I successfully made a course correction (first time in my memory)
Thursday, August 04, 2011 3 comments
So I'd been doing amazing. Lost 13 lbs in 7 weeks - unheard of for me. And then the weight started going up. I weigh myself every morning. I understand about water weight and fluctuations and didn't worry that first morning it went up. But ... Read more
How I Spent My Summer Vacation
Sunday, July 31, 2011 5 comments
The Dangers of Distracted Driving
Monday, April 04, 2011 8 comments
This past Wednesday, my brother-in-law, Bob, was killed by a 23 yo man in a pickup truck who dropped his cell phone and while retrieving it drifted into the bike lane. This happened in Florida. Bob and my sister, Shelly, had driven from t... Read more
I went to an exercise class tonight. Why?
Monday, January 17, 2011 6 comments
Why in terms of - what motivated me to actually go to the gym and take the class. I haven't exercised in months. How can I bottle that so it is available when I don't feel like going? Here are the things I did that I know helped: 1. ... Read more
A Fresh Start instigated by my ex-employer
Wednesday, January 05, 2011 8 comments
Wow, I really have been putting off writing this blog. On Dec 29, I was told that my job had ended, that I was unable to do the job adequately to keep it. I thought I was ready for it. I had been trying since I was diagnosed with ADD to g... Read more
They say I have ADD but - Oh look, it's a birdie!
Sunday, October 24, 2010 6 comments
I'll be 59 soon and I just found out I have ADD. I'm stunned and very relieved. It's not that I'm lazy. There's a reason I almost never finish anything. It's ADD. I say ADD rather than ADHD, because I don't have a hyperactive componen... Read more
What DO I want to be when I grow up?
Sunday, October 17, 2010 5 comments
So I'll be out of a job as of December 15. Financially, this is very bad. The job has very good benefits. I was hoping to be there for another couple years. But that is not to be. On the positive side, I won't need to deal with my micro... Read more
Friday, August 27, 2010 7 comments
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 6 comments
Who would have thought that boycotting Target would cause me to rethink my lunches at work! I am boycotting Target because they have chosen to make a large ($150,000) contribution to a political candidate. This is totally legal since the S... Read more
I'm taking back my power!
Thursday, July 22, 2010 7 comments
Yes, it's hot and muggy. Yes, my body is very uncomfortable in this kind of weather. But, I've had it. I've stopped exercising. I've been taking the bus the last mile to work instead of walking. It's an excuse and I'm not letting ... Read more
Cooking in the Summer
Monday, July 19, 2010 4 comments
Last night, I cooked a lovely dish high in fiber, low in calories, good mix of protein, complex grains and vegetables that is very low fat. Had a serving for lunch today which is not the norm. I have been hitting up Target for frozen entrees t... Read more
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