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  • On Comfort Foods

    1/16/2018 6:03:54 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    I may be a little bit weird. I get that. I seem to be the only person in the world (except for people who love snow—yuck!) who actually likes thi... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    1/16/2018 5:54:47 AM, by RO2BENT

    Got a lot done yesterday after leaving cabin for extended in-law family cabin getaway over the holiday. Dicks, Costco, dinners for the week (momm... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    1/15/2018 6:59:05 AM, by RO2BENT

    Gotta leave the cabin today by 10, then going to Costco and have to unpack. Then back to school and work tomorrow.... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    1/13/2018 6:06:08 AM, by RO2BENT

    Drove 1.5 hrs through treacherous winter storm yesterday late afternoon to get to state park cabin with extended family for the weekend, then aft... Read more

  • Why do I live in Ohio?

    1/12/2018 4:05:30 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I just spent 30 minutes, 50 lb of ice melt, and 16 lb of Epsom salts on the Great Lake outside of my apartment; I managed to make a path of salt ... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    1/12/2018 4:58:21 AM, by RO2BENT

    Got the kids to grandma's after work and got groceries for this weekend and next week. Now just need to finish packing food for the weekend away.... Read more

  • Blegh

    1/12/2018 4:10:08 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    The oral diabetes medication I was prescribed — glipizide — has caused uncontrollable vomiting and diarrhea (which metformin did too). So I had t... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    1/11/2018 6:31:41 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good day yesterday again at home and at work and looking forward to another good one today. Going to take the kids to grandmas house after dinner... Read more

  • You'll never know ...

    1/10/2018 10:10:50 PM, by BARCLE

    .. My middle child, Alexandra, turns 10 today and she's such a delight, growing up so, so quickly and becoming a truly beautiful young girl. ... Read more

  • New Year New Me = New Situations :(

    1/10/2018 2:19:01 PM, by FITINSPIREBABE

    I know im forgiven by God but now its just between her and God = her unforgiveness in this situation. Soo with all that going on i was stressed ... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    1/10/2018 6:31:01 AM, by RO2BENT

    Great swim yesterday morning before work I could feel it all day yesterday and still today in a good way. Got caught up at work more or less and ... Read more

  • Supplements, Sun Basket

    1/9/2018 12:25:41 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I got the results of my A1C :/ it was 10.3. It should be below 7, ideally below 6. I’m going to work on it, with the help of the new meds. I pi... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    1/9/2018 8:20:08 AM, by RO2BENT

    Relatively busy day at work (typical Monday) and at home getting dinner and going to help sort food at the food bank (but no homework because sch... Read more

  • Hooray for Winter!

    1/9/2018 5:54:19 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    I love this time of year. I know, I know. Most people think I’m crazy. What’s to love about subzero temperatures, icy roads, and darkness s... Read more

  • New medicine

    1/8/2018 8:53:44 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    I made an emergency appointment with my doctor today to get some new medicine to hopefully bring down my blood sugar. I hope I won’t need it fore... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    1/8/2018 6:57:28 AM, by RO2BENT

    Another busy but stress free day yesterday focusing on the two little ones to talk nicely to each other and no devices and very limited tv, not s... Read more

  • Pushing forward

    1/8/2018 6:45:42 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    I woke up at 6 am, used the elliptical, and made myself breakfast: scrambled eggs, a laughing cow wedge, and a piece of gluten free toast. Lunch ... Read more

  • My blood sugar....

    1/7/2018 4:04:36 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    ... today it is 395 :/ I haven’t checked it in a while because I was traveling and then catching up at work This is a problem. Good thing I ... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    1/7/2018 8:28:25 AM, by RO2BENT

    Easy and sort of busy day yesterday looking at furnace and fridge water line saddle valve, and running a few errands and a little shopping and lu... Read more

  • He was only 39

    1/7/2018 12:58:02 AM, by VALKYRIA-

    Today I learned that a guy I used to date died from a heart attack. He was only 39. :( It’s really sad. He was just married last year... I r... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    1/6/2018 6:51:33 AM, by RO2BENT

