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No scale change but a big attitude adjustment

Monday, April 28, 2014      1 comments

Many days of good choices can still lead to disappointment on the scale the next weigh in. That's okay, I've been playing the health and fitness game long enough that I know that it is persistence and dedication that will eventually lead the wa... Read more

Time to focus

Friday, March 21, 2014      1 comments

It is officially spring break! It's time to get focused and commit to a great week to proper diet and exercise. I went off track last weekend when I attended a conference. The food was too rich but very good. It was truly catch as cat... Read more

Where to start?

Thursday, March 06, 2014      0 comments

I'm reflecting on my previous goals, my blog introduction, and the changes that have occurred the last two years while I have been in the kingdom. My weight has gone up and down, I have exercised less, my meals are far more simple; I have becom... Read more

Back to track

Thursday, April 19, 2012      0 comments

I'm back to tracking my food and trying to discover the nutritional facts about foods I'm finding here. I'm hoping to start my exercising again today, not quite as energetically since I'm still a bit drained from jet lag. My inspiration was the... Read more

Woohoo better day

Wednesday, April 11, 2012      2 comments

The temperature wasn't quite as warm, a stiff wind had cropped up. I was able to get my full 8 miles in today. It felt really good. I'm still battling the blisters with the shoes I have with me. My visa was processed today, I'm hoping to ... Read more

Feelin' great

Tuesday, April 10, 2012      0 comments

I was all set to get back to my 8 miles a day after the Easter holiday. Mentally, physically, I felt ready. The weather wasn't quite as cooperative. It still around 90 degrees close to sunset. I didn't really want to try to do my last 2 miles of... Read more

Daily Gains

Saturday, April 07, 2012      0 comments

My walking routine started as "if he can do it, I can do it". The "he" being my parents 70 year old neighbor who is recovering from prostrate cancer. The "he" looking very fit and healthy. I had already been walking but I heard that "he" was wa... Read more

Is this a sign?

Thursday, April 05, 2012      1 comments

Well, I won big time points on the wheel spins today. Five hundred points for the daily spin, and 7 for the second extra spin. Personally, I'm hoping my visa goes through the Embassy like my points worked. All the paperwork is submitted... Read more

Over, under, around, and through

Wednesday, April 04, 2012      0 comments

I've refrained from writing a blog. I didn't want to deal with my emotions. Afraid that introspection would lead me further down the road of depression. I spent three months in Saudi Arabia where I couldn't go out and exercise. It cost me i... Read more

On the road again

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      1 comments

My husband came back early June to Thailand, we went to the Philippines for 4 weeks, and are returning to the U.S. to process visas to work abroad. Needless to say, that has created a bump in my routine for eating and exercising. I'm lookin... Read more

Endings, Beginnings and Stress

Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

What a whirlwind week it's been! From completing my final paper for the last class of my degree to overseeing the details of my oldest child's return to our home country with a last minute favor to run a garage sale for my friend. I thoug... Read more

Avoiding the (L)atitude in the negatives

Friday, May 06, 2011      1 comments

I thought that when I moved closer to the equator that it would be easier to lose weight. I had assumed that all Asian food was healthy and that the heat would be a great prohibitor of appetite. I hadn't counted on menopause nor some of the mo... Read more

I am responsible for myself and my own happiness

Wednesday, May 04, 2011      1 comments

Let me preface this with the fact that I love my children but we all come to a time where our patience, sanity, and happiness can be disrupted. I am at such a crossroad. My son is now old enough to venture out on his own, not all of his ... Read more

Another Chiang Mai day

Tuesday, May 03, 2011      2 comments

I love to walk. It doesn't matter where, I find something interesting to reflect upon or look at along the way. I find that it is a great way to settle those anxious or frustrated feelings I get. I had to hoist myself away from my compu... Read more

Life Changes

Friday, April 29, 2011      0 comments

It has been quite a while since I last added blog and so much life has been lived since then. Some good and some difficult. It is necessary to remember that the difficulty is an opportunity to become a person who can overcome, be a survivor. ... Read more


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