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Happy Halloween, or whatever
Today being official Hallowen, I woud like to wish you all a great scary day.
Really, I don't participate in Halloween anymore. I am at the age that it is just another day where kids get to get candy and adults get to act like kids. It's ... Read more
New is sometimes Old
Sometimes the best new thing is an old thing.
I've been eating better now for 6 months and it is finally paying off. I have lost enough weight to get into my favorite pair of slacks. WOW, what a feeling. They fit and are even a little lo... Read more
WOW-I had forgotten what it was like to get up at O-dark-thirty.
I have special training at work today and tomorrow and need to be there by 6:45 am. Way early for me.
Kind of nice to be in a quiet place with no distractions before... Read more
Do Struggles Make Us Better?
I have ofen wondered if the struggle we have make us better because of them.
I believe this is true. Back in 1990 my son and I were up at our home in the mountains and I was using a riding mower to mow the lawn. It was running out of fu... Read more
Today has been a very depressing day. It is cold and wet outside. Snow falling on and off and it is so dark it feels like the middle the night. Not a good day to go out. SO, here I am inside trying to exercise and get myself out of my mood a... Read more
Smiles and Love
Today at work was a unique day.
It started out same as usual. People coming in. Angry people on the phones. Then, On my FIRST BREAK, I walked down the ilse and one of my team members, smiled and threw me a kiss. MY, what a boost I got. ... Read more
Is Work Sabotaging my diet?
Have you ever noticed that in a typical office there are people who bring in donuts, bagels, breakfast pastry, etc., and expect everyone in the office to partake? It is interesting to me that also, when you refuse, they treat you like you are s... Read more
Time of the Year
Every hear that saying, "IT's that time of the year again." It is used a lot by the media to get us to believe that it's Christmas, Thanksgiving, Spring, Summer, Winter , Fall and so much more.
Why can't they come up wih something like C... Read more
Back to Reality
So, today is the day I start back to a 'normal' routine. I've been lax in doing what I need to do daily to stay healthy. I even forgot to take my vitamins yesterday. WOO--stop and think Maryann.
So, starting today, I get back to my 10 mi... Read more
This morning, as I was going thru th paper, I was thinking back to all the Halloweens I've seen.
I remember when I was a kid and going trick or treating. I used to take a pillow case as my bag. And, believe it or not, I used to fill it. ... Read more
I am going, staying, pushing, pulling!
Remember Dr. Doolittle and the Pushme, Pullyou? I sometimes feel like that.
I feel like I am going and coming and pushing and pulling most days. I want to lose weight but I want that candy bar or I want to walk but that movie is so good I... Read more
Good Friends are Wonderful
The day before we left on our trip, as a matter of fact, the night before, we chaperoned the homecoming dance at the high school. We went out to get into the car and it would not start. We have auto remote start and it had gone haywire. We wal... Read more
GOD is GREAT!!!
For those of you who do not believe in God, I hope you believe in something.
I believe in GOD! He has guided me in my life more times then I can count. He kept me strong when I thought I was going to die from an abusive husband. He hel... Read more
Words are not enough----
We got home late last night, so I'm going to fill you all in now on the trip.
The last blog I did was the day we went to the cancer center. DH was so anxious and I was worried. Our dear Daughter-in-law took us to the hospital and waited w... Read more
Well, here we are at the doctor day.
So far we have had a pretty good trip. We had a 2 hour lay over in Denver on the way here and had a great lunch at a nice French resturant i the airport. It was a nice trip wth nice people to travel wi... Read more