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2018 Not so good so far.
Sunday, February 18, 2018      5 comments

This year started out with my Mom in the hospital. emoticon ... Read more
Goodbye Mom?
Wednesday, February 07, 2018      5 comments

My Mom is "That Mom". The Mom everyone liked. Ever since I can remember, I knew I was going to be there for my mom when her time came. It was, like, "my job". At 7:41 am January 26, 2018 my mom took her final breath and her heart stopp... Read more
Sunday, January 31, 2016      4 comments

I admit, I have lost a lot of me. Not in the good sense. Over the past 30 years so much has happened to me, or more accurately, I have let happen to me! I used to be a constant smiler. People would ask me if I was ever not smiling. And yes I sti... Read more
Went to see "The Wedding Ringer"
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      1 comments

I laughed so hard watching this movie! It was good! But, it made me think about how many of us would actually need to "hire a friend" or two for our own wedding. These movies make it look funny but it is not. I personally have 2 really good... Read more
Halloween play on words costume
Friday, October 31, 2014      5 comments

OK here is the picture of my costume I have been talking about! My Husband did not "get it" until I told him. See if you can "get it". I am a... Laura ... Read more
Thursday, July 25, 2013      2 comments

Recently I purchased some SparkPeople t-shirts. My first SP purchases! emoticon My hubby and I went out of to... Read more
I am the perfect Me!
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      5 comments

I am a perfect Me! I may not like a few things about Me, but that does not make Me imperfect! I want to lose weight! But I will still be Me at 250 or 150. So why do we think "I will be perfect if I lose 10, 20 or 100 pounds. If ... Read more
Fresh Start 1-16-13
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      3 comments

Another week is done and I am still going down. I have lost (and I don't want them back) 2 pounds. My chart says I should be down 4 pounds by now, but I am not. And that is ok for me. ... Read more
Saturday, January 12, 2013      3 comments

This morning, my friend Heather and I went to a Weight Watchers meeting. I was very motivated by what I heard. I did not sign up because I was intimidated by the fees. Since I have not worked for over 2 years, my finances are not as strong as th... Read more
Friday, October 12, 2012      1 comments

I have been traveling and/or sick for over 6 weeks now! And I am sick of it! emoticon The traveling was fun, the ... Read more
I must be a Mrs. Cleaver knockoff
Friday, July 20, 2012      5 comments

Tonite after I got home from dinner with friends, my husband decided we needed to mow the lawn. Since I decided it is my job (and my exercise) I changed my clothes and went and mowed the lawn. After I was done my hubby came over and asked ... Read more
Make yourself a priority: Stop comparing yourself to others. My new motto!
Monday, July 16, 2012      6 comments

Make yourself a priority: Stop comparing yourself to others. That is from: "5 Signs It's Time to Get Serious about Weight Loss". And it is now my new Spark message. LDRICHEL's blog: "Tears & Texting on the Trail". Is a good reminder to ask ... Read more
New Goals 6-28-12
Thursday, June 28, 2012      4 comments

Today I read the Spark Article: "Why Do We Beat Ourselves Up? A Look at Self-Destructive Thoughts -- By Mike Kramer, Staff Writer". He must be speaking to ME! Most of the time I don't realize I am saying mean things to myself until... Read more
Stress Eating :(
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday I discovered what I pretty much already knew--I am a stress eater! emoticon My Mom had to have a st... Read more
My Blessings for Memorial Day Weekend 2012
Saturday, May 26, 2012      1 comments

Wow! I have been Blessed in so many ways, where to start! 1. I have great parents who love me. 2. My husband, Joe loves me and does so much for me (Thanks Babe!). 3. I am learning how to love me, too! (not as hard as I thought it would ... Read more

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