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Unintentionally harnessing yourself and how that holds us back!
Saturday, November 21, 2009      7 comments

A while back I blogged about how sometimes we hold on to certain mindsets because they are easy to hold on to but in reality, these mindsets only hold us back. Then the other day, Joel Osteen wrote an email about the same idea. I just love how h... Read more
LAP Buddy Challenge update halfway into November
Monday, November 16, 2009      9 comments

The month is now officially half over. One of the teams on which I am active is having a buddy challenge. I think it is a fun idea to make little teams within a team to compete against each other in a friendly, loving way. So far I think t... Read more
22 years ago today at this very moment, I was still pushing!!
Thursday, November 12, 2009      14 comments

OK, depending on when you are reading this, you might think I was pushing for a week. But I am writing this around 8:30pm on Thursday, November 12th. Thankfully, all pushing would end a few hours later but the hands on the clock had swept past m... Read more
Vanity and fear make pretty good motivators, don't you think??
Monday, November 09, 2009      10 comments

My Slytherin challenge this week is to describe some of my goals and ambitions. My main goal is to lose the weight and get fit at the same time. To be perfectly honest, I want to be healthy from the inside out but goading me even more is that I ... Read more
Boy! Did Joel Osteen hit the nail on the head for me with this one!!
Sunday, November 08, 2009      10 comments

Every day, I get Joel Osteen’s “Inspiration in the Inbox” sent to my email. He starts off with a line of scripture and goes on to talk about how that verse applies to our daily lives and finishes with a prayer that pulls it all together. I have ... Read more
Time to move on and find better place to spend 1/3 of my life!!
Friday, November 06, 2009      10 comments

For the past several days, I have been leaving mildly cryptic updates for my status. Things have not been going well at work at all! And the stress of it has taken its toll on me in many ways. The worst of which has been severe jaw clenching lea... Read more
Casandra, thanks for the reminder! I will let it go!!
Thursday, October 29, 2009      4 comments

Yesterday I blogged about how my dad's vision problems have affected me and turned up the motivation by several levels. Since I wrote the blog, I want to add that they had a chili cook-off at work today. And I attended, chatted with several co-w... Read more
Hey, I walked out of Cold Stone empty handed and do not feel deprived at all!!
Wednesday, October 28, 2009      7 comments

I originally had a different blog planned for today. In fact it is written and ready to go, except I never posted it. Which I am glad because I think this blog is better for me today. (Don’t worry! I’ll post it tomorrow!) I posted an update... Read more
Busy past several weeks: reunion, book release party, and air show! Finally getting you caught up!!
Saturday, October 24, 2009      6 comments

Whew!! This is the first weekend in a long time with nothing scheduled!! I’ll take it!! But all the flurry of activity has been great fun and I am so glad we attended each event!! The gymnastics reunion started with catching up with the at... Read more
Court went much better than I ever expected!!
Thursday, October 22, 2009      12 comments

So when we got to court today, my son’s lawyer called us over to the conference room and explained the deal the prosecuting attorney was offering. My son's lawyer said that because he is so young and the county does not want to see my son wreck ... Read more
Son goes to court for his possession charges tomorrow. Does he get IT yet?
Wednesday, October 21, 2009      7 comments

We go to court tomorrow afternoon for my son’s misdemeanor pot possession charge, misdemeanor failure to appear charge, and his preliminary felony drug possession charge for the Ritalin. I say “we” but I really have nothing to do in court tomorr... Read more
NAS Oceana Air Show has gone PINK!! (video blog)
Friday, October 16, 2009      6 comments

Hubby, son and I love going to air shows. We used to go to the one at Andrews AFB every spring and thought that was quite the awesome air show with all the massive displays and... Read more
Book release celebration!! I am so excited for my friend!!
Saturday, October 10, 2009      7 comments

OK, before you all hit me over the head – yes, I have been working way too much and not sleeping nearly enough!! Somehow I push myself thru my workouts but it has not been easy!! And yes, not sleeping enough really does make it difficult to resi... Read more
3 Favorite Fitness Podcasts! And they're ALL free!
Sunday, October 04, 2009      8 comments

As many of you already know, a good portion of our belongings was destroyed 2 years ago in that devastating flood of mud. We are still slogging our way thru the legal system to be reimbursed for our losses by that construction company that so di... Read more
Vanity and shame take a back seat to wanting to get together with friends!! Go me!!
Thursday, October 01, 2009      15 comments

A few weeks ago, I got a letter from my alma mater stating that they were having their annual reunion weekend. I almost tossed the letter in the trash since I graduated college in 1981 (nothing new here folks! I freely admit I have hit the BIG 5... Read more

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