Tag: weightloss

Summertime musings….

 And just like that, we’re into August. where did summer go? thankfully, it’s not completely over yet, but as i see school buses going by these days, practicing their routes for this upcoming school year, I’m reminded that this crazy, wonderful thing we call “summer break” is coming to an end. it’s been a good

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Not defined by weight

 I have to be honest; I’ve been dealing with some self-loathing lately. I’m about ten pounds overweight, and my clothes aren’t fitting right–as in everything is either too tight, or makes me look 5 months pregnant.  Not exactly the look I’m going for, if you know what I mean. I look in the mirror and

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Meanderings….

I’m sick.  Again. and quite frankly, I am so tired of this cloud of sickness that seems to be hovering over my house; since Thanksgiving, my kids and I have had one virus after another, with barely a break in between. last Wednesday night I was hit with a nasty stomach flu, and I mean

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10 Things I Learned in 2016

 As 2016 has come to a close, I’ve been taking some time to look back on the year and reflect on all that’s happened and all that I’ve learned along the way. there were many things that came to mind, and other things that I couldn’t really put into words, but I did manage to

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is over, and Christmas is literally only 25 days away?  CRAZY! So, how was your Thanksgiving?  I hope you were able to relax and enjoy some down time. I spent all of Wednesday preparing food, which made Thanksgiving day go much smoother; it was nice to be prepared for once!

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The Real Deal

  I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately and have come to some eye opening conclusions. I’ve been blogging for about eight years now, and it’s something that I love. My first blog was basically a journal of my walk through Alzheimer’s with my dad, as well as my forty-pound weight loss. after having

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this and that….

  I love Fridays.  plain and simple. We do four-day school weeks around here, so Thursdays are our Fridays, which I love! And trust me, the kids love it too! It’s been a crazy and full week around here, filled with appointments, errands, and taxiing my kids around to and from their friend’s houses! Add

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