The cold that won't die.
Gotta love family gatherings. Easter. The whole in-law family got the sniffles/ear infections/upper respiratory infections. A few individuals from each family in complete and utter misery.
We had a Christmas like this one year, except i... Read more
I want to delete the previous blogs, but I won't because it's the truth of where I was recently and it shows that I am human
But being human is also showing compassion and empathy for others. I always try to count my blessings, and in read... Read more
AARGH!!!!! I hate scales!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Nothing like a slow day at work to keep you going crazy!
I wanted my routine back, instead, I got 2 kids with me at the office!! One has no school and the other is not himself - I think allergies are hitting him. The baby is in daycare, t... Read more
Tough getting back into this
So Easter is over...and overall, not too bad on the choices I made, but I did indulge myself on having some chocolate and jelly beans, and 1 piece of dessert. That is my DOWNFALL - sweets. Those evil little things that call to me from the coun... Read more
Why is it...
Why is it that when you want to have a good workout, it turns to crap and your legs are like lead?
Why is it that jumping jacks MADE my legs into chunks of lead?
Why is it that the jumping jacks were 4 days ago and the backs of my legs... Read more
Bras - confession time people!
Yup - I went there! A few years ago, I went there with the staff at the day care I use and the next day, the whole bunch of them were wearing new bras!
WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU BOUGHT A NEW BRA????
It's not a rhetorical question. I... Read more
So glad to be back again!
I missed sparking and logging - I'm officially addicted to this website
Hello, I'm Anne and I'm a SparkPeople addict.
There, I feel better.
So I went away this weekend to Boston to see my lovely younger sister... Read more
Things are good and pet peeves
First the pet peeves:
- So I have this scale that drives me nuts. It's one of those ginormous dials, but the tick marks are so tiny, you have to literally get off the thing and go on your hands and knees to count them each time. EVERY SING... Read more
With a new dawn...
Things always seem brighter in the morning, with the start of a new day.
Things are in perspective and this too shall pass.
SP is such an asset to me that it isn't funny! I hope this website is always free! or else I would be lost!
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Good to workout again, but...
It was good to get back on the treadmill. I got a whole hour in this afternoon and burned 350 cals.
The finger is feeling much much better - i can't wait to actually wash the thing...Gross, huh? 48 hours is over - hooray!
Some other ... Read more
Had a garden shear accident
Yup, stupid me was so excited to go out and cut down all the dead asters and rose bushes, I did something really stupid - my pinky finger got in the way of my garden shears and before I knew it, I clamped down on my left pinky, right above the n... Read more
BACONFEST - a Sunday tradition
A few days ago, I blogged about the one thing that we will not give up, and that is bacon on Sundays. My husband lost 85 lbs. 3 years ago and never gave up bacon...I even found this clipping in the newspaper and saved it - it's been on the frid... Read more
Mental Health Day
So on Wed, I was burnt, or becoming burnt...took a mental /physical health day yesterday and revised the whole workout thing. I played with the kids when I got home from work, only sparked here and there, and after American Idol and New Amsterd... Read more
I think I'm burning out...time to listen to my body
So working out after dinner last night SUCKED! My body had NO energy - no duh - I was DIGESTING!!! I am so pissed at myself...so I changed the plan to the original workout, but during lunch. I had a snack at 10:30 and then at 12, I booked ho... Read more
OK - am I obsessing??
CRAP! Another opportunity for the treadmill down the tubes!
Food shopping HAD to be done or the diet won't work! So my lunchtime treadmill time was cut in half, I had to eat lunch - another 15 minutes; then BOOM! to squeeze in a half h... Read more