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The weeds get a reprieve
Sunday, April 10, 2011      3 comments

After pulling tall clumps of weeds (and shaking to try and get the dirt to come off) yesterday in the garden, I had good intentions to finish the job today after church. My back, before I even got out of bed, said "absolutely not!!". Therefore... Read more
Traveling in the car with DH, again
Friday, April 08, 2011      2 comments

After buying a new battery and deciding the other "incidents" were flukes, we again set out for the 60 mile trip (one way) to DH doctor on Wednesday. Before we left I told DH if he had anything to say about my car to say nice things ... Read more
DH hates my car and the feeling is mutual!
Tuesday, April 05, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday we never did get to the doctor's office for the heart monitor to be placed on DH. We have been trying to use my car (old and with a lot of miles, but gets better gas mileage than our pickup) for trips and left on our trip in the ca... Read more
I trained for and walked the 5 K and lived to tell about it!
Sunday, April 03, 2011      8 comments

Last Friday I walked the 5 K (3.1 miles) without stopping. I know that I went the entire distance because my treadmill readout said so. The training wasn't bad, and definitely helped my cardio miles. Finishing a challenge such as this gives... Read more
Sister Mary Ann's Gasoline (Joke)
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      9 comments

Sister Mary Ann, who worked for a home health agency, was out making her rounds visiting homebound patients when she ran out of gas As luck would have it, a Texaco Gasoline station was just a block away. She walked to the station to borrow... Read more
Monday Morning Choices
Monday, March 28, 2011      8 comments

One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it's expressed in the choices one makes. In the long run we shape our lives and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility. ... Read more
Week 4 of training for the 5 K.....completed
Saturday, March 26, 2011      4 comments

I finished week 4 today with a 2-3/4 mile walk on my treadmill (sweat and all). emoticon I had to do a littl... Read more
Health & Happiness Booster
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      6 comments

Take a satisfaction break. Make a list of the accomplishments you are proudest of, and then read over your list and appreciate yourself for all your hard work. You've done a lot, so celebrate already! ~M.J. Ryan We all need to do ... Read more
Who is that woman in the mirror wearing baggy clothes?
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      10 comments

Hey, that's me!! Sunday morning I stayed on SP too long and had to hurry to dress for church. What I had decided to wear was too baggy, but I did not have time to try on anything else so I wore it. Will wash this outfit (and others too bi... Read more
Week 3 of training for 5 K......done
Saturday, March 19, 2011      5 comments

I managed to finish this week okay. Monday's 30 minute walk went fine. Wednesday I had no problem with the 2 miles in the morning. Friday I had to wait until the afternoon to do the 2 -1/4 mile walk and this was a mistake. I finished... Read more
LESS IS MORE (Old Swedish Proverb)
Friday, March 18, 2011      4 comments

Fear less, hope more; Eat less, chew more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Love more, and all good things will be yours. ~Swedish Proverb ... Read more
6 month SparkVersary and progress so far
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      9 comments

Monday was my 6 month SparkVersary and I am still here. emoticon Am I satisfied with my progress so far? Y... Read more
Week 2 of 5 K training finished
Saturday, March 12, 2011      4 comments

I managed to finish my week 2 of walking yesterday. Monday walk went well. Wednesday I walked (but slowly) even though I thought I was coming down with a 24 hr. virus which has been sweeping our area. Luckily, I did not come down with it and ... Read more
Thursday, March 10, 2011      2 comments

Success in any endeavor does not happen by accident. Rather, it's the result of deliberate decisions, conscious effort, and immense persistence -- all directed at specific goals. Gary Ryan Blair Sounds like SP, doesn't it? Spark o... Read more
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      4 comments

Doug was a single guy living at home with his father and working in the family business. When he found out he was going to inherit a fortune when his sickly father died, he decided he needed to find a wife with whom to share his fortune. ... Read more

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