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NOW - Foreboding Joy
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      1 comments

As part of the coaching class, we are encouraged to read Daring Greatly. The chapter I read last night was interesting, in that it described my personality/coping strategy as a known 'disorder'...that's my description, 'disorder'. I have lived... Read more
NOW - What's holding me back
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      4 comments

Night snacking. Not sure when it slipped into my life. I remember as a child and through high school, we ate dinner at 5. This unfashionably early dinner time was because my dad got home from work right at 5 and he loved to work in his garden.... Read more
NOW - Goal Setting
Thursday, January 11, 2018      1 comments

Today at the 1st coaching session of the semester (for Thursday class), we had to set our weight loss goal for the class. There are 4 goal set points during the semester. I picked what I think are reasonable goals. Now to make them happen. Th... Read more
NOW - Daily Checklist
Monday, January 08, 2018      0 comments

Yesterday ...hmmm...I don't want to moan and complain - so I won't. Let me start over. I forced myself to get out from under wonderfully warm covers to brave the cold (unusually cold for here) to attend church for the first time in 2018. I'm ... Read more
NOW - Expectations of Others
Saturday, January 06, 2018      2 comments

I mentioned in my journal about being prodded to commit to a sugar free YEAR. And feeling somewhat resentful that someone else's goals and expectations are being thrust upon me. And, while I have not been stewing over this, it has been in the ... Read more
NOW - Week 1
Monday, January 01, 2018      0 comments

My 3rd Best Year of My Life is a week in. Has it been a perfect week? No...but it is a good week. I have made progress on cleaning up, organizing, motivating myself, and finding the message inside myself to make NOW matter. A work in progres... Read more
Best Year of My Life - Year 3 Begins - NOW
Tuesday, December 26, 2017      3 comments

My birthday yesterday was a grateful one. I look forward to my 3rd year of being mindful of having the Best Year of My Life. I will be continuing with the Thursday morning coaching classes, and in addition, will be meeting Wednesday nights for... Read more
Best Year of My Life - Year 2 at an End
Saturday, December 23, 2017      4 comments

Technically, my year 2 ends tomorrow, but I may not have the opportunity to write something tomorrow. The last couple weeks have been days of rising stress, related to my son. My mother in law is being difficult regarding Christmas gathering (... Read more
Best Year of My Life - Year 2 - Challenges Not Met
Tuesday, December 19, 2017      3 comments

5 days to my birthday. And then THE BEST YEAR OF MY LIFE starts - YEAR 3. Every year, I am amazed at how quickly time is passing. I am reminded of my departed friend who said she felt she was on a runaway train, desperately wishing it would sl... Read more
Best Year of My Life - Rising Above
Saturday, July 08, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday, I allowed myself to sink back down into emotional eating. Today, I am beating myself up mentally for allowing my mother and sisters to 'play me'. And I am struggling to RISE ABOVE and let it go. Thursday, I was at the lowest weight... Read more
Best Year of My Life - Value and Care for What You Have
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      1 comments

Feeling very unsettled today - and the day has just begun for me. Couple days ago, heard "Christmas is 6 months away!" and that sends some shivers down my spine. Christmas is my birthday. And when the Best Year of My Life ends - and the next... Read more
Best Year of My Life - June 9
Friday, June 09, 2017      5 comments

So much to do - always. And so much gets left un-done! I read a little book about a month ago - The Greatest Salesman in the World - mainly because I had seen someone on here quote Og Mandino several times. So - I went to the book store and b... Read more
May - Best Month of My Life - Day 19 - Wasting Time or Motivating Myself?
Friday, May 19, 2017      1 comments

It's been a while since I've checked in. Plugging away. One step (and pound or half-pound) at a time. I have a semi-routine in the morning when I 'go to work'. I check for important emails that have come in, check various updates, and the... Read more
May - Best Month of My Life - Day 4
Thursday, May 04, 2017      0 comments

Just got back from boot camp and coaching class. Both were wonderful as always. I am feeling much more 'able' in boot camp. I have trouble with the burpees...let's be real - I don't do them. I heavily modify. But, aside from the burpees - ... Read more
May - The Best Month of my Life - Day 1
Monday, May 01, 2017      1 comments

I started off today reading GTNHealthy's great blog about setting goals, making plans, etc. Thank you, GTNHealthy for making me actually set something down in writing. I have many goals and plans in my head (and some in writing), but It's time... Read more

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