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Guilty Dogs
Thursday, March 24, 2011      10 comments

Finnegan decided to get into his dad's garbage bin while I was out this morning, so he's been sulking ever since getting in trouble. Well, I come across this video today from Good Morning America and I about wet my pants from laughing so hard! ... Read more
And I thought February would start out quietly...
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      11 comments

After a horrendous January with LOTS of family angst going on, I was so glad to see the month behind us. Enter February...and a blizzard. Yep, we are snowed in today and now have more shingles on the ground than on the roof (said in jest, alth... Read more
When life gives you a lemon, trade it in....
Friday, January 14, 2011      12 comments

Ah, life. Just when you think you can't take anything else, God let's me know that "oh, yes you can." He's right, but man, does it suck. Here's a short re-cap of what life is like right now: Irritants (sounds better than saying negatives... Read more
In the muck and mire....
Sunday, October 31, 2010      12 comments

Well hello there, kids! It has been a ridiculously long time since I) I've written and blog, and 2) since I've actually sat down for more than 10 minutes at a time to do SP stuff. This blog won't be terribly witty, but more of a "what the heck... Read more
I did it!!
Sunday, June 06, 2010      22 comments

For the first time, I was able to do a slow (and I do mean slow) jog around the entire park! It's about 1 1/4 miles roughly, and I didn't stop until I reached the end. I am SO excited! Of course, my Achilles was numb during the process, but n... Read more
This video blows me away!!
Monday, May 24, 2010      11 comments

This video has me in tears...but my God, it ends with a feeling of unbridled hope!! What an incredible message this is.... www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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A to Z of me
Friday, May 21, 2010      3 comments

Stolen from Dacius A - Age: 38 B - Bed size: King Sleep Number C - Chore you hate: Scrubbing floors D - Dog's name: Finnegan E - Essential start your day item: letting the dog out F - Favorite color: yellow ... Read more
A Conversation Between Me and My Scale
Monday, April 26, 2010      15 comments

I've had numerous conversations with my scale, although most of them are one-way. However, after much frustration, I thought it would I would share what my morning was like between me and the little evil silver box. It may be boring or incredi... Read more
20 Questions (or 50 really) keeps going....
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      4 comments

Stolen from Dacius, who stole it from Yoovie, who stole it from PAAATS. These are so much fun!! 1. What time did you get up this morning? 5:30 2. How do you like your steak? medium 3. What was the last film you saw at the cine... Read more
Circling the drain and other random thoughts...
Friday, February 19, 2010      12 comments

Well, this was not the blog I was intending to write initially, but I'm doing it anyway. It's more for me to have on hand as I go through this process, so I apologize ahead of time if it's boring in a meandering sort of way. I just write as I... Read more
A-Z list, thanks to Silverback!
Monday, February 08, 2010      9 comments

My furry friend said I should do this as well, so here it is.... A is for Age: I’ll be 39 this year…one year away from joining the Halfway to Eighty Club! B is for Before: Before SP, I don’t think I understood what the word “hope” ... Read more
You Might Be From Chicago If:
Sunday, January 31, 2010      8 comments

This is just something fun my cousin sent me considering I was born in the "city" (South Side...you'll get it in a bit). Every city I'm sure has its own version, but most midwesterners can relate in one way or another. I can attest to every si... Read more
Sunday, January 24, 2010      10 comments

December 8 - 6:00 PM It started to snow. The first snow of the season and the hubby and I took our cocktails and sat for hours by the window watching the huge soft flakes drift down from heaven. It looked like a Grandma... Read more
2010 Contract
Wednesday, December 23, 2009      8 comments

2010 Contract After serious & cautious consideration... your contract of friendship has been renewed for the New Year 2010! It was a very hard decision to make... So try not to screw it up!!! My Wish for You in 2010 ... Read more
A little humor to ease the stress...
Sunday, December 20, 2009      12 comments

Just a few thoughts from a midwestern gal.... all in good fun and humor of course!!! If you're offended, please seek therapy. ... Read more

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