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It's my choice how I react - one choice at a time
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

Feeling pretty good today, but last night wasn't so great, or atleast it had the opportunity to not be good. So last yesterday I left work feeling good, made good choices and had godo choices planned for the night. I planned on cooking a h... Read more
Putting myself first
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      4 comments

Today I went to the podiatrist for some shin pain and other foot related problems. He suggested a custom orthotic. I normally wouldn't want to spend that much on myself for something I need, but I did. I want to be able to run and walk without p... Read more
Making a committment to myself and my family
Monday, August 08, 2011      1 comments

I have been really wanting to start over with my commitment to eliminate sugar and flour from my diet, but just haven't been able to do it. Last week was my turning point, I made myself so sick with junk that I had no choice but to make a change... Read more
How quickly we forget - reviewing 2010's accomplishments
Friday, August 05, 2011      1 comments

Wow. 2010 was a good year for me in terms of becoming more self aware. I learned some valuable lessons about how my body works best. I have strayed so far from this
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Confession time
Thursday, August 04, 2011      0 comments

Time to confess to myself that I've been in denial the last few days. It started over the weekend. Saturday was great. A day of good choices and feeling great. Then on Sunday something happened, not sure what, but it ended with me eating my way ... Read more
Today is a new day - I will take care of myself
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      0 comments

Today I woke up with a little sore throat. I am definately not walking 3 miles today, but I will still get my 19 minutes of activity by going for a short walk. I've been having trouble getting my DH to eat vegetables, but last night I made... Read more
Focusing on the positive today
Monday, August 01, 2011      0 comments

I completed 4 of my goals this weekend. Woot woot!!! That's a huge improvement over the past few months of completing no more than 1. I ran with my daughter, which made me and her very happy. I cooked a healthy snack recipe for the f... Read more
so far so good
Saturday, July 30, 2011      1 comments

So far this weekend is going great. I have completed one of my to-do's, create my budget conscious grocery shopping list. I also cleaned the kitchen this morning, which I normally don't do, so I am happy about that. Next is grocery shoppin... Read more
TGIF!! Making the best of this moment.
Friday, July 29, 2011      0 comments

I am really glad it's Friday. Partly because I had a long week and also because I am going to work on making better use of my weekend time starting this weekend. I go in to every weekend with a list of to-do's in my head. I have the best i... Read more
Making good choices & setting goals
Thursday, July 28, 2011      2 comments

Today is a new day, today is all that matters. I need to repeat this to myself over and over. I have been doing a really good job of catching myself when I get in to the negative loop of stressing about a mistake I made yesterday or last w... Read more
Every day is a new chance to take care of yourself
Wednesday, July 27, 2011      1 comments

Every day is a new chance to take care of yourself. I wrote this to someone yesterday after reading their blog. It's so true though. I'm usually so busy beating myself up about yesterday and the day before and so on, but it's useless. Yesterday ... Read more
what a difference a day makes
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      2 comments

I felt so good for most of last week. I felt in control and I was happy. I don't understand how in just one day it can totally change. I can't honestly even remember what changed. Friday was definately a turning point. I think I started the day ... Read more
not feeling like a good mom, wife or anything
Sunday, July 24, 2011      2 comments

Why does it seem like no one else has it hard. Like their kids always love them, husband adores them and sticking to the 'right' choices is easy. I didnt feel like that yesterday and definately not today. Wish I could skip ahead to the happy tim... Read more
Yes, Crystal, you are a good worker, mom, wife! Have a good day!
Thursday, July 21, 2011      0 comments

I woke up in a decent mood, not great, but definately not bad either. I think that thinking positive thoughts about myself and writing them here the last couple days has helped. So one of my major stressors has been money, or the lack of i... Read more
In control - making good choices
Wednesday, July 20, 2011      0 comments

The day is early and I have made some good choices. *I skipped Starbucks - don't need to spend money on coffee when I have free coffee at work. *I made myself plain oatmeal w/ Pecans, cinnamon and stevia. *Wore my favorite summ... Read more

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