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Son update
1/17/2014 10:16:47 PM,  2 COMMENTS

My son whacked his head when he was loading a car on his tow truck yesterday. ER said it was a self-induced concussion. Went back today. Passed all...  Read more


Girl Scout Cookie time
1/12/2014 8:17:25 PM,  8 COMMENTS

It's that time of year again - Girl Scout Cookie time. I know lots of people wait for this to get their yearly fix. Everything in moderation. But n...  Read more


Starting over AGAIN
10/21/2013 10:15:08 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Seems like I've said this before, but here I go again. I'm not good at dieting. I wish I could say it's laziness - then I could shame myself in to sti...  Read more


Giving up :)
10/16/2013 4:00:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I decided to give up soda a while back. The other day I had a can and all I could think with the first sip was Yuck!! It was gross. Way too sugary and...  Read more


Running with my son
10/1/2013 5:46:31 PM,  4 COMMENTS

My youngest child brought home a brochure from school today about a one mile fun run for elementary aged kids. It has a training schedule for 8 weeks...  Read more


I've missed everyone, but I'm going to try to be back! Lots of changes!
9/1/2013 7:05:07 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Wow have a lot of things changed since I last blogged! I have been going to school for my Masters. In fact I took three classes over the summer...  Read more


Circuit Training
4/10/2013 2:29:09 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Today I began circuit training again in an attempt to burn the fat and get into good all around shape. I visited my doctor recently and I really have...  Read more


Dec 29, 2012 - Difficult Year for weight issues
12/29/2012 8:01:02 AM,  3 COMMENTS

This year started out great with some weight loss, but then I hit a plateau and it all stopped. As it turns out I have a thyroid problem that needs t...  Read more


Goodbye Shadow
12/10/2012 3:09:48 PM,  6 COMMENTS

My big beautiful Newfoundland dog passed away on Mon. December 3, 2012. He was one of the best dogs I have ever had. He was super gentle and loving t...  Read more


The Way The Weekend Went
10/15/2012 7:18:28 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Ok, so I walked out. I had it, I could not take it any longer. So, I told the "old boss" that I got the job and they wanted me ready to start Tuesday,...  Read more


10/12/2012 9:05:57 AM,  28 COMMENTS

335 I got the jo-ob, I got the jo-ob! 339 Peed yesterday, drug test results and background screening results will be back next week, and I'm start...  Read more


Last weekend's events
10/2/2012 10:05:44 AM,  8 COMMENTS

The Girl Scouts had their Beach Clean Up on Saturday. Of course, it was more like beach-pick-up-a-few-things-then-go-to-Burg
er-King-day but it was...  Read more


The Secret to Quick Weight Loss (not for children's eyes)
10/1/2012 9:16:47 PM,  24 COMMENTS

A guy calls a company and orders their 5-day, 10 lb. weight loss program.. The next day, there's a knock on the door and there stands before him a vol...  Read more


Still Trying
9/24/2012 11:18:48 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Trying to find a new job, that is. Seriously, I've had a couple of call-backs but nothing's panned out yet. Oh, well, I'm just thankful that I have a...  Read more


Going back to school for my Masters!!! / Mud Runs updates / PEAK313 challenge
9/16/2012 10:33:05 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I am participating in the Peak313 challenge. There is also a sparkteam for this challenge  Read more


The Interview
9/5/2012 10:54:09 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Well, it wasn't so much an interview than application session. The interviewer works for a medical staffing company. They hire temporary to permanent...  Read more


Just when you thought nothing else can happen...(watch the language)
9/2/2012 10:20:59 PM,  21 COMMENTS

Life really surprises you, doesn't it? I have an already jam-packed life, and now I have to add in job hunting. I got fired on Friday. Because I'm fat...  Read more


Crazy Two weeks about to happen
9/2/2012 1:35:46 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I don't know how I am going to get through the next two weeks. It is going to be crazy!!!! I am working on getting all my personal stuff organiz...  Read more


Registration Night/Middle School Open House (pity-party-turned-woohoo
-moment--you have been warned!)

