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Reading The Radium Girls
Wednesday, July 24, 2019      1 comments

I am in the midst of reading The Radium Girls. I have read many history and true crime books. I can honestly say I have never read or heard of anything so disturbing. In part, it is because I know how dangerous radiation is. It is hard to believ... Read more
Apollo 11
Monday, July 15, 2019      3 comments

This week is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. I loved the series "From the Earth to the Moon." It really captures the difficulty and... Read more
June Goals
Monday, June 03, 2019      4 comments

I want to add more excersize into my life this month. Not crazy gym workouts, but fun activities that I can do with my family. I am not opposed to addi... Read more
How is it the end of May?
Sunday, May 26, 2019      2 comments

I know it isn't quite the end of May yet, but close enough. It has been a bit since I posted a blog. I have been busy and not spending much time online. I have been tracking food and fitness, but not much else. I am tired, but happy. Sometimes t... Read more
So happy!
Tuesday, April 23, 2019      4 comments

A few weeks ago, I did a workshop for 7th grade students on women in American History, American Revolution through the 20th Century. This morning I woke up to an email from the teacher describing the impact I had on the students. I can't adequat... Read more
Rainy day tomorrow
Friday, April 19, 2019      2 comments

Tomorrow is supposed to be very rainy. It is the perfect day to stay home and do nothing. And by nothing, I mean watch movies with my family, try new r... Read more
Protein is my friend
Friday, April 12, 2019      2 comments

So I have been back on Sparkpeople and on my weight loss journey for a few weeks. I am doing things a little differently this time and conciously adding more protein while still staying in my calorie range. It is working for me! I do not have th... Read more
Today was an awesome day!
Saturday, March 30, 2019      1 comments

The weather was amazing. Warm and sunny. A little windy, but perfect for hiking at Monmouth Battlefield State Park with the family. The plateau broke an... Read more
Back to work
Wednesday, January 02, 2019      5 comments

Well...I have been off for over a week and it is hard to wake up! Surprisingly, I am really happy. I do not have the back to work "ugh" feeling. I have... Read more
Negativity on social media
Tuesday, November 13, 2018      7 comments

Social media has lead me to an interesting realization. I have a few family and friends who are incredibly negative. I don't mean having a bad day or week. They never post one positive or affirming thing. Everything has a grumbling, nasty, woe i... Read more
Time
Saturday, November 10, 2018      2 comments

Time is my biggest stumbling block. Between working and commuting, I am out of the house 12 hours a day, 5 days a week. Then there is taking care of the house, kids pets, etc. So I feel guilty about excersizing - about taking time from the famil... Read more
Well intentioned
Monday, October 29, 2018      2 comments

I came home from work today and my husband had a surprise for me - cookie dough ice cream! Awww. And Ugh! He bought me the treat because he loves me and snack food is one of the ways he shows it. I thanked him because I know where his heart was.... Read more
Busy week ahead
Sunday, October 28, 2018      0 comments

I consider Sunday to be the last day of the week. So Monday starts a new week. I am looking forward to the new week, but it will be a busy one. I will have two late nights. Ugh! I tend to get careless when I work late. So I am planning meals ahe... Read more
Old family photos
Friday, October 26, 2018      1 comments

This is my grandmother when she was around my age. I would honored to be half the woman she was. I have hit the age where I am thinking a lot about th... Read more
Week 1 almost done
Monday, August 24, 2015      2 comments

Even though I have been hovering around SP for years, I didn't really commit until last Tuesday. Usually, I fall off track after a day or two for a variety of reasons. So by the end of the day today, I will the stuck to my plan for an entire wee... Read more

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