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  • woo hoo!

    9/16/2014 10:08:08 AM, by MOMMY445

    my daughter told me this morning that she made the cross country team at school! woo hoo! way to go,sweetheart! she has a field trip coming up next monday and she put my name down as a volunteer. knowing my daughter, she was one of the first ones to hand the registration form and fee in this morning... Read more

  • Feeling Positive

    9/15/2014 2:00:15 PM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    For the first time in a couple of weeks, I woke up feeling very positive. Things have been really rough going for a bit, but after reconnecting on here last week and receiving more support than I ever thought imaginable. I am really feeling that things may begin to look up for me. Yesterday, I... Read more

  • it's sunday

    9/14/2014 3:26:54 PM, by MOMMY445

    a new week has begun. i was able to meet up with my good friend the other night. we are meeting up again this evening. my daughter got the book she was waiting for from the library and she has already read three chapters of it. at the rate she is going, she will have it finished in just over a week.... Read more

  • Hoping for some normalcy

    9/14/2014 10:45:51 AM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    My dear BF's shift changes again this week, he works 2 week swing shifts. Prior to his last stint on 2nd, he was on 1st and 3rd for a total of 6 weeks, I got into a pretty regular routine and with me being a creature of habit, was really a welcome change. In bed by 10:30, up by 6, breakfast at 8, an... Read more

  • it's saturday

    9/13/2014 11:57:15 AM, by MOMMY445

    i am finally getting going on my day. my daughter and her grandma went to the library this morning. she loves to go to the library and encourages both of her grandparents to do the same. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it feels good to not have a specific plan in place for a change,at least for me... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/12/2014 9:54:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    another week is just about complete. it is supposed to be raining quite a bit here tomorrow, so i am getting as many outdoor errands done as i can today. my daughter is doing well and says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep. i have not made any weekend plans yet. i will see how it goes each day an... Read more

  • Thank you!

    9/11/2014 9:53:26 PM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    The outpouring of support is more than I ever expected. All the replies to my "Sometimes when you don't want to...is when you need to the most" blog has really been overwhelming. I never really expected this much support. I want to thank everyone who has commented, your kind words and support m... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/11/2014 4:37:05 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am catching up on some reading today. the weather here yesterday was really rainy and windy. today, it is just windy and it is much cooler outside. my daughter is trying out for the cross country running team at her school, this week. she loves to run, so i encouraged her to go and try out for it.... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    9/10/2014 11:04:52 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to do some errands for me. i was not expecting to see my good friend until this weekend. i got to see him yesterday for a few hours. he is still finalizing his trip plans. i am following up with those places i got in touch with in regard to the women's program i want to get into, today. i appl... Read more

  • a nice day

    9/9/2014 2:19:50 PM, by MOMMY445

    i'm taking it easy today,as far as errands are concerned. i did so many yesterday that i am taking it slower today. my daughter wants to get her hair cut shorter now. that is fine with me,since she wants it and it is making her happy. all of the birds say hello,hello. have a terrific day,everyone!... Read more

  • Mixed emotions

    9/9/2014 9:52:34 AM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    My last blog, I wrote it with really no intention of anyone really reading it. My blogs don't usually get read. I was just looking for a little bit of an outlet where I had some anonymity and I really didn't want to burden family and friends with what I was dealing with. On one hand, I'm embarr... Read more

  • a new week

    9/8/2014 11:43:27 AM, by MOMMY445

    i had a great weekend and so did my daughter! the job interview went well. now i am catching up on some computer work and some errands that i did not get to do over the past few days. my good friend has some of his family visiting with him this week, so i will not get to see too much of him. that is... Read more

  • Sometimes when you don't want to...is when you need to the most

    9/7/2014 10:42:30 PM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    I have had a really bad week. It was easier just to blame it on the warmer temps and higher humidity levels than to admit what was really going on. I have struggled for years with severe depression and worked so hard to get off all the meds and live a healthier and happier lifestyle. I manage... Read more

  • it's friday

    9/5/2014 1:34:49 PM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter says hi! all of the birds say cheep,cheep! have not yet made plans for the weekend. i will just take it as it comes. have a terrific day,everyone and a great weekend!... Read more

  • it's thursday

    9/4/2014 12:34:02 PM, by MOMMY445

    i heard from another place regarding a contract position. i meet with them on monday morning. so i will more than likely be staying at one of my friend's places the night before. then i can get ready to go from there and be dressed more business like. i have some of my work related clothes there, so... Read more

  • MARATHON 3 Training WK 11 & WK 12 - Well, I'm sticking with it!

