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Neat chart I receive via email
Monday, September 07, 2009      6 comments

Share this Chart with everyone Apples Protects your heart prevents constipation Blocks diarrhea Improves lung capacity Cushions joints Apricots Combats cancer Controls blood pressure Saves your eyesight Shields against Alzheimer's Slows a... Read more
Saturday, September 05, 2009      4 comments

I am trying to stay away from sweets. Someone on one of my member sites mentioned that people are always saying "just one piece won't hurt you". I told her I have found a good way to get around that and that is to not mention you are on a diet... Read more
Boot Camp Completed
Saturday, May 30, 2009      5 comments

YAY; Because this time I finished a boot camp. The last two I entered, I was unable to complete all because of injuries and a surgery. Well nothing interfered this time despite a sore foot (minor compared to determination) ... Read more
The Tasty Convenience of Oven Roasted Beer Chicken
Sunday, May 24, 2009      10 comments

Last night I mentioned I was preparing beer chicken for dinner, and I got a few "how" inquiries. Start with a 3 to 4 lb chicken. 4 is best. Clean inside and out then rub with olive oil. I also use a lemon pepper rub on the outside. Pr... Read more
Over half way through bootcamp
Wednesday, May 20, 2009      3 comments

I am doing surprisingly well keeping up with the challenges; so much so that I do believe I need to refocus on my eating habits. I skipped my veggie tonight and this reminds me that it is not too late in the evening to go fix myself a salad, as... Read more
Sunday, May 03, 2009      4 comments

Ok I HAD done really well but I have slacked off on my food portions the past few weeks! I just entered an 8 week challenge as I almost end a Mother's Day Challenge doing none too well. I will also be starting a new challenge on The Hospic... Read more
40 Steps to a better life (right now)
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      3 comments

This is not mine! It was sent to me. However I just had to pass it on as I plan to add this to my motivation list. I just love it! Well worth reading, rereading, and TRYING to remember the ones that seem important to you. . . 40 T... Read more
Quote from Audrey Hepburn On Being Beautiful
Wednesday, July 09, 2008      3 comments

Below is a wonderful poem Audrey Hepburn wrote when asked to share her 'beauty tips.' It was read at her funeral years later. For attractive lips , speak words of kindness... For lovely eyes , seek out the good in peop... Read more
What My Spark Friends may not know about me
Thursday, May 29, 2008      4 comments

I joined a team today called "anyone over 70" and it dawned on me that my most favorite team mates don't know that about me. Oh no, that is not something I would hide. Actually I am very proud of it. I am 71 as of this past April. I am proud... Read more
My God Box
Thursday, May 08, 2008      5 comments

You may wonder what this is all about. A team mate of mine was having some difficulties, so I wrote that I would keep her in prayer and mentioned my "God Box". Whenever my sons had problems I would say "put it in the God Box". This has wo... Read more
Using the skills we already possess
Sunday, March 30, 2008      0 comments

I have already mentioned I am an 11th Hour Hospice Volunteer..well into my eighth year. I volunteer for VNA and Hospice of Indian River County in Vero Beach Florida. For those who don't know what that is; it is comforting patients and family i... Read more
Hospice workers love to give and receive hugs
Thursday, January 03, 2008      3 comments

Why not think of our spark team as an all enveloping hug. Just as we love and care for patients, we also need to love and care for ourselves in the same manner. Start treating yourself as you do patients and families and before you know it the... Read more

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