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Having A Social Life
Friday, February 22, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday my best friend got married. It was a wonderful family/close friends ceremony at their home with more like a dinner party atmosphere afterwards. It was fantastic. It was also the first time I've been out in a social aspect since I m... Read more
Back On Track
Friday, February 15, 2013      4 comments

It took a week. It took a week of working through the cravings the crap I ate brought to the surface. It was a war raging and though I lost one or two of those battles, ultimately the war was won. I got back to eating basics - where I was in ... Read more
An Apology To My Body
Friday, February 08, 2013      2 comments

Dear Body, We had a good run for the last 3+ weeks, eating clean and healthy, getting a good night sleep and waking and maintaining a happy/positive mood every day. I am so sorry for how I treated you yesterday. For not fueling you before... Read more
Quote For Today:
Thursday, February 07, 2013      5 comments

"When you cannot make up your mind between two evenly balanced courses of action, choose the bolder." William Joseph Slim ... Read more
A Little Inspiration This Morning
Saturday, February 02, 2013      7 comments

Some people make a motivational poster, I have these posted in various places around the house as multiple daily reminders (every time I open the fridge I see them and am drawn to read them) ... Read more
January Review
Friday, February 01, 2013      3 comments

January was a month of true change. My tendon tear and the need for the cortisone shot, made me take a hard look at my life and if this was the path I wanted to go down for the rest of my life. The short answer: No. And though I love my job i... Read more
Two Weeks Into the Journey
Saturday, January 26, 2013      5 comments

Even with everything that went on this week I still lost weight AND I stayed away from the junk. Since being back on Spark (Jan. 11) I'm down 7 lbs! ... Read more
Stress & Listening To Your Body
Thursday, January 24, 2013      3 comments

The last few days have been very stressful and came to a head yesterday. And today will probably be full of the same. But I am proud of how I have dealt with it over all. I didn't head for the pop, chips or junk - didn't even cross my mind no... Read more
How My Day Went - 01/22
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

First let me just say it's cold out there (finally)! We started the day at -17C (1F) and a foot of new snow on the ground. Until Saturday we had no snow, our first snow fall had melted away. Temp high for today was -13 (8F) and they are calli... Read more
Time On My Hands
Monday, January 21, 2013      4 comments

The day started great other than being the really cold out. I got ready to go out, went out to start the car, it didn't really want to start but it did, so I came back into the house while it warmed up. I went back out a half hour later to eve... Read more
I Can't Afford It
Sunday, January 20, 2013      12 comments

A visit to a family member today started a discussion that ended with us agreeing to disagree. And you can probably guess by the title of this post what our discussion was on. Now this is a couple that we have listened to complain about their ... Read more
Making Concessions
Saturday, January 19, 2013      4 comments

As I've struggled on this journey to a healthy me, I've never expected my family to join me but for the most part they do. I have always said I need their support but I never told them how I needed that support. And then in some ways I would b... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Celebrating The Small Things
Friday, January 18, 2013      43 comments

Usually I buy the melons and such that need to be cut up before eating and think I'll do it when I want it - never happens, they go bad cause later never come. Also when I go to the bulk store I tend to buy lots of good things, then toss the ba... Read more
Finally Back To Doing Some Exercise!
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      3 comments

It felt so great to get on the treadmill today. I've been given the go ahead to do walking intervals and even run a little unless my elbow bothers me then I have to stop. I have been waiting to hear those words since August. My arm muscles ar... Read more
Restart Numbers:
Sunday, January 13, 2013      1 comments

So I start 2013 at 239 lbs - up 9 lbs from last year this time. I hadn't even stood on a scale since last January. So I'm actually impressed, I thought the number would be higher. But I think I gained the weight since I got hurt at work since... Read more

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