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A Mouse, Irma and Me!
Sunday, September 17, 2017      5 comments

Every year my friend asks me to go to Disney World with her and her daughter. Every year after a consideration of about 2 seconds, I agree. This year we went in early September. We usually go at the end but not this year. We were there from Sept... Read more
My job is safe for now
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      3 comments

Well, I have some good news. It seems as the redesign of Medicaid is not going to go in effect until January of 2018. I should be safe in my job until then. I do not know what will happen after that. I am trying to focus on where I am now and am... Read more
Job drama
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      6 comments

As some of you know I work at the local mental health center. A big portion of our funding comes from billing Medicaid. ... Read more
I won the battle of the bathing suit
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      11 comments

I have not purchased a new bathing suit in over 18 years. I will be going to the beach while I am on vacation. Well you need a bathing suit to go in to the water. So I took my self to the store and I prepared for the worst. I looked though all ... Read more
My office
Friday, February 24, 2017      8 comments

I work in a mental health center and I am office based. I have my own office. There was talk about a year ago about moving to the other side of the building to be part of the Emergency Services department. Well yesterday I was informed that the... Read more
Better try something different
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      3 comments

It has been almost 3 weeks since I started my attempt to get a Pandora bead when I lose 10 pounds. I haven't lost a pound, an ounce or anything. I have been gaining and losing the same 3 pounds!! I have been helping a friend write a grad paper a... Read more
New Found Motivation
Friday, January 20, 2017      8 comments

When I was younger I was motivated by food, mostly sweets...oh, who am I kidding? emoticon I was motivated by ALL ... Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017      9 comments

Today I turn 40! Wow! I was not looking forward to this number as I do not handle the new decades well. I really don't think it has hit me as badly as I thought it would. I am trying to keep in mind that a lot has happened in the last couple of ... Read more
Adventures in Tae Bo
Sunday, August 28, 2016      6 comments

As some of you already know, I had a major cleaning overhaul of my house. emoticon I now have a workout room. In ... Read more
Time for a possible career change
Saturday, July 23, 2016      11 comments

As some of you may know, I am a social worker. emoticon When I first graduated college I was able to do a ton with ... Read more
Binge and Purge
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      5 comments

Do not be alarmed. I am not binging and purging on food. emoticon On this weight loss journey I have been focusing o... Read more
One year of maintaining
Thursday, December 24, 2015      13 comments

I decided to take a walk down memory lane. emoticon I wanted to see how I was doing number wise in the weight depa... Read more
Saturday, October 10, 2015      10 comments

A couple of days ago I was watching an episode of Dr. Oz. The episode covered the amount of food that the average American wastes or throws away. I was horrified at the amount! ... Read more
Sneaking in exercise
Saturday, September 05, 2015      6 comments

I have changed how I look at exercise. I was obsessed with it when I started this journey and worked out several hours a day. I was also unemployed and had tons of time on my hands. ... Read more
Bathing suits, ugh!
Monday, July 20, 2015      7 comments

I went bathing suit shopping yesterday as I need one for an upcoming picnic emoticon and for when I go to Disney ... Read more

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