2018 So Far...
Well, this year has not been boring. That is what I can say with absolute certainty.
My daughter with mental health issues still hasn't started this new therapy we're trying with her. It should start in a week or two. I cannot wait. Som... Read more
Day 96 Fall Challenge 2017
I'm kinda calling this the end of my fall challenge. We are in full-on winter mode here with snow on the ground and Christmas festivities all around.
Here's the long and short of it. This challenge was wildly successful and a total failur... Read more
Day 59 Fall Challenge 2017
Okay, all. I'm still scraping through this fall. I'm am NOT rocking it, but I will tell what I am doing right.
-I have continued my exercise streak that I began back in September. EVERY weekday that the fitness center is open, I've been t... Read more
Day 31 Fall Challenge 2017
Okay, a quick update on this challenge I've made for myself. I'm proud to say I have been faithful to my commitment to going to the fitness center. I have gone every weekday morning it's been open. My oldest DD has come with me too! We're en... Read more
Day 1 Fall Challenge 2017
I am starting over again and will be challenging myself to blog more to document my "travels" since I have been quite neglectful of my physical health in the last year or more. Man, I started the year so strong...felt great, was losing weight, ... Read more
All Back Together Again
Yay! I picked up my oldest daughter from the bus this morning. She just got home from Space Camp in Alabama. I've missed her, but it was busy here while she was gone. We had our adoption anniversary on Friday, my middle daughter's regional g... Read more
Tragedy Strikes Close to Home
Last week we got a call I wouldn't wish on any adoptive parent...though I didn't realize it until it happened. I was told our little ones' birth mom was unresponsive at the hospital from an apparent drug overdose. She later died. There have b... Read more
Checking Off BIG To-Do List Items
We've been getting our floor redone in the majority of our upstairs. All 3 upstairs bedrooms, the living room, and the hallways had to have the floors empty....with all 8 of us trying to function...with everything in boxes and totes...trying to... Read more
Off the Rails
I haven't been blogging, tracking, or sparking. It has NOT helped.
I am going to get my head on st... Read more
So...Not Great at the Monthly Update
Okay friends, I have not done well at posting progress pics or even a progress blog.
Highlights since March:
*We finalized adoption of out 3 little ones on April 21st!!
*I have lost 4 pounds (not amazing, but it's a LOSS)
*We... Read more
Missed March 1...
I have a blog entry coming but March 1 came and went with a death in the family so plans changed. Maybe tomorrow...... Read more
February 1, 2016
Let's see if I can be consistent with this. Here I am, February 1, 2016 at 193.5 pounds.
... Read more
2016 - Is It Vacation Time Yet?
DH and I are looking ahead to do some planning for summer camping, other trips, family functions, etc. right now.
For example, we had planned a certain Spring Break mini-trip and it is not going to work out, so we are changing course and ... Read more
2016 - January Adoption Update
For those who had been following our foster/adoption story, I have big news!
Last month, December 2015, our foster kids' birth parents voluntarily terminated their parental rights! We did not expect that. We knew the birth mom was ready, ... Read more
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2016 The Year of Growth
Long time, no blog.
So much to tell, so I'll save some for another time. For now I just want to get back to my blogging habit and say I am back on the exercise pattern that will help me feel better.
My food choices are better, portio... Read more