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Tough Times Lead to Renewed Determination
Monday, January 23, 2017      2 comments

Having lost my mom on December 23rd, I am more determined than ever to lose this weight! Every time I spoke to my mother in the past few years, she always worried about my weight. I worried that she had lost so much weight so fast and woul... Read more
Today: The First Day of the Rest of my Life
Wednesday, October 05, 2016      7 comments

emoticon I am tired! Sick & tired, if truth be told, of being sick & tired & FAT!! ... Read more
Never Quit Pledge
Saturday, January 02, 2016      2 comments

I copied this from CERIUSLY's blog today. I thank her for sharing the motivation! Never Quit Pledge Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey.... Read more
New Path Ahead
Monday, June 03, 2013      2 comments

Well, it finally happened today, June 3, 2013. After 6 years being pre-diabetic, my husband was diagnosed as a full-blown diabetic. He will be on insulin for the rest of his life, unless a cure is found. I have vowed to stand by him, like ... Read more
Eating Healthy, Day 2
Sunday, March 03, 2013      5 comments

How will I do this? First, I will stop eating at the school Canteen so much. I eat there two or three times a day M-F. They have a couple of healthy sandwiches, but most of their stuff is high fat and high calorie. So when I have to eat th... Read more
Eating Healthy, Day 1
Saturday, March 02, 2013      2 comments

I, like my friend Anatashiki, need to watch what I eat. I currently scarf down anything I want, even if I know it will bother me later, such as dairy products. I can't seem to watch portions, either. I eat until I am satisfied. I will work on ea... Read more
My new habits for 2012
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      9 comments

I have a few things that I am working towards making habits this year: 1. Doing a Pilates DVD workout with my sister-in-law three days a week (benefits: good exercise and some bonding time) 2. Walking briskly the half mile to the b... Read more
Coughing as exercise?
Wednesday, February 23, 2011      5 comments

I have a suggestion. I think coughing should be listed as a calorie-burning exercise of some sort. I have been hacking my head off for 7 days now. I get real sweaty and out of breath like I've just finished a marathon. Then my back and ribs star... Read more
Near Devastation
Thursday, August 05, 2010      6 comments

I had some very close calls yesterday. I have been trying to get back into school for several weeks now and was finally accepted Tuesday. Yesterday, I went to see my advisor to choose my classes and such. Now, to my knowledge, I had earned an as... Read more
My goals for March 2010
Monday, March 01, 2010      5 comments

I have really been slacking the last several months (a year?), so it is time to get into the groove. I have a few new goals that I think will head me in the right direction. First, I want to up my water intake to 8 glasses a day. I think this wi... Read more
I am a Quitter
Sunday, February 01, 2009      2 comments

Being a quitter is supposed to be a bad thing. I disagree. It depends on what you are quitting and whether it is good for you or not. I was giving up on my dreams just because it seemed unreachable now. That was a bad thing. I am quitting smokin... Read more