XME501   37,759
SparkPoints
30,000-39,999 SparkPoints
 
 
Just trying out my Photo Booth on my computer.





Am finally adding my Before Picture. This was Summer of 2009 visiting my sister in Brookings.



I have 18 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
Barb's Page

NOVEMBER

This has been quite a year. I had such plans to get my life under control - church involvement, craft projects, weight, and others. And, they my oldest son was diagnosed with terminal cancer - and everything fell by the way. He is now living with me and another son in a very small 2 bedroom apartment. And, being with him takes most of my time.

I am still enjoying my knitting - meet a couple of times a week with fellow knitters - such a fun group. Have ...
NOVEMBER

This has been quite a year. I had such plans to get my life under control - church involvement, craft projects, weight, and others. And, they my oldest son was diagnosed with terminal cancer - and everything fell by the way. He is now living with me and another son in a very small 2 bedroom apartment. And, being with him takes most of my time.

I am still enjoying my knitting - meet a couple of times a week with fellow knitters - such a fun group. Have knit socks for Christmas for all the girls in my family - and now have a couple other projects i am working on.

Have been meeting with a friend every Tuesday morning for over a year for Bible study. We spent a year in the book of Romans and are now looking at the names of God. Not going very fast, but we are not in a hurry. The study we are using is from Dr. Ralph Wilson at joyfulheartl.com. He is an amazing man - pastor, teacher, and a pioneer in internet marketing. And his Bible studies are so good!!

I live in Pendleton, Oregon - in the NE corner of the state - famous for the Pendleton Roundup in September - when the town double in size. Lots of activities: the rodeo, Happy Canyon (the Indian pageant), 2 big parades, and booths all over town that have goodies to eat, beautiful articles to purchase.

Have been overweight for way too long!! This year had planned to focus on one main goal a month, but somehow life just went sour!! But there is still some year left - not a whole lot - but enough to get my life back on track!!







Read More About XME501 (Updated November 16)


Current Status:
XME501 Gonna spend the day at home - mostly playing in the dirt!! Looks like it will be a beautiful day!!
set 3 days ago


SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 current weight: 192.0 
 
196
190.75
185.5
180.25
175


 
Interact with XME501

Send Member a Private Message







Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 10/1/2009

SparkPoints: 37,759

Fitness Minutes: 10,410

My Goals:
NOVEMBER, 2013

My goal for the rest of this month is to drink at least 4 glasses of water every day!!

My Program:
Program for 2013:
1. Focus on one goal a month.
2. Spend more time with Granddaughters and a new Great-Grandson.
3. Get to the club at 4 or 5 times a week - and journal to keep on track.
4. Spend more time in Bible study.

Personal Information:
Retired and living in Pendleton. Miss my sister who lives in Medford, our home town. But, love having 2 of my 3 sons here and #3 in Vancouver, just a couple hundred miles down the road! Also, my younger daughter is here, and #2 lives in Salem.

Other Information:
Well, winter is here! And it is cold. Has been below freezing for a number of days now. No snow yet - and we have had some sunny days.

Profile Image





 
 



Flowers
From:
MARTHA-ANN

Two Thumbs Up
From:
CAT-IN-CJ

Happy Face
From:
ERIN_POSCH

Flowers
From:
MARTHA-ANN

Mardi Gras Beads
From:
CAT-IN-CJ

Flowers
From:
MARTHA-ANN




Member Comments:
MARTHA-ANN
2/21/2014 5:29:45 AM

Good morning Barb, I'm so sorry you and Geoff are having problems, families can be so frustrating at times. I hope everything works out well for you both.

I'm just back from my phototherapy sessions, it's so nice standing under the warm lights after a drive through a frosty morning...the down side is coming back out into the cold afterwards...lol...at least it's dry today again and not raining though the weather forecast is for more bad weather until at least April. We've officially had the wettest winter since records began!

The sun has broken through and my laundry is blowing on the line...it's so nice to see after drying indoors for weeks.

The rain cleared for our walk yesterday and the sun came out too so it was a very pleasant time. I've posted a few photos on flickr and done a little blog on here so you can take a look.

Have a wonderful week-end,
Martha-Ann emoticon emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
MARTHA-ANN
2/20/2014 3:32:39 AM

Good morning Barb, hope you're well.

My friends and I are going to a stately home garden to walk through the snowdrop studded woods. I've been looking forward to it as I'm now back up to my five miles a day and the weather was looking promising over the week-end but it's reverted back to cold, wet and windy this morning. We're still going, it might not be too wet in the woods.

My health is good now, just my phototherapy sessions on-going. My skin's loads better and the upshot is the tan...I look as if I've been on holiday somewhere warm!

Weight loss is steady and I'm beginning to get comments like 'Have you lost weight?' so that's encouraging.

Have a lovely day, will post a blog about the walk when I get back emoticon

Comment edited on: 2/21/2014 5:22:08 AM

Report Inappropriate Comment
MARTHA-ANN
2/15/2014 3:08:09 AM

Hi Babr,
Hope you're well.
How's the snow doing?

I'm feeling a lot better and have begun walking a bit again. The weather is atrocious so I have to pick my moments...lol...it's gale force winds and pouring down with rain again today so I'll walk march indoors but I am going grocery shopping and then visiting with Jason's lot so I will be going out. DH will take me in the car so it shouldn't be too bad.

The kidney test results are back and I've to keep on with the medication but everything is going well.
My phototherapy sessions are building up nicely and my skin is responding well so the Doc said I might not need all the thirty treatments which is good news for DH as he has a round trip of two hours three times a week to get me there.

Take care and have a lovely week-end emoticon







Comment edited on: 2/15/2014 3:11:05 AM

Report Inappropriate Comment
RPCLEM2000
2/14/2014 1:29:32 AM

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!!



Report Inappropriate Comment
MARTHA-ANN
2/7/2014 11:29:36 AM

Hi barb,
I spoke too soon...lol...the infection is now in my kidney and it hurts a lot, a low down draggy pain and backache. I've got stronger medication and have to go back on Monday. They've sent off samples as I have blood in my urine.
Still can't get back to my walking! emoticon

Comment edited on: 2/15/2014 3:09:26 AM

Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (454 total):  < Previous12345Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites Report Inappropriate Page