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459 days of spinning the sparkpoints wheel
Monday, June 18, 2012      3 comments

WOW! I'm not sure I have ever done anything this consistently. I am proud of myself for remembering to log in every day. I hope to continue this and be able to post another blog at 500 days!... Read more
Stressful situation handled without food
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      3 comments

What a stress filled week this has been so far. My mom has been in the hospital since May 17 and they are looking to move her to a nursing home for rehab. She'll do well once she gets there, but the hospital is trying to shove her into a home ... Read more
Successful Race
Friday, June 01, 2012      8 comments

Last night was the Chase Corporate Challenge, and my goal was to run the 3.5 miles in less than 40 minutes. I DID IT! I came in at 39:41 and am so proud of myself. My quads are a little sore today, but that's nothing compared to the feeling o... Read more
Thursday May 31, 2012 - Race day
Thursday, May 31, 2012      2 comments

We're up, we're down. I sure wish things would work out as we want them to, rather than the way they are supposed to. Mom's having trouble keeping her oxygen levels up so they may have to put the breathing tube back in today. Just when I thou... Read more
Wednesday 5/30/12
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      3 comments

Tomorrow is race day, so I'm going to do an easy run tonight at the race site. It's right near work so I'll walk over there then run the course. I need to get out today for some fresh air, we took my co-worker to lunch for his birthday so no l... Read more
Monday May 21
Monday, May 21, 2012      6 comments

So much has happened over the last 4 days that I had to look at my phone to see what the date was! My mom had a stent put in on Thursday, and although the surgery was successful, she didn't do well with it. She's in the Surgical ICU and has a ... Read more
Thursday 5/17/12
Thursday, May 17, 2012      3 comments

Early day today. Have to pick up my parents at 6am to go to the hospital for my mom's stent procedure. Then I'm off to work for the day. I am going to go for a walk during lunch, not going to go to my WW meeting. I didn't get my walk in yest... Read more
Wednesday 5/16/12
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      1 comments

Today we buried my dad's friend. It was a weird experience, but we are better for being in this world and this weird situation I'm sure. Tomorrow my mom goes in for outpatient surgery, she is having the 2nd stent put into her heart after... Read more
Weird weekend and events
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      1 comments

I posted on Thursday morning and haven't been back to post since. Lots of weird things happened this weekend family wise. My Dad's friend passed away on Thursday, and I have been helping him with the arrangements. My Mom has to have another s... Read more
Thursday 5/10/12
Thursday, May 10, 2012      3 comments

Woo Hoo it's Thursday, and my Friday at work. I am very excited to have a long weekend again this week. I was thinking about taking Monday off too, but have too many meetings to do that :( My run was good yesterday, and I'm getting ready ... Read more
Wednesday 5/9/12
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      3 comments

Woo Hoo it's Wednesday! That means after today there's only 2 more days til the weekend. I'm only working 4 days this week, so that means only one more day til the weekend after today for me. I have lots to do though, I have company coming in... Read more
Tuesday 5/8/12
Tuesday, May 08, 2012      4 comments

Today is my brother in law's 50th birthday. Not significant in the world as a whole, but very significant in my life. You see, he's only 3 months and two days older than I am, and turning 50 scares the heck out of me. I have so many things I ... Read more
Monday 5/7/12
Monday, May 07, 2012      2 comments

It's Monday, and I had a busy but good weekend. Instead of my granddaughter being here for 6 hours on Saturday, she was here for a lot longer. Her daddy was sick this weekend and didn't want her to get sick, so we kept her from Saturday mornin... Read more
What a week
Saturday, May 05, 2012      7 comments

What a week this has been. My mom finally came home from the hospital yesterday which is wonderful. It's amazing how much having to go to the hospital after work every day disupts my routine. The only thing that really suffered was my after w... Read more
MyMotivation 4/30/12
Monday, April 30, 2012      3 comments

Yesterday was an odd day. Hubby and I did a bunch of errands and then I received a phone call telling me that my mom wasn't feeling well. I called and spoke with my mom, who insisted she was fine (even though she was having chest pains). Sinc... Read more

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