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Many good choices...but not perfect!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      3 comments

This is actually a line I am borrowing from one of my Sparkfriends and her blog. Once in a while when i read something, the words seem to attach themselves to me and not let me go. This was one of those phrases. Thank you Justyna! In my las... Read more

I love having good days.

Thursday, September 24, 2015      9 comments

Well, who doesn't? With the beginning of fall yesterday (unfortunately our weather is NOT cooperating), and the realization that there were exactly 100 days left in 2015, I decided to jump on a bandwagon and do a 100 day countdown. For wha... Read more

Yesterday I did very well...or so I thought...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015      7 comments

...and then I realized I actually messed up big time. The messing up did not begin when I lost all control and put all the sweets in my mouth that my husband had just bought. It started actually rather early in the day. My breakfast ... Read more

Tomorrow is no longer an option; the time is now!

Sunday, September 20, 2015      7 comments

This is my new mantra: Tomorrow is no longer an option; the time is now! For weeks, months, years, I have been waiting for the perfect time to get healthy. I know I have even blogged about here before. And of course I have figured out a long tim... Read more

Why is this so hard?

Sunday, September 13, 2015      5 comments

For weeks now I have been trying to get back into Sparks, and it seems like I keep dragging my heels. I can't believe i wrote my last blog 4 months and 1 day ago. I never had the intention of being absent all summer, but here I am 4 months ... Read more

Recommendations for Activity Trackers

Tuesday, May 12, 2015      6 comments

For my upcoming birthday my husband would like to get me an activity tracker. I am excited about it, but totally overwhelmed when I look at everything that is available. I have read numerous reviews and still have no idea what I should get. U... Read more

Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight

Thursday, April 16, 2015      5 comments

Recently in my search for yet another resource for my journey to health, I came across the book "Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight", by Peter Walsh. The title intrigued me, since I am living with someone who has a very difficult time getting rid... Read more

I don't make any progress - what is wrong with me?

Monday, April 06, 2015      12 comments

Am I not working hard enough? Am I making too many excuses? Am I too lazy, not motivated enough, inconsistant, or simply destined to fail? No, I don't believe that last phrase is true, but I really am trying to figure out why I am having such a ... Read more

Update on my "March march"

Sunday, March 15, 2015      6 comments

This update is long overdue and I apologize to my Sparkfriends who offered to be my walking buddies for this month. Right from the start of my ambitious endeavor I faced all kinds of detours and hurdles. I am sad to say things have not cha... Read more

A few minor setbacks will not keep me from moving forward!

Thursday, March 05, 2015      6 comments

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Looking for a March marching/walking buddy!

Sunday, March 01, 2015      5 comments

Generally I don't do very many challenges or contests. Hoever, I do admire people who participate and inspire others in the processs. However, this morning as I was thinking about this new month (I am still excited), I decided that I want... Read more

Finishing up February and Moving into Marvelous March

Saturday, February 28, 2015      4 comments

I am always excited when I start a new month. In some ways it is silly, since I have the opportunity to start over every single day, but there is just something about a whole new month with endless possibilities to do things right. In some... Read more

Today has been a good day!

Friday, February 27, 2015      4 comments

It really feels great to be able to say that. In the past I generally would focus on all the things I didn't accomplish or that went wrong. However, today I did... - drink 8 glasses of water - walk over 9000 steps - take the do... Read more

I am starting to do a few things right!

Thursday, February 26, 2015      6 comments

It really feels good when you come to the end of the day and you realize you have made several good choices. Ever since I wrote my blog on 2/22 about moving forward, it seems like a few things are coming together. I have only taken some very... Read more

Today I had a revelation!

Tuesday, February 24, 2015      3 comments

Earlier today I received some information from my health care provider regarding dealing with a chronic illness. For the first time ever did I realize that I have been dealing with a chronic disease for most of my life. I don't know why it never... Read more

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