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Why OH why do I do this?
Saturday, July 10, 2010      9 comments

This morning at 7:30 2 of my children had a swim meet. We have been there before but it is in another town that I am not familiar with and the directions were wrong. So I got lost. We asked directions and all was well. But, I had the kids ru... Read more
Sometimes you gotta just keep going...
Friday, July 09, 2010      5 comments

Yes I am a scout leader. Yes, I CAN read a compass and a map. Yes, I can follow directions. NO, I am not good at getting places I am not familiar with. Not knowing where I am makes me very nervous. I don't like it. Today I was taking... Read more
Perspective: The good, the bad and why do I pick on myself.
Thursday, July 08, 2010      3 comments

My power went out a couple of times last night. One of my kids played with my atomic clock and changed the time zone. So this morning I got up at what I thought was 5:45 to call my friend at 6 am to walk. She asked me if I knew what time it w... Read more
Back to basics 12 week plan
Wednesday, July 07, 2010      7 comments

my walking partner and I are going for massages if we can loose 25 pounds in 12 weeks. I don't normally make weight loss goals but this time it sounded like a fun challenge for us. Here are my daily actions: Eat a protein breakfast St... Read more
My journey-
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      8 comments

I chose a doable plan for July. Everything was in place to do it and then my youngest got very sick. On Saturday morning I took him to ER. His breathing was rapid and oxygen stats low. So after a long day of monitoring they admitted him. ... Read more
July Goals
Friday, July 02, 2010      6 comments

I want to continue to ride my bike and walk on week days. I want to eat according to SB. I want to keep a written food journal. I want to lift weights 3 times per week. I want to eat most meals at the table. I want to eat according t... Read more
If you walk long enough you solve all the world's problems including obesity.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      9 comments

I realized something this morning. My walking partner and I were talking about penny candy. I realized something. I am a bit younger than her and I think "penny candy" was a nickle when I was a kid. Remember how we got the candy? Mom I am w... Read more
Reeonnecting with myself
Saturday, June 26, 2010      3 comments

I am reading the book Women Food and God. I have realized that I am frequently disconnected with my body when I eat. I have eatten for many reasons that are not hunger. I thought I was getting better about that. But, now I realize that... Read more
Friday, June 25, 2010      3 comments

On my Spark Page it says: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, ... Read more
Yesterday worked well. Today not so much
Thursday, June 24, 2010      4 comments

I am back to old habits today. but yesterday treating myself how I would a guest worked really well. I think I will try that again tomorrow. I just need a good plan that is hard to ignore. I want to do this. Then I get distracted with other... Read more
Pacing back and forth!
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      4 comments

I am reliving the hardest part of this journey like the movie "Groundhogs Day". It is time to move on. I am standing at a big door. I know that once I walk in there will be no coming back here. I know that I want to walk in. But I am not su... Read more
Logic of what I have to do.
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      5 comments

I think I want to do lots of things and then somehow I don't do them. I am setting up my world so that I can do them better. I hope to be able to do this. I am so unsure. I really have to step out in faith on this one. I am declutteri... Read more
Happy Days and food
Sunday, June 20, 2010      6 comments

Today is the 24th anniversary of my wedding. So much more has happened than that young woman could have imagined. I am not sure exactly what she would have done. Upon reflection the past couple of days I realize all the things I have been thr... Read more
Friday, June 18, 2010      9 comments

I imagine that if I could wave a magic wand and be my best self in an instant I would be able to handle family picnics and I would have appropriate hunger and be able to eat what I wanted and have the right balance of foods and treats. I would ... Read more
30 Days of proof-Can I do it?
Thursday, June 17, 2010      5 comments

I am diabetic. I was happily on a medication that my insurance does not cover. I understand all the whys and wherefores but, that did not help that I personally had to get out of my comfort zone and find some other way to take care of myself. ... Read more

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