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Good Enough

Monday, January 12, 2009      1 comments

Growing up as a child in an alcoholic home I often felt that I was never good enough. If I was just a bit better then my father would quit drinking. If I was good enough then he would not leave our family. If I was good enough then he would w... Read more

But its MINE!!

Sunday, January 11, 2009      1 comments

I found myself arguing with my youngest daughter who is 2 over my water bottle yesterday. Whenever I have been successful in weightloss in the past I have set up certain rituals which I adhere to. One of those rituals is the water bottle. I h... Read more

1-2-3, 1-2-3, 1-2-3- The diet waltz

Saturday, January 10, 2009      1 comments

Well here it is a new year, another year older, still fat, gained back part of what I lost, doing the diet waltz. The last week I have been trying to evaluate just what it is I quit doing to add the weight back and it hit me the like the old V-... Read more

My Time Flies

Sunday, November 02, 2008      1 comments

Wow - time flies. I can't believe that it is November. Time has just flown by. It is hard to believe that so much time has passed. I have been busy with my family (which is the best way to be busy). We have had Grandma Margaret visiting aga... Read more

Rubber Hits the Road

Sunday, September 07, 2008      3 comments

The last two weeks I have been making changes to my life and deciding what works and what doesn't, what I really want, what I am willing to do for my wants, taking that personal inventory AND doing something about it. When hubby and I moved... Read more

Wrastling with rattlers

Saturday, August 16, 2008      2 comments

That sure has been my mood of late. My Granny (from my father's side of the family - functionally illiterate but sure did have street smarts and grew up in the Oklahoma Territories) used to say that when she was in a mood she was either ready t... Read more

Calling Erma Bombeck

Saturday, August 09, 2008      4 comments

When I was a kid, I spent a large portions of my summers with my grandparents. My mother was a single parent and it was the safe and cheap thing to do - send us to Grandma and Grandpa for the summer. In hindsight, it was a great gift. My gran... Read more

How many bales can one girl buck if one girl could buck a bale

Sunday, August 03, 2008      5 comments

This will be short as everything including my fingers are tired and this is just a break ---- So how many bales can one girl buck is one girl could buck bales? The answer to the question - Well this one girl CAN buck bales and... Read more

Reflection in the weeds

Saturday, August 02, 2008      1 comments

So, as I walk down this path of reclaiming my life again, I have been trying to pay attention to what is going around me and my feelings, attitudes, and my reactions to those things. I have read the concept that our true self is often reflected... Read more

Confessions of an addict

Wednesday, July 30, 2008      4 comments

The last couple of days have been difficult for me. I joined a competition at work with 3 other ladies to lose weight. We each bet $20 to the pot with the winner being the person with the greatest percentage to original weight lost by Septembe... Read more

Hummingbirds, Wasps, and Brick Walls

Sunday, July 27, 2008      2 comments

I have a hummingbird feeder outside one window where I can sit on the couch and watch the birds come. It is an ornate feeder with 4 feeding flowers on it. It has attracted not only the hummingbirds but the wasps. The wasps tend to hang around... Read more

Naked and Harry S Truman

Friday, July 25, 2008      1 comments

I remember once reading a diet tip that said to sit naked in front of a full length mirror and watch yourself eat and when you see how gross you look that you will be motivated to do something about your weight. Well, emotionally, I have been s... Read more

Fried Green Tomatoes

Sunday, July 20, 2008      1 comments

One of my all time favorite movies is Fried Green Tomatoes. The idea that common sense is not that common and sometimes what needs to be said is not politically correct. I am sitting here thinking that I am, in many ways, like Evelyn - as far ... Read more

So, whatcha gunna do?

Saturday, July 19, 2008      1 comments

This is not the first time I have been down this road. I have lost the weight before, true, not quite this much, but I know I can do it. I have talked about it, theorized about it, researched about it, cried about it, but have done nothing abo... Read more


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