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Sunday, May 09, 2010      13 comments

I grew up searching for myself. In my youth I never seemed to fit in. When I entered the workforce I became known as Rachael’s daughter. I married the boss and became Fred’s wife. After my divorce I felt disassociated once again. I always wanted... Read more
This gave me chills...Seatbelt Advocacy AD (video blog)
Friday, May 07, 2010      18 comments

This is the most poignant and powerful seatbelt advocacy ad I have ever seen. It's hard to believe nearly 40 years have passed since my car accident. In all those years, there has never been a day that I haven't thought about the friend I lost, ... Read more
Sunday, May 02, 2010      3 comments

I am learning to listen to my inner voice when it comes to what I eat, and what I do for physical activity. This is diffrent than resisting temptation, or forcing myself to work out when I don't feel like it. It's as simple as making the r... Read more
MY VISION QUEST (an active 150 pounds)
Saturday, May 01, 2010      3 comments

At the beginning of the Spring Challenge, we were asked to put a vision in writing. What follows is what I envisioned 8 weeks ago, and the end results. In reviewing my vision, this is what I found. 1.) If we were meeting here eight we... Read more
ATTITUDE! A MUST READ FOR EVERYONE! Not my words, but hope it becomes my attitude.
Thursday, April 15, 2010      19 comments

Attitude There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head. 'Well,' she said, 'I think I'll braid my hair today.' ... Read more
WOE IS ME! (not really)
Saturday, April 03, 2010      6 comments

I gained a pound, give or take a few ounces. I'm disappointed that I gained but not beating myself up over it. I was expectng it. I didn't try hard to prevent it. I was tired and needed a break! so I took it. I ate candy and birthday cake.... Read more
To Do or Not To Do all The To Do's
Sunday, March 21, 2010      10 comments

Hello emoticon Friends! This started as a post to a board on my Spring challenge Ladybugs team. As usual my... Read more
To Do or Not To Do all The To Do's
Sunday, March 21, 2010      1 comments

Hello emoticon Friends! This started as a post to a board on my Spring challenge Ladybugs team. As usual my... Read more
I Think I Knocked Some Sense Outta Me!
Sunday, March 07, 2010      4 comments

March was going to be a big month for me! The last week of February I got way off track because I was soooo busy and soooo stressed. March was looking even more busy, and more stressful, but I was determined to prove to myself I could get back... Read more
I Love My Brothers; (or) Ricky Called Me Sissy
Sunday, February 21, 2010      8 comments

I Love My Brothers; (or), Ricky Called Me Sissy Playing Farmville on Facebook with my brothers has caused my mind to wander back in time. Like scenes from a movie of our life I see us as children on a Sunday morning, sitting on the floor o... Read more
Monday, February 15, 2010      5 comments

I just spent an hour give or take a few minutes writing a blog about how frustrated I am, and talked myself right out of being frustrated. I hit the post button feeling pretty good about it... Got an error message telling me to use the back... Read more
Saturday, February 13, 2010      5 comments

That line from a Sesame Street song, (I think it's from SS, my son is 30 and my memory sometimes fails me), has been running through my mind, and running and running and running.... you know how that happens, it gets stuck in there like a broken... Read more
Friday, February 05, 2010      7 comments

I had good intentions for doing the 28 day program in February. I set my goal to work the program. Then life happened! I asked a question that never got answered. An errand for a loved one took more time than I planned. Extra work I ... Read more
Tuesday, February 02, 2010      3 comments

God blessed me today in a wonderful way that reduced my stress level by volumes. I am so grateful. I love these quotes from Melody Beattie Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turn... Read more
Saturday, January 30, 2010      5 comments

I reached my tipping point this week! I started Monday working out to a walking DVD, and got to the end of the first mile. I was so excited! Tuesday I did it again but when the first mile ended I kept going. I couldn't stop! I also couldn't beli... Read more

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