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A very hard week TW // Parent loss, Death, Hospice care
Saturday, May 29, 2021      12 comments

It has been an incredibly hard week. My father-in-law is dying. Late Tuesday we got a call that the husband's father was ill and his Mum was taking him to the emergency room. He has been sick for many years now, with heart troubles, Diabet... Read more
A dream come true.
Sunday, May 23, 2021      10 comments

I spent this weekend outside, working on our yard. Moving logs, carrying branches, hauling wheelbarrows full of garden soil, carrying boards, finding tools, and when I wasn't doing all that I was mowing the lawn in several different areas becau... Read more
General Update
Sunday, May 02, 2021      8 comments

It's been a bit of time since my last update, I guess it's time to fix that. Things are going pretty well. I am watching my grandson Henry 3-4 times a week when his parents' schedules overlap at their jobs. I absolutely love it. ... Read more
Happy New Year!
Thursday, December 31, 2020      3 comments

Wishing you joy and happiness in the new year, and may 2021 be a balm for the pains of 2020.... Read more
I'm a Mimi!!
Thursday, December 10, 2020      14 comments

On October 28th, at 9:36 pm my name changed to Mimi, and I feel so incredibly blessed and joyful. His name is Henry David and he is the most beautiful little guy I have ever seen. This changes everything. I want to be around to see him tak... Read more
Regaining my focus
Friday, February 28, 2020      5 comments

I lost my focus along the way. With all the questions and concerns about the husband's health, his company deciding to move its facility to Mexico, and disability stuff, I have allowed myself to get distracted from what I want. I want t... Read more
Reaching goals in every aspect of your life.
Wednesday, September 04, 2019      3 comments

Day 22 of the SparkPeople program asks us to make a list of 50-100 things we would like to do or accomplish in our lives. So, here is the start of mine. 1. Get a job that makes me feel happy. 2. Get rid of the clutter in my house. 3. Pu... Read more
My Goals for BLC-41
Wednesday, August 28, 2019      6 comments

I have joined the Biggest Loser Challenge #41 and am on the Azure Destinations team. I am excited to be part of this challenge because I think it will be the encouragement and accountability I need to keep working towards my long term goals. E... Read more
My new method for dealing with anxiety.
Friday, August 23, 2019      2 comments

I have anxiety and depression. Somedays, I am anxiety. Somedays anxiety eats up my entire day and I get nothing done, which makes my anxiety worse. There are a lot of things going on in our lives right now that explain the level of anxiet... Read more
Sunday, August 18, 2019      2 comments

Someday I want to have a big garden and chickens. Someday when I have grandchildren I want to be healthy and fit enough to keep up with them. Someday I want to be healthier and finally be able to just walk into any store and buy clothes off the ... Read more
Building Habits
Friday, August 16, 2019      2 comments

I have always heard that if you wanted to form a habit, or break a habit, that you needed to repeat it 21 times. Then magically, it would become something you always did or stopped doing. I never quite understood why they said that or why that... Read more
Tuesday, August 13, 2019      8 comments

Hi, My name is Gina and this isn't my first time on the Spark people merry-go-round. More like my 4th or 5th attempt at losing weight and making healthy lifestyle changes. Every time I start I get all motivated and do well until I have a setbac... Read more