TEENY2BEE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=TEENY2BEE TEENY2BEE'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/ Taking Things Slowly For 2015. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5842973 Yep. It's a new year. We all want to jump the gun and make all of these resolutions and changes and goals and etc etc...and so do I. BUT! I have a few things on my list..that I will take slowly. I have already lost some weight,which has been noticeable to my family and noticeable to me in how I feel. I need to take better care of my house. I need to take better care of my kids. I've never been the best housekeeper,so therefore I have passed that gene onto my kids. So KEEP MY HOUSE STRAIGHT..... Thu, 1 Jan 2015 15:03:23 EST No Pain??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5838866 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l530877515.jpg"> <BR> <BR> My Mama died on November 21st ,so this means our first Christmas without her was yesterday. I am an only child,so this holiday season for my father and I was our most trying. Last weekend I went with my husband,two kids,and mother-in-law to a holiday festival,and so some other 'Christmasy' things. I did this for my kids. I personally wanted to just stay at home by myself with my dog and do nothing but cry. SO I we... Fri, 26 Dec 2014 15:22:33 EST Thanks. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5827037 Just want to thank everyone for your kind words and goodies regarding my mother's passing. I'm feeling better today. Yesterday I did'nt even cry. Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:34:59 EST Your Mama Passed Away http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5825290 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1794841744.jpg"> <BR> <BR> In a way, I was prepared to hear those words,when she was alive. She had been sick for about 2 1/2 years with congestive heart failure. She suffered strokes and heart attacks during this time. Her heart had actually stopped. Trips to the hospital at least twice a month,that is if she was not in a rehabilitation facilitiy due to ankle surgeries,or in a mental health facility due to her Bipolar Disorder. She was... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 16:51:14 EST More Sweet Pet Pics http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5759004 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/9/l891807290.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1309834918.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1857427213.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/8/l983406390.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/0/l709227203.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1147512110.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1499906973.jpg"> <img src="http://photos... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:52:46 EST These Photographs Need No Captions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5757064 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/2/l924504889.jpg"> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/9/6/l963522487.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1314104614.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2005484422.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1571963802.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/2/l722438722.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> There's more where that came from ;... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 19:14:48 EST Back To The Big Easy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751163 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1881278988.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Our family has'nt been there since 3 months before Katrina. My kids were 2 and 3 years old. They are 11 and 12 now. I hope they have fun. <BR> <BR> We've done the Audobon Zoo and the Aquarium,so we hope we can find something fun that will interest the kids at their ages. My son is ok,but my 12 year old daughter is at the "eye rolling OMG IM SO BORED" stage. <BR> <BR> My husband and I have been there so many ti... Fri, 1 Aug 2014 14:57:04 EST Pulling My Sweet Tooth (not really) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747579 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1803481743.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I wish it were possible. To pull out the little pest that drives me to inhale the substance that rots the rest of my teeth and makes my body swell with fat!!! <BR> <BR> As much as I work my body and eat my veggies and drink my water,I still cannot resist the sugar <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/3/l536733259.jpg"> <BR> <BR> And it can't be 'naturally sweet' like fruit. Nope,thats not ... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 14:43:52 EST The Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Hope http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747023 After much worry of how in the world I will be able to find a pschycologist to help my kids,I FOUND ONE!!!! She is an in network Dr. and she lives in my city. AND SHE DOES SEE CHILDREN!!! I have exchanged emails with her and have spoken to her on the phone. She seems very down to earth,especially since she answers all of her own calls!!!! I hope she can help us. <BR> <BR> <BR> YAY BCBS!!!!!! <BR> <BR> <BR> ...how often do you hear that???????? Sat, 26 Jul 2014 15:42:25 EST She's going home today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5741536 My mother is leaving the hospital today. She is still delusional,but not violent. The Dr's say if she stays there too long,she will regress. Daddy and I will have our hands full. <BR> <BR> <BR> She is SO sweet and SO worth it Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:30:08 EST Thank you, Everything is ok for now http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5728473 Thank you so much for your thoughts,goodies and prayers. My son is ok for now. but we still have options that we need to consider for him (therapy,mostly). He will be ok. Mama got his back!!! <BR> <BR> My mother is doing better mentally,but righ now she has bronchitis. As many of you might not know,she has COPD,has been on a ventilator 3 times whithin the past 2 years,has congestive heart failure,so this bronchitis could easily turn into pnuemonia and send her back to the ICU...which she ha... Sun, 29 Jun 2014 17:00:54 EST Please Help Me Help My Boy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5717953 My son is 11. He is my precious boy. We are very close. He is sensitive like his mother. He has a temper like his father. When he is easily affected by certain situations(because he is sensitive like his mother),he gets angry (like his father) and cries,because he cant hit things,or people,so he has no other outlet,therefore he appears to be 'like a baby'. He is in our gifted class at school,and is so,so loving. <BR> <BR> He does not want to see a counselor at school,because he does not wa... Sat, 14 Jun 2014 16:19:57 EST Mama Sees Demons http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708307 my mother has been struggling withlife-threatening health issues on a regulary basis for the last 2 years. in and out of the hospital EVERY month. <BR> <BR> Now her health seems a little better but she has lost her mind!! <BR> She has been fighting schizophrenia/manic depression for years...in and out of institutions. Even shock treatment. It was difficult for me as a child to see her like this. <BR> <BR> We have no choice now (me and my dad) but to have her committed again. It's been 15 ... Sun, 1 Jun 2014 19:14:10 EST 30 Years of KIDS http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5708181 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/0/l2087976578.