How did my life turn out like this???
Sunday, April 03, 2011      4 comments

I am trying to find things in my life to be happy about as I try to get healthier. I love my children so they are my number one joy in life. I also like my job as an instructional assistant, although it is a VERY stressful job. My poodle who ... Read more
Getting moving again
Sunday, February 06, 2011      2 comments

Today I am finally starting to feel better after a week of severe headaches and RA pain. Last week derailed me for a few days and even though I managed to make it through work I was totally spent by the time I made it home and on a few days I h... Read more
Where is the time going?
Sunday, January 23, 2011      1 comments

It used to seem that the week would drag by so slowly and the weekend and holidays would seem to fly by way too fast. But lately I feel like most of my days are over before they have a chance to really begin. And with each day that passes I r... Read more
Working out the stiffness--1 pound down!!!
Saturday, January 22, 2011      2 comments

So stiff and achy this morning. It is one of those days that makes me feel like stayin gin bed all day and not moving. That is not what I will be doing though. I am going to get up and get moving to work out some of this stiffness. I know th... Read more
SOOOOO glad it's Friday
Friday, January 21, 2011      2 comments

I know that I shouldn't complain. I only had to work three days this week and we just had that long break for the holidays, but the last three days have totally worn me out. I have a busy day tomorrow but other than that I hope to squeeze in a... Read more
Back in the swing
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      0 comments

After being off work several days due to snow and holidays I'm headed back today and not looking forward to it. I like my job and I am thankful for it but being off so long makes it hard to go back. Hopefully the day will go quickly.... Read more
Lonely No More
Tuesday, January 18, 2011      2 comments

I am so tired of feeling lonely on this journey to a healthier me. I do receive support from other kind members here and I am very appreciative for that. However, I feel like I need all the support I can get right now with all the issues that ... Read more
Recovering from last night's amazing time
Sunday, January 16, 2011      2 comments

It's so hard to believe that my oldest daughter is now 16 years old. Last night was her party and if I do say so myself---it was AMAZING!!! She loved it and so did her friends. The light show was amazing and the music was outstanding. I was ... Read more
Two pounds down and soooo happy about it
Friday, January 14, 2011      4 comments

I was so excited this morning when I did my weigh-in. I have to admit that I haven't been doing my bery best this past week so I didn't really expect to see a change on the scale. I was very surprised to see that I am two pounds down. If I ca... Read more
YAY!!! Snow day
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      1 comments

Another day off work. The kids are happy and we are all safe and warm at home. Not to mention that Sasha (my poodle who thinks she's a baby) is elated. There is so much that I need to do today so I guess cleaning and laundry will be my exerci... Read more
Having a rough day with RA.
Sunday, January 09, 2011      2 comments

This disease is NOT going to beat me. I may be having a stiff and painful day with RA but I am going to get off of my butt and move around a little. So tired of this pain all the time but I am determinded to stay off of pain medication as long... Read more
day 2 on this new journey
Saturday, January 08, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday went pretty well. I ate better and added more water. I even managed to avoid all soda. Today will be a little tougher since it's the weekend and I have to break the habit of grazing all day. I am going to take it one hour at a time... Read more
After yesterdays trip to the doctor the times here to get serious
Friday, January 07, 2011      3 comments

Yestereday was a pretty scary day for me. I found out that all my pain is coming from rhumatoid arthritis. I also learned that there is an issue with my kidneys and bladder and I have tendonitis is my left wrist. Add that 2 the asthma and ref... Read more
Hope this team grows
Saturday, October 09, 2010      6 comments

I truely have a sincere desire to help others on their journey to be healthy and happy. I have a long way to go myself and I am hoping that this new team (Out of the rut in October) will give me that extra push too.... Read more
No more excuses--it's time to get serious
Friday, October 08, 2010      2 comments

I have made up my mind. I am sick and tired of feeling so ugly and being so fat. I hate trying to find clothes that fit that are in style. I am at 189 and I do not want to slip back into the 190s. I want to keep moving forward and be out of ... Read more

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