The Stress Busting Challenge: Day 7
Monday, August 23, 2010      0 comments

1st week down: I was out in classes this weekend and didn't have time to log on to SP. This weekend was the ICS 400--a class people stress out in general about but which isn't really so bad. We had two really good instructors which makes t... Read more
The Stress Busting Challenge: Day 4
Friday, August 20, 2010      0 comments

Ya know, I just realized I'm not supposed to have to do this every day, just three times a week. But I'm going to keep this up (knock on wood) cause I just know I'll slack off otherwise. Yesterday was school shopping--need I say more? I go... Read more
The Stress Busting Challenge: Day 3
Thursday, August 19, 2010      0 comments

Ok, I'm horrible at getting in a daily blog, but I'm holding myself to it cause if I let up one day I'll really start to slide. Grrr The past day wasn't too bad--things were quiet at work for the most part--we got quite a bit accomplished a... Read more
The Stress Busting Challenge: Day 2
Wednesday, August 18, 2010      2 comments

Ok, so I'm supposed to be doing a "stress journal" about the things that cause me stress, how strong, and how I responded. I'm going to be doing these a day late cause I just don't tend to have time in the evenings to get something up. Actu... Read more
Where I've been...
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      2 comments

It's been forever since I posted something on here, and so much has changed since then. My sister died July 23 last year from her brain tumer, my best friend committed suicide and my sister's husband (the closest I've ever had to an older brothe... Read more
A while since I posted...time to get back on track!
Monday, July 16, 2007      0 comments

It has been a long time since I posted on here. Things have been just so busy with all of the training that has been going on, and then I went on vacation for about a week, and I'm leaving out for Gunnison, CO for their Search and Rescue Academy... Read more
What gives perspective in life?
Monday, June 11, 2007      0 comments

When I ask myself this question, I really start to wonder what we look at in life as being 'important.' As a kid growing up, I remember how important it was to 'eat all my veggies' and other food because many other kids weren't so lucky. Looking... Read more
Ozarks Graduation Tomorrow....
Friday, May 11, 2007      0 comments

Well tomorrow is the graduation for the university where I went for 5 years-I'll get to see ppl I haven't seen in a few years, and the mailroom crew will be back together for an hour or so. I'm really looking forward to looking up Coach Wood--sh... Read more
Working to get more fit and in shape
Wednesday, May 02, 2007      0 comments

So far the workouts are really paying off. For the last three weeks I've taken different types of training, all of which were physically demanding. I can honestly say that I do not think I would have made it through my first class (swift water r... Read more
SAR Skills Weekend at White Rock
Wednesday, February 28, 2007      0 comments

Last weekend we had our Search and Rescue Winter Skills Weekend at White Rock--we had several people there from different teams out of the county as well as our people. We all learned a lot and got to know our mutual aid partners better. We stay... Read more
Trying to develop a routine
Friday, February 16, 2007      0 comments

Well we (mom and I) had decided that we would do a cardio workout three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. We did get Tuesday and Thursday in last week but then I had to go to a conference in Tulsa on Saturday so that day was shot. ... Read more
One Day at a Time
Tuesday, January 30, 2007      1 comments

Today's quote "Small steps that lead us to achievement" reminds me of how my mom used to say to deal with problems and things that looked too big to chew--"How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time." This statement is so true and in o... Read more