Whine at your own risk!!
Friday, January 04, 2013      7 comments

I have not been Sparking regularly for a while now. I honestly can't say how long it's been since I've logged in daily to check in on my friends and use the tools here. I have been very busy with work, homeschooling the kids and just life in g... Read more
chugging along...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      4 comments

Well, since my last update, we've further settled into a good solid routine. My work schedule seems to have settled into closing pretty much every night that I work. I'm honestly not upset about it because it means that I usually know when I'l... Read more
The past couple of months...
Thursday, April 12, 2012      3 comments

have been rather eventful. My hubby and I both started working at the beginning of February. Since he took a cut in pay to work a local job instead of traveling out of state I need to work to help out. We bought a car last month to replace th... Read more
Hanging in there...
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      4 comments

things aren't the best for me right now. My husband is still unemployed and though I started looking for work as well neither of us have had any success. I'm fighting depression and have dealt with health issues during December. I had a case ... Read more
So very thankful
Friday, November 25, 2011      5 comments

This is the new intro on my SparkPage. I wanted to post it as a blog, too, so that all of you who have touched my life and supported me during this journey would see it. Thanks so much for being here for me. May you be blessed beyond your... Read more
Getting to know you...
Saturday, November 12, 2011      5 comments

Ladybug1943, one of my wonderful Spark Friends, posted this "questionnaire" and I thought I'd take a stab at answering its 50 questions. Sometimes you learn something about yourself, too, when you do these things. LOL 1. WERE YOU NAMED... Read more
October Recap & November goals
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      2 comments

I'm still around and still fighting the good fight. October was full of ups and downs...mostly downs, honestly. The hubby is still looking for work. He's had another couple of interviews and some resume inquiries but nothing has come thro... Read more
September review & October goals
Monday, October 03, 2011      9 comments

In some ways, September was not as good for me as August. There have been lots of downs for my family with my husband's continued job search, some personal difficulties for my son that bled over into the rest of the family and just feeling a ge... Read more
Sometimes life just bites...
Thursday, September 08, 2011      11 comments

My family has been on tenterhooks this past week or so because my husband had a second interview for a job. He's been out of work for most of the last year. Well, he got a rejection letter in the mail yesterday evening. To be honest, I suppos... Read more
August Review & September Goals
Friday, September 02, 2011      4 comments

Well, it's September and another month has been spent for good or ill. August was a good month for me. I lost a couple of pounds between 7/13 & 8/13 and I did a fairly good job of meeting my goals for the month. To recap: 1) Continue wi... Read more
August Goals
Monday, August 01, 2011      5 comments

I've not been consistent about making short term goals lately. It's something that I just haven't done in a long time so I figured, in the interest of actually achieving something this month, that I would do that. So, here goes (in no particul... Read more
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      4 comments

I've been reading blogs today looking for inspiration and keeping up with my Spark Friends. One of my friends posted a link to a post that one of her friends made. It's an awesome idea and one that I am implementing. I've pulled out a ring t... Read more
My First 5k w/ official time and standings
Monday, May 02, 2011      4 comments

I ran my first 5k yesterday morning. I finally accomplished a goal that I was afraid to tackle for a long time. I kept making excuses but thanks to a challenge in a friend's blog I finally registered for a race---and now I'm hooked!! I po... Read more
I did it!
Saturday, March 19, 2011      7 comments

I registered for my first 5k race! After I don't know how long of saying that I wanted to do it, I finally put my money where my mouth is...literally! I entered the Forest Festival 5k in Winnfield, LA on April 30, 2011. So now it's out there ... Read more
Back to basics!
Friday, March 04, 2011      2 comments

No excuses and no dogging myself out! I gained some weight because I just wasn't paying attention. So I am going back to basics! 1) Tracking my workouts 2) Drinking my water 3) Tracking every bite of food and every drop of non-wate... Read more

1 2 3 4 5 6 Last Page »