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(Another) New Start
Wednesday, November 20, 2013      4 comments

I have had a major setback in the last few of months. Between the stress of this new job and the changes being made within the company I am about to explode. I usually counteract stress with exercise, but not lately. I have to walk so much on... Read more
Monday, July 15, 2013      3 comments

I am trying to recover from my family's visit this past week. I love my children and my grandchildren. I was so looking forward to their visit, but to my surprise, I was equally as glad to see them head back home yesterday. I have been try... Read more
Saturday, July 06, 2013      2 comments

Sitting here on my patio on a warm summer night, listening to my neighbor's radio playing good old down home bluegrass music....makes me a little homesick for the mountains of VA. I'm just an country girl at matter where I might be l... Read more
Monday, July 01, 2013      2 comments

Well there is some great news, some good news and some bad news to report from this week. The great news is that I stayed on my eating plan all week with just one day of a little treat. I really am not sure where I was at the start of thi... Read more
Thursday, June 27, 2013      1 comments

Another crazy day at work today. Every day I survive at this new job is one day closer to retirement. That is the only way I can get through the next 5 day at a time. I am trying so hard to change my mindset about it. I know that... Read more
Sunday, June 23, 2013      2 comments

Well my despair reached "critical mass" over the past two days. I sat down and took a very hard look at what I have been (or not been doing) to help myself....I did not like what I saw. I know there are things I can't change at this point in... Read more
Wednesday, June 19, 2013      3 comments

My rant for the day: My Job Almost 33 years with the same company, several different jobs and a relocation three years ago, but this is the first time I am having this many doubts about my abilities. I ended up with this job, not by choice, ... Read more
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      2 comments

I seem to be in a very bad place these days. I can't stay on track with my eating or exercising...and my stress level is way over the top. I hate my life, but I can't seem to see any way to make it better. I just want to go into my apartment,... Read more
First Week of the New Plan
Monday, January 21, 2013      1 comments

emoticonI lost 3 lbs. this first week!!!!! I managed to stay in my calorie range this week and managed to ... Read more
Thursday, January 17, 2013      4 comments

My Plan “B” is about what to do when I go back home to VA once a month. When I am there, I stay very busy working on the house, dealing with issues that have come up since the last time I was in, and most importantly…playing with my grandchildr... Read more
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      1 comments

Goals wouldn’t be any fun without some type of reward for achieving them. I have decided on three types of rewards…one for sticking to my exercise routine, one for sticking to my eating plan, and one for losing lbs. a) My reward for sticki... Read more
Tuesday, January 15, 2013      2 comments

I have set my goals, now it is time to establish an action plan to help me achieve those goals. Here is my action plan (I may revise it as I go along if I see something not working or see a way to make it work better). I will exercise for ... Read more
Goals for 2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013      1 comments

I have had a hard time writing down my goals for 2013. I started out with a very elaborate and in depth plan, but the more I read through it, the more I realized that I would never be able to keep these goals. So I have re-evaluated my list to... Read more
Thursday, January 03, 2013      2 comments

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New Year - New Determination
Wednesday, January 02, 2013      2 comments

When Fall came, I made myself a promise that my exercise would not suffer this winter. I had worked my way up to running a mile without stopping and I was getting out every day to either walk, run, or ride my bike. Then several things m... Read more

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