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It is boutique season
Saturday, October 19, 2019      8 comments

It was boutique day at church. I did a number of various things but this year I did some fall arrangements and wall hangings. The picture above is... Read more
This week's goals
Monday, October 07, 2019      8 comments

I'm going for 12.5 pounds this challenge. That would be a true 5% challenge for me. If I can do that then I'll be knocking really loudly on the door of 100 pounds lost since joining Spark People. Pele has committed to blogging everyday fo... Read more
All is well.
Saturday, July 27, 2019      6 comments

You are a work in progress – this is you now. You are carving a new you out of all that is the old you. Parts of you will have to go, but the best parts will remain. Don’t be afraid. You are strong and fierce and you WILL transform yourself. ... Read more
My walking buddy
Tuesday, June 18, 2019      7 comments

Some of you have asked about my adopted dog, so let me introduce Valentina. She is my walking buddy. We recently adopted her from the animal shelt... Read more
Two years as a Spark People!
Saturday, April 06, 2019      12 comments

Two years in and down 70 pounds. Not at goal, but I'm not where I was when I began either. This is my "before" picture. Here is my most recen... Read more
Me and the garden
Saturday, March 23, 2019      5 comments

It started out simply enough. All I wanted to do was to spray the weed killer to keep the weeds from completely taking over. I mean, weeds were growing in my artificial grass! That's how bad it was. I should have known what would happen.... Read more
My not so sublte support system!
Thursday, January 24, 2019      10 comments

I've been sick since the middle of last week. Cold and congestion and coughing. Mostly I've just felt tired and like I've been in a fog. Added to that, it's been pretty cold (ok, not cold like Diane in Maine!) and windy here, so between ... Read more
Chasing dust bunnies and dog fur-a NSV story
Sunday, November 25, 2018      6 comments

This handsome fellow is Artie. He owns my heart. He's a professional shedder. He's really good at his job. He plies his trade at my house. In the ... Read more
Any crafters out there? Here's what I've been up to.
Saturday, October 20, 2018      14 comments

My church's women's group has a boutique in the fall. It is a fund raiser to raise money for missions work with women and children. The boutique is tomorrow and today I finished the last of my contributions. I've been busy crafting away a... Read more
Meet my little friend!
Saturday, August 25, 2018      14 comments

I've got a new friendship developing and I want to introduce you to my little friend: So, let's concentrate on the little bump on the top of my ar... Read more
What I do in my spare (?) time!
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      10 comments

Not that there really is time to spare, but every once in a while I sit myself down and do some stitching. I spent the better part of Saturday stitching and watching/listening to TV. It is easy for me to get sucked into the stitching and that'... Read more
closet cleaning and 2 NSV's!
Sunday, July 08, 2018      11 comments

Happy Saturday evening Spark friends! I've been busy today. I cleaned out my closet. I was quite a sight for my dog. ... Read more
Needle's back in action!
Friday, July 06, 2018      7 comments

It's been a while since I last posted a blog. I couldn't think what to write about but I finally realized that I have made progress on one of my non-weight loss related goals. I used to spend hours of time doing needle work. This love had... Read more
Sunday is weigh-in day
Sunday, June 03, 2018      7 comments

emoticon Sunday is my weigh-in day. I weigh-in once a week at approximately the same time on Sunday morning. ... Read more
Aren't you tired?
Saturday, June 02, 2018      12 comments

Yep, that's what the man said to me the other day at the pool. I was jogging for all I was worth and was about 30 minutes in to my planned 60 minutes. He had come into the water right after me and from what he said, he was doing physical thera... Read more

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