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3-12-18 Yesterday we had no internet, so I had to be VERY creative to log in! Didn't want to break my 2,187 being active streak!!!! Yeah for me! Friday is my 6th Sparkaversary! Again GREAT for me! THXToday is the day! 6years, 2,191 days of SP! Up a pound, see latest blog for more info! 800 6 years, 2,191 days of Sparking! I went UP a # this week, YIKES! Not what I had planned. Salt & building muscles at gym, clothes fit better, but now I'm 10# above my smallest goal, boo hoo! Thx to SP at least I have the tools to fix it, right? I'm the healthiest I've been in years!!!!! 521 Tomorrow, for St. Pats day I am taking my White Fox & skating him in the local parade for a few hours, if no rain or wind (20 MPH today)! Now that is energy! He weights about 10#!
day 1750 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 3/17/20183-21-18 my body needs rest, I'm off to it! Worked out ALLOT yesterday! 3-23-18 Fabulous fish tacos with DH & his sister, this week. A fun time of family! Rest time, too! So important to all of us to remember, we are not alone in this thing called life!day 2180 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/26/2018I want to welcome all the 'newbies' to SP. If you want my advise, join teams that play at your heart strings! A great 1 to start with is the week you joined, I've been sparking DAILY now for 2,201 day! If I can do it, anyone can! Also a fun, active team is by our founder, Chris Downing, SMALL GOALS CHALLENGE. Baby steps.... that's how I got here. Friend me if I inspire you!A beautiful day, working & Zumba, walking our doggie & the gym. An active day after 2 days of not wanting to move more than 200 minutes!Image from a SP friend!!is 3-31-18 Happy healthy holidays to all! 315 4-2-18 Hi! Everyone! I am still catching up with emails from 3-22-18, where does the time go? Please KNOW I am always thinking of my Spark Peeps! You help make my world a wonderful place4-6-18 Performance tomorrow! Getting ready to travel for a week, not much sparking! Love you! My SP friends!! day 1778 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 4/11/2018Home safely, from VERY intense trip, weather wise! How do you live in 30degrees, 35 MPH winds & 85% humidity????Today is my 2,222 of Sparking! Just have fun & do it!!!!!Lucy pup is doing good today. Lot's of rest for her. Glad we work from home. She is by my side. 9 more days of pain killers & antibios! I KNOW many of your have seen this photo, but she is smiling!Our pup LUCY is doing GREAT today! Yeah!!!! Lot's of work.... Happy Friday everyone, choose health & I will too! 432 532 4-21-18 Happy Earth Day! Let's celebrate all we have in common, OK?Today is my 2231 day of sparking! I got a spin the wheel of 1,000 points! WooHoo!4-25-18 Today is my 2231 day of sparking! I got a spin the wheel of 1,000 points! WooHoo!
435 4-28-18 Today I will volunteer for what is called a BIO BLITZ , at Wetlands nature preserve. Usually I perform or hike there. Not sure what is it's about, but many displays & fun!!!!!Today I am dancing around the May pole!!!! Pretty flowers EVERYWHERE! Happy new month to get it right! Right?Happy Healthy May day!!!! I am healing my knee from over doing it in Zumba, BUT loving the rest of my body for taking great care of me, during this process. It truly is a day of 'being in the moment". I took the scooter to the park, so Lucy could walk. There was a jazz piano man, singing. So we stopped & enjoyed the music. TRULY a magical moment. He was never there before!Be at peace with yourself & I will too! Photo from a Sparker!day 1813 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 5/6/2018Off for trip to see my Mom for Mother's day! Be the health you want & I will too!week 3 of my streak for "Maintain or Release weight this week! 1 Weekly 1 time per week" earned 5/12/2018still traveling.... having VERY special times with my Mom! :-) day 2229 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/15/2018Home & enjoying the Royal wedding... a friend of mine went! Can't wait for her photos!& Horse races today!!!! Woo Hoo!A beautiful day in the neighborhood! Perfect weather for playing! A day of love & joy & health!First day of swimming in our beautiful pool! It was 78 degrees in it!Vegas won in Stanley Cup finals!day 1827 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 5/31/2018week 325 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 6/2/2018Cleaned our beautiful pool & swam for 90 minutes! It is 106 degrees right now! I'm in for the day!2271 days of sparking EVERY day! Go Vegas Knights, Go me!2271 days of Sparking! Go me! 2271 days of Sparking! Go me!!!! Kids after my performance on Saturday!Live, really live your fabulous life & I will too! day 2250 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/9/2018Walked our doggie, LUCY; swam for 30 minutes; cleaned house, all before 9:30 am. It's gonna be a hot 1, 107!!! Yikes! Now onto workland... I love my jobs, I love my life!!!! 6-12-18 A day of voting, working in the field for DH thriving business, YES!!!! ... taking photos in 104 degrees, hat, water of course & sunscreen slathered every hour! I've lived in the SW,long timeHummers fill my life with joy. I have several that 'talk' to me from our upstairs bedroom! So darling!!!!6-18-18 Hummers fill my life with joy. I have several that 'talk' to me from our upstairs bedroom! So darling!!!!
This photo is from JSTETSER, "Gabby Girl" I put it on my desk top, she brings joy to my life, daily!!!! Thank YOU! For sharing!We have out of town guests, eating pretty good. So fun being with friends & family! Also lot's of working! YEAH!I start a 2 day vacation, today! My 'forever' friend is coming to town. Staying with her at a BEAUTIFUL Hotel & spa! day 1450 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 6/26/2018 6-27-18 Today I signed up for the LV Santa run! Dec. 1, 2018 Only $20.00 with coupon in my email box, from Opportunity Village! This will be my 8th year to walk the 5k!!!! I always bring a marionettweek 326 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 6/30/2018Check out my latest blog, lot's of photos. I added to it all month long! 6-30-18 Last day of June, whoosh!!!!!!!Walked Lucy pup & swam for an hour. Now off to Costco, it will be cool inside, more walking, yeah! 103 today. Be happy, ok? & I will too! 334
So the fireworks, illegal have begun. Our dog Lucy has kept us up for 2 nights. Scared. Lot's of holding & trying to comfort her. REALLY hard, not much sleep for 2 days! I don't know how parents do it, ???? I've never had kids. WOWI've pained my toes, too! I do it 1 time a year, for my Bday. (Can't stand the smell, for days afterwards!) I go out side to do them. It was 105 when I went out. They dry fast but still smelly! LOL!today I have sparked for 2,299 days! Woo Hoo for me!day 2278 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/4/2018Today is the 40th anniversary of my marionette business! WOW! Fun,Time flies!!!! 212 7-6-18 Thanks to everyone for celebrating my B'day 107 with me today! You all rock!!!! 20 Nature is my guide & healer, my body knows what to do, because I take care of it! How about YOU????7-17-18 Hello! Great team! Busy working today, walked Lucy for 1/2 hour. It was hot 91but kept her to grass at sunrise! Hope it cools off soon! Pool 1/2 hour, was 89 degrees, YIKES!!!!! I was sweatingHappy healthy weekend!(THX 2B)day 1876 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 7/20/2018day 1475 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 7/21/2018Our temps went down to 78 last night! We were able to open the window! 7-25-18 I received another free copy of the SPARK!!!! Through the VA book exchange! Woo Hoo, DH had an annual, I always go with him, we LOVE his doctor!!!! That's where I learned about SparkPeople!!!! This copy has "Strong start guide" inside! I have the book on cd's & listen to Chris, several times a month. Renew-refresh! I have been active on the site 2,322 days in a row! Photo of my 5K Santa run, last year. Promoting Spark People!
7-27-18 Yesterday after working till noon, picking up mail, I went to COSTCO for work supplies. & veggies & fish, etc.I also wanted to walk, & did for 2.5 hours, can't hike right now.My 89 year old Mother, is my inspiration & mentor! The most loving woman I know!! day 2306 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/29/2018day 1890 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 7/31/2018week 334 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 8/2/2018Hello! My newest marionette by my Mom, she made about 1990 & gifted me in May, STARFIRE shes a sea dragonA fun mermaid for my wonderful, SP friends! Happy swimming!Sun photo from my hike, yesterday! Just for YOU! 8-12-18 Today is my 2,341 day of being active on the site, sparking!!!! I thought after my 2 hour hike, yesterday I would be tired..... but today we swam for 45, minutes & walked for an hour & next is Nichole's 12 minute seated core.... It helps me SO much! It feels SO FABULOUS to be able to move like I like, again! Knee, healed! How are all of you doing? Photo from yesterday hike!day 1904 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 8/14/2018isYes! Happy Friday, to all my SP friends!New blog today! Check it out if I inspire you!8-20-18 "COMPASSION WILL MAKE YOU BEAUTIFUL' Yogi teaday 2327 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 8/23/2018is Stay healthy & I will too! Photo from SP friendJust back from a BEAVER walk, 4:45 am, no beavers, but Raccoons & space ships, lol! Lot's of walking, yeah!More of todays hike with beavers & space ships!day 1600 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 8/28/2018Fountain of love!This is a SP friends photo, precious, right? Off to see the wizard!is traveling & staying healthy & strong!!!!!day 2355 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/17/2018on my way home! 5 hours to my DH :-) On my trip we picked 20# of apples from our sisters tree ND, flew them home! Delicious! 2 weeks ago, Hot air ballons in ND, I was on chase crew! is home and catching up with my fabulous job after 2 weeks of AMAZING vacation!Happy being home after FABULOUS vacation! down 2#is 9-30-18 Bye bye September.... You where wonderful! Best month this year! 2 weeks vacation REALLY helped! So, I am about to go swimming, in our beautiful pool. It is kind of bitter sweet, last 1.FLSUN Grandson, SOOOOOO cute!My performance today was a blast! About 50 people & lot's of fun & joy! I LOVE this talent! I am SO blessed!I worte a new blog, dated 10-9-18, check it out!Yesterday was a 100% day for me! Food, exercise, play & work. It felt great!!!! I strive for 80% days, it's been months. Now that I'm walking more, after injury, I feel FABULOUS!!!!SOOOOO happy to read SPARKGUY blog! He is safe & healing! We ALL love you!Day 3 of 100% days! This photo was 10-2015I was AT goal, 26 more back down to it! I CAN do this!day 2376 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/12/201810-14-18 Yesterday was a 90% day, day 5 of streak. (Not 100% because I went over in HEALTHY calories by 221). I had walked for 3 hours, I am ok with it! That is why my goal is sliding between 80-100 %. I need to have wiggle room. Today is a rest day for us. Still almost 200 minutes, just not over. Great life I am living! Sunrise on my walk: 10-16-18 Today is my first week of re focusing on my 80-100% goals! I did GREAT!!!! 90% for the entire week! NOW I am relearning & thinking of my "WHY". Why do I want to release weight & my commitment to SP?
Photo of the "Christmas Present to Me", team, I will get when I release 6 more pounds & maintain it.
Yesterday my hair guy wanted to give me 2 BIG cookies & 2 popcorn balls, he doesn't take no. So I took them & gave to people who work in my UPS store. GREAT FOR ME!!!day 1650 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 10/17/2018Happiness is an accomplishment! Photo from a garden casino, 4 stories tall!So after a week plus... of 80-100% days, I went up 1.2 #. Oh well, I FEEL great!!!!! Lot's of energy & that's what I want! Health on my terms!Today I get to hike in the beautiful Wetlands!!!! It will be about 2 hours, after walking our darling LUCY doggie!Yesterday was a BEAUTIFUL day...DH surprised me with a visit to local park, 2 lakes! Never been, SO pretty! 244 10-23-18 Having a friend from out of town, we are going to lunch at the beautiful atrium! Have a lovely day! 419 10-27-18 Yesterday I performed for almost 4 straight hours! This is a BIG deal, marionettes were quite heavy, about 6# each. BUT so fun! There were 864 people, in this little nature park500 bonus SP points, this morning! What a great way to start Monday!!!!! Photo from performance, Friday.Doing GREAT. A project that was stressful is over! I think I came out pretty good! Photo from last Friday performance!SPARKLINGME176 Doing GREAT. A project that was stressful is over! I think I came out pretty good! Photo from last Friday performance! I have updated my latest blog.... please check it out & reply!Please reread my latest blog, I updated it! Happy All Saints Day! I'm ready for the angel energy!week 5 of my streak for "Pilates- Sheppard Intermediate 2 times per week" earned 11/3/2018I keep checking my SPARK Streaks... sometimes, things don't register. I go back a day or 2 & up date what I've accomplished! I've been doing REALLY great! 100-80% days for several weeks now, WOO HOO! I was LADY UNICORN for Halloween! Fun!!!!Goals work! Small ones for me, for sure! Today is my 2,424 days of being active on this site!!!! Also, my SMALL Commitment TEAM goal for the past few weeks is to stay between 80-100% of reaching my goals for the day! Almost everyday has been 100%! I am stronger & happier from my focus! THX Chris! Glad you are doing better!While I was healing my knee, (all better now!) I use to do Nichole's 12 minute core workout. I REALLY wanted to stretch out my spine today, just did it, again. Check it out, easy peasy & so strengthening I released 2 # in my waist, doing this during the 6 months of healing. THX Nichole! ALSO: made chicken VEGGI soup, so many veggies, love it! "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will, too!" A quote by me! 550 11-5-18 319 While I was healing my knee, (all better now!) I use to do Nichole's 12 minute core workout. I REALLY wanted to stretch out my spine today, just did it, again, FUN!day 2404 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 11/6/2018Nov. 9 is my first day of my team SP SMALL commitment challenge team, baby step 80-100% days. I've met this goal almost EVERYDAY!!!!! Woo Hoo for me! This idea is written in my latest blog... It IS working! I am SO much stronger!1 month of focus on SMALL goals; released 3#! 3# more to go, to highest goal!week 284 of my streak for "Do at least 1 thing toward mental well-being 1 time per week" earned 11/10/2018week 348 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 11/10/2018Baby steps are making my life, WONDERFUL & happy & healthy! Try it, it works! SMALL GOALS COMM. CHALLENGE TEAM!!!!!Happy & healthy!is happy to be home! Fun bday trip to Mom's 90thI want to spread the THANKSGIVING ((((((((vibes)))))))) to ALL of Spark Land! Together we can do ANYTHING! Right???? Roasted veggies.... yummy!It is TRULY amazing, this thing called life. HAPPY THANKGIVING! Our dog, LucyIt is TRULY amazing, this thing called life. HAPPY THANKGIVING! week 350 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 11/24/2018is getting ready for the LV Santa 5K, 15,000 Santas walking for charity! I Promote SP!Tomorrow is the LV Santa 5K, 15,000 Santa's! I 'work' towards it all year long. SO fun, lot's of entertainment before & after. I take a marionette with me. PLUS tell everyone who asks, about Spark people. My 8th year! Photo from last year!is rehearsing for my presentation Holiday show at Nature Preserve, next Saturday! This is POPO we made him about 1960Posted a new BLOG, journal, today! I will add onto it MANY times!PLEASE reply Come back if you can! I wrote a new blog today. Check it out! 2,455 days of sparking, daily! Baby steps work for me!!!! I love SP. I am SO much stronger since you all entered my life. I am filled with JOY for your support AND back to you! Happy Holidays!!!!!12-8-18 As allot of you know, today is my HOLIDAY ON STRINGS show. I had so much fun performing my show, saturday! Here are the children working 1 of my marionettes! 12-13-18 I am feeling especially Holy, today. So much love everywhere, all around us! Happy holidays & peace on Earth to all! Unicorn energy is everywhere, if you just open to feel it! Hope YOU are all doing GREAT, wonderful things with your day today!
