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  • 2.29 miles short - why do I sabotage myself

    1/27/2020 11:42:09 AM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I knew I wanted to get to 150 miles this weekend and what do I do? Sit on my ass most of the day Sunday. Ugh. Why am I never motivated to do anything? I am 2.29 miles from my goal for the week. A walk to the main road and back would have done it. Less then an hour. Ok, I did do 8.21 miles on ... Read more

  • Girl Scout Cookie Time

    1/27/2020 9:04:56 AM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    It's Girl Scout cookie time and it only lasts a short time each year. I really believe in the Scouting program and selling cookies is how each troop raises money to do things. If you are worried about the calories....they don't really have that much per serving. I put the cookies in individu... Read more

  • New Setback

    1/26/2020 12:12:07 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE'S BLOG: SP ~ Day 5029 HARD TIMES will always reveal true friends! Tough times don't last, TOUGH PEOPLE DO! And now, we have a NEW setback!!! 39 Friday afternoon, just before 4pm, my daughter Jessi & I were in a car accident! We were t-boned on the passe... Read more

  • I'm Here, Kinda Sorta

    1/25/2020 10:06:48 PM, by BEARSLOVER

    Hi y'all, I'm back. It's been a really rough couple of months. And it kinda got me down. I didn't want to talk to anyone or see anyone. I have been workin' on some diamond art, which has really helped me. It kept my mind off of some of the things happenin' in my life. First, it was a COP... Read more

  • I'm Here, Kinda Sorta

    1/25/2020 10:06:47 PM, by BEARSLOVER

    Hi y'all, I'm back. It's been a really rough couple of months. And it kinda got me down. I didn't want to talk to anyone or see anyone. I have been workin' on some diamond art, which has really helped me. It kept my mind off of some of the things happenin' in my life. First, it was a COP... Read more

  • This Time Last Year...

    1/24/2020 9:50:51 PM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    I was sick with a terrible cough. My husband wet out and bought an air purifier and I didn't have a cold or anything until just before Christmas. Fast forward to January 2020. Still have purifier, still clean after Helena leaves, still have a cough, fever, and sinus infection. What am I doing wr... Read more

  • Stressed ~ Blessed

    1/24/2020 12:21:01 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE'S BLOG: SP ~ Day 5026 No matter how stressed you are Remember how blessed you are It's been a busy day! 198 And it's ending with a lot of stress! 39 My daughter came home about 9:30 tonight and said she was hearing a weird hissing sound from the car. By the time ... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/23/2020 1:05:14 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm feeling a lot better today. my daughter just has one exam today and she is done for the day. she is well prepared for it and for her other exams, too.both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! Have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Discipline

    1/23/2020 12:43:46 AM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE'S BLOG: SP ~ Day 5025 DISCIPLINE is doing what needs to be done, even if you don't want to DO IT. DISCIPLINE is doing it no matter what your state of mind is. Both so true! But it's still so hard! Any tips? I'm trying to instill some better habits, but stil... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/22/2020 2:10:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter finished one of her final exams this morning. she has another final exam tomorrow, one more on friday and then one final exam next monday. then she starts the second semester next thursday. she is on a semestered system at her high school. she has four subjects from september to january... Read more

  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer

    1/22/2020 10:08:25 AM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    That's exactly how I feel. Helena decided to share her flu with Momma and me. (Bless her heart) They are better. I'm not. I am resting (and cleaning) but am not sure what the deal is. Maybe I have a low pain threshold. But the cough is terrible and I can't breathe. My head's in the clouds. ... Read more

  • True Measure

    1/21/2020 11:25:11 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE'S BLOG ~ SP Day 5024 Such a powerful statement, don't ya think? The TRUE MEASURE of an individual is how he treats a person who can do him absolutely no good. ~Ann Landers I saw both sides of this during my month away from home. 24 Happy to be back where most of tho... Read more

  • A Very Tough Day

    1/21/2020 5:10:50 AM, by IMEMINE1

    A Very Tough Day An attorney arrived home late, after a very tough day trying to get a stay of execution. His last minute plea for clemency to the governor had failed and he was feeling worn out and depressed. As soon as he walked through the door at home, his wife started on him about... Read more

  • I'm BACK! 01/20/2020 Been TOO Long!

