Lysha Archive

Having the Joy Sucked Out of You

I really hate when life and all it’s problems start to get to me. When I get that feeling that I swallowed a 10 lb. dumbbell, my fingers start to ache, and nervousness rushes through me from my head down to my toes. It’s just not a good feeling. I can handle a lot, but …

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Happy 16th Anniversary!

16 year wedding anniversary stats: -Lived in 5 different places all in the same city (2 apartments, 1 duplex, 2 houses) -Owned 7 vehicles (5 cars and 2 SUVs 1 Honda Civic, 1 Mazda Protege, 1 Mazda GLC, 1 Honda Accord, 1 Acura Legend, 1 Ford Explorer, 1 Honda Pilot) -Earned 2 Bachelor Degrees -Held …

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1 Month and No Diet Coke

One month ago today, I quit Diet Coke and really all sodas for that matter. I went cold turkey from May 5th on. Before that I was weaning myself off, but I knew the caffeine headaches would be brutal. They still were for about 2 1/2 weeks after I quit. Someday I satiated the headaches …

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Being the Hands & Feet

Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered. ~ Proverbs 11:25 ESV Oh what a marvelous feeling it is to know you’re doing something for someone who can’t do it for themselves! Being the hands and feet of our Lord and Savior is just so worth the hard work. …

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listen….

this was written awhile back… listen…. do you hear that? it is so loud. i can’t block it out. i can’t wish it away            ~believe me i’ve tried i’ve tried praying for it to stop. it sometimes seems never ending the only time i don’t hear it is when i’m …

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Year in Review 2012

My favorite moments of 2012: ================ January Hanging out in Atlanta with the family for Drew’s 14th birthday. ================ February The week with my niece.

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My Afternoon with Alex

Thursday afternoon Alex’s Cub Scouts went to church to help make up boxes for the food pantry. Our church provides food for those that are need every Friday and they make up all the boxes on Thursdays. He enjoyed being able to help others. After that we went to the hospital because his class collected …

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Memories of the Month {11.2012}

This month I was happy about: getting the kitchen done! This month I was sad about: Auburn high losing in the 3rd round of the playoffs. Somethings I accomplished this month were: getting the kitchen done! Something new I did was: helping with the demolition of part of our kitchen and helping with installing new …

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Happy birthday to me!

Getting a year older may not be any fun, but getting to pick out cupcakes at Gi Gi’s sure is. What a special treat from Rob! I love Gi Gi’s Cupcakes!

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Calgon take me away….

As if it weren’t difficult enough coming back from a week long vacation. Getting back to reality after a week away is just down right hard. We’ve also had (one or more) furry little creatures inhabit our home while we were away. A water leak in the kitchen, which has now caused damage. To-do-lists piled …

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Busy Football Friday

Friday was a busy day. As much as I had hoped to get a lot of items marked off my to-do-list, it just didn’t happen. I spent about half a day at work. Fridays are not usually days that I work but it was our Open House. I was on the committee for that, so …

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Aerosmith & Cheap Trick

Thursday, Rob, Drew, 2 other friends of ours, and I went to Atlanta to see Cheap Trick and Aerosmith. Aerosmith’s plays list could have been better, but over all great concert. Pictures courtesy of wjactv.com & creativeloafing.com Aerosmith’s Playlist: Draw the Line Love in an Elevator Same Old Song and Dance Livin’ on the Edge …

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Date Night in Decatur

Yesterday, we dropped the kids off so that they could hang out with their Uncle Nick while Rob and I escaped for a date night in Decatur, GA. One of Rob’s buddies from high school, Jason Passmore, had a CD release party at the Java Monkey. After finding a parking spot and locating Java Monkey, …

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I survived a week without Facebook!

I recently told myself that I needed to take a week vacation from Facebook (FB). I did it for a couple reasons: 1. It was on my 100 in 1,001 list. 2. I wanted to see how my life would be different without it. My thoughts all along were that there would be no way …

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Valentine’s Gift Gone Wrong…Again

This year the Friday before Valentine’s Day we had a lovely dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse. Rob’s company paid for our dinner so we enjoyed a full 3 course meal. Here’s what we had: Appetizer: Wild West Shrimp Main Entres: White Cheddar & Bacon Stuffed Filet (me) Mashed Potatoes Mixed Green Salad Bacon Wrapped Filet (Rob) …

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Memories, Dreams, and Reflections 2011

1. Me! In 2011, I was proud to finally get a job, that I love. Going from a temp employee to part of the full time staff is great. You already know everyone. You know how to do the job. It only gets better from here! 2. I Love You I love my boys and …

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Sick

What great timing! Saturday night before going to bed, I could tell I had some drainage on my throat, but we didn’t have the type of medicine that would really help. Or so I thought. Consequently, Sunday I woke up with a raging sore throat. As Saturday went on I continued to feel not so …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 10

I am thankful for the opportunity to learn. My job offers free tuition for me at limited number of hours each semester. Although, I haven’t taken advantage of that. I have taken advantage of the professional development classes. I took my 2nd workshop today on Professional Ethics. A lot of it was common since, but …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 8

I am thankful I am able to help others through giving blood. Today was my 2nd time to give blood. It’s such a rewarding feeling…a little woozy, but still great to know I’m helping others.

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 7

Today I’m thankful my awesome group of student workers. I’ve found through my experiences in my new job, that I love working with college aged ‘kids.’ The students I work with are anywhere from 18-26 years old. We don’t limit what majors are allowed to work in our department, which is really cool because we …

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