WooHoo Jumping for Joy
Monday, October 19, 2009      10 comments

Hi all, I know I've been gone. Mom and dad were in town and I spent all my free time with them instead of on the computer. It finally stopped raining this weekend. Sparkpeople really does work. This is how I know. My mom took me shoppin... Read more
Was Impressed
Sunday, October 11, 2009      4 comments

The pet store hopping didn't seem to keep her motivated today. Instead I told her I would pay her $10 to get it done. Money talks. She actually got a lot done. Though there is still a lot to be done. She was capable of getting more done but... Read more
Taking Different Approach
Saturday, October 10, 2009      5 comments

Someone suggested to me that I award Ally for getting her TV room cleaned. I have decided to take her advice. I told Ally when she gets her TV room done that I will take her pet store hopping. She likes to go and look at the fish and other an... Read more
Feeling Good
Friday, October 09, 2009      7 comments

I slept so well last night. I want to thank all who wished me sweet dreams yesterday. I'm not sure I dreamed, slept like a log. I had lots of energy today though I didn't get to walk this morning. I did walk at work and a few times tonight. ... Read more
I'm Tired
Thursday, October 08, 2009      5 comments

Tonight I'm just going to do my gratitude list I'm real tired. 1. A soft bed 2. A soft pillow 3. God 4. Family and Friend support including all of you 5. A dog that likes to snuggle. Andi... Read more
Frustrated with Ally
Wednesday, October 07, 2009      5 comments

Ally is frustrating one minute she is great the next she is out of control. Two things going on: Her hormones are raging, she's at that age and she is ADHD/ODD. She has been grounded over and over. She was grounded for a week for stomping o... Read more
Ally's TV Room
Tuesday, October 06, 2009      4 comments

So far so good. Ally is getting following her list and getting her TV room cleaned up. Of course, this is the first day. She usually starts off good but has problems keeping it up. Because I'm doing laundry I told her dirty clothes had to be... Read more
Decision Made
Monday, October 05, 2009      5 comments

Ally and I had therapy today. Talking with the therapist we decided to give her one more week to get her TV room cleaned. We gave her a couple of incentives. She can earn time on the WII and take Karate lessons. The way we are going to help ... Read more
Rainy Day
Sunday, October 04, 2009      2 comments

Well it looks like we will be turning my daughter's TV room into a gym. Boy is she going to hate that. Oh well, she's had three weeks to get it cleaned. I think she was overwhelmed but I tried to organize her in how she did it. I'm not sur... Read more
Mowing the Lawn Fun, Couldn't believe it
Saturday, October 03, 2009      5 comments

My lawn was really long behind the house. Off of the patio was fine but my husband wasn't mowing the rest and I didn't realize it until earlier this week. I took it upon myself to get it mowed. The irony of the whole situation, I enjoyed it. ... Read more
Pretty Good Day
Friday, October 02, 2009      3 comments

I know my therapist isn't going to be happy with me. But I'm happy. At work today they had the FA Picnic. I chose not to go. I intentionally didn't tell my therapist about it cause she would have told me I needed to go so I could socialize. ... Read more
Thursday, October 01, 2009      6 comments

I lost another 1.5 pounds. This made my day today. I really didn't expect to lose any. It is the time of month that I am usually bloated so I was expecting to gain weight this week. Boy was it a very pleasant surprise, especially after yeste... Read more
Feeling Good and Scared
Wednesday, September 30, 2009      5 comments

I'm feeling good about the life style changes I am making. The more I exercise the better I feel. Even my PMS isn't as bad, though it's not great either. Now to explain the scared. My daughter will be going to Junior High next year. She... Read more
Feeling Great
Tuesday, September 29, 2009      1 comments

The fact that I can right these words today and for the next few days is a small miracle. At this time I am usually miserable. It happens this time of the month. I thought exercising would make it come less, was that wishful thinking, probabl... Read more
Good Night's Sleep
Monday, September 28, 2009      2 comments

It is amazing how much better I feel after just one night of really good sleep. For two night's in a row I got maybe 4 hours of sleep. I got a real good after 7 hours of sleep. I got back to my walking and really enjoyed it. So did my dog. ... Read more

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