The joy of self entertainment.......
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....
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.....
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
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...
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!
As I typed my title for this blog....here's what came out of my fingers...
"Such a busty..." ha ha ha and as I backspaced to fix that OBVIOUS typo I laughed thinking.....how funny it would be to see a "bloopers" reel of typos/auto corrects. ... Read more
Food Intolerances: 2 years and still so frustrated.
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.....
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!!!!!
I'm so excited these days! I just get this vibe that 2013 is gonna be a wonderful year for me and my husband!!!!
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?
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.
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?
... Read more
You know you're in trouble when.....
you finally admit to yourself that you need some help getting your life lined up if you're ever going to reach your goals.....you 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!
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
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
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