I Ought (NOT!) To Be in Pictures!!
October!! Wow, WHERE has the year gone?! We're getting close to my favorite time of the year! I'm a HUGE Christmas fan! Even though I know the REAL reason for the season, I still love putting up a tree, (have enough ornaments for about 50 of... Read more
Another Big Change (Not one I wanted now...)
At 10:30 in the morning (on July 2), we will celebrate the life of my 98-year-old Grandpa who we lost on Monday. I was hoping he'd make at least 99 if not 100, but God had other plans. Grandpa would have been 99 the 28th of this month. But, n... Read more
Day 1....I Can Be ME!!
Started my new job today! I am a very outgoing person but I wanted to hold back today because I didn't want my work group to wonder just what they'd gotten into when the decision was made to hire me! I spent very little time with my work group... Read more
Life's (Continued) Changes...
This week I will work my last 2 1/2 days at my current job. Due to having so much vacation time left, I had to take quite a few days off. I was able to get my 68 vacation hours down to 40, so they are going to pay out the last 40. Whew!! I wa... Read more
Life's (Big!) Surprises...
My life just got rather interesting!
I had a job interview last Friday for an Accounting position with a large company. My current boss was aware that I was wanting to get back into accounting so she wasn't surprised I was looking. I thou... Read more
Wow, June already? Time flies!
Today is my uncle's 70th birthday and would have been my Grandma's 95th birthday had she not passed away 2 weeks ago. (Dad's brother, Mom's mom) Popular day!
52 days until I leave for my vacation! I... Read more
My 94-year-old Grandma passed away earlier this evening in Broomall, PA. She had not been in the greatest of health for several years and ended up dying of congestive heart failure. This is a scary thought because my Dad's mom died 7 years ago... Read more
My Favorite Day of the Year!!
FINALLY, my favorite day of the year! No, not April 3rd exactly, but Opening Day of baseball season! Most of the teams start on Monday, but my team is starting the season on National TV and raising the World Championship flag! Going to be a g... Read more
Ah, April! Spring has sprung and stirred up my allergies more than they already were! That's fine with me! We got away with very little snow this winter here in the middle of Kansas! When I was a child, I would have lamented that fact, now I... Read more
We Now Return You To Your Regularly Scheduled Life!
Life has been CRAAAZZZZYYY lately!! Especially the last month!
My doctor decided to change one of the medications I was on. It was supposed to be an easy switch. Nope!! Finally got everything switched over last Monday and after a few t... Read more
My Next 12 Weeks...The Challenge!!
Well, that didn't work too well! Seems that the medication the Dr. put me on to lose weight affected my blood pressure to the point where I'm now not taking that medication but I AM now taking a blood pressure medication. It's been an interest... Read more
Life has been CRAZY lately! This week especially! Although, I do wish people would quit taking what I say out of context! For some reason, my boss thought I was worried and stressed about a certain project at work. Unless she was referring t... Read more
If At First (Or Second, Or Third, Or Fourth...)
January 10th...Almost 2 weeks into the new year. I didn't even set "resolutions" this year because I'm horrible about keeping them.
December's motivation didn't last long. The older I've gotten, the quicker I've been to realize that the... Read more
December - The Motivation I Needed!
Wow, Christmas is 2 WEEKS FROM FRIDAY!! That means 2016 is 3 weeks from Friday! Which means, my birthday is 47 days away! At that point, the ending point of my 5-year goal/plan that I create for that birthday will end on my 50th birthday! I'... Read more
11-18 Day 7 - Making Progress!!
Okay, so I've been bad about checking in EVERY day! Maybe once a week or so?
I haven't weighed myself and won't until tomorrow. But...
1. I've been drinking more water. With medication the doctor has me on, I've spent more time i... Read more