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Same old.....
Sunday, June 02, 2013      10 comments

So, it's been a couple of weeks since I've written anything. Life is pretty much the same. Once the clothes purging ended I lost my cleaning momentum and have not regained it yet. That tends to stress me out as son's wedding is in about 7 wee... Read more
Closets and drawers and shelves, oh, my!!!
Saturday, May 18, 2013      11 comments

With some spring weather finally rolling around, I have been eager to clean out closets, drawers, etc. Ready to get rid of items that don't fit or that I don't wear anymore. I have lots of clothes (read that *too many*) from my teaching days a... Read more
I give up....
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      12 comments

Well, sort of. I have been on Spark since December 2009 (I think). In almost 3 1/2 years I have lost a grand total of 5 pounds and have gained 3; leaving a grand total of minus 2 pounds in over 3 years. Not a very good statistic. I have bee... Read more
My mind is like a whirling dervish.......
Saturday, April 27, 2013      8 comments

.....too bad my body is more like a turtle!! I have never been diagnosed with ADD but I think I know how my son and husband feel. I cannot focus on one thing for longer than 2 minutes! Bridal shower today, baptism tomorrow. Planning and prep... Read more
This and that........
Friday, April 12, 2013      8 comments

Well, I'm inconsistently trying to be consistent!! Not working so well yet. I track food for a couple of days, get in my exercise and then I don't for 3-4 days. I know it's all excuses. I am still watching what I eat but being more consisten... Read more
What happened to March?
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      9 comments

Most of you have heard the story so just a brief update: Sarah Rose was born on February 27 at 12:31 pm following a fairly short induced labor. I stayed at daughter's house from Tuesday night till Saturday. Then drove back and forth every day ... Read more
Short and sweet
Saturday, February 23, 2013      10 comments

Not sure how sweet this is but it will be short. The pain is subsiding a bit in my hands. They are a bit better every day. That is good news!! Finally, I can tell real improvement! I seem to have put my life on hold waiting on baby! Actua... Read more
Back at it while we wait.....
Saturday, February 16, 2013      12 comments

First, I need to whine a little. I am STILL having pain in my hands and right knee from my fall!! It has been a month!!! What is up with this??? I will say they are better but still painful!! Really???? I am so old it takes this long to he... Read more
I learned 2 things about myself this week.....
Thursday, January 31, 2013      19 comments

I have not done any exercise since January 10th. During the holidays it was hit or miss. On the 17th I had my "accident" so for the next 7 days or so I was just trying to get somewhat back to normal. On Tuesday (29th) I had spiraled into a bl... Read more
Quick check in.....
Saturday, January 26, 2013      12 comments

So a little over a week since the accident. I am feeling much better but am a little discouraged with the nagging pain I have in different parts of my body (i.e., knee, thumbs, finger, etc) Still have a little swelling by my eye and on the bri... Read more
Screeching Halt (literally)(picture not for squeamish!)
Saturday, January 19, 2013      27 comments

OK! I can hardly believe this happened myself!! It was like an out of body experience. Daughter and I headed to national harbor on Thursday with the two kiddos. Found the new Children's Museum--no problem. Parked in garage across the street... Read more
Consistently inconsistent........
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      17 comments

That's how I would describe my journey since the holidays. I walk/workout for 2-3 days; then nothing for 3-4 days. Same with tracking food; diligent for a couple days; nothing for a couple of days. Just not getting in to any Spark routine. ... Read more
It's over and back to the routine
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      10 comments

We had a wonderful Christmas! On Christmas Eve, we all went to dinner. Lots of laughs and fun. We were home fairly early. Christmas day I did cooking for "our Christmas" on the 26th. I finally finished up and we headed to daughter's to che... Read more
Tough week........
Thursday, December 20, 2012      11 comments

Last week (12/12/12) we said goodbye to our sweet Toby. The vet arrived at our house at 8:30 am. He is so kind and gentle. We were so happy we could give Toby this last gift of saying goodbye on his favorite sofa in our laps. It, obviousl... Read more
ACK!!! The holidays are here.......
Sunday, December 09, 2012      13 comments

I've been thinking about getting going on this blog but life keeps intruding. I could probably write at least 3 different blogs at this point. First of all, since Thanksgiving my enthusiasm has waned a bit. I'm still walking, lifting weights... Read more

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