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Time management, Jedi-style
7/14/2014 9:33:18 AM,  3 COMMENTS
-manage-time-more-effectively...  Read more


Saturday drowse
7/12/2014 8:02:38 PM,  12 COMMENTS

This morning I went out to breakfast with my carpool buddy. She had pancakes and eggs, I had chicken fried steak and eggs. Yes, I know I'm woefully pr...  Read more


The powerful space
7/11/2014 11:10:30 PM,  5 COMMENTS

"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom."...  Read more


Wrung out
7/11/2014 9:51:22 PM,  16 COMMENTS

I truly don't know why I take days off. We got in so many payments that nobody logged or posted while I was gone that I've spent all four days this we...  Read more


So excited
7/10/2014 11:38:32 PM,  9 COMMENTS

We hired a new music director for our church today. I have a really good feeling about this....  Read more


Do something today...
7/9/2014 11:10:15 PM,  9 COMMENTS

that your future self will thank you for....  Read more


Day 193 - Busy week!
7/9/2014 9:55:36 AM,  0 COMMENTS

I was supposed to be more relaxed this week! It was supposed to be better. I can't wait for Saturday so this week will be over! I hope the rest of...  Read more


No shoulds
7/8/2014 11:07:55 PM,  4 COMMENTS

"There's no 'should' or 'should not' when it comes to having feelings. They're part of who we are and their origins are beyond our control. When we ca...  Read more


Anybody Out There?!?
7/8/2014 11:03:22 PM,  3 COMMENTS

I thought it was time I dusted off the cobwebs from this blog and do a bit of updating. I've been making healthy lifestyle changes since December. I...  Read more


The Blog of Boredom
7/8/2014 2:55:49 PM,  8 COMMENTS

So today I left my phone at home, and work is slow. I have things I can do but I just don't want to DO any of them. I've been feeling like that a lot...  Read more


Interesting thought
7/7/2014 4:11:22 PM,  5 COMMENTS

“Living for the satisfaction of only one part of my body (my mouth) [is] unholy.” ~ Lisa Morrone, Overcoming Overeating: It's Not What You Eat,...  Read more


Inner fire
7/6/2014 5:41:35 PM,  10 COMMENTS

"In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be tha...  Read more


Day 190 - No vacation weight gain!
7/6/2014 9:05:55 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I did it! I went to Vegas and didn't gain any weight! I even lost 0.2 lb. So, I won't count it as a loss, really, but I didn't gain! That's a HUGE...  Read more


A Quick Boot Camp Roundup
7/5/2014 4:26:03 AM,  31 COMMENTS

Today's my last day of my monthlong fitness boot camp and also the day that I head off for my mini-vacation to Germany, so I'm just going to give a sh...  Read more


Stray vacation Friday thoughts
7/4/2014 8:57:50 PM,  12 COMMENTS

I'm watching the "judge" shows like I always do when I'm home on weekdays. Every time I do, at least one woman sues an ex-boyfriend saying, "I was att...  Read more


7/2/2014 10:05:14 PM,  20 COMMENTS

(PLEASE tell me I'm not the only one here old enough to remember that song!) I am officially on vacation. Shoes off, enjoying a cold beer and wat...  Read more


Almost 20,000 Points Until the Next Trophy
6/30/2014 10:23:01 PM,  1 COMMENTS

Wow that is surely a lot. It almost seems unattainable. How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Even though I am not sure why I would want to...  Read more


Monday night
6/30/2014 9:54:08 PM,  10 COMMENTS

Today was month-end, normally the craziest day of the month at work. Surprise -- this month it was the easiest day of all! My boss actually left aroun...  Read more


You've Gotta Try These!
6/30/2014 4:37:13 PM,  25 COMMENTS

The eats have been good in the Davis household lately, so I thought I'd share one of my recent favorites--this Sweet 'n Spicy Asian Glazed Grilled Chi...  Read more


Worth celebrating
6/30/2014 9:48:48 AM,  7 COMMENTS

“The year you were born marks only your entry into the world. Other years where you prove your worth, they are the ones worth celebrating.”...  Read more


Packing and swim suits
6/30/2014 5:28:32 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Phase one on my packing is complete! I have sorted through all of the possibilities when it comes to my clothes and the kids clothes. Phase two come...  Read more


