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The Eyes Have It - A Praise Report
Saturday, August 29, 2015      3 comments

I am on a two week vacation. One of my goals on this staycation was to make some appointments so I did not have to take time off of work. On the first day off, I had scheduled an appointment with my optometrist. It was a long time since... Read more
One Good Deed A Day Challenge
Wednesday, June 17, 2015      0 comments

I participated in a 30 Day, "One Good Deed A Day" Challenge during the month of May 2015. I thought why not take up the challenge. Each participant worked with a calendar of May that contained suggested good deeds. Some of the... Read more
I Didn't Mean It! But I like the results....
Thursday, January 22, 2015      3 comments

I found a way to help me drink more water.....it has always been my ongoing problem. And I didn't mean it, but when I had to put down something to bring for the Christmas Pot Luck, there was a section under beverages. I had already taken a tur... Read more
Volunteering on the weekend
Wednesday, August 27, 2014      4 comments

I have heard it before. "When you volunteer some of your time, you are not just giving out, but you will receive much more in return." I knew that of course. I have volunteered in many capacities before - Sunday School teacher, Nursery babysi... Read more
Tired Today - But It Is A Good Tired From Walking
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      1 comments

Funny how you think your day will be and how it turns out different. I planned to spend the entire day with my husband but it did not happen that way. Where we live, when it gets close to your birthday, you have to redo your automobile and you... Read more
A hair cutting experience that turned out exceptionally well!
Thursday, July 31, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday, I had an idea to use a coupon I got at work and take my husband to a new barber with a Sports theme. ... Read more
Finally Reaching 50 Pounds Lost
Thursday, July 10, 2014      4 comments

I have just now attained some of my short term health/weight/personal goals and I would love to share with you. Lost 4 lbs. when I got weighed this Wednesday, July 9th (probably 2 lbs each week since I was not able to go to weigh in las... Read more
TShirt Finally Makes An Appearance In Public!
Monday, June 16, 2014      2 comments

I put a t-shirt on today ...that doesn't seem odd for this time of the year does it. Last year I hardly ever wore this specific tshirt because it was so tight and was not making the body look good at all. The arms were very tight and it was no... Read more
If You Are Having Trouble Starting - May I Encourage You?
Saturday, June 07, 2014      3 comments

Hello everyone: I have read in a couple of spots on a couple of blogs that people are having trouble starting to lose weight although they dearly want to try. I hope that my vulnerability helps you out. My heart breaks for you....so here goes... Read more
Somebody Noticed - Woo Hoo!
Thursday, May 29, 2014      5 comments

Wow it happened today somebody noticed -- more in a minute -- all along as I was losing weight, nobody seemed to notice - I said before that I felt like a Secret Agent. I knew that I was changing inside. I was eating healthier, recording my fo... Read more
How a Spark Friend Helped Me Not Eat Cake!
Thursday, May 22, 2014      2 comments

So I am having a bad day, problems are cropping up one right after another. In the past, I would have jumped at the opportunity to have birthday cake and its right around the corner! Yes, I am an emotional eater but I am also an OVERCOMER. Th... Read more
How I Spent My Saturday
Saturday, May 10, 2014      2 comments

With my husband and I in one car and our daughter-in-law and the grandkids in another, we start off on an adventure - exploring garage sales and church and school bazaars. We live in opposite ends of our city so we use texting to let each car k... Read more
Home Town Memories
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      1 comments

I visited my hometown on the long Easter weekend and I went for a couple of walks. On the Saturday, I started down the street to my old public school and down the path that crossed the park that was adjacent to my school yard. This path led me... Read more
It was a Classical Experience
Thursday, April 10, 2014      2 comments

I want to share something that happened to me this morning. I have to set the scene first, so bear with me. My husband and I were coming home from a dental appointment I had. It was mild out, but quite windy. My mouth was frozen and I ... Read more
I feel like a Secret Agent!
Sunday, April 06, 2014      0 comments

I had a setback when I broke my ankle in May 2014 and gained back 14 lbs. But ever since February 2014, I have been back on track. I am making progress. I was just checking my stats and I have lost 5.4 lbs. In total, I am over 40 something ... Read more

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