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Changing My Focus

Friday, June 19, 2015      4 comments

I changed my "ticker" today on Sparkpeople. It used to show my fitness minutes now it is set to show my pounds lost. This may seem like a small change, but it is huge for me. This new ticker may move much slower than my old one--that will take... Read more

Hoping to be Paroled from Prison Soon!!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015      5 comments

Last night I watched Frontline. The program discussed solitary confinement in prison. As my heart broke for these men and the situation that their choices placed them in, I began to realize that we had some things in common. First let m... Read more

Finding motivation at Dollar Tree

Tuesday, June 16, 2015      2 comments

On Sunday I got an unexpected visit from my daughter. She is dealing with some things and for some reason does not like going places alone--so I was asked to go to Dollar Tree with her. Now when I go to places like Dollar Tree or Walmart... Read more

The Beauty of Releasing

Monday, June 08, 2015      3 comments

I watched Steve Harvey last week and saw a guest who is a regular on his show. This guest had committed to "releasing" weight back in January and she was on the show to reveal her success. I have heard others refer to "releasing" weight ... Read more

The Life I intend to Live

Thursday, June 04, 2015      3 comments

Last week I posted a status that I was betrayed and hurting and asked for prayer. When I posted that status I had been informed by my daughter that "her father had not been part of her life because of me"! I was shocked and hurt by this statem... Read more

Interesting quotes

Friday, May 22, 2015      3 comments

I was out running errands for work and read the following in front of a workout facility: "What you eat in private, you wear in public". Of course this caught my eye--not happy about the pounds that I am currently wearing! I am making changes... Read more

Gave myself a goodie!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I got an email telling me that I had received a trophy from Sparkpeople. The trophy was for completing one week of drinking 8 cups of water daily. I was shocked that I had made it an entire week! I had not even realized the accompli... Read more

Keeping my promises to me

Tuesday, May 19, 2015      3 comments

Keeping my promises to me may sound like a strange topic, but it is something that has been on my mind lately. I have come to realize that keeping my word to others has always been important to me, but keeping my word when it comes to taking ca... Read more

Changing the pattern

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      3 comments

I started the Denise Austin Bootcamp yesterday! It is on dvd and promises that you will lose inches in 30 days--the promise is true. I did the bootcamp last year and at the end of 30 days I had lost inches which was great, but for some reason ... Read more

Oh my aching legs--Inspiration!

Thursday, May 07, 2015      3 comments

I went for a walk yesterday on my favorite trail. While walking I found myself about to be slowed down by a group of walkers in front of me and oncoming cyclist. I decided to run past the group in front of me before the cyclist could get to us... Read more

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


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