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Now What?
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      12 comments

I found an old WW weigh-in booklet and realized my losing streak is in nearly the same spot now. I am eating much healthier than I have in the past --- but I still need a major overhaul and a drill sergeant to get me to exercise. What will it ta... Read more
5 mile yard sale
Monday, September 27, 2010      7 comments

The hot and spicy food fest was a bit of a bust. It took under 2 hours to get there so it was not a complete waste of time. We did buy some smokin' hot "ghost" pepper stuff that would burn a hole in the roof of normal people. Hubby Rick does not... Read more
Friday, September 24, 2010      8 comments

Love what a great day I had. Set up a few errands - bank, post office and library in one walking trip and had to be back at 9:30 to train a new student hire. I got my stuff done, had a delightful experience with the post office dude...he s... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I lost 50 lbs last night
Thursday, September 23, 2010      273 comments

Yes, actually it was all in one night. And oddly enough, I was sitting on the couch. Along with better eating habits and motivational tips, I have received an even bigger gift from sparking and fellow sparkies. Last night I did something th... Read more
Morning Laugh
Wednesday, September 22, 2010      11 comments

Working many hours this week and finding myself short on sleep, I decided that instead of going to the gym this morning, as I wanted to, weird though that may be, I would instead do some stretching, from the comfort of my own bed. On pract... Read more
Why I must go to the gym
Tuesday, September 21, 2010      8 comments

I am missing my happy buzz. I have not gone to the gym this week. Yes, I have been buried under piles of work and I have squeezed in walking time, but truth be told, walking around does not give me that same feeling of wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee. ... Read more
Events came and went
Monday, September 20, 2010      4 comments

We turned away lots of people, but they have another chance to get in tomorrow, and will still be a possibility on the day of the event. Anyway, evertyhing went fine and I kept my cool. Ha! We are still crazy busy, but everything went fine!... Read more
Choosing Not to be cranky
Monday, September 20, 2010      13 comments

I'm feeling cranky. Not enough sleep. Working with an event that is going to bring a crowd, possibly two - won't be enough seats to go around. People will be snippy. I'm choosing not to be cranky, though it will take a little work. :) Happy... Read more
Slightly Irritated
Sunday, September 19, 2010      7 comments

People do stupid things. Don't take it personally. That is what I am telling myself. A student worker was s'posed to start last week. Told me she needed more time. OK. It puts me behind, but I give it to her. She emails me today to "in... Read more
Note to Self
Wednesday, September 15, 2010      17 comments

When you have a moment (or moments) of weakness, get ready to make a u-turn. I felt like I was slipping away, and I did grab a lifeline. When you think you can't - think again. You can. and if you really want to --- you REALLY Can. Th... Read more
This is when the going gets tough
Monday, September 13, 2010      14 comments

The kids are back. School is back in session. I'm an administrator of sorts at a university. I work with kids. They are among the most brilliant and coolest kids I could ask for. Love them,...but they do take a lot of work. Some are geniuses, tr... Read more
Saturday, September 11, 2010      9 comments

It took me 9 years to get here. I went on a news blackout today. A few days ago as the Anniversary of 9-11 was approaching, I realized I didn't have to feel bad about it anymore. Two of my friends (plus thousands of others) died that wee... Read more
Chipmunk Arms
Friday, September 10, 2010      6 comments

I lifted yesterday - specifically on machines for chest press, shoulder press, upright row, and thing for your delts. I don't know the name - I think it is something "fly". Ok 15 mins of strength training. It was good. It gave me a happy buzz wh... Read more
I'm OK, You're OK
Thursday, September 09, 2010      9 comments

Sure, I read the book. I think it was required reading in Psych 101. Realizations are coming fast and furious lately and I think a good bit of it has to do with me getting active, really active again. I am on a roll and through my activity, I am... Read more
Walking Tall
Wednesday, September 08, 2010      9 comments

As a matter of fact, I am a tall girl - 6 feet. For yrs I called myself 5 eleven and three quarters, because I was embarrassed to be 6ft. I'm over that, and walking taller every day. I realized this yesterday when I was leaving work. I was ... Read more

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