It's catching up with me
6/29/2014 11:08:05 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Sunday night of a wonderfully fun, busy and productive weekend. Oh my, I am tired. In a good way....  Read more


Random Sunday stuff
6/29/2014 11:50:52 AM,  11 COMMENTS

Last night I watched a special called Outrageous Wedding Cakes. "Outrageous" doesn't begin to describe it. One cake weighed 820 pounds, served over 10...  Read more


Ugh...Restart take 2 for 2014
6/29/2014 5:21:19 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Okay, so I said I was restarting earlier this year. I did great for a while until things came up in my personal life. I went head first into emotion...  Read more


Why do I do this?
6/28/2014 1:47:26 PM,  16 COMMENTS

This week has been a (w)itch. Thursday we got an $83,000 check from one insurer. It was complicated and required careful handling more than usual (the...  Read more


Dirty folks
6/28/2014 11:42:32 AM,  7 COMMENTS

People are like dirt. They can either nourish you and help you grow as a person or they can stunt your growth and make you wilt and die. ...  Read more


Only three days to vacation
6/28/2014 12:30:20 AM,  12 COMMENTS

Well, workdays, anyway. But I am SO looking forward to it. Work has been nuts and I'm bled out, emotionally and physically. Maybe it's because it...  Read more


A great birthday
6/27/2014 11:48:53 PM,  9 COMMENTS

I spent the morning staining a fence with DD, listening to music and laughing. I went out for a lovely dinner with DH, DD, DS and their SOs. Wonder...  Read more


Day 181 - 1500 monthly fitness minutes
6/27/2014 12:35:10 PM,  1 COMMENTS

First time ever to get this trophy! Really excited about this! That means 25 hours this month have been spent intentionally burning calories! Good...  Read more


Whoo Hoo! Tax money!
6/27/2014 4:56:02 AM,  12 COMMENTS

I was on edge the past few weeks that my tax money would not come before vacation but today mine came! Patrick's came yesterday. Whoo HOO! Norway i...  Read more


Good friends
6/26/2014 11:45:12 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Good friends are like stars. You don't always see them, but you know they're always there....  Read more


What I Learned From My Canadian Vacation
6/26/2014 10:05:09 AM,  18 COMMENTS

1. My Mother-in-Law likes to show she loves us by buying us things, including food. 2. Never mention that you're saving up for a new car to MIL,...  Read more


Yellow article and vacation plans
6/26/2014 5:16:20 AM,  11 COMMENTS

I was surprised to see my yellow article published so fast...and I was surprised to see that I was a woman named Donna from Orange county. But I supp...  Read more


Shopping is exhausting
6/25/2014 11:32:13 PM,  6 COMMENTS

DD and I went shopping today for her new job wardrobe. She just graduated college and is starting her new job next week. DD is a size 4-5 and clothe...  Read more


Mini-Vacation Booked!
6/25/2014 8:50:30 PM,  33 COMMENTS

And Germany it is! We'll be heading up to Bavaria in a week and a half to brush the cobwebs off our German, enjoy a few days of R&R and meet up with s...  Read more


6/24/2014 8:45:19 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Whew! The summer has finally arrived and it feels like a jungle outside. Took the wind out of my sails today, but a cool shower has revived me. Ahh...  Read more


Half Full, Half Empty - I Must Choose
6/24/2014 2:06:45 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Over the last few days, I have been making much more concerted efforts to get my walking in. I have surpassed my goal of 10,000 steps a day 3 times i...  Read more


Day 178 - unmotivated, but still trying to be
6/24/2014 9:58:37 AM,  2 COMMENTS

You (I) would think that after 178 days of counting calories and miles I would have lost so e weight. UGH! Still going. I'm not going to stop,...  Read more


Worth it
6/23/2014 10:01:26 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Messy, dusty house...DD moved back in after college graduation and is making her room a grown-up space. Worth the mess......  Read more


Hasta La Vista, High Cholesterol!
6/23/2014 9:35:49 PM,  40 COMMENTS

The past few times I've had bloodwork done, I've had borderline (or very near borderline) high cholesterol. Coming from a family where heart disease a...  Read more


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