We had 2 baby birds on our deck this morning. SO cute & small! I stopped & talked to a Vet, on a scooter, in our neighbor hood, this morning. Just stopping with LUCY on our walk. He almost cried because I took the time to say, hi. WOW. Made my day! Such a little thing can change someone's day! The reason for the season! Our Santa & Mrs. C in photo. Hard to tell but Santa weighs about 25 pounds & stands 3 feet tall. I don't use him much, these days!12-15-18 Yes! Busy, but the Wetlands is calling for a walk.... I'm off to it! TOMORROW, I will get LUCY to Petsmart for Santa photos, last week didn't happen! Here is her photo from LAST Christmas. Kisses to Cooper-Dog! Party last night, Formal, fun! 30 yrs. DH started, he was honored!day 1625 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 12/18/2018& the fun continues! Healthy lunch with DH sister, yesterday! Hi! WINTER 12-21-18 Lot's of fun, lot's of happy & lot's of joy, going on, through the activities of EVERYTHING during the end of year for DH business & computer needs lot's of LOVE! LOL! Shopping, parties & gatherings. I am VERY committed to our health! I've been able to stay the same weight this month. Was hoping for 5# down, by now, but happy not to gain! Sending YOU peace & joy this Winter/Summer season!
week 350 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 12/22/201812-22-18 Coming by to say HI! I hope your holidays are going SUPER!!!! I'm going for a LONG walk in nature today, taking care of me, among the rabbits & foxes & beavers & birds & crawling critters!
May this holiday season bring you all the love you can hold, to return out into the world! December 24, 2018 May this holiday season bring you all the love you can hold, to return out into the earth!
day 2453 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/26/2018Happy Boxing day!!!!! Off to play with children at the nature preserve. They are making tunnels out of boxes! LOL!!!!Happiness to all of you, ALWAYS!!!! Christmas Present from my Mom! She made her a few years ago, I call her JANii Today I have been Sparking EVERYDAY for 2480 days!!!! This site helps me more than I can say! Happy Sunday, everyone! Off to walk & play with our dog, LUCY! 55 outside, burr!Here we go, on to our own health!is off to see the Mouse!is home from amazing trip with my 90 yr old Mom! I love her so!I just LOVE my Mama!!!!1-9-19 I wore 'MY CHRISTMAS PRESENT TO ME" (team) It is so darling & fits perfectly! I wore it on my trip to celebrate at Disneyland with my 90 yr old Mom (11-14, Mickey Mouse was 90 on 11-18) & forever friend! (Our trip was Jan 4-9, 2019) I released the 1# I added, during the holidays, because of this top. It kept me inspired to keep going! Check out the team.... fun & fabulous!day 2051 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 1/11/2019Today I get to go back to the Wetlands for a guided hike. Fun with friends! Last Saturday I was at Disneyland, walking MILES with my wonderful Mama & forever friend. memories to last a life time!!!! No kidding! Photo of Thi wraps at Cheesecake factory. SO glad I don't like cheese cake, yuck!is saying hi! To my Sparkies! is I agree!1-19-19 Happy Saturday! Today is my 2500th day of Sparking, Daily! Keep going, it's fun & easy, together we can do ANYTHING! Right? Still 20# back to goal, but I am SO healthy! My Dr. says, "I have the blood of a 22 year old! Keep doing what you are doing" #BeforeAndAfter is THRILLED with SP, today is my 2,500 day of sparking EVERY day!!!! Woo Hoo for me! 20# back to goal, but I FEEL great! THX SP! day 2481 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 1/20/2019Hi! Spark Friends! Hope YOUR day is FABULOUS, too! I VERY deep cleaning my office day! YEAH! My SP 'collage' is everywhere around my desk, making new again, after 3-16-12 SP start! Drawers; cubbies; desk; Fun! Re-Freshening! 4 hours!A fun healthy photo, on SP today.... IN-joy! is Making turkey-veggie soup, my life's blood! Feeling GREAT! Plus lot's of spreading joy to loved ones. Hard times for some.Stay healthy! Please be safe everyone, weather is VERY odd for many of you! I'm sending Sunshine ((((((((vibes)))))))) to all of you! Glad you can be online!106 bonus point spins AND 100 goodie points for spinning today! I should play the lottery, but I would have to go to a different state! No LOTTO in NV. Does anyone watch the show MY LOTTO DREAM HOUSE? On HGTV. David is SO cute & full of joy! ALWAYS make us laugh! Mickeys 90 bday!I said bye bye to 2 of my SP teams.... just NO action! So down to 30 of them!Yesterday's performance was a BLAST! I am SO lucky to be able to do this talent! I am so blessed to use this talent! The show was SO fun! day 2079 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 2/5/2019Be healthy!!!! We've been clearing out old books (stored since 1974) makinging room for space! Many hours of lifting! Taking BABY steps!!!! That's how I can do it!!!! Let's help our mama!From a SP friend! Too cute! I just updated my current blog, dated 1-2-19 please check it out & respond, THX!I have updated my current blog, dated 1-2-19 check it out for some fun, today!2,525 days of sparking!!!! Time flies when you are healthy, right??????day 2502 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/14/2019I am SO blessed, DH surprised me, with gift & his time & a romantic fire in our fireplace!!!!Vday 381 2-18-19 We had snow, last night. About 2". That may not be a big deal to some of you, but we don't get snow in this VALLEY except maybe 1 in 4 or 5 years!!!! BURR! 444 It is melt 244 2-21-19 I pick my bonus points for my 33 teams, 1 time a week! Hope YOUR world is FABULOUS!! Healthy & safe! We received SNOW again, it doesn't happen here in the SW! WOW! 2-21-19 I pick my bonus points for my 33 teams, 1 time a week! Hope YOUR world is FABULOUS!! Healthy & safe! We received SNOW again, it doesn't happen here in the SW! WOW! Still trying to figure out how to get in ALLOT of cardio, inside! Weird! I guess I'll just have to put on my Tutu & dance!
I generally get about 10 servings of fruit & veggies, daily! Star the day with apple sauce then breakfast is green drink.... blueberries, spinach, Trader Joes green powder, etc. also canned un salted 100% pumpkin, Greek non fat yogurt, YUMMY! About 5 fruits & veggies. I make veggie packs for the week. Grab & go out in the world, with 2 hard boiled eggs. Salads etc.... Hope YOU are getting healthier, too!2-24-19THX to Spark Guy for photo! My body is CRAVING movement! SP Nicole's 12 minute seated core workout; walking our beautiful LUCY in the park AND vacuuming! Lot's of GREAT movement!Yeah Spark guy is healing, almost healed!!!! My usual lunch with my homemade green drink breakfast, YUMMY!The photo says it all! from a SP friends Spark Page! I love eating rainbows! How about you?Happy Mardi Gras!!!! Photo of my marionette Jester, we made him about 1998. He is on roller skates & is a Break-Apart, fun to perform with!!!Happy Mardi Gras! Let's play & have a healthy day! Marionette we made of my Jester! 1998 day 2530 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/11/20193-11-19 wOO hOO! I've been Sparking DAILY since 3-16-12! 7 years!!! I LOVE SP land!!!! I am SO much healthier than I was 7 years ago! I am SO happy to have found Spark Land , AND YOU!THIS week I have been Sparking EVERYDAY for 7 years!!!!! Read latest blog: I'm traveling next week, won't be around, except to Spin! Today is 2,255 days of SP! Healthy St. Pats day everyone!Hi! Everyone! I'm not sure if you know it, BUT there is a SP team for the week you joined! Mine is called SP Class of March 11-17, 2012. Check them out & join! Truly fun to relate to people on the same time frame as you. You can join ANYTIME, even if it's been years. Today I have Sparked EVERYDAY for 2,555 days! Tomorrow is my 7th year Sparkaversary!!! YEAH for me!!!! YOU can do this, too!day 2121 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 3/16/2019Walked 4 hours in beautiful so. Cal garden, friends & family! Welcome spring!is having fun!day 2128 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 3/27/2019I am off to hike in nature preserve today! FINALLY! Been really busy, cold, &&&&&. Plus walking Lucy & later dinner out with DH! Catching up on work & then I'm playing! Happy, healthy, Saturday!!!!Off to hike in nature, photo by me!Have you seen Chris's latest blog? SparkOneEarth!!!! Sounds great to me!day 2551 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 4/5/2019Hi! THX for invite! I joined because it is only a week! I generally eat about 10 a day, anyway! I'm here to help others! My general lunch & breakfast during the week! Green drink in mug!I guess I'm doing something right!Our precious doggie, LUCY, 14 years! A rescue!"Be the health you want, with what you have to work with, & I will, too!" A quote by me! Our dog Lucy!Today I took courage in hand & went to the Gym, after healing knee! 255 days ago! BUT I did it! Yeah for me!Today I took courage in hand & went to the Gym, after healing knee! 255 days ago! BUT I did it! Yeah for meHi! Everyone! Just another reminder..... there is a team for ALL of us on Spark people, for the WEEK we joined. Check out under 'community' search under teams & put in YOUR week of signing up. It is fun to see other people's journeys, too! You can join ANYTIME!is performing today with her marionettes, at a Children's Festival! Happy Holidays! day 2156 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 4/21/2019I know it's been said, but bears repeating: HAPPY EARTH DAY!!!!!is Having a GREAT spring day!is resting! 3 hr. hike in nature preserve! Felt great! 2,600 days of sparking EVERY day! SP works for me!!!!!day 2579 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 4/30/20192,600 days of SP EVERY day! It works for me!!!!! Also, down 2#!!!! 21 to go back to goal! I CAN do it because I am!!!!is performing tomorrow for Science Fair, about 14,000 people expected! May the fourth be with you! Always!day 1850 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 5/5/2019is celebrating Mother's, Earth, Furry & People! (THX AJ for photo) I get to hug mine in person, YEAHHave a great week everyone!I try for 200 exercise minutes, 200 SP points & under 2,000 healthy calories, DAILY! How about you?Have a great week everyone! I'm off to see my beautiful Mom! day 2177 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 5/16/2019week 375 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 5/18/2019I keep finding I need to check my Spark Streaks, weekly. I have several that I am using..... even 1 unclicked will ruin 3 years worth of goals!!!! So HAPPY to have this tracking tool!Hi! Healthy SP friend! THX for the challenge, invite! I like it because it is only 7 days long! Any longer & I can't seem to keep up, because of traveling!Home & back to my 'real' life! I love my world I am creating! Mom & I had the best time ever!!!!!!day 2184 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 5/21/20195-22-19 "There is an amazing power getting to know your inner self & learning how to use it
& not fight with the world. If you know what makes you happy, your personality,
interests & capabilities, just use them, and everything else flows beautifully."
~Juhi Chawla (THX to -Deby- for posting this on my Spage! Sometimes I forget!)Our back yard, stayvacation home was re invented yesterday, pricy but SO worth it!day 2600 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/25/2019I could have done better about food chosies, this past holiday, Doritos got me, darn!But doing GREAT now! How about YOU?Marionette Performance tomorrow at Nature Preserve! Should be fun! 90 degrees, glad it is indoors!Marionette performance tomorrow, at nature preserve! Can't wait! My show on Saturday was SO fun, the children loved it & made butterfly puppets, afterwards! SO did I!!!Let's eat our Freggies! (A SP friend posted this!)Happy June! Photo for you, WATERMELLEN!day 2205 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 6/10/2019Hi! Happy healthy week!So today I took my car into a 'new' for me mechanic. I've been searching for 3 years. My old, GREAT shop closed. I found the new 1 through AAA. Then read the yelp reports, AMAZING. Since my car need to be in the shop most of the day, I did errands. Truly CRAVING a cinnamon roll. BUT... Came home & made my sprouted cinnamon bread toast with coconut oil, cinnamon & Xylitol. Took my craving right away! GREAT for me!
