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Finding somethings out about myself

Sunday, January 16, 2011      2 comments

It's always an eye-opener when you realize something new about yourself, and today I made one of those realizations. It occurred to me as I was driving home from a bridal show, that language and the way we speak to ourselves, makes a major diffe... Read more

Definitely building some momentum!

Thursday, January 13, 2011      0 comments

I have been avidly reading(re-reading in some cases) my SP daily e-mails and articles, remembering how helpful they can one of those messages contained advice on keeping momentum going on your resolutions. One of the suggestions (one... Read more

an ahha moment

Wednesday, January 12, 2011      0 comments

Went to the 6:00 spin class!!!! WhooHoo for me! Today I had an unexpected blip in my scheduled gym time--yet I didn't allow it to keep me from getting my cardio. I would have just skipped today after throwing my hands in the air and blaming circ... Read more


Friday, January 07, 2011      0 comments

Well I got it! Stinking stomach virus! Didn't make the gym today, or barely get out of bed...while I know it really was not possible, there is a part of me that is angry with myself a. for being so weak that I got sick, and b. that something alr... Read more


Thursday, January 06, 2011      2 comments

So today is a cardio day....small blip...jackson's mommy and daddy have a stomach bug...went ore there to take care of J while mom went to her OB appointment...I'm feeling very yucky - hoping to go for a thirty minute walk/run in a few minutes..... Read more


Wednesday, January 05, 2011      1 comments

One of my difficulties over the past months has been getting my workouts in on the days I babysit my grandbaby Jackson. Since I need to be there by 6:45 in the a.m. my normal morning routine has not been possible, and thus my workouts on the day... Read more

Making progress

Tuesday, January 04, 2011      0 comments

I have to say that exercise has benefits that go far beyond physical health! It's amazing how getting myself back on track can help my mental well-being. Yes, I'm dealing on a daily basis with my mom--still hard, invades my thoughts day and nigh... Read more

Day 1

Sunday, January 02, 2011      4 comments

Sunday morning workout completed. 25 minutes of intervals on the treadmill. and an hour of strength training! I'm starting small and making sure to begin a new habit. It's frightening to me how quickly I became derailed! The long and short of it... Read more

Happy new year: Year 5

Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

On the eve of my five year anniversary, I find myself in a scary place. Since sept. 20th of this past year I've been in a downward slide. This was precipitated by the diagnosis of my mother's lung cancer. Due to her weakened health from other sm... Read more


Saturday, February 27, 2010      2 comments

As I'm watching the morning news, I hear that a Chinese gymnast from the 2000 summer Olympics was actually too young to compete as was suspected. That makes me see how often cheating occurs. If it happens at thee Olympics then where does it stop... Read more


Tuesday, February 23, 2010      3 comments

A great obstacle to happiness is expecting too much - Bernard de Fontanelle, French writer Understanding happiness Happiness is a state of mind, not a way of life or a destination that you'll reach one day. Bumps in the road of l... Read more


Saturday, February 20, 2010      1 comments

Being lazy and not taking responsibility are wastes of time. Often the power for change is within us, but without our efforts things would fail or go awry. You cannot rely on help from others, only what your own two hands accomplish on their own... Read more

My Dr. Oz appearance

Thursday, February 11, 2010      10 comments

Thanks to Grant of SP I was an invited guest for the Dr. Oz 100th episode celebration. There were 100 people who ha lost 100 lbs or more without any surgical procedures. It was quite an interesting experience. While I'm just a face in the crowd,... Read more


Tuesday, February 02, 2010      1 comments

Just start getting things on track, then I get sick---stupid head cold---can't breathe stayed in bed all day Saturday---most of Sunday---then my dad ends up back in hospital---minor set back----so I haven't worked out in 6 days! I've not eaten m... Read more

Regaining my sanity

Monday, January 25, 2010      2 comments

a little at a was day one of my re-start. I had a great spin class and an outstanding lift today. It felt awesome to be back at the gym and block out all thoughts or cares...things are improving with my day, though he's still in the... Read more

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