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The cookies are in, OH MY!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010      3 comments

From down the hall came a little girl, cute and kind and on her best behavior, wearing her Girl Scout vest with an order sheet in hand. With dad by her side she asked ever so quietly if we would like to buy some girl scout cookies and explained... Read more

I made it, 28 Days Sugar Free

Monday, March 08, 2010      2 comments

I completed the challenge of 28 Days Sugar free and I feel Fabulous. It has been an enlightening 28 day journey. Lots of childhood memories surfaced, emotions ran a little high at times, my body feels great and I'm healthier. Blog... Read more

Hard work + Little Results = FRUSTRATION

Friday, March 05, 2010      5 comments

I have three jobs: 1) My "regular" day job, 2) My Saturday job and 3) Getting healthy. Although I'm running on fumes when it comes to jobs one and two, I know I can refuel and move onto a better place with them. It's job three that I just wa... Read more

Day 25 - without Sugar - a Recap

Thursday, March 04, 2010      2 comments

I have to admit now that when I started my own personal challenge of 28 days without sugar it seemed easy enough, reasonable and it was only going to be 28 day - I can do anything for 28 days. Positive thinking is always key when starting a jo... Read more

Deadline Moved - STILL No Room for Failure

Wednesday, March 03, 2010      1 comments

After talking with my insurance agent again, I have moved the deadline of reaching 231 lbs. (7.8 away) by end of March to early April. It is counter productive to tell "underwriting" that I weigh something I don't. If they find out I didn't te... Read more

Do not panic, 231 IS not that far away

Tuesday, March 02, 2010      3 comments

In the attempt to get a better handle on finances and health insurance costs my husband and I met with a new agent today about different coverage. It was all good until the dreaded weight and height chart came out . . . I hate underwriting! ... Read more

Random Daily Thoughts

Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

Random thought in random order: 1) I dislike when people are lazy 2) I need to stop taking care of things for others when they can take care of things themselves 3) I could eat 2 giant Reese's Peanut Butter cups right now but I won't 4) ... Read more

Day 22 without Sugar

Monday, March 01, 2010      1 comments

Day 22 without sugar or sugar substitutes - WOW! The weekend was fun but nothing but a giant test for me and my taste buds. Friday night, my husband and I went to a late movie (Cop Out). We ate at the house, relaxed a bit and then ... Read more

Day 18 without Sugar & Random Thoughts

Thursday, February 25, 2010      1 comments

It's Day 18 without sugar or sugar substitutes! emoticon Sugar is hard substance to get away from, that ... Read more

Days 14 & 15 of 28 - Kicking the Sugar Habit

Monday, February 22, 2010      0 comments

Day 14 - Sunday Day 15 - Monday Day 14, Sunday was a rainy, gray day. A day to stay in and snuggle up with a blanket and good book. I did just that and took a long nap too. My eating was on time and healthy! I found energy in the... Read more

When an Idol slips from the pedestal

Monday, February 22, 2010      2 comments

I have two idols: Mom and Dad They adopted me when I was six months old and love me like no other parents could. They have always been my idols and my hero's. No one holds a candle to them, no one! I would not be who I am today with... Read more

Day 13 of 28 - Kicking the Sugar Habit

Saturday, February 20, 2010      0 comments

Day 13 started out great and is ending on the same note. I was up early after a great nights sleep and work-out for 45 minutes. I had enough time to fix a fabulous breakfast and my lunch prior to leaving for my Saturday job. On my w... Read more

Day 12 of 28 - Kicking the Sugar Habit

Friday, February 19, 2010      0 comments

Day 12 Seems to be met with the same routine just on a different day. Not a bad thing when it comes this process and keeping it under control. My energy level in step class was amazing last night. I nailed the routine, again, and lef... Read more

Day 11 of 28 - Kicking the Sugar Habit

Thursday, February 18, 2010      1 comments

Day 11 was met with unexplained urge. I needed to drive to work today instead of walk and while turning the corner to the office the little voice in the back of my mind spoke up Real loud. She said to me, "Today would be a great day for a ... Read more

Day 10 of 28 - Kicking the Sugar Habit

Thursday, February 18, 2010      1 comments

Day 10 leads to more education! Here is what I found on the internet today, after seeing evaporated cane juice listed in many items, GRRRRR!: Is "Evaporated Cane Juice" Any Better Than Sugar? If you're an avid ingredient label reader... Read more

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