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""SMART GOALS"" SNOWY OWLS BSG CHALLENGE--WEEK 2
Friday, January 17, 2014      6 comments

I hope I did make some "SMART" Goals for this month: SPECIFIC: Seeing my Mom more, losing 3 lbs., track food, support friends, try to focus on smiling instead of frowning to lower stress level. MEASURABLE: By the end of Jan. being able... Read more
SNOWY OWLS CHALLENGE WEEK 1 :
Friday, January 10, 2014      13 comments

Progress in 2013--Goals for 2014 Since becoming a member in May, my life has changed so much. I have taken better care of myself, not only in eating and exercise, but in my personal life as well. SP and the friends I have made have given me:... Read more
WEEK 1--A & I SNOWY OWLS BSG CHALLENGE--PROGRESS FOR DEC. & GOALS FOR JAN.
Friday, January 10, 2014      3 comments

Progress for Dec--Goals for Jan. My progress: I feel I did not have much progress. My Mom had a mini-stroke, so spending time with her took a lot of my time. Spending alot of time with her took away the time I would have otherwise spent on... Read more
HOW I SPENT MY CHRISTMAS-WEEK #4 A & I SHIMMERING SNOWFLAKES
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      9 comments

I spent Christmas this year with my Mom. She is 95 years old, and in a nursing home. I took her home made muffins, which we enjoyed. I also took a bottle of wine, but she did not feel up to having any. I told her I would gladly bring it an... Read more
" MY GOALS FOR DECEMBER" (WEEK #1 OF A & I ) SHIMMERING SNOWFLAKES
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      13 comments

I was able to reach a few of my goals which I wanted to in November: 1. I lost 2 pounds of the 7 I had gained. 2. I have gone back to working out--only not as much as I wish I could because it has been so terribly cold this past w... Read more
"MY NOVEMBER GOALS" WEEK 1 A & I "RADIANT CRIMSON" BSG TEAM
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
"MY MOST MEMORABLE HALLOWEEN"--A & I WEEK 4 GHASTLY GHOSTS BLOG
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
HALLOWEEN EATING--BLOG FOR WEEK 3 A&I
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
DECORATING FOR HALLOWEEN--A & I GHASTLY GHOSTS BSG TEAM
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

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