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Today's word is "reality" which means, "the state of things as they are or appear to be, rather than as one might wish them to be."
I got on the scale for the daily weigh-in and still sit at the same weight. Grrrrrrrr. Then I quickly emplo... Read more
Today's word is "Teflon" which means "1. Trademark . a fluorocarbon polymer with slippery, nonsticking properties; polytetrafluoroethylene. "
But it's the second definition I am referring to today: "–adjective 2. characterized by imperviou... Read more
Today's word is "cookie" which means, "a small cake made from stiff, sweet dough rolled and sliced or dropped by spoonfuls on a large, flat pan (cookie sheet) and baked."
I was on a great streak and then dipped into the cookies my daughter... Read more
Today's word is "grief" which means, "keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; painful regret."
Tomorrow would have been my brother's 48th birthday. He's been gone almost seven years now. It's amazing how lif... Read more
Today's word is "relief" which means, "alleviation, ease, or deliverance through the removal of pain, distress, oppression, etc."
My period is over and I feel such relief! Today my appetite seems normal, I am not on an emotional roller coas... Read more
Today's word is "acquiescence." It means, "the act or condition of acquiescing or giving tacit assent; agreement or consent by silence or without objection; compliance."
I got on the scale this morning and when it wasn't lower, my immediate... Read more
Unfortunately, I don't have anything today so the word is "wordless" which means, "not expressed in or accompanied by words." It doesn't mean that things aren't going well, they are. I just don't have a motivating word for myself at the moment. ... Read more
Today's word is "intact" which means, "not altered, broken, or impaired; remaining uninjured, sound, or whole; untouched; unblemished."
I had some food slipups over the weekend. They weren't major but they were enough to send up warning fla... Read more
Today's word is "reboot" which means, "to restart (a computer) by loading the operating system; boot again. "
In spite of my focus on momentum and positive resolve, I slipped up yesterday. The good news is that I stayed within my calorie ra... Read more
Today's word to keep me going is "positive." According to the dictionary it is an adjective that means, "explicitly stated, stipulated, or expressed" and "admitting of no question."
This is Interesting because lately I've associated "positi... Read more
Today's word is momentum. According to the dictionary it is "the product of the mass and velocity of an object". It's something I learned in physics but it's been a long time since I've thought of it in those terms.
The weekend is almost ... Read more
Today's word is "discern." The definition is to "catch sight of; recognize and understand."
So many times I turn to food when the going gets tough. Instead of recognizing and understanding my own anxious feelings, I start grazing. Today I... Read more
I am stealing an idea from my friend BSTAKINGACTION and am starting a daily blog. (I hope you forgive me, Becky!) It's mainly for my own benefit and to remain accountable as I try to complete the "weight portion" of my healthy living journey.
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Positives to Balance the Downer Blog
So after the downer blog, I thought I'd write down today's positives:
1.) There are chocolate chip cookies on my counter. I have not eaten any. I made them Friday night for a group of kids who came over. And I have managed to tell myself, ... Read more
Just a Vent
I don't know what's wrong with me. I am just having "one of those days" and need to get a few things out there in the hopes I can get over myself. This blog is purely for my benefit. Or rather, for venting purposes only.
1.) I am overwhelme... Read more