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Sluggish day

Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

I had to attend a meeting last night(I hate being out in the evening - makes falling asleep/waking up harder) and have the boys all week (grandsons 2 & 3 usually only watch them on W-Th-F) and today has been rough! Dragging at the gym - I so wan... Read more


Monday, January 28, 2013      2 comments

Im watching The Biggest Loser and listening to their chef discuss breakfast - showing a recipe of some sort of egg/turkey bacon&sausage pizza that weighs in over 300 calories. My reaction, as it is always, TOO MANY CALORIES. My breakfast is alwa... Read more

It don't come easy...

Saturday, January 26, 2013      3 comments

You know it don't come easy....the fact of the matter is that every overweight person, whether obese or merely needing to lose 10 extra pounds, would sooo love there to be an easy fix. The moment someone realizes you are losing weight, it's like... Read more

Time to review

Thursday, January 17, 2013      1 comments
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2009-01-07-exercise-dime_N.htm I recently revisited these two USA TODAY articles t... Read more

Teams & Challenges

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      2 comments

I've been a SP member for over 6 years now and belong to a number of teams. Some of these teams use challenges as motivation to get the members losing weight and staying focused. I find these challenges are a good way to be held accountable and ... Read more

9 weeks-still going strong!

Monday, January 14, 2013      2 comments

9 weeks begins today and I'm thrilled to say I'm moving along still focused and committed! It definitely feels easier now that it's a habit. Of course I wish it could go quicker, but patience and staying in the moment are all skills that require... Read more

How long does it take for a comeback?

Saturday, January 12, 2013      4 comments

Well, I would have to say the answer to that question is 8 weeks! Today, was the first day I stripped away the loose fitting shirt and traded it in on a workout tank top! I wasn't sure if I was ready to expose more of myself, just yet, but I wen... Read more


Tuesday, January 08, 2013      0 comments

I've been pondering many things lately. The first being, how much I enjoy the gym, and my gym friends. They are people who I've known for 5-6 years now, and it's nice to know they keep an eye out for you. I love my gym, it's cost effective, it o... Read more

Not alone

Monday, January 07, 2013      1 comments

I was watching TV last night and caught an interview with Al Rocker and with the exception of the bypass surgery, our stories had similarities that gave me a moment to pause. As you can see from the story of my journey, my weight loss was phenom... Read more

7 th year

Thursday, January 03, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday marked my 7 th year anniversary of healthy living. While I had a small blip over the past year or so, I'm proud to have reached this milestone with a renewed commitment to this lifestyle. I struggled to make sense of what had gone wron... Read more

Approaching a milestone

Friday, December 28, 2012      0 comments

I am quickly approaching my 7 year anniversary of a healthy lifestyle.ive had a difficult year or two which saw me stumble and lose some of my focus (and ultimately creep over the 200lb mark), but I'm on a 5 week roll now and feel my momentum co... Read more

Owning it...

Sunday, January 15, 2012      1 comments

I have known since Jan 2, 2006 that only I can make a choice to be healthy. I also learned along the way that it's important for me to acknowledge my difficulty putting my needs ahead of my family's. I adore my grandsons and treasure every minut... Read more

Starting the new year right

Friday, January 06, 2012      1 comments

I know now, more than ever, that it sometimes takes, a deep look inside to realize that it's easy to find an excuse. I thought I had learned that lesson, and could recognize the problem when it presented itself. But, I fell into that trap again.... Read more

That voice

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      2 comments

Ive had a very stressful year, and have not dealt with it wery well. I've somehow lost my voice-that inner voice that tells me I matter! That voice that gives me permission to put myself first. When I was locked-in, there was nothing that I wou... Read more

6 years

Monday, January 02, 2012      2 comments

Today is the official 6th anniversary of my weight loss journey! I've had a difficult year, and lost some of my healthy habits, but I'm still here and have recommitted to this journey.... Read more

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