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2021 Spring 5% Challenge Invitation!
Thursday, March 11, 2021      5 comments

Hello Everyone 2021 Spring 5% Challenge! This is your invitation! Are you looking for a way to get fit, lose weight, and have fun along the way? Check out the 2021 Spring 5% Challenge! Team members will work towards losing 5% of their start... Read more
Fall Challenge - Motivation
Sunday, September 13, 2020      3 comments

10 Reasons for Losing Weight: 1. to feel better about myself 2. to ease the burden on my joints 3. a sense of satisfaction 4. establish better eating habits 5. avoid high blood pressure 6. avoid high cholesterol 7. to look a... Read more
Tuesday, June 16, 2020      3 comments

As part of my 5%Summer Challenge I am to write a list of ten reasons to lose or maintain. Here is my list. 1. To feel better about myself 2. To ease the burden on my joints 3. For a sense of satisfaction 4. To establish better eatin... Read more
Wednesday, June 10, 2020      6 comments

Well, last year I made a decision that after turning 65 I would entire into retirement. Birthday was in September but I made sure I gave all my co-workers and the individuals I support plenty of time to get used to the idea of my leaving work t... Read more
Living with Titanium
Tuesday, May 09, 2017      4 comments

Well, it is now 2017 and I have gone through my second hip replacement. This means that both my hips are now of titanium material. I'm living in a whole different world now. I am pain free but now learning to walk in a somewhat 'normal' fashi... Read more
Happy 1st Anniversary to My New Hip!
Tuesday, February 25, 2014      4 comments

Today, February 25, 2014 marks my one year anniversary of having a new hip. I am so happy that I had that hip replacement. It took a while to recover, and there are still times when I catch myself 'wobbling'. It is so great to move my hips ar... Read more
Going to the Holy Land
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      6 comments

Well, I am determined that 2014 is going to be an excellent year for me. I am really looking forward to a pilgrimage trip coming up in March. I will be visiting Israel and Jordan along with a group of fellow Christians. My traveling companion... Read more
Thursday, January 05, 2012      4 comments

On January 3, 2012 it was the 8th anniversary of my mother's passing. It seems like just yesterday. Each year it gets easier to get through, but my memories will always be there. I know that my mother is with me in spirit as I have felt her p... Read more
Things are looking good for me for 2012.
Thursday, December 29, 2011      3 comments

Well, I have been a little worried about not getting enough work. With my arthritic condition I have had to not take on positions in a group home that involve much physical exertion. The Good Lord does provide for our needs though. I have bee... Read more
Some Encouraging Statements
Saturday, July 23, 2011      5 comments

I received an email forward and liked what some of it said so I am posting myself a blog with the encouraging statements only, simply to give me reminders that I am a valuable person in this world. Hope it is helpful to anyone else reading this... Read more
Sunday, July 10, 2011      6 comments

There's this little contest we have at my TOPS group. We call it a travelling gift. If your name is chosen, you have the option of taking this little box, carrying it with you for 4 weeks. In order to keep the box you must weigh in and attend... Read more
Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

The only person who can look after me is me. So I am taking charge of me and my health. I know that I am not as young as I used to be and therefore my body may decide to do some strange things. I know that having arthritis is very common but ... Read more
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      7 comments

I was so very happy when I weighed in last night at TOPS. The 1 and 3/4 lb loss brought me to my very first goal of losing 10lbs. Hooray for me!!! I finally crossed that hurdle. I have been with SparkPeople for over 2 years and with TOPS fo... Read more
Thursday, February 03, 2011      3 comments

Well I went for a colonoscopy procedure today. My niece drove me. The roads were a bit slick but certainly Ok for driving. I was in the new Sarnia hospital so everything was very clean looking. The IV was inserted without problem. I was kep... Read more
Snow Storm of February 1st, 2011
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      8 comments

Well we have received plenty of warning and it looks like we are gonna get that awful snowstorm. Many have already planned their day accordingly for tomorrow. It has been very windy and cold and the snow just started to come at about 9 pm. So... Read more

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