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We are here in CA visiting
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      0 comments

We are here safe and sound. The weather is nice and everything is great. I talked to the rest home in Texas and to my mom. She is well cared for and doing fine. I am catching up on my emails. Jo Ann ... Read more
Going to California
Saturday, November 29, 2008      2 comments

We will be leaving for CA in the morning,early. I'll be away from the computer for a couple of days. I'll crank up the one in CA when I get there. Take care everybody and be healthy. You are worth it my special sparkers! Jo Ann ... Read more
New baby granddaughter
Thursday, October 09, 2008      4 comments

I have a new baby great granddaughter. she was born last night, 7 lbs. 19.5 inches tall. Her name is Mikala Mary. this is a picture of her mommy Krystal. Her dad's name is Mike. Joy to the world! ... Read more
On my way back down
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      1 comments

Yeah! I'm finally on my way back down. It's only one pound but I'm going in the right direction. Just continue a little bit at a time is o.k. I'm still not able to walk a full 3 .5 miles in one walk but if I consistently exercise and do s... Read more
A little is better than none
Tuesday, September 16, 2008      1 comments

I can only walk short walks right now, still have a sore arch but a short one is better than none. I have broken my housework down into short sessions, vacuum two rooms a day & then get off my feet. It is nice and sunny again today and I will ge... Read more
I'm home and need to get back on track.
Sunday, August 17, 2008      1 comments

It was a nice trip and I enjoyed seeing friends and family especially my mom. She is so wonderful and I miss her so much. I know she is being taken care of in the nursing home. We will go back in a few months. Now I have to get back on tra... Read more
Monday, August 04, 2008      2 comments

I will be away for a couple of weeks. I'm going to Texas to visit my mom. We are driving and I will be walking as much as possible and remembering to eat healthy. good luck to all. Jo Ann ... Read more
Walking farther now.
Sunday, August 03, 2008      0 comments

I'm able to walk 3.5 miles now at a time again. I know that if I have any more problems what to do. Split up the walks into shorter ones. It feels great to achieve a goal. Good luck everybody and remember even a small amount of exerc... Read more
Determined to reach my goal -continued
Wednesday, July 30, 2008      3 comments

I had a small set back, I haven't been able to walk as far as I was because of a sore hip. I am doing exercises for my hip in the water (bath). I am walking but taking smaller walks until today. I walked the 3 miles to the park that I wa... Read more
Determined to reach my goal....
Tuesday, July 15, 2008      0 comments

I am determined to reach my goal weight and I really think I can do it. We have gone to barbecues and a wedding reception and I kept on a good eating plan and walked. I resisted coaxing by others to munch out and drink alcohol. Not for me... Read more

Friday, July 11, 2008      1 comments

We are in CA for a nieces wedding. It will be a short vacation and it will be nice to see family and friends here. I'm staying in close contact with the nursing home and with my mom. She is always on my mind and in my prayers. It is espe... Read more
Returning, after a family emergency
Wednesday, June 11, 2008      2 comments

I'm returning after an emergency with my mom who lives in Texas. She collapsed at her home and went to emergency hospital very dehydrated and with infections. I am very thankful she is better and living in a rest home near her little home tow... Read more
Snow falling on the tulips.
Saturday, April 19, 2008      0 comments

We are getting snow this April 19th, it is beautiful, but Spring isn't here. ? My tulips were just about to open up, the daffodils are already blooming. I finally am getting over the flue and have never been sick for so long. It's nice to b... Read more
I have been here for a year
Saturday, March 22, 2008      1 comments

I've been here now for about one year and have lost 53 lbs. and have been able to maintain it now for a few months. I am so happy I joined Sparks and will continue to lose some more weight. Soon we will be returning to Washington after our wi... Read more
Sick with the flue
Wednesday, March 12, 2008      0 comments

I've been sick with the flue now for a couple of weeks and so I'm at a standstill. Things will get better soon. Regularly going to the doctor. Yuck! ... Read more

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