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This too will pass
Saturday, February 06, 2010      2 comments

My mom used to always say, "This to will pass". She said this when things were going bad. I say it now to, but I say it often when life is good to remind myself to stop and appreciate what I have. With all the losses in our family in the past... Read more
My mom's ring
Sunday, January 24, 2010      5 comments

When I was 18 years old I had a topaz and diamond ring made for my mom for Christmas. She loved it and wore it every day . 5 years ago we celebrated her being cancer free for 5 years, 2 months later she was diagnosed with bone cancer. I knew the... Read more
Saturday, January 23, 2010      0 comments

I couldn't help but notice yesterday when I was at work that my pants were rather baggy in the rear end and getting longer. This morning I put on my jeans that were already getting too big, I took 5 steps and they actually fell down. I'... Read more
I painted my toenails
Thursday, January 21, 2010      1 comments

Who thought such a small thing could be so exciting. I wanted to wear my sandals to work today and realized oooops!! Came on this trip and forgot to get my daughter to do my nails. Luckily it's something she loves doing and well, reaching ... Read more
10018 steps! I DID IT!!
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      1 comments

While working away from home I knew I would have the chance to walk a lot more than I do at home. When I got home this morning I saw, I had walked 8345 steps. It was 11AM, thirty minutes till I go to bed, 35 Celcius outside with I think 25... Read more
Alright then, lesson learned
Tuesday, January 19, 2010      0 comments

Since I'm having to flip my days and work from midnight - 9AM, but that would still be 8AM at home, I tried flipping the order I have meals to try and stay on my time schedule at home. I started my day with dinner and was going to end with br... Read more
Where the heck did those good habits come from?
Monday, January 18, 2010      1 comments

After settling into the hotel room, checking out my kitchen so I could get an idea on what I had to cook with, I grabbed my backpack and headed down to the market to pick up a few things so I could cook my own meals. The round trip to and ... Read more
To flip or not to flip
Sunday, January 17, 2010      0 comments

I made it to Manila and I'm just about to head out to the market. I was suprised to see a make shift mini bar in my room, treats scattered throughout the room. Some free, some...not so much. Since I'll be working from 11PM - 8AM my eating schedu... Read more
Another hurdle met
Saturday, January 16, 2010      0 comments

I was getting really nervous about my flight today, I knew I had to lose another 2 pounds at the start of the week in order for me to comfortably fit in the airline seat and do up the seatbelt. I upped my Wii boxing time, made sure I drank al... Read more
So proud of my husband
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

My husband has always been heavy, even as a child he was always head and shoulders above the other kids and carried extra weight. When we started here he was 405 and I dragged him in here kicking and screaming. (Quietly kicking and screaming ... Read more
Packing for Manila
Sunday, January 10, 2010      0 comments

It used to be when I went on a trip that I would bring clothes, now I look at my suitcase and I have a bunch of foods that I can bring with me to help me stay on track. I'm really happy about two things. First, my summer clothes fit, (... Read more
One of those days
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      1 comments

You know them, we all have them and mine was yesterday. My Tuesday came disguised as a Monday. It started when I woke up. Darn that alarm clock for working. The day was filled with crashing Excel files, a salad that for some reason decide... Read more
Down a clunk
Saturday, January 02, 2010      1 comments

When I stepped on the scale this morning I gave a woo hoo and smiled, down a clunk. When I walked into the living room my husband asked how it was going and I told him, great, down a clunk, knowing exactly what I meant he laughed. My daughter j... Read more
It was a great year
Thursday, December 31, 2009      1 comments

When I look back at this year all I can do is smile. It was an amazing year with my daughter getting married, my first grandson (he's a whole 3 days old), travels to far away places. Ok, they were mosty for work and some weren't so far away, but... Read more

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