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  • Irish Beef Stew With Potato Biscuits

    3/14/2017 5:10:26 PM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, St Patricks Day is upon us and I would like to share with you a family favorite! Take a peek! Read more

  • Caught a bug...still walking.

    3/13/2017 3:03:10 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Caught a bug while out to some appointments and events the last few days. Today I'm so weak and have a sore throat. Drinking extra water and wa... Read more

  • Happy weekend!

    3/10/2017 5:56:41 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Spring will soon be here. Flowers are popping up and the days are getting longer and somewhat warmer! Hope everybody has an awesome weekend. I... Read more

  • Surgery follow-up

    3/8/2017 6:01:14 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Surgeon called me Humpty Dumpty as he described the puzzle of putting shattered bones back together as best as he could. Discarded pieces that w... Read more

  • more successful than Humpty Dumpty

    3/7/2017 6:39:23 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Three weeks ago I shattered my right wrist. At surgery follow-up yesterday the doctor detailed what he did. There were so many small fragments ... Read more

  • Thank you for helping me celebrate 44 years

    3/3/2017 7:05:40 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I can hardly believe I've been married to my sweet husband for 44 years today. So many wonderful memories. In recent years SP has been an impor... Read more

  • Challenges and triumphs Thank You

    3/2/2017 10:00:53 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Thanks to all who commented on my blog. I continue to learn more ways to use just my left hand and arm. I did have another dizzy spell today an... Read more

  • We can do this...

    3/2/2017 8:52:50 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    -one choice at a time -one step at a time -one bite at a time -one sip at a time ... Read more

  • Lion

    3/1/2017 7:32:50 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Thoughts and prayers for all who are dealing with such a fierce lion as March begins. ... Read more

  • Challenges and Triumphs

    2/28/2017 6:29:59 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Since shattering my right wrist two weeks ago I've seen some of both. At first I was fearful that I would gain weight while so limited in activi... Read more

  • Recovery will be slow

    2/25/2017 10:05:25 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Doctor put my right wrist back together with plate and about 12 screws. Removed bone fragments. We'll know in about two weeks if smaller bone p... Read more

  • Wrong Handed Living

    2/18/2017 5:36:32 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I'm right handed. i shattered my right wrist on Valentine's Day. Having surgery in three days. I'm not able to do much and feel like doing eve... Read more

  • like a slog

    2/17/2017 7:41:18 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Can't do much with shattered right wrist. it is splinted until surgery next Tuesday. Every motion is painful and I am very dizzy, too. Guess I... Read more

  • ouch update

    2/16/2017 5:24:47 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    saw hand surgeon yesterday. complicated break that will require plate and a lot of screws and perhaps a second surgery later. besides the big b... Read more

  • ouch!

    2/14/2017 5:21:55 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    walked this morning...fell. nice young msn actually picked me up and walked with me a bit until I assured him I could manage. drove to urgent c... Read more

  • Time to change gears

    2/10/2017 7:42:19 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    So, checking my BMI and the way my clothes fit and my weight, I'm finally ready to admit that I should be in maintenance rather than continued we... Read more

  • Big Challenge this Year

    2/8/2017 3:10:17 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    We have plans to meet up with our son's family in Orlando in November for eight days of Disney World - mostly Epcot Food & Wine Festival. Our so... Read more

  • Celebrations

    2/6/2017 6:17:46 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Yesterday our family gathered here to celebrate. It was both a birthday party for my husband and our oldest grandson and a Super Bowl party. I ... Read more

  • One Year...

    1/31/2017 1:22:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I just looked at my measurements to goal for the past year and was pleasantly encouraged. Waist - lost 3 1/2 inches Hips - lost 4 inches We... Read more

  • Home At Last and Ready to Go!

    1/29/2017 6:16:33 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After a month away to care for mom-in-law, plan her memorial, speak at her services, etc. it is so good to finally be back home. I missed my hus... Read more

  • A day at the beach and a day in the city...

