SparkPeople Member Blogs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_recent_blogs.asp These are the most recent public blog entries from SparkPeople Members. SparkPeople Member Blogs http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_recent_blogs.asp Baby I'm back! Again!! :) ...oh for only 3 weeks.... :( short beginning of my upcoming end http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769952 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d40577e4-7fe2-4616-8652-f6d254e86179.jpg"> <BR> Just came back a couple days ago after snow-shoveling injury (heavy wet snow caused a fee months of constant achy soreness) side-lined me in early spring, then birthdays and winter doldrums & outta th... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 15:31:42 EST What Can You Achieve In 3 Weeks? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769951 I've been stalled out for a few weeks, <em>24</em> <BR> ...partly just mental 'fog' due to the heat/humidity, <em>67</em> partly the sadness regarding the transition from SP to MFP has me 'weighed down', <em>39</em> partly because I got off track and stopped tracking food diligently las... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:28:35 EST Tuesday's Tickle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769949 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9a917ba1-ce34-48aa-9102-fcca7ebaa631.jpg"> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:26:44 EST Tuesday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769948 Hope you have a great day...not much going on...just work, and working out....and trying to stay cool and hydrated in this 100 degree weather....gotta love the summer! <BR> <BR> <BR> TTYL Tue, 27 Jul 2021 14:17:59 EST Giving blood this Friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769947 Apparently, there's a shortage of blood in my area. I'm giving blood Friday to help. I've given before and I hadn't due to covid. Time to return. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:35:45 EST Having a day... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769946 179.8 <BR> <BR> Flying was cancelled yesterday, due to weather. And so we moved it to today... but cancelled again, due to weather. Ugh! <BR> <BR> I had no hot water this morning. <BR> <BR> I stepped in dog poop. <BR> <BR> I'm really bummed about not being able to fly today. That being sai... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:27:25 EST Transplant http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769945 My youngest son had a liver transplant. His liver had stopped working. Then a few months later his kidneys quit. They were trying to filter his blood but without his liver working, they became overwhelmed and gave up. He spent a month in ICU on the island before being transported over to the main... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 13:09:49 EST Tuesday musings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769944 142.6 is not where I want to be. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:56:47 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769943 Today is wound clinic day, so DD got her dressing changed and made the next appointment. SHe is still a long way from healed, but her heel is healing. LOL! The hip wound is another story. They are working hard to try things to hasten the healing. <BR> We drove out in the country to one... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:43:23 EST Enjoy your day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769942 Enjoy your day Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:42:43 EST Depression http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769941 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/696f00e1-32ac-4690-890a-c39f6e7497b7.jpg"> <BR> I know today I don't feel it like I should. Things aren't changing on the scale. I got denied for my disability. Just so much going on. The biggest issue is that I have to take meds to sleep and my da... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:08:37 EST The heat makes everyone crazy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769940 Not even the dog days of summer and the crazies have hit. I cannot <BR> blame it on the coronavirus or anything else. It is "make hay while the <BR> sun shines" or "no time like the present". Making noodles 3 nights in a <BR> row so that we have inventory on Saturday. Making jams while I wait <B... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 12:03:40 EST Wishing for one night without pain. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769939 Wishing for one night without pain. If I sleep on my right side, I wake up with screaming pain in that hip. If I sleep lying on my left side, toss and turn all night <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b652be0d-3f0a-4b41-ac75-4f25530ad562.jpg"> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:56:00 EST Pick: Do you consider these musicians one-hit wonders? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769938 <link>https://www.decades.com/quiz/pick-do<BR>-you-consider-these-musicians-one-hit-<BR>wonders </link> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:44:21 EST 21 days, that's three weeks left on Spark People http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769937 Slowly, we seem to be losing support. I notice lots of profile pictures were not appearing yesterday, but many of them are back today. Yesterday I got comments on my blog entry that folks' had their friend feed stop working. I kind of expect this kind of erosion as the last three weeks evolve.... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:16:35 EST Daily Affirmation for Tuesday, July 27, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769936 " Today is my day to laugh loud - laugh often." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie <link>jlh@sail7.com </link> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 11:14:32 EST Not Sparkling http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769933 Feeling down in the dumps about SP as the end nears. MyFitnessPal is OK, but it lacks personality. <BR> <BR> We still have mangoes from tree #2. They’re smaller and a tad more fibrous but still tasty. Last night I made mango bread using my strawberry bread recipe; very tasty. I’ll freeze one... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:49:51 EST Never give up----on anything! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769932 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cff17f07-7a85-410d-bd04-6414cf7bdb48.jpeg"> <BR> NEVER GIVE UP---- There are bad days--not so good days--- better days--- but--- if I ever quit trying to be healthier, I would be so discouraged with myself! <BR> <BR> Anyway, of course all s... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:37:24 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769931 Treadmill and dog walk. Going to volunteer at the hospital from noon to 4. Have a lovely day. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:33:19 EST A rainy day here today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769930 It's going to be raining pretty much the whole day here today. I'm okay with that and so is my daughter. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I'm getting some laundry done this morning. In the afternoon I will be going for a walk. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay s... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 10:31:52 EST having a peaceful morning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769929 good morning - DH is at his annual wellness exam. I am relaxing. I have noticed more of my friend gone on Sparks. I have been deleting much of my blogs. Keeping the ones I want to remember - deleting much stuff. It's amazing how much it accumulates. Been a member since 2007, so it has been a... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:58:11 EST Day 2. .. there's our sunshine .. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769928 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/72c98eba-b002-40c0-bd40-40f215b35774.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Yesterday was a good day and even though I was going on about 4 hours sleep, it was alot of rest throughout the day, but I pulled in 11,193 steps ... YAY ME!!!! <BR> <BR> The machines were goo... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:56:31 EST 2021 HAPPY TUESDAY SPARKERS HOPE ALL ARE DOING WELL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769927 hey sparkers hope all are doing ok no gym this morning bsl was low belly hurt little bit hubby got to get mri in the morning at 8:15 so next week he can get his shot in his back keep him in your prayers hope he can get some relief what are you all doing today let me know love and many blessings t... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:54:41 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769926 Hope your day is starting off well. Got a run and bike ride in this morning. hoping for a little less hectic day at the office so I can get some things done today. <BR> <BR> Blessings Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:47:35 EST Tuesday’s Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769925 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f4508903-106a-4477-8fd8-91983d7cd0df.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c8de5e86-e45d-4ca0-9beb-7c6a69beb186.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0b6ae635-f002-4dc7-b71c-46f88919109e.jpe... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:37:59 EST Steps taken.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769924 Good morning friends. Yesterday was another relatively slow day. Bible app, then walked Bella, picked up my shoprite from home order, worked, made a small loaf of sourdough bread with this dukkah seasoning I had from trader joes.. yummy. <BR> <BR> Hubby and his mom and sister went up to the ... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:17:00 EST Happy Tuesday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769922 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b8502ba8-c1fe-4ab5-af68-ea50bd7dda0e.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e165ce89-0935-4fd8-9359-14b6c45b71f2.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60fa754e-06b7-4e23-886a-da7fd4f348de.jpg"> <img src="http://photos... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 09:05:36 EST Day 525 - Titus 2:7 & Tutu Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769921 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/20c08bbe-88bf-4fb5-b058-88ae315c3cd4.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6acb3371-6e14-4fa0-bcb7-3f5ff3080f59.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Happy Tuesday! <BR> <BR> I may have finally figured out the culprit of my digestive issues... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:56:29 EST 7/27/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769920 Be bold, be brave enough to be your true self. <BR> Queen Latifah <BR> <BR> Read more at https://www.brainyquote.com Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:52:33 EST And Now, the End is Near http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769917 I finished two challanges this morning and I replaced them with two new challanges knowong full well that Spark People as we know it would be gone before I could finish. It is my intention to keep the pedal to the metal and to run full force across the finish line Spark People has imposed. <BR> ... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:33:31 EST JOLLIES FROM JUDY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769916 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ce33f2f5-e677-423d-b70d-3337a3400a9d.jpg"> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:28:02 EST VACATION DAY 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769915 Good morning from MN. Today, we’re going to Como Zoo with family. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:11:44 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769914 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0d9b4bcd-06a8-42a4-ba70-233ea3230fed.jpg"> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:07:41 EST My Favorite SP Motivational Quotes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769913 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b136fabd-69b0-4562-a2ca-dd7ba3eaeb40.jpg"> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 08:02:21 EST Monday Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769912 Just another week at work, until Friday! Going to Put In Bay Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:59:36 EST Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769911 It is really hot here...in the mid 90's with heat index in the triple digits... <em>259</em> <em>67</em> <BR> <BR> Stay safe all Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:30:59 EST Italian Lovers, Life Hacks, and Obsessions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769910 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/f5b6a195-4465-4215-be62-801bbdddfb04.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Hello love. <BR> <BR> I'm thinking about you this morning. The fan whirring over my head, soft birds chirping outside my office window, and in the distance, the early morning peace is shattered... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:18:36 EST I’ve lost 8 lbs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769909 The doctor wasn’t happy I’d lost 8 lbs, lots of stress in my HOA, having to sue one turkey who thinks the rules don’t apply to him! Wow, it’s those beastly 15 lbs beloved and I both gained moving to the South, land of fried chicken and key lime pie! Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:16:46 EST Walking with GOD http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769908 Walking with God Leviticus 26. July 27 2021 <BR> <BR> <BR> “You shall not make idols for yourselves; neither a carved image nor a sacred pillar up for yourselves; nor shall you set up an engraved stone in your land, to bow down to it; for I am the Lord your God. You shall keep My Sabbaths and ... