My new car!!!
Been looking for a car for a while... Wanted something practical, but also wanted something fun. Fun won! I'm telling myself, this was my treat to myself for 50 pounds los... Read more
Today, my heart is heavy. I belong to wonderful organizations whose members are as close as family to me. Their joy is my joy, their sorrow is my sorrow...
Today, a close friend has lost their mother-in-law. Another close friend passed away... Read more
The wheels on the bike...
Go round and round!!!
Seriously, the last time I was on a bike was easily 20-25 years ago. Even though I bought my bike 4-5 years ago (because the price was too good to pass up), I never rode. When I was a kid, my parents limited bicycling ... Read more
A new thought...
Diet continues to go well, but my frustration with my job situation is only getting worse. Today, my husband and I are discussing creating our own business. Something that we can start part-time, until we get it going, and then can eventually go... Read more
The one thing I really dislike about my job... Okay, ONE of the things I really dislike about my job (LOL!) is the fact that it disrupts my sleep patterns. Typically, I am working third shifts, which can be anywhere from 9pm-6am to 12 midnight-9... Read more
New mp3 player...
Yesterday, I went and got an inexpensive mp3 player from Staples. It is an Eclipse 4MB player, and it resembles the tiny Apple one that clips on.
Today, I'm trying to figure out what to put on it. I have $22.00 remaining on an itunes gift ... Read more
Week One... THREE pounds down!!!
This week marks the first official weigh-in of the Sparkpeople Biggest Loser's Spring challenge, and I weighed in a day early, with a surprising three pound loss. Huzzah!
We have been having internet challenges here as of late, and so I don... Read more
Biggest Loser Spring Challenge...
I can admit it, I am a highly competitive person. I like challenges, be it playing Angry Birds or walking long distances... On one of my previous times on Sparkpeople, I enjoyed the Biggest Loser challenge, so when I saw they were signing up for... Read more
I'm reading this novel about a young girl who wants to be a kung fu master, but the Shaolin monks who raised her since birth won't train her, because she is a girl. Eventually, she finds a home with someone who agrees to train her, but many less... Read more
Gina from the Biggest Loser
Well, I was watching The Biggest Loser tonight, and was really touched by Gina's time with her husband. Specifically, the fact that he brought her wedding rings to her, and that she could wear them after two years.
A couple of weeks ago, I ... Read more
The Life Trade...
Came across this , and knew I HAD to share it here. These trades aren't easy to make, because we cling to our fears and regrets harder than Linus' blanket. But, if we make... Read more
Third shift... ugh!
Even after working third shift for over two years, I can honestly say I hate it. Sleeping at night is difficult enough, but trying to do it during the day is just about impossible.
But, I like paying my bills... and so, I keep showing up f... Read more
I figured after working all night that I better get something to eat before going off to wait at the auto shop to get my car fixed... so I started going through the cupboards... I'm lucky, because most of the time, I'll be the only one eating my... Read more
Job Search... Again
After over two years at my job, I'm fed up and tired of the lies. Because I understand that the bills MUST be paid, I'm not at liberty to tell my boss exactly what he can do with this job. So, I'm polishing my resume, and beginning the search on... Read more
Packing up Christmas...
Have been stalling for a few days on taking down the Christmas tree, and all the decorations... Even now, I'm writing this blog rather than taking the ornaments off the tree.
This holiday season never really felt like it was supposed to. B... Read more