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Long Dark Tunnel.....But seeing the glimmer of light at the end.
Saturday, November 02, 2013      5 comments

November 2nd 2013 I am ready to get back on track. I have been off focus far too long. Gained 20 pounds I suppose. I am not bringing the scale back into my life. I have a bad habit of getting caught up in the numbers. This time around I want t... Read more
The Facts
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      5 comments

I read this devotional today and heard all of your comments in my head whilst reading it. It really is the word from God I have been waiting to hear. You all said such wise things to me and I needed to hear all of it. Choice indeed. I do love yo... Read more
Summer Is NOT A Happy Time For Me
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      7 comments

I must say off the top that I really dread summer every year. My hours become crazy and I get overwhelmed. I see between 30 and 40 people a week during the summer and work anywhere from 60 to 65 hours a week. I am not griping, really just statin... Read more
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      4 comments

Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of myself. ... Read more
Is it really April already?
Tuesday, April 09, 2013      5 comments

April 8th 2013 Is it really April already? Yes. The past ..............Oh my, can it have been that long? Yes, it has been SEVEN weeks since I got off my plan. In seven weeks I managed to put back all the weight it took me 3 1/2 months to lose... Read more
Drill Sergeant VS Cheerleader
Friday, March 29, 2013      7 comments

Wow. I sure can relate to that! I am really my own worst enemy. I get it into my head that things have to be a certain way and anything but that way is then a total fai... Read more
Changed something yesterday!
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      8 comments

I had an interaction with my difficult family member yesterday. I was treated with great disrespect. My normal reaction would be tears followed by some juvenile response b... Read more
DOING something.
Saturday, March 23, 2013      12 comments

If I am ever going to get out of this depression, I need to DO something. So, I have reset my Sparkgoals today and wiped the slate clean. I am going to follow the Sparkpe... Read more
I Am So Fortunate
Thursday, March 21, 2013      12 comments

I know my profile picture does not represent me well today so I thought this one looked better. I was looking at my picture and thinking what a genuine smile looks like on... Read more
Time To Admit It To Myself
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      9 comments

My depression has returned and I didn't even see it coming. It sort of creeped up on me and now I recognize the feelings that are so bleak and familiar . I have two choices. I can do what I have always done which is withdraw, isolate, and g... Read more
You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!
Friday, March 15, 2013      7 comments

vimeo.com/61275290 This is a little 39 second video that really made me laugh tonight. The title is " Paper is Not Dead" I am a really old dog when it comes to technology and my husband , bless him, is fine with it.... Read more
Another Good Day
Sunday, March 10, 2013      5 comments

I am so tuckered out. I am getting ready for bed but wanted to gush about what a good day it was today! I went to my al-anon meeting and heard some really good things about detachment with love. Who knew? I thought that only came out of ang... Read more
Fortune Cookie Wisdom
Saturday, March 09, 2013      4 comments

Took My Husband out for sushi tonight because he deserved it, and here is what my uneaten fortune cookie told me.............. "Life enrich from seeking, ... Read more
All or Nothing
Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

emoticon Spark Coach asked me to blog about my all or nothing pitfalls on this journey. As a matter of fact... Read more
March Goals
Friday, March 01, 2013      8 comments

I spent some time re-evaluating my goals and have revised them a bit for March. 1) Drink 4 of my water glasses daily. 96 oz. total. 2) Sleep 8 hours a night. This means a bedtime of 11:30. 3) Five freggies a day. 4) Stay on p... Read more

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