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Sunday, November 09, 2014      0 comments

...and I'm off. I feel like I've been revving my engine for a very long time, and I'm ready to get off the starting line and take on this huge challenge before me. I haven't been blogging lately, mostly because I have had a virus on ... Read more
Goal Setting: Month 1
Sunday, August 31, 2014      1 comments

After getting into a deep, dark slump over this past winter, I delt with my feelings in some very unhealthy ways. In fact, most of the time I didn't deal with my feels, I ATE them. In the process, formed some BAD habits. So even though I felt... Read more's a slippery slope for me.
Sunday, April 13, 2014      4 comments

I admire all the sparkers I see that have learned to eat (all things?) in moderation and achieve great success. However, I've learned a few things about myself over the years and one is that I LOVE sweets, more than the average person, I believ... Read more
Blogging as therapy/journaling
Monday, March 03, 2014      5 comments

I've realized over the last few years that my blogs are incredibly therapeutic for me. It's been recommended over and over again for people to journal for mental and spiritual reasons. My blogs are my (public) journal. Like many ... Read more
O.K. Getting a grip
Saturday, February 15, 2014      1 comments

I almost deleted my last blog. It's so embarrassing for me to have all my yucky depressing feelings "out there". But then I thought, maybe someday by leaving it there I can give somebody else hope. Hope that even when you are dealing with dep... Read more
Survival Mode
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      2 comments

I have been in survival mode most of the past 6 months. I'm just able to do what I need to do each day to get through the day. I'm not happy, I'm not finding as much joy in things that usually bring me joy. I'm tired sluggish, snappy, sad, an... Read more
Taking steps in the right direction
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      6 comments

We are one week into the New Year and I'm feeling pretty good about the steps I've taken toward my goals so far. I didn't expect to hit everyone on the head on day 1, but I am meeting some of my goals already, and taking steps in the right dire... Read more
New Years Blog (Part 2)
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      3 comments

Here is the blog where I set my New Years Resolutions...I see your eyes rolling from here. I know how cliché making New Year's Resolutions is, but I think of it this way: I'm making well thought out goals, I'm brainstorming action plans ... Read more
My 2013 Year In Review (New Years Blog Part 1)
Monday, December 30, 2013      4 comments

I want to take some time to reflect on this past year. On what has gone on in my life, the goals I set, actions I implemented to reach my goals etc. I'll mostly focus on weight loss goals, but I would like to review other areas of life as well... Read more
Baby Steps
Saturday, December 28, 2013      9 comments

Tonight I'm setting some small goals to begin tomorrow. I will add a few each week and adjust them as needed. 1. Drink 1 gallon of water each day 2. Track every single bite of food 3. Only drink water (no pop, sugary coffee etc.) 80... Read more
Attitude of Gratitude - November 29th
Friday, November 29, 2013      4 comments

Today I'm grateful... 1. That my Dad is a plumber and fixed my broken toilet today when we had a plumbing emergency. 2. For the time I got to spend with my brother and sister-in-law celebrating Christmas early with them. 3. That... Read more
Attitude of Gratitude - Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 28, 2013      3 comments

It was a blessed and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday with my family today. 1. Thankful for having so much wonderful family involved in my life. 2. Thankful that my brother and his wife are here safely from Boston and I get to spend th... Read more
Attitude of gratitude (Tues and Wed)
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      7 comments

This is very hard to do today. It's been a really rough day, but here it goes... Tuesday: 1. My job - I'm grateful that I found a job working 3 days a week to help my family get out of our financial mess and change our family tree. ... Read more
This song just sums it all up...
Wednesday, November 27, 2013      4 comments
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Attitude of Gratitude
Sunday, November 24, 2013      4 comments

In honor of Thanksiving and just wanting to be very mindful of all my many blessings, I am going to blog 3 things each day that I am thankful for. Sunday November 24, 2013 1. Jesus - So thankful that He paid the price so that I may be for... Read more

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