    9/3/2014 7:29:30 PM, by CRYSBROWN1

    I seriously do NOT know what my problem is. Maybe I'm burnt out, maybe this summer heat is kicking my @ss BUT what I do know is that the last 2 weeks have been really sh!tty as far as running. My first long run, my 20 miler was an absolute joke as was my 19 miler the week prior. I started walking... Read more

  • a warm,sunny day

    9/3/2014 11:56:25 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to get several errands done and to get going on my online college course. i did not get that job. that is okay with me. i will step up my search to find another one. my daughter says hi! all the birds say cheep,cheep! my daughter likes her teacher. have a great day,everyone!... Read more

  • it's tuesday

    9/2/2014 10:23:38 AM, by MOMMY445

    i just started school today and so did my daughter. i got to see who her teacher will be this year at school. now i'm doing some online course work, then i have some errands to run after lunch. all of the birds say hi. i had a great weekend away. i feel refreshed and ready to go. a new month has sta... Read more

  • Drug Dealers for Bike Junkies - Santa Cruz Bronson Fix

    9/1/2014 1:47:47 AM, by SPEEDYDOG

    Part 1: One Percent Not so long ago, I was thinking a Pivot Mach 6 could be a good addition to my stable. The Pivot Mach 6 is a bonafide mountain ripper. The Pivot Mach 6 is made for fast descents on technical terrain. T... Read more

  • it's friday!

    8/29/2014 11:25:02 AM, by MOMMY445

    the weekend is here! hurray! my daughter is getting some clothes for school today. my good friend wants to get her some clothes for school,too. so i said okay. i know that my daughter does not refuse clothes, no matter where they came from or who got them for her. she is a budding fashionista these ... Read more

  • go to advanced pain management on the 19th of Sept.

    8/28/2014 4:19:00 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    On the 19th of Sept. I see a pain specialist for my foot at 3:00 I have to be there. This will end my 6 month battle with plantar fasciitis. I will finally have relieft after waiting for something to be done.... Read more

  • it's thursday

    8/28/2014 12:46:44 PM, by MOMMY445

    a day of errands and relaxation. my daughter is pretty much all set for school now. all of the birds say hi. i will be meeting up with my good friend later on today. have a terrific day,everyone and a fabulous weekend!... Read more

  • Beat my goal time

    8/28/2014 10:45:45 AM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    I have a 4.1 mile route I have been struggling with since June, my goal has been to finish it in less than 50 minutes. My times have ranged from 51:06-54:56, that is until today *insert drum roll* 48:33. I am pretty pleased with myself. I know there were other factors that helped, cooler than usual... Read more

  • a nice day

    8/27/2014 11:58:51 AM, by MOMMY445

    a day to enjoy and to take it easy. it is not as hot here today,which is a relief. went for a really long walk yesterday and i felt good afterwards. all birds are okay and say hello,hello. my daughter will be getting some more clothes today for school. i will see what i can do. i know what she likes... Read more

  • Running and scrapbooking

    8/27/2014 6:51:33 AM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    Yesterday's run went much better. I ditched the pace based music. It really wasn't working for me, I felt like I was always trying to struggle with keeping up even at a 12 min/mi pace. Training plan called for a 3 mile run plus strides, I wasn't sure how it was going to go. I have been struggli... Read more

  • Finally relief!

