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starting over again... for real?!?!
Wednesday, June 06, 2018      6 comments

I have been yo-yo-ing for the past two years. I am once again at the highest weight I have ever weighed and feeling awful because of it. It's time to do something that is once-and-for-all. I'm sick of losing and gaining and feeling good and fee... Read more
Changing the track in my head
Thursday, September 15, 2016      3 comments

I keep hearing ... be kinder to yourself, don't let yourself get down, and is it really that bad? HOW do I stop that track that is playing in my head this week? HOW do I change the tune? I started a gratitude journal. I acknowled... Read more
Phase 2 - SOS
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      0 comments

Last Wednesday our group started phase 2 of State of Slim. In this phase, you are given additional carb choices (quinoa, low fat string cheese, pork tenderloin, APPLES & BERRIES!) along with your choices from phase 1. You are also given ON... Read more
It does get easier
Monday, August 29, 2016      2 comments

At the middle of the second week of Phase 1 of State of Slim, I can tell you that it DOES get easier! emoticon ... Read more
State of Slim - End of Week 1
Thursday, August 25, 2016      0 comments

Week 1 of State of Slim was FULL of trips emoticon , oops ... Read more
State of Slim
Monday, August 22, 2016      2 comments

My work brought in a weight loss program for interested folks called State of Slim. There is a fee to particpate, and the program is 16 weeks long. The program puts emphasis on eating small meals 6 times a day and exercising 6 days a week. ... Read more
Tuesday, October 20, 2015      4 comments

I did great yesterday until dinner time, then I had starbucks to stave off hunger until I got home, then I was HUNGRY, and overate, then I was craving SUGAR and had some caramel popcorn that was left over from the play. So, really? I thi... Read more
GAINING instead of losing. :(
Friday, October 16, 2015      0 comments

I know why, but hindsight is always 20/20 right? I need to get back into the groove of tracking, exercising, and living the way I WANT instead of the way I AM.... New job, new motivation... I can do this.... Read more
schedule, goals, realistic look at things
Sunday, August 03, 2014      2 comments

hubby came to me and asked if we could create a "schedule" so that we could get back in the gym. I said... YES! Delighted to think about going back to the gym, getting some much needed exercise back in our lives and taking back control of what ... Read more
A note to me (from an article i read on sp)
Sunday, July 13, 2014      1 comments

Every time you misstep on your healthy journey, you have two choices: to keep walking backwards, which will surely take you even further away from your goals; or to accept your lack of perfection as normal and forgivable, and take not one, but t... Read more
Asking God for a sign isn't always smart!
Friday, March 28, 2014      8 comments

When you are trying to figure out your way, and you have been praying and still struggling, and you ask God for a sign, watch out!!! The sign God gives may not always be the one you want, and it may not always leave you with warm fuzzies! ... Read more
Early Mornings
Thursday, March 20, 2014      1 comments

I am currently unemployed. I have been looking for a job, but haven't found one yet. I will. But, that allows me to CHOOSE if I want to get up or not. Most days, I love getting up with my hubby and making his lunch, fixing his to-go coffee, ... Read more
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      3 comments

Sunshine has an ENORMOUS effect on my attitude, my energy level, and my overall sense of well being. Yesterday, when the sun came out for two hours, I felt MAGNIFICENT. When it got cloudy and cold and started snowing, my mood and my energy... Read more
Guess Who?
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      4 comments

Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought... WHO IS THAT PERSON LOOKING AT ME?!?!?!??!?! I do. I don't recognize her. In my head, I am not old (I'm 43), I am not THAT overweight, (I weigh more now than I ever have in my life), and, she l... Read more
March Goals
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      0 comments

I could post in here about all the sorrows I have felt the past month, or how much I beat myself up for failing to meet any goals last month, etc. But I'm not going to. I'm going to focus on the positive and post my goals for march! Goal 1 ... Read more

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