MOMMY445's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=MOMMY445 MOMMY445's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5839231 i had a great christmas and so did my daughter. she is still celebrating, in a way. she got what she wanted the most for christmas this year. one of the things i got was a much needed purse. the one i had was coming apart. in just a few days, my good friend who is overseas will be back. i am soo excited! even my daughter is excited,too! she likes it when mommy is happy and i like it when she's happy. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a great day,everyone and a terrific weekend! Sat, 27 Dec 2014 09:53:09 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5837560 i'm ready for christmas and so is my daughter. she got some gift cards from her great aunts and uncles and she went to pick out something special today at the store. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! merry christmas to all who celebrate it and happy hanukkah to those who celebrate it! Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:22:08 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836766 i'm catching up on some of my course work today. i will be spending some time at my good friend's place today, too. i am looking after it while he is away. in just a few days, it will be christmas. i am pretty much done my christmas shopping. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 22 Dec 2014 10:22:07 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5836327 i am mostly caught up in my online courses. i can still work on them in between christmas and new years. i may not be on spark as much this week as i usually am. i will try to be on at least a few times this week. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. my daughter is all set for christmas! She has been counting the days until christmas. today, one of my uncles will be visiting her and my parents. i will be there for christmas. i want to get all caught up and ahead in my online... Sun, 21 Dec 2014 12:07:24 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835801 i heard from my good friend who is overseas, this morning. now i'm off to an even better start to my day. it is always a pleasure to hear from him. i am really looking forward to when he comes back to the city just before new year's eve. my daughter got quite a few things from the breakfast with santa and the auction that her school held that same day. i managed to get her a few things that she's asked for this year for christmas. i know of some other things that she is getting, as i helped t... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 09:52:12 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5835360 my daughter's last day of school for the year is today. mine will be in a few days. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! i have not yet heard back from the company where i went for a job interview a few days ago. if i have not heard back by the end of today, i will look for other jobs. have a great weekend,everyone! Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:02:11 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834983 i'm spending some time with my daughter today. tomorrow, i have to do some grocery and xmas shopping for my daughter. today was pajama day at school for my daughter. she likes when her school has that. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. so far, i have not yet heard anything back from that company. in the meantime, i have plenty of other things to keep me company. i ran a few errands for my parents today and they were so happy. both of them have come down with a cold and didn't feel l... Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:59:20 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5834407 i had a job interview yesterday afternoon. i think it went rather well. i will know by the end of the week whether or not i got the job. my daughter has movie day at school today and she doesn't have to dress up,either and she can bring a pillow,too. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! have a wonderful day,everyone! Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:55:48 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833293 I returned a call from a different company regarding a different job. I am researching the company this morning, so when I hear back from them, I will know quite a bit about the company. My daughter is feeling a lot better and she went to school today. I will step up my efforts to get more of my online course work done this week. I want to enjoy the holidays this year and the extra time I will have with my daughter,family and good friends. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! ... Mon, 15 Dec 2014 09:31:11 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832852 another week has begun. my daughter is feeling a bit under the weather today. so she is taking it easy. it is her last week of school this week and she wants to be well rested so she can enjoy it. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,,hello! as for me, i am catching up on some of my online course work while keeping in constant touch with my daughter. i'll be done my course work soon,too. then i will be spending lots more time with her. have a wonderful day,everyone! Sun, 14 Dec 2014 12:57:32 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5832322 i'm off in a while to spend some time with my daughter today. woo hoo! the weekend is here! hurray! i'm catching up on some computer work, then i am off to spend time with her. i heard from another place regarding a different job i applied to. i will get back to them today and let them know i am definitely interested in it. all of the birds say hi! have a terrific day,everyone and a fabulous weekend! Sat, 13 Dec 2014 09:55:39 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831899 i'm taking it easy today. it was very challenging getting through the snow the other day. i haven't made any plans for the weekend yet. