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connecting is hard.
Saturday, April 03, 2021      3 comments

its hard for me to let people in. it always had been. i enjoy learning about other people but to truly let people into my world where i am vulnerable is difficult for me. i am working on it. joining the spring challenge is going to chall... Read more
Today is a good day
Tuesday, March 02, 2021      1 comments

Hello spark friends! Today is a good day. It's the first time in weeks I have felt "normal". I took the little kids to school this morning after waking up when the alarm went off. No snooze button!!! Then my older boys , who are stil... Read more
I am more.
Thursday, February 25, 2021      5 comments

Good morning spark friends. I have been a nurse for 13 years. All of them in LTC, except that 3 month span when I thought to be a " real nurse" I worked in the hospital. I hated the hospital. I like working in the nursing home. I lov... Read more
Hi friends!!
Thursday, February 18, 2021      3 comments

I just am amazed at the course that life takes us. I just reread all of my previous blog posts. I was in such a different place when I started spark people in 2016. Funny that so much has changed but not really. I still am working on eat... Read more
Back in action
Monday, October 01, 2018      1 comments

I have made my way back to spark people!!!! after a long hiatus and finding 30 pounds I have made the decision to get back to what I know works. Bad food habits have come back in force and it's time to get them under control. So here's day 1 a... Read more
Life changing events
Saturday, March 11, 2017      5 comments

There are moments in life that are so significant that you will always refer to time as before and after. I went to rehab in Jan 2015 I always refer to before rehab and after. I started to lose weight in April 2016 another time I refer to as b... Read more
2 years!!!
Friday, January 27, 2017      9 comments

On Jan 25 I celebrated 2 years sober!! No drugs no alcohol. It is amazing how life has changed so drastically in that time frame. The life I have now I wouldn't change for anything. Feeling so intensely blessed and fortunate to be alive.... Read more
Seasonal happenings and revelations.
Thursday, December 15, 2016      2 comments

So I haven't blogged in forever so here it is. November stared the birthday extravaganza in my house. I kick it off Nov 4 then my lil lady Nov 15, my big boys Nov 27 and finally the baby Dec 13....whew, that's alotta birthday "fun" mixed in t... Read more
i feel like im at the end of myself
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      3 comments

i have a very sorted nasty past. everyone has a story and sometimes its just not pretty. mine is full of drugs and infedelity and although ive been sober almost two years it never ceases to amaze me at how my past will rear up and try to beat ... Read more
Broken bones and pain meds
Thursday, September 29, 2016      3 comments

If you have read any of my previous ramblings you know that I am in recovery. My last relapse was on pain medication that progressively got deeper. That being said one of my big kids broke his ankle yesterday. The dr prescribed him a very mil... Read more
Body issues
Sunday, September 18, 2016      4 comments

Haven't blogged in awhile so here it goes. Ran my first 5k yesterday with a time of 36 mins.... So exciting. Woke up no more sore than usual doing another next weekend. At registration we got a tee shirt and I asked for a large none left so go... Read more
It always happens suddenly
Sunday, August 28, 2016      4 comments

It amazing how suddenly things happen. You are living life maybe happy maybe miserable maybe complacent or apathetic and bam suddenly everything is different. It felt somewhat gradual my slide in to the hell of addiction but it wasent ...one da... Read more
Soooooo I'm gonna do it
Sunday, August 14, 2016      10 comments

I had to go to rehab to get sober for a multitude of mind altering substances in Jan 2015. During my 4 week stay my mind cleared I got a serious look at what my life had become and how horribly I had abandoned everything that had once been so v... Read more
It's been awhile
Thursday, August 11, 2016      3 comments

I haven't blogged in quite some time. I guess with the summer it just slipped down on my to do list. I hit my first big goal of getting to 200# ....so that was 42# lost since the first of may. Now at 191 headed toward 175. I'm amazed at my a... Read more
It was amazing
Sunday, June 26, 2016      3 comments

My church is spirit filled. It was so good today. Exactly what I needed to hear. Not some God loves you no matter what speech (which He does) it was more of a warrior have to defend what's yours and take what belongs to you kinda day. I feel ... Read more

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