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Facing adversity

Saturday, April 18, 2015      3 comments

I smile as I walk past, but really I have tears pressing towards the surface. I joke and try to make light about the painful challenges I have no control over. I begin to realize I am really hiding! I am beginning to heal. I am beginn... Read more

Making Changes

Tuesday, June 17, 2014      3 comments

It's time for the summer 5%challenge! As I have been thinking about it this week, I knew I needed to set some goals. I have been struggling with physical pain. I hurt all the time. I rarely admit it! I pretend it doesn't exsist and put a s... Read more

Self Discovery

Saturday, August 24, 2013      6 comments

I seem to have fallen into the trap of putting everyone elses needs and wants ahead of myself. I am trying to make some changes! Yesterday I made myself an appointment at a spa to get my hair cut. ( It has been almost a year since having even a ... Read more

A plan for the week 5-13-2013

Monday, May 13, 2013      4 comments

I do so much better if I RESOLVE to stick to a plan for the week. This week I am planning NO sugary treats snacks will be only fruit and veggies with peanut butter I will have a menu for the week I will get in 30 mins of exercise 6 days... Read more

Self discipline

Saturday, April 06, 2013      6 comments

This month I have set my mind to the fact that I need self discipline. I have been running to food, thinking about food, actually daydreaming about some yummy morsels that would bring comfort and satisfaction to my daily stress. It would g... Read more

5% day 5 and 6

Thursday, March 07, 2013      9 comments

What can I improve on? I need motivation. I can improve on consistancy. I think the realization that I was craving the habit not the food really helped me! Now if I can stay consistant in believing that. I need to be consistant in exercise ... Read more

Day 4 How are you doing day by day?

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      9 comments

I am doing well! I am taking time for me! I made it through last night with no snacks. That is rare for me. It was hard because snacking is a habit. I have been watching others and see that we all live by habits. Somehow knowing that makes it di... Read more

Question 2&3 Winter 5%

Monday, March 04, 2013      4 comments

2) How will you do that? 3) What are you doing to encourage yourself and keep on track? Thanks for the suggestions! I need to replace the habbit of snacking with journaling, reading or simply going to bed when I'm that tired. I am encour... Read more

5% New Habit blog

Saturday, March 02, 2013      5 comments

I know with out even putting thought into it that I need to stop night time eating! Once I get everyone settled and I have a little quiet time I am so worn out I comfort myself with night time snacks.... Read more


Sunday, April 01, 2012      2 comments

My DIL made this cake Gary and I will be married 26 year this Thursday. I keep teasing him saying LOOOoooong years:) Read more

Markus Update

Thursday, March 22, 2012      8 comments

It is a praise report! This picture is 24 hours after toungue reduction surgery. He is now at home and doing VERY well. He is eating and drinking. The power of prayer is r... Read more

Please Pray for Markus

Monday, March 19, 2012      9 comments

Markus is a sweet 5 year old boy. He has severe sleep apnea. He is undergoing surgery today at 1:00pm to have part of his tounge removed. There is a 60% success rate. I am pra... Read more


Monday, January 30, 2012      5 comments

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results! Over and over I wake up and choose a healthy breakfast. I exercise and keep those goals. I have a healthy lunch, snacks and dinner. Here comes the problem. The su... Read more


Wednesday, January 25, 2012      5 comments

I read a blog the other day called Shut Up and Sweat. It was written by a man that I started with. We posted on the same threads for about a year. He has found success! He talked about how people were talking about weight loss and not DOING anyt... Read more


Friday, January 06, 2012      7 comments

My word to focus on for the year. DISCIPLINE. I tried to avoid it. Back in November the word just started showing up everywhere. I tried ignoring it, but it is still here in my face, so I figure it is time to face it. Two years ago I starte... Read more

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