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Thursday, February 16, 2012

What a boring day emoticon...The sun has not shown itself much here lately. Ugggg... I need the sun. I'm so happy that I'm able to dance again but it reminds me of the accomplishment I felt when I was teaching. I know the moments I sit bored I could be cleaning toilets or organizing closets but I just can't get myself there. I did do more of that sort of thing today. I guess thats good. I noticed that the days I dance I make healthier choices during that day. So yay for that. I had eggs with left over pork tenderloin and low fat cheddar and salsa for...lets say brunch :). I've had greek yogurt and almonds for snack and some cottage cheese for another snack....Oh I did have a skinny cow ice cream cone too...ugggg. Here's for being accountable emoticon Such dreary weather. Not conducive to good choices. I did 24 minutes of rumba today. It said I burned 236 calories! Yay! I would like to do some just dance with my niece when she gets here. We will see. We are going out to dinner with my family for my nephews 17th birthday tonight. I feel healthy choices for that too. Chicken marsala with no bread from the darn basket!!!!! I'm going to talk to my therapist about how to fill my days lately. I'm not sure about an actual job. Not ready for that yet...hoping to be teaching at some point. But something to get me out. It used to be I'd get things done here and then meet Joe for lunch, run errands and then run after the kids. Now with Joe's new position we can't really do lunch often. I know it seems silly but it was my routine....so I don't have Zumba classes, I don't have classes to teach and I don't have lunch with hubby. Feeling a bit lost. I don't want to binge because of this feeling....so I blog. Hmmmmm...

  
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KAILYNSTAR 2/16/2012 5:14PM

    It sounds like you need to come up with a new hobby.

Or just get out more and do things, not costly of course.

I think that blogging is definitely better than binge eating.


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HIPPIECHIC68 2/16/2012 4:30PM

    Blogging is MUCH better than binging!! I am proud of you through everything you've been going through! emoticon

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ANNESYLVIA 2/16/2012 4:15PM

    Well, think of the bright side having lunch with DH must have been adding unwanted calories. Even good intentions like ordering salads can be a shocker when eating out.

And soon you will be dancing and slowly teaching again. Sit and think what your new routine could be. Look at this as your new position. YOU CAN DO THIS!

hugs,

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TWEETYKC00 2/16/2012 3:11PM

    No Binging! I banish any binging from happening to you. You can get through this, you just need to find things you want to do to keep you moving.

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Hi Sparkies!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Ahhhh the after glow of Valentine's Day! I didn't eat anymore of that yummy chocolate until we were able to have it as a family. I had 4 small pieces and that was enough. I sent Joe to work with the rest of it today! Yay! Adam and Chris had a wonderful dinner and all is well. I did 24 minutes of Zumba this morning and it felt amazing! Score! Feeling more like myself again. Taking my time with it though. I won't have another set back if I can help it....and I can! I brought lunch to Joe today. He is really loving this management stuff :). God help him. I ran some errands and picked up our niece from school. I had eggs with spinach, low fat cheddar and salsa for breakfast. A burrito bowl with chicken, lettuce and salsa for lunch. Pork tenderloin with steamed broccoli, salsa and low fat cheddar for dinner. I had some greek yogurt and almonds for snacks. Also some cottage cheese for snack. I got a lot of laundry done. I do have some folding to finish. I hope everyone had a great day!

  
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ROCKYCPA 2/15/2012 9:34PM

    Sounds like you had a great day - enjoy the rest of the week.

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VENISEW1 2/15/2012 8:14PM

    emoticon emoticon emoticonon having such an amazingly good day! I wish you many more!

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TWEETYKC00 2/15/2012 7:50PM

    I am so happy that everyone is doing so well over there.

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Happy Valentine's Day!

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Hi! Joe came home from basketball this morning with flowers and a card emoticon . How sweet emoticon. I'm finding a picture of us to put in a frame for his new office today. I bought our favorite chocolates to share with Josh tonight emoticon. I did my 30 minutes of dance this morning. emoticon. I'm meeting Joe for lunch. I told Joe I'm going to pick up the Zumba video game today. I'll let you know if I like it. Adam is going to dinner tonight with Chris emoticon. He wants to get him a single rose. How adorable. I hope everyone is having a great day! Love is in the air!

  
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TWEETYKC00 2/14/2012 8:32PM

    happy Valentine's Day to you! It sounds like everyone there will be having a nice day.

