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Working graveyard shift.
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      2 comments

My new job I work 3 nights a week cleaning and preparing food for the next day at the rehab facility I work at. I don't mind working nights but I have fallen into a rut of not doing anything during my off time. I can't even seem to work on my ... Read more
My Polyanna hat
Wednesday, February 03, 2016      3 comments

I've put my Polyanna hat on to help me view my circumstances in a better light. The job I don't like, well it's forcing me to get lots of excersize and I'm averaging 16 to 18 miles a week. My back is getting stronger from all the mopping I'm d... Read more
Time flies even when you're not having fun
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      4 comments

My last entry was ever so long ago and things have just gone south. I gained 30 pounds, my anxiety disorder got out of control, I lost my job as a librarian, my car blew up and my dearly beloved kitty died. I'm hoping 2016 will be better or at... Read more
Where oh where have I gone?
Monday, February 17, 2014      6 comments

Long ago in another galaxy I was doing very well using SparkPeople and I lost 30 or 40 pounds, and then (drum roll here) I stopped. I remember getting depressed, which is nothing new for me, but I especially have that problem when I try to rest... Read more
clean and fit
Friday, December 28, 2012      11 comments

I am going to start 2013 with a week vacation and I am so looking forward to that! I think I will use some of that time to get in lots of fitness, maybe I will go to the fitness center every day as well as walking my dogs for an hour. I long a... Read more
send me enthusiasm, please!
Thursday, December 27, 2012      11 comments

I've been on a little vacation from SP while I was working on a commission for some of my art work and also working on Christmas stuff. So now if's back to working on me! I actually did okay even with the holiday goodies that came my way at wo... Read more
Sunday, December 16, 2012      8 comments

I found this on Hippichick1's page and I'm all for helping out the Universe. Official Top Ten Spiritual Ways to Defeat Boredom, Make Friends, Find Love, Trim Down, Shape Up, Discover Your Purpose, Make a Fortune, and Shine Your Light, are... ... Read more
Happy light
Thursday, December 13, 2012      9 comments

I've been working on my Christmas cards and here is a picture. They are made of cut paper layers. I'm also painting a watercolor snow-laden tree on the envelope. No exe... Read more
crazy lady
Tuesday, December 11, 2012      4 comments

I think I lost my way there for a while and it was making me crazy. But the good thing about this crazy episode, and there have been many, is that I think I've found my way back without gaining 50 pounds. I finally stepped on the scale this mo... Read more
food porn
Wednesday, December 05, 2012      7 comments

Another cookie opportunity reared its ugly head and I am pleased to say I didn't listen. Tomorrow's story time is about snowmen and while I was preparing I ran across the cutest cookies that looked like melting snowmen. I wanted to make them i... Read more
the hard part
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      8 comments

I've not felt like sharing I guess, which is why I haven't posted in a while, that or I'm just plain tired. I've got my 40 hr a week job plus my art teaching job and then all the hours it takes to prepare for the art classes and I often prepare... Read more
Big girl panties
Friday, November 30, 2012      12 comments

So, what happened? It all started on Tuesday when I was planning out a story time program for Wednesday about cookies. I had a couple of cute books on the theme and I decided to make a cookie match game the kids could do and then I thought it... Read more
Looking for love in all the wrong places
Monday, November 26, 2012      11 comments

I feel like that commercial where the lady is crying "help me I've fallen" but where I've fallen is into the rabbit hole of eating. Today was better though so maybe I've found my parachute or magic potion. I'm trying to understand why I feel s... Read more
food frenzy
Sunday, November 25, 2012      6 comments

I imagine many of us have experienced weight gain from turkey day so I am in good company. I didn't gain too much from Thanksgiving dinner it was the food frenzy I experienced afterwards. I was stuffing food into my mouth like I had been starv... Read more
I can!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012      7 comments

I didn't think I had anything to say today until I unearthed a handwritten projected weight lose graph I made when I first started SP. By golly, I'm meeting my goals! I still have a couple of pounds to shed before December but I'm sure I can d... Read more

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