When they say you never forget how to ride a bike....
Friday, October 05, 2018 6 comments
I have heard that saying a lot. It has been 18 years and about 80 pounds ago since I tackled riding a bike. My daughters enjoy theirs and since we are close to a few state parks with nice trails that wouldn't be too hard, I thought I would ... Read more
Losing my grandmother
Friday, August 18, 2017 14 comments
A week ago my grandmother passed away at 85. She had a stroke in her home while talking to my aunt on the phone. It was so sudden I don't think it has really hit all of us yet. She taught me to be brave and try anything. She always said " T... Read more
Hit the reset button
Tuesday, January 03, 2017 7 comments
Hey there Sparkers! Glad to be in a new year! I would say the better half of 2016, I wasn't as active and accountable as I should have been. I checked in from time to time, but I haven't tracked in months. I know.....bad...bad. I can tell a... Read more
Getting home munchies!!!!! Who else out there falls into this trap????
Tuesday, January 05, 2016 6 comments
I started the year off with a food journal. A little notebook that is small enough to go wherever I do and enough pages for me to write it all down for the year. I have been so good about it so far. Yesterday was my first day back at work a... Read more
Looking back on February
Monday, March 02, 2015 6 comments
It was a busy month for me. Doctor appointments for my daughter, still waiting on her EEG results, but I have a good feeling about it. Her episodes haven't really changed at all. She gets really bad when she gets excited, but that is not new for... Read more
What's going on....
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 3 comments
I have been here very little this month. So much, so much to deal with. Traveling for work here and there, meetings to go to, but most important of all...my little girl. My oldest child is 10. She has always been a little jumpy, I mean that... Read more
Adventures at a Waterpark
Friday, July 18, 2014 5 comments
I took my kids to the waterpark last week. I have never, ever been to one. When I was younger I wouldn't go because walking around in public in a bathing suit was terrifying. I didn't want to be judged like that. I feel bad enough most days wear... Read more
Changed my sparkname
Friday, July 18, 2014 0 comments
I know I have been tdmtbird for a while, but I decided since I always post a Snoopy as my image, I decided to embrace my inner Snoopy. Yes, I love Snoopy! I have since I can remember. I got a Snoopy doll for my birthday when I was 3 and I h... Read more
Take time to chew!
Monday, February 10, 2014 3 comments
Ok everybody, this is important! I got a phone call Friday night from my mother saying my dad was having chest pains. I sent my husband, who is on the local RS, over there and he had a squad meet him. They determined no heart attack, thank ... Read more
I started a new team!
Friday, January 03, 2014 2 comments
I have recently started going to the Y again. I got caught up this fall and just haven't been going, but I did last night and feel bad that I haven't been. I am making a commitment to go at least twice a week. I love going to the pool, using the... Read more
What can oxygen do for you...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 3 comments
I was reading this article the other day and decided to share. It is about deep breathing and its benefits. I am a big supporter of using oxygen to jumpstart my energy and it has helped me lose weight. I hope it helps someone else too. ... Read more
What I love about me
Monday, February 04, 2013 5 comments
I have to talk about things that I love about myself this week for my FFF weekly challenge. It is something that I never have thought about before. 1. I love my eyes. They are a beautiful dark green. Green eyes run in my mother's family and... Read more
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