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Subliminal Messages
Saturday, August 20, 2016      3 comments

We all know that TV is infused with subliminal messages. That's a big reason why you suddenly crave a pizza when you aren't really even hungry. Wait...for me that is just a craving I always have, but you get my point. Before I lost 60 lbs I r... Read more
SPARKPEOPLE - Making friends into Family!! Bridging the gap from MA to WA
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      3 comments

This blog is filled with so much love and appreciation. I met Lynn Johnson (Johnsonz) about 8 years ago HERE, on SP. We connected over so many different things, not just our weight loss journey. We both love dragonflies and we both had awesom... Read more
No title! Just me expressing thoughts.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      4 comments

It's been 16 months since my last blog. I just reread it and it feels like I wore it yesterday. I guess not a whole lot has changed. Stuck! But feeling inspired by my SIL, Healthy4Jeanne. I see her making progress in her journey to a health... Read more
Friday, April 03, 2015      4 comments

Lately, I've been thinking a lot about changes that need to happen. Who am I kidding? It's not just lately, it's ongoing for forever now. I guess the good news is that if I am always thinking about changes then that means that I want to be a ... Read more
Sumo Squirrel Revisted!!
Saturday, March 28, 2015      2 comments

I posted this just over 3 years ago. It's a nice reminder (AGAIN). I know that squirrel are plentiful in our area and some find them equal to that of a rodent. Not me, I think they are adorable and I am often drawn to just watching how t... Read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      0 comments

Feeling very blessed to have been voted as a "Featured Blog". How awesome!!! I just love everyone's comments. It's great to not feel alone and know that so many have great ideas and words of wisdom. Thanks again.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lesson learned...for about 5 minutes!!!
Sunday, March 22, 2015      21 comments

Picture this - you're hungry. Although you have plenty of food in the fridge that could be prepared, somehow you get it into your head that you are in the mood for Chinese. You consider it more than a couple of times and since DH is out pickin... Read more
Hour by hour I will reach a goal.
Monday, March 09, 2015      2 comments

Over the weekend I was reminded that I am a person that does well with baby steps. I have still been floundering with many of my decisions. That doesn't mean I haven't improved since the beginning of the year, because I feel I have. So in a s... Read more
Mini Epiphany!
Sunday, March 01, 2015      0 comments

Today I ran (walk/jogged) The Claddagh 4 miler. This is my 3rd year doing it. First year with my son, 2nd with my friend and this alone. Truth is I don't really "run" with anyone, I start and finish with people, but I run my own pace and they... Read more
Still Here and Still Moving!
Monday, February 23, 2015      1 comments

I had a good first week of the DietBet. I felt empowered. Hubby did awesome and lost 4 pounds. I lost 1.5. The weekend didn't quite go as well and it led to a less than "perfect" monday. I'm not upset with myself, but I need to make sure I ... Read more
Big Plans for the next month.
Sunday, February 15, 2015      3 comments

I'm taking a lot of steps over the next month. I have involved myself in several little/big challenges and it feels so promising. I weighed in today for a DietBet - (Lose Together, Win Together!) - My DH and I are doing it together. 28 days t... Read more
Taking Pride in the Little Things.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      2 comments

Today I am taking pride in the little things. One of my goals on my Start Page includes "resisting a temptation". I have the ticker to mark off each time I achieve this. Until today there hadn't been many ticks. But today I noticed myself re... Read more
Knowing and Doing are 2 different things!
Saturday, February 07, 2015      6 comments

I want to know how so many of us can know and understand what needs to be done to see and feel healthy progress, yet remain stuck in a stagnant, self-esteem-deflating place? How can I know what worked for me before and yet when I set up the pla... Read more
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      2 comments

Yes, to achieve my goal, I think I need to be more specific about what I want and how I am going to achieve it. I have still been too vague! I am thinking about my BIG goal!!! I will be participating in the BattleFrog 15k in July! That is 9 ... Read more
Damn, am I good a making plans!! BUT...
Friday, January 23, 2015      2 comments

My last blog was only partially right. To achieve a goal, I not only NEED a plan, but I NEED to EXECUTE a plan. Yup, it really helps to actually follow through with what you have planned. I swear it makes all the difference in the world. I m... Read more

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