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Not the Vacation I Had Planned...
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      11 comments

As some of you know, I was on vacation in NH with my family last week. It was to be a time of visiting many family members. It started out wonderfully. We had a great time at my uncle's house on July 4th. There were probably about 50 people ... Read more
Life Can Be So Stressful
Monday, March 22, 2010      6 comments

Stress can sure make this journey more difficult. I never knew you could have so much stress at one time. My life has taken an interesting twist since the first of the year. Last year we had to move DH's mom and step dad into an assisted livi... Read more
Lessons of Life
Friday, January 08, 2010      5 comments

This was sent to me and I thought it was interesting. Hope you do too. Written By Regina Brett, 90 years old, of The Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio "To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most... Read more
Simple Words of Wisdom
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      3 comments

To make each day better: Always try to help a friend in need Believe in yourself Laugh often Always try to see the glass half full Meet new people, even if they look different to you Remain calm, even whe... Read more
Cat Lover's Rules...(joke)
Monday, October 19, 2009      7 comments

Monday October 19 Cat Lover's Rules--- 1) The cat is not allowed in the house. 2) OK, the cat is allowed in the house, but only in certain rooms. 3) OK, the cat is allowed in all rooms, but must stay off the furniture. ... Read more
"The Stance"...(Joke)
Friday, September 18, 2009      5 comments

I'm sure some of you will understand this!!! My mother was a fanatic about public bathrooms. When I was a little girl, she'd take me into the stall, teach me to wad up toilet paper and wipe the seat. Then, she'd carefully lay strips of t... Read more
Before I was a Mom
Sunday, August 23, 2009      4 comments

A friend sent this to me and I thought I would share it will all of you. It definitely speaks from the heart. Before I was a Mom I never tripped over toys or forgot words to a lullaby. I didn't worry whether or not my plants were pois... Read more
Have I Made Progress? Definitely Yes!
Wednesday, August 12, 2009      5 comments

Today we had visitors. Our grandsons were in town with their mom and other grandmother to visit family & friends. My son had to work and couldn't come. They came here Tuesday for lunch and the boys stayed the rest of the day and last night wi... Read more
Friends make Life So Much Better
Friday, August 07, 2009      8 comments

In the last several years, I have come along way in changing my attitude. There was a time when I was such a negative person. I thought that my life was the "pits" and nothing ever went right for me. I really don't know why I felt this way, b... Read more
Where Does My Inspiration Come From?
Tuesday, July 21, 2009      7 comments

When people ask me who inspired me growing up and who inspires me now, I don't hesitate for even a minute. It was and still is my "Grampa". Growing up I was always close to him. I spent a lot of time with him and my grandmother growing up.... Read more
stage 2
Tuesday, May 26, 2009      1 comments

Today I stat stage 2. I know that this will be harder stage to complete, because there will be more to learn and more to accomplish. The support I have gotten in stage 1 has been so important to my success. So I will start with portion contro... Read more
getting started
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      2 comments

I have created my Spark page and tracked my nutrition and fitness for the first day (05/12//09) and I feel so good about it. I know this is the start of a new adventure that will have a happy ending. I had tried so many other ways to lose thi... Read more