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Wednesday, December 01, 2010      7 comments

Bet you never figured to see a next day blog from me. Plus it is going to be short. First, thank all of you who read my last blog and inquired about my jewelry. I will get some photos posted if I have to hire someone to come over and get the... Read more
The Comfort of My Home
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      13 comments

I love to travel. There is a wanderlust in my soul. But I am always happy to come back home. Walking into my own home, with it's smells, familiarity and comfort is so reassuring. My dog Titan goes form room to room sniffing and checking thin... Read more
Snow Day in the Pacific NW
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      6 comments

I could be writing about how this coming Thanksgiving is going to present many people with choices of what to eat, how much to eat. How to stay on track. Not to offend anyone by turning down their food. Explaining how they have embarked on ... Read more
Six Month Spark Anniversary !!!
Wednesday, November 17, 2010      20 comments

Six months ago I was on a weight loss program. I had lost 48 lbs. My dietitian had suggested I find a good support group on line. I was keeping a journal, writing down all my foods, having to look each item up in a calorie counter book. I ... Read more
No Rainy Walks for Me.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010      5 comments

The sun was out this morning, so I decided to walk outside for my 2 miles . I did the walk in 30 minutes. I can walk faster on the treadmill, but since it was so sunny out I decided to enjoy it. It's now 12;00 am and the rain is starting to ... Read more
WHY ??????
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      11 comments

Today is a sad day for me and quite a few others who knew Lynn and feel for what she is going through. Yesterday i opened a e mail from Barb a friend that I have worked with and is the driving force behind our group of women who dine together ... Read more
Different Time, Different Era, But Still in The Groove!!
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      6 comments

What a difference a week makes. Last week I wrote about the lovely fall day, how glorious the weather was. Today it is dark and rainy. I almost has to have lights on in the office to see. The trees are almost completely bare. As I look ou... Read more
Perfect Fall Day!!!!!
Wednesday, November 03, 2010      13 comments

The sky was blue, some billowy white clouds drifted across the sky. It was warm for November 3 rd, about 69 degrees. the leaves are in full fall glory. The reds, yellows, gold, orange leaves make a carpet on the ground. The trees are r... Read more
Ain't no stopping me now!!!!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      11 comments

I have had my knee go out on me. I have a bad back, disks, pinched nerve that caused numbness in right leg, sometimes goes out completely. There are so many joints that have arthritis, shoulders, hips, feet, wrists. You name a part of my bod... Read more
Sunday, October 24, 2010      7 comments

My track record with meeting men once I moved to Oregon from Miami Beach is not very good. First man I met and went out with I met at the store where I worked at selling ladies clothes. I thought he was buying for his wife, turned out to be... Read more
Words We Don't Want To Hear. Things We Don't Want To Do.
Thursday, October 21, 2010      12 comments

Overweight, Obese, Morbidly Obese, and Super Morbidly Obese. These are the terms that Doctors, and professional people use to describe their patients. These one more term, Normal. That's what we want to hear. To most of society anyone who ... Read more
Winner In More Ways Than One.
Sunday, October 10, 2010      15 comments

I can't think of a better way to end this near perfect week than a birthday celebration. My grandson is 19 years old today , 10-10-10. A once in a life time event. These dates only happened for twelve years. Starting in 1-1-01 and endin... Read more
Making Ends Meet.
Wednesday, October 06, 2010      12 comments

Have you ever had an emergency and had no idea how you could pay for it. The credit cards are full and you don't get paid for a week or more. Then the mail comes and its a pre-approved credit card. You thank God for looking out for you. Y... Read more
Just Call Me Second Hand Rose!!!
Monday, October 04, 2010      12 comments

I have had a wonderful day. I got up very rested this morning. walked the dog, it was cool out side. Ate a good fiber filled breakfast. Read the Spark article about how important it is to eat breakfast. Got all my office work caught up... Read more
That Pesky Bug is Gone.!!
Sunday, October 03, 2010      6 comments

After five days of contending with this flu like bug, it is gone. I waited till I had ate and let time pass to see how I felt, it's good. No more nausea, clammy feeling. So it has finally run it's course. Thank God. I went to bed at 7:00 ... Read more

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