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I'm Back!
Thursday, June 16, 2016      3 comments

After a hiatus of almost 6 years, I've decided that I need SparkPeople to help keep me accountable for what goes in my mouth. Specifically, after a routine visit to my physician earlier this year, she said that I needed to lose 20 pounds or els... Read more
The Attack of the Snack Fairy
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      5 comments

Today a co-worker came around and had some extra snack sized bags of crunchy Cheetos and asked if I wanted one. I was going to say, "no thanks," but the snack fairy got the best of me and I took one. I tossed the bag on my desk intending to ei... Read more
One Year on SparkPeople
Monday, September 20, 2010      2 comments

Wow, I can't believe that I've been with SparkPeople for a whole year; yesterday 9/19/10 was my SparkVersary! Time flies when you're having fun. I do believe that this is the longest that I've stuck with any type of program. I want to thank a... Read more
Cards for the Troops
Wednesday, July 21, 2010      2 comments

www.LetsSayThanks.com If you go to this web site, www.LetsSayThanks.com you can pick out a thank you card and Xerox will print it and it will be sent to a soldier that is currently serving in Iraq. You can't pick out who gets it, but it wil... Read more
Monday, June 14, 2010      0 comments

Well, I've made it through week 2 of the G-E-O-R-G-I-A Challenge. I just love how it's keeping me accountable for my actions, both eating and exercising. Way to go Spark Georgia Team.... Read more
I Walked My First Ever 5K in 1 Hour 2 Seconds
Saturday, June 12, 2010      9 comments

While I was in Ft Worth May 22 - June 8 visiting my daughter, son-in-law, and 3-month old grandson, I received an e-mail from the Monastery of The Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia. They were holding their first ever 5K run/walk to be held June ... Read more
Monday, June 07, 2010      2 comments

I'm participating in this month's G-E-O-R-G-I-A Challenge. Our Spark Georgia Team leaders have set up an exciting and motivating challenge for members of the Georgia Team. I can tell you that this challenge is keeping me motivated and challeng... Read more
Me, from A-Z
Friday, May 14, 2010      0 comments

Just thought this would be a little fun! If you read it ... you have to do it ... have a little fun A - Age: 54 B - Bed size: Queen C - Chore you hate: Laundry D - Dog's name: Don't have one E - Essential star... Read more
Six-month Spark Anniversary
Friday, March 19, 2010      1 comments

emoticon Well, today marks exactly six months since I joined SparkPeople. I've made some progress, but I still... Read more
Missing my Dad
Wednesday, November 11, 2009      8 comments

Well, today would have been my Dad's 85th birthday. He worked for the federal government and said that they would give him a day off for his birthday. Dad passed away in February 2007, and we miss him a lot. Dad and I got very close after my ... Read more
Unusual Week So Far
Wednesday, October 14, 2009      2 comments

This has been an unusual week. It started out with a day off work on Monday because of the Columbus Day Holiday, yea! Then on Tuesday when I started my car to go to work, the low beam headlights wouldn't come on (parking and high beams worked)... Read more
My day off
Monday, September 28, 2009      0 comments

Well, I took a day off from work today because my husband also had the day off, and also because I have some leave to use up or I will lose it. Did the usual stuff, slept in; ate breakfast; got on the computer; stayed on the computer too long; ... Read more
So much to do, and so little time
Thursday, September 24, 2009      1 comments

When I get home from work it seems as if the evening just whizzes by. First I get into my comfy clothes and then unpack my lunch bag. My husband and I are into Wii Fit and weight daily BEFORE dinner. I can say that I am steadily losing a litt... Read more
Rain, Rain, Rain
Monday, September 21, 2009      3 comments

Well, get the row boats out! We've had six days in a row of rain. We surely need it, I think Lake Lanier in north Georgia must be almost full by now. It's not fun driving through small ponds and having a FedEx truck driver, who's driving too ... Read more