I Did It!!!
37:24 for my first 5K race in many, many years. My strategy was to walk uphill, run downhill, and on the level stretches, run in the sunny parts to get to the shady parts! LOL. My plan worked far better than I ever dreamed. I figured I'd come in... Read more
The school secretary called this morning to tell me my room is ready if I want to come in and start setting up. Ha! Whaaaat? Are you kidding? Already? What day is it? And so it is true, my teaching contract starts in a few weeks. I have a half d... Read more
Adios to This Weekend
I don't always like weekends. I think I set my expectations too high. Mostly, I've just been lonely. Not like I don't have things to do, but I've needed human companionship and it's not been there. The man I date, we decided to take a break from... Read more
We Can All Fly!
Well, I can't post the whole letter in because it is copyrighted, and I look on FlyLady's website and on her Facebook page and couldn't find a link to this letter I like so much.This testimonial came through my email yesterday, and I read it thi... Read more
I did it, I went to my first AA meeting ever. So, I got the first-step meeting. All women, and, yeah, these are people that understand me. I'll be darned! So, the comedy of it all is that of course, somehow, I dropped my keys into my purse and t... Read more
Maybe I Do "Do" AA!
After my last blog entry about why I've resisted participating in AA, but I did see the movie, "My Name Is Bill W," which got me thinking I might reconsider, many wonderful team members who do participate in AA commented and basically convinced ... Read more
I Don't Do AA . . .
. . . but I might give it a try. I've got 24 alcohol-free days under my belt, and I'm feeling pretty good. I quit smoking five years ago and so when my family and my doctor put the hammer down on my drinking, I just accepted that I'd do it and t... Read more
Isn't it funny?
I felt sooooo lethargic today. And toady. I knew it was over one hundred degrees, but I just had to get off my Marse-arse and get some exercise. Finally got out of the house with all my stuff you take with you to the gym and walked the two block... Read more
Whiney, Whine, Whine
Second day in a row I woke up with a migraine. Instead of trying to wait it out, like I do sometimes, I went ahead and took my medicine since I had a dentist appointment. I have a little cavity and a little crack both on one molar. Now I have to... Read more
I've been sober for two weeks now! This past week was an interesting one. I didn't exercise like I did the week before because of the intense heat and my headaches. But I did a little walking, drank lots of water and watched what I ate, and I di... Read more
Day 7--I made it through a party last night!
I made it through a party last night where alcohol was served! It was a small party and most everyone appeared to be light drinkers anyway, but I 'fessed up to the hostess beforehand that I am taking disulfiram so it would be absolutely essentia... Read more
I decided to change my username to something a tad less obvious than my own first and last name. I feel freer to express myself this way.
How is it that one can go along, la-di-dah, and out of nowhere be hit with a strong craving for a dri... Read more
I'm tired. Big thunderstorm during the night and scared dogs! Today is my Friday for my summer school is only four days a week. We loaded all 100+ kids, paras, teachers, and box lunches onto two buses and went to the zoo. My para and I shepherde... Read more
It's not through yet, and I'd like a drink, or two or more, but I did start taking the disulfiram yesterday and I am not willing to challenge it's effectiveness. I'm sure, if the cautions include avoiding "all alcohol found in sauces, vinegar, m... Read more