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Out of the Blue
Thursday, June 24, 2010      8 comments

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?
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      7 comments

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
Monday, June 21, 2010      11 comments

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
Sunday, June 20, 2010      9 comments

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
Friday, June 18, 2010      12 comments

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
Saturday, June 12, 2010      14 comments

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)
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

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