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My job is safe for now
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      3 comments

Well, I have some good news. It seems as the redesign of Medicaid is not going to go in effect until January of 2018. I should be safe in my job until then. I do not know what will happen after that. I am trying to focus on where I am now and am... Read more
Job drama
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      6 comments

As some of you know I work at the local mental health center. A big portion of our funding comes from billing Medicaid. ... Read more
I won the battle of the bathing suit
Tuesday, May 16, 2017      11 comments

I have not purchased a new bathing suit in over 18 years. I will be going to the beach while I am on vacation. Well you need a bathing suit to go in to the water. So I took my self to the store and I prepared for the worst. I looked though all ... Read more
My office
Friday, February 24, 2017      8 comments

I work in a mental health center and I am office based. I have my own office. There was talk about a year ago about moving to the other side of the building to be part of the Emergency Services department. Well yesterday I was informed that the... Read more
Better try something different
Wednesday, February 08, 2017      3 comments

It has been almost 3 weeks since I started my attempt to get a Pandora bead when I lose 10 pounds. I haven't lost a pound, an ounce or anything. I have been gaining and losing the same 3 pounds!! I have been helping a friend write a grad paper a... Read more
New Found Motivation
Friday, January 20, 2017      8 comments

When I was younger I was motivated by food, mostly sweets...oh, who am I kidding? emoticon I was motivated by ALL ... Read more
Saturday, January 14, 2017      9 comments

Today I turn 40! Wow! I was not looking forward to this number as I do not handle the new decades well. I really don't think it has hit me as badly as I thought it would. I am trying to keep in mind that a lot has happened in the last couple of ... Read more
Adventures in Tae Bo
Sunday, August 28, 2016      6 comments

As some of you already know, I had a major cleaning overhaul of my house. emoticon I now have a workout room. In ... Read more
Time for a possible career change
Saturday, July 23, 2016      11 comments

As some of you may know, I am a social worker. emoticon When I first graduated college I was able to do a ton with ... Read more
Binge and Purge
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      5 comments

Do not be alarmed. I am not binging and purging on food. emoticon On this weight loss journey I have been focusing o... Read more
One year of maintaining
Thursday, December 24, 2015      13 comments

I decided to take a walk down memory lane. emoticon I wanted to see how I was doing number wise in the weight depa... Read more
Saturday, October 10, 2015      10 comments

A couple of days ago I was watching an episode of Dr. Oz. The episode covered the amount of food that the average American wastes or throws away. I was horrified at the amount! ... Read more
Sneaking in exercise
Saturday, September 05, 2015      6 comments

I have changed how I look at exercise. I was obsessed with it when I started this journey and worked out several hours a day. I was also unemployed and had tons of time on my hands. ... Read more
Bathing suits, ugh!
Monday, July 20, 2015      7 comments

I went bathing suit shopping yesterday as I need one for an upcoming picnic emoticon and for when I go to Disney ... Read more
Water Challenge
Saturday, July 18, 2015      8 comments

My place of employment is having a water challenge. emoticon At first, I didn't want to participate in it. ... Read more

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