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I've been gone so long...
Sunday, December 06, 2015      5 comments

I wasn't sure whether to blog or not, it has been so long since It was active on Sparkpeople. I want to kick myself for letting it go so long, but life just got in the way. Or I Asay, my mind got in the way. After losing my job because ... Read more
It's Tuesday, and I've "Let Go..."
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      4 comments

Did you ever reach a point in your life when you just let it all go? By that, I mean all the drama, the negativity, the worry, the frustration, the stress...you just let it go. Just like that. For some reason, I felt like that when I wo... Read more
Busy Weekend...
Monday, May 05, 2014      2 comments

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend, filled with fun, family, friends, and relaxation. I also hope you are ready to hit the ground running on this beautiful Monday. My weekend was fairly busy--It started wish rising early (... Read more
Finally, the Garden is Planted!!
Monday, April 28, 2014      1 comments

Hi Everyone, Well, after some rain delays, the hubby and I finally got the garden all planted this weekend. Our arugula is coming up strong, but we had a little cold snap right after we planted the other greens, so they are slow in coming ... Read more
Tuesday, April 22, 2014      7 comments

So since I'm going to the doctor this afternoon, I went ahead and stepped on the scale this morning to compare numbers of their scales vs mine. I held my breath, said a little prayer, and stepped on... After almost three weeks of eating on... Read more
Happy Monday, Y'all!
Monday, April 14, 2014      2 comments

So I'm sitting here at work, munching on salad (by the way, if you haven't tried raw yellow summer squash on a salad, try it--it's AWESOME!!), looking out at a gray, rainy day. Our students were hard to get motivated this morning, and most went... Read more
Paleo, Day 5--Yahoo!
Friday, April 11, 2014      1 comments

Well, I've made it to day 5 of the Paleo lifestyle, and I feel sooooooo much better! The fogginess and nausea have stopped, I feel alert and energetic, and this was the first morning in ages that I woke up with very little joint pain (even in m... Read more
Day 3 of Paleo...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      4 comments

I've decided that, despite the fact my husband is a Vegan, I am going to adopt a Paleo lifestyle. I tried the Vegan route, and frankly, I missed meat too much. I love meat. Besides, all those beans were wreaking havoc on my digestive sy... Read more
Back from spring break!
Monday, March 31, 2014      1 comments

Hi Everyone, Well, it's been over a week since I've been on Sparkpeople, and man, have I missed it! I didn't take a computer with me to visit my relatives in Michigan, and I really didn't want to--other than this site, I wanted to be "unpl... Read more
The Good News, and the Bad News...
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      9 comments

I went to the doctor yesterday; the good news is that in a month I've made so much progress on my blood sugar with the exercising that I've had to lower my Lantus another 5 mg twice a day!! I've not had a shot of regular insulin in quite some ti... Read more
Back in the Blue Jeans!
Friday, March 07, 2014      5 comments

Got in the closet this morning and decided it was time...time to try on some of my smaller clothes. Any woman who has struggled with a great deal of weight knows what I'm talking about. You basically have three sections of clothes in your... Read more
It Wasn't a Fluke!!
Friday, February 28, 2014      10 comments

So our principal comes in this morning with three boxes of donuts emoticon. I have written before about "defeatin... Read more
I never thought I'd be one of THOSE people...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014      8 comments

"I have to go home and work out." I would hear people say that and think, "You don't HAVE to do anything--you just want people to know you are working out." I thought these people were, well, crazy... ... Read more
Friday, February 21, 2014      9 comments

It's Friday--thank you Jesus! Don't get me wrong, I love my students, but they wear me out sometimes. Anyone who has worked (or even been around teenagers for more than five minutes) knows that all you need is three of them in a room to have S... Read more
Diabetes Scare Last Night...and my Furry Hero
Thursday, February 20, 2014      9 comments

Prior to Sparkpeople, I was a diabetic with very high glucose readings. Back in November when I went to the Endocrinologist, my A1C was 12.5--dangerously high. However in only a little over a month of healthy eating and exercise (because Lord ... Read more

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