The new semester started on Monday. It's going to be interesting this semester, because I'm not in the classroom. I'll be taking students to clinical but that's it. Part of me is going through withdrawal, but the rest of me is looking forward to... Read more
I generally don't get into political stuff on Facebook, but tonight I responded to a post on someone's page--a person I've known all my life. I made sure I wasn't name calling, putting anyone down, or being disrespectful because I don't treat pe... Read more
Today I lost my Aunt Helen, one of my mom's sisters. She was as much a big sister to me as an aunt--only 11 years older than me. She lost her fight with pancreatic cancer today.
She was named for my grandma, who Aunt Helen is helping in th... Read more
Tuesday was not a good day. I found out that my uncle who is also my godfather passed away suddenly. My heart is breaking for my aunt who has Alzheimers. He was her rock and they've been together for 66 years. Not looking forward to this weekend... Read more
20 minutes ago I lost my uncle to a stroke. Father Maurice was 94 years young, 65 years a priest, and truly one of the best men I ever knew. He always had a smile on his face, and was the most loving person you could ever hope to meet. I knew th... Read more
Tomorrow we're getting the living room and kitchen painted. We're having John Joseph and his boss do the work for us--it'll be worth having it done quickly instead of John and I trying to do it. But for now all the furniture is either in the cen... Read more
Well, I decided to set goals and see if that helps.
Long term goal: lose 30 pounds by June 30
Short term goals: lose 5 pounds by January 31, exercise 60 minutes at least 3 times a week, try to get my 8 cups of water in every day.
We'll see... Read more