This cold is dragging me down
Friday, September 24, 2010      2 comments

I am in a pretty sad mood today. I just don't feel all that great because of this stupid cold. I am absolutely miserable. I also have a million things to do and don't feel like doing anything but sleep today. I know if I don't do anything to... Read more
Today was a better day
Thursday, September 23, 2010      0 comments

Today I decided to go with the flow of things. I took a lot of time for myself today and it made a big difference. I still have my cold but I am feeling much better than yesterday. I journaled, did a little of my typing work, and then took a ... Read more
Busy day today but slowly getting things done
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      0 comments

I spent the day doing laundry and grocery shopping. I have a cold so it was a slow moving process but I did get it done. Now I am planning on going to bed early tonight because this cold is making me feel like I got run over by a truck.... Read more
Feeling great today! Self-care does wonders!!
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      1 comments

Today I decided to get my nails done as a reward for completing a huge project that I have been working hard to finish. I am so glad I finished the project and I am glad that I got my nails done. I had been promising myself all summer that I w... Read more
impatience and irritation of self the source of stress??
Monday, September 20, 2010      2 comments

Today the source of my stress was my mood. I was so irritated with myself for not getting stuff done fast enough. I guess you could say that I was very impatient. I have so much on my list of to-do's that I can't think straight. I really nee... Read more
Stress decreasing
Sunday, September 19, 2010      0 comments

I just joined the stress busters challenge team. Today is my first journal entry. My level of stress is low today. I went to church this morning and spent most of the day with my family. It was nice. I also got some household cleaning and pr... Read more
Prednisone has taken its toll on my body!
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      3 comments

I am so frustrated that I cannot get off the prednisone yet! I am still tapering down but time will tell whether my new medication will manage my crohns disease enough to come off of it. I have gained all of my weight back despite all of the e... Read more
2010 the Year of Change
Saturday, January 09, 2010      5 comments

The new year is upon us. I did some reflecting the past week and discovered that 2009 was about clearing up a lot of stuff in my life. Well, I have realized that with a lot of those changes I had made last year it brought me a lot of new oppor... Read more
During the summer you will find me outside
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      0 comments

I love to spend the summer outside especially in the early evening. I love to go to a park near the beach. My husband and I will take the dog for a walk and let him sniff the grass and the trees while we observe the beautiful sunset or reflec... Read more
Forcing yourself to eat healthy foods
Tuesday, June 09, 2009      0 comments

I do not force myself to eat foods I dislike period. It would make me sick to do so. I was often forced to eat foods I did not like and I ended up literally hating those foods. I refuse to buy, prepare, or eat these foods. I look back and I ... Read more
How I stay motivated
Tuesday, May 12, 2009      0 comments

I stay motivated by taking things one step and one day at a time. I don't look at it as losing weight by a certain amount of time. I look at it as taking care of myself and my health one day at time.... Read more
Saving money on groceries
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      0 comments

I save money on groceries by doing a combination of things. I inventory what I have in the pantry, fridge, and freezer and plan meals for the week/month around what is available to us. Then I make a list of what we need to round out those meal... Read more
Fast Break goals helped me to get motivated to a healthier lifestyle.
Tuesday, March 31, 2009      0 comments

I feel much more motivated to choosing healthier options now than I did a couple of years ago. The Fast Break goals gave me a place to start without overwhelming me. I started with water and moving around (exercise) in smaller increments and t... Read more

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