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  • Disappointment

    7/30/2014 6:43:55 PM, by SLIMLILA

    WEll been counting down the days to Weds, but just got taught not to count my chickens before they hatch. Weds. came and went, but my cast did not. Got a 2 week extension on my sentence to wearing this cast on my leg. Not a happy day, disappointing! Doc did say it's healing well though...... Read more

  • Realization

    7/30/2014 8:49:21 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I have been so tired since Sherry and Helena left (two weeks ago tomorrow). I've been feeling like I need to clean, to organize, to find new things to do. I have a feeling of restlessness and general malaise. It's not like me and I know I need to be kick-started. This morning, I found out tha... Read more

  • Realization

    7/30/2014 8:49:19 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I have been so tired since Sherry and Helena left (two weeks ago tomorrow). I've been feeling like I need to clean, to organize, to find new things to do. I have a feeling of restlessness and general malaise. It's not like me and I know I need to be kick-started. This morning, I found out tha... Read more

  • Day 675: Not Feeling Like Myself

    7/30/2014 7:48:29 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    Feeling a little down today, I'm having great progress this week. But it is also that week for us women. Which means I doubt it will show much of anything at the end of the week. That always frustrates me, normally lately I can shrug it off, but I don't know if I can this week. I wish it didn't affe... Read more

  • Today's Mission

    7/29/2014 9:17:09 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I want to stop at the library and the recreation department today. I'd like to see if I can conjure up something new, different, and inexpensive to do. I guess I'm a little restless and need to diversify.... Read more

  • Today's Mission

    7/29/2014 9:17:07 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I want to stop at the library and the recreation department today. I'd like to see if I can conjure up something new, different, and inexpensive to do. I guess I'm a little restless and need to diversify.... Read more

  • Day 674: I'm Back + August Goals

    7/29/2014 8:46:17 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    Okay well interesting start to the week. Power outage Sunday until Monday afternoon, then working on the house and lost track of time between all the errands and not feeling well yesterday I didn't catch up on my new work out program. So today and probably tomorrow will be catching up time. But if I... Read more

  • Moody Monday

    7/28/2014 10:55:45 AM, by SLIMLILA

    It is all in your perspective, isn't it, Patty? I like the way you think. Yesterday a friend called and was going to drop me off a couple of fish fillets her g.son caught so I got washed and dressed and having done the dishes, I vacuumed... supper was nice, fish, fried potatoes and onions, bro... Read more

  • Knitting & Crocheting

    7/28/2014 10:41:39 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I know the basic stitches of knitting and crocheting. I can make the standards: scarves, blankets. I pick up yarn on sale at stores and when I find it at garage sales. There is a huge overflowing tote on my closet shelf. I have signed up for 3 on-line classes. IT'S TIME TO TAKE THE CLASSES! U... Read more

  • The dark shadows of night

    7/28/2014 1:08:56 AM, by LANCER1984

    When I went to pull up my blog it came up in full screen - urgg! I guess that was my first sign I would not be able to write this under darkness. I wrote earlier today about all the junk food I ate and I can't say I feel guilty but I do feel disappointed in myself. If I had to do this over again ... Read more

  • July 27, 2014

    7/27/2014 6:20:08 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    When glancing at the day, it first appears to be just an ordinary Sunday. But look again. A few things have happened in Roseville, MI to prove it otherwise. 1. I completed labeling and putting into photo albums 3 boxes of pictures. They've been collecting since last April. I threatened t... Read more

  • I'm almost back

    7/27/2014 5:08:40 PM, by LANCER1984

    Slowly getting back up to speed. I must say this surgery has taught me a lot. The surgery itself went pretty well. I was ready immediately to go home. I felt nothing and just wanted to get home and eat. Then the pain started to set in. You should try not to touch your eye when it is itching an... Read more

  • Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables --- I approve this idea!

