I’ve become complacent.
Don’t wanna hit the gym? That’s ok. Need a scoop of ice cream? That’s ok, too. Margarita? Now you’re talking…
My body is showing it. I’m not gaining back a lot, but I’ve stopped losing and have gained two ... Read more
Texas Unites - Emergency Response Conference - pt 3 (finally)
ok, so by the end of the conference, I was EXHAUSTED, mentally, physically and emotionally, so this blog, which should have been written on June 24th, had to wait until now...
here it is. ... Read more
Texas Unites - Emergency Response Conference pt 2
OK, so day 2 of the conference - I volunteered at the registration table this morning - SUPER busy, kinda sweaty, lots of cool folks - and then I went to Medical Issues in a Disaster. Only an hour and a half, which was NOT enough time for this ... Read more
Texas Unites - Emergency Response Conference - pt 1
some of y'all know I'm involved in our local Community Emergency Response Team - well, the various CERT groups in Texas along with the Medical Reserve Corps and the Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster began their first conference all toge... Read more
for the work newsletter...
had to write a blurb for work, and it got some positive feedback, so I figured I'd share.
Some of... Read more
Nick's back in print again!!
my friend, Nick, is becoming quite the celebrity... LOL... check out tomorrow's NY Post - that's him in the second pic - same pic as the cover of the SoF magazine:
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Run for Sarah - my first "real" 5k - in 41:20!!!
so I wasn't sure how it was going to go... I'm NOT a runner. I DON'T run.
I can do the elliptical for hours, but I DON'T run.
So Martha116 and I decided that, as long as we beat our pure-walking-time of 54 minutes that we did at th... Read more
6 days until the 5K - RunforSarah.com
so, I've walked 5Ks for the Komen Race for the Cure and for the March of Dimes March for Babies, but this is the first one that I'll actually be running, at least a little... I wanted to share the reason behind this event with y'all, from their... Read more
my friend's on the cover of Soldier of Fortune magazine!! (pics)
so, my friend, Nick Ranstad, has served as an Army sniper and has a 1.3 mile recorded shot, and he's on the cover of SoF magazine for June!!! and not only that, but Joe - the author - is another friend of mine!!!
I'm quite blessed to know ... Read more
kids... ugh... I hate adrenaline rushes...
you know when you KNOW they're fine, but you don't KNOW-KNOW? because they haven't called?
when you know they were doing something a couple of hours ago, but you're pretty sure it should be over by now and they're still not home?
when... Read more
March of Dimes - March for Babies
Martha116, my daughter and I walked the March for Babies this morning. It was a little 5K, and with just walking (with some weaving through the crowd and jumping over mud puddles thrown in), we did it in 54 minutes. It was less of a race than a... Read more
a scrapbooking exchange, or What a COOL Box of STUFF!!!!!
so, LadyBird380 asked in the Pudge-Off team if any of us would be interested in exchanging scrapbook stuff - and I said YES!!!
I LOVE scrapbooking. ... Read more
MIL surgery is over - she's in recovery
surgeon just came out - she did well, very little blood loss, and they were able to save most of her kidney, so HOORAY!!!!
and the surgeon said that she did well enough that she'd probably be able to go home tomorrow, which is great, too! ... Read more
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quickie blog on MIL surgery tomorrow
so, my mother-in-law is incredibly active and vibrant and fit and eats well and works full time both at an interior decorating job and raising miniature ponies and still keeps an active social life, but despite all that, they found a small tumor... Read more