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lesson 7: bite off a big bite, then chew!
Wednesday, September 17, 2008      1 comments

I don't seem to do well without a big goal... my new big goal is to run a marathon inJanuary 2009. This willbe my second but this time I want to do more than just plain finish.. I want to actually track my time... So that's my awfully big bite... Read more
lesson 6: get back on the saddle!
Saturday, July 21, 2007      0 comments

This time I will stick to it! This time I will not falter.. I'm back on the saddle and this time I will not fall off!!!... Read more
Lesson 5: Avoiding the workout is actually harder than doing the workout
Thursday, November 02, 2006      1 comments

There are days when I do everything in my power to talk myself out of a workout when in actuality I am just being lazy. This is when I call on my inner drill sargent to tell me to "get up and get out" and start my workout... In the end I A... Read more
Lesson 4: When things don't work, it';s best to figure out WHY
Tuesday, October 31, 2006      0 comments

I had a minor setback in terms of weight. After losing 2/5 lbs I gained it right back! BUT I am not going to kick myself for it. Instead I am going to take that energy and find out what happened. I thkn I know. I am working on balancing WW p... Read more
Lesson 3: "I can't" really means " I don't want to"
Friday, October 27, 2006      3 comments

I used to think that I was not able to do things like be in control of what I eat, stick to an excercise regimen or make real decision in my life. IN fact I was making the decision to NOT do what I wanted or to NOT follow the suggestions ... Read more
Lesson 2: Self discipline is a decision
Wednesday, October 18, 2006      0 comments

I remembered this lesson after a reply to an entry I got today. I used to think of self-discipline as something you either had or did not. Like skin tone or tall stature, it was out of my control... Then I realized that self-discipline is some... Read more
Lesson 1: The impossible IS possible
Wednesday, October 18, 2006      0 comments

I grew up thinking it was never possible for me to be happy. I thought I would never amount to anything in work, school, relationships, family and in the way my body looked and felt. It turned out to be a decision I took. When I told myself ... Read more