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A Walk in the Park

Thursday, March 26, 2015      1 comments

I didn't manage to take the dog to the park, today. Mostly because I'm exhausted. Heh. I love thunderstorms. I always find them both relaxing and exhilarating. I've been wanting a good spring thunderstorm ever since the snow melted. Let's ... Read more

A Walk in the Park

Tuesday, March 24, 2015      2 comments

Took a nice long walk today, around the pond. It was quite cloudy and brisk. I kind of wished I'd thought to bring a hat. Read more

A Walk in the Park

Saturday, March 21, 2015      0 comments

Happy Saturday! I love this little creek. It meanders every which way, and is accentuated by gorgeous gnarly tree roots. Daisy loves to leap across it (usually without ... Read more

A Walk in the Park

Friday, March 20, 2015      0 comments

I'm back to being myself! I'm mostly recovered from too much social time, and and returning to my routines. Routines help me remember to work out, and keep my house clean. Also, Happy First Day of Spring! It's quite cloudy where I am, and a... Read more

After-Birthday Recovery

Wednesday, March 18, 2015      0 comments

I'm not a terribly social person, so birthday celebrations wear me out. That said, I had a great time! I really do have the best mom and stepdad a girl could ask for. Also, I had chocolate cake for breakfast this morning. I regret nothing. ... Read more

Happy Birthday to me!

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      1 comments

Yes, it is St. Patrick's Day, but to me, it's just my birthday. (Also, there's a running gag in my family that I'm actually a leprechaun. I mean, my family is Scots-Irish, I was born on St. Pat's Day, my favorite color is green, I'm short, and... Read more

Spring in the Park

Monday, March 16, 2015      0 comments

Daisy and I went to her favorite park, again. Spring really is here! The trees are budding out. ... Read more

Spring Time

Sunday, March 15, 2015      1 comments

I forgot how much I love fresh air! This winter has been so cold that I stuck to the gym for workouts. But yesterday, I managed to walk the dog in between rain showers. And it was wonderful! You know that smell that accompanies rain? Bef... Read more

Change it Up

Monday, September 15, 2014      2 comments

This weekend, I went to visit my grandparents on the farm. It's not a producing farm, anymore, but there are still any number of chores that they need my help with. From helping care for the horses, tending the garden, and learning to dig hole... Read more

Healing and Happiness

Monday, September 08, 2014      2 comments

I am loving my life right now. Seriously. I may be overweight, but I refuse to let it slow me down any longer. What a change from a few months ago! I am taking one more college course, and then I will officially graduate in December. I ... Read more

Good days

Wednesday, June 04, 2014      0 comments

I've had a streak of good days, lately. I'm taking care of myself, studying for a couple of incompletes, and spending time with people I love. It's been a while since I really thought about taking care of myself. For weeks, I simply didn... Read more

Learning from my Mistakes

Friday, May 02, 2014      1 comments

My therapist is helping me a great deal, and I am more capable of tending to everyday life these past few days. I am incredibly lucky to have people around me who understand what I am dealing with, and who are willing to help me through. My fa... Read more

Murky Waters

Saturday, April 19, 2014      3 comments

Lately, it's been difficult to focus on weight loss, because so many other things are happening. I'm graduating with my Bachelor of Science in a month, but I'm not happy about it. I don't deal well with change, and this one has thrown me back... Read more

Food Equals Love

Friday, February 07, 2014      1 comments

There are a few people in my life who are consciously supportive of my weight-loss plan, but unconsciously sabotaging it. They all mean well, but I live in the Midwest, where many people were raised to equate food with love. My friends and I h... Read more

Every Time

Monday, February 03, 2014      3 comments

Isn't it always the case that illness strikes when you can least afford to be sick? This time, I gained weight, instead of losing it. However, as I'm getting better, I'm struck by a new sense of determination. Yes, I put on weight, but so wha... Read more


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