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Life Goes On...
Saturday, November 20, 2010      4 comments

Life goes on in spite of us doesn't it? Hubby has been out of work for over 1.5 years now and ran out of benefits months ago. This week we had to replace the plumbing under the sink and had damage to the base cabinet, I broke a window in my li... Read more
When life hands you a lemon...
Thursday, May 28, 2009      9 comments

...eat it and make a sour face! At least that's the way I feel right now. Yes, I know you can find the positive and make that lemon into lemonade, but I just need a few minutes to sulk. Life has truly been a roller coaster over the last ... Read more
The Circle of Life
Tuesday, May 05, 2009      7 comments

The last 2 1/2 weeks of my life have been an emotional roller coaster ride. My mother, who had been in a nursing home since January, began to decline rapidly two weeks ago and I knew her time with us was approaching an end. I was able to spend... Read more
Getting Back on Track...Again!
Monday, April 13, 2009      5 comments

Have you ever felt that life has catapulted you into the great beyond, where you orbit aimlessly and just can't get back on track? That's me. I let events in my life take over and guide me back to a time of mindless munching and justifying my ... Read more
Is it what I'm eating, or what's eating me?
Sunday, February 15, 2009      4 comments

I've been struggling since just before the holidays. At first it was the longing to bake all of those favorite holiday goodies. I did give in and bake two types of cookies, and ate so many that I had to end up throwing them out. I think when ... Read more
Life Never Quits Throwing Curve Balls!
Sunday, January 18, 2009      4 comments

How did the line go from the movie Jaws? "Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water..." (Cue the music, duh-duh, duh-duh, duh-duh...). Well, every time my confidence feels like its intact, something comes along to blow me off ... Read more
Holiday Grazing = Big Gain!
Friday, December 26, 2008      4 comments

Okay, I DID tell myself that I was going to allow a one day food extravaganza on Christmas day. My rules were cook as many favorites as I could and then eat until I exploded. Well, that wasn't my actual plan, but in retrospect, that's exactly ... Read more
Sunday, December 21, 2008      2 comments

As Christmas draws and another new year approaches, I've been reflecting back on where my life has gone thus far. There have been so many twists and turns along the way. Sometimes those memories are so distant, I feel like I'm looking at someo... Read more
Tribute to Gunner
Saturday, October 25, 2008      4 comments

How do I begin to explain the impact that one little 8 year old boy has had on my life? Gunner Gillespie was a little boy who came into this world prematurely. He was a fighter, even then. The baby whose survival was never certain grew into w... Read more
Tragedy Was Too Close To Home
Monday, August 25, 2008      6 comments

My DH and I were participating in a motorcycle poker run for a cancer fundraiser this weekend. We have never participated in these functions, which in our area typically revolve around stops at bars. We've never thought drinking and bikes were... Read more
My Achey, Breaky...
Monday, August 11, 2008      3 comments

...knee! Exercising is out of the question until I get the inflammation in my left knee under control. I refaced two bathroom vanity cabinets this weekend, and was on my knees alot. Boy, did I pay for that today. I can barely stand to put we... Read more
Bittersweet Today!
Friday, August 01, 2008      1 comments

When Lindsey Mastis asked me to step in and help the WSIL 3 team, I was happy to do so. After all, it was because of her original series that I first heard about SP. What a great site! And what great people you meet here! I didn't feel that ... Read more
My Deadly Sin...
Thursday, July 17, 2008      2 comments

...is Gluttony! Tonight I worked over for the third time this week. I was hungry and extremely tired. The closer I got to home, the less I felt like cooking. I quickly dismissed the idea of picking up fast food. I'd given hubby my cash this... Read more
Saturday, June 21, 2008      3 comments

I just spent an hour on my blog entry and just lost it! Darn the luck. Anyway, I was discussing a conversation I had with my friend and colleague yesterday. She's a medical doctor and has been my major supporter and go to person througho... Read more
Define Success
Saturday, May 31, 2008      1 comments

If I were judging myself by the scale, then the Swimsuit Bootcamp Challenge was a dismal failure for me. Ten days ago the scale said I was 149.2 pounds, but it took that all away today. Mr. Scale told me I now weight 151.4, which means that I... Read more

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