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finally getting ready to go to NY
Saturday, June 29, 2013      2 comments

It's been a long couple of weeks, but Monday we are driving to NY to visit my mom. I've been talking to her on the phone most nights unless she is just to tired to chat. She's still not in too much pain, in fact when she does have some pain she ... Read more
hi all and an update
Saturday, June 22, 2013      10 comments

I'm still not ready to dive fully back into spark but I wanted everyone to know I'm thinking of them and wishing all the best. Everyday the news is worse about my mom she has three types of stage 4 cancer and there is not much that doctors can d... Read more
I'm still here
Monday, June 17, 2013      12 comments

I got some very bad news about my mom, she has stage 4 liver cancer. For now, my mind is racing and running in a hundred different directions. I really can't concentrate on anything but what is going on in New York and will probably be going the... Read more
pictures of my vegetable patch
Monday, June 03, 2013      4 comments

Today I'm going to share pictures of my garden. Soon I'm going to have lots of veggies, nothing beats fresh from the garden to the table! Three kinds of peppers, yellow... Read more
June 1--- lost 3.4 pounds this week!
Saturday, June 01, 2013      12 comments

I've read in blogs and articles that it helps to kick start the weight loss by changing up your exercise routine and daily calories. I worked out more this week, almost every day instead of the 3-5x a week I had been doing the last month. I also... Read more
5% challenge Go Underdogs!
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      5 comments

Our recent assignment is to blog about being on the 5% challenge and part of the Underdogs team. I'm finding the feedback and challenge motivating. It's fun to add my exercise points and extra points in to the totals for the team. After a hard ... Read more
thank you to our vets
Saturday, May 25, 2013      5 comments

I have had a very productive few days off. Got the laundry done, sheets changed, shopping done and blood work drawn. Even worked in the garden a bit and got my Thank You to our veterans on by putting up a flag and a patriotic banner over the do... Read more
Looking forward to the pink cloud
Thursday, May 23, 2013      7 comments

First,, thanks for all the kind comments on my blog about my doctor's visit. I am going to stick to the exercise program I am on 30 minutes aerobics/strength training 5 x ... Read more
doctor's visit
Wednesday, May 22, 2013      7 comments

After much anticipation I had my doctor visit today. I've been questioned, poked, prodded, looked at and listened to. No real answers today as the blood work takes a while to get back. It seems all went well though. At least he didn't send me d... Read more
blog about blogs
Monday, May 20, 2013      9 comments

I've been spending some time reading blogs, both catching up with those who are already sparkfriends and learning about others from the cat team (5% challenge). What wonderful reading! It is so nice to sit here at my desk and read about the fee... Read more
getting ready for doctor's appointment
Friday, May 17, 2013      5 comments

Did you ever have one of those days where nothing you ate seems to be what you really wanted or needed? I am having one of those days. I'm not over my calories for today and still have plenty for dinner later, but I've done more snacking today t... Read more
Butter chicken, naan and 18 pounds lost
Monday, May 13, 2013      10 comments

As I write this I feel stuffed. We went to dinner with my son and his new wife ( a late Mother's Day dinner) and ate Indian food. In a word: delicious! Dinner was butter... Read more
Pictures of Plains Ga and goals for 5% challenge
Thursday, May 09, 2013      8 comments

I spent a lovely couple of days with my daughter and 2 grandsons and we visited Plains, Georgia, home of President Carter. Sounds kind of boring right? Well it actually was very interesting. It's free to the public to visit his boyhood home, str... Read more
Rainy Monday Musings
Monday, May 06, 2013      2 comments

Hi! It's Monday again. Since I work such a long shift on the weekend (36 hours) my weekends tend to go by faster (or slower lol) and Monday sneaks up on me quickly. This shift was extra stressful as my client's daughter has been diagnosed with a... Read more
gardening, walking, and napping
Monday, April 29, 2013      4 comments

Today I planted my garden. I had already started potatoes a month ago and they are doing great! I also had planted some seeds and I thought none came up until today when I noticed one lonely yellow squash seedling pushing through the dirt. In ad... Read more

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