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Exercising My Green Thumb
Saturday, April 13, 2019      1 comments

Got my workout today gardening and sprucing up the patio where I grow pineapples and have my orchids. Some photos of the results: I have 7 pineapp... Read more
Thoughts on staying motivated
Tuesday, August 28, 2018      4 comments

I stumbled across this article today on motivation - "Psychologists have surprising advice for people who feel unmotivated". Here is a link to the article -
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On The Move!
Monday, June 11, 2018      6 comments

We're about halfway there on completing our move from our daughters to our new home. I'll be packing up my desk top computer later today but will have access to Spark on my tablet. We already have the internet connection set up at our new home... Read more
Better Day Today & 2018 Summer 5% Challenge
Friday, June 01, 2018      6 comments

Had a much better day today, planned for leaving early, had a quick but nutritious breakfast and walked for 30 minutes while my daughter was at her Dr. appointment. Had time to get some decluttering in after we got home. Got asked to help o... Read more
Derailed & 2018 Summer 5% Challenge
Thursday, May 31, 2018      3 comments

Today was one of those days, interrupted sleep last night, left the house 2 hours earlier than I had originally planned without getting to eat breakfast and things meal wise went down hill from there. No vegetable or fruit made an appearance unt... Read more
The Electric is Coming! & 2018 Summer 5% Challenge
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      3 comments

Good news today - the electric company & the electrician will be at our property Fri. morning to finish the electric hook up at our house. One step closer to being able to move in. Hope we will be moved in by the start of the 2018 Summer 5... Read more
We Have Gutters! & 2018 summer 5% Challenge
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      5 comments

Another step forward, our new house has gutters, they were installed today. Still need the electric connected at the meter by the electric co., railings, grading and our ongoing situation of the wrong flooring being put in several rooms. The cor... Read more
Fitting Exercise In & 2018 Summer 5% Challenge
Monday, May 28, 2018      6 comments

I have always had trouble finding a way to get in the 120 minutes of exercise allowed per day in the 5% Challenges. Then a fellow Spirited Under Dawg ( Dianedoessmiles) mentioned fitting in extra minutes while doing things around the house, so ... Read more
Thoughts on Clutter & Joining the 2018 Summer 5% Challenge
Sunday, May 27, 2018      4 comments

First Spark Friends please forgive me for the number of times I will use the words "move" and "new home" over the next few weeks as that is what is foremost on my mind right now. We pared down a lot when we moved out of our house last Nov. ... Read more
Thanks! & 2018 Summer 5% Challenge
Saturday, May 26, 2018      4 comments

Wanted to give a big emoticon to all on the 5% Challenge Spirited Under Dawgs team. I have greatly benefited fro... Read more
Super Busy Week
Thursday, May 24, 2018      2 comments

So far this is how my week has gone: Monday - Walk with dog, surprise trip from hubby and MIL to the furniture store to pick out a sofa for the new house, then grocery shopping with MIL, then to Aldi that afternoon.for fruits and veggies. ... Read more
We're Off! - 1st day of the 5% Spring Challenge
Saturday, April 07, 2018      9 comments

A few photos to share from the trip my son Derek, Trixie and I took to the local flea market. Acres of stuff, I found an ice cube tray for making ... Read more
Thursday, July 06, 2017      4 comments

Today is day 9 of my 20 day countdown to being active on Sparkpeople for one full year. (My original intention was to post a blog or photo each day but life got in the way of my plan!) On my morning walk I encountered a red bellied woodpeck... Read more
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      4 comments

Today is day 17 of my 20 day countdown to being active on Sparkpeople for one full year. My plans for the day got derailed to help DH take down the old ceiling fan/ light in the dining room and put up the new fixture we bought over the wee... Read more
Countdown - Day 19
Monday, June 26, 2017      2 comments

Countdown day 19 to being active on Sparkpeople for a full year. Today was DD's Dr. appointment in Orlando. A lot of territory can be called Orlando. The office we were going to was on the far side of downtown Orlando from us. Not want... Read more

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