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Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      6 comments

It's a gray day here in Katy, TX and the plan is for my sister and I to get right to work on her daughter's wedding gown. We have done our reconnaissance and now we have it's NIKE time. (just do it) So we are headed out for procurement of mate... Read more
Walking made easy.
Saturday, March 05, 2011      9 comments

I was looking forward to my sister's arrival. She walks daily. I have been lax in this area. She helped me realize something. . . walking with a buddy makes it easy to accomplish. I need to find me a buddy when she leaves. I subbed for ... Read more
one, two, three. . .GO!
Thursday, March 03, 2011      7 comments

Three days into March and I finally have my March goals on paper and ready to implement. As I wrote my goals, I found that none of them have anything specific to do with weight elimination or nutritional wrangling. No "eat so many calories, ge... Read more
Hello, March.
Tuesday, March 01, 2011      8 comments

It's a new month and time to refresh some goals. Lent is almost here and I like to take a "season" to implement some healthy sacrifice. It's always been important for me to word my sacrifice in positive language. Instead of saying I'm giv... Read more
So where'd I go this time?
Monday, February 21, 2011      8 comments

I can hardly believe that a week has passed since I last blogged. (almost) Let's see, where am I? This is always a tough time of year for me. My husband is out of town a lot and that changes the normal routine. It's amazing to me how much I... Read more
Long time, no see.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      6 comments

Literally. I had a working computer, but no monitor. Our son bought himself a new monitor and gave us his hand-me-down, so we are in business again. It has taken me a bit of adjusting to get used to this "little" monitor, but fortunately, the... Read more
Okay, have it YOUR way.
Friday, February 04, 2011      6 comments

The start of the two months of this New Year are revealing a pattern to me. And a "truth": My time is a gift that is not necessarily mine to control. The start of my year was put on hold for a death in the family. The start of MY February ha... Read more
Sunday preparations.
Sunday, January 30, 2011      3 comments

Well, my Friday did wind up to be quite fabulous. The sub position required a lot of mental energy but I like that kind of challenge. I had 104 students throughout the day and I learned all of their names. It always surprises them when I say ... Read more
Thursday already!
Thursday, January 27, 2011      3 comments

It seems odd to me that the last time I blogged was Monday. Doesn't seem that long ago. I think I lost a day to foam hunting. What an ordeal. Anyway. . . I went to bed at my usual healthy bed time last night. I woke up to void at 5 an... Read more
Motivated Monday.
Monday, January 24, 2011      5 comments

The Monday team challenge was to set some goals and see them through. My goals were 1. Eat vegan 2. set up vision collage 3. change my bed and launder 4. sew for an hour 5. keep the kitchen clean 6.sort comforters 7. dance ... Read more
Catching up.
Saturday, January 22, 2011      6 comments

The days of blogging everyday seem to be eluding me. But I keep working at blogging as often as I can. I enjoyed a half day of Jr. High Language Arts on Thursday morning and a full day of 1st grade on Friday. The Jr. High position was extra ... Read more
Running around Wednesday.
Thursday, January 20, 2011      6 comments

After a bit of housework this morning, I decided to ram. I hopped into my car and headed toward the city. I have a circuit that hits the health food and ethnic markets. I left at 1 o'clock and returned home at 5:30. I was able to cross off ... Read more
Monday is coming to a close!
Monday, January 17, 2011      6 comments

It has been a nice start to the week. Schools are closed to celebrate Dr. King's special day. I had to taxi our youngest son to school for musical rehearsal. He volunteered to play in the pit band for the play. He was disappointed that he ha... Read more
Negatives into Positives.
Friday, January 14, 2011      7 comments

When I read Wanda's blog yesterday, she said something about turning negatives into positives and for some reason it prickled a thought about the way I deal with negatives. It seems Pollyanna-ish to not acknowledge the tough things that need to... Read more
Forward motion.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      5 comments

Today didn't go exactly to plan, but it turned out to be a positive day. One of my son's made an error in judgment. He connected to the internet on a phone that does not have an internet plan. His portion of the phone bill came to $247 dollar... Read more

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