    7/27/2014 12:53:43 PM, by IMAVISION

    In the United States of America -- three hundred million tons of fresh produce is thrown away per year! Quite insane! Worse, yet, when ... Read more

  • Day 672: Sunday Funny

    7/27/2014 11:19:15 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • Lazy Sat.

    7/26/2014 7:19:16 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Stayed in pj's all day, on computer, watching tv and cooked a nice supper, talked lots on phone B - Hot microwave oatbran cereal w/banana L- Naan bread, cheese stick, cheese slice, marg., prunes S - corn on cob, marg, salmon burger, onion, mushroom, salad (Wed. is coming)... Read more

  • Day 38: Walked 10 MiLes, today ...

    7/26/2014 4:05:56 PM, by FROMNSIDE

    i saw a pic of some folks i used to know and it turned something inside of me. that citing was at 2am. and by 2pm today - i have managed to walk 10 miles in my Living Room, thanks to Leslie Sansone and her WATP videos. I started out good and walked 3 ... Read more

  • Day 671: Make Every Day

    7/26/2014 11:12:23 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    Okay Dawgies, new week, new destination. Let's rock this week, and go farther than we have gone so far. We can do it. Never give up. Now let's get out there... Read more

  • Middle of the Night Thinking

    7/26/2014 8:52:18 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Last night was another night where I was up in the middle of the night, unable to fall back asleep. Many nights like this, I turn to the computer to get my mind off of whatever is looping through it. I know I have lacked a little motivation, a lot of energy, and don't have clear goals at the momen... Read more

  • Ambition?!? Where are you going?!?

    7/25/2014 9:52:22 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I woke up feeling a little ambitious this morning. Got some laundry almost done, went through some drawers, cleaned some cupboards, then....where did it go? I must find it! Off I go!... Read more

  • Day 670: Success

    7/25/2014 8:02:04 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • Day 37: Karma's a Witch ...

    7/25/2014 1:19:55 AM, by FROMNSIDE

    i was komplain' bout my sister NOT Listening to me. and i did the same thing. (not listen to me). in one day i ate a plate of fried taters (it's a southern thing), 2 fudgesicles, 7 choco chip cookies, and a footlong subway sandwich. the does not lie. I have also... Read more

  • FOOT WORK

    7/24/2014 2:06:31 PM, by WILDXANGELS

    ~ GoOoOoOOoOoOood Thursday Morning, EVERYONE!!!!.....Finally not so lethargic.....I have been under the weather all week; however, I am more than grateful it is very temporary.....I have nothing to complain about because my life on a daily basis is more than good and I am very blessed to have exactl... Read more

  • Hot Thursday

    7/24/2014 10:27:36 AM, by SLIMLILA

    Another hot one, I know I shouldn't be complaining after the winter we have and if I could walk, I'd be at the beach in the sand and water, but ....not going there... next week, this cast is coming off and I will have to have a rush course (safely) in summer, before it is gone. Niece came home ... Read more

  • Picture Project

    7/24/2014 8:34:14 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Now that I have actually begun to straighten out the pictures that I have, I found that it has been easier than I thought it would be. Such is many of the projects that I put off - this just re-affirms that I need to just plunge head-first into projects that I am putting off. Sometimes I believe th... Read more

  • Day 669: Hello

    7/24/2014 8:29:12 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • Exciting Discovery

    7/23/2014 10:37:28 AM, by SLIMLILA

    Had my first sit-down chair shower today, sure beats a 'sponge bath' gotta admit.... With the heat and humidity today, I can't tell if the inside of the cast got wet or not. I had such an exciting discovery last nite. I was reading the research book on David George, first Black Baptist Ministe... Read more

  • Slowly I Do...

