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New Attitude, New Path, Part 2!
Saturday, August 30, 2008      4 comments

Hello dear friends! Okay this is a new week and I am learning as I go. I chose to give myself a break the past few weeks as it has been absolutely crazy with school starting, my one one starting H.S. and homeschooling my 1st grader. On... Read more
New Attitude, New Path!
Monday, August 18, 2008      3 comments

Hi, It has been beyond stressful lately as thosee who know me so well can attest to. With 5 kids, 3 on the Autism Spectrum (one is undx'd, but has Sensory Processing) and my youngest (3 yrs) with a serious medical disorder that requires fr... Read more
Smile Aerobics and Laugh-ercises!
Saturday, August 16, 2008      0 comments

I had a wonderful time this week with a different type of exercise that has benefits for a lifetime. My son does Baseball through his therapy and we had a couple of days watching these wonderful special kids playing baseball. Though all the... Read more
A different kind of exercise!
Saturday, August 09, 2008      0 comments

When I don't get my exercise in I feel like I have missed something in my day. I just don't feel complete. Today was no different...well, for awhile anyway... Hubby has been working hard on getting dirt moved on one of the parcels of land we... Read more
I am passing the
Friday, August 01, 2008      3 comments

Hello Everyone!! I am having the biggest "Stress Test" of my life right now. With 5 kids, 3 on the autism spectrum, the youngest having a medical disorder that greatly restricts her choice of food and my having to make very special foods f... Read more
Little Laughter, Big Results!
Friday, July 25, 2008      2 comments

A little laughter goes a long way. My family is so good at laughing at every little thing. That is how we deal with the stress that can be so huge in a family of 7, 3 on the autism spectrum and a daughter with an incurable medical disorder. ... Read more
i am worth it?
Thursday, July 17, 2008      6 comments

"If you're going to encourage folks, the best place to start is with yourself" That is a quote from one of my fave brave women authors and speakers, Barbara Johnson. It is advice that I have never followed in my life until the last year an... Read more
Is it your "Best Day Ever?"
Thursday, July 10, 2008      2 comments

What are you going to make of your day? Will you make it your worst or "Best Day Ever?" I kept hearing my youngest daughter (3 years old) sing the song from SpongeBob, "It's the Best Day Ever" with her typical positive contentment. It go... Read more
I am free!
Friday, July 04, 2008      3 comments

Happy Fourth of July Everyone! I take my "freedoms" very seriously. People die everyday for my freedom. That is a pretty heavy thing to think of. We don't see them or even know who they are, but without those people we would not have our... Read more
When life gets tough...hang on by a thread...or T-Shirt!
Sunday, June 22, 2008      7 comments

Life can be so absolutely downright painful and challenging! But I have never been one to quit or even take things sitting down. I have always tried to find the good in anything and everything no matter how small or how difficult it maybe to f... Read more
Fighting through strife for a better life!
Sunday, June 15, 2008      1 comments

It is so hard to fight through all the challenges for a better life. It is tough trudging through life itself and then the added unexpected burdens of the day. Getting healthy involves some very tough change in perspective. I matter. ... Read more
Thankful for a tank full!
Wednesday, June 04, 2008      2 comments

I am so thankful...for everything. This has always been my attitude in life. Be thankful for everything you possibly can no matter how small and it will leave with an "full emotional tank." It doesn't change your circumstances, but i... Read more
My daughter's health, my exhaustion.
Saturday, May 31, 2008      5 comments

Hi Everyone! I am exhausted as I write this and just empty. My daughter and I are finally home from the hospital. After 3 ER visits and 2 days in the hospital Jenna is home. So far they found low blood protein (albumin) and IBS. They ar... Read more
Progress is a matter of perspective
Wednesday, May 21, 2008      2 comments

Okay so I am on the slow track to weight loss but the fast track to health. I have been working hard on healthy eating for a long time and the exercise thing for over a year now. The weight is coming off ever so slowly and I really get d... Read more
Women's Health Challenge - I am WORTH it!
Monday, May 12, 2008      1 comments

Hi Wonderful Sparkers! The Women's Health Challenge started yesterday on Mother's Day. I did this 8 week challenge last year and it changed my life. I had started Spark late last March and the Women's Challenge gave me that boost and rout... Read more

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