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About Me...
Friday, October 28, 2011      5 comments

I, like all of you, am a work in progress. As I have said many times I would love to be perfect. But, alas I am human, also like all of you. I have been thinking about myself and getting to know me a bit. It helps on my journey to think ... Read more
Evaluations, I choose success...
Monday, October 17, 2011      2 comments

Last Friday I turned 45. I have been on SP for a long time but, I went up and down with my weight. This last up was followed by a down that is lower than I have been in about 6 years. I am making it happen and I am choosing ways to do it that... Read more
The one that almost did not get written. (with pictures)
Friday, October 07, 2011      20 comments

My son took some pictures of me, at my request. The first one I saw was this: I looked at the picture. My first response inside was how could I have lost 45 p... Read more
7 days
Wednesday, September 28, 2011      5 comments

This is my 7th day without sugar. I have traveled the perilous road(isle) at the grocery store. I have even been to a restaurant AND a church soup dinner. In the past even one of these occasions would be cause for eating sugar. I am feeling ... Read more
Going no sugar again....In a house full of cookies.
Monday, September 26, 2011      13 comments

Yes, I have read all the articles that talk about getting rid of all the food temptations when you start eating healthy. I know that it helps...Sometimes. When I was a kid my step-mom's mother told me about when she quit smoking. She sa... Read more
We can do this.
Thursday, September 22, 2011      7 comments

There is a place that I go nearly every day. I have to cross a train track and stop at several stop lights. In the morning I noticed that even if I stop for a train and all the lights are red I keep going to get there. Even if I am early or l... Read more
Chuckle from my little guy
Tuesday, September 20, 2011      8 comments

I bought myself a new water bottle. It holds 34 oz and came with a paper saying to drink 3 bottles a day. It even has a little counter on the lid to help you remember how many bottles of water you have drunk. I used it this morning and ... Read more
If I were to DO what would I accomplish.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      5 comments

Crazy times in my house. School has started and my youngest of 6 started kinder. I was expecting a bit of free time. I have been doing the Mom thing for a while and I should know that life rarely happens how I plan it. Got that lesson years... Read more
Choices...I am making choices
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      7 comments

I really want to do beter. I am making progress eating mindfully. But, I really want to eat more vegetables. I also want to kick up the general health of my diet. I seem to be struggling. I just need to make a choice and set up the me... Read more
Awesome surprise
Monday, September 05, 2011      8 comments

this morning as I walked out my door expecting an average Monday walk, I was a bit late. Then I looked above the house across the street and above the tree line there was a yellow and blue hot air balloon. Now this is not a normal Monday walk. ... Read more
Dangerous thoughts
Friday, September 02, 2011      8 comments

Sometimes I write here and sometimes I write thoughts in a notebook. Thoughts that I don't want to share even in the anonymity of the internet. Very few people know me here and in my "real" life. I do that so that I can say what I want to say... Read more
There and back again.
Thursday, September 01, 2011      9 comments

I got on the scale this morning. I have lost a large kindergartener. I am 2 pounds more than my son weights. I am a pound less than I was on the day he was born. Some of his early life was difficult and I gained back all the weight I had los... Read more
"All that is necessary to break the spell of inertia and frustration is this:
Wednesday, August 31, 2011      4 comments

Act as if it were impossible to fail." – Dorothea Brande So I have been having problems with keeping going. I am realizing that I have lost a bit over 40 pounds. I have almost lost all the weight my littlest son weights. Imagine to los... Read more
Winning some battles...
Sunday, August 28, 2011      5 comments

I have been winning some battles. I wanted to go sugar free. I have been struggling. I did eat my daughters birthday cake on Thursday. but, I did not buy the M& Ms I wanted. Today I wanted a couple of yummy desserts from a cafeteria. The f... Read more
"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." – Andy Warhol
Tuesday, August 23, 2011      4 comments

This was my status yesterday. I love the thought. I have been pondering it. I know that our lives change with the passage of time. Children grow, responsibilities change, even our likes and dislikes can change. But as all these things... Read more

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