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  • a mostly rainy day

    10/20/2016 10:12:53 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is supposed to rain on and off all day here today. it is even calling for some rain to start the day tomorrow. although it is not too warm outside over the next few days. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i have just started one of the free online university courses i found t... Read more

  • Dedication? And an Intense Goal

    10/19/2016 3:39:32 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    Yesterday, I realized that going to the gym has gotten to the point that it's just something I do. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday or Thursday (due to my Wednesday schedule, I often push it to Thursday), I push myself hard at the gym. The rest of the time, I basically have "off", and I use that time t... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    10/19/2016 1:22:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    a beautiful,sunny, not too warm a day here today. i have not yet heard back from the place i went for an interview the other day. i will keep on trying until i get the job i want. my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. in the meantime, i am keeping my spirits up and a positive attitu... Read more

  • 10/18/2016

    10/18/2016 8:44:21 PM, by MAMODIO

    Today was such a nice day out, almost 80 degrees in Connecticut, so I decided to go for a walk after my husband left for work. I originally was just going to exercise inside, but why be inside when I could be outside and enjoy the nice weather. I was going to walk 1 mile and as I got to the half way... Read more

  • a nice day

    10/18/2016 8:13:16 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have a job interview today, for a full time job. i will try my best. if i get the job, great. if not, that is okay with me. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Sleep

    10/17/2016 11:43:31 AM, by DEEKELLYE

    Elijah is off of school today and mom kept him up late last night in hopes that he sleeps in this morning. Did this kid sleep in? Nope. He was up a little after 6. He rarely, if ever, sleeps in any more no matter what time you put him to bed. I actually slept past like 4 or 5 this morning. Sle... Read more

  • a mild fall day

    10/17/2016 8:42:48 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. it will be a full week for me this week. today, i have a follow up doctor's appointment in the afternoon. i am doing some much needed online course work this morning for a while. i will be getting in plenty of exercise throughout the day,today. i bought me and my daughter some ... Read more

  • it's sunday

    10/16/2016 8:22:30 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has started. let's see what the week brings for me this week. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is raining here on and off for most of the day. that is okay with me and my daughter. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • a windy day

    10/14/2016 12:34:04 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to relax and not do too much for me today. i had to picxk up some clothes i had put in to the cleaners a few days ago, this morning. that was an enjoyable walk. my daughter will be taking part in a singing/guitar club at her school. she expressed an interest at school, the school sent home the... Read more

  • a beautiful fall day

    10/13/2016 11:49:00 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi! i am catching up on my online course homework today. on the weekend, i am taking it easy. i may help a good friend or two out. i will see how i feel and what i get done today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it is a beautiful fall day here. plenty of sunshine and a lovely bree... Read more

  • 10/12/2016

    10/12/2016 9:29:57 PM, by MAMODIO

    Looking for a job is much harder work than I remembered it being. The last time I looked for a job was over 8 years ago. I finally have gotten a phone interview tomorrow. Guess all the hard work is finally paying off.... Read more

  • 10/12/2016

    10/12/2016 9:29:57 PM, by MAMODIO

    Looking for a job is much harder work than I remembered it being. The last time I looked for a job was over 8 years ago. I finally have gotten a phone interview tomorrow. Guess all the hard work is finally paying off.... Read more

  • exercising

    10/12/2016 7:36:36 PM, by TIGERLILY56

    Why, is my motivation so far down in the dumps I can't seem to get anywhere and i should I have a whole apple orchard to wonder around in, I need to do something I do not want to sit around all the time. I feel lazy and and all, What can i do to get moving and get out I know that cold weather wi... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    10/12/2016 1:25:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i find out this week if i got any of the jobs i went for interviews on last week. i will also find out if i get one that i did a phone interview for today. all of this hard work will pay off, i know it will. my other online course has sta... Read more

  • One Month!

    10/12/2016 8:43:58 AM, by MKMOMCR

    Focusing on the new way of looking at this: when I cannot stick with the plan or get online to check in, I will NOT consider that failure. I will not "start over". I will consider it part of the process. I will "resume" the plan and check in ASAP. Two complicated international trips sidetracke... Read more

  • Looking towards 2017

    10/11/2016 3:07:52 PM, by NEOMATTLAC

    So, some of you know that I dedicate each year to a specific thing. In 2014, it was getting my career on the right path; 2015 was working on my emotional self; and 2016 is focusing on my physical self. My focus for 2017 will be stretching my boundaries. Travel, communication, relationships, moving... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    10/11/2016 11:23:20 AM, by MOMMY445

    it is sunny and not too warm here today. my daughter says hi. i have some errands to run and then i have left the rest of my day open. i do have some computer work to do for the online courses i am in. other than that, i do not have any particular plans for the day. i missed out on two job opportuni... Read more

  • happy thanksgiving!

    10/10/2016 3:32:12 PM, by MOMMY445

    to all who celebrate it, happy thanksgiving! hope that everyone has an incredible day! my daughter says hi to all. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a wonderful day,everyone!... Read more

  • 10/9/16 MUB

    10/9/2016 3:39:42 PM, by WINDSONG28

    Happy October. I know I usually do my monthly update blogs the first Sunday of the month, but I was having issues last week. So I figure since next month the first Sunday is the 6th, doing it a week late is no big deal. I had my surgery. It's been a rough recovery. And I despise my surgeon. I m... Read more

  • Happy Days!

