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New Year...New You...Who's with me?
Thursday, December 29, 2011      42 comments

Friends...I must be honest...I'm struggling. But, I'm going to pick myself up, dust myself off, get in range, record it, move it, record it, and move on! Because...here's the difference a GOOD year could make... ... Read more
Saturday, December 24, 2011      22 comments

The day before Christmas! I'm ready! Yay! I'm looking forward to having the "kids" (they'll always be kids to me) in the house for the evening tomorrow. It will be fun. I really enjoyed shopping for them. Today, I will spend the day cleani... Read more
Reindeer Cookies and It's a Wonderful Life!
Tuesday, December 20, 2011      27 comments

Christmas time brings me a mixture of emotions, thoughts, and feelings...some good...some not-so-good. I've been dealing with that mixture over the last several days. We've had the tree up for a week...with lights only. DD kept commenti... Read more
Thursday, December 15, 2011      57 comments

I finished the C25K program today...by running my first 5K! I did it! I went the whole way...no walking. Yikes! I can do it! Yes, I had "the red face" afterwards...but I felt fine...no knee problems...lungs and heart fine...awesome! I am R... Read more
My First Interview
Saturday, December 10, 2011      38 comments

Well, they say "3rd time's a charm." I had a bad couple of days this week eating-wise...and my weight went back up to the high end of the 160's. Today, it was back down...166.5. So that's the third time I have repeated the 169-166 weight rang... Read more
I Joined the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants!
Saturday, December 03, 2011      44 comments

Today, I joined the "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Yesterday, when DD came over and brought some of her clothes over, she showed me a pair of jeans that she "saved for me." My other DD had worn them when she was heavier and loved them...... Read more
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

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