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  • Happy holidays

    12/8/2019 8:48:52 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Cookies with grandson

    12/7/2019 11:34:22 PM, by TSHAWGER

    My grandson enjoyed making cut out sugar cookies tonight. After he decorated first cookie. He said Mimi can I eat it. Of course I said yes.... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 9 HIIT

    12/7/2019 2:05:05 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's health challenge is to do a HIIT workout. There are LOTs of version of HIIT work outs and a lot of work along videos on YouTube. A simple "HIIT" search returns TONS! Here is just one example: https://www.youtube.com/resu
    lts?search_query=HIIT But before getting to that, f... Read more

  • holiday humor

    12/7/2019 7:38:33 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Good News/Bad News

    12/7/2019 6:03:23 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Okay first the wonderful, terrific, awesome, Good News!!! I don't have epilepsy or seizures!!! AND I can DRIVE AGAIN!!!!! Well, once my car is running again, beginning of January, but stil! I'll have my freedom again! I'm so excited! I am getting my 'new to me' car for my birthday in a few months, a... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 8 Reading

    12/6/2019 10:14:06 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Who has time to read, hm? but nevertheless finding and reading something encouraging really helps. for me, i did this day's challenge finding out some deeper information reading about a topic that used to scare me. it is amazing with a little bit of knowledge gained from taking an honest loo... Read more

  • Friday

    12/6/2019 10:10:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Thank goodness it's Friday. DH and I went to longhorn steakhouse for dinner. I had a very good meal, filet and lobster tail, salad and broccoli. We won't be going out tomorrow because we will gave our 2 grandsons.... Read more

  • Healthy tips

    12/6/2019 8:34:19 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Thursday

    12/5/2019 9:18:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I was so over whelmed with my work today, so I couldn't wait to get to gym to work off some stress. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 7 Night Routine

    12/5/2019 7:49:04 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Evening Self Care _ Routines are awesome for, well, being routine. You don't have to plan or anything--you just follow the routine. So often they make life better (or we'd ditch them). But from time to time it never hurts to reevaluate. Is there something better? Stretching before bed--... Read more

  • Happy Thursday!

    12/5/2019 8:51:48 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Best Donuts in the World/ Sleep?

    12/5/2019 4:20:23 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    There is a place by Grandma's, family owned and operated, that makes the best donuts in the world. I think they have 3 locations and that is it. OMG good! So DH decided we had to get these donuts on Black Friday. So of course, I had to get my chocolate covered, Bavarian creme filled huge donut (seri... Read more

  • Wednesday

    12/4/2019 10:48:02 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Did very well on my food choices today. Got my 120 oz of water down. Didn't make it to gym because my right knee is still bothering me. But I still did get in 17, 109 steps. So I don't sit still.... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 6 - Incline Workout

    12/4/2019 7:52:53 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Today's challenge includes doing a walk, run, jog, or sprint on an incline. I have a HUGE hill near by--so it serves that purpose. I wonder. Is it just me or do other people do this too? If I'm going to do "incline" I always, also, do "decline". Just me or others too? I've always enjoyed th... Read more

  • Health tip

    12/4/2019 9:51:19 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Tuesday

    12/3/2019 8:10:11 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day. I hurt my right knee and of course it was leg day at the gym. I gave it my best. Got home had dinner, shower and now icing my knee. I sure hope it will be better tomorrow. I joined a contest my gym is having called 12 gains of Christmas. You do 1 exercise each day and an employee ... Read more

  • Remembering Not to Jump Too Far Ahead

    12/3/2019 7:31:37 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    "Look before you leap" I remember that being a saying in some book from when I was little. Sometimes that is a wise thing to do. DH helped reel me in yesterday from being manic as all get out. No, I didn't spend a ton of money, I managed to spend only a little, though it was very tempting with all t... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 5-Lemon Water

    12/3/2019 1:53:03 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Lemon water is an easy addition to any day. Before bed, upon waking, during the day, in a stainless steel drinking cup on the go, before-during-or-after a shopping trip or workout. Low effort. Low clean up. And it may have benefits. Other citrus taste lovely too so you can switch it up and y... Read more

  • Today's motivation

    12/3/2019 12:58:07 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Monday

    12/2/2019 10:36:06 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Good day at gym. Did a good deed for a friend. Got my Christmas cards all mailed out. Applebees made me mad tonight. They were to honor cyber Monday deal and said they couldn't do it, I would need to do it online, but the online instructions Said it could be done at the restaurant too. ☹☹☹... Read more

  • Christmas funny

    12/2/2019 1:37:16 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Health Challenge: Day 4-Run/Walk Workout

