Five positive things
Sunday, January 29, 2012      6 comments

It's been an interesting, hectic, productive weekend. Here are a few highlights: This first one is a long one, but is a positive that came out of a worrisome thing ... 1. I totally freaked out over daughter's rash, but on closer ins... Read more
Five positive things
Saturday, January 28, 2012      3 comments

Here are my five at 7:44 a.m. I pray many more are to come this day!! Praying the same for all of you, sparkers. Share something positive with me from your day in the comments. I'd love to hear from you. :) 1. Sleeping in bed with my hu... Read more
Five positive things
Friday, January 27, 2012      4 comments

I'm feeling a little down, but here goes with the positives: 1. Productive work day 2. Husband stayed for dinner with family (although he's darting out to the gym now and we'll miss a chance to converse later) ... Read more
Doing something for me
Thursday, January 26, 2012      4 comments

I am extremely overwhelmed with work and family responsibilities right now, and my first urge is to hide away in the study and work until I've feel I've made enough progress to exhale. Instead, I'm here on Sparkpeople and I'm exercising on ... Read more
Me and my glasses
Saturday, January 14, 2012      5 comments

Me and my glasses stepped on the scale. We're down nearly 8 lbs since Christmas break. Yahoo! Speaking of glasses, I've been thinking a lot about the lenses through which we view our lives. I had lunch with a new friend this week. And t... Read more
Five positive things
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      6 comments

Well, this is my theme this week, I suppose. Five positive things a day. It's been a hard week and it's only Wednesday, but here are bright spots to share so far: 1. Stayed up late talking with hubby and got a fabulous foot massage. :) ... Read more
Another five positive things
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      2 comments

Morning prayers Morning sunlight Goodbye kisses from kids and hubby Good parking spot Ice water after my single cup of decaf... Read more
Five positive things
Monday, January 09, 2012      2 comments

Am forcing myself to jot down five positive things, cause my heart isn't in it right now. I'm having trouble sleeping and that always unnerves me. But perhaps recalling some of the bright spots today will set me to calming down and catching som... Read more
Bonus benefits of exercise
Saturday, January 07, 2012      2 comments

Hey, all. So I know we all love the calorie burning and leaner bods we're building. But what about those side benefits that surprise us? Or that we've come to love? Tell about the side benefits you enjoy from working out. I have had a th... Read more
For all the multi-tasking, overachieving women out there
Wednesday, January 04, 2012      5 comments

It's okay to do one thing at a time. I need to hear this as much as any of my beautiful Sparkpeople peers who are always going, doing, achieving, taking care of others - while letting our own needs slip to the background. This is the year ... Read more
New year, new things to look forward to
Sunday, January 01, 2012      2 comments

I've had a very rejuvenating Christmas break. Partly, I must admit becuse its been free of drama between me and hubby. Because I've been out of town with the kids visiting my parents. I also fit in - thanks to my folks - a three-night re... Read more
Four people in a queen bed does not work
Friday, December 23, 2011      4 comments

As part of my depression and anxiety, I struggle with insomnia. The medication I'm on helps me fall asleep easily, but I've been waking more and more often before I like to. Today, as a case in point. Son came in to join hubby, lil sister and... Read more
No more smokes
Thursday, December 22, 2011      5 comments

Tomorrow is my quit date. I feel strongly committed and hope for an easy transition as I've only been smoking 6 weeks. Here are my five good things for today: Early start to workday. Seeing a movie with friends later. Wrapping prese... Read more
I chose broccoli instead of fries
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      6 comments

I ordered broccoli instead of fries as a side, even though I wanted the fries! Granted, it was a burger platter, but every little bit counts, right? So I will count it as a victory - especially since fries are one of my biggest temptations! ... Read more
Five positive things
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      5 comments

Daughter is constantly talking about toosloss (Santa Claus). So adorable! Christmas shopping is almost done. Got highlights today and love the look! Had a sensible, well-portioned dinner. Hectic morning, but hubby and I pulled together t... Read more

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