Photo from SP friend! THX!week 379 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 6/11/2019First Gardenia bloom in our yard! They are VEY rare in this SW desert!First bloom of Gardenia, in our yard today! Hard to grow here, in the SW, but it's going on 5 years... I baby 'her' all the time!Our temps are HOT! 110 yesterday! Today up a dawn & walked LUCY pup, then DH & I swam in our pool, all before 9 am! It's 101 now @ 1:30 pm. SOOOOOOOOO fun!Our temps are HOT! 110 yesterday! Today up a dawn & walked LUCY pup, then DH & I swam in our pool, all before 9 am! It's 101 now @ 1:30 pm. SOOOOOOOOO fun!week 375 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 6/15/2019Happy Father's Day, including humans; fur; feathers &&&&? Also DH Bday today! Photo from 3 hour hike yesterday!Youâ€™re picky about the car you drive. Youâ€™re picky about what you wear. Youâ€™re picky about what you put in your mouth. We want you to be pickier about what you think.- Abraham Hicks 20 6-17-19 You’re picky about the car you drive. You’re picky about what you wear. You’re picky about what you put in your mouth. We want you to be pickier about what you think-Abraham Hicksday 2628 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/19/2019Happy summer-winter to all of spark people land!I grew this sunflower, for this photo, about 13 yrs ago! Won an award for it, fun, right????6-26-19 I grew these Sunflowers, to be able to take photos! 13 years ago, now! BUT still my favorite! I won an award for this 1. It was over 9 feet tall! & YUMMY! Off to shop; food; clothes &&&& We can do this, because we ARE!wrote a new blog today! Check them ALL out if you get time!I wrote a new blog, today, check it out if you have time! "I am so grateful for my amazing life!"Be safe this 4th! I took this photo in 2010! I was lucky!I want to THANK all of my SP friends for inviting me to join their new challenges. Just to let you know, if it is longer than 7 days, I can't commit. Too many variables in my life, BUT I appreciate all of you! Photo from Saturdays hike!Hope it is safe for everyone!!!!! Wild here, photo from hike last Saturday!!Happy, healthy 4th. If you celebrate! Photo from last weeks hike!Be safe everyone! If you celebrate! Photo from last weeks hike! 7-6-19 Today is JANii's Bday too!!!! SO happy with how she turned out! Off to volunteer my talent & perform with her, at Nature Preserve! Have a fun day, everyone!THX to all who wished me BDay wishes! WOW I feel loved! JANii was a super success! The children love her & so do I!is Happy to be living the life I am!!!!Fun hike, fun walking doggie, fun swim GREAT day so far before the heat! Day 2,675 day 2656 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/14/2019SparkPeople website still freezing my computer. ONLY site that is, 1 week now, SAD FACEdealing with the 112 degrees, as best I can! Hottest time on record, 117 the other day!EVERYONE seems to be having strange weather! Stay healthy! OK? 7-21-19 We went swimming & had our breakfast poolside. Lucy had her walk & we came in before 9am & the heat!Sunrise photois acclimating to the weather! Hope you are too! 7-27-19 Today I have hiked for 2 hours at nature preserve, walked LUCY; swam for 30 minutes; house work; helped the gardeners; worked a little & ready for the day. It is 10:30 am & 96 degrees! Another day to be inside as the heat picks up. I hear there are weather issues for ALL of you, too! Stay safe & hydrated! & I will too!
Last Saturdays hike at Nature Preserve, before the heat!day 2254 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 7/30/2019Performance tomorrow at Nature Preserve! Fun & exercise ahead for me!Question? How do YOU live in THIS day when you are going on a trip for a week? Sure is hard to enjoy THIS day, but I'm doing it! Swam, walked LUCY dog & going to BDay party for SIL, AND working.... Hope YOUR world is fabulous!!!!!DH is on his own for a week, as I go play with my Mom, she is 5 hours away. Just us girls, SO fun!!!!! day 2681 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 8/8/2019is glad to be home after wonderful trip to be playing with mom! We had another VERY special, fun trip!Made a BIG batch of chicken veggie soup, more veggies than chicken. I make it for LUCY, too. Her's doesn't have spices in it. I can & do live on this stuff, even with the temps being 111!day 2275 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 8/24/20192,717 days of Sparking EVERY day!!!! Woo Hoo! Hiked for 2 hours & swam for 1. Ready to finish SP & off to rest!!!! 103 here today, down a little! Have a GREAT weekend everyone!Kisses, everyone! From my AZ visit last weekALLYLIZZY suggested we post photos of ourselves. Here is my most recent! In nature in AZ, with my Mom, had a great adventure, together!is To hot! Going up to 110 tomorrow! More swimming, than hiking!Rain here in SW! YES! Photo from SP land! Temps down to under 100! Be safe on the east coast, SP friends!day 2705 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/2/2019 9-2-19 Woo Hoo!!!! I wrote a new blog today, check it out if I inspire you! IF you read it, comment. I appreciate you! I truly do. Without you, SP would not be as much fun! New blog-journal yesterday, check out if I inspire you!!!! Lucy's summer fur trimis cleaning, packing, working readying for trip! Off to see the wizard, on a trip! FUN is in store for me! Have fun EVERYONE! More when I get back next week!2737 continual days of sparking, daily! still traveling, FUN!is happy started day with CA sunshine, organic orange from Huntington Library, home today :-) is re- Ignited! My health is worth more than ANY food chosies. See current blog for whole story! My at goal photo!day 1900 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 9/19/2019Down 3# this month, so far! 21 back to goal! Photo of yesterdays lunch, dinner was my homemade chicken soup. Eating ALLOT more veggies raw, at lunch! Down 3# this month, so far! 21 back to goal! Photo of yesterdays lunch, dinner was my homemade chicken soup. Eating ALLOT more veggies raw, at lunch! Happy Autumn, in the northern hemisphere! This is ALFALFA, getting ready to perform him, mom & DH made 1969is feeling VERY good about my new refocusing! Woo Hoo!day 2726 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/27/2019Happy October EVERYONE!Happy October!!!! 2,757 days of Sparking EVERYDAY!!!! Woo Hoo for me! (photo from a SP friend!!) Happy Saturday! I' volunteering my marionette performance at Nature Preserve, today! The Children are SO darling!is happy, my performance was SO fun! Have a FABULOUS 1 & I will too! Down 6# since my re-focusing 9-17!!!! Woo Hoo! Performance on Saturday was fun!!!!LUCY & I on our morning walk, this week!10-11-19 Down a total of 6# since re-focus goal starting Sept. 17 AND maintaining it!!! Be happy & I will too! YES! Find your joy, Friday! Our sweet dog LUCY on our morning walk!
is haveing fun & working ALLOT, catching up with MANY projects, too!!!! Woo Hoo! Happy Autumn-Spring!!!I wrote a new blog today, check it out & comment if you have time!!!!!!I wrote a new JOURNAL 'blog' yesterday, fun photos, too! Check it out if you I inspire you! I add to it almost daily! Come back!Have a great week- end! I have maintained the 6# released for 30 days, now!!!! Woo Hoo! I made a promise to myself to REALLY re- focus 80-100% daily, mind, body & spirit! Only messed up 2 days!!!! I am doing GREAT! 19# more to get back to goal!!!! Most recent photo! 248 10-18-19 Have a great week- end! I have maintained the 6# released for 30 days, now!!!! Woo Hoo! I made a promise to myself to REALLY re- focus 80-100% daily, mind, body & spirit! day 2754 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/22/2019 10-25-19 Another busy day... I hurt my side doing all the stuff for the plumbers. (Monday) Under sink clean outs, moving boxes etc. I am performing tomorrow, as a butterfly! I'm taking it VERY easy.Yesterday I performed at the Nature Preserve, 3 hours & 500 people greeted, I had a BLAST!!!!! & because of my SP re-boot, I had the energy!!!!! Woo Hoo!Here is my Butterfly costume for Halloween, performed yesterday, 500 people!Healthy Halloween!I ate a fun sized snickers, it tasted like wax. YUCK! I don't eat candy anymore, because of SP! Happy Halloween! I'm going to greet our kids in the neighborhood as a 6 foot tall blue butter fly!!!!! How about YOU?is happy! We celebrated our 44th wedding anniversary, yesterday! Dinner & sight seeing!11-2-19 Our 44th anniversary, yesterday was SO special. We had dinner on top of the world. It was perfect, (except I over ate) Lot's of walking & sight seeing. DH gave me 44 gas car fill ups. I gave him a detailed car cleaning for his car. It came out beautifully! We REALLY take good care of our cars, AND each other. We are still on our Honeymoon. Met in High school. Yes, we have our ups & downs, but try really hard at keeping our romance alive. Lot's of work, but worth it!
is enjoying life & keeping to my goals! Hope you are VERY well!day 2352 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 11/7/201911-7-19 hI!
OUR WEATHER HAS BEEN WEIRD TO SAY THE LEAST, TOO! down to 40 or less at night & highs of 78 to 80! Too cold to swim, though, REALLY miss it! Last week was VERY cold. My plants & palm trees haven't a clue what to do. We can only water 1 day a week. So I've been hand watering here & there! My Eyes, great again! THX! hugs to all!
week 400 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 11/9/201911-9-19 Hi! beautiful Saturday!!!! I'm off to walk with friends in nature preserve, it is a beautiful sunny 75 today! I re-found my 'friends postings' link on start page. I haven't seen it for years. So fun to find it again! You ALL mean the world to me! Photo from last year Santa 5k. 15,000 Santa's! I'm in this photo, LOL! This year's is Dec.7th, come on over & walk with me!Have a fun day! I'm working on it, too! 10-26-19 Performing as a Western Pygmy Blue Butterfly, they live ONLY is my area of the world! 44 yrs. of loving my DH! 2019, we were High school sweethearts! I LOVE this man!Off to play with the Mama!is home & had a great trip! Unpacking & working! Home from fabulous trip celebrating my Mama's 91 birthday! I released 1#!!!!!! YEAH for me! She had a GREAT time too!Happy Thanksgiving for us stateside! Happy Thanksgiving to the USA! AND sending good ((((((((vibes)))))))) to everyone on this beautiful planet we call home! Be the health you want, with what you have to work with, AND I will too!is feeling VERY blessed for her amazing life!!!!! Our plans changed because of floods. Yesterday, but I kept it VERY real! GREAT for me! I weigh in today, maintained! Happy changes going on at home, re-doing living room, de-cluttering & new TV, etc.! BUSY but happy! GREAT walk today with LUCY pup in between storms! Her photo from last Christmas.day 2380 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 12/2/2019is busy putting house back together after MAJOR de-cluttering! Since 1992!12-6-19 new iPhone, wow! Lotâ€™s to learn!
43 is walking in the Las Vegas 5K Santa run with 15,000 others from all over the world! Promoting SP!week 400 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 12/7/2019Is walking in the Las Vegas Santa 5K with 15,0000 other Santa's today! Promoting SparkPeople!!!!!The Santa 5K was SO special, look at this child looking at LITTLE RED!The Santa 5K was so special! 15,000 of us, at last count! I promoted SP with my marionette, LITTLE RED, too! I walked many miles that day!day 2803 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/11/2019This photo is of my Fairy God Daughter, last Christmas. I think this is the purest form of JOY. Just look at their faces!
Like most of you I am VERY busy during this blessed holiday season. Saturday I am performing my Christmas show at the Nature Preserve. I volunteer there about 10 times a year. Love it! Hope your season is Merry & BRIGHT!Day 2828 of sparking! First time on new phone!!!! WoW is performing at Nature Preserve, HOLIDAY ON STRINGS!!!! Very excited I get to volunteer there! Mrs. Beaver Clausis SO happy about performance on Saturday! Look at the joy in their faces, watching their children, SMALL audience, but lovely!Happy last day of Autumn/Spring!!!!is celebrating winter, with bells on!Let's celebrate our world!!!!! Rejoice together, ok?Let's celebrate our world & our joys! Even when times are tough, remember you are NOT alone! SP is here for all of us!day 2401 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 12/27/2019Here we go, a new year to get it correct, right? Love you all!Selfie, 12-30-19 last 1 of the year! Hike & hair cut, fun time!Remember your joys & I will too!Please read or reread my blog dated 10-16-19 it goes to 12-31-19Us 44 years before!Share yourself & I will too!day 2831 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 1/5/2020is learing how to stay calm in chaos is taking her life 1 day at a time, finding joy where ever she can! I took this photo many years ago, now. I still perform & hike in this beautiful Nature Preserve!is happy about yesterdays' beautiful hike!! Blue egret in flight!is THRILLED we are back to work! Catching up from DH illiness. Seems like New Years day!A great way to 'let' go, burning it on a bay leaf! THX JETTA!Have a blessed weekend, everyone!I'm off to hike in the nature preserve. It is 48 degrees, BURR! Happy B'Day to my Fairy God Daughter!is doing house work & resting! Happy Sunday!THX KRYS for photo!Today, especially, let's all remember our dreams & learn how to love & share joy to every living thing on our beautiful planet!Be the change you want!!!!!is a little concerned our dog, LUCY fell down carpeted stairs.... photo from today, she seems ok. Dr. been treating her for hip painBoth DH AND LUCY pup are better today!!!! I'm doing the happy dance! Photo of DH & My MOM, 1971 performance2,870 days of SP, EVERY day! I love this site, my only 'social' site! Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!yesterday I went to an awards show for the volunteers at Nature Preserve. I've been there doing my performances for 4 yrs, now! Over 500 hours, LOVE it! & YOU! a photo I took in Las Vegas & won an award! Fun!day 2852 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 1/30/20201 of our VERY own, SP friends, 2B book is published today!!! Not sure she will post this, so I am!!!!!My fun marionette performance, last Saturday! More from last Saturday performance!Off to walk in the sunshine! Congrats to one of our own! Please read her newest blog, she has inspired me since I joined 2,886 days YES! (That is my streak of Sparking EVERYDAY!) ago! :
How Sparks Forever Changed My Life!, by 2BDYNAMIC Snowy Egret from Saturdays hike.....FUN!Woo Hoo! Happy Wednesday!!!! Make you life FABULOUS with what U have to work with & I will too! I will be waling quite a lot today, just for fun!is celebrating Valentines Day- sending love to EVERONE! Today & everyday! Photo of 1 of my audience members, Feb. 1 showis working & playing & being happy, how about you? Last Sat hike, pretty bird!Our sweet LUCY! She is getting a spa day today!!!!My Fairy GRAND daughter was born Saturday!!!! 2-22-2020, Woo Hoo, we are all so blessed! The family comes home today!day 2880 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/24/2020Day 2 of our new Fairy Grand daughter! I'm so thrilled she is in our lives!!!!!Day 2 of our Fairy Grand Daughter....I tried sending before, didn't go through!is celebrating the birth of her 1st Fairy GRAND daughter! Photo from her 2.5 day of lifeis happy to go into nature & hike/walk! Photo from awhile ago! I just checked my SP streaks, under My Spark Page. I almost missed my spark streak because of a glitch of me clicking a box & it didn't 'take'. I try to check at least 1 time a month. But can only update for 2 weeks ago. I need to keep on top of it more! Today is my 2,908 days of being active on the site!!!! Hope you are all GREAT!!!! Photo from a SP friend!It's WORLD WILDLIFE DAY!!!!! Let's all celebrate the beautiful, wonderful life on our lovely planet!!!!!Today is World Wildlife day! Let us all celebrate our world & the beings upon it! Share your love! THX to MILLER-S for this photo! Stay safe, everyone!Happy Monday!!!! I have been Sparking EVERYday for 2,915 days! Next Monday is my 8th year! I love this place & you & all the support here!Happy, healthy Monday!!!!! is Happy to share a bit of sunshine with you! Daffodils from Trader Joe's!Spring is coming! I promise!Be safe & happy, everyone!Today is my 8th SparkAversary!!!!! 2,922 days of Sparking EVERYDAY! I don't think I would be here, with out your support! THANK YOU! This is START photo, this is what inspired me to ask for a prayer & Spark people came to me 10 minutes later! Prayer answered! During photo, 2 weeks ago! Still want to go down 20# more, but happy & healthy!Today is my SP 8th Sparkaversary!!!!! 2,922 days of SPing EVERYday!!!! Baby steps! Thank you all! Photo from 2 weeks ago!This photo didn't show up for my today's 8th Sparkaversary, photo from 2 weeks ago. I also posted a new blog!is sending everyone my love. Be safe!day 2901 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/20/2020Going for a long walk & 'counting' the birds in my back yard, for Migratory Bird day! 3-21-2020 Going for a long walk & 'counting' the birds in my back yard, for Migratory Bird day! Also, today is my Fairy God Daughter's Birthday, in Portland OR, sending her love & her new baby, too!
