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Not all steps are equal
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      7 comments

I was doing some research between dictations of just how many steps the average person takes a day. While looking for this answer I found some interesting things. I also thought that in order to have a chance at losing weight - I needed to wal... Read more
And I am worth ...
Sunday, January 02, 2011      7 comments

I have seen various ideas of a the worth of a person - from pricesless to the individual to $4.50 if you took the elements each person is made of - to $45 million for DNA, organs and such. I have been so worried about making ends meet that I ha... Read more
I feel lucky Mary Chapin Carpenter style
Friday, December 31, 2010      6 comments

I had to laugh today - the 2011 overall horoscope said "You've been through more personal transformation in the past two years than perhaps in your entire life. The upside is that you're getting used to the intensity of it all. It helps that you... Read more
OMG My house is fat too!
Monday, November 15, 2010      10 comments

I have heard that your surroundings are a reflection of what is going on inside you. I am not sure I want people over any more...the house reflects that I am mess inside and out. You can see where things used to be organized but it has spun o... Read more
Pearls of wisdom....not all cultured tho
Monday, November 08, 2010      10 comments

It is about that time of year when people tend to start reflecting on things they have learned. My mind has been focused lately on all the things I have learned lately. I have learned that in my house MOM does not stand for me - but rath... Read more
Pity party and the depression tango.
Sunday, September 12, 2010      7 comments

I have been having a pity party. This last 2 months has been hard with Everett's birth, the 1 year anniversary of Halleigh's death, a summons from my ex to go to court over child support (since Halleigh died). Then with limited sleep, working ... Read more
How do you measure?
Saturday, August 21, 2010      8 comments

What if I gave you $525,600 once a year - to use as you like - no recriminations. You can not save any of it. It can not be invested in order to increase the amount you have. You can only have $525,600. At the end of the year the $525,600 is... Read more
View of the horizon
Friday, July 30, 2010      6 comments

During my pregnancy with Everett I was active up until the last couple of months when there was concern about premature delivery. I watched what I ate and gained very little during the entire pregnancy. I was at the doctors 2 weeks ago and was... Read more
As if
Thursday, July 29, 2010      4 comments

Bring the body and the mind will follow....Act as if and eventually you will come to believe... Have you ever stood on a moving sidewalk and though you knew you were not doing anything under your own power - found yourself moving? That is ... Read more
Short and sweet
Monday, July 05, 2010      8 comments

Quick stats....Everett Max Flake came to this world 07/02/2010 at 05:27 am, 7 lbs 10 ounces, 20.5 inches long. We are home safe and sound...sore and tired....gratefully and blessed. Pics in gallery.... Read more
In the still of the night
Monday, May 24, 2010      7 comments

I have been thinking of Halleigh a lot latey. I watch movies and think how much she would have liked it. I see in a movie where someone with a broken body is made whole and I cry and think of her. During my job as a medical transcriptionist I... Read more
My cheerleader has a moustache.
Monday, May 03, 2010      14 comments

Up in this area we have a 12K race called Bloomsday. I did it last year as part of a coporate team. At that time DD#2 wanted to do the race with me and we decided that I would participate with my corporate team and perhaps next year she would ... Read more
A question of why
Monday, April 12, 2010      6 comments

There is a commercial that has been playing in my area for a "school" for neurodevelopementally delayed children. It is a great thing and I really do not have anything against the school. But I have a bone of contention with the new commercial... Read more
Can you hear now?
Monday, April 12, 2010      6 comments

I have written about a friend who does not allow herself time to Spark or take care of herself so that she then can take care of others. Anyways, she is the one who really wanted for Dan and I to have a boy. We have not told her about expectin... Read more
Fat Talk
Monday, April 05, 2010      12 comments

I was reading an article on fat talk and saw this and decided it said everything better than I could. Take 3 minutes to watch. Please enjoy:
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