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Healthy Measurements
Thursday, September 18, 2008      5 comments

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Celebrating the small victories.
Wednesday, September 17, 2008      8 comments

Last night, during a commercial break, I stuck my hand in the canister of cashews. I found myself arguing the case for a mitt full of nuts like a defense attorney. "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury. . .what is a small handful of cashews in the ... Read more
Motivation Monday
Monday, September 15, 2008      4 comments

I was a little nervous when I started thinking about motivation. How can I keep that subject positive when my biggest problem is staying motivated? All I can say is that I am aware of my problem and I am working on it. Today, I am not sure wh... Read more
Sunday
Sunday, September 14, 2008      6 comments

We made it through the storm with minimal damage and our power has been restored. We were of the western side of the hurricane. That is the side to be on. Those to the right of us took the brunt of the storm. There are places in the Houston ... Read more
Awaiting Ike's Arrival
Friday, September 12, 2008      5 comments

Positives. We have made our preparations. It is a beautiful sunny morning. Our garbage was picked up this morning. No one had to leave the house for work or school. We are all together. By tomorrow evening, the worst s... Read more
9/11
Thursday, September 11, 2008      5 comments

It hardly seems that seven years have passed ! I watched closely that day. I have family that work and live in NYC and initially I was concerned for their well-being and I had forgotten the fact that my husband was in NYC for work. When he is... Read more
God's in His heaven and all is right with the world
Tuesday, September 09, 2008      7 comments

Positive blogging is just what I need. I have recognized that I have some very bad habits in the attitude department. Perfectionism is one of those bad habits that undermine my success. Perfectionism likes to focus on those things that I have... Read more
Spark Hiatus
Monday, March 24, 2008      7 comments

Dear Spark Friends. I have embarked on an 8 week journey to earn money and go to school all at the same time and unfortunately ( for me ) I have had to set aside the sparking for the eight week period. All due to my lack of self discipline. Y... Read more
When Spark Friends Meet
Wednesday, March 05, 2008      6 comments

I had a wonderful opportunity to meet face to face with one of my valuable SparkFriends yesterday. MEYCHEY and I have been SparkFriends since early in our journeys. She joined a week after me last August, I believe, and through reading her blo... Read more
Sharing some cheese. . .
Tuesday, March 04, 2008      1 comments

This article was quite helpful to me last week, so I thought I might share it. The article and writing exercises were in an e-mail that I received from a website I'm registered to called Diabetes Control for Life. Here it is: The Constant... Read more
Simple Reminders
Saturday, March 01, 2008      6 comments

For our university assignment we need to revisit our motivators. 1) "Why are you doing this?" 2) " What do you keep in mind when you stumble?" 3) " What keeps you going when you are struggling?" 1) I am doing this because I do no... Read more
Just do the math!
Friday, February 29, 2008      4 comments

Here is where my journey is at today. I'll tell you up front that I am thrilled with the journey of late. I am seeing sights that I have never seen before and that is what makes this trip amazing. Let's see, how can I fit my journey onto a pos... Read more
"Pecan Pie"
Tuesday, February 26, 2008      4 comments

The reason that the pie is in quotation marks is because it is actually my new code word for eating outside of my plan. Here's how it came about. I spent last week on the detox plan of choice. (GM diet) It is sometimes easier for me to get b... Read more
Yes.
Monday, February 25, 2008      3 comments

This week's GonnaBFit assignment asks: " Do you really believe with hard work and perseverance you will lose the weight, or do you have moments of self doubt." Yes. I really want to leave it at that. That makes me giggle. But I w... Read more
Whose the boss?
Friday, February 22, 2008      2 comments

Did you ever hear a little kid say "You're not the boss of me!"? I hear my voice say that all the time. One of the things that I have been working on is submitting to authority. But the difference now is that I AM the authority. That's what ... Read more

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