Monthly Archives: October 2008

Missing the library.

Where we used to live going to the library was a weekly event for my kids. Our new town has a much smaller library and VERY tough rules. They have actually had people thrown in jail for overdue library books … Continue reading

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Motivate me… please?

For the last several months I have justified not working out because my treadmill and exercise bike were in storage. Now that they are sitting in our finished basement I still can’t get myself motivated to start working out again. … Continue reading

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Reward cards.

Tonight I went to activate a reward credit card we earned for booking a trip online. I never thought to look at the expiration date on the card and assume it was good for a few months. Well the card … Continue reading

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Is it an addicition?

I know we have all heard about “internet” addiction but I think that is hogwash. This is not denial speaking either. Our world is so internet based it is hard not be on the computer many hours a day. I … Continue reading

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Allergies oh my!

Since moving my allergies have been at their absolute worst ever. I have been taking both Benedryl and Zyrtec and still my tongue swells up. Last week I ordered two whole house air purifiers and am very much hoping these … Continue reading

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I take pills.

For a while I wouldn’t tell anyone that I was taking diet pills but at this point I don’t care anymore. That is one of the nice things about starting fresh. When you move you can make changes to who … Continue reading

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Please be over soon.

For the most part I care about what happens in our country. This election however has just gotten to be too much. With the country falling apart and both candidates saying whatever they think voters will want to hear I … Continue reading

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It is back… my aching back.

There is something about the cold weather that makes me feel like I work for some sort of movers New York type business. That really doesn’t make a great deal of sense but by this time of night my brain … Continue reading

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What is it about snow?

It is so cute how for children the first snow fall of the year invokes nothing but happy feelings. For adults this first snow is a mixed bag. For me snow initially makes me feel all warm and fuzzy. This … Continue reading

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Detox diet.

A friend of mine is just about to finish a detox diet. I really don’t know much about the diet but from what she tells me I don’t like the sound of it. For me it would be impossible to … Continue reading

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Ease it down just a little bit.

The last couple of mornings I seem to be operating in robot mode. For some reason I automatically make two big cups of coffee even though it is just me drinking it. I have one of those Senseo coffee makers … Continue reading

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Not the way I planned.

Somehow I have managed to get a bit of a stomach virus. Usually my entire family gets these types of illnesses at the same time. Fortunately for them they have not. I seem to be on the upswing from whatever … Continue reading

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Little lists and big lists.

My kids are already starting to think about the toys they want or hope to receive for Christmas. It is so funny because they have no concept of where presents come from or how much things cost. The nice thing … Continue reading

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Back on Alli.

So I am back on a kick to loose a few pounds. It isn’t that I have gained tons of weight but I just don’t want to feel crummy anymore . This summer was such a stressful time that I … Continue reading

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Please keep me out of it.

As a 30 something I have parents who are in their early 60′s. The thing is that my parents have been preparing for being old for countless years. As a child all I heard was talk about how things will … Continue reading

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Unimaginable.

In the past we have received two emails about young mother’s in our area fighting for their lives after giving birth. It is unimaginable to me to think of beginning to manage or cope with the situation from vantage point. … Continue reading

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We will play and play.

Our backyard is much bigger than at our old house which is going to be wonderful this winter. At our last home my kids hardly have room enough to walk in a circle let alone really play. This year we … Continue reading

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The world needs a little more joy – Ghosting It Forward

Just this week I was having a conversation with a friend about the state of the world around us. It just feels like everyone is caught up in a negative state of emotion. Daily we are inundated with news of … Continue reading

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Quick snack idea~

There is no need to go hungry while you are surfing the internet looking for auto insurance quotes or getting a jump on your Christmas shopping. Try this guilt free pumpkin smoothie recipe: 15oz can pure pumpkin (chilled) 12oz can … Continue reading

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Pumpkin pie…

I’ve always struggled this time of year! From Oct. to Dec. is when my favorite flavors are out in full force. I LOVE pumpkin! Those Little Debbie Pumpkin Delights are the bomb! Oh and Eddy’s Pumpkin Ice Cream. Mmmmm….But of … Continue reading

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