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The Three Bears

Tuesday, October 12, 2010      8 comments

If I were to make things "just right" for me ( a la The Three Bears), what would they be? I would wake up happy and refreshed. I would wake up with enough time to get things done without rushing around like a madman. I'd have my ... Read more

Happy Columbus Day

Monday, October 11, 2010      8 comments

Woot Phillies are moving on. That is good. The sleep deprivation not so good. ha. This morning, I have a staff meeting to attend which will resemble more of a retreat atmosphere. I hope to get something out of it. It is a "generational" class... Read more

In my Heyday

Friday, October 08, 2010      18 comments

While driving to work this morning, I was thinking about how times have changed for me. Even though I have not yet lost a bundle of weight (but I will), my habits have become so much healthier. I stopped at Wawa (a convenience store) for g... Read more

It's Not About the Bike

Thursday, October 07, 2010      16 comments

We bought a Harley this year, fulfilling my husband's dream. I met my goal of getting on the back of the bike --- which to most, would probably not be a big thing, but to me, it was a hurdle. It comes with instructions. Step on foot peg, l... Read more

The Best 3 seconds of my day

Tuesday, October 05, 2010      23 comments

It happened around 7:30pm tonight. I was walking to my car at work. I walked up the stairs (a set of 5 steps) like a NORMAL person. I did not hold onto the railing to hoist myself up. I climbed up, leaned forward a bit and did not feel anything ... Read more

Banishing the P word

Tuesday, October 05, 2010      14 comments

My frequent quest for perfection has gotten me into trouble more than once. Initially, it sounds like a lofty goal, but in actuality (for me), it's a death sentence as I have a tendency to wait until everything is perfectly aligned before I take... Read more

It Doesn't Just Happen

Friday, October 01, 2010      23 comments

You make it happen. Change doesn't just show up suddenly one day and say hey - I think you have been waiting for me. Nope. Change happens when you make it happen. It's all about me, baby. And I am gonna make it happen. ... Read more

Now What?

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      12 comments

I found an old WW weigh-in booklet and realized my losing streak is in nearly the same spot now. I am eating much healthier than I have in the past --- but I still need a major overhaul and a drill sergeant to get me to exercise. What will it ta... Read more

5 mile yard sale

Monday, September 27, 2010      7 comments

The hot and spicy food fest was a bit of a bust. It took under 2 hours to get there so it was not a complete waste of time. We did buy some smokin' hot "ghost" pepper stuff that would burn a hole in the roof of normal people. Hubby Rick does not... Read more


Friday, September 24, 2010      8 comments

Love what a great day I had. Set up a few errands - bank, post office and library in one walking trip and had to be back at 9:30 to train a new student hire. I got my stuff done, had a delightful experience with the post office dude...he s... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I lost 50 lbs last night

Thursday, September 23, 2010      273 comments

Yes, actually it was all in one night. And oddly enough, I was sitting on the couch. Along with better eating habits and motivational tips, I have received an even bigger gift from sparking and fellow sparkies. Last night I did something th... Read more

Morning Laugh

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      11 comments

Working many hours this week and finding myself short on sleep, I decided that instead of going to the gym this morning, as I wanted to, weird though that may be, I would instead do some stretching, from the comfort of my own bed. On pract... Read more

Why I must go to the gym

Tuesday, September 21, 2010      8 comments

I am missing my happy buzz. I have not gone to the gym this week. Yes, I have been buried under piles of work and I have squeezed in walking time, but truth be told, walking around does not give me that same feeling of wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. ... Read more

Events came and went

Monday, September 20, 2010      4 comments

We turned away lots of people, but they have another chance to get in tomorrow, and will still be a possibility on the day of the event. Anyway, evertyhing went fine and I kept my cool. Ha! We are still crazy busy, but everything went fine!... Read more

Choosing Not to be cranky

Monday, September 20, 2010      13 comments

I'm feeling cranky. Not enough sleep. Working with an event that is going to bring a crowd, possibly two - won't be enough seats to go around. People will be snippy. I'm choosing not to be cranky, though it will take a little work. :) Happy... Read more

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