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 07:03:29 EST Word of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769907 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/226b8c3a-9db7-42d4-9e17-54db51495765.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> Continuing after Spark at www.therightdeb.blogspot.com <BR> <BR> <link>www.therightdeb.blogspot.com </link> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 06:52:31 EST Happy Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769905 Good Morning… We always hear how breakfast is the most important meal of the day but also know, our thoughts in the morning can be our most important thoughts for the day… We are what our thoughts have made us; so, take care about what you think, words are secondary, but thoughts live and they tr... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 06:47:20 EST Happy Tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769904 Have a great day. <BR> <em>386</em> Tue, 27 Jul 2021 06:45:21 EST Thought and Prayer for Tuesday, July 27, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769903 July 27, 2021 FREE TIME <BR> <BR> Alone time. Free time. Down time. Some of us can’t even comprehend such things. We are busy, busy, busy. Both work and home demand our time so anytime for ourselves is pretty much out of the question. However, is it really? If we were to examine our actions for ... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 06:27:58 EST More pics from my trip... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769902 Gorgeous view: <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bf53404b-e22b-4f14-95b7-cffb2e194e95.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Conference room where we held our meetings: <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a72242dd-8b46-4a44-9fd8-809a318304e3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Another gorgeous view:... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 06:05:10 EST Joke time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769901 What are vampires? A pain in the neck 😆. Just letting you know that this is my final week of posting jokes. I am truly grateful that I could put a smile on your face when you read my corny jokes. I will miss you all and thank you for your friendship ❤️ Tue, 27 Jul 2021 05:42:31 EST FOR BY GRACE ARE YE SAVED=7/27/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769900 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and not of yourself: (it is) the gift of God: Not of works, lest ant man should boast. Ephesians 2:8-9 (KJV) ====================================<BR>====== He that walketh uprightly and worketh righteousness and speaketh the truth in his heart. Psalm 15:2 ... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 05:28:44 EST A Hike To Be Remembered http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769899 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ea1f759c-fb0d-4afd-83a4-dd9c7394b896.jpg"> <BR> Yesterday we hiked under conditions that were far from perfect. The warning to stay inside did not come until after we were on the trail. The smoke from the fires in Canada reached us, and the air q... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 05:26:46 EST July 27 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769898 Made my fish where the bones become soft. That was One meal. Then cooked leftover gravy with a few vegetables for a second meal. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 05:26:17 EST FOR BY GRACE ARE YE SAVED=GOD'S BLOG=7/ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769897 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ae3403c5-c3ae-48f2-b330-92c7b2bdb820.jpg"> He that walketh uprightly and worketh righteousness, and speaketh the truth in his heart. Psalm 15:2 (KJV) ====================================<BR> For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 05:14:43 EST Persevering & Staying Focused... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769895 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5a4b2f96-4aa8-4ca9-b400-e794ae487923.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning <em>524</em> , <BR> <BR> Cheering you on to keep up with your program, even when your days are getting tougher and you feel like throwing in the towel, I encourage you to keep ... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:12:58 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769894 Two types of voices command your attention today. Negative ones fill your mind with doubt, bitterness, and fear. Positive ones purvey hope and strength. Which one will you choose to heed? <BR> <BR> Max Lucado Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:11:07 EST Bible Verse for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769893 And in that day you will say: “Praise the Lord, call upon His name; Declare His deeds among the peoples, Make mention that His name is exalted. <BR> <BR> Isaiah 12:4 Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:09:57 EST Mercy, Peace and Love – Day 15 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769892 Called, sanctified by God the Father and preserved in Christ Jesus… <BR> <BR> “And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all c... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 03:04:35 EST 7-26-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769890 It's Monday again. I have to remember that doesn't mean what it used to. I'm retired. I don't go to work any more. But I have to remain in the flow of time. Trash is picked up on Monday on my street. That means I have to have all the trash going out in the garbage can by Sunday afternoon so my ne... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 02:09:33 EST Day 208: Getting Better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769889 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/610882e3-7711-434d-9e24-3dfb9cf3717d.jpg"> <BR> "If you want your life to be a magnificent story, then begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page." (Mark Houlahan)   Hello, my lovely frien... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 02:09:29 EST Curious about this,,, Pictures can do the most amazing things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769888 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/d3a229ba-8abd-4673-8482-f07a38531e2c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Sometimes we just need a good laugh. Why not pass it along. <BR> <BR> When life gets rough or LOL JUST BORED andI had the time to get out of bordom and hence NOT over eat,, if I can talk to ... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 01:24:48 EST July 26-Reality check http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769886 For some reason the reality of This is almost over hit me hard today. Oh I know I was doing my accounts and setting up next month schedule..my brain went..dang it is almost August!! <BR> Still waiting and wondering about 360, but honestly want to find a site where our international friends can be... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 00:24:00 EST Weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769885 Warmed up to 72 after 68. It is 69 outside and 73 inside... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 00:15:50 EST 2021 - Day 206 - Wasted Time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769884 Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted. ~ John Lennon <BR> <BR> Whether "Sittin' on the dock of the bay" or "just sittin' out here watching airplanes", sometimes doing absolutely nothing is the way to go. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dcd61d5a-52e0-47e3-98a9-64e41... Tue, 27 Jul 2021 00:05:29 EST 072521 moments - pink mat http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769883 my 5 year old niece was at my house and wanted to do yoga. i have 2 yoga mats, 1 blue and 1 purple. she played with my yoga block, strap, padded kneelsers.foam roller and resistance bands. then she saw my videos. so i played one for her. the instructor said "this routine will work your head to yo... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:57:06 EST KARN Evil 9 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769882 Karn Evil 9, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, 1974 I thought it was a single song but ELP made several incarnations of it. (I like to work out to it - don’t think I ever read the lyrics before, though) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/20fc3986-067d-4a07-ae4b-231cf28e72f2.jpeg... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:47:35 EST Another Update Regarding Medical Issues http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769881 Let me give you the good news. The cancer in my stomach is gone and the Prostrate cancer has been reduced from a PSA of 26.6 to 1.2. To God be the glory. During the treatment modalities my heart has reared its trouble once again. Tomorrow at 7am I'll be in the hospital for heart surgery. I ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:38:27 EST SomeThings I Discovered Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769880 First off, I drove back from near San Antonio over to Houston today, and Thank Goodness for the way finding app, Waze, which redirected me out of Interstate 10 traffic along the old US Hwy 90 for about 10 miles, a stretch I’m sure I haven’t been on since high school….. it was so lovely driving al... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:37:20 EST 7/26/21 - Bedtime http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769879 Once I picked that zucchini, dinner just came together. I made a skillet vegetarian minestrone. The zucchini and green beans came from the garden, there were tomatoes in the freezer, the rotini and pinto beans were in the cupboard, and I had onions and garlic on hand. Add some ground pepper a... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:19:43 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769878 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/80d4e7b8-2b36-40a9-ad9f-f0b37972cea0.jpg"> <BR> Walked early in morning, so hot and humid. Got very sweaty. Took grandsons to splash pad. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 22:55:52 EST Feeling hot hot hot! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769877 The heat was so oppressive today. Yikes. I went to the grocery store around 7:30pm and felt like I was tied up in a plastic bag for the short trip to and from my car. <BR> <BR> I will tend to my flowers and shrubs early in the morning. They will need a healthy dose of water to make it through an... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 22:49:46 EST Here's our Final Prayer - St. Anne Novena http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769875 In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. <BR> <BR> Dear Lord Jesus, I have specific requests that may only partially fill the infinite needs and desires that are in my heart. I ask that You answer me not only for those requests but also for a greater reliance on Y... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 22:41:36 EST I'm motivated...I think... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769873 Between getting sick and client crises, I haven't been to the gym in a while, haven't kept up with my walking, haven't been eating well... <BR> <BR> Okay, enough kvetching! <BR> <BR> Time to get back on the wagon! <BR> <BR> I can do this tomorrow, but tonight, it's baked salmon with a nice sal... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 21:41:34 EST Craft Kits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769871 Spent nearly 6 hours today assembling kid's craft kits in preparation for TheFest.us <BR> It's a wonderful day of family, fun, music and so much more! <BR> This year it's 8/8/21. <BR> Check it out! Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:37:23 EST July 26, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769868 Happy Monday! <BR> <BR> Well, my mood has been somewhat better today, I guess. I tried to sleep past 5:00, but didn't make it very far. I got up, had my Energize, read my Bible and devotional and did my workout. I took my shower and had my breakfast. I got the dishes washed, made the bed and swe... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:19:53 EST Graduation??? Deja vu http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769867 I just read DianeDoesSmile's note and her encouragement to use this time to say goodbye. It feels like April and we are getting ready for graduation. Instead of a prom, the 5% Challenge for Summer is coming to an end and so is SP. <BR> <BR> When I began on SP, I had no intention of making any ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:19:09 EST Monday 7/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769866 All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 19K steps for today. Macros were good today Calories goal was 1570 and I was over 31, P goal was 140 and I was over 6 grams, C goal was 140 and I had 1 gram left and F goal was 50 and I was right on target. Great 20 min AMRAP ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:12:27 EST 26/7/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769865 🌞🌡️. Rebound jogging, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, marching, 3 of 15 + 17 inclined push-ups, 1 min 51 sec plank, and walk. 15,000+ steps. Had a great day! Got laundry and other chores done as well. Starting to feel in control of my days. Well except my hunger issues. I constantly feel h... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 20:07:47 EST The Best of the Best http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769864 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2bb4b030-0ac6-44d1-b05c-e15a07a58a6d.