A little reality check
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      16 comments

Well when I wrote that last blog I said I had gained some of my lost weight back and made it sound recent. Today, after posting my first loss in a long while that I feel I earned....I went back through SP and really took a look at what happened.... Read more
An epiphany- and a generous heart
Monday, August 20, 2012      13 comments

I work with Adult Ed students. I am the coordinator so I oversee the program. When the teachers bring someone in to me who is frustrated and wants to quit- I end up having basically the same conversation with them. What happens is- they hav... Read more
Living with mental illness
Monday, August 13, 2012      26 comments

I have avoided this blog for a long time. Not because the mental illness in our home is a secret- my husband, who suffers from bipolar disorder, actually blogs about it in a blog called 'Sad, Manic and Awake". He tries to deal with what is happe... Read more
50 things...better than no blog at all.
Sunday, July 22, 2012      9 comments

I wouldn't be blogging at all...but I enjoy reading these from my friends so here are my answers: 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Only my middle name: Marie, was after my grandmother. 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Yesterda... Read more
Well, it was a weekend.
Sunday, June 24, 2012      15 comments

I have to say this weekend was just weird all the way around. Some good, some eh... Friday night my oldest son asked his girlfriend to marry him, and she said yes! It was a wonderful night and we all had trouble sleeping...all excited about... Read more
Post-trip blog and photos of vow renewal
Monday, June 18, 2012      27 comments

So I wish I could just put lovely landscape photos of Alaska here for you all to see. The trip was wonderful, relaxing, peaceful, rejuvenating, romantic...and lovely. Every single moment was perfect. We got along with our friends perfectly, too,... Read more
And she's off...
Sunday, June 03, 2012      19 comments

Heavenly vacation....he... Read more
Memorial Day
Monday, May 28, 2012      8 comments

I went to Utah and my mom and I visited my dad yesterday. When I pulled into the cemetery I was amazed by what I saw there. The place was full of people and flowers and fl... Read more
What I've learned in Spring Challenge
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      14 comments

For my BL team: I am supposed to post how the challenge went. I didn't gain. I suppose that is something. But I really would rather reflect on what I've learned. After all these years, I'm always learning something! ... Read more
30 years ago today
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      23 comments

30 years ago today I set my foot on a new path that has taken me to heights I never dreamed could be possible. To be married to my best friend, have his support and encouragement and unconditional love no matter how I often felt about myself, to... Read more
Dog days
Sunday, April 22, 2012      13 comments

When I was younger I endured a lot of stares, snickers and comments about my size. It had become such a part of my life, I grew to expect it. I braced myself for it. When I married my cute, blond, thin husband in 1982 it accelerated. California ... Read more
When I was a Kid
Friday, April 06, 2012      5 comments

(Borrowed from NATF via Deb) 1. My parents told me…I HAD to go to college 2. I wanted to grow up to be a…wanted to work with special needs people...and I sort of do. 3. I refused to eat…veggies of almost any kind. 4. My favor... Read more
Sitting in the Ashes
Monday, April 02, 2012      18 comments

Well, I haven't blogged in a long time. Haven't wanted to, really. I've been here. Doing okay (better than last year if that is saying anything-and I think it is) But I'm working through things, contemplating, therapy healing, whatever you w... Read more
Just for fun A-Z
Sunday, February 26, 2012      14 comments

For my friend Deb: A. Age: 53 B. Bed size: Queen C. Chore that you hate: Emptying the dishwasher D. Dogs: Arwyn-mix sheepdog and border collie E. Essential start to your day: hubby brings me a cup of hot tea every mornin... Read more
Final week of BL Challenge-and and open letter to my team
Thursday, February 16, 2012      18 comments

My goal at the beginning of this challenge was to turn the train around and begin going in the right direction. My listed goals were to not gain and to do 3 positive things a day for myself. I met those goals, and a loss accompanied it. First ti... Read more

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