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Tuesday, August 21, 2012      1 comments

I have to rethink this a little. Time wise it makes more sense for me to walk only once a day. Last night I walked 3 mi. in just under an hour & my knees are a little sore but not as much as I expected. I can walk tonight but then it's downhill ... Read more
Color run
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      4 comments

On Oct. 6, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio there is going to be a 5K color run. Some family members & friends are going to do it & I've decide, so am I. I can't run because of my knees but I can walk & walk I will. Last night & this morning I walked 8t... Read more
Hanging in there!
Monday, August 13, 2012      2 comments

I'm still here but I really need to refocus. It's been a busy but fulfilling summer. Some very good Bible studies keeping me busy, spending extra time with my grandchildren (by Wed. most of them will be back in school), site watch. Just the whol... Read more
Thursday, May 10, 2012      1 comments

Does some months seem busier than others? The last 2 have been like that. We had the Memorial, CO's visit, SDA, site watch, family visiting 3 weekends in a row. ( When I say family you can count on the fact that there is at least 20 here durin... Read more
Excuses, excuses, excuses
Monday, April 16, 2012      5 comments

Justification ...... defense ....... pretext ....... self- deception. That's what I've been using the last couple of weeks & look where it's gotten me ...... added weight. Sure, I've had a lot going on in my personal life but that's no reason t... Read more
I need to focus.
Sunday, April 01, 2012      4 comments

I really need to focus on my goals, where I'm headed. In order to do that I need to define those goals. Really, what are they? To lose weight but not be flabby when I get where I want to be. I want a good report from the doctor. I want to have m... Read more
Just what I needed!
Tuesday, March 20, 2012      2 comments

Lately I've been a little discouraged & not as committed as I should be. A bite here, a bite there, not recorded but adding to the waistline ..... a few dropped minutes here & few there .... afterall .... what's it going to hurt? Nothing but rat... Read more
Saturday, February 25, 2012      4 comments

The dictionary defines commitment as responsibility: something that takes up time or energy, especially an obligation loyalty: devotion or dedication, e.g. to a cause, person, or relationship In 1969 I took on 3 of the biggest commitments of... Read more
Oh my goodness!!!!!!!!!!!
Friday, February 24, 2012      4 comments

Have you ever prepared the same dish for years & years & not given any thought to the calories it contains? Well, I have & was I ever shocked. My husband loves cheesy potato soup, so do I. That's what we're having for dinner on this cold winte... Read more
It takes time!
Friday, February 17, 2012      3 comments

It took time to put all this weight on. A number of years. A couple of months ago, a brother says it takes time to lose weight. I've been thinking about that. It does take time & I don't mean the weeks, months or years it takes to get rid of t... Read more
They noticed!
Thursday, February 09, 2012      6 comments

What a thrill! Last night I had a talk on the MS. After the meeting, I was approached 3 different times with the same question. "Are you losing weight?" I modestly answered "yes". What I really wanted to do was jump up & down & shout to the wo... Read more
A need to change
Sunday, February 05, 2012      2 comments

As I'm on this journey I continually see a need for change: a change in attitude, a change of habits & a change in thoughts. This has been happening on a fairly regular basis. For example; exercise. To begin with I thought 20 minutes every other... Read more
A Month of Learning
Tuesday, January 31, 2012      5 comments

Tomorrow's a new month. What did I learn about myself in January that I can benefit during February. First, I learned I truly want to do this. Second, I have to have more than desire. I need a plan & I need to follow that plan. Fourth, I learne... Read more
Today Is Not Yesterday!
Sunday, January 29, 2012      6 comments

Yesterday is gone. Thank goodness! I blew it! I hosted a house warming for a young couple in our congregation. So many of my favorite foods! That was yesterday. Today is a new day. No point on beating up on myself, because I can't undo yesterd... Read more