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So far behind, but lots of updates

January 3rd, 2009 at 03:31 pm

I've missed a few days here and I feel so far behind. Not only have I NOT wrapped up my 2008 spending and reviewed it all, but I haven't posted any 2009 goals either. It's been a whirlwind few days, some good but some very bad.

My dear MIL that I wrote about a week ago or so passed away on January 1. I visited her just 2 nights before that and thought she was doing pretty good. It all went downhill the next day though. We thought we'd have more time, so it's very hard on us all. She didn't suffer long, at least not that we know of. She was such a strong woman, not really ever complaining, so no one knows for sure if she was in constant pain before she finally went for the diagnosis just before Christmas.


In brighter news, I went for a job interview that I think went very well. It was kind of a preliminary aptitude test, but they liked my scores and HR thought my background would be well-suited to the job. Keeping fingers crossed...

I also started a part-time job yesterday. It's just something to keep a little money flowing, but it will not sustain us long.

And, as part of my 2009 goals is to gain control over my weight problem and my horrible eating habits, I started a blog about that over on blogger. It's

Text is and Link is I actually started it a week ago. Check it out!

7 Responses to “So far behind, but lots of updates”

  1. tynana Says:

    Sorry about your MIL. It sure puts a damper on the holidays but good to know she is no longer suffering. I too have the weight loss goal but not doing so well just yet. A winter cold/flu has thrown me for a bit of a loop so still trying to get over it.

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    ((hugs)) Sorry to hear about the passing of your MIL.

    I checked out your other blog...looks good! Best wishes on the weight loss. I have at least 20 to lose too. I lost it all about 2 years ago...but it is back! Ugh!

  3. Koppur Says:

    I'm sorry to hear about your MIL. Frown *hugs and blessings*

    Check out my WL blog at and I'll add yours as a fave!

  4. swimgirl Says:

    So sorry to hear about your MIL.

    Good luck with the goals!

  5. NJDebbie Says:

    So sorry. ((hugs))

  6. shiela Says:

    Sorry to hear about your MIL.

  7. Blue Eyes Says:

    I'm so sorry to hear about your loss.

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