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  • solar eclipse today

    8/21/2017 8:18:33 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning- What a lovely morning! I just got back from gym. Slept well! Eating cleaning and managing stress better. DH has jury selection today. He is working at home this morning until he leaves for the court. He actually calmed down yesterday. I remember his father was erratic at times. I... Read more

  • Sparking Small Steps

    8/21/2017 5:20:45 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day I change and learn something new. Every day is an adventure, looking for that new lesson that will help me. Since I started with Spark over 7 years ago, I have changed my way of eating, exercising and staying motivated. I have new friends, and a new attitude. During the upc... Read more

  • Just got back from gym

    8/20/2017 10:03:47 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Stress has been mounting lately. DS called - his wife and him are having problems with a creepy MIL. They live in a house they rent from her. Cheap rent. Long story. MIL told them that in December they will sell the house and give money to them for a down payment to a new home. ... Read more

  • Slowly but Surely Returning to Routine

    8/20/2017 8:59:31 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    For the past three weeks, life has been just a whirlwind. During my last week of summer vacation, I was sick from an allergic reaction to cherries. I didn't get to do my annual "back to school" cleaning of the house, so I went back to work still feeling ill, coming down off of prednisone, and with a... Read more

  • Meeting AMAZING People

    8/20/2017 5:00:58 AM, by JSTETSER

    I met some special people at the NH Living History Event yesterday. Here I am with Elizabeth Keckley, Mary Todd Lincoln's dress maker. (Estelle T Barada) I also met Harriet Tubman. My uncle's home was part of the Underground Railroad, and I was quite interested to talk with her. The... Read more

  • Gods day

    8/19/2017 11:51:41 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Being with my daughter gave me so much joy she is awesome and it encouraged me to be happier be blessed hugs... Read more

  • 2 weeks

    8/19/2017 8:55:09 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I'm starting to get the lay of the land at work, and I'm shadowing other developers on my team. I'm still in disbelief that I got this job (so grateful!). My car is great and I love it! I made a rule that I will not eat food in it and I've been doing well with that. That brings me to my final chal... Read more

  • At a plateau but that is ok

    8/19/2017 8:27:09 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    good Morning; I just jumped on scale this morning. I am grateful that I have a stable weight today. My progress of weight loss has slowed but this is nothing new to me. I am very fortunate that I am still at my lowest weight in decades. I have gotten super busy. Trying to figure out the weather... Read more

  • Take The Step!

    8/19/2017 5:20:11 AM, by JSTETSER

    It's the start of the school year, and I want to challenge you to take a step towards better health. Let's start by counting our steps for one week, and then take the highest number and use it as your goal. Every week, try to beat that best. Record your numbers, and see just how high you can g... Read more

  • Saturday

    8/19/2017 12:01:17 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    So tired I finished cleaning out my brothers house and tomorrow a bit of cleaning so Im tired so tired wishing all a blessed day goodnight... Read more

  • Prep Day

    8/18/2017 12:14:52 PM, by BUNNY59

    Well today is prep day and I don't mean preparing food. Waited two months to get this procedure done (not my choice) and finally it is here. Mixed feelings. It is not my first, in fact it might be my 5th time. Hoping today (which is the worst part) goes fine. Also hoping that tomorrow they do not fi... Read more

  • My Summer Bootcamp

    8/18/2017 5:22:47 AM, by JSTETSER

    In June, I created a plan to get in better shape, and lower my blood sugar #s. I have Type II Diabetes, and control it mainly with food and exercise. In June, I had to add Metformin to my healthy plan. I did not like it, but I also realized that it was time to create a new plan for success and... Read more

  • Do you get many phones calls on your cell phone - you do not want

    8/17/2017 3:40:05 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good afternoon; I am launching my own campaign. I get 3-10 calls a day. I then send a message to that number & say: "Please keep calling I am building a case for harassment. You are one I am targeting. Thank You. " I do block the calls and put the number in a Do not call file, but this campai... Read more

  • Fact Check

    8/17/2017 5:37:39 AM, by JSTETSER

    We hear so many different voices, it's easy to believe a false one. Every day we need to be reading and learning in order to recognize the false statements. That's what happened to me recently when my brother David send me an article stating that "A; Gore's utility bill for his mansion was over $... Read more

