Beginning to feel Human Again
Friday, September 25, 2009      8 comments

I hope none of you have to suffer with a flu virus and complications this year like I am finally recovering from. I didn't realize how down and unenthused about everything I was getting until I started feeling better and started gaining my zest ... Read more
Enjoying my time off
Thursday, September 17, 2009      6 comments

I finally made peace with the fact that I just have to be patient about getting over the pneumonia, keep eating healthy and relax and enjoy my time off! Now I have more time to blog!! I have more time to catch up with all my sparkfriends' messag... Read more
Missing my Aerobics Classes
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      6 comments

I have been taking it easy for over 2 weeks trying to get over this congestion and cough and finally went to the doctor today to find out that I have pneumonia and can't workout for the rest of the week again! Hopefully the antibiotics will wipe... Read more
Joining a Pity Party
Wednesday, September 09, 2009      3 comments

Just went to a sparkfriend's pity party blog and decided I needed to join her! She has valid reasons but I think I'm just spoiled with usually feeling healthy! You never appreciate things like health enough until it's not up to par and I can't s... Read more
Return to Childhood
Friday, August 28, 2009      5 comments

I made some purchases tonight that brought me back to my youth - 2 sparkly hula-hoops and a pink and gold jump rope! This should definitely spice up my workouts along with some great music. I tried the hoops as soon as I got home and it was much... Read more
Lovin' the Hugs
Thursday, August 27, 2009      3 comments

I raise my 10 year old grandson and take care of my 4 year old granddaughter often and take care of my 22 month old grandson and still have my 22 yr.old son living at home and even though it may be a lot of extra time and effort I just really LO... Read more
Love this Site!
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      7 comments

I am so glad I found out about Sparkpeople - I enjoy the team activities and motivations and really look forward to reading all the boards every day. I feel so close to all my spark friends and always open my comments on my spark page first thin... Read more
Enjoying the Smokey Mountains
Thursday, August 20, 2009      8 comments

Many of you probably know how much I am enjoying vacationing in the Smokey Mountains this week from what I've put into my status reports, huddles and team message boards! We've taken strenuous hikes to really push ourselves to new limits every d... Read more
Enjoying the beauty around you
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      5 comments

Today was an absolutely gorgeous day so I indulged myself and went for a wonderful walk outdoors instead of going to the health club. We are very fortunate to live in a beautiful subdivision with abundant forestry and beautiful landscaping which... Read more
Practical Exercise
Sunday, August 02, 2009      5 comments

I have spent most of my exercise time at the health club doing classes, riding the bicycles, walking the treadmill, doing sets on the weight equipment, walking and jogging around the track. I do put some time in walking up and down the stairs at... Read more
Staying On Track Through Stress and Boredom
Friday, July 31, 2009      7 comments

I think one of the hardest goals for me is to completely stay on track ALL the time, no matter what stressful situations come along, which they always do! Before I became so involved with Spark I didn't even know that stress was triggering my ha... Read more
Success over 4th of July temptations
Sunday, July 05, 2009      6 comments

If your family is anything like ours, holidays present many temptations! The 4th of July is one of those days that includes at least one day of barbecued hamburgers, varios sausages, hot dogs, white buns, potato salads, macaroni salads, baked be... Read more
Hiking at Starved Rock for Illinois Rally
Thursday, July 02, 2009      3 comments

Lat weekend my husband and I went to the Illinois spark rally at Starved Rock State Park. It was also our 39th anniversary so we stayed at a hotel near the park and made a great weekend out of it! It was kind of hot for hiking on Saturday, but t... Read more

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