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Why in just a few words
Saturday, August 09, 2014      2 comments

For a long time I didn't think I could make a change that would make a difference. Now, I know that I can make that change. Because I believe that it is possible, I owe it to myself to work to live in a healthier body because I deserve it. Fo... Read more
If the going is tough, these words help.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      7 comments

Relax, it's just a bend in the road, not the end. Listen to your better angel. Don't quit. This is not about now, this is about always. It's a muffin. Your entire day isn't lost because of a muffin. Remember how GOOD you felt just aft... Read more
Call me Grandma, please
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      7 comments

Just found out I'm going to be a Grandma. Then the bigger surprise. Twin girls. How delightful. I'm so excited. All the more reason to get more fit and full of energy!... Read more
What's Changed that's made this Sooo much easier
Friday, August 01, 2014      3 comments

On my first SP journey I lost 80 lbs. and then regained 60. I've been on this Final journey for 8 months now. The first time I was all too driven by perfect. It made for a wonderful diet but I couldn't sustain it. Eventually it just felt too har... Read more
Thursday, July 31, 2014      2 comments

We all have a sad tale of our own to tell about our story and how we gained weight. Don't you want to let it all go? Finish the story another way? Live a life that's not dictated by the past? Re-write your own story with forgiveness. Have you fo... Read more
What you have to look forward to
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      3 comments

Loved this statement from _Ramona's blog yesterday. PEACE, JOY, and HOPE will draw near in abundance when mindful, intentional, balanced living is my focus. I figured out where those feelings come from in my life. They were there all along... Read more
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      1 comments

Today, we fly home. I am glad to be going home for many reasons. Healthy home cooked meals, Salads, freggies, doing nothing, sitting and petting the dogs, clean clothes and quiet. Perhaps being glad to go home defines a great vacation. ... Read more
Tuesday, July 29, 2014      7 comments

Took relatively new clothing with me on vacation. I wanted to look nice in the vacation photos. My new jeans are baggy and my new smaller tees are hanging on me. We have walked a lot of hills and the exercise is firming me up. Rather than feelin... Read more
Got it
Monday, July 28, 2014      2 comments

I have been on vacation for the past several days and we have eaten all our meals out. The hotel provides buffet breakfast. I do have to beware of the endless bacon platter. I have changed things up by eating 2 meals a day and have let go of the... Read more
Saturday, July 26, 2014      4 comments

Today, I climbed a flight of stairs without a thought. I just put one foot up on the stair above and stepped right up. A few months ago, that was a physical impossibility. I lived with the knowledge of those limitations. It was just my reality. ... Read more
2 sayings worth jotting down
Thursday, July 24, 2014      4 comments

Success doesn't come to you. You need to go to it. Eat wisely. You are irreplaceable. Saw both of these signs posted today and thought they were both worth remembering.... Read more
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      3 comments

A great big smile that comes from knowing the chores are DONE. That last load of laundry, errands, vacuuming, dusting paying bills, whatever. There is a moment when they are done and you feel free. I've always thought that housework and our j... Read more
Fitness Challenged? Do what you CAN
Saturday, July 19, 2014      5 comments

How do you start a fitness program when just walking is so hard? My weight put limitations on every aspect of my life but impacted my physical limitations the most. I knew I was not fit enough to simply walk at a pace other people would call a s... Read more
Easy Days
Thursday, July 17, 2014      2 comments

Some days on the journey are just plain easy. Other days, well you know, how doggedly hard they can be. I appreciate the easy days and haven't been able to figure out the cause and effect. The journey seems so sensible on the easy days. Healthy ... Read more

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