  • Thursday

    8/16/2017 11:10:43 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Denmark is amazing minimum wage is #25. hour everyone was so nice and happy Germany was great I would really like to go for three months but trying to catch up on sleep so have a very blessed day... Read more

  • The Circle of Life

    8/16/2017 10:18:23 AM, by 1CRAZYDOG

    The Circle of Life My beloved Father passed away on 12 August 2017, surrounded by family. What better way to honor him than to be there with him during his transition. Life, has a beginning, a middle and an ending. We have to be sure we use our life to fashion a worthy ending. Dad sur... Read more

  • HappyDay

    8/16/2017 7:32:46 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Still have jet lag can't sleep late fighting that but my time was so awedsome I really did not want to come back have a very blessed day... Read more

  • Revolutionary Time Travel

    8/16/2017 5:13:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have some exciting weekend plans. Traveling through time to 1920 has shown me how much has changed, and how much has stayed the same. The Old Governor Benjamin Pierce and his wife, Anna Kendrick Pierce were a hard working couple that faced many challenges. Benjamin's first wife Elizabeth die... Read more

  • wow - what an ordeal - trying to get a refund from a seller on Amazon market place

    8/15/2017 9:40:05 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning; Warning to anyone shopping on Amazon market place. Have you noticed there are many countries in the market place- 100,000 sellers from all different countries. All clothes are made in numerous countries. Since I am going on vacation, I saw some things I liked from the photos. I or... Read more

  • Free Food Costs Me Pounds!

    8/15/2017 5:21:33 AM, by JSTETSER

    My biggest temptations come in the way of the free food at the start of the school year! For some reason, I have to go into those buffets put on by the school district and the PTA prepared to either put a lot on my plate, prepared to dump it, or just stay away from the area completely. I ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    8/15/2017 12:10:13 AM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Loved Denmark it was so clean and loved Germany not as clean but so cool hope everyone has a blessed day... Read more

  • Find A WAY!

    8/14/2017 5:12:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have some plans that are very important to me. Plans for my health, and my upcoming retirement. Things are not falling into place as easily as I hoped. With my health, I had a great plan for exercise until I bruised my toe. Who knew that a small member of my body could have such a major ... Read more

  • New week

    8/13/2017 9:15:30 PM, by CHIBIKARATE

    Just got home from Germany and Denmark did not want to come home it was great sending blessings to all... Read more

  • success, sorta :) (keto-ish after a month)

    8/13/2017 2:43:57 PM, by HAPPYKITTYNZ

    Well it's a few days off a month since my last update. I did indeed, do several keto recipes for all kinds of yummy treats, eg keto chocolate mug cake and I found all dissapointing, I was hopeful for "quick strawberry icecream" from ketodietapp / cookbook. but it was no good. I switched the natura... Read more

  • Focus on the Goal!

    8/13/2017 6:04:46 AM, by JSTETSER

    What is it that you REALLY want to accomplish this month? I want to see my glucose #s drop. I want to get out and walk/run/bike/kayak every day. I want to stay in excellent health, and be able to share hiking with my grandkids. I'm going to follow one course until I'm successful. Toda... Read more

  • A1C down

    8/12/2017 4:23:13 PM, by BUNNY59

    Yes!!! My A1C is down to 5.9, my doctor considers me a controlled diabetic. Some may call me pre-diabetic either way I am making progress. Once year ago it was 6.3, so I am definitely moving in the right direction. Now to keep at. I got this. I am so determined.... Read more

  • grandkids here for the weekend

    8/12/2017 7:43:25 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good morning, my grandson who is nearly 3 woke up crying for his mom. So we were all up at 5 am and dragging. Thank goodness for Netflix which has some great kids videos. Grandpa is dragging also. He just does not have the energy any more. I am concerned about his job again. He comes home so ti... Read more

  • The New Plan

    8/12/2017 5:47:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    The new school year is about to begin, and that requires a new teaching plan. I also need a new exercise plan for my life. My summer boot camp has been very good for me, but I must change for the school year. My workout time will move to the afternoon, and I will add some exercise in to my s... Read more

  • Lina is Turning 4!

