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Today I Will....
Thursday, October 25, 2012      13 comments

Today I will... Put myself first. Exercise. Eat healthy foods. Make better choices. Stay within my calorie range. Track all of the food I eat. Be more forgiving of myself. Be more forgiving of others. Be kind ... Read more
Stuck between a rock and a cupcake
Friday, September 07, 2012      12 comments

Boy do I need a swift kick in the pants. I'm having a really hard time getting control of my binging. I don't know where the urges come from and why it is so hard to resist them. One in particular is cupcakes. We have a place here in East Haven ... Read more
50 questions
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      4 comments

I stole this from sarasmiling, who stole it from someone else. 50 Things About Me (stolen from Nice2cyou) and Sandy-Toes!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~ 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? Not that I know of 2. WHEN... Read more
Monday, July 23, 2012      10 comments

For the last 2 weeks, my nephew has been visiting. He lives in upstate New York, so I don't see him much since my sister passed away. He left this morning and I miss him already. My sister would be so proud of the young man he has turned out to ... Read more
just pondering things
Thursday, July 19, 2012      11 comments

I guess you can say that I have been very moody lately... I just feel I need to vent. I had a great weigh in last Saturday that shocked the heck out of me. I don't think I have ever lost 5 lbs in one week here on SP. I was pretty happy, ho... Read more
Rock It! week 2
Sunday, July 08, 2012      6 comments

Since Sunday is my day of rest, I saw for the challenge this week was to include an active rest session. Well today was that day. Since it is in the 90's today here in CT, I took the dog and the 3 year old on a 40 minute leisurely walk around th... Read more
Rock It week 1 challenge plan
Sunday, July 01, 2012      13 comments

My plan for the first week of this challenge is pretty straight forward as far as exercise. On Monday, Wednesday, and Friday I have Zumba for an hour in the morning. Since I take the classes at the YMCA and 2 of my kids go to camp th... Read more
Reflection time
Thursday, June 28, 2012      9 comments

For the final challenge for SASS, I need to reflect upon my accomplishments and plan for my future. Seems easy enough.. here it is.. I joined the SASS challenge through the suggestion of Sara (sarasmiling). Thank you Sara for doing that for... Read more
Disappointment = Determination
Sunday, June 10, 2012      11 comments

I am a bit disappointed in myself because I let myself go. When you look at the total picture, I am being ridiculous because I have lost so much weight and have gained so many positive habits, but if I don't hold myself accountable now I fear I ... Read more
something to think about
Friday, June 01, 2012      14 comments

I weigh myself everyday to keep myself on track, but I found this picture on Operation Beautiful and just wanted to show it to everyone. Sometimes I get down when I see the... Read more
My plans for June
Thursday, May 31, 2012      9 comments

I decided to start June off right.. by not procrastinating and doing it one day before June 1st. I am a little d... Read more
Goals for May
Friday, May 04, 2012      9 comments

I have a bad habit of being late on coming up with my mini goals for the month. I guess being four days into the month is better than really waiting until the last minute. I shouldn't be so hard on myself, I am still making goals... The end... Read more
A sad/happy kind of day
Saturday, April 28, 2012      12 comments

I'm struggling today. Today my sister would have turned 47 years old. I would be in New York right now helping her set up for her yearly birthday party, which was always a huge blowout picnic. Instead, I am left with memories of those parties (s... Read more
Three months
Thursday, April 19, 2012      14 comments

I didn't even realize I have been on SP for three months now. I can't believe what a difference this has made in my life. When I started losing weight back in December 2011, I weighed 221 pounds. When I found SP, I was 213. Although I was ... Read more
Mini goals for the week
Sunday, April 15, 2012      7 comments

This week I lost a pound, which is good. It isn't a gain and it isn't the same. I'm proud of what I have been able to accomplish so far... I need to push myself further because of the negative thoughts that have been creeping in. Ever since... Read more

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