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What's good about seeing yourself in the mirror.
It takes courage. Yes, you need to be strong and grounded to look in that mirror.
Is it a reflection? Yes and no. It is an image of what you look like not who you are or what you are abou... Read more
What a great community
Wow, I have just been wowed today by all the positive responses to my blog. You all have truly helped me get through the day. It's been a hard one. I have been facing a situation at work and it was not pleasant.
It was so not pleasant an... Read more
Proud of me.
Yeah, sometimes I am. I can't believe that I crossed that milestone for minutes. I am actually looking forward to amping it up. And what I am really proud of is that I went back to the gym today. I woke with a migraine, had a really trying d... Read more
There is a reason
Well, I am much much calmer than I was this morning. I was so disappointed that we couldn't go out tonight with the little ones. But we ended up having a good day. And it started to drizzle when we would have been walking with the girls.
I ... Read more
Well, today on my way home, the orientation was cancelled. I didn't go to the gym. I have a day off tomorrow and plan to spend some time at the gym. Also using my cd's.
I am beginning to "clean" everything. Getting my house in order - ha... Read more
Getting Back to Healthy
I went to the gym again! This time I did a little more. I am psyched about my "orientation" tomorrow. No worries - I am not overdoing it. I saw myself in the mirror again and it's pushing me. I HATE that stomach thing. Tonight I looked at ... Read more
I finally made it into the gym. I live on put off street as my grandmother used to say. But I have been thinking and thinking about it. I finally said no more thinking, no more missed opportunities and I went tonight. Now, I have been a membe... Read more
Specks of Light in the Tunnel?
A few things.
Monday, I could barely walk at work, more so than my usual stumble. I take two subways to get to the train. The second subway was cordoned off by the police. Uh oh. No probs, I'll go out to the street and catch a cab. NOT!... Read more
Reflections on Size
Tuesday, I stepped into a dress that I haven't been able to wear in years. It's a fitted black sheath with mink cuffs. It has always made me feel very sophisticated and reflects my personal sense of style and self. I didn't even have to hold ... Read more
Still At It
So, despite my trip to the chocolate store,the mold and supply store, not Lindt. I am still maintaining and behaving. It's a creative outlet, truly. I am looking forward to making them and giving them away.
I am also looking forward to fin... Read more
I am under 150 again. And I back down to 148. This time I mean it when I say,I am not going back. No more 150.
So today, I started out too light on food when I left the house. I said well,it's Friday I'll buy a bagel on the way to work. N... Read more
Back Up and "Running"!
I was able to walk from the parking lot to the train by myself today for the first time in a few weeks. It was great!
The walk to work wasn't bad either. Just literally had to drag up the last flight of stairs.
Someone I hadn't seen in a whi... Read more
Well,it was an ice storm. And it stopped me. Worked from home. Am I missing the couple of miles I walk daily. No, not the struggle. Not today. I woke up and I am continuing on that downward track. Yeah me. And yes, today has been sedentary... Read more
February 1 - A New Chance at Beginnings
Time keeps on marching on. February 1 already! So, some things I wanted to do worked in January, some didn't. It's time to dust myself off and continue to work towards my goals, one small step at a time. Sometimes,I'll go back but I know I'll... Read more
Someone is praying for me
I struggle to go to Zumba. I love it and I know it helps me. However, I do have problems walking and I recently had a knee injury from falls. I always joke with the security guard about leaving early and taking the elevator. A couple of week... Read more