    8/11/2017 5:17:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    Turning Four! I remember when you were born. You were so cute and so small. Quickly you've grown! You turned one, and loved watching you learn to crawl, then walk and talk. You could wave bye-bye when your Mom and Dad went to school and work. At two, you were swimming and laughin... Read more

  • Enjoying a beautiful world

    8/10/2017 1:30:53 PM, by JSTETSER

    Never take Nature for granted!... Read more

  • Camping

    8/9/2017 9:10:19 AM, by JSTETSER

    What a beautiful day to be out in nature! #deliciousdailymoment... Read more

  • First few days

    8/8/2017 6:31:03 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    ...have gone well! I did so much walking yesterday that I couldn't even go to the gym. I was quite tired, but now I'm situated in my new office and going through the onboarding process. I can't believe I got this job. I am incredibly grateful and lucky and proud of myself. Last night I went ... Read more

  • I am so angry- I could spit bullets

    8/8/2017 1:14:42 PM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good afternoon- I have spent 3 days over a major outage on my DH benefits data base at his company. they lost all of our data and DH had to call in and spend about 3 hours - on phone which he hates. He screwed up some of the paper work. I have had 2 days cleaning up his mess. I just Faxed the la... Read more

  • Evans Notch

    8/8/2017 9:28:12 AM, by JSTETSER

    Evans Notch in Maine is a great geographic place to visit!... Read more

  • Evans Notch

    8/8/2017 9:27:37 AM, by JSTETSER

    Evans Notch in Maine is a great geographic place to visit!... Read more

  • Evans Notch

    8/8/2017 9:26:50 AM, by JSTETSER

    Evans Notch in Maine is a great geographic place to visit!... Read more

  • Evans Notch

    8/8/2017 9:26:48 AM, by JSTETSER

    Evans Notch in Maine is a great geographic place to visit!... Read more

  • A New Day

    8/7/2017 6:15:00 AM, by JSTETSER

    Find one way in which you can improve your life in a small way. It's a brand new day of possibilities!... Read more

  • One Day at a time

    8/6/2017 7:32:15 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Gearing up - ready for the week ahead. I have food I can take to work. I have weaned myself off of stopping to Dunkin Donuts every day, and my fitbit is charging. I am happy with my progress and I am doing it one day at time.... Read more

  • August 6th Weekly Plan

    8/6/2017 4:16:48 PM, by IVORY1825

    Food this week: Ketogenic diet! Breakfast will be egg and veggie scrambles, and lunches will be mainly fruit, veggies, and cheese/meat roll-ups. Here's the dinner plan: Sun: bacon, chicken, cabbage saute Mon; Mexican stuffed peppers Tues: paprika chicken and cauliflower gratin Wed: s... Read more

  • Sparks and SparkPeople

    8/6/2017 6:20:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    It only takes a Spark to get a fire going, and SparkPeople has fueled a healthy change in my life. Thanks!... Read more

  • Making changes and getting payoffs

    8/5/2017 5:41:40 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    On my "authorized" (set by me) weigh-in day, I had a ready mindset. Good, bad or indifferent, show me scale, how this week's eating has panned out. Am I on the right track? A resounding YES! I lost 3.8 lbs since I weighed in last Saturday. I suspect I have lot more, that I was higher before I... Read more

  • Coming Down off the Predisone

    8/5/2017 7:24:48 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I took the last of the Predisone earlier this week. I am really having a rough time as it leaves my system. I feel like I am going through some type of withdrawal. I talked to a friend who also had an allergy attack the same week I did and who has more experience with this type of thing. She feels t... Read more

  • The Mutant Squash in my Compost Pile

    8/5/2017 5:01:09 AM, by JSTETSER

    My compost pile is full of squash seeds from a year's worth of dinners with squash that I've bought from the grocery store and farmers markets. I have been amazed that the squash from my compost pile are the largest and healthiest squash in my garden. No other squash vines have produced anythi... Read more

  • Graduated!