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> IM HAVING A KID FIT!!!!!!! <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1879405196.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> A CABBAGE PATCH KID FIT!!!!!!!! <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/4/l1497383838.jpg"> <BR> <BR> I took my kids to ToysRus and I headed straight to the CPK section <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1695287828.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Before I knew it, I was ... Sun, 1 Jun 2014 15:00:25 EST Always Feeling AWFUL http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5680852 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1933252361.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I am overweight <BR> <BR> I have a desk job(keeps me stiff) <BR> <BR> I am ALWAYS tired <BR> <BR> I have undiagnosed Plantar Faciitis <BR> <BR> I have no control of my emotions(crying spells) <BR> <BR> And let's not forget the chronic migraines <BR> <BR> <BR> I visited my nuerologist who ordered LAB WORK...I am not good with blood drawing. Shots,I can deal with. <BR> <BR> When I was a child,I had E... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 11:03:38 EST Easter Treats Battle http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5665665 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/2/l1291481767.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Easter woud'nt be so bad for your diet if kids were'nt around. Dont get me wrong,my kids are my life,but part of my life is SUCKING because of my weight. And all of the stuff the stores put out for Easter is a killer. REALLY. <BR> <BR> Oh...the creme eggs....BOCK BOCK <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/8/4/l848786108.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> The overpopulation of multicolored peep bunnies and... Sun, 6 Apr 2014 12:02:03 EST CARB ATTACK http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5664382 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1773088657.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> mac and cheese <BR> donut <BR> bagel <BR> chess square <BR> granola bar(with sugars) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> omg im doomed <em>198</em> Fri, 4 Apr 2014 14:10:50 EST Treatment For Depression http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5651665 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/3/l438609231.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Been dealing with it for a while now. Got this baby a week ago. So much for pill bottles!! <BR> <BR> <BR> SAY HELLO TO OUR 8 WEEK OLD JACK-WEENIE... BELLA KATE!!! Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:46:29 EST NOT SETTING A GOAL WEIGHT!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5577974 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/1/l1108321584.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> You are viewing one of my favorite foods. I love ANYTHING with cheese. <BR> <BR> <BR> I always have my size on my mind. Not necessarily because of the way I look (hanging out the sides of my clothes and sporting an extra chin) <BR> It's ALSO because of the many ways I'm feeling nowadays because of my weight..as follows: <BR> <BR> 1.Chronic Fatigue(my diagnosis,not a Dr's) <BR> 2. Foot Pain (Plantar Facii... Wed, 1 Jan 2014 13:44:26 EST I Just Don't Do Resolutions http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5574549 New Year resolutions may be good for others. They just dont serve a purpose for me. I had set them in the past years,but got too caught up in what life had to offer throughout the year for me to keep up with I had on my mind on New Year's Eve. As far as my health goes,that is something that I will keep an eye on for the rest of my life. <BR> <BR> It is motivating to come up with these resolutions.....or 'goals' as I have called them in the past,but as big as life is,it's hard to just focus ... Sun, 29 Dec 2013 11:27:49 EST Ode To My Kuerig http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5530231 Oh Kuerig! <BR> <BR> Oh Kuerig! <BR> <BR> How I love thee, <BR> <BR> Oh Kuerig! <BR> <BR> <BR> From your Green Mountain K-Cups <BR> <BR> To your Nantucket Blends, <BR> <BR> Hazelnut <BR> <BR> To Hot Chocolate, <BR> <BR> The fun never ends! <BR> <BR> Iced Cappccino <BR> <BR> Or nice cup of tea <BR> <BR> You brew that mug <BR> <BR> Especially for me <BR> <BR> A warm-me-up happy <BR> <BR> After a night of trick-or-treating <BR> <BR> An after-dinner indulgence <BR> <BR> After ... Sat, 2 Nov 2013 17:19:37 EST I ALWAYS FALL FOR FALL!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5492702 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/7/l1751580306.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I always have to write some sort of blog when fall begins.... <BR> <BR> this is one is short .....just to say I have posted my tribute to my favorite time of year <em>465</em> <BR> <BR> back to work I go....staying inside on this pretty FIRST DAY OF FALL <em>426</em> Sun, 22 Sep 2013 11:18:35 EST FOOTBALL!!!!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5471881 Football season has begun. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> We love to see our Rebels run <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Manning brothers throwing awesome passes <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sure to please those crazy-fan masses <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> We love college,we love pro <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1030533044.jpg"> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1695442452.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> In February,we hate to see it go <em>281</em> <em>321</em> <em>215</em> ... Sat, 31 Aug 2013 17:54:42 EST Today http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5464764 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/7/6/l761822912.