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Lessons from a compass.
Thursday, May 05, 2011      4 comments

For many years I taught first year scouts how to use a compass. How to hold it and how to orient themselves, the compass and the map. If you are hiking with a compass you do not stare at the compass and watch your feet looking at the needle to... Read more
Pulling up the strength from within...So far???
Wednesday, May 04, 2011      3 comments

I am not doing much that is showing up on the scale. It is time to get to work. I am not sure why I have awesome plans but, I am struggling to stick with it and I really am not doing it. I am working today to get some things better organized ... Read more
All is right with the world.
Monday, May 02, 2011      7 comments

Yep, I still have bills to pay. My house is a mess from the weekend. I have laundry to do. I have jury duty, missionaries coming over and a couple of meetings tomorrow night. But this morning I went on my walk. I could hear birds and dog, c... Read more
Everyday's Daily Doings:
Saturday, April 30, 2011      7 comments

1. Spiritual Study Daily, including prayer. 2. Eat meals on time. 3. Exercise 30 min. stationary bike, 60 minute walk, Strength training on appropriate days. 4. Eight vegetables daily. 5. At least 8 8oz glasses of water. 6. Track my ... Read more
Daily Doings
Saturday, April 30, 2011      4 comments

I am going to spend some time today thinking about what I want to do daily that will help me know I am on the path to success.. If you have any ideas you want to share then pleas post it in the comments. I am thinking things like eat... Read more
I am afraid but I am going to do it anyway...
Saturday, April 30, 2011      9 comments

I am very worried that I will not be able to lose any more weight. There I said it. No it has no basis in reality. I should be able to lose 30 more pounds as I have already done that once. But, I am very worried that I won't be able to do it... Read more
One year from today-
Friday, April 29, 2011      8 comments

I will: *weigh less than 132 *wear less than a size 14* *like the clothes that I own. *have good blood sugar control. *have no clothes that I have been wearing more than a year. *be able to walk a 14 minute mile. *feel good about... Read more
One year ago today...
Thursday, April 28, 2011      7 comments

My son flew out to the MTC to become a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The only reason this is relevant is that it is a marker for me for how far I have come. I would love to be at goal weight when he comes home... Read more
It is a new week-
Monday, April 25, 2011      9 comments

I did eat some candy yesterday. But today is a new day and I feel very hopeful that I can make this journey work. I will get to the new decade. I will be able to eat healthy. I can do it. Isn't it a great gift that we can reaffirm our c... Read more
Today's gift
Saturday, April 23, 2011      5 comments

I have had a cold for the past bit. I still have a headache that started yesterday and is not leaving. But on a whim I got on the scale this morning to see how it is going. I reached a new low. Hurray for me. I am so happy. I feel like I c... Read more
My current self
Friday, April 22, 2011      6 comments

Let us all agree that my current self is not my best self. Although parts of my childhood were rough I am doing OK now. My mom died when I was young and my stepmother for 7 years was ... lets just say she had her own problems. Unfortunately ... Read more
When I look inside what do I see?
Thursday, April 21, 2011      11 comments

At the final Overcoming Self Defeating Behaviors class we participated in a guided imagery. We were asked to visualize an obstacle. I imagined a large brick wall. It was only one brick thick, however it was very tall and I had the sense that ... Read more
Just a blog of gratitiude.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011      7 comments

Thanks for all the support and good ideas you have given me. I am wishing I could have accomplished more this week but, I have a cold. I have a blog I want to write but, I am very tired. So I will think about it some more and post something t... Read more
I remember I had a dream...
Monday, April 18, 2011      7 comments

I am trying to be just a bit better than I was last year. That is the goal. I have made it so far losing more than my net loss for all of 2010. But, I know that I don't need to stop there. I can go on. I can continue. I can be happy with w... Read more
I was...I am...I will be...
Thursday, April 14, 2011      9 comments

About a week ago my life just started to feel very overwhelming. I had a long list of should and a long list of things I wanted to accomplish and the list just seemed to be so long that I was overwhelmed and did not want to do any of it. I rea... Read more

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