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on being called chubs

Wednesday, October 16, 2013      9 comments

My first blog in a few months. I find I have to write about an event that took place yesterday. It left me feeling angry and bitter, and I'm mad at myself for not being able to let it go. So, basically, I park my car in the garage across ... Read more

more reasons I decided to lose weight

Monday, March 11, 2013      4 comments

I was so fat, ... it took the train conductor two hours before he could say all aboard. ...the Coast Guard kept a log of my bath times. ...I sweated barbecue sauce. ...when I went to the beach, the tide came in. n... Read more


Sunday, March 10, 2013      0 comments

I am so frustrated today - I have been doing so well with trying to exercise every day, but it's getting hampered a bit now. Yesterday, I went for a nice long hike with a new group. I felt I did well as I had encouragement to go faster than I n... Read more

reasons I started my diet

Thursday, March 07, 2013      4 comments

I got a paper cut and gravy came out... When my phone rang people thought I was backing up... When I stepped on the scale it said "To Be Continued"... My cereal bowl had a lifeguard...... Read more

What's my start?

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      5 comments

My program on SparkCoach today was about making excuses not to exercise. I admit, this is one I have been very guilty of - I don't have time, I didn't get up early enough, I am too tired. But, these are just excuses. I am trying to get up... Read more

This is the first day of the rest of your life.

Monday, March 04, 2013      5 comments

This is one of my dad's favorite sayings. I was reminded of it this morning as I have been reading through other's blogs. So many people have been saying that they've experienced some kind of down fall - like starting, stopping, then coming ba... Read more

Non-scale improvements

Sunday, March 03, 2013      3 comments

I decided to try out SparkCoach. Today's lesson was on using non-scale indicators of how my program is helping me. Today is one in which I needed to be reminded of that...I had done so well the last few days - had seen nice jumps down in the s... Read more

friends and laughter

Saturday, March 02, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday, I was feeling really lonely after work and didn't want to go home and be alone. I decided to go out to a bar that I hadn't been to in awhile. It ended up being exactly what I needed. I ended up running into two friends I had lost t... Read more

If there is no wind, row

Friday, March 01, 2013      1 comments

I read this on my SparkCoach final page today. I love this saying! It applies to so much - if one thing doesn't work, try something else til you find something that does work!... Read more

may fall, will not fail

Thursday, February 28, 2013      5 comments

I was looking at a site with inspirational songs...loved these lyrics from a Brian McKnight song I'll never give up Never give in Never let a ray of doubt slip in And if I fall I'll never fail I'll just get up and try again... Read more

the waiting game

Wednesday, February 27, 2013      5 comments

Never give up on something you really want. It's difficult to wait, but more difficult to regret. Getting to the weight and fitness level you want to be at may take a long time, but every day worked at it brings you that much closer to that go... Read more

What are you doing to make yourself?

Tuesday, February 26, 2013      3 comments

I read that on the motivational quotes page. This reaches out to me in so many ways....what AM I doing to make myself? So many dreams have lain unfulfilled because I haven't done anything to make myself.... Read more

interesting new study

Monday, February 25, 2013      3 comments

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEING OVERWEIGHT A new report suggests that being overweight is not as harmful as is commonly believed, and actually confers some surprising benefits. Being five to ten pounds overweight could protect people from ailmen... Read more

the smile that keeps giving back :)

Sunday, February 24, 2013      6 comments

I'm amazed at what a little smile can do. I made the vow yesterday to made me so much happier, and I did a really good job of not WAY overdoing it when I went out to dinner with family last night. And, when I checked my page t... Read more


Saturday, February 23, 2013      6 comments

I made a vow to be happy when I got up today. It helps so much in keeping in track. So every one - Smile! emoticonRead more

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