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How fast time slips by... summer is gone?

Monday, September 08, 2014      13 comments

So first, the "excuses and explanations" part that I promised I'd blog about at some point... It's been nearly a year since my last meaningful blog, the "me" project, which became a popular blog here on Spark. The rush of supporters was am... Read more

All about me (an alphabet full of facts...)

Wednesday, January 22, 2014      8 comments

This was completely copied from my Sparkfriend, Amy. I figured, if she can put herself out there, so could I. I enjoyed learning more about her, so I'm hoping all y'all enjoy learning more about me. Before reading this, please note that I fin... Read more

The "ME" Project; Week 4 Addendum

Monday, October 07, 2013      13 comments

I was asked to share the blog that inspired me to think about food addiction. Brad's blog was posted shortly after I began dealing with a close family member and substance abuse issues. The timing of it all just got my brain thinking... ... Read more

The "ME" Project; Week 4

Monday, October 07, 2013      20 comments

First, a HUGE thank you to all of you who continue to support me, despite MY lack of effort. Without it, I think I'd be throwing in the towel, as I have every other time... But I am accountable to the my Spark Friends, even if I struggle to ho... Read more

The "ME" Project; Week 3

Monday, September 30, 2013      17 comments

This week's blog is a tough one to write. I really want this blog project to be positive. The big picture in this is for me to be in a more positive frame of mind. I'll try but please recognize that I've just come off of a really bad weekend ... Read more

The "ME" Project; Week 2

Monday, September 23, 2013      26 comments

I got such a positive response from last weeks blog that I was completely overwhelmed by it. It was amazing. And despite the lack of successes last week, I know that it is DEFINITELY helping me to see the big picture. So, I thank you all for ... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The new "ME Project"

Monday, September 16, 2013      163 comments

So, in case you've missed it, I'm not a big blogger. I've been on Spark People for over two years and have only a handful of blogs. I get into my rut and have the thought in my head that no one wants to hear my ramblings about being miserable ... Read more

July 1, 2013

Monday, July 01, 2013      5 comments

I've been absent for about two weeks. I've been having health issues. Thought it was asthma. Battery of tests revealed COPD. I'm not up to par yet but I'm not throwing in the towel just yet. Per the doc, I'm not healthy enough to exercise u... Read more

Ugh...

Wednesday, March 13, 2013      8 comments

True confession... Two weeks ago, I was busting my butt. I was working out almost 45 minutes to an hour 5 days of 7. I was tracking. Eating right. Feeling pretty darn good physically and mentally. I could even go so far as to say, I wa... Read more

The CrAzY month of March - food around every corner!!

Friday, March 01, 2013      5 comments

March is a crazy month. I have two sons (out of my 5) with birthdays. My nephew has a birthday. This equals three separate birthday celebrations - and our family celebrates with food. And lots of it. Add in Easter and you've got temptati... Read more

Happy Birthday Alex!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      3 comments

Today is my eldest son's birthday. He is thirteen. THIRTEEN!!! How crazy is that? Surely I don't have a teenager. I can't possibly be old enough... What with my own re-celebration of the 9th anniversary of my 27th birthday last August... C... Read more

Barrett's first stitches... :(

Sunday, February 10, 2013      8 comments

So, within the last week I was talking to someone (can't remember who...) about how by the time my older two biological children were three, they had stitches near their mouth because of similarly falling at our kitchen table. Well, Barrett is ... Read more

Facebook etiquette

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      6 comments

I find myself becoming very agitated by friends who innocently post pictures on facebook without my knowledge. It's not that the pictures are inappropriate by any means; however, at what point did it not become my right to consent to public dis... Read more

Anniversaries of sorts...

Monday, February 04, 2013      2 comments

My apologies if this is too much detail... 18 years ago today, my father died of his first heart attack in his sleep. He was only 42. The coroner said that his death was the result of ongoing heart disease and the heart attack was caused by ... Read more

Packing lunches

Friday, January 04, 2013      5 comments

One of my recent downfalls has been lunchtime. I work crazy hours and am on the road a lot during the day. I can plan healthy dinners easily. But it's just WAAAAY to easy to hit the drive through for lunch. I began packing my lunches so that... Read more


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