THX for image, friend IAMJETTA! Let's laugh!Let's laugh, (NOT my Bday) LUCY's tests came back MUCH better! YES!!!! She's going to be OK! Here she is watching her 'TV" we thought she maybe passing over!This photo says it all, right?Let's help each other!is 364 3-30-2020 Dressed for action!!!! Off to walk LUCY! 313 GLOBAL PEACE MEDIATION PST April 4, 7:45 432 4-4-2020 Tonight is a VERY special night of prayer. It is world wide, hope you can join in! 7:45 pm, PST. Where ever you live in the world, lets bring positive energy,prayers,meditationHappy Palm Sunday to all who celebrate! My Father was a minister, his sermons AMAZING! Sending him love!If you want more info of our future, PLEASE read GINASPARKS3 blog, dated today 4-6-2020 She is living it many days before the USA. THX Gina for the bottom of my heart!!!!!4-6-2020 I'm ok, please read GINASPARKS3 blog today, HELPED me ALLOT! She is living many more days before us, in the USA. 4-6-2020 I'm ok, please read GINASPARK3 blog today, HELPED me ALLOT! Her kitty! (corrected her name!)Fairy Granddaughter, Abby, 1 month old!
3-22-2020So because I believe I WILL get to hike again, I bought this fanny pack, mine is GREY. WOW, just need a kitchen sink, to put in it! LOL My social distancing dress! (I actually have one like this!) LOL! week 14 of my streak for "Pilates- Sheppard Intermediate 2 times per week" earned 4/11/2020 Busy Easter day! Having fun, decorating & cooking, & just walked LUCY! Just DH & LUCY dog & me, but having fun!!!! Easter Lilly's, DH favorite when she was a live. These are in honor of our Mothers! is happy we are healthy! Walking our neighborhood, photo day 2929 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 4/14/2020Does anyone know what artist painted this beautiful, girl? I think it is MonetLucy after our walk today, it's BEAUTIFUL outside!!!! I'm celebrating Earth Day. I do every day. Made a donation to World Wildlife Fund &&&&& Is being well cared for by herself & her DH! Flower in our front yard! Fairy God Daughter, Abby, 2 months old!Today is Arbor day! Let's plant trees! I wish I could grow Redwood trees, so beautiful!Redwood trees, my favorite! Today is arbor day 4-24-2020Flower from our beautiful paradise yard!2967 days of sparking, EVERYDAY! New blog today, too. Check it out & PLEASE comment, if you wish! Photo from our yardIt is May first! Let's dance around the May pole!!! Have a fabulous, fun, frolicking, fantastic month! Happy May 1st! Lets dance around the May pole!week 425 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 5/2/2020is continuing playing in her garden. Yesterday was the wall of Jasime, today is the gardenias, food, trim & fun!day 2944 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 5/3/2020May the Fourth be with you! & keep you safe & happy!Played in garden, in my little bird, Lucky's final resting place. Sweet! I've been playing in our garden, ALLOT! So fun & rewarding! GREAT exercise, too! I took the lilly pond photo several years ago in honor of Monet! The photo didn't go through, here it is! I took several years ago, in AZ, in honor of MonetI learned how to take panoramas, here is our back yard from today!!! Hope to swim VERY soon! 5-7-2020 Today I learned how to use panorama on my phone. Here is our paradise back yard! I've been working Many hours on it, as well as the front & sides. Can't wait to swim! It will go up to 100 today, almost time!
Fairy Granddaughter, 11 weeks old, 5-8-2020My baby bird, LUCKY, final resting spot. He passed in 2016, I still miss him so much!day 2950 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/9/2020Happy Mother's Day to MY beautiful Mom! I was suppose to be with her, today. But can't travel with the virus. She's 5 hours away. We spoke yesterday for about an hour & will hug another time! This photo is from LAST Mother's Day, We had our toe nails done, together! My friend's son made this boquate for her for Mother's day, YUMMY!My friend's son made this flower arrangement for Mother's Day for her! Yummy! Yesterday I RE-learned I can't be everything to everyone. There are just some people that do not like the way I do things. Hard lesson, AGAIN!My friends Grand baby. So precious, right? Happy Friday!My friend's Grand son. Precious, right? Happy Friday! Today I have been active on S People for 2,985 days! EVERYDAY! WOW! Great for me! Because of this site I am a much healthier & happy person! & because of YOU, I stay on track for my goals. Evne with our world being turned upside down! THANK YOU!is SO HAPPY! A card from my Fairy God Daughter. See latest blog for more photos!A card from my Fairy God Daughter!is happy, healthy & glad to know you! Photo posted by SP Jetta is blessed to be sharing her life with her DH & dog LUCY, be safe & love each other & I will too!is happy our gardenias bloomed 3 weeks early!Photo of a special palm flower. It was planted in 2005, first bloom, FINALLY!week 425 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 5/30/2020Today I signed up with WORLD WILDLIFE FUND 5 K virtual walk. I'll be doing it at our little nature preserve, next Saturday. Should be fun, right? Our life is what we choose it to be! I am choosing JOY! Are you with me? Photo from yesterdays walk, there.Emailing the lady from L.V. Santa 5K, first Saturday in Dec. to do it, virtually! AND today is my 3,000 day of being active on this site, EVERY day! WOW! Also, while I was watering, a hummingbird jumped into my stream & played in the rainbows, I am NOT making this up!While I was watering today, a hummer jump into the rainbows & danced! Such a breath of fresh air! Also, new blog today!day 2978 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/3/2020iThis rainbow Humming Bird, comes from South America. NOT photo shopped, AMAZING right? Have a FABULOUS day!A day of walking LUCY, dog; watering; trimming palm trees; working; swimming & just getting it done, all before 9 am & 95 degrees. Will be 107 by 2 pm! DH & I are learning how to live & be happy for this hot paradise! Lunch, a HUGE cucumber, raw nuts & Trader Joe's dried watermelon, YUMMY!I walked a virtual 5K, for World Wildlife Fund, I walk it physical & post to them!Our wonderful 15 year old LUCY. Love the sticking out tongue! 6-6-2020First watermelon of the year, it's DELICIOUS, ate it pool side! 98 degreesis celebrating my childhood sweethearts B'day today 44 yrs of bliss! (almost, haha!)is thankful to all of you, for helping celebrate my DH B'day yesterday! Your support means the world to me!My DH is learing how to text: this is his first to me!Happy Father's day to ALL the wonderful father's. Humans, fur & feather babies & ANY living being, you love! I miss mine so much! Happy Father's Day to my, Daddy, My 'middle' day & my Papa, he passed in 1997, GREAT man!This photo I took in my Mom's back yard, for her 90th bDay, 2018, amazing, right?A gift from the fairies, a volunteer Snapdragon, so pretty. & in this environment! 115 degrees & dry! I am blessed!week 25 of my streak for "Pilates- Sheppard Intermediate 2 times per week" earned 6/27/2020Yesterday in our fairy garden. Hike today, Nature Preserve, soon! It will be 109 today! Down from 115!day 3006 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/28/2020Fairy Granddaughter at age 4 months, June 22, precious, right???? I wrote a new blog, today! It will be good all month! I add to it, many times! Check it out & reply, please! My B'Day month (July 6) Our family celebrates for the entire month!God bless America! I took this photo in 2010, be safe everyone!3034 days of Sparking EVERYDAY! My adventure to health is fabulous! Today is my actual BDay. Staying home, swam, walked Lucy dog, cleaned house & am just so happy to live in our little paradise! I am truly blessed! Photo from BDay 2018THX to everyone's BDay wishes! Today is the actual day! LUCY on her deck. Can you see the rainbows? Our LUCY & her friend, LOL!Today is MILLER-S birthday! Let's celebrate her, she is wonderful!!!!!is so happy to be apart of such a loving group! THX! (photo from 7-6-2020) 259 7-12-2020 It was a busy Sunday morning, walking Lucy, swimming, cleaning house & now Sparking! It is 2:45 pm & 118 degrees. YIKES!!!!! 529 Photo of Yesterday's hikeHair trim today, YEAH! Christmas in July: 445 7-14-2020 This year's Las Vegas Santa 5K Run (the SP team name) is going virtual! Sign up (now) at firstname.lastname@example.org You can walk, run or swim!day 2604 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 7/14/2020is happy with newest Garden Art from a friend for BDay! is feeling mysterious! day 3027 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/23/2020is happily adding 'garden' art to our lives! Fun to live & help play in paradise! I'm off to hike in nature! So fun! Before the heat comes! Been getting allot of exercise, house cleaning! Feels GREAT!Fairy God Daughter, last week after swimming. She's 9, beautiful, right? 1 of our BDay children found us & sent this photo! 1963 or so, my Mom & Nikki!! of our BDay children 'found' us & sent this photo from our marionette theater, about 1963! ! of our BDay children 'found' us & sent this photo from our marionette theater, about 1963! My Mom & Nikkiweek 30 of my streak for "Pilates- Sheppard Intermediate 2 times per week" earned 8/1/2020So nice to see Spark Guy posting today!
I swam; walked Lucy; will do Pilates later & eating GREAT! It is a FABULOUS Monday!I love Unicorns!I am off to hike in nature preserve! & Costco! Happy Saturday!!!!!My Fairy Granddaughter, first time at the river! I haven't met her yet, can't wait! She's darling, right?8-11-2020 Today I have sparked for 3,070 days, EVERYDAY! Helps me stay true to myself, how about you?Today I am pretending it is Saturday! I'm hiking the nature preserve, VERY soon! Saturday will be 112 (today 107) & I can't walk in that heat! Happy healthy, day!Today I am pretending it is Saturday! I'm hiking the nature preserve, VERY soon! Saturday will be 112 (today 107) & I can't walk in that heat! Happy healthy, day!Today I am pretending it is Saturday! I'm hiking the nature preserve, VERY soon! Saturday will be 112 (today 107) & I can't walk in that heat! Happy healthy, day!New garden art section of our back yard. Using what I have! YEAH, St. Nick! day 3055 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 8/17/2020Taking my courage in hand & finding the joys in life! 8-20-2020 I've decided to make the song,GOOD ((((((((VIBRATIONS)))))))), by the Beach Boys, my new mantra! I sing it to myself when ever I need to be focused on happy things, not hard stuff going on in the world! Be the happy self you know you can be, bring joy to everyone, we are all 'going through it", & I will too!Our pool looking west, had a GREAT swim today! An hour!!! 107 degrees today, pool temp 90!is doing ok, keeping 'real' & sending joy to the world!Praying for the redwoods!Happy national Dog day! (THX ALLY) here is our precious LUCY!Today's gift from our garden, yellow Lantana, so pretty!It cooled down enough for me to hike in nature, after walking darling LUCY dog. Photo from beginning of August! Be safe & have FUN, everyone! YOU are the best!!!!is off to walk in nature! It cooled down enough! Photo from beginning August. Have FUN & I will too!a surprise form my hike on Saturday. This was growing next to where a huge fire was! So pretty!Hugs! THX to IAMJETTA for this photo! It is pre dawn, I am getting ready to go hiking before it heat comes! It will be 112 today! I love the nature preserve! Happy healthy, weekend! (I didn't take photo)Saturdays hike, so pretty! Birds flying south, in the center! Another photo from Saturdays hike, so lovely! 3,100 days of Sparking EVERYDAY! Woo Hoo for me! I'm also following Spark Coach, almost 2 weeks now. I listen to THE SPARK on cd's, almost daily since I started, so pretty much know what is being offered, but nice to see in different format! (Have you checked into it? REALLY great) I love this beautiful Thursday!!! Sky clear enough of smoke from another state, to be outside & Swim for over an hour, walk LUCY dog for 35 minutes, garden 120 minutes, housework & now work! YEAH!3100 days of SP EVERYDAY! praying for the entire west coast! The Redwood forest is getting smaller, the only place on earth they live! Please stay safe from fires!!!!day 3076 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/11/2020is SO VERY happy, we found new caregivers for my Mom 91, so she can stay in her home!Our sweet bird bath in Lantana. Smokey outside S. NV from CA, OR & WA fires. Praying everyday for them! 9-16-2020 OK, so what do you do when you can only swim when the weather is hot, AND the air quality is bad? Wear your mask! (didn't swim under water) Got in 30 minutes today, after walking Lucy dog, before the heat hit, going up to 103 today! Stay safe everyone, YIKES! Seems like the whole planet needs extra love! Here it comes! From me! This is how I feed the hummers, flowers! There is 1 flying in this photo!day 2350 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 9/16/2020Since we are inside so much, these days, I decided I needed some inspiration to re-start Zumba, at home, again & 3,109 days of Sparking! Keeping my goal going! New shoes! Yes!Happy Autumn or Spring to all our SP friends!!!! YOUR support is magical in my life! My mini goal is to get 200 SP points, daily AND 200 exercise minutes, daily. Works for me! Swam, walked dogie, talked with my beautiful 91 yrs old mom & worked! Getting ready for lunch, after I spark! I am REALLY enjoying the SP daily Spark coach. is trying to figure out how to get 200 exercise minutes in, being IN doors ONLY. Bad air quality, boo hoo!is happy to Walk Lucy outside, air quality ok! & re-measure me, down several inches & 200 fitness, daily since 1-2020! most weeks! Glad to see it! Inspired bySPcoach!& new Zumba shoes!Let's move more!9-27-2020 A great day to be outside! Not too smokey! YES!!!! Happy dance, too! Thx to everyone who read my latest blog, you all rock!!!! THANK YOU!!!! For voting for me!is ecstatic over getting such good ((((vibes)))) from all of you, about my latest blog! REALLY helps me be focused, THX! I appreciate YOU!is hiking in nature preserve, today! Photo from last month. I feel so happy today, sending some of it to you, too!Smoke has cleared enough for a hike in nature today! Doing the happy dance! Photo from last month. IN-Joy your Saturday!is feeling VERY good. Walked in nature preserve & swam Saturday & Sunday! Air quality ok. Inspired by Spark Coach, check it out, if you haven't! Have a blessed healthy Week!1 of ponds from Saturday.day 3104 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/6/2020Hair cut, yes!is thrilled to be apart of my great nephew live, can't wait to meet him! Keep spreading the joy! Taken 9-28-2020Happy Autumn! 2020is so happy! THX for voting me as SP Motivator 10-11-2020, I wouldn't be here, with ALL of you!Thanks again for voting for me! This time for motivator! 10-11-2020 I wouldn't be here without all of you! 195 10-16-2020 Happy Friday! Please go to, HOLLYM48 spark page & read her blog, "A gift of time" It is so lovely & made me cry. Such a tender story in this time of our lives! 247 10-16-2020 Happy Friday! Please go to, HOLLYM48 spark page & read her blog, "A gift of time" It is so lovely & made me cry. Such a tender story in this time of our lives! Yesterday's hike, so beautiful! May your Wednesday bring you all the joy your heart can hold! My sick friend is on the mend! COVID, yuck! Miracles do happen! THX for your love & support!!!!! It helps me more than I can say! (photo from SP friend)is happy to say, my friend, with COVID, is getting a little better, THX for the support & PLEASE keep it up! It IS helping!!!!! week 450 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 10/24/2020There is magic in Autumn & Spring! Our marionette, Hayfever, Mom, DH & I made him in 1969, he sends a BIG hello!& happy autumn! I still perform him, before pandemic!day 3125 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/31/2020Supergirl costume! Hi! Here is my Supergirl costume! Just had to 'play' even though we didn't really do anything, but hike in it! LOL!45 years ago, Our Wedding 1975LUCY waiting for her walk 11-1-2020Our Anniversary photo from last year. Lovely dinner on top of the world. COVID didn't go out this year. Celebrated quietly at home, no photo to share!11-4-2020 Hello! I wrote a new BLOG. PLEASE go back to the one dated 9-26-2020 if you have time! I added to it MANY times, this is my journal space! I also am doing the SP Coach. GREAT program for me! Just like his book, THE SPARK, broken down into a daily effort, check it out!