    12/2/2019 12:28:19 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    The day 4 challenge is to run and then walk. If this is your first time reading my blog, welcome. If not, you know I'm the kind of person to research new things! LOL! (makes me laugh out loud any way) My social scientist degrees are showing here a bit...hm?! [...speaking of which, I to... Read more

  • Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone/ Plan for the Next Year/ Meal Plan

    12/2/2019 4:04:31 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    I'm having my one cup of coffee for today, then no coffee/caffeine for three days. Oh boy. I'm doing a tilt table test for my blood pressure on Wednesday. It takes about three hours. I should hear back on the calcium scoring test today as well, I love my cardiologist, she is so good about calling me... Read more

  • Sunday

    12/1/2019 9:13:00 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Finished few more people on Christmas list. I have everything wrapped up. I think I may make out my Christmas cards tomorrow.... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 3-Drink your Veggies

    12/1/2019 7:31:22 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Having trouble getting in all of your daily fruits and veggies? Too busy to do meal planning, prep, or cooking? Why not drink your veggies. Start with greens such as spinach or kale, add other veggies, and be careful about the fruit--just enough to make it palatable to your taste buds without ... Read more

  • funny

    12/1/2019 9:15:10 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Holiday, Recommitting, Bubba George

    12/1/2019 5:25:35 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    What a wonderful holiday! The only sour note is the cigarette smoke in the house that penetrates EVERYTHING!!!! We must wash everything when we get home and I'm not happy that I brought my crochet in the house, because I can't wash a skein of yarn!! Maybe I can spray it down with febreze... LOL. The... Read more

  • Good bye November

    11/30/2019 10:03:01 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Got a lot of decorating done today, also made it to gum and grocery store. My home football team won big over michigan today. So excited they get to go to big ten championships. Go Bucks!!🏈... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 2-Brisk Walk

    11/30/2019 5:08:55 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Take a brisk 20 minute walk. Indoor or out. Here is an indoor version. It isn't in English--so put on your fav music and have a go of it with the sound turned off. https://youtu.be/eRZ3eFU1Pr8... Read more

  • funny

    11/30/2019 9:30:49 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Friday

    11/29/2019 11:46:26 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Hit the gym, took an old friend to lunch, started christmas decorating, got the bathroom done. DH git home went out to dinner.... Read more

  • Health Challenge: Day 1-Turmeric

    11/29/2019 8:53:43 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Doing a health challenge through the end of the year to usher in the new decade. I cannot articulate it in words, but I'm especially looking forward to LOTs of change in 2020. Today's Challenge? Day 1: Add a new food to your diet. Today, I tried turmeric. While I know this ingredient i... Read more

  • The day after Thanksgiving funny

    11/29/2019 8:23:50 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Family

    11/28/2019 10:07:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Another year we ran the Race for Grace. It's so nice to give to the community. We do it as a family tradition.... Read more

  • Walking Turkey

    11/28/2019 5:40:47 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Had a rough night, allergy wise, so I didn't sleep as good as I normally do. Still got in a walk and ate a reasonable portion of turkey with some veggies--very "on" plan. 91 550 428 311 406... Read more

  • Now where's the turkey?

    11/28/2019 9:48:34 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Wednesday

    11/27/2019 10:10:54 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today is my daughter's birthday. They are staying overnight with us because we are all in a 5K race in the morning. Rhen bavk to my house to have dinner.... Read more

  • Blessings

    11/27/2019 6:28:44 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Giving thanks for all of the wonderful people here who touch each other's lives in a positive way. T H A N K S T O E A C H O F Y O U! May your holiday season be filled with blessings, good people, good food, and health!... Read more

  • Thanksgiving funny

    11/27/2019 8:54:37 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Tuesday

    11/26/2019 9:18:27 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Only thing that makes me happy these days are 2 grandsons. I thank God for them every day. ❤... Read more

  • FUN!!!

    11/26/2019 2:15:10 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    I cannot believe I didn't know about this group before now! LOVE IT! https://www.facebook.com/Fable
    tics/videos/2040872922601402/ At my age, with the joints I have!, I LOVE being able to get the benefits of plyometric movement without the impact of landing on the ground afterward... Read more

  • Thanksgiving funny

    11/26/2019 8:43:44 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Go...

