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Assignment 5 weigh in

Friday, September 21, 2012      1 comments

Info - the last weigh in for the 5% Challenge will be November 24th. A) How many pounds will you lose to achieve your 5% weight loss? To calculate your 5% 193 x.05 = 9.65 pounds. I will round it to 10lbs. Current Weight: 193... Read more

Assignment 4 Food Triggers

Thursday, September 20, 2012      3 comments

For my assignment 4 for the 5%challenge... List ALL your trigger foods. Is it a snack food or part of a meal? Are they sweet or salty? Hot, cold or room temperature? Carbs, comfort foods? *****Both sweet and salty are my triggers. And it ... Read more

Assignment 2 &3 (5%challenge)

Wednesday, September 19, 2012      3 comments

Assignment 2:Ok I have revamped my sparkpage and added new profile picture. Assignment 3:Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? W... Read more

5% Challenge for Fall

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      4 comments

5% Challenge Commitment. How much and how often will you exercise? What diet will you follow? How will you support your team? Just a little happy to lift your spirits. I'... Read more

more randomness

Tuesday, September 11, 2012      4 comments

A couple of shots of an American persimmon tree and a Texas variety fig. We had a good amount of both this year and still picking up a few persimmons. Someone asked abou... Read more

Random photos

Monday, September 10, 2012      8 comments

We ordered some nut tress a few years ago..One was supposed to be almond and one pecan and 2 English Walnuts..we lost one last year to drought but they all had the same lookin... Read more


Sunday, September 09, 2012      6 comments

You know I was thinking (bad idea a lot of times) that they have patches people wear to keep them from smoking and patches to deliver hormones...why can't they come out wit... Read more

SP friends

Friday, September 07, 2012      7 comments

When I started here in 2008, I met a few people on SP that were from my state and even lived on my side and pretty near but I never took the time to meet any in real life. I had an opportunity once but something came up and I couldn't make it..s... Read more

Not a good day!!

Thursday, September 06, 2012      4 comments

It has not been a good day for me...First it is still in 100+temps and humidity is so high that it makes it hard to breathe. Went for a walk early and did something to my knee and now can hardly walk. I've kept my heated rice bag on it all day a... Read more


Wednesday, September 05, 2012      4 comments

Just a thought for the day..... We need to realize that beauty comes in all sizes... Been busy lately so haven't taken the time to blog here...I've eaten on the high si... Read more

Rain!!! and Weekend plans.

Friday, August 31, 2012      6 comments

Well Isaac didn't quite come over much of my side of the state but we did get some much needed rain. Only 2.5 inches but it was alot better than we have had..Every little bit helps..Once it stopped you couldn't even tell it had rained as the gro... Read more

crunchy snacks

Thursday, August 30, 2012      6 comments

Sparkpeople had this cartoon on one of their emails and thought it really funny. I love salty crunchy snacks so try to keep them out of the house or go for healthier versions.... Read more


Wednesday, August 29, 2012      5 comments

The picture is an angelwing begonia blossom..and they bloom almost all year round...they are called angel wings as the leaves look like angel wings..I started my one tiny plan... Read more

Missed a couple of days!!

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      3 comments

Well I missed a couple of days posting. I've been so frustrated the last few days. On Sunday I tried to put another coat of clay on my horse only to have it crack even gave up on making a horse..and went to ebay and bought one..But ... Read more

My one and only sister

Friday, August 24, 2012      6 comments

I am so lucky to have my sister..she is my only sibling and though we are almost 3 years apart in age (she is older) we are pretty close to one another...We really don't ha... Read more

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