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So proud
Thursday, July 11, 2013      2 comments

It has taken me a couple of extra days to get to week two day three on the couch to 5k program I am doing. I fell off the treadmill the other day. Don't ask me how but I did. Anyway, it was hot today...and my little voice was saying all sorts... Read more
my best buddy!
Thursday, July 04, 2013      4 comments

Today I wanted to share how much I appreciate my dog. We got him as a puppy two years ago. He was and is still so cute. A pug and a jack russell mix. Curly tailed and kind of barrel chested. The reason I appreciate him so much is he is a gr... Read more
Thursday, June 27, 2013      0 comments

Started the couch to 5k rookie running program tuesday! Day two down today!!! Signing up for the color run in Providence RI in October. Will give me plenty of time to train before then! I am feeling so good!!! Ditching the scale and just ta... Read more
Feeling great!!
Friday, June 21, 2013      3 comments

Eating primally, exercising daily. Finally seem to have a handle on everything! Feeling better than I have in as long as I can remember. Wanting to make these . permanent . Just want to live the rest of my life with health and vitality! So... Read more
Tuesday, June 18, 2013      2 comments

Just read my last blog post from over two years ago...wish I had continued to think that way. I have stumbled since, got back up, and stumbled again. I have learned from my mistakes. I know that lower carb/primal is the way to eat for me if ... Read more
Taking control...
Sunday, February 20, 2011      2 comments

For so many years I have been out of control. Not in many obvious ways, but internally, with my eating habits and with my health. At 43 years old and with 3 almost grown children I wish I had regained control earlier. I regret them having l... Read more
Thank you Leslie Sansone!
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      0 comments

So I have always been pretty pudgy and not at all athletically inclined. Watching my try zumba, or step aerobics or tae bo is a rather funny somewhat sad sight. Thankfully though, I have found exercise that I can do, that makes me sweat, makes... Read more
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      4 comments

This may be a little controversial but I have to write about it. I have been struggling with my weight, with fatigue, with chronic miserable sinuses for about as long as I can remember. I have dieted, given up and dieted again more times than ... Read more
My life
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      1 comments

So lately, as I have been changing the way I do things I have been doing alot of thinking. I love my job. I am a licensed practical nurse, have been one for 22 years. Until recently I have always said I could never think of doing anything els... Read more
Saturday, March 20, 2010      1 comments

I am so excited...even though the scale moves slowly. I have been using my elliptical just about every day for about three weeks now and I have noticed such a big difference in my stamina and endurance! I went for a three mile walk with my dau... Read more
low carb
Thursday, March 18, 2010      0 comments

So once again I am trying to adjust my way of eating to suit my needs. When I went to see the nurse practitioner the other day regarding high blood pressure and weight she suggested low carb which was much to my surprise. She stated she felt I... Read more
Done playing.
Friday, March 05, 2010      2 comments

So here I am...42 years old (almost 43) but in no rush to get there. Faced head on with the consequences of a lifetime of bad choices and knowing what I have to do about it. Was having headaches and not feeling so well and went to the doctor's... Read more
So Proud
Saturday, February 20, 2010      4 comments

Yes, I said it. I am so proud of myself. I am working a double today, after having worked third shift last night...instead of hitting the snooze for an extra few minutes or setting the alarm clock later I got up early enough to put in my 20 mi... Read more
Friday, February 19, 2010      1 comments

Being raised Catholic there is one thing I can always remember seeing and can still see to this day in my parent's house. The serenity prayer, on plaques, wall hangings etc. I never gave a thought to any of them really until recently. Now whe... Read more
love that elliptical!!!
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      1 comments

Well, got on the elliptical today for the first time in forever, put in twenty minutes, stopped to catch my breath once but it felt so good! My goal is to increase by five minutes every two days until I reach an hour! It kicks my butt, leaves... Read more

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