MOMMY445's SparkPeople Blog MOMMY445's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community taking it easy my allergies are flaring up a bit today, so i am taking it easy. my daughter says hi. all of the birds also say hello. the last day of school went well for me. now i just have to review for one more final exam and my semester is done. happy easter to all! Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:51:44 EST hurray! last official day of classes for me today! woo hoo! heading off shortly to do my first final exam. i am as prepared as i can be for it. in the first class, the teacher brought in donuts for everyone and some whole grain muffins. i chose the whole grain muffin and it was delicious. my daughter is soooooo excited about easter! that is what i have been hearing about the most from her lately. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:20:02 EST almost finished school just one more day to go and i am officially finished school for another semester. then i will just have one final exam next week and i can call it a semester. this week, i will have my first final exam. i feel that i am very prepared for it. my daughter got her ears pierced on sunday. it was one of the presents she got for her birthday from her friends. a gift card for her to get her ears done whenever she is ready. she found some of my other earrings and she asked me if it was okay to wear t... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:17:28 EST a beautiful sunny spring day getting ready for my first class of the day. then i have a break between before i meet up with the professor from my other class. she is willing to help me make up for not being able to be there for the group presentation. i will take it, as i can use all the marks i can get. the other group presentation class is this morning. i have only a small part in it, since i was not able to meet up with the group last thursday. i will take it. it is better than no part. i will be continuing my job sea... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:20:51 EST a mild day i signed up for a workshop at a different school campus today. i was going to sign up for two more, except that they are full. every chance i get to do something different, i give it a try. i am working towards something called a leadership passport. you get to complete various activities and you get to graduate with distinction from your program. i have had to get out of my comfort zone to do this and i feel more confident as a result. thank you for honouring me,today! what a wonderful way t... Wed, 9 Apr 2014 08:36:57 EST a new week just got back to school today after being away from it for a few weeks. i got right back in the swing of things,too. i found out what part i have to do for a group presentation this week in my other class. i will definitely be here to do it. i will make sure to not schedule any appointments on days when i have my final exams. same goes for work,too. i do not mind working inbetween. i was able to pull it off this time through emails with classmates and teachers. one of my teachers is willing t... Tue, 8 Apr 2014 10:02:39 EST a sunny spring day getting back into the swing of things today. my daughter's school pictures came out really nice. she is enjoying school and learning to swim,too. i am getting ready to go back to school after being away from it for a while. i have already started to review for my final exams. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. my good friend is all settled in now and says hi. now i'm off to do some homework. have a great day,everyone! Mon, 7 Apr 2014 15:07:16 EST the weekend! woo hoo! the first weekend of april is here! yay! a chance to unwind after a busy week. my daughter says hi. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! i will get some errands done today. later, i will make some weekend plans. i have to finalize them later, when i hear from my good friend. i am heading to the grocery store in a while to get some more healthy foods and snacks. have a great day and a terrific weekend. everyone! Fri, 4 Apr 2014 08:58:59 EST a nice day now i am unwinding after a very full day. i dealt calmly with a misunderstanding and got it resolved quickly. this happened on my way home from the job. made some new friends,too. my daughter is at her swimming class now and tells me to tell all of mommy's friends hello. all of the birds are asleep for the night. tomorrow is the first day off i have had in a while. i will use it to catch up on a few things before i make my weekend plans. have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 3 Apr 2014 19:42:17 EST a beautiful day it was very sunny here today. i really enjoyed lunch out with my co-workers this afternoon. i even got in an extra walk to get to the restaurant and back to work. which in turn helped me to pass my step goal for the day. my daughter told me that her friends all had a great time at her birthday party. i am so glad to hear that. it was definitely worth the time and effort put into making it a fun time for all. i even got to jump rope briefly as well that day. one more day of work left and then ... Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:24:21 EST it's now april a beautiful sunny day here today. woo hoo! feeling better today. my good friend is all moved now and is busy unpacking. my daughter spent some time at the library today. she really enjoys going there and so do i. all of the birds here are busy chatting with the many others they hear outside, including some cardinals. i have been sticking more to my eating and exercise plan i set up for this month. even when my schedule gets hectic, i make sure to do that. i found out from one of my classmates... Tue, 1 Apr 2014 19:05:58 EST another month is coming to a close. a new month comes tomorrow and brings with it fresh challenges and changes. this is the last week of work at that place for me. i will miss working there and being with my coworkers,who are wonderful to get along with. my daughter had a great day yesterday and says thank you very much for all of the birthday wishes. all of the birds are busy chatting with the others that they hear outside. have a great day,everyone! Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:33:45 EST the weekend is here my daughter is soooo excited about her birthday party on sunday afternoon. i am just about ready to go away for the weekend. i am also helping my good friend move this weekend as well. so i am enjoying some much needed down time. while i have some quiet time to myself, that is. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! i was able to get my daughter the top two things she asked for this year, for her birthday. will she be surprised. plus i got her some much needed clothes,too. she w... Fri, 28 Mar 2014 18:45:45 EST another day my day is finally winding down. i am just finishing up some laundry and putting the finishing touches on my daughter's birthday presents. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:18:05 EST homework day a day to get caught up and ahead on my homework. i am all set for my daughter's birthday party this weekend. i pretty much have everything i need and i have finally finished getting all of the presents i wanted to get for her. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! i figure as may as well use some of the extra time i have this week to get some housework done and the rest of my homework done. i will definitely make time to just relax. have a great day,everyone! Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:44:11 EST a sunny day i just have one class today. later on, though, i will be completing my part for two assignments that are both due this week in both of my classes. then i can focus on some other, equally important things that i need to do. i do make time for fun,though ,most definitely. now it's all set for my daughter's birthday this weekend. all of the friends she asked are coming to her party. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. i actually got to school early this morning, so i am taking a... Tue, 25 Mar 2014 08:24:53 EST what a full day i just got in a while ago from work. the job is indeed winding down, and that is fine with me. my daughter is sooooooo excited about her birthday party this weekend. the friends she invited all accepted. first we will be going to the local big park so they can play for a while. then we are coming back for cake and ice cream. then she will open her presents. that is the update she gave me a few hours ago. she loved the movie! she is feeling so much better and says thank you to all of mommy's m... Mon, 24 Mar 2014 20:54:04 EST it's sunday so far, i am just taking it easy today. have not gotten any specific plans for the day. sometimes i need to have a day like that. with no specific plans. it balances out the days where i have several plans and tasks to accomplish. my daughter is feeling a bit under the weather today. she is resting now. she wants to see her aunt this afternoon if she is feeling better. all of the birds are doing well and say hello. keeping to my eating and exercise plan pretty much this past week. another mon... Sun, 23 Mar 2014 11:02:29 EST it's saturday i'm just getting going on my day now. my daughter is already up for the day. she is soo excited about going to see the new muppets movie this afternoon with her grandparents. i will be meeting up later with my good friend. in the meantime, i will get some much needed housework done. all the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. have a great weekend,everyone! Sat, 22 Mar 2014 08:38:12 EST the weekend is here i am taking it easy today. weekend plans are still to be finalized. tomorrow my daughter is going with her grandparents to see the new muppets movie. then the next day she will be seeing her aunt at a local college, where my sister plays volleyball. as for me, i actually have some time to myself, a rarity these days. the job will finish the last week of march into april. that is fine with me. that will give me the chance to focus more on school and on getting through the rest of the semester.... Fri, 21 Mar 2014 19:25:30 EST a long,cool day i finally have some down time today. it is very challenging to work and to get other,equally important things done and to pursue your own interests. i am enjoying this job immensely so far. my daughter starts her swimming lessons this week. i was able to safely drop off an assignment that was due today for one of my classes. i did that the other day, after i had dinner. today,i am getting caught up on my laundry and i am getting ready for the weekend. more than likely, i will be meeting up wi... Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:07:54 EST an amazing day i had a great weekend and i am having an amazing day so far. the job is going well and i am able to keep up with my school work as well. my daughter starts swimming lessons this week and she is really looking forward to them. she still wants to play soccer this summer. i will look into that for her. she really enjoys soccer, so i will make sure she can play again this year. all the birds are doing well and say hello! got in a fair amount of exercise, the way it worked out today. i did really ... Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:55:33 EST a sunny,cold day i'm inbetween classes right now. enjoying a much needed break. so far, i have not heard about the job that is to start tomorrow. i am prepared to start tomorrow regardless of when it will actually start. i now have two group assignments to work on. one is due in two weeks and the other report is due next week. i look at it this way. the longer it is to start that job, the better it is for me school wise. i want to get ahead and to submit any reports or other assignments on time. i will have t... Thu, 13 Mar 2014 11:50:28 EST a snowy day it is supposed to snow throughout the day today. my daughter enjoys playing in the snow. me, i do not mind as long as it isn't blowing snow or too cold outside. all the birds say hello,hello! still figuring out my plans for the day. perhaps i will just take it a bit at a time and not make much plans. i passed both of my mid-term exams with flying colours and i am so happy! considering how and when i had to study for them, that is great! my schedule was pretty packed and managed to get in plen... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 08:47:16 EST a beautiful mild sunny day had a great weekend! back in town and back at school today. did really well on one of my midterm exams. will find out about the other one this week. my daughter is doing well and says hi. she starts her swimming lessons this week. i am ahead in my course readings. so i can focus on other parts of the courses that are equally important. been sticking to my eating and exercise plan as much as possible. i will continue to do so. so much to do and yet it is worth all of the effort i am putting i... Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:58:35 EST a lovely winter day i found out on friday afternoon that i got the job! i start this friday. i am still waiting for the final details from the agency. then i will be good to go. spent the weekend with my good friend. spent some time with my daughter,too. i try to spend time with those who are close to me as often as i can,without becoming too overwhelmed or overloaded. my daughter is doing well and sends hugs to everyone! all the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! have a terrific day,everyone. back to sch... Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:01:47 EST so much sunshine so far, i have not yet heard whether or not i have that job. so i will start applying for others. i will get ahead in my homework, so that if the job does pan out after all, or another one comes up, i can go for it. my daughter is doing well and says hi! all of the birds also say hello,hello! meeting up with a good friend of mine tonight. i needed the change of scenery. i had my head in my course books for a long time yesterday and i need a break. so looking forward to the weekend. i am makin... Thu, 6 Mar 2014 15:02:57 EST a less cool day i'm having a great day so far! taking a mini break just now. then i'll be off once again to do some errands. my daughter will start march break as of this friday. i will be there with her on friday. these days, i am hardly home. sometimes it feels like there are not enough hours in the day. i have been sticking to my eating and exercise plan that i set for march. i am finding that i have more energy lately. i can now go for longer walks with hills and not get as winded. that is a great feelin... Wed, 5 Mar 2014 11:45:16 EST a cool and cloudy day i will be working on some homework today. my good friend surprised me with some beautiful flowers the other day. i was definitely not expecting any. made my whole day! i will find out this week whether or not i got that job. i am prepared either way. my daughter is doing well and says hi to all of mommy's many friends. all the birds also say hi. i will be meeting up with my good friend tonight for dinner. with so many people supporting me, i know i will do well in all areas of my life. have a... Tue, 4 Mar 2014 09:59:12 EST a sunny winter day i am enjoying my weekend so far. i have a job interview tomorrow afternoon and i know i will do very well. even though it is a week off school for me, i still have quite a bit of school related activities to do, including getting most of, if not all of, the group assignment done for one of my classes this week. then that is done and i will be able to focus on other, equally important activities. my daughter had a sleepover at one of her friend's places yesterday and she will be back home toda... Sun, 2 Mar 2014 14:24:12 