New Year...if at first you don't succeed...
Sunday, December 30, 2012      0 comments

I'm here! A lot has happened over the last 18 months. Bless SparkPeople for not deleting my account! I appreciate being able to look back and see where I've been... The last 18 months have been stressful. My weight continues to be an issue... Read more
Too busy to blog...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      1 comments

It's been almost 3 months since I blogged and sparked. Wow. Looking back I'm not surprised. The end of the school year is my busiest time of year at work and it's also the time of my triplets birthday. They usually get the short end of the s... Read more
17 Day Diet - cycle 1 day 6
Sunday, May 01, 2011      2 comments

Quick update: I weighed in this morning and I am down 4.2 pounds since starting cycle 1 on Tuesday. I am thrilled to bits!!! ... Read more
Darn it! D5C1
Saturday, April 30, 2011      0 comments

I'm a bit frustrated this morning...yesterday was dh and my 22nd wedding anniversary. Bravo to us for being together this long ... Read more
My pedometer - an update
Friday, April 01, 2011      2 comments

When I blogged on March 6th I was trying to be positive and optimistic but deep down inside I was more than a little resentful. The insurance company is requiring me to wear the pedometer and average 5,000 steps a day. I have to plug a cable ... Read more
What I see in the mirror
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      1 comments

Most people blog about the wonderful changes they see happening in the mirror. My experience of late has been quite different. Yes, I knew I had been gaining weight but inside I still felt like the same person and when I looked in the mirr... Read more
A week with the pedometer...
Saturday, March 05, 2011      8 comments

It's been a full weekwith the pedometer. I woke up early Monday-Friday so that I could use the treadmill for 30 minutes and get a jump start on my steps. Getting up before 6am every day is an adjustment. I've had to give up some 10 o'clock tv... Read more
Long time no spark...
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      1 comments

I haven't blogged in ages...haven't had much to say. I've been so busy with the kids that my exercise schedule went poof, out the window. My former 6 days a week is down to 2 or 3. It doesn't help that there's so much snow outside that I can'... Read more
Kids are back to school, woohoo!
Sunday, September 12, 2010      1 comments

The kids went back to school Tuesday. As much as I look forward to them being back on a schedule (as soon as I went back to work, I wanted them back in school), I still felt a bit melancholy...my triplets are 13 and this is their last year of m... Read more
8 more days
Monday, August 30, 2010      0 comments

The kids go back to school September 7th. That's 8 more days emoticon I can't pretend that I'm sad to see summer ... Read more
My psoriasis is going nuts!
Sunday, August 29, 2010      1 comments

If you saw my last blog you know that I'm feeling really good these days. A combination of regular exercise and eating well has really made a difference. Sure, I still yell at the kids when they're making me crazy ... Read more
Feeling great!
Friday, August 20, 2010      0 comments

I feel great!! I mean I feel really great! emoticon On Monday, the first day back from our yucky vacation ... Read more
There's no place like home (after a yucky vacation)
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      3 comments

I just returned from a family vacation at our cottage in Wisconsin. It was a miserable week. emoticon I've never... Read more
I Won't Quit...
Saturday, July 31, 2010      0 comments

I was at a reunion party last summer with many friends that we had known while living in Portugal. Some of us get-together frequently but there were others that I hadn't seen in years. One close friend, "Jane" remarked to me that she couldn't... Read more
The promise of Monday
Monday, June 14, 2010      3 comments

I like Mondays. It's the beginning of the work week for me and always seems to hold such promise. The promise that this week I will accomplish all the things that I need to do: - I will go through the 2 baskets that hold the clutter in... Read more

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