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What Ever Happened To.....

Tuesday, July 26, 2011      8 comments

Whoa. I just did a little clean up on my sparkpage, and inventoried (for lack of a better word) my friends. Some people have been MIA for months and I did not know it. I wonder if they got sidetracked, or overwhelmed, or didn't think it was work... Read more

Working the Plan

Monday, July 25, 2011      8 comments

I recently went on a staff retreat where we determined our personality types through a poker style game. My own preferences and thoughts about myself indicate that I am a "planner" and I do my best when I am working the plan. A-HA! There IS a m... Read more

Making It Happen

Sunday, July 24, 2011      5 comments

The switch is being flipped and I am working on centering my life around me. DH wanted to go to the store today, and I told him I could go, but I would need to a) go workout first, and b) go pick up some produce. So he went to the store by himse... Read more

Wheeeeee

Monday, July 18, 2011      5 comments

Endorphin Kick! I have happy head. Induced from a round of Wii Country Dance. Got the country IN CASE DH wanted to Dosey doe. For the time being, that seems to be a lost cause, but I will continue two-stepping just the same. Feeling me... Read more

Getting back into the Swing

Monday, July 18, 2011      4 comments

I'm making adjustments and getting myself back into a routine that includes regular exercise, stress relief and sparking. All in all, a good thing. It is taking some practice to get into the habit of making real time for myself, not just squeezi... Read more

and then a lightbulb went off

Thursday, July 14, 2011      14 comments

I've been exercising with intent for exactly one day now. I had to go to an all day business retreat yesterday. I started the day off by getting up early, going to the gym, working out on the stationary bike for 20 mins. I felt calm ... Read more

Burial Grounds

Tuesday, July 12, 2011      10 comments

This has been a weird month for me, but I have come out on top. Unfortunately, that is where my weight is sitting also. Weighed myself this morning as a starting point, and I see now that I am at my highest weight. If I didn't face it, I would j... Read more

One Meal at a Time

Thursday, June 09, 2011      8 comments

I am taking back my control one step and one meal at a time. Too often, I have been grabbing whatever is available and grabbing more without any thought to the consequence or the way it would make me look and feel. Last night, I pull... Read more

Celebrating Small Victories

Friday, June 03, 2011      7 comments

I am going to jump right into it today --- here are some good things I am celebrating this week. 1) Made chicken with lemon juice, lemon zest and fresh ginger. It's the first time I zested! The chicken came out great, and I will be making... Read more

Making Deals, Part 2

Saturday, May 21, 2011      9 comments

If you're wondering if you missed Part 1, no you haven't. It was in my head yesterday, and i just never got it out of my head and on to the page. I like to make deals. Frequently with myself - although - sometimes, I will drag God int... Read more

Getting UnStuck

Thursday, May 19, 2011      19 comments

One small action --- doesn't matter what it is --- just literally, a step in the right direction, and you will be on your way again. I have been stuck in a pile of misery. You name it. It was on my nerves, and I was on my own nerves. ... Read more

Quick Poll - BLC

Wednesday, May 18, 2011      4 comments

Irene or Jay?... Read more

New Goals

Sunday, April 24, 2011      17 comments

Keep It Simple, Sweetie --- Here's what I am focused on for my new short term goals 1) Walk 10 miles per week 2) Track mileage on pedometer 3) Eat 3 fruits and veggies a day (I have been suffering in this... Read more

There are Consequences

Wednesday, April 13, 2011      21 comments

No matter what you do, there are consequences to those actions. That's just life. You can look at it as a game of numbers, you eat...the scale goes up. You move, the scale goes down. You don't do either,...you have a little bit of both. Thi... Read more

Food is My Life

Tuesday, April 05, 2011      17 comments

That's what it took to wake me up. Food has been ruling my life. I've been thinking back over the few successes I've had in my life and what was different between then and now. I embraced things differently and got past the food. I focused... Read more


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