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I am considering the future.
Wednesday, April 14, 2010      4 comments

Later I will wish that I had completed the journey to 132 pounds. Today I want sweets. Today i think about foods that I have not had in a long time. I don't even eat these foods any more. I really don't even like all of them. so why are the... Read more
Doctors appointments and thoughts
Monday, April 12, 2010      9 comments

When I was six I was in a severe car accident and nearly died. I am very well now except for arthritis in one ankle. I am also 100 pounds over weight. I am working on that and part of what I do is walk. I moved so that it would take me... Read more
What would happen if I completely changed my perspective?
Monday, April 12, 2010      7 comments

I listened to a talk entitled "God did not put us here to fail." I have a strong testimony that I come from a loving Heavenly Father who wants me to succeed. He offers me others to help along the way and prayer whenever I want to check in. ... Read more
Thursday, April 08, 2010      10 comments

OK! I decided that I want better for myself. I am no longer do this with a pseudo commitment. I am commuting whole heartedly. So I decided no sugar. I made it. I am tired. Today was stressful. But, I did not eat. I did well. One day do... Read more
The End is so much better than the begining.
Monday, April 05, 2010      6 comments

I have been bouncing around the same 10 -15 pounds the entire time I have been on Spark People. I am some how not making real progress. I just to keep moving. I get the 10 pounds lost and then... I have no good excuses. I decided I nee... Read more
Resistance wasn't futile!
Friday, April 02, 2010      2 comments

Well I resisted the goodies at the potluck woman's meeting tonight. It was my first day without sugar. I spent a great deal wishing for sugar and chewing gum but, I got through it. Yeah! ... Read more
What "TRADITIONS" are holding you back?
Thursday, April 01, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday I decided that I wanted to spend the first 10 days of April with some "new" goals. I changed all my goals and decided I wanted a 10 day streak on each one. Like make sure that the kitchen is clean before bed. That is harder than it ... Read more
A Quote
Thursday, April 01, 2010      1 comments

I heard a speaker say "God can provide direction but not momentum. " So my goal is to continue to keep moving and to listen for the direction. I can do this. Ready set go! Good night... so start April Strong! ... Read more
Deserve vs Earned...
Wednesday, March 31, 2010      3 comments

I listened to an old interview with Alli Vincent first female winner of biggest loser. She talked about deserving to be fit and healthy. I loved listening to her energy. But, it got me thinking. I guess when it comes down to it I don't... Read more
Joy...seize the day...WHAT am I doing here?...some thoughts.
Tuesday, March 30, 2010      8 comments

I was thinking last week about what brings me joy. I was asked if I am just getting by or if I was seizing the day. I have been contemplating these questions today. We have a couple of extra days of spring break because of budget cuts. T... Read more
Learning late...
Saturday, March 27, 2010      7 comments

My 15 year old son and I went to learn first aide today. The lunch meat was frozen so we decided to treat ourselves to lunch out. I ordered a large meal for him and a small for myself. When we got the food we realized how large a large drink ... Read more
what have we done to food?
Saturday, March 27, 2010      3 comments

I am trying all the time to figure out appropriate foods to feed myself and my family. I need to figure out what my teenaged boys will eat that won't tempt me to eat off my plan. It is a balancing act to say the least. Then there are the othe... Read more
Do you know this feeling?
Monday, March 22, 2010      4 comments

In the summer time when the bugs come in and you open a window to let them out. The bugs sometimes hit the glass over and over when the open window is just inches away. I think I am dong that. I am just missing something. I am making p... Read more
Funny game-I am winning!
Friday, March 19, 2010      7 comments

It is amazing to me. This game is working for me. I think of the dragon. It makes me realize that each small decision matters. I am conquering the dragon. I am winning. I know I had the confidence and commitment once before to make t... Read more
Here is my dragon
Thursday, March 18, 2010      6 comments

This is the picture of a dragon. It will sit in my kitchen to remind me I am slaying the dragon of temptation.... Read more

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