Happy New Year! Can you believe it is here? The start of a new year . . . the start of a new decade! Have you thought about it? Where were you (physically, spiritually, emotionally) in 2010? How has your life changed?
Yes! Summer is here! It's my favorite time of year. What's yours? I feel like summer is a time to be free and enjoy the outdoors. As a school-age child, summer meant no school and lots of time to play outdoors. As a homeschool mom, it's almost the same feeling! It's a time to lighten… Continue reading It’s Summer!
I cannot take credit for this idea. This is something that I saw somewhere out on the blogosphere. I thought it looked like a fun idea. I thought it would be fun to also include a few pictures from throughout the month. For April, I will concentrate on making each entry a complete sentence and… Continue reading A Sentence a Day for March 2018.
As I mentioned in my last post, it was a huge disappointment to end up with a severe ankle sprain just a few days before what is one of the most important races of the year for me. I spent the first week after my injury wallowing in my mire and eating lots of chocolate.… Continue reading Slowing Down
The summer went by very, very quickly. I did the Couch to 5K program again in hopes of improving my running abilities. Running was still hard. There were days that I struggled. I was still towards the back of the pack, but I was no longer the very last person. Doing it with a group… Continue reading 305 lbs. Making Progress
One evening during a meeting, I received a phone call. I recognized the number as coming from the family that I grew up next door to. My first thought was that something horrible had happened. Instead, I was asked if I wanted to run a 5K--in two weeks. A business had purchased bibs and had… Continue reading First Place Runner!
I went into my second day of work with one hour of sleep under my belt. Shortly after my phone call with Mr. G., he sent me a text reiterating everything he had said to me on the phone. I kept reminding myself that hurting people hurt people. I could not imagine how this whole… Continue reading 305 lbs. The Phone Call That was Never Made
I was totally unaware that the last time I would work was that meeting in January to introduce us to our potential new employer. I was never given a termination date. After the third consecutive week of being told that Mr. G. was going to cover my shift because of changes coming, I told him… Continue reading 305 lbs. The Eights Stink
I wrote in a previous post how this past summer had gone. I think most of the time we don't realize how detrimental stress is to our health.
All across America, whether you have school age children or not, this time of year is often thought of as “back to school.” We had the recent sales tax holiday where many school supplies were tax free for a weekend. We’ve all been inundated with “back to school” ads from various retailers, and most of us are once again seeing the yellow school buses in and around our neighborhoods.