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 sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5955837 a new week has started. let's see what the week brings. i have already worked on three of my online courses today. that is a great start to my week academically. it is very hot and humid here today.i am keeping cool and well hydrated and so is my daughter. all of the birds are okay and say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Sun, 5 Jul 2015 13:02:15 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954942 the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! i am taking it easy today. have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend! happy fourth of july to all who celebrate it! Fri, 3 Jul 2015 12:39:29 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5954421 a beautiful sunny summer day here today. had a great time with my daughter yesterday! to see her so happy makes my day. all of the birds say hi. have a great day,everyone! Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:49:55 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5953221 i'm having a great day so far! i got caught up on my course work yesterday. today, i am getting just a bit ahead,so i can enjoy the rest of the week and whatever the week will bring. my daughter is enjoying being off school. i got her some workbooks for the next grade and she has already started on two of them. she likes to do extra work in the math and language areas, as these are her two favourite subjects. all of the birds say hi. there will be some rain here today and that is okay with me... Tue, 30 Jun 2015 08:57:53 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5952607 a day to catch up and get ahead on my course work. my daughter and i had a great time yesterday! woo hoo! looking forward to spending even more time with her now that she has finished school until september. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. i have a few errands to run today. i will do them in the morning, so i can have the afternoon clear to work on my courses. i am enjoying the courses i am in. i look forward to taking some more in the fall. for now, i am focusing on the ones i ha... Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:29:19 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951815 a windy and cloudy day here today. my daughter says hi to all of mommy's friends! all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! not much planned for today. just taking it easy. have a wonderful day,everyone! Sat, 27 Jun 2015 13:18:12 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5951212 the weekend is here! hurray! even though it is bringing rain with it,that is okay. there are plenty of indoor activities that can be done,including dancing. my daughter also likes to dance. she enjoys being active. i asked her the other day which fun activity she would like to do the most this summer and she told me that she wants to go to the zoo again with just me this time. she will still have her soccer during the summer, a reading club at the local library and day camp in the afternoons.... Fri, 26 Jun 2015 08:43:29 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950720 it's my daughter's last day of school today until september. soon, i am off to see her get her award and spend some time with her. i can run my errands from that end instead of at this end, here in the big city. my daughter already has plans for canada day. every year, we go to a big park where canada day events are held and where there is a beach. she enjoys being near and in the water. all of the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Thu, 25 Jun 2015 09:16:12 EST so much sunshine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5950240 another sunny day here today! woo hoo! my daughter has just one more day of school left and she is done until september. i found out yesterday that she is getting an award at the school assembly tomorrow afternoon. of course mommy will be there. i was planning to be there,anyways. now i have a really good reason to be there. i am not going to miss that! my daughter's soccer team won their game yesterday with a score of 4-0! yay! i am so happy that i got to see her and her team play last night... Wed, 24 Jun 2015 11:14:59 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949658 a beautiful summer day here today! woo hoo! I will get outdoors in a while and enjoy it. i am getting more caught up with my online courses today. i keep well hydrated every day,especially on very warm days. i'm wearing more of my nice clothes these days. i am still looking for work,too. my daughter says hi! cheep,cheep from the birds! have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:31:57 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5949041 a lovely,warm day here today. my dad had a great father's day yesterday.today, i am catching up on some of my course work,house work and in getting some groceries. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 22 Jun 2015 08:26:43 EST it's saturday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5948223 a day to relax and take it easy. i haven't made any specific plans for the day. it is more relaxing this way. this is the first day this week where i have not had to go somewhere or had to be somewhere at a certain time. all of the birds say hi. my daughter is also relaxing today. she has signed up for the summer reading club at the local library. she really enjoys reading and going to the library. have a wonderful day,everyone and a great weekend! Sat, 20 Jun 2015 13:13:12 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947642 i found out today that there some other online courses i can take,along with the main two i am currently in, math and document use. i am still working on my french and computer keyboarding courses,too. today i am getting some assignments for the last two done and then i am going to go and enjoy the less humid and hot air here today. my daughter loved what i got for her. she wants to see the rest of the help books i got for her for grade 5. i will bring them with me the next time i go and spen... Fri, 19 Jun 2015 08:52:08 EST a very warm