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Balancing Is So Hard

Saturday, July 04, 2015      6 comments

This weight loss thing is so hard because there are so many things pulling me in all directions. I have to keep my business going and that takes time, I have family time (grandson Jacob 2 days a week), a house to clean, and I need to carve out ... Read more

Sunday - A Day of Rest & Exercise

Monday, June 29, 2015      3 comments

Sunday I made it to church and basically took a day of rest. Our pastor puts things into perspective and that helps especially when I'm down. Sunday was a good diet day and I also exercised 30 minutes walking, and 8 minutes on the rowing machi... Read more

Sunday Morning Thoughts...

Sunday, June 28, 2015      7 comments

Well, I found out my main trigger as far as going off my diet & weight loss is concerned. Emotional reactions to life! I have an adult son who has Aspberger's disorder and lives with us. He decided to be disrespectful and rude and was having... Read more

Today's Chat

Friday, June 26, 2015      3 comments

Well, made it through the Pennsylvania trip with no problems concerning food. Had everything I needed in the cooler and stayed hydrated. Did stop for frequent bathroom breaks -- but stayed hydrated. It was a long day but got through it. I ha... Read more

Tuesday Stuff + Staying on Track

Tuesday, June 23, 2015      8 comments

Blogging to stay on track helps me so here I am once again. Took the car in to get it ready for a day trip tomorrow to Pennsylvania. I treated myself to a new water bottle that shows the measurement of how much liquid I am drinking on the side... Read more

Here I go again...

Sunday, June 21, 2015      5 comments

I have been off the site for almost a year. And low and behold I have not lost any weight in that time. No surprise there. I have not been taking care of myself and instead I dove headfirst into my business to keep the extra income (that we n... Read more

Grand Canyon Trip...

Saturday, August 02, 2014      5 comments

I did want to share some photos from our 5300 mile car trip from Virginia to the Grand Canyon and back. We went to Dallas/Ft. Worth first for a family wedding and I got to see my Dad who is doing well at 95! Then we went to El Paso, up to Phoe... Read more

A Little Progress...

Saturday, August 02, 2014      3 comments

I just had to write about this because it is the first time i have gone down in weight since last fall! I LOST 2 LBS!!! I am so proud of myself. I promise not to get as excited about the next pounds lost, but this was such a change in directio... Read more

I'm Back on Spark People Again...

Sunday, July 27, 2014      8 comments

Well, I finally retired for the last time! I was finally was able to retire again! I needed to cover 2 mortgages for a while and had to return to work. I worked overnight at Walmart managing the stocking crew so my days and nights were upside... Read more

A Quick Hello

Friday, September 13, 2013      7 comments

I have a minute before starting dinner -- the first one I've started in a long while. My DH is cooking these days for which I am grateful. Tonite I am making tilapia and a salad. I weigh the same 145 and I have decided that since my my old st... Read more

Hey, Remember Me???

Sunday, September 08, 2013      7 comments

Just wanted to stop by for a minute to say a big hello Tao those who may have been reading my blogs. I do miss all of my SparkPeople friends! My new job has so exhausted me and I don't know how long I will really last at it, but it is paying s... Read more

Transitioning to a New Schedule

Saturday, August 24, 2013      6 comments

Today is a transitioning point for me. I am now working overnight 4 nights a week from 9 pm to 8 am. I am up tonite so I can sleep tomorrow and work starting at 9 pm tomorrow night. It's kind of a mind bender and I'm not quite sure how it wil... Read more

If you have good health you have everything!

Monday, August 19, 2013      5 comments

Spark Coach asked us to visualize the future 10 years from now. I am visualizing that I will be living an active lifestyle and enjoying my life near my children and grandchildren. I will be traveling some and enjoying myself being active in a ... Read more

A Second Look at My Goals...

Sunday, August 18, 2013      0 comments

Spark Coach has suggested that at this point in my weight loss journey I take a second look at my exercise program. Toward that end I need to ask myself 1) how am I doing? 2) if it is working for me? and, 3) how sustainable it is considerin... Read more

Here I Am Again...Made it 2 Days in a Row!

Thursday, August 15, 2013      3 comments

Well, Spark Coach was right -- time to re-evaluate my goals and weight loss plan. I have lost 13 lbs. and I was very encouraged today. I had a job interview -- which I felt good about. We will see if I make it to the next round of interviews.... Read more


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