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Life is a bumpy road
Tuesday, January 14, 2020      7 comments

...... and eventually you learn to drive on it. I have turned back to me and what I need to get back to my super healthy life. I did so well to get to Lifetime status on WW but the past several months I have been hanging on by a thread. ... Read more
When you are ready
Sunday, December 29, 2019      5 comments

I am ready!!! I need to return to my healthy ways. Like many, I imagine, the last two months have been a blur of excess eating, bad choices, indulge... Read more
Another Day to Start Anew
Saturday, December 21, 2019      3 comments

I have been starting over and refocusing since October. emoticon I am having a hard time getting my mojo going... Read more
What have I been doing?
Saturday, November 30, 2019      6 comments

What have I been doing? This question can be taken different ways. 1. Where has my time gone? No sure. Life has been hectic. Work is busy and one of my team is not playing nice with the rest of us ... Read more
Today's a New Day - Goals
Thursday, October 24, 2019      4 comments

I have been struggling for months. I pull myself up and back on track only to fall off again. My weight has been slowly creeping. Hubby's has too. I've fallen off with my exercise too. Not sure when it began. No point in wondering or worrying,... Read more
When the Mind is Willing, the Flesh will Follow
Friday, September 27, 2019      7 comments

I have been struggling a bit to get my head back in the game. As a result, my body has been suffering. When I say suffering, I mean aches and pains that I only get when sitting more than not, and not sleeping well. I have been having those ... Read more
Step by Step - Change is Here
Saturday, August 31, 2019      6 comments

I am a bit at odds at this point in my life. I am trying to get things done at home but find myself "wasting" time on "things." I have to stop and keep reminding myself that I need to do this or that. I'm getting there. Last week I started ... Read more
Getting Back to My Life
Sunday, August 18, 2019      12 comments

I am slowly turning a corner with the death of my aunt and illness/injury of my uncle. My uncle is in rehab since Monday. He is doing pretty well. Originally the hospital sent him to rehab without any pain meds but finally the doctor at rehab ... Read more
The Vacation that Wasn't......
Sunday, August 11, 2019      14 comments

We were on vacation for two weeks. Mostly a staycation. We did get away the first three days of our vacation. We went to Vermont. Focus to see Hildene - The Lincoln family home (Robert Lincoln -son of Abraham- that is. The time away was great ... Read more
Turning the Ship Around - Hit an Iceberg
Wednesday, July 10, 2019      21 comments

I posted about how getting on track is like turning a ship around. It's hard, and it takes time and patience. But what happens when you hit an iceberg? Something happens that slows your progress, or heaven forbid, stops your progress. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Turning the Ship Around - SMART Goals
Monday, June 24, 2019      111 comments

Changing my routine and mindset is like turning a ship around. It takes lots of time, perseverance, and strength. I will add that it takes motivation, commitment, and patience too. ... Read more
What I've Learned - Know Yourself
Friday, June 21, 2019      11 comments

My weight has been up since returning from my mini-vacation. I'm not going to say "I don't know why." But what is troubling, and kind of frightening, is that that short amount of time away from my routines has really weakened my willpower. I gue... Read more
Trip Report
Thursday, May 30, 2019      12 comments

I went away over the weekend to the Midwest. I ate out every meal except two -13 meals I walked or exercised -every day I drank water - every day I laughed and had fun with friends - every day I gained some weight (I won't tell you... Read more
To Make a Change in Your Life, Tell Yourself a Different Story
Thursday, May 16, 2019      12 comments

My company has many great benefits and one of them is a wellness coach. She helps me (and others) work through life’s challenges related to stress, weight, life-work balance, etc. I meet with her a couple of times a month. I *love* her! She al... Read more
Another 5K
Monday, May 06, 2019      12 comments

Hubby and I "competed" in our second 5K this year. I am signed up for 3 and he is signed up for 5. Yesterday's 5K was mostly fast walking except for about 3 bursts of energy and short runs. I don't enjoy running except for the fact that it ge... Read more

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