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Calm, cool and collected (not so much)
Friday, June 11, 2010      2 comments

HAPPY FRIDAY! Three things I love about myself: 1. Courageous, crafty, compassionate Truth be told, I'm not as compassionate as many others in my family or friends. I see a difference (and it's pronounced in me) between being compass... Read more
Brought to you by ...the Letter F
Thursday, June 10, 2010      12 comments

When I was little, I thought "brought to you by" (as announced on tv) was one word. I used to wonder how you spelled it. Ironic, as I am actually a very good speller. :) Three things about me: I'm friendly, funny, fair. I love that whe... Read more
Making Strides
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      12 comments

Yesterday's goals were all met. Woo hoo! Today's short list: 1. Walk 8500 steps 2. Make dinner for tomorrow so it's ready when I get home. 3. Three positive things about me: good problem solver, daring, great memory I a... Read more
Unsticking my Stuck
Monday, June 07, 2010      10 comments

Yup. Had great success (lost 8 lbs) when doing my first week of BFC. Then I decided bread was more important, followed by chocolate, chocolate, and more. Errrrrrrt. (insert sound of squealing brake). U-turn. I am back on the program.... Read more
Stepping UP to the Plate
Thursday, June 03, 2010      7 comments

One day at a time. I am all too completely aware of my shortcomings. I could rattle off a dozen in 30 seconds. Rattling off a dozen things I like about myself is more of a challenge --- but here is something that I have just caught on to ---- it... Read more
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      5 comments

The question is no longer can I do it? ... I know THAT answer. Hell yeah! The question is arer we going to do it? Are we going to "man up" and find a way no matter what? Permission slip signed for self: I give you total and complete approv... Read more
Friday, May 28, 2010      4 comments

I love Fridays! Today is a great day! I've had some very positive interactions with co-workers, including hearing that someone I don't really like is leaving! WOO HOO! Some of my old staff may come back to visit this wknd. Have a couple of days... Read more
Thursday, May 27, 2010      11 comments

I'm currently on a program where sugar is very limited. It's not that I could not have something, but if I ate "x", then I would prob blow my day's sugar allotment with just a nibble. Yesterday was that day when I was working later than norma... Read more
Building Patience...one traffic jam at a time
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      6 comments

Sat in an hour's worth of traffic today, on top of my normal commute, thanks to a disabled truck. It was good for me. I have been rushing around like a zombie lately. Not having time to stop and smell the roses. It's going to be a scorcher later... Read more
I AM.....
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      17 comments

... my own positive role model. ... walking for the fun of it. ...stepping out of my comfort zone. ...handling social situations confidently. ...dressing like I care what I look like. ...enjoying the person I am becoming... Read more
Minor adjustments
Tuesday, May 25, 2010      4 comments

My M.O. at night (a danger eating zone), has lately been - watch a little tv, and go read, make jewelry or go on the computer. Directions to self: do not sit in the living room and veg. What did I do last night? You got it, sat in the room and... Read more
Some huffing, less puffing
Monday, May 24, 2010      7 comments

Thought the building hours would be changing today, so I thought I would have to climb the "monster hill" instead of entering on the lower level and grabbing the elevator. Only the upper door is keyed and getting there requires walking up the bi... Read more
Belt Tightening
Sunday, May 23, 2010      8 comments

Seat belt tightening that is. It has been a long while since i had to re-cinch my belt so that it was tighter on top. My normal m.o. is for it to be very snug around my belly. What a great place to notice a difference. I am loving it. WOOT!... Read more
Light as a Feather
Sunday, May 23, 2010      5 comments

I'm down to a weight that I think is lower than I have been in the last 4 years. Wow! That feels great. It could be in my head, but that mere statement makes me feel lighter and make me more easily able to move around. It could very well be wate... Read more
Song in my Soul
Friday, May 21, 2010      5 comments

I have a special place in my heart for Fridays. Even on the occasional time when I have to work on a weekend, I still feel more light-hearted. This morning was no different. I did not want to wrench myself from my bed, but when I did, I was gle... Read more

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