    8/4/2017 9:43:19 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I finished my boot camp and earned my certificate of software development :) Monday I begin my new job at Chase! For my next feat, I plan to lose 50 lb between now and 2018. I'll be posting a lot more often now, promise! ... Read more

  • I Feel Your Pain

    8/4/2017 5:22:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    Yesterday's ceremony was thoughtful, moving, and beautiful. I sat towards the back with coworkers. My heart was touched when your daughters spoke about their dad, their hearts broken as they held hands, sharing their loving stories, and we all cried for their pain and their loss. I went ... Read more

  • Peaceful

    8/3/2017 11:56:33 AM, by BUNNY59

    Well it is hump day! And the best is jury duty is over!!!! Now I need to get back into working on me. The physical me. My exercise has just about come to a stand still, do to an injury. Now that is over I need to get back into my routine. I must admit my eating habits are not bad, not good but bett... Read more

  • What I have learned

    8/3/2017 8:10:53 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    "Don't become too vested in reaching your ultimate goal. Be open to learning no matter the results and enjoy your journey toward healthy changes."— Kristin S. Vickers Douglas, Ph.D., L.P. I found this quote and I am learning it is not the ultimate goal of losing this weight or that many inches- it... Read more

  • First work out at 5:15AM!!

    8/3/2017 6:02:01 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I am finally allowed a real workout after being sick! Today was the first day of my new 2 mornings per week mini-tram routine. I slept in my workout gear last night and had my sports bra and tennis shoes right next to the bed. I got up and went outside. I haven't done anything like this ... Read more

  • The Athlete in Me!

    8/3/2017 5:08:01 AM, by JSTETSER

    A shift in my thinking has begun! I no longer look at myself as an old person, sick with high blood pressure and Diabetes. I am an athlete! My body is the Temple of God! I am strong, and I feed my spirit, soul and body with good quality food. I am able to meet the challenges in my lif... Read more

  • It was calling me

    8/2/2017 9:26:02 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Sometimes, you just have to give in. I tried to steer clear, but my mind was made up --- and I could not deter that intense feeling that told me to go to the kitchen. Not to eat - but to use the scale I recently bought. I should have resisted but alas it was not to be. I lost a pound since Sat... Read more

  • If you can dream it...

    8/2/2017 5:16:10 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have a dream to gain greater health, and control Type II Diabetes. This summer, I kicked my workout plan into high gear. I planned my own Boot camp training! Every day, I'm up at 4:45, and I start with my Spark Time. After that, I get in my exercise routine. Rather than pay for a gy... Read more

  • If not me, then who? If not now, then when?:

    8/1/2017 10:33:04 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I have a new mantra on repeat. Give it all you got. That boils down what I need to do to be successful - not just at weight loss, or healthy living, but at life. When you find discouragement and negativity in the world, and you let that be an excuse to let yourself go, let yourself down,... Read more

  • lot happening today

    8/1/2017 9:05:05 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I am definitely a size 10 now. I started my lifestyle change a size 16 years ago in 1997. I had lost weight then but kept going back and forth from 14-12. I have been mostly a size 12. I am changing all my clothes out to get size 10 in. I truly have many in my closet b/c I have b... Read more

  • Reach For The New!

    8/1/2017 5:01:30 AM, by JSTETSER

    Every day we make the decision of what is most important to us. The answer to that question is seen in how we spend our time, what we put in our mouth, and what we say. Today make a decision that you KNOW will make your future healthier and brighter. So much of our future depends on us! Don... Read more

  • The Friends of SPARK!

    7/31/2017 5:13:44 AM, by JSTETSER

    Why do I visit SPARK every single morning? It's my encouraging friends who take time to help me through my day! I care about you, and you care about me! 1. My 5 AM visits make my day! I may not be able to get out and visit people often, but I get to visit my Spark Friends every day! 2. ... Read more

  • Finally over the allergy hurdle

    7/30/2017 10:05:16 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Wow! I am now over the allergic reaction hurdle. Friday evening, I was able to stop the 4 hour Benadryl doses and go on to my regular once per day allergy medicine. Yesterday, I felt like I was going through withdrawal all day. I am still on the Prednisone, but I only have 2 days left. The swelling... Read more

