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Where do you start?
Saturday, January 18, 2014      2 comments

My DD needed an interview worth blouse so we went to one of THOSE stores today. You know the stores where only skinny rich people shop. We found what she needed and I am grateful she has something that will make her feel, well dressed and confid... Read more
Jeans with a zipper
Saturday, January 18, 2014      4 comments

Today I reached into my closet and got out a pair of jeans that didn't fit 3 weeks ago. I put them on and was able to fasten them and zip them up. Surprise! Now that's encouraging. I've worn elastic waist pants for so long that it really felt di... Read more
Motivation Explained
Thursday, January 16, 2014      1 comments

Paraphrasing and personalizing the SP article Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation Pt.1. This article explained so much to me about why I gave in to negative thinking, quit SP and regained the weight. You will always struggle with the c... Read more
Thursday, January 16, 2014      2 comments

Things I'm grateful for today. I thank God for His many gifts. Remembering the little things i have been given. The desire to be healthier. The willingness to admit I have been powerless. The courage to reach out to others. The gra... Read more
Exercise Challenged
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      1 comments

I am exercise challenged. I have asthma which frequently leaves me short of breath. I have committed to walking 3 times a week and have exceeded that goal each week. Yesterday was a hard day for me with asthma. Medication changes and step downs ... Read more
Another good day
Sunday, January 12, 2014      1 comments

Today was another good day. Don't know why some are so easy and others ...well you know. Taking it one day at a time for now. Eating healthy, tracking honestly, meeting my initial goal for exercising 3 times a week. Making progress. Proud tha... Read more
Inspired by SP
Saturday, January 11, 2014      0 comments

Browsing blogs and finding lots of inspiring thoughts. I've added the best to my profile to revisit during the rocky parts of this journey ahead. I am a restarter so I remember how motivated I can be at the beginning of this journey but how hard... Read more
Thursday, January 09, 2014      0 comments

I need to remember how GOOD I feel today. I've only been on this journey 2 weeks but I FEEL healthier and happier already! Today, I've eaten healthy and exercised and I feel fantastic. I am proud of myself and proud of my accomplishments. I don... Read more
Scale Phobia
Friday, January 03, 2014      0 comments

Eating healthy and within range. Exercising according to plan. Clothes feel looser. Fear of a disappointing number kept me from weighing in on Tuesday. I knew that the number that I wanted to see was unrealistic. A two pound loss would have bee... Read more
Thursday, December 26, 2013      0 comments

Just thinking about exercise is a challenge for me. Despite that, I took a 40 minute walk with the dogs this morning. We went at a slow pace and stopped to sniff at all the interesting bushes. We walked 1/2 mile on level ground and I didn't get ... Read more
Wednesday, December 25, 2013      0 comments

I've attempted to lose weight in the past "gone on a Diet" and fallen flat on my face. Failure is painful, and I want to overcome my fears in order to succeed this time. We can do this together! I'll call the day a success if I drink 8 glasses o... Read more

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