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Celebrating progress!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015      3 comments

When I embarked on losing weight I read an article that stated that as you lose weight you will notice changes then others will notice changes. Well that is also true in other areas of your life. I had a counseling appointment yesterday and wa... Read more

Quit the new job today!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, April 20, 2015      6 comments

I QUIT the new job today!!! emoticon It feels like a weight has been lifted from my shoulders! I know that... Read more

New job day 2

Friday, April 17, 2015      2 comments

I was asked to meet for 5 hours today to brainstorm what my new job should entail. My direct supervisor was told to be in the meeting as well, but is not sure what her supervisor envisions for my new job. The meeting will only be 3 hours... Read more

Lesson in how not to be successful

Thursday, April 16, 2015      3 comments

I just finished orientation for my new part-time job. During orientation, I was told that most people start out as part-time employees with this company and then become full-time and stay with them for years. I don't think I will be one of tho... Read more

Living with Intention

Monday, April 06, 2015      5 comments

At the end of October 2013, I sat down with one of my church pastors, Steve. Steve is the kindest man I have ever known. We met because Steve is also a counselor--our meeting led to him mentoring me through one of the most difficult things I h... Read more

Summing things up.

Friday, April 03, 2015      2 comments

Last night as I watched a reality show I had an "aha" moment. The woman in the show had been through a rough year--she found out that her husband of many years had been unfaithful numerous times. She forgave her husband and even remarried him.... Read more

I HAD what I needed all along!!

Wednesday, April 01, 2015      4 comments

In addition to gardening, I am an avid couponer! I love getting a deal and have my own stockpile in the linen closet--my daughter laughs when I refer to the "linen closet" since there is only a tiny space for linen in the closet. Yesterda... Read more

Thanks for helping me up the hill!

Monday, March 30, 2015      5 comments

There is a saying "When you help someone up the hill, you help yourself up the hill." Sparkpeople is a place where people help each other up the hill and I am so glad to be a part of this place. Some of you have created teams, posted com... Read more

Loving myself!

Friday, March 27, 2015      7 comments

There is a line in a Whitney Houston song about learning to love yourself being the greatest love of all. It seems a bit odd that I would need to learn to love myself, but I am finding that loving myself is actually something that I need to lea... Read more

Taking time to...

Saturday, March 21, 2015      3 comments

I love playing in my garden! Time flies by while I dig in the dirt, pot plants, carry heavy bags of soil and mulch, cut the grass and more. I realized that as much as I love playing in my garden and seeing the finished product, I seldom if ev... Read more

Digging in the dirt!

Monday, March 16, 2015      3 comments

On Sunday I spent hours playing in my garden! It was a beautiful, sunny day so I planned that after church I would garden, garden, and garden some more. It was wonderful! I finished painting a spindle that I got after workers finished removin... Read more


Thursday, March 12, 2015      3 comments

I went to a counseling session yesterday--it was productive and upsetting. I almost cancelled the appointment--really glad that I didn't . This was my first appointment but it won't be my last appointment. I have been struggling with my we... Read more

Struggling but not giving up!

Wednesday, March 04, 2015      3 comments

Today as I got dressed I looked at myself in the mirror and said "this is the hardest thing that I have ever done". I was referring to my weight loss journey. I have probably read every tip and tried everything to get my "eating" under control... Read more

Today's frustration isn't going to become tomorrow's pounds!!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014      3 comments

I am a bit angry and frustrated but I am determined not to add this anger and betrayal to my physique! As I have been moving forward in my journey to lifelong fitness, I learned that I used food to deal with the pain and frustration in my life.... Read more

Learning and growing!

Friday, November 21, 2014      3 comments

I have been away from Sparkpeople for a while. During my time away I learned a lot about me and why I am on this journey. The learning process was at times difficult and not at all what I wanted to deal with, but it was necessary. I am not fi... Read more

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