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New Strategy: Remember Where it Leads
Friday, October 26, 2012      10 comments

Everyone had some good ideas yesterday for helping get past my urge to binge, and I appreciate the input. Some really good strategies that I definitely will be using. I'm ready to dust myself off, stop feeling sorry for myself, and get going a... Read more
Moving forward -- I HOPE!
Thursday, October 25, 2012      14 comments

Last Friday TC and I were doing errands and he said, "Let's go to that burger place by the campus for lunch." We really NEVER go out to eat at all, and it was about 1:30 pm and I was hungry...so we went and I had a cheeseburger with everyth... Read more
Moving Forward!
Friday, October 19, 2012      10 comments

Thanks to everyone for all the positive comments on my blog yesterday! Everything is going great in Travelgrrlworld, although I know it could turn on a dime in a second! I am doing well with my goals. I'm in "the groove". I'm using... Read more
Life does NOT get any better than this!
Thursday, October 18, 2012      20 comments

I am just having the BEST DAY. First off, my daughter is having a BABY GIRL! emoticon I am so exc... Read more
Day 3 Report AND Wednesday Motivational Link
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      13 comments

I'm feeling so good getting back to my routine of healthy eating and exercise. YES, it takes a bit more effort, but the reward of feeling proud of myself far outweigh any momentary pleasure of indulging myself. I was in a store after my ... Read more
Day 2 Results -- and Great news about Sparkpeople & Fitbit!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      22 comments

Day 2 back on track was awesome. I met my goals easily. I'm feeling pretty pumped! emoticon Water: drank ... Read more
Day 1 - In the bag!
Monday, October 15, 2012      12 comments

I love how Sparkfriends always step up when you need support, and just TELLING you my goals makes me more accountable. Win-win! I had a great "first day" yesterday and it felt good, good, good to get back to what feels best. ... Read more
Rebooting
Sunday, October 14, 2012      11 comments

My friend AMarilynH has a streak going of her October goals. I've been inspired by that and so will take today to state my own goals for the rest of the month. I'll be reporting every day to keep myself accountable. I've been in a holding pat... Read more
I think we might have the flu???
Tuesday, October 09, 2012      15 comments

TC and I have been back from China for a week now and are still exhausted and having a hard time getting back to normal levels of activity. We don't seem to be getting over our upper-respiratory issues. Is this normal jet lag paired with a... Read more
Exercise in China
Saturday, October 06, 2012      15 comments

This was soo interesting. On our second evening in Beijing, TC and I decided to walk to the Wu Mart for a bottle of wine around 8:30 at night. The Wu Mart isa three-story grocery store about a 15-minute walk from our hotel. Anyway, in a d... Read more
Back from China!
Friday, October 05, 2012      14 comments

Hi everyone! We actually got back Monday night about 10pm after two grueling days of travel. It was especially difficult since we both are sick! Everyone in our group of 12, including the guide, caught some sort of cold/bronchitis/creepin... Read more
THE GREAT WALL!
Saturday, September 22, 2012      23 comments

Yesterday we went to the GREAT WALL OF CHINA. How many of you studied about it in school: a show of hands, please! Well, you can imagine the excitement of my geography-teacher-husband when he finally got to see and experience something he tal... Read more
All my bags are checked, I'm ready to go!
Monday, September 17, 2012      20 comments

Just printed boarding passes & thought I'd check in quickly before we leave for Little Rock. Here's what I've done to prepare for this trip: We did bike class this morning and worked HARD! Then we came home and did our plank. I am up t... Read more
Plank Challenge!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      10 comments

Wow, the adventure to China begins in 5 days! I am really super ready -- I could be out the door in 15 minutes!! Of course I'm concerned that my workouts are going to come to a screeching halt, but what can you do? This is always going to... Read more
Kind of a sad, introspective kind of day
Sunday, September 09, 2012      19 comments

The young girl who befriended me in 6th grade is in hospice, after having battled cancer, on and off, for nearly 30 years. Breast cancer (unbelievably) in her late 20s, uterine cancer in her early 40s, a recurrence of the breast cancer in h... Read more

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