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LOW ENERGY/ HIGH ENERGY DAYS
Friday, October 01, 2010      5 comments

I am sure there are a lot of articles written on this subject or why we have low or high energy days. Today I am feeling a really low energy day. So I started thinking about it, and I think almost every week I start to wind down on Thursday an... Read more
BIRTHDAY TEA
Saturday, September 25, 2010      4 comments

Today was my daughter's birthday and her friend made her an elaborate tea party. My Mom collected tea cups and saucers during her lifetime and my daughter inherited them.... Read more
DAY 27 BACK ON SPARK
Thursday, September 23, 2010      4 comments

So when I started back on Spark at the end of August I blogged that I hate getting my picture taken. Since then I have read so many blog entries of fellow Spark people... Read more
PLANS FOR THE WEEKEND
Friday, September 17, 2010      3 comments

Today we had a mountain of gravel delivered to our house in order to put it down where the mud forms during the winter. So I am going to be shoveling and moving the mountain al... Read more
HAWAII HERE I COME
Tuesday, September 14, 2010      6 comments

In January I am going to be 60 years old and my daughter and I have booked a vacation in Maui for one week. So this is my current motivation and it is really a good motiv... Read more
BELIEVING IN THE DREAM
Friday, September 10, 2010      7 comments

My last 2 blogs were kind of serious, and that is because I love to be digging deep into my psyche and figure out what is getting in my way. I have read a lot of blogs ov... Read more
PART TWO: I COULDN'T HELP MYSELF
Thursday, September 09, 2010      2 comments

Last night after I had blogged my friend called me. She has been in recovery for alcoholism for several months and yesterday she had gotten into an argument with her husband and went out and bought a small bottle of brandy at the grocery store ... Read more
I COULDN'T HELP MYSELF --
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      3 comments

Today I overate my calorie allotment by 100 calories. OK, this isn't huge, I know. But what was huge was I caught myself saying (inside my head) that I couldn't help myself. Wow, where did that come from? Of course I could help myself. I al... Read more
What am I Feeding?
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      5 comments

As I watched Ruby be interviewed on Oprah yesterday (repeat) I thought about the question that Oprah asked her. What are you feeding? Since I have been heavy ever since I was a child I often thought about what it was might have caused me to ov... Read more
FEELINGS AND FEELING THEM
Saturday, September 04, 2010      5 comments

Generally I consider myself a really positive person. I usually try to see the bright side of a situation or the lessons I can learn from a difficult situation. But yesterday I was just feeling really angry, resentful, negative and full rage.... Read more
IMPROVING DAILY - A MOMENT BY MOMENT JOURNEY
Friday, September 03, 2010      3 comments

Back almost 3 years ago I joined Spark and set off on a journey that I didn't even really k... Read more
I HATE HAVING MY PICTURE TAKEN
Sunday, August 29, 2010      5 comments

Of course I hate having my picture taken. I don't like how much I have let myself go. As much as I would like to say that I love me just as I am now, I know in my heart ... Read more
I can't believe a whole month has passed!!!!
Saturday, August 28, 2010      3 comments

When last I wrote, on July 28th, life was hectic, and I felt like I was in control. I guess that was just a test for things to come. My Dad has been in and out of the hospital 3 times this month. Thank goodness he is doing ok now, but it h... Read more
Feeling Great, Exercising, and Eating Good
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      3 comments

I know I am really strapped for time right now but just wanted a short update. I have been getting up early every morning and doing 1/2 workout before work. I have been planning healthy meals and eating a lot of veggies and drinking a lot of w... Read more
I AM OUT HERE TAKING CARE OF MYSELF
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      5 comments

I have been working out, eating healthy, resting, and working long hours at work. So the only place that I have to give up time is here on the blogging. Just checking in to say hi and thanks for the good wishes. I am hanging in here.... Read more

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