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Three Days in
Saturday, June 25, 2016      4 comments

I have been slowly getting back into my healthy life and choices. I've had three good days of eating smart (or as we say in Boston Smaaaht) ... Read more
Starting a Streak
Thursday, June 23, 2016      3 comments

I am slowly reeling myself in from mindless, unnecessary eating. I was very proud of myself yesterday in the office. If you recall, across the aisle from me is a drawer full of candy. Well, I was bored or stressed or both and was thinking about ... Read more
Picking up the pieces
Saturday, June 18, 2016      3 comments

My cousin passed away Sunday night. He had been in a coma for almost a week but it was still a shock. Such a shame. He was 51. He leaves behind his two wonderful children,ages 19 & 15 and his elderly parents. If one can ever say that dement... Read more
Life is Precious
Sunday, June 12, 2016      4 comments

My cousin did not treat a medical condition. He received several transfusions that caused a significant stroke and is now he is in a coma. He's 51. We were told that he won't be coming out of it. This is my cousin that I grew up with.... Read more
Fun Trip
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      9 comments

Hubby and I went away this weekend. It was a fun trip! We did our usual race activities and met up with our racing friends but we also met up with some Sparkfriends. This has become a tradition for the last few years. This year we went to ... Read more
Stressful Week
Thursday, May 26, 2016      7 comments

The week has been crazy at work and how do I handle stress - by not going to the gym and eating junk. Ugh! emoticon ... Read more
Recharging with a fun day
Sunday, May 15, 2016      7 comments

Yesterday the weather here was gorgeous. Mid 70s and sunny. A little breezy but that was okay. We had no specific plans other than to get out of the house and go to a place with beaches and the ocean. We started in Gloucester but saw some s... Read more
Starting and Stopping
Friday, May 13, 2016      9 comments

I am here. Still plugging along. Starting and stopping on this journey to lose a few pounds. Still struggling big time with my food choices. ugh! Why can't I get into a good rhythm? I think some of it is definitely stress, some of it is lazine... Read more
Update - May Goals
Thursday, May 05, 2016      4 comments

Been a while since I last blogged so here's a quick one. I've been doing well. Mostly making good food choices and seeing some positiveness on the ... Read more
Busy Week - Good Deed
Friday, April 29, 2016      3 comments

This has been a busy week. Fortunately a good week mostly. Tuesday I did my good deed. I was meeting a friend for lunch. It was a miserable day -40 degrees and pouring rain. On the way to lunch, I noticed a lady with white hair walking. I g... Read more
5K Done!
Sunday, April 24, 2016      10 comments

Today was a great day!! Hubby and I did our community's 5K today. This was our 4th time. The weather was a bit windy and chilly but very sunny. He is still recovering from his injury/surgery last summer so he walked the route with me. That ... Read more
Monday, April 18, 2016      5 comments

It was another busy weekend for me. Saturday we did some errands and I did gardening. Yesterday we had a great workout (love when DH works out with me). We did a Leslie Sansone 3-miler. I also did a 30 minute upper body sculpt workout. It was ha... Read more
Checking in
Saturday, April 09, 2016      6 comments

How's it going? One week into my new goals. Doing great on the fitness. Have burned at least 500 calories every day in April except one. Planning dinners worked great! Love having the plan on the fridge so I can check it the night before... Read more
April Goals
Friday, April 01, 2016      4 comments

I am going back to basics this month. I really have to get the scale moving emoticon My goals for the month a... Read more
Stress is my Enemy
Thursday, March 31, 2016      5 comments

Seem to have lost my mojo this month. Still dealing with lots of stress at work. This week was brutal. Too much work, too many meetings, and too many interruptions. Tomorrow I am WFH and plan to keep myself on do not disturb all day. I ... Read more

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