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Thanksgiving--Giving Thanks
Friday, November 20, 2009      42 comments

"Today, let's give thanks for life. For life itself. For simply being born!" -Daphne Rose Kingma Thanksgiving is this coming Thursday. I am going to be alone, except for the 3 boys that I have to ... Read more
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Thursday, November 19, 2009      43 comments

A lot of my Spark Family have been asking me why I haven't written a blog lately. Some have even voiced concern and that is much appreciated. I made a commitment long ago that I would always blog honestly. I try to stay positive and upbea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts WATERWOMAN LIVES! Dawn Survives.
Friday, November 06, 2009      47 comments

When I started in sparkpeople I set up my spark page title: I want to LIVE not just Survive. Recently I changed the color and background on my spark page because the new way gave me some peace. This morning I changed the title to read: WATERWO... Read more
A New Dawn
Sunday, November 01, 2009      35 comments

Today is the first day of the rest of my life. It's my New Year Day. I am grateful because I can pick today to begin anew. I can choose to change! "Today, let's give thanks for life. For life itself. For Simply being born!" -Daphen ... Read more
THOSE were the days...
Friday, October 30, 2009      35 comments

Years ago my mother loved a song by Mary Hopkins entitled "Those Were The Days". Tonight, as I sit reflecting on the past couple of days (which have definitely rightfully earned the title "THOSE" days) the song popped into my head. The first c... Read more
One of THOSE days....
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      38 comments

I am writing this now because I was told that the spark site is going to be down tonight from 11pm until 7am EST. Most of the time that would be just fine and I would be counting my blessings because I KNOW that the powers that be are making th... Read more
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009      65 comments

Today has been a really nice day for me. I got in my 90 minutes of chair exercises today here at the house. What I do is get in 30 minutes at a time, 3 different times a day. Sometimes I use my dvds to workout but today I just did my exercise... Read more
Can We Exercise too Much?
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      36 comments

The other day I posted that I was determined to break into the 200's for my 51st birthday. It would require that I lose an average of 3.6 pounds per week. I know that is doable, if I stay within my calorie levels and get plenty of exercise. I... Read more
The Determination of Waterwoman!
Monday, October 19, 2009      34 comments

The more I have thought about it the more that I have become determined! Today, after finishing an excellent water aerobic class, I stayed and did 2 hours a laps in the pool. As I swam, I let "waterwoman's" mind wander and more and more the th... Read more
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Sunday, October 18, 2009      26 comments

The past couple of days have been really busy for me. They have been wonderful however, and I am very grateful and happy. Of course, I posted all about my sparktacular day on Thursday. Friday was the day that my son, Michael and his bestfrien... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Today has been a Sparktacular Day!
Thursday, October 15, 2009      132 comments

Today has just been one happy thing after another. I got up early and drove up to pick up Paul and there he came from WalMart (where he works) with a heater in his hands. WooHoo! We really needed one and they were on sale AND he has a discount... Read more
It only takes a spark....
Sunday, October 11, 2009      27 comments

....To get a fire going! I am so excited at how much my life has changed since I was introduced to spark people. My life has changed in so many ways and all of them have been good. I know that as I continue to take things day by day and sprea... Read more
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Thursday, October 08, 2009      142 comments

Let me begin this blog with a WARNING... this blog is NOT for the faint of heart or easily "offended". I am going to speak plainly about things that are not necessarily ladylike or commonly spoken of in public. However, I felt the need to get... Read more
Feeling sparkly
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      16 comments

Today has been another quiet and lazy day. I am still feeling sort of "punky" but not sick. I just feel like my energy level has slipped to the low zone. Happily, my PMA (positive mental attitude) is still good and I am sparking right along. ... Read more
Sparking Along...
Monday, October 05, 2009      20 comments

Today has been a most excellent and sparkling. Basically I have been sparking all day. I started the day by oversleeping and missing my water aerobic class. Instead of letting that get me down, I decided that my body must need the rest..rolle... Read more

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