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My postitive for today
Saturday, April 04, 2009      5 comments

My postitive for today - God found me worthy to be the mother of one of his special children. Heaven's Very Special Child In Loving Memory Of Curtis L. Hendley by Leana M. Hendley A meeting was held quite far from earth, "I... Read more
Yesterday I got to show off
Friday, April 03, 2009      11 comments

I met up with my mother and 2 of my sisters yesterday. My youngest sister had an appointment up here in my area, and since it is quite a trip, they called to let me know where they would be and when. I spent a few hours with them. I made sure... Read more
I am making progress
Thursday, April 02, 2009      9 comments

Yesterday was my day for ST. I did the pushups and sit-ups (crunches) for the challenges. Push-ups my sets were 16/21/15/15/22 Sit-ups (crunches) were 14/17/12/12/17 I am now able to do more of each per set then I could do in my ex... Read more
I'm taking it a little easier on myself
Friday, March 27, 2009      8 comments

With all the fantastic support here, I am finding that the things that I used to beat myself up over, are problems that almost everyone else has faced. I am no longer alone, so when I stumble (you notice I said when, not if, because I know I'll... Read more
Company Loyalty must have hit an all time low
Wednesday, March 25, 2009      5 comments

I think the picture says it all ... Read more
Tracking a new goal
Monday, March 23, 2009      7 comments

I haven't been weighing & measuring food lately. I use the salad plate for my meals now and thought I knew was doing pretty good at "eyeballing" my portion sizes. Last night I decided to check to see how acurate I have been. I was WAAAY off! ... Read more
Trying to set a better example
Saturday, March 21, 2009      8 comments

DS #2, with his autism and other problems, has been surrounded since birth by people that love him and will do anything for him. But even his father and I fell short on teaching him to be physically active. It was never a big part of our lives... Read more
Woo Hoo! I got my hoop today!
Friday, March 20, 2009      3 comments

I orderd a hoop and it arrived today! Once I finally got it unwrapped I HAD to try it out. I couldn't believe that I could actually keep it up! What a workout! Tomorrow I promised DS that we would go to the park if it's not snowing or ra... Read more
Walking vs. Walking Videos
Thursday, March 19, 2009      5 comments

I have been working out with the Leslie Sansone videos for the last few months. The one I have is called “Walk Slim – Four Fast Miles” Doesn't this imply that I will be walking 4 miles? I finally found my pedometer and started using it. At th... Read more
E-mail from a friend - Pray that Jimmy is found
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      7 comments

Jimmy was in trouble. He forgot hiswedding anniversary. His wife was really angry. She told him, 'Tomorrow morning I expect to find a gift in the driveway that goes from 0 to 200 in less then 6 seconds AND IT BETTER BE THERE!!' The next m... Read more
DS#2 has decided he wants to go to the NYS Special Olympics
Wednesday, March 18, 2009      8 comments

These are pictures that DS' school took when he went from middle to high school. Now that spring is finally showing it's pretty face, DS & I discussed starting to go to the... Read more
Gained 4 1/2 #
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      11 comments

emoticon I knew it was going to be a sizable gain. But I am NOT going to let it bother me. I was already concerne... Read more
Not looking forward to tomorrow's weigh-in
Monday, March 16, 2009      8 comments

I got up this morning feeling ok. I got my exercise in, including push-ups for the one hundred push-up challenge. I ran around and did errands that needed doing. When I got home I started dinner and had my lunch. When I set down to eat my lu... Read more
A Wish for a Friend
Saturday, March 14, 2009      8 comments

A Wish for a Friend Wishing you a rainbow emoticon For sunlight after showers— ... Read more
Choices & Consequences
Thursday, March 12, 2009      3 comments

We all make choices everyday and know there is always a consequence for the choice. The consequence is usually favorable for making the right choice, but the wrong choice... well, that can get us in a world of hurt. We all know the consequence... Read more

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