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A mile stone birthday!

Sunday, May 18, 2014      10 comments

Today is my last day as a fifty- some- year old. emoticon I have been thinking and contemplating about turnin... Read more

Time to start moving again... One. Day. At. A. Time.

Friday, May 16, 2014      6 comments

A very sad family event, temperatures in the triple digits and a miserable cold brought my healthy journey to an abrupt halt. Grappling with the idea of why bad things happen to good people and feeling helpless and confused at the situation, I s... Read more

Food IS the issue!

Sunday, April 27, 2014      15 comments

Actually it would be more accurate to say: Eating IS the issue. For months I have thought that my lack of exercise was my problem for not losing weight. Now that I have started swimming on a semi regular basis and generally log between 7,00... Read more

Reflections after my cruise!

Thursday, April 10, 2014      9 comments

A little over two weeks ago our family made a snap decision to go on a cruise during our daughter's spring break last week. emoticonRead more

Making March Matter!

Monday, March 03, 2014      10 comments

That is my motto for this month! Indeed I want this month to matter! Already two months have passed in 2014, and I am trying to figure out what happened. My goal for March is that I will make a difference over the next few weeks. I want to ... Read more

Do you want to get well?.......Well?

Sunday, February 16, 2014      8 comments

This sounds like a sermon topic, and actually it is. I like it when I hear a sermon and it inspires me and motivates me. This morning in church the pastor kept asking this question over and over, and at one point a light bulb went on in my head.... Read more

Pride goeth before the Fall!

Thursday, February 06, 2014      13 comments

In some ways I wasn't surprised that the chocolate monster got a hold of me last night. It seems to happen every single time when I feel pretty good about myself. I was proud of myself yesterday, and bam, I just couldn't resist those peanut M&Ms... Read more

I am setting some records for myself, and it feels amazing!

Tuesday, February 04, 2014      12 comments

Granted, I am just on a two day success streak, but that is more than my usual less than one day success. So, I don't mean to brag, but I do want to share some of the positive things over the past two days. On Sunday I set a goal for the we... Read more

I almost forgot!

Monday, February 03, 2014      8 comments

Enthusiasm, motivation, dedication, gratitude, patience, hope and an I can do it attitude have been something I have enjoyed over the last several days. It really feels great to be in a good place for a change. Read more


Saturday, February 01, 2014      8 comments

F - Friends, Fun, Fit, emoticon E - Exercise, Excitement, Energy, Eating well Read more

Today I took a major step in the right direction!

Thursday, January 30, 2014      13 comments

For weeks I have been trying to walk on a regular basis. I have had some hits and misses, but I did not make a lot of progress. After one of my walks last week I realized that walking in an industrial area (for practical reasons) simply was bori... Read more

I am on a quest!

Saturday, January 25, 2014      12 comments

Yes, I really want to know! emoticon For weeks now I have wrestled with the question what it is that makes s... Read more

Yes, it really is up to me!

Thursday, January 23, 2014      8 comments

These past few weeks have been very slow for me regarding my healthy living plan. I have been teetering between mild depression, lack of motivation, feelings of discouragement, and frustration. At the same time there has been that small still vo... Read more

I am struggling ...

Monday, January 13, 2014      11 comments

and I just can't figure out how to move forward. I had such high hopes for 2014, but it appears that ever since the new year started, I have been in a slump. All my attempts to living the healthy life seem to be halfhearted. I just can't ge... Read more

I have taken it easy, but now it's time to start moving again.

Monday, January 06, 2014      8 comments

Tomorrow we will pack up our Christmas decorations and the holiday season of 2013 will finally come to an end at our house. I am ready to refocus, and I am excited to see what 2014 will bring. After some very intense weeks before Christma... Read more

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