NIMMYT's Blogs

journey back to spark
Sunday, June 12, 2011      4 comments

Gosh. I haven't been on this website since last August. That's almost a year. It hasn't been good. What happened: Sept & Oct - in and out of the hospital with my Dad for days at a time. Mid Oct - stress of it all too much for my Mom. Sh... Read more
About 100 names to memorize
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      1 comments

I have 100 new names to memorize in the next day or two. It was a good start today. I had all my meals planned and packaged. It worked well. I did my day 2 of week 5...ran 8 minutes then walked 5, ran 8 walk 5. Five weeks ago, I wou... Read more
50 things about me survey
Saturday, August 21, 2010      4 comments

Copy and paste and fill it out on your own blog. 1. What time did you get up this morning? 6:00 am. Hit the snooze for another 15 min. Had to get to school to setup my classroom. Woke up 4 of my 5 kids before I left so they could get re... Read more
Week 4 of C25K is done! Whoohoo...did it..did it...Wow!
Thursday, August 19, 2010      2 comments

I am having a hard time juggling things this week: helping my dad after his lung transplant, getting my kids to soccer practice, getting my classroom & lessons ready, getting my kids to meet the teacher night....ugh.... I haven't been grea... Read more
Rainbows; no water; I'm gonna make it!!!!!
Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

First, let me just thank all my SP's for the encouragement and prayers. I just login to get "lifted up" by my SPers. Today my Mom wanted us to get to the hospital by 8:30am because they were going to discharge my Dad. I saw a rainbow on ... Read more
Bad stuff first, then the good stuff
Friday, August 13, 2010      4 comments

I stayed in my calories today but I didn't get my 5 servings of fruits/veggies. I was very stressed.... Dad is being discharged tomorrow after his double lung transplant and I'm worried about his homecare of his wounds. My aunt flew ... Read more
Out of ICU; negative drag-me-down talk
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      4 comments

Thank you for the prayers! My Dad was moved out of ICU yesterday afternoon. He just needs to get stronger with his new lungs. We're going up to the hospital every afternoon. I'm trying to keep up with my exercise. Did my C25K today.... Read more
ER, lung transplant, heart attack, oh my
Sunday, August 08, 2010      6 comments

It has been quite a weekend. After I had finished one hour of walking, I got a call to take my Dad to the ER. Showered and dressed in 9 minutes and raced off to my parents' home. We got to the ER. They ran some tests and sent him ... Read more
Ran C25K instead of being a couch potato
Friday, August 06, 2010      2 comments

Wednesday night my two teenage daughters, me, their friends, and their moms drove to visit 2 colleges in the Austin area - St. Edwards and Southwestern. We got back late last night. I was good and watched my cals and even used the hotel's ... Read more
What's 30 day shred?
Monday, August 02, 2010      2 comments

I've seen it here and there. Have no idea what it is. What is the 30 day shred?... Read more
Did you read this Binge-buster?
Sunday, August 01, 2010      2 comments

Amazing... read what one of the Sparksters wrote on Binge-busters
ad.asp?board=2706x1323x32301836 I read the Binge-busters and felt like these were good coping str... Read more
C25K W1D3 Yeah!
Saturday, July 31, 2010      2 comments

Did my third day of week 1 of Couch 2 5K. It wasn't to bad today. The music helps get through it. And boy do I feel good about myself afterwards. I even walked for an hour after the C25K part. Yeah!!!!!!! I'm thinking about wearing... Read more
2nd day of C25K was hard!
Thursday, July 29, 2010      3 comments

Today was week 1 day 2. It was a lot harder than the first day. My calves/hamstrings ached a little when I ran. The sun was in full form today. Hot! Hot! But, I did it and even walked a half hour right after.... Read more
Couch to 5K 1st day; I did it; Yahooooooo!
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      3 comments

Oooh Baby I was a sight to see this morning.... Nike dri capris (to prevent emoticon from rubbing), bra & spo... Read more
College Sticker Price Shock
Sunday, July 25, 2010      6 comments

I feel like I've been hit by a very large truck. Nah...I've spent the last week looking at the full cost of the colleges my oldest child wants to apply to this year. We've always talked up "top tier" colleges since she was little. I had... Read more

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