  • This House

    7/30/2017 5:05:07 AM, by JSTETSER

    This house is a place of miracles and healing love. This home is a place of joyful and sincere prayer. Faith, hope and love abide here. Have no fear about the impossible circumstances, because the faith of the people in this house works by our love. I hope that you will say the same ... Read more

  • Reset the Baseline

    7/29/2017 10:50:33 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    It's been months since I weighed in. Can't remember what it was even. Recently bought a new scale, and decided I will weigh in on Saturday mornings. I clocked in at 442.8lbs. My lowest weight in the last 3 years, was 398, and I am working on heading in that direction again. My highest recorded ... Read more

  • got on scale and lost again

    7/29/2017 8:04:20 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; My DD is bringing the grandkids here today. I have the inflatable pool up and ready. I will just have them here from breakfast to dinner. I already have my brand new grand daughter here with her parents. I have a full house. It is all manageable. My son and his wife are not the ... Read more

  • Don't Give Up

    7/29/2017 6:37:51 AM, by MARION-S

    Came across this Spark article today from 2010. I saw myself in there and thought there are probably so many more like me who can use a boost to keep going today
    1439... Read more

  • Letting Go of Others Expectations

    7/29/2017 5:16:38 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I feel the pressure of people who I love. They want me to make them happy, and I cannot. Some times I have to choose between my good health and their happiness. Most of the time, I make the right choice. Life is a balance between giving and receiving. I find that letting go and trustin... Read more

  • Day 2 of rest after allergic reaction

    7/28/2017 9:09:49 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Boy, I was totally drugged up yesterday. I had the first day of Prednisone and Benadryl. YUCK!! But, the doctor was concerned because my blood pressure went way up because of this reaction. (I don't have a history of high blood pressure.) She put me on rest for the remainder of the week. So, today i... Read more

  • Gabby update

    7/28/2017 5:03:34 AM, by JSTETSER

    Little Gabby is doing well. Having Nana with her almost every day has brought a relaxed and fun spirit to her life. Mom was very careful about taking Gabby to the grocery store, but Nana takes her our, and washes everything with a Clorox wipe. They go, and have fun. Mom had Gabby on a very... Read more

  • doing very well - I am eating well and stress is manageable

    7/27/2017 10:51:00 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; Baby had a tough night and the parents are sleeping. I have baby and she is sleeping now. I am so glad that we can help. My other grand kids are coming for the day this weekend. I have to get my inflatable pool up tomorrow and get the water warm so they will be in the pool all day. ... Read more

  • Bing Cherry Episode

    7/27/2017 8:29:52 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    I have lots of allergies - dust mites, trees, grass, rag weed...mostly pollen and dust type allergies. Mostly nasal allergies. Until.....I tried bing cherries. I ended up in an Urgent Care yesterday in a strange city. I was totally freaked out because I woke up with a swollen face and hi... Read more

  • Day 4 - have my starting weight!

    7/27/2017 8:26:11 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    A few days ago my scale wouldn't even weigh me (it's only supposed to go to 400 lb, so I assumed I was 405-410). Welllllll, I had a few great days (went to the gym twice, eating has been in my calorie range), and today it deigned to give me a weight: 402.2! No idea how much I lost in these 4 days b... Read more

  • My Morning PEP Talk!

    7/27/2017 5:12:24 AM, by JSTETSER

    Listen UP! Come on now, Jackie! It's time to get serious about your health and your goals. Do you want them or not? If so, listen up! You have to change your cheating ways, Baby! No more little extra bites of food that you don't need. Eat your portions and be satisfied! You have ... Read more

  • Fat sucks (not me)

    7/26/2017 10:40:16 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Being fat sucks. No surprise. But, I am working on eating less carbs, and eating cleaner food. I ate what felt like a lot of food today, But a lot of what I ate was fruits and vegetables, and I do feel way more full on less food. I am figuring it out as I go along. No carb is not really the way for ... Read more

  • so much going on here - still eating clean - but WOW

    7/26/2017 10:11:02 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; My home is a safe haven literally. My DIL has unloaded about her mom. What a creepy twisted person. I had a bad childhood but hers was worse by a mile. Since she has had the baby, she is remembering so much. It has really bothered her. We have talked but I am worried about her ... Read more