Photo of Mom & Me at our Wedding 1975. She is still so pretty at 92 years old, this month!
11-4-2020 Hello! I wrote a new BLOG. PLEASE go back to the one dated 9-26-2020 if you have time! I added to it MANY times, this is my journal space! I also am doing the SP Coach. GREAT program for me! Just like his book, THE SPARK, broken down into a daily effort, check it out!
Photo of Mom & Me at our Wedding 1975. She is still so pretty at 92 years old, this month!
This is how I truly feel about children & humans in general!LUCY & her dolly & pet pup!Lucy, 11-11-20. With her dolly, my mom made for her & her pet pup. She turns 16 yrs this month!11-14-2020 Today is my Mom's 92 BDay. My mentor & best friend. Because of virus we can't visit her, but talk on phone daily & eMail! This photo was taken yesterday by a friend!My Mom's 92 Bday celebration was VERY special for her! My presents arrived in time. She had fun, I SO happy for that!11-16-2020 Mom's 92 BDay celebration! She is so lovely! Right? Can't wait to hug her in person. Dumb virus! Stay safe & help each other!11-20-2020 Our precious Lucy. Sending you all a happy, healthy grateful Thanksgiving season! Photo from a few years ago. YOU are VERY important to me! Hugs!11-20-2020 Sending you all a happy, healthy grateful Thanksgiving season! .YOU are VERY important to me! Photo of our precious LUCY, sending you BIG hugs for your safety! Taken a few years ago.week 450 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 11/21/20203-8-18 Today was Zumba, the gym, (I did 37 flights of stairs) & worked, fun day! 244 tootles to today!!!!day 1425 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 3/6/2018Woo Hoo! Yesterday, I broke my own record!!! I walked a 5K in 58 minutes. That's huge for me!!!! Made my day! In the beautiful Wetlands nature park. Today is rest day, just a little walking our dog.Woo Hoo! Yesterday, I broke my own record!!! I walked a 5K in 58 minutes. That's huge for me!!!! Made my day! In the beautiful Wetlands nature park. Today is rest day, just a little walking our doggie & laundry, off to the Oscars on TV!!!!I'm off to the first EVER 5K at my favorite Nature park. They are celebrating 5 years of visitor center. Fun activities, today too! What a lucky, blessed lady I am! Happy sparking to all!The minute you decide that you are going to become who you are meant to be in this world, is the moment you begin to soar. Margaree Mitchell
Thanks to 1CRAZYDOG for reminding us! My reason for being on this planet is to bring JOY to all! It IS fun, doing just that!day 2152 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/1/2018Please see my VERY updated blog 2-6-18 for comments on shoes: My Grandmother had a saying, I still use today, "Act enthusiastic & you'll be enthusiastic! Even when you are feeling out of sorts! (photo from Flash Mob rehearsal, Saturday) 2-26-18 I'm finding that I have ALLOT of energy 1 day, then the next I need to take it REALLY easy. It's hard for me to rest, I am such an active person! I'm trying to tone it down on the active days We are watching the Olympics! I've recorded everything. I'll be watching tomorrow, too!!!!! It inspires me to move, too!!!! Lot's more dance & gym. Today I am dancing in a Flash Mob 3 hour rehearsal & 2 hour "dance" Long fun day! "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!" my Spark people quote!I try for 200 active minutes! Today was 315 so far; Zumba; gym; Costco; working in the field; unloading; &&&& Great eating day, too!A great way to start a day, sleeping in! Fabulous! I'm ready to go!day 1729 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 2/20/2018A beautiful 'spring like day" walking our sweet LUCY & hiking for a total of 5 miles, according to my fitbit! Woo Hoo! Off to dinner & rest! Peanut butter on celery was lunch, delicious!!!!! I so overdid exercise yesterday.... today is a kinda rest day only 145 minutes, Pilates; house cleaning, etc. Keeping up with healthy foods & drinks, woo hoo! I so overdid it as far as exercise yesterday.... today is a kinda rest day only 145 minutes, Pilates; house cleaning, etc. Keeping up with healthy foods & drinks, woo hoo! day 1722 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 2/15/2018Please go to 2BDYNAMIC Spark page & read her blog: "NO One Can Do What YOU Can Do!" This is Exactly, how I feel about my health & Spark people! I always say, "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!"day 1722 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 2/13/2018"Dandelion wish sticks, snowballs of summer, flying fairies' seeds, dancing arabesque in their frosty tutus, landing on pointe" (This is part of a poem I wrote, many years ago!)Before I go to sleep I 'rate' the day as far as 1-10 of how great a day it was. That way if I wake up in the night, I can remember... it was a 9 day & it helps me go back to sleep! Works for me! Also, I finish my journal in the evening, clearing off the days activities & lessons. (thanks to 2B for the photo)Lucy getting better, Thank you for all the good ((((((((Vibes))))))))) Here she is a few years ago, smiling!I wrote a new blog, dated 2-6-18: check it out & please comment! THX! 2-6-18 Hi! Everyone! I have 265 minutes of fitness, so far today! Zumba, Shopping; Cleaning; Gym; working. Day 2153 on SP!265 minutes of fitness, so far today! Zumba, Shopping; Cleaning; Gym; working. Day 2153 of being active on SP! Woo Hoo! Sweet LUCY dog, stepped on glass in the park, so no walking for her. A tiny bit better today!day 2131 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/4/2018week 10 of my streak for "ZUMBA at least 1 time a week! 1 time per week" earned 2/3/20182-2-18 Happy Ground hogs day! This photo I did not take, but fox in tree, Wetlands, I perform there tomorrow, FUN!!!!Today is a full moon! Here is a drawing SP friend sent! AMAZING!Hi! Everyone I am new to this challenge, I think! I might have done it before, but not sure, really!Fun idea for this new challenge! Thx for invite! I get ALLOT of fitness in! This was a hike from last week!My last day of this challenge! I did GREAT! Continued success to all!Yesterday I made it to 10,000 steps with my fit bit. first time since getting it 2 weeks ago! woo hoo!I filled this out in the morning, with estimates. I'll come back later if I do more minutes! Right now I'm at 360! Off to hike!Yes! Fun challenge.... I am a water baby! Off to hike today, near it!day 1300 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 1/27/2018day 1701 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 1/26/2018525 minutes of fitness, today! 8,615 steps, Almost 4 miles according to fit bit. 60 minutes of Zumba, walked our dog, shopped, errands, then went to the gym for strength machines 40 mins. I went WAY out of my way to try new machines. I manage cardio, always, it is the strength training I need more of. Sure got it today! Fun challenge, it is REALLY keeping me focused on adding more minutes, THANKS Spark Guy!!!!My last day of this fun challenge! Thanks for the inspiration! I've added even more fruits & veggies! See you around SparkLand!I have updated my blog, 12-27-17 check it out! It is a journal for the whole month! Today is 2139 days of being active on the site!!!!I get allot of points because I work out about 200 minutes a day! Today was 244, includes 4 miles, 9,000 steps, &&&&& Zumba & stretching. I LOVE to work out!Getting fruits & veggies is REALLY easy for me! I woke up yesterday CRAVING veggies! They just make it for me! Raw carrots, peas, asparagus, grapes, apple, celery, radishes, &&&& salad PLUS cooked broccoli, Brussels sprouts &&&&& THANKS 2B for this photo!The challenge is to exercise 10 minutes a day. I try for 200 a day or 1400 a week. This is including ANY exertion activity. Hiking, Zumba, Pilates, walking our LUCY dog, laundry, heavy house cleaning, the gym, etc.Fun time with sisters this past week!2131 days of being active on the site!!!! WOO HOO for me!
1-15-18 Today lets remember to be kind to each other, Happy MLK day! I have out of town guests, we are hiking in the Wetlands!!!! My Fairy God Daughter & me from DH mom, Celebration of LifeToday lets remember to be kind to each other, Happy MLK day! I have out of town guests, we are hiking in the Wetlands!!!!Tomorrow is DH Mom's Celebration of Life. Guests coming, it will be bitter sweet, fun & sad at the same time! This is the last pic of her, ever. In Oct 2017Strength does not come from controlling our emotions but from learning to control how we respond to them. Guy Winch.
THX to 1CRAZYDOG for this quote, I REALLY needed today!day 2103 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 1/10/2018 Back to 'real' work, today, Sheppard Pilates dvd; & hoping for rain! It's been over 120 days without it! Photo of Silly walk from Saturday, Be healthy & happy, OK?From yesterdays SILLY walk: 1-6-18 Tomorrow is national walk silly day! I went on a walk with a group at the Wetlands today & we walked silly, (like animals)! VERY fun hike! 3.5 miles according to my first day of fit bit!1!
