Life interrupted
Friday, November 05, 2010      25 comments

What happens when you take someone who likes ROUTINE and everything to be PLANNED out carefully and you throw them into chaos? Well, I'm about to find out. This week has been a whirlwind. DH and I came home from the hospital to find our hou... Read more
A heartfelt thank you!
Saturday, October 30, 2010      25 comments

Dear Spark friends, One of my friends here suggested I just thank everyone in blog because my time on the internet is limited while we are still in the hospital. I usually like to visit you all...it's like popping in for a little chat and I... Read more
Lessons I learned in the hospital
Friday, October 29, 2010      28 comments

24 years ago my husband and I were expecting our first child. It had taken us a few years to conceive, we actually were quite concerned we couldn't for awhile, so we anticipated this child with a lot of excitement and joy. We chose not to know t... Read more
Being my own success story
Saturday, October 23, 2010      34 comments

When I came to SP close to 2 years ago I was pretty much at the bottom of my barrel. I've had people tell me I shouldn't look back, but I need to every now and again. I was pretty much a mess when I got here. 37 years of dieting had taken its ... Read more
Ms. Crankypants
Friday, October 22, 2010      16 comments

So, I have officially lost all humor when it comes to my life today. I spent this morning Making lunches for DH and I. And breakfast. Running to the H.S. to drop off... Read more
Is it the weekend yet?
Thursday, October 21, 2010      10 comments

Thanks to all who posted on my vacation blog! I'll get back to you as soon as I can. This is how today's going in my world...how about yours?... Read more
The ups and downs of vacation...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010      18 comments

So, I have been home a couple days now. Finally over some jet lag and getting back into work. The vacation: 10 days of lovely, relaxing bliss. Spent a lot of time just sitting watching the scenery go by, listening to the waves and the wind.... Read more
Making an Investment in ME!
Thursday, October 07, 2010      25 comments

My Sparkfriends know my DH is facing long term recovery surgery in a couple weeks. When we were visiting his Neurosurgeon he told us that this surgery is an enormous investment and that we had to do everything the way they recommended to give hi... Read more
Love it when a PLAN comes together!
Monday, October 04, 2010      17 comments

So I am ramping up to vacation. I leave on Saturday and will be gone about 11 days, without internet to speak of. With DH being in poor health and getting ready for surgery it seems a terrible time to leave, but he has insisted I go on this long... Read more
Stop Whining. And get to work!
Thursday, September 30, 2010      16 comments

Well the President may have been saying this to his colleagues in Washington the other day but when I heard it....well between this little gem and NATF's blog on Motivation (so overwhelmed by that one I couldn't even respond!...if you have not r... Read more
Yellowstone and Enjoying a healthier me (LONG!)
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      18 comments

Sorry...this is LONG!!!! We left early Saturday morning and drove north to Yellowstone. The leaves are in full color and it was a lovely early morning drive. The only difficult part was trying to navigate through Jackson Hole on a Saturday... Read more
A little less spark= a little less me
Monday, September 20, 2010      23 comments

Life does take its own turns sometimes. I recall last year at this time I was finding out I had an issue and going in for surgery, which sidelined me for most of October. It seems October is not to be my month. Last week I had to travel for... Read more
Quick Post-Mountain visit
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      22 comments

Am truly on the road but wanted to share a couple pics from our lovely Sunday. Yes, instead of staying home and doing home projects/cleaning as I should have....we went up in the mountains again (about 30 minutes from where we live) and hiked ar... Read more
Mental and Physical Challenges
Saturday, September 11, 2010      18 comments

This is kind of all over the place without direction but here goes: Thanks to all who posted on my exercise blog (and fashion show before that!) I really do know that I am not comfortable NOT exercising, because I just feel so darn good doi... Read more
What to do about exercise...
Thursday, September 09, 2010      18 comments

I am happy to report I truly feel I am BACK! What a relief after months of ho hum effort on my part (and 10 pounds back on me) and watching the scale go up instead of down most of the time.....it feels SO good to be back on track. Staying on my ... Read more

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