thankful to drink water....
Thursday, August 13, 2009 1 comments
I had the pleasure of starting my day off with a trip to the dentist in order to get two cavities filled. The actual process didn't take any more than 30 minutes, so I very happy to have made it to work earlier than I expected. The thing... Read more
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 3 comments
focus "to concentrate attention or effort" Over the course of this journey, I've been riding this rollercoaster, where at the apex, I'm so enthusiastic & gung-ho about making changes towards a healthier lifestyle, but at the lowest point, I... Read more
starting my webwalking journey from the East Coast to California....
Thursday, June 18, 2009 7 comments
I had to modify my exercise regimen just a little....my knees were getting extremely sore from doing the cardio 5-6x/week, so I figured that it's best for me to take it a little slower (for now) and stick with walking during lunch and on the wee... Read more
continuing to CHALLENGE myself this week....
Thursday, June 04, 2009 3 comments
A couple of weeks ago, I had almost gotten frustrated with myself because I came across a few storage bins that contain clothes that I wore LAST summer and they did NOT fit (I had gained even more weight since last summer...ugh!) :o( But in... Read more
Trying to find the right combination of exercise and healthy eating habits....
Thursday, May 28, 2009 4 comments
I'm conducting a little experiment with myself. Starting today, I'm aiming to drink at least half of my body weight in ounces of water. This morning, I woke up at 3:30am (partly because of anxiety around an ongoing situation at work). I was d... Read more
What a rollercoaster ride this week has been.......but I survived & lived to tell about it!
Friday, May 15, 2009 1 comments
I will spare you the details, but let's just say that a TREMENDOUS weight has been lifted off of my shoulders this past week. Have you ever worked for someone who is a HEMMRHOID on top of another HEMMRHOID (that's my polite way of saying that t... Read more
my FOCUS for the week of May 11th....
Monday, May 11, 2009 3 comments
I managed to have a very relaxing day yesterday. I caught up on some much needed rest, went to the graveyard, and made an angel food cake for my other grandmother and went to visit her. She was so happy to see me, and I was glad to have spent ... Read more
trying to get a grip on my emotions up to & thru Mother's Day...
Friday, May 08, 2009 2 comments
Last night, on the train ride home, I was feeling extremely sad as I began thinking about Mother's Day. This is a very painful day, as I reflect on my grandmother's passing, as well as the fact that two of my daughters do not live with me (due ... Read more
volunteering at the organic farm at Long Island shelter in Quincy, MA
Thursday, May 07, 2009 1 comments
Yesterday, our company sent of team of 25 volunteers to the Long Island shelter in Quincy, MA. www.fobh.org/the-farm--l
ong-island Our task was to help perform various projects on the organic farm that grows fruits & veggies ... Read more
Yesterday, I PERSEVERED & had a major EPIPHANY!!!
Monday, May 04, 2009 7 comments
I participated in Project Bread's 40th Annual Walk for Hunger, which is a 20 mile walk where participants are sponsored in order to raise money for hungry families. www.projectbread.org This was my 2nd walk (the first tim... Read more
determined to stay focused amidst a sea of panic
Tuesday, April 28, 2009 5 comments
We just found out that someone in our department was let go this morning. Our company has been making periodic layoffs since last October/November, but the layoffs had occurred in other departments. I knew two of the people who had the misfort... Read more
always looking at the bright side of things....
Monday, April 27, 2009 1 comments
Eh, I didn't have the greatest of weigh-ins yesterday, but that actually wasn't a great surprise to me. Last week, I started off so gung-ho with motivation....waking up at 3:30 a.m. to squeeze in a workout before commuting to work. I man... Read more
targets for this week & daily motivating fortune
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 0 comments
Today's motivating fortune: "USE YOUR MISTAKES AS A LEARNING TOOL TO TEACH YOU WHAT YOU NEED TO DO DIFFERENTLY NEXT TIME. SOMETIMES, TRYING TO CUT CORNERS ENDS UP COSTING US MORE IN THE LONG RUN." Every so often, I have to go back to ... Read more
new weigh-in mantra & daily motivating fortune for 4/20/09
Monday, April 20, 2009 3 comments
Yesterday, I finally went back to WW after a month long hiatus. Two weeks ago, I was reluctant to ever return, especially since I knew that my weight had gone up quite a bit since the last meeting I attended. And as of last Friday, when I fina... Read more
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