I need to start drinking my water. I just need to. Think Nike, Rebecca....Just Do It.
I've never been a big liquid person. I'd open a 12 ounce can of diet coke and dri... Read more
Gotta Get My Groove Back
Recently I've noticed that things are just blah around here. I'm apathetic about so many things, but "with it" enough to be overwhelmed about the things I'm procrastinating on.
* Health (exercise, or lack thereof, and good food choices... Read more
Personal goal for RA challenge
I've joined the Healthy Holiday Challenge for my RA team. This runs from Nov. 3 - the end of Jan. I'm hoping it will keep me on track and prevent me from gaining weight over the holidays. Heck, I may even lose weight.
Anyway, one of the ... Read more
Yogalaties, or Payoga - Take your pick
Today, I had planned on doing a workout. I really did. By the time I got up at 6am, got 3 kids off to school, and got the house in a semi state of order for that all important showing that may come through - then the phone calls started coming... Read more
It's half way through October, and I'm not doing well in reaching toward my goal. I'm so busy dealing with 1) kids 2) parental issues in the nursing home - care of mom and wanting to send dad home too early - this took me 3 hours on the phone... Read more
Things going a little better.
Today has been a good day. It was perfect fall weather with the sun shining and cooler temps. Today is also my son's 9th birthday. Since he's the youngest, we only have one more year before they're all in the "double digits" . We'll celebra... Read more
My October goals are very simple....to get back to the basics. Things that used to come so easily to me have not been in my grasp for many months....and it's time to get them back.
1) 8 glasses of water a day. Now, I've never been a 1... Read more
Update: Life comes at you... fast
I'm trying to get back on the Spark Wagon, and it's hard. I've thought a lot about how to write this blog, and nothing seems appropriate to me.
Due to the very public nature of this blog, I just want to say that life can change in a mom... Read more
" I've Slept Since Then..."
Have you ever said the phrase, " I've slept since then"? Perhaps when you are reminded of something you forgot? Oh - I don't remember because I've slept since then.
Well, I've come up with a list of things that I forget when I sleep.
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Today I swam 30 minutes. It was good, I didn't rest but twice, and I enjoyed it. I'm anxious to go 3 times next week.
I have had some sad times lately. My daughter's 8th grade open house was just emotional for me. She loves all her teac... Read more
The other night I had the weirdest dream. In my dream, our son was having surgery, so we were at a hospital. My best friend was waiting with us. While we were waiting, she began to show the signs of having a stroke. She ended up on the floo... Read more
Forcing myself for the greater good
I feel horrible, and the chest pain has started. I have no patience with my kids, and I feel there is no one to blame but myself. When you step off the spark bandwagon, your fitness level goes down faster than you thought possible.
Today... Read more
Very Blah Today
I finally decided what I could title my blog today. I've been thinking about it for hours. My first thought was, "The beginning of the end".
DH left this afternoon for Tampa. He starts his new job tomorrow. He'll be back this weekend th... Read more
Emotions are high...we have a job.
Mark accepted the offer today for the job in Tampa, Fl. He starts work on Aug. 4th. That gives us two weeks with him to get all our hugs and kisses for a while. The two youngest really didn't have much to say. The oldest ( 13 yr. old DD) ... Read more
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Back from Vacation
We got back from our RV trip at 11pm on July3rd. I'm just now recovered enough to want to blog. Over the course of 16 days, we spent 14 in a camper. That thing was getting pretty small by the end.
The music festival was great, but loud. ... Read more