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Been MIA, but now I'm found
Friday, November 11, 2011      13 comments

I've been logging in every day but have not spent a lot of time on SP beyond that. I've been hit or miss with nutrition tracking, and with fitness. I am constantly surprised by how easy it is to slip backwards into old habits (and I shouldn't ... Read more
Board Breaking pic
Wednesday, November 02, 2011      14 comments

We tried but it was difficult to get pictures, this is the best one. Note that my board holder was not the ex-h so he remained unscathed. My coworkers decorated my... Read more
Saturday, October 29, 2011      8 comments

For my birthday I got new pillows for all 3 of us. Nice extra firm side sleeper pillows of much better quality than those they replaced (gotta love those 50% off sales with an extra 30% off coupon!). What a difference they make. I haven't been... Read more
Friday, October 28, 2011      11 comments

The last few days have been very bad. I'm making my page private for a bit, until I decide if I post this, or leave it up if I do. I need to get it out of my head to put everything in order. My son has a developmental disability. It can ... Read more
Possible speed bump ahead
Tuesday, October 25, 2011      19 comments

Tonight was karate class. At the beginning, before we started, the adults were given a letter. Basically the gym where we have class has doubled the rent (with 1 week's notice)...and the instructor's options are very limited. His choices are ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My life is over, there's nothing left to live for
Thursday, October 20, 2011      282 comments

So, if you stopped by my blog concerned that I am in need of help and are correct, although not in the way you think. Rest assured, I am not mad or sad or depressed or suicidal; I have not lost my Spark. I am actually pretty happ... Read more
Gorilla Wrestling
Monday, October 10, 2011      13 comments

As seen on a t-shirt yesterday... Running is like wrestling a gorilla. You don't quit when you get tired. You quit when the gorilla gets tired. Finish Strong!... Read more
Becky is a wimp
Thursday, October 06, 2011      21 comments

One little cold / flu and she collapses in a pathetic pile of goo. "Oh, we're sick, let's eat obscene amounts of baked goods and stay in bed all day, we're too sick to exercise. That's the only way to get better." This is the crazy alter ... Read more
Chinese Numerology
Tuesday, October 04, 2011      12 comments

From my Inbox: Chinese numerology and Feng Shui for 2011 This year we are going to experience four unusual dates: 1/1/11, 1/11/11, 11/1/11, 11/11/11, and that's not all; Take the last two digits of the year you were born and the age you wil... Read more
FFK and the Third Bad Thing
Saturday, October 01, 2011      15 comments

Two weeks ago - on a Thursday - my car blew a rod. Major car repair. One week ago - on a Thursday - my back-up beater minivan finally died the final death. A smart person, seeing where this trend is headed, would have stayed in bed this ... Read more
Taking bets that my son does not survive to adulthood
Monday, September 26, 2011      40 comments

Right now the odds are not in his favor. His progress report comes every Monday. Today's report showed 2 Fs and a C - all three because the report showed missing assignments. This after he assured me last week he had turned them in. ... Read more
Lazy Sunday
Sunday, September 25, 2011      9 comments

Today I actually do not have anything planned, no extra curricular activities for myself or the kids, no appointments, nothing I HAVE to do today or anywhere I HAVE to be. I don't know what to do with myself! LOL! So for my lazy Sunda... Read more
Thursdays are cursed
Thursday, September 22, 2011      17 comments

Last Thursday my car threw a rod and blew my engine. Major car repair cost. I have been driving my old beater "just in case" minivan. It runs VERY loud and slow and I have always known it would eventually die. Today it died. In the midd... Read more
The lights turned on! Now all I need is a good man!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      18 comments

Or so I was told once (have faith, I will get to the point eventually). This weekend I resumed replacing light switches and outlets. I am going from the 35 year old original beige switches & to nice sleek black panel switches. ... Read more
Race picture
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      14 comments

We had to stand around for an hour in the cold so I wore long running pants underneath my skort...and realized right before the race started that I had no way to carry them if I removed them to run. Oh, well. I think this was taken around mile... Read more

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