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  • Weekly Round Up

    12/9/2017 9:36:04 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I had so much fun cooking and canning last weekend, but that meant I went into Monday really tired. There was a big hullabaloo as soon as I got t... Read more

  • Did it!

    12/5/2017 8:45:46 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Pretty stressful at work yesterday, including a police call. I had a huge lunch full of veggies from Saturday. I was so full I don't think I coul... Read more

  • Week in review

    12/3/2017 12:19:18 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Here's a little week in review. I got my new Kindle Fire on Monday. It's the big one. I hate admitting it, but my eyes aren't as young as they on... Read more

  • So Much to be Thankful For

    11/24/2017 7:40:38 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I had a really nice Thanksgiving with my parents. We went out to Black Angus and had steaks, then off to a park for a walk in the beautiful weath... Read more

  • Expressing Gratitude

    11/18/2017 9:19:28 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I'm still in a funk from yesterday, but I really do have a lot to be grateful for. I'm hoping that by expressing it, I can shift my energy. ... Read more

  • Life is precious

    11/18/2017 1:07:20 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    "I don't talk about this much, but at one point in my life I was very depressed and considered suicide. I am so grateful today that I had friends... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/11/2017 8:36:30 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I am having a lot of fun with my planner. It is definitely helping me stay on track with my To Dos and I've gotten some good journaling in about ... Read more

  • What a week!

    11/10/2017 8:41:02 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Working with veterans means that the weeks surrounding Veterans' Day is like a major holiday. I'm so busy and tired, that I could sleep standing ... Read more

  • Lunch with the Folks

    11/6/2017 10:51:30 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I had lunch today with my folks. My dad is still working on learning how to hear with his cochlear implant. We ate al fresco so we were outside t... Read more

  • Dead Tired and Very Happy

    11/5/2017 4:53:01 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I didn't win the contest, but I had a blast. It was fun. I saw a lot of old friends. Got a nice compliment from a World Champion of Public Speaki... Read more

  • Big day! Tired!

    11/4/2017 12:50:27 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    The Veteran recognition event went off without a hitch. I had SO MANY volunteers. Such a blessing! The food was great. The stress level was relat... Read more

  • In the garden November 2, 2017

    11/2/2017 10:08:21 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    The sunflower microgreens at 84 hours. Read more

  • Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

    11/2/2017 12:48:46 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Here I am (with the wrong trophy) celebrating my win ... Read more

  • Just when you least expect it, a miracle. But first...

    10/28/2017 12:07:32 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Today just did not cooperate. My residents bailed on the hike this morning, which was really disappointing. The weather was perfect! It was hard ... Read more

  • More sadness but also good

    10/26/2017 12:18:05 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Yesterday I played Elvira. First off, why is it ALWAYS the hottest day of October when we have Spooky Tales. It's nearly November. The weather ha... Read more

  • I'm a dingbat!

    10/21/2017 2:34:19 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    So, the Keith Urban album isn't new. It must be new to Amazon music or something, but it's from last year. Doesn't matter! Great mus... Read more

  • Added some great new music to my exercise playlist

    10/19/2017 11:35:16 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I listened to Keith Urban's new album on Amazon music. Let me say up front, I normally don't listen to country and I don't recall ever hearing a ... Read more

  • The Sheep Tank!

    10/15/2017 12:25:10 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I finally got a sheep tank. That's a 4' x 2' x 1' tank for sheep to drink out of. Great size for a raised bed. I'm having a little struggle with ... Read more

  • Fantastic Opportunity

    10/5/2017 9:08:14 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I'm going to share this with you as if it were news, but I have known for some time. Just had to wait until others were notified. There is a... Read more

  • A Note from the Universe

    10/2/2017 12:27:47 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Do you get the tut.com emails? I love them. Here's one for you: To empower another, is to empower yourself. To celebrate another, is t... Read more

  • I got them!

