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We're not gonna gain it
Friday, May 13, 2011      3 comments

With apologies to Twisted Sister's song We're Not Gonna Take It. I sometimes have way too much time on my hands in meetings... Oh we’re not gonna gain it No, we ain’t gonna gain it Oh we’re not gonna gain weight anymore We’ve got ... Read more
You know you're living in 2011 when...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      4 comments

Another "gem" from my inbox, pausing briefly on its trip around the cyberworld... You know you are living in 2011 when…. 1. You accidentally enter your PIN on the microwave 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years ... Read more
Stuff you didn't know you didn't know
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      10 comments

Popped up in my e-mail yesterday on it's way around the cyberworld, I have not verified the veracity of most but they sound good.... Every day more money is printed for Monopoly than the U.S. Treasury Men can read smaller print than ca... Read more
A Busy Weekend
Sunday, May 08, 2011      4 comments

FINALLY! The rain stopped. At least for the last 2 days. It has been beautiful outside, low to mid 60s (Fahrenheit), sunny - I even got a sunburn! Practically overnight flowers have come up, leaves have appeared on trees...and my "swampland... Read more
May Goals
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      6 comments

I'm going to keep it short this month since May will be extremely busy with everyone's extra curricular activities. My goals for May: 1 - 35 pushups (did 30 as of Tuesday) 2 - 2 miles in 19:00 (did 19:41 tonight) 3 - finish removing li... Read more
My daughter's 1st track meet
Tuesday, May 03, 2011      5 comments

Jacq is in 8th grade this year and is a year younger than the rest of her class because we started her in school a year early, when she was 4. You wouldn't know she's only 12 to look at her (although she will be 13 in about 6 weeks). She p... Read more
Race Day conversation with Me, Myself & I....
Monday, May 02, 2011      9 comments

I have developed multiple personalities. In the days leading up to the race Old Me made a feeble attempt to reassert dominance. Right up to the last quarter mile I could hear that whiny little voice in my head. Yes, I talk to myself; I ca... Read more
April Goal Results & Randomness
Sunday, May 01, 2011      9 comments

A most awesome month! My goals for April were: *25 pushups - am doing 26 - emoticon *50 situps - am doing 5... Read more
I ran, I finished, I did not cause a traffic accident!
Saturday, April 30, 2011      12 comments

WooHoo! Yay me! I ran my 1st ever race today, a 5k, just a few miles from my home. My goals were to finish, to run the whole race, not to be in last place and not to get hurt. Given that I am accident prone, the race was on the road ... Read more
1st ever race in 2 days...need advice
Wednesday, April 27, 2011      7 comments

About a month ago, in a fit of caffeinated insanity, I registered for a 5k race on 4/30. I still don't know why exactly I did this. I have successfully ignored this fact until today when I realized that tomorrow night I have to pick up my race... Read more
My Garden Plan
Thursday, April 21, 2011      11 comments

Below is my planned garden layout this year. I’m excited, each year it gets a little bigger, better organized. I can’t wait to get started planting, our last frost day should be any day now. Because of the rain, cold & wind last weekend I did... Read more
Sunday, April 17, 2011      5 comments

This seemed to be the weekend for muffins! I saw a new muffin recipe in Cooking Light I wanted to try, VYVIENN made pumpkin cranberry muffins, I learned you can freeze muffins to eat later (somehow that never occurred to me before), and my muff... Read more
What I learned from the Easter Bunny
Saturday, April 16, 2011      10 comments

Don't put all your eggs in one basket. Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. All work and no play can make you a basket case. A cute tail attracts a lot of attention. Everyone is entitled to a bad hare day. Let happy thoughts m... Read more
My weekend plans
Friday, April 15, 2011      6 comments

Our April 15th challenge on the 30 somethings with 25-49 pounds to lose team is to blog about our weekend plans: Friday I got out of bed this morning with no snooze button. After work today I will put down some more mulch in the front be... Read more
Need Easter dinner suggestions
Thursday, April 14, 2011      6 comments

I have a little over a week to decide what to make. I am not going all out with a big family gathering; there will be just me & possibly (probably) my 2 kids, both teenagers (or close enough). I try to make holiday meals different, outside... Read more

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