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Getting Ready to Get Ready
7/24/2014 12:36:15 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I first joined SparkPeople in May 2009 and did pretty well with it Ė for a while. I was on & off, up & down (mostly up) for quite a while, years actu...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 071/100/029
7/23/2014 10:51:22 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside & outside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game pla...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 071/100/029
7/23/2014 10:51:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside & outside, drank 8 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I did some reading in a paperback book & game pla...  Read more


The pool has never cleared.
7/23/2014 9:26:53 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Day 77 of exercise in 2014 (not a streak) Walking: 2 mph (30 minutes per mile) 12 minutes 56 calories burned The humidity when we walk is swe...  Read more


7/23/2014 5:50:17 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Never go backward. Attempt, and do it with all your might. Determination is power. ~ Charles Simmons ~ The following video is about a program (...  Read more


What Do We Really Want
7/23/2014 5:21:23 PM,  0 COMMENTS

a magic question to ask and answer...  Read more


Wednesday's Wisdom =)
7/23/2014 3:07:12 PM,  10 COMMENTS

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Day 440
7/23/2014 2:24:30 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Rest Day. Feeling OK....  Read more


7/23/2014 10:23:20 AM,  3 COMMENTS

"Obedience makes us progressively stronger, capable of faithfully enduring tests and trials in the future. Obedience in Gethsemane prepared the Savior...  Read more


Day 2 of my weekly challenge
7/23/2014 9:42:36 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Today's NSV: I have a piece of clothing that just didn't fit properly. Too snug. I accidentally grabbed it out of my dresser drawer and put it on. It...  Read more


I'm missing a SparkFriend
7/23/2014 9:36:42 AM,  6 COMMENTS

One of my dear Sparkfriends has deactivated her page. I miss her. She was so very active here in Spark and supported many people. She identifi...  Read more


My sit-less summer
7/23/2014 9:33:52 AM,  6 COMMENTS

While it was still cold this Spring, I told myself that I'd sit a lot less this summer, and stay as active as possible. Well, that's easier said...  Read more


Hangman but for music terms--"Hangnote"
7/23/2014 7:40:47 AM,  7 COMMENTS This is so much fun! chris...  Read more



7/23/2014 7:37:28 AM,  7 COMMENTS

Quotes: Their gaiety consisted of ruling staves and copying a borrowed duet filled with hemidemisemiquavers . -- Patrick O'Brian,...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 070/100/030
7/22/2014 11:16:46 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today is day 70 of my 100 days challenge. I did a little walking inside drank 12 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I watched 2 DVDs to...  Read more


So much has changed...
7/22/2014 10:51:40 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I haven't checked in in almost a year. SparkPeople is on my mind all the time. It seems like it was the only time I was successful at being healthy....  Read more


Tuesday's Tickle =)
7/22/2014 10:47:59 PM,  10 COMMENTS

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1st post op drs visit
7/22/2014 8:11:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I went to see the surgeon today and they pulled the staples. They hurt some but I feel so much better with them out. Now it won't be as hard for me to...  Read more


The Blame Game
7/22/2014 7:06:41 PM,  7 COMMENTS

I hate the term "overweight", because it implies that there's a weight standard I should be adhering to. ~ Camryn Manheim ~ Speaking to someone...  Read more


Wearable Computing Gloves for learning Braille
7/22/2014 6:47:06 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The device evolved from a technology-enhanced glove that teaches beginners how to play piano melodies in 45 minutes, created a few years ago...  Read more


Exploding "Pyrex" cookware--BEWARE!
7/22/2014 6:38:39 PM,  8 COMMENTS
-cookware/ This makes me mad. Companies changed the composition of "Pyrex" and now we...  Read more


7/22/2014 5:52:11 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I have been working hard at being and staying positive. I read all the Spark messages and keep up with all my wonderful teammates. Soaking in all th...  Read more


Day 439
7/22/2014 5:52:11 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Gym Day. Really dragging today. Finally pushed myself into the gym at 4pm. Did 5 of 6 exercises before I petered out. Feeling OK....  Read more


Disappointment is a
7/22/2014 5:28:18 PM,  2 COMMENTS

creation of the mind....  Read more


Best peppermint tea!
7/22/2014 2:36:48 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Carington Peppermint tea. My daughter introduced me to this. Very full bodied and smooth! I had to order it online. I could not find it in the st...  Read more


Starting over Day 1
7/22/2014 1:57:11 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Yep, I thought I could do the weight loss thing on my own...WRONG. I got off the wagon when my husband had a terrible accident last July. No exc...  Read more


7/22/2014 10:55:03 AM,  0 COMMENTS

"Godís purpose is 'to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.' That is fundamental to all we do. Sometimes we get so wrapped up in thin...  Read more


7/22/2014 9:47:35 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I can't really think of anything funny or amusing or particularly "lofty" to say about Tuesday. I am ok with Tuesday being just ok. This morning dri...  Read more


Day 1 of my weekly challenge
7/22/2014 9:13:00 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I have completed the first day of my weekly challenge. I logged all of my food. I did my exercise. And, here is today's NSV: I am wearing my wedding r...  Read more


Fitbit and calories
7/22/2014 8:52:08 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I've been battling sinus headaches for the last two days. Not enough to keep you down, but enough to make you miserable. I have medicine to deal wit...  Read more


Speak it & make it so time! # 11
7/22/2014 3:54:16 AM,  3 COMMENTS

The sky is the Limit! For so long I have put my hopes and dreams and even my God in a little box . I was afraid if anyone saw them they would be take...  Read more


100 Days to a New You Challenge day 069/100/031
7/21/2014 11:04:16 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Today I did some walking inside because it was really warm outside again today, drank 10 glasses of water & did a little Mandala coloring. I watched 1...  Read more


Pun Fun Monday =)
7/21/2014 9:41:00 PM,  13 COMMENTS

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Great summer
7/21/2014 8:45:36 PM,  1 COMMENTS

For years I've complained about the heat and humidity of summer. After a brutal winter I promised I wouldn't complain, no matter what. Funny thing hap...  Read more


Unexpected NSV
7/21/2014 6:32:21 PM,  8 COMMENTS

My 3X jeans are so big... they are falling off of me. I was hoping to continue wearing them until time for the size 1X (I hate to waste money). Won'...  Read more


Organizational Politics
7/21/2014 6:24:02 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Stop organizations from using feedback....  Read more


Monday July 21, 2014 Getting hotter and humid around here.
7/21/2014 5:42:08 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I went to my physical therapy this morning, and did a lot of work on both my arms and legs. I'm working on my legs to be able to bend, and tie my sho...  Read more


Just When I had a grip
7/21/2014 4:44:47 PM,  0 COMMENTS

So last Thursday, my hubby and I checked into a fancy hotel/resort property in Ft. Lauderdale and paid a high price for the ultimate access to interne...  Read more


It's beyond my...
7/21/2014 3:54:56 PM,  0 COMMENTS

understanding as to why someone that I have not talked to in 43 years would want to 'look me up' on FaceBook. I remember this gal as being very...  Read more


My Weekly Challenge
7/21/2014 3:41:20 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I am going to work on a weekly challenge just for myself this week. First, I am going to limit my carbs to under 50 per day. I lost another poun...  Read more


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