8/28/2012 10:41:26 PM,  8 COMMENTS

I really need more of me! Ended up #%&&$# up everything I touched tonight. Ok, so maybe that's my depression/OCD/perfectionism kicking in. Anyway, lef...  Read more


2 weeks until Tough Mudder - training update!
8/26/2012 10:23:47 AM,  9 COMMENTS

2 weeks until Tough Mudder - Wisconsin 12 days of training left 8 mile run next Sat and 5 mile run the following Wed - then my running 'career' ca...  Read more


Walk it out for Wii game!!
8/25/2012 9:55:50 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I was reading some other people discussing how much fun the Wii game Walk it Out was...then I remembered I bought one in 2010 and it was still in my o...  Read more


Ugh! Really?
8/22/2012 10:53:45 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Ok, so my back is hurting. I pulled something like two weeks ago, starts getting better, then my dumb ass hurts it again. Not by doing anything bad, j...  Read more


25th Reunion
8/18/2012 10:14:30 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Had a great time at the reunion this weekend. There were a lot of classmates missing, but those of us that were there had a great time. Her...  Read more


Orientation Tonight!
8/16/2012 1:23:43 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Tonight's orientation night at the elementary school that two of my daughters still attend. Not only am I going to meet the teachers. Well, meet one,...  Read more


Girl Scouts, School Starts, and the Step-Son's Coming Back to Town!
8/9/2012 3:03:03 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Ok, just when I think I can't get any busier, something else jumps onto my over-flowing plate! I will have to post more later, but here's th jist: ...  Read more


Running / Walking in God's Country
8/4/2012 2:38:40 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Although I am not sure about running, I have always been a walker. I love living here. It is called Godís Country and I so agree! I grew up in Nort...  Read more


I give all you long distance runners out there credit!
8/3/2012 11:23:01 AM,  6 COMMENTS

37 days until my Tough Mudder. I want to give all runners, especially half and full marathoners and tri-athletes props. I know all of us have di...  Read more


Suggestions needed for uses for my new watch
7/29/2012 7:15:07 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Thanks to the wellness program at work, I won a new watch. It is a Timex Ironman Triathlon watch.
-Dig...  Read more


I need suggestions for a smoothie maker!
7/28/2012 3:21:26 PM,  10 COMMENTS

My off brand magic bullet died yesterday. It was a hand me down from my mom, so I definitely got my money's worth. However, now that I know how much I...  Read more


The light is definently getting brighter!
7/21/2012 12:00:08 AM,  11 COMMENTS

As a summary, I have been sick the last two weeks. †Not quite sure what's been wrong, just really tired and weak. †I've been to the doctor, had blood...  Read more


I see a light, I wonder if it will get brighter or fade away
7/16/2012 8:06:48 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I had my alarm set to get up and workout this morning, but after getting up and brushing my teeth, I was light headed so I thought an hour and a half...  Read more


Feeling sorry for myself.
7/14/2012 6:27:54 PM,  15 COMMENTS

I thank the Lord for my good health, I know there are many others out there that have much worse problems than I do. However, this last week and a ha...  Read more


So Busy!
7/11/2012 7:30:18 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been so busy here lately. And, then again, it seems that I get nothing done! My house is a mess, I have to finish planning three field trips an...  Read more


Busy Weekend!
6/28/2012 9:51:05 PM,  7 COMMENTS

This weekend is our Girl Scout Bridging Ceremony! So excited, and glad the Tropical Storm is gone! Yep, another month, another TS. Debby's her name, s...  Read more


Guten Morgen
6/19/2012 8:08:30 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Good Morning, everyone! So, apparently I REALLY have been SLACKIN' 'cuz I haven't blogged in like three weeks!! That is just craziness, and it has to...  Read more


Tough Mudder training plan
6/9/2012 1:24:17 PM,  7 COMMENTS

cbudack and I am doing the WI Tough Mudder in September. I have been focused on this in the back of my mind for the last few months while working out...  Read more


10 days post op
6/9/2012 12:06:10 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Surgery went well. I have an awesome surgeon. Operation was complete in 45 minutes, about 5-6" incision. Have an ice machine that is great, it keep...  Read more


Goals Updated
6/6/2012 5:01:13 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Well, I survived my first 5K. It was not an auspicious beginning since they couldn't find my bib when I went to the registration table. I got another...  Read more


Like / dislike; successes / opportunities to improve; yin /yang
6/1/2012 8:14:37 AM,  5 COMMENTS

So, obviously the stress of my daughter moving and her graduation party tomorrow is affecting me more than I thought it was. I woke up this morning a...  Read more


Time isn't the best indicator - my opinion on turbofire
5/31/2012 8:24:14 AM,  8 COMMENTS

Whew! I just finished turbofire HIIT15. I think this is my favorite workout, at least until tomorrow when I do a different turbofire workout. 198 ...  Read more


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