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I've been doing this for half a year

Monday, January 04, 2016      7 comments

Well, it's the beginning of a new calendar year and I thought it was a good time to recap. I realized I've been doing this for six months. Holy s***! This is the longest I've stuck with a fitness program consistently in all my life. I wish I cou... Read more

Reversing the Titanic

Friday, December 18, 2015      3 comments

"Life's not like a Smart Car where you can just jack the thing into reverse and veer onto a pedestrian-strewn sidewalk whenever you please. There are a thousand tons of emotional and psychological cargo being hauled across the vast oceans of you... Read more

I can't stop eating!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015      4 comments

No seriously. I can't. I don't know what the heck is wrong with me for the past few weeks. Usually I get this way around that time of the month but only for two or three days. I figure it's only a few days so I don't worry. I've started eat... Read more

FitBit Challenge in the Bag

Friday, November 20, 2015      7 comments

We had our final weigh in today for the FitBit challenge at work. I'm pretty happy with my results even though the lady said "Oh well, I guess you improved a little." No lady, I'm improved a lot for me. Here's a wrap-up: * I managed to stay in... Read more

Pictures from my walks

Wednesday, November 11, 2015      9 comments

As I mentioned in my blog earlier today, my new hobby is taking photos when I walk. At least one day a week, I go on what I call at adventure walks. I sort of let myself roam and explore and don't worry so much about time or keeping a consistent... Read more

Hitting a wall, FitBit challenge update

Wednesday, November 11, 2015      3 comments

Hi guys. Sorry I haven't written an update in a while. I had no internet and then I did but my new position at work really saps my energy. I really love it but creatively it takes a lot more out of me than my other position. That in itself has b... Read more

This week was chaos but I reached a milestone

Sunday, October 04, 2015      9 comments

This week was an example of how unexpected things in life can throw me off track. I can't believe I hurt my foot. I've been so careful this time around to do things gradually and ease into everything. It's taken me three months to work up to wal... Read more

FitBit Challenge two weeks in

Monday, September 28, 2015      9 comments

Oh boy this has been interesting. We have completed two full weeks of this FitBit challenge at work and it's getting even more nuts. Some woman today had 42,000 steps. Another guy had 52,000 steps. I can't even...I think I would die. I'll g... Read more

Insanity has invaded the workplace

Wednesday, September 16, 2015      6 comments

Sooooo...people are going nuts with this FitBit competition at work. When I say nuts, I mean more than 20,000 steps a day. That might be normal for a distance runner and someone who is in a job where they are moving and on their feet all day. Th... Read more

FitBit work challenge

Monday, September 14, 2015      8 comments

As part of the discounted FitBit I received from work, there is a 10-week challenge.The woman and man with the highest average daily steps will get some type of prize. I'm really excited about this but am quickly realizing there is no way I can ... Read more

Those tricksy little emotions

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      6 comments

The man who views the world at fifty the same as he did at twenty has wasted thirty years of his life. ~~ Muhammad Ali i've had an epiphany, an a-ha moment, a "duh stupid" realization after my mini-breakdown that started last week. the fact... Read more

My misery does not love company

Tuesday, September 08, 2015      6 comments

i've been trying to write this blog since my two-month anniversary on Sept. 1 but i've been in a crap mood for days. i don't even know how to write about what i'm feeling. i feel completely isolated some days. like i don't fit in with anyon... Read more

Happy, happy, joy, joy

Thursday, August 27, 2015      8 comments

I've really been hoping to get a FitBit for the obvious reasons. As a single parent with a kid in college, it's not exactly in my budget. I've been looking online and was figuring out how much I could put aside every paycheck to purchase one. I ... Read more

Work is killing my vibe

Monday, August 24, 2015      5 comments

ok this is going to be mostly complaining and wah wah wah so if you don't feel like listening to a bunch of baby crying, stop reading now. i told you all in an earlier blog i was changing positions at work. on the way to my new position i h... Read more

One thing I hate about being fat

Saturday, August 22, 2015      7 comments

There are a lot of things to not like about being fat but one thing I really loathe is having to spend a fortune on undergarments. It cost a fortune for comfortable panties and bras that fit right. I almost had to take out a small loan tonight t... Read more


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