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Self-Control & Discipline
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      5 comments

I am writing this blog for my own sake. I need to burn this stuff into my brain. I am preaching to ME. No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who ... Read more
A new week, squash soup and kite flying
Tuesday, April 06, 2010      2 comments

Its a short work week for me, with Easter Monday being a holiday. It was so nice just to have a day off!! It really does feel like a new season, especially with the beautiful weather we had over the weekend. I don't even care if it is going to b... Read more
The Family Fitness Plan
Monday, April 05, 2010      1 comments

I am really excited about the next 5 weeks. All 3 kids and myself are training for a 5k race that their school holds as a fundraiser. It is youngest DD's first 5K so I will run/walk with her. DH will be security patrol on his bike. DH is d... Read more
In a Word - A little about me
Monday, April 05, 2010      0 comments

Where is your cell phone? desk in kitchen Spouse? protective Your hair? thick Your mother? beautiful hands Your father? godly Your favorite thing? family Your dream last night? tedious Fa... Read more
Tired of Treading Water but I can see the shore!
Thursday, April 01, 2010      2 comments

I knew this would be a crazy busy week. And it has. And I am exhausted. I have hardly seen my kids all week. And I miss them. - I haven't had more than 5-6 hrs of sleep every night, - after going 3 weeks without Starbucks, I had Starbucks ... Read more
The Best Text-Message Ever!!
Thursday, March 25, 2010      9 comments

I was in a meeting at work and my DH send me a text on my Blackberry. This is what it said 'I've decided today to start an exercise regime. Let's do it together babe.' I am SOOO excited!! I love my DH so much and he has always tried to be ... Read more
Busy Week - Still reducing sugar and wheat
Tuesday, March 23, 2010      3 comments

Just a quick update. Have another busy week. I have something going on almost every evening this week and next week. It means that I go directly from work, to a meeting/rehearsal/course and don't get home until after the kids go to bed. I find t... Read more
Sugar-Free and Wheat-Free (sort of) for 3 days
Saturday, March 20, 2010      3 comments

I know lots of people have gone off sugar for much longer than 3 days, but I set the goal to do this for 3 days. I also wanted to try going wheat-free to see if it would help with my intestinal woes. First off, I don't know why I picked TOM to ... Read more
The Body Gallery
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      3 comments

I just read this in the DailySpark weekend health headlines post. There was a blog with a link to a site called My Body Gallery. Women submit pictures of their body (usually not the face, or the face covered, to protect their identity) along wit... Read more
Happy Saint Patrick's Day!
Wednesday, March 17, 2010      4 comments

To all those who are Irish or enjoy all things irish - Happy Saint Paddy's day to you! emoticon I learned this... Read more
Biting the Bullet - going to try going sugar-free
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      3 comments

I have known for the past couple of months that it would come to this. I think I have gained some better health habits, but it is time to press foreward. After having another bad bout with my IBS, I realize that I just have to stay away from cer... Read more
A Beautiful Sunny Day at the Park
Wednesday, March 10, 2010      4 comments

I took Monday off with the kids as planned. It was a non-school day as it was a planned ski day. Since my husband had to work and ds was getting over a stomach flu, we didn't ski. It was a BEAUTIFUL day though, so we went to the nearby neighbour... Read more
My Plan for March
Friday, March 05, 2010      3 comments

This is what I wrote on my Sparkpage Plan for March 2010 - continue to reduce sugar - get enough rest, sleep and downtime in a very busy month - find ways to fit in workouts - even a walk at lunchtime as often as possible - for mental... Read more
Catching up
Thursday, March 04, 2010      3 comments

It has been a crazy busy week and I just need to write out some of my thoughts... Monday - Skiing all day with the kids. Had a fantastic day with the kids, but it didn't start out that way.... It was my youngest 2nd time skiing, first time ... Read more
Fresh Snow!
Friday, February 26, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday I took the morning off work to bring DD for dr appt. Before heading to dr we had some fun in the snow at a nearby skateboard park with the ddog. This is a happy dog romping in the snow! ... Read more

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