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A Learning Weekend....
On Saturday, my husband and i had a date afternoon....i was almost embarrassed at how much i was looking forward to spending time with my husband, just the two of us. He i... Read more
....which hasn't been the case the past few months. It feels good, though, to feel hopeful. It feels as though a door has been cracked open just a bit and the light is shin... Read more
Be A Girl Scout....
....and be prepared. If anything has contributed to my not being at goal, it would be how I don't practice follow thru by being prepared for my day food-wise. I don't take ... Read more
Not knowing where else to turn, I am here to begin again.
I am tired of being tired.
I am so very tired of being tired.
I have found my rock bottom and have ... Read more
One of the things i try not to do is yell and lose my temper at my daughter. I still remember how it felt to be yelled at at a young age (it's a Spanish thing, i think....) a... Read more
A Very Long Weekend....
Note to self: Never, ever, EVER let your husband go to Costco alone and hungry. Trust me on this one, folks. He came back with more garbage (read: cupcakes, bagels, etc) tha... Read more
....again. You would think that it would be easier to just keep "the Spark" alive instead of letting it burn out, yes? And yet, i... Read more
I seem to start every sentence with these words....
"If only.....i wasn't fat, i would go out more."
"If only.....I wasn't in ugly clothes, i would make more friends."
"... Read more
It's a dirty job....
....but somebody has gotta do it.
Actually, trying to get healthy isn't really a dirty job....it just sometimes feels like it. It sometimes feels like a overwhelming, tir... Read more
Happy Second Family Day to us!
Two years ago today, i became Emma's Mommy.
What a beautiful day it was...and one that i can recall every moment of. How blessed i am to be this little one's Mommy!... Read more
The "Twenty Reasons" List
1. Participate in a 5k...and get the t-shirt!
2. Go rock climbing without worrying if the rope will hold me or not.
3. Be comfortable in a restaurant (and not worry about ... Read more
...and it's going well. I am surprised, but i think i know what the secret is:
To not do this journey alone.
My workout buddy has been such a good thing for me. To s... Read more
A Work-Out Buddy!
Oh, yes....i do have one. Finally! And i never really thought that it would make that much of a difference, but it does. I met Melinda through my MOPS group and she lives... Read more
A "friendly" challenge
I'm competitive. So is my husband. And so....i came up with the idea of he and i doing a type of "Biggest Looser" thing for the next five months-till the beginning of November.... Read more
Has it been THAT long? :(
I'm not even sure where to start.
Emma is now two, we've moved to another house, sold the other one, done vacations as a family. I've sparked, sputtered, sput,... Read more