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POsitivity rules the day

Thursday, January 21, 2016      1 comments

Yesterday I had the opportunity to have lunch with an exceptional woman. She has battled cancer for the last two years and her positive spirit and sparkling personality are inspirational. She jokes about "Chemo Brain" and has taken the news o... Read more

NSV -

Sunday, January 17, 2016      1 comments

I had the NSV of realizing exactly why I gained weight this week. I stress ate the hell out of myself and since I have been so diligent in tracking the food, I can see the precise moments. I am not proud I gained, but I am so glad that this li... Read more

Breaking this down to small steps

Monday, December 21, 2015      0 comments

I have been with Sparkpeople for a long time. I have had some weight loss success, but I am still no where near my goals. This year, after my gallbladder surgery, I decided to take a look at what I was doing and see where I was going wrong. S... Read more

100 things in this next year - the list!

Friday, December 18, 2015      1 comments

100 things for 2016 Walk the dogs twice a week for two months straight Put the Automatic Light in the laundry room Paint the kitchen Hang the fan in the kitchen Make a new front walk Go on a Tremont Art Walk Go to Amish Country... Read more

100 things for the next year

Saturday, October 31, 2015      0 comments

So every year on October 31, I make a list of 100 things I want to do over the next year. I may have something as simple as buy new walking shoes or something as challenging as hike all the trails in the large parks by my house. But I have com... Read more

Haven't blogged in forever

Friday, October 16, 2015      2 comments

Or at least a month. Been crazy around here - got my gallbladder out yesterday. Full of stones. Seems to be what was making it hard to be consistent with eating and exercise. The vegetables were making it go crazy and causing me to feel awfu... Read more

Dust yourself off and try again!

Sunday, September 06, 2015      5 comments

I overate this week. I blame my period but really I have to get control of myself. I had a stressful situation with a customer at my business. Had to get police and a lawyer involved and I ate the hell out of my stress. I feel like a disgust... Read more

Out of the 290's! Need to keep it that way!

Sunday, August 30, 2015      5 comments

So glad to be on course and losing weight. Do I wish it was faster? Of course I do!! But I am changing my life here not running a sprint. This is a marathon! I woke up this morning with my right arm numb, I had slept wrong and it ... Read more

So tired this week - but pressing forward

Thursday, August 27, 2015      0 comments

I am dead on my feet this week. Not sure why, maybe a TOM coming thing or the big drop in temperature or who knows. But I am not letting it bring me to a standstill. I am going to take a good hike tonight after work. I went to bed early last... Read more

Drummed so much today!

Saturday, August 22, 2015      0 comments

I got to participate in a giant drum circle today with the band Tuatha De Dae and the singer Ginger Ackles. We had a blast leading this two hour circle! My hands ache, my arms ache and I have a bruise on my left hand. But the energy and excit... Read more

Cedar Point Survivor!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      2 comments

We spent the entire day at the park! From Open to Close! I was only turned away from 1 ride! Here is a list of what I was able to ride for other people - Mine Ride Corkscrew Iron Dragon Gemini Magnum XL-200 Mean Streak ... Read more

Cedar point tomorrow - Am I too fat??

Sunday, August 16, 2015      2 comments

I had to work with my daughter's play all this last week. Lost some weight only .2 but it is still down so I will take it. I am going to Cedar point tomorrow and I am terrified that I will not fit on any rides. I am going anyway - time to fac... Read more

Busy busy busy!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      1 comments

I have been so busy the last few days I have not had time to blog, but this is fine with me, I have worked out like a champ! Monday - After work I got some much needed yard work done. It was hot, but I loved feeling so accomplished. ... Read more

Reunion survived!

Sunday, July 26, 2015      0 comments

I planned my day and worked my plan! I hiked, and swam and did not eat a ton of junk! I did have a diet soda or two but it was after all the food was put away so that I was not tempted to eat the cookies or cakes offered. I had watermelon and... Read more

Today is our family reunion and I am terrified

Saturday, July 25, 2015      6 comments

Today is the Repine Reunion. It is an annual tradition in my husband's family for more years than he and I have been alive much less married. It is also a lot of food. I am so concerned that I am going to blow it. I have a plan in place for ... Read more


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