day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5947106 it is going to be a very warm and humid day here today, with a chance of some thunderstorms later this afternoon. i am prepared for the rain and so is my daughter. a week from today, my daughter will be finished school until september. today, if it is not raining, she has soccer practice. all the birds say hi! have a terrific day,everyone! i will keep hydrated throughout the day and so will my daughter. Thu, 18 Jun 2015 09:14:03 EST it's a wonderful,sunny spring day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946531 i'm having a good day! my daughter and her soccer team won their game yesterday with a score of 8 to 2! woo hoo! i am soo glad i got to see it! yay! all of the birds say hi! one of my favourite exercise dvds is by leslie sansone, the mega miles one. my daughter has just one more week left of school and she will be done until september. she has decided to sign up for the summer reading club at the local library. she really enjoys going to the library and takes different things there for kids h... Wed, 17 Jun 2015 08:26:41 EST a beautiful spring day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5946042 the sun is shining brightly here today and i feel great! my daughter has a soccer game tonight and i can finally get to see her play in a game. with my previous work schedule, i was not able to see her play in a game. now i can, until my schedule changes again. i am ready to start looking for more work and for further opportunities to learn as well. i got a new exercise dvd last week and i have not yet had the time to check it out. i have a few more new ones coming this week. i like to mix up... Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:42:05 EST a nice day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5945380 i am feeling a bit better this morning. not sure what came over me the other day. i have some errands to run, some course work to do and some housework to do. all of the birds say hi! My daughter sends hugs and says hello! have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 15 Jun 2015 08:37:42 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5944937 a day of rest for me today. helped my good friend do some errands the other day. so i am taking it easy today. my daughter says hi. nothing is planned for the day. i will just take it one part at a time and go from there. feeling a bit off. hope that i am not coming down with something. all the birds say cheep,cheep. have a wonderful day,everyone! Sun, 14 Jun 2015 12:09:19 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943880 a mostly cloudy day here today. my daughter and her team mates all had fun at soccer practice yesterday. i enjoy seeing her having fun and happy. there is a chance of a thunder storm and rain here this afternoon. so i will go out and get a few things done before the rain starts. in the afternoon, i will get caught up on housework, including laundry. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! the weekend is here! hurray! woo hoo! have a fabulous day,everyone and a great weekend! Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:31:11 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5943356 woo hoo! my daughter had a great time at the zoo yesterday and so did i! she wants to go again with just me and not her school. so she can see parts that she did not get to see. it rained heavily a few times, so her class and other school folks did not get to see as much as they wanted to see. today, she has soccer practice after supper. i will most definitely be there. all the birds say hi! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:33:25 EST zoo day! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942787 my daughter and i are sooo excited! it's zoo day today! woo hoo! i am no longer at that job. now i can spend the whole school day at the zoo, no problem. i will be taking the rest of the week off from anything job related and just have fun! i will get all caught up on my course work in all four online courses. in the meantime, i plan to have fun! my good friend is happy for me. he is willing to help me look for more work and to apply for unemployment when i am ready. all the birds say hi! ha... Wed, 10 Jun 2015 08:39:51 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5942336 i decided to stick with what i have academically for now. there is another place i will check out later this week. my daughter is really looking forward to the zoo trip tomorrow. all the birds say hi! have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 9 Jun 2015 12:13:52 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5941719 a new week has begun. let's see what this week brings,besides a trip to the zoo this wednesday for both me and my daughter. we are just arriving separately,that is all. she is going with her school and i am coming from the big city. i have a few ways to get there. i will figure out the best one before wednesday and stick with it. i am definitely feeling a lot better than i did last week. i have an academic information session tomorrow morning for a college program i want to take that starts i... Mon, 8 Jun 2015 11:13:15 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5940137 i finally am feeling better enough to go back to work today. i am still not over my cold, yet i am willing to try and to go work today. i only have to work today and tomorrow and then i have sunday off to rest and recuperate. my good friend sounds like he is coming down with a cold. so i will be helping out some more around his place, so he can get some much needed rest. all of the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs. have a great day,everyone! i am pacing myself and will not do too much. Fri, 5 Jun 2015 09:35:11 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939654 i'm feeling a lot better. i'm off to spend some time with my daughter in a while. all the birds say hi. my daughter's soccer team tied their game on tuesday night. have a great day,everyone! Thu, 4 Jun 2015 13:12:55 EST feeling much better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5939191 turns out, i just have a slight cold. still, i decided to have a rest day today. i