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Drink a Toast to . . . . .
YOU!! You have worked so hard on you, trying, winning, failing but getting back with a vengeance to succeed! Whether it be apple cider or champagne, just a glass, you deserve it! F... Read more
My Christmas Cheats!
So I work at a small not-for-profit organizations & at Christmas time, we receive many cards, sweets & cookies treats. I thought already have a favorite cookie, Keebler Fudge Str... Read more
Effort, Big or Small = Results
So you've been feeling sluggish lately. Not enough time in the day to do all of your chores/duties & still work out? Well, I have been reading healthy magazines for quite some... Read more
So you've been taking all the necessary steps to make this healthier life style work for you. You've reached out & blogged & left goodies for those who either have supported y... Read more
So, its November 1st & Halloween wasn't as bad as it could've been for me. With the endless supplies of all types of treats & the rare occasion of tricks, I remembered our goals. So to me this is only the beginning of change for me. I ate more h... Read more
What's A Perfect Size?
Where does the media get off saying that Cheryl Burton a perfect size 4 with a realistic (curvy) body that she's getting fat?! I love her body for her but if she's fat, then I must be obese?! I know I still carry many pounds around but the fact ... Read more
Okay its officially "hump day" and all I can think about: joy! For some reason, I am just in a "GREAT" mood! I am so glad that I am feeling this way!
Wish I could bottle this up & use it on "those days?"
Dee ... Read more
Do You Embrace Your Beauty?!
I always ponder this very question. Do I embrace my beauty? Some times I do feel beautiful but no in the beauty that is Alicia Keys or Beyonce. I mean they always seem to appear flawless & even with flaws they seem to shine. I hate that I lose w... Read more
25 Tips for A Better Life!!
25 TIPS FOR A BETTER LIFE!
1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile.
It is the ultimate anti-depressant.
2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day.
Buy a lock if you have to.
3. When you wake... Read more
So here in Chicago on Monday evening we had such torrential rains that it blew a transformer & we were without power until this afternoon. This has been a struggle for my kids because they have NEVER had to go without power for that length of ti... Read more
Here it is my TOM is approaching & I have been eating but I'm try not to overeat. I don't too much care for chocolate but wave a red vine in front of my face & I'm deemed helpless. I ate 2 whole boxes within 2 days & I'm surprised it took me tha... Read more
I Can't Wait for Saturday to Begin!!
Well I have been feeling pretty good today & I guess yesterday too. So I put on my blue jean capris & darn it, if I can't stop pulling these darn things up, I can relax. So that should be a good thing, right? Then why does it frustrate me to NO ... Read more
A Fresh Start
Today is the first day of the rest of my life & that's my daily mantra to myself. To take this day & make it better lived than the last. Unfortunately these last few days have been filled with sweets & more sweets. I'm still getting my fruits & ... Read more
New Year, New You!
Well its the 1st of year & many plans to make, revise, renew & resolve. I am so ready to embark on daily lifestyle change. I still weight 160lbs but I am going to set goal dates:
January 15th 158lbs
January 31st 154lbs
February 14... Read more
Food for Thought or Comfort Food?
Today is a beautiful Autumn Day! The sun is shining & the sky is so blue, you would think you could swim in it?! I am here at work with my pervobial "brown paper bag" lunch. The thing is, there is no bag, not for this Girl! I actually am more of... Read more