    10/8/2016 5:51:27 AM, by WILLOWSKYFIRE

    I have been feeling great ever since I got certified as a Belly Dance instructor. My confidence has sky rocketed. (No I will never be to PROUD of myself to the point I become a stuck-up.....) 390 ... Read more

  • Have A Better Life

    10/7/2016 12:21:05 PM, by SLAPTHEFATCAT

    As I am progressing through my senior year at university, the stress continues to build at an insurmountable rate. And so naturally, my mind wanders away from school and onto how to relax, and hence how to improve my general life, outside of school. First off, the obvious but annoying. As most of us... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    10/6/2016 1:05:09 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had another job interview this morning, for a full time position. tomorrow morning, i will be talking with a different place regarding a completely different job. i feel that the interviews i have had so far have gone well. i know i will get a job. i will not give up until i get one. i spent quite... Read more

  • Retiring Teachers - 3 Types

    10/6/2016 8:18:16 AM, by WRITEMANN1

    Data' based on 22+ years of teaching public schools and college. I've watched Many faculty members retire. These types are the most common during their last year of teaching. In no particular order: 1) The Recluse - this type does their best to stay out of sight. They typically remain in ... Read more

  • Oct 4, 2016 Tuesday Fall is in the air and Skinny Me Bangle Bracelots

    10/5/2016 1:24:43 AM, by MELSMIMI

    The wind blowing through the leaves sound more sounds like fall. If you don't know what I mean I feel for ya. It started a couple of weeks ago slowly. The leaves are drying up. The weather today was perfect. I wish I could find a place with weather like today only year round. I ... Read more

  • 10/4/2016

    10/4/2016 8:30:42 PM, by MAMODIO

    Now that I'm not going to work to sit behind a computer from 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday, I find I am more active helping my husband remodel our living room. I just haven't figured out how to track the activity as exercise. I've also been repainting my step sons bedroom since he no longer lives with u... Read more

  • a busy day

    10/4/2016 3:25:07 PM, by MOMMY445

    i had one job interview today that looks very promising, i have two interviews tomorrow. i had just missed out on a temporary job by one day. that is okay with me. looks like i will be gone all day again tomorrow. one is a temporary job that can go for up to 3 months. the other one is for a permanen... Read more

  • it's monday

    10/3/2016 10:27:54 AM, by MOMMY445

    a new day is now well underway. i do have a job interview tomorrow morning and i need to go to the other place to register. so my day will be spent travelling and getting in some extra exercise. my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • Oct 2, 2016 Sunday Co2 pellet guns.

    10/2/2016 11:07:33 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Fabulous fall weather day. it was so pleasant today. My granddaughter called as we were leaving to buy groceries and told us about a SNORLAX on Leeward. My sis and I both play pokemon so we headed there and both of caught high rated SNORLAXES. Up my granddaughter runs. Her and Matt ran th... Read more

  • what a day

    10/2/2016 2:01:39 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter and i enjoyed the movie yesterday! she really likes it. i liked it,too. today she is spending some time with one of her friends from school and she has her guitar lesson this afternoon. as for me, i am taking it easy today. i heard from two places regarding job opportunities the other da... Read more

  • Chocolate Festival

    10/1/2016 8:35:36 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    Today was the Catholic church's annual chocolate festival to raise money for the school. We went last year and Elijah had a blast with the games and rides. This year he wasn't really interested in the things that cost tickets. He played some basketball and played on the playground equipment. L... Read more

  • Sept 29, 2016 Thursday

    9/30/2016 6:46:03 PM, by MELSMIMI

    I have not lost any weight for the last month. i have been yo yoing from 208 to 212. I started posting my logs in an attempt to MAKE myself eat in the range my doctor set which is under 1000. I am glad I basically maintaining !!BUT (and it is still a big butt) everyday I am eating anywhere fr... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/30/2016 2:00:57 PM, by MOMMY445

    another week is almost done. on the weekend, my daughter and i are going to the movies. she is really looking forward to it and so am i. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have a great day,everyone and a wonderful weekend!... Read more

  • Slip-Sliding

    9/30/2016 11:52:16 AM, by HALFTWO had to happen. I gained. I made all the decisions to make it so. I shouldn't have been surprised. One of my good friends has a place "Up North" that we go to as often as we can. It's a cabin in the mountains on a lake or anything. It's actually the house she grew up in. But ... Read more

  • The woman I said I'd be

    9/29/2016 10:20:07 PM, by SIMSHIZZLE

    Since I had my son a year and a half ago, I've had so many day 1s it's frustrating. I've felt like a failure too many times to count. I feel like a failure now. I am so tired of this feeling. I want to be the mother I said I was going to be. But I can't get their by quitting repeatedly. I have mad... Read more