    A little behind at work but I should be able to clear that up next week. QT with the family yesterday evening including groceries. More QT and ch... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    1/5/2018 6:16:03 AM, by RO2BENT

    Hardly any meetings this week so yesterday I basically was caught up with all of my work just in time to have a short workday today. Kids have be... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    1/4/2018 5:56:48 AM, by RO2BENT

    Another productive day yesterday, Achilles was cancelled for Thursday and Friday early in the evening so had time to shuttle kids to grandparents... Read more

  • A Fresh Start

    1/4/2018 12:24:14 AM, by KENTUCKYMEL14

    Like most people, I view the new year as a fresh start for myself. It's a chance to let go of the baggage that weighed me down (in some cases, li... Read more

  • Tuesday Wednesday

    1/3/2018 5:52:26 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good first day back to work yesterday, quiet, got a lot done. Excellent swim before work. School was cancelled, and is again today due to wind ch... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    1/2/2018 5:44:30 AM, by RO2BENT

    Busy last day off yesterday getting chores done and visiting both our parents. Got to bed later than I wanted and woke up earlier than I'd like b... Read more

  • Buenos Aires! - 2017 recap and 2018 goals

    1/1/2018 9:47:05 PM, by VALKYRIA-

    Hello everyone! 2017 ——— 1. Was hospitalized for mental health issues and experimented with new medication until I found something that... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    1/1/2018 10:41:07 AM, by ACTIVEGODDESS

    This time last year I was 276 lbs. Now I'm just under 232 lbs. I feel different and I don't. I'm on antibiotics right now while last year I was i... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    1/1/2018 7:07:16 AM, by RO2BENT

    Nice day yesterday, busy but easy except the grocery store (but it wasn't as bad as I expected). Nice dinner party visiting friends, didn't make ... Read more

  • My New Year’s Resolutions

    1/1/2018 6:00:09 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    I am a planner. Always have been. The only thing I enjoy more than getting stuff done is making extensive lists of things I PLAN to get done... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    12/31/2017 8:48:17 AM, by RO2BENT

    Travel day yesterday, started in Ft. Lauderdale drove to Miami returned rental car walked a couple of gate changes sat for 4 hour flight to Detro... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    12/30/2017 11:43:04 AM, by RO2BENT

    First off, being on vacation makes it difficult to remember what day it is but doing this blog helps me remember. Had a great breakfast at Pepe’s... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    12/29/2017 7:06:36 AM, by RO2BENT

    Excellent charter fishing trip, caught a lot but most were too small, had a quick late lunch at the he condo then went for groceries to blacken o... Read more

  • Wednesday Thursday

    12/28/2017 5:52:19 AM, by RO2BENT

    Excellent easy kayak tour of the salt marshes and mangrove mazes here in Key West yesterday morning, then went to the beach and swam and sunbathe... Read more

  • Monday Tuesday

    12/26/2017 8:14:35 PM, by RO2BENT

    Not a bad travel day yesterday after Christmas morning getting to Miami late after delayed flight, but no issues driving down to Key West this mo... Read more

  • Sunday Monday

    12/25/2017 11:58:30 AM, by RO2BENT

    Enjoying family time, headed to Florida this evening... Read more

  • Saturday Sunday

    12/24/2017 7:30:47 AM, by RO2BENT

    Excellent day yesterday all around, made old fashioned egg nog, no big deal. Had family over for dinner party dice we won't see them Christmas da... Read more

  • Friday Saturday

    12/23/2017 7:01:50 AM, by RO2BENT

    It's amazing how much one can get done at home with only working a half day, the day seemed to go on and on! Now, off for nearly two weeks.... Read more

  • Thursday Friday

    12/22/2017 6:42:40 AM, by RO2BENT

    Good short day at work yesterday, it was nice getting home early and going for a long walk. Watched some Christmas movie and wrapped a few presen... Read more

  • And So This Is Christmas . . .

    12/22/2017 6:28:46 AM, by ADDISONLJONES

    It’s almost Christmas and I’ve been thinking a lot about Christmases past and how much emphasis I always seem to put on this one day to be the an... Read more

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