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Took a risk today and mowed the front yard. Took about an hour. Showered and napped. Took the rest of the day. <em>334</em> Baby steps. Tomorrow, the back yard. I mow about 6 in the morni... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:58:56 EST Joke for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769863 My hubby told me this joke today... <BR> <BR> A man mowed the lawn today, and after doing so he sat down and had a cold beer. <BR> The day was really quite beautiful, and the drink facilitated some deep thinking. <BR> His wife walked by and asked him what he was doing, <BR> and he said, "Nothin... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:50:47 EST Daily Affirmation for Monday, July 26, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769862 " Today is my day to honor my being." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie <link>jlh@sail7.com </link> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:47:26 EST Move forward Monday 7-26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769861 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3c857cf4-33a9-47bc-9da2-80a2cdb89a10.jpg">Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, <BR> Anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending. <BR> Carl Bard <BR> <BR> I got a nice 39 minute walk today, Before the bad air from the... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:39:37 EST Monday July 26th - Another "death" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769860 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/db96e323-6cef-4423-9d67-fa88ed322fd2.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I do not know how to do this to make it any easier to read or grapple with. We have seen that this was coming, but suddenly with the death of out little Jamaican sister this past May, the reali... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:19:32 EST 2021 A NEW YEAR BEGINNING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769859 Mudded and taped corners in and out of new closet. Will finish tomorrow. Then texture outside and prime drywall inside. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:17:14 EST July 26 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769858 Daughter will leave, Spark ending for us. But we will continue. We have done so much have to continue one way or another. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:10:55 EST Smile of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769857 The Fortune Cookies <BR> <BR> After finishing our Chinese food, my husband and I cracked open our fortune cookies. <BR> Mine read, “Be quiet for a little while.” <BR> His read, “Talk while you have a chance.” Mon, 26 Jul 2021 19:05:32 EST My exciting day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769856 I feel good today, just finished the grocery shopping. Not a big deal, right? It is for me! Now I can drive again (bad shoulders) and I am enjoying the freedom. I've always loved grocery shopping. Clean and brightly lit and welcoming. They are always glad to see me, or at least, I like to think ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:55:14 EST Motivational Monday Musings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769855 The ABCs of Living A More Positive Life <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8e2ff595-e817-49bc-8f2f-20331a901f56.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Always approach life's situations with an open mind, and realize that nothing is ever is bad as it seems in the moment. <BR> <BR> Before you o... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:44:40 EST I don't feel like it......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769853 I thought I broke myself. Not Physically, A little Mentally. My Son is Totally against Being Vaccinated and thinks We all Need to do our Research. He Listens to a Radio Personality person Who Has So Many Horror Stories about This Subject that I have started to Believe them. <BR> My Son is afraid ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 18:01:36 EST Shuffle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769852 Last week I shuffled the boxes the sodding Ex Worker[?] Friend had delivered here.  Those that I could carry, I took upstairs.  Those I couldn't lift, or carry, I shuffled near to the stairs creating room ready for the couriers to bring in the stuff from Elaine's garage.   <BR> <BR> I have prett... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:54:46 EST Weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769851 Another great day in NEPA sunny not too humid hope you got outside and enjoyed it Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:52:20 EST July 26 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769850 My diabetes has gotten out of control. Dr put me on FMLA for 6 weeks, if it gets approved. So right now I am off work waiting for a decision. Trying my hardest to put things in perspective. Blah! Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:38:53 EST Scenery along the route http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769849 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fc8b6185-7c22-4095-9be9-878f2d79c783.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/13946631-02c7-4418-b3bb-a22299718f09.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2c66f743-55ee-4a72-b066-b596f5198160.jpg"> <img src="http://photos... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:35:05 EST Monday July 26, 2021 Journal/log entry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769848 Weather: Gorgeous with lots of sunshine, and clear blue skies. We're getting smoke from the western fires so it's a hazy sunshine. Temp is 70 degrees with 52 percent humidity. <BR> <BR> Sunday's log: Sunday went pretty well. I was up at 8:00 and walked over to Scout and Company. Enjoyed a... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 17:28:01 EST My last blog, I will add many times before we wave bye bye! PLEASE reread last 1 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769847 <em>248</em> 7-18-21 This is what I wrote on the message boards, today, about SP closing: Please read my latest blog, I have added to it & will continue to add till the end! <BR> <BR> I, too, am so sorry for SP closing. Today is my 3,411 days of SP land, EVERYDAY. BUT, what would have happened... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:58:52 EST LOW DAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769844 Well, I am one of those that hardly ever feels bad. Got up this morning and my stomach has been acting up all day I have eaten cottage cheese and sipped on hot tea hoping that will lhelp with this feeling. I was planning spice dinner tonight but it is no happening When Hubby gets in I will ha... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:18:12 EST Mon 7/26 super exciting day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769843 It's a super exciting Monday. First, our grands are here (after quarantining until yesterday). And second, they are starting work on our tile wall! The pigs have been coming to visit us without invitation (how rude!!), and they tend to be unruly (knocking over containers, plants, etc.) Soon the w... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:12:21 EST 150th Weekend Fasting Cycle - Mini Milestone Reached http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769842 The 48-hour fast from Fri dinner to Sun dinner went without a hitch. This marks a minor milestone of 150 toward 200. <BR> <BR> Cooking project this weekend is to process 15 lbs of potatoes into French fries. <BR> <BR> Sun dinner (no pic) was fried hamburger patties, 2 fried eggs, mussels, oyst... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:11:53 EST Sing Along With CERIUSLY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769841 My good friend Heidi, (HICIM705), came across this blog recently and encouraged this re-post! Originally written with the 5% Challenge in mind, it's especially meaningful to me at this time. <BR> <BR> And now, the end is near <em>335</em> <BR> And so I face the final weigh-in <em>11</em> <... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:09:04 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769840 I was saddened to hear that our high school graduating class lost another classmate and friend today. Please pray for the family of Andy Schweizer. He was 57. <BR> <BR> Blessings Mon, 26 Jul 2021 16:04:34 EST Can you name these 'Mama's Family' characters? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769839 <link>https://www.decades.com/quiz/can-you<BR>-name-these-mamas-family-characters </link> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:53:18 EST Boating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769838 Pontoon boat malfunctioned and our trip on the lake was postponed. We were rescheduled for this morning at 8. Everything went well. Saved the grandson from going into the lake twice. All in all, it was a great time on the lake. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:34:58 EST Monday... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769837 Hope you have a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:31:48 EST Day 41: Drama and my birthday is coming! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769835 Excuses, excuses I know. I missed several days in a row. There was some drama involved with a few friends of mine. Related to what I wrote about before. I don't like to write too much about that in case someone I know read it and became offended. I know if I found one of my friends writing about ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 15:03:05 EST Monday, 7/26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769834 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/23071443-a550-4f77-b256-9bde3db3ba17.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Today will be another calm one. <BR> <em>288</em> volunteer time at the church office <BR> <em>191</em> car picnic for one <BR> <em>203</em> read / rest with Auggie <BR> <BR> Tomorrow... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:56:36 EST Monday's Silly http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769833 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/edd7192f-708d-426b-b768-6385d3f44578.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:42:10 EST Daily Inspiration and Birth verse for July 26 and 27: http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769832 Daily Inspiration: Be patient with your daily life. See good so that you will see God. Live in goodness so that you will be better able to know God. Lord, help me to understand Your Love so that I will become filled with Your Peace. <BR> <BR> Daily Scripture & Reflection: And whenever you stand ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:35:29 EST Daily inspiration and birth verse for July 25 and 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769831 Daily Inspiration: Avoid being self-conscious and you will have more time to have fun and enjoy the moment. Lord, help me take myself less seriously and place my focus on those around me. <BR> <BR> A Time to Think--Hope is wishing for a thing to come true; faith is believing it will come true. ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:31:29 EST 7/26/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769830 Well day 6 since my knee replacement. Walking wobbling with the walker. Hard to maneuver around some of our rooms. Yesterday seemed to be the first day that the nerve block was completely out of my system. Pain is greater. I am supposed to walk 3 minutes per hour, which I am doing despite the... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:01:12 EST NO one is ever on a DIET http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769828 No, you aren't. <BR> <BR> Read on. Somebody wrote her coworkers asked why she wasn't partaking of the festivities. <BR> <BR> Her/the normal reply "I'm on a diet" No, you aren't because a "diet" to your mind doesn't make <BR> any kind of logic. <BR> <BR> A better response is. " I ch... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 13:31:50 EST 7-26-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769827 A man walked into a bar carrying an ape in his arms. "I just bought this fella as a pet," he explained. "We have no children, so he's going to live with us, just like one of the family. He'll eat at our table, even sleep in the bed with me and the wife." "But what about the smell?" someone as... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 13:05:48 EST Monday, Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769826 Happy Monday! here's to a successful week. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 12:46:58 EST A beautiful sunny day 🌞 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769825 It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. We are keeping cool and well hydrated. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've been for a walk and I feel great! Now I am just browsing at the local mall for a while. Have a great day, everyone! Take car... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 12:24:05 EST Bring on the work day!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769824 Good morning. What a fabulous couple of days. I was on the move a lot, but I definitely took it down a notch yesterday. Church and a quick trip to shoprite and a few doggy walks and the rest of the day was mine to relax, bake, cook, eat, create. I sealed several rocks. I finished the one I re... