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Exercising At Home

Monday, January 06, 2014      2 comments

Oh, how fun to start (or restart) weight loss and exercise at the beginning of the coldest January on record in Central IL. Wow! I won't be walking to church, or the store, or work... but I've found a lot of fun things to do. I joined the J... Read more

30 day Plank Challenge

Saturday, January 04, 2014      3 comments

I saw this on Facebook the first day of the year, and jumped in, so I am up to 30 seconds today (Day 3). I find myself adding all sorts of little challenges, and am wondering if I have the "sticktoitiveness" to carry it out. But hey, I can do an... Read more

Dark Times

Friday, February 03, 2012      2 comments

This time of year has been hard for me as long as I can remember. So many people in my life have passed away in January... Both Grandpas, one Grandma, my sister, my Dad... Add to that the fact that it is the "darkest part of the year," and ... Read more

Another week...

Monday, January 16, 2012      1 comments

I read so many blogs by people, and they are all so positive. I am, unfortunately, not a positive person, by nature or by nurture. Yeah, I know that's not a good thing, especially for a pastor's wife. But there it is. I love my husband, bu... Read more

Another day, another challenge

Monday, January 09, 2012      2 comments

So at the end of the week, I posted an 8 pound loss. emoticon But that was also the day that I received word that on... Read more

Be Bold and Strong

Wednesday, January 04, 2012      2 comments

What struck me hardest as I read the first chapter of Joshua this morning was that God told Joshua, “Be bold and courageous,” not once, not twice, but THREE times. He knew that Joshua was going to face questions as he took over for Moses, but He... Read more

Day 2: This time around

Tuesday, January 03, 2012      2 comments

Lots of positive reinforcement around here. That is what I need. I did start on the diabetic eating plan when I "restarted" this time. My Dad was border-line and controlled his diabetes with diet. I am hoping that will work for me, and I w... Read more

Wow.... a year and 4 months later....

Monday, January 02, 2012      5 comments

It seems that every time I go back to work I just don't have time to maintain this discipline. But I need to. I need to track my nutrition. I need to track my activities. I need to STAY ON TRACK. Because.... my 83 year old mother jus... Read more


Wednesday, August 11, 2010      4 comments

I'm just going to have to keep making it through one day at a time, it seems. I still have the headache that developed on Saturday. Will be going to the doctor this afternoon to see if he can figure out what to do. We have tried Aleve (wh... Read more

Still overwhelmed

Friday, June 25, 2010      5 comments

I continue to feel overwhelmed, everyday, and just trying to take the next step. I sometimes wonder why I can start things with the best intentions, but I can never complete them. Wise friends have told me, take one step at a time. S... Read more

Just... not today

Thursday, June 10, 2010      2 comments

Well, after last night, I haven't bothered to do anything to track on SP. Didn't weigh this morning (although, maybe it's better NOT to weigh EVERY morning), forgot my meds until almost noon, just got up and went to church with John to finish ... Read more

What the ?????

Wednesday, June 09, 2010      2 comments

So imagine my surprise, after eating like a pig the last two days - meaning, just grazing and eating whatever I wanted.... then recording it... when I stepped on my scales this morning (which weighed me at 209.5 yesterday) and read - 206.5. I w... Read more

Yet another day....

Tuesday, June 08, 2010      1 comments

And another time that I fail and fall, and don't even really try. I want to put the blame on ANYTHING but the fact that I don't really want to try. But I know that really, NOTHING is keeping me from doing what I need to do except my own wi... Read more

Not so hot, eh?

Monday, June 07, 2010      3 comments

It's Monday, and I haven't even TRIED to do anything with SP since Saturday night. I'm thinking that maybe I just need to begin by being completely honest about what I AM eating, rather than TRYING so hard to change it all at once. I mea... Read more

Day 4

Friday, June 04, 2010      2 comments

And I already skipped a day of writing in my blog. Ah, well! Yesterday was very busy, as I left home at 8:15 and arrived back around 5. During that time (at conference) I was able to talk to a number of people I haven't seen, most for at ... Read more

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