Still in the middle of transition hell!
We're past 5 weeks in this house now. I don't think there is one picture on the wall downstairs! The office is full of boxes, still, but I got the furniture arranged. That was Saturday's hurrah. And seeing carpet in Alyssa's room.
I alw... Read more
Transitioning to Civilian Life (#1)
The (#1) is because I am assuming this will be the first in a long line of transition blog entries!
Even when my husband was deployed, except the first one, he paid the bills. He likes to pay the bills. He's good at paying the bills. We ... Read more
New Year, New Challenge, New Blog
What was I thinking? People wait until they are in shape, in the zone, in maintenance, or "in" something before they create a weight-loss challenge with friends. I didn't. I was just "in" need. Major need! So rather than hiding my weight and... Read more
IgG vs. IgE Allergies
IgE allergies are the allergies we always worry about because they can cause runny nose, watery eyes, itchy eyes or nose, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, hives and anaphylactic shock. They are caused by the IgE antibody. It can take up... Read more
This is Reality
I had a doctor's appointment Tuesday morning and weighed in before it so I could tell them at the office what my scale said :) That way I only have to divulge my "naked" weight...hey! Those 3 pounds count!!!
So I found out I have no medical... Read more
A Timely SparkComment
I had a comment on my SparkPage today from LocoLinda:
"Three of the most powerful words in the English language are 'I AM RESPONSIBLE.' It's tough to do, but when the day comes that you can say those words, believe them, and mean them, it w... Read more
What to do when you're paralyzed with wait and worry?
We just spent several thousand dollars for me to get my teaching certificate. (I already have a bachelors in Biology.) I've applied to almost every school district in a 30 mile radius - and a couple of private schools - and my... Read more
What to do when you're sick?
Use this as an opportunity to stop smoking!!! What's the point of eating well and exercising if you are... Read more
Love Jillian Michaels!!!
"Fitness is not about six-pack abs. It's a tool to help you reinvent yourself. It's about exercising your greatness, feeling the full potential of your power and reaching it with no shame." ~Jillian Michaels
I saw that quote on the QuickFir... Read more
ok, ok, so it's been a while.
yeah, my weight hasn't really budged.
yes, i'm still experiencing the uncomfortableness of being overweight.
So week before last I had a good run. I mean, for the week I abstained from wheat and dair... Read more
The Spark Goal Setting
I'm reading The Spark - actually started over, since it's been a few months since I started - and I thought I'd break after Chapter 2 to work on my goals.
On another fitness website, one that you pay a lot for and don't get any better help ... Read more
It's time for a new SparkPage!
I'm taking suggestions for a new SparkPage look! Winner gets a SparkGoodie - a really good one! Here's some ideas:
St. Patrick's Day
Whatever! Be creative and sen... Read more
I must set some rewards for myself. I lifted someone else's rewards and I'm modifying them for ME!
This morning I got up at 6am, read my Bible, got my kids up and dressed, baby boy out to preschool, worked out, ate, showered and picked up ... Read more
I watched Fox News this morning, and Father what's his name said that Christmas is a season of resolutions. Spiritual renewal. I talked about it at the Christmas dinner table this evening. I told my kids that the Father reminded me that we ar... Read more
It's a Saturday night...and I'm feeling alright...
Any day that I hear my favorite 80s hits on the radio, driving with the windows down, singing along in my sexy minivan is a good day! It was so lovely out today!
Yesterday I took a reading and writing test to go into a teaching certificati... Read more
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