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 12:23:37 EST 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY MONDAY SOOO HUMID OUTSIDE WOW http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769823 hjey sparkers hope all are doing ok had good workout then went to beauty shop got that over now at home me some food enjoy your day love to all of you bless all of you <em>247</em> <em>247</em> <em>248</em> <em>223</em> <em>247</em> <em>593</em> <em>594</em> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 12:17:46 EST Embracing Where I am Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769822 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bd8b685c-92d2-408f-b28c-44ec4194597f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I love my boat and getting sunshine. I consider my pontoon my outdoor living room and feel as if I am on vacation all summer long. Truth be told I can't dock my boat so if my dad doesn't feel ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 12:05:15 EST "What, Could Ye Not Watch with Me One Hour?" Matthew 26:40 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769820 “It is time to stamp out sex trafficking,” Shared Hope International, founder Linda Smith. God’s people must say, “It is time to stamp out federal funding of abortion not only in this nation, but all nations that receive our tax dollars to fund abortions around the world.” <BR> <BR> Have we—the ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 11:40:27 EST Monday’s Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769819 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/389cde3d-c310-4a62-9b0c-89c1185334e7.gif"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c451ac8e-6002-452b-b3a2-ad36d1946080.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5f502e74-3cbd-4721-93ef-270880cd07d2.jpeg... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 11:23:19 EST TIMELINE for setting goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769816 Yesterday is an electronic impulse in the brain. Today, this moment is all, you will ever have be able to live. <BR> TOMORROW doesn't exist. So make your plans wisely. Set your goals with a specific ending date. Your mind will act on that date. <BR> 2 weeks, etc. goals never happen, but for examp... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:46:44 EST Finally here.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769815 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/deaa7385-b7a7-4181-adf3-67bdcffe8166.jpg"> <BR> Good morning to my friends <BR> <BR> Yesterday we didnt get here until 2 hours later then planned .. Our plane was an hour late and then the procedure for cleaning it out before we got on ... <BR> ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:30:54 EST Memories are made of this! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769814 Well, the numbers are going down --Sparkly people leaving-- <BR> Up here in Canada , we are not allowed to join Spark America-- <BR> Oh well!-----sad----- but----- rules are rules , and one must just go on--- <BR> <BR> Living in Northern Ontario, in the bush, spark connected me to so many gre... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:14:23 EST WE ARE MARRIED! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769813 Our wedding day was PERFECT. All the planning and fretting faded away. I trusted in my higher powers and my Dad in heaven to answer my prayers to help me fully be present and fill my heart with love and joy and gratitude. They came through for me, of course! <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.spark... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:03:58 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769811 Treadmill and dog walk complete. Didn't get much sleep as I am dog sitting my daughter's dog all week and she woke me up barking 3!!! times last night. Bible Study hopefully at 11 a.m. Not sure what else today as it is going to be a scorcher outside. Have a lovely day. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:00:25 EST A man was trying to remember birthday and anniversary dates. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769810 A man who had forgotten the dates for a number of his friends’ and relatives’ birthdays and anniversaries, decided to compile a list on his computer and have the dates highlighted on screen when the machine was turned on. <BR> <BR> He went to a number of computer stores to find a software progra... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:57:51 EST Crazy Weight Loss Schemes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769809 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3bf69784-4295-4ff6-bfb1-87792de7d8d2.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:54:40 EST 22 ... 22 ... anybody remember "Lost in America" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769808 Cult movie. The yuppy wife lost the nest egg betting on 22 on the roulette wheel in Las Vegas. I still crack up... 22! 22! 22! <BR> <BR> But I digress, there are only 22 days left on Sparkpeople.com, including today! <BR> <BR> Here's the link to my now regular blog over on BlogSpot with tod... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:51:04 EST Monday morning http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769807 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ed30e0c7-79ca-4263-aca1-7caf9826aece.jpg"> <BR> I woke up and went through my usual routine. When I opened the curtains in my bedroom and my azalea bush is outside my window. In it there was a bright yellow Finch and two bright red Cardinals. My ex... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:49:19 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769806 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/36f7bf10-7b74-4a3a-947a-3c9dfdb4e2a1.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:23:54 EST 191.9 Monacacy Hill hike. AF Saturday Sunday Party and 3 IPAs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769805 Did a five mile walk with the hiking club up a small "mountain" with the BCHC people. I enjoy hiking with that group. We had a nutritionist and an astronomy teacher walking with us that day. Interesting and various folks show up. <BR> <BR> Sunday traveled out of state to a birthday party ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:15:45 EST My Way http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769804 Today I start the 60th decade of my life. <BR> It’s been a good 60 years. - typical of most lives, ups and downs, success & challenges. <BR> Most of my friends are still with me & are healthy. Ive lost one about 10 years ago to cancer. I’ve always set goals but now the demarcation is not as cle... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:08:29 EST Day 524 - Ephesians 1:23 & Monday Motivation http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769803 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/44b05665-adf0-465b-b60f-7674e4b2fc00.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f9070c4-2951-4a1d-a021-13d66bb350c8.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Happy Monday! <BR> <BR> I had a hard time waking up this morning. Then my cat sliced open... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:05:16 EST Happy Monday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769802 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/02d9880d-bac3-4a60-ab65-ee9d3020a9a9.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c7c5203f-f99e-465d-9318-b7c8e47073dc.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 09:00:46 EST thought for today 7/26/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769799 Decisions have power. Decisions have force. We must know what we will and will not do, what we can do and choose not to do; and decide in harmony with the things we know. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:48:09 EST VACATION http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769797 First day of vacation in MN. Heading to Mall of America with our niece & nephew today. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:28:52 EST July 26th .. Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769796 It's a "Groundhogs Day" of yesterday! Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:25:13 EST Monday Message http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769795 If you blew it the weekend you can start recovering today! New day, new week! <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/09d63ea4-4f25-4f46-baa0-4b28ef5d9ec2.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:15:36 EST Lesson Learned http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769794 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/98e5aebc-dcab-4c48-8f09-a5926fe94f0c.JPG"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:12:04 EST The Simple Things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769793 It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary. <BR> ~ Paulo Coelho Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:10:10 EST The Simple Things http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769792 It's the simple things in life that are the most extraordinary. <BR> ~ Paulo Coelho Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:10:10 EST 7/26/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769791 It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions. <BR> Ben Stein <BR> <BR> Read more at https://www.brainyquote.com Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:07:50 EST Still here http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769790 I check in to see if anyone is home. <BR> Lights are fading from the 'houses' one by one. <BR> I am the master of my own universe and will act like it! <BR> <em>334</em> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:07:16 EST Dr today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769789 I need refills on my meds and will have him check my wrenched back. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 08:03:20 EST All over the drama http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769788 I had to email another vendor to find out what may have happened <BR> at market that had a few vendors upset. Not sure either of us will <BR> truly know for sure. Spent most of the day making noodles and jam, <BR> moving the sprinkler in the garden, and a host of little jobs that pushed <BR> our ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:56:27 EST Happy Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769787 Have a great day. <BR> <em>386</em> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:30:00 EST on "vacation" http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769786 I'm on "vacation" this week. I'm writing it in quotes because while I'm not gong to work I am going to probably be working harder each morn than my job required. Somehow I have ended up in charge of my church's vacation bible school and today is day one. <BR> The education wing of our church ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:29:44 EST Sinful but Forgiven http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769785 Sinful and Forgiven. Ephesians 1. July 26 2021. <BR> <BR> <BR> “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessings in the heavenly places in Christ, just as He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy wit... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:20:29 EST Monday's Laugh - Facebook Reality http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769784 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e3284dd8-4b71-4320-b819-d9cee4262593.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:12:39 EST Thought and Prayer for Monday, July 26, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769783 July 26, 2021 CHOOSE TO BE LOYAL <BR> <BR> Loyalty seems to be something of the past with most people. To be loyal means we stick by someone without hesitation. We don’t waiver and change our minds. We don’t let other things get in between our relationships with them. We stick closer to them bec... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:10:03 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769782 <BR> It is going to be a hot hot day <em>67</em> <em>259</em> <BR> <BR> Have a great Monday <BR> <BR> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:07:12 EST Getting Priorities in Order... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769781 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1277856296.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good Morning All, <BR> <BR> Cheering you on for a Great Monday & Week ahead... <BR> <BR> New Plans & Goals <BR> <BR> New Hopes & Dreams <BR> <BR> New Efforts in Everything you Set your Hand to Do <BR> <BR> We... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:04:34 EST Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769780 Mary Jean: A loop recorder is a device implanted SOMEWHERE inside the body to record all heart activity. My friend Dan, has his in his left arm. Mine is in my left breast, over my heart. It is about as wide as Scotch tape and about two inches long. My heart has only stopped a few times over t... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:03:05 EST Quote for Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769779 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/99882606-42e1-48c1-91c8-5431c62af0c7.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:02:26 EST Bible Verse for today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769778 I love the Lord, because He has heard My voice and my supplications. Because He has inclined His ear to me, Therefore I will call upon Him as long as I live. <BR> <BR> Psalm 116:1-2 NKJV Mon, 26 Jul 2021 07:01:29 EST Sunday Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769777 Enjoyed outside time and fun with friends and family but back to work! Mon, 26 Jul 2021 06:12:58 EST FROM THE END OF THE EARTH=GOD'S BLOG=7/262021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769776 From the end of the earth will I cry unto Thee, when my heart (is) overwhelmed: lead me to the ROCK (Jesus) (that is) higher than I. Psalm 61:2 (KJV) ====================================<BR>====== Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strengt... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 06:00:43 EST FROM THE END OF THE EARTH=GOD'S BLOG=7/ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769774 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a0158bd3-e5b3-4fb1-8d66-02af6683981b.jpg"> <BR> LORD THOU hast been our dwellingplace in all generations. Praise 90:1 (KJV) ====================================<BR> Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and wit... