African Bush Mango
Saturday, September 08, 2012      1 comments

Months ago a friend recommended African Bush Mango to me as a diet aid. Apparently Dr Oz thinks it's a good idea and it seems to have no side effects. I had bought it but not used it until last week. I have to honestly say, I think it's working.... Read more
I'm back!
Wednesday, September 05, 2012      4 comments

We had a great time camping! Came home and hit the ground work they have asked me to train for a new position, which I think I may like. I am feeling a little anxious as I work the next 7 days straight on top of the 2 i just worked.... Read more
I'm leaving on a jet plane...don't know when i'll be back again.
Saturday, September 01, 2012      2 comments

well, that's pretty much a total lie...I AM leaving, but no jet plane and i'll be back Monday. We're heading out to camp for a couple of days with our littles...just to unplug, unwind, relax, and enjoy! I know I'll be active this weekend, and I'... Read more
Friday, August 31, 2012      1 comments

Today was a good day. I worked early 7 - 11ish, then some errands, then a quick nap, kids, homework, snacks, and then off to work the concessions stand at our High School Football game. I have a daughter in the band so I get to be part of the pa... Read more
Thursday, August 30, 2012      3 comments

Ick...not a good day! I started back on my Cymbalta, which I know works for me BUT it is making me queasy - my yucky tummy actually woke me up in the middle of the night. I got through today and hopefully just 1 or 2 more days and then I'll be o... Read more
'Are you still fat?'
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      3 comments

What a horrible thing to say, but the short answer is, "yes." Many years ago a friend of mind too part in a clinical weight-loss study and lost a LOT of weight. Fast-forward a few years and she had gained most of it back. She saw that this same... Read more
Wednesday, March 16, 2011      0 comments's the flu. That's what Dr. P told me when I went to see him today. I just could not get a good breath and I typically go from healthy to pneumonia in 2.3 seconds so I decided to amble on over to see what he thought. He put me on steroid... Read more
icky poo
Tuesday, March 15, 2011      1 comments

Today was just awful. I was up off and on all night with body aches and shooter pains, could not get warm, then too hot. Sounds like the flu...probably is the flu...but I feel this way a LOT with my disease so I just never know. I had a temp of ... Read more
A Goal is just a Dream...until you write it down.
Sunday, March 13, 2011      1 comments

When my health fell apart, I had to leave my work. I can't work right now at all because I never know how I am going to feel until I wake up in the morning. Some days I feel well enough I could probably work for 3-4 hours doing something non-ph... Read more
I am a really angry person
Saturday, March 12, 2011      5 comments

I do realize this is a public blog. I don't really care who reads it or what they think of me, just so you know. Right now I am VERY selfishly doing what I need to do for ME! My facebook quote of the day was something to the effect of, "think ab... Read more
Friday, March 11, 2011      1 comments

I had coffee with a friend today and talking things through with her made me realize that as much as my life is in total shambles, I am in one of the best places I have ever been. I am currently at a crossroads in my life. I have choices to make... Read more
Working my way out of this rut...
Thursday, March 10, 2011      1 comments

Wow. I am really happy I joined Sparkpeople because I have already read and applies several articles and it is helping! Much of my life is out of my control right now, but I am working to control the few things I can, and to reduce my stress lev... Read more
FAT Tuesday
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      0 comments

So it's FAT Tuesday... I guess people used to gorge themselves and enjoy rich, sugary foods in preparation for the Lenten season of self-denial and discipline. My faith does not participate in this tradition, but it makes sense to me to give it ... Read more
This week STINKS...and it's not even 10am on Monday!
Monday, March 07, 2011      3 comments

emoticon It's 10AM and I have already had a month of bad news...the check I am expecting is delayed so once again,... Read more