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Forgive me for I slipped.
Monday, September 06, 2010      1 comments

Today I was kind of upset with myself because for the two days prior to today (Saturday and Sunday), I had let myself completely go. Yesterday I must have eaten three bar-b-que sandwiches and two or three peanut butter and jelley sandwiches as w... Read more
Just an observation.
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      4 comments

It is easier to be gung-ho when you first begin a great trip. The motivation alone will take you a long way. You become excited at the thought of a "new you" and your blood gets pumping and your mind, body and spirit are all in agreement! "I'm g... Read more
Yesterday my little girl came home.
Sunday, August 15, 2010      1 comments

Yesterday my little girl came home. You see we went to Cherokee, N.C. last weekend to act as volunteers for the Ninth Annual Talking Trees Trout Derby for Kids" on the Cherokee Indian Reservation. Well, my mother's side of our family lives there... Read more
Answer to a poster's question about lack of enthusiam.
Tuesday, August 10, 2010      1 comments

How beautiful. And thank you for sharing those feelings so openly. The world needs more heartfelt people like you. I too have those feelings sometimes and I have been up and down so many times that I just don't even remember them all anymore....... Read more
I read a mother's blog today........
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      4 comments

I read a mother's blog today...Today I read (and commented on) a blog post by a person (female) whom spoke of how hard it is for a "single woman" to raise a child, go to work, take care of problems at home and take care of herself all at the sam... Read more
How do you add up a day like today?
Saturday, July 24, 2010      1 comments

We haven't walked in three days (the kids and me) because the weather has been to hot. We are under a heat advisory right now and everyone has been asked to remain indoors under air conditioning and check on their neighbors, so we did and then w... Read more
Today my children joined me for my (mostly) daily, two mile walk.
Thursday, July 15, 2010      3 comments

Today my children joined me for my (mostly) daily, two mile walk. Sometimes I get a little discouraged when they don't join me out of consideration and love, but I am truly realizing now that this is my weight problem and not theirs. Although th... Read more
Another day down
Wednesday, July 14, 2010      2 comments

Walked this morning with my daughter (two miles) and we got to talk for a while. She will be thirteen in a few months and it dawned on me that I will never be able to love on her at twelve again, or eleven or ten........She has grown so much in ... Read more
I used to love to run.
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      1 comments

I was a track runner in highschool (distance). I tell my children sometimes about the "HIGH" that I would get when I was so sore I couldn't feel my legs anymore. It was like I was taking great strides in slow motion. I could feel and hear myself... Read more
That's my girl.
Monday, July 12, 2010      2 comments

Today has turned out wonderful! Last night (before bed), I told my children that I was going for a walk this morning and they were welcome to come if they wished. I say this constantly because they have small weight issues also and I love the... Read more
Sunday, July 11, 2010      1 comments

LOL....HAHAHAHA....LMAO! I would have binged today had there been anything bad here to binge on! Thank the Lord I have pretty much emptied our house of the "BAD STUFF", outside of drinking strait syrup or eating jelly out of the jar and that is ... Read more
It has been almost a week now.
Friday, July 09, 2010      1 comments

It has been almost a week now and I find myself walking alone. The children started with me (my son 16 and daughter 12) a few days ago with the same zeel as myself, but they are starting to die off now. I know that I cannot quit, no matter what ... Read more
Today is the first day........
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      2 comments

I actually started my Sparkpeople program today. It has taken me a few days to figure out this site but now that I think that I am getting the hang of it, I intend to use it, as well as any tool layed at my disposal, to change the yo-yo weight t... Read more