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There is no place like Home!
4/20/2014 9:37:22 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I needed to click my heels on more than one occasion this weekend. I may have small feet but I managed to step on more than a few toes this weekend!...  Read more


First Time for Everything
4/20/2014 8:59:25 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I have never posted a blog before. That said, there is a first time for everything. As I get older, I find myself to be more reflective. That reflecti...  Read more


Happy Easter did you give up anything for lent?
4/20/2014 2:40:50 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I did I gave up Facebook and it was a valuable experience. It will teach you who your real friends really are!...  Read more


Read this about exercise ..
4/20/2014 2:39:31 PM,  2 COMMENTS
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I was SPA dayed!!
4/20/2014 10:19:10 AM,  12 COMMENTS

My Son owns 2 Planet Beach day spa's Yesterday every nerve ending I had hurt! I asked my Son if he had any openings for me to do message. He text...  Read more


Home Is Where The Heart Is
4/20/2014 9:36:04 AM,  8 COMMENTS

" You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home ,so it's all right. " Maya Angelou Today is Easter . A day for celeb...  Read more


Easter sunday morning
4/20/2014 9:22:04 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I am up early again this morning. It is cloudy with temp at 61 degrees. Glucose reading for this month was 93. Great seeing as I have been off all...  Read more


Made Me Laugh Part 14
4/20/2014 7:43:25 AM,  20 COMMENTS

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4/20/2014 7:37:02 AM,  2 COMMENTS

1975--calories 45 min. elliptical 1 smoke A day of preparation for Easter. I never did mop the floors, but other than that, I'm ready. My...  Read more


4/20/2014 6:49:16 AM,  15 COMMENTS

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Back to Basics
4/19/2014 11:03:23 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I left SP one year ago after I lost 50 lbs. I thought that I could maintain it on my own, but in the past year I regained 17 lbs. I was tracking...  Read more


just dropping by
4/19/2014 10:50:32 PM,  7 COMMENTS

just wanted to say hi! still out of town but hoping you all have a wonderful Easter. had to make some eggs and have had a good time hope you all ha...  Read more


He is Risen
4/19/2014 10:10:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I wasup early this morning with the grandsons. My oldest and I did some Wii fit together with my wife. The lawn treatment man was over and sprayed t...  Read more


The Ending of a Trying Week
4/19/2014 6:39:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Tis the season for tick plucking, la la la la, la la la la la! Took 8 ticks off April this week. Don't know if there will be any more tonight or...  Read more


Saturday blessings
4/19/2014 5:04:43 PM,  7 COMMENTS

It's been a long day but have really enjoyed today. Two of the daughter in loves came out with 4 of the granddaughers today. We had a wonderful tim...  Read more


Does this mean Im a perfect 10?
4/19/2014 3:41:54 PM,  16 COMMENTS

All the other race numbers this morning were 100-300. What did I do to deserve this? I know that elite runners are given special low numb...  Read more


"What is Holy Saturday?"
4/19/2014 2:58:46 PM,  17 COMMENTS

184 184 184 184 184 184 184 184 184 184 As always 229 and 304 for your show of interest in this blog. The following comes from...  Read more


Scale and Non-Scale Victories!
4/19/2014 2:52:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, 104 days of Sparking and I'm feeling better than ever! This morning I was down a total of 28 lbs! (YAY!!) and am so close to being in ONEde...  Read more


A Winner is Just a Loser Who Tried One More Time
4/19/2014 11:49:38 AM,  89 COMMENTS

That is so true! So many people have told me that they could never do what I have done, but I don't believe it. Why? Because I didn't believe I cou...  Read more


feel like I've been run over by a train
4/19/2014 11:44:28 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Good grief! Is this what drug addicts feel like when they come off all those "good" drugs?? I feel like I've been run over by a train...every mu...  Read more


Fuhrman Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash
4/19/2014 9:40:08 AM,  14 COMMENTS

Ratatouille over Spaghetti Squash Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 medium spaghetti squash 1 medium onion, chopped ...  Read more


Nothing is predictable
4/19/2014 9:33:52 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So I did less exercise this week just due to time and energy levels and loose 2#. I did 5 days the previous week and stayed the same. I know I need...  Read more


Believe it
4/19/2014 9:09:03 AM,  11 COMMENTS

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Need to turn it around again
4/19/2014 8:45:39 AM,  2 COMMENTS

2181--calories smoked ?? with cousin 45 min. elliptical Socially, it was a great day. Breakfast with an old friend, lunch with my cousin, di...  Read more


Every Girl's Crazy 'Bout A Sharpei Dressed Man Part 3
4/19/2014 7:33:08 AM,  25 COMMENTS

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Well!!! Will a Goal Help?
4/19/2014 6:32:18 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Here I am popping in again. There are so many people on the SparkPeople site here who are really achieving their weight change. 345 It really works f...  Read more


Foolishly Happy
4/19/2014 4:51:37 AM,  12 COMMENTS

" When in doubt make a fool of yourself. There is a microscopically thin line between being brilliantly creative and acting like the most gigantic idi...  Read more


Good Friday normal weather
4/18/2014 6:54:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Anothr early start to get the grandsons for the day. We were at breakfast with them and then home. We went to lunch and returned home with them and...  Read more


4/18/2014 5:13:40 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Fridays seem like they are always busy for me. I usually change my bed linens on this day and do laundry.. I do laundry about twice a week but today's...  Read more


To remind myself ....
4/18/2014 4:15:31 PM,  10 COMMENTS

I liked that checklist of Seven Habits of Successful Dieters. I just put a note on my google calendar to reassess every 6 months using that sam...  Read more


Teach your children well...
4/18/2014 2:51:46 PM,  9 COMMENTS

"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ― Margaret Mead...  Read more


Lost my path this winter.
4/18/2014 12:46:03 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Hi everyone :) I've been very absent from Sparkpeople for the past couple of months. This past Winter played havoc with my health. First off as...  Read more


Darn, a shoulder replacement is in my future
4/18/2014 11:27:33 AM,  24 COMMENTS

I had the second 'cortisone" shot over 3 weeks ago. Only a little improvement in pain. I went back and the doctor spent a long time with me. He took 4...  Read more


What I'm really good at
4/18/2014 9:51:19 AM,  19 COMMENTS

Today SparkCoach suggested that I blog about what I'm really good at. I don't know. I guess I will need to ponder on this one. I'm good at cooking whi...  Read more


4/18/2014 9:48:29 AM,  16 COMMENTS

Seven Habits Of Highly Successful Dieters and my own "grade" for each. To be honest, my average grade seems to be a C+ between 24 and 3...  Read more


SparkJourney: Day 30
4/18/2014 9:05:05 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Progress Report: I have increased my level of weight in strength training and noticeable improved my balance through yoga, so I get to buy myself...  Read more


First world problem
4/18/2014 8:13:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

1843--calories 45 min. ellliptical 30 min. raking with grand NO SMOKES My 4-year-old grand and I "combed the yard" with the rake for about...  Read more


Rain Barrel Auction
4/18/2014 7:12:54 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Tonight is the Rain Barrel Art Auction at our History Museum. Just a few more hours and it will be done and I can sleep... I hope! If you want to see...  Read more


It's Raining Cats and Dogs Part 31
4/18/2014 6:29:09 AM,  20 COMMENTS

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Better days
4/18/2014 6:23:08 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Yes, yesterday was a bit of a downer. Guess who came to visit me!?! Yesterdays blog was just a brief summary of a lot of feelings from over th...  Read more


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