    1/26/2017 8:40:06 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    It has been so beautiful here since the storms. Yesterday my husband and I joined his brother and sister for a day in Santa Cruz. The storms da... Read more

  • Beautiful memories

    1/25/2017 12:32:10 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    We buried my mother-in-law today. She was a dynamo - WWII Army nurse, pediatric nurse, wife, mom of three, athlete, writer, grandmother of 8, gr... Read more

  • Thousands of photos later

    1/20/2017 8:53:58 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I just finished going through thousands on my mother-in-laws photos to assemble a collage for her memorial. It turned out pretty well. At least... Read more

  • Only A Birthday Card?

    1/19/2017 12:54:53 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My dear husband's birthday is tomorrow. Before he flew home a few days ago I gave him a card that he tucked away to open at home. His mom was i... Read more

  • Peace amid the storm

    1/18/2017 5:49:59 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    With so much to accomplish before my mother-in-law's memorial next week, I really cherish these moments of calm when I am alone in her house betw... Read more

  • Gotta get back on track

    1/12/2017 1:20:46 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    I was caring for my mom-in-law in her home with hospice help. She died yesterday morning. It was exhausting to care for her. Now the energy is... Read more

  • Mother-in-law care

    1/3/2017 5:02:46 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    I have offered t care for my mother-in-law in her home until she dies. It's hard to be so far from my husband again, but I can most easily make ... Read more

  • She has been a great inspiration...

    1/1/2017 12:00:26 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    My mom-in-law has always been a tiny thing. Golf, riding her bike, and walking were her favorite activities. She played tennis before I knew he... Read more

  • Mom-in-law down

    12/29/2016 4:26:48 AM, by GRANDMABABA

    She's so sweet. She's in rehab recovering from infection and breathing struggles. She fell on Christmas when up to bathroom without ringing for... Read more

  • Oatmeal in the cookie jar

    12/26/2016 2:38:36 PM, by BLISSFULMOMENTS

    I enjoy baking and giving homemade treats to family & friends around the holidays. Our home smelled like Christmas days before Christmas. I made ... Read more

  • Back on track

    12/20/2016 3:42:48 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    After a brief lapse, I am back on track to maintain my weight through holidays and into the New Year. I've actually lost a pound since Thanksgiv... Read more

  • Cheat day?

    12/19/2016 4:31:12 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I just wrote this blog and it disappeared so will try again. I've never really had cheat day, but now and then I have a day or two when I reall... Read more

  • Drained...

    12/16/2016 8:32:05 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I am feeling completely drained - physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. There have been a lot of connections who all at once have h... Read more

  • Sometimes it's really easy to eat very little!

    12/15/2016 11:00:22 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    I've been to some wonderful events with amazing food that I would love to eat every bite of. I try not to eat it all, however, regardless of how... Read more

  • Prayers for two young children

    12/14/2016 1:30:33 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    One of my Stephen Ministry care receivers will attend the funeral for her ex-daughter-in-law today. The challenges of several years battling can... Read more

  • Ham Fritters

    12/14/2016 11:09:28 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, What are some ideas that you have for your leftover Christmas ham? Take a peek at one of mine! Yep just zip on over and...Take... Read more

  • Braided Holiday Brunch Loaf

    12/13/2016 10:19:08 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Can't figure out what to serve your Christmas guest for brunch? Well I got just the thing! Take a peek! Read more

  • Apple And Sweet Potato Stuffing

    12/12/2016 10:55:28 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, I have got the perfect stuffing to go with your Christmas ham! Take a peek! Read more

  • Black-eyed Pea Stew With Kielbasa

    12/11/2016 10:55:24 AM, by MEMORIES7

    Hello Sparkfamily, Sorry I have missed a few blogs here but I have been swamped to the gills! Do you make black-eyed peas for New Years? Well if ... Read more

  • Party, party, party!

    12/5/2016 12:55:01 PM, by GRANDMABABA

    Every evening this week I have a dinner or Christmas event. I have multiple events most days, too. I will make healthy choices and accomplish t... Read more

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