Finding Strength in the Oddest of Places....
My son is in the junior archery league at C&B Archery (and he's doing very well!!). His league meets every Saturday morning and then he and I go for practice on Sundays after church, Tuesday evenings and Thursday evenings. So....going that oft... Read more
No, No, No!
Today was my "NO" day!!! And that's a GOOD thing!!!
We had a birthday breakfast for one of my coworkers and this means:
Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions
Hmmm, let's... Read more
I simply cannot believe this good fortune!!
My husband, son and I were visiting my aunt's house on Saturday for a family get together and my cousin (her son) was there. He lives directly across the street from her. We hung out together for hours and my son stayed in her built in pool li... Read more
Hey!!! I went shopping.....for CLOTHES!!!!!! Me!!! Yey!!!
I had the most delicious experience on Friday night. One that I haven't had in 5+ years!!!
I haven't bought clothes for myself in 2 years. Before that, it had been 3 years. I only went 2 years ago because the clothes I had been wearing... Read more
The Tee Shirt.....Wow!!! What a surprise!
This Sunday is our annual Walk for the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer. The company I work for started the Foundation in honor of our Vice Chairman, Marc Lustgarten, who died from pancreatic cancer. I walk every year with Team Cabl... Read more
WHAT A CRAZY CRAZY MORNING I'VE HAD!!!!
About 2:00 a.m. this morning, my son came in my room and woke me up saying he didn't want to go to camp today. Where that came from, I'll never know, but I told him he was going to camp in the morning and rolled over and somehow fell asleep ag... Read more
Labels - Beware of the Labels!!!
I don't know about you, but I am getting sick and tired of the food industry trying to pull fast ones on us. I can remember when the term "Lite" came into being and was unregulated. It was being used for the most ridiculous of descriptions inc... Read more
I will NOT be discouraged...I chose to win!
I got an email from Katmomma3 last night and it made me do some thinking. After doing some soul searching last night, I realized that no, I'm not lazy, I was just a bit blue due to some circumstances. I like to think positive and I also needed... Read more
My husband told me I look "Hot"! Wow.
Last night I typed an email to my son's teacher and I called my husband in to read it to him before I sent it out. I read the whole thing to him and I asked him "Sound ok? Or do you have any input you'd like me to include?" and he said very ma... Read more
It takes 6 weeks to break a habit.
Since hurting my back in late December which left me pretty much useless in the exercise department all through January as well, I've been finding it hard to get back into the super exercise regimen that I had adhered to which was instrumental i... Read more
Feeling like a fat person in a thin body
I have been afraid to go to the store and try on clothes in a new size. Since August, I have lost 35 pounds and haven't needed to buy new clothes because before I had started, I wore a size that I called "a tight 18". So with the first pounds ... Read more
StevieCat, Forever in my heart.....
Just in case anyone is wondering, my name is not Stephanie. That's not what my SparkPeople moniker is short for. Stevie was my precious cat for 23 years. I had her for so long that when I first got her, Stevie Nicks was very popular (she stil... Read more
All's Well That Ends Well.....
After being off to such a great start with a solid 4 1/2 months of success and feeling quite at ease with my diet, now with only 6 pounds to go, I find myself struggling, I mean reeeealy struggling to complete this journey in my life.
How... Read more
I had a VERY cool day yesterday!! (and I don't mean the weather!)
Because it was so frigid here yesterday, I went deep into the coat closet and took out my LL Bean thinsulate full length coat. Hadn't worn it since last year and I was so pleased that I was able to zipper it up instead of just snapping the top ... Read more
Ok, so now I LOVE the Wii, but not for the reason you might think!
My aunt gave my 11 year old son a Wii system for Christmas. In the initial set up, you get to design the characters to resemble you if you want. When he was setting up the my character, he chose auburn hair for me (I'm a redhead) and the eyes ... Read more