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Tuesday, October 23, 2012

I was told yesterday that lay off notices will go out on Dec 1. Merry Christmas. The actual layoff shall be in April. I've been working hard on getting my bills paid for two years now and was hoping to have the majority paid in one year. My old habits want to eat for comfort. Tonight when I get home I'll work out instead. I need ot keep moving forward with my healthy habits and not get into old ones when the times get tough.

  
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SHERIO5 10/23/2012 10:35AM

    Good for you! Praying for you. emoticon

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REFFIE1 10/23/2012 10:34AM

    Excellent focus. Overeating will not change the situation and it is nice to have that control over an aspect of life when other things are so unpredictable. Their timing seems mean but maybe they don't want people to overspend at emoticon Christmas. Anyhow, really you don't know your status as of yet so it is a waiting game. You might as well focus on things that you can effect such as your health. I am proud of you for staying so calm in the eye of a storm. That is a real challenge and you are meeting it courageously.

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LORRAINE10141 10/23/2012 10:22AM

    Wise choice. Stay strong. emoticon

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Dancing

Sunday, October 21, 2012

I went to a Halloween dance last night with family & friends and danced for 3.5 hours. I'm so sore today.

My sister comes home today. My brother will pick her up and she will stay at his place until she figures out what she wants to do. There are more family in her area. I'm 8 hours away.

  
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SHERIO5 10/22/2012 2:11PM

    I'm glad you got to do some dancing, but sorry you are feeling sore...at least you were having fun while you got some exercise!

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CINDYAST 10/22/2012 12:32PM

    How fun! emoticon

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REFFIE1 10/21/2012 11:33PM

    Dancing is such a great fun way to exercise. Good for you. emoticon

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LORRAINE10141 10/21/2012 8:30PM

    Sounds like lots of fun! emoticon

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DANCINGGRAM 10/21/2012 8:02PM

    "To Dance Is To Live" Snoopy

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UMUCGRAD 10/21/2012 7:43PM

    That was a LOT of exercise!
Good for you!
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Thank you!

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Thank you for all your prayers. My sister should get out of the hospital on Monday. My brother will pick her up and she will stay with him while she follows up with counseling. She has job options that have come available. My emotions go from wanting to hold her to wanting to wring her neck for scaring me so bad. Thanks again for all your support and prayers. You are an awesome bunch!

  
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DEBBY4576 10/20/2012 8:54PM

    I would want to hold her and wring her neck too. How does someone get that down? She didn't see any other way to end the pain she is in. Poor thing. Hopefully, she will get the help she needs to get her thru whatever is killing her spirit and causing so much pain.

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WAY2GOCAT 10/20/2012 7:53PM

    Good news! emoticon

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CANDOSUE52 10/20/2012 1:52PM

   

OH my, it was your sister? That's very sad.

I think that psychic pain and life circumstances that seem final and dire can make a person feel they have nothing to live for. Then all they want is release from pain. I hope that the hospital gave your sister a good psychiatric evaluation, and if she needs meds to help her depression that she get them.
I feel for her.

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REFFIE1 10/20/2012 1:46PM

    Thank goodness she is okay. I know what you mean about wringing her neck. To commit suicide is a totally selfish act and leaves many victims and terrible guilt in its wake. I am glad the prayers worked and that she has some job options coming her way. Wish her the best of luck for me. emoticon

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Highs & Lows - It's Life

Friday, October 19, 2012

Yesterday someone I love very much tried to commit suicide. She lost her job and has been through an ugly divorce. She did call the ambulance which is a good sign. She's at a hospital. My heart aches for her. This is such a temporary moment. She has a lot to look forward to. Please keep her in your prayers.

Also, yesterday, I went to my doctor and they lowered my high blood pressure medication in half! I lost 8 lbs of fat and gained 2 lbs of muscle last month! So, I've had a consistent loss for three months now. I rewarded myself with a "It Works" wrap. I'm determined to do everything in my power to be healthy and fit.

Life really has a balance. Some times are harder then others. But, with God's help, we get through it!

  
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CANDOSUE52 10/20/2012 7:45AM

   

I'll be praying for your friend. It's so hard when people think there is nothing to live for.
I'm glad she's okay.

You sure are on an upswing toward fabulous health! emoticon

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LORRAINE10141 10/19/2012 10:49AM

    Sorry to hear about your friend. Congratulations on your continued weight loss. I like your attitude. emoticon I have prayed for your friend.

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REFFIE1 10/19/2012 10:12AM

    I am so sorry to hear about your friend but it sounds like she wanted help in the end. Hopefully, she will not try this again. I am glad in the midst of your sadness for her you didn't turn to eating but instead did something healthy for yourself. Congratulations on your consistency and resulting weight loss. emoticon

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PATTYKLAVER 10/19/2012 10:11AM

    I'm sorry to hear about your friend. She will be in my prayers. Congratulations on your weight loss and health improvement.

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Kittens... Everywhere...

Thursday, October 18, 2012

I checked on the little ones and they were getting adventurous all over my garage. One is trying to eat. They are kind of wild so I'm trying to get them used to people so we can find them good homes. I'm heading out to my doctor. Hopefully they will lower if not take me off some of this medication. Have a blessed and productive day!!

  
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COOKINGSTARS 10/19/2012 7:47AM

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RISINGBLUESTAR 10/18/2012 10:07PM

    emoticon How cute!
Good luck getting the meds lowered or getting off some of them! :)

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DEBBY4576 10/18/2012 7:03PM

    Hope you had good news about removing some medications. About kittens. I think kittens show us that God has a sense of humor.

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SHERIO5 10/18/2012 12:20PM

    Good luck at the doctor! Wouldn't it be wonderful to reduce or get off some of your meds!

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LADYPIXEL 10/18/2012 12:16PM

    I love seeing whole groups of kittens. They're fantastic stress-reducers and they're adorable!

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NVRDWN88 10/18/2012 12:15PM

    This reminds me of a shirt I saw last week...it said
"i love cats , I just can't eat a whole one by myself"....I love animals but gotta admit that's funny

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