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Through the rain...
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      2 comments

Today was challenging... At 4am a bad thunderstorm came through and it was still storming when it was time to get up. We left for work at 6:30am and f... Read more
Parenting is not for Sissies...
Sunday, March 06, 2016      4 comments

My kids are both adults now, but both still live at home. In my house, the rule is that you have to be a full time student or have a full time job to stay here, and you have to be responsible for your own bills. So on our way home from church ... Read more
Important milestone...
Saturday, March 05, 2016      4 comments

On February 9th I did something I had never done before... I weighed in at the doctor's office over 300lb (315lb to be exact). This was not an achieve... Read more
Music is good for the soul...
Thursday, March 03, 2016      2 comments

Tonight was my son's college concert with his college band. He plays 2nd chair trombone and has amazing natural talent. You would think he spends hou... Read more
I survived Sumo's...
Wednesday, March 02, 2016      6 comments

My husband wanted Japanese food last night. I was worried because I have only been to safer places that I could eat a major salad type dish. I am a bit of a picky eater, so when we are talking about Chinese, Japanese or Vietnamese food, I usua... Read more
Saying goodbye sucks...
Tuesday, March 01, 2016      6 comments

About 6-7yrs ago we started seeing a beautiful German Shepherd on our land. We didn't know our neighbors well, but we had seen them out in their yard ... Read more
A chapter is closing...
Monday, February 29, 2016      3 comments

The shelter I volunteer for will be closing soon. As much as I know this is a good thing for the animals because they will be getting a new, state of the art shelter, I'm still sad that this place that I have put so much of my heart and soul in... Read more
All in a Shelter Day...
Saturday, February 27, 2016      6 comments

This little guy is Peter...he is a 7mth old yellow lab-x that had come into the shelter as a stray. His family knew he was there, but they never showed... Read more
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent...
Friday, February 26, 2016      4 comments

No truer words have ever been spoken. Today my daughter was the victim of a workplace bully. She called me sobbing because this person degraded her a... Read more
4 years and counting...
Thursday, February 25, 2016      2 comments

I know this is supposed to be a weight loss blog, but today is special, and I always write about what is on my heart. 4 years ago today my whole world... Read more
I think I am getting sick :(
Wednesday, February 24, 2016      2 comments

My husband has been sick this week and is really feeling rough. My kids are all having runny noses, coughing , and itchy eyes at school. Today, I feel l... Read more
Sometimes you just have to keep moving...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016      4 comments

On January 30th I was bending at the waist slightly and I felt every muscle in my back seize up. I started taking muscle relaxers, put heating pads on... Read more
Lifestyle changes aren't easy....
Monday, February 22, 2016      3 comments

This is my son and he is almost 21yr old. Around a year ago, he decided that for his health, he would go vegetarian. He did some research and at firs... Read more
Company on my walk today...
Monday, February 22, 2016      7 comments

This afternoon after I brought home the groceries, my kids and I with Pop Pop went for a walk. The difference today was that we had company...today my... Read more

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