I had a training today, a training that was designed to reduce prejudice. My topic, was being over-weight. I told a whole group of co-workers, that I believe that I have been discriminated against because of my size. My group gave examples- li... Read more
A very BAD COUPLE OF DAYS...
So. My biggest stressor is work. I love my job. I am good at my job. BUT... yesterday I got in trouble for having a big mouth, for spouting to the wrong person about a management decision. She told me to be a team player. Today, my boss offere... Read more
words of wisdom from the homily.
Today's scripture was about Elijiah, and how the angel gave him sustenance before he completed his challenge. Food as fuel!... Read more
I am not going to let anyone derail my healthy journey! RANT
I could type lots of curse words right now. The men have returned, smelly, loud and very couch bound. I had things planned for the day. I made a crockpot of soup with the veggies from my CSA box.. this soup literally took three days to make b... Read more
My bestlife blog...
While on vacation, I browsed a surplus book store, and picked up a copy of the Bestlife diet journal. It had a place to record strength training, so I thought I would take it to the gym, to write down what I had done. I recorded a few days, but... Read more
Day 2 of my me vacation....
I woke up sore from yesterday's training session. Dishes are done, laundry's started, hummus for the week is made, Spark people is caught up.. I am loving SparkCoach. I found this photo on facebook that sums me up...
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Back from vacation, July wrap up and August goals.
I closed out July while on vacation with my extended family. I did ok, lots of walking. One day I had 17,000 steps. I walked my virtual 5k on the beach. I tracked my food with the phone ap. Until my phone died. then I just went on vacation foo... Read more
Two forward, one back, is still progress.
This blog entry's goal is to remind myself about the power of positive thinking. I can do this ( insert healthy thing) because I think I can. I think, therefore, I am.
Except that yesterday and today, I haven't thought that. I am fac... Read more
Starting Small, how far I have come.. and what's next?
I read a great article today about starting small to make big changes.. It had a list of small changes that you could make to start the journey. I started thinking about when I started this phase of healthy kateness.
Back in September, I was... Read more
the eating program defined...
I could nt sleep last night, and spent time thinking about my food plan. I decided to write it down, as a step toward accountability. I'm trying to really measure, track and be honest this week.
The basics: I try to follow a Mediterranea... Read more
A lunch time conversation.
It was payday, so time for the traditional lunch with the hubby. It was his turn to pick, and while I was secretly hoping that he would say "SUBWAY", he picked Chinese. at the all you can gorge buffet. So off we go, and we are talking over our... Read more
Visualize the dream...
I am a social worker by profession, and I love my job. I plan to retire from the state, when I reach 60...but what if I didn't? lately I have been thinking about the point of all I have gone through, all the lessons I learned. What if those le... Read more
back from camp
The men are back. The first words out of their ungrateful mouths were to notice that the dishes were not done for the day, and that I spent to much money while they were away and to ask what was for dinner. I am ticked beyond words. I take a w... Read more
I have rescued the day...
not sure what the damage to yesterday was, but I stopped at midnight. Today, I have rescued the effort. Went to the gym, had a spinach,beet, feta cheese salad. Now I am taking the princess and her entourage to the shopping mall. She no longer ... Read more
IN the face of good choices, and lots of praise, I blew it....
The party was a great success, I was surrounded by friends and family and got lots of compliments about my choices, life style changes, how good I was doing....and I woke up this morning and ate 4 pop tarts. In some way, I couldn't handle the s... Read more