Wow, here it is a new year!! Always a good time to "start over", so to speak. Definitely going to do that in my case! I do have a bit of motivation this time, I'm going to visit my Aunt and Uncle in California in June and I don't want to look... Read more
If At First...
Well, that time sure went fast! Not sure where the summer went, but here it is already October! Hard to believe I've been a member of SparkPeople for over 7 years! I joined back in 2010. I haven't had the success I would like, but the only p... Read more
My Own Worst Enemy...
Ah, summer! (Well, ALMOST summer!) 100+ degree days are quickly approaching. UGH!
Every year I SAY I'm going to get in shape so I can wear "cute" summer clothes and look decent in a bathing suit and every year I'm stuck in the same cloth... Read more
Checking In...Day 1
Weighed at Weight Watchers this morning. Since I started back 6 weeks ago, I've lost a total of 8 pounds! I'd like to lose more, but I had gained some last week so I just basically lost what I had gained last week plus another 0.2 pounds. My ... Read more
The Ultimate Goal/Starting Over
Ah, life! It has a way of changing rapidly!
The last blog I wrote was back in January, 4 months ago! WOW! Time flies when you're having fun or when things are going absolutely nuts!
Since January, things have majorly changed at ... Read more
The light has gone on!! I have found my motivation!
During a Facebook chat with a new man friend of mine yesterday, we were discussing Florida. The last time I was there, 10 years ago, my brother and sister-in-law had just had their fir... Read more
My Word for 2017...
At my old job, one of our managers had everyone come up with a "word" for the year. My 2016 word was "HEALTH". As in, I was going to work on my health in all facets of my life. How'd I do? Well, I'm in better "health" financially than I was ... Read more
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
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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