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 friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6401351 i had the main part of my annual checkup with my doctor yesterday. for the first time in many years, my blood pressure is high. so I have to sit down and figure out what else I can do to bring it down with a variety of tasty,filling food and enough exercise. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone and a great weekend! Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:01:44 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6400528 i was able to get quite a few errands done the other day. today i am focusing on taking better care of myself. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:15:22 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6399798 a new day is now underway. i had a pretty good day yesterday. my daughter says hi. today, i am getting back on track with my eating and exercise habits. i have quite a bit of things to accomplish this week. i will tackle one task at a time. i am getting my life in better shape. i have heard from several relatives and friends i know online that i have not heard from for quite a while. that really brightened up my day and strengthened my resolve to keep in better touch with those i know and to ... Mon, 14 Aug 2017 13:59:23 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6399101 it was raining here a while ago. the rain actually felt refreshing. perhaps it will bring down some of the humidity that is hanging around here. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:02:58 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6398651 the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter says hi! both of us are looking forward to soccer fun day this sunday, which also is my birthday. a double celebration! yay! i am feeling even better today than yesterday. i feel i did really well in my job interview the other day. i will know by early next week if i got the job or not. in the meantime, i have discovered some other resources that will help me to be the best i can be in all areas of my life. have a terrific day,everyone and a great week... Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:05:43 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6398361 i am feeling a bit better than i did the other day. i feel i did well on the job interview i had this afternoon, my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 10 Aug 2017 18:25:06 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6397905 i'm feeling a bit better today. i am doing some stuff today that i have not had time to do much of this week. i did see a counsellor the other day and that was a huge help. i am now more focused on where i want to go and what i want to do in my life. my daughter says hi. it is a beautiful sunny day here today. i took the day off from volunteering as i want to spend the time getting myself healthier inside and out. i will go back on friday, health and weather permitting, to do my volunteering.... Wed, 9 Aug 2017 13:25:24 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6397437 i have been feeling kind of blah these past few days. my daughter encourages me to try my best and to keep in touch with those close to me. she is my biggest booster. a good friend and i had a heart to heart the other day. now i know where i really stand and that i have a long road ahead of me in every area of my life to be where i want to be. i will look into doing something different for exercise this week. i am making the effort to get out of the house and be around people. i was going to ... Tue, 8 Aug 2017 10:04:36 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6396361 a day to get outdoors and enjoy. i am recommiting myself to reaching a new goal weight. i have put on about 50 pounds extra last year and i am finally ready to get to my new goal weight and to stay there. i have the support of my family, friends and spark friends! i know i can do this! i am worth it! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! my daughter says hi! have a terrific day,everyone! Sat, 5 Aug 2017 15:44:02 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6395969 the job was a short lived one. it was only for one day. i am back actively looking for work. my daughter says hi. for all who celebrate the august holiday, happy holiday! it is a long weekend here in canada. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend! Fri, 4 Aug 2017 13:28:11 EST woo hoo! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6395134 i got a job! i start tomorrow and it goes for two weeks! yay! i am so ready to work. I will make sure i have enough food to take my lunch with tomorrow and i will get all caught up on my laundry today. my daughter says hi and her soccer game went really well the other night! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Wed, 2 Aug 2017 13:19:31 EST a new month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6394704 a new month is now underway. i am feeling a bit under the weather today. something i ate the other day did not agree with me. i am having small amounts of food and i am drinking plenty of water. other than that, i feel good. i will see how i feel later and go from there. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 1 Aug 2017 13:44:04 EST it's friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6393060 woo hoo! the weekend is here! so far, i do not have much planned to do and neither does my daughter. perhaps we will just take it easy this weekend. the weather here is not as humid today. i have some errands to do afterwards. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone, and a great weekend! Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:54:07 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6392249 i had two job interviews so far this week. today, i am just taking it easy regarding jobs and taking care of myself. my daughter and her soccer team won their game last night by a score of 4-2! woo hoo! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Wed, 26 Jul 2017 10:12:04 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6391553 one job interview down, one more to go. the one that is set for tomorrow is going to be a longer one, as i have to do some computer stuff while i am there. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:55:05 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6390650 a beautiful day here today! i am out and about running errands. then my daughter and i will hang out together. i got in some extra walking today, the way it worked out. i try to take the stairs instead of taking escalators whenever possible. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:23:27 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6390160 my daughter says hi to all of mommy's many spark friends. it is another warm and humid day here today. we are both keeping cool and well hydrated. i heard from a different place the other day regarding a different job opportunity. i will know by the middle of next week whether or not i got this one or not. in the meantime, i am taking a much needed day to just relax. my daughter is spending some time with a few of her friends today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,every... Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:49:00 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6389765 i will know tomorrow whether or not i got the job where i did the phone interview for the other day. i heard from yet another place regarding a different job opportunity. i will be speaking with them later on today or early tomorrow. