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Small bit of AWESOME
Saturday, January 26, 2013      5 comments

Well, I realized I have been lying to myself. Yes, my weight does matter to me. I did a good job of being a mom even if I have a weight problem. We did lots of great things. I still go places and do thing. No the weight does not stop me. ... Read more
Saturday, January 26, 2013      4 comments

I have been working as a substitute teacher's aide. I get calls in the morning to work that day. Occasionally I get calls the night before but not very often. I am realizing that I need to have the everything ready to go. I have been g... Read more
Self Care
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      5 comments

Spending some time today thinking about my dreams. Then I was thinking about my "to do" list. My goals and what I do daily. I am moving towards my goals. Some have been harder than others to implement. But, there is no problem starting now ... Read more
Big Dreams
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      12 comments

I am not sure exactly how I am going to change so this year does not end up the same as last year. I have my action steps that are working OK. I spent some time dreaming about what I want. I am trying to make time daily to move in the directi... Read more
Noticing the joy.
Saturday, January 19, 2013      9 comments

I realized today that I need to spend more time noticing the joy. Sometimes joy is a big thing like Christmas or a family trip to the coast. Yes I love these kinds of time. I enjoy the family dinners that are no longer a nightly occurre... Read more
Embracing my journey
Friday, January 18, 2013      4 comments

Any challenge in life makes us stronger. As I said before I am struggling not to look back at what I have not done but forward to what is possible. I want 2013 to be the year that I embrace the journey at arrive at the place I want to go. May... Read more
Just reminding myself (and others) that I (we) want to
Thursday, January 17, 2013      6 comments

accomplish our goals for 2013. I am still spending some time thinking about all that I wish I had accompished in days, weeks, months or even years past. I however realized today that if my children wanted to quit just because they had no... Read more
Wondering about contentment...
Saturday, January 05, 2013      6 comments

What would happen if just for a minute I stopped worrying about all the things I am not, I am not skinny. I am not perfect. I am not an excellent housekeeper. I am not a perfect parent. I am not oh so many other things. What w... Read more
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      6 comments

My goals for years have been to increase my spirituality. improve my housekeeping and lose weight. My action steps for 2013 are: 1. Be committed to the journey and kind to myself. 2. Daily Prayer 3. Daily journal writing 4. Daily ... Read more
2013 I hope it is a year of change.
Sunday, December 30, 2012      9 comments

I have used this space for many things. I have written about my hopes to lose weight and my failures. I have shared many things I know. I have shared my triumphs and some of my failures. I have shared things I have learned and a few mo... Read more
Stress Relief
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      3 comments

For my White Tiger Biggest Loser Team I was supposted to find and use 3 way of lowering my stress this week. I wrote them on paper and realized I needed to do them online. 1. Get ready the day before. This minimizes my stress whe... Read more
^^^^The IFs I want to overcome...
Thursday, December 13, 2012      6 comments

The negatives in my head are really annoying me. Today I start another Biggest Loser Challenge. During the challenge I will: 1. Eat no sugar for the duration. 2. Blood sugar control for the entire challenge. I would like my BG to be... Read more
Suspend doubt...
Sunday, December 09, 2012      7 comments

I got some new pants. They fit well. I wanted to go to a Christmas Party. I gave away my Christmas sweater because it was too bit. That is a good thing. So I ended up wearing a plain red shirt to the Christmas party. A couple of people sai... Read more
The blog I intended to write...
Thursday, November 29, 2012      4 comments

I titled my blog a couple of days ago Searching for the Jewel within. I intended to write it. But, I wrote something else and forgot to change the title. I did Zumba again today. I tried really hard to quiet the negative voice with... Read more
I am overcoming self doubt.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012      6 comments

I once heard Dr. Phil say that past behavior is a good predictor of future behavior. I thought I agreed with him. I think it can be. Sometimes that helps us make choices. But, I also believe in the ability to change. We do not spend our who... Read more

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