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Need a Plan
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      5 comments

Since we're in the middle of a pandemic and everything changes day by day, my planning skills have hit a new low. No meals have been planned. Our family has been eating a few favs (sesame chicken in the instant pot, grilled hamburgers or pork ch... Read more
Walks - What Would I Do Without Them?!
Sunday, April 19, 2020      2 comments

I am so thankful that I live in a state with a governor that has the health and well being of so many people as his priority. Our current stay-at-home order runs through May 4th. The closing of schools has been hard for my kids that love to se... Read more
Camping with Girl Scouts
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      3 comments

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Glacier National Park won me over
Tuesday, August 13, 2019      2 comments

My family took a vacation in Whitefish, MT. We enjoyed time in Glacier National Park. I want to go back - and not in summer when the park is packed. It was just breathtaking. My husband, youngest daughter and I got up early so we could find ... Read more
Summer Break
Thursday, June 06, 2019      5 comments

Breathing a sigh of relief, my oldest finished her first year of high school. My youngest finished her fourth grade year. And I finished my teaching career. I am not renewing my teaching license because I feel like it is time for something ne... Read more
Puppy Love
Tuesday, May 14, 2019      3 comments

We're getting a Standard Poodle puppy in a few weeks. I see daily walks and lots of movement in my future and I'm looking forward to it. This will be wo... Read more
My Fitness Tracker Has Missed Me
Thursday, February 14, 2019      2 comments

Even though my eating hasn't been too bad, my sedentary lifestyle is really starting to show. The jeans are fitting tighter, I'm seeing the weight in my face. We no longer have a treadmill in the basement and we don't belong to a gym so it is ... Read more
Fall is a great time for change
Friday, October 05, 2018      2 comments

Thanks to a great SparkFriend, RUNNER4LIFE08, I am ready to start out fall with some small goals to get me back on track for a healthy lifestyle. I haven't set goals in a long time. I know October is a busy time for me so I want to make s... Read more
How did I get so busy?
Thursday, May 24, 2018      3 comments

Ever wonder how you can have so much on your plate at once? Between work, a special project for my daughter’s school, working my part time direct sales gig, taking the kids to doctor appointments, having two big end of the year Girl Scout event... Read more
46 here I am
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      5 comments

Today is my 46th birthday. I am lucky to only have two minor health issues - my hypothyroid and the arthritis in my lower back. Two manageable problems for sure. Talk about feeling blessed especially when others around me are going through a... Read more
Far too long
Thursday, December 21, 2017      5 comments

87 days?! I was surprised when I read my SparkPeople status and saw that I hadn't updated it in 87 days. Need to take the time to get back on SparkPeople on a much more routine basis. Such awesome motivators on here and I need it. Have been ... Read more
Coaching Track
Wednesday, May 24, 2017      2 comments

This was my second year coaching my daughter's track team. The team consisted of 2nd and 3rd graders. The key was building their confidence. For the 2nd graders, it was their first year running the 800m. Most needed to build their endurance... Read more
Find Time to Exercise
Tuesday, March 21, 2017      7 comments

Needing to carve out time for myself. My life has been revolving around my kids' activities and I need to find some time for me. Even though I have been good with my eating, my exercise has been non-existent. That is the part that needs serio... Read more
Halloween Fun!
Sunday, October 30, 2016      5 comments

This year I am a vampire for Halloween. Our family likes to dress up every year. Funny how this year, I have yet to find a piece of Halloween candy t... Read more
My favorite time of year
Tuesday, September 27, 2016      6 comments

Good bye mosquitoes. Hello beautiful autumn leaves. So this summer I did well sticking to gluten free/dairy free eating. My digestive track f... Read more

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