Off to hike the Wetlands! Fitbit 1 too!I felt like a fairy, Halloween 2015 Today I setup my replaced FITBIT One & started it! Hope I like it! My new gym membership I am using just for fun! I'm like a kid... going from 1 machine to the next. As long as I am there for 30 minutes. Yesterday was FUN!!!!! Today is workland....The New Year is starting off with many surprises. I'm learning to go with the flow! How about all of you? Having fun?day 2096 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 1/1/2018day 1680 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 1/1/2018 Gym is fun, right? New to us! I'm off to hike in the nature preserve! Been working year end stuff for DH business all morning! My body is ready to move!!!! PS I updated my blog dated 12-17-17 check it out if not already! Bird nest in Mesquite tree! 252 12-29-17 I have added to & updated this blog, check it out if I inspire you! (My blogs are truly for me, but I like to share when I can!) 12-17-17 New Blog= Happy, healthy New Year! 593 I have added & updated this blog, check it out!!!! 12-17-17 New Blog= Happy, healthy New Year12-17-17 New Blog= Happy, healthy New Year, "Be the health you want with what you have to work with & I will, too" a quote by me, check it out if you feel inspired!Merry Christmas to all my SP friends! Stay healthy & I will too!Our Christmas dog, LUCYThis photo is of the Santa my DH & I made in 1979. He weighs 30# & is about 5' tall, BIG boy!day 1350 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 12/21/2017Joy to our beautiful planet on this winter/summer Soltice! Photo from Wetlands, saturday hike! It is winter this week! Happiness to all! day 2082 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/16/2017I know the Spark points are important, but I think the POSTS are more important, they show how involved we all are! I'm at 17,536 today, how about YOU?A new blog dated 12-13-17 My gift to YOU!I am off to perform Christmas On Strings, today. This photo is from 1998! Feeling better today, yesterdays holiday party helped & so is my DH's love! day 1250 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 12/8/2017is missing MIL. Just hit me hard today, :~( photo from last Christmas day 1652 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 12/7/2017A new blog, today about the LV Santa 5K Yesterday! Thank you all for understanding & supporting me, & my being not as active on SP, still grieving my MIL passing, last Monday. On a happier note, I am once again walking in the LV Santa 5K for SparkPMy Mom #2, MIL passed last night. After 12 days of trying to 'come back' into this amazing life. We will miss her SO much. She was 93, had a great life & we spent MANY GREAT moments together this past few days. So precious.MIL passed last night, :~( at least she is not in pain now. Hard days, love you, please tell your loved 1's how much you care! It helped us all so much!pic from mid Oct.MIL is still 'with us'. We are visiting for several hours daily, trying to keep her comfortable as she passes. "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!" quote by me!Today is 2080 days of sparking! I'm off to say good bye to MIL, ;~(Thanksgiving plans changed, MIL is passing over, we spent the day watching her sleep. I plan on cooking turkey dinner today, Friday. Not sure if I will get a chance. I'm back for a nap! Love you all!Happy THX to all in US! day 2054 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 11/21/2017is having VERY precious moments with my Mom!Visiting my Mom for her BDay, it is such a special time for us! Lot's of hand holding & hugs. Today is watching her fav movies & lunch. Tomorrow is a 'spa' day, lovely & fabulous!day 1225 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 11/13/2017Traveling to see my Mom, she's about 5 hours away! Pic from last year! day 1631 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 11/12/201711-10-17 I'm down 3# this week! Stress does that to me. 15# back to goal, YEAH!!!!!I updated my BLOG dated 10-31-17 check it out! I've been REALLY busy! Working, getting car ready to go visit MY mom for her B'Day & going to dentist. ALL takes time. I have about 15 min. to SP right now, but love you all! MIL out of hospital, she's doing good. Prayers work! Thank you!day 1300 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 11/1/2017day 1130 of my streak for "ANGEL Smiles 1 smile online or off at least 1 time per day" earned 10/30/2017I had SO much fun with the children at the harvest fair, yesterday! New phot of my updated scarecrow, PATCHES & me in my angel costume! day 2026 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/27/2017I love autumn, a phot I took a few weeks ago! 524 Let's be happy & healthy, because together we can do anything! Right? 593 day 1603 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 10/18/2017Believe in your self & I will too!"IN EVERY MOMENT OF LIFE, YOU SHOULD BE WHAT YOU OUGHT TO BE." Yogi tea10-13-17 I've let go of 5.4# this week. I guess there is a rainbow at the end of this colds tunnel! HAHA! (I DO realize that is too fast, but will be happy with the results! 14.8 to get back to goal)After 1,383 days i broke my 8 hr. sleep streak, head cold wouldnt let me sleep VERY :=( sad face, but not end of my world, of course!!!!!Head congestion, a day of total rest! Hard for me to do!day 1383 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 10/6/2017I posted the blog entry "I received my blood results, first time in 20 years: Not sure what it means:" PLEASE read & comment, thx! I posted the blog entry "I received my blood results, first time in 20 years: Not sure what it means:" PLEASE read & comment, thx! Today I got lab results from blood test, I am VERY healthy, Physical in a few minutes. First time in 20 years! I AM the health I want, (just a little over goal, though) Photo from last weekend, I am on the right side!10-2-17 Peace to all of Las Vegas! We are ok, not caught up in shooting.I'm off to hike & play in nature! Have a wonderful weekend!!!!Today is my 2020 day of being active on this site! My eyes are WIDE open! 244 9-26-17 Another beautiful day! Walked Lucy, 30 minutes of Pilates, work, (I love my 'real' job) & dog bite almost finished healing. I spoke to dog owner, today. They are getting a dog trainer in & the dog is out of quarantine, tomorrow. So all is well in our world! I am grateful for my amazing life, it could be VERY different, today!
247 busy day of working in the field! 433 day 1175 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 9/24/2017
252 9-23-17 Yesterdays luncheon for volunteers at wetlands was very fun. I've been volunteering with them, hiking, walking, programs & performing my marionettes, for a year, next week. Some of the MOST amazing times in my life. Thanks to Chris Downing for encouraging all of us to volunteer, in his AMAZING life changing book, THE SPARK. 305
day 1575 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 9/23/2017Healing!Happy Friday, date night & a lecture on wildlife in our area, work of course! Happy, healthy day!!!!SO happy FLASUN is safe from hurricane!It always surprises me how many SPeople do not joing their team from the week they joined! Check them out since the beginning, fun to see the progress!Photo from TJoes, their make your ownsnack packs!Thx to all of my SP that commented on my 2,000 days of sparking blog! SparkGuy, too!!!! Love you all! Stay happy, healthy & safe!! day 1977 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/7/2017
9-6-2017 Today is my 2,000 day of being active on this amazing site! Please read my updated 8-11-17 blog, I HAD A DREAM ABOUT SPARKPEOPLE/SPARKAMERICA It gives you an idea who I am. I update many times during the month! THX! & thanks to SP for my amazing , healthy, confident life!
Today is my 2,000 day of being active on this amazing site! Please read my updated blog, I HAD A DREAM ABOUT SPARKPEOPLE/SPARKAMERICA It give you an idea who I am.I update many times during the monthToday is my 2,000 day of being active on this amazing site!Please read my updated blog, I HAD A DREAM ABOUT SPARKPEOPLE/SPARKAMERICA It give you an idea who I am. I update many times during the month!day 1977 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/4/2017 252 9-4-17 "NEVER TRY TO IMPRESS OTHERS, TRY TO IMPRESS YOURSELF & FIND HAPPINESS WITHIN YOU" Yogi teaHave a safe, healthy holiday weekend!A beautiful day to start a new month! Swim; walked Lucy dog; Sheppard Pilates DVD, (still a BIG challenge!); house work; errands & work at regular job. It's been fun! Have a great holiday weekend. I get to hike tomorrow, early! day 1150 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 8/30/20178-29-17 I have left 10 teams, just too much to keep up with! Doing ok, otherwise, staying as happy as I can! 334 Photo from hikeday 1554 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 8/29/2017day 1307 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 8/26/2017I won 1,000 goodie points!!!! I had a dream about SparkPeople/SparkEarth. I just went through some 'friends', I wonder WHY people leave SP? It's a God send for me! Fun hike & swim today! I had a dream about SparkPeople/SparkEarth. I just went through some 'friends', I wonder WHY people leave SP? It's a God send for me!I'M VERY excited about the eclipse! I'll be watching on TV! I have friends that all joined up in Portland, OR!! BIG parties going on! Exciting! Also because of new moon energy, take a moment, NOW, today to visualize YOUR goals coming to fruition! We CAN do it! (Thx for photo FLASUN)NEW blog: My Dream about SparkAmerica/SparkEarth!day 1327 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 8/17/2017"IF YOU ARE HELPING SOMEBODY, YOU ARE AWAKENING SOMEBODY", Yogi Tea Photo from my last hike day 1956 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 8/13/2017If you haven't already, Please check out & join, SMALL GOALS CHALLENGE, team. It is lovely & is perfect for support from SP founder, Chris Downie. I love it! Have a fabulous day, week, month & year!!!!! Together we can do anything! Photo of sunrise, a few days ago, lovely!DH doing ok after surgery. Could be better. I'm performing tomorrow! Bringing joy to the world will help with all the stress we are going through! 1,967 days of being active on SP. I LOVE this site! Please join me in SMALLL GOALS CHALLENGE, team, REALLY great support!day 1526 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 8/4/2017 When I go through hard times, (last week was 1 of the hardest this year) I ask what can I do in THIS moment? Not looking into the future, just keeping myself 'real' and taking baby steps!day 1279 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 8/1/2017Today I put in 245 minutes of play time! Hike I saw a beaver!!!! Rare sight, swim, clean, walk & now rest. Still waiting for DH to be released from hospital....baby steps! I LOVE SP!!!!!DH in hospital so regular routine disrupted! He's doing GREAT, home tomorrow! I've been cleaning house 240 minutes so far! Love the sweating part, swim, too, now to SP & rest! Hike tomorrow! 7-25-17 5 months to Christmas!!!! I am continuing my tiny baby step goal. 2 minutes daily, it is helping in all areas of my life! PLEASE join us, SMALL GOALS CHALLENGE! "IF YOU LET YOURSELF BE SUCCESSFUL, YOU SHALL BE SUCCESSFUL" Yogi tea
day 1306 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 7/23/2017SMALL GOALS Challenge is growing, globally, soon, PLEASE join & help me reach my goal of 10,000 members joining this amazing team!!!! Together we can do ANYTHING!!!!7-21-17 My newest blog: A tool I forgot about, but now remembered! 1,953 continual days of sparking! I love you , ChrisToday is day #1,951 days of Sparking! WooHoo!day 1928 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/19/20177-15-17 Today was 3.5 hours of walking in nature & 1 hour of swimming. All before 10am. The heat has arrived again! 117 today, Yikes! I'm keeping hydrated, but it is hard to not go over tracker!7-15-17 Today was 3.5 hours of walking in nature & 1 hour of swimming. All before 10am. The heat has arrived again! 117 today, Yikes! I'm keeping hydrated, but it is hard to not go over tracker, trying to get sodium. I'm drinking electric lights that is helping! Lot's of rest this afternoon! "Be the health you want with what you have to work with, & I will too!" A quote by me!
week 275 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 7/15/2017 593 7-12-17 304 THX to Spark Guy for his newest team SMALL GOAL CHALLENGE & his personal messages to me! 305 This photo is a plant I grew, 10 feet tall Mullin, I call dragon face. The hanging flower-hummer 126 587 feeder is made of concrete, in background I made in 2004, FUN!!!!! 590
THX to Spark Guy for his newest team & his personal messages to me! This is a plant I grew, Mullin, I call dragon face. The flower in backround I made several years ago, FUN!!!!!Today I did 345 minutes of exercise, gardening, walking LUCY, swimming & house cleaning! Time for computer work & resting! Feel GREAT! Pic of new part of our Fairyland!day 1100 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 7/11/2017day 1505 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 7/10/2017day 1251 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 7/7/2017Hey, all -- the TEAM POINTS are back! Go to My Spark Points page. Scroll down to variable bonus points under community!!! Click on bonus spins, teams will be listed! Great present for me! YEAH!!!!Hey, all -- the TEAM POINTS are back! Go to My Spark Points page. Scroll down to variable bonus points under community!!! Click on bonus spins, teams will be listed! Happy bday to me, this is a GREAT present!!!!My Birthday is really on July 6, but our family celebrate it in the park on the 4th. Mom said all the people there were to celebrate me! Puppets started 60 years ago!Swimming on the 4th! PLEASE join SP newest team, "Small Goals" it's like re-booting through this amazing site! Blessing to all of the world!Yesterdays performance was a BLAST!!! TODAY I joined Chris's team: SMALL GOALS COMMITMENT team! Check it out & join us! Easy & fun!! I'm teammate #400Saturday I am performing with my newest marionette, "Dougie" fox, at the Wetlands Park, Open house! It will be a blast!day 1278 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 6/28/2017Happy swimming!day 1900 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/24/2017 It is 117 degrees outside! I swam at 90 degrees! LUCY didn't get a walk, I slept in past sunrise. I needed rest from yesterdays activities out doors. Stay healthy & remember water AND electrolights!Yester: I hiked & volunteer for 6 hours, before 116 heat! LUCY pup went walkingPhoto from then, at sunrise. Stay healthy & keep to your truths! & I will too!week 275 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 6/17/2017 Today is my DH B'day! We are celebrating health & our love since 1968! It just gets better & better!Today is my DH B'day! We are celebrating health & our love since 1968! It just gets better & better!Today is a GREAT feeling day! Lot's of good ((((((((vibes))))))))) & to you, too! day 1477 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 6/15/2017day 1230 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 6/12/2017 Yesterdays performance was a BLAST! The children make butterfly 'puppets' afterwards, here's a darling! Also, today was my first day back to Sheppard Pilates, after 2.5 months of healing knee! WooHoYesterdays performance was a BLAST! The children make butterfly 'puppets' afterwards, here's a darling! Also, today was my first day back to Sheppard Pilates, after 2.5 months of healing knee! WooHoo for me!!!!THX to GODDREAMDIVA1 for this reminder photo! PLEASE remember I think drinking water is THE most important thing our bodies want, right???? Today is my 1,910 day of SPing!!!!! I love this way of living! How about you? We can do anything as long as we stay focused on our health, right????
Photo from trip north, it was a great 1! SO fun working & playing! It is 100 degrees today! Happy to be walking!
1,910 days of SPing! Pic from trip a few days ago!Today is my 1,910th day of SPing! I love this way of living life! Hope you do too! Health is our ONLY wealth!Traveling for work, FUN!!!!!GREAT walk & LUCY pup, too, today! Sunflower & Bee, can you see? Trip tomorrow for a few days, be HAPPY & I will too! I am SO blessed with my amazing life! Gardinas from our yard! Another fabulous day of playing & working & being JOY- filled! Walk with LUCY dog & green drink & lunch in photo. I'm SO grateful to be walking again! It will be 99 degrees today. & back to work, sharing my joy!day 1879 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/30/2017 232 195 5-29-17 Today is my 1,900 day of Sparking!!!! 244 I love this amazing process!!!!
