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An amazing discovery . . .

Thursday, August 23, 2012      3 comments

I love zucchini! I picked up some fresh zucchini from a farm stand because it seemed like the *right* thing to do. I like most vegetables, but I had never prepare fresh zucchini before. I like it well enough as part of a frozen vegetable mix,... Read more

Wisdom from my Peanuts Calendar

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      0 comments

Today's Comic Strip: [Snoopy's thoughts in case you can't read them: frame 1 "That little bug lives in a world all his own. . ." frame 2 "He doesn't know anything about a... Read more

Happy Tuesday : )

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      2 comments

Today started with a small victory - I hit the snooze button but still managed to get myself out of bed before the alarm went off the second time. I have gotten into the bad habit of hitting the snooze 2-3 times, so this was definitely a notewo... Read more

Finding the right place to focus - tomorrow will be better!

Monday, August 20, 2012      2 comments

After a good three weeks of staying within my calorie goals, I have gone over three times in the last week. A few days ago it was an over-abundance of yummy foods within arm's reach that tempted me beyond my powers to resist. That day was alto... Read more

Who do I think I am?

Sunday, August 19, 2012      2 comments

My thoughts this evening are being directed by two articles that I have read in the last 24 hours. The first SparkPeople featured article that I found on the start page, "Improve Your Self-Esteem with Journaling : Writing a Better You" Read more

Self perception - who is right??

Saturday, August 18, 2012      1 comments

Is it possible that I am walking through life thinking that I am someone I am not? An acquaintance of mine made a comment in passing about "people our size" and it has thrown me for a loop. Never in the entire history of our acquaintance h... Read more

Worthy of the effort and the pain . . .

Friday, August 17, 2012      1 comments

Not to be deterred by lack of success yesterday, I tried another cardio workout video today. Still I feel like an uncoordinated fool trying to get my body to do what it is supposed to be doing when it is supposed to do it! Of course being obes... Read more

Three left feet?

Thursday, August 16, 2012      0 comments

Yesterday was a long, exhausting day. I have a desk job, but yesterday I rarely sat down aside from my lunch break - and the office had a special catered lunch, so YUMMY, but I ate WAY too much!! (Did enjoy some fruit - but they were very deca... Read more

Retraining my taste buds!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      5 comments

My relationship with fruit is very ambivalent! I wish that I could say that I was a fruit lover, but alas I am not. There are times when I thoroughly enjoy a piece of fruit but I am not sure that I have every had a craving for fruit of any sor... Read more

Inspired by my Peanuts calendar for today:

Friday, August 10, 2012      1 comments

Snoopy is sitting on his dog house. The first frame shows a butterfly approaching, in the second frame the butterfly lands next to him, in the third frame the butterfly flutters off again. In the last frame with a smile Snoopy says, "My home i... Read more

Baby steps!!

Thursday, August 09, 2012      2 comments

Technically, I have been a member of SparkPeople since Jan.2009. At that time I used the site, but had everything set to private and pretty much abhorred the idea of sharing this journey with anyone else, much less sharing it on-line for anyone... Read more

My Better Self

Wednesday, August 08, 2012      0 comments

It feels like such a long time since I have seen "my better self." show her face! I think that she faded away slowly, caught up in the daily grind life. My life is full in the sense that it is quite busy, but empty of many of the "better... Read more

Looks like fall...

Tuesday, August 07, 2012      0 comments

with all of the dried leaves falling from the trees and covering the backyard. In the fall I love the sound of the fallen leaves crunching under my feet, especially when there is a nice cool breeze too! Just walked across the back yard - it lo... Read more


Friday, July 27, 2012      0 comments

S-haring my journey, each step of the way P-atience with myself, getting up when I fall A-chieving success, to stand proud and tall R-edeeming lost time, with heart and soul I pray K-eeping faithful for life, starting fresh each day... Read more

Today. . .

Thursday, July 26, 2012      0 comments

is a new beginning, again! I have been a member of SparkPeople since 2009, but have not really made the lifestyle changes that I intended from the beginning. It has been a long time since I have been truly happy with myself or my life. ... Read more

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