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A New Way To Live
Saturday, February 09, 2019      30 comments

I read this quote and felt that it related to not only me but other people as well. 2019's Mantra: "I am whole. I am learning. I am letting go. I am free. I am talented and courageous. I am protecting my joy. I am brave. I am healing.... Read more
I Am Now A Caregiver
Monday, January 28, 2019      39 comments

Go Red for For Women - Heart Disease. February 1st. Wear red and help raise awareness that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women -- and 80% of cardiovascular disease is preventable. Wear Red. Know Your Numbers. Spread the word. ... Read more
A Plan For 2019
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      28 comments

2019 is starting off where 2018 ended. Husband is still having health problems. Because we are empty nesters and retired, we spend a lot of time to... Read more
Christmas Q & A
Thursday, December 06, 2018      23 comments

I got this idea, for a blog, from my Spark friend DIVAGLOW. If you would like, you can fill in your answers. emoticon ... Read more
Depression And Finding An Answer
Tuesday, December 04, 2018      30 comments

I suffer from depression. For me it is not seasonal, it can happen year round. I have tried various things to stop the spiraling of my thoughts. Many people suffer from depression. At one time, it was considered a taboo subject. Society felt tha... Read more
Thursday, November 22, 2018      24 comments

Thanksgiving is over. I have been sick and have bronchitis. Hubby is sick as well. But we certainly do have a lot of blessings in our life. We did not have the Thanksgiving celebration we normally do. Christmas will be here soon, I hope that we ... Read more
Holiday Season Challenge
Monday, November 12, 2018      11 comments

Looking to stay focused through the upcoming Holiday Season? Want to get connected with a Team to support you through your Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle? If yes, then consider joining the NAME OF YOUR TEAM, In the BL Challenge that starts ear... Read more
November 1
Thursday, November 01, 2018      22 comments

We had to get out of the house early this morning for my hubby's cardiologist appointment. At this time the doctor believes that he has a murmur - that has never been diagnosed. But will have more tests on Tuesday to determine whether he has a v... Read more
October Ramblings
Tuesday, October 30, 2018      25 comments

The month started out well enough. I was down a couple of pounds in my weight. I was feeling well. However, hubby has had many medical tests. More to follow. We are trying to determine the source of his medical issues. During this time, my lapto... Read more
Looking At Things Differently - Smart BMI
Monday, September 10, 2018      31 comments

One of my Spark Friends, SLBrooks, posted a blog about a different BMI calculator that I had never used. Because I am now in my 60s, this calculator is of interest to me. An older person is not expected to weigh the same as a young person. Sure,... Read more
My Active Exercise Has Revealed Good Results in My Yearly Blood Tests
Tuesday, August 14, 2018      29 comments

I am 63, I get a yearly physical due to health and my long term heart disease issues. This year was a very good year for me. I do exercise everyday. I go to the gym 4 to 5 days per week. I mix up cardio and strength exercises. However, cardio is... Read more
Comparing Yourself To Others Only Make You Feel Defeated
Wednesday, July 25, 2018      23 comments

"Comparison is the thief of joy." - Theodore Roosevelt I found the following on a website: "She loses weight so fast. I wish my butt looked big. Her butt looks nice in those jeans, my butt is flat. She said she took these pills, I will... Read more
Do You Have a Negative Mind?
Monday, June 18, 2018      38 comments

There have been times in my life that I have had a negative mind. A negative mind often gave me negative results. When I talk to young people, with ... Read more
Know Yourself
Monday, May 21, 2018      25 comments

Today I received the results of a DNA kit. I was anxious to receive the results. Most of the data I was expecting. I knew that my ancestry was primarily English and Irish. I was surprised to find a large amount of Scandinavaian ancestry. I am go... Read more
Tough Week
Friday, May 11, 2018      28 comments

I normally try to stay upbeat. I usually am fairly cheery due to everyday exercise - it improves my mood. I am retired. I do not have a lot to stress about other than if a family member has a problem. I will then take THAT problem to be my probl... Read more

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