    1/20/2020 11:55:14 PM, by MAMADEE016

    MAMADEE's Blog: SP ~ Day 5023 4 WEEKS since my last blog!!! 198 No, it's not my puppy! But it is where I'm at - so to speak. 211 I'm in recovery mode. It's Monday night. I'm at home, resting... A LOT! Thursday night I got on a plane in Houston, TX, where it was about ... Read more

  • it's monday

    1/20/2020 1:32:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    i've come down with a slight cold. i am taking it easy and drinking plenty of fluids. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • After Only Eight Days...

    1/18/2020 9:58:22 PM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    I got a house! 3 bedroom, 1.75 baths, fenced in yard, no garage, but a wood burning fireplace. It does need some work: a clean-up and paint, new cupboards in kitchen...but that is to be expected. It only went on the market yesterday. 4 showings - two offers - ours was better! I know I will ge... Read more

  • Family planning

    1/18/2020 6:52:10 PM, by IMEMINE1

    There were these three girls who were getting married and they all met at the family planning office to discuss the options of having or not having a baby right away. They were two city girls and one farm girl. The counselor asked them if they planned on having a baby right away or were going to wai... Read more

  • House Hunter

    1/17/2020 9:19:20 PM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    What a tedious project! Last week, the only one we liked was just too far away from the girls. Today, ton here was a perfect house with everything new. The problem was the driveway and stairs to the front porch. I have a low car and it scraped terrible trying to get up the (on an incline) drivew... Read more

  • Losing weight despite stress

    1/17/2020 10:47:37 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Hello! I made some homemade vegetable soup to get me through the stress filled week. My satellite TV was acting up but they said they would upgrade me at no cost and would be there 1/9. Well they showned but there was too much ice onmy roof for safety so they came back 1/13. Well the man who c... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/16/2020 5:14:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    i helped a good friend of mine to get some groceries today. i am heading for a long walk in a while. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Bummer

    1/16/2020 8:46:42 AM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    Helena spent the night on Saturday and didn't feel well during the night. I got a call to come get her from school on Monday. Tuesday, I took her to the doctor. The dreaded flu! And of course she shares. At least it's more like a cold and no throwing up.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/15/2020 2:13:22 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am having a relaxing day today. i go back to the gym starting this friday. i took a break from it over the holidays. my daughter is doing well and says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    1/14/2020 3:30:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    the program that I am in for depression and anxiety is going well. I am enjoying the program so far. I like to learn new things and I am discovering that I like to be around people more than I used to. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • First snow of the year!

    1/10/2020 10:16:31 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    Wednesday we had our first snow for the New Year. Only had about 3 inches so it was not a big thing. My snowblower was not needed. I could just shovel it easily. Thus I got my exercise since I have a rather long driveway. Good news. I have lost 3 pounds from Christmas. But I have more to... Read more

  • Something to Keep Me Busy

    1/10/2020 9:22:08 AM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    This time of year is usually hard for me. There's not much to do. This year is different. I started the week scouring the internet for houses for sale. Today Tim and I get to look at some. Last year, my youngest was looking for a house. She had a hard time. She'd find one only to have 4... Read more

  • Woman's Job

    1/9/2020 7:10:02 PM, by IMEMINE1

    Housework was a woman’s job, but one evening, Jenny arrived home from work to find the children bathed, one load of laundry in the washer and another in the dryer. Dinner was on the stove, and the table set. She was astonished! It turned out that Ralph had read an article that said, ‘Wives who worke... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    1/8/2020 5:12:24 PM, by MOMMY445

    I have signed up for a program that helps people with depression and anxiety. so far I am enjoying it. it is interesting and inspiring. my daughter says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone!... Read more

  • a new day

    1/7/2020 2:14:33 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to all. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! getting in plenty of exercise throughout the day today. I joined a jump rope challenge and I am enjoying it so far. I like to do different exercises. I find It keeps me motivated and inspired. have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • 40 miles - whew

    1/7/2020 12:43:16 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    I'm doing ok on this challenge of the Appalachian Trail and on the Run The Year 2020. I am at 40 miles and if I keep this up I will be done with 2,020 miles right before Halloween. Not likely. We are expecting Wintery weather today and the summer I have a hard time with the heat and it gets... Read more

  • it's monday

    1/6/2020 1:52:27 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is well underway. my daughter and i had a great time at the museum that we went to on saturday. both of us got quite a few presents for christmas. she is back to school today and she says hi. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a terrific day, everyone!... Read more

  • Young andOld

    1/5/2020 3:55:02 PM, by IMEMINE1

    An old geezer became very bored in retirement and decided to open a medical clinic. He put a sign up outside that said: “Dr. Geezer’s clinic. Get your treatment for $500, if not cured, get back $1,000.” Doctor “Young,” who was positive that this old geezer didn’t know beans about medicine, thou... Read more

  • New Year, Same ole Health issues!

