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  • It's ok

    7/2/2017 4:34:41 AM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    It's been on hell of a journey this year! Pulling through so far, although each day it takes a mountain of willpower to even get out of bed. Last... Read more

  • Someone

    6/23/2017 12:45:25 PM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    He is someone, she is someone, we all are. Sons, daughters, brothers, sisters, mothers and fathers. We are people, inside much the same. Regardle... Read more

  • Hanging on

    6/15/2017 11:56:49 PM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    I was listening to a song and 1 line was, "It only takes a little faith to move mountains, thats good because thats all I have left" this is me r... Read more

  • Really difficult

    6/13/2017 9:56:06 PM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    It has been super hard lately. Like almost unbearable. I have been caring for my Mom for the past 5 years. Last week her oncologist put her on a ... Read more

  • 40 days in

    5/24/2017 12:15:33 AM, by SARAH_ARAUJO

    It has been a rough 40days, not in the ways that one might think. I decided to take control....again on April 14th 2017 of my habits and nutriti... Read more

  • #StopWaiting

    3/7/2017 9:50:23 PM, by NATE-JANINE

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  • Phase I & Weigh-In

    3/1/2017 1:41:57 PM, by THINKSHRINK

    It was way too easy to get off track and slide back into old habits and poor choices - binging, not exercising, not drinking enough water... My p... Read more

  • Giving Up

    2/16/2017 12:17:49 PM, by CRESHA20

    I thought I might as well give up because I was so tired of starting and quitting over and over again. Of course I want instant results, but I r... Read more

  • A very nice Saturday

    2/4/2017 10:12:43 PM, by MSLZZY

    Lots of housecleaning and laundry to do today. I even worked in the basement for an hour. It is coming along. Another letter for NG DS. He ... Read more

  • Made it through another week

    2/3/2017 11:17:04 PM, by MSLZZY

    It is slowly getting easier to adjust to the changes in the office. I am finally feeling more productive. The other CSR handles whatever chan... Read more

  • Phil saw his shadow!

    2/2/2017 10:16:57 PM, by MSLZZY

    Guess we are in for 6 more weeks of winter. I was not surprised. Poor guy just can't get a good night's sleep without someone dragging him ... Read more

  • Pics of NG DS (formerly College DS)

    2/1/2017 9:49:18 PM, by MSLZZY

    DS is in the second row from the back just to the ... Read more

  • January is slipping away.

    1/31/2017 10:19:04 PM, by MSLZZY

    As the final day of January comes to a close, I hope everyone had success in their journeys. Find something to celebrate today. My eye appo... Read more

  • A Sunday treat

    1/29/2017 11:42:19 PM, by MSLZZY

    A short letter from DS at basic training camp gave me an opportunity to catch him up on the events from the last 3 weeks here at home. It f... Read more

  • Short term and long term goals

    1/28/2017 9:44:06 PM, by MSLZZY

    Thankfully there was no smoke damage to deal with this morning. Even DD couldn't smell anything so that was a plus. I had mopped most of the... Read more

  • More excitement and a lifestyle change

    1/27/2017 11:31:02 PM, by MSLZZY

    All kinds of interesting things happen on our usually quiet street. Tonight it was anything but quiet with 3 fire trucks and an ambulance in ... Read more

  • A little background

    1/26/2017 10:38:04 PM, by MSLZZY

    Just to clear up a few details My son was born healthy, contracted spinal meningitis at 3 months of age and we almost lost him. 14 days in ... Read more

  • Seeing white and seeing red

    1/25/2017 9:36:51 PM, by MSLZZY

    We had over 10 inches of snow from yesterday until late this afternoon when the light snow flurries finally moved away. The wind is shifting ... Read more

  • Again

    1/23/2017 9:45:30 PM, by MSLZZY

    Court date on Wednesday but I can attend by teleconference. GF thinks DS should have some friends drive him up there. With a winter storm t... Read more

  • Nothing new

    1/22/2017 11:35:30 PM, by MSLZZY

    A fairly normal Sunday but I did some deep cleaning today, sweeping and mopping floors and doing laundry. I baked bread and DD stopped by ... Read more

  • A great time with the GC

    1/21/2017 11:15:03 PM, by MSLZZY

    I had a wonderful time with the GC, watching movies, playing games and keeping them entertained. I did all of DD's laundry, washed, folded an... Read more

  • Babysitting overnight

    1/20/2017 10:16:07 PM, by MSLZZY

    I left the office early so I could drive to DD's house to babysit the GC. I was running late but it didn't matter. The kids were so ready for... Read more

  • Hold your horses!

