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Skydiving - YES!!!!! I am BACK!
Saturday, October 22, 2016      2 comments

Hello to my Spark Friends! Hope all of you are well. I am back at Skydive Chicago, and have been here for just over a week. The weather has been terrible, unfortunately, so I won't be able to get in all my jumps this week, either, as I ... Read more
Life is so busy!
Saturday, July 02, 2016      1 comments

But I do want my Spark friends to know that I do think of you and miss you! I hope all of you are doing well with your goals. Even though I am not as active on here the last few months, I am doing pretty well. I made a huge decision thi... Read more
Sugar hiding?
Saturday, February 06, 2016      4 comments

I read a title of an article just now of a Spark mail. It said "Where is sugar lurking in your diet?" Man, it doesn't lurk in my diet. It jumps out screaming saying SWEEEEEET COME AND GET ME, YOU KNOW YOU WANT TO! sigh Does anyone else have... Read more
Great News!
Tuesday, January 05, 2016      9 comments

In November, I had my bi-yearly checkup with my regular physician. Even though I gained a few of the pounds back that I had lost in 2014, I have still done a great job keeping my blood sugar levels down. She has removed the diagnosis of diabet... Read more
Yay for Friday
Friday, November 21, 2014      2 comments

So glad Friday is here. This month has been really hard at work. So busy and no time to hardly breathe! Next week will be a short week, but likely still very busy, as I know we have two big projects. This week I have managed two days t... Read more
Still cold
Wednesday, November 19, 2014      3 comments

I'm ready for winter to be over. :-0 Wearing gloves in the house is not making me happy. I don't mind several pairs of socks or layered clothes to a point, but gloves in the house is past my level of tolerance. :( My niece got to go ho... Read more
Saturday, November 15, 2014      2 comments

My niece is still in the hospital. No ETA yet of when she can come home. They do have the belly tube in to drain her abscess, but she also still has the nasogastric tube. Her intestine is kinked from all the fluid that was inside her, so she ... Read more
prayers needed
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      5 comments

for my niece. She just had a baby two weeks ago by C-section. She has been pretty sick since a few days after she got home. Went to the E. R. and they said she had a UTI, which she did. Sent her home with antibiotics. She got a lot sicker, ... Read more
Have been busy!
Sunday, November 09, 2014      0 comments

Though that is really nothing new. I usually do keep busy. :) Went to a work Conference on Thursday. It was quite the experience. I really enjoyed the speaker. At one point, he asked us to write down what we thought being successful me... Read more
Day off work, but still....
Tuesday, November 04, 2014      1 comments

I went to work at lunchtime to do my usual hour of walking with my friend at work! LOL I knew that'd be one way to get most of my steps in. Plus, after the walk, went to my aunt's house, who lives fairly close by work, to try to help h... Read more
Great day today!
Monday, November 03, 2014      5 comments

Spent 11 hours packing boxes for overseas soldiers today! Plus a half hour drive time each way! I've done this for several years, now, on the annual Christmas packing day with the Iowa Cookie Crumbs Treat the Troops. Brought a lot of stuff w... Read more
Nice day today
Saturday, November 01, 2014      2 comments

Lunch with my Mom and Aunt, and then picked up a gift card for the friends who helped me with my leaves last week. Didn't get anything major done this evening, but have worked on some small chores. Got about 6500 steps in, so either need to do... Read more
Dr Visit today
Friday, October 31, 2014      10 comments

I had my checkup today. My Doc was very pleased with me. My A1C is down to 5.8, and I have lost 57lbs as of today. I now get to decrease my Metformin to 1/2 a tablet once a day down from 1/2 a tablet twice a day. :) At my visit in May, my A... Read more
Baby time
Thursday, October 30, 2014      0 comments

Going down to the hospital tonight to see the little guy again. :) Work has been so busy the past few weeks, and today was so insane. I just got to where my head is above water a bit and it is almost time to go. Next week will probably... Read more
A lot has gone on!
Wednesday, October 29, 2014      3 comments

I hadn't realized I hadn't posted on the blog since Friday! I've been pretty busy! Saturday, my Mom was with me all day, as is our regular Saturday routine. When she left, some friends came over to help me with getting all my leaves rak... Read more

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