    1/4/2020 8:36:30 PM, by BEARSLOVER

    I have felt bad since I got out of the hospital on Thanksgivin'. I go to where I was feelin' better and did a little more. While that came and bit me in the butt! I'm in the hospital again and I now have RSV! I'm not sure how long I will be here, the doc thinks it could be up ta a week. I'... Read more

  • 12 miles in so far - Jan 3, 2020

    1/3/2020 2:22:07 PM, by DRAGONPRYF

    Here we go! 2020... I went through hell for the fist 6 months of 2019 when I woke up on Jan 2nd with a herniated disc in my lower back. I tried Chiropractic for the first 4 months until I was just no longer helping. Finally saw a spine specialist. I was scheduled for spinal injections 10 days la... Read more

  • it's friday

    1/3/2020 1:18:23 PM, by MOMMY445

    a nice mild day here today. tomorrow, my daughter and i are going to a big museum. i know that we will both have fun! both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a wonderful day, everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • January 3rd I am under construction.

    1/3/2020 9:45:59 AM, by SIMPLY_JAE

    I have kept my commitment for two nights to get to bed earlier..I find myself waking up earlier and that is not a bad thing..it is adjustment... Today I will be spending my morning working on my budget and paying bills..not always fun but needful...I am working towards zero debt this year...I a... Read more

  • January 2nd...Focus

    1/2/2020 8:49:04 PM, by SIMPLY_JAE

    Today was not perfect and yet I did soldier on.. I decided to make a list of things to do each day..maybe three things and get those things accomplished..I will feel like the day is a success. Today I was out doing things at stores and making appointments by phone..tomorrow I will spend organi... Read more

  • it's thursday

    1/2/2020 3:33:53 PM, by MOMMY445

    happy new year everyone! my daughter says hi. she is enjoying her break from school. both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have an amazing day, everyone!... Read more

  • Another Year Older

    1/2/2020 1:21:54 PM, by PATTYMCGRAW

    Not only is it a new year, I am a year older. I don't like my birthday when it is, but...it's better than the alternative. I got a of cute gifts from my girls. It's been raining all day, and I am taking advantage of it by watching movies all day.... Read more

  • Happy New Year.

    1/1/2020 5:05:09 PM, by IMEMINE1

    I just wanted to put in writing a few of the things I want to get done, (or at least work on) this year. #1. I am going to become debt-free. I am am going to focus on paying off all our debs. "ASAP" #2. I am going to eat as healthy as I can. Fruits and Veggies will be the focal point. #3. I... Read more

  • January 1st...I still believe...

    1/1/2020 4:39:41 PM, by SIMPLY_JAE

    “I believe in the sun even when it is not shining And I believe in love, even when there’s no one there. And I believe in God, even when He is silent. I believe through any trial, there is always a way But sometimes in this suffering and hopeless despair My heart cries for shelte... Read more

  • New Year 2020

    1/1/2020 12:28:17 PM, by ON_A_DIET

    I hope all of you had a wonderful New Year’s Eve. Mine was all exciting. Well, atleast, at first. The roommate’s were going to be out for the afternoon. Which left me in appetizer mode. I told them I’d have appetizers waiting for them and to be hungry. I thought a little healthy and a ... Read more

  • Happy New Year!

    12/31/2019 10:09:32 AM, by APPLEPIEAPPLE

    My mid-December was a bit costly: Repair of snowblower, Water leek, replacement of kitchen faucet, in January the water softener which caused the leek will be replaced, A new battery was required in my car, refrigerator water filter replaced, and I am waiting for the water bill from the leakag... Read more

  • it's monday

    12/30/2019 3:37:55 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week is now underway. my daughter says hi. she is spending some time with one of her friends this afternoon.both budgie birds say cheep, cheep! have a great day, everyone!... Read more