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On to Another "Victory" of Sorts

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      8 comments

Okay so I finally got tired of waiting for a response email from the school I have applied to and low and behold apparently the reason for no email is because one of the administration office people PHONED me and I forgot to check my land line f... Read more

Official 10K Results

Monday, April 16, 2012      3 comments

My youngest daughter and I ran a 10K yesterday and did pretty well for our first organized run. I slowed down to keep her with me as it was a BIG place to cover at the end (I still misplaced her...LOL). I finished in 1:18:21.2 placing 1080... Read more

Tough Night Again for My Oldest

Monday, April 09, 2012      6 comments

Last night she came across a scarf she's been working on for nearly 2 years that was supposed to be for the friend who died. So many tears were shed again but she wants to give the scarf to her friend's sister. She just has to run some loose e... Read more

Goodbyes Were Said Today

Monday, April 02, 2012      5 comments

My daughters now have closer on the death of a friend. We attended the funeral today and all things considered it went well. This was my oldest daughter's best friend since grade 1. The family asked her to be one of the pall bearers and she h... Read more

Waiting for the Week to END

Wednesday, March 28, 2012      3 comments

This has been such a crappy week I just want it to end and go and hide under a rock for a while. We found out that my daughter's friend did commit suicide on Sunday night/Monday morning. She is understandably angry at the friend and the si... Read more

Not a Good Start to the Week

Monday, March 26, 2012      4 comments

Tonight I have a lot going through my mind. The most pressing is helping my oldest daughter deal with the death of one of her best friends. They have known each other since grade 1. We don't have any details on her passing but a lot of rumour... Read more

The Week In Review ~ March 18-24

Saturday, March 24, 2012      5 comments

The week started off a bit rough. On Monday I got no break at work so that was a long day. On Tuesday I took my oldest one in to re-write her learner's permit test for driving and she failed it again. Maybe third time will be the charm for he... Read more

How Do I Inspire Instead of Nag?

Sunday, March 11, 2012      6 comments

So as I've mentioned in earlier blogs my 13 year old daughter signed up for a 10K race in April. I decided that it would be "fun" if we did it together. This is where the problem comes in, I feel more like a drill Sargent than a cheer leader. ... Read more

Feeling Blessed and Stressed

Friday, March 09, 2012      4 comments

Wow what a week. My manager was sick at the beginning of the week so that didn't help any. I tried to help keep things together but it didn't work so well. It just seems that everything I did went sideways this week. Hence the stressed part.... Read more

Random Thoughts of the Week

Friday, March 09, 2012      1 comments

I have officially finished Week 2 of the 100 Push-ups Challenge. I have realized that my chest and back were pretty weak. Man are my muscles letting me know they exist. I miss my oldest child unit. She is on a band trip and won't be hom... Read more

Have the Planets Aligned?

Friday, March 02, 2012      5 comments

So I have been stressing out about how to go about applying for school and how to pay for it. The hubster has been waiting for the last few months to hear about a pay raise and it was finally approved Read more

Let's See How I Feel Tomorrow- W1D1 100 Push-up Challenge

Sunday, February 26, 2012      5 comments

Okay so I have completed the first day of the 100 push-up challenge emoticon and I am hoping that tomorrow I won't ... Read more

Restarting Tomorrow

Saturday, February 25, 2012      3 comments

Wow after nearly 3 weeks with little to no appetite I am actually hungry today. My head is still a little on the sore side and I'm still sneezing a lot but the cough and body aches are pretty much gone and I am feeling well enough to try a work... Read more

System Reset

Wednesday, February 22, 2012      2 comments

I am going to have to do a complete reset on my goals and such for the month as I have been sick pretty much the entire time. I lost my voice about 3 weeks ago for a full week, went on Prednisone to "cure" the voice issue (it worked but I h... Read more

I'm So Glad The Week Is Over (whiny vent)

Friday, February 17, 2012      4 comments

Although if my manager had his way I'd be working tomorrow. However I told him I could not because I feel awful. This week started off great in that I have my voice back but by Wednesday my throat was sore and my head was clogged up. On Tues... Read more


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