    7/23/2014 9:17:27 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I'm slowly starting to do some of the projects that I have been putting off for so long now. I actually started organizing my pictures and getting them in order in albums. I still have to decide which ones I will be putting into my first ever scrapbook, but I am headed in that direction. I fo... Read more

  • Day 668: Don't Give Up

    7/23/2014 8:07:09 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    Oh boy busy day yesterday. Realized I never blogged or did much at all yesterday on Spark. Anyways, took teen clothes shopping at thrift stores since she out grew clothing, took her to dentist for filling. Then picked up my mom and my other 3 kids and we went grocery shopping. Picked up some fresh f... Read more

  • No time to be scared

    7/22/2014 11:05:46 PM, by LANCER1984

    I do not have any fears about thursdays surgery. I know all the positive and negative that can happen and have to believe in the Dr's I have placed my care in. They are the ones that have received the special training in knowing how to do these things and all I can do is have the faith they will d... Read more

  • Days 16, 17 and 19 of streak

    7/22/2014 10:59:09 PM, by LANCER1984

    day 16 - 195 Day 17 - 171 Day 18 - 173 As you can tell I have been getting lucky on the bonus spins!... Read more

  • Tuesday - 7 more days till xray to see if cast comes off already

    7/22/2014 8:13:50 PM, by SLIMLILA

    You all know how much I enjoy a bargain, and today was a real surprise for me. I didn't realize what good deals I got till I got home. Box of mini-wheats for $1 after I used student discount, points, and mfgr. coupon. You don't get the points right away, they accumulate till you get $20 Free, but... Read more

  • Motivation Finally Found

    7/22/2014 7:38:00 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I lost my motivation a few months back. I looked high and low. I never did find it in the places I looked. Must have been the wrong places! I won't look there again! Yesterday, I went to the doctor and didn't like that the scale hadn't moved. From there, I went to the post office to turn... Read more

  • not here

    7/21/2014 9:46:38 PM, by LANCER1984

    Incognito tonight... Read more

  • Questioning Myself

    7/21/2014 9:26:27 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I went to bed early last night and thought I slept okay. But I am still dragging today. Not sure what's going on with me. But I am giving it up for the night, hoping I sleep good and hoping tomorrow is better.... Read more

  • Mon

    7/21/2014 7:43:44 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Lazy day... ate well yesterday and today... Boring day.. did make a namasu and enjoyed slow cooker soup from last nite...... Read more

  • Day 666: Friends

    7/21/2014 4:32:29 PM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

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  • Tea Sandwiches by TopsBear

    7/21/2014 2:22:58 PM, by IMAVISION

    Ideas/recipes too mouthwateringly delectable sounding not to share. Enjoy! www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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  • On One Hand...

    7/20/2014 1:38:35 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    On one hand, I started my "organize pictures" project this morning. I actually got in about three and a half hours and a bit accomplished. On the other hand, I started at 3 am. By the time I got to church, I was yawning my head off and fighting to stay away. Just ate lunch hoping it would ... Read more

  • Solemn Sunday

    7/20/2014 12:48:05 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Very tired, stayed in bed till almost 11am, no one called to offer me a drive to church, guess I should have asked. Must also call and see how the burial service for BIL went yesterday. Have an Orzo, Lentil, Flax Soup in slow cooker, made a couple of jellied salads. Hot and tiring day Break... Read more

  • RIP James Garner

    7/20/2014 12:35:10 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    Big tears in my eyes this morning. Maverick...Rockford...Murphy's Romance (one of the sweetest movies ever). You will be sorely missed. ... Read more

  • Day 665: Busy Day

    7/20/2014 8:58:44 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    After all my running around and not feeling well. Got to end the day on a good note. My son's baseball banquet. There were 6 teams in his age group of 8-10 year olds, and they all have done fantastic and improved a ton over the season. My son's team placed 1st, and he was just so proud. Below is the... Read more

  • Update on my streak

    7/20/2014 7:49:38 AM, by LANCER1984

    I have been very lax about reporting on the progress of my streak. It is still going strong and I am planning on continuing it. Here are the results from the past week. 7/12 - 162 7/13 - 150 7/14 - 217 7/15 - 152 7/16 -357 7/17 - 150 7/18 - 168 7/19 - 165 I have had a couple o... Read more

