On Memorial Day – Proud to be a Veteran
Saturday, May 24, 2014      9 comments

This was my blog last Memorial Day. I decided to share it again this year. Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday which occurs every year on the final Monday of May. It is a day of remembering the men and women who died while ser... Read more
Mother’s Day Smiles – What is a Mother?
Saturday, May 10, 2014      18 comments

My blog today is in memory of my mother who died from breast cancer in 2004. I wrote this last mother's day and decided to share it again. ... Read more
New Weight Loss Advice From My New Doctor
Thursday, April 17, 2014      40 comments

This isn’t my usual blog style – just information to share. Like many people here I found SparkPeople several years ago, left for awhile and then returned with renewed determination. For me, the return was in February, 2013 and I was det... Read more
What Happened?
Thursday, April 10, 2014      14 comments

What Happened? As I get older I find myself reflecting back on my youth I think that’s... Read more
Cautious Optimism
Saturday, April 05, 2014      14 comments

Well, I think it may have finally happened… I feel a little optimism creeping in…. … ca... Read more
Slip Sliding Away...
Saturday, March 29, 2014      9 comments

Slip Sliding Away Words & music by Paul Simon Slip slidin' away Slip slidin' away You know the nearer your destination The more you're slip slidin' away ... Read more
A New Start
Friday, March 14, 2014      14 comments

It’s been awhile! My life’s been a bit crazy for the last few months but finally things seem to... Read more
Finally Back Online!
Friday, February 14, 2014      12 comments

Just wanted to let everyone know we are once again back online thanks to Rod spending several hours yesterday sorting through the box of spaghetti looking cables thrown together by the movers and then getting everything hooked up. Our new den h... Read more
Another Update
Thursday, January 23, 2014      12 comments

As the time for our move approaches things are moving along quickly. I decided it was time for another update. In the 3 weeks since Rod's back surgery he has continued to improve and finally goes back to the doctor today for his post surgical ... Read more
Surgical Update
Saturday, January 04, 2014      16 comments

Surgical Update - Rod’s back surgery on New Years Eve was a success but the doctor told us the recovery period is 6 – 9 months. Since we’re moving the end of this month it looks like a lot of our belongings won’t get dealt with until fall. We k... Read more
Pet Christmas Greetings
Monday, December 09, 2013      14 comments

Between getting prepared to move and Rod's upcoming back surgery we're not doing much for the holidays this year. The only "decorating" I'm doing is my SparkPage. As I was searching for Christmas images to post on my SparkPage I found quite a ... Read more
Moving Update - Not fun any more!
Friday, December 06, 2013      14 comments

Happy Holiday's Everyone! We just found out Rod's back surgery date will be New Years Eve so between all the moving prep we've been doing and his back problems we won't be doing much celebrating this year. We finally finished the worst of the ... Read more
Preparing to Move
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      19 comments

As most of you know, the reason I haven’t been on SparkPeople as much lately is because we’re in the process of getting ready to move. Since Rod has lived in this house for over 40 years it’s turning out to be quite a process. Several people h... Read more
Swimming in Quicksand
Saturday, October 05, 2013      32 comments

I try to be positive, I usually succeed… …but not today. ... Read more
Love Your Body???
Sunday, September 29, 2013      28 comments

Awhile back I took a Spark Quiz titled, “How Positive is Your Body Image?” I answered the questions honestly and the results of my quiz were, “You Love Your Body.” That ... Read more

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