A Chuckle For Primary Teachers
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      3 comments

Our 2nd grade teacher said that some of the students were complaining that something smelled during their spelling test. So she walked over to the area and there was one of her students with a bottle of nail polish open and she was sitting ther... Read more
Today is the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael.
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      3 comments

This is from Archangels are believed to be messengers of God sent to direct, guide, defend, and protect us. Only the three we reverently remember on this feast day – Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael -- are named in the Old as ... Read more
I Love October
Monday, September 28, 2009      5 comments

October is my favorite month. I live in Phoenix now and we don't get the change of seasons that I experienced in the midwest. I really miss the leaves turning and falling! We can drive up north to see leaves changing colors but we don't a... Read more
A Blessing Just For You!
Sunday, September 27, 2009      3 comments

A Benediction As you go on your way may God go with you. May He go before you to show you the way. May he go behind you to encourage you. Beside you to befriend you. Above you to watch over you. And within... Read more
I Went to Church and I Feel Better
Saturday, September 26, 2009      1 comments

My dear SparkFriends who left me supportive messages helped me feel better. God works in wondrous ways. I went to church Mass... and that helps, too. The readings were very interesting and thoughtprovoking. Here... Read more
I Feel Like Crying...What If I Turn To Food!!!
Friday, September 25, 2009      7 comments

Today two things happened that make me almost want to cry. I'm not going to get into it here on a blog. But I feel like crying. I haven't yet. But I feel like it. I don't feel like gorging myself at the moment but I'm afraid if ... Read more
A Joke: Mother's Brownie Recipe
Thursday, September 24, 2009      3 comments

Mother's Brownie Recipe: Remove teddy bear from oven and tell your child, "No, No." Preheat oven to 375 F. Melt 1 cup margarine in saucepan. Add margarine to 2 cups of sugar. Take shortening can away from child and clean cu... Read more
All Saints' Day
Wednesday, September 23, 2009      5 comments

The picture above are my students from a previous year as saints. After Mass we get a group photo by our Mary statue. I just finished researching saints for my students... Read more
Don't Want to Exercise But Once I Start...
Tuesday, September 22, 2009      5 comments

I am going to go exercise. Sometimes I don't want to exercise. But once I start I begin to enjoy it in a way or I want to challenge myself to keep going. I will never be able to walk as fast as my sisters, sister-in-law, or best frien... Read more
Claim Jumper French Fries
Monday, September 21, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday my son talked me into going to Claim Jumper after a $5.00 morning movie at AMC. It was lunch time when we got out of the movie. I had eaten a serving a almonds during the movie so it wasn't that I was especially hungry. It was more ... Read more
I Said No To That Doughnut!
Saturday, September 19, 2009      12 comments

Today I had an oil change and routine maintenance appt. for my vehicle. I knew there would be doughnuts and I figured I wouldn't be able to resist so I planned to eat one and track it, bad food choice and all. I went into the building and ... Read more
I Had a Good Week!
Friday, September 18, 2009      4 comments

I feel like I had a good week. I have been eating only at meal times. Sometimes a well chosen snack. I have been diligent about my exercise. I hope to continue this into next week. Good luck to all of you SparkPeople reading this blog... Read more
Brain Chemistry Altered By Eating Sugar, Fat, and Salt
Thursday, September 17, 2009      5 comments

There is a Spark People blog today about Dr. David Kessler, the former commissioner of the U.S. Drug and Food Administration. When restaurants wouldn't be upfront about the nutritional contents of the foods they were serving he would go dumpste... Read more
Help! The Halloween Candy is Here!
Wednesday, September 16, 2009      9 comments

So far I am doing really well as I steer my way through the grocery store aisles. I don't know about the rest of the country but Arizona already has Halloween aisles set up in the grocery stores. (except Sprouts). I used to buy those 10... Read more
I lost Another Pound!
Tuesday, September 15, 2009      2 comments

I've been exercising like crazy. And trying to eat well although Sunday we went to In and Out burger. I got the burger with no cheese and no grilled onions so that helps a little. I don't go out to eat much but Sat. we went to Olive Garde... Read more

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