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Finding the Miraculous in My Life Everyday

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      1 comments

My sister from another mother was in a bad car accident last night. I'd been worried for her because she was running late. She was supposed to have dinner with us before we left for my TOPS group. I decided I would be late and drive to my Mom's ... Read more

I Will Not Treat Myself Like a Garbage Can

Monday, October 29, 2012      2 comments

I was truly inspired by a post on a message board. It was posted on August 14, 2012 by SJKRACH. This entry really made me think and I wanted to share it with my TOPS group as th... Read more

What an Amazing Day

Friday, October 26, 2012      2 comments

Today was a really wonderful day for me. Every year around this time are the school Harvest Parties for my kids. My little guy is the last elementary student we have. I went to his 3rd grade class today. Having been through many of these gatheri... Read more

Adapt and Overcome

Thursday, October 25, 2012      0 comments

After camping, I had a really hard time getting back into my routine. I got the creeping crud my mom and husband had. By the time I started to feel better I was dealing with lots of stress from the kids' schools. I either got sick again or never... Read more

The End of an Era? Disenchanting Camping

Sunday, October 07, 2012      1 comments

I had a really rough weekend camping physically, mentally and emotionally. It used to be so much fun. I would look forward to it all year. I usually end up with the lion's share of the work, but I didn't mind so much because the benefits outweig... Read more

Walking the Path or Not Letting Camping destroy my Program

Thursday, October 04, 2012      1 comments

It's been pretty crazy for me juggling four kids and my husband these last couple weeks. I've wanted to sit down and write, but just haven't really had he time. That's a real shame too. I find that journaling is the best way for me to sort out w... Read more

Baby Steps

Monday, September 24, 2012      2 comments

I'm preparing for another TOPS meeting. I've got laundry started, a healthy dinner in the crock pot and protein thawing in the refrigerator for tomorrow's dinner. As I wait for time to go I'm sitting here troubled. I visited my Sports Medicine d... Read more

Focusing on the Right Things Makes All the Difference

Tuesday, September 18, 2012      0 comments

I had a good strength training work out with my Personal Trainer yesterday afternoon. I also made it back to TOPS with my BF in tow. I wish we lived closer so she could come with me all the time, but she would be better served finding a local ch... Read more

Moving in the Right Direction

Monday, September 17, 2012      0 comments

I had a good day yesterday. I got the kids to enjoy Honey Bran Muffins with an addition of a handful of chocolate chips. I got to play Guild Wars 2. For dinner I made Buffalo Chicken Pizza with my 33% red wheat herbed pizza crust. These are smal... Read more

From the Inside Out

Monday, August 06, 2012      2 comments

I went for my second session with my Personal Trainer today. We meet in a workout room at an apartment complex near my Dear Friend's home. I was able to very slowly and carefully get on a tread mill and walk for 7 minutes holding on for dear lif... Read more

Silver Linings

Friday, August 03, 2012      0 comments

So far so good. It's Friday and I have been back at tracking my nutrition for five days. The only hitch I have is Monday is short an entry for high fiber nutrition cookies I had at my friend's house.As I sit here typing this all in, the survival... Read more

Keeping it Real

Wednesday, August 01, 2012      1 comments

After my terrific weight loss, I went to a pain doc and started a medication for my arthritis that seems to have increased my appetite severely. It has helped with my arthritis pain, but I've gained back 15 pounds which makes everything worse. I... Read more

Black Holes and Revelations

Tuesday, May 01, 2012      3 comments

On Optifast I've finally learned something that I've been "not getting" for a long time. I need to treat food like medicine my body needs to be healthy. There is good medicine that builds a stronger healthier me and foods that are to be taken in... Read more

Dilemma for Anniversary Movie Marathon

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      0 comments

My problem is this, although I'm really truly looking forward to the Marvel Movie Marathon leading up to the release of the new Avengers movie, I've realized I've committed a grave oversight. I forgot that I'll be a the theater over 14 hrs and w... Read more

Struggling with Sabotage

Wednesday, April 18, 2012      1 comments

I'm having a rougher time this week. I've lost 20 lbs in two weeks but it isn't getting easier. A big part of the problem is my family. My kids aren't using the quick and easy dinners I got for them to prepare and they leave food everywhere. I'v... Read more

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