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Days 37-40 My Mind is a spinning

Monday, October 08, 2012

Wow last week was crazy and this week will be much of the same. Doing tons of homework, trying to fit in exercise and housework in. I can't wait for this semester to be over with. I am definitely going to slow down next semester.

I did get a lot of walking in over the weekend, so I got lots a FM in. I know I won't be able to do it during the week, but I will do my best!

Evie just got invited to her next sleepover. WHich is great but I have never met the parents. I do know a couple of the girls that are going but all the rest were in different classes last year so I never got to meet any of them. The party is before her class halloween party so I won't be able to meet the mom there. I am thinking of seeing if she wants to meet one day after school and maybe take the kids to Mcdonalds or something.

Well I hope everyone has a great week!

  
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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/9/2012 11:53PM

    Great mom!!!!

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ADRIENALINE 10/8/2012 1:29PM

    You are a great mom. Just right, no helicopter in sight

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JAZZEJR 10/8/2012 11:04AM

    You're such a good, concientious mom--that's fantastic. If she can't meet, you can at least have a long phone conversation and let her know your expectations. :)

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JSALERNO 10/8/2012 9:17AM

    HAVE A GREAT WEEK! I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS SEMESTER TO BE OVER WITH EITHER.

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MAGGIE101857 10/8/2012 8:10AM

    Good idea! too many parents would just let their child go....you get the Good Mom award today!!!! emoticon

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Day 34, 35, 36 blah blah blah

Thursday, October 04, 2012

Haven't been online much. Dealing with headaches, homework and sleep deprivation. Going to the doctor on the 19th to discuss sleep, headaches and how I feel shakey and nausaus way too often. Think I should be tested for hypoglycemia. Taking Evie to school then me and Bubbie hitting the store, need to get them a few sweaters and sweatoufits. Today is going to be 77 then drop to the 50s how fun! lol Only in Michigan :).

SHort day at school then must get the kitchen cleaned and get my homework done. Going to my FIL this weekend for his bday and I need to grab my halloween decor. Only bad part of having a small house, all my storage is an hour away. I was so excited to see I got a 91 on my spanish test that I freaked out about!

Down a lb this week so that was a nice turn around :) Hope that it continues! Still not going at my full potential but this semester is really kicking my butt. Def going to slow down next semester. Can't continue like this, just too much on me.

Hope everyone has a great day!

  
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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/6/2012 12:06AM

    I hope you feel better soon. Get some rest!!!

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LVMAMAW 10/4/2012 2:21PM

    Hope you feel better soon. You are one busy Mama!! emoticon

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_RAEVEN_ 10/4/2012 12:52PM

    Feel better soon. emoticon

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JSALERNO 10/4/2012 9:16AM

    HOPEFULLY YOUR DOC WILL GET YOU ON THE RIGHT TRACK SO YOU CAN KEEP ON THE SPARK ROAD.

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JUSTME29 10/4/2012 8:33AM

    Good job on a pound down! Our weather is that way too - yesterday was almost 90 and today is supposed to only in the 50s and we have a freeze watch overnight.

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IRISH421 10/4/2012 7:13AM

    Hope you get to feeling better. It does sound like you are almost to busy. You need some time to yourself.

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Days 31-33/I MADE IT!!!

Monday, October 01, 2012

I made it thru the 1st spanish quiz and it was not that bad. Now that I know what to expect I think I will be just fine!

It was a hectic weekend around here. My FIL came by Saturday and started putting new instulation in the attic. I had to take Bella to the vet Saturday for her checkup, which that went perfect. Doc said she was perfect :)...Then me and Jason when Christmas shopping since the kids were at Grammy and Papaws. They are almost done. We decided no toys (well they got one each) and the rest was electronics (Nintendo 3ds, kidsafe digital cameras...) Just need to get Evie her couple outfits for her American Girl doll, and then some clothes for the both of them and we are all set! For the kids :)

Sunday was my homework day, wrote a spanish poem, did a spanish lab and wrote a paper of 6 article summaries from the WSJ. Everything due this morning got done, so of course more to do tonight. Neverending cycle. One of these days I will get my house cleaned. I really wish I had a little more help. Sometimes my darling DH really lacks in that department. So I will get to it when I get to it. Its growing but not going anywhere...

