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Gone too soon

Tuesday, July 28, 2015      9 comments

I'm a mixed bag of emotion right now. On the one hand, I am sad at the loss of my friend Paul at the age of 37. On the other hand, I am angry with him for allowing this to happen in the first place. If I had another hand, I'd be grateful for ... Read more

Emotional Eating

Thursday, July 16, 2015      13 comments

How do I know that I am learning anything on this journey to healthier living? When I recognize a bad habit I had and actively try to correct it, that's how. It's a stressful time at home (when isn't it?). My husband was laid off on Frida... Read more


Thursday, May 28, 2015      6 comments

We live in an age where instant gratification is expected. How many times have we tried a "diet", only to give up at the end of the first week beca... Read more


Wednesday, May 27, 2015      6 comments

Isn't that the truth? No matter what you want to do in life, you must always take that first step! Read more

Today is a Double Down Day

Tuesday, May 26, 2015      6 comments

Here are some of the pictures from our trip. As you can see, we had a lot of fun at the wax museum, and the outdoor pics are from the walk on Sunday. Yes, that's me with the tree near the end of the walk. My legs were so swollen, but totally ... Read more


Tuesday, May 26, 2015      5 comments

I got a lot of walking in during this mini 10 miles of walking in 3.5 days. It wasn't easy. I didn't just dance out the door and start powerwalking up the street. I paced myself. I knew I would not be able to stop walking un... Read more


Thursday, May 21, 2015      7 comments

Tonight we are leaving for a short vacation/long holiday weekend, One thing about me to remember is that I like to see new places and experience new things while simultaneously being a history buff. This means that my mini-vacations are usuall... Read more

Body image

Wednesday, May 20, 2015      10 comments

I grew up with a lot of negative words said to me about how I looked, specifically about my weight. I was a very finicky eater, and stubborn on top... Read more


Tuesday, May 19, 2015      8 comments

Today is about goals. We all have dreams. It's turning those dreams into reality is another story. It's the hard part of the journey. Read more


Monday, May 18, 2015      10 comments

Potential is possibly the single most powerful word anyone has ever said to me. When I am told that I have potential, I feel empowered. I stand ta... Read more

Challenge yourself

Saturday, May 16, 2015      7 comments

This week I have been finding motivation in places I didn't think to look before. One thing that rings true throughout is that I have to accept mys... Read more


Friday, May 15, 2015      8 comments

Do I believe in limits? Yes, but not in the say your thinking. I believe in speed limits, maximum weight limits on step ladders, upper and lower m... Read more

It's the little things

Thursday, May 14, 2015      8 comments

I saw this quote and thought to myself that it needed to be shared. It's very very true, and something that I believe shouts in it's quiet way why ... Read more

Need I say more?

Wednesday, May 13, 2015      4 comments

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Body image

Monday, May 11, 2015      9 comments

I have a healthy perspective on body image for the most part, but bad habits have recently started to creep in again. The good news is I recognize that they are not healthy, so I can DO something about it. I avoid mirrors for the most part... Read more

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