  • Starting over again

    9/29/2016 1:33:19 PM, by KATIEWILL5

    People say just get a life style you can live with the rest of your life. Once you get to a weight you like stick to the way you are eating . life is what it is and unless you have been in the military or you are a police officer, doctor something that makes you have steady way of doing things, oft... Read more

  • a nice day

    9/29/2016 10:43:12 AM, by MOMMY445

    i got to hear from a good friend of mine yesterday morning. my daughter has two field trips coming up in october. one will be to the zoo that she went to before, with her other class last year and separately with me. the other one is to explore nature. today, she mentioned something about a camping ... Read more

  • a lovely day

    9/28/2016 2:52:00 PM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter wants to see a movie that is coming out this weekend. it is the first movie she has shown some interest in that is not to do with harry potter. something to do with a miss peregerine, i believe. as for me, i do not mind taking her to see it. a day where i just have a few things to do and... Read more

  • It's My Birthday

    9/27/2016 3:53:19 PM, by DEEKELLYE

    It's a little late but still applies. It's a tradition at the Waffle House I'm working at to pie the birthday person in the face. I told everybody yesterday they weren't allowed to do it to me. I didn't feel like cleaning it up. I am off today. I get to spend the evening with Elijah. I took a ... Read more

  • a beautiful sunny day

    9/27/2016 1:35:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get outdoors and enjoy! full sunshine and not too hot or cold outside. i am at the library getting some much needed computer work done. one of my online courses starts today. i have gotten started on it and i will be doing some more work on it in a while. my daughter says hi. this week, her... Read more

  • New Chapter - Job Hunting

    9/27/2016 10:04:19 AM, by MAMODIO

    With the start of this week, meant to post this yesterday, I start a new chapter in my life. Friday was my last day at my job. My position was eliminated. So now I have to find a new routine for Monday - Friday since I won't be going to work for now. I'm planning on spending more time working out, n... Read more

  • a rainy day

    9/26/2016 2:02:47 PM, by MOMMY445

    it started to rain here about an hour ago and it will rain for another few hours, at least. my daughter and i are both prepared for the weather today. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! i decided to pause the night school sessions i was taking, for a while. i have other stuff going on and i do not ha... Read more

  • Sept 25, 2016 Sunday

    9/25/2016 9:53:49 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Yea finally some rain. Mostly just a steady drizzle during the day. Went pokemon hunting with my sister this afternoon. She and the neighbors were laughing about her walking in the rain...shoot it was for one we didnt have lol. A friend lost her husband and father of her two small children in... Read more

  • Sept 24, 2016 Saturday

    9/25/2016 12:50:30 AM, by MELSMIMI

    Went pokemon hunting with my sis and Melanie for about an hour this afternoon. We didn't play long. We took over the Gym at Wylie Community Center. After we dropped Melanie at home we went to Vero Bella salon in Frisco for the party celebrating the 5th anniversary of the salon. Stephanie , ... Read more

  • Sept 23,2016 Friday

    9/23/2016 8:17:34 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Woohoo Friday lol! I am retired so every day is like a Friday, but I stll remember the feelings of that "FRIDAY" would bring. I hope each of you enjoy your Friday and even more your weekend! Melanie us going to Wylie's game. Sure have missed her these last two days.... Read more

  • Sept 22, 2016 Thursday

    9/23/2016 2:25:16 PM, by MELSMIMI

    Yea I picked up Mooney. He is on steroids and will be on medication forever, but he looks more energetic!... Read more

  • Thinking about a Plant Based Diet, Juicing, and other Dietary Changes

    9/23/2016 2:04:09 PM, by MENSCH00

    In your forties you start to really think about aging. And when you gain weight it exaggerates the feeling that your body isn't what it used to be, that you don't have the physical abilities you used to have. Since starting my weight loss program I've increasingly thought about lifestyle and ... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/23/2016 1:05:38 PM, by MOMMY445

    another day with not too much planned. tomorrow, i am going to a mini high school reunion. i have not seen or been in touch with my old high school much. i plan to change that as of today. i have to admit i miss seeing and hearing from classmates that went to the high school when i did. i am also in... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    9/22/2016 11:50:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    enjoying some much needed solo time. my daughter is at school and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's the first day of fall. a day of fresh starts and new challenges. fall is one of my favourite times of the year. the weather is finally not as hot and yet it is not too cool,either. a tim... Read more

  • Sept 21, 2016 Wednesday Good news on Mooney!

    9/22/2016 12:01:42 AM, by MELSMIMI

    I really do like Dr. Pipes. Good news about Mooney. He called last night to tell me that Mooney was holding his own. This morning he called and said he was acting better and was not as jaundiced and that it appears that the medicine was helping him and he is really responding well to it. He s... Read more

  • it's a wonderful day

    9/21/2016 2:21:40 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from a good friend of mine this morning. it definitely brightened up my day. my daughter says hi to all! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! a more mellow kind of day for me today. i do not have much planned and it feels so good. i try and have at least one day a week like this. it keeps me ba... Read more

  • Sept 20, 2016 Tuesday

    9/20/2016 9:38:58 PM, by MELSMIMI

    I took my baby tuxedo kitty kat, Mooney to the vet today. His liver is failing...... Read more