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I need a Do-Over button...
Monday, January 31, 2011      3 comments

This whole past year has been an exercise in frustration and I am really seriously considering how these high levels of prolonged stress are affecting me physically. I was doin well, seemed to be slowly losing weight and getting in better shape,... Read more
Back after a veeeery long episode
Friday, June 11, 2010      0 comments

Sometimes I feel like I've been assigned my own personal gremlin, whose sole mission in life is to make my world as complicated and drama filled as possible - UGH - between kids in crisis, court battles, unexpected moves, unemployment, and a ser... Read more
A case of the blahs
Monday, March 15, 2010      0 comments

Every have one of those weeks where ya just feel like total crap and can't explain why? and to make matters worse, you're so sapped of energy that it's all ya can do to get outta bed, let alone get to the gym? Welcome to the past week (sigh... Read more
To Track or Not To Track
Thursday, March 04, 2010      0 comments

I dunno bout anyone else, but I am the world's worst tracker on here. Gimme a work project, or something for someone else, and I am the tracking queen LOL. But when it comes to tracking my own things (food, fitness, goals, etc) I am very inconsi... Read more
Where There's a Spark, You Can Make Fire
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      0 comments

Where There's a Spark, You Can Make Fire As many a New Year's resolution will demonstrate, it's easy to be inspired to make change. What's hard is turning that inspiration into the motivation needed to take action. For inspiration to become... Read more
Surviving Storms with Self Intact
Sunday, February 21, 2010      0 comments

I've been thinking quite a bit in recent months about how I came to regain some of my weight and how to not repeat it. After all the thinking, I realized that it all came down to lack of focus. Seems too easy an answer, I know, but when you stri... Read more
Backsliding and the Blues
Sunday, January 10, 2010      1 comments

I dunno about other people, but backsliding just plain depresses me. After workin so hard for so long to lose all the big weight, all it took to gain friggin 40 lbs back was to lose my job. Sitting on my butt with nothing to do is going to ... Read more
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Sunday, January 18, 2009      6 comments

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Shedding the Armor
Tuesday, July 08, 2008      1 comments

Fear is natural, it’s part of our survival instincts - something happens that hurts you deeply, you learn to fear it happening again. And as intelligent adults, we learn to recognize irrational fears and diffuse them. But what about the fe... Read more
Obstacles: Self Love (or the lack of it)
Sunday, May 18, 2008      0 comments

Lately I've been spending a great deal of time thinking about why I continue to have such a difficult time meeting the healthy goals I set for myself, even the simple ones. After a great deal of examination, I've come to understand that the b... Read more
Saturday, July 28, 2007      1 comments

At times I feel the most elusive element in the universe is motivation. I have the desire. I have the mental image of my goal. I have the trip from here to there mapped. Yet ... when it comes time to actually begin the ... Read more