National Donate Life Month

It’s National Donate Life Month

Happy Monday everyone!  I was going to write about something else today, but I realized that this was a very important month for me personally. No, not my birthday or either of my kids’ birthdays, or even my husband’s birthday. My mother’s birthday is this month, but she doesn’t make a big deal about it, so we don’t either.  No, …

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Friday Follies: The Children Are Out of School Today?

It’s Friday. The kids are out of school which surprised me. They missed so much school at the beginning of the year because of Hurricane Harvey. The school district already took away the President’s Day holiday, so I thought all holidays were at risk. Unfortunately, I didn’t realize they were going to be at home until Wednesday…so I hadn’t really …

5 Ideas for Motivation When You Need Inspiration

Motivation is my biggest challenge right now. Goal number one is to start exercising every day; since we have an elliptical machine (which I hate!), I tried to use it every morning. Not very successfully, I might add! So walking it will be! However, I don’t have a lot of stamina right now, so it’s so much easier to lay …

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In Search of the Breakfast of Champions

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I love fluffy waffles, crisp bacon, thick maple syrup, and cheesy hash browns. Yum! My mouth is watering just thinking about it! But since the transplant, I have to manage how often I splurge on breakfast. Some of the medicines I take now can raise my blood sugar, so I can’t have …

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Welcome to Life: The Reboot

I had been looking forward to writing my first post for this blog for several weeks. But life kept getting in the way. The past two weeks have been hectic – with two 11-hour drives to and from Alabama (whew!), dealing with aging parents, and managing teenagers on Spring Break. When we got home, the chores didn’t end – no …