  • Change my Thoughts, Change My Life

    7/26/2017 5:30:27 AM, by JSTETSER

    Today I'm making a change. I'm changing my mind in order to change my eating habits. I've allowed myself to eat a few things that are keeping me from my goal. My goal is to have my A1C level back to the 5 range. Currently it is at 7. I have Type II Diabetes, and the A1C test is a blood test... Read more

  • Living the History

    7/25/2017 1:16:13 PM, by JSTETSER

    The dress isn't done yet, but I will be Anna Kendrick Pierce (mother of President Franklin Pierce) from Hillsboro, NH at the Living History Event 8/19-20.... Read more

  • lost weight and managing stress so much better

    7/25/2017 8:04:48 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; I got on the scale today b/c I felt strong. I lost weight. Yea! The real success is that I am still eating a bagel in the morning. Bread - real bread has been an evil food for me for decades. It has always been a conflict for me. When I travel, bread is a stable around the world, ... Read more

  • Start with a Spark

    7/25/2017 5:16:26 AM, by JSTETSER

    252 Every morning, after I take time to read the Bible and pray, I Spark. I need to connect with my Spark Friends, and to hold myself to the high standard of health. I log what I ate for dinner last night, and what I'll eat for breakfast, read an article, write a blog, say hello to a few friend... Read more

  • Finding motivation on my morning walk

    7/24/2017 10:11:00 AM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Today I took advantage of the break in temperatures to go over to the walking park and walk. It looked like rain, but I figured that as long as I could get in at least 10 minutes I would be way ahead of the game. I ended up walking for over 1/2 hour. As I walked, people would honk their horns a... Read more

  • busy weekend - busy day - going to help DS

    7/24/2017 5:59:41 AM, by NJJ-EXERCISE30

    Good Morning; DS was so mad this weekend. DIL was setup to visit people from out of town. MIL took DIL and baby to church to try to get the baby baptized DS calls me up we need to get out of this town. MIL has gone too far. DIL stopped everything when they got to church. But the entire cong... Read more

  • Mom's House

    7/24/2017 5:38:29 AM, by JSTETSER

    The house is quiet as I listen to my moms rattle breathing, her snoring and the clock. I watch her faltering steps. The tv is way too loud. The kitchen needs some deep cleaning. The floor that my ex-husband put in needs replacing. I've lived elsewhere for 4 decades, but she has called t... Read more

  • How things have changed!

    7/23/2017 2:46:46 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Sorry I've been gone so long! 1. Mental Health- the Lamictal has been wonderful for me. I feel so much better on it and will continue to take it. 2. The boot camp - is going really well. We are about to start week 11, and our graduation date is Aug 4. Right now we are working on final projects, s... Read more

  • Back To The Gym

    7/23/2017 1:23:43 PM, by SOLSTICEWILLOWE

    The past seven months I barely went to the gym. My brother passed away in my house and I lost interest in everything. i went to the gym six times in those 7 months. Last week I was at the gym twice so I'm making progress. I was also taking an online course and lost interest there too. I'm a few mo... Read more

  • NSV

    7/23/2017 12:06:18 PM, by WALKIN4JEANIE

    Today was measuring day. I have lost another 1/2 inch off of my hips and 1/2 inch off of my bust. YAY ME!!... Read more

  • Since I last wrote ..

    7/23/2017 11:01:53 AM, by SOLSTICEWILLOWE

    Since my last post I have a second great-granddaughter Nhyle born on April 16/2015. I was there when Nhyle was born and got to cut the cord. in the photo Nhyle is nine days old. ... Read more

  • Water Foods

    7/23/2017 7:37:04 AM, by MARION-S

    Even more important now in the hot months 274 Watermelon Staying hydrated keeps your memory sharp and your mood stable. It also helps keep your body cool (by sweating) during hot summer months. The good news is that you don’t just have to drink water. You can eat it, too: in addition to del... Read more

  • Weekend with Mom

    7/23/2017 5:29:18 AM, by JSTETSER

    I have been helping my mom with cooking, cleaning and some fun since Friday. My brother who lives with her went camping. It's been a great 3 days! I've been able to get to know my mom on a whole new level.... Read more