Monday, July 05, 2010      7 comments

It's Monday after a 3 day holiday for me. Today is the legal holiday but I am taking as another day of business. I had a wonderful, superfun birthday-4th of July weekend seeing friends, eating new food and of course fireworks. Friday wa... Read more
I'm so strong!!!
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      9 comments

It has been so many years I can't even remember the last time I was able to do this. I just spent 45 minutes shoveling dirt into a succulent bed I'm building in my garden! I rock!... Read more
Progress, not Perfection...
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      5 comments

It's the end of the month and I like to look over my reports just to get an accurate fix on how I have been doing with food and exercise. My goal is to be within my calorie and nutrition range 80% of the time and to exercise a minimum 45 minut... Read more
Hooray, it's Monday!...
Monday, June 21, 2010      7 comments

Don't normally celebrate Monday, but I have had a week of eating entirely too much. Too many "special occassions" and "because I'm doing so well" and "I haven't had that in soooo long" events led up to me going over my cal goal, not one, two ... Read more
Baby Steps...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      12 comments

I am now at my 142 day of sparkpeople. I've learned a lot, unlearned some things and am combining my past experience with new information, a lot of which comes from my sparkfriends. When I started this particular journey I felt like I kn... Read more
Website for Caregivers
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      8 comments

I am in touch with a lot of Spark Friends who care give their parents. A website that has given me a lot of useful info about all kinds of things is They send a weekly newsletter that you can subscribe to that has articles on le... Read more
Day 2 of the New Plan...
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      11 comments

So I got on the scale this am and the 2lb gain I had yesterday was gone. Gotta love water retention, it is a fast loss when it goes. I am now back to where I have been weight wise really for the past 4-6 weeks. My husband and I had a b... Read more
I need a new plan...
Monday, June 07, 2010      11 comments

Well I doubled my fitness minutes last week, doubled my walking time. I tracked my food, drank gallons of water, ate almost exclusively fruits and vegies and this am when I got on the scale I was up two pounds. I think that water retention ma... Read more
On the Sunny Side of the Street...
Friday, June 04, 2010      8 comments

So after taking some close looks at my reports, I discovered that while I have been getting fitness minutes in, I haven't been burning as many cals as recommended to achieve my goals. And since it is finally summer here, and we are having the h... Read more
My New Favorite Summer Cake
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      7 comments

Hi y'all, I made this cake this weekend. It is so good and nutritionally not a disaster. I would take this to a pot luck or serve it for dessert for guests, it's that good. When I made it I kept the recipe as I found it on Recipezaar, the... Read more
Here's more getting to know you...
Monday, May 31, 2010      7 comments

Ok, I resist these things like crazy, partly because it takes me 20min to do the attach, but 2 of my friends now have sent it around and I'm feeling the need to share. Tomorrow I'm going share this amazing little cake that I made yesterday, a h... Read more
It's a
Friday, May 28, 2010      6 comments

It's one of those truly sky blue skies filled with cotton ball clouds in my town today. Looks like the opening shot to the Simpson's cartoon tv show. Too beautiful to be real. We've had moments of that sky in the past couple of weeks, then b... Read more
Little Victories...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      6 comments

Here is what I am celebrating today. I can now wash my hair with both hands, it's been a couple of years since my left arm went up to my head! No pain meds for 3 days now, really helping out my digestive system! I fell off track t... Read more

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