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"Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience." – Victoria Holt
Saturday, August 20, 2011      3 comments

How would it be if I lived without regret. Some of that would come from making better choices. Yesterday I won the war with the M&Ms at the store. I really wanted peanut M & Ms but I left them in the store. You know it would not have made me... Read more
"Man's main task in life is to give birth to himself, to become what he potentially is." – Erich Fr
Friday, August 19, 2011      4 comments

I have heard in several church meetings that if we fully understood what we are capable of we would be in awe of ourselves. I believe this and yet here I am. But, I am working to line who I am up with my potential. Yes, one can say that I sho... Read more
On this day I choose.
Thursday, August 18, 2011      12 comments

I would like to lose 40 pounds by the end of the year. I know this is doable. I know that I have the knowledge to do it. I know I have the capability to do it. I am having slow success lately. I am learning to eat mindfully and I am learnin... Read more
It is OK to be me...Why didn't I know that?
Friday, August 12, 2011      9 comments

As I have said before I was nearly 6 when my mom died. We were in a very severe car accident. I required several surgeries to make my legs grow even. It worked really well. I was very independent while in a cast. I really managed my life we... Read more
Slow goals and comparisons
Thursday, August 11, 2011      3 comments

Yesterday I had my parents over with my son and fiancee so everyone could me. My step-mother has been using medifast to lo use weight. Last weej sge went camping for a week. She was really lamenting how she has been eating lately. I on the o... Read more
I want...
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      6 comments

My house is still quiet. I decided to remind myself exactly what I want as I get closer to my goal on this journey. 1. I want to eat healthy foods. I want to feel comfortable in my home with the choices that I make for every meal. I wan... Read more
Seeing what happens on the journey.
Monday, August 08, 2011      6 comments

If I had known what I know not the journey to lose weight would have looked different. I believe that when I get there it will be different still. I am learning so much. Each bit of success builds to something I don't expect. Learning t... Read more
A change of perspective.
Sunday, August 07, 2011      6 comments

Today I realized that what I think ma not be true. My emoticon gave herself a 100 day challenge. I have had a ... Read more
Starting strong tomorrow...
Thursday, August 04, 2011      4 comments

I woke up feeling bad. Then I felt better but I had not followed my morning plan. I will try to do that starting tomorrow. I really want to get 5 pounds loss in the next 2 weeks. I would like to hit it strong just to prove to myself that I c... Read more
I call I am the boss of me.
Wednesday, August 03, 2011      8 comments

That helps me from feeling like I am a failure. I did not feel well this morning. So I did not do my usual morning routine. I forgot to do my goals so well. so I will start strong in the morning. I return you now to your regular life ... Read more
contemplation and a desicion.
Monday, August 01, 2011      8 comments

I love the idea of a 100 day challenge. but, I have so much changing that it has not seemed reasonable. So I decided what I am going to do. i am going to do 5 things for 48 days. 1. Beck Diet solution. 2. prayer journal and scriptur... Read more
Continuing on...
Saturday, July 30, 2011      7 comments

I am sort of struggling to realize that I have been losing weight. Even though the process has been slow I am moving forward. It is so much better to realize that than to see the scale creeping up. I am still struggling with the clothes... Read more
Trying again...Different thoughts after a walk.
Friday, July 29, 2011      9 comments

I had started a different blog. I ran out of time before I had to leave for my walk. Then I had some things to do and I have changed my mind about what I want to say. I decided yesterday to commit to intense work and really make the mos... Read more
Saturday, July 23, 2011      10 comments

I know how to teach my kids to negotiate and when or how to not allow the negotiations. You can sometimes trade chores or some other change of plan but, you cannot have cookies for breakfast. I know how to say to my children I already made up ... Read more
Decisions... Before and moving forward.
Friday, July 22, 2011      8 comments

I spent part of the week in a funk. I have been thinking about my family and myself. My mom died when I was young. My dad is now on his 4th marriage. His second marriage did not work out so well for me. She may have loved me when I was... Read more

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