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On The Road Again
Monday, February 10, 2014      2 comments

Tomorrow's breakfast will be Dorset Museli with a grated apple and a small handful of sliced almonds and skim milk. Lunch Half a Peanut Butter sandwich with cucumber slices and a small glass of skim milk Supper small portion whole wheat pa... Read more
Friday, February 07, 2014      5 comments

I am thankful for my life. I am thankful for my family. I am thankful for my home.... Read more
Am I up to it?
Thursday, December 12, 2013      0 comments

Facing the enemy within........The scariest things to do are sometimes not really very scary at all when you actually face them down . And sometimes it can be scary and you do it anyway. Sometimes you succeed and sometimes you have to try again... Read more
Resisting Temptation
Friday, November 22, 2013      0 comments

I have found that I have little will power over things that I love to eat. So as a general rule anything that will tempt me is banished to the garage and put in a place that I don't about by my husband. Unfortunately it appears that he is now pu... Read more
Changes in me
Thursday, November 07, 2013      0 comments

When I joined Spark People I did not know what I was really like until I noticed differences in how I was feeling and in particular what I was able to do. We had moved into a semi rural setting with water and woods, lots of space, trails and f... Read more
It Takes Me Back
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      1 comments

I found the 20 minute eating challenge just that .....a challenge! It is an alien concept almost. But I tried....Not enough food to make it last so I had to change my menu. Then I needed to add more water to the meal. I ended up drinking 6 glass... Read more
I've come a long way................
Friday, October 18, 2013      2 comments

It is surprising to think that I did not recognize the changes that I have made in my life . It is only when I wrote to myself as another person that I realized how far I had come. I really have changed how I live my life and have maintained ... Read more
Bag Of Tricks
Thursday, September 05, 2013      0 comments

I am a big believer in trying something new. You never know what the result might be.Therefore I am game to try the food challenge. I will do it this afternoon. If it works I will add it to my "bag of tricks" to take with me on this journey of d... Read more
Friday, August 23, 2013      1 comments

I am thankful for my life.... My health .... My family.... Read more
Competitive Family Spirit
Monday, August 05, 2013      0 comments

My daughter and I have fallen into system where one of us will call and challenge the other to an activity. This has led to each of us breaking with the norm and on to new discoveries about our abilities and attitudes . It has been a great mo... Read more
Upping the ante
Thursday, July 25, 2013      0 comments

I am going to focus my attention on reaching 60 minutes of cardio daily. I am going to do it by combining different types of cardio rather than relying on one. I will continue to walk but I will also use videos and intervals which I will ... Read more
Thoughts From Abroad
Friday, July 12, 2013      0 comments

This exercise has been an affirmation of what I am doing for myself now. I could see me in the future doing and living much as I had anticipated and hoped it would be. The one thing that I had not expected was the issue that I am now experienc... Read more
Change Is Good
Wednesday, July 03, 2013      4 comments

I have been making changes in my nutrition and fitness over these past few weeks and it is starting to pay off. I broke through my plateau yesterday and made even more progress today. What I am struggling with is enjoying the process .......... Read more
Broadening My Horizons
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      0 comments

I have been thinking for some time that I need to widen my circle of friends and acquaintances.....get out more if you like. I tend to be a person that focuses on home and family but that really does not carry you through when you are older and... Read more
Toxic Memories
Sunday, June 16, 2013      2 comments

Like many people I am the adult child of an alcoholic. No one got out of our family without some scars. One of mine relates to being around drinking or drunks . I get mad. If it the drinker happens to be a person that I love, I lose it. This ... Read more

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