Remember to breathe
Sometimes we forget to breathe...we take on stresses that really should not be stresses, but happy fun stuff, and make them into...stresses.
So today is a day when I sit back and breathe.
Everything is fine and good. It's time to de... Read more
Busy week = no TM = crazy mom
That was my life in a nutshell this past week. So busy with my nephew sleeping over from Tuesday night to Friday night (that's 4 boys in tow) with Halloween and church and Den meetings and holiday parties, homework and soccer practice, slean o... Read more
Research study - Something interesting
I read an MSN article about what men find attractive about females this morning and had to post this because it is just too good not to share!
When You Don't Starve Yourself
Something to celebrate: real proof that guys don't wish we a... Read more
Happy Frickin' Halloween - a holiday vent
If I could choose my costume to match my mental state right at this moment, it would be Scrooge.
Happy go lucky, busy with my world and then....duh duh duh (insert evil music here) my Dh talks to his parents about Halloween. It's not just ... Read more
I'm just going to say that I ROCK at maintenance.
I have to pat myself on the back here, because if I don't, no one will! Well, I take that back...my SP buds will because your awesome!
Whenever I feel like I screwed the proverbial po... Read more
Good to be back "tracking"
Ahhh....I love life lessons.
"Honey, stop wrestling, someone is going to get hurt."
"Honey, please stop running, you're is going to get hurt."
"Honey, please stop teasing your brother, he's gonna hit you in defense."
.......the o... Read more
Confession time: I'm not perfect...back to the tracker!
2 weeks without tracking and being Sparkfree....Sparkless....DeSp
arked...nice experiment, but I'm not ready to live there right now.
The last 2 weeks opened my eyes to a few things, which I will share with you now....
---I am a stress... Read more
Just call me Den Mother!
I always say that we all have a path in life, all we have to do is just trust it and follow it. Then sometimes an unexpected turn brings you to new joys and the path is shifted...and the faith and trust is still there to be followed once again.
... Read more
Beer., beer, and more beer....
That was yesterday. When we got home from our 4 year and 6 year olds' soccer games, DH handed me a beer and said "we deserve this"....clink, clink....
Now - I think I can count on 2 fingers when me and DH both got tipsy in the last 12 year... Read more
Camping rain-out - BUMMER!!
Oh well!! I don't know who is more disappointed, me or the kids. We were looking forward to this trip for 2 months - a halloween adventure at Jellystone with new friends - trick or treating, a costume contest, site decorating - the whole bowl ... Read more
A no food-log week - What????
Last Thursday was when I logged my food last because we went camping the next day...so when I got back, well, the "s" hit the fan and I just haven't had time - you know that old chestnut...MOM!! I NEED _____________!!!! Between that and being ... Read more
Fall Camping Kick-off
I love that shot of my boys watching the world go by from their bunk...it was taken in July at Hither Hills State Park. They were watching the neighbors play bocce ball... now imagine 2 families learning that they were from the same town, all b... Read more
Yup...as some of you can see, I've lost a few more pounds in the past week, for whatever reason. Part being that I'm watching the dairy, part being that I'm exercising again and burning cals, part being that subconsciously I wasn't totally done... Read more
9/11 on Long Island
The news coverage had the names being said on every single channel in our area.
The kids in my husband's school read books and remember the day.
I mentioned the day to my husband and father this morning and said everyone knows exactly ... Read more
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Head cold kills momentum
AARRGH!!!!!! I hate it when this happens. School started. Sniffles started with 2/3 of the kids. Mom gets the brunt of all the fun. YAY MUCUS!!
I learned from the last time when this same cold hit me in April...I tried to exercise throug... Read more