NJMATTICE
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Trying to find my way back
Saturday, May 09, 2009      4 comments

For today, I will blog my positives and ease myself back into a workable "spark space". I need the positive reinforcement that I get from visiting like-minded folk who are sharing a similar journey. I do not get that in my non-cyber world ... Read more
What day is it?
Wednesday, April 22, 2009      2 comments

Time is going by so quickly. I sit at a commputer screen all day long and review the mathmatical musings of 6th graders. Occasionally, one of the answers makes me laugh out loud. Every year that I do this job, I am amazed at the individuality... Read more
Going with the flow. . .
Friday, April 17, 2009      6 comments

. . . trying not to drown. I got a phone call this morning inviting me to go see my mom in Arkansas tomorrow. 9 hour drive. And 9 hour drive home on the following day. yikes. You only live once and you need to love your people while you ... Read more
Boy. oh boy!
Thursday, April 16, 2009      6 comments

It is amazing to me how time can get away from you when you start working full time, you have kids in school and one vagabond son who did a layover in between gigs and celebrated a holiday. I'm pooped. But I figured I should drag my butt to th... Read more
Moving Monday
Monday, April 06, 2009      3 comments

I had a "sitting in a chair for most of the day" Monday. BUT at the end of the day, I ran up the six flights of stairs to my car to head home. Phew. After sitting all day, that was an interesting experience. Today was my maiden voyage on the... Read more
The Eleventh Hour!
Sunday, April 05, 2009      3 comments

It's time for me to get into bed. Tomorrow will be here before I know it. I did not get on the computer much this weekend because it's tax time and you have to pay your taxes. Positives. I sucessfully completed my first full week of ... Read more
Thoughtful Thursday with a take out twist. . .
Thursday, April 02, 2009      6 comments

I took myself out of the house at an early hour today. And I am working at being thoughtful of my peers at work. I have introduced myself and visited with all but one of my co-workers. I'll try to find and opening to introduce myself tomor... Read more
Tuesday's Positives
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      4 comments

Today was my first full day of work and once we got going it was a pretty familiar scene. I am dealing/wondering why I was not considered for a supervisor position, but I'm just going with it. If the chance comes up I will ask the HR person, j... Read more
Making the effort to "show up".
Monday, March 30, 2009      6 comments

It's motivation Monday and it's been a challenge to find the motivation to blog. It's also a matter of which comes first, the chicken or the egg? Does life get tougher so you don't follow your plan? OR do you stop following your plan and life b... Read more
Talking Tuesday
Tuesday, March 24, 2009      4 comments

Last night at suppertime, my sister and my first born son arrived for a four day visit. My niece was to come along for the trip, but she missed a flight and is now stranded in the boondocks for a week. It is her birthday today. We'll be eatin... Read more
Motivation Monday
Monday, March 23, 2009      4 comments

I've been spinning my wheels a bit here. So. . . I decided that I would blog before the time gets away from me. Right now I am in tranasition and have switched wagons rather than fallen off the wagon. It feels very out of control though so,... Read more
I just lost a week!
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      6 comments

I can't believe that I am blogging at a pace of once a week! What the heck happened there? I am distressed that my weekend trip took a week to accomplish. Here's what I think happened. . . the stress of preparation took a day or two, the trip... Read more
Daylight Squandering Time!
Wednesday, March 11, 2009      5 comments

I am just not in the groove yet! BUT on the positive side, I am consistent. Consistently behind schedule since the time change. I'm not the only one around here. I had to tell my husband on Monday night, that I was really sorry but I cannot ... Read more
Motivated Monday.
Monday, March 09, 2009      5 comments

I have been really enjoying my self-guided course. It has a variety of tasks that I need to do and that means that something else has to go. So this morning I decided that the least complicated nutrition plan is my Spark Fast Break menu. So ... Read more
Just checking in.
Sunday, March 08, 2009      6 comments

Today is going well. I am truly an hour behind schedule, but that is to be expected. So I guess I had better make quick work of my daily check-in to my Spark Friends and get prepared for the week ahead. I also am going to take another quick d... Read more

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