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! my daughter has only one more week left of school and she is off until just after new year's day. she is counting the days until school is done and until xmas. i am working some more on my online courses and still looking for steady work. have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend! Fri, 12 Dec 2014 11:25:48 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5831315 my daughter did sing to me one of the songs her class sang at the concert. she updated me on the whole thing as well. i am working extra today on my online courses. it is really snowing here this morning. so i thought i may as well use the extra time to do some more course work. i want to be all caught up by christmas or sooner. all of the birds say hello,hello. have a wonderful day,everyone! Thu, 11 Dec 2014 10:05:22 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5830216 a mild day here today. at my daughter's school today, there will be a christmas concert for just an hour. i am usually there. today, due to my courses,i am not able to make it. i told her to tell me all about it later. all of the birds say hi! i will continue to work on my online courses and look for work today. have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 9 Dec 2014 10:09:44 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829656 I'm off to a good start this morning. I got quite a bit done on my online courses and I let the teacher know what parts of the lessons I am not able to access or complete. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 8 Dec 2014 11:39:06 EST a beautiful sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5829117 my daughter is so much better! she was so ready to go outside to play this morning. all of the birds say hello,hello! i am taking it somewhat easy today. i will definitely be active throughout my day. i have a full week ahead of me. i have been counting down the days when my good friend will be coming back. i am really looking forward to seeing him. have a terrific day,everyone! Sun, 7 Dec 2014 13:46:34 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828535 a day to relax and enjoy! my daughter and i will be heading to the local library later. there will be refreshments, other activities there today and my daughter wants to go. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend! Sat, 6 Dec 2014 09:37:33 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5828058 i am starting to look for other jobs, as i have heard nothing back from the place i went for an in person interview. i want to have something else lined up for the new year, just in case i do not hear anything at all back from the place i went to the last week of november. my daughter has an ear infection and she has been given the okay by the doctor to go back to school today. she already has the medicine for it at home. all of the birds say hi! the weekend is now here! yay! have a great day... Fri, 5 Dec 2014 10:37:36 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827460 i am off to a great start! my daughter is starting to feel better today. there has been different things going around in her school that other children have had, such as the flu or colds. she will be alright. all of the birds say hi. i am getting caught up on one of my online courses and ahead more in the other one. have a great day,everyone! Thu, 4 Dec 2014 09:51:12 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827013 a relaxing day for me today. i am making great progress in both of my online courses. the teacher will set me up with the next topic in one of them this week. my daughter is home from school today. said she felt chilly and very tired. so when she came home for lunch, i decided to keep her home for the rest of the day. i know she will be alright and that she just has to take it easy for a few days and she will be better. i have not yet heard whether or not i got that job. i am looking to chang... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 13:34:06 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5826302 a day to run errands and to keep warm. so far, december is off to a good start for me. my daughter is enjoying the weather. all of the birds say hi. i have started to decorate at my good friend's place. my daughter has already helped to decorate at my parents' place. there is one radio station here that is just playing christmas music. so i am listening to that throughout my day. have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:35:19 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825715 a new month has begun! before i know it, christmas will be here. my daughter is already counting the days until christmas is here. all the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. time to mix up my exercise routines. i like to do that at the start of a new month. my good friend will be back just before the end of this month. in a while, i will be going for a much needed long walk. have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 1 Dec 2014 10:15:20 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825152 my daughter and i had a great time yesterday! she is already making plans for the next year's event. she had a blast! i love to see her so happy,excited! i had fun,too! all of the birds are doing well and say hi. my daughter has some homework to do and so do i. she is feeling so much better! i am working on my homework while she is getting hers ready to do. i will find out this week on whether or not i get that job. i will go about my usual routines until i hear from the company. i have some... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 11:50:16 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5824317 a day to relax. i feel i did well in the interview. i will know next week whether or not i got the job. it wouldn't start for quite a while. all of the birds say hi. my daughter is feeling a lot better today. have a great day,everyone and a terrific weekend! Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:55:00 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823817 i will be going over the rest of the information i noted about the company i had a phone interview with last week. they want me to come in tomorrow morning to do some computer testing and for an in person interview. i will spend some time today reviewing what i have and on reading more about the company online. my daughter is feeling better today and is looking forward to our saturday outing. i am also working on my online courses and keeping a medical appointment later this afternoon. all t... