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Never Quit Pledge
Monday, August 13, 2012      1 comments

Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to st... Read more
Day 1, Round 2
Monday, June 18, 2012      0 comments

I joined this weeks' Spark team in the quest of REALLY getting back on track. I have been playing at tracking and trying to convince myself to do more cardio/strength and it just hasn't clicked. As I was reflecting on what worked, and why, the f... Read more
Busy Moving Day
Saturday, January 15, 2011      4 comments

Today my daughter moved out and into her own apartment. I am so excited for her, it is right downtown where she wanted to be. I got in a great workout carrying boxes and furniture first out to the moving truck and then moving those same boxes an... Read more
Any rebater's out there?
Saturday, October 30, 2010      3 comments

My kid turned me onto the Ebates website where you find your store, select the link, do your shopping and then they mail you a rebate. I was skeptical at first but have used it successfully a couple of times already. They have a boat load of sto... Read more
Reasons to stay the course of living healthy
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      5 comments

This week I have been at the hospital keeping an eye on my mother. She is in the hospital with pneumonia which has been reoccurring since March of this year when she darn near died of it. A lifelong smoker and drinker she has developed COPD, a n... Read more
Recent Travels
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      3 comments

Whew! What a summer this has been! My latest travels took my sister and I to Ireland for 12 days. We have been talking about this trip for years and it finally all fell into place. My sister had been a foreign exchange student in Tullamore 25 ye... Read more
Getting ready...
Monday, July 19, 2010      4 comments

Well the bags are packed and my plan to get to the airport is in place. 2 days of impatient waiting and then my sister and I are off to Ireland. We have talked about doing this trip for years and years. We are both really excited to be going. I ... Read more
Topsy turvy life changes
Thursday, July 08, 2010      6 comments

It has been a long time since I have blogged, too long. My life has really changed in the past few months and I am excited by all of the changes. My life has taken a turn for the exciting; at least I like to think so…I am doing a bunch of travel... Read more
All this weigh (way?) and NOW I bust the scale?
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      8 comments

I started this trip towards a healthier lifestyle when the scale started creeping up too high. It has been a fun (yes, I said fun) journey where I have made friends, enjoyed success (and a few hiccups), and learned a great deal. I am not done bu... Read more
Magical Moment
Saturday, December 05, 2009      4 comments

I, blue jeans and t-shirt loving person that I am, had a princess moment last night. I attended a black tie event at the Smithsonian. This meant that I had to crawl out of my jeans and into, gasp! stockings, high heels, and an evening gown! Not ... Read more
Friday, November 27, 2009      3 comments

As grumpy as I have been lately this is a good time to take stock of just a few of the blessings I enjoy. I am thankful: • that my husband loves me always and forever. • that my husband even though he is activated, is stateside and I talk to... Read more
I survived the field trip!
Friday, November 13, 2009      6 comments

Today we (7th grade teachers) took the entire 7th grade, 350 students, to the Science Museum to view the Titanic exhibit. The exhibit is very interesting, from the staff in character as crew members, the personal effects and reading the numbers ... Read more
What a great day!
Saturday, November 07, 2009      2 comments

I live in Minnesota, I know, the land of ice and snow! Not today! The day was sunny and warm, a perfect fall day. I walked to the post office and the library. I ended up getting a handful of cards to give to my students offering them free online... Read more
It's Been a Good Week
Saturday, October 31, 2009      4 comments

My weight is still going down, crossed the 30lb line this week. Yay! School is busy as ever. My partner teacher has people at home (DH and kidlet) and yet she has been staying at school late (5-6pm) almost every day. I have stayed with her, work... Read more
I want to be in the 20% group
Sunday, October 25, 2009      4 comments

I watched a program today, CBS's Sunday Morning. I like to lay in bed on Sundays and watch the show, they usually have interesting bits to share. Today was no different but today the show was focused around weight and titled "Size Matters". The ... Read more

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