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The joy of self entertainment.......

Monday, April 13, 2015      2 comments

So last night I was logging my exercise......ok, wait - I must digress for one second.... You see me saying that sentence makes it sound like logging my exercise is something I do every day. Which it isn't. In fact, I really haven't worked out... Read more

Checking in again....

Sunday, March 15, 2015      1 comments

Well, Hi there my Spark friends! Yes, I'm still alive! Life has been very busy this past year! My last blog was pre-deployment and much has happened since then! 2014 continued to provide our family with many challenges both medically and m... Read more

Wow, 1st blog in a year.....

Monday, July 07, 2014      4 comments

I hadn't realized it has been so long since I've posted a blog. 2013 was a tough year for our family. We had a lot of change and a lot of struggles. As the year came to a close...all I kept saying was "I can't WAIT for 2013 to be over....... bri... Read more

IBS/Food Intolerances/FODMAP...a new path

Wednesday, July 10, 2013      1 comments

Today I met with a nutritionist in hopes that I could get ANOTHER opinion on possible solutions to my digestive issues (bloating, swelling etc). After reviewing everything I have done so far and the tests (blood allergy, environmental allergy,... Read more

Strangest Food Reaction yet...

Friday, June 21, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday my daughter and her boyfriend stopped by my workplace to have lunch with me. They wanted to go to Portillo's (a Chicago Hotdog place with a location in AZ). I LOVE Portillo's! Well, I should say my heart loves Portillo's but my stomach... Read more

Such a busy and productive weekend!

Monday, June 10, 2013      0 comments

As I typed my title for this's what came out of my fingers... "Such a busty..." ha ha ha and as I backspaced to fix that OBVIOUS typo I laughed funny it would be to see a "bloopers" reel of typos/auto corrects. ... Read more

Food Intolerances: 2 years and still so frustrated.

Tuesday, June 04, 2013      0 comments

It's been 2 years since I changed my diet due to my food intolerance testing. In a desperate attempt to eliminate the bloating, cramping, diarrhea, swelling, hives, weight gain........I completely changed my food choices. And while I know ... Read more

Dreams of my new schedule.....

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      2 comments

Well, my new job situation is becoming a reality! I see the light at the end of my tunnel! Saturday was the last day of my retail job.... Friday night a bunch of us went out and had loads of fun and laughs. It was really nice....I swear they a... Read more

2013 is gonna be great!!!!!

Sunday, February 24, 2013      2 comments

I'm so excited these days! I just get this vibe that 2013 is gonna be a wonderful year for me and my husband!!!! First off.... I got a new job this week! For those that don't know......I work 2 1/2 jobs...... 2 part time jobs that equal... Read more

Help! Foods to avoid with mold allergies?

Friday, January 25, 2013      3 comments

So, amongst all my other issues.....I had environmental allergy testing done and was pretty much severly allergic to everything (grasses, pollen, molds, pet hair, feathers, trees, you get the idea.) So, as I keep trying to figure out what agre... Read more

Whining just a little, kinda down today.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      6 comments

I'm gonna have a little pity party for myself. Would you like a cup of tea? Maybe a crumpet? Or maybe some non-dairy cheese to go with that whine? emoticonRead more

You know you're in trouble when.....

Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

you finally admit to yourself that you need some help getting your life lined up if you're ever going to reach your swallow your pride and search out some help and then after you email a request to possibly PAY someone to help you.... Read more

Hoping 2013 turns around quickly!

Wednesday, January 02, 2013      1 comments

Wow, only 2 days into 2013 and I'm wondering if I want to turn around and run! That's not good! lol But I'm going to try to think positively and focus on the good. i'm not making resolutions because I want to live each day to the fullest ... Read more


Thursday, December 20, 2012      4 comments

Well, I've been super busy lately....working about 65 hrs a week and gone from 7:15am - 10pm most days. I have every Sunday off though, thank goodness....but the whole day is filled with grocery shopping, laundry etc. So much has been goin... Read more

Open Letter from a Food Intolerant

Thursday, November 01, 2012      6 comments

NO Dairy – NO Soy—No Gluten—No Pork—No Tuna—No Chamomile—No Cranberries……….blah blah blah…….and everything else it seems. Living with food intolerances can be very frustrating! Here’s what I’d like to say, but rarely do: To my friends:... Read more

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