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December's Here! New month...new (mini) goals...
Thursday, December 01, 2011      34 comments

December is here...new month! And the last one of 2012. The next new month, will actually begin a new year! I love new beginnings. It's your big chance to be at 100%. I used to tell my kids on the first day of school...so far, you have perf... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 76 lbs Lost with SparkPeople! 76 Positive Changes in my Life!
Monday, November 28, 2011      191 comments

I have been working on a 75 Positive Changes list to post when I hit 75 lbs down. Well, today it happened...except it was 76 lbs! I passed right past the 75 lb mark...so here is my list of 76 Positive Changes that have resulted from losing 76 ... Read more
Excited About...Running...Life...and Christmas!
Sunday, November 27, 2011      29 comments

It's been a great weekend. DH and I went shopping a little on Friday and thrifting yesterday. I'm really happy with our purchases. I've found what I wanted and found some low-cost surprises, too. Tonight, I wrapped everything. My stack of C... Read more
Off the Fence...and Back on Track
Tuesday, November 22, 2011      29 comments

Today was a big day for me. I gave 2-months' notice at work today...very hard for me to do...but something I have known I needed to do for awhile now...whew...now it is done. My last day will be January 21st. I plan to work with my employer t... Read more
Monster Mash
Friday, November 18, 2011      26 comments

Well, the last few days, I have discovered that the overeating demon within me still exists. Ugh. I wonder if it will ever die, or if it will just continue to be "caged" and "dormant" and then resurrect on occasion. We have been on this... Read more
Getting Ready for Vacation Week
Sunday, November 13, 2011      27 comments

Good morning! Today, my big push is to get ready for vacation. We are leaving Tuesday for South Carolina (14-hr drive) to see DS graduate from Army AIT (Advanced Individualized Training...I think). We will be in South Carolina until Friday. ... Read more
Last Chance Eating Plan
Thursday, November 10, 2011      38 comments

Yesterday, I was dealt a major life disappointment first thing in the morning. It was a real face slapping discouragement that sent me into a tailspin emotionally. I'm so much better today. I didn't eat my way out of my distress. I just endu... Read more
Work Out Affirmations
Saturday, November 05, 2011      30 comments

The other day, when I was doing C25K, W4D1, (yeah, baby), I discovered a Mantra. I was running and in the final 15 minutes of the workout. I questioned continuing on. Then, I took a poll. Was my heart or breath out of control? No. Were my ... Read more
Another SP Miracle!
Tuesday, November 01, 2011      33 comments

October is over and November has begun! Happy ONE day! (11/1/11) So...November...I like the thought of that. For me, it means...a trip to South Carolina...a trip to Virginia...my birthday...and Thanksgiving. Lotsa good stuff! So, bring it ... Read more
SP is So Smart!
Sunday, October 30, 2011      35 comments

SP is so smart. One of the calendar pages from my SP calendar that I saved and put up on my bulletin board says that, when your motivation is running low, you should go back and review how far you have come. (Those aren't the exact words...but... Read more
Remaining Steadfast Works
Thursday, October 27, 2011      28 comments

The week has had its ups and downs...mostly inside...in my "feelings." Outwardly, it has been pretty calm. Inside, I think my inner child threw a little temper tantrum...or two. She is so spoiled...and making this change to eating all our mea... Read more
Adjusting to Changes
Sunday, October 23, 2011      22 comments

It's been a pretty weekend. I haven't been out that much...but the sun has been shining! Today, we will be grocery shopping...so I will get out some...yay! It's been a different week for me eating-wise. We have been eating all our meals ... Read more
A New, Confident Me!
Thursday, October 20, 2011      40 comments

I've had a pretty good week. I think my biggest "hap hit" for the week was going to Cincinnati for a test that I needed to take. I got dressed up for the occasion...my new black pants, white shirt, and a new jacket (size 10!). I thought I loo... Read more
Persist and Breakthrough!
Saturday, October 15, 2011      25 comments

The sun is coming out...yay! Hope it is another pretty Saturday. I love Saturdays...all this time to do what I want and need to do. This has been an exciting week weight-wise. I hit the 160's...getting 169...then, the next day, 168 showed up... Read more
Hello 160-ville!
Thursday, October 13, 2011      35 comments

I have been a little "quiet" this week...on Spark and in real life. I don't know if it's the fall or concerns at work or my weight not budging or what...but my feelings have been "down" and I just didn't want to share that with anyone. I reall... Read more

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