back at it
Sunday, April 29, 2012      0 comments

it's been a while but just a quick note to say hi to my SP friends. Am heading to the gym for a "body pump" class. Whee! more later! Enjoy your Sunday! ... Read more
Nobody ever drowned in their own sweat.
Friday, March 04, 2011      0 comments

I have battled the scale up and down my whole life. At 56, on HRT, and 30 lbs overweight, I was committing to making a LIFESTYLE change, not a diet. A program offered by the medical university in my town worked. The battle mostly is behavior mod... Read more
4 pounds from Goal and having a good "challenge".
Thursday, December 02, 2010      2 comments

I'm almost a year away from the beginning of my current AND PERMANENT lifestyle! I cannot get over how I look and when I run into people I haven't seen in a while, I hear the same thing. This kind of change is good because I know it will #1... Read more
My birthday
Saturday, October 23, 2010      8 comments

I awoke to a blaze of light - the moon - my "bella luna" (remember Cosmo's moon in the movie "Monnstruck"? yea that bella luna!). That mother moon represents a source of bright and shining light - like my mom. I cherish my time with Momma! ... Read more
It's official! 30 pounds off!
Monday, July 26, 2010      5 comments

If anyone told me last year at this time I would be shopping for smaller clothes and a new bathing suit I would have sadly laughed. What a difference a year makes! Every pair of pants makes me want to sing "Don't touch this" cos I feel like "Ham... Read more
very sad day
Friday, June 18, 2010      8 comments

so sad - I had no appetite and am way under nutrition for the day- Today one of my best friends died. He had a history of heart problems: 5 heart attacks, bypass, plus bouts of pneumonia since Fall. Ed was a vendor and also became a good fr... Read more
Emerald Isle here I come!
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      3 comments

I amazed myself! emoticon If anyone said ... Read more
Spoleto USA!
Friday, May 28, 2010      1 comments

For the past 25 years, I have volunteered at a festival called Spoleto (Spo-lay-to). Working as an usher I have met many wonderful people who travel across the globe to enjoy the performances of music, theater, dance and visuals arts. The festiv... Read more
Thursday, May 27, 2010      0 comments

yay! nothing like a little encouragement from my SPs to be more MINDFUL of my choices. It's so easy to get sidetracked, trying to justify every little hindrance in my path to a better, healthier more fit me. I used to sabotage myself ... Read more
3 weeks later and I haven't budged!
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      4 comments

aarghh!... Read more
first week on my own..
Friday, May 07, 2010      0 comments

...meaning no more HCC program, no more required weigh-ins. no more being accountable to my team or trainers or mentors. Kinda like I'm on the balance beam by myself and I need to carry on on my own. But I can - I know I can and it feels great. ... Read more
Sunday, May 02, 2010      2 comments

I wrote you last summer - beginning of C25K, and before I had made a 100% commitment to engage in making good choices. Seems about the time (Jan 2010?) you were carrying a burden, I removed mine. I give credit to SP and a program I became i... Read more
Making good choices
Saturday, May 01, 2010      0 comments

that's what it's all about, right? We know better - you're supposed to eat healthy, exercise, reduce stress, all those good things that are in actuality, easier said than done. So why do we sabotage ourselves? Good question. For everyone it... Read more
The true success of understanding how choices = results = consequences
Friday, April 09, 2010      6 comments

I was reading an older blog comment from Candyxpert and wanted to share my comments with all. All the blog comments ring so true. I recently embarked on a great weight management program and it worked. But it consumed my mind in addit... Read more
I lost my little Susie- she crossed the Rainbow Bridge
Thursday, April 08, 2010      5 comments

emoticon can't say much right now other than our 14 year old springer spaniel had to be - well, let's say she joi... Read more

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