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Tuesday, March 10, 2015      2 comments

Amazingly, I can say that right now I don't have one. The woman that I work with used to be, but her tune has changed. She's been trying to lose some weight and realizes how hard it is and how it doesn't help to have someone laughing at you. ... Read more

True Motivation

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      0 comments

So what is my true motivation behind this lifestyle change? I actually realized that about a month ago when I was at a baptism for my newest niece. I was running around out in the church yard with my 2 year old nephew and I realized I was... Read more

Temporary end?

Sunday, November 09, 2014      2 comments

The boys and I went on an overland hike this morning down by the river. I am hoping that it isn't the end of our nice weather permanently. It was beautiful and I love getting to take them outside and spring and fall weather is perfect for them... Read more

just short today!

Friday, November 07, 2014      4 comments

I had a pretty good day. Now I'm home and wiped out after a busy day plus bowling tonight. I saw a friend who I haven't seen in a month because her mother was I'll and passed away. She runs a coffeehouse and so I stopped in and had a decaf cap... Read more


Thursday, November 06, 2014      3 comments

I can't believe how much better I am feeling and all it took was some exercise and portion control. My anxiety is so much less. True story. I wish I would have realized how much the exercise would help a long time ago. I think my anxiety... Read more

Work and Eating

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      1 comments

I have a busy day today and I have to eat out, always a challenge. Through my work I have a fair amount of public speaking engagements and am a member of a few community groups. It keeps me hopping and I love it, but it does make eating ... Read more

Exercise excuses

Tuesday, November 04, 2014      2 comments

I have two big exercise excuses: too tired and too busy. So how am I combating those? Morning exercise, which is turns out is awesome because I feel good for the rest of the day. Who would have known right? Exercise at home has helped th... Read more

Picky Eaters

Monday, November 03, 2014      0 comments

Picky eaters, oh yeah, I live with one and he's not a kid. He is 44 and a perfect example of how not to teach your kid to eat. This guy won't touch veggies for the most part. He will eat them if they are raw, certainly not cooked. Peas, ... Read more

Improvements that aren't the scale

Sunday, November 02, 2014      1 comments

Even though the scale is moving, other great things are happening to me. I am down a size in clothing. I bought a few things yesterday that are a size 22. I was wearing a size 24 pants before. Tops I can buy an 18-20, so that is SUPER ex... Read more

good things

Saturday, November 01, 2014      3 comments

I ate birthday cake and didn't go crazy. I ate a Chinese buffet and didn't go crazy. I exercised everyday this week. It's all paying off because I bought new clothes today that are a size down! If I can do this, anyone can.... Read more


Friday, October 31, 2014      1 comments

Next weekend is our first hike in the area. I'm excited! I'm also really glad that I started exercising. I'm going to be able to hike those boys and not die for every minute of it. I live in a town that is on the banks of the Missouri ... Read more

When a good friend owns a bakery

Thursday, October 30, 2014      4 comments

Oh yes, one of my best friends owns a bakery. She makes amazing stuff, just check out this Angry Bird cake she made for my dad! I used to go down two or three times ... Read more

Fi on being a girl

Tuesday, October 28, 2014      0 comments

Ok, not really, I actually really like being a woman. I like being that rabble rouser that's gets guys underroos in a twist now and then. I like being outspoken. I also like being a lifegiver. I don't like what goes with being a lifegi... Read more

Fall is here

Monday, October 27, 2014      2 comments

It has been an amazing fall, just amazing. Beautiful weather for the most part. By this time last year, South Dakota had already been hit by winter storm Atlas. I live on the very edge of the affected area. This year has been just the opposi... Read more


Sunday, October 26, 2014      2 comments

What does that number mean? That means I am below 280 for the first time in about a year an a half. My starting weight was 312, so hey, I've made plenty of progress. I'm struggling with food. I'll admit I'm a sugar addict. I love the fe... Read more

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