    11/25/2019 11:33:38 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

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  • Monday

    11/25/2019 7:28:38 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Start the week off on right foot. Be positive and strong!... Read more

  • Thanksgiving funny

    11/25/2019 12:05:02 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Sunday

    11/24/2019 10:51:05 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to church, breakfast then gym later. Tried to put up outdoor Christmas lights, but my DH isn't very patient. So he gave up on that today. Maybe next weekend.... Read more

  • funny

    11/24/2019 7:34:23 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Thanksgiving Low(er) Carb / Keto

    11/24/2019 2:56:16 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Anyone want to share some recipes/planning for thanksgiving low carb and/or keto and/or lower carb style? Found a few menu planner helps with recipes. Many of these don't work for me due to specific allergies but I thought I would post them and see if anyone else shares any others. ... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/23/2019 7:28:12 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went to dinner with daughter and her family. Took grandson to see court house light show, he danced and loved it. Then it started to rain hard.... Read more

  • 1-5 Mile Walk

    11/23/2019 1:25:25 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Too cold or raining/snowing out to walk outdoors? Here you go--walk along video done indoors from 1 mile to 5. https://youtu.be/nBCQqjQY4PE... Read more

  • Happy Saturday

    11/23/2019 9:35:33 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Woke up at about O' Dark Thirty (I think this morning was 1230-ish) wide awake. Almost fell back asleep but them my husband started moving and I was like, I'm awake! Was up for a while then took Dream It vitamin spray and went back to bed (and sleep) for a few more hours. I decided I was staying in ... Read more

  • funny but true!

    11/23/2019 9:16:28 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Friday

    11/22/2019 11:15:16 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Made it another week. Last week I lost 5 lbs. This week no loss. Why is this such a struggle. Please God give me strength.... Read more

  • Needing a Change

    11/22/2019 1:03:30 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Time to Switch things up a bit! ... Read more

  • Today's motivation

    11/22/2019 9:39:00 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Rough Thursday, But Being Positive About Today

    11/22/2019 5:26:08 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Okay, so I'm not drinking coffee, but I am having some caffeine in the morning, I discovered that cold turkey would just not do. I do need to be quit by this weekend. So I get to be grumpy while making goodies for Thanksgiving and doing the bulk of the packing. I have tests over the next week ... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/21/2019 11:00:08 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today our family lost a friend unexpectedly. Went to funeral to pay our respects. This man did a lot for many people. A very generous man will be greatly missed. RIP DAN.... Read more

  • Interesting

    11/21/2019 12:18:04 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Data Detox Link https://datadetoxkit.org/en/
    home electronics https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2
    019/11/14/students-ditch-p
    hone-changed-lives/ “I think it’s really refreshing and relaxing… I was able to fall asleep a lot easier,” SpaceX seeking ITU's permission to launc... Read more

  • funny

    11/21/2019 8:25:40 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Hump day

    11/20/2019 9:23:47 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Made it thru the middle of the week. Feeling so sorry for my best friend, her husband just lost his uncle from a severe massive heart attack. Burial was today.... Read more

  • Sweet!

    11/20/2019 6:59:56 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

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  • Wonderful Wednesday!!

    11/20/2019 2:51:41 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Got these noodles in the bariatric subscription box I was subscribed to, so I thought I would finally try them out today. One portion is 1/4 of a box, so I made 1/2 of the box and put aside 1/2 of what I made for later. I also got some garlic herb tuna in that same box, so I used that with it ... Read more

  • funny

    11/20/2019 2:10:22 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Tuesday

    11/19/2019 10:38:20 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Had a good day of eating well and getting all my water in. Went to gym and worked on back and arms tonight. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • . . .

    11/19/2019 6:53:26 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

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  • funny

    11/19/2019 8:30:17 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Weather

    11/18/2019 10:15:23 PM, by TSHAWGER

    So glad it warmed up enough for me to get 1 hour walk done. Muscles still sore, rested from gym today.... Read more

  • Make It Your Monday!!

    11/18/2019 8:16:32 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    New week, beginning of a new day, a new chance to get it right!! And I see my new therapist today! Lots of NEW! I worked on my Before Bed Routine last night. Had tea with my oldest last night in my room. I want this to become a habit, either writing in my journal (with journal prompts), p... Read more

  • Walking Studies/Info

    11/18/2019 7:50:57 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Walking a mile a day, seven days a week, at the pace of 3 mph barely meets the minimum cardiovascular exercise requirements set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which recommends 150 minutes of moderately paced aerobic activity per week. https://www.livestrong.com/art
    icle/... Read more

  • We got this!

    11/18/2019 9:21:43 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Today

    11/17/2019 6:26:12 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

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  • Sunday

    11/17/2019 5:12:04 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Started day off at gym. Then went to Wal-Mart abd rural king. We got all the bird seed to feed our lovely birds. I wrapped everything I have boughten so far. I have a good start on my holiday shopping.... Read more

  • funny

    11/17/2019 10:09:57 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Believe Your Success is Inevitable!!

