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"80% of Success Is Just Showing Up"
Monday, June 21, 2010      9 comments

This quote has gone through my head all day. As I headed out of the house, I heard the beginning of a radio interview with Bill Gates Sr. (father of Microsoft's Bill Gates Jr.). This was his quote. It made me think about what I've shown u... Read more
Reassessing Rocking Shoes & Other Thoughts
Sunday, June 20, 2010      4 comments

I recently critiqued the new rolling athletic shoes I got and said they stunk. And that they caused my back to hurt. I want to reassess them with new info. Looks like I rushed to judgment and now feel that I like them! First of all, I di... Read more
I Know I'm Making Progress When...(#4)
Saturday, June 19, 2010      8 comments

...I actually look forward to exercise rather than dreading it.... Read more
I Know I'm Making Progress When.... (#3)
Friday, June 18, 2010      4 comments

.... I have no trouble downing 10-12 glasses of water. I've always been a drinker (water), so this is not a tough one to remember. But I can definitely feel the difference on the rare days when I lag behind. My body is so used to being well-h... Read more
I Know I'm Making Progress When.... (#2)
Thursday, June 17, 2010      8 comments

... I look into my grocery cart at the checkout and am amazed that it's my cart. I inwardly marvel, "Wow, look at all that healthy stuff. Could it really be my cart? Yes, this year and a half adventure into better health has taught me to make ... Read more
I Know I'm Making Progress When.... (#1)
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      8 comments

...I'm headed to the county fair today - whose theme btw is "food" -and not a bit worried about my choices. Why? Certainly not because I make perfect choices after a mere 1.5 years of healthier eating (after a lifetime of poor habits), but... Read more
Earthquakes are Making Me Lose My Appetite
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      12 comments

We have had several strong shakers since the 7.2 on Easter Sunday. I'm sitting here dizzy and sick to my stomach as my whole house just shook like a wild ride with a 5.9. Where should I move to, any suggestions?... Read more
20 More to Go
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      7 comments

On this site for over a year Is my goal even near? I doubt I'll ever lose the rest Of this weight that I detest. Thinness all my life left town When hormonal changes came around. It took my brain awhile to admit That I was fat, ... Read more
My Brain Thinks I'm Skinny
Tuesday, June 08, 2010      3 comments

All my life, up until the past few years when the hormonal tidal wave occurred, I've been able to eat anything at any time of day or night in any quantity. Yup, not even one pound gained as a result. So, one gets used to that type of met... Read more
Jury Verdict Is In On Rocking Athletic Shoes
Monday, June 07, 2010      6 comments

About five days ago, I bought and blogged about these new shoes that roll as you walk. At first it was awkward, but I got the hang of it and could feel the walking really affecting my butt. However, it still was a chore to maneuver and never ... Read more
Hopefulness
Sunday, June 06, 2010      5 comments

I see London, I see France, I feel like doing a victory dance. I'm coming out of a dense fog Cutting loose from a yucky bog. It's time for me to start to shine And kick myself in my own behind To get to work and lose the rest O... Read more
Sunny Funny Saturday
Saturday, June 05, 2010      4 comments

Another day to get it right My path here as been bright. And although I've done pretty well Not good enough to call "swell." I've got 20 more to go, I say, So here it is - another day To put on a smile and walk the walk So I won... Read more
Loss, Grief and Letting Go
Friday, June 04, 2010      7 comments

For past three years eight loved ones died And my sadness was something I've tried to hide. Now three more are very ill And so much of this grief is with me still. But with SP I've learned to eat and drink A healthy way that makes m... Read more
New Walking Shoes
Thursday, June 03, 2010      5 comments

Rockin and rollin in my new shoes Is this exercise, or just the blues? Feel like I'm 6 feet in the air And walking like a drunk w/o a care. How to adjust to these funky new shoes Or is it just more money I blew On yet another workout... Read more
Jury Still Out on New Athletic Shoes
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      5 comments

The other day I bought those shoes with the thick soles that make you work out your upper legs and butt as you walk. You kinda roll on them? Someone told me they are advertised on TV and have a special name,but these are not that particular br... Read more

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