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Why commit?
Friday, May 17, 2019      7 comments

I am in a couple of SP teams. On one team this week, we need to write or blog why I am committed to MY journey to be healthy? This is something I need to commit to writing so I can go back and read it later when I forget! My mantra is going... Read more
Politics at work!
Monday, May 06, 2019      3 comments

I hate politics but I especially hate them at work! So I have been teaching for 10 yrs. 6 yrs ago, I was sent to a training to learn how to be an AP teacher. AP is advanced placement. It is a college level course taught in high school. And if th... Read more
SMART Goals, BLC 40 and clarification from previous blog
Wednesday, May 01, 2019      3 comments

Happy May day everyone! I can't believe it is May 1st all ready. Where does the time go? I was telling my students that scientist lie to them that time is consistent. As we get older, we know that is a lie.When we had babies, it seemed to slow d... Read more
Selling the childhood house
Friday, April 26, 2019      6 comments

When Trump got elected (this is not a political post, so please don't disagree on statements made later), my brother, who is a German historian, called us and told us, he was planning on moving out of the country. He felt the climate was similar... Read more
From Obese to Overweight
Thursday, April 25, 2019      4 comments

So when I logged my weight in my phone today, my phone was "rude" and told me I was obese. I know I am fat but I have never liked the term obese. I mean, who would. Of course I could be worse, morbid obesity. Morbid obesity is defined as having ... Read more
Reassess April goals
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      3 comments

As this month is coming to a close, I want to see where I am in meeting my goals for the month. This will give me time to see what I might still be able to achieve. So on April 2, I posted: So the goals for April: Quilting related: ... Read more
Fasting
Thursday, April 04, 2019      4 comments

So about 4 weeks ago, someone on one of my teams suggested I read a book called "The Diabetes Code". I went to the library and checked it out. I started reading it and quickly figured out that it suggested that people intermittently fast. I was ... Read more
Depression and goal planning
Tuesday, April 02, 2019      7 comments

I think I need to make some goals for April and hope that by planning, I can feel better and get more done! This past weekend was relaxing and yet busy. The family worked in the yard on Sunday. Jacob and I worked together, cutting and putting th... Read more
Thursday's thoughts
Thursday, March 21, 2019      3 comments

Yesterday was a weird day. As winter was ending, it started to hail here in Los Angeles. It very rarely, ever hails here but on the last day of winter? Then as spring started, it was POURING out. I had to go to my meeting at a near by school, 4 ... Read more
Good days and bad....
Wednesday, March 20, 2019      4 comments

I think blogging is a way for me to talk to myself and see where I am in meeting my goals. I often have a very hard time on Mondays! I think most people don't like Mondays but I seem to be hit hard with them. But this past Monday wasn't a b... Read more
Hives and quilts
Monday, March 18, 2019      2 comments

So last week I blogged about all the quilts I need to work on. Here is a list: Other quilts I am working on: 1) A mystery quilt that started October, 2018. The final clue came out March 1 and I got the clue March 2. I have 3 more smal... Read more
Saturday's trials
Saturday, March 16, 2019      2 comments

So last night, my goal was to walk, log my food and quilt. I didn't put go to the school play. I did log all my food. So I didn't walk. As I was driving home, every time I stopped at a red light, I felt I could close my eyes and fall asleep! So ... Read more
Friday's thoughts
Friday, March 15, 2019      4 comments

So with 2+ hours left to teach, my mind wanders to the weekend. Will I feel well enough to get anything done? Will I be able to attend a workshop at my local university. My goals for the weekend: Friday: 1) Walk this evening! Just f... Read more
Hives, diabetes and Prednisone and stress
Wednesday, March 13, 2019      5 comments

Time to blog. I am overwhelmed with life. I don't know where to begin. First, my hives have come back with a vengeance about 3 weeks ago. I have been on a Prednisone taper 3 times since this flare up. I have also changed my diabetes meds. My BIL... Read more
The stress of the Woolsey fires
Wednesday, November 14, 2018      11 comments

So this was what happened this past week. I went home early from work on Thursday. I just wasn't feeling well. We have a counselling appt on Thursdays but Doug felt that if I left work, I should skip the appt. We also usually go quilting a... Read more

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