Fabulous hike today! It's been SOOOO long! My knee is good enough to play again! THX for all your support! I couldnt have done it without you!!!!Today was my first hike, after finally healing my knee since 4-4-! YES! Baby steps! Listened to THE SPARK on my way. It was beautiful! Here's a photoday 1216 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 5/27/2017A beautiful day of living my dreams, U2? day 1050 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 5/22/2017Home & relaxing & enjoying life :-) 1884 days of sparking! Trip going great! I love my Mom, Happy Moms day to all :-) day 1125 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 5/10/2017THX Spark Guy for your comment on my Spage! It made my day! I'm keeping balanced even with my Mom in & out of hospital today! She's ok, just scared us!day 1236 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 5/9/2017is Packing for trip to another state to see my Mom, for Mother's day weekend.... not much spark time! THX for all your support with my knee, it is fine now! Yeah!Happy, healthy Derby day! Today I celebrate the horse! "Be the health you want, with what you have to work with, & I will too!" by me! day 1851 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/5/2017THANK YOU for replying to my latest blog! Your support means the world to me!!!Letting you know I realized there are several Qigoings out there, I'm following SPRING FOREST, learning & healing! Love it & YOU!Todays new blog: How I am getting balanced, stable & poised, a LONG journal to my SP friends!My newest blog: How I am getting balanced, stable & poised, a LONG journal to my SP friends!Be as flexable as a willow, or in this case a double rainbow, thx to SP friend! day 1181 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 4/27/2017day 1428 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 4/26/2017Photo from my short performance for Earth day, kid's are DARLING, right? Be happy everyone & I will too! I performed a short time for EarthDay, yester. Here's a quote from SP friend! AdviseFromATreeown 3# by listening to myself about what foods are needed as I heal knee! GREAT for me! "Your strength is your own knowledge" Yogi tea 4-18-17 A busy day of healing knee & working on computer & resting! How are YOU? Hope your life is going great! "Be the health you want to be, with what you have to work with, & I will, too"! My quoteHappy Spring to all, I took this photo in 2013 Have a happy holiday weekend!!!!!day 1201 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 4/14/2017BEACHLOVR: To my Angel friend..... thanks for the quick heeling with my left knee, today! YOU helped unlock the pain with the video. PLEASE know I am here for you, too!!!!!day 1830 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 4/10/2017Day 1,850 of Sparking EVERY day! Still needing to stay off knee, BUT it is SO much better!! THX for all your support!I'm having to NOT exercise almost at all, healing my right knee.... 4 days now... YIKES! I'm REALLY wanting to walk & play! I'm off to green drink AND chair exercises!Learing allot about myself as I heal knee, day 3 now! I am VERY active & like to move hard to sit still!atest photo by DH, my new favorite! Just before yesterdays performance! It was a BLAST! I am SO blessed to be able to bring joy to all, through marionettes!day 1000 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 4/2/2017Today, I danced my way through this day, performing my Marionettes, I had a BLAST!!!!!Just working at my fun, REAL job, booking new shows at my PLAY job & walking in the beautiful nature with sweet LUCY pup!I love to watch & dance to DANCING WITH THE STARS! How about YOU?Today was back to my fabulous job; hair cut; walk Dog; Sheppard Pilates; Spark! "Be the health you want & I will too!"quotr by me!After traveling & not weighing in, I am the exact same weight I was last time I weighed in! YES!!!!! It's great to be home! Pic of friend & me at Huntington Library!Happy Spring or Autumn! My trip is going GREAT! Im off to hike off Irish dinner! :-) day 1600 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 3/19/2017day 1806 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 3/16/2017I'm off to see the Wizzard for a week or so, not much time to Spark! But happy to celebrate my 5th Sparkaversary!!!!! Be the health you want & I will too!!5 years Sparking, this week! 334 Be happy! Be the joy you want & I will too!!!! There is SO much big thick pollen in the air, I put LUCY pup into the car & drove her to a park about 4 miles away, that doesn't have fruitless Mulberry trees, she was THRILLED! & So was I!This week is my 5th year Sparkaversary! Being healthier is my reward! Keep Sparking!!!!! I'm getting ready to travel, my goal is to take healthy foods with me, for breakfast & lunch; green drinks, fresh fruits & veggies & of course my 10 cups of water a day, yogurts, etc. Yummy!"THE ESSENCE OF LIFE IS TO COMMUNICATE LOVE" Yogi tea Here it is to YOU!!!!! :~) Using tablet, lots of changes! Stay happy everyone! :-) :-) :-) :-) day 1379 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 3/7/2017 A day of working & enjoying my life! I'm feeing GREAT & happy to be apart of this amazing community! How are you????day 1125 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 3/4/2017Vet reccomends NOT walking Lucy till after her vacs, Monday. Any ideas where she can walk where other dogs, don't go?? THX for your help on this 1!"ADOPT THE PACE OF NATURE, HER SECRET IS PATIENCE" Ralph Waldo Emerson Today I am hiking & taking a water color class, fun! It's time to play! You, Too!!!!Your support to all of Sparkland is 345 304 day 1365 of my streak for "Increase Water 10 cups 1 time per day" earned 2/25/2017"DONT BE EYE CANDY BE SOUL FOOD" This quote is from a SP friend! Let's do it! Let's be the soul food for all who read anything by us, OK?"GRACE IS KINDNESS, COMPASSION & CARING" Yogi tea! My life is FABULOUS today! I AM joy! How are YOU????? day 1776 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/19/2017 2-18-17 Today is my 1,800 day of sparking, daily!! I am SO much healthier & balance than I was before Spark People!!!! It works! "Be the health you want with what you have to work with & I will too!" "LIFE IS A FLOW OF LOVE; YOUR PARTICIPATION IS REQUESTED" Yogi tea"LIFE IS A FLOW OF LOVE; YOUR PARTICIPATION IS REQUESTED" Yogi teaToday I volunteered for our local Wetlands. A program teaching children about wild animal tracks. I just helped, did not perform. Walked 6 hours! FUN!!!!day 1104 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 2/7/2017"Communicate sacredness, build it, share it & spread it." Yogi tea. "Be the health you want with what you have to work with & I will too!!!"A quote by Me!My performance yesterday was SO fun! Great audience! I was born to do this, helped me feel like "myself" again! I am performing my marionettes at a nature preserve, today. Great audiences that come to learn. Lot's of FUN!!!!! Happy Friday!!!! I hiked at The Wetlands, yesterday for World Wetlands Day, SO fun! I got a quick glimpse of 'my' beaver! Yeah!!!!2-2-17 Happy Ground Hogs Day!!!!!!1,781 days of sparking!!!! THX to all who help make my life SO much healthier! Back to you!!!!I am dancing for a Flash Mob, today. A showgirl is being honored! She's 90 yrs old! 3 hr. rehearsal & Dance tonight! I love this town!!!!Happy Chinese New Year! Year of the Rooster, fire & fun & power!Mom doing OK. I'm off to Work & Zumba & walking LUCY, it is 32 degrees here! Yikes VERY cold for us in the SW! Be the health you want & I will too!Helping my Mom, long distance, her dog passed yesterday. He brought her joy for 8 years old & a true Light in her life! This photo is from 12-2015day 1753 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 1/25/2017Pic of her tail wagging on my way to Santa 5K 1-23-17 I was able to walk Lucy today after rain & before more wind! She was happy & ready to come home! A VERY rainny day, no walk right now for LUCY, hope to get her out in between storms!week 250 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 1/21/2017I took our dog out before rain! It doesn't rain much here, in the SW. About 10" a year. SO fun being out in fresh oxygen & trees!! Now off to Sheppard Pilates, DVD!We can do this, because we ARE!!!!Fun trip, still enjoying Mom & friends. How RU?day 1083 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 1/13/2017I'm off to see my Mom, for a few days, she's doing great, just miss her. She is 5 hrs, from us. I love her so! Pic from 2014 I just found on the bottom of our Spark page a bonus point section! 25 points for every 30 days active! I had lost my spin spark wheel. I KNEW I had logged in, TODAY is day 1757! Performance tomorrowday 1000 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 1/5/2017I had a thought: there are SPteams for the week we joined, how about SP teams for the entire year? How does that happen? Mine would be 2012, who to ask????"Let us be kind & compassionate to remove the sadness of the world" Yogi Tea. I'm off to work land & Sheppard Pilates DVD, walk LUCY doggie, How about YOU?day 1103 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 1/4/2017day 1525 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 1/3/2017 "May this day be the day to lead us to peace, to happiness & to joy!" Yogi teaPic from LV 5kSanta run,with my SPARK People headdress! Fun, promoting SP! My goal for this year is to get back to goal & maintain! I am on my way! My goal for Christmas was to release 10# from Thanksgiving, I reached that this morning. I was a little late but happy!day 1725 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/31/2016A miracle is taking place with my Mom's dog. The vet said he is healing! This after a VERY sad, report! Please keep prayers for her & him! It's working! Here is a pic! I am SO happy! I received 125 bonus points for my teams, today! Lucky us!! Be the health you want, with what you have to work with! Lot's of rest! I've needed it for days!!!! Pic of our sweet LUCY, smiling!!Merry Christmas & EVERYTHING! Angels over London, thx to a sp friend! We are blessed! week 250 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 12/24/2016Happy happy Holiday! Pic of my snow marionettes! Made in 1967, by my family! Snow that doesn't melt! Be the joy you want & I will too! My world is quite busy, as I am sure yours is. Xmas present to me, My Mom-In-Law is out of Hosp! Pic of my Santa Marionette! We made him, 15#s!day 1718 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/22/2016day 1302 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 12/22/2016day 1055 of my streak for "Eat Breakfast 1 time 1 time per day" earned 12/19/2016Today I am down 4# since I have added more water, veggie & fruits. Living on homemade soups & my green smoothie! Walking & dancing with LUCY, too!Enjoying the holiday season, work & play, Sheppared Pilates dvd, today, Lunch with Uncle, I'll be watching every bite! Energizing or not? I'm eating VERY energy foods these days, down 2#! It's the official # of Santa's walking for charity, 8,803! We won the Ginnis world record, again! SO fun! I walked the 5K in 70 mins. 5 hours for the day, Back to training for next years race!! It's the offical # of Santas walking for charity, 8,803! We won the Ginnis world record, again! SO fun! I walked the 5K in 70 mins. 5 hours for the day, Back to trainneing for next years race!!is taking the day to relax & count my blessings LUCY too! :-) day 1704 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/6/2016 I am SO very happy for the charity I walked for, but also SP! Look what was in the Sunday paper! I've been promoting SP since the day I joined, 3-16-12!I walked 5 hours, include 5K I finished a little over hour. FABULOUS event for charity! My 6th year!& PRingSP!Tomorrow is the Santa 5K, I'll be walking, me & 15,000 other Santas!SP team CHRISTMAS PRESENT- FROM ME! Christmas 2016! My present to myself will be a 'kettle' to put on top of wood fire stove! Also, health. My experiences with SP has helped me create an AMAZING life!A funny thing happened on the way to work, I cleaned out the garage! Yikes!! It's done, but SO unexpected, Xmas tree now ready to setup! How R U?May we all send our love & good ((((((((vibes)))))))) to every person on our beautiful loving planet! Share your joy & I will too!Time is moving faster than I can keep up with, sometimes, these days! I love dancing & walking & hiking & being in nature.I love autumn, till winter comes! LOL!is off to dance in a Zubathon 2.5 hours of fun!!!!! 'LOVE IS WHERE COMPASSION PREVAILS & KINDNESS RULES." Yogi tea I am so greatful for my amazing life, you, too?Pumpkin patch pic A BEAUTIFUL day of hiking & taking photos at the wetlands.... Beautiful! THX SP for new emojies! REALLY fun!!! More when I return from trip, be the health you want & I will too!day 1676 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 11/11/2016Bless America & the world! Yes! I took this pic from top of a cacino in 2010...I won an award for it! FUN!!!!!If you are an american, please go out & vote. The entire world does NOT have this option. Use your right, OK? Please? It is REALLY important! How would you feel if we couldn't vote?I took this photoVolunteered at the nature park today! 300 minutes of walking & hiking! I am SO lucky to have this place to visit, in this HIGH desert!!!!How are YOU? Happy? Choosing health?? SP helps, right???? 