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Picking myself up again for Day 1
Monday, June 11, 2018      13 comments

Day 1 again. I can have as many Day 1's as I like. I'd like to have a few Day 45s that are total successes but... Today is a new day! ... Read more
Party girl
Sunday, June 10, 2018      13 comments

It wasn't a wild party. How often does one turn 60? My sweet neighbor's family prepared a surprise for HER (not me) while she was at another party in the afternoon! Since there was no driving involved and only about 150 feet of walking, I had ... Read more
Challenged by my challenge!
Wednesday, June 06, 2018      15 comments

After I announced to myself and the world I would be serious about kicking 16 pounds to the curb...I found 3 more! Stress can do a lot to a body! In my case, keeping my BP down seems to involve putting food in my mouth. Or eating salty food... Read more
Too much of a good thing
Saturday, June 02, 2018      11 comments

I was up to 2 mile a day in "incidental" walking. Cleaning, cooking etc. Driving all over the place. Being me. ... Read more
Little thing to make ME smile!
Friday, June 01, 2018      10 comments

I found this little sculpture while checking out the re-opened "Super" Walmart. Walking when I shouldn't. Worth the twenty bucks. It fits my sunroom and my personality. ... Read more
Committing
Thursday, May 31, 2018      12 comments

It's been a LONG time since I committed mental energy to loosing weight. I haven't put effort into the program. I've maintained a weight loss of over 20 pounds since I first started Spark. I changed my documented starting weight a few times sinc... Read more
Busy weekend
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      12 comments

It went from the two of us to a weekend of company! DD2, SIL2 and the granddog stayed with us for 3 days and helped around the house. Pool opened and summerized. Check. Salt in the water system/softener. Check. Minor repairs. Check... Read more
Life goes one one day at a time!
Thursday, May 24, 2018      13 comments

PT for my knee is going great. Brianna realized her role is to keep me from doing too much! Today, I ended up performing 70 bridges on various media ie; ball, half ball, with bands and without. Huh? I thought I was supposed to take it easy? ... Read more
Back to our regularly scheduled lives.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018      18 comments

DH looks fine, feels good and is almost back to his usual self. emoticon Me, too! ... Read more
Getting better every day
Saturday, May 19, 2018      12 comments

DH is doing much better although a source for his fever has not been determined. No fever since the night I brought him in and all doctors agree it's a big issue to go from normal to 103 without any other symptoms. He "may" come home tomor... Read more
When it rains, it pours.
Friday, May 18, 2018      16 comments

The "helicopter seeds" from the maple trees filled our gutters to overflowing. Yesterday DH balanced on a ladder using a gizmo to unblock the elbows while I ran water through this nifty shepherds hook for gutter cleaning. No ladder needed! Nice ... Read more
Rain, rain go away...for a bit
Thursday, May 17, 2018      12 comments

We've had rain for a few days. We also avoided the nasty stuff in the news by about 3 towns! Lucky us! I've been hoping for rain as standing to water my $$$ of foundation plantings done in March is a bit tough on the knee and boring. The 20... Read more
Wanting side effects without the illnesses
Wednesday, May 16, 2018      13 comments

When I was fighting the sinus infection, I wasn't hungry. When I was taking the antibiotics I had no appetite. I didn't sneak to the kitchen to see what DH had brought home from the store. The "curse" of his miraculous recovery means h... Read more
I want to be like my 95 year old neighbor
Monday, May 14, 2018      18 comments

I spent a bit of time with my 95 yr old neighbor yesterday and enjoyed every minute! Bright, lively and a fun neighborhood "mom" to look up to although I top her by about 14 inches! She'd broken her replacement hip in January in a fall, rec... Read more
6 generations of strong women. Happy Mother's Day!
Sunday, May 13, 2018      12 comments

Ah, the progression of womanhood in my family. Strong mitochondrial DNA passed down the female lines. My maternal great-grandmother, probably around 1895 Emigrated from England in the 1880's ... Read more

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