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Report on my first day back to work. . .
I need to insert a picture of what I look like right now, but just imagine Harry the Cat, and you'll get a pretty good mental picture. . .
I was shocked when my alarm went off this morning, and very seriously considered not going to work to... Read more
Not ready for tomorrow, but here I come anyway!
I have been sick since 1/8, and I am supposed to go back to work tomorrow morning. I didn't work all week last week, or today. I started out with the flu, and then ended up with secondary infection and vertigo. I have been the sickest I've been ... Read more
A Fresh Start. . .AGAIN!!!! :)
I've been reading over all my old blog posts. . .it's like living through all that time again. I saw all my up's and down's, and everything in between. In some ways it was saddening to be reminded that I have ground to conquer again that I thoug... Read more
Sewing in my room again. . .
We're not ready to open shop yet, but I can WORK in there again! It's delightful to be in there, and I get a lot of pleasure out of knowing that everything I accomplish takes me another step closer to being able to use my sewing room the way it ... Read more
So Many Changes. . .
I could not put everything into one post. . .it would be too huge! This one is about an exciting change since I was active before:
My husband started gutting my sewing room back in January of this year, and he's turning it into a home alter... Read more
Now Revisited. . .
Now a year ago, and now today. . .are two ENTIRELY different animals, lol! However, I am finally ready to face that dragon and slay it. Where am I now? Not where I was a year ago, and that is a good thing.
I have gained exactly ten pounds s... Read more
A little housecleaning is in order
I've been on hiatus for most of this year, recovering from a car accident in October of '09. It's been a very long road, and I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. . .and it might not be a freight train! I'm going to work on updat... Read more
Looking back. . .Looking forward: Part I
I did a lot right last year, and I did a lot wrong. I'm probably going to spread out my review of the past year and my plans for the new year out over several blog posts. Why? Because I am ADHD, and I can't sit at this computer long enough to pu... Read more
Two Months. . .
Today is two months since my car accident. I am maintaining within 2+/- pounds, but my sparkhabits are slipping. I need to focus on tracking my food. I am going to physical therapy 3X a week, and doing home exercises on the days I don't go; that... Read more
Re-Focusing. . .
Here I am over a month post-accident. I haven't lost more weight, but I haven't really gained much either. My new focus is to maintain the loss I had prior to the accident and work on getting my strength back. It is so much harder to maintain wh... Read more
The Lord has a reason for everything. . .
I don't know for sure why I had a car accident last Thursday, but I know the Lord had a reason for it, and it wasn't so I would get hurt. I have a broken sternum and crushed T12 vertebra. I just got home from the hospital today, and I have to we... Read more
My Plan for October
I read a good blog from JAEBYRDFROGDIVA this morning, and she encouraged all of us to blog about our plans for October. . .so here goes!
I have been gradually getting my balance of nutrients in line, and in October I'm going to continue wor... Read more
Fat is NOT my friend. . .HELP!!!!
Okay, I've been doing this nutrition tracker thing since January, and I've gotten to where I can stay in line most days with my calories, protein, and carbs. . .however, the fat seems to be a struggle. I know I'm not getting as much as the track... Read more
Went to bed with it last night. . .woke up with it this morning. Not a good day, and this one is really making me sick. It's been a long time since I've had one this bad. I am supposed to work today, so this is really not good. I've missed a lot... Read more
I tried on a skirt I bought earlier this year; it's a size 12 and it met the legal definition of "fitting" when I got it, meaning I could zip it up and still breathe, lol. As of today, it's LOOSE!!!! . . .A+
I've lost 20 pounds, and have 32... Read more