    9/29/2017 10:08:27 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I've been saving using an app called Qapital for a few months now. Every time I do a work out of 30 minutes or more (and remember to track it wit... Read more

  • Practice Speech - Done

    9/27/2017 12:47:46 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Got some great feedback from my club to make the speech even better. I'm ready for the main event tomorrow night. Area contest here I come! ... Read more

  • Busy Day

    9/25/2017 3:02:33 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I'm supposed to be practicing for the speech contest Wednesday, but I'm not. LOL Here's my day so far. I planted seeds for fennel, alyssum, ... Read more

  • Lovely Lunch Today

    9/24/2017 11:56:49 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I don't eat enough fish, so I decided to try this recipe today. https://www.100daysofrea
    lfood.com/asian-glazed-fish/ It... Read more

  • Wow!

    9/24/2017 12:32:51 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Tapping last night was on "the world is too dangerous - I'll never be safe." I started at a 9 out of 10 on the distress scale. I was expecting te... Read more

  • Tapping Round 2

    9/22/2017 10:47:35 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    My body finally told me it was ready for round 2. So much easier than round 1. In the first round, I was 10 out of 10 on the SUDS scale (that's a... Read more

  • What a week!

    9/21/2017 11:10:29 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I have been going to bed at least an hour early all week - so tired I can't keep my eyes open. I've had no energy for exercising, and I haven't f... Read more

  • Tapping Round 1

    9/17/2017 6:04:02 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Last night I did a full round of tapping on the fear of powerlessness. It took me 25 minutes to get through the full round, and it involved a lot... Read more

  • What's Happening?

    9/16/2017 8:57:27 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    This week's blog is brought to you by Tummy Trouble. Ugh! But not your typical tummy trouble. Let me explain what's happening, and I hope this st... Read more

  • Time off Tuesday

    9/12/2017 9:53:26 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I felt a little off on Sunday. Monday, really didn't feel all that healthy. Last night, spent in the bathroom. Today, running a fever. So I took ... Read more

  • Monday, Monday

    9/11/2017 11:02:38 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Additions to my exercise playlist All I Ever Wanted by Basshunter (suggested by RAZZOOZLE) Rhiannon and You Make Lovin' Fun by Fleetwood Mac ... Read more

  • Week's Exercise and New Songs for the Exercise Playlist

    9/10/2017 10:24:15 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Thanks to CATLOVER110 I added Stronger by Kelly Clarkson. Love it! Listened to Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas and decided it's not for... Read more

  • Exercise Playlist

    9/10/2017 12:13:17 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I'm going to share some songs from my exercise playlist, and I hope that if you have some great songs I should add, you'll share them in the comm... Read more

  • Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - oh my!

    9/3/2017 3:58:05 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Had a great time at work Friday playing games with some residents as a way of remembering a man who left us. He was always fun, always helpful, a... Read more

  • My happiness Challenge Day 40

    9/2/2017 5:43:08 PM, by LORIEN4OU

    Happy people... 40. Appreciate life and retain a "beginner's mind," meaning they don't lose sight of the wonderment of life, and they aren't... Read more

  • Thursday - Even Better

    8/31/2017 11:58:37 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I had cravings today, but! I was prepared. I had my high protein snacks ready, and so I made it through the day without any misbehavior. The... Read more

  • Wednesday - Better

    8/31/2017 12:05:00 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    I had a better day today, although it started off with me forgetting to pack my protein bar, so I was heavier on the carbs than I meant to be. ... Read more

  • Tuesday - Ugh

    8/30/2017 12:45:19 AM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Lots of things today just didn't work for me. First, I forgot to tell Alexa to wake me up. So I ran late, missed my protein shake, got the h... Read more

  • Monday

    8/28/2017 11:14:52 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    The pesto I made yesterday was delicious. Really made my morning to have that as a snack. I did the plank on the stability ball for 30 secon... Read more

  • Sunday

    8/27/2017 9:39:06 PM, by LIZANDRASHAW

    Not too much to say about today, but I want to get in the habit of blogging more frequently. I also want to get in the habit of checking my Frien... Read more

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