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Taking Time To Heal...
Monday, August 11, 2014      15 comments

The past few months I have felt like I was in a rut. I finished my two running goals in May - the Philly Broad Street 10 miler and the Delaware Half Marathon, then abruptly stopped. I had toyed with training for a Marathon, even laminated a pl... Read more
The World Is Off It's Axel...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      14 comments

Trying really hard to stay positive... My brother is at Sloane Kettering today. His red blood count is so high that they have to take blood from him every week and a half so he doesn't get a blood clot. They thought it was leukemia but he... Read more
Oh Say Can You See...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      12 comments

I just returned from a 3 day boat trip to the Baltimore Harbor. My oldest son and his dog ended up coming with us. 3 adults and 2 dogs ... wasn't sure how this was going to go on a 30 foot boat!! We live on the Elk River in Maryland... Read more
Update On My Son's BF Mike...
Thursday, July 24, 2014      13 comments

Mike was told he isn't a candidate for the trial drug. He went for a second opinion and was told he probably will not live another year. Please keep him in your prayers. My son is pretty upset. I am really worried that he is headed ... Read more
When Is Enough, Enough?
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      14 comments

My grandmom will be 92 next month. Until last year, she lived in Florida by herself and drove. She went to church, shopped, was in 2 red-hat societies and went to the pool every day. Then she got heart surgery and everything changed. She... Read more
Update on my son's BF Mike...
Friday, July 18, 2014      9 comments

I took my son to see his BF, Mike, today. While my son was visiting. the Dr came in and told Mike he has 3 tumors in his bone marrow. The Doctor gave Mike two choices - another bone marrow transplant or a trial drug out of New York. Mike... Read more
Prayers Needed...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014      15 comments

Please pray for my son's BFF Mike who is fighting cancer. He is at Univ of Penn. He has had a 103/104 fever for one month. It's serious. Thank you!... Read more
I am seriously not making this stuff up...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014      17 comments

I know this is the internet, and I am starting to wonder if you guys are taking me seriously.... My son suffered (still sort of is) from anorexia, his BFF (age 26) is dying from cancer, my husband had prostrate cancer (I think we beat that)... Read more
What I Have Been Up To This Summer...
Monday, July 14, 2014      9 comments

I have been staying in my calorie range most days this summer. I started a salad/lunch streak about a month and a half ago. I eat a salad everyday for lunch. I pack one for work, and if I go out to a restaurant for lunch I order one. I am pi... Read more
How Does My Garden Grow?...
Sunday, July 13, 2014      15 comments

I am having a blast with my veggie garden this summer! I find it to be a great de-stressor. Last year it rained so much that it barely reaped anything! This year is going to be a whole different story. This is my tenth year with this parti... Read more
I am still here...
Sunday, June 22, 2014      15 comments

This is my first blog in June. May and the first part of June are busy times at my School. We hold 7 graduations in three days, and begin Summer Camp. On top of that, we had a major state inspection. We did very well, but it was very stressful... Read more
Half Way Through The Weekend...
Saturday, May 31, 2014      13 comments

My older son, Joe, took my hubby to Ocean City, MD Thursday thru Saturday for a Ravens gig. Raven players and cheer leaders show up periodically through the three days. My hubby and son saw the cheerleaders a lot but not the current football p... Read more
Salsa Dance Lessons - Too Cool!! (video blog)
Thursday, May 22, 2014      20 comments

Here is a video of what we have learned so far. Last night my husband and I had our third salsa lesson. It was so much fun! It was such a fast 45 minute class!! And full of laughs, serious tries and woohoos!! Our instructor is awesome,... Read more
The Delaware Half Marathon Mother's Day Gift...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014      20 comments

This Half Marathon was bittersweet for me. I was supposed to run it last year, and ended up having to defer because I was in California with my son who was deathly ill with anorexia. Two nights before this race, I read all of the blogs I wrote... Read more
Salsa Dancing Lessons -- Day One...
Thursday, May 08, 2014      14 comments

Not sure how many of you have access to Groupon, but it worked out to be a great resource for Salsa Dancing Lessons. I had a $10. coupon so I ended up paying $29. per person for 8 lessons each! It also included a Dance Social! So, last nig... Read more

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