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Day 7: I Can Do It!!!
4/23/2014 5:34:08 AM,  2 COMMENTS

Like most dieters I have a terrible habit of talking myself down and telling myself that I can't be one of those people who manages to lose weight and...  Read more


Treading water, priorities
4/23/2014 1:03:42 AM,  0 COMMENTS

At this point, I am sad to say I am just trying to keep my head above water. My baby is almost 4 months old now. I love this stage. She's social, smil...  Read more


4/22/2014 8:12:57 PM,  6 COMMENTS

i'm back after a much needed break. one more final exam to go this friday afternoon and then my semester is fully done. i now have all of the stuff fr...  Read more


trying times
4/22/2014 7:08:29 PM,  2 COMMENTS

well i am home but i have not seen my baby. on top of that a court case i am involved in is really causing me stress and anxiety. everyone tells me...  Read more


Recharged & Ready!
4/22/2014 5:19:54 PM,  17 COMMENTS

The sun is shining and it looks like another great day. I am thinking about the positives - I made it thru the worst of the plantar fasciitis (will st...  Read more


4/22/2014 4:04:35 PM,  48 COMMENTS

I'm no longer who I was, but I still have a nagging feeling sometimes that makes me want to eat when I'm not hungry, when I'm full, when I'm emotional...  Read more


time to get honest with myself
4/22/2014 12:35:57 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Life has been tough recently and I don't think I've really let myself accept much of what is going on around me. First, I'm eating junk all the time....  Read more


Simple Thai coconut soup
4/22/2014 9:13:53 AM,  2 COMMENTS

This quickie version of Thai coconut soup has become my favorite sick fare, chicken soup like my grandmother never made: 2 cartons thai ginger ch...  Read more


A cry for help...
4/22/2014 8:48:02 AM,  8 COMMENTS

I need some help. I am really still struggling with binging almost every day. I will make it through most of the day just fine, then I get home and it...  Read more


Improvements since weight loss
4/22/2014 7:21:43 AM,  6 COMMENTS

I have seen so many changes since losing weight. Before I couldn't squat and get back up without a big struggle. Now it is effortless. I can also w...  Read more


can we do this everyday?!
4/22/2014 7:21:22 AM,  10 COMMENTS

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Day 6: Protect your Program
4/22/2014 4:02:42 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Day 6 is about making sure that you have your program protected so well that nothing will damage it. One of the hardest things for dieters is bei...  Read more


Not as I expected Monday
4/21/2014 7:00:38 PM,  10 COMMENTS

198 I am sick again--or maybe still--with sinus infection, the same upper respiratory stuff I had last month. I left work early after doing essential...  Read more


home again
4/21/2014 5:27:24 PM,  2 COMMENTS

well i am on my way home and i am in much better spirits. i hope i get to spend time with my baby girl. i also hope i get to truly relax....  Read more


Long weekend
4/21/2014 3:50:54 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hello! I'm happy today. Walked, did my 30 day fitness challenges: lunges, squats, plank. Ate four servings of veggies already, lightly roasted. T...  Read more


Wow... No more Excuse. Determined for a fresh start. Done Girl Post #1
4/21/2014 2:54:39 PM,  7 COMMENTS

So I stepped on the scale this morning. I have been avoiding it and using my last known weight lately. After a horrible weekend of just eating everyth...  Read more


4/21/2014 8:16:31 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I would like to drink more water....  Read more


In the chair at the hairdresser's.....
4/21/2014 7:43:46 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Saturday, I sat in the chair at the hairdresser's. In the mirror, I saw my father's face staring back at me. The sadness behind the eyes.....the sa...  Read more


5 Minute Journal - a Tale of Two Dogs
4/21/2014 7:33:57 AM,  2 COMMENTS

I have two dogs. The cancer dog has always been slender. While he loves his treats, he doesn't go out of his way to look for them, or to beg, or to...  Read more


love, happy/sad, rebirth... butterflies
4/20/2014 9:50:32 PM,  3 COMMENTS

In August my grandfather passed. My grandmother passed last night. They started their lives together over seventy years ago. Now they will be together...  Read more


easter birthday
4/20/2014 7:28:59 PM,  4 COMMENTS

today is my grand daughter nikki's birthday and she is turning 11. the family went to the in-laws for the day but i remained at home. i just did not...  Read more


