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Thursday, February 11, 2016      6 comments

In this latest incarnation of my journey to a fitter me, I have promised myself to exercise in some. Way a minimum of 3 days a week. Tonight kicked my butt. I Am proud to say, however, that though today included a unprepared 15 year old at 6:3... Read more

Florida on my Mind

Saturday, January 23, 2016      7 comments

Saturday is shaping up to be my big Spark day. Last Saturday I was in Florida experiencing an absolutely PERFECT day. Sunny, 82 degrees, gorgeous blue s... Read more

Even more beautiful

Thursday, January 14, 2016      11 comments

Meet my little friend. He was very impressed with me today. I wore a dress in to school. This is an event in fall and spring, it is a minor miracle in the winter. He loved,my dress, he loved my boots, he loved my jewelry, he loved me. Funny bec... Read more

The Longest Week

Saturday, January 09, 2016      4 comments

What a week... I started, as all good life changers do, to track my food and exercise on Monday, the first Monday of January. I'm nothing if not original. I go to work, which for me is teaching kindergarten in an urban public school, and t... Read more


Sunday, January 03, 2016      6 comments

Like Adele, I'm saying "hello" from the other side... other side of what I am not sure. Here I am years later, much has changed, much has remained the same. I am still a wife (now heading in toward year 22) a mom, now my kids almost 20, 17.5 a... Read more

For the Fans of Ashton from Last year.....

Wednesday, October 10, 2012      6 comments

You may remember "Ashton", my little challenge from last year's kindergarten class. I just copied the blog I wrote about her, coincidentally (or maybe not) exactly a year ago and pasted it at the bottom of this blog. (can't figure out how to mak... Read more

Was that 12 days ago that I had a plan?

Wednesday, October 03, 2012      7 comments

hey all I am back in the saddle. Got kicked in the behind by a weird virus. Very tired, felt feverish, but there was not. Some sniffles, lots of aches then cough. I am sure it was a combination of stuff the girls had, stuff the kindergartene... Read more

Oh where, Oh where has my little blog gone?

Tuesday, September 25, 2012      8 comments

I wrote a blog last week about my current exercise plan. In it I mentioned Logging exercise. Logging food And.... Taking a suppliment I had researched and want to try. It was up and received two comments in a matter of moments. The... Read more


Friday, September 14, 2012      9 comments

That my friends is the word of this day. I am breathing easier, smiling more, more patient have a better sense of humor. Everything is just"more". Very odd how you can roll along think you are "fine". And on many levels I was "fine"Just not "goo... Read more


Thursday, September 13, 2012      9 comments

That my friends is the word of the day. I have no more for you now... but to thank you for the thoughts and prayers.... Be back tomorrow. Must celebrate. ... Read more

No good synonym for wait/waiting

Wednesday, September 12, 2012      5 comments

In my 24 hour rest period from the most recent biopsy. Should have results on Friday or Monday. This one was a little more invasive. Only annoying thing is that I wasn't well informed this time around. Nurse doing the intake told me I really sho... Read more

30 is a lot of 5 year olds...

Thursday, September 06, 2012      10 comments

Below is my fb status.... "I was nice to a frightened kindergartener this morning and before I knew it she was transferred into my classroom. I am now up to 30 kids. Today was at times exhilarating(they learned what picture clues were and w... Read more

Wednesday Afternoon

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      8 comments

The next biopsy is scheduled for next Wednesday afternoon. I am learning a lot about the human mind, and my own as I go through this waiting. We can numb ourselves to our own concerns in selfpreservation. It's a lot easier than I thought. ... Read more

A new year a new crop

Monday, September 03, 2012      6 comments

My new little seedlings will be waiting at the outside door of room 102 tomorrow. It promises to be a bumper crop this year. (I've never finished a kindergarten year with 27 and we always add 5-10 kids during the month of September) I am determi... Read more

and the wait STILL goes on... the jury is not in yet

Friday, August 31, 2012      16 comments

My doctor called me this afternoon at 4:45 just after I had given up hope of hearing any news today. He had just called the radiologist at the breast center so I didn't have to wait all weekend. (Wonderful man!) and these were his words. "T... Read more

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