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Saturday, April 25, 2015      0 comments

I'm in the middle of 3-12 hour night shifts. What this means is, I worked 12 last night, eat dinner at 11p.m. and snack around 3a.m. slept only 4.5-5 hours. Last night I went to Au Bob Pan around 3 for a snack...ended up with a salad (good), b... Read more

Exercise/no weight loss!

Thursday, April 23, 2015      2 comments

I've been hitting my home gym regularly, my eating with wreakless abandon prevents losing weight, but I will get to that at some point. BUT, what I am so overjoyed with is the changes physically. More stability doing every day activities, sle... Read more


Monday, April 20, 2015      1 comments

Historically my mom was always starting her "diet" on Monday. Well, today is that day, sort of. I devoted this past two weeks to health maintenance. Mammogram, dentists and tomorrow I have a colonoscopy. So today I eat breakfast and only clear... Read more


Friday, April 17, 2015      8 comments

There is nothing more inspiring than new "toys" to help get into the exercise mode. So, today I bought 2 new shiny kettle bells. :) And it was a good workout!... Read more

Raise the bar

Monday, April 13, 2015      1 comments

I went back and re-read some blogs I wrote over the years. Its good to review where you come from and despite set backs, progress was made. I have to say, I am grateful for Sparkpeople, cause it helps me continually evolve. It nudges me to b... Read more

Night Shift, waaaaa, waa, waaaa

Saturday, April 04, 2015      1 comments

I work night shift and it's a killer. It kills the day I have to work...sleep so I can stay up all night and the day after, sleep cause I'm wiped out. It kills the metabolism. My poor body doesn't know whats up. Shift workers statistically di... Read more

Lymphoma guy inspires me!

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      2 comments

Tonight at work (RN, bone marrow transplant unit) my patient showed me pictures of him pre-diagnosis. He was massive, ripped muscles, the result of huge commitment to getting and staying strong. I said " you look very intimidating. I use to p... Read more


Monday, March 09, 2015      1 comments

I was last here in 2010, and I'm back! I weigh the same which is pretty remarkable. It IS time to accomplish my goals. IT IS TIME!!! The last year illustrated the need repeatedly. Nothing like turning 65 to wake a person up or if that does... Read more

Ride that pony!

Thursday, May 06, 2010      2 comments

Alright, I have been off eating, and behaving badly, well sort of. I haven't been here at any rate, so time to get back on the pony and do whats right. I broke a rib but it's getting better so back to the gym and get the exercise thing up to s... Read more

Viewing Success

Thursday, March 25, 2010      2 comments

I just spent some time reading a bunch of blogs and many write about the binges of chocolate and stress related eating however, they come back to spark and revisit the plan. I love that. Success is coming back again and again and AGAIN to bas... Read more

Monday, Monday

Monday, March 22, 2010      1 comments

Ya gotta love monday, it's like the beginning, at least it always with my mom. She ALWAYS started a "diet" on Monday. I am not going to start a "diet" but this Monday starts two weeks of night shift. Not eating at normal times, trying to ma... Read more

March 11th

Thursday, March 11, 2010      0 comments

emoticonhad 2 marvelous days. Yesterday I went to the gym and worked my butt off, felt really exhilarating too. ... Read more

I'm done!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      5 comments

I'm done with the destructive behaviors that I have been doing the last 4 weeks plus or minus. I am going to the gym today for the first time this month, I am going to stop random, eating with wreckless abandon. I am going to get back on all ... Read more

I'm done!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      2 comments

I'm done being distructive. I switched out coffee for green tea and for the first time in a week I woke and have remained headacheless. I am hitting the gym today for the first time this month and really didn't get much gym time in last mont... Read more

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