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What Meteor Shower?

Saturday, May 24, 2014      4 comments

So, I wanted my kids (and myself) to enjoy a really cool celestial spectacle...meteor shower. Last night was supposed to be a really spectacular shower of meteors from about 2am to 4am in the US. So, we camped out in the back yard. Roasted mar... Read more

Interesting and Yummy Website...Who knew?

Friday, May 23, 2014      3 comments

I was looking at the different food pyramids in different cultures with a student and we were noticing the difference between the different countries and the importance that they put on different food groups. Then I stumbled upon this website (... Read more

Bad Dream

Friday, April 04, 2014      4 comments

Woke up in the middle of the night in a panic. I had a dream that I was leaving the grocery store and a man asked if he could help me in the parking lot. I had a bad feeling and ran to my car and got in and locked the door while he chased me. ... Read more

Oh well

Friday, February 21, 2014      4 comments

A little blah today (for two weeks, I guess). It happens. I'm fine. I am trying to slow down on the caffeine (so mostly decaf now...only residual caffeine in my coffee at this point...this is to keep my self from losing bladder control when I... Read more

More uh ohs than yays

Wednesday, February 05, 2014      6 comments

Last night I watched the Biggest Loser and the preOlympic show. I love these things and the superbowl (which was kind of a let down) was just this week too. So many sports and health shows packed into one week. So, you might find it strange th... Read more

Sledding kicks butt and freezes it

Tuesday, January 28, 2014      3 comments

I found myself sledding alone outside in the moonlight. I must have looked like a crazy woman sledding down my driveway and the street by myself until my kids came out with me. Finally my husband dragged himself outside. We had a blast and I ... Read more

Broke My Glasses/New Tea Dessert

Friday, January 10, 2014      3 comments

I broke my glasses in half...how? I have no idea. But, I've had them for 3 years and I am hard on them...I slept with them under my pillow for a long time, dropped them numerous times,etc. Never tried to be very careful with them...they were ... Read more

Been a tough December...But got a Nutribullet

Friday, December 27, 2013      4 comments

This December has been difficult for my family. My precious nephew died (he'd had a heart transplant last Christmas and was doing well...that child had been through too much), we've all been sick, my mom is sick and far away (although she is no... Read more

I learned Something

Sunday, November 17, 2013      3 comments

I read the Sparkpeople blog about bingeing. Interesting how I binged after reading it...kind of. Didn't feel sick or miserable or anything. But, we friends over and I made very healthy veggie pizza. Someone brought brownies, which I now know... Read more

Tried the Turkey Burner Thingy Challenge...Ow.

Thursday, November 14, 2013      3 comments

http://www.sparkpeople.com/blo
g/blog.asp?post=take_the_t
urkey_burner_workout_challenge Did the Turkey Burner Workout Challenge. I liked it, but I can hardly do any of these exactly the way I am supposed to. But, I faked my way throu... Read more

I feel like lead

Tuesday, November 12, 2013      6 comments

I can't tell if I feel like lead because I am older, heavier, going through menopause or for some other reason. I am now 46 and when i walk/jog I feel like I am moving through water...everything feels harder. I wake up and feel sickly and my b... Read more

I don't recognize myself

Monday, November 04, 2013      7 comments

I realized recently that I have gone through Menopause with the hot flashes and weird body changes and crazed emotions, etc. , in record time. Either that or my body is just freaking out. I feel more calm than before....I don't feel like my em... Read more

The End of Overeating - Book Review

Thursday, July 18, 2013      6 comments

I am reading the book The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite by David A. Kessler, MD. It is pretty fascinating. It explains exactly what the American food industry does to gain a following and therefore lots... Read more

Fluctuating Diets

Wednesday, July 17, 2013      10 comments

I am a very fickle person when it comes to eating, I think. I do well with a diet plan for about 2 weeks and then I come to a screeching halt and start to think another diet plan would be better. I realize that is just rebellion. But is it? ... Read more

More Razor Scooter Adventure

Monday, July 15, 2013      3 comments

Found a beautiful park with the family. My husband and I were walking and the kids were riding their scooters around the trail at the new park. It was quite picturesque. Interesting plants. Then we had a picnic at a cement table overlooking ... Read more


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