now know what my current weight actually is and what i can do to bring it to my goal weight in a reasonable amount of time. i was not getting enough exercise, according to my doctor, there were days when i would get plenty of exercise and days where i did not get much exercise. i updated my spark info with my current weight. do i like where it is now? no. am i willing to make as many changes as necessary to saf... Wed, 3 Jun 2015 17:48:57 EST feeling a bit under the weather http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5938378 since yesterday, i have not been feeling well. my head and nose felt stuffy, my throat was sore, i was sneezing and had a runny nose. then it was just sneezing and a runny nose, along with what feels like an actual headache. not sure if it is my allergies or if i have an actual cold. i will see how i feel over the next few hours and go from there. i had to leave before i usually do at work last night, due to how i was feeling. i knew i could not concentrate and focus very well. i will decide ... Tue, 2 Jun 2015 09:43:44 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5936196 the weekend is here! hurray! off to run a few errands and then relax before i go to work later this afternoon. my daughter and all the birds say hi! have a terrific day and a great weekend,everyone! Fri, 29 May 2015 10:01:36 EST a fabulous spring day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5935605 after a good night's sleep, i feel great today! i have a few errands to run, then i will be off to visit with my family. last night, work finished before 11 pm for me. so i was able to get a good night's sleep last night. my daughter has soccer practice tonight and i will be there. all of the birds say hi! my new glasses are ready to pick up,so i will pick them up today before i go to visit my family. i treated myself to some new exercise dvds today. it is time to mix things up exercise wise ... Thu, 28 May 2015 09:07:27 EST a very warm and sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5934487 it is a really warm and sunny day here today. i have already put in two extra hours at work this week. today, it will be an extra two hours as well. tomorrow, it will be much more, as i have to go to work for around 12:30 pm. normally, i do not have to start until either 4 or 5 pm. that comes with being short handed at work. yesterday,there were two people away. both on a holiday. one is off for a week at least and one was off for the day yesterday. one of them is due back at work today. that... Tue, 26 May 2015 10:23:16 EST enjoying a nice spring day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5933874 i am just getting my day started. i had a much needed,restful day yesterday. at work, there will be at least one person away this week. so i know it will be a busy week for me and for the rest of my department. next week, i have my annual physical checkup. then i will find out for sure how my health really is doing. i have a great doctor. i will see how i feel on that day after my appointment. for now, i am taking it day to day. i am still at the same job. if the suggestions given to me actua... Mon, 25 May 2015 09:12:54 EST getting ready to start my day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932431 i'm off to a slow and steady start this morning. my daughter had a great time playing soccer last night and so did i. she really likes to play soccer and i enjoy watching her play. all of the birds say hi. friday is finally here. i had a really short work week this week. if i had my way,i'd work a four day work week every week, divided up somewhat like i did this week. two days on, two days off, two days on. that would be ideal for me. i will head in to work later this afternoon and see how ... Fri, 22 May 2015 09:07:09 EST a sunny,windy day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5932019 i ended up taking the day off work yesterday. i was just too wiped out and i knew i would not be able to focus that well. i will try tomorrow and take it from there. today,my daughter starts soccer. she is sooooooo excited and wants to go early after she has her supper. i am excited,too! i finally will get to see her play,at least once a week. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 21 May 2015 13:29:10 EST a cool sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5931333 it's a cool day here today. found out the other day at work that i need to take a different approach to how i am entering information. what i was doing is not working as well as i thought. so i am trying some suggestions from the boss to see if that helps. if they do not help and after my eye checkup i am still having trouble getting enough info entered correctly, then i will sit back and decide whether or not to continue in this job, which i do like. my health is more important to me. if i a... Wed, 20 May 2015 10:34:22 EST a beautiful sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5930731 i had a great time in niagara falls the other day. i may go there again next weekend. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i will be heading to work later this afternoon. have a great day,everyone! Tue, 19 May 2015 10:37:53 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5929598 i'm off shortly to niagara falls, on the canadian side. with my family and friends. all the birds say hi and so does my daughter. have a wonderful day,everyone! Sun, 17 May 2015 12:13:52 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5928518 a cloudy and not extra warm day here today. i am still taking it easy on the days when i have to work,more than i was doing. i am trying a few suggestions from my good friend and family to see if i can get back the energy,focus i need to do well in every area of my life. sometimes it feels like there are not enough hours in the day to do what i like to and what i need to do. i am now pacing myself and not overdoing it. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say hi,too! have a terrific day,ever... Fri, 15 May 2015 08:51:32 EST a bright sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927993 a much needed day off for me today. i am just getting my day going. my daughter is really looking forward to going to soccer next week. what she does not know is that mommy will be at the game next week. the first night is practice. the second one, on the thursday night, is the actual game. this time, i will get to actually see her play when it is the regular season. i will be at every game and at fun day. if she has a tournament to play, mommy will be there. i have started my online french c... Thu, 14 May 2015 09:49:15 EST it's wednesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5927448 another busy day coming up at work for me today. i am going in even earlier than i did yesterday. i will really enjoy my off day tomorrow. i am definitely going to need it. all the birds say hi. my daughter sends hugs. have a great day,everyone! Wed, 13 May 2015 10:32:04 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926871 at work, there were two less people available in our department yesterday. ended up working until 1am last night. feeling tired this morning, so i will take it easy until i head to work later. i may treat myself to something before i head to work today. my daughter enjoys going to school. she starts track and field this week. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. have a great day,everyone! Tue, 12 May 2015 10:24:53 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5926310 i had a great weekend and a great mother's day yesterday! my daughter made me a beautiful card and bracelet. i am wearing the bracelet now and i will wear it to work later. my french online course starts tomorrow and i am ready to start it. i am still working on my other two online college courses. they will be done within the next month or sooner. then i can fully focus on the french one. i have been looking at a few places that are closer for me to get to work. so far, only one is available... Mon, 11 May 2015 11:13:00 EST A warm sunny spring day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924715 my daughter is feeling much better today and went to school. i found a few more places to live that are within my budget. my good friend is helping me to find somewhere that is affordable and not too far from work for me. a place where the bus service goes late if i need to use it. he is also looking for a place,too. we may end up somewhere together. if not, that is okay with me. we will still see each other often. i am on track to where i want to be in my life. my french course starts next w... Fri, 8 May 2015 09:01:38 EST it's thursday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5924195 my daughter is a bit under the weather today and is home from school. i was not feeling well myself the other day. perhaps there is something going around. i am heading out the door shortly to spend some extra time with her and to get something for my mom for mother's day. all the birds say hi. another late night at work last night and it looks like it will be another late night tomorrow night at work. when even one person is away, it affects the whole department. have a wonderful day,everyon... Thu, 7 May 2015 10:13:19 EST a beautiful sunny day http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923588 at work this week, our department is short handed. yesterday, it was short two people, which resulted in everyone having to work past midnight last night. today, it will be short one person, who is off due to illness. it looks like a very busy week at work this week. i put in a bit of extra time yesterday. i started an hour earlier and stayed a half hour later than i usually do. so today, i do not have much energy and i will be taking it easy until it is time for me to leave for work later th... Wed, 6 May 2015 09:39:03 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5923096 another mild day here today. my daughter is enjoying the weather these days and so am i. getting ready to leave for work shortly. all the birds say hi. have a wonderful day,everyone! Tue, 5 May 2015 13:11:21 EST it's monday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5922287 a new week has begun! with incredible weather here,too! i treated my good friend to dinner the other day. he has been such a huge help and is a huge supporter of what i do and of who i am. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i will get outdoors in a while and get some necessities. i just took it easy yesterday and did not do much. have a wonderful day,everyone! Mon, 4 May 2015 08:58:19 EST it's friday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920686 the weekend is here! hurray! the weather is going to be warm and mostly sunny here this weekend. so i will definitely get out and enjoy it and i know my daughter will be doing so,too. she got an a and another a on two different quizzes at school the other day. she had to show me and anyone that would ask how she did. she enjoys learning. all of the birds say hi. i have to work this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon. i like going to work and i like the people i work with. have a great day and a... Fri, 1 May 2015 09:18:12 EST plenty of sunshine http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5920122 a beautiful,sunny spring day here today! woo hoo! a day for me to get outdoors and have fun! get to spend some time with my family today,including my beautiful daughter. i do have a few errands to run this afternoon and that is it. i will make the most out of the great weather here and have a terrific day off. a much needed and well deserved one. all the birds say hi! have a terrific day,everyone! Thu, 30 Apr 2015 08:58:43 EST it's tuesday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5919143 a beautiful,sunny spring day here today. went out for a long walk this morning. heading off to work shortly. my daughter says hi and so do all the birds. have a terrific day,everyone! Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:39:51 EST it's sunday http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5918166 a day to rest and reflect for me today. got some course work done, some housework done and the grocery shopping done. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say hi,too. have a wonderful day,everyone! Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:13:04 EST