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New Year's Reflection
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      2 comments

This is what I wrote for my Jan 2nd personal reflection at church. Patricia Today, we’re talking about letting go. I feel like I haven’t let anything go in my life. Like Jacob Marley, I’m dragging around every habit or bad behavior... Read more
My First Day as Worship Associate
Thursday, October 07, 2010      4 comments

I was Worship Associate this Sunday at church, sort of like a Deacon. I wrote my piece on Why Bad Things Happen, and it was very well-received. In fact, everyone was so generous in their support that I think I got more out of it than I gave! ... Read more
NON-WL: My first Worship Associate Assignment
Friday, September 24, 2010      5 comments

NON-WL means Non-Weight Loss related. :-) Just because it's on my mind. This year I was accepted to be a Worship Associate at my congregation (I am Unitarian Universalist. if you want to know what that is). We help to run the se... Read more
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Tuesday, September 14, 2010      4 comments

This has been a long year so far in terms of my health plans. Two surgeries can put a damper on your exercise. And the eating wasn't far behind. So, to get myself back on track, I have to start with my head. To do that, I started seeing ... Read more
What I Learned at the Nutritionist Yesterday
Tuesday, August 03, 2010      5 comments

At the nutritionist yesterday we made a couple of tweaks to the plan I had been following (Food Lovers), but nothing major. I just have to get back on track, which I did today fairly well. I have to work out some kinks, but I'll get there. Ev... Read more
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010      4 comments

Not sure why I can't get myself together. I'm frustrated and tired of not being able to do what I know I need to do. How did I do it in the first place when I started last year? Obviously I need something - help, better organization, somethi... Read more
Working my Way Back
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      8 comments

Not going to say much more than that because Actions Speak Louder Than Words.... Read more
Something about the Spring
Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

It's probably the light, but it could also be the fresher air, but like everything else in nature, I start to come back to life in the spring. I've started tracking again. I'm getting in more water. I'm getting more exercise. It's a sl... Read more
A lovely day
Friday, April 02, 2010      3 comments

We went to Long Branch (a beach) today. Walked around, flew the kite, enjoyed the gorgeous weather. Jack played on the jetty and Liam actually held the kite for a while (awesome! He usually just likes to watch and not participate). I tracked... Read more
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Friday, April 02, 2010      4 comments

I've had to postpone my surgery until Paul gets back from his father's funeral - which means it's now in May because that was pretty much the only time I could have done it in April. Not a big deal, but it extends the time we're in a bit of uph... Read more
HCR - Nutritional Info required on Chain Menu's
Wednesday, March 24, 2010      5 comments
75140171439748274.html WSJ: The health bill President Barack Obama signed into law Tuesday requires that restaurant chains post calorie counts for all the food items they sel... Read more
coming up on a year
Monday, March 22, 2010      5 comments

I'm about a month away from my one year anniversary on SP. It has really made a huge difference in my life. But I'm noticing that I have fallen so far away from all of the good things I was doing for myself, if sporadically. It's as though I'... Read more
Gallbladder has got to go
Friday, March 19, 2010      7 comments

Unfortunately, it turns out I have to have my gallbladder out. I am getting used to the idea now, but it's kind of hard to go from never having a gallbladder problem, to having to have it removed it 24 hours. Fortunately, I didn't have to ... Read more
Since it doesn't end, you just gotta laugh
Sunday, March 14, 2010      9 comments

So, on top of feeling like caca (accent on the second a) for most of February and having that little surgery, there is a new wrinkle! I got the clearance from my surgery doc that I can exercise again and started doing so. Lower body leg lifts,... Read more
Thursday, March 11
Thursday, March 11, 2010      5 comments

Thanks for your support, everyone. After I posted yesterday, I did one of the boot camp videos. I had a salad (and French Fries) for lunch, but just getting some healthy food in me is a good start. I drank a bit more water. After I write... Read more

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