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    9/30/2014 11:44:09 AM, by MOMMA_BEAR_69

    Today is my father's birthday although I haven't seen him in 35 years. He has been on my mind all day. Lots of happy memories of the man who raised six children by himself after my parents divorced when I was five years old. What a brave man he was taking six children, ages 8 months to 9 years. He m... Read more

  • English is One Strange Language.

    9/26/2014 4:18:33 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    This came via email from a place called Baba Mail It is so funny, I just had to share.... Original author is unknown.... English is One Strange Language... English is the easiest language to learn, mostly because it doesn't make use of male/female for everything, like other languages... Read more

  • Update on Shannon

    9/23/2014 10:55:50 PM, by MOMMA_BEAR_69

    For those of you who were following my blogs on my nephew Shannon, I just wanted to update you on his progress. He was blinded in an accident last fall when an aerosol can exploded in a fire they were burning and had several eye surgeries. Shannon posted this on July 5: I got to see the firew... Read more

  • Autumn Ponderland 2

    9/23/2014 6:58:14 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    So, I've been thinking.... I know, uh-oh! Health: Wonder why on the first day of fall I get a cold? Well, that is an exaggeration.... I've been fighting a cold for about 2 weeks, but I woke up last night coughing my head off with my throat, ear and chest hurting! I'm all scratchy voiced ... Read more


    9/23/2014 1:02:19 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    My sister forwarded the following to me. It is so funny, I thught you might get a kick out of it as well.... I don't know who originally compiled this list..... WHEN INSULTS HAD CLASS These glorious insults are from an era before the English language became boiled down to 4-letter... Read more

  • BLC26 Expectations

    9/22/2014 5:11:25 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    What do I expect from the Biggest Loser Challenge Round 26? I expect what I've gotten from previous rounds and then some! I'm on the Blue Lion Trackers Team, so I expect to ROAR! R = Responsibility: I expect to be responsible for all the choices I make and to not blame others, circum... Read more

  • Yesterday was exhausting but productive.

    9/22/2014 1:14:24 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    I have not really blogged about this before, but have mentioned it on a couple of threads, about the infestation of bed bugs in my apartment building. Actually, it is not just in this building but everywhere in the city of Edmonton...... The landlord sent an exterminator into the building to t... Read more

  • If It's Not 1 Thing....

    9/21/2014 12:39:34 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    I've noticed that my life is a really bad B movie! It is constant drama and stress! Why is that? Well, I've also noticed that I'm really no different than anyone else and I just put my stuff out there more! So, those of you who are on FB know that yesterday my lovely MIL had a mild stroke.... Read more

  • Autumn Ponderland #1

    9/18/2014 4:53:25 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    Last winter I started a short series of blogs that I called Winter Ponderlands.... You know, Winter Wonderland and all that.... So, some things have caught my pondering mind and I thought I would do my first installment of an Autumn Ponderland.... Food: Ever since I joined SP, what(?), 8 y... Read more


    9/17/2014 1:26:21 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    Over the next 12 weeks... I Will Track every BLT (bite, lick, taste) Many of us have tried over and over to lose weight, and I know for myself I have gained and lost the same few pounds over and overů So for the next 12 weeks this is the new ME... I am going to devote my time and ener... Read more

  • What Would Our Pets Write In Their Diary?

    9/17/2014 2:08:36 AM, by LITTLEWIND53

    Dog vs. Cat: The Diaries We all know there are major differences between dogs and cats, but it was only after we found their secret diaries that we really understood how deep a difference it is... The Dog's Diary 8:00 am: Dog food! My favorite thing! 9:30 am: A car ride! My favorite... Read more

  • Progress, Not Perfection, Right?

    9/14/2014 1:44:53 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    So, Phillip is my Weight Watchers Active Link. I encourage any of you who have experience with the WW Active Link to write in to me! I'm not motivated by Phillip, in fact I am getting discouraged. I tried to learn more about it yesterday when I had time, but the web site was down so I was just re... Read more

  • Thoughts

    9/11/2014 11:58:39 PM, by LITTLEWIND53

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  • I'm Ready To Divorce Phillip Already!

    9/9/2014 4:22:13 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    OK, yes, I'm an 80s teen which means I am part of the microwave generation and what I want, I want it now! Last night when I plugged Phillip in for my daily report I found that not only did I not earn any activity point, but I didn't even meet my baseline! What? I got up and did some kind of shor... Read more

  • Phillip

    9/8/2014 5:20:30 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    I joined Weight Watchers in May. I still have not met my 5% goal. When I get close, I gain. I'm not sure what I do or why I do it, but I do it. This will have to take some consideration and thought as to why I sabotage my weight loss success! I've been thinking about it, but with no good reason... Read more

  • Today...

    9/6/2014 7:39:24 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    Today should've, would've been my brother and sister's 46th birthday! They were twins and they died within 4 months of each other. I miss them every day, but birthdays and holidays and death anniversaries are always a little bit tougher. I miss them every day. I am a lucky person because I was c... Read more

  • Thank You Spark Friends!!!!

    9/5/2014 6:17:07 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    Thank you all for the kind, encouraging words regarding my husband's health! I know I should not borrow trouble and wait and see, but since I've had so much tragedy in my life I tend to jump to catastrophic conclusions immediately! I am lifted by your kind words and advice not to worry. My ... Read more

  • Happy Sept 2014

    9/5/2014 3:11:30 PM, by SUSIEQQ62

    Hey Spark Friends,I hope that so far Sept is going well for you--with many blessings..If you got off track this summer thats ok--Just set your mind on your weightloss journey and move On. Forget about any mistakes that you have made--Lets keep the Past in the past and learn to Forgive ourselves and ... Read more

  • Prayer, Good Vibe, Positive Wish Request!

    9/4/2014 12:48:52 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    As many of you know, I am still struggling with asking God for anything. I'm fearful to ask him for anything. I know he is in control, but I can't figure out why some people or families or groups must endure so much heartache in a single lifetime. So, I am also a bit angry with God. Thus, this ... Read more

  • Love

    9/3/2014 8:34:02 PM, by JAXMOMMY

    I say I love you easily! I mean it too. I love people. I love their stories. The other day I was listening to Billy currington's "People Are Crazy" and I thought.... Hmmm, maybe my interest in everyone's story will lead me to riches one day?
    watch?v=PK... Read more