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The Power of Gradual
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      8 comments

I weigh over 200 pounds. I didn't see that coming. Growing up I saw my mother and my aunts carrying around so much excess weight and remember very clearly saying "that will not be me". I didn't intend to become obese. I did notice myself be... Read more
Another bump in the road
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      3 comments

Its been about a month since I last blogged. I've been rolling along just fine, feeling pretty good, finding it easy to stick to my plans and goals. But today I've hit another one of those bumps in the road. Coincidentally about a month from ... Read more
First bump on this leg of the journey
Monday, March 28, 2016      10 comments

Well, here it is ... it came today. Actually I think I hit the side of this bump on Friday. My weight went up instead of down for no reason that I am aware of. Had been cruising along eating and exercising better than I have for some time and... Read more
Why this time will be different
Wednesday, March 23, 2016      5 comments

Most of us have started the weight loss journey a time or two before. We start out with high intentions only to come up short along the way and throw in the towel. Then we start again, but its ends in the same cycle. I know I've repeated this... Read more
I'm OK With That...In Fact I Feel Pretty Good About It
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      3 comments

My nutrition graph is not looking so perfect tonight. I've ended the day a bit high on the calorie count and well above my fat target. I kind of knew going into the day it was going to end that way. I could have made different choices a coupl... Read more
A blog about nothing
Monday, March 07, 2016      1 comments

I've not written in a few days. I can't seem to call up anything that I want to write about. But I find when I blog I'm much more motivated to keep up the good work. So, here I am blogging about nothing tonight I think. Just got done 20 ... Read more
Feeling Goooooood Tooday!
Thursday, March 03, 2016      0 comments

Good morning! Just got done a 20 minute walking cycle to start off my day. I had intended to just get 10 minutes of exercise in and was enjoying it so much I stretched it to 20. These are the things that you forget about on your down slides -... Read more
Making An Adjustment
Monday, February 22, 2016      2 comments

I am determined NOT to lose the momentum that I am building up right now! I AM. I AM. In the past I've let myself backslide way too long and way too far -- to the point of almost eliminating all my hard efforts. Today it occurs to me tha... Read more
Building Good Habits
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      1 comments

I wanted to capture my thoughts about this tonight. The other day I had myself in a bit of a funk. I was thinking about this notion of how I really needed to change my habits to be successful at my weight loss/fitness goals. And I was frustrat... Read more
Tutus and Tiaras Here I Come!
Wednesday, February 17, 2016      3 comments

I've "gone public" with a new goal. This past weekend I set a goal to run in the 5K at EPCOT during the Disney Princess Half Marathon event. I told m... Read more
A heaping dose of SELF LOVE Coming My Way -- Happy Valentines Day to Me!
Sunday, February 14, 2016      2 comments

Today is a day of love. My husband and I exchanged our usual round of cards and kisses. I'm happy to say our relationship is quite good. Cupid's arrow is still solidly rooted in our hearts. So that frees me up to focus on another kind of lov... Read more
Babe Ruth and Me
Thursday, November 12, 2015      4 comments

Over the course of his career, Babe Ruth struck out 1,330 times. It's said when asked about his strikeouts he'd shrug and respond that "you can't hit th... Read more
Homefront 5K - Goes in my success column!
Saturday, May 30, 2015      3 comments

This is my daughter, me and my big sister. Today we walked in a charity 5K. It was a lovely day. ... Read more
Got My Shining Star Charm! Next the Wise Old Owl...
Sunday, May 03, 2015      4 comments

In the middle of March I blogged that I was working toward my next charm - the Shining Star. It is my 20 pound loss reward. (Check out my earlier blogs to learn more about what my charms symbolize.) I'm delighted to say that today the scale s... Read more
Brave or Crazy - I'm not sure which
Sunday, April 26, 2015      5 comments

They say if you are serious about your goal you should go public with it -- so I cringe as I post these ... Read more

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