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A little bit of this and that
Friday, October 20, 2017      16 comments

Good Morning! Day 2 of dog sitting is upon us and I have to say it is going well. Abby is a 3 year old lab-mix so it is an eye-opener to see the difference in energy levels between her and our three who are all 11. Louisa's blood sugar drop... Read more
All or nothing
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      17 comments

Hi, I'm the poster child for all or nothing thinking and it's a hard habit to break when it comes to walking. I went from not walking (or doing any exercise for months) to suddenly going every day and not being satisfied until I walk 5km. ... Read more
I "AM" Obese - wake up call
Monday, October 16, 2017      18 comments

Hi, It is taken me quite awhile to admit to myself that I am obese rather than pleasingly plump. At my highest I was 250 pounds and I'm slowly (read so slow it is tempting to give up!) losing a few pounds. Honestly, how could I have been in... Read more
Trying to sneak food around my dogs
Friday, October 13, 2017      14 comments

Just a heads up....we have three rescued dogs. Louisa is our beautiful Lab who has diabetes, Maddy is our feisty Pomeranian who bosses Louisa around and Ginger, our delightful wee mutt who lives on my lap and wouldn't say "muffin" if her mouth w... Read more
Photo-blog of my 8 km walk
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      22 comments

Hi, Yesterday I felt like walking a trail within our town instead of my normal "in the woods" excursions with our dogs. Because I felt this was going to be a bit much for our 11 year old, diabetic lab I left them home. This was Louisa's re... Read more
The Day After Gobble-Gobble Day
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      18 comments

Hi, As some of you know, yesterday it was Thanksgiving here in Canada and because it is a holiday, I had an extra long weekend. For the most part, the weather was awesome (20 degrees - celsius) and the sun was shining. My weekend sta... Read more
Pictures from yesterday - lots of dog pics
Monday, October 02, 2017      13 comments

Good Morning! Beautiful fall day here in Newfoundland although we did have to scrape the frost off the car windshield this morning. Oh well, that is what I love about this time of the year. Yesterday John and I took our dogs in the woo... Read more
Are you looking for some inspiration and motivation that works for YOU?
Monday, September 25, 2017      17 comments

Hello! Who is with me - I love SparkPeople and I'm very thankful it exists and that I discovered it. What's not to like? SparkPeople is free, access... Read more
Just 5 - my game plan
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      23 comments

Hi, I'm struggling with my attempts to get back into the swing of things here at Spark and within my own life. I know I CAN do it - it's just making it happen. Isn't that always the way? After giving it some thought, I came up with my... Read more
What a bizarre year
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      20 comments

Hi, I've gone from a regular ( and tell it from the heart) blogger to one who rarely and with little information. Well, it's time I changed that (do I detect a collective groan?) because I made a decision on September 1st that I was going t... Read more
Working on a new habit
Sunday, August 20, 2017      20 comments

Hi, This week we (participants in the Summer 5% challenge) have been asked to work on a new habit. I've been having a rough go of it so I knew my choice had to be about establishing some "me" time. I decided my sewing room is the place I'm... Read more
What I've been up to lately....no exercise allowed
Monday, August 07, 2017      20 comments

emoticon Just call me calamity Jane (err, Susan ... Read more
Seven years with SparkPeople and I still haven't run a marathon....nor do I want to! Humour
Tuesday, August 01, 2017      21 comments

Hi, Despite being physically laid up for the past five days I haven't forgotten that tomorrow, August 2nd, will be my seventh year anniversary of joining SparkPeople. Wow! I transferred some of my earlier blogs to a jump drive some time ago... Read more
Out of commission
Sunday, July 30, 2017      16 comments

Hello! Short, sweet and to the point.....I'm out of commission (doctor's orders) for the next few days. My apologies to my Teddy Bear team. Susan... Read more
One of the funniest things I've read in a long time - enjoy
Saturday, July 15, 2017      29 comments

Please note I did not write this nor do I know who did Recently, I was diagnosed with A.A.A.D.D. – Age Activated Attention Deficit Disorder. This is how it manifests: I decide to water my garden. As I turn on the hose in the d... Read more

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