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Spring has Sprung!
Monday, March 14, 2016      2 comments

It's finally feeling a bit like spring here! Spring . . . the season of rebirth and growth. I'm using the changing of the seasons as a metaphor for my own rebirth and growth. I've been here before and strayed away letting my old habits win. ... Read more
Back on Track!
Thursday, August 18, 2011      1 comments

Since I recommitted myself to a healthier lifestyle, I've lost 7.5 pounds in only a few weeks. Woohoo!!!! I definitely need to continue eating healthier, exercising more and maintaining a positive attitude. I would love to see another 5 lbs g... Read more
Starting Over . . . Again
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      0 comments

Here I am at the beginning of August and all of the goals I set for myself at the beginning of the year have gone by the wayside. I've allowed emotional eating to control me; I've gained weight instead of losing; I've allowed professional stres... Read more
Sunday, April 03, 2011      0 comments

Stress seems to be the controlling factor in my life these days. We are implementing a new system at work and I don't think it's going well. There is so much to do and the vendor is pushing for a go live date that, at this point, seems unattai... Read more
You have GOT to be kidding me!
Monday, May 17, 2010      4 comments

The last year has been really rough for me on all fronts--personally, professionally, mentally, emotionally. I knew I was turning to food to ease my woes and knew that it was having an impact on me. For example, shirts weren't fitting right, j... Read more
Done With This!
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      9 comments

I fell off the wagon in a huge, monstrous way. It's probably been 6 months since I have truly cared about fitness and health in any way, shape or form. The past two months have been filled with self-pity, self-loating and emotional eating. Ra... Read more
Getting Back on Track
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      1 comments

I fell off the proverbial wagon for a couple of weeks. I had to make an emergency trip out to Kansas and this really knocked me off my game. I did realize while in Kansas that everything seemed to revolve around food. Looking back at growing ... Read more
Emotional Eating
Tuesday, February 10, 2009      1 comments

I am such an emotional eater. I've always known it but it reared its ugly head today! I have been feeling down this week and today all I've wanted to do was eat, eat, eat. I've controlled it pretty well by occupying my time with other things ... Read more