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It's Friday, Let's Laugh
Friday, July 22, 2011      1 comments

It's Friday! We made it through another week. I woke up this morning feeling like a weight had been lifted. Nothing has changed, but I just feel better about things. I know it will work out. So I wanted to write a funny blog today. We coul... Read more
Babysitter Drama
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      13 comments

My children are the most precious things in my life. I value them above anything else that I have. I would do anything to protect and care for them. That is why I had hired my former babysitter. She was the church nursery worker and I got to... Read more
Life in Transition
Monday, July 18, 2011      5 comments

When it is dark, you can see the stars. ~ Charles Beard I have been in a dark place so many times in the past. This last month has not been any different than any other time. I got lost for a while. I didn't see the stars because I was... Read more
Battle Cry
Saturday, July 16, 2011      4 comments

Can you hear it? It is still echoing my head. My inner warrior is back and we had so much fun kicking butt this morning. Okay, so it wasn't as fierce as it was last year, but we are out of practice. This morning I woke up and the house was s... Read more
Searching for the Warrior Within
Friday, July 15, 2011      4 comments

I am on a quest to find the warrior within myself. She came out to play last year and blew me away. I was in awe of her determination. The way she pushed and demanded just a little bit more than I thought I could give. She was strong and fie... Read more
Child Obesity
Thursday, July 14, 2011      2 comments

Yesterday, I talked about childhood obesity and the possibility of removing obese children and placing them in foster care. I got a lot of really good and responses. This topic is one that really makes me think. What implication could this ha... Read more
Is Obesity Child Abuse?
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      8 comments

In my job, I see the worst parents imaginable. I am a casework supervisor for Court Appointed Advocates. My whole job exists because parents abuse and neglect their children. On a daily basis, I see children being pulled from horrible situati... Read more
Calories Are Not The Only Thing That Counts
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      4 comments

I know better. I have been at this long enough to know that this is not a simple process. Even when you stay within your calorie range and get exercise, you still have to be careful with what you eat. I like junk food but love eating healthy ... Read more
Sunday, July 10, 2011      2 comments

I have had a great day today, but it hasn't been all that healthy. The day started with my daughter making biscuits and sausage gravy for breakfast. Then we went to the movies and watched Zookeeper. Of course my kids and I shared a large popc... Read more
Birthday Weekend
Friday, July 08, 2011      6 comments

This week has dragged by, and it was a short week. Summers are always slow, but this week it seemed like most days the clock stood still. I had one day that I was in court all day and really busy, but the rest of the week the phone did not rin... Read more
July 1rst
Friday, July 01, 2011      1 comments

I can't believe it is already July! What happened to the first part of the year? You know, sometimes life moves too quickly. I guess I have slept through the first part of the year. I certainly have not made any progress. My weight continue... Read more
New Plan To Move Forward
Wednesday, June 29, 2011      4 comments

Have you ever felt completely lost? It is crazy. It's not like my whole life changed, but I feel like it has been turned upside down. Now I don't know where to focus. But it is time to move forward. No, I haven't made any final decisions on... Read more
Focus On The Positives
Monday, June 27, 2011      2 comments

So, I have been moping around all weekend and pouting. I have eaten things that I shouldn't in a search for some comfort. I drank a half a 2 liter of Diet A&W yesterday and flat out refused to workout this morning, even though I was up in time... Read more
Friday, June 24, 2011      3 comments

I am still cycling through a ton of emotions right now. I have not made any decisions and am waiting to let everything sink in before I make my next move. This weekend I want to focus on myself and plan for next week. I also want to go for wa... Read more
I Don't Know What I Feel About This
Thursday, June 23, 2011      7 comments

As some of you know, I am a graduate student and the spring semester was really difficult. I am down to my last four classes but two of them are internships that are 130 hours each. I was not sure how to do it because I also work full time, ha... Read more

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