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One step at a time--Change will happen
Friday, September 11, 2009      5 comments

This week I began walking at 5:20 in the morning. School started and I walk before I take my kids to an early morning seminary class. Then my goal was to study scriptures during the seminary time. Take them to school for Jazz band and come ho... Read more
Dream a little dream
Monday, September 07, 2009      5 comments

Right now I have visions of completed goals dancing in my head. I think I must feel happy with the smell of new school supplies filling the backpacks of my children and other people's children. This is the time for change. Things are changing... Read more
Being Brave
Monday, September 07, 2009      11 comments

How brave are you? I am asking myself that. My friend wants to walk earlier. I am thinking about it. I know how much more I could do if I agreed. I also know that I could be very tired if I get up earlier. I want so much to succeed a... Read more
Faith to go the distance
Friday, September 04, 2009      5 comments

I am really feeling worried about this month. I will have a great deal of change happen in this month called September. I am worried that I am not strong enough to get through this with the change that I need to make. I really want to keep mo... Read more
Plugging Away
Tuesday, September 01, 2009      7 comments

Well, I created a great day exercise wise. I am back to being more mindful of getting my steps in. I got over 11000 steps today. I am hopeful that the new month will accomplish great things. It is going to be busy. School will start. ... Read more
It doesn't matter if I feel like it.
Friday, August 28, 2009      4 comments

I decided to just get my exercise done even if I did not feel like it in the morning. I don't usually make time later in the day if I just flaked out in the morning. Even if I do make time it does not seem to be enough. So the last 2 days I h... Read more
Good Choices
Thursday, August 27, 2009      5 comments

I've been in a slump recently. I feel so overwhelmed that I am just not facing what is overwhelming me. I am doing just what has to get done to keep my family going. Not much of the stuff that makes life good or makes me healthy. I am ... Read more
Success or failure
Wednesday, August 26, 2009      5 comments

Well I am starting to wonder if I am afraid to succeed at this. I have noticed the last couple of weeks on days that I don't feel like I can do everything on my "should list" that I just don't start doing anything. I kind of have done this for... Read more
Better Late than NEVER
Monday, August 24, 2009      9 comments

I participate in the 10,000 steps a day team. Our fearless leader gave the challenge listed below. I made an attempt but then realized that I kind of missed the target. I needed some time to think and a quiet time to write. I did not get... Read more
Where am I going?
Friday, August 21, 2009      15 comments

"When we can begin to take our failures nonseriously, it means we are ceasing to be afraid of them. It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves." Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923), I found this quote a while ago. I realize... Read more
I added greatness.
Friday, August 21, 2009      4 comments

Well my part time walking partner hurt her foot and hasn't been walking in the evening. So she talked with a friend and the friend said she wanted to walk. I decided this evening that I would walk to her house and invite her to walk. She was ... Read more
Today's report! +++
Thursday, August 20, 2009      3 comments

Yep I got up this morning and got ready to exercise and started without allowing myself to even consider if I wanted to. That is not the point that early in the morning. Then I got some active chores done that have been bugging me. I did end ... Read more
Making the descision ONCE. That is what I was missing!
Wednesday, August 19, 2009      4 comments

When I was a teenager in church classes the instructor would ttalk to us about moral behaviors. One day the teacher gave a lesson that was like many before it and many after but, she said "I would like it if you decide today not to do these thi... Read more
Missing Someting, Overwhelmed or just Denial
Tuesday, August 18, 2009      9 comments

I can plan I can plan all day and all night. I have good plans. I start and stop and start and stop and start again. Why does it continue to be so hard? Why can I do it for a few days making wonderful choices and then I just... well s... Read more
Monday, August 17, 2009      6 comments

I have not done well with my goal to have no sugar or white flour. I also ditched on exercise far more than I want to admit last week. I really got less done when I did not work out first. This morning I got a mile done first thing. No... Read more

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