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Busy Saturday
Saturday, August 20, 2016      3 comments

Up early again...treated myself to one breakfast burrito and a small mocha frappe at McDonald's on the way to work. Once there I walked for 24 minutes around our parking lot. *grins* Had the waning moon on one side of me and a spectacular sunr... Read more
The magic of Music
Friday, August 19, 2016      5 comments

Apparently the feelings of yesterday decided to linger through today. I woke up in a foul mood and had to push myself to do my morning WATP...I did the two mile walk just to prove to myself that I could. Grim was VERY loud this morning and pitch... Read more
Not so good day...tomorrow will be better
Thursday, August 18, 2016      3 comments

I had a rough afternoon, angry and frustrated with co-workers. Sometimes it feels as if I am the only one in my department. I just finished eating dinner and I am very proud of myself for sticking to my menu. I feel more like myself now and I ha... Read more
Mid Week check in
Wednesday, August 17, 2016      4 comments

It's been great week so far. I have kept well within my calorie range and only had one little slip up. It didn't affect my calories, I'm pleased to say. I had a craving for the banana roll up I have developed a taste for this week. I wasn't hung... Read more
Another Marvelous Monday!
Monday, August 15, 2016      6 comments

I had a great weekend and stayed on track in spite of all the temptations. I worked half a day on Saturday, and did my grocery shopping, Laundry, cleaning and movie night with Lil Bit rounded out my day. I tried a new treat from SP Recipes...low... Read more
Celebrating the end of a GREAT week!
Friday, August 12, 2016      5 comments

HAPPY FRIDAY! emoticon 2 pounds down and my determination soars! I haven't felt this good is such a very lon... Read more
Thursday already!
Thursday, August 11, 2016      1 comments

YAY! So happy tomorrow is Friday. I can't believe I'm actually looking forward to weighing in. I know I have done my best this week and I will not be disappointed if the scale doesn't move. I've come a long way in my understanding how weight los... Read more
What WAS I thinking???
Wednesday, August 10, 2016      4 comments

Well, I don't know exactly. ..I am so excited by the progress I am making and the head space I am in at the moment that I signed up for a 5k walk in October for the JDRF though work Each office has a team and I was getting ready to make a donati... Read more
Day 3 of exercise streak (Barely)
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      4 comments

I am an early bird and obnoxiously cheery morning person in the extreme. I am usually up about 3 hours before the sun and raring to go! I'm usually in bed fairly early. I have found over the past couple of days exercising too close to bedtime do... Read more
A Marvy Monday indeed!
Monday, August 08, 2016      4 comments

I love when a day is as good as today was...Especially a Monday! I woke up smiling and truly looking forward to the day. This morning I re-figured my calorie range, having forgotten to reset my exercise goals. It's been awhile since I have ... Read more
Time with my precious family and joyful tears watching the Olympics
Sunday, August 07, 2016      3 comments

*Disclaimer* Any one who knows me well, knows that I cry at the drop of a hat. I have been told that I am weak, that I have a huge heart, that I feel too much, and that I am empathic. Perhaps this is all true, I don't know...but it is part of w... Read more
WooHooooo for Friday (and a 2 pound loss!)
Friday, August 05, 2016      9 comments

May vacation approved by supervisor....Check! Best friend informed and jazzed about said vacation...Check! Dr. Haas informed of and pleased about said vacation...Check! First happy steps toward first weight loss goal...CHECK! Happy F... Read more
Sunday night already!
Sunday, July 31, 2016      4 comments

I can't believe the weekend is over already! While I didn't work yesterday morning, I was still up and out the door at 6:30. I went to Walmart and walked around the store twice before settling down to actually shop. They didn't have one of the i... Read more
Enough is more than enough!
Friday, July 29, 2016      8 comments

I'm so done! I'm tired of being tired! I'm tired and mortified at myself for allowing the fact that I am tired to give me the excuse to eat whatever the frack I want and to not move! Many things and thoughts have pushed me to this point. Dr... Read more
An even longer week and another short weekend(and my health is suffering)
Saturday, July 23, 2016      4 comments

Another long, busy week and short weekend. We are on mandatory overtime and I have worked 25 hours of overtime this pay period as of today. I'm so tired that last night I had a slight crying jag. I felt better afterwards and fell asleep very ear... Read more

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