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In the Burbs Not Much Longer - maybe

Saturday, January 30, 2016      4 comments

I am hoping that Tuesday night or Wednesday morning I will be able to head back to Alabama and 3 of the most beautiful girls in the world. There's a couple possible reasons for having to postpone it however. I went to the doctor yesterday... Read more

Still in the 'Burbs

Wednesday, January 27, 2016      4 comments

I'm tired of the day-to-day drama. But I realize what the culprit(s) is and I know what to do about it. It's a matter of avoiding certain situations and to let go of things I can't control. My moving around is somewhat limited. I'm com... Read more

"Burbs" Update

Tuesday, January 19, 2016      7 comments

Same old...same old...everything stayed the same. My exercise has taken a beating. My stress level has gone through the roof this time though. I am not sure why. Maybe it's that I have been away from the drama so long that I am getting used ... Read more

Back in the 'Burbs

Saturday, January 16, 2016      9 comments

I got drafted AGAIN. I had to leave warm Alabama where I watch my adorable Helena to come up to Detroit to take care of Mom and one of my nieces. My niece has been going to Mom's 3 days a week to get her cleaned up and dressed for the day.... Read more

Discouraging Doctor Visit

Saturday, January 09, 2016      11 comments

I went to the doctor to get refills on my prescriptions before I have to go to Michigan for a couple weeks to take care of Mom. I stepped on the scale and got quite a shock. I am heavier than I have been in awhile. I know the holidays have ju... Read more

New Beginnings, 2016

Tuesday, January 05, 2016      5 comments

I hope that everyone had a great holiday season. I know I did, but now I am ready to move on and get 2016 started. My numbers were up last week. I didn't think I did anything special, but was still glad that they increased. Steps: 100783... Read more

I Can Tell it's the Holidays

Tuesday, December 29, 2015      5 comments

I compared my numbers from last week to the week before. I sure can see where there was the holiday rush to get things done and then the relax mode that I went in to. I'm glad I looked at them. It motivates me to get moving a little more toda... Read more

Aced Christmas

Monday, December 28, 2015      2 comments

Helena turned 18 months old yesterday. Everything I got her she absolutely LOVED. She squealed with glee upon opening each present. She's still playing with everything. I don't remember my girls staying occupied that long. It made me feel so ... Read more

Charlie Brown Christmas

Thursday, December 17, 2015      5 comments

Every Year, not matter what our age and where we are (even if we are apart), my brother and I watch all the cartoon Christmas specials. It's just a tradition with us. We love the Charlie Brown Christmas and Rudolph the most. I always reme... Read more

Progress Report

Saturday, December 12, 2015      5 comments

I am getting back on track as far as my exercise and walking habits. I got more steps in last week than the week before. I've been spending time outdoors again and had forgotten how good that makes me feel. Now to find some trails.... I'... Read more

Better and Worse at Some Things

Friday, December 04, 2015      8 comments

I got out of some of my habits. So, I have been working on getting back into them. On some things I am better; on others, it's the same or worse. I am eating less processed foods. I am more conscious of the sodium and the sugar in things... Read more

This Time of Year I...

Monday, November 30, 2015      5 comments

I hit a bump in the road and get a little depressed. I know it comes the same time every year. I hate myself for letting it come. But I have learned a little about making it go away. First, I recognize that it will happen and when it get... Read more

Celebrate Your Unique Talent

Sunday, November 22, 2015      3 comments

November 24 is Celebrate Your Unique Talent Day. Even if we don't think about it or admit it, we all DO have a unique talent. Each and every one of us has the unique talent of wanting to improve ourselves and we took the first step by joining ... Read more

"Crazy Busy with Emotions Added" Recipe

Tuesday, November 10, 2015      4 comments

We accepted an offer on Mom's house. emoticon That means she'll have more means to stay in the assisted living pl... Read more

Confusion between Months and Years

Tuesday, October 27, 2015      7 comments

Sherry called me on her was home from work and getting Helena from daycare. She told me that she was at the 4 way stop and that she desperately needed me to meet her outside because she needed help with Helena. I threw on my shoes and hoo... Read more


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