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Tuesday, August 30, 2016      2 comments

My reboot efforts are mixed. I am hindered by the STUFF that is my life, but I find that some bad habits I used to have I can now easily derail by being mindful. Soldiering on!... Read more
Finally found my winning combination
Tuesday, September 15, 2015      3 comments

A fellow team member asked me how I found my current health focused mojo. I have been examining that and have the following answer. I know my current approach will evolve as my health increases and I hit plateau challenges, but right now - this... Read more
Controlling Cravings
Saturday, August 29, 2015      4 comments

Exercise has been the bane of my health journey so far. As a result, the middle of August I decided to change that. I joined the 10min a day challenge team, started tracking and launched a streak that is currently on day 9. I am not wea... Read more
Day 952: Lion Taming Life
Friday, August 09, 2013      2 comments

I am taking control of my life back. My special needs son is back in school and seems to be adjusting. We have tackled a number of costly life events and are still treading water. I now have 7 hours a day (on weekdays) TO MYSELF and I am goin... Read more
Day 851: Back in Town
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      0 comments

I have been out of town and not near an internet connection in a week. But I am back and getting back into the groove and on the healthy path! ... Read more
Day 839: Quest for Daily Motivation
Monday, April 08, 2013      5 comments

I was doing really well with exercise for a bit until I allowed a funeral trip and the warming weather to derail me. I need to keep up with my exercise. I feel better when I do it, It has positive effects on my body and my mood so why is it so... Read more
Day 816: A request for prayer / positive vibes
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      11 comments

I have two things going on right now that I really need some emotion shoring up and prayer for health. First is my DH. He has type 2 diabetes and his kidney function labwork indicates a problem. He is seeing a specialist tomorrow. It c... Read more
Day 813: I am a Positive Cheater
Saturday, March 23, 2013      1 comments

So here I was, hiding the fact that I cheat. Feeling guilty about not being COMPLETELY honest in my posts. Along comes the results of a dieting survey about the habits of those who successfully drop weight and keep it off. Well, one of ... Read more
Day 790: I lost something!
Friday, March 01, 2013      6 comments

Renewed motivation via a 20year old book I found has me feeling better than I have in a long time. My DH got me up this morning as he got into the shower so I could take my first morning walk. I decided I wanted to add an AM walk to my e... Read more
Day 786: Happiness
Monday, February 25, 2013      2 comments

I found this in a periodical and i think it's worthy of a post to achieve happines try to strive toward these 4 things in you life - 1) curiosity 2) hope of success in something you feel good about 3) be a part of something bey... Read more
Day 785: Bookin' it!
Sunday, February 24, 2013      5 comments

I have always loved, escaped into and reveled in the magic transformation that books can provide. I love the internet, too. But there is something about holding a book, smelling the pages, curling up on the couch with a cup of hot tea, wrapped... Read more
Day 769: A Funny Thing Happened on the way to the Dr.......
Saturday, February 09, 2013      7 comments

An interesting thing occurred today. I found out, at the last possible minute that I had a physicians appointment for my son that wasn't on my calendar. If I moved FAST, I had just enough time to make it. As I started moving fast to get... Read more
Day 758: The Comeback Kid
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

First week back on SP since my son's health and behavioral issues started driving---well, pretty much everything in our lives. This week has been my first attempt at balancing what I need to do for him, with what I need to do for me to keep me ... Read more
Why I have been MIA
Sunday, December 02, 2012      3 comments

I have been MIA for a while now - - - My son has been diagnosed with some neurological issues and it's taking everything I have to shuttle him between Dr's and specialists and therapists. In order to accomodate all the appointments we have also... Read more
9/29/12 Day 668: Drama Queen vs. Dairy Queen
Saturday, September 29, 2012      6 comments

My first blog after having to repair my computer (new hard drive) . Life has been particularly unkind lately. In the last 3 weeks my son's behavioral issues have hit a new high, each of our cars has broken down twice ( once stranding me ... Read more

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