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One small victory for me. One giant leap towards the future.
Thursday, October 18, 2012      11 comments

I have continued on with NO SUGAR since Monday. Last night was a trial. My daughter had a Young Women's meeting. There was a dessert potluck. LOTS of things that looked very yummy. These were made by ladies who can bake. I made the g... Read more
Just plugging away...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012      6 comments

Today I feel better than I did yesterday. I am getting used to this no sugar thing. I am feeling more committed each day. I am thinking that it could be possible to make it through all the holidays and on until my doctor's appointment in Janu... Read more
Pondering how to continue on...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012      8 comments

Well if you have read my blogs for a while you can see that I have gone back and forth with no sugar. I really celebrate the start of another no sugar adventure and I try to avoid admitting when I have fallen off the bandwagon so to speak. ... Read more
Moving forward with wisdom.
Monday, October 15, 2012      6 comments

I have grown up with a strong faith in the scriptures contained in the 89 section of a book called the Doctrine and Covenants. This section is commonly called the Word of Wisdom. it is what discourages the use of coffee, tea and tobacco by tho... Read more
40 years ago today...
Monday, October 01, 2012      10 comments

My mother died 40 years ago today. Most days I am coping well. I have a great family. We have our trials but we are doing well in all the areas of importance. I would love a few minutes to chat with her. To really talk about life, the... Read more
If we were in a race...
Thursday, September 27, 2012      6 comments

Stole this quote off of the page of kdskywalker. I learned something the other day, "you can't start over at the beginning, you can only remake the future outcome. If you are running a race and are far behind, you can't go back to the beg... Read more
Victim or Hero???
Friday, September 21, 2012      9 comments

Which do I want to be a victim of my life and situation or the hero of my own story? Recently I have been floundering. Feeling sorry for myself and struggling to do what I know helps me to be healthier and ultimately will lead to my weight... Read more
The 5 things that are keeping me from success.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      7 comments

This is a hard one. This is one that I would prefer not to do but, I promised myself I would make a serious attempt to do all the Biggest Loser challenges. So here goes. 1. Allowing myself to feel disorganized and overwhelmed. Since I... Read more
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      5 comments

i was thinking this morning. I tell myself I want to lose weight but I have plenty of excuses why I want to wait for tomorrow to actually do the work. I want sweets today or this and that. I have not planned ect. Whine, whine and more whine.... Read more
Loving Mother
Thursday, August 30, 2012      5 comments

Thanks to my spark friend Walking Grandma I have a new thought to keep me on track. I feel like my inner child has been pouting and then I am making poor choices. Well when start telling me that life is not fair I agree and then try to talk ca... Read more
Around and back again...
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      6 comments

I am writing this to remind myself of my path. I am trying to continue on the journey to lose weight. I keep having a pity party and giving into the treats and things because I worry that I will never be able to have them again. I know that I... Read more
I can do amazing things...By making small and simple choices.
Friday, August 24, 2012      5 comments

I have read a lot about not concentrating on the negative. I am working to do that. I like the saying I can do hard things. But, I don't want to concentrate on the hard part. I really want to think of my goals as doable. I have been ... Read more
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      5 comments

I feel as if I am struggling day by day. Thinking too much about what I want and not seeing what I have or how far I have come. I am not looking at the possibilities and I am not making progress. I really need to figure out day by day how to ... Read more
Admitting to the difficult.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012      2 comments

Continuing on to the possible. During this last 10 week challenge I did not meet my goals. I got a new scale, which weighs me heavier than my old one. I am ending near where I started. I did exercise most days. But, that is my nor... Read more
Need or want changes in my attitude.
Saturday, August 11, 2012      6 comments

I still somehow doubt it is possible to get down to a good weight. My first problem is that my natural tendencies are for sedentary pursuits. I like reading, crocheting, knitting and other handicraft kinds of things. I also have painful... Read more

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