Started last night
4/20/2014 8:33:02 AM,  5 COMMENTS

Husband and I started Easter early with a beautiful Easter vigil service last night at the church I used to sing at. The Great Vigil of Easter is tru...  Read more


another pound lost
4/19/2014 11:27:14 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I lost another pound this week, I wonder where it goes, maybe to someone who could use it. 5k training is going well....  Read more


another pound lost! !!!!!.
4/19/2014 11:24:18 PM,  0 COMMENTS

Well, I lost another lb this week, I wonder where it goes, maybe to someone who could use it. 5k training is going well. 43...  Read more


Oh, I want a drink! (The exhausing part of making it through a craving.)
4/19/2014 10:50:20 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Oh I want a drink. I want a drink. I want a drink. I want a drink! Whose idea was this anyway, being AF? Can I just have one drink? I promis...  Read more


sleeping in
4/19/2014 7:07:43 PM,  3 COMMENTS

well i have had a two day nap and i feel no better than when it began. i am not sure why the blues are hanging on so tight, i an usually spring back,...  Read more


weekly round up, bleeh, I'm tired
4/19/2014 3:17:26 PM,  2 COMMENTS

I worked an 80 hour week in 5 days. I'm tired. I have one day off to do laundry, plan menus, batch cook, and then will work another 60 hours in 6 day...  Read more


"What is Holy Saturday?"
4/19/2014 2:58:46 PM,  18 COMMENTS

184 184 184 184 184 184 184 184 184 184 As always 229 and 304 for your show of interest in this blog. The following comes from...  Read more


A Winner is Just a Loser Who Tried One More Time
4/19/2014 11:49:38 AM,  106 COMMENTS

That is so true! So many people have told me that they could never do what I have done, but I don't believe it. Why? Because I didn't believe I cou...  Read more


4/19/2014 11:48:50 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, I am down 4.2# since Monday or Tuesday. So it definitely was processed foods and perhaps Advil. So good lesson learned. Either avoid processe...  Read more


I messed up
4/19/2014 8:58:00 AM,  12 COMMENTS

That's what I get for doing my weigh in at 4 AM in half light. It said I was two pounds down, thanks to a week's streak for Spring 5% Challenge of tr...  Read more


50 pound milestone
4/18/2014 9:42:06 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I have been anticipating this day for a little over a month. Ad, last Saturday, I was confident that on Easter Sunday, I was gong to wear my 50 pound...  Read more


A good Friday
4/18/2014 6:19:09 PM,  5 COMMENTS

If I had attempted a lunchtime walk today, I'd have gotten rained on for sure. So I ate my sandwich while working at my desk, called my mom, and then...  Read more


Day 5: Magic Notebook
4/18/2014 1:40:00 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I just love it when a challenge asks me to do something I already do 104 Today is about keeping a notebook to write about how the weight loss j...  Read more


Stupid scale...we're going to have a trial separation
4/18/2014 12:02:02 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Okay. So. I haven't had any alcohol in eight days. I have exercised every day except for one when I hurt my calf. I have been drinking my green sh...  Read more


4/18/2014 11:41:01 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I just read a blog about hitting goals and what they should be. I struggle with this because I want to be fit not thin. I know that muscle weighs more...  Read more


I'm doing it! Do you?
4/18/2014 9:03:00 AM,  3 COMMENTS
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taking it easy
4/18/2014 8:51:44 AM,  14 COMMENTS

my allergies are flaring up a bit today, so i am taking it easy. my daughter says hi. all of the birds also say hello. the last day of school went wel...  Read more


Yet Another Day I Don't Feel Like Walking
4/17/2014 11:58:58 PM,  29 COMMENTS

It's 8:56 PM, it's raining, my foot hurts, I already exercised for 60 minutes - BUT I am going out walking DAY 106 of my 10,000 Step Streak...  Read more


It's been too long
4/17/2014 10:12:52 PM,  4 COMMENTS

I must apologize to my spark friends and myself. While I have checked in and changed my status, logged my exercise and posted in my challenge, I have...  Read more


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