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starting slow
Saturday, March 15, 2014      6 comments

I didn't get in any cardio yet, but I ate SO much better today than I have in weeks. I counted and tracked everything, and while not exactly in my calorie range I was SOOOO close. Within 100 calories of where I wanted to be. I was 7 grams of fat... Read more
the sickness can go away now... and of course...venting
Thursday, March 13, 2014      2 comments

My youngest son has yet to go to school this week, he had a yucky cough all last week too. Now my oldest son is sick too. Then I now have the sniffles, sneezes, and a headache fairly regularly that requires 3 ibuprofen and 2 migraine meds to lea... Read more
Adding insult to injury
Tuesday, March 11, 2014      5 comments

I had a really bad day. Not foodwise but emotionally. About the only thing good about it was I didn't turn to food for comfort although I did feel a little pull to do it, I didn't. I did however cook a healthy dinner with all the food groups ... Read more
Friday, March 07, 2014      2 comments

So I've been out of town a lot lately taking care of my mom, her dogs, her house, just making sure she doesn't need anything. Well I am heading back up there on Monday and I find out today that she has plans for that weekend that she has been ni... Read more
Thursday, February 27, 2014      5 comments

To put it mildly it's been a rough couple of weeks. I worked a week of nights without one off then headed up north to stay with my sister and take care of my mom while she underwent a double mastectomy. I came home and right back to work I went,... Read more
Mom's doing great....
Saturday, February 22, 2014      4 comments

We left mom at the hospital tonight at about 8pm, we were with here for about 13 hours today which meant not walking a whole lot since we were in the room most of the time with her. She was in pretty good spirits and seemed to be ready to get so... Read more
It's getting closer..and a weigh in at WW
Wednesday, February 19, 2014      4 comments

First off anxiety is starting to set in about my mom's surgery...I'm sitting here on the verge of tears because I know I have to be strong for her and it's going to really freaking suck for her. I'm mostly worried because she lives alone now and... Read more
packing...running around....
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      4 comments

Leaving tomorrow to go take care of my mom while she undergoes a double mastectomy...I haven't had more than 5 hours of sleep in two weeks and I'm exhausted. I am so looking forward to sleeping in that hotel for a few nights despite the terrible... Read more
did i mention i don't like snow?
Monday, February 17, 2014      5 comments

more SNOW??? I'm done...winter can end NOW... Read more
still no word from the landlords
Sunday, February 16, 2014      4 comments

Rent was due the 10th...their house payment had to be paid by the phone calls, nothing. Not looking real promising...... Read more
Saturday, February 15, 2014      4 comments

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Valentines Day...
Friday, February 14, 2014      3 comments

So today for Valentine's day I got off work at 8 am came home and went to bed. I've never had to work 7 days in a row on thirds before with their being no break in sight. I have to take off after my last third to go up north to be with my mom fo... Read more
We have a date...
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      8 comments

My mom is finally going to have her surgery for her breast cancer. Part of me is relieved that it's finally going to happen and part of me is scared. A lot can go wrong and even though they told us that she won't need any additional treatment af... Read more
Scared and tired of being lied to
Monday, February 10, 2014      6 comments

So a couple of months ago we got some mail for my landlords and one of the kids opened it by mistake. We found out thanks to this piece of mail that they are a couple of house payments behind...scary since we've never missed a house payment and ... Read more
Back to work...
Wednesday, February 05, 2014      3 comments

last night I started the first of 5 midnights in a row...I'm tired, fighting off a nasty head cold and of course now I have a fat lip and the start of 3 cold sores which I NEVER get...not really liking how this week is shaping up.... Read more

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