JEM0622's Blogs

At A Crossroads
Friday, December 28, 2012      7 comments

A lot has been going on inside of the last 30+ days. Between losing my job (and trying to find a new one), unexpected other loss, having to commute to a job again....the stars are not in alignment. Further, I really do not know what I want to do... Read more
Attitude of Gratitude
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      6 comments

We all should really try to look at each day in a positive way. Some days are harder than others. For day: Woke up! - positive Fed the kids - positive Made all required lunches - positive Got the kids off to school - posi... Read more
Slow Down
Monday, October 01, 2012      3 comments

I've been having fun finding the appropriate Beatles song for my blogs emoticon Today was about slowing down... Read more
Carry That Weight
Sunday, September 30, 2012      7 comments

Man does 0400 come early in the morning! But given my forgetfulness of last evening, it was best to get up, get my bearings, gather my stuff, remember the stuff I forgot, and get on the road. A stale cup of coffee is still a stale cup of ... Read more
That Means A Lot
Saturday, September 29, 2012      5 comments

Did you know that is also a Beatles song? I did not. You learn something new all the time! Anywho...busy day here. Girls had gymnastics, youngest boy had baseball, a birthday party, and then let me pick up my race packet. I saunter up to th... Read more
Twist and Shout
Friday, September 28, 2012      3 comments's all about the might as well make it fun! I felt the title is appropriate. It describes where I am, and it certainly describes how I've been feeling lately. Twist - well, the twist part is a reflection of where... Read more
serious angst
Sunday, September 02, 2012      9 comments

it could only be 7 days and counting to something i haven't ever tried. thank you for the you tube videos. i am grateful i have had skill drills. i am thankful for breathing drills. i have had no practice with a wet suit. nothing. i just want to... Read more
Throw Caution to the Wind
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      5 comments

You know that saying...if you wait until the time is right, or all conditions are perfect...then it will never happen. I think a lot can be said for not waiting. Drop the self doubt. Drop the fear. Drop the disbelief. This is not to discou... Read more
Tough Goodbyes
Tuesday, August 21, 2012      9 comments

Sometimes we get to say goodbye, and sometimes there isn't an opportunity or a time to do that. My hope for many Spark friends is that you do get the chance to say goodbye. Whether it is a friend moving away, or moving on to a new job, or having... Read more
Make It Good
Saturday, August 11, 2012      5 comments

Gosh life sure seems busy and demanding these days. There is a lot of good that comes from it, and that is where I like to keep my focus. I helped with coordination and fundraising for a Women's Distance Festival that was held today. I loved see... Read more
Painful Loss
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      11 comments

No, this isn't a story about weight loss. This is about the loss of a person who I would have so loved to meet in person...but did not. However our friendship was strong. I am sure we can all attest to how strong we develop bonds here on SP. Thi... Read more
What Do You Think About/Do Each Day
Wednesday, July 11, 2012      5 comments

Is it easy? Is it hard? Is it based on choices? Is it based on excuses? Perhaps you should read this blog and reconsider:
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Today's Mantra
Thursday, July 05, 2012      2 comments
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Friday, June 15, 2012      4 comments

Since Memorial Day weekend, we have been members of our local Y. We had talked about it, and it really was ideal so that I could get ready for my late September Sprint Tri. Last Sunday, I went through an orientation of the machines in the ... Read more
Tough Love
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      13 comments

I need to practice some on myself. I weighed in this morning, and the news was not good. The last few weigh ins, the number just goes up instead of down. I really didn't think I'd be sitting here, having to lose 10 lbs. Not 5, but 10, to get bac... Read more

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