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I'm Hooked
Friday, July 04, 2014      11 comments

After a few weeks of yoga practice, I'm hooked. I've found a studio I like, and have begun taking classes once a week, while practicing at home with online classes betwee... Read more
1200 Calories
Wednesday, March 05, 2014      17 comments

Check out this blog from Huffington Post: www.huffingtonpost.com/s
_b_4816597.html This is the best piece on weight management I've read in a very long time. What do you say?... Read more
I'm Getting Married!
Sunday, March 02, 2014      30 comments

My sweetheart and I have set a date: May 24th. It's official! We've been through a lot together. We've been friends for over 15 years, and even had a breakup three years ago. But some things just feel right, and this is one of them. Af... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Coach Nicole's 28 Day Bootcamp DVD: My Review
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      26 comments

First, the details I must include: I received this DVD for free from SparkPeople and did not receive any form of payment for my review. SparkPeople is in partnership with Walmart to sell this DVD. It is available at Walmart. Members... Read more
Monday, January 13, 2014      21 comments

So the last two weeks have been rough, emotionally. Since Thanksgiving, when I moved to my new place (which I love, love, love, by the way), I've been off-track with my ... Read more
One Word for 2014
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      21 comments

An author I follow on Facebook, Oriah Mountain Dreamer, recommended this week that her readers pick one word as a kind of theme or grounding point for the New Year. She a... Read more
Be Awesome
Saturday, December 28, 2013      21 comments

For many, there's an emotional and energetic slump as we head into the New Year. Now is the time to get busy -- not with busy work, but with awesomeness. Take a few min... Read more
I'm back!
Sunday, December 01, 2013      19 comments

Whew! Moving took up the past 3 weeks, between packing, the physical move and unpacking. I still have some boxes to unpack, but after yesterday's big trips to the charity donation center, I am at least able to move around more freely. So it's... Read more
Remember This
Friday, November 08, 2013      24 comments

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Rebuilding A Life
Friday, November 01, 2013      32 comments

I didn't start out to gain anything. Certainly not to rebuild my life. I was much more focused on what I didn't want than what I want and value. I started out to lose w... Read more
...Simply For the Reason That They Are Heavy
Wednesday, October 23, 2013      32 comments

This week has been a roller-coaster, emotionally. I'm experiencing elation at reaching my goal weight and dream clothing size. At the same time, my ex has been pushing b... Read more
Get Moving!
Sunday, October 20, 2013      35 comments

I have learned that I require movement. This is still a surprising concept to me. I was the kid who hated PE class. Picked last for teams, I was clumsy and non-competit... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts We Have to Stop Talking About Weight Loss
Monday, October 14, 2013      229 comments

We have to stop talking about weight loss. The "lifestyle change" we're all creating cannot be fully present as long as we're focused on what we don't want. "I don't wan... Read more
Have You Had This Illusion, Too?
Sunday, October 06, 2013      16 comments

Have you, like me, sometimes thought of your weight management journey this way? "If I could just get my body to do x, I'd have my act together..." I'm learning t... Read more
Do You Need a Few Words of Encouragement?
Saturday, October 05, 2013      14 comments

You have what it takes. All you need to do is what's in front of you today. As my mother would say, "Don't borrow trouble," from the future. Just handle today's tasks. ... Read more

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