100,000-149,999 SparkPoints 126,809


This Tickled My Funny Bone
Friday, December 09, 2016      2 comments

If College Students Wrote the Bible * The Last Supper would have been eaten the next morning - cold. * The Ten Commandments would actually be only five; double spaced and written in large font. * A new edition would be published... Read more
Sparing the Feet
Friday, December 09, 2016      1 comments

One reason I favor my stationary bike is that I'm not bearing the weight on my arthritic joints. That's why I like Richard Simmons, 'cause he's low i... Read more
Stepping It Up
Thursday, December 08, 2016      4 comments

I had a good night's sleep - went to bed around 8, and this time took TWO acetaminophen PM (instead of just one) to see if I could get up not too groggy.. ... Read more
Bicycle Today
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      9 comments

Had one of those nights where around 3 am I was a little wakeful, and didn't doze again until shortly before my alarm went off. I had been debating, Simmons or Bike. Had my cell phone upstairs to give Becky the wake up call - something we starte... Read more
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      5 comments

I had to argue with myself this morning. What helped was that when my alarm gets me up, I call my friend Becky to make sure SHE is up (because she is my ride to work!) and I left my cellphone in my coat pocket downstairs. So that got me up and... Read more
Second Day with Richard
Monday, December 05, 2016      8 comments

On work days if I'm going to exercise, I have to do it right when I get out of bed - because if I wait until AFTER work, I'm just too tuckered out. I... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Changing It Up
Sunday, December 04, 2016      44 comments

Through Spark I have learned that now and then it's good to change up your exercise routine. I pedaled on my stationary bike Sunday-Friday last week. My bike looks kinda like this one - but my body is nowhere near HERS. ... Read more
Thursday, December 01, 2016      5 comments

When my DD had a checkup, though her BP was good, her heart was racing. She was counselled to lower her caffeine intake - she would easily drink a pot of coffee or two on her own. ... Read more
Smaller Household
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      6 comments

Last night my DD's SO pretty much moved out with HIS 3 kids. He asked, and I let him, hang on to my van overnight so he could be sure the bus picked up the kids at the new address. DD cleaned out the deep freezer so he could take that, as well a... Read more
After Thanksgiving Exercise Program
Tuesday, November 29, 2016      5 comments

Here's the exercise program I am using to stay in shape this holiday season. You might want to take it easy at first, then do it faster as you become more proficient. It may be too strenuous for some. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE ST... Read more
Firming Up Plans
Monday, November 28, 2016      3 comments

After being advised by Angel that I may not be able to bring Levi BACK with me from Peru, I gave him a call last night. I suggested I stay as long as I could, and then when he DOES get the call from the embassy, I can send him his fare, and meet... Read more
Sunday, November 27, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday I met with Angel who's helping with the visa forms. It's been a long process, and will still involve a lot of waiting. But I have this big fat envelope with the forms and translations and copies and photos (and I think here of Arlo Gut... Read more
Thursday, November 24, 2016      4 comments

When my older sister lived up here, we'd gather at their house for Thanksgiving - "we" meaning my DH and our 3 kids, Mom, assorted friends and THEIR kids, my DBIL's daughter from previous marriage and HER kids - a LOT of people. And sometimes th... Read more
Entering a New Phase in Paperwork
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      2 comments

Today I dropped off the marriage papers and their translation with the gen, Angel, who is helping with the visa paperwork for my husband. We discussed different approaches. The "quicker" approach will cost about 500 more. Well...Levi and I have ... Read more
Day Before Thanksgiving Break
Tuesday, November 22, 2016      4 comments

I work as a Teacher Assistant (TA) in a city school. This year I am with a group in the "ACE" program - Alternative Curriculum something...Education? It's special ed. Together with some other classes in the program we are having a nice pre-Thank... Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 Last Page