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Hot Tea Fixes Everything
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      2 comments

I do appreciate a little down time, and nothing goes better with that than a cup of hot tea with lemon. My busy schedule is increasing my stress is reducing my resolve t... Read more
Finding New Motivation
Sunday, January 25, 2015      2 comments

As the first month of the new year comes to an end most have let go of their new years revolutions. While the high motivation of January has begun to fade I have not let go of my New Years plans. I will let my boat float with the tide. Some d... Read more
The New Year is over
Sunday, January 11, 2015      2 comments

Winter is releasing its icy grip on the Midwest today. It was about 30 degrees warmer than is has been for several days. After a week of blowing snow, school cancellations, stalled vehicles and dangerous wind chills today was quite a relief. ... Read more
The Importance of Breath and Movement
Tuesday, January 06, 2015      1 comments

For some time now I have been living a very unhealthy lifestyle. Eating way too much of all the wrong things and spending way too much time plopped on the couch or sitting at my desk. I have tried on more than one occasion to make changes but ... Read more
Has it really been 5 years?
Monday, January 05, 2015      0 comments

It was on New Years day of 2010 that I originally joined Spark People. Having seen it on a friends FB page I began researching it on the internet. I was intrigued by what I read and then became excited when I saw all it had to offer, and all f... Read more
Daily journal
Sunday, January 04, 2015      1 comments

One of the changes I have decided to make for this year is to use my blog more in the style of a journal. I plan to make almost daily entries about a little of everything. This morning I started the day with one of my workout videos. I ... Read more
An Unhappy New Year?
Saturday, January 03, 2015      1 comments

Over the past few weeks I find myself struggling with depression. It is not a deep depression but more of a melancholy feeling. I can't seem to get motivated for much of anything. Right now I am just going through the motions. I hope spendin... Read more
Happy new year!
Friday, January 02, 2015      1 comments

I am trying to get excited about the new year but, this year it seems more difficult. With money as well as time running tight, it is hard not to become discouraged. One day at a time is my current plan. I will practice gratitude and ab... Read more
Sunday, August 24, 2014      3 comments

Well, it was this time last year that I was writing my last blog entry and vowing to start again. With a full time job a teenager and classes it all becomes overwhelming very quickly. So, how can I stay on track this time? I have reset all my... Read more
Monday, August 19, 2013      2 comments

It has been more than a year since I left Sparkpeople behind. I told myself at the time that I was on too many social networks and something had to go. So why was Sparkpeople the one that got dropped? I don't really know accept that it seemed... Read more
A stagnant period
Tuesday, June 05, 2012      0 comments

At the beginning of 2011 I found myself experiencing a shift in life, from a full time employee to a full time student. I grabbed the opportunity and was rewarded at the end of the year with my first degree. At the beginning of this year I had... Read more
The Winds of Change
Sunday, January 15, 2012      2 comments

With college orientation now complete my winter break is officially over. Trying to navigate a new school campus, new procedures and all the new classmates and professors is giving me serious transfer shock. Take a deep breath…..I can do this.... Read more
Why exercise in the morning?
Sunday, January 08, 2012      1 comments

Why get up at 4:30 every weekday morning, drag myself to the gym at 5 and put myself through the paces until 6, before most of the town is hitting the snooze on their alarm clocks? Because, after 6am I don’t have to give exercise another tho... Read more
Here's to the New Year!
Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

Well, Christmas is over and all the decorations are packed up for another year. I am 2 months into my commitment to a vegan diet and still motivated. Despite a few slips over the holidays it is going pretty well. I look forward to starting the n... Read more
Making a new start……….again
Monday, January 02, 2012      0 comments

I joined Spark People in 2009. After a few months I lost interest and was soon back to all my old habits. After becoming totally overwhelmed by all the social networking sites I had joined, I decided I needed to scale back and I deleted my Spark... Read more

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