It's been a while...
Monday, January 20, 2014      5 comments

Well, it has been quite some time since I have looked at the ol' Spark Pages. There has been some pretty big events in my life too. - My son graduated high school, next month he'll be 19 - I kicked the renter out of my house after 6 yea... Read more
My son
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      3 comments

My son Alex is an amazing 16year old getting ready to start his junior year of high school. My, how fast time goes. I remember when he fit so snuggly in my arms. I miss it. Somedays I really wish I could go back. Very close to a ye... Read more
I'm finding my way back
Monday, August 08, 2011      3 comments

It has been a long and very bumpy road this past year. So many trials. But with the trials comes a lot of inner growth and change. A transformation. Medical issues with my son and my own personal haunted demons have consumed me. But am d... Read more
My son - update #1
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      2 comments

I Love Love Love my son's pediatrician!!!!! I am getting phone calls almost every day from him with updates and how he has spoken to that day regarding my son. Also, since I am still waiting on a call back from the kidney specialist, the d... Read more
My son...
Tuesday, November 09, 2010      6 comments

My son is an amazing kid, of course all mothers say that right??? This coming February, Alex will turn 16. A few months ago, towards the beginning of this school year (sophomore year), he got hurt and so I took him to the doctor. After a rou... Read more
It just makes me wonder
Wednesday, April 07, 2010      3 comments

Here is a little background. I am 34 years old and I have a 15 year old son, Alex. I was married at 19, and divorced 3 years ago. The marriage was good the first 2 years, and I stayed for the remainer with an emotionally and verbally abusive... Read more
Bad day to start a Food Journal...
Monday, March 22, 2010      4 comments

Oh dear... This was a bad day to start a food jounral. I started off with breakfast very well with my bowl of oatmeal and cup of tea. Lunch is where it all went down hill. As a teambuilding excercise at work, an employee is assigned a day to... Read more
Finally spring time in near
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      1 comments

I kind of took a little break from working out, I know, I need to jump back and get to where I was. But today with the weather so gorgeous, at lunch today, I took a walk- about a 40 minute walk. It felt so good to feel the sun on my skin and ... Read more
What a GREAT day!
Thursday, February 04, 2010      1 comments

Today has been so fantastic! I joined a Biggest Loser competition at work last week. I lost 2 pounds at today's weigh in! I'm proud of myself. On Monday I tried a Latin dance aerobics class at the gym I go to. Oh my, that was so much f... Read more
I got the Spark book -- here goes MY first chapter
Sunday, January 03, 2010      2 comments

2010 this is a brand new year. I am thinking about what goals I want to set - both my daily goals and my long term goals. Today I bought the Spark book and tonight I am going to start reading. I am ready. I know that this is all up to me. ... Read more
It's been a while...
Monday, December 14, 2009      3 comments

This, so far, has been a pretty rough season. Since November there has been something holding me back. It started with an exhaustion episode. I hate how whimpy this sounds, but there are times that I am tired. My tired is beyond human tired.... Read more
Update for today
Sunday, June 21, 2009      1 comments

I have done well. I had 2 personal trainer appointments, and I went 3 other times, including today. I'm really thinking that I will love this. I need the motivation. But so far this week, although a little sore.... I have found for this week ... Read more
I made the commitment
Sunday, June 14, 2009      2 comments

Today I made a big step. I joined a gym. I a excited because of the wide variety of group classes, and the machines - both cardio and weight. But this place is literally 5 minutes from my house. And the classes and the pool are included in t... Read more
A-ha moment
Friday, June 12, 2009      2 comments

I have been concentrating on the portion sizes of the meals that I have. One big challenge, and I think that I passed with flying colors... I went to a buffet style restaurant for dinner with a friend. And I think I made wise choices. I starte... Read more
2 week update
Sunday, June 07, 2009      2 comments

emoticon Here is an update. I have been doing this for about 2 weeks now, and I do feel better. I feel tha... Read more