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Early July '09 Camping Trip - This is where I'm getting back to.





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Retaking Me

It's time again to reassess. I am, once again, what I consider semi-employed. I'm subbing. If/When they call, I have a job...for a day...or half of one. I never know what kind of group I'll get, what the classroom will look like, what kind of community the teacher has built before I get there.
I have little to no control there.
Hubby still works 3 hours drive away so he lives there during the week and comes up MOST weekends. Outside of that I'm single-momming it with the 9 ...
It's time again to reassess. I am, once again, what I consider semi-employed. I'm subbing. If/When they call, I have a job...for a day...or half of one. I never know what kind of group I'll get, what the classroom will look like, what kind of community the teacher has built before I get there.
I have little to no control there.
Hubby still works 3 hours drive away so he lives there during the week and comes up MOST weekends. Outside of that I'm single-momming it with the 9 year old and learning what I can and cannot do without him present and learning how much long-distance I can handle in my relationship.
He cannot retire until at least 2016.
Again, little I can control in that situation.
As such, I need to start taking control where I DO have it. That means stepping up and making myself use the days I don't have a job to move forward on my health, my artwork, and my home.
Consistency is still hard and I don't yet know how Spark is going to fit into this but it'll be there.
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FRANCLYN is trying to sort out consistency issues. Really.
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Member Since: 3/31/2008

SparkPoints: 54,935

Fitness Minutes: 54,899

My Goals:
Running and training to race again!

Feel like whatever this "single mom during the week" situation asks of me, I can handle it!

Mental Health: Feel strong in my relationships and have more of them again.

My Program:
Consistent exercise and water.

Fiber up. Salt down.


Fit regular strength exercise back into my life.

Make time to do things with the hubby when he's here that do not just involve property maintenance. Take him (and his beloved camera) hiking. Go mii-golphing as a family.

Personal Information:
What I do is not always what I am. I AM a teacher.


Other Information:
5 Half Marathons complete.
1 Marathon complete.

Building lifelong habits still a work in progress.

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FUTUREMRSFENTON
5/2/2013 10:56:52 AM

Hi Hi Hi ~
Its another beautiful day.. another day to be grateful for all the little things.. To give ourselves a little extra push to reach our goals...

Heres to a bright and beautiful Sparky Day!!!



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CKENSINGTON
4/9/2013 5:07:33 PM

Hi Franc!! Happy April! How are you?



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JUNIAATROME
2/17/2013 2:03:54 PM

Heya! Welcome back... have not seen you in a while, but I'm glad you are here.

BTW LOVE that page color!



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CKENSINGTON
2/7/2013 10:05:20 PM

Just stopping in to say hi! Talk soon....



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FUTUREMRSFENTON
1/31/2013 11:20:21 AM

Have a great sparky day!! Keep focused, Keep Active, Keep smiling :)
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