  • Lax

    7/19/2014 10:18:19 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • Day 31 (if u dont like drama) = do not read! Venting... (͡๏̯͡
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    7/19/2014 1:36:01 PM, by FROMNSIDE

    FYI: i have an older sister and we are polar opposites. just hung up from an hour long convo with her. i like to write, and i need to vent. My sister is four yrs older. She has a BA in Religion and a MS in Psychology. I have much less of an education than that. There... Read more

  • Cape Breton card game

    7/19/2014 12:09:37 PM, by SLIMLILA

    attn: You gotta come here and I will teach you...we only play it with half a deck. It is more fun to play partners with 4 people. Apparently, it is something like Bridge in that you name a trump and play for tricks and go for a game of 500 points... Interesting that my 11 y.o great niece was ver... Read more

  • Planning the Week

    7/19/2014 8:54:18 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    The house is still too quiet. The to-do list is still about two miles long. Organizing and cleaning now can be a priority. So, today I will take time out to plan the week, the month, etc. Start moving forward...one step at a time, even if it's just a baby step. ... Read more

  • Day 664: One

    7/19/2014 8:13:49 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    The scale did not reflect what I was hoping this time around. But there were some positives this week. 1. I got a full nights sleep 4/7 days 2. I didn't wake up in all out pain 3/7 days this week. 3. I got in a ton of ex... Read more

  • ?????

    7/18/2014 10:05:05 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • Post BLC 25 plan

    7/18/2014 6:54:28 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    I plan on trying to do st at least 3 to 4 days a week. Since I have slacked off on it and I also plan to track my nutrition again. I slacked off in that area. I have to start sometime.... Read more

  • Staying Busy

    7/18/2014 4:37:49 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I still feel a bit like I am in a fog. I am doing pretty good at staying busy. There are still times when the tears come whether I want them to or not. It will eventually get better - just not today. I know that my girls are all home safe and sound. I just feel like I am no longer "at hom... Read more

  • Busy

    7/18/2014 1:43:01 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Funeral was yesterday, and there were about 75 people in his community where he grew up. Now rest of family is gone to PEI for burial and graveside service tomorrow... I didn't go, 7 hr. drive each way, thought that might be too much for me.. I knitted a purple baby hat while riding up yesterday, ... Read more

  • Day 663: Keep Calm

    7/18/2014 8:54:35 AM, by RUNNING-TURTLE

    Pain was so horrible yesterday I almost couldn't take it. But I remembered I needed to try and do some exercising anyways, per recommendation from doctor. And continue it if that exercise doesn't make it worse that day. So I popped in Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds, and I made it just over 2 mi... Read more

  • Grattitudes

    7/17/2014 11:59:58 PM, by SALAM4545

    My A/C is not fixed, as the 1st repair guy was too young to have seen a unit like mine, and the next guy tried to sell me a $10,000 unit (Hah!). I found a guy who specializes in mobile home air, so He's coming next. I am so very grateful for Delta breezes in the mid-summer! I am ... Read more

  • Dang Brick Wall

    7/17/2014 2:34:02 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I know exactly where that dang brick wall it. Most of the time I avoid it at all costs. Not today. Not only did I run full force into it, it fell on me. Here I am, with bricks all over the place, laying here stunned. Sherry and Helena had to leave to go back to Nova Scotia for a few months. Ye... Read more

  • This one is really good

    7/17/2014 10:56:30 AM, by LANCER1984

    Success Leaves Clues. - Jim Rohn... Read more

  • Bad news but silver lining

    7/17/2014 10:11:34 AM, by LANCER1984

    I secluded last night because I needed time to reflect and sit on my current situation. I saw my orthopedic dr yesterday about my knee. I knew it was not going to be good news beforehand but I was still holding out hope. When the dr saw me (I love this dr) he said my knee was in horrible conditio... Read more

  • WEds.

