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Trying times
Wednesday, March 25, 2020      9 comments

The State of Michigan is under a stay at home order. We can leave our homes to get groceries or medicine, get outdoors to exercise (lots of people going for walks in their neighborhoods) and essential service providers can work. I am an essent... Read more
Social distancing....
Monday, March 16, 2020      14 comments

Well, just as I decided to return to the gym, it closed. Our governor closed all gyms, etc for the next 8 weeks because obviously we individually are not doing a great job with social distancing! Guess I will keep walking outdoors and working ... Read more
It's ok to put yourself first!
Monday, March 02, 2020      6 comments

I struggle with putting myself first. I struggle with choosing me. Last month my mantra was "choose you". I tried really hard to choose me over the Oreos, to choose me over playing games on my phone for hours, to choose me instead of feeling ... Read more
Closing out the month
Friday, February 28, 2020      6 comments

Well, this has been a month of lots of changes for me. I committed to an eating lifestyle which restricts my carbs - which for a girl who was eating probably 70% carbs in her diet was a big change. How did it go? It's been hard. I miss b... Read more
Monday, Monday
Monday, February 17, 2020      12 comments

Well today was the second weigh in of our weight loss challenge at work. I came down a whopping 6.2 pounds. I am so excited! I have been really limiting the carbs in my diet. I am not doing Keto, but more of a South Beach type diet whe... Read more
Nothing like it!
Tuesday, February 11, 2020      8 comments

That smile on your face, feeling like the singing a song, the sun is shining (even if it isn't), pat yourself on the back sort of a feeling.... accomplishment! ... Read more
Road Trip!!!
Tuesday, February 04, 2020      9 comments

Just what everyone wants to do their first week of a weight loss challenge. We have a weekend convention to attend. 2.5 days will be spent in the car driving. 1.5 days will be spent in workshops sitting. Yikes! So road trips of the past ... Read more
The day after the Super Bowl
Monday, February 03, 2020      9 comments

Yesterday the sun was out! I know that is not a big deal for some of you, but where I live, we have had a January filled with gray days and little to no sunshine. I was as giddy as could be! Something about the sun makes me want to get outdo... Read more
Thursday, January 30, 2020      8 comments

I have heard so often on this journey that it is all about choices. I tend to make lots of choices that I later wish I didn't. I had a dear friend say to me yesterday "I hope that you will learn to choose you. Choose you over that Oreo. ... Read more
Cheerleaders, encouraging people wanted!
Friday, January 24, 2020      14 comments

I need an overhaul. Can a 63 year old woman totally change her life? I am going to find out. I have ventured on this path for years now, only to step off for a brief moment and totally slide back down the mountain. If you look at it as fa... Read more
Down the rabbit hole.......
Wednesday, April 17, 2019      13 comments

They say the most difficult part of any journey is that tricky middle section. In the beginning, it is exciting to start a new journey. You dream of your destination. For me, that is a healthier version of the current me. One that weighs, le... Read more
Rocky Roads
Monday, March 18, 2019      9 comments

This week was a tough one for me. There were more treats in our office than in a bakery! There were a couple people's birthdays, pi day (2 pies showed up), the normal bagels and cookies, homemade cookies brought in by an employee on medical le... Read more
It's March!!!!!
Monday, March 04, 2019      7 comments

I know, that's a little late, but I have been so busy and haven't taken the time to blog. So how did February go? Well if you are looking at pounds on the scale, down 9.6 more (total to date, 21.4). Now I should be pleased with that a... Read more
Onderland and Twoferville
Tuesday, February 19, 2019      16 comments

Well, over the weekend I found my way to Onederland. I really don't want to say I found my way there.... I worked really hard to get there! and just like that in a day, I am back in Twoferville. Last night I ate two pieces of pepperoni pi... Read more
Progress, goals and the SHOCKER!
Friday, February 15, 2019      9 comments

So this week I hit my 15 pound weight loss mark. Yippee. Which brings me to my upcoming weight loss goals. The next goal I am trying to hit is... Read more

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