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Sunday, November 10, 2013      17 comments

October was not a good month for me as far as goals or my personal life. .I think one reflected the other. I really had a setback after my seizure at the end of Sept. I was very frustrated and angry that I had had another one. It left me with a ... Read more
Thursday, October 31, 2013      7 comments

My most memorable Halloween is when I was about 8 or 9. I lived on a farm, 16 miles from the city, and at that time I went to Country School (a one room schoolhouse) with grades 1 through 8 in one school. We all came from farms around that ar... Read more
Thursday, October 24, 2013      22 comments

Having Halloween treats around does bother me some. I don't usually bake anything unless I know I will be taking it somewhere for someone. When I buy candy, I usually put it in the freezer. That way it is out of sight, and when I do get a "cr... Read more
Thursday, October 24, 2013      10 comments

I love to decorate for Halloween. Because I live in an apartment, I can no longer decorate outside, which I miss a lot. So I decorate a lot in my apartment. With fall and Halloween at the same time, and with a lot of beautiful colors, it make... Read more
Week 2-Aspire & Inspire "Forget-Me-Nots" --Nicest Thing Someone Has Done For Me
Monday, September 16, 2013      13 comments

The nicest thing anyone has done for me was last spring when the students who I was a foster grandma to, presented me with a book they had made, just for me. On each page was a set of footprints. Each of the students had their own page, colore... Read more
Week 1 of Forget-Me-Nots BSG Challenge--New goals for this month, & progress on Aug. goals.
Monday, September 09, 2013      10 comments

-I am writing about my progress for on my goals for Aug. I actually succeeded in a few of them: 1. I am drinking 8 (and even more) glasses of water everyday. 2. I am tracking all my food & exercise everyday. 3. I walk & bike everyday,... Read more
Week 3 of Aspire & Inspire of Happy Hikers-What is my favorite and least favorite excercise
Friday, August 23, 2013      12 comments

I would have to say my favorites are biking & walking. I even signed up at a fitness center, a much smaller one than the big ones, for this fall and winter so I can keep in shape. With the biking I have been doing, just walking around in my a... Read more
Aspire & Inspire "Happy Hikers" Week 2 Blog: Why I Joined Spark People
Sunday, August 18, 2013      11 comments

I joined SparkPeople quite by accident. I had started to eat healthier in the beginning of May. (2013) But I was having a hard time know what the calories of foods were so I could know exactly what my calories per day was. It was May 3rd (date I... Read more
My August Goals
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      17 comments

I have wanted to do this for several days, but it seems like when I have wanted to sit down and write, something has come up. A lot is going on in my personal life, and am having a very hard time making sense of it all. When I do, I will share... Read more
Aspire & Inspire BSG Week 4 Sunflowers Blog--
Tuesday, July 30, 2013      10 comments

The main reason I joined is because one of my friends had written about this team in a message, and she had so many positive things to say about it, I knew I would have to check it out. I went to the team page, read about it, and checked a few... Read more
Aspire to Inspire BSG Week 4 Sunflowers Blog-" Favorite Summer Childhood Memories"
Friday, July 26, 2013      16 comments

My favorite summertime memory from childhood are the times our family would go to the "OLD MILL STATE PARK" It was a place to picnic, swim, play in playground with others, and often cousins of families who would join us. We would go on walks t... Read more
Tuesday, July 23, 2013      9 comments

A & I BSG CHALLENGE -- WEEK 3, My most favorite vacation was being able to see the Grand Canyon with the very best friend I had ( Tim, who passed away over 6 years ago) We first spent time sightseeing in Arizona, and saw the Grand Canyo... Read more
Being Bulimic
Sunday, June 09, 2013      22 comments

I was writing this for my "Recovering from Eating Disorders", but I thought it would be more beneficial for me if I wrote it here instead (and maybe help even one person) I am a recovering bulimic (and somewhat anorexic) person. I have s... Read more
Rhubarb Jam Recipe
Wednesday, June 05, 2013      4 comments

Hi! I am trying to find a great recipe for Rhubarb Jam. I had a delicious one, but in moving last year, a bunch of my recipe books got lost or something. That is one that was in them. I know it called for strawberry jello (plus rhubarb, sug... Read more
A Difference a Year Makes
Monday, June 03, 2013      13 comments

Today it has been 1 month since I joined SP. My life has changed so much, among other things in my personal life. It has all been for the good. First of all, I want to thank each and every one of you who has given me support, encouragement, a... Read more

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