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Sunday, August 24, 2014      3 comments

Well, it was this time last year that I was writing my last blog entry and vowing to start again. With a full time job a teenager and classes it all becomes overwhelming very quickly. So, how can I stay on track this time? I have reset all my... Read more


Monday, August 19, 2013      2 comments

It has been more than a year since I left Sparkpeople behind. I told myself at the time that I was on too many social networks and something had to go. So why was Sparkpeople the one that got dropped? I don't really know accept that it seemed... Read more

A stagnant period

Tuesday, June 05, 2012      0 comments

At the beginning of 2011 I found myself experiencing a shift in life, from a full time employee to a full time student. I grabbed the opportunity and was rewarded at the end of the year with my first degree. At the beginning of this year I had... Read more

The Winds of Change

Sunday, January 15, 2012      2 comments

With college orientation now complete my winter break is officially over. Trying to navigate a new school campus, new procedures and all the new classmates and professors is giving me serious transfer shock. Take a deep breath…..I can do this.... Read more

Why exercise in the morning?

Sunday, January 08, 2012      1 comments

Why get up at 4:30 every weekday morning, drag myself to the gym at 5 and put myself through the paces until 6, before most of the town is hitting the snooze on their alarm clocks? Because, after 6am I don’t have to give exercise another tho... Read more

Here's to the New Year!

Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

Well, Christmas is over and all the decorations are packed up for another year. I am 2 months into my commitment to a vegan diet and still motivated. Despite a few slips over the holidays it is going pretty well. I look forward to starting the n... Read more

Making a new start……….again

Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

I joined Spark People in 2009. After a few months I lost interest and was soon back to all my old habits. After becoming totally overwhelmed by all the social networking sites I had joined, I decided I needed to scale back and I deleted my Spark... Read more

change, change and change again

Sunday, July 11, 2010      4 comments

Tomorrow I will be sending Caleb off on a fishing trip with his Dad. I will have the whole week to myself. I will be doing the same workout routine again this week. This will be the third week in a row. I am already eager to change it.... Read more

Peaceful end to a beautiful weekend.

Monday, July 05, 2010      1 comments

The holiday is over and it's time the for cleanup. The apartment is cleaned and organized. I am ready for the delivery of my new bedroom set sometime next week. We spent a nice day at the zoo, walking and enjoying the sunshine. A g... Read more

One week on the wagon

Sunday, June 27, 2010      1 comments

It has been a warm week here in Iowa. I did not get any outside activities for exercise but, did get a lot done in the air conditioned apartment. I worked out 5 days this week and can already see some improvement in my stamina on the stair ste... Read more

The longest day of the year is a good place to start

Monday, June 21, 2010      3 comments

Summer Solstice! A day to celebrate. Kind of a sad day to me. After today the days will get shorter again. The secular calendar marks this as the first day of summer. For us Pagans this is mid summer. I have finally settled into my new... Read more

Continuing Change

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      2 comments

As April ends my head is spinning with the continuing change in my life. My week off was a blur. I did not get nearly as much done as I had hoped (what else is new). I have started my new job. It is turning out much better that I had hope... Read more


Friday, April 09, 2010      1 comments

I am experiencing a lot of change right now. After 10 years with the same company I am transitioning to a new job and returning to school. All this change is motivating me to continue with changes in my eating habits. The warmer weather is ... Read more

Chasing the Wagon

Wednesday, March 17, 2010      2 comments

I am not on the wagon. I am not off the wagon. The wagon is moving at a steady pace and I am running behind. I can’t quite catch up. I just keep running behind that wagon. The wagon won’t stop and I cannot seem to pick up enough speed to ju... Read more

Putting the plan into action

Monday, February 22, 2010      2 comments

I have completed the book. What a great read. The Spark book is definitely one you want to keep around and re-read. The ideas are useful not only for weight loss but for reaching any goal. Now that I have completed the book, added my d... Read more

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