Great day to be alive !
Ok, so I stole the title.....I just read a member's post where she said it was a great day to be alive and I immediately thought, " yes it is "! Lately I've been trying to be more grateful for what I have ( great kids, mine and my husband's hea... Read more
Quality weight gain.....
Big family wedding, couldn't wait. We were going to see family we haven't seen forever. I threw caution to the wind and ate, drank and danced the night away. It was great. Now it's time to pay the piper. But it's o.k.. The quality weight gain ( ... Read more
Have to get back to exercising ....
Ok, so it's simple right ? I exercise, I feel better, eat better, sleep better and definitely have better moods. So why don't I stay consistent with it ? I've gotten off track and it's time to get back. That said, it's now in writing, that I wil... Read more
My sandpail list......
I have to admit, I borrowed this idea from a magazine, but I did make it my own...a sandpail list. Obviously it's a take off on a bucket list, but it's full of things I want to do before summer ends. Summer always comes and goes and I think, "I ... Read more
Sap cycles and lunar eclipses....
This morning at 3:00, I woke my children up to see the lunar eclipse. Suprisingly, they all climbed out of bed and came with me. It was pretty cool and as they stood rubbing their eyes (16, 14, and 12), I was reminded of the time I dragged a lad... Read more
Seeing the good in the world....
O.k., at the risk of sounding like Pollyanna, today I found alot of good in people around me. It started with a bike ride along a local path. There were so many people, some walking, some riding, some with families, some in couples. You get the ... Read more
A fresh start......
Summer is sailing along and I feel like I'm back on track. The fresh and local fruits and veggies help, as does the energizing sunshine ! The ups and downs I read about in others' blogs, help let me know that I'm not alone. I also went to a weig... Read more
Exercising and LOVING it !!
Well, I finally joined the YMCA, because I just wasn't "doing it" at home the way I promised myself at New Year's. The odd thing is I LOVE it !! Last night it was rainy and cold. I couldn't stop yawning and I had a terrible sinus headache. The c... Read more
Filling your taco
I have to give credit for this blog to a 13 year old name Lucas who has a brain tumor. In a nutshell, he says, "life is like a taco. How you fill it is up to you, because you're the one who has to take a bite. How do you want it to taste ? If yo... Read more