Thursday, December 25, 2008

pics of joshy... enjoy!

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

bless endorphans

I went to a killer cycling class this morning. The teacher deemed it neccasary to kill us due to her naughty eating ( I think she knows what the rest of us have been eating). Bless her for it. I'm feeling much better about life after a hard work out.

my heart hurts

So, some you know bits and pieces of my health story and some of you know more then you should ever want or half to know but here is the update for all those who are wondering what is going on with the "brain tumor."

I went to the Specialist today who was kind, smart, funny and actully listened. He said the tumor is 3 mm big and something to be checked yearly for a few yrs then every other yr and then after about 10 yrs we can stop checking it. He doesn't expect it to grow and my lab results show no indication of causing any hormone imbalance. So I should be thrilled huh?

He is putting me back on all the same meds i was on earlier this year. That is a good thing- I felt better on the previous meds. I am also very sad. I cried a little- why doesn't someone have an answer for me. I'll willing to do the work to get healthy and drop the weight. In theroy if I could drop the weight a lot of the symptoms I'm now expierencing would go away. The trick is how in the heck to get there.

Many of you know the multipul extreems I have gone to in order to remidy the situation. Not to meniton the on going eating right and workout plan that has now become a lifestyle. It makes my heart hurt when no one seems to know what else I can try or do diffrent in order for this to happen.

I want so badly to be healthy so i can run faster, be stronger, have a greater change of having children and maybe even get a date someday. I'll get over it and soon find some strength to try again but for now I just want to give up the fight. I'm done trying and failing. Maybe i'm in denial, maybe there is something more I can be doing but for at least the next 10 min I don't have much hope that there is an answer. What do you do when your best just isn't good enough?

My heart just hurts

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Almost pee'd my pants

Hope you find it as funny as I did. Always knew we were performers deep down :)

Twitter in a you tube video!

Watch and learn :)

Monday, December 15, 2008

Inspiration in 2 min from movies

YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Twitter- I'm converted!

If you're not on twitter now is the time to join. Get in early... don't wait 3 years until you have to. Be ahead of the business game! then add me... I loaded my twitter feed right into the blog- look on the right hand side... click follow and we'll be friends there. I will be posting tons of cool things in my twitter feed that you won't want to miss.

Joshy and missing the warm weather

I'm missing the warm weather. Here are pics from another bike ride that I never posted. I was pretty proud that these pics were taken while riding a bike... that's right people, while riding :) Also missing my shuffle... I washed it in a pair of jeans. That is one danger of it being so little:)

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Christmas Work Party

It was a good time. They fed us stake and chicken- yum! Then they had an entertainer he does singer impressions -Jason something? He was funny... I liked the spainish impressions better, Go Ricky! The Top pic is my department- Training! Tina, Tiffany (my boss), Kerina, Sonja(doesn't work in the office) & Me! We have a way good time. Still lovin it here.

Bye Chicken!

So if you read my mom's blog you'll probably rememebr an entry not to long ago that talked about how we had to kill a chicken. Here are the pics! Dad was in a hurry becasue he was missing the first 3 minute of the BYU/UTAH game. Back to the chicken, the large buldge is an egg that somehow came out but it came out with it's guts still around it... it had another egg backed up so there was only one thing to do... Marta did it. Mom and I ran and screamed like little girls. I still want to be a rancher but I don't ever want to do the killing part. Yes people, we are a little bit country :)

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Andrew's B-day!

A few weeks ago was Andrew's bithday. I'm way behind on posting pics so you might get an overload in the next few days. We went to Cheesecake Factory- YUM!!! They even put a candel in his cheesecase and sang to him. Me and Braden Split the Chicken fingers with mac and cheese and something else I can't remember right now. Everything there is HUGE and in the words of Elle (my 3 yr old cousin) " DELICIOUS FOOD!"

Team Hoyt

Anyone need happy. inspiring thoughts... this is maybe my favorite story of how feeling lead to results. I end up in tears everytime. Watch this!!!

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Just another joy of being single

So an unnamed boy whom I used to love and still love to look at sent me a text late last night telling me that he had kissed a girl and really, really enjoyed it.

um.... okay?

He wanted me to know that he's still not interested even though we haven't talked in months

or he had no one else to tell and now he wants someone to talk to

or He are stupid!

Wierd... I want a real man, who thinks.

$1.45 for gas

That's right people I filled up fpr $18.24- the whole tank. The joy of a good deal is unexplainable!

Monday, December 1, 2008


So, I lOVE my Job still.

I proposed a few ideas and they not only went over well, the boss lady is excited about them! It's fun to feel appreciated and apart of a team that is moving forward. The idea that was approved is a monthly conference call that will connect people that previously weren't ever connected. It will be a Q&A that will address needed topics for upper level consultants at the company. Not only will people empower each other but I will get to glean from their expert advice and knowledge. Synergy is powerful my friends.
I'm re-reading Secrets of the Millionaire Mind today - What powerful truths are in this book! Are you poor and would like to see a little more money come into your life? I reccomend you read it. It was written by the wonderful T. Harv Eker in case you wanted to look it up

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Facebook Magic!

