Same stuff, different year....
Friday, June 24, 2011      0 comments

The last two years have gone like this: Winter=eat with no regard to health Spring/summer=lose about 20 pounds Winter=eat Spring/summer=lose I had convinced myself that this was the "normal" way my body works. Apparently in the wi... Read more
Cheating in a good way (for me, anyhow).
Saturday, April 10, 2010      4 comments

Still Sparking, just kind of slowly....things are so hectic at my house--things I'm excited about....DH got a JOB!!!! But it has been a stressful transition for him, and also for our household, as we all adapt to him not being available when we... Read more
What if nobody hires me?
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      6 comments

I've been sitting here wallowing in self-pity. I don't know what I want to do "when I grow up". Lots of jobs sound like "fun". But I've applied for at least 20 positions since I found out I was going to be laid off, and I haven't gotten even ... Read more
What to do, what to do.....
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

I mentioned I will be "laid off" soon. Today our company alluded to some "closedto the public" jobs that I and my fellow "laid off" workers would have "first dibs" on. Of course, we would have to apply, but there would be a possibility of stay... Read more
Where I've been
Monday, January 04, 2010      3 comments

I guess I kind of dropped off the face of the earth there, for a while....what happened mom got very sick, psychotic. And I kept bringing her to doctors and they kept changing her medications, and things just got worse and worse. And... Read more
Really pathetic.
Friday, September 18, 2009      4 comments

(you don't have to tell me it's pathetic--I know it is--luckily it doesn't happen every day) Um.... I'm hungry. Already used up my daily allotment of calories, plus about 50 extras. Did I mention I'm hungry? I'm working.... Read more
Awwright, here I go.....making myself accountable!
Thursday, September 10, 2009      3 comments

Did you know my full-time job has walking paths? Did you know I haven't used them all year? Well, my goal for tonite is to give them a try. I'm telling you because if I don't, I might just become "too busy" to go. Got my pe... Read more
Feeling calmer today
Friday, August 28, 2009      1 comments

I don't know what the heck!!!! I've been so off-the-charts emotional lately.....and mostly it's been "crabby" with a little "unreasonable" and some "teary-eyed" thrown in. Yikes!!!! At least DH moves faster when I'm crabby :-) I don't th... Read more
One of those days.....
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      2 comments

DD has a friend. That's good news, for sure. She usually doesn't keep friends long. So the fact that she has kept a friend all summer is excellent. DH and I like her friend, too. She's a very nice girl. And quiet. The problem, I g... Read more
Today I am.....
Sunday, August 23, 2009      4 comments

lighter/thinner than I was when DH started to get sick. lighter/thinner than I was when I stopped Sparking last Fall. more optimistic than I was last year. more worried than ever about the possibility of never having or adopting a... Read more
Things have been crazy, but in a good way....
Thursday, August 20, 2009      3 comments

Sorry I haven't been around too much lately, it seems like something has just been sucking all my energy away, and I don't know what the heck has been going on! DH "forgot" to take his meds for 2 or 3 days, so he became rather unstable and ... Read more
The stress never stops, it just gets different!
Friday, July 31, 2009      4 comments

Well, my mom is back in her apartment, and doing better than I had hoped she would. She's still nowhere near where she was two months ago, but I guess this is the way things are going to be.....a "plateau", and then some kind of medical issue, ... Read more
Thursday, July 16, 2009      8 comments

This past week, my mom has been slowly regaining her faculties. She's still paranoid, saying things like "those people in the hallway are all against me", but she is talking in sentences and mostly making sense. The therapists brought her to h... Read more
The first person to notice....
Thursday, July 09, 2009      8 comments

I was visiting my mom in the nursing home. "Hi there, good to see you!!!! You've lost some weight, haven't you?" Me: Well, maybe a little.... "No, you've lost more than a little, you're looking GOOD!" LOL. It was one of th... Read more
Whoa!!! Rebound!!!!
Sunday, July 05, 2009      3 comments

Nope, it's not a relationship problem at all....or maybe it is, LOL.... I still love my DH and don't plan on seeing anyone else :-) But....junk food, that's a whole 'nother ball game!!!! My mom has been sick for almost a month now. It's be... Read more

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