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No more delay!

Friday, September 06, 2013      2 comments

I've been so disappointed in myself. I've let myself off the hook. I've gained weight. My activity level has decreased, and my self esteem has taken a hit. The longer I take to get committed to a healthier lifestyle, the longer I stay in this pi... Read more

Good to remember...

Sunday, November 20, 2011      2 comments

While reading one of the Sparkpeople Blog entries, (The First Day I Decided to Live Again
ecided_to_live_again ), a phrase the author used stood out; "Remember to fill you... Read more

Reminders to self:

Saturday, September 24, 2011      3 comments

-you always feel good when you read articles and blog posts on Sparkpeople. Staying connected is good and motivating. -it takes as much energy sitting on the fence, feeling angsty and undetermined as it does to actually do the things you ne... Read more


Saturday, August 13, 2011      0 comments

I'm still here. Still trying. Still working on myself. Finally putting down some short term goals. My future has been looking insurmountable. Short term goals will help me focus on what I can do now for a goal I can reach soon. My goal toda... Read more

20 pounds down

Tuesday, June 28, 2011      4 comments

... and more to go. If I keep going like I have this last week, I'll gain it all back. Ugh. Two days of eating practically everything in sight. In favor of honesty, I've stopped myself only because I'm so full of chocolate. The good news is... Read more

Quick update-

Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

Things are going well. I'm counting the calories and drinking my water. The weather hasn't been conducive for walking, which is where I planned on making most of my cardio. And because I tend to let this area slack anyway, I haven't done much to... Read more

I'm back!

Friday, April 29, 2011      3 comments

...and I'm so happy to be back. I gave birth to a beautiful and healthy girl mid-March. Everything went well. I'm still getting used to having her around. It's pretty remarkable being on this side of things. Now I'm back and ready to g... Read more

A New Situation

Thursday, February 10, 2011      2 comments

Back in November I found out some exciting news. I was 6 months pregnant. The quick and dirty of it is there were reasons for me to not think I was pregnant. Some pretty concrete things. But thankfully those reasons seem to have resolved th... Read more

Can I get a translator for my self?

Monday, June 14, 2010      5 comments

So I've been struggling. Am struggling. But while I try to figure out what I'm doing wrong, and fully understand I'm doing plenty right because I haven't given up, it occurs to me that this state isn't one of failure. What I'm feeling- that of w... Read more

Stick it Out!

Friday, May 21, 2010      3 comments

For the past couple of weeks I've felt uninspired and very much like a loser. I've been of the mindset I've got to muscle my way out of such attitudes; clubbing the lack of motivation over the head and dragging it back to the caves of optimism a... Read more

Defining Goals; my Vision

Friday, April 09, 2010      4 comments

Clearly defined goals become unavoidable magnets for the desperate. Knowing the specifics of what you want removes the superfluous and distractions. Saying I want to lose w... Read more

Swapping out my quotes

Sunday, April 04, 2010      1 comments

Time to change the quote that hovers behind in message boards, and I want to document the quotes that have meant much to me... For the longest times, my message board signatures showed these two, "There are hundreds of paths up the mounta... Read more

My Doors are Open

Sunday, March 14, 2010      2 comments

The weather outside is amazing. Especially compared to the cold temperatures I was really starting to loathe. I turned off my heat and now have the back door open. I can hear the birds chirping and the snow melting into grates. In a fit of hopef... Read more

Wow Wednesday

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

Wow. The fog is thick. Wow. I feel good! Wow. I want to get outside and take pictures of that fog. But WOW do I have a lot of stuff to do indoors.... Read more

Things I'm Grateful For

Saturday, March 06, 2010      1 comments

1. Fluffy, warm blankets 2. Hot broth soup 3. Sunlight on my skin 4. A pair of wooly socks 5. A hot bath or shower followed by a thick robe Notice a theme?... Read more

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