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50 Day Log in streak!
Saturday, September 06, 2014      5 comments

emoticon I have been doing well. Today is my 50 day log in streatk! The weather is a bit hot sometime t... Read more
I am back and living in Arizona!
Friday, April 25, 2014      5 comments

Lots have happened since my last blog. I sold my property in SD, the day I was moving! What an awesome sign that this was the right move. I moved from SD to AZ the end of February and what an adventure that was. Here I was drivi... Read more
Getting back in the groove
Monday, December 30, 2013      4 comments

and it isn't even the 1st yet! The last couple of weeks have been very stressful and I even missed a day on here stopping my streak at 51 or so. Holidays, preparing my house for market and trying to resolve things with my ex who is still... Read more
Slow and Steady
Wednesday, December 04, 2013      2 comments

It has been a month and things have been going well. I have a good streak and have been able to get my food tracked steadily. I am so grateful with so much turmoil going on. While some things have been really difficult, this consistency has r... Read more
Grateful for being sick?
Friday, November 29, 2013      4 comments

In a strange sort of way, I am grateful for being sick this holiday week. It forced me to slow down. It forced me to take care of myself. I didn't have to worry about being around people I didn't want to be, although I did miss my daughter a... Read more
Being grateful for awareness
Monday, November 25, 2013      2 comments

"Awareness is the first step toward positive change and growth. " The Language of Letting Go. Todays reading for me. I am amazed at this journey I have been on. Some days have not been pretty. Some have been downright nasty. But each... Read more
Changes they are a coming....
Saturday, November 23, 2013      2 comments

A lot going on in my life right now. A year ago I moved to a smaller town to be nearer to my "ex" husband. I spent 9 years with him. Unfortunately, sometime enough is just not enough and it is time to walk away. I do this with such a h... Read more
When things get tough as they sometimes do.
Thursday, November 21, 2013      2 comments

Just don't quit! The last couple of days have been rather tough. It would have been a perfect opportunity to feed myself silly. It has been one thing after another yesterday and today. But I tracked everything and stayed within my limits... Read more
Lessons learned - day 15
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      5 comments

I have had a few lightbulb moments of late. The only way I will get healthy is by doing what I need. Not for anyone else, but for ME! It is ok to set boundaries and to stick with them. It is alright to say no and it is alright to go to bed e... Read more
Such a wonderful day
Saturday, November 09, 2013      2 comments

I am blessed to have met some wonderful woman "sisters" in my new town. Today we got together for a full day retreat. Spending time talking, meditating and making gratitude rocks. We also spent time eating! I am very proud of myself for not ... Read more
I am a diabetic!
Friday, November 08, 2013      5 comments

I feel like I should be at a 12 step meeting right now. I have always said I was a diabetic and took my pills, insulin, etc. My A1C's were always 5.9 to 7.1 within the acceptable range. HOWEVER, I didn't treat myself very well and didn't eat ... Read more
Alarm Clock Chaos
Wednesday, November 06, 2013      1 comments

Oh my goodness! When will I learn that I do not need four alarms and the snooze button. Not only do I not get done what I want to, I lay in bed not getting any sleep either. Is this just me? Talk about crazy! So I think I will go to one al... Read more
Recharged and home again!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      4 comments

I went to a visit to my sister in TX. My sister (1 of 3 of my sisters) has always been so motivated, works out a lot and is generally successful in all that she does. Hard to compete with....or so I thought. Saturday morning we wake up and sh... Read more
Texas Bound
Thursday, October 31, 2013      3 comments

After a spring and summer of medical issues. I will be spending a long weekend in TX with one of my wonderful sisters. She is extremely fit and motivated and I am hoping to gain some extra energy from her. A renn faire w/ lots of walking is s... Read more
I am back, yet again!
Tuesday, October 29, 2013      5 comments

It has been a while! I had just earned my orange belt in Tae Kwon Do and working toward my yellow when my health went bonkers. In the hospital end of April and numerous specialist - some I agree with and one I disagree with. Now I have a tear... Read more

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