I got my Mom a facebook page a few days ago and got my Dad a page last night- Miracles do happen! I'm amazed at how fast you can connect with so many people through this great netowrking tool. It is our future- it's about the spreading of ideas. We blog, we facebook, we twitter and all of us have shared a product that we loved, asked for ideas and gotten results. I love how these tools can connect us so quickly. I hope that I can learn to get ahead of the game in the technical game.

Speaking of witch, I have a new love for Seth Godin. He writes books- specialising in Marketing. His writing is to the point and he's funny. He uses real life examples that duplicated. To you Seth Godin I say thank you for keeping me very entertained at work the last 2 day and motivated about my business ideas. I read "The Dip" and listened to "Tribes" (thanks audiable)

Friday, November 21, 2008

Jake trying to speak in "english" slang

Jake's call to Manchester, England

Man I love this kid. He has become a brother over the summer. He brings his dates over and walks into the house just like the rest of us. Sometimes he even says family prayer. So excited for your fun adventure... especially to England. I don't know how you couldn't fall in love with such a charming country. It's really lovely- their accent, the history and the amazing scenery. Josh I miss you and your friends being around. You were always a good time!

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Last night's deal

15 boxes of cerial
2 bags frozen veggies
1 egg beaters
1 dannon yogurt
1 $5 gift card....
Total: $14.26
So, if you minus the $5 gift card that's $9.26
9.26/15(boxes of cerial) = .61 cent a box
not to mention the bonus items... when was the lsat time you got cerial for .61 cents a box?

ice cream with old friends

Good to have us all together again!

Friday, November 14, 2008

My little corner at work

Here it is... where I spend lots of time on my computer, creating fun things (like this really cute christmas advent calendar) and loving what I do. Great to have a job I love! Notice the bags under my eyes in the second photo... that's me today I haven't slept much this week due to a great business idea I've had... I inherited the OCD :)

Monday, November 10, 2008

one more game...

2 weeks ago Tiff called and said lets go to the game together. She had extra tickets so we all went. Man, I love her! Grateful for such fun friends.

Heather and Devin's Baby

One of my most favorite people on the planet had her darling baby Oct 29th. I set up Heather and Devin and am just waiting for them to return the favor :) So excited for you guys. Love you big!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Tumor... huh?

So you know most people think that positve thinking can help you rid yourself of disease. I'm praying that it really is a tumor- can I think it up that I have one? I want this to be the answer to why I can't figure this body out. I was really sad eariler today.
Remember how I ran a marathon, hiked timp, and biked all over this county year.

I have an AMAZING body!

I'm so greatful to have a body- I have a body that I can love with, run with, talk with, think with, create with, cuddle with, build relationships with.
Today I'm greatful for my body every extra lb of it!


Yep, I love you joshy!!! You've always been one of my favorite people in the world. Thanks for a GREAT summer full of fun and adventure! Love, Love, Love this boy!

Thursday, October 23, 2008

I was impressed enough to post it. the web site is also really interesting if your interested.

My new Job

I am working for Close to My Heart... the scrapbooking company I was really excited about in an earlier post. It's in a perfect location for me... you've probably seen there building it's right off I-15 off our our PG/Lindon exit.

I am there new Business Development Specialist. This is a new position for the company so my responsibilities will evolve as they figure out really what they want me to do. Although this is what I do know.... It is a direct sales company so I will work with there upper leadership levels helping them to be trained better. I will take suggestions from them on what they feel like they are missing in training and do the research and get them the training they need. I will also be "spying" on other direct sales companys to see how they are training and take there good ideas and implement them into what we are doing. I will also be traveling to confrences and trainings they will each us about what trainings are out there. I will also get to go to the events and help train there... I love the travel thing and am so dang excited about it!!!

I am really hoping to get to go on the next incentive trip although I don't think I'll get to go. They are going to New Zealand... FUN!!! They are doing 2 incentive trips this next year and the other one is the exact same cruise I took this spring. I will happily volenteer for both :)

Sometimes we have to stop and do creative projects so we are trained in our products... life is hard when you are paid to make cards and really cute crafts. The people are great and the atmosphere is really laid back. My Boss is fantastic! She is the opposite of a micro manager... love that! I get to create my own schedual and have tons of flexability on how I accomplish tasks. I'll keep you informed on how everything goes and what fun projects I am doing.

For now I'm still going through training. Can't wait to get up to speed so I can hit the road running!

Sunday, October 19, 2008

This says it all...

Debt its STUPID!!!!

I start my new job tomorrow... so excited to have money so that I can get out of debt. Be the Gazelle.... you won't get it if you haven't read the book. Special Shout out Dave who got me excited again about being a Gazelle.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Walking after a Marathon... Enjoy!

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Happy Birthday Joshy!!!

Josh wanted to go to the Zoo so we went! It was really fun just Josh, Mom, Dad and I got to go becasue of scheduling. It was a really fun day after we picked up the rest of the boys and went to PF changes for yummy dinner... good choices Joshy! We love, love, love you!