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Grandkids with Santa picture. Made my day!
Tuesday, December 22, 2015      21 comments

Showing off my two cuties with a very nice Santa Claus. ... Read more
Funny factoid about my past few weeks.
Monday, December 21, 2015      19 comments

Chlorine kills. It sanitizes the pool. Keeps the algae at bay. It has an effect on bathing suits. I noticed the bright blues disappear on my peacock tail design. The black spots fade to gray. I was in the whirlpool, relaxing after I h... Read more
I had some me time and also got encouragement from some unlikely sources!
Sunday, December 20, 2015      16 comments

Thanks to all of you for encouragement. Some of you have taken me over the moon with suggestions and offers! ROXYSMOM made me a great offer that I had to refuse although I suggested we meet for lunch soon. Seriously, you LOVE to clean? I love to... Read more
I get by with a little help from my (Spark) friends!
Friday, December 18, 2015      17 comments

You guys rock! BSP (before Spark People), I would have ruminated my inner thoughts like a cow with a mouthful of grass. It would have taken me much longer to get some ideas. ... Read more
Sometimes it's like that. Caregiving.
Thursday, December 17, 2015      18 comments

Edvard Munch, 1883 I saw this AARP advertisement with DH while we were in a waiting room prior to his neurology visit. It was made in 2009; it to... Read more
Giving myself a Free Pass (or how to still try without beating myself up)
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      22 comments

Some of my nice Spark friends continue to tell me to give myself a free pass. I have decided to take up the offer. ... Read more
Give kids baked goods, icing and sprinkles. Let them go, let them go....
Monday, December 14, 2015      17 comments

I made a batch of gingerbread for my grandkids to decorate. Just before we started, Santa came by as he does every year He tossed candy canes which c... Read more
Family Christmas party 2015
Saturday, December 12, 2015      25 comments

We are getting large and were minus a few kids. None the less we were about 30 strong! The rental cabin seems smaller, the food goes quicker. So does time! This is all DH's side with our kids, his siblings kids and all our grandchildren. ... Read more
Living for today, and trying to be happier about all the tomorrows.
Saturday, December 12, 2015      13 comments

I keep a copy of Regina Brett's column on my drive. I haven't read her books or followed her career. What she wrote then helps me just fine! http://blog.cleveland.com/pd
s_45_life_lessons.html I save... Read more
Simple pleasure that put a smile in my heart even though it adds to the stress.
Thursday, December 10, 2015      20 comments

I sat for about an hour yesterday chatting with DD1. A fight on the phone with her sister prompted the visit. She'd gotten her weekly hormone shot to keep contractions at bay. She was having a moment of panic, sadness, hormones, sorry for hersel... Read more
It isn't easy. Trying to find the power to eat right.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015      15 comments

Perhaps I should go and buy the darned book. As all of you condense, expound the virtues, explain and masticate Beck, I get more interested. I haven't had the heart to make the effort to try to get, let alone read the book . FIFIFRIZZL... Read more
Getting my grip or getting my groove on!
Sunday, December 06, 2015      17 comments

I've been making great moves in the pool and am noticing some abdominal muscles I forgot I had. I've got to become exceedingly strong! I am following some wise advice from my Spark friends and am tracking my food again. It will help. I g... Read more
What I saw on my morning constitutional.
Friday, December 04, 2015      16 comments

There is nothing I can say... ... Read more
Bandwagon moments
Thursday, December 03, 2015      21 comments

I stood on the side of the weight road and jumped back on the passing bandwagon. I took FIFI's Beck advice and got on the scale. I gained 8 pounds since my life was turned upside down. ... Read more
Water exercises: explained
Monday, November 30, 2015      6 comments

Not sure if this link works. https://www.youtube.com/watc
h?v=1jCA8ZzHe_U The tools are from Aqualogix. I'm not endorsing them and all those other things we are supposed to say but this is what I've been using. Not cheap and definit... Read more

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