LIZ-GS's Blogs

UP& at 'Em!
Tuesday, September 08, 2009      1 comments

Tuesday after a 3-day weekend & I've got energy??!! Yeah me! That whole 'Watch What you Eat' thingie is sooo accurate! A bit of sleep & I'm ready! Don't get all 'Pollyanna' on me though.... it's not an ideal work week that I'm facing;... Read more
Labor Day ending
Monday, September 07, 2009      2 comments

Whew! That was a fast paced weekend. Still haven't tallied the results - but at least I was conscious of what I ate, what I did, and where I went - a significant milestone itself. Looking forward to tomorrow, resuming a more 'regular' sched... Read more
The out-of-kilter schedule - snapshots in time.
Saturday, September 05, 2009      3 comments

Whew! Anyone else have an out-of-kilter, unbalanced schedule right now? Yuck. I really like having a quiet routine that matches my wants & needs rather than having to adjust my time to everyone & everything else (yes - this is the point to ... Read more
Friday, September 04, 2009      0 comments

Survived a tough work week & still stayed on target - WooHoo! I'll take my victories where and when they come: - Not sucking in my gut to get my jeans on! - Not making noise when I tie my shoes. - Hearing my daughter say "I didn't kn... Read more
First Milestone!
Thursday, September 03, 2009      2 comments

I hit my first ten pound loss! I'm in the double digits now! Pretty tired this late at night - celebrating success with an early night & some extra shut-eye. Sleep well, dream on!... Read more
Pilates Jelly Belly bust?
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      1 comments

Can Pilates really bust a jelly belly? I'm gonna find out! I finished a new Pilates DVD today. I'm sticking with it for awhile to see what changes occur. 3 kids, C-section, middle-year-mid-section, desk job spread = jelly belly 4 me! (ew... Read more
Happy in September...
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      0 comments

Thinking of all the good September events: birthdays, prepping for fall harvesting & autumn holidays, settlig into a new routine... happy thoughts. Missing the summer long warm nights, beaches, easy adjustable schedules. Overall, conte... Read more
Frantic Fridays, Manic Mondays - Grab bag kinda day
Monday, August 31, 2009      1 comments

Ever notice that Manic Mondays generally follow Frantic Fridays? Whew - glad that's over. Some days are just like a grab bag - never know what's inside until its opened. Ah well - bye, bye August... Hello September! I made a phy... Read more
The "Now" challenge & a wonderful weekend
Sunday, August 30, 2009      1 comments

Excellent weekend from Saturday's house cleaning and birthday party to Sundays visit to the Maryland Renaissance Festival ( - overcame the Friday miseries, relaxed, & focused on the 'now' - terrific! So.... it's Sunday even... Read more
Connecting chocolate chips to a notebook
Saturday, August 29, 2009      1 comments

From a very blah yesterday, I grew. (yeah me!) I finally was able to connect my frustration, anger, and anxiety to the chocolate chips and ice cream that I previously thought were just part of a typical grazing-overeating habit of relaxing on ... Read more
A work over at work... blah...
Friday, August 28, 2009      0 comments

Oh humbug! It's not been a 'workout' day, rather it'a a 'workover' day. Friday chaos, missed deadlines, frantic Friday scrambling, unhappy bosses - it's the pits! Blah! And it spite of it all - I'm claiming a victory, certainly nothing work... Read more
Looking for sunshine - even in the evening...
Thursday, August 27, 2009      0 comments

Hello Sparkers! Thanks for sharing those blogs - love hearing success stories, struggles in transit, and genreal tips. Overall, beyond the SP tools, I've found connecting really makes a difference. So let me share some sunshine in the evening: ... Read more
Making a 'Me-Only-Zone' - what's your zone?
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      2 comments

Whew! Finally met the deadline and can see a clearing through the little raincloud hovering around me for the past 2 days. What I need now: a 'me-only-zone' - time alone to decompress, relax, renew, and refresh. I'm going to take a stroll (... Read more
Rolling with the that stamina?
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      0 comments

Whew - things seldom go according to my plan: well organized, quiet, Monday followed by an orderly Tuesday, followed by an accomplish-filled Wednesday, etc..... So, after calling animal control to catch a stray cat, and getting flooded by t... Read more
Challenges for the week
Monday, August 24, 2009      1 comments

Well - this should be an interesing week: - Three kids going back to school means new routines - Normal work chaos - Finished reading the article / interview with Loghouse concerning a year of steady walking, I've committed to steady cardi... Read more

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