Grateful for the good days! And article link to dancing yourself happy
Monday, October 04, 2010 5 comments
The last week or so I've felt like my old self- I have energy and I feel better and stronger --albeit stiffer-- the day after a workout instead of feeling like death warmed over. It's been chilly and I'm learning to adjust to biking in the col... Read more
Fat cells do more than just store fat. A LOT more.
Friday, October 01, 2010 15 comments
A friend sent me this article from the Huffington Post yesterday. He knows about the health issues and the deep fatigue I've been dealing with since the weight loss and thought perhaps I'd find some answers, or at least some hope, in this arti... Read more
Scale crossed back over 200 lbs today!!
Thursday, September 23, 2010 6 comments
It said 204lbs!!...but don't worry, it wasn't just me! I was holding my hybrid bike so I could see how much it weighs. :D Had you going there a minute, now didn't I! Turns out that sweet puppy of mine weighs almost 40lbs! So why exact... Read more
When the warrior has to stop fighting & learn to make peace
Sunday, September 12, 2010 3 comments
This isn't my typical blog post, I'll be honest about that right now. Normally, I like to blog about lessons I've learned and events or ideas I've gleaned on this journey which I think-- and hope-- will be applicable to others, like you, and he... Read more
Looking in the mirror who do you see?
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 4 comments
It's been awhile since I've had a chance to write; it's been a very busy summer. I continue to find that the tools and discipline I learned in my weight loss and health journey apply to so many other areas of my life-- I'm slowly but steadily l... Read more
Defeating emotional eating- Living Both Sides of The Golden Rule
Sunday, June 27, 2010 2 comments
A good portion of a successful journey to healthy living and weight loss is learning to understand the triggers that throw you off course. Those moments where you want to make a good choice, a choice true to yourself and your long term goals, bu... Read more
Is the work worth it if you don't get results you want?
Thursday, June 03, 2010 11 comments
I was trying to write a quick supportive note to a spark buddy who has been doing her exercise and several healthy habits, has gotten quite good at them, but still isn't seeing much in the way of weight loss. A lot of people would get discourag... Read more
Still learning: making space for success in my life
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 13 comments
Several years into this journey to a healthier me and I'm still learning. Today I really saw the importance of being gentle and compassionate with myself in my times of weakness and perceived failure. A few minutes of conscious self-compassion... Read more
Found another tool today to stay Car-FREE without sacrificing mobility when needed.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 8 comments
QUESTION- Does anyone know how I can post a button using code on my blog or Sparkpage? I've got a great button that links to a promotion I'd like to share, but can't get the code to post. Help? Okay, anyway... I discovered a car-share p... Read more
Struggling with the whole maitaining & resting on my laurels thing
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 6 comments
Well, I decided I didn't trust that cheap analog scale I bought that weighed me in so far below what I thought my weight was, and it didn't align with the numbers on my Dr. scale either. So I returned it and got a digital scale. The good news,... Read more
Training for the marathon when I was born a sprinter??
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 8 comments
Does anyone else here struggle with doing too much? If you do, I'd really like your tips on how you honestly evaluate which days it is in your best interest to do less? For myself, I don't like feeling weak and in my journey I've disco... Read more
oh I'm gonna regret posting this, ain't I? ;)
Friday, April 09, 2010 7 comments
Let me see if I can get this link working. Choreographing the big HOE-DOWN dance Number! www.facebook.com/video/v
ideo.php?v=1425873971267 For those of you who didn't know, one of my end goals in getting healthy and ba... Read more
Check-in on a few things and pics of the new bike
Thursday, April 08, 2010 2 comments
Naming my fears & making myself accountable to you all
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 12 comments
I need to do something drastic tonight to keep myself safe from a binge that is trying to lure me in. I need to do it, but I'm not sure I'm strong enough cause it goes against all my old survival coping strategies and it requires me facing head... Read more
Saturday, April 03, 2010 8 comments
Yesterday the long awaited bike finally came home with me! It's a Trek 7000, which is an entry level hybrid, so it can handle roads and well groomed trails ans such. I will admit I have been extremely hesitant to 'get on board' the biking trai... Read more
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