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First Day of Planned Week
Monday, February 07, 2011      2 comments

It's the first day of my week that I planned out last night. I've got a couple things crossed off my to-do list. It's already 9 am and I'm guessing I need to get dressed and start working a little harder on the list. I'm determined to cross ... Read more
Planning My Week
Sunday, February 06, 2011      5 comments

I have a strong urge to spend a few minutes today and plan out my week well. No clue why - but I'm anxious to do it and then to evaluate how it works at the end of the week.... Read more
Restless Today
Saturday, February 05, 2011      3 comments

I got up early to go to my six-month dentist appointment. I've got the start of TMJ. So, I'm waiting to find out how much the insurance company will cover for the mouth guard. Hopefully by then, I will have a job to pay for what the insurance... Read more
Helping Mom This Morning
Friday, February 04, 2011      3 comments

My mom turned 80 last October and she has some health issues. So, I've been trying to spend more time with her and help her whenever I can. This morning is one of those times. She's having trouble with her car, so I'll take a look at it and g... Read more
Cabin Fever Setting In
Thursday, February 03, 2011      5 comments

I've been off work for 11 days now. I've been cooped up in the house because of the weather since Tuesday afternoon. I'm starting to show signs of boredom and cabin fever. My motivation seems to want to wane a little. It's still bone-chillin... Read more
Snow Day
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      5 comments

The good news is: Detroit didn't get as much snow as expected. My daughter made it to work safely. I don't have to venture out anywhere today. I get to use the day to accomplish some things around the house. The bad news us: More snow ... Read more
Kitchen Sink Dilemma
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

The kitchen sink (the garbage disposal side) has backed up into the dishwasher again. What a mess and what a stink! I've got a great handyman working on it right now. This actually will give me the perfect excuse to deep clean the kitchen aft... Read more
Getting Ready
Monday, January 31, 2011      5 comments

The weathermen are predicting 1-4" of snow tonight and another 12 - 15" of snow tomorrow night. So, I'm planning to use today to run all my errands. And I'm planning to do some at-home chores the next couple days. This way, I will be able to ... Read more
Check-up With Doctor
Sunday, January 30, 2011      4 comments

I went to the doctor the other day for my semi-annual thyroid check-up. It's a little high this time, so my daily dosage has been lowered. Of course, the first thing done was the weigh-in : 7 pounds down since my last visit! It took me a coup... Read more
Expanding My Volunteer Experiences
Saturday, January 29, 2011      2 comments

I went to church today to attend a couple "mini" meetings on how to get involved in the church more. I'm confident it will make me feel better physically and emotionally to be more involved. And I know there's a great side effect: getting to k... Read more
My To-Do List Keeps Growing
Friday, January 28, 2011      3 comments

I've been off work since Sunday night. I have a list of to-do projects written down in my notebook. It seems like for every one that I cross off, there are three more that get written down. Either I'm taking advantage of having the time off a... Read more
Trying to Keep My Spirits Up
Thursday, January 27, 2011      3 comments

I know it's only the first week of unemployment, but I find I'm trying to work hard at keeping my spirits up. I am trying to stay busy and I'm following every lead that someone gives me. I am realistic in knowing that it takes time to find a j... Read more
Sagging Spirits
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      2 comments

Despite my good report at the doctor's yesterday (I lost 2 more pounds!), I feel myself getting a little discouraged. I know I've been seriously looking for a job for only two weeks now, but I haven't gotten one interview out of all the applica... Read more
Helping Myself by Helping My Niece
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      3 comments

I have a 15-year-old niece who is having confidence and slight medical problems because of her age. I am starting to show her the ropes of living right through the use of Spark People. Hopefully, not only will she show improvements in her life... Read more
Time to Re-adjust Schedule Again
Monday, January 24, 2011      3 comments

I get to re-create a schedule today. My long-term job ended a week ago, causing the first change in my schedule. Then I worked the NAIAS last week, and that REALLY changed my schedule. Lots of long hours made me not want to do much when I got... Read more

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