Today is my long day at school, yay emoticon Same routine different day

  
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SVELTEWARRIOR 10/1/2012 10:27PM

    You can do it!!!!

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WARRIORFIT1 10/1/2012 5:39PM

    Hang in there! Somehow you'll get things done! You'll be done with school before you know it!

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LVMAMAW 10/1/2012 11:45AM

    emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JSALERNO 10/1/2012 11:05AM

    I KNOW MONDAY IS MY LONG DAY BECAUSE I GO TO WORK ALL DAY THEN TO SCHOOL. I HAVE A COUPLE HOUR BREAK IN BETWEEN AND SINCE I LIVE A HALF HOUR AWAY IN GOOD TRAFFIC ITS NOT LIKE I CAN GO HOME.

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STHAX10 10/1/2012 10:54AM

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JUSTME29 10/1/2012 8:56AM

    But each day is one day closer to graduation.

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Day 30...Just can't wait...

Friday, September 28, 2012

OMG, I am so tired! Last 2 nights in a row I either lay and bed and think about Spanish or when I do sleep, I dream about Spanish. So either I studied way too much last couple days or I am having anxiety over a dumb quiz! Can't wait to get this over with. Tonight I am relaxing and homework will be included into my weekend for stuff due Monday.

Starting to think that next semester it is time to go down to 2 classes. Now that the classes are harder the homework in becoming too much for 3 classes. I am not getting anything done at home and I am exhausted. So now instead of 3 years to graduation it will be like 4 or 5. Which is fine, I rather get good grades than graduate quicker!

I really hope I can fit me in a nap after my class today and before picking up Evie from school. I definitely need it! Just not able to get enough energy to do my housework or workout...I am trying lil by lil right?

  
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BEAUTY_WITHIN 9/28/2012 10:21PM

    Little at a time. :) And you're right, better grades are more important than graduating faster.

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WARRIORFIT1 9/28/2012 4:49PM

    I hear ya'! It's tough sticking with the program sometimes. Hope you have a good weekend, get all your stuff done, and still get some good rest! Lil by lil, you'll make it! emoticon Karen

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HHOLT6 9/28/2012 3:41PM

    Making lifestyle changes is hard! I hope you get your nap emoticon You are a busy lady! Make sure you are getting some time to just be!

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BESCATS 9/28/2012 2:47PM

    If you don't take care of yourself, you may not be well enough to continue. Do I sound like your Mom? I'm old enough :) As for your housework, it will still be there, you & your health are more important.
By the way, what are you studying to be? I don't think I know.
It's difficult to be a wife, Mom, student, and everything in between. Hope you can get some rest this weekend. emoticon emoticon

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SOON2BSMALL1313 9/28/2012 9:26AM

    Good Luck on your quiz/test?!!!!!!!!! You are so right about grades being more important! Do it at your own pace :)

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Day 29...zzzzz

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Last night was interesting...got about 1/2 the spanish lab done, there are 41 activities total, some of the listening portions were hard since I have hearing problems, so that sucked. Out of the 20-some I did last night only 2 I didn't get 100% on becuase of that. But thats ok, not bad! Have to finish the rest today, and prepare for my test tomorrow. We did have another new teacher yesterday, but she is there until either Mr. Gomez comes back or end of semester! So happy, I really liked her too even know we need to get things back in order from all the confusion still yet! Very very tired today again. Can't wait to get pass this and get a nap in!

Not sure how productive I will be today with my workout, but I will at least get my 15 minutes in at school...not much but its something.

  
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SVELTEWARRIOR 9/28/2012 1:18AM

    I hope you get to nap soon!!!

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BESCATS 9/27/2012 5:33PM

    Spanish, I can hardly speak English. Ha!! I really don't know how you do it, but I give you the "High-5" for all your efforts. Staying active must help you to stay sane. You do much more than many of us. emoticon emoticon

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WARRIORFIT1 9/27/2012 7:37AM

    We all get days like that - with me it's either something with family or my dog keeps me up for some reason - and then I really don't feel the energy to work out. So on those days, I try to DO SOMETHING to get activity in or at least a partial workout, which is more than I'd ever have done in the past! Hope you have a great day!

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