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A new school, a new beginning
Thursday, May 06, 2010      2 comments

I was able to visit the school I will be teaching at next year. It is only two years old, and I think I died and went to heaven. The room is a full size kindergarten room with computer shelve on wall, no more tables to move every year! Every ... Read more
Starting on My New Kitchen Early
Sunday, May 02, 2010      1 comments

I wasn't planning on redoing my kitchen quite yet but yesterday we had someone out to fix the ice maker in our refrigerator and replace the seal around the door. When we were quoted a price of $450 for replacing a valve, the motor in the ice ma... Read more
My New Plan to Step Away from the Scale
Friday, April 30, 2010      1 comments

I am putting away my scale for a while. I am very frustrated with losing and gaining and losing the same two pounds. I lost 24 pounds pounds in 2008 after the death of my mother and I lost it very quickly. I was doing WW at the time and thoug... Read more
Dealing with change after 12 years
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      3 comments

Okay, the county is transferring me to another school. I can do that. I have been teaching for 23 years and have been in two different states, and four different counties. I am trying to get my head around the fact that I have been at this sc... Read more
A New Job
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      3 comments

I was just informed this morning that I will have a job in the same county that I currently teach in; however, I will be transferring to another school. I have been at my current school for 12 years, teaching self contained autism for the past ... Read more
It is my turn now
Monday, April 26, 2010      5 comments

Now that the wedding is past (March 11) and the grandchild is born (April 17), I am going to focus on me for a change. I am proud that I lost 10 pounds since January and have maintained that loss through both events. I have learned that I can ... Read more
The Last Day
Saturday, April 24, 2010      1 comments

I am sitting here next to a small miracle...my granddaughter. Today is the last day I will be here, I return to Atlanta tomorrow. Right now she is sleeping right next to me on the couch. It will be hard to leave and on the other hand I am gla... Read more
A New Arrival
Monday, April 19, 2010      4 comments

My granddaughter finally arrived Saturday at 7:51 PM. She is beautiful. Weighs in at 7 pounds. I am with my daughter and family for the week and will be very busy. For the first time since joining Sparkpeople, I have not tracked anything...a... Read more
3 AM and still waiting
Saturday, April 17, 2010      6 comments

i am getting very worried right now. My daughter was admitted to Labor and Delivery 24 hours ago. I havent' heard anything since 3:30 PM yesterday. I am worried that something has gone very wrong and we are not informed. I am flyng to Baltil... Read more
The Wait is Over....almost
Friday, April 16, 2010      1 comments

Daughter is in the hospital. Granddaughter will be born today.... Read more
Waiting, Waiting, Waiting
Thursday, April 15, 2010      3 comments

Waiting for my granddaughter to be born. She will come any day now and I am getting to the point of come already....I know my daughter is already there. My daughter lives in Baltimore and I am trying to have everything here ready so I can get ... Read more
Cleaning up Sparkpage
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      4 comments

I decided to clean up my sparkpage by removing friends that weren't interacting with me. I am not here to collect as many friends as possible. I want mutual friends who interact with me at least once a week and that I interact with as well. I... Read more
A Start Over Kinda
Tuesday, April 13, 2010      2 comments

Since my foot was diagnosed with arthritis and I can't do Zumba emoticon or Pilates any more due to not being allow... Read more
Lesson Learned
Sunday, April 11, 2010      0 comments

We had lunch at Sweet Tomatoe's today. When I came home and tracked the calories, I was so surprised how high in calories and carbs their food was! Here I was thinking I was eating healthy and man, I could have had a Publix sub for half of the... Read more
Painless Saturday
Saturday, April 10, 2010      0 comments

I feel so good today. I did my Bodypump class and finished without pain in my foot. I have bought new shoes and have followed the podiatrist's instructions. It is helping. I did some cardio on the machine that he recommended which keeps my f... Read more

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