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 10:38:05 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5823306 i have some errands to run. my daughter is back at school and she feels much better. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will be working on my online courses today, as i want to get more caught up and be a bit ahead. here, it is cool and not too windy. yesterday, when i went to look after my good friend's place, the power went out completely for a few minutes. then it came back on, and as far as i know, stayed on the rest of the night. have a great day,everyone! Wed, 26 Nov 2014 11:11:48 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822746 not as windy here today. my daughter has come down with a slight cold. she was off school yesterday and she wants to go back this afternoon. she is resting lots so we can go out this saturday. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i am busy working on both of my online courses today and i will be active throughout. have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:22:43 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5822152 a very windy and mild day here today. my daughter's sooo excited about the kids/family event that is happening this coming saturday. now she has me excited about it. it's in a different city than where we now live, so we will be taking a train to get there. she likes travelling by train. when i am in school, i am based in the city where we are going on saturday. when i am not, i pretty much stay in the city where we are living now. all the birds say hi! have a great day,everyone! Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:42:37 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821670 today is my dad's birthday! happy birthday,dad! my uncle is treating him and my mom, along with my daughter, to lunch today. i will be hearing this week whether or not i go for an interview for the same company that called me on friday afternoon. i will continue to work in both of my online courses this week. it is mild for a few days here, with the chance of rain on both, especially later tonight and overnight. i do not mind the rain, as long as it is not thundering and lightning. all birds ... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:27:58 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5821036 i am catching up on some computer work today. then i'm off to spend some time with my daughter. all of the birds say hi! my daughter is enjoying the weather these days. a great day to get outdoors and have some fun! have a terrific day,everyone! Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:28:09 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820638 i heard from my good friend who is overseas today. I gave him a brief update of what I have been doing and how I am doing. earlier, I was thinking about him and how he is doing. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep, including two that one of my good friend's neighbours are minding that are on the same floor as my friend. I am as prepared as I will be for my phone interview this afternoon. for now, I am taking it easy and enjoying some solo time at the local library. have a gr... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:52:21 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820637 i heard from my good friend who is overseas today. I gave him a brief update of what I have been doing and how I am doing. earlier, I was thinking about him and how he is doing. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep, including two that one of my good friend's neighbours are minding that are on the same floor as my friend. I am as prepared as I will be for my phone interview this afternoon. for now, I am taking it easy and enjoying some solo time at the local library. have a gr... Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:52:21 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5820025 i am spending some time reading up,making notes on the company that contacted me for a phone interview. that will take place tomorrow afternoon and it will take about twenty minutes to complete. i am getting prepared now so that when i hear from the company tomorrow, i will not be surprised to learn what the company does or any information regarding the job. my daughter did very well on her mid-term report card. she told me she will be covering the same areas in math that i have to practice.... Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:29:53 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5819485 i am helping out my good friend who went overseas, by looking after his place while he is away. i spend a lot of time there lately. my daughter says hi. i found out that a company wants to do a phone interview with me on friday. so i said yes and i let them know which time is best for me. i will make sure that my phone is fully charged and ready to go on that day, and to be where i can hear the person clearly and they can hear me clearly. all the birds are doing well and say hi.have a great d... Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:27:24 EST more snow http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5818229 it is snowing some more here today and my daughter loves it! she enjoys playing in the snow. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. my self esteem workshop went really well. i would do it again in a heartbeat. i will have to find my other boots that i can wear in the snow later on today. i have already started to work on my online courses. i will continue to look for work as well. have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:45:27 EST it's snowing! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5817748 it has been steadily snowing here since this morning. my daughter is out enjoying it just now at her friend's place. i am at the workshop and i am really enjoying it! all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:44:08 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816647 i have a self esteem workshop to go to this weekend. my daughter will be staying overnight on saturday at one of her friend's homes. so i will have some extra time on my hands. i may not get to be on spark much over the weekend, as the workshop goes all day on saturday and on sunday. all of the birds say hi. i am making great progress on my online courses. i really enjoyed volunteering the other day. i will look for other opportunities to do so again in the future. feels good to help others. ... