Family day

we are celebrating my birthday today, a cool rainy day in Iowa. we were supposed to have a picnic but unfortunately we can’t due to the weather. oh we will still grill out but we won’t be eating outside. ūüė¶   we don’t need the rain and my sister said they do need it in…

frumpy

not sure frumpy is a word, but it is how I feel today. frumpy. thrilled that it is Friday but still feeling a bit down. we haven’t had sun in five days and I miss it. OR if it is sunny for a few minutes I am inside working and unable to go out and…

A year ago today~

my heart broke into a million pieces a year ago today when I lost my dog Max I so loved that dog and I miss him every day. He was a wonderful friend and I miss him dearly   Just looking at this picture brings tears to my eyes. Love you Maximus Andreas Always.

the thought process

when I am here at work and I have to deal with the hundred disrespectful, bratty children, I tell myself I MUST go back to school and get a different job. I hate dealing with these brats. I was told though that our school is calm compared to a few others. So maybe I should…

Life is a struggle

Every once in a while I want to throw in the towel. Just say I quit. I’m done. I don’t want to do any of this anymore….. But most days I realize there are so many people worse off then I am. So many who struggle to make ends meet and are sickly or caring…

debating

So I am debating on switching jobs. not right away but working part time as a CNA, getting certified and then eventually quit this job to go back to the nursing home. I worked there for 18 years about 15 years ago. I would like to go back and work in my home town so…

Thank You God

last night I was swinging my 19 month old grand daughter and the strap on the swing broke and she did a complete flip and landed on her butt. I am thanking God because she could have easily landed on her neck and broke it. It would have been horrific. She didn’t even cry when…

moving

so I know this crusade I am¬†¬†embarking on is for me and it will take some time. I know I just need to start moving. yes it may be one baby step at a time but I need to do something. I am tired of being fat and feeling like I am a cow. Yesterday…