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Keeping the wife busy
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      3 comments

I'm keeping the wife busy by involving her in my welfare( she's a nurse, how natural is that). Made her promise to take me to surgery, told her I thought I was getting her cold, promised to go to the MD this am, did and called to tell her e... Read more
Need some Grit and some Steel
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      7 comments

My wife got a recall on a breast exam Thursday. Sonagram and 2nd x-rays today. She did not cry till Friday AM. She's scared. I'm still numb. They weren't going to see her till the 10th of May. Friday I got her good and mad and we f... Read more
Let me be...
Thursday, April 22, 2010      8 comments

"Let me be the blade of grass that bends in the wind, glories in the sun, drinks the rain, survives the winter frost, spreads color as far as it can reach, feeds others, cushions their footsteps, pillows their heads, brings forth seed,listens ... Read more
A last Wish
Wednesday, April 21, 2010      8 comments

I read a last wish today, uttered by the first female President of the Cherokee Nation. In essence it said "Please bury all the bad things I have done to some one else, all the ill feelings I may have caused any one and any other evil I... Read more
Tuesday- Assessment day
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      4 comments

I don't think any one who is on this site isn't motivated to help themselves. I got a little carried away and my body reminded me I'm not "what I once was. Surgery and some physical therapy will put me back on the road again at a more ... Read more
Missed Tuesday Assessment Day
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      8 comments

I have to remember I'm 65 and not what I "once was". The fitness trail incident is not finished yet. The medication and restrained exercise routine hasn't brought relief and actually required a visit to the local ER last week. That required... Read more
WHAT sparkpeople has taught me..
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      3 comments

That people make this site work. That I have an easy road to walk and all I have to do is walk it. That Spark people with HUGE burdens take time to find out how I am doing, give me a nudge in the right direction and never EXPECT A... Read more
What are you thinking?
Monday, April 12, 2010      3 comments

More people will die from hit-or-miss eating than from hit-and-run driving. - Duncan Hines, food critic Scenario one. I took a drivers ed course taught by an ex state trooper. He said we all start at a 100% of being great drivers... Read more
The "Clean Plate Syndrome"
Sunday, April 11, 2010      6 comments

Being raised by two post economic depression parents, I suffer from the clean plate syndrome. I watch the seal a meal machine commercials(that say we waste hundreds even thousands of dollars) and say to my self, I don't need that because I ... Read more
At Last, a down trend.
Friday, April 09, 2010      5 comments

The sun is shining, the sky is blue I'm down to a half plus 192. Guess the eight glasses a day plus the calorie reduction took hold. I'll have to go back and change the energy level for today. Thanks for setting those examples... Read more
No rocking chairs.
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      7 comments

I wonder if worrying is learned or if we are set up at birth by some inherent process. Learned I think. I don't believe my parents were worriers, both were more pragmatic by the time I came along(I was the youngest of four siblings)they kn... Read more
Tuesdays/Thinking Days
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      4 comments

Tuesday always seems to be more relaxed. It's usually what I call a mellow day. No pressure to do any thing right away. Very few appointments, no weekend plans yet, other peoples schedules are not set yet, shopping for food is still two ... Read more
This is from ICANDOIT's Blog Page/ I think it's important
Sunday, April 04, 2010      5 comments

Monday, March 29, 2010 Teams on Spark are a pretty cool thing! You can find one to match any interest- you can find big and small ones, ones with lots of challenges and communication, ones with loads of tip and info-or ones were you just quie... Read more
Sunday thoughts.
Sunday, April 04, 2010      2 comments

This Sunday is a day of renewal, new life, new beginnings and new beliefs for some. I hope your thinking is Sparked in all these paths. The article about a Fitness Party for your friends triggered a thought to get my daughters involved... Read more
The Good Tired
Friday, April 02, 2010      1 comments

I am experiencing the GOOD TIRED . My daughter, the youngest of three, needed help in her ceramics shop. Spring break Camp, morning and afternoon and a birthday party from 4-6pm She stayed up till midnight baking the cupcakes for ... Read more

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