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Excuses, excuses...
Tuesday, March 24, 2015      9 comments

I, um, "ride" my stationary bike while I watch TV (what DOES one do on a stationary bike?). I "ride" it while I watch The People's Court. I "ride" it while I watch Judge Judy, Roseanne and Suze. I "ride" it while I watch Blanche, Dorothy, Rose a... Read more
My Dissatisfaction With Spaghetti
Monday, March 16, 2015      7 comments

Geez, I can't believe it's been so long since I've had any thoughts to jot down and keep in mind regarding weight loss. I'm down 3.8 pounds since February 20. That's nice. I'm being very, very strict with No S. I cheated at No S A LOT for A... Read more
A Few More Thoughts and Reactions
Thursday, February 26, 2015      5 comments

Well, shucks, guys! Thanks so much for the suggestions and comments and questions!!! I have heard of muesli. I never eat it, though. I'm not a huge fan of yogurt, but what ACCEPTHECHALLENGE described sounds really yummy, and if it keeps me ... Read more
Today's Thoughts
Tuesday, February 24, 2015      11 comments

I can't guarantee I'm going to do this everyday, but I realized that if I actually noted my thoughts about losing weight and the choices I make, and the things I do, I may recognize the patterns better than if I just try to keep them in my head.... Read more
Welcome Home!
Thursday, February 12, 2015      9 comments

I moved back to Virginia on the 23rd, and so far it's been okay. My husband found a job right away! He was looking in the Chicagoland area for two years and found NOTHING. He's here less than two weeks, and he already has something. I'm glad, be... Read more
Forgiveness Anchor - An Epiphany
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      5 comments

So in my last blog (that was almost two weeks ago--so much for once a week blogging!), I mentioned how after I put in my notice, Drizella came to my office to ask why, and then I let loose on her and told her (almost) everything that I needed to... Read more
(sorta) Celebrating Well
Monday, January 05, 2015      13 comments

I put my notice in at my job today. Thank goodness, this nightmare is almost over. I talked to the big boss, and then sent an email to all relevant parties. Drizella was soon at my door asking me why. And I let it all out. I told her there ... Read more
Who Can Think of a Clever, Creative Title for a New Year's Blog? I can't.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014      7 comments

We are leaving soon for a dinner, and I don't think I'll have time to blog between now and midnight, otherwise, so here I am. I have read some really, really beautiful blogs for the New Year. JOHNTJ1, THE-SHELBSTER, FEEDTHEHUNGER, ONEKIDSMO... Read more
My Forgiveness Anchor
Tuesday, December 16, 2014      4 comments

I haven't been working very hard on my anchors, because it's easy to throw things out there into cyberspace and then forget about them. Plus, I've had quite a lot going on with really important, pressing things that I'll share once there is more... Read more
Those Anchors
Thursday, November 20, 2014      8 comments

In early October, I wrote a blog about my anchors. I kept adding to the list (which started out at about 12, I think) until I had two dozen things that in some way or another "hold me down." Here is the list: 1. My student loan debt 2. ... Read more
Basically the Same Blog
Monday, November 03, 2014      6 comments

I'm quite sure I have written this kind of thing and had these thoughts about commitment and stick-to-it-tive-ness, and how this SparkProgram I've been doing for 7 years would work if I actually DID it, rather than "doing" it. But maybe the fact... Read more
A Mug...
Thursday, October 23, 2014      3 comments

I just realized I never updated this blog:
al.asp?blog_id=4218525 Probably because I forgot I had made such a blog entry. But I have a very old update! You should r... Read more
My Anchors
Sunday, October 05, 2014      6 comments

I've been reading those self-help books again. emoticon This time, I'm reading up on decluttering, so that I only ... Read more
Thursday, September 04, 2014      5 comments

I'm copying and pasting a similar exercise from a couple years ago, but changing it up a little to recognize the changes in my lifestyle at this time (i.e., I don't really eat meat now). Give 3 or 4 reasons and for each (reason/excuse on wh... Read more
Had It Backward...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014      5 comments

So during the Pound-A-Thon Challenge, I decided I would weigh myself if certain conditions were met. They were that I had to stay in my calorie range and stay in my sodium range, among other things. I didn't weigh very often. If I stay... Read more

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