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feeling better
Wednesday, October 19, 2011      3 comments

i exercised again today. Not as long as i would have liked because i was pressed for time. it felt good though to make sure i put in the 30 minutes. i treated it like an appointment and will try to do some more in the morning. I used to be ... Read more
Worst Monday Ever
Tuesday, October 18, 2011      5 comments

the only thing I did right was exercise for 45 minutes. ran a red light. $480 gone my schedule for work only involves 3 days out of 24 possible days. job market is slim to none for my position. if second job doesn't come thro... Read more
Been reading the motivation articles
Wednesday, October 12, 2011      1 comments

I have been reading the motivation resources section and taking in all the information from the articles under picking yourself back up section. Really helpful, since I am doing this by myself and need to figure out my inner motivation and ... Read more
Positive Affirmations
Wednesday, October 05, 2011      3 comments

I am a winner. I am a positive thinker. I know when to walk, run, and stop at the first sign of pain. I love my hair, my eyes, my smile, my laugh and my voice. I love my family both near and far. I recognize the need to take care of my... Read more
fantasy vs reality
Tuesday, September 27, 2011      1 comments

My fantasy: it is week 6 and I have shattered my fitness streak and have reached a weight that is less than what I am now. Working out is a habit along with cooking all of my meals ahead of time. I have emergency snacks on hand in the car and ... Read more
Not gonna beat myself up
Thursday, September 01, 2011      3 comments

...because I did not start a challenge I signed up for. I have missed two weeks of it so far. I did not learn to swim, but I did conquer my fear of water. I plan on taking up swimming classes next year, no matter what it costs. Maybe ne... Read more
Awesome Weekend
Sunday, August 21, 2011      1 comments

I did a lot of cleaning. I am nowhere near done. But I feel empowered to let things go. I am not a hoarder by any means. I have, however, not been as diligent with cleaning. I imagine it is because I never did have a plan of action. ... Read more
Conquering Fears
Thursday, August 18, 2011      1 comments

I have a fear of falling asleep alone, bugs, and water. I went to my first swim class today since the age of four. When I was four, my mother took me to the ymca in the neighborhood. The teacher held my head under the water way before I wa... Read more
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      3 comments

Happen for me every 27 days because of my period. Here comes the migraine. I am tired of it. It makes me feel like I need to be in therapy, back on meds, hospitalized, dressed up in adult Huggies and a onesie trying to recapture a childhoo... Read more
I lost five pounds by doing a slow jog 3 times last week
Monday, August 15, 2011      4 comments

I wasn't expecting to. I also walked 6 miles a couple of times, too. I thought surely I would do something wrong like overeat somewhere (notice I barely track my food). I often thought I would just throw in the towel and just give in to the a... Read more
The boss took my pic with his tablet
Wednesday, August 10, 2011      2 comments

I don't really know what to do with that. Everyone around here calls me his favorite and actually ask me to ask him things throughout the workday because they think he is a tyrant. He is actually a nice guy once you are talking with him one on... Read more
Crazy Monday
Monday, August 08, 2011      0 comments

I actually said no to a coworker about doing flights of stairs. I have this new fear of them because the last time I did 6 floors 3 times in 15 minutes, I had trouble walking for 3 days. I would love to have shapely youthful calves but I... Read more
One Year Since Last Blog
Monday, August 01, 2011      1 comments

I am supposed to start swim class today. Not sure if I will make it due to finances. I am back in Divorce Recovery support group. It made me face the fact that the divorce is still an issue because whenever the kids go to be with him, I ... Read more
s.h.i.t. (so happy its thursday)
Thursday, August 19, 2010      1 comments

I am hoping to get a male weight loss partner. I have tried weight loss partners with females but once they see how hard I go at it, they don't want to work out with me anymore. I am pretty sure a guy would be motivating, because he is not goin... Read more
Tantalizing Tuesday
Tuesday, August 17, 2010      1 comments

Just wanted a funny title for this one. Grateful for all the comments I get, they make me reevaluate my day and strategize when I sneak a few exercise moves into my day. I don't know how my job turned into a desk job. It really isn't supposed... Read more

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