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winter concept
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      2 comments

Winter hit this past week. First the cold then the snow and ice. I decided through all the clean up I am really a concept person. I LIKE the concept of Winter but I really don't like winter. I like the concept of snuggling up beside a fire with... Read more
Wonderful summer.
Saturday, August 30, 2014      3 comments

Spent all summer with the grands. Swim lessons, soccer games and practice, yoga, arts and crafts, summer reading program, baseball, zumba and so much more! I felt every second of my age and loved every minute of it. It was truly an opportunity... Read more
Yeah, sunshine!
Thursday, February 20, 2014      4 comments

I was driving into work at 6:30 this morning and topped one of our many hills and saw the sun. It was glorious! It looked warm and bright and promising. It raised a touch of hope in my snow weary heart as the radio had just announced another ... Read more
February 3, 2014-A small victory.
Monday, February 03, 2014      2 comments

I crashed my computer this past fall so I finally got a new one and it took forever to get a handle on Windows 8--UGH. But I'm back. Anyway, come January I jumped back on the weight loss train and picked up an accountability partner at work. T... Read more
Welcome Nathan Peter Lawrence.
Tuesday, August 06, 2013      5 comments

My 5th grandchild made his entrance into the world this weekend. Tiny, red, bruised from being born face up. He is helpless, scared of the noise his older siblings make and totally reliant on Mom for everything. He is so helpless. As I hold h... Read more
Bad food day.
Sunday, July 14, 2013      4 comments

Getting back from vacation, I was so happy to only gain a pound, since we stayed with family and food, eating schedules and such was so different. But, since I've gotten' back I can't seem to get it going again. I am running from one thing to a... Read more
Doctors scare me.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      8 comments

Do you have that problem? I make an appointment and I'm fine with that part but as the day arrives everything goes wrong. I think I sabotage myself especially with food and then when I get in I'm running to the bathroom and my Blood pressure g... Read more
Dancing for joy.
Friday, June 07, 2013      3 comments

I finally finished overhauling the scoring system for all the students in my school. We are a small school on its way out as funding is stretched to the max and with this being the case we figure in the next 5 years we will need to merge. Then ... Read more
Tuesday, May 21, 2013      4 comments

Haven't stopped running all month. Work had a project that needed to be done and my boss volunteered me, so I have been so busy I fall into bed at night and drag out in the morning. I will say I love a challenge so it isn't all bad just time c... Read more
Life gets confusing, sometimes.
Monday, April 15, 2013      6 comments

I don't know if I'm coming or going these days. I was told I was eligible for retirement and layoffs were on the horizon as veteran instructor of 12 years it was hard to take, I applied and was accepted for my retirement. Not that I wanted too,... Read more
My Washing Machine Life.
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      4 comments

April finds me still where I was in December. I do fine for a few weeks then I slide. It isn't pretty and is very frustrating but during those times of slide, I don't care. I am so focused on what happened to throw me into the slide I just don... Read more
Computers GRRRRR!
Friday, March 22, 2013      5 comments

My son borrowed my laptop for... about 2 years. When I got it back it sat for a while then I picked it up as the desktop was having issues. Well the short story is neither is working well. I keep getting a Bad Request error every time I go to... Read more
In like a Lion out like a Lamb?
Friday, March 01, 2013      5 comments

Welcome MARCH! It is like there is light at the end of the tunnel. I feel better physically in warmer weather. I don't ache as much with the warmth, I feel more energized with the sunlight and look forward to hopping out of bed at first light ... Read more
It's the climb.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      3 comments

This song never gets old when I think about my mountain of weight. If I can remember this I'll make it through. Have a great day. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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Preparing for the storm
Friday, February 08, 2013      5 comments

For days now we have heard about this big winter storm named Nemo. My SIL quips,"well we found Nemo." So we stocked in bread, milk and low fat Ice cream. Prepared the shovels and calcium spread. Tucked the grill in a corner on the back porch, w... Read more

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