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A Little About A Lot...
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      12 comments

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
Couples Retreat
Wednesday, August 03, 2016      14 comments

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...
Monday, August 01, 2016      13 comments

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)...
Friday, July 29, 2016      20 comments

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...
Sunday, July 10, 2016      15 comments

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...
Thursday, July 07, 2016      22 comments

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...
Saturday, June 25, 2016      16 comments

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...
Saturday, April 09, 2016      13 comments

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...
Friday, April 08, 2016      9 comments

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
Florida Update...
Monday, March 28, 2016      16 comments

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...
Saturday, March 12, 2016      13 comments

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...
Wednesday, March 09, 2016      19 comments

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...
Monday, March 07, 2016      12 comments

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...
Thursday, March 03, 2016      15 comments

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...
Monday, February 29, 2016      8 comments

Just saw this article, and thought some of you may find this interesting. My son referenced this way of eating well into his anorexia. http://everydayheal
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