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Peasant to Princess and Back Again - A Cautionary Tale about Ancestry Research
Thursday, March 12, 2015      13 comments

I wanted to give my son a special, unique, personal present for his upcoming graduation from FSU. As a single mom with a son in college, I knew I was going to have to ... Read more
Model My Diet Avatar
Thursday, October 30, 2014      5 comments

modelmydiet.com This is interesting if you're like me and need a little help with the visualization. Ü ... Read more
A Letter to the Little Girl Inside of Me!
Thursday, October 23, 2014      13 comments

Hello Babygirl, Terri: We need to talk about what happened last night with the Halloween candy. Don't you remember our agreement that we would save it for the kids t... Read more
How NOT to Eat Like a College Kid!
Monday, September 29, 2014      10 comments

Well, I did it. I made it through a weekend with my son and his girlfriend at home and didn't gain weight. In fact, I lost weight!!!! I'm soooo happy this morning. It was sooo simple. All I had to do is eat healthier versions of their "coll... Read more
Dueling with Myself!
Monday, September 22, 2014      10 comments

I'm tough. When I write, watch a movie, read a book or play a video game, in my mind I'm always the hard-shelled, hard-hitting heroine with a sassy wit, tempered with a h... Read more
A Letter to My Future Self
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      9 comments

I've noticed quite a few of my spark friends have written letters of encouragement to their past selves. I love reading those letters. It reminds me that each and every one of us has a very brave past self that was hopeful enough to take the f... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day ? - Cold or Allergies?
Thursday, November 14, 2013      7 comments

If you have a sore throat, feel tired and achy all over, stuffed up sinuses, horrible headache and you can't stop sneezing, is it allergies or a cold? Does it really matt... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 9 - Sweet Sixteen!
Friday, November 08, 2013      9 comments

I'm one of those crazy people that buys clothes a size too small to encourage myself to lose weight. This morning I was able to wear my size 16 jeans and I'm just as thrilled as I can be! Talk about a NSV (Non-Scale Victory)! I asked one of m... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 8 - Everyone Knows About Salt, but What About Sugar?
Thursday, November 07, 2013      6 comments

I almost had a heart attack when I stepped on the scale this morning. I was up a pound and a half! How is that even freakin' possible when I'm exercising and staying within my calorie range? I ate a TV dinner last night and had some light... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 7 - Tears of a Clown
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      5 comments

I'm a nice person, really nice, ok, too nice. I only know one person nicer than me and I KNOW she irritates people, so I'm sure I do too. I'm funny too. I love making people laugh and laughing right along with them, usually at my own exp... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 6 - No Mas! No Mas!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      7 comments

Have you ever had one of those days when everything just blows up in your face? Yesterday was one of those days for me. I was at work and I was supposed to be sending out some very important emails to two different attorneys, plus "cc"ing... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 5 - Am I the Only One That Does This?
Monday, November 04, 2013      11 comments

I thought I'd have some fun with you guys today ask "Am I the Only One That Does This? 1. Am I the only one that faces all my clothes the same way on the hanger and in order by color and then type of clothing? (I know, Obsessive Compulsive... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 4 - If I Could Turn Back Time, I'd Be Skinny Again!
Sunday, November 03, 2013      11 comments

Woke up this morning with that song in my head by Cher, "If I Could Turn Back Time". I guarantee I'll be singing that all day if not all week... lol and now, so will you! It put me in mind of the fact that when I was a child, teenager, ... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 3 - 54 Yr Old Gamerchick!
Saturday, November 02, 2013      11 comments

Ok, here is a guilty secret of mine. I love to play Role Playing Video Games (RPG's). It started out as a way to connect with my brainiac teenage son, but it ended up something that I still do even though my son's away at college. We wave at ... Read more
Blog-A-Day - Day 2 - Three reasons I'm in a better mood today
Friday, November 01, 2013      12 comments

Reason No. 1: I had lost a pound when I got on the scale. Always a great feeling. Reason No. 2: I've got a plan for my fitness and my consumption. ( I've decided not to beat myself up about the whole bathing suit thing. When I'm ready,... Read more

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