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Quiet Day
Monday, September 02, 2013      7 comments

Spent today at home. I did not make as much headway as I wanted to in my paperwork, but it was very tedious and I needed frequent breaks. I am getting the books in order for a local nonprofit and I have a year's worth of transactions downloade... Read more
Nice Day
Sunday, September 01, 2013      9 comments

I got all done today, except for my closet. I ran out of time but it's all good. I have lots of healthy foods for the week. My house is clean (enough). And I got to spend time with some of my favorite people. My daughter and her boyfriend c... Read more
"Fall" Cleaning
Saturday, August 31, 2013      10 comments

I am doing my spring cleaning now. Got my refrigerator cleaned out and the pantry cleaned out and organized. My closet is in progress but it's late and I'm tired. That will have to get finished tomorrow. Also on tap tomorrow is grocery s... Read more
TGIF
Friday, August 30, 2013      6 comments

I usually don't feel like TGIF, but it has been a very trying week. I am really looking forward to the long weekend. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
wLGciG2a1I8 Five days on track!... Read more
Today
Thursday, August 29, 2013      12 comments

It is still an emotional roller coaster but I made it through another day. I inadvertently ate too much at breakfast but made up for it later. Who knew that IHOP put pancake mix in their omelettes? I made the mistake of not checking until... Read more
In-Laws
Wednesday, August 28, 2013      16 comments

I am dealing with in-laws and trying to give up people pleasing, putting others needs before your own, and anger. In the process, I have not indulged in comfort eating. ... Read more
15 Things to Give Up
Tuesday, August 27, 2013      12 comments

I "borrowed" this from someone on Facebook. I need to work on the majority of these. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1. Doubting yourself 2. Negative thinking 3. Fear of failure 4. Destructive relationships 5. Gossiping 6. Criticizing... Read more
ReSet
Monday, August 26, 2013      8 comments

I reset all my trackers today. I have to buckle down and get this done. Thanks for all the comments on yesterday's blog. Gino makes me smile every time I look at him. I have to make sure I am around and healthy for a long time to see him... Read more
My Grandson
Sunday, August 25, 2013      14 comments

DH and I are home from Florida, where we went to celebrate my grandson Gino's first birthday. We arrived Thursday afternoon and got to spend the whole day Friday - Gino's birthday - with him while his parents were at work. Saturday was a party... Read more
Positivity
Sunday, August 18, 2013      10 comments

Accepted; Accomplish; Achieve; Active; Admire; Agree; Amazing; Appealing; Approve; Aptitude; Awesome; Beaming; Believe; Brave; Brilliant; Calm; Certain; Charming; Cheery; Choice; Commend; Composed; Constant; Cool; Courageous; Creative; Dazzling;... Read more
Appreciating Myself
Monday, August 12, 2013      13 comments

I set a new calorie range today and I stayed in it. I got caught up on some board paperwork and am ready for an impromptu meeting in the morning. I sent encouraging texts to my son and daughter-in-law on their first day back to teaching toda... Read more
Positive Thoughts
Sunday, August 11, 2013      15 comments

This was in my email today - a way to increase your self-esteem and positive outlook: "Simply take 2 minutes at the end of your day to appreciate yourself. Think back and to celebrate the small and bigger positive things you have done tod... Read more
Don't Worry Be Happy
Saturday, August 10, 2013      7 comments

Several people are talking about this on SP and every time I read it the song plays in my head. So I had to actually listen to it - the video features Bobby McFerrin, a comedian named Bill Irwin, and surprisingly to me, Robin Williams: ... Read more
Personality Type
Saturday, August 10, 2013      5 comments

A while ago I took a Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test and it said that I am an ESFJ (Extraversion ▪ Sensing ▪ Feeling ▪ Judging). According to the results, ESFJs are practical, realistic people who believe that almost anything... Read more
Mojo
Wednesday, August 07, 2013      14 comments

I am looking for my mojo - can't seem to find it anywhere. I know I am in trouble because I am looking at the "fixes" - diet of the week in magazines, shakes, coaches, "makeovers"... I didn't need any of these things back in 2009. Jus... Read more

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