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First Half Marathon.

Monday, September 05, 2011      15 comments

This success story got off to a rocky start, with lots of setbacks. It took some serious straight-talking and thinking to overcome them and get onto the right track. The training began in June 2011, for a group of people who wanted to run ... Read more

I was mistaken for one of those 'athletic' people.

Saturday, June 11, 2011      3 comments

During a recent vacation, someone mistook me for one of those active, athletic people. It was on the tip of my tongue to correct her mistake but thankfully, I thought before I spoke. Ok, so that's a rare occurrence, but I did think about it. ... Read more

This plan is getting old now. Time to quit?

Friday, October 01, 2010      10 comments

I'm approaching a familiar point in the healthy eating plan. Each and every time I've done this in the past, I haven't lost ten pounds a week, I have felt hungry, I haven't dropped mega inches and I haven't been infused with the energy of a tw... Read more

On top of the world!

Thursday, September 09, 2010      4 comments

I'll spare you the boring details. Suffice to say that I have been suffering from intractable low back pain for over two years. Nothing helped. Too painful to exercise. I was even considering using a cane to walk with. Yesterday I saw a... Read more

When everything goes right, this gets easier.

Wednesday, September 01, 2010      2 comments

In keeping with my theme of embracing the positive, I'm reviewing how well everything is going. Sure, it's not perfect and never will be but there are a lot of good things going on. Writing them down here is going to reinforce the good news. ... Read more

Rewarded - because I'm worth it!

Saturday, August 28, 2010      3 comments

Wow - did I really put that in print? That wasn't easy. I'm not good at rewarding myself. Negative, destructive self-talk is more my scene. And look where THAT got me! Today was different, which is all a part of the new health plan bein... Read more

..... but I did do a lot of things right.

Sunday, August 22, 2010      0 comments

We went to a wonderful birthday celebration last night. Good friends, good food, beautiful home, gorgeous decor. I'm trying to carry on that positive vibe, as I review my food diary. Given my old habits, it would be easy to quit right now, on... Read more

Sssshhhhh! Wanna know a secret?

Thursday, August 19, 2010      5 comments

emoticon This amazing news just in! Of course, thin people know this but I've resisted succumbing to the things tha... Read more

About being honest with myself. One day at a time.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010      4 comments

Can I say Weightwatchers here? I've signed up goodness knows how many times for this well thought out program, that so many people do well on. Yet although I've lost a few pounds here and there, I've never had sustained losses and never kept t... Read more

Success is counted in different ways.

Sunday, August 15, 2010      2 comments

I'm learning that my life cannot be dictated by a number on a scale. Normal, daily fluctuations happen and should not affect the way each day unfolds. Consequently, I'm looking for different ways to boost my morale and keep me journeying a... Read more


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