Ups and downs
Friday, February 26, 2010      7 comments

I am very glad to report that my son has purchased his first car. I am so relieved that I will not have to be carting him around anymore. I love him, he is a great guy, and I like spending time with him, but to not be on one less persons sched... Read more
Birthdays, musuems and what-nots
Friday, February 19, 2010      1 comments

No, I am not one of those people who celebrate birthdays for a week. I have one daughter's birthday at the beginning of the week, and the other daughter's birthday at the end of the week. My youngest turned 15 on the 15th. The golden birthday... Read more
Venting, Dumping, Rambling not necessarily in that order
Friday, February 05, 2010      8 comments

The last two weeks have been incredibly taxing. I worked 30 hours, had classes - 3 of them, my books were late so I was behind on my reading, my son turned 21, I had to have a CAT scan to see why I am still having pain in my upper right abdomen... Read more
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      8 comments

Our cruise was wonderful, warm and fun. I was able to snorkel for the first time in my life since my bells palsy left me with a lopsided mouth. That in itself was a fabulous gift. The fish are amazing in Cozumel. We ziplined through the rain... Read more
Coming up for air
Saturday, December 12, 2009      4 comments

Hello all, I finished the semester in school and hope I did all right. It was a lot of work and a lot of the material wound up bringing up some very painful memories, insights and revelations. I was able to get through the coursework, and... Read more
Tuesday, November 17, 2009      7 comments

We opted to let my dog Jack have one Chemo treatment and then prednisone to fight the cancer cells. I have changed his diet and he had his one and only treatment today and is responding well. He is getting a little tired tonight, but his eyes... Read more
Coming to peace
Sunday, November 15, 2009      8 comments

My dog was diagnosed with Lymphoma on Friday. It completely knocked me on my backside. He is only 4 1/2 years old. I went for the chemo consult and have opted against it. They use the same medications that they use on humans, only to get a d... Read more
Read the comments, and made a choice
Friday, November 06, 2009      6 comments

Thanks for the gentle nudges and friendly knocks on the head. I made a choice today to work out instead of doing anything else this morning. I did a 30 minute walking video and feel my spirits lifted and ready to take on the day. My ankle hel... Read more
Not weight related, or is it?
Thursday, November 05, 2009      6 comments

So my studies have me pretty captivated right now, as does my son, whom we are trying to get on disability, and figuring out work. To top it off, I am trying to work out. One of my professors showed a very disturbing video in class today a... Read more
What a Weekend!
Monday, November 02, 2009      7 comments

I had a wonderful time at Camp Sunshine. I was very busy in the kitchen as a volunteer. About 6 hours a day serving meals and cleaning up. It was really wonderful to see the families faces, come in stressed, and leave smiling, and feeling lov... Read more
Proud Mama
Thursday, October 29, 2009      5 comments

My youngest daughter, Christine just finished her cross country race and has been invited to districts. She has the fastest time for a freshman. I am so proud, I had to boast!... Read more
Coming up for air
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      4 comments

I have been out straight for the last two days. I am getting ready to go to Camp Sunshine in Casco, Maine. It is a camp for children with life threatening illnesseses . I am going as a volunteer with my son, Gabe. We will be working in the k... Read more
Begin again ~
Monday, October 26, 2009      9 comments

My ankle is healed and my ears and throat are done being funky, it is time to begin again. It's about time too, 4 weeks is long enough to be on my backside watching the world go around! I am logging my food, drinking my water, the pedomete... Read more
Checking in
Thursday, October 22, 2009      2 comments

I started my day with a trip to the dentist. I haven't been in 5 years. I know bad on me. But I clearly state in my About Me Summary that I put others first, taking care of me is part of my Spark Journey. I sat down in the chair, filled out ... Read more
Melancholy Monday
Monday, October 12, 2009      9 comments

My ankle hurts from tromping around the kickball game with the girls yesterday, but it is worth it. They were so happy and giggly. Today, I want to get my autumn decorations down and put them around the house. I waited because of the pa... Read more

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