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Life has a way of kicking you in the pants when you have a lesson to learn
Sunday, August 10, 2014      6 comments

Some of you who are on my Swift Kick team are aware that on Easter Sunday at 10:30 pm my beloved, Ms. Wolf, tripped over the dog water bowl and ended up with a compound fracture of her right ankle. I am in the medical field, though as administr... Read more
I'm confused, and annoyed, and frustrated, and ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014      8 comments

Ok, so I need to whine for a minute. (whine mode on) I have been really good, for me. My emotional eating has been manageable. I've worked through staying active with my bursitis and I added strength training to my routine on a regular basi... Read more
Fear, Emotional Eating, and Self-Sabotage.
Sunday, February 02, 2014      8 comments

I’ve been a member of Spark People since June 2009. Some months I am almost obsessive about sparking and in others I barely log in to get my spark points for the day. I have been spending a lot of time reflecting lately. I’ve even started doi... Read more
A look at my BMI over the years
Friday, November 22, 2013      6 comments

For those of you who have read my blog or any of my posts before you already know that my mind can take some serious hard lefts. I, on occasion, confuse myself when I try to figure out WHY my mind is going down a pathway. I was thinking about ... Read more
Exercise is NOT fun
Saturday, July 20, 2013      7 comments

I have been a member of Spark People since June of 2009. I have alternated between being glued to the site and being slightly apathetic about it. My weight has reflected my commitment to the site and I have watched it fluctuate. Overall, my w... Read more
Remake of Hitchcock's The Birds
Sunday, June 16, 2013      8 comments

As some of you know I have been bitten by the Fit-Bit bug, and have been increasing my walking so I can improve my 7 day step average. One major change I've made to my routine is to take a long walk on the weekends. One each day. Previously m... Read more
New Bed Delivery
Friday, May 24, 2013      6 comments

Here is the story of how not to prepare for a new mattress and box spring delivery. I finally decided to upgrade my bed from a queen size to a king size. After going to Verlo and testing all of the floor models I purchased a very nice set ... Read more
Seeing some Progress
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      5 comments

So for the last couple of weeks I’ve been feeling fatigued. I had not been able to get my daily walks in on a regular basis and I have been haphazard in doing my strength training. Last night after I got home from work I actually did one set o... Read more
Craving Demons
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      3 comments

Well I was recently reflecting on my incredible bouncing weight recently. I was trying to figure out why it had been increasing when I new I had increased my activity. I decided to be brutally honest with myself. While I had a biologica... Read more
New Start take ... hmmm I've lost count
Friday, May 11, 2012      4 comments

I'm starting over again. My title might suggest I'm taking this lightly, but I'm not. I'm driving myself crazy with my lapses. I've been inspired to start again by one of my Spark Teams. My Swift Kick team has created a BHAG challenge. So I... Read more
Owning my problems
Thursday, October 07, 2010      3 comments

The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny. - Albert Ellis I received t... Read more
Starting Week 6 and a minor weekend issue
Tuesday, July 13, 2010      0 comments

Well I’ll be starting week 6 of my self-determined fresh start. Last week when I weighed in I had lost 4 pounds. That was a shot of triumph in my commitment to improve my health. What wasn’t as fun was finding out that I somehow managed to bu... Read more
Starting Week 5 and Weigh in Results
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      2 comments

I had a pretty good week. I had told some of my Spark Friends that my Mom was taking my beloved and I out for lunch on Saturday. While we were firming up the plans, she told me not to cheat on my diet before we went out to eat. She didn’t bot... Read more
Well it’s still Fresh
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      1 comments

So I will be starting my 4th week of my Fresh Start tomorrow. So far I have been able to truly count and keep my intake within my WW points. I’m rather happy with the result. I lost 5 lbs after week one, I didn’t loose or gain anything in wee... Read more
Starting Week 3 of my Fresh Start
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      2 comments

Well friends, tomorrow will mark the start of week three of my fresh start. I’ve had some ups and some downs. My mood has remained upbeat even as I was fighting to make better choices. So what have I accomplished in the last two weeks? ... Read more

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