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Saturday, September 24, 2016      6 comments

I have finally made it back to Spark.I have had a long hard journey since we last blogged. I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Lymphocytic Leukemia. I have gone through six strong rounds of chemo. I am in what they call the first stages of remission.... Read more
I'm Back
Sunday, November 09, 2014      6 comments

Well it has been over a year since I have been here. I have missed my friends and support so much. My new grandson is already a year old. My mom fractured her back and was in rehab for over 4 months during the holiday season last year and I h... Read more
What am I doing wrong?
Saturday, June 15, 2013      4 comments

Ok getting really frustrated. I am tracking my food, drinking my water and exercising, but the scale has stopped moving. Seems like I have been stuck here forever. Wanting to take off at least 15 more pounds but I seem to be a standstill. An... Read more
Maybe Now I Can Get Back on Track!!!
Saturday, May 18, 2013      4 comments

It has been a very stressful past 2 weeks. My newest grandson decided to make an early entrance at 35 weeks. Have spent the last 2 weeks going to work (2 jobs) and driving back and forth to the hospital to visit mom and baby who was in NICU. ... Read more
Thank you Thank you!!!!
Saturday, April 13, 2013      6 comments

Thank you all so much to those who commented on my last blog. Am doing a lot better. Still tired and am trying to figure out what is causing it. Got a super surprise on my job today. I was nominated for Employee of the Year for my school. ... Read more
Sunday, April 07, 2013      12 comments

Well the emotions have really been kicking in lately. Have not gained any weight but have not reached any of my goals either. I feel tired all the time lately and even though I am getting enough sleep I just don't have any energy. I am in a r... Read more
Happy Easter!!
Saturday, March 30, 2013      2 comments

Getting ready to go over to mom's house for the Easter Holiday. We are going to be planting some roses this weekend, Planning on sticking to my diet this weekend. Have my smaller plate and am determined not to overeat. Hope all have a Blesse... Read more
Brand New Year.
Sunday, January 13, 2013      3 comments

Well I haven't blogged in a long time and there is no good reason why I haven't. Things are great at my new job at the school. I actually enjoy going to work now. I have the weekends off to spend with my family and this was the first holiday ... Read more
Sunday, November 04, 2012      4 comments

Well here I am again. The beginning of November and the beginning of the holiday season. My son has a birthday on November 14, my grandson on November 17 and then we have Thanksgiving. Really looking forward to it this year. Since I started ... Read more
Wake Up Call
Sunday, October 14, 2012      5 comments

This week I tripped and fell at work. Sprained my right knee. What a wake up call. Even tho ugh I exercise every day, I take for granted some of my "less" worked areas. I found out this week that my arms are really weak and so is my back. I... Read more
Been Gone Too Long.
Sunday, September 02, 2012      4 comments

Have not been able to blog for several months. Lots of new things have happened. I started a new job a the schools here. Working in the lunch room has really been a big help to my weight loss effort. All of the new rules put into effect for ... Read more
Happy 4th of July!!
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      5 comments

Getting ready to go to a family outing for the 4th. So blessed to be able to spend the day with family in this great country of ours. Hope every one has a safe and blessed day.... Read more
Remembering why I started this.
Tuesday, July 03, 2012      3 comments

4 years ago I started this journey to a better lifestyle. I wanted to be able to keep up with my grandson. Well today I spent the whole day with him. He is 11 and it reminded me just how much more work I have to do. We had a blast together, ... Read more
I'm Back.
Tuesday, April 10, 2012      1 comments

Well it has beend quite a while since I posted a blog. Things have been really tough over the past 3 months. My job - need I say more. My mom - has her up and down days and me - well I just haven't been that motivated. I haven't gained any... Read more
Retail Workers Are People Too!!
Thursday, December 15, 2011      2 comments

Well here I am again during this Christmas season to remind everyone that those who work in retail are people with feelings too. Why is it that the clock where you work is behind when you are supposed to open in the morning but behind when you ... Read more

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