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Not easy...
Sunday, October 05, 2014      0 comments

Losing weight is not easy. I want to make a lifestyle change and yet I fall back into the same ruts. For the next week, my goals are: Track my food intake. Don't eat aimlessly. Exercise daily for at least 20 minutes. Short but swee... Read more
I am going to be an aunt!
Monday, November 04, 2013      0 comments

We had a Halloween party Saturday night and my sister pulled me to the side to tell me something. She said that she was pregnant. She just had her first wedding anniversary so things are falling in line perfectly for her. I am sooooo happy... Read more
I am going to keep it simple this week.
Monday, September 30, 2013      0 comments

Lots of hours this week at work and different hours than I am used to so I am going to focus on keeping up on my workouts and let everything else fall into place. Preparation is going to be key for the week. My clothes are ready for tomorrow and... Read more
Had an epiphany today about food...
Sunday, July 28, 2013      2 comments

Food should feel good before, during and after you eat it. Before you eat - it should be something that you are proud to eat because it is healthful and something you are excited to eat because it tastes great. During - it should obvio... Read more
What a difference a day makes...
Thursday, June 27, 2013      0 comments

And some exercise and healthy eating. I feel pretty good about myself today. I fit back into my work pants which were becoming a little snug to say the least. Moving a lot lighter on my feet at work and having an overall great day!... Read more
Totally humiliated...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013      3 comments

This might be what I needed but right now I am still processing how difficult today was. There were many professional people touring my jobsite today and a humiliating joke was made on my behalf more than once. It was in regards to me guarding a... Read more
Plant-based eating...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013      1 comments

I had a health risk assessment at work last month and we had to do a follow-up with a health coach. She asked me if I knew about plant-based diets. Diet meaning lifestyle, not limiting food intake. I really was not familiar so she mentioned a co... Read more
My present to me is... knowledge.
Monday, May 20, 2013      1 comments

I just took a few minutes and did this really interesting task. I took 10 areas of my life - Health, Love, Job, Education, House, Finances, Retirement, Family, Friends and Myself, and I wrote what my current status is. Then I wrote out my future... Read more
Definition of insanity - me!
Monday, April 08, 2013      2 comments

I have been trying this weight loss thing for a couple years now to no avail. So tonight I decided that I am going to try something I have never done before, follow the meal plans set for me by Spark (with a little tweaking - as allowed by Spark... Read more
The Spark - the book
Monday, February 25, 2013      0 comments

I started reading The Spark and I love it. The subtleties that I am finding in there that seem to help me and it is just so inspirational. Great, great read if you are thinking about buying it. Eating went good though. When I got to work, m... Read more
February 24, 2013 Trying to get back on track.
Sunday, February 24, 2013      0 comments

I got sick about a month ago after I was doing pretty good working out and eating healthy. I let this disrupt my progress. Now I am having trouble getting back on track so I think I am going to blog my daily feelings, food, fitness and finds. ... Read more
Needing encouragement!
Monday, February 11, 2013      4 comments

I am back. Suffered a couple small setbacks. Emotionally drained from a family issue. Physically was drained from being sick for a couple of days. And then I slipped on some ice and strained my calf muscle. 'Nuf said. That's the past. No mo... Read more
Bright side to a tough day.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      3 comments

I have been exercising regularly since the day after Christmas. I did ok on my weigh in last week but today when I got on the scale, I had literally gained 4 lbs. What did I learn? That approximating my food intake when logging is not ... Read more
I don't understand.
Sunday, December 30, 2012      2 comments

1. Some days, I feel like jumping out of bed and exercising - rare. 2. Some days, I start working out with some minor thought. 3. Some days, I don't necessarily want to work out but I make myself do it, and I mean make. 4. Some days, I do... Read more
Learning to humble myself...
Tuesday, November 27, 2012      2 comments

I get so excited and motivated when I "start over" or get back on track that I think that I am unstoppable. Motivation is a great thing when you know how to handle it. The downside is when I slip up, I get so beside myself because I thought "thi... Read more

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