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MIRAGE727 2/14/2012 1:36PM

    Happy Valentines Day to you! Now portion control that chocolate!
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Good morning Sparkies!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Feeling good today! I did 30 minutes of dancing and that felt great! I plan on doing more with Josh when he gets home. I took a shower, got ready for the day and had a healthy yummy breakfast! Eggs with low fat cheddar, spinach and salsa. Yum! I'm planning on a healthy day! I don't think I blogged to much about the Winter Ball....The boys had a great time. We went to Chris's house to take pictures and that was really nice. Chris's family are wonderful people. We then brought the boys to Adam's great friend Ellen's house. They met up with a few other friends and then we drove them over to school. Joe and I left them there as they held hands walking in to school! They are amazing. :). Joe and I went to dinner at a near by italian restaurant with some great old friends whom we've been waiting to spend time with and catch up about Adam. Dinner was great. Conversation was great. We laughed and reminensed about our 24 years as friends. We picked the boys up and brought Chris home. Adam told us that everyone was great. He did tell us that some kids stared at them while they were slow dancing. Josh said the perfect thing....we it's not the usual thing you see. That was true. It was different. No one said anything bad. Actually a kid on the bus the next day said him and his girlfriend saw them at the dance and thought Adam and his boyfriend were adorable. :) Unfortunately the other gay couple at the dance...the boy whom gave Adam such a hard time in elementary...him and his boyfriend were broken up may times on the dance floor because they were being really dirty and inappropriate on the dance floor. So that is not what Adam wanted to put out there about a gay couple at the dance. So that wasn't good but Adam and Chris had a great time. They've been together 4 months now! Wow does time fly! I had another moment during last week...I was bringing the book that I checked out of the library a year ago for Adam. Our friend Mike had recommended it to Adam last year to help him with coming out. It was great. So I sat in the library parking lot weeping a bit for the year we've had. I texted Mike and had a good laugh about somethings. It was a moment of closure. A moment of...we did things right... a moment of ....instead of reading about how to come out and have a healthy relationship...Adam is experiencing one :). So that was a moment. An emotional one but good one. I'm feeling more able to feel good about how we've handled this. I hadn't let myself for a year because I was so worried. So worried. I'm feeling like anything is possible :). So now I can dance! I can not worry ...as much :). Time to get back to me a little. I know we have all heard about Whitney Houston's death over the weekend. How awful. Huge those you love even closer today!

  
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TWEETYKC00 2/13/2012 9:42PM

    I am so glad that things are getting on track for everyone and that you are back in the swing of things. Keep up the good work and try not to worry too much, your kids are great and they have wonderful role models.

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JANRTEACH 2/13/2012 4:42PM

    wonderful!

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KAILYNSTAR 2/13/2012 4:24PM

    I remember when you were so worried, yet in all of that, you stayed focused. You asked for advice, help, put a thought out there, received reassurance.

I marvel that you managed to keep working out and not really fall into some type of major depression. You are so strong. You and your husband faced the situation and came up stars!

So glad that things worked out. I also don't think that any parent ever stops worrying about their child/ren.

Have a great day.

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Hi friends!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

I have really been lagging on my blogs lately. Guess what! I can dance again! I went to the dr. this week and yay! Soooo I'm waiting on the classes because I tend to push myself in them. I've been standing and dancing during the wii just dance game. Fun! I've been doing it with the boys :). So fun! I've been getting sweaty and feeling good! Yay! One day I did one hour the next 30 minutes. I think its a good mix for now. Four days a week feels so good! Food is a bit erratic. Good days and then bad. I'll work on getting more blogs logged in. Happy my endorphins are returning :). So today is good. Hope my friends are having a great Sunday!

  
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BLACKROSE_222 2/13/2012 11:11AM

    Welcome back!!!

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KAILYNSTAR 2/12/2012 9:27PM

    Yay! You can dance again. I was waiting to hear about your foot. Nothing worse than an injury to slow a person down.

Have fun doing your dancing!

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JANRTEACH 2/12/2012 7:36PM

    I've been waiting patiently to hear about the dance. Did it go O.K.? Glad to hear all is well.


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TWEETYKC00 2/12/2012 6:29PM

    I love hearing from you always. I know life gets you running, and in your case dancing again, but we will always wait to here from you. Enjoy yourself.

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HIPPIECHIC68 2/12/2012 11:15AM

    Welcome back...to blogging AND dancing!

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