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A Little About A Lot...
I have put a lot of time in soliciting potential sponsors for the NEDA (National Eating Disorder Association) Newark, DE Walk I am holding in September. I have reached out to over 50 businesses. This is the first year - I have already learned a ... Read more
Signed up for a retreat this Fall for couples who have/had a child with eating disorders. Most couples attending have lost a child. It's being held at a cabin on Lake Superior. We have never been out there. A therapist is running it and she has... Read more
Job Interview and Eating Disorder Stuff and a Trip...
I interviewed for a position at Child Protective Services. It was a 2 hour interview. First, I watched a video of a "typical" work day as a case worker. I was then interviewed by 3 people. I think I did very well answering all of their quest... Read more
Hard day (may be a hard blog for some of you)...
It's been 1 year, 8 months since I lost my 26 yr old son. I just got up enough courage to add the pictures from his old phone into my computer. And, yup, there it was - a shirtless selfie and then shot of his scale -- 96.6 lbs!!
Dated March 2013... Read more
Cooking Corn on the Cob the Easy Way...
I learned of a new way to cook corn on the cob! I tried it tonight and it went very well.
And, an added bonus - no silk on the corn!
Here's how to do it...
Place the unpeeled corn on the cob in the microwave. Cook on high for 4 minutes. Let coo... Read more
I am officially a CASA...
Yesterday, I was sworn-in by the judge as a CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocate for children. This is a volunteer position which requires about 15 hours per month.
I completed 30+ hours of training over a six week period - some at meet... Read more
Newark, DE NEDA Walk is booked...
I did it! With perseverance, I reserved "The Green" at University of Delaware for the first National Eating Disorder Association Awareness Walk. I picked Sept 24 - the weekend before what would have been my son, Joey's, 28th birthday.
I have a l... Read more
Roxy and Mayzie Meet Their Steps...
Roxy and Mayzie are getting their fair share of steps in during our Florida trip! They are worn out!
We are all loving the weather here - it snowed a... Read more
Keeping Up With My Steps...
Having a great time on my travels. Just left Punta Gorda, Florida - we visited my parents for four days. Now we are at Siesta Key. Hubby and I are still... Read more
We are enjoying the Florida Keys. We have had lots of company - the latest is my son, Ken, and his girlfriend Jackie. We have been out on our neighbor... Read more
One Year Anniversary of Becoming a Pescatarian...
I have eaten meat free for one whole year. I stopped eating meat because I noticed that I was not making the healthiest choices when hubby and I went out to eat - which was and still is a lot!
What have I noticed?
1. I don't miss meat at... Read more
Never Underestimate The Power Of A Streak...
I have completed day 75 of my exercise streak. I have it labeled as "10,000 steps per day", but it means so much more to me. I wish I could re-title it.
After I lost my oldest son, Joey, I never told you guys, but, frankly, I didn't care.... Read more
And, just like that, I am back to running...
Well, it wasn't quite that easy!
I starting walking five miles per day, everyday, on Dec 25th. As I progressed, I mixed running with walking. Now, I run my 5 miles one day, walk 5 the next day. It feels really good to run again. I am not real ... Read more
My Streak Continues...
Made it to Summerland Key! All settled in. Our first round of friends have arrived! Still walking/jogging at least 5 miles per day!
Checkout t... Read more
When Does Eating Clean Becom An Eating Disorder...
Just saw this article, and thought some of you may find this interesting. My son referenced this way of eating well into his anorexia.
(Please copy and pa... Read more