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Saturday, June 27, 2020      10 comments

I took my fitbit off sometime around April. And I can't find it. So I ordered an inexpensive watch/step tracker that came today. Its a bit bigger than my fitbit, but I think it will serve its purpose. And the best thing, in my opinion, it charge... Read more
Thursday, June 25, 2020      4 comments

Today was the second week of the weight loss challenge i joined "irl." Its really on FB, but about half of the participants are friends. Im now down 10 pounds in those two weeks. Almost all of my Covid13# is gone. That makes me very happy. Im do... Read more
Sunday, June 21, 2020      3 comments

I a man 10 days into a weight loss challenge. It's in fb with som local moms and some of their connections. It's a $20 buy in. Winner gets 80%. I didn't join with the sole focus on winning $400, but I joined to have support with people I know. I... Read more
Wednesday, June 17, 2020      5 comments

Last Friday was my annual exam. I had to have a new doctor again. I was so anxious. It's not been a great 3 mo and I was anxious about how she would respond. She was kind and supportive and all the positive things that providers should be. We di... Read more
Monday, June 08, 2020      8 comments

Well, here we are, two weeks since the Minneapolis police murdered George Floyd. One since a business strip kitty corner from my home was set on fire by areonists. By all accounts this was a targeted attack by a white supremacist. Accurate intel... Read more
Friday, May 29, 2020      10 comments

i am safe. Minneapolis is a scary place right now. I have a lot of feelings and opinions and will likely share them eventually. What I need for you all to know, is please don't come here with "violence isn't the answer." Or other outcries agains... Read more
Sunday, May 24, 2020      6 comments

Still plugging along here. Not doing great, but trying to make every day better. My son thrives on schedules and consistency. Unfortunately we can't seem to provide that for him. My partners schedule keeps changing. I'm hopeful the most re... Read more
Mother's Day
Monday, May 11, 2020      3 comments

happy Mother's Day to all the moms and those who filled the role of mom, regardless of title. I hope you were able to have a day that was just what you wanted it to be. Since my kids are young, needy, and I spend most of my time with them,... Read more
Tuesday, May 05, 2020      5 comments

I have been pretty productive the last several days. Yesterday I got spring/summer clothes out of storage for all of us. I even got the kids' clothes washed. I got paperwork done for my son's IEP renewal. Today was a work day, but hubby is... Read more
Saturday, May 02, 2020      4 comments

Boy it's been a week. Lots, yet not much happening. As we hit May, I find myself lamenting what is our current normal. My birthday is this month. I was supposed to be celebrating with dinner and a concert. They Might Be Giants was doing a... Read more
Monday, April 27, 2020      2 comments

We got the grill out for dinner tonight. Yum! I stopped to get groceries from our local market. It's small, pretty well stocked, and not crowded. So it is perfect for me at 2 in the afternoon. I also got an order picked up at target.... Read more
Saturday, April 25, 2020      4 comments

It felt so good to get something done other than cooking or cleaning. I made a trip to our local hardware store. They made the commitment not to do any layoffs. So, they adapted and are offering curbside pick up or they are doing a sold A job of... Read more
Thursday, April 23, 2020      5 comments

Today I had a neighbor/friend offer to pick up things from the store. It was so sweet and such a needed gesture. And, she was able to get us magnesium. I've been having some muscle cramps which is usually an indication I need to add it back. I h... Read more
Wednesday, April 22, 2020      5 comments

It has been a stressed-sleep deprived couple of days. Sleep has always been tough for the 5yesr old. He's has regular roller coasters of sleep where he's up at 4 am, no nap, and crashes at 8:30-9. He needs more sleep. He just can't make his body... Read more
Thursday, April 16, 2020      3 comments

I worked, it was fine. Tonight was so hard with the 5 year old. He finally fell asleep at 10:10. Bedtime is 8, he's "usually" asleep around 8:30. (He is always variable, but this is so far off, even for him.) *deep breath*... Read more

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