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Lice and the Flu!
Friday, February 10, 2012      3 comments

We had to do another treatment on my 10 year old daughter for the lice. She had it the worst, so, it didn't surprise me. We just keep cleaning the bedding, towels, and clothes in hot water. Now we also have to deal with the flu! My 15 y... Read more
Who knew that such a little bug could cause so much problems!
Friday, January 27, 2012      0 comments

I got the dreaded email yesterday from my son's school. Someone was diagnosed with lice! I checked out my son. I suspected that it was lice and took him to get a professional opinion. Yep! it was lice. The good news, it wasn't bad - only o... Read more
Easier now that kids are in school
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      0 comments

We I have a new normal with the kids back in school. My 11 yr. old goes to a private school that operates on the university model. He goes to school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 2pm. He didn't test into their math and he isn't takin... Read more
Out of the routine!
Thursday, December 29, 2011      0 comments

I am trying to get back into my routine. With kids at home, it is hard to stick to my program. The good news - I am not gaining. The bad news - I am not losing. The kids go back in 6 days and I will be on a roll again! This is short and swe... Read more
Seeing improvement!
Sunday, November 06, 2011      0 comments

My son and I did our usual 4.6 mile ride. We usually do it in 30 minutes or so. It went real fast on Friday. We didn't officially time it, but, my husband swears that we were only gone for 20 minutes. The real test will be to time it. ... Read more
Big goal! I hope it doesn't kill me!!
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      1 comments

My son's boy scout troop is participating in the Houston MS 150. Since he is under 13, he has to ride a tandem bike, according to the race rules. Guess what? that means I have to ride with him! We are starting out slow. We did a 5 mile ri... Read more
Week one of Dr. Oz's waist whittling diet
Saturday, August 06, 2011      2 comments

We I am finishing week one of Dr. Oz's waist whittling diet. I have found some of the recipes to be so good that I will continue to use them. The black bean soup astounds my 7 yr. old. He ate 4 man-sized bowls in one sitting! I also the hear... Read more
Days one and two of the Dr. Oz waist whittling diet
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      2 comments

Well, I have completed 2 days of Dr. Oz's waist whittling diet. If you go to you can find the diet as well. The food is great! I can't eat all of it and I have lost 2 pounds in two days. The diet is heavy in the fruit and veggie ... Read more
Back into the grind!
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      0 comments

Today I am trying to get back into the grind of daily life. It isn't easy when you just had an amazingly relaxing vacation! I managed to get back down to 152 pounds and that makes me happy. I am pretty sure it was all water weight. I drank o... Read more
Sorry I was gone!
Sunday, July 24, 2011      0 comments

Hi guys, I was on a terrific vacation this week! I was completely relaxed, at the beach, and no worries! I love the beach so much that I want to live there when I retire. I will have to lose my last 10 (now my last 14) pounds to that! B... Read more
Any suggestions?
Saturday, June 25, 2011      1 comments

I would love to get my 4 kids (aged 14, 11, 9, and 7) to contribute to keeping the house clean, without nagging. I am contemplating an idea that might work without too much complaining and grumbling. I would tell my kids that they can pick a c... Read more
The last day of day camp!
Friday, June 17, 2011      0 comments

Today is the last day of day camp! We got a spirit award again because North Star District, Pack 148 is so much fun! We are attempting to do a marching song that is catchy and I am hoping that I can figure out how to send the pictures for the ... Read more
Day Two of the disorganized Day Camp
Thursday, June 16, 2011      0 comments

OK, it was a little better today. At least we had the gist of the rotation. Our boys got a spirit award for entertaining the whole crowd during a mandatory down time. One of my boys got a special award for exhibiting a cub scout core value -... Read more
Am I an organization freak?
Wednesday, June 15, 2011      1 comments

I don't get it sometimes. I think most people who put together big events don't have great organizational skills. Instead of talking to groups as they come in, the lady is yelling at us over a speaker system. The kids are talking, yelling, s... Read more
Revisiting the motivation factor!
Tuesday, June 07, 2011      0 comments

I have to take a long hard look at why I am losing fat and gaining health. It seems, lately, that I am inundated with stressful situations and work ( volunteer and domestic)! I tend to not exercise when that happens. I have been doing a good ... Read more

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