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A tiny hand in mine
Saturday, September 13, 2014      15 comments

Yesterday I was having a bad day. I was annoyed with my family and was taking it out on the little boy that I watch. He's 2 and a half - I've been with him since he was 9 months. He adores me & I him. But, he's at that age... the terrible 2s... Read more
Saturday morning musings
Saturday, September 06, 2014      16 comments

We are heading off to have breakfast with my dad & his wife shortly. They have a small cabin here in the Poconos that they visit on occasion but I love it when they come b/c my son adores his grampy. They play tennis together, listen to music ... Read more
Thankful for FITBIT, friends & old funny photos
Sunday, August 31, 2014      12 comments

Okay, so I was getting ready to do a serious blog about my Fitbit & was looking at pics I had saved with nice motivational sayings... and found this picture. Oh Lordy, was that really ME? ... Read more
"Whereever I may roam... on land, or sea or foam
Thursday, August 28, 2014      15 comments

you'll always find me singing this song, show me the way to go home" Well, the lyrics may be a tad bit wrong - it's been a LONG time since I sang that song :) But, I am home. I always LOVE getting home after a vacation. Going away is fab... Read more
Beauty & the Beach
Sunday, August 24, 2014      15 comments

Yes, I am officially on vacation & it feels great! Yesterday was the 3 and a half hour drive - no traffic at all (it was wonderful!). The condo we get to use has 3 sets of steps... my knees are killing me :) But, it's all worth it. My steps ... Read more
Every day battles & the uphill climb
Thursday, August 14, 2014      16 comments

I get to go into work late today which is awesome b/c I was able to go for my early morning walk with my neighbor. We walked last night and as we were dragging ourselves up one of the steep hills I was thinking about how getting into a healthy... Read more
Sorry... feeling sorry for myself
Sunday, August 10, 2014      22 comments

I hate being down & I don't like to even talk much about it when I'm this way. But I'm sitting here with my morning shake and in such a fog that I thought maybe it would help to get it off my chest. Last week was an awesome week of working... Read more
6 a.m. walk...
Thursday, August 07, 2014      13 comments

I LOVE, simply adore, having days off! My job is awesome as I am a nanny & am helping to raise a beautiful 2 and a half yr old little boy who is being raised by his grandparents. This kid is awesome (and still naps - bonus for me!). Anyway, h... Read more
Saturday morning musings (ramblings?)
Saturday, August 02, 2014      12 comments

I love Saturdays - may be my favorite day of the week. I especially love not having an alarm go off to wake me up :) Granted, I'm waking up much earlier than I would prefer, but at least my body chose the time. So, I got up and did my fast m... Read more
Visiting the Range
Saturday, July 26, 2014      11 comments

I really needed to walk yesterday & it didn't get done. However, I spent some time with my 2 favorite guys watching them enjoy things that they are into. My 14 yr old daughter who is nothing like me as a teenager, is usually my companion.... Read more
50 pounds lighter and I've shaved 4 minutes off my miles...
Monday, July 21, 2014      14 comments

I've really done poorly with the weight loss lately. I had plateaued for so long that I got discouraged and started eating things I shouldn't eat. And each week it's my starting new & fresh.... Well, I did better today food wise but still no... Read more
Going to be rockin' tonight!
Saturday, July 19, 2014      8 comments

I'm taking my daughter and her friend to see Fall Out Boy tonight in Hershey, PA... that is the chocolate lovers place to be, but fortunately I won't be going into Chocolate World so there will be no temptation! I haven't blogged in a bit b... Read more
Be kinder than necessary
Wednesday, July 02, 2014      8 comments

I have this quote at the end of my emails: "Be kinder than necessary because everyone is fighting some kind of battle." Not sure who said that, but I love it. The past few days have been filled with so much hurt for others & it's getti... Read more
Thankfully it's a new day
Monday, June 23, 2014      10 comments

After months of plateauing I finally let the mind game get the best of me & I started cheating. I had been so faithful to the no sugar & no breads... very low carb diet for many months. Weight dropped off at the beginning and then the big stal... Read more
Arthritic knees and rain
Friday, June 13, 2014      6 comments

Well, my happy Saturday blog self took a turn for the worse on Tuesday! I was all psyched up again - getting my walks in - moved back up to 3 miles... and then the rain started. It has rained every single day this week.... and it has been cons... Read more

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