Crying in the Darkness
Today is Easter.
I am not religious, having let my Catholicism lapse a long time ago, but the tenants of the faith I was raised in stay with me.
Yesterday, and t... Read more
I keep plugging along, walking daily, watching what I eat.
I had forgotten how much I love walking, and photographing, and listening to the world around me.
They... Read more
Hard Work, Hip Pain, and the Miracle Mile
Today is the 43rd consecutive day that I have logged in to SparkPeople, and the 42nd consecutive day I have walked.
I'm feeling pretty good about it, let me tell you. ... Read more
Let Me Take You to Funkytown
I'm off tomorrow, taking my birthday holiday from work, and hitting the highway. My destination: New Orleans.
Driving south all day tomorrow, I basically have Saturda... Read more
This Moment Now
I read an introduction to a team from a woman who said that she was looking forward to the future, and it got me to thinking: I can't look at the future.
I have to loo... Read more
Sense and Sensibility
Two weeks ago, St. Louis was enjoying 60-degree temperatures, and I had hopes of an early spring. Since then, the temperature has dropped here and everywhere, and snow has... Read more
I'm in a groove (again), walking every morning before work. It's not much, less than a half mile, and only ten minutes, but it's ten minutes more than I used to do three weeks ago... Read more
This morning seems tougher than the last few.
I've walked every morning since last Sunday, the 8th, and true to form, the bottom has dropped out of the thermostat, a... Read more
Since November, I have strived to do small things to make people's lives a little better. I can't do a lot -- like most people, I live paycheck-to-paycheck. I've bought breakfast... Read more
What is Success
I am struggling with motivation.
Morning's have been hard, I've been working six days; it's so easy to zip through drive through.
Unexpected expenditures: Last Sund... Read more
Dream A Little Dream
I needed this quote.
Most of the week was good, fruit smoothies every morning, fruit at lunchtime: my tummy was very happy with me. Friday and Saturday mornings I had ... Read more
I'm understanding more about choices, eat this vs. eat that, mac n'cheese vs broccoli, etc.
Back in October, I tried to check in every day and write a quick little bl... Read more
A Gentle Word
I need to remember to be gentle with myself.
I have been overweight for as long as I can remember: I don't know any other way to be. Overall, it doesn't really bother... Read more
Friday, Jan 2
I've been slowly coming back to myself, that is, eating more mindfully, drinking more tea and water. Trying not to get caught up in the things that trigger "bad" days.
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I'm tired of being everybody's Pollyanna (or Annie, as my friend Pat in Paducah calls me). Sometimes optimism demands a high price.
But I've blogged.... Read more
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