    1/19/2017 7:43:16 PM, by MSLZZY

    Before you move to the "Sunshine State", as we were called years ago, remember that warmer temperatures can create fog. And it did in spade... Read more

  • Plenty of sun today

    1/19/2017 12:17:18 AM, by MSLZZY

    Lovely sunny day with lots of melting. Expecting fog in the morning but it has been a treat to have the January thaw. Spark a great Thursda... Read more

  • The ice that was

    1/17/2017 11:28:57 PM, by MSLZZY

    The day turned bright and sunny and reached 32 degrees. School started 2 hours late so the bus drivers would have an easier time getting th... Read more

  • The ice storm changed things

    1/16/2017 8:30:30 PM, by MSLZZY

    The freezing drizzle started before 6 am so the streets and sidewalks were too slick for driving or walking. It pays to take your time on d... Read more

  • A full afternoon by design

    1/15/2017 10:40:50 PM, by MSLZZY

    My slightly over-active mind has a min of it's own. Once it decides what to do, it is up to me to keep up. First I picked up the fallen branc... Read more

  • A mild January day

    1/14/2017 11:58:11 PM, by MSLZZY

    A rare mild day in January and the perfect time to get outside. DH and I had planned to clean out the barn and move the chicks out where th... Read more

  • Friday the 13th and oh, what a day!

    1/13/2017 8:54:03 PM, by MSLZZY

    I have really been feeling the pressure to get a lot done in the office but when it is Friday, the 13th, it seems like something has to go aw... Read more

  • One more day until the weekend

    1/12/2017 11:33:52 PM, by MSLZZY

    Need I say more? HUGS!... Read more

  • Lots of sitting today

    1/11/2017 11:08:01 PM, by MSLZZY

    But at every break time, I walked the halls of the convention center. One, to break the monotony of a power point presentation and two, to st... Read more

  • Tip top Tuesday

    1/11/2017 12:09:03 AM, by MSLZZY

    SIL has started a new office procedure with rules and expectations. Both the other secretary and I were a bit stunned but it is doable. We wi... Read more

  • The farewell

    1/9/2017 10:28:20 PM, by MSLZZY

    Those two youngsters took the parting well and DH and I did fine. It was very obvious that they had discussed this transition many, many ti... Read more

  • Missed blogging last night

    1/8/2017 10:44:46 PM, by MSLZZY

    It totally skipped my mind. We will be gone tomorrow morning to see College DS off to basic training. He says he is ready but I sense that ... Read more

  • One last night of entertainment

    1/6/2017 10:47:17 PM, by MSLZZY

    DS came home to play with the high school pep band tonight so we sat on the side of the gym where the band was playing so we could talk wit... Read more

  • Yes, it is cold but I remember when..

    1/5/2017 10:56:15 PM, by MSLZZY

    our oldest son was born. That was the year when we had more than 30 days when the temperatures were below zero. We needed to replace our ol... Read more

  • Ready to sail away...

    1/4/2017 10:57:36 PM, by MSLZZY

    To a nice warm place but being land-locked in South Dakota, I think I will just wait out this cold snap. By Saturday, the worst should be ove... Read more

  • Even the cat enjoys the wood heat

    1/3/2017 11:38:18 PM, by MSLZZY

    Joker, pushing 15 years, has taken to retiring for the night in front of the register in the kitchen. It is warmer there that laying on our b... Read more

  • The wind and the cold-what a combination

    1/2/2017 10:30:40 PM, by MSLZZY

    The wind arrived first but now the cold has arrived too. Over day highs tomorrow will be 13 but the next 3 days will be colder. This blast wi... Read more

  • Happy New Year's Day!

    1/1/2017 11:18:22 PM, by MSLZZY

    We decided to take down the Christmas tree at church as everyone will be working the rest of the week and Saturday had too many commitments ... Read more

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