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Having A Downright Rotten Day
Friday, August 31, 2012      5 comments

First, the kitchen wallpaper is giving me a very tough time. Two days so far and getting basically nowhere. I swear the previous owners must have used cement to apply it. And probably Superglue on top of it! ... Read more
Taking Out My Frustrations ...
Thursday, August 30, 2012      4 comments

ON THE KITCHEN. I have chosen my first area of attack. I have to do something with the mounting pressure on the homefront. And besides, I told DH I wasn't kidding around. An all out assault on my TO DO LIST will definitely keep me busy and hopef... Read more
Time To Get Out Of My Way
Saturday, August 25, 2012      12 comments

I have faced a lot of obstacles in my life. Like so many people I have experience my fair share of pain, abuse, heartache and sadness. There are many things I can blame, and people I can use as excuses. Reasons for not doing what I want to do wi... Read more
My 30 Favorite Motivational Quotes
Monday, July 30, 2012      2 comments

"You have to know what you want to get it." "You must have long-term goals to keep you from being frustrated by the short-term failures." "Do it now. You become successful the moment you start moving towards a worthwhile goal." ... Read more
50 Things About Me
Sunday, July 29, 2012      2 comments

50 Things... 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Yes, my first and middle names are after my paternal Grandmother and Great Grandmother 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Last night 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? I do. ... Read more
100 Reasons
Friday, July 27, 2012      1 comments

100 Reasons to Work Out *courtesy of Sparkpeople 1. Because it makes you feel confident 2. Because it helps you get stronger 3. Because exercise helps combat depression 4. Because you'll feel proud of yourself 5. Because yo... Read more
Words To Live By
Monday, July 23, 2012      5 comments

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Back Injury
Thursday, July 19, 2012      8 comments

No weigh in this week. Moving even a little = PAIN. Woke up Monday with discomfort on my lower right side and as the day progressed, the worse it got. Painful with each and every movement with spasms on top of that. I am having to sleep on the s... Read more
Monday, July 16, 2012      7 comments

If you want something bad enough, you will make it happen. If you don't, you will make ano... Read more
Words of Wisdom
Thursday, July 12, 2012      4 comments

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Tendonitis and... Frogs
Thursday, June 28, 2012      4 comments

I spent today off my feet with an ice bag on my ankle throughout the day as my doctor ordered. Nothing exciting happened unless you count the two cats getting acquainted with my grandson's new frog as exciting. On Tuesday, DH and I bought ... Read more
Good Weekend
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      5 comments

DH and I went to our grandson's soccer game on Saturday. His team won! The little guy made 2 goals and blocked 3 attempts by the other team. He is getting better and better. Super proud of him! Afterwards DH and I went to lunch with him and his ... Read more
In Search Of My Awesome
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      8 comments

My 5 year old grandson was running around the other day in the midst of play shouting over and over again at the top of his lungs, "Look at me, Mema. Look at me. I'm awesome!" As I watched this beautiful little boy in all his glory, I couldn't h... Read more
A Tribute
Friday, April 27, 2012      8 comments

ILLAHEE 1998-2012 There are times in life when we are truly blessed with an exceptional friendship. Such was the case with our beautiful and beloved Lab, Illahee. 14 years ago she was just a bewildered puppy that we welcomed into our hom... Read more
Did I Seriously Think He Wouldn't Notice
Wednesday, April 25, 2012      15 comments

I had some much need quality time with my grandson this week. His mom allowed him to sleep over Monday night and spend most of yesterday with my husband and I. We had a lot of fun together. I enjoyed every minute that is until the end. My grands... Read more

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