Doing It
Friday, May 03, 2013      0 comments

Working from home on Friday is bad for meeting my goals. I don't move as much thru the day. When I got up this morning I knew I should go walk a mile but it was cold. Thought I would drink my coffee then go. But I started working while drinking ... Read more
Airport Penalty
Thursday, May 02, 2013      0 comments

I have never been one committed to exercise. You could even say I down right dislike exercise. But in my effort to lose the weight I have put on from eating out while traveling I began to think exercise could help. In December after just 3 mon... Read more
Day One of the New Month
Wednesday, May 01, 2013      3 comments

So, I set my goals for the month of May yesterday. None of them had anything to do with what the scales might say at the end of the month. If I meet them each day the scales will go down. However, I have found if I set a goal to lose a certain a... Read more
Making New Friends
Tuesday, April 30, 2013      1 comments

One year ago, I quit my job and went to work for a new company. The pay was better, plus I could work from home for the most part with a little travel (what a joke but I will get there in a moment). For 4 months I was home for the most part with... Read more
Building Habits
Friday, July 06, 2012      4 comments

I decided I really liked my goals for last week. Therefore, I am keeping them around another couple of weeks. Based on all the research, it takes 21 days to make something a habit. These would be good habits to add to my list of many bad habits ... Read more
Measurements of Success
Thursday, July 05, 2012      4 comments

This is the final day of week one of change. Tomorrow I step on the scales. I am not sure about those results. So, today I am reflecting on the past week to measure my success as a whole person, not just the number the scales will reflect tomorr... Read more
Setting My Goals
Friday, June 29, 2012      1 comments

So, the time has come to quit procrastinating and set my goals. When I started thinking about making changes I took sometime to look at my past. I set goals and don't reach them. Why? I get distracted. Therefore, I have decided to make my short ... Read more
Shopping with the Aliens
Wednesday, June 27, 2012      2 comments

So, I went shopping today to pick up the normal stuff like bread, milk, water, chips, cookies. You know the stuff the everybodies eat. I thought I left the alien thoughts at home. Three days now I have walked for 30 minutes and they are enjoying... Read more
Excuses and Aliens
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      2 comments

Fairy's Top Ten for not making healthy choices: 1. I am too tired. 2. I do not have time. 3. It requires too much thought after a 9-10 hour day at work. 4. Everybody but me in the house is eating the "other" food. 5. I have to ... Read more
One choice at a time
Thursday, January 27, 2011      2 comments

I have not slept over 5 hours a day this whole week. Tired hit yesterday on the ride home. For some strange reason, I think I can out eat tired. The only thing that has happened thus far is me gaining weight. The thought of having to come home a... Read more
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

Along with restarting SparkPeople, I am re-reading the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. I have read this book 3 times in the last 5 years. Just to remind myself I still have learning and growing to do. The first habit is to be proactiv... Read more
The Visit
Sunday, January 23, 2011      1 comments

So, I go to the doctor on Friday. I try hard to avoid going because I know my weight has done nothing but increase. I could come up with lots of reasons: stress, being stuck in meetings all day everyday, depression, etc... But as Jimmy Buffett ... Read more
Three in a row
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      0 comments

I did cardio again today. That makes 3 days in a row. I am definitely on a streak. Also, decided to quit smoking. I have only had 10 today. I normally smoke a pack a day. But why did all the upset people have to call me today! On the day ... Read more
Doctor's Visit
Monday, June 08, 2009      0 comments

Today, I have to go back to the doctors. One doctor for my blood sugar. Then the heart doctor for more test. But guess what I weigh less than my last visit. I will get my cardio, cause at the heart dr. I have to do a stress test. Fun, fun, f... Read more
Sunday, June 07, 2009      0 comments

This has been the hardest thing for me to get going with on the path to lose weight. I have many excuses for not exercising. So here I will list the reasons I MUST exercise. 1. It will help my blood sugar. 2. It will help my heart. ... Read more

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