    11/17/2019 5:53:08 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    First I want to say thank you to those of you who commented on my blog about being tough yesterday. It really was quite the revelation to me. This quote by Ruth Soukup also means a lot to me. I love the book it is from, it is helping me a lot, going from thinking I could not be good at a... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/17/2019 12:01:24 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day from the bank, gym and grocery, did laundry. Cheered on our football team and they won. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/17/2019 12:01:24 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Very busy day from the bank, gym and grocery, did laundry. Cheered on our football team and they won. Hope everyone had a good day.... Read more

  • success

    11/16/2019 4:06:59 PM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Saturday Realizations/ Goals

    11/16/2019 10:13:34 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    "LIfe is tough my darling, but so are you." I never thought of myself as tough. I never thought of myself as strong, not physically, emotionally, or mentally. But looking back... I am. Perhaps not very strong physically right this moment, but hey, I'm working on it, and my Christmas wish li... Read more

  • Friday

    11/15/2019 11:13:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Happy Friday to you all. Hope you had a good day. Hope you haveva great weekend.... Read more

  • funny

    11/15/2019 9:53:05 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Shopped

    11/14/2019 9:44:17 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Went Christmas shopping after work. It was very eventful. I found many gifts for my grandsons, daughter and yea even a gift for myself, that my DH will give me. I think i might start wrapping.... Read more

  • Quick Hello

    11/14/2019 8:02:52 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

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  • funny

    11/14/2019 10:20:18 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • My BIG Oops and Reminder Yesterday

    11/14/2019 4:08:26 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Okay, a tiny bit of TMI here.... it's my TOM (Time Of Month), and yesterday I was craving something gooey and chocolatey something fierce! So, DH being the wonderful man he is (and knowing he has and wife and teen on their TOM at home, lol) picked up some brownie mix and some chocolate ice cream to ... Read more

  • Happy hump day

    11/13/2019 9:57:19 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Even tho I was tired tonight, I still told my DH we are going to the gym and Im buying at Bob Evans. He said deal👍... Read more

  • FITon App? Run a mile...

    11/13/2019 9:38:08 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Not everyone would want to, but here is an excellent article on how to run a mile for anyone interested. https://fitonapp.com/fitness/c
    ardio/walking-plan/ Also, anyone else using the FITon App to workout? How does the friends feature work? I'd like to be added/add folks from here... Read more

  • Hello From Flea

    11/13/2019 7:48:38 PM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Today was my first cardiology appointment. To say I was anxious is an understatement. Heart problems run in my family. Before losing weight, I had high blood pressure myself (I forgot to mention that to the doc....) and ran a much higher risk of having a heart attack. It runs in my family on my Dad'... Read more

  • Today's motivation

    11/13/2019 8:17:55 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Tuesday

    11/12/2019 7:54:56 PM, by TSHAWGER

    We got an inch of snow. Many areas got more. It's so cold and windy out. Not ready for this winter weather .... Read more

  • Spark - Irony

    11/12/2019 3:56:33 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Continuing in the irony....i was recently invited to take a computer class. the title? Spark. ... Read more

  • funny

    11/12/2019 8:50:59 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Veterans Day/ Getting on Track/ Fighting Overwhelm

    11/12/2019 5:28:55 AM, by CROUCHINGFLEA

    Yesterday, as you probably know was Veterans day. As a veteran, it was an uncomfortable day, being honored and thanked at my kids school. It's always fun to watch people who have been out of the military for a while not know what to do when certain parts of the program happen. My kids were in band a... Read more

  • Irony

    11/11/2019 1:10:25 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    Among other things, today is known as veterans day. While this holiday used to have a different origin, today it is common to say "Thank You" to all who have served in the military. I've even seen strangers say "Thank You." Being thankful, having gratitude is always nice--makes the world a... Read more

  • Happy Veterans Day

    11/11/2019 8:37:35 AM, by TSHAWGER

    Thank you all veterans.... Read more

  • Happy Veterans Day

    11/11/2019 8:31:22 AM, by TSHAWGER

    I would like to thank all those men and women who served our country.... Read more

  • funny

    11/11/2019 8:31:13 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Sunday

    11/10/2019 10:33:55 PM, by TSHAWGER

    I helped my DH split some wood, then I went and done some Christmas shopping. We had an overall good day getting things cleaned up outside of house.... Read more

  • funny

    11/10/2019 9:29:51 AM, by 4CONNIESHEALTH

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  • Saturday

    11/9/2019 9:09:47 PM, by TSHAWGER

    Today was a very productive day. I took flowers and cupcakes to a friend for her birthday today. She was surprised and happy to see me. I did sone cleaning of cupboards today in the kitchen. I like organization. Hope everyone had a good day❤... Read more

  • Today

    11/9/2019 2:43:19 PM, by EO4WELLNESS

    making the most of it!... Read more