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What does January mean to me?
Saturday, January 16, 2021      14 comments

Our assignment for week 2 of the BSG challenges on the Aspire and Inspire spark team is: What does January mean to you? Perhaps use the letters in January to create a poem about this month. I have never been very successful in creating p... Read more
Progress – Shooting Stars Week One
Saturday, January 16, 2021      10 comments

While the scale seemed to be stuck at this morning’s weigh-in, I feel Week One of the Winter 5% challenge has been a success. I made healthy choices with my eating, choosing fruit and healthy muffins instead of sweets. I made some new... Read more
Progress - Week One of January
Sunday, January 10, 2021      16 comments

I spent a lot of the end of December trying to get my mind in the right place to have a successful start to 2021. So far, so good. I have been planning ahead for nutrition and have been doing well. Today I was tempted to go off my plan sin... Read more
Polar Bears - Week One Blog - Review and Goals
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      15 comments

For week one of the January BSG challenges, we are to blog about our goals for January and review December’s goals. I didn’t write a blog setting my December goals. Unfortunately, the gyms and yoga studios were closed from mid-November thro... Read more
Shooting Stars 5% Winter Challenge - Wings Earned
Friday, January 01, 2021      14 comments

Woo hoo! I've earned by Flight Wings for the winter challenge with the Shooting Stars, and I am ready for a successful new year and new challenge. ... Read more
Creativity For Harley
Wednesday, December 16, 2020      20 comments

Since I was not able to visit my great granddaughter, Harley, this year, I have been worried she wouldn't remember who I am. Also, she has a lot of family here in Oregon that are not able to see her often because of the distance, so I wanted to ... Read more
Finding Gratitude during Thanksgiving 2020
Saturday, November 28, 2020      16 comments

I don’t remember how Thanksgiving day was spent when I was growing up. We moved around a lot so probably we spent it with just the four of us often. When I married my first husband in 1970, Thanksgivings every year were spent at his parent... Read more
A Girl and Her Best Friend - Harley Update
Friday, November 20, 2020      12 comments

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Shooting Stars 5% Fall Challenge - Week 5 Badges
Friday, November 20, 2020      2 comments

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Shooting Star 5% Challenge Week 6 Badges
Friday, November 20, 2020      7 comments

I am still focusing on getting healthier day by day. The scale came to a standstill this week, but I am still making progress in my healthy choices. ... Read more
Shooting Stars - November 12, 2020
Thursday, November 12, 2020      9 comments

My Grateful List for today: 1. I am grateful for Bob's daughter who shared pictures of her granddaughter. Due to the pandemic I have only seen this baby once so I appreciate the pictures. 2. I am also grateful to have a reliable car and... Read more
Shooting Stars - November 10, 2020
Tuesday, November 10, 2020      8 comments

Today's grateful list. 1. I am grateful to have gotten in a nice walk without getting too wet; 2. I am grateful for a nice bright flashlight so that I can go out in the dark and retrieve my mail when it finally comes at 7 p.m. and als... Read more
Shooting Stars - November 9, 2929
Monday, November 09, 2020      7 comments

Today's gratitude list: 1. I am grateful to have completed my snowmen pot craft; 2. I am grateful to have gotten in a great walk despite it being 30 degrees; and 3. I am grateful for my elderly aunt and to be able to keep in touch ... Read more
Finding Joy in Crafting
Monday, November 09, 2020      12 comments

Since the pandemic started back in March, I have taken the approach of staying busy being creative to avoid depression. My latest project finished today was making two cute snowmen out of terra cotta pots. ... Read more
Shooting Stars - November 8, 2020
Sunday, November 08, 2020      3 comments

Catching up with my 3 things I am grateful for. November 6, 2020 1. Grateful for being introduced to restorative yoga with healing touch workshops. 2. Grateful to be able to dedicate the money and time for self-care for the next 7 w... Read more

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