    7/16/2014 8:12:32 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, thank you all for caring... and you would be proud of how smart I was.... I sat at table with my foot on chair and used a cookie sheet on the table for my cutting board and gave directions to dh of what to bring me.... Got a lot done too. I had my sis take my car for a run today and she w... Read more

  • My New Favorite Exercise

    7/16/2014 11:31:20 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Growing up in Detroit with sisters that are 5 and 10 years older than me, there was always music on in my house. Most of the time, it was Motown music. The rest of the time, it was Top 40. My brother (who is 5 years younger than me - I guess there's a lot to be said for the "rhythm method" in my ... Read more

  • 7/16/14 Extremely Funny and Relevant Picture

    7/16/2014 9:52:04 AM, by WINDSONG26

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  • Sun-Tues-Thur

    7/15/2014 10:55:18 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Hmmm? Where did the time go? Cooked Eggplant Parmesan, Cole Slaw, Salad, oatcakes, Irish soda bread and Family arrived Monday, Tuesday we visited more family and I'm exhausted... what's new. Funeral's on THursday.... Read more

  • Weather or not

    7/15/2014 10:09:31 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    A tropical front has parked right over us, so it's hot, sticky and just plain miserable. Waiting for things to cool and dry out -- or at least give us a good thunderstorm! After my last blog post several people asked about white peaches. White peaches (and nectarines) are vastly sweeter than... Read more

  • Musing

    7/15/2014 8:24:43 PM, by LANCER1984

    Just sitting her reflecting on my weight loss journey. To say the least it has been a roller coaster ride my entire life. My parents and I battled through out my youth about my weight - even though I was not overweight at that time. I was really involved in sports and most of me was muscle. As I... Read more

  • Getting out of the rut

    7/15/2014 4:30:23 PM, by SALAM4545

    There is so much to do and so little time! Yet I find myself procrastinating, unable to concentrate, and reluctant to do anything. I guess it's harder to get things together than just wanting to. Still, I'm grateful for so much. Like good friends, air conditioning (although I am hating o... Read more

  • It's Hard to Let Others Do What They Need to Do

    7/15/2014 11:28:48 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Sherry and Helena will be going back to Nova Scotia for a few months on Thursday. I know it's something that Sherry needs to do. I know they will be fine there with Daryl. I know it will give me the chance to catch up on the things I need to do around here. I know. But my heart says no - do... Read more

  • Love this

    7/14/2014 8:43:54 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • Day 26

    7/14/2014 5:22:35 PM, by FROMNSIDE

    i totaLLY forgot about WaterMelon. I wonder if i can freeze it. LOL !!! i have decided to eat LowSugar aka: LowCarb for the next month. My Bday is coming up then and my goal was to be 164. I have a lot going on right now in my life and the stressors are building up. therefore ... Read more

  • Keeping going

    7/14/2014 3:20:47 PM, by BOCCATAGHNA1955

    Today was definitely a new beginning. Its time to move on and look to the future.... Read more

  • Help with Decision from Unexpected Source

    7/14/2014 12:47:44 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I notice a pattern in me. I get bored at times. Then I start adding things to do and committing myself to way too many things. The stress levels go up. I get more forgetful. I get aggravated with myself for doing it to myself again. This is where I am at again. How many times does this make i... Read more

  • ?

    7/13/2014 3:56:17 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • Saturday

    7/12/2014 9:43:01 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Yes Bear, I hear you and am listening, even as we speak, I have my foot up on a stool under the computer table. And I went for a drive today and I had my leg up on the dashboard most of the time. But, of course, you know me, I didnt' do that all day!!! But I did let my neighbor, who was doing t... Read more

  • Day 24

    7/12/2014 9:22:30 PM, by FROMNSIDE

    Well, Okay. I went to the new counseling clinic. My assessment was plus 2 hours and I briefly met with my counselor, whom I like already. I left there with a diagnosis of Severe Depression . My next session is on a Tuesday, next week. I am just out of ... Read more

  • Saturday drowse

    7/12/2014 8:02:38 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    This morning I went out to breakfast with my carpool buddy. She had pancakes and eggs, I had chicken fried steak and eggs. Yes, I know I'm woefully predictable. But I can make bacon, sausage or steak at home. I've never tried to make chicken fried steak. I wish I didn't love it as much as I do. But ... Read more

