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Wednesday, November 16, 2011      2 comments

It had been a month since Erhard, my beloved husband of thirty years, suddenly passed away after a massive stroke. The past month had been trying... there was all the minutiae and detail required of filing a dozen different forms and writing co... Read more
In the Blink of an Eye…
Sunday, October 16, 2011      4 comments

There are few things in life as capricious as life itself. This can make life an adventure or fill it with dread depending on what kind of surprise it bestows. This weekend life handed me both. Yesterday, a gloriously sunny and cool Saturday ... Read more
October 1st 2011
Saturday, October 01, 2011      4 comments

9:30am... I have weighed myself on both the mechanical scale in the bathroom and the digital scale from the front room that I brought into the bathroom. They are 14.5 pounds apart. The mechanical scale reads 185 pounds. The digital scale displ... Read more
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Thursday, September 29, 2011      3 comments

Here it is the second-to-the-last day of September and I haven't posted a blog in almost 6 weeks. I can tell I have been busy with school. Had a wonderful 54th birthday on the 9th of September... I am currently getting all A's in my classe... Read more
1000 DAYS...
Monday, August 15, 2011      2 comments

August 15 2011 -- As of today I have been a member of SparkPeople for ONE THOUSAND days... I have learned so much, battled so long, accomplished more than I could have dreamed and owe my persistence to the support and direction I have found here... Read more
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

08.10.11 -- Enough stalling already... spent 10 minutes on the stationary bike, biking a little over a mile... it felt wonderful, even though my body complained... time to just DO IT!... Read more
July 29th 2011
Friday, July 29, 2011      0 comments

The last two days have been filled with celebration and lots of food. While yesterday went well at TGIFriday’s®, tonight we ate at the Old Country Buffet and I was hungry. While I don’t think I ate too terribly, calorically it was a bust… But ... Read more
Monday, 07.11.2011
Monday, July 11, 2011      1 comments

It's been months since I started eating below my allotted caloric range. Yet my weight loss is stalled and I am growing impatient and frustrated by its lack of progress. Checking my Sparkpeople Tracker Charts only makes this apparent disconnec... Read more
Time For Movement...
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      1 comments

06.01.2011 -- A new day, a new month...and so many goals. Now that I am done with school for the Summer I can turn my attention to all of the goals I have set for myself regarding the other areas of my life. Spring semester 2011 was a successf... Read more
May 9th 2011
Monday, May 09, 2011      1 comments

It has been just shy of a month since I last took the time to journal here...the last weeks of a school semester are always so hectic and I have been solely focused on completing my work. All I have left to do is complete my 15-page LGBT Honors... Read more
Another day and so much work ahead of me...
Sunday, February 06, 2011      1 comments

My mind is swirling with ideas – fitness and dieting thoughts, schoolwork that has to be done, money woes and solutions... I don't want to backslide and I am terrified that I have started to regain some of the weight I've lost. I have decided th... Read more
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      1 comments

I know this blog is coming kind of late to the party, after all it's already the 25th of January, but it has taken me a bit longer than usual to gather my thoughts and aspirations for the new year ahead. Last year was so providential – signalin... Read more
Just a Couple of Days...
Wednesday, December 29, 2010      1 comments

I did absolutely nothing yesterday, in direct opposition to what I had set out to accomplish...SIGH. Today has to be filled with something more...there are only two days left until this year ends and another begins. Two-thousand-eleven will arr... Read more
December 18th
Saturday, December 18, 2010      2 comments

The semester is over and I am eating everything in sight... I have eaten out almost every day and the calories are really adding up... My "lucky jeans" are uncomfortably tight and this really depresses me. I have to add more exercise back int... Read more
Vacation Day One: December 13th 2010
Monday, December 13, 2010      1 comments

It's Monday and my grades still haven't posted completely...the three grades that have posted correspond to my Existentialism class, Human Learning & Memory, and Linguistics – all of them A's. I am worried about why my Personality grade hasn't ... Read more

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