Follow up to yesterday's blog
Tuesday, October 26, 2010      4 comments

Okay... here is what I've done today, and it's not quite 9:30 a.m.... Brought the outdoor furniture in ( I give up the hope of more summer).... spent 30 minutes in meditation ... finished my 30 minute yoga workout AND worked with my resistance b... Read more
Moody Monday
Monday, October 25, 2010      2 comments

Hi Sparks O' My Heart..... Seems like last week was a challenge for more than a couple of us.... there is only one solution. Get up and get moving. Re-read your contract with yourself, no excuses... just more exercise, an improved attitu... Read more
Season of Change Celebration
Saturday, October 23, 2010      6 comments

Namaste My Spark Friends - which means " The light in me sees the light in you." I spent this afternoon having a wonderful time at our local yoga center celebrating "Season of Change". For the first time, I sat in a drumming circle. If you ha... Read more
Boo, Hooray and Boo Hoo...
Friday, October 15, 2010      5 comments

First the Boo : I got on the scale today and GAINED 3 pounds, Drat ! I was feeling like I'd lost a couple of pounds, but NO, up I go again.... The Hooray: I'd thought I'd lost. Why ? Because I feel so much better. My clothing fits b... Read more
This Day
Sunday, October 10, 2010      4 comments

Have you ever had a day when the world seems just right ? Today is one of those days for me. I found peace and love at church. Two dogs are sleeping at my feet. The sun is shining and the fall colors are glorious here in Illinois. My adult ... Read more
Up, Down, Up Again
Tuesday, October 05, 2010      4 comments

First a great trip to North Carolina ... no weight gained although there were LOTS of opportunities to overdo it. A week at home, no gain - no loss. This past week, oh Lordy ! My dear friend, Susie, from Seattle came to visit. We have ... Read more
North Carolina Trip
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      3 comments

emoticon Summer sure has come to an abrupt end ! It seems as soon as the calendar changed, so did the weather.... Read more
Small Steps
Thursday, September 16, 2010      7 comments

I lost a friend this week. A former neighbor, 6 years younger than I , kind, generous, caring and overweight... to a heart attack. When I met Penny we were walking our dogs. I had noticed her each morning as I readied for work. I got in the... Read more
IDEA #888 yoga for wiser(s)
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      2 comments

Note to self: Stop trying to fix everything ! Hi My Understanding Spark Friends..... emoticon I recently h... Read more
Saturday, September 11, 2010      4 comments

I like to think of today as " Patriots Day"... On this day 9 years ago, Americans stood up and shouted 'We Are One Nation "... It is sad to think of what it cost us in pain and suffering, but we remembered who we are. Do you recall the gene... Read more
wee hours
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      6 comments

Good Morning Spark Friends, Once again I am up in the wee hours with back pain. This is no fun ! Thank heavens I am retired and can catch up on sleep whenever I drop from exhaustion ( slight exaggeration there). I have been doing some g... Read more
2:45 a.m. / 09-05-10
Sunday, September 05, 2010      4 comments

I am missing my beauty rest ! It is the 'wee' hours of Sunday morning. I want to be sleeping, however, pain in my back has other ideas. Last May, I injured myself trying to help move a sofa ( the kind with a recliner built in on each side... Read more
Is it just me ? 09/02
Thursday, September 02, 2010      3 comments

On Tuesday I got the 'weeps'. This is quite unusual for me and I was determined to find the source. There is always a lot going on in life. Much of it is minor and some is just plain out of our control. I'd gotten some minor informatio... Read more
Wow, end of August..08/30/10
Monday, August 30, 2010      2 comments

This month sure did fly by... of course, I say that nearly every month. I'm still stuck at my plateau weight, but I will prevail ! Last week I enjoyed the company of my niece, Noelle. She was visiting from Los Angeles and had no idea of ... Read more
aaaah Monday 08/23/10
Monday, August 23, 2010      3 comments

emoticon I love Monday ! On Monday mornings I meet with good friends for coffee. The topics of our conversa... Read more

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