Sweet potato

I admit, I used to fear the sweet potato when I was younger, I hated it but I changed my tune on this large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuberous root vegetable.  Smothered in butter and brown sugar…not tooo much..but no marshmallows or pecans, I have nothing against them, I just don’t have any in the house right […]

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My New Normal As A Parent After The Parkland Killings

Sadness, Anger, and Motivation. But you can keep your semi automatic and automatic weapons. This is how I am feeling as a parent today after the February 14th shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  17 children went to school not knowing it would be there last day on earth, no more boring […]

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School Shootings, Gun Control, and Mental Health

Right now, I am an angry liberal white mom with a platform to speak my opinions regarding the recent mass shootings at schools/concerts/theaters in my country. NOTE: AGAIN ONE ANGRY WHITE WOMANS OPINIONS AND THOUGHTS ALL HER OWN IN THE 44 YEARS I’VE BEEN ON THIS THIRD ROCK FROM THE SUN.  Doing one of these […]

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Rump Roast Supporters

I have a couple of these in my family, I love them no matter what they believe politically.  However, they frustrate me, especially one in particular, who taught me to be self sufficient, independent and think before I do.  This person is male, white, and works his ass off and will jump a fence to […]

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Ramblings of an IT Geek Mom

Once upon a time, in a galaxy far far away, I was single, kid-less, and less grey haired then I am today.  I’ve been in IT since the early DOS 6.x days.  I became a mom in 2002 and 2005, we’ve recently celebrated birthdays…kind of by coincidence my kids are almost exactly three years apart. […]

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Fact Checking Sites

I am sooooo guilty of it as well…someone posts a meme on facebook and you agree with what it says and so you share and repost it.  Unfortunately, huge chunk of these meme’s are not correct. I’ve gathered some reputable fact-checking sites so you and I can be diligent in passing them on.  Okay, maybe […]

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Outlander

Binge watched seasons 1 & 2 last year and I’ve been dying for season 3.  We won’t see Sam and Claire until September but they did get the green light for season 4..YAY! For me, I have not read any of Diane’s books but I will start!

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January 4th 2015

Fasting blood sugar is 246 at 11:30am (that;s right didn’t get out of bed until then), so far i’ve had a big ole bowl of Kelloggs Special K Chocolaty Delight cereal and 1% Milk for breakfast..;) Lunch was a grilled cheese on whole wheat toast and baked beans, Dinner was a salad with lettuce, tomatoes, […]

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January 3rd 2015

Forgot to post my fasting blood sugar yesterday, it was 264…no more DQ past 7pm..;)

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January 2nd 2015

Fasting Blood Sugar 239 this morning, which is better then yesterday morning, but will be getting my insulin figured out today! Lunch (11:30) 2 slices of wheat bread Mayo Slice of American Cheese Lettuce 3 slices of Turkey Breast Hummus Pita Chips Pistachios (Unsalted) Diet Mt Dew Dinner Grilled Chicken Ranch Wrap from McD’s Premium […]

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