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Life must be lived one day at a time!
Sunday, March 01, 2015      3 comments

Well, it has been 9 months since I have blogged but it is time for an update! Yes, I did leave my job last July. It has taken me a long time to settle in and live life without the stresses of my job. It certainly has not been as easy a I thought... Read more
Big changes ahead for me!
Saturday, June 07, 2014      10 comments

This has been a difficult year for me. My job is very demanding and I cannot find the work life balance I need. In addition to this my mother's dementia worsened and she was not able to continue living independently as she was. My siblings and I... Read more
A message for women everywhere!
Sunday, February 23, 2014      5 comments

I am feeling overwhelmed today! Still working my 60 or so hours / week. My 93 yo mother fell and is at the hospital. Will be transferred to rehab, probably tomorrow. Spent the w/e visiting, coordinating, etc. when I opened my email this li... Read more
Follow-up on last week's goals
Monday, February 03, 2014      2 comments

Well, I am disappointed that I did not do too well. For my 5,000 steps/ day I did get a score of 5 out of 7. One day forgot to wear it so I could have done 5,000 steps but can't measure it so won't count it. Water consumption much better bu... Read more
Goals for the last week of January 2014!
Sunday, January 26, 2014      4 comments

Wow, the month is coming to a close. I am going to make it a good week! These are my SMART goals for the week (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely). 1. Walk at least 5,000 steps a day measured on my FitBit. I know for... Read more
Fit Bit challenge
Sunday, January 19, 2014      4 comments

I had a fitbit, wore it faithfully and then it got "out of sync". Not sure why. Well I did email the company after numerous attempts to try and fix it myself. Never heard back from them. Had one of my kids look at it since they are more tech sa... Read more
Weekend in Vermont!
Saturday, November 16, 2013      9 comments

Last weekend, as a continuation of our 40th wedding anniversary, we got away to VT! My husband booked us at a hotel and our kids stayed at my sister's house, which was just the next town away. It was a delightful time! We shopped a bit, had some... Read more
Wonderful Day, indeed!
Sunday, September 08, 2013      8 comments

Well, today was our 40th wedding anniversary! My son and daughter told my husband & I that they wanted to take us to brunch in downtown Boston. Our third child lives with his new wife in DC and we were not expecting him but as we entered the Fr... Read more
Saturday, August 31, 2013      7 comments

Realized I hadn't written anything this month. Not too much to say. Am taking next week off though and that is a good thing! Working 12 or so hours/day and my brain needs a rest! Will head to the Cape later today. Plan on reading, seeing some fr... Read more
One year Spark Anniversary!
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      15 comments

Well, I made it! One year on SP! I actually logged in every day! That is an accomplishment ! Still working a 'million hours per day and per week!' Only hope is that on my Second anniversary I will be retired from this job! Thanks to all th... Read more
Wow... Almost there!
Sunday, June 30, 2013      5 comments

Well, today is the last day of the month. So far I have written at least one blog each month and hear we are .....tomorrow is 7/1......gotta get something down! My son's wedding on 6/15 was simply wonderful! Everything went so well! Amazing! ... Read more
A new attitude!
Monday, May 27, 2013      7 comments

Today is Memorial Day! I am at the Cape. Our house is opened for the summer. This is the third day I have not gone to the office! I so needed the break! Am grateful for my job, don't get me wrong but was experiencing burnout working 10 - 13 hou... Read more
Going in the right direction!
Friday, April 26, 2013      5 comments

Took today off! Been working way too much! Had a MD appt. this morning. Happy to report I am down 18 pounds from my all time high! Very slow but the scale is going in the right direction! My next appt. is in July for a yearly PE. Want to be sure... Read more
Where are the daffodils?
Sunday, March 24, 2013      3 comments

Realized I have not written a blog for March. There has been very little time in my life other than work lately. It is incredible to think that at 64 I could be working sooooo much! Well this week going to set some goals of taking a few "Me Mom... Read more
Are you a Thermometer or a Thermostat?
Saturday, February 02, 2013      4 comments

Are you a thermometer or a thermostat? Melanie Beattie wrote an interesting piece talking about the difference in the two. She said that people who are in the 'thermometer' category tend to reflect the attitudes of the company they keep. A ther... Read more

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