  • Just think

    7/12/2014 4:18:27 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • Day 7 of streak 7/11/14 153

    7/12/2014 4:17:01 PM, by LANCER1984

    Whoa I am finding out more and more how difficult it is to get 150 points. Today I got 5 points on the bonus spins. I have never gotten all 1's before. I was up late so I was able to get in the points I needed but I was worried the streak would be over. I'm realizing just how important streaks a... Read more

  • Wonderful Morning Visit

    7/12/2014 10:53:01 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    Helena and I were up and moving about 8 am this morning. Sherry fed her while I got my morning cup of coffee and breakfast in me. Then Sherry laid back down for awhile. Helena was wide awake and moving! I pulled the bassinet into the living room and laid her down in it. We had a wonderful t... Read more

  • Wrung out

    7/11/2014 9:51:23 PM, by LADYIRISH317

    I truly don't know why I take days off. We got in so many payments that nobody logged or posted while I was gone that I've spent all four days this week just trying to catch up. Today really frosted the cake. My deskmate can be relentless when she wants something. This morning I had barely set... Read more

  • Two Weeks Old Today

    7/11/2014 8:01:00 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    My Helena is two weeks old today. Momma doesn't feel too good today, so I got to hold and spoil her all day. At two weeks, I didn't think that a baby would understand what she was doing, but I'd swear that she does. She gives ... Read more

  • Friday

    7/11/2014 7:16:55 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Saw GP today, for 9:40 apt, he wasn't even finished his 9am patient till 10:45, so long day there. What's with these new medical people that are "hands off". Anyway, he will send me for neuro and bone density tests in about 3 months when I am healed from this. Apparently our health care does not r... Read more

  • Update on requested prayer blog of July 6th!

    7/11/2014 5:26:56 PM, by IMAVISION

    Natalie posted this a few minutes after 7:30pm on July 8th... The love of my life has entered Heaven and is now fully healed. ... Read more

  • My thought for the day

    7/11/2014 12:34:34 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • Patiently waiting

    7/11/2014 12:33:44 PM, by LANCER1984

    It seems that time is suspended right now. I am watching as the clocks ticks by, tick, tick, tick - one slow second at a time. I'm wondering whether the news will be good or bad. I know that no matter what the Dr says further testing will be required to firmly decide the course of action. I know... Read more

  • Major chain reaction

    7/10/2014 8:49:11 PM, by LANCER1984

    Today was the day I needed to keep my mouth shut. My partner called and told me she had not picked up my meds. I got angry which mad her angry. When she got home she was angry and told me she had already been angry before I put the icing on the cake. So I listened to her be angry for awhile and ... Read more

  • Day 6 of streak - 159

    7/10/2014 8:34:35 PM, by LANCER1984

    I had to really work for my numbers today. I got only a few points on the bonus spin and new I would have to squeak out every point I could. I did almost everything I possibly could minus one or two things. I'm finding that this challenge I've created for myself is keeping me really connected to ... Read more

  • Dr. apt update

    7/10/2014 5:16:47 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    Today I seen Denamur for the third time. This time we are going to try a surgical fracture boot for my foot for four weeks. I will be wearing it 24/7 I am guessing. I also supposed to put cork in my left shoe to help with plantar fasciitis as well. Well we will see how the next four weeks go. I will... Read more

  • THursday

    7/10/2014 4:43:30 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Wow, did my ankle ever swell last nite. It was hurting and almost to the point where I was going to go to hospital. BUt I put my leg up against the wall and the fluids changed and the swelling went down. Today, I am still using my steno chair, but my neighbor did take me over town with her and I ... Read more

  • Re-Energized

    7/10/2014 2:37:32 PM, by SALAM4545

    So after several rough days...the flu, court, just generally not being up to snuff...I got a decent nights sleep. True, restful sleep! I could write a love song to how sleep makes me feel! I woke up feeling more clear headed than I have in ages. More able to get things done. I am calling a lawy... Read more

