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Waiting and waiting

Thursday, August 11, 2011      1 comments

We're still waiting to hear something, anything. My nerves are shot between yesterday and today. It was easy not to snack last night as I ate so much during the day, I made myself sick. All those little tricks I used to use didn't work. Hang... Read more


Tuesday, August 09, 2011      1 comments

It's been a tough 2 days for my family. My Mom fell yesterday and now she can't walk at all. Yesterday when I saw her, I thought she needed the emergency room but she wouldn't go. Well this morning when the nurse came to see her, she call ... Read more


Monday, August 08, 2011      3 comments

Today is Monday, the start of a new week. It seems like every Monday is the start of a new week. In the beginning of the week, I have such plans, I jump into my exercise, fix my meals and have such high hopes. As the middle of the week approa... Read more

Happy News

Friday, August 05, 2011      4 comments

I have some happy news to report. I am no longer on steriods in fact off all eye meds. The scale has reversed itself so now I am losing ozs instead of gaining them daily. Finally things seem to be back to normal. I had a great day in the poo... Read more

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

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