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Thursday's Non-scale Victory
Saturday, February 12, 2011      10 comments

I am in charge of a monthly women's meeting for my church. For February I invited a guest speaker. I am friends with her daughter but, I don't see either one very often. Each lives in a different town than I do. The mom arrived after ... Read more
Thoughts from this side of the train tracks.
Thursday, February 10, 2011      8 comments

I live about 3 blocks from the train tracks that run though my little town. On a clear summer night I can hear the whistle. This morning I set up some tables at the church for a meeting tonight. My son and his friend helped. Then my so... Read more
awesome quote!
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      9 comments

and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace." ~Victor Hugo My 16 year old son found this. That is the answer to how much to push and probably will get me out of a funk. I need to figure out the doable ... Read more
Optimistic (or not.)
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      3 comments

I don't know when to push and when to tell myself it is enough. I am torn between feeling good about what I have accomplished and what I could do more/ or better. I have been working to quiet the noisy negative voice that seems to pl... Read more
It is all the same, just different issues...I think?
Thursday, February 03, 2011      7 comments

I have post traumatic arthritis in one ankle. I went to see a doctor and he talked about the options. One is an ankle replacement and the other one is a fusion. There are scary things about both choices. The doctor told me to do some ... Read more
It is all the same, just different issues...I think?
Thursday, February 03, 2011      0 comments

I have post traumatic arthritis in one ankle. I went to see a doctor and he talked about the options. One is an ankle replacement and the other one is a fusion. There are scary things about both choices. The doctor told me to do some ... Read more
Mentally struggling
Thursday, February 03, 2011      9 comments

I am not sure what the issue is right now. I seem to be kind of stuck and having trouble getting unstuck. Mentally I am just having trouble getting it done. I feel very overwhelmed recently. I have a bunch a stuff I want to accomplish this y... Read more
Day 1 of February Goals
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

Today is the final day of the 30 days. I decided since it is February I would start the new goals today. So I am going to do another 30 days of no sugar. I am also going to add having the kitchen clean every night before bed. I tr... Read more
Day 30/30 The good, the bad and the ugly...I have learned.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      5 comments

Well It is not too ugly. However I did not finish as strongly as I would have liked. Last Thursday I helped with a family meal for a funeral. I made good choices when I ate. I avoided the sweets. When it was time for clean up I was given le... Read more
Day 29/30 Just a thought...or something
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

Been kind of thoughtful and a bit melancholy lately. A bit busy too if you ask me. But, you didn't so lets move on. Felt a bit blah. My weight loss is starting to show. Maybe I am scared of something I don't know. I am struggling no... Read more
Day 23/30 Still thinking S.M.A.R.T.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      6 comments

I posted that I wanted to come up with smart goals. specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, time sensitive. I don't have that yet, but, I thought I would share what I am riding towards. Every weekday morning I phone a friend and... Read more
Day 22/30 Joy in the journey
Monday, January 24, 2011      9 comments

I have been frequently trying to remind myself to find the joy in the journey. I recently had a conversation with a doctor friend. He said "It is always a hard decision until it is not." Think about that. The decision is always hard un... Read more
Day 19 of 30 Payment
Sunday, January 23, 2011      9 comments

Tonight my son showed me something he thought was cool from a catalog. He said we should buy it and that it was only $100 and then he laughed knowing that I would not take the rest of the conversation seriously. He then declared that he was go... Read more
Day 18 S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Saturday, January 22, 2011      5 comments

I am trying to figure out how to apply the principles of smart goals to my goals this year. Smart stands for: S=specific M=measurable A-achievable R=realistic T=Time (end point) I am trying to figure out how to make my goals ... Read more
Day 17 of 30 Perspective
Thursday, January 20, 2011      3 comments

I can only see the world from where I stand. I only understand the world based on what I know. I have tried to learn truth. Some things I understand well. Others not so much. I think that is all pretty normal. So earlier I "knew" th... Read more

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