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My new picture explained and a triumph!
Thursday, March 18, 2010      6 comments

This is my new picture to remind me I am on a Quest. Next I am going to find a dragon to print out and put on the fridge or some other prominent place in the kitchen to re... Read more
I can do this. My recommitment.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010      8 comments

What is your name? What is your quest? What is your favorite color? I have no idea where that came from originally. Four of my sons are older than 15 and they used to love to say that. One even wanted to put it on the answering machin... Read more
Day 16 of 40 Getting back to it. I believe in repentance.
Friday, March 12, 2010      6 comments

OK So I have changes that I want to make. Some how I dumped my blood sugar down yesterday and felt bad and was very hungry. I got a bad headache and really wanted to get rid of it. I ate the sugar foods. Then was very tired. Anyway today I ... Read more
Day 9 of 40 Self talk
Friday, March 05, 2010      3 comments

I am think about what I say to myself and the choices I am making. My goal for tomorrow is to write down all the food that I eat. I am also going to write down my self talk for the day. All the "I should..." Then I will either do ... Read more
Day 7 of 40 Doing Good...Attitude
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      7 comments

This quote came into my inbox today: "Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it." – William C. Durant I am continuing on this journey. I am working towards becoming the healthie... Read more
Day 6 of 40...back at it.
Monday, March 01, 2010      2 comments

I am recommitting to getting back to it. I have done OK. I want to do better than I have done. Today was hard. I think I messed up my blood sugar and I was starving all day. it was so hard to quit eating. Ugh! I want to do this. I have m... Read more
Day 3 of 40 Feeling blue
Friday, February 26, 2010      4 comments

I did not take the time to write last night. I was feeling kind of blue. I was hoping that the feeling would pass when I slept but, I am still feeling it. I hope today goes better. I am trying to remember the quote I have choosen for t... Read more
Day 2 of 40-Making room
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      4 comments

I am thinking about what I have to give up, what I have to change and how to manage my time to get to my goals. I am giving up some of my computer time. I am getting rid of some junk and I am working to think about what I ate and when. ... Read more
Day 1 of 40 - Slow learner
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      8 comments

Well I finished day one of my 40 days of self improvement. It some ways it was harder than I thought and in others it was easy. I gave the kitchen a good scrub. That is good. I did a bit of mindless eating and forgot to write it down. ... Read more
Facing Reality
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      6 comments

Well If I can get my techie kids to help me I will post a couple of pictures of myself. On Saturday I walked with a friend. We decided to take "before" pictures and then in 40 days we will compare those pictures to see how they compare ... Read more
Long walk
Saturday, February 20, 2010      6 comments

I walked from my house this morning to my friends. We ended up walking to the high school. It is a beautiful day. I passed my step goal by the time I got home. I am glad we walked in the beautiful sunshine and I am hopeful that I will contin... Read more
Friday's struggles
Friday, February 19, 2010      5 comments

On Tuesday I posted my intent. I got off track and did not get the lunch eaten that I had intended. I had a strange week. Here it is Friday and I have been active on the site for about a year. I singed up and left it for a long time and then... Read more
Just for Tuesday
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      12 comments

On Tuesday: I will eat half and apple and peanut butter before my first walk. I will eat an egg and toast before my second walk. I will eat a larger breakfast about 9:30 if I am still hungry. I will eat a salad with cheese and m... Read more
tiny pieces of seconds-dedicated to my son
Saturday, February 13, 2010      6 comments

My fourth son is competing in a district swim meet today. When I looked at his ranking there was less than 1 second between him and the first place. He is amazing. He is doing well and got a PR in both his events. On the preswim stats 13 pe... Read more
“Discipline is remembering what you want.” (John Campbell)
Wednesday, February 10, 2010      16 comments

“Discipline is remembering what you want.” (John Campbell) I just stole this from someone's blog. This is amazing and definitely something that I need to remember. I work to remember it when the morning alarm rings and I don't want t... Read more

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