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Things I tell myself
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      9 comments

I want to do this. I want to have lost at least 52 pounds my the end of the year. I am working not to struggle with ideas. I am working to decide the healthy things to do and then just doing them without any more internal discussion. So... Read more
What if I do...
Monday, January 04, 2010      7 comments

Thanks to everyone who responded positively to m blog about what scares me about change. That was hard to write. I also wrote what I want to have accomplished by December 31,2010. I would like one more blog on that order. Today I am goi... Read more
Scared of change
Saturday, January 02, 2010      10 comments

Ok so I realize that when I get to the end of the year I would find it depressing if I were the same as the year before. There are days that I still feel about 20 but, when I look at my sons who are 19 and 21 I realize how far I have come in th... Read more
Hopeful Blog December 31,2010
Saturday, January 02, 2010      3 comments

this year has been totally awesome. I have accomplished so much. I opened myself up to the possibilities at the end of 2009. I have been brave and worked hard and I am so totally amazed at where I have gotten. I have developed strong m... Read more
December 31,2009-A year in review
Thursday, December 31, 2009      6 comments

This year I have seen many things. I have accomplished many things and I have procrastinated about more things...LOL I am currently knitting something for my husband. I am changing patterns and ripping out and even starting over a few tim... Read more
When the student is ready...
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      5 comments

the Teacher will appear. I was looking around GoodWill the other day with my kids just for fun. I love to look at the books. I found the Beck Diet Solution. I decided that I would do what it says. It is my book so I can keep it a... Read more
"Difficulty is the one excuse history never accepts."-Author unknown to me.
Saturday, December 26, 2009      8 comments

I lost around 20 pounds since 12/27/2008. That was the day when I decided I had had enough. My ultimate goal weight is exactly half of what I weighted on that day. I have lost the 20. I am glad of that but, I think I could have worked harder... Read more
A great day would be...
Wednesday, December 16, 2009      7 comments

I would wake up to my exercise clothes all set out. I would roll out of bed and slip them on. I would grab my water and a snack from the kitchen. I would eat my snack, drink a bit of water and phone my friend. We would have a great chat whil... Read more
Work or Worry
Tuesday, December 15, 2009      8 comments

I am an expert worrier. I am so very talented at it that it is amazing. I am a skilled procrastinator also. Put the two together and I can really work my self into accomplishing nothing. It makes the thing that I have to do seem very, very i... Read more
Yikes...It's OK
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      5 comments

After I posted the blog about the storms I have realized that at the time I would have wished not to have the storms. Sitting in the dark with three little ones and a thunderstorm is not always the most fun one could ask for. Even though now i... Read more
Calm before the storm
Friday, December 04, 2009      8 comments

I have heard a lot about storms here on Spark People. When my 3 oldest children were young we lived in Texas. There was a season of thunderstorms every year. My home seemed to be the part of the subdivision that lost power so that every... Read more
Thursday, December 03, 2009      6 comments

I think this is the piece that I am missing. I have been contemplating how to make up a "new normal". I realized that last time I lost weight I have a more routine day. I got up got kids on the bus, did a few chores went to the gym, came home... Read more
My new normal
Wednesday, December 02, 2009      3 comments

I recently read the headline to an article dealing with a cronic condition. It talked about the new normal. It was suggesting that a person does not decide to brush their teeth. It is just something we do. The article encouraged paring other... Read more
Firing the fat cells
Monday, November 30, 2009      5 comments

I was reading in a emoticon's blog how she "re-hired" some fat cells. I will not site her here because that just... Read more
Looking forward to December!
Friday, November 27, 2009      5 comments

I had to back off because my ankle was in pain. The truth is nothing much changed. I have had arthritis in my left ankle for many years. Since 8th grade. I will see the doctor about it but my insurance changes in December so I have to wait u... Read more

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