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Wednesday, February 10, 2016      4 comments

I am working on the difference between real hunger and brain hunger.... Mindfulness is a skill I need to develop! Stay tuned. ... Read more
Why does it take years? oh right...this is lifelong!
Tuesday, February 02, 2016      3 comments

SO much has changed. My oldest is an adult, making adult decisions (SCARY) and my youngest is also becoming a man of independence. I encourage him to eat well and be fit (he is an athlete) but can not find that balance for myself. I have had abo... Read more
Sunday, June 08, 2014      1 comments

SO, I read back to the last blog entry I made and where I was just over a year ago. So much has changed since then! My brother in law passed away of a major heart attack on 5/13/13. It turned our worlds upside down! I completely fell into a depr... Read more
Well, well, well
Thursday, May 02, 2013      1 comments

SO I did the Optifast for three weeks and lost 17 pounds. It did jump start body, brain and energy again. I have had to stop because my insurance is changing and I can not swing the added cost of the provider visits. It was quite an experience..... Read more
A more aggressive weight loss program
Friday, April 12, 2013      2 comments

Tomorrow I take a new leap into weight loss...starting a medically monitored program- Optifast. Many people will criticize, many people won't understand, and I really don't know how hard it is going to be...but I need a change unlike no other th... Read more
Whole lot of talk
Thursday, August 16, 2012      5 comments

So, I found out yesterday (even though i guess I knew it all along) that I can not run on my knee. For now, walking for exercise is even a no go- until I can get it calmed down and strengthened around it. This is really hard for me, because I kn... Read more
Lifted from Coach Nancy's Blog
Friday, July 13, 2012      2 comments

"As Coach John told me last spring..."Soreness is just your body's map of moving to a higher level of adaptation" I have to keep reading these things- because I sort of feel like I live in a constant state of soreness ... Read more
Friday, July 13, 2012      3 comments

OMG Yesterday was an evil food day : ( One thing I realized though, is that it was just one day- and that the last 18 months have had far too many of those "just one days." I made the choice to track it all- and be 100% stright with myself. ... Read more
July 12
Thursday, July 12, 2012      0 comments

So, yesterday I started the Ten minute trainer again. It really gets my goat that I used to be able to easily do 15 FULL pushups and now ten on my knees is a feat. I will use that as my guide though. I think push ups are going to be my everyday ... Read more
Jeepers creepers...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      3 comments

Ok- so I say to myself, "why is this so hard?" "you know what to do" "why did you let this happen?" and then i realize...all those thoughts aren't going to make it happen now! Today I start blogging and logging again. I got out of bed a... Read more
Gotta fess up...
Wednesday, May 09, 2012      5 comments

I have been "off the wagon" for about 8 months now. i feel like I ma lying to the world about things, as i get the kind words on my page. i feel like I want to eat all the time. I just finished school- should get my degree in the mail in t... Read more
Stress characteristics- from a Spark article.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012      2 comments

How many of these qualities do you exhibit? 1.Over-planning each day. Do you feel the need to stick to a strict schedule? Do you live in fear of falling behind or overlooking a task? 2.Doing several things at once. With too mu... Read more
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      4 comments

Last time I started running, I just did a little jogging in my walk program- this pole to that pole, then this street corner to that street corner. This time I decided to try a program. I didn't mind it- and I know that I can do more than what t... Read more
Fresh Start
Sunday, January 08, 2012      2 comments

Done feeling full, bloated and wearing bigger clothes. Done losing my grip because I am stressed and have no energy. I am going to find it again and I think this is the place to start. I just found a feature on here that allowed me to reset all ... Read more
Wednesday, November 16, 2011      2 comments

Been a busy week really. I have done pushup everyday, 10 is about what I can get out without falling on my nose....I went walking Sunday. Monday I didn't get out- they are tough. Yesterday I went to a yoga class and had a great time. I am kind o... Read more

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