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The Bah Humbugs are creeping back

Tuesday, December 15, 2009      3 comments

This week is just not going well. My work screwed up my pay so now while all the bills are paid I don't have the money to buy groceries and my extra supplies for baking (I bake all my own bread and stuff for the kids lunches). I am just feelin... Read more

Count down to Christmas

Sunday, December 13, 2009      2 comments

We have 12 days til the hoopla is over and then we can figure out what to do with the new year. Today we decorated the trees (I was feeling nostalgic so I set up our little tinsel tree that saw us through the first 9 years of mine and hubst... Read more

Slowly Entering the "Festive Zone"

Sunday, December 13, 2009      4 comments

Today was the annual Community Services Christmas Party for the kids. There was cake and cookies and a visit from Santa with an entertainer that got the kids into the spirit of things. I ran into some people I hadn't seen in a long time an... Read more

Let's see if it helps

Friday, December 11, 2009      5 comments

I decided today to clean up the area where I put the big tree emoticon up and moved the DVD cabinet out of that spa... Read more

Finding it hard to stay positive

Thursday, December 10, 2009      3 comments

Things are just not going smoothly in the unemployment department. I am on medical leave but just received an email from my employer with my ROE and while my last day worked was November 21 they put down my last day will be December 12. Uh I h... Read more

Making progress on Christmas gifts

Monday, December 07, 2009      3 comments

I have finally found a productive way to spend my enforced silent stay at home (man all I really want for Christmas this year is my normal speaking voice back), I am making all my gifts this year. It is too early to do my baking but I will star... Read more

Trainer Bob kicked my butt today

Sunday, December 06, 2009      3 comments

Ok so I got The Biggest Loser for my Wii. I still haven't figured out how to use the "game" properly so I've just been pulling it out a couple of times a week and doing one of the routines that strikes me (did 2 weeks on the "Light" setting and... Read more

Six White Boomers

Friday, December 04, 2009      3 comments

Man I was listening to my MP3 player which I recently put all my favourite Christmas music on to one of which was the one mentioned in the title of this blog. I was half way home and this song came up and I was nearly in tears because it took m... Read more

Hippopotumuses for Christmas

Wednesday, December 02, 2009      5 comments

After reading Pruplebear's enteries the past couple of days about Christmases past I started thinking about the ones that meant the most to me. The one that struck me was today as I was walking back from taking my youngest to school the son... Read more

What to do when you are bored

Tuesday, December 01, 2009      3 comments

I have a theory as to why my weight loss has slowed to a crawl and I think the culprit is how much I am walking in a day. So now that I have the time to map out where I walk and how long it takes me, I have found a disturbing trend in that I'm ... Read more

The end of another month

Monday, November 30, 2009      2 comments

Wow we are into the home stretch of 2009. Where on earth did all the time go? I guess that between work, kids and family the year just kind of slipped away. I didn't do as well as I had hoped on the weight loss this month but at least I l... Read more

Sharing pics because I can't believe the jeans FIT!!

Tuesday, November 24, 2009      9 comments

I was digging through my dresser trying to find some jeans that fit properly (I have 3 pairs that I love but all are a bit big around the waist now and I couldn't find my belt). So I dug down to the bottom of my jeans drawer and found a pair I ... Read more

Happy Saturday!

Saturday, November 21, 2009      2 comments

Well I had an ok last shift. Had one difficult customer but that was nothing to with mine or my co-workers service it's just that the vehicle was not what she had anticipated so she wasn't too happy. I also had a regular customer of ours a... Read more

The light at the end of the tunnel

Friday, November 20, 2009      5 comments

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The future looks bleak

Thursday, November 19, 2009      6 comments

I just need to post this to sort through my emotions. I thank anyone that actually reads this mess but don't know what I expect to gain from this other than getting it off my chest. I am still without a voice and trying to figure out my me... Read more


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