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Downside of Up
Friday, May 27, 2016      4 comments

I was hiking my "favorite" hill, and I was passing people who were much slimmer than I, much "hotter" and it gave me a real ego boost. I was thinking that, there really is a difference between "Slim" and "Strong" and "Hot" and "Fit". But l... Read more
When the plan doesn't go to plan: accept, log, and move on.
Thursday, May 12, 2016      4 comments

My office is doing some renovating. Today, they were laying tile in the kitchen/break room. The smell of the glue gave me a headache and left me feeling a little nauseated and tired. By lunch time I knew I needed to get out of the offi... Read more
I did it!!!
Monday, May 09, 2016      2 comments

I just kicked the heck out of my rump-roast, OMG; and this from someone who doesn't often use OMG, but OMG. I biked to work, then after work I biked half an hour to the Hill, I spent a hour hiking that crazy strenuous hill, then I biked ... Read more
The Cold Hard Truth
Saturday, May 07, 2016      2 comments

I have been lying to myself for a while. I tell myself, "Hey, I hike the hill 2-3 times a week! That hill is really hard, I'm soaked in sweat,gasping for breath, and feeling a little sick when I reach the top. That's enough." I've been t... Read more
The excuses are invalid.
Monday, May 02, 2016      3 comments

Sometimes we just need someone to remind us that nothing is impossible and it is never too late, even if you are 100 years old.
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Victory with a Cherry on top
Friday, April 29, 2016      2 comments

The only thing more satisfying then watching a little old lady in neon sneakers power past a young chiseled hard-body, is powering past him and beating him to the top of the hill myself. ... Read more
Tuesday, April 26, 2016      3 comments

Very little sleep, a roommate who melted down so far over a poor test score that she had to be held at a "therapy center" for the afternoon, and oh yeah, a stray who snuck into my apartment gave my cats fleas. What can I say, it's a Tuesd... Read more
Why are complements embarrassing?
Monday, April 25, 2016      1 comments

I was walking through the hallway at work today, and a woman, I don't really know her, she works in my building, stopped to tell me how impressed she was with my fitness. She told me I was looking fabulous and that she'd definitely noticed ... Read more
Using your imagination to lose weight
Friday, April 22, 2016      7 comments

It's a tough road trying to find motivation when you simply don't have it. Last night I finally managed to force myself to go hike the hill here in town. It's 3 miles round trip, but it's incredibly steep and hard to climb. My plan is t... Read more
Friday, April 01, 2016      3 comments

That mysterious force, that sweeps across one's life, bringing with it energy, focus, and drive. It makes the path seem so clear and the goal so easily obtainable. It's filled with confidence and purpose. However, that force is not someth... Read more
What if it doesn't happen?
Tuesday, March 29, 2016      5 comments

The first day I met with my nutritionist she asked me, "How would you feel if it just doesn't happen?" Meaning how would I feel if I didn't lose weight. I told her I'd feel very sad and disappointed with myself. Well, it's been ar... Read more
Changing my Sleep Schedule
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      3 comments

I dream of being a writer. I just love to tell stories. While I would love to write the next great novel. I would be over the moon thrilled with just getting a book published. I'd be giddy to the point of squeals to get an article publ... Read more
When the World says NO to my Munchies
Tuesday, March 15, 2016      3 comments

I have been trying to be good...well, actually I haven't. I've been trying to try to be good. But it's been really easy for me to swing through a drive thru or justify a missed gym day. Last night I kept seeing the ad for the "Almost Loft... Read more
Checking up on my Resolutions.
Monday, February 29, 2016      2 comments

Recap 1) Get my roommate to help out more with the cleaning. 2) Reduce TV time and be more productive. 3) Lose weight. 4) Finish my novel. 5) Work on my financial situation. 6) Stop Hording and being disorganized. Well, this ... Read more
Too Stubborn for my own good.
Friday, February 19, 2016      4 comments

I bought a nice 2 drawer file cabinet for only $5.00. I was so eager to get it home I didn't think about the fact that it is heavy and I live on the second floor. I got it up here. But my back is not happy with me. I can't help it... Read more

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