Many good choices...but not perfect!
This is actually a line I am borrowing from one of my Sparkfriends and her blog. Once in a while when i read something, the words seem to attach themselves to me and not let me go. This was one of those phrases. Thank you Justyna!
In my las... Read more
I love having good days.
Well, who doesn't?
With the beginning of fall yesterday (unfortunately our weather is NOT cooperating), and the realization that there were exactly 100 days left in 2015, I decided to jump on a bandwagon and do a 100 day countdown. For wha... Read more
Yesterday I did very well...or so I thought...
...and then I realized I actually messed up big time.
The messing up did not begin when I lost all control and put all the sweets in my mouth that my husband had just bought. It started actually rather early in the day.
My breakfast ... Read more
Tomorrow is no longer an option; the time is now!
This is my new mantra: Tomorrow is no longer an option; the time is now! For weeks, months, years, I have been waiting for the perfect time to get healthy. I know I have even blogged about here before. And of course I have figured out a long tim... Read more
Why is this so hard?
For weeks now I have been trying to get back into Sparks, and it seems like I keep dragging my heels.
I can't believe i wrote my last blog 4 months and 1 day ago. I never had the intention of being absent all summer, but here I am 4 months ... Read more
Recommendations for Activity Trackers
For my upcoming birthday my husband would like to get me an activity tracker. I am excited about it, but totally overwhelmed when I look at everything that is available. I have read numerous reviews and still have no idea what I should get.
U... Read more
Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight
Recently in my search for yet another resource for my journey to health, I came across the book "Lose the Clutter, Lose the Weight", by Peter Walsh. The title intrigued me, since I am living with someone who has a very difficult time getting rid... Read more
I don't make any progress - what is wrong with me?
Am I not working hard enough? Am I making too many excuses? Am I too lazy, not motivated enough, inconsistant, or simply destined to fail? No, I don't believe that last phrase is true, but I really am trying to figure out why I am having such a ... Read more
Update on my "March march"
This update is long overdue and I apologize to my Sparkfriends who offered to be my walking buddies for this month.
Right from the start of my ambitious endeavor I faced all kinds of detours and hurdles. I am sad to say things have not cha... Read more
Looking for a March marching/walking buddy!
Generally I don't do very many challenges or contests. Hoever, I do admire people who participate and inspire others in the processs.
However, this morning as I was thinking about this new month (I am still excited), I decided that I want... Read more
Finishing up February and Moving into Marvelous March
I am always excited when I start a new month. In some ways it is silly, since I have the opportunity to start over every single day, but there is just something about a whole new month with endless possibilities to do things right.
In some... Read more
Today has been a good day!
It really feels great to be able to say that. In the past I generally would focus on all the things I didn't accomplish or that went wrong.
However, today I did...
- drink 8 glasses of water
- walk over 9000 steps
- take the do... Read more
I am starting to do a few things right!
It really feels good when you come to the end of the day and you realize you have made several good choices.
Ever since I wrote my blog on 2/22 about moving forward, it seems like a few things are coming together. I have only taken some very... Read more
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Today I had a revelation!
Earlier today I received some information from my health care provider regarding dealing with a chronic illness. For the first time ever did I realize that I have been dealing with a chronic disease for most of my life. I don't know why it never... Read more