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Too much DDR2 is bad for my knee!!!
Monday, December 29, 2008      1 comments

For Christmas my MIL gave me some Wii games, as I had put on my wishlist. Among them was DDR2. I had fun playing it and found that I belong more in the practice section than in the games section; but no matter. Every calorie burned off according... Read more
Can you keep a secret????
Tuesday, December 23, 2008      7 comments

My son, who just 1 year ago yesterday had come home from juvenile detention, seems to be growing up. His grades are the best they have ever been. He is talking about going to college in the fall to study engineering. And he wants his girlfriend ... Read more
My decision! No gun was pointed at my head!
Friday, December 19, 2008      5 comments

Yesterday at a meeting, one of the gentlemen that attended came with a plastic tub full of some of the most awesome store bought brownies ever. I knew this because I had bought that brand before. Let me also tell you that this young man and I ha... Read more
Probable abysmal Christmas for DD's boyfriend's family!!
Thursday, December 11, 2008      4 comments

A few months ago, I mentioned in one of my blogs about the health issues of my daughter's boyfriend's mother (let's call her DDBFM). Well, it has gotten worse, much worse in a lot of ways. Just as summer started, DDBFM was diagnosed with S... Read more
I WiiRun with Alice Cooper, Donkey Kong and many more!!
Wednesday, December 03, 2008      2 comments

I stumbled across an interesting article on the web the other day that said you can download the "Check Out Mii Channel" for free on the "Wii Shopping" channel. Once you download the "Check Out Mii channel", you can start importing Mii's that ot... Read more
I totally LOVE my WiiFit!!!
Wednesday, November 26, 2008      4 comments

I have been having the best time ever on the WiiFit (and the Wii)!! I think getting it and talking hunny into letting me have it before Christmas was one of the smartest things I have done in a long time!! I strap on the chest strap to my heart ... Read more
Santa let me have my Christmas present early!!! Thanks!!
Thursday, November 20, 2008      5 comments

I am so excited!! In the midst of trying to lose weight and have fun, all the while our budgets are tightening, hunny and I figured out a way that I could get the Nintendo Wii syst... Read more
Well, it is official! My oldest is 21!!! How can that be?????
Thursday, November 13, 2008      6 comments

It seems like just yesterday I was changing diapers and staying up all night with my colicky baby. And now, we plan to go drinking *** legally *** this weekend! Mind you, I am still boggled as to how I became old enough to have a 21 year old chi... Read more
Patience is a hard virtue!!!
Wednesday, November 05, 2008      4 comments

We have all suffered (or will suffer) from the anxiety of working out regularly while eating close to our range and getting sleep but then at the end of the week, the results are lukewarm, if not downright discouraging!! What gives??? I do... Read more
Grrr! It was so much easier putting it on than getting it off!!
Wednesday, October 29, 2008      6 comments

Sunday afternoon I had one of those "AHAAAA" moments. There I was chugging away on the elliptical, trying to enjoy the music on my iPod while whiny me was dealing with burning quads, aching feet, tired back, ….. Nothing that any trainer would l... Read more
Happy update on my son! Pray he stays on this road!
Tuesday, October 21, 2008      7 comments

Yesterday my son told me he got pulled out of class for one of his many court-ordered random drug tests. He said he was never nervous and has started to realize that maybe his probation officer is not such a bi$%# after all! He recounted how be... Read more
Thanks to your help, my elliptical has new nickname!!
Friday, October 17, 2008      4 comments

The one thing I have come to admire about Sparks people is their willingness to step up and try something new. The suggestions were all great for the effort to give my elliptical a new nickname. (It had developed a rather serious and annoying th... Read more
Help me re-nickname my elliptical!!!
Wednesday, October 08, 2008      5 comments

For the past several months, I have been calling my elliptical "T-Rex" after the "T-Rex" in Jurassic Park. The ride had become bumpy and my water bottle shook like the glass of water in that famous scene from the movie. My hunny would tighten th... Read more
No glaciers in Virginia!!! So why is my laptop frozen!?!?!
Friday, October 03, 2008      6 comments

Most days when I get home from work, I have a quick snack of my special recipe trail mix and a cookie before I get on my elliptical. While I eat my snack, I log into my Yahoo email account so I can read my email from my friends and have fun Spar... Read more
Glutton for Punishment, Day 2!!
Thursday, September 25, 2008      2 comments

As part of my strategy to break this plateau I seem to be stranded on, I have decided to try working out on my elliptical twice a day. For the second straight day, I have set my alarm 15 minutes earlier than usual and I have gone downstairs to r... Read more

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