Losing My Mind
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      3 comments

At least I can count on one hand the times this has happened to me, but they were all traumatic. About 25 years ago, I ordered eight tickets to go see Neil Diamond. I was a long time fan and so excited to go with three other couples and have a... Read more
A New Tool
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      4 comments

Okay, I'm a older daughter always calls me that - affectionately, of course - and she's right. But sometimes, no make that always, I need help in this ongoing quest for healthy living. The term "day by day" doesn't always work fo... Read more
Another Busy Week
Sunday, August 29, 2010      4 comments

We returned home Tuesday from spending time with my MIL after the funeral. She was holding up really well and we didn't talk too much about her moving just yet. We did talk about the importance of calling for help when she needs it, gave her ... Read more
Lost a Dear Man Today
Thursday, August 19, 2010      7 comments

We woke up to the phone ringing this morning about 4:30 to hear the sad, but expected news that my husband's stepfather passed away. He had been battling lymphoma and decided to stop all treatment about a month ago. He was tired of the fight a... Read more
I'm in love with.....
Thursday, August 12, 2010      3 comments

......SKYPE! We are heading down to Atlanta after work this afternoon to celebrate our little grandson's 2nd birthday. But yesterday was his actual birthday and it was so much fun last night to get online and sing Happy Birthday to him and ... Read more
5 Bags of Bird Seed
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      6 comments

Last night my husband and I ran to Menards to pick up a few items he needed to fix a door. While walking around, I picked up a 15# bag of bird seed and was carrying it as we hadn't grabbed a cart at the door. My husband quickly traded me for t... Read more
Caffeine and carbs...why do I love thee?
Thursday, July 29, 2010      8 comments

I have got to add getting off caffeine to my list of short term goals. I can go through 6-7 cans of Diet Coke a day, plus usually have 1-2 cups of coffee in the morning. Usually, it doesn't affect me too much except on the days I work an eveni... Read more
One more time
Thursday, July 15, 2010      7 comments

I've been on Spark for a little over a year. I haven't lost the 70 pounds that I had hoped....only about 13 and most of that came in the first couple of months. But I still count that as a victory because I didn't gain the past year ... Read more
What a Week!!
Monday, July 12, 2010      7 comments

I went to bed last night exhausted, but very content. My two step-daughters, one son-in-law, and two grandchildren (2 & 4) were with us for the past nine days. On Monday, my parents and my older daughter joined us for the day. Thursday, we d... Read more
Miscellaneous Musings
Monday, June 28, 2010      5 comments

I friend of mine posted this on his Facebook page -" In the long run the pessimist may be proven right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip." ... Read more
A preview of things to come....I hope not!
Monday, June 14, 2010      4 comments

In four weeks I have my 40th high school reunion. I am looking forward to it despite not being in the best shape of my life. And who do I have to blame for that??? No one but myself. But I have already been in touch with several old friends ... Read more
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      9 comments

I'm in a serious funk and I DON'T like it emoticon It's been going on for a few days and I know the main reason.... Read more
My new goal
Thursday, May 06, 2010      9 comments

Yep, I have a new goal which has nothing to do with exercise or losing weight, but everything to do with my overall well-being. Seven years ago I sold the home where we had raised our kids. I had lived in this for almost eight years after ... Read more
I Love my Husband, BUT.......
Monday, April 19, 2010      10 comments

DH is a sweetheart. He's been in my life for almost 5 years now and I can't imagine anyone better, but......he has this one very strange quirk that keeps me from getting my beauty rest. He has dreams - VIVID dreams - and for some reason he fee... Read more
Time to catch up
Saturday, April 17, 2010      9 comments

Being gone for nearly two weeks means lots of blogs to read, some emails to catch up on and getting back on track. And.....a few thoughts to share :) 1. Had a great trip out west!! My husband loves Las Vegas so we went there for three da... Read more

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