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Chemo Day for Matthew
Friday, June 02, 2017      1 comments

What a day! Have you ever done some simple task over, and over and suddenly found yourself focusing on the moment and the impact of what's happening? Then it all seems just too unreal. I realized how much I have to put myself into robot-mode jus... Read more
Try, Try, Try, Try... Again!
Wednesday, January 25, 2017      1 comments

I have been gone for three or four months this time. I have excuses, excuses, excuses... I have to learn to deal with my emotions no matter what troubles come my way. I will always have stress. I will always have reasons to cheat and "treat myse... Read more
Day Six of the 30 Day Challenge
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      1 comments

I am making up for the day six blog that I was supposed to do yesterday. It's for the 30 Day Challenge. I am happy to report that I lost almost five pounds last week, well, 4.8 pounds to be exact. For some reason it's a very big deal for me to b... Read more
It's Now or Never!
Thursday, February 26, 2015      1 comments

Wow! I haven't made a blog entry since just before my wedding. What a crazy year I have had, and not in a good way. Don't get me wrong, my marriage is great! Rick is my hero in so many ways. That's not the issue. I would be living my newlywed li... Read more
Two Weeks to the Big Day!
Friday, October 25, 2013      1 comments

Just two weeks to the big day. Of course I fell in love with a dress that was only available one size too small. Yikes! I just got down one size in eight weeks! Time to speed this process up. The wedding's in fourteen days. I need to work hard t... Read more
Happy Days Are Here Again!
Sunday, January 20, 2013      4 comments

Finally the winds changed and we have some better days ahead. The ex finally came through with child support and then some. My Fiance got his first paycheck from his new job. (Fingers are crossed for some hours this week!) I have decided to go b... Read more
Hard, Hard Times= Massive Depression.
Thursday, January 10, 2013      2 comments

Well this is it. We have reached a new low in our families life. We are beyond broke. Our vehicle registration is due and we can't pay our bills this month. Things are really, really bad. We have been living off the food left in the back of... Read more
Getting ready for the New Year!
Sunday, December 30, 2012      2 comments

Well I was very naughty over the holidays. I wasn't even going to commit to losing weight because I knew ahead of time that I would fail. Once again, I failed before I started. (Hmm? I think I said that once or twice before. I will have to get ... Read more
Oh no! I gained.
Sunday, December 02, 2012      3 comments

Last week was supposed to be the week that I got back to losing weight. Three weeks ago I told myself that it was okay that I didn't lose any weight. At least I didn't gain right? Then Thanksgiving week came and of course I didn't lose. I thoug... Read more
Day One!!
Monday, October 29, 2012      6 comments

Here we are on my first day of my new diet. Well, actually, it's day two, but my new strategy is to take a page from Dr. Phil's book and to give myself a free day once a week. Since we almost always go out to be with family on Sundays, It will m... Read more