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 05:45:06 EST Joke time http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769773 What kind of bug lives in a clock? A tick! 🤦😊 Mon, 26 Jul 2021 05:34:36 EST MONDAY THOUGHT http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769772 <BR> <BR> <BR> If you want God's will for your life ;directions in their simplest form; PRAY AND OBEY! Mon, 26 Jul 2021 05:24:19 EST Tell Others That You Care ❤ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769771 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/737a041f-b1f7-46c3-afac-3bb532931daf.jpg"> <BR> The other day, I visited a special garden. When I posted the pictures, one of my admired acquaintances sent me a message, wishing that I had told her that I would be in her neighborhood. She wan... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 05:14:30 EST Still getting sicker. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769770 If the heat and smoke continue I may have to check into a motel. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 04:45:23 EST A few pics from my trip... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769769 My sister & I would sit here each morning & watch the sun come up: <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/86fa9437-52bd-46a6-bf53-33a97a94d152.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Sunrise: <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e13d7924-e000-48ea-b9d7-e98f17ec6015.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Bumbl... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 04:26:22 EST Happy Monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769768 Good Morning… Everyone gets the Monday Blues after a relaxing weekend, try to think positively, and don’t let unhappiness and sadness be related to your Monday… Few things in the world are more powerful than a positive push, a smile, a world of optimism and of hope, a "you can do it" when things ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 04:14:20 EST Sick of Life! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769767 Why do I hate myself? <BR> I've gained so much weight since I moved to Wausau. I'm at 288, almost 289 lbs!!!!!!!! I've never been this fat! I am so disgusted by myself!! <BR> I was hoping that the move to Wausau would be positive. It's been nothing but negatives. <BR> I WANT to move back ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 03:52:39 EST Mercy, Peace and Love – Day 14 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769766 Called, sanctified by God the Father and preserved in Christ Jesus… <BR> <BR> “Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, ‘You shall not commit adultery,’ ‘You shall not murder,’ ‘You shall not steal,’ ‘You shall not bea... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 03:17:09 EST Wet weekend http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769765 Thanks for your comments yesterday. <BR> <BR> Only 2 of us made the car show out of the 3. Him, who didn't go had some work on his car. So he didn't get wet. <BR> <BR> The venue was a nice open space in the middle of Kent. Cars were well spread out and the sun was quite hot. We set up "camp" an... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 02:50:07 EST 7-25-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769764 Cherries are still on sale. Too bad they don't come already pitted. I bought as bid a bag as I can eat in three days. That's about as long as they last in my kitchen if I don't eat them all. I do love fresh cherries. They have been so big and plump this year. Makes me wish the season would last ... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 02:20:20 EST Day 207: Friends Like You http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769762 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/472cbd18-69c5-4e99-a9d1-291b9dae318e.jpg"> <BR> Hello my lovely friends! I can't post multiple quote photos, but I still want to post at least one. Lots of hugs and loves for you all! Mon, 26 Jul 2021 01:12:49 EST METOBE posted this about MyFitnessPal How to post a blog. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769761 METOBE <BR> Hi. To post a blog on MFP, after signing on go to your "My Home" page via the top menu. Then click on "My Blog" on the submenu. That page has an "Add Post" option under Tools on the right side. It also has a Preferences option that lets you do some customization on the look and feel o... Mon, 26 Jul 2021 00:58:13 EST Warmed up to 74 after 67. It is 69 outside and 73 inside. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769760 Warmed up to 74 after 68. It is 70 outside and 74 inside. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 00:15:08 EST Today's Inspiration 07/26/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769759 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bf94427e-0df0-416b-9b72-4ef6fe855371.jpg"> Mon, 26 Jul 2021 00:09:22 EST 072521 moments http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769758 time with my sisters kids this weekend. crazy little monsters Mon, 26 Jul 2021 00:07:04 EST Enjoy your day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769757 Enjoy your day Mon, 26 Jul 2021 00:03:08 EST July 25-Escape to the hills http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769756 Twas not planned that way., after morning stuff got done I picked Tammy up to go to the "junk store" as I call it. Tis in a small community south of us tucked back into the "old road" area. I guess at one time it was the main store and gathering place for that area. We got down there and they wer... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:56:03 EST 7/25/21 - Bedtime http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769755 I harvested my first zucchini!! <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> For all the years I've planted a garden, this is the first year I've grown lettuce. Along with the kale, I wasn't sure how to pick it. Once again, Google to the rescue, and there even was a YouTube video. You clip from the outside in ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:47:07 EST Relaxing day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769754 I didn't leave the house today. I spent Friday in Manhattan and Saturday in Princeton. It felt good to stay at home in relaxation mode. I did some gardening, got some exercise, watched the Olympics and took a nap. I planned to do some work but never got to it. Tomorrow is a new day. <BR> <BR> I ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 23:19:27 EST A Good Thing About Drinking Water http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769753 Experience is a great teacher, so I can embrace the truth that water is the best thing for me to drink, ……. If not for any other reason than when you (I) accidentally knock over my glass, it is a WHOLE lot easier to clean up!!! <BR> <BR> It’s also easily flavored with lemon, or any number of oth... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:57:28 EST Are these episodes of Leave it to Beaver or The Waltons? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769752 <link>https://www.metv.com/quiz/are-these-<BR>episodes-of-leave-it-to-beaver-or-the-<BR>waltons </link> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:54:12 EST Day 9 - St. Anne Novena http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769750 In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. <BR> <BR> O St. Anne, you are my spiritual grandmother. Please pray for me! <BR> <BR> I come to you today asking that you pray for me to become more grateful. <BR> <BR> Too many of my prayers to God are when I come to Hi... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:43:09 EST Saturday Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769749 A great weekend of visiting friends and family and pool party and outside chores. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:41:01 EST My eyes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769748 I got new glasses last Monday. My sunglasses had a broken lens so they had to be remade, soim waiting on them. Since I was diagnosed with wet macular degeneration in January 2009, I have an Amsler grid on my refrigerator and check it daily. I hadn't noticed any distortion until today. I had been... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:40:16 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769746 Went for morning walk. Did bike ride in afternoon, listen to a 3 man band play music. Overall good day. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:36:10 EST Sunday, 7/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769745 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a74813ba-3304-422f-9820-cbd71eea4e2c.jpg"> <BR> <BR> A very quiet Sunday and that's just the way it was planned. <BR> <em>288</em> Worship <BR> <em>489</em> Made chicken & grilled onion sandwiches for lunch <BR> <em>88</em> Jigsaw puzzle ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:35:02 EST Powered through saving 2014 and 2015 blogs over the past few days http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769744 And wow, I have to say that all the instances of migraines/puking should have been a big clue long before 2017 that there was something very wrong going on. As you might recall, the issue turned out to be a benign pituitary tumor that finally forced a reckoning in 2017 when it leaned a little too... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 22:00:53 EST 2021 A NEW YEAR BEGINNING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769743 Wonderfully humid with a stifling heat. Then midday we got a downpour of rain that lasted about 20 minutes, I will take the rain. Mostly a day of rest. Beautiful forecast of a full week of heat and humidity with heat indexes near 115, yeeeehhaaaaaaw. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:33:39 EST Maggie May http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769741 Maggie May, Rod Stewart, 1972 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a74c7c42-519b-4632-b176-9db17abbc8ef.jpeg"> <BR> I just read that this song (mostly) based on Rod losing his virginity. <BR> He was 16 <BR> <BR> <BR> Wake up Maggie I think I got something to say to you <B... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 21:23:41 EST Day of Rest http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769740 After Church and visiting with some friends, it was a day of rest. <BR> Reading, napping, phone calls, pool and the usual ZOOM prayer time with Dad and family. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 20:40:48 EST Sunday 7/25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769739 All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 19K steps for today. Macros were good today Calories goal was 1570 and I was over 40, P goal was 140 and I had 7 grams left, C goal was 140 and I had 7 grams left and F goal was 50 and I was over 9 grams. Completed my power l... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:54:34 EST 25/7/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769737 🌞🌡️. Rebound jogging, 3 of 15 core and lower body workout, marching, 3 of 15 calf raises, 1 of 16 inclined push-ups, 3 of 15 squats, and walk. 15,000+ steps. Got some chores done today as well. Decided I needed to start getting things done around the house when I have time. Laundry should be ca... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:35:25 EST thought for today 7/25/21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769736 Your soul is the key to everything. When you learn to listen to your soul’s purpose and then focus your mind to your desires, you can become more in control your life. It is just a matter of wrapping your mind around these things and drawing them to you. Don’t ever give up on your passion. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:28:39 EST July 25, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769735 Happy Sunday! <BR> <BR> Boy, I've been on edge all day.... <BR> <BR> I slept okay last night, but woke up before the alarm went off. I got up, had my Energize, read my Bible and devotional and took my shower. I got dishes put away then fixed my breakfast and attempted to wake Matthew up (took 3... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:26:30 EST Sunday Blessings 7-25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769734 One of the simplest ways to be happy s letting go of the things that made <BR> you sad. <BR> <BR> Yes i did that awhile back and now I am happy most days, <BR> <BR> This afternoon I went on a short walk after the rain, It was hot and muggy . <BR> <BR> Came home and added onions and garlic a... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:22:49 EST The Last Two Weeks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769733 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/81114d7c-ee75-46a5-a0cc-916fac81ca2c.png"> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:11:48 EST 7/25/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769732 Well, I got home Friday afternoon and making it through two physical therapies. Has been progressing well so far. Had my 1st therapy since coming home. No incident, did well and she said I was a rock star. Aced all the exercises and had my sessions on my CPM machine. I don't feel as comforta... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 19:04:09 EST Alternative Answers in My Life http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769730 Sometimes we think we have a choice of X or Y, then suddenly life throws Z at us.  Should I try and stay up to watch Andy, or go to bed early and get up again in the middle of the night?  X or Y?  Then Z happens.  He pulled out of the singles competition due to a minor quad injury.  Apparently th... