1 Year Sparkaversary
So today is my 1 year anniversary on Spark, time to review:
1. I'm still active on the site
2. At one point was down 26 lbs, but am at 20 now.
3. Hope to stay focused and loose 20 lbs this year
4. Signed up for the MS 150 ride in July, a... Read more
2013, was a good start, 2014 will be even better
After my return from Nigeria, I had a flu and was knocked down for a couple of days, I had also actually gained weight!!! Was not so good during Thanksgiving regarding my diet & exercise. Then had a sudden onset of severe Colitis, which sent me... Read more
That was not suppose to happen, back from Nigeria
Back from Nigeria, the people there are wonderful, my preconceived ideas were all thrown out the window. We immunized over 3500 children, supplied a birthing clinic with tons ... Read more
So Excited, leaving tomorrow...
Have you every been so excited that you feel like you are shaking inside with anticipation? I wonder if that energy is burning any calories, wouldn't that be great.
Tomorrow I leave for Nigeria, another medical mission trip. It's interesting... Read more
Finally back to blogging
Well, I have been Sparking, just haven't found the time to blog. I finally broke the diet coke habit, it will be 2 weeks on Monday ... Read more
Heading to the airport shortly, looking forward to lots of lobster and some challenging cycling, lots more hills in Maine that in eastern VA. ... Read more
Off to Maine in the morning
Dan & I are headed for a vacation to Maine in the morning. Love it when we can get away. Even though we are empty nesters which we are loving, being a blended family we never had a "just us" phase so we are really are making the most of our tim... Read more
Welcome Aiden Elliot
I have a another nephew, my SIL gave birth to a beautiful boy this afternoon. Mom Dad and Baby Aiden are all doing well. Hope to see them in a couple of weeks.... Read more
This was one of the best weddings I've ever been to, Dan's cousin was the bride, it was an absolutely beau... Read more
Going to a wedding today, when trying on my dresses they were all too big!!!!! So had to go shopping, love our outlet mall in Williamsburg. Love the dress ( will post pics tomorrow) So happy to buy medium rather than large and no budges or pant... Read more
We had our neighborhood picnic yesterday & I am the entertainment chair for the HOA. We had a great time and it was nice to see how many people brought healthy options for the side dishes. We had canoe, kayak & paddle boat rides. I was hoping... Read more
Wow, DH surprised me!
I had been visiting family up on the Canadian border in NY and came home after 5 days. Well my amazing hubby had big surprise for me when I got home... a classic Mercedes Benz 560SL! My son was in on it and never said a word. The funny thing ... Read more
Thank you Canada for Tim Horton's
Just want to say got my Tim Horton's fix today. Love the hot chocolate and the donuts aren't bad either. I only had one and planned it into my meals.... Read more
Day 1 with family
Actually the family I'm visiting is that of my late husband. I lost my dad when I was 10 and we never saw my father's family until I was an adult. when my first husband died and our son was only 8, I new I had to make sure my he got to see hi... Read more
Up to Northern NY
leaving shortly for Northern NY/Canada for a visit with my family. Dropping sister-in-law & niece off in route. Looking forward to seeing more of the relatives. Since moving to Virginia, I only go up usually once a year in the summer. I won'... Read more