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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Self-Doubt is Out!
Monday, April 09, 2018      52 comments

I love Mondays. I laughed when I recently realized that I love Mondays. I never have before. However, now I see them as the start of a great week. The starting day for the things I will accomplish during the week. Monday is a day of endless poss... Read more
Not good enough
Sunday, April 08, 2018      13 comments

It's strange. Yesterday, it was the little things that really made me happy and enjoy the day. Today, nothing has changed, but I'm a little down. It's just one of those days where I don't feel good enough. Good enough for what? I don't know. ... Read more
Small Things
Thursday, April 05, 2018      9 comments

Tonight I'm watching Star Trek and playing with the dogs. Life is good. I need to remember when things are out of control and I'm totally stressed that I can find a lot of happiness without much effort. Life is good.... Read more
Wednesday, April 04, 2018      14 comments

I went to grab some dark chocolate. I stopped. I realized I didn't really want chocolate. I was craving something, but what? Here was the conversation in my head... "Hmm. I want something crunchy. Baby carrots! Yes! That sounds delic... Read more
How much sleep can I get?
Sunday, March 25, 2018      7 comments

I was supposed to read the Gospel today at church, but when I woke up, I felt terrible. My allergies were acting up, I was super anxious, and I was exhausted. I texted my pastor to let him know I wouldn't be at church. Even though I had coffee, ... Read more
10 Minutes
Monday, March 19, 2018      6 comments

I wasn't feeling it today. However, I promised myself I'd be consistent with exercise, so I got my 10 minutes in. It wasn't a life-changing experience, but it's done. It's a small step to becoming more consistent with exercise. Yesterday, ... Read more
Scheduling Sunday - 3/18/18
Sunday, March 18, 2018      5 comments

I had a great day. I ate well and exercised. It feels good. I need to remember this feeling of accomplishment when I'm tempted to skip my workout. Here's my plan for the week: My focus for the week is to be consistent with exercise. ... Read more
Success Saturday - 3/17/18
Sunday, March 18, 2018      5 comments

I keep forgetting to celebrate my successes on Saturday. But, I remembered today, so let's go! This week: I lost three pounds I started strength training I had a good week with my son I spent time with a good friend I am eating... Read more
Snacks are Good
Sunday, March 11, 2018      1 comments

My challenge said to have nutritious snacks ready to go. I got snacks ready. Today, I am so very tired. However, my snacks were ready for me. That was nice. Thank you challenge.... Read more
When I Don't Want to Exercise
Friday, March 09, 2018      6 comments

SparkCoach wants me to write down my excuses for not exercising and then how I will bust through each excuse. I only have two excuses. I'M TOO TIRED I'M TOO SORE How do I but through those? Well, I think the best thing for me is come... Read more
Non Scale Victories
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      2 comments

I'm just jotting down a few NSVs My blood sugar readings are in range 94% of the time in the last month. My dose of Glimepiride (diabetes drug) has been reduced. I enjoy eating veggies. I don't eat much processed food anymore. I dri... Read more
Time to dig in my heels
Tuesday, March 06, 2018      3 comments

I'll admit it. I'm haven't been very motivated to be healthy lately. I'm tired a lot and it gets to me. I am trying to keep in mind that the more tired I am, the more important it is for me to focus on my health. I am eating well. Because o... Read more
Sunday Success and Scheduling
Sunday, February 25, 2018      3 comments

I am trying to get in the habit of celebrating my successes on Saturday, but yesterday was just such a difficult day. I'm struggling today too, but I am going to do this anyway. Successes this week: Lost 1 pound Doctor reduced my dia... Read more
Depression sucks
Saturday, February 24, 2018      3 comments

Today has been hard. I ate well. I exercised. I took my meds. I meditated. I prayed. I snuggled doggies. I'm still really down. I have a good life, and I am thankful. Today is hard, but it will pass.... Read more
Oops. I think I've accidentally given up pop.
Monday, February 19, 2018      7 comments

I didn't make a plan to give up pop, but I have. I have coffee in the morning, milk with dinner, and water all the rest of the time. I love Pepsi and Coke, but I haven't had any in at least 7 weeks. I don't miss it. Awesome. Goodbye pop. I... Read more

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