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More after hurricane Laura
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      3 comments

I live in the country just outside of Leesville Louisiana. Leesville and surrounding area is still with out power. We are running a generator. We had to drive 2 hours to find a gas station with gas to fill truck and gas cans for generator. There... Read more
After Hurricane Laura
Friday, August 28, 2020      6 comments

We are all okay. It was scary. I didn't sleep till 5 am Thursday. The wind and noise in the dark was scary. We lost power early in the evening. Our phones were still working so we kept up with storm alerts. We knew when things were to hit and t... Read more
Hurricane Laura
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      10 comments

I have lived in Leesville, Louisiana for 1 year and 3 months. This is the first time during hurricane season I have seen so much fear in the eyes of my friends and neighbors. Which in turn is scaring me to death. My grandson who is 29 and ex mil... Read more
WEIGHT GAIN
Friday, July 17, 2020      4 comments

So being the co-leader in charge of keeping track of all our stats I have noticed that several of us had a weight gain this week. I have gained the last 3 weeks. I have been fighting the munchies and CHOCOLATE really bad. I have been losing m... Read more
Update on Knee Surgery
Wednesday, September 25, 2019      2 comments

So I have been trying for a month to get ok'ed for my total knee replacement surgery. Blood work came back good. Xrays are good. Thought everything was good and was just waiting on Doctor to get back from a week of vacation to sign my release fo... Read more
Hurricane
Thursday, September 05, 2019      1 comments

I am praying for all the people who have and will be affected by the hurricane. I pray that no more souls are lost. I pray that help comes to rebuild homes better and that it comes fast. I pray the destruction is not bad as it keeps coming. What... Read more
The Root of ALL EVIL*********************
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      5 comments

I went to bed crying, I woke up and cried. I have a Visa card for $30 put back for my college granddaughter's birthday, August 30th. But are care is on a fourth of a tank and there are doctor appointments that are out of town. I have the only m... Read more
Took Time To STOP
Monday, July 22, 2019      0 comments

I am retired. I don't have to get up at the crack of dawn and get going. But old habits are hard to break. So I get up and work on projects for home and church. I keep busy. But this week my Great Granddaughter is visiting. And I found myself be... Read more
Going to Church
Monday, June 10, 2019      2 comments

I put going to church on my ITC as one of things I did good. The reason this is a good for me is because I am someone who has to fight with myself to leave home. I am safe at home. No one is going to hurt me and I am comfortable. I have had thi... Read more
Moving
Sunday, May 05, 2019      4 comments

So my oldest daughter, her husband and me are moving to Louisiana to be close to her son, daughter-in-law and GRANDDAUGHTER, her only grandchild and my one and only GREAT GRANDCHILD. So here in Illinois is all my family my youngest daughter, her... Read more
My Spark's Anniversary
Saturday, March 30, 2019      7 comments

April 2, 2014 at 303 pounds I joined Sparks People. I am still on my journey. My journey to 303 pounds lasted 24 years. I had just went through my second divorce. I believe in my sub conscience I decided that I couldn't pick good men. So I start... Read more
My Exercise
Monday, March 18, 2019      1 comments

Today I was challenged to think about my exercise program. I have had it said to me to do at least 10 minutes of exercises a day. That is a GOOD thought. Bu t I have taken it to if 10 is good then ***!** is a whole lot better. So it all most rar... Read more
Drink
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      0 comments

So this week we were to try to get in legal drink. I have trouble with this. However I found drink mix that taste like AW Root beer, Mt Dew. You had to your water and it taste like a root beer or a Mt Dew. So I got in 496.8 ounces of water this ... Read more
Measuring
Wednesday, January 02, 2019      2 comments

The scales made me mad at myself and scared because I am 197 pounds. I told myself I wouldn't be 200 again. I was so upset I almost went into comfort food mode. But thanks to my family and SparkPeople challenges I didn't. Today's challenge wa... Read more
MOM
Saturday, November 10, 2018      4 comments

I have been living with my Mom since April 2014. My Mom has short-term memory loss. And the last few months it has gotten worse. My Mom and I don't have a really great relationship. I am the oldest child of 2 and the one who is not marrie... Read more

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