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    11/27/2015 6:10:30 AM, by LITTLE_CLOUD

    Hi everyone. I wanted to let you know why I haven't been on SP so much. It's because of my dog Mommy. She was diagnosed in May with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. They said she would have it the rest of her life. Being her caregiver has been quite challenging. At times I have felt I could cope ... Read more

  • Improvement.

    11/18/2015 7:40:33 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I've really been enjoying my new job. I've been there almost three full weeks. Things are going so well. It's still sinking in that this is my new life. The stress is finally starting to dissipate. I haven't been exercising, but I have been cooking again, and making more of an effort to eat better. ... Read more

  • Getting back into an exercise routine

    11/17/2015 4:10:48 PM, by SEATTLESIMS

    I've been off routine for a while starting in May after my half marathon.. work travel 2 weeks away 3 out of 4 months July-Sept plus Plantar Faciitis in my feet means I didn't even try much. So, back to routine has been hard. Our bootcamp class has fizzled over the summer with all our travel (our... Read more

  • Working Until I am 70- Oh, yes I am!

    11/7/2015 8:43:12 PM, by LEARN211

    Today, as I sat with a group of my colleagues, I stated that I plan on working until I am 70. I am within a few years of retirement (teachers retire at 57), but I have no intention of stopping when it is time. I have invested too much time and money in myself and my education to retire at 57. My ... Read more

  • WONDERFUL first day!

    11/2/2015 8:12:58 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    I had a wonderful first day at my new elementary school today. Everything about it was all I've hoped for and more. At one point today, I took a bathroom break, and I just stood there for a second, looking at myself in the mirror. I just couldn't help but smile because I'd DONE IT. I had a job in an... Read more

  • Joining the 30 Day #Find30 Holiday challenge on SP.. who wants to join

    11/2/2015 5:11:05 PM, by SEATTLESIMS

    Okay, I've been off my regular workout routine all summer since running a half marathon in May. Plantar Fasciitis hasn't helped and it hasn't gone away by cutting back in workouts. SO, I'm going to get back into it by joining the 30 minute a day challenge.
    le... Read more

  • New month, new job, new opportunities for change.

    11/1/2015 8:43:40 PM, by HEALTHYNCGAL

    Tomorrow I start my new job. I'm surprisingly not really nervous about it. I'm looking forward to this change for a number of reasons. I think by leaving my other job I've eliminated an enormous source of stress from my life, and by accepting this new position, I've accomplished a goal I've had for ... Read more