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Comfort zones
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      1 comments

I want to talk about pushing yourself out of your comfort zone in exercises, much like a personal trainer would do to you. But there are other comfort zones that we hide behind too. My personal one is being able to snack at night. A trip to t... Read more
Saturday, July 30, 2011      0 comments

My daughter has a beautiful pool but she has a terrible ladder to get in and out of the pool. My husband and I haven't gone in her pool since she got it last year because of the ladder. After my excapades with changing the filters at home, she... Read more
Help please
Thursday, July 28, 2011      4 comments

I am getting so frustrated. I've been doing this for a year and a half now. I track my nutrition everyday and exercise at least 30 mins a day sometimes up to 70 mins. I watch my blood sugar and it is low in the 80-100 FBS area. I've even bee... Read more
3 Parts to Sucess
Saturday, July 23, 2011      1 comments

So you think you have it down pat, know what you need to eat and how to exercise but have you taken care of the third part of the equation? The part that will keep you in the healthy zone for the rest of your life? I am talking about the me... Read more
Friday, July 22, 2011      0 comments

What keeps you motivated? This was worth pondering because when things are going well, the momentum alone keeps you going but it's when things are not going well that you need something to push ahead. When I first started I had grand ideas... Read more
1 whole hour
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      4 comments

Today I saw on a TV commercial that it takes a woman over 40 a whole hour exercising just to maintain her weight. How discouraging is that! Spending an hour a day and not getting anywhere. There has to be something wrong with this. How much ... Read more
Bottom out
Tuesday, July 19, 2011      0 comments

It's been a almost a year and a half when I hit rock bottom. I was so overweight, I couldn't move, had all kinds of balance problems, couldn't walk for more than 5 mins at a time, was on so many meds and heading for insulin. I was so unhappy, ... Read more
Monday, July 18, 2011      3 comments

There are a lot of days when little bitty miracles happen and almost go unnoticed. Today one of those happened to me but it didn't go unnoticed. I shouted it from the highest mountain and let everyone know. I am so grateful that I was chosen ... Read more
Have a beautiful day!
Sunday, July 17, 2011      0 comments

How much easier thing go when there is no stress involved. Wouldn't it be wonderful if we could remove all stress or at least that which we place on ourselves? There really is something to be said for accepting things the way they are and goin... Read more
Saturday, July 16, 2011      0 comments

I'm feeling much better today. The swelling has gone down and everything seems on the right track for surgery on Monday. Wish me luck!... Read more
My Day
Friday, July 15, 2011      0 comments

Yesterday, I was not feeling well but thought nothing of it. Slept fitfully last night and this morning woke up with my right eye (the one just operated on) swollen shut and the whole side of my face swollen. It was a gut feeling that somethin... Read more
Anger Management
Thursday, July 14, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday was a crabby, angry day. I don't get these very often but yesterday I had enough. I was hot, sweaty, feeling bloated from these steriods and everything I touched turned to crap. Even a simple thing like empting the garbage pail t... Read more
Wednesday, July 13, 2011      0 comments

I know you all are just dying to hear the continuing story about my AC - not. However, since it's such a major PIA in my life right now, I just have to journal about it. Yesterday was a scorcher, 97 degrees here and so humid that you drip just... Read more
July 11 th
Monday, July 11, 2011      0 comments

It's Monday AGAIN. So what does that mean. I'll bet you think I'm talking about starting all over again, following the eating journal, doing my exercises and taking in all the comments from different posts. Ok, that's true BUT today is also o... Read more
A Fine Balance
Saturday, July 09, 2011      1 comments

Yesterday was not a good day. I woke up very hungry, dizzy, clammy and sweating a lot. My sugar was 64 and my blood pressure was 96/54. I needed something quick so I had my breakfast of cereal right away. Feeling a bit better, I started out ... Read more

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