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Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning? Remembering Sept. 11, 2001

Friday, September 11, 2009      2 comments

I was working for an import/export company at the time. Our office was right next to the very busy Austin/Bergstrom International Airport. It was my first real day at work (as opposed to just training). My boss was sitting next to me, we had jus... Read more

Sometimes being a girl just sucks

Monday, August 31, 2009      5 comments

For the past 3 days I have been balled up on the couch in so much pain I can't even knit! I have severe endometriosis. It hasn't been too bad for a while. But it's making up for it right now! Even vicodin didn't kill the pain. Jordon keeps sa... Read more

Today and stuff

Wednesday, August 26, 2009      2 comments

Just couldn't think of a snappy Blog Title today! LOL Well I didn't put anything in my tracker yesterday but I DID write every single thing that was put in my mouth down in my dayrunner. It's easier. I will add to my tracker when I can bu... Read more

A Brand New Day

Monday, August 24, 2009      4 comments

Hello All! How's everyone? Well, today is Monday and it is the first day of school for Jordon. Which means daytime hours are once again available to focus on doing stuff I need to get done without distractions. And one of the things I nee... Read more

Update on Crystal

Thursday, August 20, 2009      1 comments

Well WOooo Hoooo Crystal got the job! I have really mixed emotions about it. She will move to Baton Rouge over Labor Day weekend and begin her new awesome job on Sept. 8th. I'm really excited and happy because this means we will be getting ba... Read more

Back from Louisiana

Thursday, July 30, 2009      1 comments

Ok I'm back. Crystal's interview seemed to go very well. I hope she gets this job. We should know something in a week or so. Louisiana was very nice. I love visiting there, just don't want to live there again....ever! LOL K.. mor... Read more

We talking Vegan here

Friday, July 24, 2009      0 comments

A friend of mine, Kim, has decided to go Vegan. Kim's lost weight doing this but she says that is just a nice bonus, that she is really doing it for health reasons. She read about the people in Okinawa, Japan who have crazy long lifespans and ... Read more

Here we go again...

Thursday, July 09, 2009      4 comments

106 degrees outside today. It has been in the triple digits here for a couple weeks now. Wouldn't you know it.. I finally get good shoes to go walking in and now it's so hot out that there is a public health advisory to stay indoors if at all ... Read more

Just stuff

Sunday, June 21, 2009      2 comments

Well ok so I haven't been blogging like I want to, but it's kind of hard to when I don't have internet at home except on my phone with it's itty bitty keyboard. LOL so I'm revising my commitment to sya that I will blog as often as I can and that... Read more

My Nala and an Evening walk

Monday, June 15, 2009      2 comments

Yesterday was an extremely hard day. My oldest and dearest 4-legged friend, my darling Nala Kitty, passed away. She was 13 years old. We knew it was coming but no amount of preperation can really stop the pain when you love someone as much as... Read more

Doin a bit better

Wednesday, June 10, 2009      1 comments

Well as you can probably tell from my last post I've been in a bit of a blue funk as of late. But I am feeling a little better. Not all gung ho and motivated but I do feel a little more motivated and have been trying to make myself do stuff. ... Read more

Motivation and such

Wednesday, June 03, 2009      3 comments

How does one get motivated when they want to get motivated but can't seem to find it within? I have a treadmill. I now have a hike and bike trail literally a step outside my back gate. I have a new pair of New Balance 505 cross trainers ... Read more

Treadmill

Sunday, May 10, 2009      3 comments

My step-mom just gave me her old treadmill!!!! Woooo Hooo!!!!! Will tell you more later! ------------------ So we got the treadmill today. It's an old Pro-Life (I think that's the brand name) and beat-up and a bit loud but it works. ... Read more

First Thursday

Thursday, May 07, 2009      4 comments

The first Thursday of each month, on South Congress, in Austin is a festival/bizzare of sorts. You park you car, usually a few blocks away, and walk...and walk...and walk...and..well you get the picture. There are food places (I had my first fro... Read more

Lots To Lose 100+ Weight Loss Meet-Up

Wednesday, May 06, 2009      1 comments

I attended my first weight loss meet up Sunday. I loved it! I met other women who are dealing with the same issues as I am. It was a small group but hoping it will grow with time. Most were my age and all were in the same weight range. We w... Read more


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