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Asthma + allergies + stress = weight gain

Sunday, July 08, 2012      2 comments

I am struggling with how to get back on track, motivated and feeling positive about myself again. Since March my allergies have been on overload and my asthma has been a little worse than normal (aggravated by the allergies). A normal year means... Read more

Comin' back even stronger

Wednesday, June 08, 2011      0 comments

There's a line in the movie "Independence Day" which I can relate to. The farm duster pilot is trying to send his bomb into the alien ship and it's jammed. He decides to save the planet to commit suicide and blow up the alien space craft with hi... Read more

50 questions

Monday, April 25, 2011      0 comments

1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My great grandmother (Susan Day) 2. WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU CRIED? Yesterday during worship - Tears of joy and awe. 3. DO YOU LIKE YOUR HANDWRITING? Yes, most of the time. 4. WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE LUNCH... Read more

28 day challenge

Thursday, April 21, 2011      1 comments

Wouldn't it be wonderful to lose weight, gain muscle and eat whatever we want? I mean really, isn't that what we all want to do?? For the past several weeks I've been in a funk and have not been as diligent in my food tracking and cardio wo... Read more

Time for the annual check up

Wednesday, March 30, 2011      5 comments

Today was my annual checkup with the ob/gyn. Not my favorite even though I have a wonderful doctor. This year I wanted to hear how happy he was with my weight - which he was - but then he started asking about how much coffee I was drinking. ... Read more

The good and the sad

Monday, March 21, 2011      4 comments

Well, I made it through one of the worst weekends and actually didn't do too bad. Thank you everyone for the kind words and prayers. I know I couldn't have made it through without them. During the past weekend my eating habits were not the... Read more

Losing a loved one

Monday, March 14, 2011      18 comments

I need to cry but the tears just aren't coming yet. So, I'm going to type and "talk" for a bit. Saturday night we got a phone call from my dad. My oldest brother died in a senseless act - suicide. Theanger and numbness come and go - but the q... Read more

What happened???

Thursday, March 10, 2011      5 comments

Thursday is my weigh in day. After the past few weeks, I expected to stay the same or only lose 1/2 pound. Instead the scale says I gained 3 pounds!! OUCH! So now I start revewing what I've done (or not done) since last Thursday to gain th... Read more


Saturday, March 05, 2011      3 comments

Just had to share this. I'm so excited and can't stop smiling. So I know that when I lose weight I lose weight all over not just in one area. So, why didn't I think that my bust size would shrink when everything else is??? Duh, I noticed the o... Read more

Another good week

Thursday, March 03, 2011      1 comments

Changing my routine is creating some great results. I'm down another 2.5 pounds this week. That makes a total loss of 9.5 since February 7 - a nice surprise since I only lost 1/2 pound between Thanksgiving and the end of January. On top of... Read more

great week

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      1 comments

Last week was great -warmer weather and a positive attitude have me back on track! emoticon Logged 25.63 miles ... Read more

Warmer weather!

Tuesday, February 15, 2011      2 comments

YES! The thermometer is now reading somewhere above freezing and the sun is shining. Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to exercise when the weather cooperates? Even if you use a treadmill or elliptical, having warm sun shining through ... Read more


Wednesday, January 26, 2011      2 comments

The king is enthralled by your beauty; honor him, for he is your lord. Psalm 45:11 Amazing!!! This week has been full of affirmation and encouragement. After feeling down in the dumps and not getting to the gym or eating right (hmm, maybe... Read more


Monday, January 10, 2011      1 comments

I am not normally a foul language person but sometimes I feel like spouting off a few choice phrases!%#***## Sorry, needed to get that out and say I am really frustrated with myself and my efforts. Intellectually I do know that stress is no... Read more

New Year, new size

Friday, December 31, 2010      3 comments

Happy new year to everyone! I am celebrating quietly at home - hubby's on duty tonight and #1 son will be at a friend's house playing in a band. #2 son and I will watch movies and enjoy the special dinner. Yesterday I went shopping for some n... Read more

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