EST it's friday! the weekend is here! hurray! i will be meeting up with a good friend of mine later on today. a much needed break out of town does me a world of good. i am making plans to spend some time next week with my daughter, just the two of us. i actually have some homework to do before school resumes the second week of march. it is my march break next week. the college calls it reading week and now i can see why. you do end up doing some reading and some research at least on one of those days. i will ... Fri, 28 Feb 2014 08:57:52 EST a really windy,cool day i got through my second mid-term test this morning. it was not as hard as i thought it would be. i only got stuck on one part. i made sure to put down as much as i remembered, so i can still get some marks. that is alright with me. after today, i have a week off school. the college equivalent of a march break. then my daughter has her march break the week after i do. i will figure out something so we can do some activities together. she got an award the other day at school. she was not expect... Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:25:36 EST an easy,relaxing day a day of rest and relaxation for me today. my daughter says hello and sends hugs to mommy's many friends. all of the birds are doing well and are busy chatting with the many others that they hear outside this morning. i just have a bit of homework to do today and i am right up to date with both of my classes. i may do some laundry today. i will see how i feel. it is very cold again here today. a day to mainly stay indoors for me. when the weather is like that outside, i usually do some exerci... Wed, 26 Feb 2014 09:01:30 EST a very cold day i made it to school safely on time this morning. i was about 15 minutes late, as i had missed one of my connecting buses. that is okay. class was just getting underway. my daughter is doing well and says hello to all! my room mate says thanks to all who have expressed condolences regarding her mom's passing. all the birds say hi! there is a fun family day event at my daughter's school this evening. i am really looking forward to it and so is she. have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 25 Feb 2014 09:23:53 EST a beautiful sunny day found out this morning that canada's men's hockey team won a gold medal at the olympics! woo hoo! way to go team! that brings the medal total for canada to 25.even my daughter's excited about it! i just learned this morning from my room mate that her mom passed away last night. her mom was 95 years old and had a great life. i will support her as much as i can. i am having a great time with my good friend this weekend. i feel i did really well on the test i had last week. i have another one co... Sun, 23 Feb 2014 13:25:20 EST so much sunshine so far, the rain that is supposed to come has not started yet. from what i understand, it is supposed to start after dinner time and continue overnight for a few hours. the temperature is supposed to drop throughout the day,too. at the moment, i am on a break between classes. i will do one more review for my test that is this afternoon in my other course. then i will be all set. with so many people rooting for me and encouraging me, i feel i am ready. bring it on! through my daughter's school... Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:35:27 EST a sunny mild day a day to catch up on housework and homework today. my daughter sends hugs to everyone! all the birds are good and say hello,hello! my roommate is doing well and says hi. i will be active once again today. i have made the effort and the commitment to get and stay in the best shape i have ever been. i am tired of getting winded when i go up stairs. down stairs, i am fine. going up, i still get winded sometimes. not as much as i used to,though. my doctor wants me to get my weight down to where i... Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:27:33 EST a busy day i had school this morning. then i had a job interview this afternoon. then i heard from the other place i had applied for a different job earlier on. they have an opportunity coming up in march for three weeks and wanted to know if i was interested. i told them definitely yes, i am interested. my daughter is looking forward to her birthday at the end of next month. she told me the other day what else she would like to get for her birthday. what she asked for is doable for me. i just came back... Tue, 18 Feb 2014 18:36:11 EST a sunny day out for a long walk on a sunny.mild day! stopped by the library to do some computer work. my daughter says hi and all the birds do,too! having a great time so far this weekend! have a terrific day,everyone! Sat, 15 Feb 2014 14:45:13 EST happy valentine's day! i heard from my good friend this morning, wishing me a happy valentine's day! we will be meeting up later this afternoon. i heard back from one of the jobs i applied to and they want me to come in to fill out some paperwork. i will go there next tuesday to do just that. i may hear back from the other place that called me regarding a different job. my daughter says happy valentine's day to all of mommy's many friends all across the world! all the birds say hello,hello! have a great day,everyon... Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:19:03 EST a full day it is sunny and not as cold here today. i am on a break between classes. my daughter says hi! all the birds send their hellos,too! the second class today will be a review for the midterm exam next week. so i do not want to miss it. then, when that class is done, my day is done at school. then i am off to spend a bit of time with my family and i will get to spend some time with my daughter,too. then i am back to the city where i share a place with my roommate. she says thank you for all of the... Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:46:49 EST a long day had my counselling appointment this morning and it went very well. i have applied for several jobs today. i want to have one lined up so when the semester is done, i will have something definite to do and some extra funds in my pocket. my birds are doing well and say hello,hello! my roommate's bird also says hi! my daughter is doing well in school and sends hugs. i am feeling a lot better today. finally got caught up on my laundry today. have a great day,everyone! Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:19:59 EST feeling much better today i am finally getting over the worst of this cold i have. my energy is coming back to what it usually is. my daughter is back to school and she is feeling so much better,too. my birds say hello,hello and so does my roommate's bird,too! with the sunny weather here, there has been plenty of chirping inside and outside. other birds are coming for the spring,it looks like. all the birds here like hearing and chatting with them during the day. i had one class today and i did alright. i was able to ... Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:56:13 EST it's saturday a day to take it easy. still feel a bit under the weather. not much planned until later today. my daughter is feeling a lot better today and says hi to all of mommy's friends. my birds say hello,hello! the new bird is doing very well and also says hello. have a great weekend,everyone! Sat, 8 Feb 2014 08:35:44 EST it's finally friday my daughter is feeling a bit better today. now i feel like i am coming down with something. that is okay. as long as she is feeling better, that is fine with me. my birds are doing well and say hello,hello! i'm taking it easy today. looks like my good friend will be moving my way sooner rather than later. people have already been to see the place and like it. have a great day,everyone and a terrific weekend! Fri, 7 Feb 2014 08:56:34 EST a nice sunny day my daughter stayed home from school today. when she woke up this morning, she had a fever and felt achy all over. so she is at home today,taking it easy. i will be starting my second class shortly. all of the birds, including my roommate's, say hello,hello! i will definitely be meeting up with my good friend this weekend and spending time with my daughter,too. have a great day,everyone! i will get to welcoming new members on the weekly challenge team tomorrow,pam! Thu, 6 Feb 2014 12:22:32 EST a snowy day it will be snowing throughout the day here today. i will use the day to catch up on some housework and to get my homework done. i enjoy my weekends these days. during the week, i make sure to get housework and homework done,so i can enjoy the weekends every week. my daughter is enjoying the weather these days. she says hi to all of mommy's many friends. my birds are doing well and so is my room mate's bird. all three of them are so active, so lively. the new bird is in a separate cage. so the... Wed, 5 Feb 2014 10:16:40 EST a sunny day a day to get caught up on housework and homework. my daughter is feeling much better now and is back at school today. so far, i have not heard anything regarding the job. that is okay with me. i am focusing on other important things in the meantime. my good friend will be moving at the end of this month into the city where i live now. that will make it so much easier to meet up. my birds are doing well and say hello,hello! that includes my roommate's bird,too! have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 4 Feb 2014 09:56:09 EST a mild sunny day i am feeling so much better these days! just got back after spending the weekend with my good friend. my daughter was feeling under the weather on the weekend, so i made sure to spend a lot of time with her. she was feeling much better when i last talked to birds say hello,hello! my room mate treated herself to a budgie bird for her birthday, which is next week. so now there are three budgies at our place. the new fellow's name is disco and he is in a separate cage. they are all gettin... Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:57:31 EST another month is coming to a close today. a new month starts tomorrow. a fresh start. it is finally not too cold here now. there is supposed to be a noticeable amount of snow here tomorrow. my daughter is enjoying her day off school. she will spend some time with her friends today. my birds are enjoying the milder weather here. for today, i do not have any specific plans. later on,in the evening, i will be meeting up with a good friend of mine. i do have some homework to do for my courses. so i will get th... Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:37:20 EST