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Found one!
Tuesday, August 08, 2017      9 comments

We found a house and signed the contract. If the probate court approves the deal, we should close on September 18. Please pray that everything (probate, inspection, appraisal, etc.) goes smoothly. But, more importantly, please pray that it's ... Read more
Almost nine years!
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      10 comments

Wow, it's hard to believe that I've been Sparking (off and on) for almost nine years. Our son was still being homeschooled when I started this process. Now, he's 26 and living in another state. Weird. I'm down almost 30 pounds from my hi... Read more
Task for tomorrow
Wednesday, August 13, 2008      1 comments

I wound up FreeCycling 39 items last weekend! I was very pleased. (So, was my husband.) My task for tomorrow is to attend physical therapy with a positive attitude. (I really would rather spend the day at home tomorrow.) Valerie... Read more
Friday, August 08, 2008      0 comments

I completed my tasks the other day (except that the mail only took 55 minutes); I've already done my planned tasks for today (exciting things like balancing a checking account statement). My planned task from now until the end of the wee... Read more
Another day, some more tasks
Wednesday, August 06, 2008      0 comments

Well, I did complete my tasks the other day. My fibromyalgia's been a bit this week from funky sleep, a not-so-great diet, and a new exercise at PT. So, I took today to do easy stuff (like sorting more mail, organizing the bills, and clearing... Read more
Task of the Day and Vacation
Wednesday, July 30, 2008      0 comments

I just got back from Michigan. We had a nice time. My husband went to training, and I went to visit a friend in Detroit and to the Fr. Solans Casey Center. We also found a restaurant that has a gluten-free, non-ice-cream-sundae dessert:... Read more
The Demise of Valerie Fat Camp
Friday, July 25, 2008      3 comments

Unfortunately, Valerie Real Life keeps interfering with Valerie Fat Camp. You know, exciting things like bill paying, pet care, 92-degree-full-sun-no-wind heat. Yesterday, my husband and I were going to go fly kites. There was NO wind. The t... Read more
Fat Camp, Day 3
Friday, July 18, 2008      0 comments

Days one and two were pretty much disasters. I had PT both days and wound up in bed feeling like I had been run over by a bullet train. Today, however, I have been alternating paper/computer work with decades of the rosary and exercise (... Read more
Valerie Fat Camp
Wednesday, July 16, 2008      2 comments

Today I started "Valerie Fat Camp". I decided that I needed to take time to really focus on reorganizing my house (and myself). I felt that the best way to get my family to give me the freedom to do this was by doing something radical. ... Read more