I have been cooking today after my visit to the green market. I love to cook. I can remember in elementary school we were told men had to learn fractions for their jobs and women needed it so they could cook! Well, I do cook. And it's sooth... Read more
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
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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