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Day 8 FatLoser - Emotions
Monday, January 13, 2014      8 comments

Steve certainly does not mince words. "Operate in reality." "Emotion clouds judgement." "Take control of your emotions." Uh duh!!! Sugar coating reality doesn't help me. I have to face things as they truly are if I want to make change... Read more
How Lucky Am I That I Have a Choice
Sunday, January 12, 2014      14 comments

Taking my son to swim practice I drove past several fast food joints. It was icy out and I was a bit stressed. Starbuck's, two Dunkin Donuts, and many more were one the route. Temptation abounded. I did want something sweet. Doughnut, no, that ... Read more
Few Days Into 2014 and I'm Completely Overwhelmed.
Friday, January 10, 2014      8 comments

- The joy of a new baby. - Holiday letdown. - Pile of of stuff put off for later. (now it's LATER) - New change notifications. - More STUFF to be addressed. - Too many opportunities. This Challenge, THAT program. Too many paths to ch... Read more
My Highest Priority...
Sunday, January 05, 2014      7 comments

...should be me. With the arrival of my new grandson, everything for me flew out the window and I forgot to take care of me. Yes this is an old habit of mine to put my needs last. I should honor the commitments to myself. Taking the tim... Read more
There's a new guy in my life and I'm in Love!
Saturday, January 04, 2014      10 comments

Here is the newest member of our family. It was worth the wait. Both Momma and baby are doing well. It was worth it to drop everything for him. My husband, middle son and... Read more
He's Here!!! and Welcome 2014!
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      9 comments

My grandson arrived yesterday afternoon bouncing in at 8 pounds 8 ounces, Do not have any more details but will get them when I see the big boy later today. I cannot wait to hold him. I'm starting off 2014. by throwing my plans out the wi... Read more
More Regulations? Warning labels for Junk Food?
Sunday, December 29, 2013      7 comments

Today's Op-Ed piece "Five Myths about Obesity" by Deborah Cohen got me thinking. Would more regulations and warning labels help me fight obesity? Alright, it's not all about the genes, but in my case, controlling weight is about is about behav... Read more
I identified with this Santa.
Monday, December 23, 2013      3 comments

Ah the drive and determination.... emoticon ... Read more
Only two more years...
Saturday, December 21, 2013      5 comments

Two days ago was my birthday and of course it included a bit of reflection. With only two years to go until 60 (((YIKES!!!))) I've been on this journey for a while... How far I have come? Am I there yet? Last question first: I am not the... Read more
Wednesday, December 18, 2013      6 comments

I was expecting my little grandson to make his appearance by now as his sister was two weeks early. His due date is Christmas, but I hope he arrives on the 19th, my birthday. Sometimes we can control things, sometimes we cannot. This holid... Read more
Ah... Challenges!
Friday, December 13, 2013      4 comments

More has been added to my "To Do" list. "we CHOOSE ... regardless of our circumstances" This is my theme. I am happy that my youngest is okay even though my car is totaled. My friend PRAIRIECROCUS posted "What If..." Read more
Consistency, Commitment to ME made.
Thursday, December 12, 2013      4 comments

With all the hustle and bustle of the season, illnesses, changes of the weather there is always some excuse to abandon consistency in our healthy habits. However I have impressed myself, by staying mostly on course. That is due to scheduli... Read more
Stress Eating? There’s A Bra For That.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      11 comments

What a concept!!! Just when you think they cannot invent anything else along comes.... a BRA! This was just too amusing or should I say strange not to share.
heres-a-bra-for-tha... Read more
Monday, December 09, 2013      6 comments

Saturday morning I check my blood glucose and it was almost 100 points higher than what I am accustomed to seeing. A couple hours I started choking and ended up with petechiae all over my face. (Just call me Spot) The experience left me exhauste... Read more
But It's The Holidays
Thursday, December 05, 2013      7 comments

That is my excuse for not moving forward right now on my journey toward a healthier lifestyle. Yesterday I received a dreaded scheduled phone call from the dietitian. Oh crap this is going to be a waste of time and make me feel lousy about not b... Read more

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