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:31:37 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6389014 i'm getting ready to go for a much needed long walk. my daughter says hi, she has her soccer game tonight and she is really looking forward to it. i have a phone interview for a full time job tomorrow morning. i did not hear back from the one i called and left a message for. that is okay with me. perhaps that particular job was not meant for me. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! Have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:38:23 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388551 it is a beautiful and sunny day here today. my daughter is spending some time at the local park with her friends. later, the two of us will go for a long walk. i am waiting to hear back from two different places regarding jobs and interviews. i will continue to look for more work in the meantime. . when the weather is nice like it is today, i like to get outdoors and enjoy it. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:00:13 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6388550 it is a beautiful and sunny day here today. my daughter is spending some time at the local park with her friends. later, the two of us will go for a long walk. i am waiting to hear back from two different places regarding jobs and interviews. i will continue to look for more work in the meantime. . when the weather is nice like it is today, i like to get outdoors and enjoy it. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Mon, 17 Jul 2017 13:00:12 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6387356 it's a beautiful day here today! my daughter says hi! i am looking forward to a weekend where there is not much planned for me or for my daughter. I heard from another place regarding a full time job and i will have a phone interview with that company next week. i am actively looking for work and looking after myself,too. i am looking into changing up my exercises that i do now. i like to play tennis and dance, as well as other activities. I have a variety of exercise videos to choose from an... Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:11:17 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6386864 my daughter says hi! she is enjoying the summer so far! i had a job interview yesterday afternoon for a full time job. i will know by early next week if i get this job or not. in the meantime, i am actively looking for work. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 13 Jul 2017 09:48:40 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6384427 i am keeping cool today and so is my daughter. it is calling for some rain, with a chance of thunderstorms this afternoon.that is okay with me. i have heard from one of the agencies regarding a few job opportunities. i will keep on looking for work in the meantime. i got in plenty of walking the other day. there is a huge park that is a short distance from my place. i went there the other day to explore it a bit. once i realized i reached the other end of the park, i headed for the bus that t... Fri, 7 Jul 2017 10:49:34 EST a beautiful warm and sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6384040 my daughter says hi! i am keeping well hydrated and cool with this very warm weather here today and so is my daughter. she had a great soccer game on tuesday night! her team won the game 5-1! woo hoo! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 6 Jul 2017 11:35:34 EST a new day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6383191 a new month is well underway. a great time to make a fresh start and to change up my exercise routines. on saturday, my daughter and i had some raspberries, a bit of kiwi and shared some blueberries. she enjoys eating fresh foods more than processed foods these days and i am now following her. i prefer fresh foods whenever possible. my daughter participated in a junior chef program that was offered at her school and she has been eating more fresh foods ever since. all of the birds say cheep,c... Tue, 4 Jul 2017 11:02:38 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6380882 i just made it on time for my in person interview earlier this afternoon. i checked in and asked to see a specific person. i was then asked for photo id, so i showed security my photo id. they then gave me a visitors badge and asked me to sit and wait for the person to come and get me. i patiently waited for almost an hour and no one came for me. so i handed my visitors badge back to security and left the building. i let the agency know what happened and to see if they can get me another in p... Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:53:44 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6380881 i just made it on time for my in person interview earlier this afternoon. i checked in and asked to see a specific person. i was then asked for photo id, so i showed security my photo id. they then gave me a visitors badge and asked me to sit and wait for the person to come and get me. i patiently waited for almost an hour and no one came for me. so i handed my visitors badge back to security and left the building. i let the agency know what happened and to see if they can get me another in p... Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:53:43 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6380365 i have an in-person job interview tomorrow, through an employment agency i am registered with. i am researching the company this morning and i will run some errands this afternoon. this position will go for approximately six months and may even be extended further. it is a lot closer for me to get to and from. my daughter has soccer today, after supper. she really enjoys going every week. she is almost done school for the school year. she finishes school this week, for canada day, we usually ... Tue, 27 Jun 2017 11:37:47 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6379527 a new day has started. here is to it being a wonderful day! my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:11:08 EST a mixed weather day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6378368 it started off sunny and somewhat cool here today. a while ago, it rained quite a bit. now it is mostly cloudy. i have still not heard anything regarding the phone job interview i had on monday. i contacted the agency that found the position for me. while i wait to hear back from them, i am looking for other work. i know that there is a job out there for me. i will not stop until i find it. my daughter says hi. have a terrific day,everyone! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:47:15 EST a beautiful sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6377867 the first day of summer is here! hurray! i am feeling pretty good these days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:56:22 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6377417 it is a much cooler day here today, with a chance of rain throughout. i will know in a few days whether or not i got that job. in the meantime, i will keep active and continue to take care of myself. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:32:32 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6377021 i have a phone interview for a 2 month contract position as an office administrator. i know i will do well. i have done some research online on the company, so i will have some knowledge about the company before i speak with them. my daughter is rooting for me to get it and so are quite a few people, including my many spark friends all around the world. