To laugh is to risk appearing the fool.
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.
To reach out to another is to risk involvement.
To expose feelings i... Read more
The Politics of High School Football.
Tonight I went to my son's football game, and drove home in tears and feel so frustrated and angry. My son has been conditioning all year, played Lacrosse so he would be better in football, lifted weights since last football season ended. He c... Read more
Plugging along this road of life.
I have been working out, tracking and posting now for 109 days, and can't believe this because it does not seem like that long ago when I signed up and started. I have went from walking 2 miles and struggling to walking 3 miles no problem and c... Read more
How to see life in One Word
Have read this on a couple of blogs and it is fun and yet you have to really think. Copied this to post for myself. Copy if you please, and do it for your page too. Only one word answers...its a little harder than it looks
Where is your... Read more
June 21, 2010 - Longest Day (Summer)
Today is the first day of Summer, even though we have felt like it has been here for over a month. Today as I walked it was more humid that I like, and yes I was really sweaty when I finished walking 4 miles. But regardless of the heat and the... Read more
June 14, 2010 - Flag Day
Today is Flag Day and really has not been celebrated the way I remember growing up. I grew up in a small rural town and it seemed like almost everyone would put out there flag on Flag Day. Today most do not put out their Flags on a normal day,... Read more
First 90 Days
Today is my 90th Day and I can not believe it has been 90 days already. I have read so many articles, posts, and blogs and in that time have been inspired and motivated. In the past when I tried to do this on Weight Watchers had given up befor... Read more
Beginning to Now (March 15 to June 2)
I have completed 78 days with Spark and today is day 79 which doesn't seem possible. When I started walking 2 miles was doing my best, and felt tired and out of shape which was correct. The last 4 days I have walked 3 or more miles a day and f... Read more
Raisin Rack Gluten Free Day
Yesterday I went to Raisin Rack in Westerville, Ohio and was able to participate in the Gluten Free Fair. Several vendors were there with samples of their food and was able to walk around and take a taste of pastries, breads, muffins, crackers ... Read more
The day has been interesting, when I got home last night my son had bought 24 roses that are red, pink, yellow and white and a small box of chocolates.
Then today he just stayed in his room playing his video game then came out said we spend... Read more
Derailed and Need to get back on Track
The last two days have been bad, have not exercised in two days, and did not even track what I ate on Tuesday. Wednesday I worked during the day at the one High School and then had to go to work at Kohl's till 10:00PM that night, which not only... Read more
Today May 3, 2010 my baby is 18!
It just seems like yesterday God let me hold him for the first time, and he was so perfect in every way. He was so cute and loving, then he started to get bigger and remained loving and sweet till about 9, Then he has affected by the Divorce a... Read more
Watching the Oil Disaster in the Gulf!
It is so depressing watching this whole Disaster play out, though I agree with drilling, it obvious there needs to be close off values when something goes wrong, where they can remotely switch the values closed and not have to send submersibles ... Read more
Today when I finally got around and went out to head to Curves it was raining which was such a bummer because that means walking is not going to happen. I only hope it will stop and dry up enough so that I can go for a small walk before work to... Read more
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Friday the 30th ended Great!
Today is Friday April 30th and this morning started out OK, though as the day was going it was not going good, but tonight my son had his Lacrosse Game and they won there first game 15 to 4. They have been lost every game up to night, and Alex ... Read more