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Felt a little like Rocky running up the steps today... :O)
Thursday, November 22, 2012      1 comments

Its thanksgiving. Got up early and went to the gym with my son and ran/walked a 5k. I cooked thanksgiving dinner and made wise choices. sliced the turkey in the kitchen, brought the plate to the table, limiting the quantity and made some mi... Read more
micro victories
Wednesday, November 21, 2012      2 comments

Just go anyway, even if you dont want to. and today i didnt want to. change my thoughts to: 10 min. I can do 10 min. micro victories. , just put on exercise clothes, just have nutrition shake, just get in car, just drive to gym, just commit to ... Read more
Sunday, November 18, 2012      1 comments

im thrilled. although the scale did not budge this week, I have been consistent with fuel and exercise. i ran/walked over a 10 k yesterday. how about that. when i think about the challenges difficult marriage, finding out our house is in f... Read more
just for now
Friday, November 16, 2012      1 comments

just for now... i can choose mindfully, give myself grace and expectation. one victory at a time. got up, got exercise clothes on, got the the gym... i feel like im literally lifting each leg up with my clasped hands and placing them, looking p... Read more
little steps
Thursday, November 15, 2012      1 comments

last couple of days have been heavy with emotions that ive purposely buried and would normally want to turn to food to silence the cry and numb the pain. choosing to deal with the pain in non caloric ways is deeply challenging and uprooting. t... Read more
diligence is paying off
Sunday, November 11, 2012      5 comments

down 2.5 lbs this week. and hope it rising...... Read more
little steps
Saturday, November 10, 2012      2 comments

I took a library book and walked on the treadmill for an hour today and found that i just need to be determined to go to the gym. yesterday i walked in our neighborhood for a half hour. it was easier for me to walk longer in the gym im finding. ... Read more
Friday, November 09, 2012      4 comments

was feeling low yesterday, and lost. i had dreams for my life that have been systematically beat down and some actions i meant to encourage were not needed by those receiving and my spouse's visit home was challenging. the transition from him h... Read more
whats that i see...
Wednesday, November 07, 2012      2 comments

Im noticing that motivation is coming and going. thoughts come 'youve tried so many times before and failed' 'I try so hard only to fall flat. 'will this be a repeat?' 'shame' 'weary' and the conundrum of needing to lose weight and being bombar... Read more
Friday, November 27, 2009      3 comments

this thanksgiving.... I chose. and it felt really good. Im purposely not spending a lot of time on the computer as i dont want it to be a consuming habit that is a calorie trapper from sitting too long. I offered healthy choices a... Read more
Made a birdhouse!
Sunday, July 19, 2009      4 comments

I woke up one morning and decided Im going to make a birdhouse and this was the result. im rather pleased with my cute self.... Read more