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/ feeling good http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5750225 had a good night's sleep last night and i feel so much better today. enjoyed the time i spent with my daughter yesterday. today, i will be working on my online course for a while. then i have to go and pick up some more mail where i used to live. i plan on meeting up with my good friend for supper today.all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:54:06 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5749538 had a somewhat restless night last night. so today i am more tired than usual. i will have a power nap this afternoon and that will help. i am running some errands today. then i am spending some time with my daughter. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone! Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:41:55 EST woo hoo! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748824 it's tuesday! a day where i can enjoy some much needed time doing whatever i feel like. school is done and i did really well. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! another month will be finishing in a few days. i am looking forward to a new month starting on friday. my birthday also is in august, so i am looking forward to that as well. i had some time to sort through some of my stuff the other day. i still have much more of that to do. sometimes you do not know what you act... Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:52:51 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5746834 i had a great time yesterday with my daughter. my good friend treated her to some ice cream, which she really enjoys. then we were off to enjoy the rest of the day. if the weather is nice today, my good friend and i may go on a day trip north of the city. if not, we will do things in the city, such as checking out any festivals or other events happening. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone and a terrific weekend! Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:37:31 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5745534 i feel a bit tired today. that is okay. school will be done tomorrow. then i will be off to spend some time with my daughter. i am so glad my good friend is in my life. he has been there for me through all of the challenges i faced and the ones i am now facing. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. the weather is nice today and it is not too hot outside. have a great day,everyone! Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:50:25 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744780 i'm almost finished school until september. just two more days after today and i will be done. it won't be as hot here today. some relief from the humidity that has been around for quite a few days. my daughter is really enjoying day camp,soccer and the reading club at the local library. every week day, she has somewhere to go and something to do. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:47:22 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5744034 i made it through another day. my daughter is doing well and says hi! today there are two classes. one in the morning and one in the afternoon. i still have some errands to run today. that is okay with me. i will pace myself, as it is another very warm day here today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:42:30 EST a beautiful sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5743258 i have so much to do today. i have one week left of school and that is it until september. i have to start an online course this afternoon. i have a meeting i need to attend just behind that. inbetween there, i have several errands to run. this will be a very busy week for me. every day, i have somewhere to go and so much to do. i did meet up with my good friend yesterday and had a terrific day. my daughter is really enjoying day camp and she told me that she will be signing up for track and ... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:48:30 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742640 i had a great day with my daughter yesterday. i will definitely have many more of those days more often. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. i will be meeting up with my good friend later,after i catch up on some computer work. last week of school for me until september. looking into another place to live. have even more paperwork to do to get into that place. i have already started to fill out some of the paperwork. i will have the rest done by tomorrow and faxed to the pla... Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:35:04 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5742184 the weather is nice here. not too hot and not too cool. just right. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. the day is going well. have a wonderful day,everyone and a terrific weekend! Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:34:06 EST woo hoo! it's friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741462 i found out today that i will be in the highest level class for English! woo hoo! i am so glad i kept up my skills in that area. I know for Math i will have to start at the first course offered and that is fine with me. my daughter sends hugs and says hi! all of the birds are okay and say hello,hello! i'm meeting up with my good friend later on today. tomorrow is mommy and daughter day,as my good friend will not be home that day. have a great day and a terrific weekend,everyone! Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:26:46 EST a beautiful day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5740854 a lovely day. not too hot or cold and it is not raining today. school went well. i got into the online course that is a prerequisite to take the other courses coming in september, online. i find that i do get some work in the fall. so i am going to sign up for the courses i need online when i see the counsellor on monday morning. then that is done. today i got to check out different courses and programs online and what their requirements are. then classes were done for the day. my daughter is... Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:13:20 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739909 school did go well yesterday for me. i did pretty well on the math questions the math teacher gave the class to do last week. i have already reserved some books from the library for the areas that are the most challenging for me. plus i will have my good friend's help for some of it,too. my daughter is enjoying her activities. they keep her pretty busy. today, it is mainly communication class, with a bit of self-assessment added into the mix. it looks like every day is important. only seven m... Wed, 16 Jul 2014 08:44:03 EST a rainy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5739178 i woke up to rain coming down steadily outside this morning. that is alright. i found my raincoat and umbrella. then off i went to school. the computer lab went very well yesterday. today, it will be english and math. english in the morning and math in the afternoon. i wonder what parts of math will be covered today in class. i know it is not one of my stronger points. i am working on improving it considerably. my good friend likes math and has offered to help me in math if i need help. my da... Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:36:42 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5738557 i had a great weekend. now i am on a break between classes at school. had to do an actual essay in the first class this morning. what a way to start the day. it has been a really long time since i had to do one and to actually write out the good copy, not type it, was challenging. i got so used to typing out essays and other stuff for college that this was challenging for me. yet i got through it alright. the second class will be in the computer lab this afternoon. it was definitely worth it ... Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:56:27 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5737824 i did get to see my good friend for a while yesterday. then i went to explore some of the city for the remainder of the day. i ended up walking for over 10 miles yesterday, the way it worked out. i will pace myself today. my daughter had a sleepover yesterday at one of her friend's places. she is still there this morning and will come back home later after lunch. all of the birds are doing well. i have some homework to do in between today and when classes start tomorrow. so i will come to sch... Sun, 13 Jul 2014 10:54:23 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5736595 the weekend is finally here! yay! other than my allergies flaring up this morning, i am doing alright. meeting up with a friend of mine later this afternoon. then i may meet up with my good friend in the evening. i will leave the evening clear, so i can go and meet up with my good friend or do something else. my daughter sends hugs! all of the birds are doing well. have a great day,everyone and a terrific weekend! Fri, 11 Jul 2014 09:29:41 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735999 i will need to take a day off school to get the rest of some important errands done. i have applied to be a volunteer at a big event here next year and i have to do a video interview, which takes about 10-15 minutes. i will do that tomorrow, among other things. time is going by and i want to have my place before the end of the month, so i have a specific place to go to call my own. my daughter is doing well and says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! have a wonderful day! Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:51:54 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5735354 i am taking a much needed break. worked on a personality assessment all morning at school. now i am catching up on some computer work. then i will take a short walk outside and enjoy a sunny day. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! Have a wonderful day,everyone! Wed, 9 Jul 2014 12:49:27 EST a rainy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5734668 had another great day of classes today! i am looking forward to the next day of classes tomorrow. my daughter is now in a day camp in the afternoons on weekdays. plus she still has soccer and her reading club at the local library. she has enough to keep her busy for quite a while. i will make the time to go and see a place this week and to fill out the paperwork needed. i do meet up quite often with my good friend. he is all for me going back to school full time so i can get the job i want an... Tue, 8 Jul 2014 15:12:04 EST a lovely day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733951 first day of classes went well for me. i am really going to enjoy these classes. i will make full use of all that is offered to me while i am there. my daughter went to a day camp today. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! have a terrific day,everyone! Mon, 7 Jul 2014 16:18:31 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5733187 i had a great start to my day. then i had to quickly change my plans and my stomach decided it was not settling down after lunch. so i had to quickly find a washroom and make sure my stomach was okay. it is alright now. i do not know what i had that caused such a reaction. nothing different and i took my time eating. so while i am out, i will just drink some water,until i know my stomach is okay. my daughter is into soccer, even to watch on tv. she was watching a game yesterday and she told m... Sun, 6 Jul 2014 15:33:55 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732406 another sunny day here today! woo hoo! have not yet decided on plans for the day. i will decide as i go. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Sat, 5 Jul 2014 09:44:26 EST it's friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731821 another week is coming to a close. i have decided to go with my first choice of a place to live. it is more affordable for me and i will have the privacy i have been missing by sharing a place on and off for the past few years. when i have my own place, i feel good. i do not mind sharing a place if that is what i need to do. my daughter is enjoying the summer so far. all the birds are doing well and say hi! have a great day and a fabulous weekend,everyone! Fri, 4 Jul 2014 09:15:36 EST a sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5731220 i may have found a place to live. i will check and see where it is and if it is still available. once i have that information, i can go and see it. it is within my budget and it is in an area that i like, in the city. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and cheep hello,hello. i start some computer training next week. i will also be tested on my math skills,too. so this way, i will know where my math skills are and what courses i can take to improve them even more. i am open t... Thu, 3 Jul 2014 10:19:38 EST a new day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5730465 i spent the day outdoors yesterday with my daughter. it was soo worth it! now i am dealing with a sunburn on my arms and on my lower legs. i am extra sensitive to the sun and it is now showing on my skin. i will be okay. i am taking it easy today. i was going to do several errands. i will do a few and see how i feel. it was supposed to be a mostly cloudy day here today. now i can see some lovely sunshine outside. which means a change of plans for me today. when i do get a sunburn, i like to s... Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:24:56 EST another month is coming to a close http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728928 it is the last day of june. tomorrow, a new month starts. got a bit frustrated the other day over what i still have to do to get where i want to be in my life. now i have a specific focus and i will put more efforts into it. my daughter is really looking forward to tomorrow at the big park with mommy. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. will have much to do this week, as this is the last week i have before the computer training classes start next week during the day. have a g... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 09:31:26 EST a very hot and sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726982 i am feeling much better today. the weekend is now here! hurray! it is the last day of school for my daughter until september. then her summer break officially starts. i have some errands to run throughout the day today. then i will be meeting up with my good friend, who has been there for me since i had to make several changes in my life. i will be spending time with my daughter on canada day, rain or shine. all of the birds say hello,hello! to all canadian sparkers, happy canada day to you ... Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:40:54 EST a relaxing day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5726240 my daughter did really well on her final grade 3 report card. she will definitely be in grade 4 in september! yay! plus she will be getting an award on the last day of school, in the morning. i found out yesterday that i got into the academic upgrading program i applied for! so i am feeling really good! i do have a few things to do to get my own place. i will go and check out the one that was recommended to me, this morning. if i like it, i will get the form i was given filled out. then i wil... Thu, 26 Jun 2014 09:39:41 EST another busy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5725532 i have some errands to do today and an important appointment this afternoon. it seems like i have something to do every day. i will pace myself, as it is going to be another warm and humid day here again today. for now, though, i will take it easy until i head off to do my next errand. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say hello,hello. have a wonderful day,everyone. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:29:56 EST a very warm day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5724992 today has not been too stressful for me. yesterday, it felt like i was going around in circles all day. i was exhausted by the end of the day. today has been a lot less stressful and more relaxing. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep, cheep. the english skills assessment session i had this morning went really well. so i decided to take off the afternoon and just enjoy the beautiful weather. have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 24 Jun 2014 15:23:22 EST A new week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5723972 I had a great time with my daughter yesterday. I love to spend time with her and she loves to spend time with me. I found a few other places that are available to move to this week. I will fill out the required paperwork and accept the one that is in the area I want to be. If it is not available for some reason or another, I will take the other one. I am really looking forward to being on my own again. I do have some of the basics needed to start being on my own. I will make a list later toda... Mon, 23 Jun 2014 09:31:03 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722670 i'm off to spend some time with my good friend. my daughter and my parents are at a local garage sale that benefits charity. i have been keeping up with the world cup soccer games as much as i can. i am a huge sports fan. have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend! Sat, 21 Jun 2014 10:03:30 EST hurray! it's friday! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5722145 i feel great today! to me, the job interview went well. i will know whether or not i got the job by the last week of this month. in the meantime, i will continue my job search. my daughter says hi! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep, cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend! Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:05:37 EST a sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5721237 i have a job interview tomorrow. so i will head to my good friend's place later to get what i need to be ready for the interview. it has been a long time since i have been on one. i know i can do so. the last one i went on ended up with me getting a job. so i am very optimistic on this one. my daughter is now counting the days until she is finished school for this school year. she is really looking forward to the time off until september. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello. h... Thu, 19 Jun 2014 09:25:08 EST some progress http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5720527 i found out a few things i did not know the other day. so i am taking today to reflect on them and to get some more things done. my daughter managed to not get too wet the other day at her soccer game. the coach insisted they play, even though it looked like it could pour rain at any moment. the adults were not happy and started to leave with the kids. just after they all got to their cars, it started to pour rain. there was also thunder and lightning, of which my daughter is not a big fan of... Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:11:45 EST a new day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5719012 found out that i need to have an address for a place before i can get financial assistance. that is okay. i am stepping up my efforts to do so today. i want to be in my own place as soon as is realistically possible. i am also continuing to look for work as well. my daughter will be done school soon for this school year. in september, she will be in grade 4. i can remember when she was just starting junior kindergarten for the first time. where does the time go? all of the birds are doing wel... Mon, 16 Jun 2014 10:15:57 EST a new week http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5718457 i am taking it easy today. i was out and about for most of yesterday. so i decided to not be all over the place running errands today. my daughter had a sleepover at one of her friend's place yesterday and she really enjoyed it. all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! have a wonderful day,everyone! Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:16:27 EST the challenges continue http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717110 i thought i had settled something the other day. turns out, i have to re apply for something all over again and it could take a month to process. there has to be a faster way to make that happen. one i have not discovered yet. i wanted to already be making moving plans into my own place at the end of this month. i am still planning to do so. it is just not going to happen unless something comes up to help me with the moving costs and with costs of living. i will get some help to re apply for ... Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:41:53 EST a day with mixed weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5716432 the rain did come yesterday, later in the evening. that is okay. i made sure to have a raincoat and an umbrella with me as i completed several errands. my daughter says hi. all of the birds also say hello,hello. today, i do have some errands to run. i may meet up later with my good friend. i will see how long it takes me to get my errands done. have a wonderful day,everyone! Thu, 12 Jun 2014 10:52:36 EST a rainy mild day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5715634 had to deal with an unexpected hurdle in getting my life back on track yesterday afternoon. my good friend and i sat down and worked out a new plan to deal with the hurdle. at the time, i was very stressed and anxious about the hurdle. i am so glad i have such a good friend, my spark friends and my family for support. i came up with quite a few solutions to overcome this hurdle. i know i can do this! i have come this far. i am not stopping now. my daughter says hi. all of the birds go cheep c... Wed, 11 Jun 2014 10:04:47 EST a new day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5714076 a fun filled weekend. now i am off to run some errands. then i will get outdoors and enjoy the day. my daughter says hi to everyone. all of the birds say hello,hello. have a terrific day,everyone! Mon, 9 Jun 2014 10:23:49 EST a beautiful day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5712729 i had a great day with my daughter yesterday. then i was able to meet up with my good friend afterwards. today, we are going on a bus trip. just a day trip. one that is really needed. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend! Sat, 7 Jun 2014 12:00:37 EST a day to relax http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5711181 i did so much yesterday that i am taking a day to just relax today. if i hear of any job opportunities or get any job offers, then i will deal with them when they happen. i am still looking for my own place. so far, there are only two that have a place available for the beginning of july. i have not gotten through my list of places yet. that was only one half of the long list i have. today and tomorrow, i will contact the others on the list. i need to know what is available and what the place... Thu, 5 Jun 2014 09:50:12 EST sunshine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5710460 i am making some progress on the many changes i am undergoing now in my life. some of them are not as easy as others. that is okay with me. makes me even more determined to get where i need to go. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hello,hello! have a wonderful day,everyone! Wed, 4 Jun 2014 11:00:39 EST a cloudy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5709591 i have a mix of things to do today. since the weather is so mild here, i decided to go for a long walk this morning. in the afternoon, after lunch, i may go for a run. i will see how i feel. my daughter is really enjoying school these days. she is taking part in a spelling bee and is one of the four finalists in her class and for her grade. she is sooo excited about it that she now has me excited about it. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:27:27 EST a new month http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708786 i had a great time on the weekend! it was worth every effort to get there and back on saturday. i would gladly do so again. got to go on an out of town trip with my good friend. i am looking forward to the next time i get that opportunity. just finished getting the blood tests i need that my doctor asked for. i will do the other tests this week. then in two weeks i go back to see my doctor. i am getting outdoors more and more these days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep.... Mon, 2 Jun 2014 10:03:23 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5706699 the weekend's here! hurray! i will be meeting up with my good friend tomorrow. we have planned to get away for the day. both of us need a break. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i am just going at a steady pace today. i may meet up with my good friend for dinner today. i will see how i feel and what else is happening. have a wonderful day! have a great weekend,everyone! Fri, 30 May 2014 10:22:40 EST so much to do http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5705952 i spent some time with my daughter yesterday. when we were out, we discovered a fair was set up. so of course we had to check it out. she had her heart set on winning this one particular prize. so, between the two of us, we managed to win it. now she has it at home and she loves it. i know where she will be headed today, if there is time after school and before her soccer game after supper. she is more into playing those games at fairs then on going on lots of rides. today, i do have some err... Thu, 29 May 2014 10:41:28 EST a much cooler spring day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5705076 the humidity that was here all day yesterday is now gone. it is much cooler and more enjoyable outside today. my daughter is really enjoying her soccer this year and she still goes swimming once a week. when she finds something she likes, i encourage her to pursue it fully. she does the same for me. she's one of my biggest boosters. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i also applied for another job while i was out the other day. i am willing to try new things out, more than before. st... Wed, 28 May 2014 09:54:10 EST