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I love you guys!!!
Friday, April 25, 2014      6 comments

Thanks for helping me get out of my funk! Still not quite out of the woods, but feel like I have some good tools with me to use! Most of all thanks for reminding me that sometimes the motivation is a result of our doing the right things ----- ... Read more
Stuck? Denial?
Thursday, April 24, 2014      6 comments

I have been stuck. I have been feeling lazy. My favorite thoughts have been "I don't want to" or "I will do it later". At first I thought, like everything else, this too will pass. Guess what? It hasn't. I am stuck. Wait - no I am not... Read more
Melting the snowball
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      4 comments

So I got off my butt and out for a walk during my lunch hour. It was a little chilly when I started. The river and ponds are still beyond their banks. While walking... Read more
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      4 comments

I'm not talking the kind made out of the white fluffy stuff - I'm talking the kind made up of an accumulation of other stuff. You know the kind! So the past couple weeks of spring, I have been making snowballs. Here's how it went: Ex... Read more
Where its at........
Tuesday, April 15, 2014      4 comments

April is half gone - and I am not halfway towards reaching my goal - in fact I think I am further from it than when April started. April has been a huge challenge. I am emotionally tired. I have not gotten in my workouts. In fact, I do... Read more
the new 'do
Wednesday, April 09, 2014      11 comments

some of you asked for a pic of my haircut - sooooo - here it is. It certainly is a beautiful day. Have the next couple days off and will be away from the computer... Read more
Tuesday, April 08, 2014      7 comments

This past week I have been struggling with motivation and keeping my focus. After looking at some things, I am blaming - are you ready? My success. I have just reached the goal of losing 10% of my bodyweight. I have lost a little over 20... Read more
Friday, April 04, 2014      8 comments

So when I went in to get my hair trim/color touch up I decided it was time for a new do. I looked at lots of pictures and put my trust in my hairdresser. After all, if you can't trust your hairdresser, who can you trust! She turned my back to... Read more
THE cookie
Thursday, April 03, 2014      7 comments

Every Thursday is bagel and cookie day at our office. We get Panera bagels and cookies. They sit in the kitchen right outside my office door. I smell toasting bagels and sweets all morning long. I have been doing pretty good staying aw... Read more
Who thought less would lead to more?
Wednesday, April 02, 2014      8 comments

So another month of doing the next right things to the best of my ability have lead to this: More stamina. When I first started walking at the first of the year, I could not walk a mile without stopping several times feeling like the lit... Read more
Letting go of jealousy
Friday, March 28, 2014      13 comments

I have a friend at work who has been doing Bob Harper's Jump Start to Skinney diet/exercise program. She has lost 17 lbs this month. People are complimenting her on her weight loss. She looks great. She has worked hard. She deserves recogni... Read more
Just doing it....
Thursday, March 20, 2014      6 comments

I really didn't want to go the gym tonight. I really wanted to stay home and watch basketball. I compromised. I watched most of the Michigan State game and then went to the gym. I got on a bike and caught some of the other games while I rode... Read more
Hendrix, Green Rivers and more ...
Monday, March 17, 2014      10 comments

Friday some friends and I headed to Chicago. Trying to stay on track I got up extra early, did 5K on the treadmill before heading out. I had my healthy breakfast, packed a couple protein bars, some fruit & bottled water. I did pretty good the... Read more
Jean day, ER and gratitude
Sunday, March 09, 2014      6 comments

I went to bed Thursday night, thinking how nice it would be to be able to wear jeans to work on Friday. I thought about the tasks I needed to complete the next day and dozed off to sleep. Ahh, but life can change in an instant and sometime... Read more
Stay in today!
Thursday, March 06, 2014      4 comments

Honesty with self and others is so important on this path. I had a rough weekend with a late night meal on Saturday that I know was not the smartest thing to do - eating late, excess carbs & fats = bigger number on the scale - you get the idea.... Read more

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