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Starting My Day with a Smile-Appreciating the Small Things
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      3 comments

Today I was once again awoken by my husband's alarm clock at 4:30 AM emoticon No, I am not particular fond of the ... Read more
Am I experiencing a Midlife Crisis or Flashback to Fun?
Friday, July 23, 2010      3 comments

Today while I was out doing my sunrise walk this thought occurred to me, am I currently experiencing a midlife crisis or a flashback to fun, hmmm. I am now 43 years old and all of the sudden I am experiencing fun moments like when I was a teenag... Read more
Met my 1st driving goal! I really DID it!
Thursday, July 22, 2010      1 comments

Tonight, I did something I never really believed I could do. I actually drove my car from my home to my son's elementary school in traffic at dusk! ... Read more
Driving at Dusk and parking with cars.
Thursday, July 22, 2010      2 comments

My driving lessons continued last night after 2 days off due to my friends work schedule. I suppose I could have asked my hubby and son to get in and practice, but I am finding I enjoy my lessons with my friend, Deb. It gives us both some "girl ... Read more
Driving in the rain- and gaining confidence.
Monday, July 19, 2010      1 comments

That's me with my temporary North Carolina Learner's Permit! My driving lessons/adventures are continuing I haven't given up or in to my fear. I know my friend thought w... Read more
Adventures in driving for a 1st time 40 year old.
Friday, July 16, 2010      4 comments

My confidence has been up high, which is very nice and I am proud of myself. Since getting my NC learner's permit on Wednesday I've been out 2 nights in a row practicing for the 1st time in over 6 years. The first night, I just wanted to si... Read more
I DID IT! My baby steps in getting my driver's license.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      9 comments

Some of you who've come to know me on SparkPeople might have the impression that I am a "go getter" type personality. For the most part I am when it concerns my health and family. Yet, I have a HUGE fear and secret- I am terrified to drive. ... Read more
Things that Made Me Smile Early this Morning
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      5 comments

Today, while I was out on my early morning walk these are some things I realized made me smile today and value the little things in life. I felt like I needed to share these with my SparkPeople community. Awoke to the sound of my husband's... Read more
Oh, My Aching Tummy!"- Lesson learned for the day
Saturday, July 10, 2010      5 comments

emoticonEverything was going great today, I ate a healthy breakfast and started getting my weekend household chore... Read more
Making a Game Plan for our Staycation trips
Thursday, July 08, 2010      3 comments

Its been a while since our family has taken a long vacation away from the homestead. Issues that make it a problem: cost, care of our dogs, and getting the time off. This year I am not working all over the board with running an ice cream shop an... Read more
Making headway in my attempts at driving freedom
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      4 comments

Yes, I finally managed to get through reading the North Carolina Driver's Handbook in my attempt to study for taking the written exam and vison/signs test next week! ... Read more
Crash, Boom, Flash! Flashback to Family Fun Nights
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      3 comments

Last night we had a real monster thunderstorm come in. The windows actually rattled and it felt like some ancient God was stomping on our roof. We needed the rain badly around here since we've been on over a week of 100 and higher temps with not... Read more
Peaceful Morning Workouts- I think they will be a Keeper!
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      4 comments

Well, since school has let out I was really wondering how consistent I would be staying with my walking routine and really getting my fitness in each day. This is usually the time when I allow all excuses to rule my life and though I am sweating... Read more
Rash Results- What's in my garden?
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      6 comments

Okay, I have had a rash since the time I went out and did a major weeding overhaul in this year's garden. It was brutally hot, but I still did it after 3 days of weeding. No, I didn't wear long sleeves or pants it was in the high 90s and humid a... Read more
Quote Stepping Stones, my walkway of motivation in the works.
Monday, June 21, 2010      1 comments

What's in a quote?" You know I never really thought about that kind of a question until I started SparkPeople. I signed myself up to receive those daily quotes through email from SparkPeople and somehow the mind readers there seem to find ... Read more

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