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NOT liking my Goodies
Monday, July 29, 2013      15 comments

Okay...so Goodies are fun--to give and receive--but come on, People!!! Three of the five I received this past month were "Thank You" goodies. This gives the false impression that I am a nice person. STOP IT! ... Read more
Keeping Up? Or Keeping 'em Down?
Monday, December 31, 2012      8 comments

ANDY_54 gave me a pair of roller skates (SparkGoodie) to keep up with my grandkids. Or she wondered if they had to keep up with me. All this year I've felt it was the former, but at our family gathering the other night, I amazed myself (not... Read more
Seeing so much better...
Sunday, September 09, 2012      11 comments

...that I had to go buy some weaker glasses. After second cataract surgery yesterday, I put on my regular reading glasses today, and everything got more blurry with than without. The doc said I need to wear some type of glasses (clear ... Read more
Private (and very personal) Joke
Monday, August 13, 2012      10 comments

You know...the kind that is probably only funny to you (aka...me). Back on June 1st I updated my Spark Status to "Happy June!" About the middle of July, I noticed it hadn't changed in like 42 days...so updated it to that effect...and o... Read more
County Fair Blue Ribbon
Monday, June 18, 2012      9 comments

So I entered a couple of my crochet projects in the local county fair this year--first time participant. Won a blue ribbon for the afghan I made for my hubby. The photo doesn't do it justice, and my husband even complained that they did a p... Read more
The Naked Guy at the Bookstore
Monday, January 31, 2011      21 comments

Went camping with my sister last weekend. We each brought a daughter and a dog. So it was two sisters and their daughters, or two aunts and their nieces, or two cousins and their mothers--depending on how you wanted to look at it. The eveni... Read more
33 Pounds Later - Down This Time! (see photo)
Friday, January 21, 2011      10 comments

From my sister last week (we live 700 miles apart): "THIS IS TERRIFIC! I'm so proud of you and happy for you. Now for some pictures! Send me some to put on my frig. I need some inspiration!" So I had to! ... Read more
SassyJoe changed her name...SO?
Monday, December 06, 2010      12 comments

A couple days ago I posted my status as having changed my name. I was going to explain why, but the site would only allow so many characters for my status. I was going to post the reason the following day, but realized it would probably take 3 ... Read more
Time Consuming
Thursday, November 25, 2010      4 comments

Yes, weight loss is time consuming. I guess that's the biggest excuse--and it's true. Why don't we notice the time it takes to put the weight on? I suppose because it's easier to do something else simultaneously. That's NOT fair. But w... Read more
A New Challenge...
Monday, November 22, 2010      2 comments

...well, two of them actually. Today we started 3-day challenges on the two teams that I lead: "Get a Clue, This IS You" and "SparkPeople's Official Plateau Buster Challenge." www.sparkpeople.com/mysp
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How do you measure a face?
Sunday, August 29, 2010      3 comments

I was looking in the mirror today. I realized that losing 18 pounds in the past four months has left my face looking a bit thinner. Then I wondered how I could measure my face to see in actual numbers the millimeters that I've lost. Enough ... Read more