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:41:56 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5816260 i enjoyed the day the other day. i got to spend quite a bit of time with my daughter and i got some errands done,too. today, i did some volunteering through the other college i was at in the spring. i really enjoyed it. i have a workshop that goes on saturday and sunday at the other college. i still keep in touch and get notices of various volunteer,other opportunities. my daughter says hi. it is snowing a bit here today and it is cold,too. all the birds say hi. have a great day,everyone! Thu, 13 Nov 2014 14:43:19 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814821 it's rememberance day here in canada. time to reflect on those who have participated in helping to protect canada and for those who are helping other countries. my grandfather was in the second world war, so i got to hear about that quite a bit as a child. he has since passed on and is dearly missed. my daughter had to tell me about her day the other day. i try to spend as much time as possible with her. she likes that mommy is learning math at the same time she is. we even practice math some... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 10:53:15 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5814102 my parents had a great day yesterday! my daughter really enjoyed her sleepover the other night. today, back to working on both of my online courses. all the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:31:04 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813642 it's my parent's wedding anniversary today! they have been married now for 48 years. when it is their 50th, in two years, they really want to celebrate it.we will all be on the east coast in canada that summer, to celebrate a family reunion on my dad's side. they want to celebrate that special anniversary there. i have already started to put some aside for the special occasion. my daughter had a sleepover at one of her friend's place last night. she will be back home this afternoon. all of th... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 13:54:19 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5813096 a windy and mostly rainy day here today. spending some solo time with my daughter before she goes on a sleepover at her friend's place tonight. we are at the local library, then we have to run a few errands. cheep,cheep from the birds! have a great day,everyone! Sat, 8 Nov 2014 12:45:09 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5812503 hurray! the weekend is here! i have signed up to do some volunteer work through the previous school i attended. i like to learn new things and helping people. these two volunteer opportunities combine the two. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and an amazing weekend! i am still working steadily on my online courses and am making great progress. Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:22:18 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5811262 a beautiful fall day here today! woo hoo! i heard about another job opportunity from the same agency that told me about two others. i will know more about it later on. my daughter says hi and gives hugs to all! all birds say cheep,cheep! i know there is a job out there. i will keep on trying until i find one. have a great day,everyone! Wed, 5 Nov 2014 10:37:13 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5810574 a day to catch up on some errands and to continue to work on my online courses. my daughter is now learning french at school. she knows some words i have forgotten and some i do not remember learning. so i am refreshing my french skills as she learns the language. all of the birds say hello,hello! have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 4 Nov 2014 09:35:26 EST a new day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809862 a cool day here today. so i will do things mostly indoors. my daughter went to a swim party at the local ymca yesterday for a few hours and she loved it! i have some catching up to do on my online courses. i am not behind and i want to stay that way. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 3 Nov 2014 09:37:05 EST a new week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5809312 a very full week is coming up for me. i'll have my online course work to do, appointments to keep, errands to run and continuing my job search. i will not give up until i get something. even when i get something, i will not give up. when i set my mind to something, i give it my all and get it done. i have learned that it is good to have backup plans in place, in case you have to change yours at the last second. i have become so much more organized these past few months. that makes it so much ... Sun, 2 Nov 2014 11:57:56 EST happy saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5808616 my daughter decided to go as a zombie for halloween. we covered quite a bit of ground when we went trick or treating last night. she is off now with her grandpa while he gets some work done on his car. i am with my mom at the local library for a while. all of the birds say hi. have a great weekend,everyone and a fabulous day! Sat, 1 Nov 2014 10:55:45 EST happy halloween! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5808232 i still do not know what costume my daughter will be wearing for halloween! i heard from my good friend who is overseas. he told me he will help me to prepare to take the assessments again once he is back, if i still need help. all the birds say cheep,cheep. i am leaving shortly to pick up my daughter from school. have a great weekend,everyone! Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:28:25 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5807469 my daughter has a halloween party at school tomorrow. she told me that i will be surprised when i see her halloween costume. she won't tell me what it is. today, i am back in the swing of things. i will get even more completed in my online course today. every day, i work on it for a while. all the birds say hi. have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:08:14 EST