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Anxiety about cake for my birthday!
Friday, June 22, 2018      9 comments

My birthday is on Sunday and I am cooking dinner for my son, his family, my daughter and her children who will be here visiting from Texas, my step daughter and her 2 adult children and my step son and his significant other, and of course my hus... Read more
Really....Am I over reacting????
Friday, June 15, 2018      11 comments

Went to my step grandson's graduation party last week. We gave him a generous gift for which he thanked my husband, but his mother had to prompt him to thank me! She motioned/whispered with her lips and gestures to him and was standing right b... Read more
Anesthesia Effects-Getting Back to Normal-Thank you fellow Sparkers
Saturday, May 05, 2018      8 comments

I finally feel like my body is getting over the effects of anesthesia form surgery two weeks ago. I know it may sound weird, but I felt like my body was functioning on a slow, low speed for the past 2 weeks post surgery. I am not a medical p... Read more
15 minute Walk
Saturday, April 28, 2018      10 comments

Walked with a Leslie Sansone video for 15 minutes today. Limited the arm movements, and didn't go to crazy with the steps. It is amazing how a walk can impact your neck! I didn't overdo it! It felt good to do a little exercise today. Slow a... Read more
Anticipation and the Roller Coaster Ride
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      11 comments

Anticipation of surgery on Friday is taking its toll on my eating these past 3 days! I have managed to keep exercising, but have been craving and eating all the worst possible foods, mostly carbs like bread, cookies, and cake...So here I go....... Read more
Surgery - This Just Got Real!
Friday, April 13, 2018      8 comments

I am having my salivary gland removed next Friday due to a mass since the only way to rule out lymphoma is to test the tissue. I have had other surgeries, but this one has me very nervous. I don't feel like I have lymphoma. Maybe I am being v... Read more
Does Image Count?
Thursday, April 12, 2018      4 comments

Since my retirement this November, I rarely dress up anymore! I used to dress nicely for work, and now I find myself going out in very casual somewhat raggedy shorts. We live in Florida and most people dress casually even when going out for di... Read more
Nostalgic Thoughts From Yesterday...
Wednesday, April 11, 2018      4 comments

Yesterday, we drove in the pouring rain ☔️ for my 6 Month dental check up! Afterwards, we drove by our ‘old” house 🏠. It was weird to see strange cars 🚗 in the driveway and people outside what used to be our house. The garage was packed with s... Read more
Rainy Day Victories
Tuesday, April 10, 2018      4 comments

I had to travel an hour and a half in the pouring rain to go to the dentist today. Four years ago I had extensive dental work done, so I have to go to the specialist who was not too far from where I used to live for maintenance because I really... Read more
It's is true What they Say!
Monday, April 09, 2018      3 comments

I have heard it said that loosing the weight is easy, but keeping it off is not! This is so true for me. I started to really focus on getting healthy about 5 years ago when my weight was at an all time high of about 235 pounds. After a littl... Read more
Sad Day for Me
Monday, November 03, 2014      12 comments

My ex husband and father of my children was laid to rest today, and I am sad. We were only married for 3 short years, and we both remarried and moved on with our lives. He lived in another State with his wife and adult son, so I did not go to... Read more
Down 4..Up 4...Disgusted
Sunday, April 27, 2014      4 comments

I have not lost much weight these past 2-3 months. The darn scale showed a loss of 4 pounds and this morning it showed that I gained it back. I am disgusted because I have added strength training for 2 full weeks and increased cardio time... Read more
Callanetics - Have you heard of it?
Sunday, August 18, 2013      3 comments

Just wondering if anyone has heard of Callanetics by Callan Pinckney. If so have you done it? Did you get results? I have a DVD. It is a cross between Pilates and Yoga.... Read more
Birthday Musings and Goals Redefined!
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday was my birthday and I had a few thoughts: 1) I don't want to look awful when I die.... sounds depressing I know. I just rather not look fat for eternity! 2) In 2 years I'll be 60, and I want to be 60 and spectacular, not 60... Read more
Glad that I didn't throw in the towel!
Sunday, June 23, 2013      5 comments

Rough few weeks for many reasons, but things were looking up this week. I am happy that despite the challenges, I have stayed the course, and I did exceptionally well on Thursday, Friday, and yesterday. Today, I am down a total of 4 pounds. ... Read more

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