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I am NOT going down without a fight...
Thursday, February 18, 2016      4 comments

I get so angry with myself at times. I do the things that I know aren't good for me. Well, this BS is stopping now. It's Midnight February 18th and I am putting my self on notice! Get back to the things that are disciplined and measured. Ge... Read more
ENCOURAGED
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      5 comments

I recently heard a commercial for Dark Matters Coffee, a Chicago based coffee business, I love this quote from the commercial. "The secret to success is to fail and learn continually". That pretty much tells the story of all of us who want to ... Read more
You certainly are!
Monday, February 15, 2016      5 comments

A recent comment on my Sparkpage from 1Crazydog "You are the greatest love of your life, treat yourself accordingly". Do we totally believe that? If we do, why do we run ourselves ragged for everyone else, leaving little for us? Why do we mak... Read more
Uninspired
Sunday, February 14, 2016      4 comments

Did you ever just feel uninspired about every little thing? On Friday I hit 200 days/20 lbs on to Sparkpeople (makes today 202) but I was too uninspired to ponder thoughts to write down. Maybe it was post night shift tiredness. I'm uninspired... Read more
Dreams
Wednesday, February 10, 2016      2 comments

I just read Cat_in_CJ's blog, Eyes on the Prize. She had this lovely picture with a CS Lewis quote, "you are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream". First, I love CS Lewis, and I love to dream. I get excited at just being ... Read more
Small steps
Tuesday, February 09, 2016      2 comments

The knee felt better today so took my boy for a leisurely walk around the hood. It's only 18 degrees here in Chicago burbs but it was pleasant, no win... Read more
Interesting
Monday, February 08, 2016      2 comments

I decided to not do the Stark Naked 21 day Metabolism Reset till after I return from vacation so after 5 days I decided to keep some of the habits and return to my eating plan. I was having trouble following the Reset and getting enough calorie... Read more
Interesting
Monday, February 08, 2016      2 comments

I decided to not do the Stark Naked 21 day Metabolism Reset till after I return from vacation so after 5 days I decided to keep some of the habits and return to my eating plan. I was having trouble following the Reset and getting enough calorie... Read more
Adjust your sails
Friday, February 05, 2016      7 comments

She stood in the storm & when the wind didn't blow her way, She adjusted her sails." Elizabeth Edwards This is a woman who adjusted her sails. Death of her son, her own battle with breast cancer, telling her children she was going to die... Read more
Thunder?
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      4 comments

February and we have rain with THUNDER! This is Chicago, snow! Today is day 2 of my metabolism reset. I'm loving today's smoothie. It has kale, sp... Read more
RESET....GOOOOO
Monday, February 01, 2016      4 comments

I am NOT the kind of girl who does fad diets, flushes, detox diets or such things, however starting today I am doing "The Stark Naked 21-Day Metabolic Reset" Eeeewww, 1/2 lemon in 6 oz. of water, first thing in the morning, green smoothies for ... Read more
Wheeeeew
Sunday, January 31, 2016      2 comments

Stepped on the scale this a.m. I was happy to see the same number pop up. It was a wild week and I missed logging my food a few times. I don't feel ... Read more
BCAA update
Wednesday, January 27, 2016      5 comments

It's a good news/bad news kind of day. I have been sketchy with my intake the last couple days. One day not enough calories, low on all sides of the situation. I had a talk with myself about taking care of Charie that day. Today I over compe... Read more
Pretty Happy
Tuesday, January 26, 2016      7 comments

I purchased the book, Stark Naked 21-Day Metabolic Reset by Brad Davidson. I have been pouring over the material making sure I get the whole picture before I start. I have set February 10th as my start date. That gives me a clear 21 days stre... Read more
Not going political on you
Thursday, January 21, 2016      5 comments

You may not be a fan of Hillary Clinton, but she made a statement today that I will subscribe to. "It's not if you get knocked down, but if you get back up." I think that is exactly what we need to keep in our heads with our weight loss/fitne... Read more

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