Out of the Blue
I got an email yesterday that blew my mind. Twenty years ago, I worked for a company that I loved dearly. My job included answering phones to perform a very mundane task from a centralized location. It meant I talked to the same people from 350 ... Read more
What Should I Eat?
I have dieted my way through life with the best of them. I remember being on WW as a young teen and several times since. On LA something, OA, Stop the Insanity, Richard Simmons, cabbage soup, fenfen, and I am trying the Belly Fat Cure right now,... Read more
First Day of Summer, 2010
The client told me that if I could not find parking out in front of their building, that there was also some spots in the back. I told her not to worry, that I would be walking. It is hot out there. The sun is shining. It's the first day of summ... Read more
Things My Dad Taught Me
Most things I know about my Dad aren't because he told me. I saw them. I learned. My dad is not demonstrative, but he is a do-er. I have always said that.
Nothing is more important that your integrity and character. Your word is all you hav... Read more
The Power of a Compliment
There are few things I love more in the world than Fridays. Woo hoo! TGIF!
It puts me into an automatic good mood. (even when I have to work on Saturdays - like next week...I still feel pumped and alive.
I stopped at a local coffee place... Read more
S is for Stepping Out
Silly, super, strong --- the three positive things are coming easier these days.
I DID step out of my comfort zone last night and went to a local event by myself. The person who invited me practically did cartwheels when she saw me. It was ... Read more
Calm, cool and collected (not so much)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Building Patience...one traffic jam at a time
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