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Back at it....

Sunday, July 31, 2011      2 comments

and hanging in there. I worked really hard in the yard yesterday. But in about 4 and a half hours cutting down little trees and trimming lots of bushes. Still have more to do today, but am definitely sore from yesterday. I have been watching... Read more


Friday, June 25, 2010      1 comments

They say that patience is a virtue. I believe that "they" are close to being right on that one. We exercise patience with our kids, our spouses, our friends or coworkers. But what about having patience with yourself? This is my struggle. ... Read more


Wednesday, June 23, 2010      1 comments

I have never been a big breakfast eater. But when I recommitted to myself to be healthful, it became crucial to my success. I have been out of milk now for 4 days. I haven't been feeling well enough to go out and get any. so of course, my br... Read more

Back from vacation and down a pound.

Monday, June 21, 2010      2 comments

I know it is a good thing to be down a pound. What is more important is how much fun we had as a family at Disneyland. Really, it was beyond magical. We must have walked a million miles - at least that's what my feet were telling me. I made ... Read more

I did it! I got up early....

Thursday, June 10, 2010      3 comments

and walked! I met a friend at the park and we walked at a decent pace for 35 minutes. I figure we did at least 1.5 miles. It felt so good! And so cathartic, too! What a great way to start my day. I took a little detour yesterday. I di... Read more

Day 7 - It is all good.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010      2 comments

I think the best changes I have made are tracking what I am eating. It keeps me accountable and gives me a much clearer picture of how I am spending my calories. Today, I started my period. Normally, I am guaranteed a 5 pound gain during this... Read more

I would be lying....

Sunday, June 06, 2010      3 comments

If I didn't say yesterday and this morning have proved a struggle. I am feeling the almighty PMS raise her ugly head. I just wish I didn't have to deal with the cravings and the grumpiness and the sore boobies. I didn't completely blow it. T... Read more

Day 3 - To weigh or not to weigh?

Friday, June 04, 2010      2 comments

My name is Megan and I am a scale addict. Really. I know that I should only weigh and record my weight once a week. But I can't. I need that feedback. For whatever reason, it has never been enough to just journal. To document that I am ea... Read more

Day 2

Thursday, June 03, 2010      2 comments

I am feeling good. In control and for the first time in a long time, I am listening to my body. Last night I watched Jillian Michaels new show. I love her. I cried for practically the whole show. The changes that the family made were amazin... Read more

Ok - the knee is fixed.

Wednesday, June 02, 2010      1 comments

It feels better than it has in years. I have been on an emotional rollercoaster for the last 6 months, but now, I AM SO OVER IT! Really - no one can choose to be happy and in control for me. I have to do it. I have to want to do it. My... Read more

Ok - I lied.

Tuesday, February 02, 2010      3 comments

I said that I wasn't going to complain about my knee or let it bother me. But dang it, this is driving me nuts. At least I know what the issue is and I have seen a surgeon. Just waiting on approval and scheduling the procedure. But the fact ... Read more

Baby steps.

Monday, February 01, 2010      2 comments

Whenever we start a new journey, it is important to start slowly. After fighting this battle for many years, I have finally grasped the concept of slow and steady. Before, I would drop every negative habit I had and swear I would exercise 6 da... Read more

When it is dark..

Tuesday, June 02, 2009      2 comments

it is so important to remind ourselves of what is good. Today I am thankful that my husband and I are both employed, and although facing furloughs, we will remain employed. I am thankful that we can pay our bills. I am thankful for my bea... Read more

One foot in front of the other.

Monday, June 01, 2009      1 comments

Every day is a challenge. Every day there are new problems, whether they are perceived or real. It is how we choose to handle these issues that creates character. I choose baby steps. As long as I keep moving forward, I am succeeding. I wil... Read more

Own it.

Monday, May 18, 2009      2 comments

Today I own it. All of my mistakes, failures and successes. I own all of it. I have my exercise planned for this afternoon. I am eating well and writing it down. I am strong. I need to believe in myself. "Fitness to me isn't abo... Read more

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