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Have Epipen, will travel
Sunday, September 04, 2016      3 comments

So I got stung last weekend - one week ago yesterday. I was at an outdoor festival in a community park participating in a drum circle. I got stung. Hard, right in the face below my right eye. I am allergic to stings. It was a yellowjacket. ... Read more
We are all hurting now
Monday, June 13, 2016      4 comments

Christina Grimmie gunned down at her concert Friday. Over a 100 people shot and 50 killed at a nightclub Saturday. A man loaded with weapons arrested headed to the LA Pride parade Sunday. This has been a horrific weekend for our nation. Full... Read more
Down but not out
Sunday, May 29, 2016      0 comments

Well I am frustrated with myself. I didn't lose anything last week. I ate way too many of the wrong kinds of carbs. It was my own fault. Our fridge broke Sunday and we had to wait until Wednesday for the new one to arrive. So I was buying m... Read more
Scale victories, NSV and feeling so different!
Saturday, May 14, 2016      0 comments

So I got a lot to celebrate today! I am down 2.4 pounds this week! It has been a month since I started this! I feel more focused and determined about this than I ever have about getting healthy! I lost 4 inches on my hips in the last month. ... Read more
My kids are helping me on this journey
Thursday, April 21, 2016      3 comments

So I joined a squat challenge on Sunday and I am doing well. My kids and I make a game of doing the squats together every night after dinner. We play music and get them done! ... Read more
Supporting each other for our health!
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      3 comments

This is the plan that I have sat down and worked with my husband to create. We need to get healthy together! We have been together for 25 years, and married for 22. I want to at least triple those numbers! Can't do it with this weight. So w... Read more
Stress eating ruled the week - but has not won the war
Monday, February 22, 2016      0 comments

I started my TOM today and I still weighed in, I had some seriously awful family stuff happen in the last two weeks and I can see that I stress ate my way through all of it. I tracked every bite - even when there were way too many bites and it ... Read more
POsitivity rules the day
Thursday, January 21, 2016      1 comments

Yesterday I had the opportunity to have lunch with an exceptional woman. She has battled cancer for the last two years and her positive spirit and sparkling personality are inspirational. She jokes about "Chemo Brain" and has taken the news o... Read more
Sunday, January 17, 2016      1 comments

I had the NSV of realizing exactly why I gained weight this week. I stress ate the hell out of myself and since I have been so diligent in tracking the food, I can see the precise moments. I am not proud I gained, but I am so glad that this li... Read more
Breaking this down to small steps
Monday, December 21, 2015      0 comments

I have been with Sparkpeople for a long time. I have had some weight loss success, but I am still no where near my goals. This year, after my gallbladder surgery, I decided to take a look at what I was doing and see where I was going wrong. S... Read more
100 things in this next year - the list!
Friday, December 18, 2015      1 comments

100 things for 2016 Walk the dogs twice a week for two months straight Put the Automatic Light in the laundry room Paint the kitchen Hang the fan in the kitchen Make a new front walk Go on a Tremont Art Walk Go to Amish Country... Read more
100 things for the next year
Saturday, October 31, 2015      0 comments

So every year on October 31, I make a list of 100 things I want to do over the next year. I may have something as simple as buy new walking shoes or something as challenging as hike all the trails in the large parks by my house. But I have com... Read more
Haven't blogged in forever
Friday, October 16, 2015      2 comments

Or at least a month. Been crazy around here - got my gallbladder out yesterday. Full of stones. Seems to be what was making it hard to be consistent with eating and exercise. The vegetables were making it go crazy and causing me to feel awfu... Read more
Dust yourself off and try again!
Sunday, September 06, 2015      5 comments

I overate this week. I blame my period but really I have to get control of myself. I had a stressful situation with a customer at my business. Had to get police and a lawyer involved and I ate the hell out of my stress. I feel like a disgust... Read more
Out of the 290's! Need to keep it that way!
Sunday, August 30, 2015      5 comments

So glad to be on course and losing weight. Do I wish it was faster? Of course I do!! But I am changing my life here not running a sprint. This is a marathon! I woke up this morning with my right arm numb, I had slept wrong and it ... Read more

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