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And I Still Miss Being Here
Tuesday, July 10, 2018      3 comments

Wow....lots of changes. What is it about decades that knock me out. Just turned 60 and I feel awful. Emotionally but physically as well. Been having trouble with both feet on and off for about two years but last summer forced me to seek help. ... Read more
Miss being here! And so much has happened.....
Saturday, January 14, 2017      2 comments

Not in order of importance by any means: emoticon Another move...this time my husband will commute and I'll j... Read more
Did Something I Rarely, Maybe Never Do
Thursday, December 17, 2015      3 comments

....and I'm feeling guilty. I usually try very hard to solve my own problems without running to an administrator. In fact, I can count on two or three fingers the times I have. I usually keep my mouth shut and try to work it out myself. But....t... Read more
Totally stupid
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      5 comments

Oh my gosh...what a time this has been. I don't know if you have ever had someone you loved and trusted more than life yourself go through a horrible change of situations...wait! I know many have been through that as I mentally scroll through th... Read more
So very need of support!
Saturday, January 05, 2013      14 comments

Not again.....another new job. This is a good thing it really is but I am so scared. And tired and resistant and just plain scared. As I have mentioned repeatedly it seems we move alot for my husband's work and that's great for the most part but... Read more
Happy New Year!
Friday, December 28, 2012      1 comments

Just wanted to wish everyone a very happy, healthy, and delightful holiday season. We are traveling and enjoying our time off. We started the holiday with family and are now cozied up in a cabin in the mountains of West Virginia. Going skiing t... Read more
Holiday Treating
Sunday, December 16, 2012      2 comments

Ok, just to get it down and out there. I have been eating too many treats! And I'm going to stop! So far, it hasn't resulted in any gains but I'm just not enjoying it. For example, last night we were gifted with Mrs. Field's Cookie Dough covered... Read more
But if you try, you get what you need....
Monday, September 03, 2012      4 comments

Just a little follow up. Ended up being offered the library position and after much soul searching decided to stay with the hospital. I wanted the challenge and new experience and felt like I should stay in something more aligned to my professio... Read more
You don't always get what you want.....
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      5 comments

Feeling so mixed up and sad and anxious. We moved here six months ago and I have been working to get a full time teaching position. I had a few interviews and felt confident about one in particular and was offered instead a long term sub positio... Read more
Discovering Zumba!
Thursday, June 07, 2012      5 comments

Wow! I've been bit big time! When I got back to the states in August I rejoined the YMCA and decided to give Zumba a try. I failed miserably. I went to a few classes but was so frustrated and embarassed that I stopped going. My schedule changed ... Read more
When the smoke clears
Sunday, October 16, 2011      4 comments

This has been ruling my life since I got back....I keep telling myself that when the smoke clears I'll call friends, better organize my life, have a healthier diet, make plans for the future....and what I am finding is the smoke continues to shr... Read more
Classic Stupid Behavior
Saturday, April 16, 2011      5 comments

Classic stupid behavior I am engaging in. I have had small fluctuations in my weight since November. When I really work at it it comes down a little but I am is still steadily a half kilo above what I want to be. I had a really big fluctuation w... Read more
Tuesday, March 29, 2011      4 comments

I don’t want to lose so many things. I came to Brazil for many reasons but one was to change some life long habits. The biggest was this self concept that I wasn’t good enough, smart enough, pretty enough, talented enough, fertile enough, and th... Read more
Easter Baskets and Falling Leaves
Wednesday, March 23, 2011      6 comments

One of the hardest adjustments that I've had to make while living here in Brazil is the unlearning of basic tenets that have been truths for me literally as long as I can remember. How to tell time, how to write the date, and what the seasons... Read more
Happy Saint Patrick's Day!
Thursday, March 17, 2011      6 comments

Instead of watching "Darby O Gil and the Little People" we are watching the Halloween specials on tv. We're not drinking green beer, just sticking to caipirinhas this weekend. Not going to the in-laws big Irish blow out on Saturday - instead goi... Read more

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