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Week 4 of 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016      3 comments

Keeping things positive and remembering good things: It was a very social week! ~ Dinner at our favorite Vietnamese restaurant with a couple from church. We've been friends with them for a long time but never spent individual time with t... Read more

Week 3 of 2016

Thursday, January 21, 2016      3 comments

Keeping things positive and remembering good things: ~ Still enjoying coloring labrynths. ~ My singing voice is finally starting to come back! Had church choir rehearsal, church and we are back for a new semester for the Community Choir.... Read more

Week 2 of 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016      4 comments

Keeping things positive and remembering good things: January 14- wow time is flying by! We have a new member of the family. My newest great nephew, Warren. So sweet. Also, time spent with our Grandsons, playing games, making muf... Read more

Week 1 of 2016

Thursday, January 14, 2016      2 comments

Keeping things positive and remembering good things: Thursday January 7?! Wow, a week has gone by already! Egads! Highlights of the last busy week: A funny movie "Spy", a long overdue visit from a cousin/friend, a party, Contra Dancing, a n... Read more

I feel really GOOD right now.

Saturday, November 14, 2015      3 comments

Things have been difficult as of late. Medical tests/worry. Stress. Depression. Food. Not exercising enough. Getting Mired. Feeling somewhat aimless, disconnected, isolated. Well, I feel really Good - Right Now. I'll hold on to ... Read more

900 days

Sunday, October 18, 2015      5 comments

Just a note to commemorate a day in a journey. Today marks my 900th day of walking an average of 3 miles a day, outside, in all weather. (OK there were a few days that I was in the hospital and they wouldnt let me outside so i walked the h... Read more

The Terrible Too's!

Friday, October 02, 2015      6 comments

I hate the terrible too-s! I should never let myself get there... Too hungry, too tired, too hot, too busy, too overwhelmed. Etc... It is a recipe for disaster and bad choices in overeating and not exercising enough and not paying close enough a... Read more

How things are at the moment -

Saturday, September 12, 2015      7 comments

I walk and fundraise for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes. I have type 2 diabetes... it is often a struggle. Here is the letter on my page. It explains how I often feel and what I hope to do to change things. ACCENTUATE THE POSITIVE, ... Read more

Bliss-ing

Thursday, August 06, 2015      2 comments

I went Bliss-ing today. OK so I actually went swimming, but it was blissful. emoticon It was suc... Read more

For the next 2 weeks I will....

Wednesday, August 05, 2015      8 comments

1. Stretch daily for 10-30 minutes. 2. Do one of the following each day: Ride a bike, swim in the lake, go to the playground, HOOP or hike Mt. Watatic. 3. Reflect on the good things in my life. Spark On, Sparklers!... Read more

Well now, THAT was FUN!

Thursday, June 25, 2015      7 comments

So first, a story. I was walking one of my usual walks but at a different time of day. Two kids just got off the bus. Their mom was with them, walking. Their Dad was driving his truck down the hill toward their house. The boy took off o... Read more

Refocus.

Friday, March 20, 2015      4 comments

I am in REFOCUS mode. I am working on getting my walking back up to an average of 3 miles a day each week. I was down to about 1-2 miles (but mostly 1) for 5 weeks due to the weather. I still walked everyday but it was just too difficult ... Read more

What a relief!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      4 comments

Yesterday I had an eye emoticon doctor appt. It was postponed from last April. In the meantime I had laser surge... Read more

Kindsight.

Thursday, February 19, 2015      5 comments

this image is one i saw this morning and it says it all. DH and i ate an entire box of Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies last night. Not in line with the goals- already- o... Read more

6 months from today and a new beginning for Lent

Wednesday, February 18, 2015      5 comments

6 months from today I will turn 50 years old. I want to be stronger, more flexible and lose that stubborn 10 pounds (or is it 15 now...?) The point is: I want to be better at 50 than at 40! How am I planning on doing this? 1. Exercise... Read more


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