Phew, we’ve made it this far. No, really, I didn’t know if I would make it this far. Honestly, I didn’t think I had it in me, but I knew I had to change or I would continue to feel worse and worse while weighing more and more. My foot hurts a lot too, which… Continue reading Finding Fitness Follow-up
There are far more important things for me to be doing right now, I can assure you, which is why I am writing you these silly thoughts. Please don’t assume any deeper meaning in my stories than that they amused me, for they did (do). Story 1: You know how it goes, that loose screw… Continue reading Thoughts from the end of the day (for my amusement).
How does it go? “The children are all snuggled down in their bed…” Yeah. Well, now they are. But before that was screaming, yelling, kicking, and, yes, moments of sweetness. But some days I get to the full point, to the breaking point where I find myself not wanting to be mom anymore, at least… Continue reading Sometimes, I don’t want to be Mom.
I’ve been going to the gym for over a month now, maybe for six weeks? So far I’ve gained around two or so pounds. Well, that feels like a I’m going backwards. But hey, I’ve gained something I do want: ten minutes of running. I phrase it like that because I break my running up… Continue reading Fitness Update: Just Ten Minutes
Stand by Me sings out from my phone. I’m grasping for calm, happy feelings. Yes, all 4 kids are securely behind their bedroom door, but, from the sounds escaping from their room, there isn’t any sleeping occurring in there. So, I make tea, and wait, wait for the calm, wait for their daily hype and… Continue reading Tumeric Tea and Late Nights
I took the kids to an extended family birthday party last night. It was a good night to let them all run, because all my kids had brought their crazy to Friday. So, us adults are standing around watching the kids run, when one family member asks me what I’ve been up to. **Now, let… Continue reading On the Blog and into Real Life
That’s how I feel some days. Like this, I will never succeed. No matter how hard I try, I always end up back at failure. But that’s not true, so I have to tell myself that. I have to remind myself of where I’ve been, where I’ve come from, of where I’m going. Growing up,… Continue reading The Face of Failure