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:57:16 EST a warm and humid day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6376322 i am keeping cool and so is my daughter today. the next few days are going to be really warm here. she reminded me this morning to keep hydrated throughout the day today and i reminded her the same. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend! Sat, 17 Jun 2017 14:29:12 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6375539 i heard from a different place today regarding a different job that would go for two months. i will know more about it tomorrow, when i go to the agency that has the job available. in the meantime, i am doing bits of things and keeping cool. tomorrow, and for the rest of the weekend, it is supposed to be very warm and humid. today, there is a chance of rain and a thunderstorm either this afternoon or this evening. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,ever... Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:49:17 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6375012 i came across some clothes i had not worn in a while. so i tried them on the other day and they are fitting me really well. when i had the job, i treated myself to some nice clothes. i wore some of the nice clothes yesterday and i received so many compliments and felt more confident. my daughter has not seen these clothes yet. she will when she is back from school later on today. she enjoys being active and likes to go to school. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:38:23 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6374667 a less hot and humid day here today. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 13 Jun 2017 13:23:00 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372930 a warm and sunny day here today. my daughter says hi. i am out and about, enjoying the weather. have a terrific day and a great weekend,everyone! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! Fri, 9 Jun 2017 10:43:01 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6372067 a beautiful sunny day here today! woo hoo! i got to see my daughter play soccer last night! she had a great time, and so did all of the girls who played. they did not win the game, yet no one was upset by it. there was a lot of laughter and smiles. i have some errands to run. i am up for another job with a different agency. while i wait to hear back on that one, i will go about my day and get in plenty of walking today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Wed, 7 Jun 2017 10:27:35 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6371637 i am slowly and steadily going about my day. my daughter has a soccer game tonight, after supper. i will definitely be there, unless i hear otherwise about the game. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 6 Jun 2017 10:42:12 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6369885 it's a bright and sunny day here today! woo hoo! i will be getting outdoors to enjoy it in a while. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend! Fri, 2 Jun 2017 10:56:10 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6369452 despite the weather on tuesday, my daughter and her soccer team did play. they ended up winning the game and my daughter scored two goals! woo hoo! today, i am back on the job search. i am taking it one step at a time. i want to be in even better health than i am now. i find that being regularly active helps me overall. i have the doctor's okay to resume regular exercise. i make an effort to be active every day, rain or shine. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 1 Jun 2017 11:02:45 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6368502 i decided to stop going to that particular job. it was too much for my body to handle. my daughter is so relieved. she was very concerned about my health the whole time i had this job. my family and friends were very concerned,too. now they can all relax and not be so worried about me. they all thought i was pushing myself too hard to just get some more recent work experience and to earn some much needed extra income. i am taking the day to just do whatever i feel like. if i feel better later... Tue, 30 May 2017 10:07:24 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6368035 a new week has begun. it is going to be a mild and mostly sunny day here today. i am still dealing with some strained muscles today. they seem to be not as sore since i chose not to go into work today. later on, i have a chance at a full time job. i will see how i feel and go from there. my daughter says hi. i am following my doctor's advice to the letter this time. he told me if i need more time to recover from my strained muscles, than that is okay. if i am not feeling much better in about ... Mon, 29 May 2017 10:00:36 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6367746 i really enjoyed seeing the pirates of the caribbean movie the other day! i will be taking my mom to see it this coming weekend, or perhaps tomorrow. i will see what is happening and go from there. my doctor advised me to take at least one day off work and see if my strained muscles on my left side feel better. somehow, i am not sure where or when, i strained some muscles there. i know i strained one on my left arm when i went to lift up a box to carry to my work desk on thursday. since i wa... Sun, 28 May 2017 14:26:14 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6367293 after a short work week, i am taking it easy today. my daughter says hi. she is heading out shortly to spend some time with her friends. as for me, i am heading to a doctor's appointment, then i am going to see the new pirates of the caribbean movie. after what was a very busy and full week for me, i am treating myself to a movie. i have not been to see a movie for a long time and i feel i deserve to treat myself. my daughter encouraged me to go and see it. she knows how much of a fan i am of... Sat, 27 May 2017 12:10:31 EST it' s friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6364025 the long weekend here in canada has finally arrived! woo hoo! for all who celebrate, happy victoria day on monday. my daughter is looking forward to the long weekend and so am i. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend! Fri, 19 May 2017 15:57:54 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6363561 i am feeling a lot better today. it is another warm and humid day here again and i am well prepared for it. later on today, i see my doctor and update my asthma action plan. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i found out yesterday that after the long weekend here, i am back to work at the same place i started at a few weeks ago. so i am getting enough fresh,tasty,filling foods in over the weekend and getting caught up with my laundry,too. i am pacing myself,though, so i co... Thu, 18 May 2017 12:44:06 EST it is wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6363045 a very warm,humid and sunny day here today. i will stay where it is the coolest while i recover from my asthma flare ups. i am seeing my doctor tomorrow and i will be sure to mention the asthma flare ups. i find that when the weather fluctuates, or is very warm and humid, i can get asthma flare ups. my daughter reminded me to drink plenty of fluids and to keep cool today. she is such a treasure and a joy. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Wed, 17 May 2017 09:25:32 EST