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"When you have exhausted all possibilities,
Saturday, June 04, 2011      8 comments

remember this — you haven't." – Thomas A. Edison I have been considering possibilities. I guess this has been part of the entire process. If one does not think there is the possibility of losing the weight why in the world would we make... Read more
Embrace Change
Wednesday, June 01, 2011      6 comments

First of all I would like to thank all those who encouraged me in my last blog. I was feeling lost and stressed. My kids were causing the stress. I did not eat. But, I sure wanted to. It is now a few days later and I am feeling a bit better... Read more
Lost Myself...
Sunday, May 29, 2011      10 comments

I have been trying really hard for the past few months to get to know myself and work to like myself a little more. For some parts it feels like it is going well. In other ways it seems like I am doing terrible and I don't know who I am. ... Read more
On Sunday I noticed
Wednesday, May 25, 2011      7 comments

On Sunday I happened to really notice what I saw in the mirror. Why it took so long I do not know but, my cheeks are no longer as rounded. On Monday I noted that the shape of my stomach is changing. I am still noticing that my clothes are fit... Read more
Looking for the great in my life.
Sunday, May 22, 2011      3 comments

When my children where first starting out as musicians I listened to music that sounded like someone was letting the air out of a balloon in the noisiest way possible. They progressed into fine musicians. I would gladly go to a concert now. ... Read more
Strong, I am remembering my strength...
Friday, May 20, 2011      5 comments

Two weeks before I turned 6 everyone in my family except my dad were in a terrible car accident. Two died and two were spared. My mother and sister passed away and my brother and I continued on this earthly journey. That was a long time ago ... Read more
Caught in the Middle...
Thursday, May 19, 2011      9 comments

I have been participating in a Biggest Loser Challenge. This is the last week. I am grateful that my White Tigers Team did not vote me off. I had hoped to lose atleast 10 pounds. Maybe even dream of 15. Well the results are in yesterday. ... Read more
Hit hard by my disconnect!
Monday, May 16, 2011      9 comments

On Saturday I went to a wonderful women's meeting. I learned many fascinating things. I hope to continue to ponder them and that given time I will change several things for the better based on what I learned. But at the end I saw a friend's m... Read more
"I'm a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy."
Saturday, May 14, 2011      6 comments

— J.D. Salinger (Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters and Seymour: An Introduction) Found this on my friend feed. A friend of a friend and shamelessly stole it. LOL. But, I cannot remember who I got it from. My message will be differen... Read more
To swear off mistakes is very easy. All you have to do is swear off having ideas.
Friday, May 13, 2011      5 comments

- Leo Burnett, advertising pioneer I would love to be the mother who made no mistakes. Wouldn't that be awesome? I have a calling in church (responsibility). I am assigned to plan and help carry out a monthly women's meeting. Usually we... Read more
Thank You!
Friday, May 13, 2011      5 comments

Thanks to all who have given support in my last blog. I am still sort of fighting a funk. I am happy to report that I am working to do all the healthy things I need to do funk or not. I have learned on this journey that sitting on my fanny a... Read more
Out of Sorts...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011      10 comments

I am not doing what I intended to do. I am feeling very stressed about it. I am feeling like it will not work. I am feeling unable. I am feeling a bit incompetent. I am just letting all the negative run around in my head. I really want to ... Read more
Playing up my strengths??? and learning...
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      6 comments

Today's Healthy Reflection is the source of this thought. It contained this quote: f you spend too much time working on your weaknesses, all you end up with is a lot of strong weaknesses. - Dan Sullivan, business coach I have spe... Read more
"Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      5 comments

They're what make the instrument stretch — what makes you go beyond the norm." – Cicely Tyson This journey is most amazing in what I am learning about myself and about others around me. I love the opportunity to learn about myself. I am... Read more
"Don't carry a grudge. While you're carrying a grudge, the other guys out dancing."
Saturday, May 07, 2011      5 comments

-Buddy Hacket I love this. I am working on this. My mother was great. She died right before I turned 6. My dad felt lost in the 1970s trying to raise two children alone. So he married again about a year and a half later. Wasn't such a... Read more

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