Life "Sucks", and then you "Live"
Wednesday, November 12, 2014      12 comments

Some days are very "low" on my "awesome" scale! If I am out of bed for about 10 minutes and have already dropped my cup of coffee into the kitty litter that I was about to change, I know that it will be a less than perfect day! Some days are... Read more
The "gift", and the "price"
Monday, November 10, 2014      16 comments

This last year I am sure that many of you thought I was abducted by aliens, or dropped off the planet, but this fatrockstar is still very much alive, and after about a year, finally "well." I was the "victim " of a cruel twist of fate, which me... Read more
The fabulous "Lot" sisters
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      17 comments

In a kingdom, far away, lived a girl. She had a quiet, ordinary life by most standards. One day, when she was having a particularly bad day, she became familiar with some characters I like to call the Lot sisters. There is Mona ,who likes to ... Read more
"Down", but not "Done"
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      15 comments

I was trying to get myself in a healthier "place" a couple of monthes ago, and signed up for some "free" tests. The bone density test I came through with flying colors. The mammagram was my first, and although I had always been careful to d... Read more
The recipe for happiness
Thursday, August 29, 2013      13 comments

There is something that you should all know about me if you don't. I love to cook! I am very passionate about it! My mom, who broke her back in a car accident on Christmas eve is also the "best"cook I know! So, at the site of this horrible ... Read more
'i'm back in the saddle again!:
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      21 comments

Well, spark friends; it;s been a long, long, time. I see my last blog was on October 13th of last year. Since then, I have 1)had my dad die after a horrible time of trying t o find out what was going on 2)have my mom get in a car accident whi... Read more
The luckiest girl alive.........
Saturday, October 13, 2012      26 comments

I am so thankful for all of the fantastic things that have come my way! I have been away from spark people for quite some time, and it gave me time to do some heavy thinking! The wolf has "been at my door" as much as everybody elses, and it is... Read more
Time also flies when you're not having fun!
Sunday, November 20, 2011      19 comments

I have been so incredibly busy lately, and unfortunately, it is not because I won the lottery or managed to get my own talk show! lol! Most of my business comes from trying to meet deadlines for things, and come up with money for much needed th... Read more
"Indian Summer", rocks!.........
Sunday, October 23, 2011      10 comments

Today was the second day which the weather was in the high 50's or 60's, and I have been enjoying it! I got outside and worked on finishing painting my porch- I hope for another warm day next week that I can get all of the Christmas lights out... Read more
Happiness is "getting over being sick!"
Monday, October 17, 2011      16 comments

Today was the first day since getting wiped out by the flu on Wednesday, that my stomach is back to normal! It's funny how easy it is to take for granted the good health that we have most of the time! I am just happy to be able to eat somethin... Read more
Being "sick" sucks!..........
Thursday, October 13, 2011      23 comments

I worked overnight Tuesday night, and felt fine, but toward morning became very nauseated and sick! I started throwing up about 1/2 hour before leaving work, and luckily did not have any patients that I needed to spend time with before my shift... Read more
The incredible "nose" story.........
Friday, September 30, 2011      17 comments

Last Saturday night, we did a karaoke booking at "The Rut", a local bar here in not-so-scenic Cedar Rapids! It was a rockin night, and we had a fantastic time! After going to bed that night, the power went out at about 3:30 am and the small he... Read more
You say "tomato"........
Friday, September 30, 2011      8 comments

I am sorry to have been MIA for the past week-it has been a series of events and misadventures! The title of this blog is because I am so sick of this economy, sooooooo sick of all of the blaming and excuses, and soooooo sick of going one-foot ... Read more
"t's Little Ol Me, Underdog..".........
Friday, September 02, 2011      20 comments

Never misjudge the "size of the dog in the fight", or the size of the "fight in the dog!" Case in point, my dog Petey! He is 19 lbs of fire, and he plays with all of the big dogs at doggy daycare! It has never occurred to him that just becaus... Read more
To the pessimist, life is a "four-letter word!".........
Monday, August 29, 2011      19 comments

That is very true, to a person who wants to always see the dark side of the cloud, life can be very intimidating! It's kind of like the people we all know, who never see the good in anything! These life-rejects are never happy unless they can ... Read more

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