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It's been a rough stretch
Monday, March 10, 2014      3 comments

Thanks for the positive and supportive comments to my wee rant yesterday, it has been a rough winter being a caregiver and a volunteer but beloved and I are leaving in a week to take a break. Mum is 87 and needs LOTS of support in order to rema... Read more
Exhausted to tears!
Sunday, March 09, 2014      6 comments

I just posted a full page of my exhaustion, feeling fat, discouraged, and this bloody site lost the whole darn thing. I'm so sick of my life right now!... Read more
The snow is melting!
Thursday, February 13, 2014      3 comments

We couldn't go to the gym yesterday or today so hiked our neighborhood instead. It was so fun to watch the kids sled down the hill and beloved and I made a snowman in our driveway. It's so cute! The snow is melting now and the sky is actually... Read more
6 miles followed by a snow day!
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      1 comments

Beloved and I were at the gym first thing this morning, well not the very first thing because I have my cup of tea first while logging on to SP. We spent our 2 hours there which allowed me to knock out 6 miles power walking on the treadmill. I ... Read more
This too shall pass!
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      6 comments

Yesterday was "one of those days". The point grinch continues his heartless rampage, giving me one or two sign on points, the same for bonus points, then team points are one or two. Deep breath. Beloved and I took Mum out to a lovely lunch, th... Read more
Looking good on the outside but the inside is still a mess!
Thursday, January 30, 2014      5 comments

I look pretty good for being 60; sure everything has fallen a bit. I have a floppy waddle under my chin, my thighs dangle hideously around my knees, and my boobs no longer pass the pencil test, but I still look pretty good on the outside. Relig... Read more
A very hectic week, I'm glad for snow!
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      2 comments

My niece came from San Francisco to spend a week with us so it's been really hectic. Every day my beloved husband drove the 30 minutes to pick up Mum, then drove back to our house so Mum could spend time with her granddaughter. Every day was a... Read more
volunteering and baked sweet potatoes
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      3 comments

Two things I like! I am off to the school again today where I'll meet my Mum. She's in one classroom, I'm in another, but we meet for lunch and after school I drive her to her house, spend some time with her, and then make the 30 minute drive b... Read more
Passing on blessings
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      3 comments

We absolutely love our life here in Greenville, South Carolina! Leaving California was one of the best decisions we ever made. I am volunteering several days a week at a small Christian school half an hour away and there is a young lady, maybe... Read more
Back from the gym
Monday, January 20, 2014      1 comments

Just finished my 2 hours of walking at the gym and I love when the endorphins kick in and I get the feeling of elation! Now back home putting together a late lunch for us with loads of veggies. Today is absolutely gorgeous here in Greenville, S... Read more
Same grinch...sigh
Thursday, January 16, 2014      4 comments

2 log on points...all team points were a 1 or a 2...going to the gym to run off my frustration especially after learning the new Spark Vidoe isn't available at any of our 3 Wal-marts and buying it on Amazon does not give me any points at all acc... Read more
And the point grinch continues!
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      3 comments

Honestly, I need a break! 2 points sign on, all my team bonus points were 1 or and this has been going on for DAYS. This point grinch has moved in and taken over my computer! It does make me make sure I get my exercise maximum in every day si... Read more
The point grinch continues!
Friday, January 10, 2014      4 comments

I've tried to be good but the point grinch continues. 3 log on points, all my bonus points were a 1 or 2! Back volunteering at the school today. I have to come up with ideas for the under the sea science project for next week...... Read more
Volunteering this week!
Wednesday, January 08, 2014      4 comments

My beloved and I spend Monday and Tuesday volunteering to help build bookcases for the Literacy Association here in Greenville. We belong to a Woodworkers Guild, we don't know how to do anything much but have strong arms and are willing to do wh... Read more
Got the point grinch this morning!
Sunday, January 05, 2014      8 comments

2 points for log on and each team bonus point was a 1 or a 2. Guess the point grinch is feeling grumpy this morning! As for me, it's going to be a nice day in spite of the cold and rain. This morning my beloved will drive 30 minutes each way t... Read more

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