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Life's still crazy, but...
Monday, April 09, 2018      11 comments

I'm still caring for me. I just got a blog notice from a wonderful Sparkfriend I hadn't heard from in ages, so in answering her, I got a bit wordy and decided to make it a blog entry. I have begun a slightly different journey than I've eve... Read more
Quick update
Monday, March 26, 2018      6 comments

Hi friends. I miss you all. Life has been really throwing me for a loop. I could list all the things, but it would sound like complaining, so I'll just hit the main ones: Dad died. Lives across country, lots of traveling back and forth. K... Read more
Conclusion Strategy
Wednesday, February 28, 2018      8 comments

I'm going to test out a strategy, thanks to the good friends who posted on my last blog: My new self-check: am I being productive? If not, is that because I'm using my planned for/budgeted relaxation time? If I'm merely overwhelmed, t... Read more
On Being Overwhelmed
Tuesday, February 27, 2018      8 comments

There is definitely an ebb and flow to life that leaves me wondering about this: being overwhelmed. The questions are: Are the things of life actually that overwhelming? Or is it me? Is it how I'm handling things that make me feel ... Read more
The Rails (long blog)
Monday, October 16, 2017      8 comments

Before posting this blog, I re-read my last blog. Seems I got derailed. Oops. emoticon No, I don't know what ... Read more
Weight moving, Feeling healthier already
Sunday, September 03, 2017      8 comments

Finally have managed to stay healthy for about 2 weeks now, YAY! Maybe my immune system is finally on the upswing after the medical condition that has plagued me for over a year now. In this 2-week period, I've managed to exercise nearly ev... Read more
super fast blog
Sunday, August 13, 2017      10 comments

Ok, the weight isn't really moving, but I've got more energy than I've had in a year. Unfortunately that meant really weird sleep last night b/c I wanted to be up taking care of things. I think I never really felt like I was asleep all night. Ha... Read more
Thanks and day 2 update
Friday, August 11, 2017      8 comments

Thank every one of you who commented on my blog yesterday! Due to time constraints (aforementioned redoing schedule to include exercise and meal planning/cooking), I just can't visit each of you. Update: Yesterday I went to the gym while m... Read more
Wednesday, August 09, 2017      12 comments

Seriously pressed for time this week, so I'm going to dash off a blog to stay in touch. But I'll be back to my teams in a day or so! Wanted to share an odd realization about myself. And I'm going...hmm, is it really me? My three deares... Read more
social it really social?
Saturday, August 05, 2017      9 comments

In responding to a Sparkfriend's blog, some thoughts came up about social media and I realized how few social components are actually present in social media! I have a son who has social challenges. I've spent a fair amount of time teachin... Read more
tracker update
Thursday, February 09, 2017      6 comments

After having my Misfit Flash Link for a while, I have a few things to share: The good: *waterproof, *tracks elliptical steps *you can change the name of a workout *seems fairly accurate with daily steps The bad: *sleep trac... Read more
Thursday, January 26, 2017      11 comments

If life only ever gave me what I could handle, how would I grow?... Read more
It worked
Sunday, January 22, 2017      8 comments

In the getting-myself-back-together stage of this health condition I'm still fighting, I did my first official workout. It was a mere 20 minutes on the elliptical at level 1, but hey, it's a start. But the part I'm almost as happy to report... Read more
Absence/Abstinence makes the cravings grow stronger
Sunday, January 22, 2017      12 comments

I'm on a new (to me) medicine. I can't have calcium or soy for 4 hours after taking it upon rising. This means no milk in my espresso. No vegetarian sausage (I'm veg). No egg. No cheese. No english muffin. And various other things. So, it's weir... Read more
I MATTER: not gonna be a pushover anymore
Monday, November 14, 2016      8 comments

What I want matters. Why do I put up with a charter home-school that no longer fits my needs, drops "change" bombs on me regularly, and doesn't let me do it my way? Why do I stay there? Because I'm ignoring MY needs as well as that of my son in ... Read more

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