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I'm one of those crazy people
Thursday, August 11, 2016      4 comments

The swelling has gone down tremendously in my foot and the bruising is going away as well. It's really frustrating but I know there is nothing I can do but let it heal. Last night I went for a walk down the block. It was harder than I expec... Read more
I've been setback!
Thursday, August 04, 2016      8 comments

Uggh. So I just returned to work from a nearly two week vacation yesterday. Eight of those days were spent in Mexico. It was beautiful and fun but not so great for my weight. I knew I was probably going to gain weight so I expected th... Read more
My one year journeyversary
Wednesday, July 13, 2016      15 comments

July 1 marked a year since I started on this journey again. I can't believe that for 52 weeks (now more) I have consistently worked toward improving my health and lost 50lbs. ! I've seen some amazing transformations on here after a year. Mine is... Read more
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      4 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      5 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

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