11-3-16 IF in USA, Have you early voted? I'm going through all the judges & school boards checking how they voted before! LONG process! BUT I really want to know who I vote for, strange election, RIToday is All Saints Day. Let's celebrate the amazing gifts of energy we receive EVERYDAY, from invisible sacred "helpers". We are ALL blessed in so many ways!Love you DH thx for 41 years!Thanks 4 encouragement! Rested & ready to hand treats tonight to kiddies! Date night DH. We will watch Mel Brooks "Young Frankenstein". Mel is a family friend. Be health you CHOOSE!day 1662 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 10/28/2016I'm off to see the wizzard! Back Sunday!!!! Love you! PLEASE stay healthy!!!!day 1655 of my streak for "Say the word 'SparkPeople' 5 times per day" earned 10/22/2016 I'm down 4# in 4 weeks! Yeah! Closer back to my 'real' goal! Makes me dance for joy, even more than usual!day 1026 of my streak for "Get 8 hours of sleep per day" earned 10/21/2016day 1450 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 10/20/2016 Welcome to Monday! Another beautiful week of getting our goals met, the way WE want! The way we need! We CAN do this, because we are!BirdFeedingTheyDon'tOverdueIt!day 1655 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 10/17/2016I'm HAPPY! Down 3# this last 3 weeks! Focusing on GOAL weight, with EVERY bite! YEAH for me!!!!! Health is our ONLY wealth, I need to REMEMBER!!RainbowBird!A beautiful day full of many fun activities! Work, Sheppard Pilates &&&&& How R U?Thx to all of our East Coast friends for letting us know you are well! Sending love to ALL!Plant seeds- Norman Vincent PealeTHX to LOVENHWOODS for this darling inspiration! "PATIENCE PAYS" Yogi tea! Fun busy day; Lucy walk; work (I love my job); Costco & being thrilled for my amazing life I am choosing! How RU? I'm hear for U!Happy healthy Oct. Today I had 10 minutes with a Beaver. Just him & me! See today's blog for more & I will add more thoughts & pics through out the month!day 1634 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 9/30/2016day 1218 of my streak for "Exercise 10 minutes 1 time per day" earned 9/28/2016"Thepurpose of life is to enjoy every moment" -Yogi tea. Be happy & choose your health & I will support you by doing it too!day 900 of my streak for "Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day." earned 9/27/2016day 1425 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 9/25/2016Anew blog- journal page, today!With my Fairy God Daughter,(niece) 8-20164 yrs, 6 months with Spark People!!!!! Today was measure day. I try to measure myself 1 time a month on the 16th, down 3# as I learn to get a grip on my eating! HowRU?SP is AMAZING!If we use the tools I'm down several #'s. I bought new walking shoes at Costco & new Zumba shoes at Nike.wild store! Feeling like myself again! Thanks for all your support during this time not doing what I KNOW I need!!3,000 life time miles! That is walking, not running! Yeah for me! Time for new shoes!!Walking with Lucy, too!!! 43 Yes! I am 'getting a grip" on my eating & the scale is going down. I wish I did NOT care about the scale, but at this point I do. I TRY all the other ways of knowing I am in good health, I am SO happy to KNOW, today is a new day, a new time to focus on my goals & ask myself WHY, I do not want to keep doing them & gainning weight!? I'm over for several months, now I KNOW I can do this! I THANK each & every one of you, who read these words! YOUR support means the world to me! Be happy, healthy & safe & I will do the same! Photo of sunflower family I took several years ago!Hello! New month, September! A whole new experience to get it done the way we 'really' want! We can do it, because we are!!! My log in days are 1606, not 1400 as reported yesterYES!SunflowerHeartIgrew Bye bye August.... You were VERY rewarding! Re- Grouping after trip. Over ate WAY more than I should have. Ready to 'get back to it', as it makes me SO much happier& healither! Our pool paridise!day 1400 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 8/31/2016My presentation went VERY well, I should 'know' in several weeks! Today we are off to see the Wizard in an long, beautiful road trip! Healthy week to all! Love my sparkies!!!!!day 1606 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 8/28/2016I signed up for Premium today! Looks easy! YES! STILL creating promotion materials for meeting, to perform many marionette shows. Having to learn new computer program! Yikes! BUSY week!8-24-16 A new blog about my marionette show, read & please comment, THX VERY much!Creating everything for new shows, PR including info sheets, business cards, photo sheets, etc. Rehearsing & spritzing up the marionettes. Busy week in between my 'other' job in DH business!is busy in rehearsals for my marionette shows. Kids this time! Need to stay rehearsed, working marionettes is like playing the paino, constant practise! I am blessed with this talent since I was 6 yrs"LET YOUR MANNERS SPEAK FOR YOU" Yogi tea, I'll do it!!!! Let's go swimming! IHaveTakenAdviseOnY.BlogMyBEAUTIFULSparkie
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own2#'s!DoingHappyDance!THX!!!2U!!!!Please read my lateset blog, dated 8-8-16 & please, pretty please, comment! THX!I believe my thoughts are turning into things. Time for me to re-think my SparkPeople goals! I've grown since 3-16-12 & NOW is all we have! Correct?A day of a new air conditioner, Zumba, errands, Sparking, playing, enjoying the beautiful day! I love you all & Spark People, how about you?A fun flash mob! The lady said YES! It was a blast, even though it was 112 degrees! Pic from that event! week 225 of my streak for "Cardio goal- 30 minutes a day 6 times per week" earned 7/30/2016"Mental happiness is total relaxation" Yogi tea Weather cooled- I cleaned garage-pilates-swam-walk LUCY-worked-rehearsed Flash Mob & it's almost noon! How R U?PicOfOurNephew!225 weeks with SP! WOW!I've tracked food & EX. EVERY day! FABULOUS for me!!!! Yeah for SP, it changed my life, my health, How did SP help you change? 7-21-16 "TRAIN YOUR MIND TO SEE THE POSITIVE IN EVERY SITUATION" A quote on LPORTER2015 SPage... I am doing just that! Or at an easier thought than negative & worry.With Abraham-Hicks youtube"MAY THIS DAY BRING YOU PEACE, TRANQUILITY & HARMONY." Yogi tea A fun summer day, Swim, Walk LUCY, Sheppard pilares, Flash Mob rehersal at home & work! I'm having a fun active summer! How about you?? "Be brave, be kind, and do what you can the best way you know how. That's all anyone, including yourself, can ask of you." Perfect quote from GRACEOMALLEY! 7-14-16 Yesterday I completed a project I have been wanting to do for MANY years.... DONE, YEAH!!!!! Doing my happy dance!Off to swim in our pool!If life is but a dream, let's dream BIG! (My Mom has always taught me this!) Busy, fun days! Hope to catch up with you, all, soon! Be the health you want to be! day 1550 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 7/9/2016"LOVE IS ECSTASY." Yogi teaToday is my B'Day & I am celebrating the best health I have had, in years! THX to SP! THX for your good vibes, too!I am wishing FREEDOM to our entire world!I am just SOOOOO happy to be healthy & loving my DH "PRACTICE COMPASSION, FORGIVENESS & KINDNESS." Yogi tea Happy last day of the month, did you keep to your goals?I did about 80% & that makes me happy!With forever friend, last week, reunion!day 1127 of my streak for "Spread a 'Woohoo' to a fellow Sparker Today! 1 Woohoo compliment! 1 time per day" earned 6/30/2016I just found this pic of LUCY from 10 years ago! She's 12 this year. Quite a change in her coat. Trying to make it shinny again! As it was 90 degrees at 5:30am, our dog, LUCY could not go for her walk. Just too hot for her 12 yr. old body. I thought of taking her to Petsmart, she can walk inside. Going to 108! Safety first!"The start of each day is a promise of love" -An Angel by your side, daily calendar! "I see this day as a positive new beginning, (It's never too late to have a new beginning.)" Abraham-Hicks. Today in Las Vegas it will be 111 high; & all the way down to 86! Desert flower on a Hike!The sisters coming are not blood, but are mine, because I chose them! 6-20-16 Another VERY busy fun, week ahead. Out of town 'sisters' coming with their families. Working as much as I can catch up with today & tomorrow.... gathering.Happy B'Day to my DH, he is wonderful, even after 40 years!!!!!day 1529 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 6/14/2016 12-16 Yes! Another new week to get it right for me, how about you?"A RELAXED MIND IS A CREATIVE MIND" Yogi tea. A FAB day of hiking after a lite rain & drpooed heat to 75 from 110! YES! Also swim & play with Mom #2 for the horse race! Be the health Uwant & I will 2!I'm still trying to find a solutionto keeping hair dry while swimming. Yes! I use a cap, sometimes 2. I LOVE to dive deep & do back flips under water. No luck on internet, just asking! THX!!!! Mom & Me May 2016Sand under a microscope-AMAZING!Yes! I feel this way! A dancing tree.Lucy laughing 6-2016The last day of May. I took each day as it came & chose my life to be as positive as I could. GREAT for me, a child of the universe! I LV SP!Happy Memorial weekend if you celebrate! Be the health you say you want!& I will too!"BY HONORING YOUR WORDS, YOU ARE HONORED" Yogi tea Pic of neighbor's Hollyhocks, LOVELY!day 1501 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 5/20/20165-20-16 Happy Friday! Flash Mob, tomorrow, should be fun! Have a GREAT weekend, everyone!I LOVE the new Spark Page format! So organized! THX! There is a Flash Mob 5-21-16, if you are in Las Vegas & want to join, contact me & I'll get you to the correct person! It is a marriage proposual!!!!"EVERY SMILE IS A DIRECT ACHIEVEMENT"- Yogi Tea Happy Monday.... Back to work with DH. MANY fun activities! Have a fabulous week, ahead. I'll catch up up U, this week, LV U!Packing & go through 'things' to sell. VERY busy, fun day! Driving tomorrow. Trip for a week, little Sparking, but enough to keep my streaks going! Love YOU!Photo of Peacock flying! Beautiful!"eMPTY YOURSELF & LET THE UNIVERSE FILL YOU." Yogi tea. Sounds good to me!! Here's a photo I took in 2005, felt like the universe to me, today!A beautiful spring day to be thankful for my AMAZING life! Also, because YOU are in it! Photo of my SP signs & headbands! Lucy had her walk & got groomed, today. I LOVE her groomer, nails, teeth, hair cut, etc. Not just a bath! She's 11 so it's OK for us to splurge on her! 4-21-16 It's been a VERY 'moving forward' day! I am planning a trip to see my Mom, next week & getting details together for a weeks stay! Fun, but lot's to do! Please In-Joy your process to health!Happy Earth Day to our precious planet! Let's ALL celebrate!"IMAGINE YOUR LIFE THE WAY YOU WANT, SO YOUR VIBRATION IS A MATCH TO YOUR DESIRES"- Abraham-Hicks day 1481 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 4/25/2016"LIFE IS A FLOW OF LOVE; YOUR PARTICIPATION IS REQUESTED"-Yogi tea! Stabilyze bar, my new fav. @CostcoLowGlycemicDark Choco 11 protien Yummy! FILLING!!!! ALL PICS BEFORE THIS 1 STARTED 4-2016 SP DOESN'T LET THE NEWEST GO TO END! My usual lunch!Performing with my marionette Barry Manilow PHOTO#1 for SP (oldest)LUCY, our dog, smiling! If my dog is over weight, I'm not getting enough exercise!A mask I made, "Cathedral Rocks Vortex Goddess"Performing with Bozo, I have been performing since I was 6 yrs. old.Disney Legend- I'm performing for Walt's dear friend with my "INNER CHILD" in her home 2-2011Basking in the sun!May Pole Day @ the Hunnington Library 2012LUCKY sharing my breakfest!BARBRA- Sings "At The Same Time"KRISTINREX and I, We dance the tango!I won 1st place "diggy' award for this photo in Santa Cruz, CA"Angel Over the Village" I took this in 2008The Angels of Heart Math in CA. by *~L 2005Photojournalist (photo by Mom, 2005) 1998~2000 TucsonParentMagazine. 2000~2007 for Mom's projects!Kissing childhood friend, Richard Sherman, last Aug. 1993 in my Lepoardina costume. THIS is my Spark People goal photo! I've reached it, 20 years later!My Special Hiking Place! I can NOW do a 10K!8-9-12 Performing PIPPIN for Disney Legend, released 29.6 #'s! Mickey statue in backround!My D. Wedding party. Doesn't he look like Clark Gable/Tom Cruise mix? We are still in LOVE! The child of my life! With Fairy God Daughter 10-20-12Santa 5K Walk with POPO, 12-1-12 9,000 Santas! Ginnis record!Las Vegas!My 2nd BEFORE pic, 12-2011 @ a Disney Legends event! Yuck!My "Christmas Present to Me" team goal 2012!Release 5# tween THX & XMAS! My SNOW white Jacket! YES!!Performing for a 3 yrs old! Jan. 12, 13 My Zumba teacher's son!Oscar & Me 2013"WILD THING" High Priestess of Sparklingme176's Woo Hoo's! For the 5K Santa Walk.5-11-13 New Zumba studio opens, I have joined NOW I'm commited!Angels from AnaJob interview May 2013Jester Jimi, my 50# weight release gift to myself! He is a marionette!Finish line Santa5K 2013 it was 32 degrees! I'm wearing 4 layers!I'm finally back into this lovely dress! 12-20-13 (51#'s down, 10# to same weight as 2005!)2005 my 'real' weight!51# more looks like this on me! Before Spark People! 1-2012Flash Mob 12-28-13 I'm with Santa Shirt!A tribute to Monet, I took at Lake Odell, 1 of my fav. places in AZ!My selfie, March 2014-SP anniversary! Friend made this dress for me, fits once again!My Angel costume 10-31-14Perform with my BARBRA STRIESAND marionette 10-19-1410,00 Santa's 2013, I'm on right side with aqua vest!I'm performing BARBRA, but photo of Angels, can you see them? I can FEEL them, every where!day 983 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 12/18/2014LADY LUCY THE WOUNDEROUS CIRCUS DOG 12-11-14DH & I 12-9-14 on our way to health!Santa 5K with WILD THING representing SparkPeople 12-2014week 151 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 1/29/2015day 1053 of my streak for "Read an inspirational quote each day 1 time per day" earned 2/25/2015With Fairy God Daughter as Aruora, 4-7-15Huntington Library- lilliesBeauty (our great niece) 4-7-15On top of Hollywood hills, Catalina, Bev. Hills & Santa Monica beach in backround! Hiked to the top Huntington Library 4-4-15 with FOREVER friends, roomies in collage!My Mom & I, she is SO pretty, right?Flash Mob3-15-15Volunteering4-11 STARSHINE 4 Child Abuse Awareness @ Flash Mob!My daddy!SparkPeople Cap hiking- 5-30-15My shadow self, LOL! 5-30-15SparkPeople cap 5-30-15On a hike in Hollywood hillsMy usual lunch & whole grainsForever friends & DisneyLegend AliceDavis6-13-15Hunington Library rose & beeI top of Hollywood hills,6-15-15 1 hr!BIG deal!DH & I his B'Day June 2015I've always loved Butterflies!BUBBLES named after my Grandmother!NESTA- in honor of Bob Marley- we performed together onceMy B'Day 2015 im in the middleRainbow Salad- VERY greenJoy to the world!Secret Garden, Our great nieceNew angels in my life 8-15-15After Party 8-26-15Queen Haley! & the box she paintedAt wedding in Pacific NW 8-9-15Wedding: 8-9-15DH hike day 8-15-15Hiking with LUCY 8-15-15Sunrise from our home 8-18-15FlashMob wedding 9-9-15Flash Mob wedding couple 9-9-15My 'inner' selfHunington Library, CA I took this shot, quickly!This is how I feel inside!I grew these sunflowers for this photo! Happy Autumn!Angel Lady, my costume 10-31-14Angel Lady #2 10-31-14Halloween 2015 I was a Fairy Princess!In our back yardFlash Mob America, event. My first paid!With friendFlowers from DH for 40th anniversary!Rainy day hikeSanta 5K 2015Santa 5K 2015 close upSanta 5K 2015 finish lineMy Frosty Marionette, made in 1968, performed for 10,000 people 1999My FROSTY marionette, he is a BREAK-AWAY, Mom made in 1968, I'm performing 1999Lucky, our darling parakeet!Apple tree I went to Santa5K 2015Apple Tree puppet, I added Apples He kept me warm Santa5K2015New hair cut Xmas 2015 with 'LUCKY' bird!DH Christmas Morning 2015My new Zumba shoes... My Christmas Gift to Me! SP teamMagic of Sedona, AZLeaving Sedona, AZ in moving car, full sunlight! AMAZING!Mom & her "Little Light" Xmas 2015Lucky's Christmas kiss 2015Lucky's spot in our homeLucky's last day 1-11-2016Walking with Lady Lucy the Wonderous Circus Dog! 2-1-16week 209 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 3/9/2016day 1225 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 3/9/2016Egret on my hike 1-9-16A hike, photo by Wetlands PhotographerFlash Mob 3-6-16St. Patty's parade 3-12-164th year SPaversary Angel 'Joy" gift to myselfFreeshias a gift to me, for reaching 4th year goal!3-16-16 4th year anniversary! YES! I LOVE Spark People!1452 days of inspiration!Should read 1,478 days of log in, computer glitch didn't update! But I KNOW, right? 4/3/2016The Flash Mob was SO fun! Mary Murphy is so SWEET & darling!All pics before this 1 are in order, oldest first, see above when that changed! 4-25-16