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End of vacation
Sunday, January 03, 2010      0 comments

I took this picture this evening after dropping my daughter back off at college. I thought I was no longer sad that she is no longer at home but I found tears in my eyes as I drov... Read more
I will not accept this as a sign...
Sunday, January 03, 2010      0 comments

The above picture was taken last night at the Ramada. The kids had so much fun swiming and going down the water slide. We even got up early this morning so they would have time t... Read more
Happy New Year
Friday, January 01, 2010      0 comments

Well, another year past and more weight gained instead of lost. I have no idea how much I weigh, and I really have no desire to check today. 2009 was definitely not a good year but I am ready to work towards putting it behind me and moving forwa... Read more
Waiting for Monday...
Saturday, November 22, 2008      2 comments

Another weekend, weekends can mean many things but for me they always seem to be two days of overeating as a last ditch effort to cram in all the things I love to eat before Monday. Monday is always the day to start a new diet plan so why not ju... Read more
Where I have been
Thursday, November 20, 2008      1 comments

First I want to apologize for being gone for so long. I have had a hard few months, as the one year mark of my husbands death approaches I find myself falling into grief as if it just happened yesterday. On top of that I have been dealing with h... Read more
Thursday, September 25, 2008      3 comments

I am so irritated with myself. I am doing my best to not focus on how much I messed up my plan but instead trying to focus on what I can do about it. But here are the key points because I am going to be accountable for my actions instead of feel... Read more
Simply Tasteful
Friday, September 19, 2008      2 comments

So I went to my first "party" since starting on my new journey to better health. A friend from church had a Tastefully Simple party and I wanted to go but I also was worried because there was sure to be yummy food there that isn't on my plan. ... Read more
Working through anger
Wednesday, September 17, 2008      5 comments

I am angry most of the time. I am angry that my husband is gone, I am angry that he smoked and got cancer, I am angry that I am suddenly a single mom with four kids, I am angry that I am lonely and sad, I am angry that I am angry. So what t... Read more
Feeling overwhelmed
Sunday, September 14, 2008      3 comments

Well, I hate that it has been a few days since I have been on here to write, I have started to feel disconnected and overwhelmed that I am falling behind. First of all, my sons surgery went well but the two days away from home plus the day... Read more
Overcoming worry
Tuesday, September 09, 2008      3 comments

Anthony on the 1st day of school So tomorrow we leave to Minneapolis, I am trying not to be worried but I have no idea where I am going and I hope I don't get lost. Also of course mostly worried about Anthony's surgery, although I am sure i... Read more
What now?
Monday, September 08, 2008      3 comments

I am trying really hard to not freak out right now but it has been a stressful day and it has only gotten worse. My day started with my sister telling me that she wouldn't be able to help out with daycare for 90minutes in the morning on We... Read more
7 Reminders
Sunday, September 07, 2008      1 comments

My children plus one granddaughter - left to right... Danielle, Shelby(Marshal's daughter), Brittany, JR, Caitlyn, ViAnnah, Anthony & Marshal I am tired, I just want to go to bed but I just wanted to take the time to remind myself why I a... Read more
How do you measure a year?
Saturday, September 06, 2008      2 comments

"Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes Five hundred twenty-five thousand moments so dear Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure, measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets In... Read more
The long road ahead...
Friday, September 05, 2008      1 comments

Yesterday I received a comment encouraging me and then reminding me to be gentle with myself if I didn't reach all my goals. I am sure the person posting it had every good intention but for some reason it made me feel uneasy. Did they see someth... Read more
Happy Feet!
Thursday, September 04, 2008      2 comments

So yesterday I went for a walk and when I came home my feet were hurting so bad I was limping. And it wasn't my heels or my ankles, it was in my instep and only in one foot. My shoes are pretty much falling apart and should have been thrown away... Read more

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