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OK - let's try this *again*! (Yeah, I've said it before...........)

Today, 10/8/15, I received awesome news (have been on a frustrating job search since May)............so now it's time to reflect on the experience and how I've worked through it - and frankly, it has *not* been a good one.......

Sooooooo - now, the introspection and soul-searching (or what's left of my "soul") begins again, including "re-Sparking"!

I'll shoot for a 40 lb. loss again - and will give myself a year to do so (I figure that'll allow for - ahem - age-related changes in metabolism).............eating, as in the past, will continue to be a challenge, but I have still been pretty consistent with workouts, thankfully..........I *still need to deal with stress better than I have been* - it's been a DOOZY to try to deal with that this time around.......

For those who've read my recent vents - thank you for bearing with me! I felt I needed to back off of things a bit for a while, so turning off my SparkPage for a while just seemed to be the prudent thing to do while I diligently worked on getting back on my feet.........

Let's hope the "third time's the charm"!

Member Since: 3/18/2013

Fitness Minutes: 56,581

My Goals:
A better body and overall health - and a neater appearance in suits would be a good thing, too (as much as I HATE suits) :)

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No formal plan for now, but a basic cleanup of bad habits and refocusing on stress and emotional eating issues.....of course, the ultimate stress resolution will be getting re-employed :)

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Just trying to keep in mind that old saying - "one day at a time"!

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    Thank God for "coincidence!" You were saved for this day!
    13 days ago
  • v BECCABOO127
    Thx for stopping by my blog! I know what you mean about needing some down time.

    16 days ago
    Good morning friend. Thanks for the emoticon on my coloring blog. Have a beautiful day.
    18 days ago
  • v MARCIALS51
    I haven't seen you on the team page for awhile so I got worried. I pray you are just real busy and nothing else is bring you down. I m doing fair. I seem to be in a sleep late stage and can't get it stippped. Please keep pushing forward NO LOOKING BACK Sunny Sunday with many BLESSINGS to you. emoticon
    20 days ago
  • v SALAM4545
    Just wanted to say thanks for your comments on my blog. Unfortunately, the company is too small to have an HR department, but it has spurred me to look into getting something better. I was comfortable, and too scared to make a change. But this has made me realize that the whole culture of the preschool seems to be very negative, and I'm tired of it. So I am going to look into doing something with a government funded school. Makes me nervous just saying it.
    22 days ago
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