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 18:28:29 EST Putting My Head In The Sand http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769729 I have not written a blog lately.as I did not want to write one about the closing of Spark but it is not something I can plant my head in the sand and forget about. It is something that is coming up soon. I am so upset about this I have an appointment with my therapist the day after. I have bee... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:50:03 EST Sunday.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769728 Hope you had a great day! <BR> <BR> TTYL Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:21:37 EST Your Welcome http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769727 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a0734c9b-f1db-47bc-89af-d4bafff6200f.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I'm not online much these days. Nose is tender, and it hurts to wear my glasses for more than a few minutes at a time. <BR> <BR> Our son stopped by to visit for a few hours yesterday. It was ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:18:36 EST Smile of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769726 At His Village <BR> <BR> “I’ll do whatever I can for my constituents” <BR> A politician visited a remote little rural village and asked the inhabitants what the government could do for them. <BR> “We have two big needs,” said the village headman. “First, we have a hospital but no doctor.” <BR> T... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 17:04:03 EST How is it that Jesus, God and the Holy Spirit be as one? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769724 My blog today is how can Jesus, God and the holy spirit be as one. This is a very common question amongst even for long time Christians to fathom. Well I heard something today that will amaze you! Think of the three as a football. There is the outer skin, the foam and the air. Each one does a di... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:37:48 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769721 Treadmill for exercise and church on line today as my DH's hips are really bothering him today. Oldest son and two grandchildren left about noon today from spending yesterday and the night here. Helping my youngest son compile all his bills so he can attempt to file bankruptcy on line without a... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:30:56 EST It's Done!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769720 A two year journey climaxed today with the reality of becoming a board certified chaplain. All but one of our crew made it. Please remember Sam in your prayers as he works on next steps. <BR> <BR> Blessings Sun, 25 Jul 2021 16:21:37 EST Does Anyone Use Colloidal Silver for Immune System? I Walked 19 Miles Last Week. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769719 Proud of my post-op walking ability and sure am enjoying my mobility. Totaled up my miles last week for a total of 19. Not too bad considering that a mere couple of weeks ago I could barely walk. <BR> <BR> Got a lovely flower delivery on my big day (one of them) - the 20th - when I was out of ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:46:53 EST Sunday's Thought http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769718 "Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love." <BR> <BR> <BR> Mother Teresa Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:45:00 EST What I'm doing with the Nutrition Tracker - Just in case. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769717 Good Day to you! <BR> <BR> As you know, we are supposed to have a Nutrition Tracker in SP 360. <BR> <BR> Also, you must know that there is now a way to download the information. However, it downloads as a csv file and you must have a program to "decode" it. <BR> <BR> I have found that you can... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:43:56 EST Sunday July 25, 2021 journal/log entry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769716 Weather: Overcasted with some of the smoke from the western fires. Temp about 70 degrees with 67 percent humidity. <BR> <BR> Saturday's log: Saturday went pretty well. I was up early, but went back to bed. I could not for the life of me get going yestarday. I slept in, and watched some t... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:43:11 EST Back on track http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769715 I messed up for a few days, but I'm back. Going to do exercises on days will my body will allow. Going to eat on the lower end to allow a jump while I'm undoing the damage. Today I was able to mop the house, bathe my pit ( who hates bathes...lol) and scrub the porch. I'll probably pay for it tom... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:38:19 EST Another goal achieved! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769714 As of today, 7/25, I've let go of FORTY pounds! <BR> <BR> I was given a WONDERFUL surprise gift this month by my oldest best friend; she's using her airline miles to fly me to California for a visit after many years of not seeing each other! So, of course I'm *thrilled* that I've been on a weig... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 15:30:50 EST Weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769713 Lots of clouds and sun with high humidity today in NEPA be careful if your going outside stay safe Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:44:56 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769710 I woke up with a lot of knee pain in the middle of the night, but did get more sleep later. today I am doing exercises and being thankful for A/C in this hot weather. <BR> <BR> Tomorrow is a doctor appointment; I am hoping for a good lab report. I am going to address the issue of getting thi... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:29:36 EST still trying http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769709 On Friday I called the number for my first doctor and you have to go through the group thing.So someone called me back and was saying I can't keep changing doctors or go back and forth. <BR> I told her why I had switched in the first place, Dr. #2 being so close to home and me still weak from rec... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:18:24 EST Bye Bye Sparks http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769708 The news about SP shutting down and a new model opening for just the USA was a shock., but it proves that "Nothing in this life is Forever" <BR> <BR> New beginnings are just around the corner, so as this door closes, I am looking eagerly for the next one to open! <BR> <BR> Two possible sites fo... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:09:49 EST Sunday and finally, all is well! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769707 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ea60bd1a-4ac2-4403-a723-2e748c8e0f81.jpeg"> <BR> Sunday--- and we have smoke in the air-- <BR> The air smells like wet wood too-- must be the forest fires which are burning now west of Thunder Bay, Ontario-- <BR> I am late posting too---and I am s... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 14:06:56 EST 7-25-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769706 A salesman walks into the bar and asks, "You know where Bubba lives?" <BR> "Sure," says the bartender, and he gives him directions. "But you gotta be careful. Don't honk your horn when you pull up in front of Bubba's house." <BR> "Why not?" asks the salesman. <BR> "Well, you see, about three mo... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 13:58:24 EST Sunday’s Words http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769705 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a1ab743d-7951-443a-b363-79521ec61ffa.gif"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/020f64ee-70ba-4b16-aea2-45fda96fbf46.png"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/6ef664c6-e20d-4089-85ea-205877eb0b73.jpeg"... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 13:57:19 EST Sunday goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769704 Housework.......big time!! Sun, 25 Jul 2021 13:33:47 EST 23 days left to find your way to your next adventure! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769703 Here's my memory musings brought on by today's Cornhusker State Games, photos and pep talk included: <BR> <BR> <link>https://onekidsmomspark.blogspot.com<BR>/2021/07/day-49-seven-weeks-on-blogger<BR>.html </link> <BR> <BR> Go get 'em, and Spark On! <em>381</em> <em>593</em> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 13:27:37 EST Day 523 - Sunday Scripture & Sunday Sillies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769701 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4cc863d0-7fa8-4ae6-8693-c18dc3603d28.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b4b237c9-2a71-492e-a90d-4f5c03367507.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8339b5a4-0db5-41a0-a45b-1caa7fd11d15.jpg">... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 13:07:38 EST Happy Sunday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769700 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/53d4e1e2-533b-4727-9610-b1f97be1ff43.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3fae578e-7711-491f-97b0-86c6f39ba9ff.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/e175486e-0a26-4201-b994-22024b8ba407.jpg"> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:43:46 EST A beautiful sunny day ☀️ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769699 It's a warm and humid day here today. My daughter says hello to everyone. Both budgie birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep! I've done the mega miles DVD this morning and I feel great. Have a great day, everyone! Take care and stay safe. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:40:32 EST Townie Bear - 7-25-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769698 Jeff Welton spotted a townie bear, very comfortable with cruising the city streets: <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/4e492251-a667-4f62-85c1-c3ef414395ed.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Now that we have "bear-proof" trash cans, it's harder for these guys to access food here in town. <... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:32:58 EST watching the Olympics!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769696 good morning - slept wonderfully. 8 hours! Miracle. I finished packing. Taking so much stuff for COVID prevention. Nothing like other trips. It is a must so we can enjoy the trip. The luggage is still within weight range but will get less as we use the stuff. Taking N95 masks and cloth mas... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:21:27 EST Breakfast casserole http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769695 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/91bc52c1-6d18-45b9-a64a-a3e9bbcf67ad.jpg"> <BR> I made this breakfast casserole this morning. It has artichoke hearts, black olives, spinach, onions, mushrooms, and a yellow bell pepper. I have been eating a lot of vegetables here lately. Been cutt... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:19:50 EST Smoke filled air http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769694 Well, the past 2 days have been pretty bad here, air quality wise...we were in the purple AQI yesterday, improving into the red and even orange into the evening, and this morning, I can barely see across the ravine to the other side of the hill. The air is a strange orange/brown, it's really ter... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:16:09 EST Boating http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769693 Trip planned on pontoon boat for a few hours today. Should be fun. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 12:11:58 EST SKOMER ISLAND, PUFFIN SANCTUARY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769691 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/88ff6a36-1dbc-480a-9ffa-7e27c3cd3a43.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9032a6aa-6538-4473-ac5f-0ceb2ccbd2a8.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/16132ee4-681f-4061-a50a-aa67dd63dae9.jpg"> <img src="http://photos... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 11:41:25 EST A Tribute to Sparkland! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769689 Hello my amazing friends! <BR> <BR> I know we are all sad that Sparkland as we know it is coming to an end. It truly breaks my heart not to have this amazing community of friends to check in on. <BR> <BR> I have been with Spark since 2009. It was a lifesaver for me. I came here to lose weight... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 11:39:15 EST Learn Something Every Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769686 All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners. Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they're not learning, they're not growing and not moving toward excellence. <BR> Denis Waitley <BR> <BR> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:39:56 EST 2021 - Day 205 - Made the Jump to Blogger http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769685 Come on over and say hi. If your user links to your blog I'll bookmark you from there. <BR> Keeping the Spark alive! <BR> <em>41</em> <BR> <BR> <link>https://projecthealthylife.blogspot.<BR>com </link> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:37:10 EST Sunday .. day of take off !!! Enjoy your day !! I'm going to !!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769684 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b0d2964b-c453-4dbe-bed5-49881bbebee0.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Good morning to my friends ... old and new.. that stop by for a visit .. WELCOME !!!! <BR> <BR> You know the drill .. I supply the snacks, and you enjoy them to your hearts content .. remember... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:32:33 EST BIRTHDAY http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769682 Well, my birthday. Hubby got me a beautiful card and a big box of Codovia candy. He is taking me to eat later in the afternood I am not sure where we are going. I am trying to make up my mind if I want a steak or seafood. Since I found a place that has a wonderful ribeye in our little area. ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:18:05 EST Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769680 It looks like it is going to rain today <BR> <BR> Have a great Sunday Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:07:42 EST 2021 HEY SPARKERS HAPPY SUNDAY LOVE ALL OF YOU http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769679 hey sparkers hope all are doing ok resting this weekend so humid outside what are you all doing today enjoy whatever you doing wow guys it has been so meaningful knowing all of you guys going to miss you hope i can connect with some of you prayers and love for all of you <em>247</em> <em>247<... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:06:06 EST Stand By Me http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769678 Stand By Me <link>https://youtu.be/Us-TVg40ExM </link> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 10:03:45 EST To the grocery store http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769677 We’re out of fresh produce so today we have to brave the grocery store, ugh. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:54:09 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769676 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c14f4477-8de4-4056-a79a-1f92b3bccd8a.jpg"> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:53:37 EST Sunday Reflections http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769675 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/980f0f43-4405-4a44-9c89-dc3927bc3a78.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Sunday Morning <em>524</em> <BR> <BR> God has given us Hope & His Joy in our lives, the Joy of the Lord is our Strength... <BR> <BR> Let's entrust our lives in God's Hand's today... <BR> ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:50:32 EST Bible Verse for Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769674 And again, Isaiah says, The Root of Jesse will spring up, one who will arise to rule over the nations; the Gentiles will hope in him. May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. <BR> <BR> Romans 15... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:48:30 EST Quote fot Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769673 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2effeea0-40f5-41b3-b818-1318e18731a8.jpg"> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:47:26 EST People get ready... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769672 Good morning friends. Yesterday started with my an awesome #tullytime workout. Then shower and get ready all prettied up for a bridal shower for my cousin. My sister and I got to see childhood friends who are cousins with the groom so that was a wonderful experience. <BR> <BR> Three days in... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:14:33 EST July 25th .. Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769671 It's typically a day to rest .. but that's not going to be the case today! <BR> <BR> I am so far behind that I think I am first! <em>386</em> <em>386</em> <em>386</em> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:14:03 EST Sunday July 25th http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769669 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/47f48c9f-4f67-4a2f-84e0-bf5ff488deb3.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/b088e2ee-de0c-41b7-80bb-b11283e12406.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/dcf5844a-229a-4e8b-8efd-6c133776ac20.jpe... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:06:31 EST Cancer http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769667 Prayers needed my husbands cancer has spread to his lung. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 08:30:47 EST Happy Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769666 Have a great day. <BR> <em>386</em> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 08:28:57 EST 7/25/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769665 I can only control myself, my actions, my work ethic, and my attitude. <BR> Ali Krieger <BR> <BR> Read more at https://www.brainyquote.com Sun, 25 Jul 2021 08:23:51 EST Dad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769664 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/fefe12d9-528c-4fc7-a35f-aa6eaffbb7bc.jpg"> 147 this morning. Things have been tough staying on a diet. My sister tempts me left and right. Bringing cookies ( my ultimate downfall) and other treats. I have eaten all my Jenny Craig food faithfully ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 08:15:33 EST Warning!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769663 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/20e5d4b4-b10e-43ac-84ff-03e41b4ac03c.JPG"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/60f3ef96-500a-4d02-bbf3-322148fddf66.JPG"> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/c2d148ef-b90e-44b7-b72f-f707701c5a83.JPG"> <BR> <img ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 08:09:18 EST Not my circus, not my monkeys http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769662 I really meant to blog yesterday and should have but the day <BR> was such a rush. Got a late start to market. loading up and yet, <BR> hubby forgot to load the sauerkraut and it stayed at home. We <BR> had a few disappointed customers but they will be back next week. <BR> Since we were late, it ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 08:03:03 EST Thought and Prayer for Sunday, July 25, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769661 July 25, 2021 DOUBLE STANDARDS <BR> <BR> Even though we hear people screaming about equality and fairness, there are still double standards in this world. We see where some rules don’t apply to all people. Some can do something wrong and go to jail while others do something wrong and are set fre... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 07:32:47 EST Wholehearted Trust. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769660 Wholehearted Trust Jeremiah 17. July 25 2021. <BR> <BR> <BR> “Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is in the Lord. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out it’s roots by the river, and will not fear when heat comes. It’s leaf will be green, and ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 07:12:35 EST Sunday's Blessings http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769659 Good Morning, Friends… Sunday, a day of rest is also a great day to send someone blessings to let them know they are in your thoughts and you wish only the best for them… Remember, life is not about receiving at all times; it is a combination of being thankful for what you have and sharing those ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 06:43:34 EST July 25 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769658 Daughter leaving August 2 Feeling sad about it. But her husband & children are missing her. It was the perfect holiday for her she says as she need not go visit anyone due to the lockdown. Just relax at home. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 06:43:32 EST Sunday's Laugh - Thunder http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769657 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/575eb9da-2b5b-434b-b0d7-59fa268d7b70.jpg"> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 06:40:43 EST Sun 7/25 the blog I promised http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769656 On Friday night I was running late so I couldn't write a decent blog and I promised to write it. Here it is a day late. <BR> <BR> On Friday we usually do our errands in Lihue which means gassing up the Outback, doing Amazon returns through UPS (if there are any), shopping at different locations,... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 06:28:01 EST JOLLIES FROM JUDY 7-25-2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769655 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/bff7547c-8836-4eb2-9b05-9e1d528b474f.jpg"> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 06:25:09 EST HE THAT DWELLETH=GOD'S BLOG=7/25/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769654 HE THAT DWELLETH in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1 (KJV) ====================================<BR>====== The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and He addeth no sorrow with it. Proverbs 10:22 (KJV) ************************************<... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 06:09:48 EST HE THAT DWELLETH=GOD'S BLOG=7/25/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769653 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/7fc0d53c-7c48-42eb-857d-90ca01ca7956.jpg"> <BR> Thou art my King, O God: command deliverances for Jacob. Psalm 44:4 (KJV) ====================================<BR> The blessing of the LORD, it maketh rich, and He addeth no sorrow with it. Proverbs 1... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 05:59:40 EST Photos of a "Shrinking Violet"... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769652 I wasn't going to post these photos until I'd arrived closer to my goal weight (still aprox. 50 pounds to go to final final destination, but would be happy with 27 pounds less, a weight I'm fairly happy at). However, Spark has put paid to those plans, so I'm putting it on here before they bring ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 05:46:30 EST Sat 7/24 soon my computer should be fixed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769651 Daughter transferred my data from my hard drive to an external drive, and soon, I hope, my computer will be fixed. Cross your fingers. I'm using daughter's laptop, but it's more comfortable using my own computer. <BR> <BR> Have a great rest of the weekend! <BR> <BR> ******* Note: If you are a s... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 05:44:54 EST Tingly Feet http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769649 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/76415421-461d-4d28-bd4b-71ae5d2d6bf7.jpg"> <BR> I have the start of what could be neuropathy in my feet. It affects my sleep at night and I experience this tingling when my feet are bare and at rest. I know that it could be signs of injury to a n... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 05:16:54 EST Mercy, Peace and Love – Day 13 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769648 Called, sanctified by God the Father and preserved in Christ Jesus… <BR> <BR> “But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I should write to you. For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night. For when they say, ‘Peace ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 03:38:10 EST Daily Affirmation for Sunday, July 25, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769647 " Today is my day to dance lightly with life." <BR> <BR> -Jonathan Lockwood Huie <link>jlh@sail7.com </link> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 03:07:09 EST 7-24-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769646 I managed to wear myself out yesterday, so I had a lot of not doing anything today. I meant to get back to this, and a few other things I didn't do, but I completely forgot to do any of them. I did manage to get to my retired union chapter meeting, but that was easy. We are Zooming our meetings. ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 03:03:32 EST Wet Sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769645 Yes, it is a wet Sunday and after the 30+ c last week I have18 C, what a change. <BR> <BR> Here are some more of the pictures that I took in the week. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/90a3cbd3-c823-421e-88fb-cfe59a1e7633.jpg"> <BR> Trying to escape <BR> <BR> <img sr... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 02:53:45 EST Sunday Brilliant Thought http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769644 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/530bb7fe-95c9-4e96-991e-95496b96b7ca.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <link>https://therightdeb.blogspot.com/ </link> Sun, 25 Jul 2021 01:42:38 EST Day 206: Going with the Flow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769643 "You may only be someone in the world, but to someone else, you may be the world." (Unknown Author)   Hello, my lovely friends! The craziness of my internet continues. Fingers crossed it'll be done some time next week. I think I might just go take the box back in for a new one. I don't know, b... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 01:40:31 EST Worth a Try http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769640 I often buy large packages of frozen vegetables to keep in my freezer so I can make stir fry, or curry, or other things without having to have lots of fresh vegetables around…. But I had a hankering for some ROASTED vegetables, and thought I would try a pan full of what the store packages as “Cal... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:36:12 EST Saturday, 7/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769639 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/37d264a4-dfa8-4dde-8786-cd197369a014.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Today was a quiet Saturday. <BR> <em>102</em> No alarm!! <BR> <em>542</em> Straightened up the kitchen <BR> <em>528</em> Updated the finances & paid bills <BR> <em>252</em> Som... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:21:34 EST 7/24/21 - Bedtime http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769638 I have an Amazon gift card and did some online shopping. Instead of treating myself, I went for the mundane. You guessed it - underwear. At least it's Jockey, and the colors are pretty. <BR> <BR> We were supposed to gave lots of thunderstorms. Around 4:30, it started pouring, and I worried a... