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The Power of MAYBE

Saturday, December 26, 2009      17 comments

June 5, 2009: It was a dark and stormy night . . . . . not really, but it was a good time to go through all the things on the computer that had been saved to look at later. June 5 was officially "later." Oh, here's something to read throu... Read more

THE FIRST DAY OF WINTER: A REASON TO BE HOPEFUL!!

Wednesday, December 16, 2009      13 comments

I hate winter. There I've said it. I've tried to keep my opinion to myself because so many people appreciate the season but I'm not one of them! A rainy Christmas is a memorable ... Read more

Unsung bad-weather heroes

Thursday, December 10, 2009      15 comments

t's 4:00 a.m. and there's a big commotion outside. Oh, O.K., it's the snowplow drivers. We had 15 inches of snow yesterday; today the highlight of the weather forecast will be high winds and single-digit temperatures. I am grateful for... Read more

You can get a lot of exercise jumping to conclusions

Tuesday, December 01, 2009      21 comments

I read a blog this morning regarding a comment from a loved one that wasn't well-worded and the person posting the blog wasn't sure if she should be offended or not. That reminded of a similar situation that happened to me about a week ago. I ... Read more

25 Weeks

Sunday, November 29, 2009      19 comments

Milestones. Each one achieved is sweeter than the last. 51.4 pounds gone in 25 weeks. 5" off my waist and 6.5" off my hips since I started measuring in late August. (Who knows where I was on Day 1? I wish I had measured from the beg... Read more

Turkey Trot part 2

Saturday, November 28, 2009      4 comments

Check out Andrea's blog for her version of the morning and the famous photo!! (Wow, my hair was gray that day!!) www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=2593492 ... Read more

Turkey Trot

Thursday, November 26, 2009      9 comments

I have to work tomorrow. I'm not particularly happy about this but, oh well, I'll get over it. It'll be Saturday soon! I needed to find a diversion to keep me occupied and when I saw the Festival Foods Turkey Trot, it seemed to fit the bill.... Read more

Every Day is a New Commitment

Sunday, November 22, 2009      14 comments

We eat a lot where I work. Someone is always bringing in something!! I usually do pretty well resisting the temptation. I'm not always successful. I gave in on a Wednesday afternoon a couple of weeks ago. As I was walking to my car, I j... Read more

It's Wednesday! Time for the "What Else is Out There Workout!"

Wednesday, November 18, 2009      7 comments

On Monday, I was reading a blog from someone who was concerned because they had a foot injury and didn't know how they were going to continue the good exercise habits they had started. I thought about all the people who can't do a traditional w... Read more

What a nice day!

Monday, November 16, 2009      6 comments

The sun was shining again today; how the weather has changed from October!! I got busy work done by 1:00 (my financial glitch isn't completely solved but almost there!!) and I was able to get out for a really nice walk today. I have a frie... Read more

A Brief Detour on Optimism Road

Sunday, November 15, 2009      11 comments

I've been on such an optimistic path lately!! I'm feeling really good about what I've accomplished and where I am. I was all set to work on a blog about optimism yesterday and then something happened to reintroduce a little bit of anxiety into... Read more

Really interesting magazine article

Saturday, November 14, 2009      9 comments

I was reading the September issue of Prevention magazine this morning and came across this really interesting article. It explained to me why our diets have changed so much over the last 100 years. (If the link doesn't work, look up "Preventi... Read more

Here again??

Wednesday, November 11, 2009      11 comments

Last week I posted a blog called "The Rubbermaid Workout" If you didn't read it, I had some glitches in my finely-honed morning routine last Wednesday and I had to be creative in order to get my exercise time accomplished. This morning was an... Read more

Do you ever feel like a slug??

Monday, November 09, 2009      14 comments

The Organized Life team has a message board post asking for 4 reasons we're losing weight. More than one of us said because we had felt "like a slug." This cute little guy? ... Read more

The Rubbermaid Workout

Wednesday, November 04, 2009      12 comments

So here it is, 4:30 a.m. and I'm rarin' to go! I always forget the good part about the fall changing of the clocks. That's the part where I'm an hour ahead for a few days and things are a little more under control because mornings are always m... Read more


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