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Daughter almost all moved into her college apartment! ==8- {
Sunday, August 26, 2007      0 comments

I was good yesterday and did not cry at all or get sad. (Now how I do tonight when she leaves to drive back is another story!!) But then I think being busy kept the tears and sadness away. We came home last night so she could sleep in her bed on... Read more
Gave my MIL the frame at lunch today! She loves it!!
Friday, August 24, 2007      0 comments

What a relief! After almost 3 solid days spent scanning pictures from my old albums and then choosing the right pictures to fill 8MB of space on the digital frame was very difficult! But it was all worth it! She loves her frame and had the best ... Read more
Made the first heartrending trip to the college apartment!! : (
Thursday, August 23, 2007      0 comments

So we have now made the first trip with stuff to the college apartment. I did rather well!! Of course I think the fact that we left after midnight so we could be back by 6 this morning kind of made it difficult for the now truly exhausted mom to... Read more
Bummer!! Daughter starting to seriously pack for college!
Wednesday, August 22, 2007      2 comments

You know summer is almost over when the college students start moving into their home away from home! And it is no different in my house as we get ready for the BIG weekend. I am so dreading the inevitable but it needs to happen as she has been ... Read more
Scanning pictures almost completed; now to back to regular schedule!
Tuesday, August 21, 2007      0 comments

This is going to be so cool! I am almost done scanning the pictures for my MIL's digital frame! Which also means that my own digital frame will also be up and running shortly, except that I do not want as many pictures of extended relatives in m... Read more
Back to work, routines, and crying while scanning old pictures!!
Monday, August 20, 2007      0 comments

What a very busy next few days I have in store!! First, I get to go back to my normal routine for today, tomorrow, and Wednesday. Then I am off from work on Thursday and Friday to help my daughter pack her stuff and help with any final preparati... Read more
Back from vacation, I need another one already!!!
Sunday, August 19, 2007      1 comments

What a vacation we all had!! Let me start by saying I thoroughly enjoyed the time I spent with my children and my hunny!! And let me also say that Florida is REALLY hot in August! Of course we knew that before we started but you really have no c... Read more
Friday, August 10, 2007      2 comments

Finally!!!! So now that summer is almost over, I am finally taking my first vacation! Yesh! I canceled our first planned vacation this summer because my feet were hurting too badly from the miserable plantar fasciitis. I have seen a huge improve... Read more
Heat record broken where I live! Yeah??? 8-(
Thursday, August 09, 2007      2 comments

So I hear that Stafford County broke a record yesterday that could have stayed as far as I am concerned!! We broke 104! Add the humidity factor in and then temp is really hot! (Talk to me when we break a record for lowest alcohol related deaths!... Read more
Bought the Omron HJ112 pedometer!! Hoping it helps!!
Wednesday, August 08, 2007      1 comments

We are leaving for Orlando in a few days and I have been worried about my lack of self control when it comes to eating on vacation. I am especially good at rationalizing myself into the foods that will undo all my hard work. I can see it now: I ... Read more
Getting nervous about next electric bill!!
Tuesday, August 07, 2007      0 comments

So this summer is turning into one of the hottest summers this native Virginian/Washingtonian can remember! Most days my air conditioner runs for a very long time, rests for a very short while, and then kicks back on for another long run! Thank ... Read more
Nooooooo! Daughter moving back to college soon! Boo hoo!
Monday, August 06, 2007      0 comments

It is starting to hit me that in a few short weeks my oldest baby will be moving into her apartment near campus!! I have so enjoyed having her at home this summer and now it going to be over soon! I miss her so much when she is away and now this... Read more
Had introductory tour/training demo at our new gym
Sunday, August 05, 2007      0 comments

They recently opened a Powerhouse Gym and Fitness Center almost walking distance from my house. (Convenient!! Nothing else is anywhere near this close!! And just 2 traffic lights to get there!) So the head trainer gave me and my hunny a nice tou... Read more
Knocked out 2 miles on elliptical
Saturday, August 04, 2007      1 comments

It is with a feeling of real accomplishment that I write this blog! When I first bought my elliptical several months ago, it was a real challenge just to go for 30 minutes. But I have been working out a whole lot more ever since I changed jobs a... Read more
3 personal challenges that I am starting
Friday, August 03, 2007      2 comments

It has been really nice this past month or so since I started at my transfer. I have been getting home at normal hours and enjoying life at a normal pace. But now I need to reset my body clock in a few areas. The worst is that I got accustomed t... Read more

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