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All I'm going to be

Friday, January 11, 2013      6 comments

I have come to realize that life is a constant growing and learning experience. I've been growing and learning so much here at SP. Life is a journey and my journey is takin... Read more

one step at at time

Wednesday, January 09, 2013      9 comments

This journey here at Sparkpeople takes one step at a time. I didn't do as well today. Took a step back in the dieting..went over my calorie count by 100 calories but I know... Read more

Tuesday's update

Tuesday, January 08, 2013      7 comments

Things have been quiet here today but have accomplished a lot. I have washed 3 loads of laundry, changed bed linens and started work on organizing my studio. I have first started by cutting the rest of the wool that I had begun a month or so ago... Read more

Monday's new start

Monday, January 07, 2013      9 comments

Well as everyone knows good intentions sometimes go by the wayside. I had so wanted to start this new year out to a good start on the exercise and dieting..I did ok but not spectacular last week. I'm starting over this week and these are this we... Read more

Jan 4 &5 Day slip

Saturday, January 05, 2013      5 comments

Well let a day slip by me yesterday without posting. Our oldest son finally came for his Christmas visit as snow and ice had hindered him the week before. He only brought the grandson but that was good as last visit with them, he was so tied up ... Read more

Jan 3. Creating a better self

Thursday, January 03, 2013      9 comments

Aren't we all here at SP trying to create a better version of ourselves? I know I am. I'm determined this year to make myself healthier and stronger and smaller. Did ... Read more

Jan2 Portion size

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      14 comments

Are we really careful with our portion size? Do you still measure your portions or eyeball it? I find myself sometimes eyeballing my portion size and most of the tim... Read more

Jan1 New Beginnings

Tuesday, January 01, 2013      8 comments

Well this is a day of new beginnings in more ways than one.. First it is the start of a New Year. Did you make resolutions? Only thing I resolved to do is to get back on track with dieting and exercise. I did watch what I ate today but didn... Read more

Early Christmas

Friday, December 14, 2012      8 comments

Well I have been so blest this year..I really was not expecting anything for Christmas as hubby and I usually buy when we need things and we live comfortably so usually rare we buy things..But hubby has been making furniture since retirement and... Read more


Tuesday, December 11, 2012      9 comments

What me slacking???? Yes I have been slacking the last week...since the 5% challenge ended for fall, I've been problem I've had is I've had a hard time posti... Read more


Friday, December 07, 2012      7 comments

Many of you here know I'm a tea drinker..I really drink it all day long..decaf in the afternoons but mostly like my different black teas. I don't particularly like green t... Read more


Tuesday, December 04, 2012      8 comments

I love this SP saying...we have to desire to change before we can make changes..Desire has to come from can't get healthy to please others and you can't get he... Read more

My day

Wednesday, November 28, 2012      10 comments

I finally finished shelling the 25pounds of pecans!!!!! YEA!!!!! Now that they are finished I can really clean my living room floors and then get back to hooking that family crest tapestry. Had a board meeting at the art gallery..we did l... Read more


Tuesday, November 27, 2012      6 comments

I think this week has been a really trying week for our 5% challenge but then again it has stretched me..I have done really well not eating junk food all this week until to... Read more

Pumpkin Roll and Cheesecake

Friday, November 23, 2012      7 comments

Maybe I need to make up a poem about these 2 villans..Well do want to tell you a funny story..I am really bad about making new recipes and then sharing them before I've tested it out..I should know better at my age to make a test one first befor... Read more

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