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I'm back after being away for a while
Monday, June 08, 2020      5 comments

So it's been a long time since I was on SparkPeople. I've missed being here but then, I've been busy with work and family life. Almost a year ago, I signed up for Restore Health/Wellvolution thru Blue Shield and I've lost almost 40 pounds. My co... Read more
So what has xhastedmomof2 been up to lately?
Monday, September 02, 2013      3 comments

It has been a very long time since I got everybody caught up on my life happenings. I have been so distracted by so much going on. I will hit the events one at a time to get you up to speed. Job = A year ago I was working on the financial p... Read more
This is great way to start celebrating Pinktober!!!
Monday, October 01, 2012      4 comments

All right!!! So this is how you celebrate Pinktober!!!! Cheerio and hats off to the Brits for getting it right!! And ladies of a certain age -- you know what this means!!! (And in case you're wondering, I am indeed up to date on my mammos!!... Read more
Link to look back at my blog from my tour of the Pentagon 9/10/09
Tuesday, September 11, 2012      3 comments

al.asp?blog_id=2392894 The link above will take you to a what I think is a rather interesting read about my day at the Pentagon when I toured it with my co-workers o... Read more
Skin Cancer Surgery Results and Not Your Mother's Warning
Wednesday, May 30, 2012      6 comments

So I got all 8 stitches out yesterday and some very good news!!! The surgery removed all the skin cancer!! YIPPEE!! I am done with this chapter of my life. I have the go ah... Read more
Too much time on my hands while I recover!! (video blog)
Wednesday, May 16, 2012      5 comments

Surgery is never fun but in this case, I will gladly take it since that is all I have to suffer (thanks to finding the melanoma at Stage 2!) And thanks to a new app my son recommended, recovery from skin cancer surgery is a lot more fun! BTW, I'... Read more
Really in the Christmas mood now!! Awesome pics & video!! (video blog)
Sunday, December 04, 2011      4 comments

Almost a decade ago, hubby and I started an annual October tradition of going to Busch Gardens Williamsburg to celebrate Howl-O-Scream with friends of ours that live in the Norfolk area!! We ride the rides and then in the evening, go thru the ha... Read more
A new chapter in my life started this afternoon!! Looking forward with happy, anxious eyes!!
Monday, February 28, 2011      10 comments

In the spirit of how I would not hesitate to blog about what stress my son had caused me with his drug addled behavior, I am posting this blog. However, today is different. The last time you heard about my son he had been busted for mariju... Read more
Charleston, BFF's 50th birthday, my birthday, and then some!!
Friday, February 04, 2011      5 comments

These last few weeks have been incredibly busy!!! I am so ready for things to settle back down into my normal routine!! So here is a quick wrap up of these past few weeks: First, I am recovering well from the surgery on Jan. 3rd to re... Read more
OK folks I need personal testimonials for scar healing treatments
Friday, January 14, 2011      6 comments

On Wednesday I got the 11 stitches out from the scar on my neck where the surgeon took out the gumball-sized lump on my lymph node. The pathology report has already come back and the lump was benign and was mostly chronic inflammation. So n... Read more
Carpe Anno, or does that fish come grilled?
Thursday, December 30, 2010      4 comments

I usually say carpe diem which is Latin for "seize the day". But as we approach the beginning of a new year, I am going to temporarily revise my saying to "seize the year". I am one of those folks that do not need a starter's gun to take o... Read more
Still missing my Snugglebunny!!!
Thursday, December 16, 2010      6 comments

Tomorrow, December 17 will be one year since my sweet snugglebunny died. He was the first rea... Read more
Just curious--how do you crack a rib and not know it???
Saturday, December 04, 2010      7 comments

Earlier this week, my poor brother in law (referred to as BIL from here on) spent the night in the hospital with pain in his chest area. The ER ran a battery of tests and pictures. Almost 24 hours later, the diagnosis came back from a CT scan. H... Read more
Enjoying your Blessings!!!!!!!!
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      7 comments

Let me start by saying that I think Thanksgiving is one of those celebrations that transcends religion and culture!! It is a day to stop and give thanks! I work in an office with 2 ladies that are Buddhists and yet they are celebrating Thanksgiv... Read more
Just a reminder to get those pink yogurt lids in!!!
Saturday, November 06, 2010      9 comments

Time is starting to run short!!! Just a quick reminder to either enter your Dannon yogurt lid codes or mail in your Yoplait yogurt lids. We eat both brands in my house so I make sure that since both companies are willing to donate 10 cents a lid... Read more

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