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Work Stress

Wednesday, September 28, 2011      5 comments

I have been stressed about work a lot lately. I feel like I am always playing catch up, sometimes due to things out of my control, but sometimes because I am burned out and really have to push myself to do things that I need to do. I pretty mu... Read more

Status Comment

Monday, September 26, 2011      8 comments

My status earlier today was "Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative." ~ T. S. Eliot One of my feed comments from 50HARLEYGIRL was "To others or ourselves!" I just want to say thanks for the reminder about ourselves.... Read more

Self Compassion

Sunday, September 25, 2011      8 comments

I read an article this morning on SP's Health News feed titled "'Self-Compassion' Can Help Divorced People Heal ". The word 'self-compassion' is what caught my eye. In the article they describe self-compassion as a combination of kindnes... Read more

And so it goes...

Thursday, September 15, 2011      14 comments

Today was even crazier than originally predicted. DH took care of the tire last night so one item down but several more added. I got an email before even getting to the office that my co-worker would be out and I needed to cover somethin... Read more

Best Laid Plans

Wednesday, September 14, 2011      10 comments

We are going to a wedding this weekend. My son's good friend is getting married and he is the best man. My DH and I are also invited. DS and DIL were supposed to arrive tonight around midnight from Florida. DH was to pick them up - they are ... Read more

Thanks

Monday, September 12, 2011      5 comments

Thanks for all your support yesterday.. You guys are the Best!... Read more

Remembering

Sunday, September 11, 2011      19 comments

Today is proving to be tougher for me than I thought it would be. I had a brother, several stepbrothers, a brother-in-law, and a step uncle all of whom worked on Wall Street and whose companies had offices in the World Trade Center. I spent 9/... Read more

Overtired...

Friday, September 09, 2011      11 comments

...and cranky. I have written and deleted two blogs already today. I think that I should exercise discretion and just say goodnight. emoticonRead more

Proud Mama

Thursday, September 08, 2011      20 comments

Like most moms, I am very proud of my children (and DILs too). But right now I am busting with pride for my son, Michael, otherwise known in the SparkWorld as BUCKUNSTOPPABLE. As my SparkFriends on Facebook know, Michael is having a fantas... Read more

No More Excuses

Wednesday, September 07, 2011      18 comments

Time to stop wasting time and get this weight off once and for all.... Read more

September 6

Wednesday, September 07, 2011      6 comments

Yeah, I know this says September 7th. It is 12:02 AM on my computer clock. With the exception of about 45 minutes for dinner, I have been doing schoolwork since 6:30 PM. The teacher gave us an extension on the first week's assignments because... Read more

"Spring Cleaning"

Monday, September 05, 2011      7 comments

I spent today cleaning/reorganizing my home office. I am trying to make it more user-friendly for doing my classwork. I am happy to report that today I was able to access a class document that would not open on my old computer! I found so... Read more

New Computer

Sunday, September 04, 2011      14 comments

We have been talking about getting me a computer for a long time. We debated between laptop and desktop and although I am still not positive it was the right decision, we decided to replace my desktop with a new desktop. At first I resist... Read more

School

Tuesday, August 23, 2011      13 comments

Last year I enrolled in a Dietetics program at the local community college. When I signed up I was told that the entire program could be done online but that proved to be untrue. I had to drop one class that required onsite visits at three dif... Read more

Batman Filming

Thursday, August 18, 2011      13 comments

It has been pretty cool here in Pittsburgh these past few weeks with the filming of the latest movie in the Dark Knight series. I know some people have been complaining about the traffic tie-ups, but this is great publicity for our city as well... Read more


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