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  • Making it work

    9/27/2016 12:18:38 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    Here is the Reader's Digest Condensed Version of my life lately. Back on 9/9, I had pain just below my breastbone in the center of my chest/... Read more

  • path to sobriety day 16

    9/21/2016 10:50:41 PM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    today was a terrible day. So much stress all day long. I decided I was going to drink tonight. I earned it. Hell, I deserved it. Tonight made me... Read more

  • path to Sobriety Day 14

    9/19/2016 8:52:46 AM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    Another weekend down! I got to admit though, I wanted to drink last night. I was in the mindset of "well I only have one glass worths in this win... Read more

  • Scale Recommendation Requested

    9/16/2016 11:38:03 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Hi all, Does anyone have a good recommendation for a scale to weigh myself on that is fit for home use. I can google it, but I would love a ... Read more

  • path to Sobriety Day 11

    9/16/2016 8:18:55 AM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    Today's the start of a new weekend. I'm going into this one much better than last weekend. I don't have nightly activities planned where alcohol ... Read more

  • On the Mend

    9/15/2016 11:32:30 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Just a few words tonight as I must know get to bed. I have been in the hospital for the past 6 days, and it is something I do not want to r... Read more

  • path to Sobriety Day 9 and 10

    9/15/2016 8:26:51 AM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    I can't believe that it's almost been 2 weeks. I never thought that was a long time before but I guess it really depends on what you're basing yo... Read more

  • path to Sobriety Day 8

    9/13/2016 6:54:46 PM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    I told my coworkers today that I was quitting drinkin... Read more

  • path to Sobriety Day 7

    9/12/2016 11:02:29 PM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    I made it! Today was one full week of sobriety. I woke up everyday feeling good and went to bed everynight knowing that I had met my goal for the... Read more

  • Path to Sobriety Day 5 and 6

    9/11/2016 1:09:56 AM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    So...I just wanted to check in and say...I made it through both "nights out" 100% sober! I am so proud of myself to have made it. Especially toni... Read more

  • Path to Sobriety Day 4

    9/9/2016 1:59:09 PM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    Okay, true test is coming up. It's the WEEKEND, EEK! And we're going to a rodeo tonight that's followed by a country music concert. Then tomorrow... Read more

  • Path to Sobriety Day 3

    9/8/2016 8:13:03 AM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    I've made it through another day! I have woke up twice now clearheaded. That feeling alone might be my motivation 😊 I told my family last nigh... Read more

  • Path to Sobriety - Day 2

    9/7/2016 8:54:00 AM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    I've been sober for 24 hours! Doesn't sound like much... Read more

  • Path to Sobriety Day 1

    9/6/2016 8:22:59 AM, by PRIZEBEAUTY

    what does rock bottom look like? Is it something that... Read more

  • Getting On Top of Things

    8/30/2016 11:40:36 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Control is not the right word for the way I am feeling these last few days --- and explained as much to my health coach. I feel like I am going w... Read more

  • Head On

    8/29/2016 4:43:59 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I a learning what is happening in my body and I am facing it head on. I went for the nerve test today and Doc indicated that he thinks I am exper... Read more

  • We Shall See what we shall see

    8/29/2016 12:11:54 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    I have a doc's appt in the morning for an EMG, which is a test to see how my nerves react when the muscles are stimulated. I am nervous about it,... Read more

  • The Blessings of Making Yourself a Priority

    8/27/2016 7:25:11 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Hi all, I hope you are all doing great out in Sparkie-land. I have just returned from a fabulous week off in Alexandria, VA, where I felt re... Read more

  • and the Goodness flows on...

    8/12/2016 8:25:10 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I'm on the lookout for good things. I am a happy camper by nature, and I look for more silver linings and bright sides than dirt. Today, I reache... Read more

  • Concerns won't stop me

    8/12/2016 8:26:20 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    While not without concerns, I am forging ahead today. I am going to work after 2 days off. The days were meant as productive vacation days, but I... Read more

  • Hangry

    8/9/2016 4:21:59 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    When you get so hungry at work, you break into the "emergency" oatmeal packet. At least I avoided going to the convenience store that is IN ... Read more

  • Leg cramps

    7/28/2016 9:38:45 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Well, they go on. Not every day, But I feel like I am making headway on eliminating things that may cause them. They suck, pure and simple. This ... Read more

  • Out of my Shell

    7/22/2016 5:31:07 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    When I am feeling good about myself and relaxed, I open up. Today was one of those days. THe day started out with a meeting and participati... Read more

  • Not Looking Behind Me

    7/20/2016 10:49:17 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Today was a little surprise, and it was a fun one. It's been hot out, and today no different. I wore a sleeveless shirt to work. I do it infreque... Read more

  • Stamina

    7/19/2016 10:22:03 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I need more stamina. My lack of working out regularly has totally tanked my stamina. Between leg pain and just the crappy way I feel lately, my s... Read more

  • People

    7/18/2016 9:39:05 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I come from a long line of people who other people love to be around. We are a contagiously happy bunch. Tonight while driving home, I heard a so... Read more

  • Mojo

    7/18/2016 11:27:21 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    My mojo is coming back. I am feeling hints of it. It is when I get excited and feel as if there possibilities that things are coming together, an... Read more

  • Chairs

    7/17/2016 10:57:03 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    Chairs are a necessity to me, and something I fret about. There are times when I have felt uncomfortable, cautious, singled out, left out, and vu... Read more

  • Fighting for Your Worth

    7/15/2016 6:48:22 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I don't know why I decided that this was the time to watch it. It had been sitting on my playlist for months. I had a little free time and I revi... Read more

  • This is Why - The Intro

    7/15/2016 10:23:37 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    There are many personal reasons for me that I NEED to get healthy. It is not just a matter of losing weight (though saying it like that almost ma... Read more

  • Worthy

    7/11/2016 11:22:40 PM, by KLWALDON

    I found this at relatably.com and it struck a chord. S... Read more

  • Hard workout

    7/8/2016 9:04:29 PM, by KLWALDON

    My workout today was rough! It left me exhausted with... Read more

  • Unlocking the Mystery

    7/7/2016 10:57:02 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    I was hungry. I mean famished. I felt it. I needed to eat, and my thoughts were racing about where I would stop after work since the homestead lo... Read more

  • Morning run in

    7/3/2016 11:42:39 PM, by KLWALDON

    During my morning run, I came across this guy! So nea... Read more

  • Garden fresh goods!

    7/1/2016 11:07:12 PM, by KLWALDON

    I love my plants!... Read more

  • Doing it Again

    6/27/2016 7:30:47 AM, by MICKEYMAX

    My simple advice to myself is to find what works and do it again. I know how to eat well, move, and take good care of myself; I don't always... Read more

  • On the Road

    6/25/2016 9:34:15 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    There's been ups and downs lately for me, and i am sure I am not alone in that. That being said, here's some positive tidbits. I have been trying... Read more

  • Getting Balanced

    5/17/2016 8:30:13 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    The biggest thing I have going on these days is that I have all but ditched my cane. I am still using it to navigate up and down the front steps ... Read more

  • Fighting Anxiety

    5/9/2016 10:43:35 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    On Saturday, I had a big scare. I woke up with jabs in my side, feeling like I couldn't breathe, and crying. Crying fluctuating between pain, fea... Read more

  • Trucking Along

    5/5/2016 10:37:23 PM, by MICKEYMAX

    Exhausted, but trucking along. Not going to blog currently, but will be back in a couple of days. Hope you are all doing great!... Read more

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