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...And so I'm back... from outerspace!
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      8 comments

Sorry, I've got Gloria Gaynor's song running through my head. And since that line is appropriate to my recent absence, I figured it was a relevant title to my blog. I'm soooo sorry I've been so absent from SparkPeople. Yes, I've really be... Read more
Still here... still Sparking... there is an end in sight...!
Monday, July 06, 2009      13 comments

I'm sorry I've been almost entirely absent from SparkPeople the last few weeks. Life has just been wildly busy. Back in April, I looked at my schedule for the next few months and realized that starting in May things were going to get nutty. I... Read more
Oh What a Week! (aka Can The Stress Get Any Deeper?)
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      17 comments

I posted a status a couple days ago saying I'd had two ER visits in two days. Well, it got a lot worse than that very quickly. I'm not really sure where to start, so I'm going... Read more
Battling Temptations, Stress, & Binge Eating
Friday, June 05, 2009      11 comments

So here I am in the push to my 20th HS Reunion on the 27th. I was the class of 1989 at Worthington High School in Worthington, Ohio. In high school I weighed between 145 and 150. I was pretty athletic but wasn’t happy with my weight. I... Read more
I'm gonna' blow the Air Force Fitness Test out of the water!
Wednesday, May 27, 2009      13 comments

[NOTE: For added fun, and an idea of how far you can come in a year through slow and steady determination, check out my blog entry on my fears about the Fitness Test on March 12, 2008! The comparison is fascinating, and can be motivating for an... Read more
A Day in the Life of Debbie the Reservist
Thursday, May 21, 2009      11 comments

A few people have expressed interest (or asked questions) about what I’m doing on a daily basis while working at my Air Force base and living with my kids in the hotel. So this update will answer some of those questions. We got to Los Ange... Read more
You are what you choose
Friday, May 15, 2009      13 comments

Most of my blogs lately have been updates on my life. This time I've decided to go philisophical and reflective for a bit. Anyone who has been following my blogs knows that I'm in an insanely busy and stressful time right now. Moreso than... Read more
Survived 3 days at Disney, now back in Los Angeles
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      9 comments

We managed to survive Disneyland last week. We figured out we needed to put Beth to bed in our room alone, then put David to sleep in the family room on the pull-out. Once they both fell asleep we could transfer Beth to the pull-out with David... Read more
The Convention, the 8K, Disneyland, Beth, and Step Mother - an update
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      10 comments

I had planned to do a blog just on the convention, but it's been 2 full days since the convention, and life continues roll eventfully forward (whether I like it or not!) First the convention, since it's chronologically first. What an a... Read more
Live from the Hilton across from the convention center....
Saturday, May 02, 2009      14 comments

Tomorrow is the convention! I'm sitting here in my hotel room at the Hilton Gaslamp getting ready for bed. I'll be up early to get some breakfast before the run. I got to the convention center today right at the 4pm meet-up time to chec... Read more
The promised wordy, newsy blog entry
Friday, May 01, 2009      7 comments

Maya, your comment on my page about hoping I get some sleep... LOL! That's why I never made it onto SparkPeople on Wednesday to post this blog... I went upstairs at 10am after taking the kids to the doctor's office for school physicals. I'd pl... Read more
Layoffs... May 5th...
Thursday, April 23, 2009      9 comments

First, Beth came through her procedure so amazingly well. She did everything the technician asked even though it hurt sometimes and she cried a little bit. But she held still and held every position she was asked to. Even the tech was comment... Read more
Beth has her procedure tomorrow
Friday, April 17, 2009      11 comments

[I live in California. SparkPeople puts an Eastern time zone stamp on it, but I'm writing this blog on Thursday evening, not Friday. Her procedure is on Friday.] Beth has her invasive procedure tomorrow - the one that is unlikely to solve... Read more
Update on my life, and today's run
Wednesday, April 15, 2009      10 comments

I have a little time tonight to blog since I ran at work today. I'll be going to bed early though. I've been averaging 5 - 5.5 hours a night the last three nights, and I'm someone who usually needs 8 to feel rested - not that I usually get tha... Read more
Things I love - a list
Monday, April 13, 2009      11 comments

I decided to post this tonight since it's a list I've been working on for a few months. Lots of content with little to no effort this evening! I took today off from work and it'll be one of the few. The kids had a great Easter Egg Hunt in our... Read more

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