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Stress or fun you decide.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      8 comments

I live in an area that only gets snow occasionally. Our kids love it. It can be fun. the grown ups get stressed. Safe driving on ice, should the kids go to school, can we get to our jobs and back safely. Today I went outside with my son whi... Read more
Now what am I doing? Now is what matters!
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      5 comments

My friend died last week of diabetic complications. I don't know if it was because of poor choices or lack of understanding. Either way I do not want to blame the victim. At the same time I am a diabetic and only 5 years younger than my frien... Read more
The work to be an
Monday, March 05, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday at church I was talking with someone and 3 ladies in the row behind were pointing at me and whispering. I was getting more and more nervous as it was becoming obvious that they were pointing at me and talking to each other. Nodding a... Read more
Wonder...stepping forward with faith
Sunday, March 04, 2012      9 comments

As I have said before I am a diabetic. I went to the doctor last week to get meds. I have been off meds for a bit and I am recommitting to living better and eating better. Since that doctor's visit I have been focusing my diet on vegetables a... Read more
Facing it...
Friday, March 02, 2012      9 comments

Well, the husband changed jobs and messed up the insurance so we were a while without insurance. I told myself I was doing OK eating better for a bit. But, I am not sure that was ever true. I did not really check my blood sugar either. I am ... Read more
My climb up the mountian
Friday, February 24, 2012      7 comments

I was thinking about this journey this morning. What I could do better. what makes me feel better. What things I could/should change in myself and in my environment. I am recommitting to myself and the goals I have. If this journey we... Read more
It's not all doing without...
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      3 comments

some things are just better left un used, undone. I cleaned out my cupboards> Now this is not really a big deal. but, I found in there some surprising things that I had forgotten about. I think pat of my weight problem is that I am afrai... Read more
10 week challenge review
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      3 comments

I did not do very well holding myself accountable this last 10 weeks. I am finishing about where I started. I made a bad choice last night weight wise. I fried foods out for dinner. The night before a weigh in. That was dumb. I was not eve... Read more
But what if I live???...
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      12 comments

I have read many times about how sad it was that some of the women on the Titanic did not eat dessert that last fateful night They could have had the enjoyment of that last meal. I am sure the food was wonderful there and then. Maybe it would... Read more
If it is to be, it is up to me. - Author Unknown
Friday, February 03, 2012      8 comments

I recommend the Healthy Reflections from Spark People that I found this in. It was talking about laziness. I was thinking about the quote from a different angle. If it is to be, it is up to me. If I am going to lose weight it is up to ... Read more
Creating Peace
Wednesday, February 01, 2012      9 comments

I realized that I need to take care of myself. I need a plan. What I am going to eat and when. I need to have an idea of how full I want to be. I like it when I know that whenever I get hungry, if I am truly hungry, I can eat again. Provide... Read more
Learning to take care of me.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012      8 comments

I have written many blogs here. I pondered many things here trying to figure out this journey. I have learned many things about myself. Some good some I would call bad or struggles. I feel like I stumble before each new step. I have wondere... Read more
Inner argument
Thursday, January 12, 2012      11 comments

i am struggling with myself again. I am on the Biggest Loser White Tigers team. At the end of the week we will be at the mid point of this challenge. I really have not lost anything. It is time to get serious and actually do this. Thanksgiv... Read more
Life is about so much more than looks
Thursday, January 12, 2012      4 comments

I am the mother of 6 kids. My kids range in age from 6 to 23. I have never been teased by a kid about my weight either mine or others. My kids do not seem to be concerned about my weight. They are concerned about my health. Last week ... Read more
Friday, January 06, 2012      6 comments

If only... If only... I say that so often in my head. I wonder what would happen if I actually did this. Now as I write I realize how dumb that last sentence is. I am doing this. I am accomplishing something. I am moving forward in steps... Read more

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