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It is important to remember that we cannot become what we need to be, by remaining what we are
Wednesday, August 08, 2012      3 comments

--Max Depree I love this quote. Thanks Sarah! I really want to do amazing things while staying firmly planted in my comfort zone. I have no idea how it is that I am expecting to do that. Most things that I want to do require me to l... Read more
Just do it!
Tuesday, August 07, 2012      2 comments

This is my mantra today. I have a list of things that I do sometimes. I want to put them together and get many of them done in one day. It is possible. I just need to start getting the habits in. I can do it. I can choose. I will ch... Read more
Feeling lost and finding me...
Monday, August 06, 2012      3 comments

I am working to organize some stuff in my home. I am working to get things together to go back to work when school starts in the fall. I am spending some time thinking as things change with my children. I am pondering exactly what I want and ... Read more
Moving in the right directon
Thursday, August 02, 2012      5 comments

despite the doubts in my head. In the scriptures a loving Heavenly Father tells us that if we have even a tiny bit of faith or a desire to have faith and try living His word we will be shown the truth. I feel like I have made lots ... Read more
Just ONE
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      3 comments

I have been thinking about possible. I was close to 199 and then began to take insulin. My weight has gone up since then. I started to worry that it will never be possible to get below 199. I have been thinking about all the times that... Read more
I don't need easy I just need possible.
Friday, July 27, 2012      6 comments

By Bethany Hamelton in Soul Surfer. I have been working on this for longer than I want to figure out right now. I learn, I change and I sometimes have to change again. I find myself struggling with similar bad habits again and again. I p... Read more
I will NOT Quite Pledge
Saturday, July 21, 2012      2 comments

I copied this from NotGivingUP49's blog. But, I could have copied it from several friends. I love this idea. "I Will NOT Quit" Pledge Share and spread the Spark! "Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no ma... Read more
Needs/wants and a silly solution.
Friday, July 13, 2012      10 comments

My inner teenager seems to be ruling my choices more than I like lately. I am not making my best food choices. I am on insulin so I need to be vigilant to keep from gaining weight. The scale moved in the wrong direction and is kind of stayin... Read more
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      7 comments

I am struggling with the concept of enough. This morning I was finishing up my walk. It seems summer has finally arrived. I was warm. I turned the corner and there was a cooling breeze. It felt soooo good. I realized it was just the ... Read more
Slowly, steady and consistent
Tuesday, June 26, 2012      6 comments

I have fits and starts on this journey. I do well and I slow down. I eat well and then gradually I begin to allow junk to creep into my diet. I have made many changes. I don't often sit down and have a binge anymore. But, here and the... Read more
Pretending...I am doing AWESOME
Thursday, June 21, 2012      8 comments

I really don't do well if I ask myself if I want to exercise. I never do because I am tired first thing in the morning. Who wants to leave the bed for that when one is half asleep? But, I have years of exercising first thing in the morning. ... Read more
10 week challenge I will
Thursday, June 21, 2012      4 comments

1. Weigh less than 210 on my new scale. 2. Exercise most days of the week. I will do this by eating according to a schedule. I will eat more vegetables. I will track my food on SP. I will also eat according to my plan (South Beach). ... Read more
It is the little things that really count.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012      1 comments

Sometimes I make very good choices other times I make little choices that are not so good. I know that really my downfall is not the big dinners that go along with holidays. It is the little things that I do day by day. Eating just a bit more... Read more
I know/I wonder
Tuesday, June 19, 2012      4 comments

I know many good things that are helping me to get thinner and be healthier. I have learned many things that are reshaping my thinking. Some of them seem surprising and others I don't know why I did not already know. Only eat when ... Read more
I am still pressing forward.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012      3 comments

This will be my new mantra for the days ahead. I have gotten a bit sidetracked during the "break" weeks between Biggest Loser Challenges. I also tell myself that I want to be a lower weight but then when I make progress I seem to turn around a... Read more

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