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Loss of my best workout buddy
Friday, December 16, 2016      15 comments

we brought Autumn home as a pup. Born into a litter of 12 she was a Australia / border collie cross, A naughty pup she because a well behaved intelligent... Read more
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays , Happy Happy
Wednesday, December 24, 2014      2 comments

Peace and Joy for this beautiful ... Read more
My graddaughter , My Hero
Monday, February 10, 2014      9 comments

Why is my granddaughter my hero ? Not only has he lost 50 pounds in the last year, she was one of the ten finalist in the Apple Blossom Royalty Pageant. Unlike most all the other contestants she is still no size 2 ( of which she was painfully r... Read more
Our newest addition to the family Sir Bentley
Wednesday, July 10, 2013      18 comments

Bentley is a pure Border Collie we found at our county animal shelter, Pictured here with our Autumn a Border Collie/ Australian Cattle Dog cross, Autumn wasn't too sure ... Read more
It's Like a Triple Treat
Friday, May 31, 2013      4 comments

I have combined three things I love to do. My love of hiking, photography, and my love of early morning in the outdoors . Each morning by 6 a.m. my husband and I go for a 3 mile hike on the Iron Horse trail here in Ellensburg. I bring my camera... Read more
My Main Motivation
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      2 comments

My three Ms.... I want to loose more weight because it helps reduce the pain of arthritis. A flare up puts me outta action for at least a week. Taking off another 30 pounds would reduce the pressure on my joints by quite a bit. I know my arthr... Read more
The biggest way I know I am healthier
Saturday, April 20, 2013      3 comments

I can put my pants on while standing ! 60 years old and with arthritis to boot !... Read more
My transformation so far
Saturday, October 23, 2010      3 comments

Surprising to me is the fact that is hasn't really been all that hard. Not that the weight has slipped right off. Oh no it has gone off ever so slowly. But I am still amazed I don't find myself starving between meals. In fact I am real content w... Read more
My bloodwork is GOOD
Thursday, August 05, 2010      5 comments

My blood work came back, the nurse called my results "perfect" My blood sugar was 88 and my cholesterol was low. the triglyceride ( the fat in my blood) was 118 down from over 200. I love Sparkspeople !... Read more
One of My Passions
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      5 comments

Photography is one of my many interest, in fact with me it's a passion. It combines well with my love of the outdoors. I have enjoyed this hobby for many years now, starting with a 35 mm Pentax K1000 as my first really good camera. ... Read more
Stop Thief !
Saturday, January 30, 2010      4 comments

What with the kids all grown and out of the house I have my own workout room. Once a bedroom full of life it is now my special place. I have this room decorated with lots of stuffed animals that I have received as gifts down through the year... Read more
My Aha Moment
Thursday, January 28, 2010      2 comments

It hits in a beautiful way, like the rising of the sun on a promising day. I had forgotten my water bottle on my walk the other day. A little more than half way through I was... Read more
What I want most of all.
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      5 comments

I love the great outdoors and I use to be able to go on long hikes into the wilderness. For some time now I have been just too overweight and my arthritis hasn't helped any. H... Read more