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Own yourself first

Friday, March 22, 2013      5 comments

Many times, especially when we are young, we are looking for someone to love and to be loved by that special someone. But you really need to learn how to love yourself fir... Read more


Thursday, March 21, 2013      9 comments

Stress can be a killer. And not only that but it can really make you sick and bring on things you normally would not have. We need to learn to control our stress by lettin... Read more

Driving Me Crazy!!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013      6 comments

You hear the expression that "my kids or my husband is driving me crazy" or that (blank-you fill it in) is driving me crazy. Well it only happens if you let them or i... Read more


Tuesday, March 19, 2013      9 comments

I have been so blest all my life. Sometimes I think my life is charmed. I had terrific parents and a wonderful sister and we lived comfortably growing up. I married too young... Read more


Sunday, March 17, 2013      4 comments

Denying our mistakes has become a thing many people do today. All you have to do is listen to the news. People mess up and blame others. Sometimes it makes me sick to see how... Read more

Nothing left to say

Saturday, March 16, 2013      10 comments

What more can I say!!! (had my belated birthday dinner at New China and didn't go over my calorie count. The sodium was bad but otherwise did ok. Got lots of walking i... Read more

10 bad habits

Friday, March 15, 2013      8 comments

I get a posting to my regular emails from Eating Healthy magazine. They pretty well cover much of what I've learned here at Sparkpeople. This is the article I read today about the 10 bad habits you should avoid. 1. Not drinking enough water... Read more


Wednesday, March 13, 2013      13 comments

We all need to be grateful for the obstacles we come up upon. Many times the hard times or changes in my life have always turned out to be good in the long run. Instead of ... Read more

Embracing Life

Tuesday, March 12, 2013      11 comments

Today is my 62nd birthday and I could look back and think of the things I've never done in my life or the things I did that I shouldn't have or the things I could have cha... Read more

My body

Monday, March 11, 2013      8 comments

My body at age 62 (tomorrow) needs a whole lot of toning up. The stretching this week I've been doing for the 5% challenge I think is helping me. I found one day when my hip ... Read more

Figured out my problem

Sunday, March 10, 2013      6 comments

This pretty well explains my problem in cleaning and organizing. I have been this way since I was a kid. I was an avid reader when young and we had a nice collection of books.... Read more

Doing what is right

Saturday, March 09, 2013      9 comments

We can apply this saying to our travels here on Sparkpeople. Doing what is right is eating the proper foods in the proper amounts. Doing what is right is getting the exercise... Read more

Week wrap up

Friday, March 08, 2013      8 comments

The one thing I have always done and keeps me in a really good happy frame of mind is keeping positive thoughts and positive people around me. I have found with my Read more

bad one

Thursday, March 07, 2013      8 comments

I have been watching Betty White's new comedy show and just love the antics those old people play on young people. Wouldn't you just for once like to pull a prank like the... Read more

5) What can you improve upon?

Wednesday, March 06, 2013      11 comments

I can really try to get more exercise and push myself more in this area. I do ok on eating within calorie range and eating healthy foods so mainly just need work on exercise. (I'm more than halfway finished with my hooked rug. We got the g... Read more

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