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What Would You Want If It Was You?

Sunday, August 02, 2015      1 comments

Reading a member blog for Copious Joy, I am reminded of the year I spent waiting for a diagnosis of possible cancer, and my heart goes out to her. Unless you have been in the position, you don't know how it feels. You want to kick and scream, ye... Read more

Good Week-Glad It's Over!

Saturday, August 01, 2015      2 comments

I'm wishing my life away but I am glad that one is in the books. We are waiting for a unit lockdown and it is stressful for all of us. The offenders are not looking forward to being locked into their hot dormitories with no air conditioning for ... Read more

Every Day is a Battle!

Saturday, July 25, 2015      5 comments

And I am going through one of those dry spells where it seems like I am losing more than I am winning. Heck, I can't even seem to spin any Spark points. So, I console myself with little victories: my bathroom is clean, my bed is made up, I feel ... Read more

Preparing Myself for Monday

Saturday, July 18, 2015      1 comments

Okay, I broke down and sorted papers to grade tomorrow. Monday is a teacher workday so I may get to grade a few then but usually our principal drones on about whatever her pet project happens to be. Hopefully, we get a bit of time to work in our... Read more

Trying to Make the Most of It

Friday, July 17, 2015      3 comments

Vacation is almost over-- shortest two weeks of the summer. Knowing I can leave work in just a few more months is making it bearable to go back But I wish I could have accomplished just a little more: read a little more, gardened a little more, ... Read more

Sunday, July 12, 2015      2 comments

Thanks to Clutter Free Living team member Barb4Health for turning me on to this website. It is funny and useful. This morning I have met the bathroom challenge of finding 27 things to get rid of. Granted the last 4 items were old hair clips but ... Read more

So Today was Good

Saturday, July 11, 2015      6 comments

I got in a couple hours of exercise, ate well--actually need another couple hundred calories before bed, prepped for next week, read a little bit. Life is good! I'm running late so I will save all deep thoughts until tomorrow.... Read more

“My troops may fail to take a position, but are never driven from one!”

Thursday, July 09, 2015      4 comments

“My troops may fail to take a position, but are never driven from one!” – General Thomas Stonewall Jackson The message for us is this: we have chosen to start something important! We can choose to let circumstances bring us down or ... Read more

The devil's name is dullness! - Gen. Robert E. Lee

Wednesday, July 08, 2015      2 comments

Think about your journey or your many different journeys to healthy living and you will appreciate the truth in this quotation. We get bored with eating healthy and want sexy stuff like grease, salt, and chocolate. What do pseudo-sophisticates ... Read more

So Today was Pretty Good!

Tuesday, July 07, 2015      2 comments

Another doctor visit completed with no new stuff until October; got to do some shopping--read buy books and dog toys; ate at a good Mexican place but didn't blow my calorie count. Said dogs are happy with said toys. It's all good!... Read more

Enjoying Week 1 of My Vacation

Monday, July 06, 2015      2 comments

Had to break the day right in the middle with a trip to the dentist but this has been a good day. Got to write in my journal, read my Scriptures, read books, eat a leisurely late lunch of homegrown hot food, give my dogs baths and trim their nai... Read more

Great Reunion Day!

Sunday, June 28, 2015      5 comments

This is my first blog in several days because life has been hard and the decisions tough ones, but today I feel like I have come out on the other side of a deep valley and as usual, God has seen me through. The situation with my school principal... Read more

I Miss You, Pop!

Sunday, June 21, 2015      1 comments

It's been nearly 16 years and very few days have passed that I didn't miss you, want to discuss something with you, or share my hysterically funny little dogs with you. You would have loved them, especially butterball Bitsee. I wish I had been a... Read more

Almost to Level 16!

Saturday, June 20, 2015      2 comments

Close enough to taste it but not quite there yet. Gaining this level means more than some of the others have because I had almost given up. These long "plateaus" I have really distress me and take it out of me but this time I am still in the bat... Read more


Friday, June 19, 2015      4 comments

This week I had so much on my plate that I decided not to track but to use the time for R & R so I would not be absolutely dead by the time my three-day weekend started. It worked and I actually have the energy to enjoy myself. It is really help... Read more

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