Realizing Death Is Non-negotiable
After 2 weeks of news of people dying among my colleagues, I have come to the frightening conclusion that so many people around me are leaving in massive numbers. Is June "time to go now" month?
Really, colleague's mother: a few days ago... ... Read more
Listening to The Body
Conversations with my body:
Body: Argh!!! What were you thinking when you ate that buttered popcorn?
Me: Well, it was good at the time. What's Toy Story3 without popcorn?
Body: Ha! Now you are paying for it. Here, let me add stomach cramps... Read more
Quote for the Day- Mountains to Climb
Looking over my life, lighting the way to brighter futures,
I see the dark blockage of obstacles ahead.
Knowing I may have to manuever around valleys and traverse
Into another dimension,
My mountains to climb are merely a pathway which... Read more
Quote for Today
"Blessings come in ALL shapes, sizes, and colors. Discriminating those blessings puts one in danger of NEVER exploring what life has to offer."... Read more
Gone, but not forgotten...
I haven't blogged in a while and I miss it. So today, I decided to "Make it happen".
My quote for today, "Be an example by building your inner character and the outer character will appear prestine.... Read more
A Heat Wave Is NOT the Crave
After eating a nutritious breakfast of high fiber bran flakes, non-fat milk, and a banana, I head over to my daughter's track meet.
Oh no, what do I discover? 93% humidity.
The temp outside: 87 degrees (feels like 90)
The southern heat w... Read more
So I ate like it was "The Last Supper", reluctantly I decided to track it ALL.
Scrolling down to the bottom of the page, I found that I only went over by 3 points in the "fats" category. Woo!!! Hoo!!!
The epiphany, the amount of fruits and ... Read more
From the grays to the blues
Heading from home to the weekly track meet for my child, we encounter gray skies, trickling, non-tickling rainfall. It begins as a slight drizzle, yet as time progresses, so does the rainfall.
Torrential rains and lightening-filled skies cau... Read more
Gotta Get Movin'...
I am TIRED and took a late (brief) nap.
Trust me. I AM going to work out. It's 9:35pm.
I am about to do some strength training and jog in place for 15 minutes.
My daughter has a track meet this week, so I look forward to her energy.
... Read more
Quote for Today
When the world seems to close in on you and you have no more strength left or tears to cry, God's loving touch is there to comfort you and give you the strength to forge ahead - much like Sparkpeople- it's totally free!... Read more
Quote for Today
"Build your hopes and dreams for future success. Even if you fall short, the ladder you climb will lead you to many other great experiences of learning."... Read more
Did I Measure Up?
Wow! My measurements are all about an inch or 2 lower.
So, I should be proud, right?
Well, I am...sort of...
You see, my hips measure an inch larger. Imagine that!
Since my husband likes my hips, should I appreciate the gain or write it... Read more
1st Track Meet of the Season
Well, today was my 12 year old-middle child's- track meet- note that it was cold and rainy for the first 4 hours.
She runs so well and so fast. I am really proud of her!
My husband and I agreed to allow her to have a laptop(of her own) if s... Read more
Neighborhood Beautification Project
After reading this chapter, i feel inspired to do some type of landscaping project in my neighborhood. I may extend this activity to the nearby school (with permission of course).... Read more
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Coping on a Road Trip
Late at night, the Thursday before Good Friday, we (the family) venture on the open highway for a five-hour ride to Dallas, TX.
The kids are all on their own "entertainment" timing . Yes, ranging from 6 to 16 in a car is an adventure in itsel... Read more