well.....it was a crazy week for me....nothing went right it seemed...well, honestly, now that I think back on it...all the Cub Scout things WERE very successful...and if that was all that was, for my kids, I am extremely happy about that...as a... Read more
I went shopping the other day for shirts...my local thrifty and trusty Vanity Fair/Lee outlet. Basically LOTS of layering pieces, lots of sweaters, jeans, dress pants at discounted prices...and lots and lots of searching with a discerning eye f... Read more
A month since I blogged? Wow
Wow!!! How time flies!!!!
Anyway, people around here are probably thinking that I'm looooong gone from Spark. Oh contrare mon frare!! While I have been quiet here, I have still been tracking like a nut. Keeps me sane, what can I say. And... Read more
Your body is your temple - treat it that way.
I woke up with the thought Cleanse or not to Cleanse? That is the question! in my head. For me, that is a no brainer....the answer is simply "no".
I came across a bunch of blogs lately talking about this very subject...and in fact, last ye... Read more
A big thank you for the prayers Sparkfriends!!
She is off of all tubes, gadgets, beeping devices and EVERYTHING!! The last thing to come off was the ventilator, and it took 4 days because of some complications, but at looong last, it is off. And to make things even ... Read more
First and foremost, a MIL hospital update for those following: Status quo from the last update...slow and steady...still in ICU, probably for another week. If she gets out earlier, then it will be joyous gravy!! :)
OK - to the blog at han... Read more
Thanks for the prayers..an update
Thanks everyone for the prayers....my mother-in-law is still in the ICU, making progress every 2 days or so, that then stables itself off....which is very frustrating!! But I will not be upset, because slow & steady wins the race. ... Read more
I need some healing vibes sent into the universe for my mother-in-law Mary.
She is in the hospital's ICU right now...long story short, she was having stomach pains that were so bad, my father-in-law took her to the ER ...... Read more
Where oh where did my blogs go?
That is my face EVERY time I try to blog about something...and then I type it...and then I don't finish i... Read more
My crazy exhausting fun weekend!
The weekend started with getting ready for a "FANCY HAMPTONS" party. Notice the quotes there....what is thought and what it IS are 2 different things here, but I digress....
First is the dress....HOW do I figure this one out? First dress h... Read more
My husband is the best and turned into MY inspiration!
I have to give my husband all the kudos in the world. Not only has he been the greatest support over the last 2 years with my journey and schooling, but he got me back in the saddle with the exercise this time around.
In the last 6 months ... Read more
Fast break is the way to go
Out of control thinking is getting booted out the door...
Out of control eating is getting booted out the door...
I'm on my 7th cup of water today - my water intake took a hit during camping...
Lots of things coming up with holida... Read more
My sisters have been going through old family pics lately. Well, they looked cute, despite all the fashions..I unfortunately do not think so much of myself. This has been something that has plagued me my whole life...the heaviness...the unhap... Read more
You'd THINK....after ALL THESE YEARS....after ALL THE WEDDINGS...after ALL THE HIGHER SIZES....that I'd be SO PSYCHED to go dress shopping now that I am an average size...
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I don't CARE who you are....how thin or thick you are....bathing suit shopping stinks.
For the first time IN MY LIFE, I was honestly and actually happy to go bathing suit shopping! Last year wasn't bad at all, Kmart did right by me in fact.... Read more