It's hard to stay motivated......
Monday, February 28, 2011      12 comments

Well, I still log in every day at, but my will and all my best intentions are starting to fade. I am not losing any weight. It used to be much easier when I was in my 20s, but not anymore. I feel like I am stuck in a rut. ... Read more
The beauty of the night sky......
Saturday, February 12, 2011      4 comments

I should have been happy. My daughter had finally a full week of school; no delays and no snow days. I was able to attend my class on both days. I am blessed in so many ways, and yet I feel stressed and anxious. Why is it so hard to let go ... Read more
Oh, the stress.......
Thursday, February 10, 2011      4 comments

I decided it was time for me to join a team called "Stressed Busting Challenge." I sometimes joke that stress is my middle name. I am trying to remember when I did not feel stressed. Well, it must have been during my childhood. Now, I have t... Read more
Why the diagnosis of autism stinks cont.
Thursday, February 03, 2011      6 comments

First, I want to thank you all for your kind words and great suggestions that you posted in respond to my blog "My heart was broken today (again) or why autism stinks...." My daughter is having better days although all those snow days are maki... Read more
Today's forecast: snowed in. Tomorrow: iced in!!!!
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

Do you know New England area? Are you familiar with the winters here? Well, I thought that I knew all about the winters here. So wrong!!!!! Today we got hit with yet another snow storm. BUT, let me tell you, I will take snow anytime over wh... Read more
My heart was broken today (again) or why autism stinks.......
Sunday, January 30, 2011      13 comments

Do you ever feel so helpless? Well, today was my turn. My DD and I were on our way home from a program for children on the autism spectrum. It was the last day. Not even one minute after leaving a parking lot my daughter starts crying. Now,... Read more
Exercise or fun?
Friday, January 28, 2011      5 comments

Happy Friday to you all. It is the end of the work week and I am trying to figure out what could be possibly fun for my daughter and exercise for me. Well, my excuse was the return of some items to JCPenney at our local mall. We went around d... Read more
Snow, snow everywhere.....
Thursday, January 27, 2011      4 comments

Once again, we are at home and the cabin fever is really starting to set in. We had yet another snow storm. We already broke a record from January 1945. In January alone we got 50+" of snow. My daughter was at school 4.5 days during the last... Read more
This winter can be a huge stressor.....
Wednesday, January 26, 2011      2 comments

It is another day in New England.....and another snow storm. The roofs have at least 1.5ft of snow on them. The icicles are so thick and long all the way to the ground. On a first look, the winter "wonderland" looks wonderful, the ... Read more
Why are we so hard on ourselves?
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      4 comments

Did anyone ever tell you that you are your own harsh critic? I know that I have heard that in the past. Just yesterday my friend told me not to stress out so much and not to be so hard on myself. I was getting all frantic about not being able... Read more