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> -Today I will journal instead of snacking <BR> <BR> -Today I will walk on my breaks <BR> <BR> -Today I will hydrate <BR> <BR> -Today I will steer clear of the vending machines <BR> <BR> -Today I will plan a healthier grocery list <BR> <BR> TODAY is a good day for taking those small steps when one falls off the wagon!!! <BR> Sat, 24 Aug 2013 09:59:41 EST Back To School Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5455947 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/3/l1325852198.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> I'm not saying that both my kids are doing the Happy Dance because they are back in school,but I do believe my son(the 5th grader) is enjoying things much more than his 6th grader sister. She officially confirmed yesterday that she hated school. She finds it hard to stay awake,and her appetite is SO not adjusted to her lunch/snack shedule. Good thing about it is,SHE IS NOT ALONE!!! But of course,kids dont ... Thu, 15 Aug 2013 09:38:49 EST Wont know what the future holds......... http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5437367 Found out this morning that the company I work for is being sold to a Canadian company...I've been at this job for 16 years.....I'm a little worried Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:38:54 EST We are a HAPPY FAMILY..our kitchen is STOCKED http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5436161 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l407994065.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> We have actually struggled with out diets for the past two weeks due to our low income(temporary,of course). I've been really worried about what we were eating because there had been days where a fruit nor veggie touched our lips,and the thought truly sickened me because we have growing children. <BR> <BR> I found myself making boxes of gelatin,pudding and even cupcakes YES CUPCAKES that we had in the pant... Sun, 28 Jul 2013 11:57:30 EST OooooH My BACK!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5435052 My back has been very mean to me for the past few days. I can do strenuous activity such as lifting,etc,but slight movements like taking a deep breath or reaching for something can make me freeze in pain....wierd huh? <em>46</em> I've spent the last 2 days doping on Flexeril and lying on a heating pad hoping to ease the'whatever the heck is goin on' in my muscles. It's better today but I am movng verrry slowly..... <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> ........what caused this????leaning back in my offi... Sat, 27 Jul 2013 09:46:24 EST School's A Comin.....and I'm not ready http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5432022 My kids will begin school in a few weeks...and I am totally unprepared. I had planned to have my daughter evaluated for ADD by the time summer break ended and I have'nt even started due to financial reasons. She had struggled through her 5th grade year in language and math(her math teacher was NO help and was honestly a bully to my child and other students in her class). <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I'm venting about my concerns about not being prepared. This is how I am feeling NOW...hopef... Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:07:38 EST It's Not Just About Me Anymore-It's About My Boy http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5420999 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/0/l403386321.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> My son is 10 years old with the most precious smile. He is as tall as I am (4'11 ...not saying much)....... <BR> <BR> <BR> ..and he weighs 130 lbs OH MY GOSH <em>39</em> <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> My baby...is so......un healthy........and his esteem is already crushed because his 300 lb dad (yes,my husband of 14 years) does not understand how to approach the situation without hurting him.....he so... Sun, 14 Jul 2013 19:17:51 EST Advice Please....Is it better to rent or buy??? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5419728 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/6/l1633576471.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Our family has been renting for a number of years now so we can get our financial affairs in order . We will be looking for a new place soon because our son and daughter share a room and they are 10 and 11 years old and need their own space. Problem is we cannot afford to pay additonal rent for another bedroom,but we are concerned about being stuck with repairs of a house we have invested in. Also we are concerne... Sat, 13 Jul 2013 10:55:32 EST I PAID OFF MY TRUCK!!!!! HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY TO US!!!!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5410512 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/6/0/l6029028.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> We have paid off our vehicle after 7 years (of what was SUPPOSED to be a 6 year loan). We have paid off other vehicles in the past with no problems. No past due issues,no dings to our credit,and CERTAINLY no dealings with repossesion and RE-possession of the repossesion. We have had some pretty bad luck in many areas financially within the past five years and have suffered greatly because of it. But I do... Thu, 4 Jul 2013 10:32:37 EST Pain Today,Gotta Keep Going http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5406444 Woke with a terrible migraine this morning.Sometimes for me,coffe does work.But it didnt this time. <em>287</em> I know that aged cheeses are a trigger so I wondered if the smoked mozzerella I had last night may have kicked in....but it's mozzerella....not cheddar <em>22</em> . I'm currently on Topomax,and I was taking 100mg until I complained to my Dr. that the memory loss was taking a toll on my life. So he cut the dosage in half..back to 50mg. Now the pain is worse and headaches more c... Sun, 30 Jun 2013 14:58:16 EST Financially Things Will Be Better http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5405601 Things are looking up in the money department,not giving the details yet,just making a blogworthy note <em>244</em> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 15:37:35 EST Bad Habits All Around http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5397441 <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1593933465.jpg"> <BR> <BR> <BR> Naps as soon as I get off work <BR> 5 ice cream cones in one day <BR> 3 hour naps on weekend days <BR> taking medications for aniety and depression......that are'nt working very well <BR> Crying spells <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/5/2/l522059467.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Doing my best to pick myself up because my family needs me...thinking of asking my Dr. about adding Abilify... Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:56:34 EST