  • Content

    7/10/2014 10:16:56 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I woke up fairly early this morning and got a little bit of housework done. Right now, it's Sherry take a shower time. So here I sit at the computer, holding my newest miracle, content. We talked a little. I told her that I ne... Read more

  • update on my foot

    7/9/2014 11:42:52 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    I am now using a cane for support to walk. I will be seeing the doctor tomorrow. I wrote out everything I plan to tell him. I had aqua therapy twice this week but am waiting on insurance to cover it. My foot is on an ice pack right now. I am going to close since I plan to make an early morning of it... Read more

  • Bright Red Cast on my ankle

    7/9/2014 8:51:36 PM, by SLIMLILA

    My apt was for 11:40 today, so after washing my hair with the sprayer in kitchen sink, and then trying to get a sponge bath in tiny sink in 2 pc. bathroom, and having the phone ring in the middle of my standing there naked, I was dressed and my friend picked me up and took me to the hospital. ... Read more

  • Day 5 of Streak - 161 pts

    7/9/2014 8:42:00 PM, by LANCER1984

    Streak still going strong. Sometimes have to work harder but it is worth it to me. A little bummed out because i went over my calorie range today but will get back on track tomorrow. 2 forward - one back... Read more

  • It's been a while!

    7/9/2014 12:43:37 PM, by MRSGROUCHO

    I can't believe how long it's been since I've been on here. Looking back at an entry from nearly a year ago, I'd say things are definitely looking up. I'm not as depressed or as full of anxiety. There are days, but they are fewer and farther between. :) I never really lost any weight but I did get ... Read more

  • Staph Infection?!?

    7/9/2014 9:56:49 AM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I remember bending over Sunday to do something. As I got up, I bumped the side of my face on a shelf. I didn't thing much of it. By Monday afternoon, the spot I bumped was a little tender. By Monday evening, that side of my face was red like a sunburn. I went to the doctor yesterday mornin... Read more

  • Days 3/4 of Streak 3 (150) 4 (189)

    7/9/2014 9:35:53 AM, by LANCER1984

    Sorry I have been behind in posting my progress with my streak of 150 points per day. I just barely made it on Monday with 150 but had a big day yesterday with 189. I am finding that the Spark extra spins really make a big deal in being able to meet my number. I am also finding that I am forced t... Read more

  • Lost blog

    7/8/2014 10:59:40 PM, by SLIMLILA

    Well, I had a blog here and pressed the return button and everything just disappeared. Just whining anyway. Had a lousy nite's sleep but then had a 3 hr. nap this afternoon. Going in to get my walking cast on tomorrow and Friday will see GP and see if there is any concern with these 2 coincid... Read more

  • hmmm

    7/8/2014 9:45:34 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • It's Still Amazing

    7/8/2014 2:05:17 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I have two daughters. I know how they grow up too fast. But this beautiful granddaughter of mine, Helena, is just amazing. She got aggravated this morning when I ... Read more

  • It's Still Amazing

    7/8/2014 2:05:13 PM, by PATTYKLAVER

    I have two daughters. I know how they grow up too fast. But this beautiful granddaughter of mine, Helena, is just amazing. She got aggravated this morning when I ... Read more

  • So true

    7/7/2014 6:29:21 PM, by LANCER1984

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  • Smokey Turkey chili

    7/7/2014 6:28:24 PM, by LANCER1984

    This recipe was totally awesome. I went for the milder effect so I added regular peppers. I also added a little bit of liquid smoke to mine and it turned out great. I just love anything in the crockpot and this was so easy to make. Thought I would pass it on. Serves 8-10 Ingredient... Read more

  • Thoughts

    7/7/2014 4:24:10 PM, by LANCER1984

    I take as my guide the hope of a saint: in crucial things, unity... in important things, diversity... in all things, generosity.... Read more