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Spa Days
Thursday, January 14, 2021      5 comments

As I sit here sipping 'spa water' after having finished my chamomile tea (lightly sweetened with honey) I wonder why people put all kinds of money into going to expensive spas. Oh, I guess I can imagine, if you don't have a day where you can sch... Read more
Goodbye Kidney Stone, Hello Days of Recuperation
Wednesday, January 13, 2021      10 comments

Morning! emoticon If you are new to my blog, I've been struggling with a kidney stone for about 5 weeks now. Yest... Read more
Change the Plan, Not the Goal
Friday, January 08, 2021      6 comments

"When plan A fails, remember that there are 25 other letters of the alphabet." ~I forget who, LOL. So, getting up early and working out didn't work. I have not worked out in 3 days. I forgot again how tired pain makes me, and I still have ... Read more
Saturdays Ponderings/ Word of the Year
Saturday, January 02, 2021      5 comments

Hello Sparkers! I hope the new year finds you doing well. SP has stopped sending me emails except for when I get goodies and comments on my blog. I don't even get the Daily Spark any more. I went into settings and unsubscribed from everythi... Read more
Happy New Year's Eve! Goals!
Thursday, December 31, 2020      5 comments

emoticon Happy Last Day Of 2020!!! I know that no magic wand is being waved ... Read more
Rest Days
Wednesday, December 30, 2020      5 comments

emoticon I don't know for sure what caused it, but last evening I became so exhausted, I could not stay awake. I ... Read more
Bands, Date, and Tea!
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      6 comments

Good Morning Sparkers! Guess what came in the mail yesterday?! Okay, so the name is gimmicky, but I tried some of the workouts, registered for ... Read more
Sunday Thoughts
Sunday, December 27, 2020      6 comments

Walked on the treadmill this morning. Talked it over with DH yesterday and he had done the research that movement (along with copious amounts of water) helps with getting a kidney stone to move. So I got up and moved! Decided not to wait on my g... Read more
Goal Chasing
Saturday, December 26, 2020      4 comments

I was going to name this 'Dream Chasing' but it is not just a dream, I have a firm yet flexible plan and a goal. I have several goals for the new year, but I have decided to put my main focus on finally attaining a goal that has eluded me for ye... Read more
Merry Christmas Eve to All!
Thursday, December 24, 2020      7 comments

Posting early today as I plan on being busy as a bee in a clover field today! Going to bake and cook up the rest of the food for tomorrow and tonight so that I don't have to make anything but the cinnamon rolls tomorrow. And honestly, one of the... Read more
What Having A Kidney Stone Is Teaching Me
Tuesday, December 22, 2020      7 comments

Nobody likes being forced to slow down. Thanks to a big kidney stone I've had to. I got SO bored the first few days. Pinterest eventually had nothing new to show me that I wanted to see, Youtube was boring (it was full of things I could not get ... Read more
Simple Sunday and Self Care
Sunday, December 20, 2020      9 comments

Not much to report on today. Was in bed with the heating pad with my kidney stone today. I was up really excited this morning to work out again and hoping for a mostly pain free morning. My kidney stone had other plans. Ah-well, that is okay. ... Read more
Saturday Salutations
Saturday, December 19, 2020      6 comments

Was feeling a better this morning, kidney stone only gave me some minor twinges so I got in 25 minutes of cardio and then did shoulders and inner thighs. I'm following this lady on Pinterest, her workouts are recorded on Tic Tok so but someone p... Read more
Thursday Thoughts
Thursday, December 17, 2020      6 comments

What a day. I took two naps today. I decided that a rest day was in my best interest. Apparently I really needed them. I didn't feel rested till after the 2nd nap. But I am tired again. I think it is from dealing with the pain. I was determined ... Read more
Tuesday's Happenings
Tuesday, December 15, 2020      7 comments

Too tired to write much. Had a busy morning, kept myself busy to keep from thinking about the pain in my back and side that woke me early. Afternoon trip to the ER proved that the pain that worsened tremendously over the day was a kidney s... Read more

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