    8/26/2014 7:43:58 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    I seen the podiatrist and he listened and referred me to a pain management place in Green Bay for a partial release of the plantar fascia ligament. He explained why a full release won't work and made me feel like someone he genuinely cared for. What a difference between Scharer and DeNamur.... Read more

  • a lovely day

    8/26/2014 3:31:16 PM, by MOMMY445

    a very hot and humid day here today. even my daughter, who loves to be outdoors, is taking it easy today. all of the birds are doing well and say hi. it looks like i will finally get the reference i need to get into the women's program i want. i am definitely in school from september of this year un... Read more

  • So much for a rest day

    8/26/2014 7:53:09 AM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    Yesterday was supposed to be my rest day from running, but it was just too beautiful to stay inside. Drier air had moved in and there was a light breeze, no soggy air, perfect running weather. I headed out with the intention of a very light run 12-12:30 pace for 3.4 miles, but my legs kept mo... Read more

  • a beautiful,sunny day

    8/25/2014 11:32:39 AM, by MOMMY445

    i feel that my job interview went really well. in the meantime, i will work on other things while i wait. today, my daughter has one of her friends over that she met at day camp. they will spend the afternoon together. i am glad to see that she is making friends pretty much wherever she goes. i went... Read more

  • I've been MIA for too long

    8/25/2014 7:46:49 AM, by FINDINGBOBBIE

    I was really surprised to see in my email this morning that I was MOD, I have been MIA for several months. I just got so overwhelmed by trying to track everything and found apps that sync all my info so I don't have to bounce all over the place. With me, I absolutely hate tracking so if I can find s... Read more

  • it's friday

    8/22/2014 1:34:52 PM, by MOMMY445

    i am having a good day so far! woo hoo! my daughter says hi. all of the birds say cheep,cheep! it's friday! the weekend is here! yay! i am looking forward to meeting up with one of my friends this afternoon. then i meet up with my good friend later on, for supper and a visit. have a wonderful day,ev... Read more

  • Going for a 2nd opinion on Tue. Morning

    8/21/2014 10:36:14 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    After bugging DeNamur twice. His nurse called me back and told me He will not do surgery on me since he feels uncomfortable doing it to begin with. So I am going to another podiatrist in the same network for surgery on Next Tue. morning. My foot is not getting any better and I need to do something ... Read more

  • woo hoo!

    8/21/2014 3:24:03 PM, by MOMMY445

    i just found out a while ago that i got into the online upgrading course i wanted! yes! i will have to take math separately, at a different place. the coordinator for the program will send me the links for that one this week. then i can go ahead and plan to be in college for september 2015, full tim... Read more

  • it's wednesday

    8/20/2014 3:18:58 PM, by MOMMY445

    another nice summer day. my daughter's last day at day camp is tomorrow, it is a full day at the camp for her. she gets to see the movie frozen.all of the birds are doing well and say hello,hello! it was calling for rain for most of the day here. so far, it only rained once in the morning. there is ... Read more

  • a beautiful day

    8/19/2014 1:02:17 PM, by MOMMY445

    i do have some errands to run today. it is a really nice,sunny day here. my daughter and i will be doing some back to school shopping tomorrow. i picked up some supplies that i will need for school. all of the birds are doing well and say cheep,cheep. i am still working on being able to go to schoo... Read more

  • Making a New Rule for Me

    8/19/2014 9:11:06 AM, by DEBORAH2180

    I was on this site faithfully when I was working part time. Last summer, after I graduated with my Masters, I decided to focus on me and I worked out by walking and jogging miles each day. I LOVED it! Then I landed another position at my job which was full time and I was immediately swamped!... Read more

  • still waiting for DeNamur to call back

    8/18/2014 7:08:59 PM, by PHOENIXREBIRTH

    I am still praying and waiting to hear from Dr. DeNamur. I know some of you are concerned about surgery for me. I have tried everything from physical therapy to wearing a surgical boot and my foot has not improved. I can not stay like this forever. I have dealt with my latest bout of pain from plant... Read more

  • it's monday

    8/18/2014 11:46:42 AM, by MOMMY445

    i have made some inquiries on help i need to complete one section of an application package i need to finish filling out to be accepted into a women's program that specifically helps single moms to get back on their feet. my daughter says hi and sends hugs! all of the birds are doing well and say ch... Read more

  • MARATHON 3 Training WK9 & WK10 - Good Form Running & Narragansett Bay Half Marathon

    8/17/2014 3:25:41 PM, by CRYSBROWN1

    Just now catching up on this blogging thing after an exhausting day of running a half marathon. All part of the training plan no less but August halfs are no bueno no matter how you slice it! This was an inaugural race in East Providence, RI which I guess is the same race course as the Rock n' Rol... Read more