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Overcoming a traumatic event

Wednesday, March 30, 2016      1 comments

On Dec 31, 2015, I was held hostage in a home. The trauma and PTSD that brought to my life was unexpected and I was not equipped to deal with the fallout. Everything suffered... my home, my work, my emotions, and my weight. Food was my comfort a... Read more

Stressful week...

Thursday, October 31, 2013      0 comments

It has been a very stressful week. My employers changed information databases and we did not receive any training prior to the change. One of my cases escalated and the kiddo intentionally put herself in harm's way. Another case h... Read more


Sunday, October 27, 2013      0 comments

I am so thankful for SparkPeople. This program provides so much valuable information as well as a central place for me to track my progress. :)... Read more

Disneyland - Day 2

Wednesday, February 13, 2013      3 comments

Well, I ade it through another day at Disneyland. At a couple of points, I felt upset that I had to be 'good' but I felt GREAT after I actually stayed on my plan. I overcame the challenges! Here is to another day at the happiest place on earth!... Read more

Disneyland... here I come!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      3 comments

Today was day 1 at Disneyland. No worries... I am still on track. I also walked over 10K steps today, and we were only there for 4 hours. Tomorrow will be a full day there, so we shall see how it unfolds. I am not worried, as there are several ... Read more

Staying at my in-law's house... challenges!

Saturday, February 09, 2013      4 comments

This weekend will prove to be a challenge. We traveled out of town to stay with my in-laws for 3 days. My mother-in-law is an adorable little Jewish woman, who has a mantra of "Eat! Eat!" Oy vey! To avoid this, we made two prep phone calls.. one... Read more

Stressed and nervous

Wednesday, February 06, 2013      4 comments

Finally received word that the job is mine. Hopefully the money worries will disappear and we will be on the right path again. I start on Feb 19th... so I am counting the days! I am nervous about doing well...yet I am not emotionally eating! Ya... Read more

We did it!

Tuesday, February 05, 2013      2 comments

I truly cannot believe it! The back porch is completely empty!!! David and I are exhausted, hurty, and relieved. The good news is that I was able to get my exercise completed, even on a major homework day. David is a troopper... I adore him... Read more

More accomplishments today

Monday, February 04, 2013      2 comments

Finally cleaned of the remainder of the back porch. Lost 2 pounds over the week. Kept my goals in check! Stayed on my food and water program. Woo Hoo! Read more


Sunday, February 03, 2013      0 comments

1) We can actually see that the back porch has a floor! We took down the tarp and moved all of the wood out. We will actually have a place to relax and BBQ! Making room for the fire pit!!! ♥ 2) Walked over 11000 steps today! 3) Made a ... Read more

Back porch project... will this ever end?

Friday, February 01, 2013      1 comments

Sooo tired. Worked on trying to clear out the back porch. We can actually see 'daylight' now.We move the scaffolding to the fence area, moved most of the lumber, and removed a lot of the junk. This project is killing me. I am tired, hurting, and... Read more

Cleaning off the back porch... FINALLY!

Thursday, January 31, 2013      1 comments

David and I are finally getting around to cleaning off the back porch. We have no idea what is back there, so we are looking at it as a treasure hunt. (We inherited the house from my dad.. I think he could qualify as a little bit of a hoarder!) ... Read more

Excellent day for walking

Wednesday, January 30, 2013      1 comments

Today, David and I made our first walking trip to our Starbucks. We also took the long route, stopping by his mailbox. 3.7 miles and 75 minutes. Wow! Feeling tired, but really proud of us. Read more

Monday means homework

Tuesday, January 29, 2013      1 comments

Wow... glad this day is almost over. I worked on homework for over 8 hours today, and I still managed to get out of the house and walk for 35 minutes. This current course is over and tomorrow I begin the next! I ♥♥♥ gaining my... Read more

A Better Day! ♥

Sunday, January 27, 2013      2 comments

Today is starting out in a positive manner. That darn scale FINALLY moved! I have lost 1 pounds this week... no great, but it is better than gaining. I feel very healthy and have walked a LOT during the past week. I have cooked almost every mea... Read more

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