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Dealing with Change, whether you want to or not
Friday, September 03, 2010      4 comments

I marveled for the past couple of weeks how my 12-year-old adjusted to going to a new school. He had been at his previous school since he was 4 years old, and now he was going to a bigger school with more people. He was about to make a big chan... Read more
Getting Back To Business
Sunday, August 22, 2010      4 comments

Sadly, I allowed myself to be derailed by different events occurring in my life. I've been able to manage my eating habits, but I let the regular exercise go. It's much harder to start again than it is to keep going from the start. Regardless... Read more
Eat with your stomach, not with your eyes
Monday, April 19, 2010      3 comments

I had to sing at an event recently. It was lovely. Afterward, there was lunch. I sat with a thin friend of mine and his children. The daughter saw something on her dad's plate and asked if she could have it. His answer was, "Eat with your st... Read more
Celebrating the first 10 pounds
Monday, April 05, 2010      4 comments

Actually, it's 11, but I'm not counting LOL. emoticon I have not been disciplined in tracking my intake; b... Read more
The Invisible Woman
Sunday, March 21, 2010      2 comments

So, I'm looking at my reflection yesterday, and I'm wondering ... "who is THAT woman?" Who came and took over my body, while I was asleep at the wheel. For the longest, I couldn't STAND to look at myself. So I didn't. I became invisible. ... Read more
One foot in front of the other, hand in hand
Friday, March 19, 2010      4 comments

You ever had a friend who will just tell you the truth? A lot of us have acquaintances, but no one who will absolutely tell you the truth about ourselves. I’m not talkin... Read more
Support Really Matters
Saturday, January 02, 2010      0 comments

You know what? I've tried to lose weight before. I went to the meetings, and it was going okay, until the dynamic of the meeting changed, and I began to feel more scrutinized than supported. I joined Spark People a long time ago, and didn't d... Read more
Whew ... The train really didn't de-rail
Monday, November 09, 2009      0 comments

Today, I felt like I was eating out of control. Surely that bag of Bugles had put me over the edge. That salty, crunchy craving almost did me in. Well, i had the snack, but I pulled myself back from the edge. When I got home, I got my exerci... Read more
Well. I've done it for a week ...
Monday, November 02, 2009      1 comments

Okay ... I've been tracking my nutrition and fitness goals for a week. I finally decided that 100 was too big a number, so I've set a mini-goal of 40 pounds. This week I lost 4 pounds. Sooooo, that means I have 36 pounds to lose. That sounds ... Read more