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:17:41 EST 072421 moments she forgets nothing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769637 a month ago i promised my 10 year oid niece i'd take her to a mexican resturant for a birthday lunch. we have been really busy and i forgot. yesterday she reminded me. i was not busy today and they were not either. so today, i took her and her younger sister. <BR> <BR> then after ward i broug... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:17:32 EST July 24- Quiet day on the farm http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769636 The kids had stuff to do in town so I had the place to myself for most of the day. Nice..it is nice to have them around..but also nice to have some just ME time as well. <BR> Company for supper ..guess I thought I was making spaggti for a military crew...Got enough left over for supper tomorrow. ... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:14:26 EST Weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769635 Warmed up to 74 after 67. It is 69 outside and 73 inside. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:13:42 EST 2021 - Day 205 - Quick Check-in http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769634 Never turned my computer on today. Practically spent all day outside on the deck and in the yard. Perfect day. Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:08:42 EST Frustrated http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769633 This summer I am very busy and don't have much for being online. Next week we are going to Alberta and will be at the farm, meaning no internet. <BR> <BR> Tonight I was going to write a test blog on MyFitnessPal, but I can't figure out how I did a test one last month. <BR> <BR> Next I went t... Sun, 25 Jul 2021 00:01:25 EST Garden http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769632 I've been gardening more and more since March 2020 (bet you can't guess why). I now have 5 small beds. It's too hot for most things right now but I am getting Swiss chard, bell peppers, and okra. My sweet potato vines are growing nicely and I have a couple of sunflowers about to bloom. This eveni... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:57:44 EST Daily Affirmation for Saturday, July 24, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769631 " Today, I Dance Lightly With Life." <BR> <BR> - Jonathan Lockwood Huie <link>jlh@sail7.com </link> Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:53:34 EST Fred was looking for the perfect wife. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769630 Fred was 32 years old and still single. <BR> <BR> One day a friend asked: “Why aren’t you married? Can’t you find a woman who will be a good wife?” <BR> <BR> Fred replied: “Actually, I’ve found many women I wanted to marry. But when I bring them home to meet my parents, my mother doesn’t like t... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:52:12 EST Fun day in Princeton, NJ http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769629 Met up with a friend for a late (healthy) lunch in Princeton, NJ today. It was a long drive but worth it. We had lunch at lovely outdoor restaurant. It was fun to just walk around and enjoy the town. The outdoor concert enhanced the atmosphere. Beautiful wide sidewalks that are perfect during a... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 23:34:47 EST Daily inspiration and birth verse for July 24 and 25 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769627 Daily Inspiration: God wants us happy right now and continually points us in that direction even when we look the other way. Lord, grant that nothing will turn me away from doing Your will. <BR> <BR> A Time to Think--I do not have to light the world, but I do have to light my part. —Anonymous <... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 22:53:05 EST Picnic http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769625 There was a picnic at our apartment complex today. <BR> Rains were over far enough in advance that the area where the tables were set up was dry. <BR> The grilled food (hamburger, beef hotdog) with trimmings, 3 salads (potato, macaroni and greens) were prepared by Tony K restaurant. <BR> Various... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 22:28:46 EST Y.M.C.A. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769623 Y. M. C. A., The Village People, 1978 <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/327c8cc0-ef77-496b-b31e-b07b46d0cb20.jpeg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Young man, there's no need to feel down <BR> I said, young man, pick yourself off the ground <BR> I said, young man, 'cause you're in a ne... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:58:55 EST Day 8 - St. Anne Novena http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769622 In the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. <BR> <BR> O St. Anne, you are my spiritual grandmother. Please pray for me! <BR> <BR> I come to you today knowing that I have looked all too often to things and people other than God for my hope and consolation and support... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:49:55 EST Today -- art http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769621 Today, I finally got back to doing some art.. It was experimentation with tools and mediums... <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3cf56ec2-245d-478c-b751-4f31233d673e.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/84da969c-7b70-499a-a1db-27c3b5ed086a.jpg"> <BR> <... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:42:23 EST JULY 25-31 WORKOUTS AND FOOD JOURNAL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769620 JULY 25= <BR> <BR> JULY 26= <BR> <BR> JULY 27= <BR> <BR> JULY 28= <BR> <BR> JULY 29= <BR> <BR> JULY 30= <BR> <BR> JULY 31= Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:40:13 EST Smile of the Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769618 My boss told me to have a good day. <BR> So i went home. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:25:45 EST July 24, 2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769617 Happy Saturday! <BR> <BR> I tried to sleep in this morning, but didn't really succeed. I got up, had my Energize, read my Bible and devotional and did my workout. I took my shower and had my breakfast. I washed the dishes and made the bed. <BR> <BR> I turned on the Olympics and sort of watched ... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:21:21 EST Got my Hug.... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769616 <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>220</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>334</em> <em>244</em> Sat, 24 Jul 2021 21:03:50 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769615 Beautiful morning for walk and afternoon for pool time. Hope everyone got to enjoy thus day. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:53:10 EST Saturday 7/24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769614 All green on my Versa 2, achieved my steps per hour goal and have over 19K steps for today. Macros were good today Calorie goal was 1570 and I was over 163, P goal was 140 and I had 3 grams left, C goal was 140 and I had 9 grams left and F goal was 50 and I was over 22 grams. Got in a great 10 mi... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:52:10 EST Plateau http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769613 178.6 <BR> <BR> It seems I like to circle the changes to a new decade. I've been swimming around above and below that 180 mark all month! I hit 178.6 for the first time over 2.5 weeks ago. Frustrating! <BR> <BR> I'm certain that the two packs of donette gems did not help. And that is on me.... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:45:22 EST 24/7/2021 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769612 🌦️. Marching, 3 of 15 core and upper body workout, 3 of 15 + 16 inclined push-ups, 1 min 50 sec plank, and walk. 15,000+ steps. Had a pretty great day. Calories are good. 18 cups of water. Got some reading done and played some cards. Have my food for tomorrow planned and as it sits it's really l... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:37:16 EST HUBBYS PICK UP http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769611 Well Hubby father had promised him his record collection. His sister called him to come over this morning and pick them up. She is having to help clean out the house her mother and father lived in and she had them in three large boxes. Hubby could not lift up the boxes so he took them out an... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 19:49:41 EST UP Down UP DOWN ... Like a SeaSaw ! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769610 My weight has been really fluctuating these past 4 weeks, up then down then up then down - well I am down again - only this time more then I thought - guess my body is saying, OK I will work with you and stop fighting this trend. Weigh-in today was an unexpected 209.2 !! Of course now I have to ... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 19:41:24 EST Smile its saturday 7-24 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769607 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9f5b75b5-bbd2-4be5-8213-e478c1de5d81.jpg"> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/cd46f4a6-9a6f-4363-9f3a-f0152e21359a.jpg">Every day may not be good , but there us something good in everyday <BR> <BR> i walked for 44 minutes this mornin... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 18:21:32 EST And the Answer Is http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769606 42 <BR> <BR> No.  Hang on.  Wait.  That's the answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, The Universe, and Everything.   <BR> <BR> Whereas you no doubt are all agog to know whether the 'my builder' guy turned out to be a reliable local handyman, or a cowboy?  I do hope wondering about it didn't k... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 18:20:54 EST Cost of boarding a dog over cost of fostering a child http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769604 In our area, the cost of monthly boarding of a pet is around $500. The State pays $545 a month for fostering a child. <BR> <BR> It might interest you to discover how well your State shows it cares for our children in need, over what pet boarders get paid. <BR> <BR> Just saying. <BR> <BR> Jesus... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 17:43:42 EST 7-24-21 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769603 A drunk guy walks into a bar and looks up to see a lady with a French poodle. The drunk slurs, "Where did you get that pig?" <BR> The lady, with a look of surprise, snaps back, "I'll have you know that it is a Frrrench poodle." <BR> The drunk looks at her and says, "I was talking to the French p... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 17:34:01 EST What a week! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769602 <em>198</em> Last weekend my hip gave out on me... several times! I ended up just calling it a day Saturday afternoon and getting DH to help me up the stairs to the bedroom and reading in bed till I fell asleep. My hips have been bothering, but not so bad as to do that! I was even considering g... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 17:25:59 EST Bonus: Link to Saturday's BlogSpot entry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769601 <link>https://onekidsmomspark.blogspot.com<BR>/2021/07/day-48-chasing-herons-down-la<BR>ke.html </link> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/5db0604d-b143-464f-9910-3401cb12137c.jpg"> Sat, 24 Jul 2021 17:14:29 EST Saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769600 it's a strange Sunday as i prepare for my final Chaplain certification interview tomorrow at 10 a.m. EDT. Unfortunately, I will not be able to preach at church tomorrow. <BR> <BR> Prayers appreciated. <BR> <BR> Blessings Sat, 24 Jul 2021 15:55:20 EST 2021 A NEW YEAR BEGINNING http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769598 Trek to town, wife and I ate McDonald breakfast, in the car. Framed and drywall a walk in closet. Need to mud, tape, texture and prime sooner or later. May work on that later today, and to pick garden and plant some fava beans, slyyyss, slyyyss, slyyyss, so i can eat later in year with so caen... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 15:18:47 EST Hi http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769595 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ceed7e94-6c37-419e-bf0d-2abc231904c7.png"> Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:26:27 EST A Woman's work is never done! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769594 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/8634666a-f022-49cc-939b-2cc8ea02d332.jpeg"> <BR> We have a rainy .foggy day---I like it tho! <BR> I am late blogging, as I went for bananas--well, a great deal more than bananas-- <BR> I didn't buy any meat and yet the grocery order came to almost... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 13:23:06 EST Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769593 Sparkpeople recipe will no longer be available after August 17. PRINT those favorite recipe now! Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:55:19 EST Back from a quick trip http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769592 Hi, <BR> <BR> We are back from a quick, and very pleasant trip near Mammoth Lakes. <BR> <BR> We met up with friends and family and enjoyed biking <em>217</em> , hiking <em>554</em> , and even pizza <em>480</em> ! <BR> <BR> Fortunately, we missed the smoke, as it was quite clear the w... Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:49:40 EST HERE IS THE LINK TO JULY 24, 2021 VLOG. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6769591 Hi everyone. Here is today's link whee I tell how Arjay and I met, what happened at our wedding, and then I play 3 songs from October of 2020. Hope you enjoy it. <BR> <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB_<BR>RsAB0_V80Z0VBXhqfrUw </link> Sat, 24 Jul 2021 12:37:36 EST