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Fabulous Friday

Friday, January 28, 2011      0 comments

Today has been a busy, hectic, yet marvelous day. I began the day with my job performance evaluation, which was great. I was able to celebrate at lunch with some of my best students, the afternoon meeting that I had was with some excellent par... Read more

Government and Education

Thursday, January 27, 2011      0 comments

It was Ronald Reagan that said, "The scariest words in the English language: 'I'm from the government, and I'm here to help.'" He was truly a visionary...who knew that the resounding words of nearly 30 years ago would hold true today. Be... Read more

Lunch or Linner

Wednesday, January 26, 2011      0 comments

I am not sure what to call it since I did not get to eat today until nearly 3:00. I went to the cafeteria and picked up my salad at noon, but two misbehaving children, an impromptu parent conference, meeting at the administration office, and an... Read more

New Recipes

Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

I have had some kind of fun trying new recipes. My wife and kids are pretty traditional in what they like to eat, and I am somewhat of an adventurer when it comes to creative cooking. I have made several sparkpeople recipes, and the family has... Read more

Not as Ready as I thought I was

Monday, January 24, 2011      1 comments

Today has been a long week. I am already ready for the weekend again. Tomorrow will be less stressful.... Read more

Ready for the Week

Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

I am revved and ready for a great week ahead. Work is going to be busy, and home even busier. I have had such a pleasant weekend, that I am rejuvenated and ready to tackle the challenges that lie ahead. Press on... Read more

What a Stress Free Day

Saturday, January 22, 2011      0 comments

Though I feel unproductive, today has been quite stress free. Besides some basketball games for my 4 children, I have had no where to go, and no major chores or "honey-dos," and it too cool to work outside. Playing the Wii, watching a movie, s... Read more

Habit Formed

Friday, January 21, 2011      1 comments

I have been committed to following the program for 21 days. They (who are "they" anyway) say it takes 21 consecutive ___________ to form a habit. I have done the 21 thing, and I feel like it is working. I have faltered, made... Read more

The Day it Falls Apart

Wednesday, January 19, 2011      1 comments

If you are here, you've probably been there. We all have if we have ever tried to "diet." It is the day that it all falls apart. You can blame it on a stressful day, a dinner party, a work function, a vacation, wedding, funeral, a holiday, or ... Read more


Tuesday, January 18, 2011      0 comments

Adopting a healthy life style is not making mere physical changes in what you eat and how you exercise, but it is an intense psychological process which requires a paradigm shift in your attitude about health and the impact it has on your entire... Read more

Monday Monday

Monday, January 17, 2011      0 comments

I did not have a good day today eating wise. I did not have tme fore breakfast at home, so I had fruit at work...ick. I was hungry for a while. My secretary brought me some lunch that was wonderful, but there just was not much substance to it... Read more

Running a marathon

Sunday, January 16, 2011      0 comments

No, I am not training for a marathon, and I doubt that I ever will. I find running extremely boring. it is not something that I find liberating, like my running friends do. I will never be one that will want to run until my toenails fall off.... Read more

The Little Boy with the Big Belly

Saturday, January 15, 2011      3 comments

Once upon a time there was a little boy. He was different from the rest because he had a big belly, just like Santa Claus. He felt good about his big belly because his daddy had a big belly, his mama had a big belly, and all his relatives had ... Read more


Friday, January 14, 2011      0 comments

I love Friday, even though I am off today. I had my wisdom teeth out yesterday, and feel great. I feel so good that I am feeling guilty for not being at work today. I may go in at noon, but I don't know. My current pain med is only 3.5 hours... Read more

Wisdom Lost

Thursday, January 13, 2011      0 comments

I am feeling pretty good, considering that I am 37 years old and had my wisdom teeth out today. I should done it 20 years ago and my parents would have paind for it. I am going to lose my exercise streak, but i would not really want to cau... Read more

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