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Yesterday on the road, and in the woods.
Wednesday, October 07, 2020      2 comments

Early this year I took a job as a cashier and I walk all day in and out of my booth to scan carts full of large items. I also scan huge items coming down the belt. Every single day of work is a rigorous aerobic workout. Hours of it. But yeste... Read more
Finally back to Sparking and exercising
Friday, September 25, 2020      5 comments

I’ve been away quite some time. A lot has happened. I lost my dear Father in November, he succumbed to melanoma. I miss speaking him and visiting him, even if it took a day to get there. I divorced in January, after 38 years. Also caught Covid J... Read more
Finding Focus
Saturday, December 08, 2018      2 comments

This time of year is exciting heading into the Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza and Diwali Seasons. All Festivals of Light. Each group uses shining light to guide us back to focus on what is most important in life. Focusing on our self worth as well ... Read more
Inertia Has Ended!! I’m Back where I belong
Sunday, September 09, 2018      8 comments

I have not been here for some time, and life without limits have taken its toll I weigh more than I ever have, and I just stopped exercising It’s very bizarre for one who has been a life long walker! It’s ok though, because the inertia has end... Read more
3 Soup Day!
Saturday, November 11, 2017      1 comments

Today, H and I made 3 soups together. Mushroom, Beef Stew and Butternut Squash Soup. All set for the week. I believe this will be my weight loss week, as I enjoy these soups for a light dinner. I believe I heard on NPR, that 80% of the world,... Read more
Nov 7 Finding your Way
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      1 comments

I liked as I read this passage that I found this on another person's page, written by Julie Brown called Finding Your Way Focus your thoughts on what's coming towards you, not what you've left behind. If you’re feeling frightened about... Read more
November 6
Monday, November 06, 2017      0 comments

DH had surgery today, hospital arrival 5:30, so a very long day. I was wise enough to sleep 3 hours from 2-5, I sure knew I needed that rest. No yoga today, but I made it to a meeting after dinner. I made DH his favourite of homemade chicke... Read more
Hello November 2nd
Thursday, November 02, 2017      0 comments

Hello November 2nd emoticon We've gotten off to a great start this morning with a stroller ride for the wee... Read more
Hello November
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      0 comments

Hello November Two months left of 2017 and I am going to put in a lot more effort and try harder. I am committing myself here. I really want to see results before this 5% Fall Challenge ends Dec 2, so I have a number of weeks left and... Read more
Get to bed early, heal, and pace yourself - 181
Monday, January 23, 2017      6 comments

I have been sick since New Years with a fever and head and now chest cold. I have only been up for exercising 3 days since it all hit me. First sinus, then scratchy throat, then complete fever, and the cold completely dropped into my lungs. What... Read more
BabyBarney's Blog. I coudn't have said it any better. One of the Best and Most Inspirational Blogs
Thursday, January 12, 2017      6 comments

Every word here is written by my Inspiring SparkFriend BabyBarney. I hope you are as Inspired as I am after reading this. I hope this capitvates as we begin our 2017 Winter 5% Challenge. I know I am going to refer to it often. "I know some... Read more
Starting off the New Year right - With a Treamill and home Gym - 184.6
Monday, January 09, 2017      6 comments

It's January and I am coming off of a really bad sinus cold and respiratory flu. Not just me, the Grandkids have it too now, sadly. Besides this, we also all took turns in our family, having the stomach flu, in the weeks before Christmas. I didn... Read more
Life. It's a Mad, Mad, World. And Death.
Friday, November 18, 2016      17 comments

Life on the homefront has been great. This past week, with the election, and the continued frightening results have been beyond comprehension. Exhausting, no doubt. Then from no where at all, two weeks after discovery, cancer like a ... Read more
Conquer Stress Eating - As a New LifeStyle Resonse.
Saturday, October 15, 2016      6 comments

I have to blog to remind myself why I am ticked at myself for .6 lb weight gain!! It wasn't the ThanksGiving Dinner, it was Pizza last night after caring for Sweet GrandAngle who developed a fever. Stress Eating Trigger to conquer. I could... Read more
Iron_Resolve is now LongLeanNLanky 179.6
Saturday, September 24, 2016      8 comments

When I was a kid, this was how our Mother referred to us, as Long Lean and Lanky. She got a kick out of us being tall and skinny like she was. As I gained weight through the years, this no longer fit. Here on Spark I needed a strong name, to bui... Read more

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