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I will be in LAS VEGAS next week
Thursday, April 30, 2009      3 comments

MY GREAT PLAN OF ACTION to get back on track is to pick ONE THING each week on which to concentrate. I shamefully, gradually, gained back 20 lbs (YIKES!) of my weight loss since September because of my hectic schedule... slipping back into ... Read more
Photos + *Ouch*- Trainer KILLED my calves!
Monday, April 27, 2009      9 comments

Hey Spark Buddies-- Forgive my continued absence-- I am still trying to catch-up with work and home-life since being snowed-under by my 15-painting commission. I've gained so much weight from the inactivity and all the Easter + 3-birt... Read more
The Entire Collection of Georgia Wildflower Paintings
Thursday, April 16, 2009      23 comments

I have missed you, my dear friends, In this blog, I am posting the entire collection of wild flowers so you can see them all together... including the final two shown at the end: Wild Columbine and Camellia. (The Camellia is not a wildflowe... Read more
My Newest Paintings... Violet and Trout Lily
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      11 comments

My Newest Paintings...2 more of my 15-Painting Commission. Well, I will leave at 6:00 am tomorrow morning to deliver my paintings... I was able to complete all but two of the paintings. The last two will need to be shipped. I'm not str... Read more
My Newest Paintings... Azalea, Orchids & Cherokee Rose.
Wednesday, April 01, 2009      5 comments

Hi Everyone! It's 6:00 am and I need to go to bed after painting all night... but promised I'd check in with you to show you my paintings as they are scanned. My Newest Paintings... three from my 15-Painting Commission. ... Read more
My Newest Paintings...3 of my 14-Painting Commission.
Friday, March 13, 2009      31 comments

Hi Everyone! This is a layout of what my first three Georgia wildflower paintings look like for the Georgia hospital... they will hang with three solid panels on the creamy... Read more
My Newest Painting...
Tuesday, February 24, 2009      25 comments

Well, I'm still crazily working on my 10 Georgia Wildflower paintings for the hospital which is why you haven't heard from me on Spark ... however, I just received the scan ... Read more
My age + my PCOS makes this journey so frustrating!
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      7 comments

GOOD MORNING, SPARK LOVELIES!!! (I just awoke after working all night until 8am this morning!) emoticon ... Read more
Motivation Article (3 SparkPoints to check it out!)
Friday, February 13, 2009      5 comments

I keep trying to get away from this computer and into the studio for another all-nighter... but discover new fun things! ... Read more
When it rains, it pours!
Friday, January 30, 2009      12 comments

When it rains, it pours! --Hot water heater went out. Then... --My art studio heater/air conditioning unit dies. Then... --Large cyst on shoulder, swells to the size of the palm of my hand. Then... --Heavy painting falls off wall and ... Read more
Continue to EXERCISE OUR MINDS as well as our bodies!
Saturday, January 24, 2009      7 comments

I continue to remind myself that for most of us, this is a MENTAL CHALLENGE and we need to not only discipline ourselves to exercise our BODIES, but discipline ourselves to e... Read more
ABSOLUTELY NO EXCUSES!!!- Nope, not one!
Thursday, January 22, 2009      6 comments

I am about to embark on the largest job I've ever taken on. In fact, I've been working on it for weeks-- painting 10 Georgia wildflowers in only 5 weeks. (My paintings take a... Read more
I will miss you these next 6 weeks!
Saturday, January 17, 2009      7 comments

My dear, dear cyber friends, I will miss you these next 6 weeks but I will still be exercising and journaling my food and staying ON PROGRAM. I bought 56 stretcher bars and 36-feet of canvas today for the 14-painting hospital commissio... Read more
17 energetic members- SPARK NASHVILLE RALLY!!!
Saturday, January 17, 2009      6 comments

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LOSING MY HOLIDAY GAIN -- BOOTCAMP SUCCESS!
Sunday, January 11, 2009      6 comments

This holiday season, I let my guard down, relaxed quite a bit, and I showed a significant gain for the FIRST TIME since joining Spark! I gained 14 lbs! It takes me, at age 5... Read more

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