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Have YOU laughed today?
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      12 comments

A friend sent this to me. Let's hope we all have this much fun when we end up here! www.flixxy.com/clark-ret
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Change of Mind
Thursday, July 21, 2011      14 comments

Sometimes your mental concept and perception of something is what makes it a success or failure in your life. After experimenting with all sorts of ways of eating, I discovered that low-carb eating took away my cravings and left me feeling ... Read more
Trees and Shade (Photos)
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      18 comments

I've had a little conversation going on with a SP friend about trees and shade, a very important topic in a place where over a month of every summer has temps of 100+. Of... Read more
Friday, July 01, 2011      18 comments

FEAR Some of you may know that I worked in the criminal justice system all my life. When I retired I was in charge of the pre-trial release program in my county. We interviewed inmates in the county jail to determine if they could be rele... Read more
Thursday, June 30, 2011      15 comments

I need a sponsor. Someone to call when I have an overwhelming desire to consume something that I know is bad for my body. Like AA. But EE instead. Emotional Eating. Here I thought I was “knowledgeable” about dieting, healthy eating, and ... Read more
Friday, June 10, 2011      12 comments

I made a trip to my childhood home this week. Have you ever heard the expression, “You can’t get there from here. You have to go somewhere else first” ??? Sometimes it’s true. Especially in the country roads of Texas. I need a toll road th... Read more
Veggies In Your Blood
Saturday, May 14, 2011      10 comments

My DIL had some complications in the second week of recovery from her double mastectomy. She developed a 4" blood clot in her leg. She is a 41 yr. old, healthy, active, working mom, not overweight. She wore the stretch stockings and did every... Read more
Oven Roasted Veggies
Friday, May 13, 2011      9 comments

My main course for the last two days has been assorted veggies drizzled with olive oil and lots of chopped garlic, then roasted at 400 degrees for 20-30 minutes, depending on the type of vegetable and size of the pieces. Yummy. I just add ... Read more
On the way.
Thursday, May 12, 2011      8 comments

I was supposed to start my personal challenge today but I was so excited yesterday after blogging about it, I started early, lol. All those freshly picked veggies I bought at the Farmers' Market were delicious in a large raw salad. Turnups... Read more
My 12-12 Personal Challenge
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      14 comments

I’ve been away from SP and my SP friends for a while. Withdrew from my leadership positions. I lost my enthusiasm for posting and blogging and haven’t been able to get it back. It seemed that each time I tried, some other misfortune came along ... Read more
Thank You for the Good Thoughts!
Thursday, March 31, 2011      14 comments

I want to thank all my Spark Friends for all the good thoughts and kind words and heartfelt prayers sent on behalf of my DIL. She is home from the hospital with new meds that seem to working, finally, to dissolve the long blood clot in her leg.... Read more
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      13 comments

Just yesterday I wrote about how well my DIL did after her double mastectomy. But she called me last night to say she had to go to the emergency room yesterday with severe pain in her leg. In spite of wearing heavy stretch hosing put on her le... Read more
Home, Sweet Home.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011      9 comments

I've just returned from visiting my son and his family in Denver. My DIL had a double mastectomy. My son took off from work for a couple of weeks to do all she needed for aftercare. Who knew he'd be such a good nurse! I helped with my tw... Read more
For this year.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      10 comments

Dear God, My prayer for 2011 is for a fat bank account & a thin body. Please don't mix these up like you did last year. AMEN ... Read more
Friday, November 12, 2010      5 comments

THANKSGIVING DAY NOTICE. Here’s a little sample of the caloric content of a typical American Thanksgiving Day Dinner put together a couple of years ago by a small group of weight watching women to which I belonged. When you consi... Read more

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