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Losing Weight
Friday, April 28, 2017      4 comments

I've always been incredibly self-conscious about my weight. When I was with a previous boyfriend, he was super abusive (physically and emotionally.) I entered into a bit of an anorexic mindset.... I just kept dieting. (Starving myself really, e... Read more
Book Review: Approval Addiction
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      3 comments

"Approval Addiction" - Joyce Meyer 2 out of 5 stars I should preface this by saying I don't like Joyce Meyer's writing style in general, but I figured the book would be good for me. So I went into this with an open mind, but knowing... Read more
Just Some Qs
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      5 comments

1. “What is something you have tried, but will never do again?” ~Eating squid jerky. lol. Yeah. Eew. 2. “What quirky habit do you have?” ~ I lick every Pringle before I eat it. 3. “Who is your best friend?” ~My hubby and my Sist... Read more
Weekend Waterpark and Hiking
Monday, April 24, 2017      2 comments

As mentioned in previous blog, hubby's friend invited us up to a waterpark hotel for the weekend. We left Saturday morning to make the 3 hour drive. We got there around lunchtime and stopped at Arby's quick for lunch. (The start of my still-bugg... Read more
Fun Weekend and Updates
Friday, April 21, 2017      4 comments

Well, let's start with the good news.... We are headed out of town tomorrow morning! A few weeks ago, I was already stressing about money. Hubby's close friend asked if we wanted to go to a waterpark hotel with them for a weekend. Hubby regret... Read more
Gotta Love the Never-Ending Stress!
Friday, April 14, 2017      8 comments

As if all the health issues weren't stressful enough in our lives, it's been a ROUGH few weeks financially. Mind you, in the last year, our finances have changed dramatically with buying a house and having a baby ( which we also have to pay full... Read more
Today's Family Hike Pics
Saturday, April 01, 2017      6 comments

Today we hit 55 degrees here in Wisconsin! Woohoo! I spent a bit over an hour digging up tiger lily bulbs... sheesh! They are a pain in the @r$e!!! But, after hubs got home from work around noon, we ate a big pancake lunch, then deci... Read more
Wednesday, March 29, 2017      7 comments

Yesterday I felt great. The past two weeks have been ROUGH for the daily headaches.6 full blown migraines in 10 days. (Instead of just the usual headache.) But I was super grateful for the relief, because yesterday kicked off my spring yard work... Read more
Book Review: "The Five Love Languages"
Friday, March 17, 2017      6 comments

"The Five Love Languages" - Gary Chapman 4.5 out of 5 stars I'd read this book a decade ago while in a terribly abusive relationship, hoping it would fix things. (It did not, shocking!) I wanted to read it again now that I'm in a happy... Read more
Call from the Health Dept?!
Friday, March 17, 2017      10 comments

A few weeks ago I posted a blog about my Sis contracting a potentially fatal blood infection after having knee surgery.
al.asp?blog_id=6320834 She's been on the ... Read more
Nice Weekend
Monday, March 13, 2017      6 comments

Friday after work I got home and made the YUMMIEST teriyaki chicken stir fry with a side of teriyaki carrots. (The fam loved it; Emma was obsessed with the chicken, lol.) After dinner I got Ellie to bed. (She's feeling MUCH better from Influenza... Read more
Weight , Baby , Weekend
Friday, March 10, 2017      4 comments

Well, I hit my post-pregnancy goal weight just before baby turned 6 months. Yay! I was a bit worried, since I gained 50 pounds during the pregnancy. (FIFTY! GAH!) (Thankfully I carry weight well, so I never looked hugely disgusting.) Actual... Read more
Book Review: A Walk in the Woods
Monday, March 06, 2017      3 comments

"A Walk in the Woods" - Bill Bryson
?ie=UTF8&psc=1 2 out of 5 stars I wanted to love this book. I don't. I bought this after ... Read more
Prayers for Sis PLEASE!
Friday, February 24, 2017      9 comments

So in my previous blog I gave a bit of an update about Sis having a follow-up knee surgery to clear out infection and check on the cadaver graft in her leg. So she called Wed night after her surgery to fill me in. The surgery went well. Th... Read more
Oh Just Life....
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      4 comments

Emma (step-kiddo) had been sick for around a month. (Not uncommon. Poor kid is sick ALL THE TIME. Literally about 3 weeks a month. We really push the fruits, veggies, exercise, etc...but...we only have her about 30% of the time...) I've really ... Read more

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