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2017 recap
Sunday, December 31, 2017      2 comments

2017 was a life changing year. Had a hysterectomy in July after pre-cancer was found. The surgery was rescheduled after a cardiologist and my doctor paused it during surgery pre-clearances. I am so glad they did. In that month, I cleaned up my e... Read more
Lost Time
Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

I only have one health goal (resolution) for this year and that would be that I stop dwelling on the past year(s) that have passed without much progress. I tend to dwell on those times where I fell away from my journey and rather learn from them... Read more
Two pound celebration
Sunday, July 01, 2012      1 comments

So I lost 27 pounds last year and my last posted weight loss was in August of 2011. Since then, I have gained and lost 8 pounds over and over. Finally, I have busted that plateau and have lost an additional 2 pounds since getting myself back her... Read more
Unwanted surprise
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      4 comments

Yesterday, my doctor pulled up a report from a CT scan that was done of my pancreas last month. That scan found a spot on my lung. A very small spot, but a spot nonetheless. I am reserving judgement until I speak with the gastrointestinal specia... Read more
So, there was this box of cupcakes...
Friday, January 27, 2012      1 comments

and I did not eat one of them!... Read more
Monday, November 28, 2011      0 comments

I need to be more mindful of what I'm thankful for. Things in my life are not ideal but there are many things for which I can still feel gratitude. My goal is to begin living my life with more thankfulness. Today I am grateful for the new job m... Read more
My oak trees are crazy!
Tuesday, November 08, 2011      1 comments

Today I raked and bagged 10 bags of leaves. To date I have bagged up 52 bags of leaves! And we are not done yet! We've hauled 32 to recyle and I have refilled enough bags to take another load! The weather has been great and I take advantage o... Read more
Reset button
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      0 comments

I just got back today. I've been away for awhile and there were probably more than a dozen reasons why but I am not going to over analyze it lest I get frustrated and disappear again. Sooo I am hitting the "reset button" today! ... Read more
A good report
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      0 comments

I would not say that this has been my best month, but today, I received congratulations from my doctor for my weight loss...for my blood pressure being normal...for my triglycerides making a moderate improvement. No, he did not say I could come ... Read more
a couple steps back
Thursday, August 04, 2011      3 comments

The last two days have been challenging. Maybe it was my sister-in-law's surgery, my husband starting 2nd shift on his new job, my being home alone with my thoughts, my impending haircut in which I was planning to have 6-8 inches cut and pickin... Read more
What I am thankful for today!
Tuesday, July 26, 2011      0 comments

I haven't been to my spark page since my last blog entry (July 17) and I noticed that there were some replies of encouragement to my last few blogs and I was so encouraged by those replies. And to think that I originally started out with a priva... Read more
10 Percent!
Sunday, July 17, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I weighed in and realized that I had lost 10 percent of my body weight. Thats 24 pounds! What a great way to start the new week. I also realized that I have tracked my food for 21 days in a row. Not a record for me, but it means that a... Read more
Back for another go at it...
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

Since my last post (April) more changes poured into my life. My aunt did pass away in April, long after my last post. It was a heart wrenching ordeal to watch this strong beautiful woman fade away for 3 weeks, but a definite show of her resilie... Read more
on losing my best friend...
Wednesday, April 06, 2011      3 comments

I've been away for awhile. My last blog entry was March 9. On March 13, I lost my best friend...my mom. I will say that I have shut down in many ways and the emotional eating has been taking over. Initially, I had been able to maintain, but th... Read more
Busy schedule but staying in it!
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      1 comments

My new assignment keeps be extremely busy and on the move! The students I'm tutoring are wonderful. About this time last year, I fell away and was not consistent. This year has to be different and I have taken steps to make sure that does not ... Read more

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