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No Excuses!
Wednesday, February 06, 2013      5 comments

I planned to go to the gym last night after 7:30 when the crowd starts to thin. After dinner my husband and I watched Hawaii 5-O that we had recorded. I was chilly and curled up with a blanket then our lab curled up next to me. A great end to a ... Read more
Turning it around!
Saturday, February 02, 2013      4 comments

It's been a whirlwind couple weeks. So glad to say buh bye to January. emoticon I work full time and th... Read more
Congratulations to everyone!
Sunday, January 20, 2013      2 comments

I'm watching a couple episodes of The Biggest Loser. I've caught a few minutes of the show here and there over the years and my admiration for all of the contestants over the years continues! I have been working on my weight and fitness for... Read more
The countdown is on!
Thursday, January 17, 2013      3 comments

I have 58 days until the St. Patrick's day 5k and spring will be here in 62 days! Cue the Swedish band Europe singing Final Countdown! No more winter hibernation mindset for me! I am going to focus on a springtime activity mindset from her... Read more
Friday, January 11, 2013      4 comments

I've been called for jury duty three times in my life and this time was the first time I had to do more than sit in that big room reading. I've always been afraid of serving. I don't feel I'm intelligent enough to decide anyone's fate but I... Read more
Back on track
Monday, January 07, 2013      4 comments

What a slug I was yesterday! Hubby and I did an NCIS marathon ALL day. Besides all that couch time, I took the dog for a brisk 10 minute walk. I went to the library and then Walgeens. I parked at the other end of the parking lot and walked every... Read more
Good News, Bad News!
Saturday, January 05, 2013      5 comments

Hello and happy Saturday, time for another....... installment......... of......... GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS..... take it away..... Bad news, I've been on call this week 24/7 for the first time since starting my new job last May. I still have a l... Read more
Friday's Thought for the Day
Friday, January 04, 2013      1 comments

If you do not change directions, you may end up where you are heading. By Lao Tzu This is similar to another quote, If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you always got. Not sure who said that. I've seen... Read more
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      3 comments

Happy new year! I'm normally a little blue around this time of year. I always wonder if I did the best I could with the last 365 days and wondering about the year ahead made me want to crawl back in bed! Not so much on this New Years. ... Read more
An afternoon at the gym
Sunday, December 30, 2012      6 comments

I had a great workout yesterday. Now if only I could turn my brain off at the gym, maybe I'd get a lot more done. I'm a people watcher and wonderer. I wonder what they do, where they were and what they were doing before they came to the gym... Read more
I have to let it go
Thursday, December 27, 2012      3 comments

Well, needless to say, Christmas eve with my family was nowhere near a Norman Rockwell portrait. Even for my family, I thought everyone sunk to a new low. I was just floored and then I was extremely angry. When no apologies came, I became e... Read more
Monday, December 24, 2012      2 comments

During this holiday season, I hope everyone is finding peace and happiness. Hugs all around! The following is one of my many favorite movie lines, from the movie Love Actually....... Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I... Read more
Friday, December 21, 2012      3 comments

Consult not your fears but your hopes and dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what is still possible for you to do. Pope John XXII... Read more
Thursday, December 20, 2012      7 comments

Be a can-do, will-try person. Focus on what you have and not what you don't have, what you can do rather than what you cannot do. Marian Wright Edelman Let's all make it a can-do Thursday! ... Read more
Thursday, December 13, 2012      2 comments

I've never been a good patient. I normally roll over and play dead for several days until my body and meds decide everything is all good again. Last night I had a little tickle in my throat. No big deal I thought as I headed for the gym. I ... Read more

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