Facebook... my first week...
My husband has told me for years about the dangers lurking on Facebook, how easy it was to download viruses that could totally hose your pc. So I listened to him, the pc technician, and avoided it at all costs! Until a week ago, that is...
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No Mo' Mole!
I recently found a doctor who was accepting new patients AND my insurance... Huzzah! But even better than that, she is amazing!!! At my first appointment, my physical, she referred me to a dermatologist because I have a 5mm mole on my upper left... Read more
Warm Fuzzies... Endangered???
I was chatting with my downstairs neighbor last night, when he mentioned that I had inspired him. ~lil grin~ The fact that I inspire anyone is such an amazing feeling, so I had to know more.
Turns out that he had run out of butter while his... Read more
My first Doctor's Appointment
It's been several years since my last doctor's appointment, due in large part to either not having any insurance, or not being able to find a doctor who takes my insurance. Here in the area, all the doctors are completely booked, and the 1 docto... Read more
Challenge: Pitfalls for what's left of 2009
On the 10,000 Steps team, we have a challenge this weekend to blog about what our own personal challenges will be during this last quarter. It's a question I've been struggling with a lot lately, so, here goes!
1)What do you see as your big... Read more
An Early Christmas Present... For Me!
Today was a really big day for me, as DH and I went over and we both signed up to join the gym. Planet Fitness is offering their $1 sign-up right now, and then just $10 a month, with no contract. I've visited one of their centers in upstate New ... Read more
Okay, so on one of my teams today, we were asked to consider the question, "How does personal guilt stop you on your progress to your goals?"
The question took me back. Don't get me wrong, guilt is something I've known intimately most of m... Read more
Carrot, Egg, or Coffee Bean?
~~heard this on the radio, and KNEW I had to share!~~
A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of... Read more
Drowning the Scale!!!
Couldn't weigh in this morning. My youngest stepdaughter was upset last night when I sent her back into the shower to get the soap bubbles out of her hair, so when she stepped back out of the shower, she stepped onto my ELECTRONIC scale... dripp... Read more
Fifty pounds.... GONE!!!
Okay, so for the last two months, it's felt like I've lost (and found) the same three pounds... over and over and over again. And every time I get within a hair's breath of the fifty pound mile marker,something happens, and I find myself three p... Read more
To Laptop, or Not to Laptop...
That is the question, isn't it?
My husband recently purchased a new laptop for himself, and I'll admit, it's nice. It has all the cutting edge technology, and will even receive the free upgrade to Windows 7 when it comes out. Even the stan... Read more
Strawberry Shortcake... the Healthy Yummy Way!
Okay, so the strawberries have been oh, so tempting, calling to me, begging to be made into sweet, luscious shortcake. But I've resisted, trying desperately to be good and stick to the plan. Let's face it, Grandma's buttermilk biscuits aren't ex... Read more
No, you first... this has to STOP!!!!!!
A co-worker pulled me aside today. I had noticed that she seemed frustrated and a bit agitated today, but was still a bit surprised when she confided in me that she was tired of putting everybody else before her own needs. Most of it seemed aime... Read more
Tracy Lawrence Lyrics...
Okay, I'll admit it, I'm not normally someone who quotes song lyrics. But the other day, when this song came on the radio, it made me pause. And, I've been thinking a lot about it ever since.
The song in question? It's his latest, "Up to Hi... Read more
This morning in the mail, I had the delightful arrival of my federal tax return. Yippee! My husband and I have been discussing for some weeks what we were going to use it for, and while the practical side of me was silently screaming, "We should... Read more