What Was I Thinking
Wednesday, December 07, 2016      1 comments

I've been struggling with getting a walk in everyday. It's laziness on my part really. I just can't get motivated for whatever reason. I think this week it's due to hubby being home as he doesn't go to work till late afternoon and once he's g... Read more
A+ From the Doctor!
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      4 comments

The visit to the Dr.'s today went really well. My blood work came back with the sugars going from 14 to 10, blood pressure almost normal 135/83. My kidneys are as he put it "the healthiest he's seen in a long time". My total cholesterol is sli... Read more
Only 2 Weeks Ago
Monday, December 05, 2016      0 comments

Two weeks ago, I thought I was heading into my Dr.'s appointment tomorrow to be told I'd have to go on insulin as the pills aren't lowering my blood sugars enough. But for the last few days, my sugars have been the lowest they've ever been. I'... Read more
It Pays Off...
Friday, December 02, 2016      2 comments

Everyday is a conscious fight to stay healthy and true to myself. I have family and friends who try to support me, sometimes in the wrong ways but I know their heart is in the right place. But ultimately it is my decision what I allow to pass ... Read more
Quiet Day
Sunday, November 27, 2016      0 comments

The dogs let me sleep in this morning. It was nice to get up at 7am, instead of my normal 6am, waking up on my own instead of multiple cold noses poking me saying they want to go outside As winter comes on this will happen more often as the do... Read more
Childhood Food Dislikes
Saturday, November 26, 2016      4 comments

My mother was a horrible cook. Her meals were normally bland, over cooked and bottom line not very adventurous, same meals week in and week out. I remember so well the stench of liver in the house, the dried out turkey every holiday, her homem... Read more
Making A Come Back...
Friday, November 25, 2016      4 comments

After having a devastating 2013, and fighting my way back to sanity it's time for me to take care of me. In August 2013 we lost our oldest son, 22 yrs, to a freak accident. The seemingly bottomless pit that throws you into is indescribable. ... Read more
Having A Social Life
Friday, February 22, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday my best friend got married. It was a wonderful family/close friends ceremony at their home with more like a dinner party atmosphere afterwards. It was fantastic. It was also the first time I've been out in a social aspect since I m... Read more
Back On Track
Friday, February 15, 2013      4 comments

It took a week. It took a week of working through the cravings the crap I ate brought to the surface. It was a war raging and though I lost one or two of those battles, ultimately the war was won. I got back to eating basics - where I was in ... Read more
An Apology To My Body
Friday, February 08, 2013      2 comments

Dear Body, We had a good run for the last 3+ weeks, eating clean and healthy, getting a good night sleep and waking and maintaining a happy/positive mood every day. I am so sorry for how I treated you yesterday. For not fueling you before... Read more
Quote For Today:
Thursday, February 07, 2013      5 comments

"When you cannot make up your mind between two evenly balanced courses of action, choose the bolder." – William Joseph Slim ... Read more
A Little Inspiration This Morning
Saturday, February 02, 2013      7 comments

Some people make a motivational poster, I have these posted in various places around the house as multiple daily reminders (every time I open the fridge I see them and am drawn to read them) ... Read more
January Review
Friday, February 01, 2013      3 comments

January was a month of true change. My tendon tear and the need for the cortisone shot, made me take a hard look at my life and if this was the path I wanted to go down for the rest of my life. The short answer: No. And though I love my job i... Read more
Two Weeks Into the Journey
Saturday, January 26, 2013      5 comments

Even with everything that went on this week I still lost weight AND I stayed away from the junk. Since being back on Spark (Jan. 11) I'm down 7 lbs! ... Read more
Stress & Listening To Your Body
Thursday, January 24, 2013      3 comments

The last few days have been very stressful and came to a head yesterday. And today will probably be full of the same. But I am proud of how I have dealt with it over all. I didn't head for the pop, chips or junk - didn't even cross my mind no... Read more

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