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Catching a wave ...instead of a cold ..Happy Aloha Friday
Friday, May 26, 2017      12 comments

Happy healthy Aloha Friday everyone . Hope the sun is shining for you if not hope your spirits are up. I find myself at the end of another cold and possibly the start of another, This will be my seventh cold since October with one nasty stomach ... Read more
Walking to ... a hint of happiness
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      16 comments

It has been awhile since I got out and got some air and went for a walk outside. I almost didn't go my joints have been achy . My allergies have flared up big time. My foot is still very sore from when the heavy silverware tray holder fell on it... Read more
Happy mother's day to the moms that do" the spark people shuffle "
Sunday, May 14, 2017      28 comments

Happy Mother's Day to all the Mom's out there . You know who you are the moms that step up and shuffle their lives around to make sure they are doing the healthy thing. I like to call it. " The Spark People ... Read more
Be the change
Sunday, May 07, 2017      34 comments

Having a bad day it's okay because maybe today was not just about you . Maybe today was supposed to be all about the people you helped without realizing it. The people you motivated or just touched their lives or soul. The guy you let go ... Read more
Reinventing myself - Happy Aloha Friday
Friday, May 05, 2017      36 comments

In October I was over 15 pounds heavier and out of a job. I decided to try something new to reinvent myself in a way. I always loved the elderly so I found myself a job in the kitchen as a dietary aide, in a nursing home . It does not pay much ... Read more
Confronting stress on my way to an Aloha Friday
Friday, April 28, 2017      19 comments

" Nobody cares if your miserable, so you might as well be happy." Cynthia Nelms " Those that are at war with others are not at peace with themselves." William Hazlitt " Stress is an ignorant state . It believes that everything is an em... Read more
Crushing It
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      23 comments

My husband and I work opposite shifts, He sent me a text message this morning. He said," I know you usually make pasta on Wednesday we are out of tomato sauce , so maybe you could make macaroni and cheese , or just use butter with the pasta . "... Read more
One minute away from happiness
Sunday, April 23, 2017      36 comments

Yesterday I walked a 19 minute mile . I had to get my workout in and I had to hurry to get it done. If your faster you burn more calories .Your heart rate and endorphin's go up. You get healthy and that's supposed to make you happy and most days... Read more
Sending Aloha Happy Moments
Friday, April 21, 2017      14 comments

" Most people don't allow the happy moment because they're so busy trying to get a happy life," Esther Hicks Sending you all some happy moments today .Happy moments add up to a happy healthy life. Some of mine for today...... A stop at... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The state of all things spark
Tuesday, April 18, 2017      50 comments

Some people have been asking me about my spark people journey . I have been here for over 6 years and never plan to leave. The community is awesome. You get constant encouragement and feedback and I've made a ton of friends. I love the team feat... Read more
Serious Sunday
Sunday, April 09, 2017      46 comments

I would see her every so often last year. We would stop to talk on our walks me with my dog and her with her walker. You know just " How was the weather talk , or good to see you talk." I thought she was about 65. I was very surprised tod... Read more
Getting to 10
Saturday, April 08, 2017      15 comments

Today I went into work for half a day , I love to go in and help out the boss when needed. I work as a dietary aide at a nursing home. I went in to help with the lunch line and to do the dishes, We serve about 185 residents three meals and desse... Read more
Why Failures are hidden successes
Friday, April 07, 2017      15 comments

So the scale hasn't moved in awhile and you are about ready to quit before you do listen to this.... That project at work that you put your heart and soul into and didn't work out, did you quit your job over it? or did you revamp a few thin... Read more
Who"s Fooling Who ?
Saturday, April 01, 2017      39 comments

Today is April Fools day and it got me thinking, Who"s fooling Who? When you sneak a piece of chocolate ? When you have a second helping when you know you are full ? When you skip your workout ? When you stay up later than you sh... Read more
What was I thinking
Saturday, March 25, 2017      17 comments

Today when I walked into the kitchen after my seventh day of work in a row, I saw a huge mound of dishes my husband and son left there while I was away. This could only mean that the dishwasher was full and needed to be emptied, When I went into... Read more

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