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Flip, flop and Jane Doe
Thursday, February 12, 2015      5 comments

Yesterday I was pumped. I woke up and I felt good. I was ready to tackle ANYTHING and I had no doubts I would overcome whatever obstacles were in my way. I think my words were "beaming bright" (on that gray day). ... Read more
The things you leave along the trail....
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      5 comments

Now I'm going to date myself - remember watching those western movies of wagon trains heading out west? The pioneers packed their wagons with tools, grain, linens, som... Read more
Spring Training, lies, denial and discipline
Monday, February 09, 2015      8 comments

Today we kicked off our spring training program at work. Those participating got an insulated glass for all that water we will be drinking! We get points for exercise, eating freggies, drinking water and bonus points for trying some new form o... Read more
ground hog day, the rut, the box.....
Friday, February 06, 2015      4 comments

Ever see that movie Ground Hog Day where every day is the same day, over and over and over? Ever get stuck in a rut or inside the box feeling like everything is always the same and never changes? Ever try to get out? Push! Real hard! Yo... Read more
Really? Balanced equations?
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      6 comments

I thought all I had to worry about was calories in, calories burned. As long as calories burned were more than those calories in the result would be weight loss. How simple is that? Wait - that is an equation. Remember balanced equations... Read more
Mountain climbing.....
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      9 comments

I have never climbed mountain. I did ride up the little train to the top of Pike's Peak though. I got to enjoy that beautiful view from the top without having to do any of the work to get there. I even have photos to say I was at Pike's Peak ... Read more
Divine Intervention
Monday, February 02, 2015      5 comments

I was concerned about Sunday with a Board Meeting scheduled in a nearby town for most of the day and a superbowl party following that at a friends in a different nearby town. The weather forecast for Sunday included a winter advisory. I u... Read more
It's coming.... one of THOSE days....
Friday, January 30, 2015      5 comments

Super Bowl Sunday. I have a board meeting to attend that morning at 9am. It is in another town 1.5 hours from home - so I will be getting up early, getting ready and driving - followed by the meeting which will run past the lunch hour and ... Read more
Help please???
Tuesday, January 27, 2015      13 comments

I don't even want to say this - but I need to. I don't like veggies. I grew up in a meat and potato household - meat & potato every night with a side of green beans or corn. We were not big on vegetables. Maybe peas and carrots would w... Read more
Put the oxygen mask on yourself first.....
Monday, January 26, 2015      8 comments

If you've been on a plane, you've heard it... put the oxygen mask on yourself first. It sounds selfish - until you take a minute to think about it and rationalize it and convince yourself that it is not a selfish act, but a smart one. ... Read more
In the blender.......
Friday, January 23, 2015      11 comments

Whirl, whirl, whirl..... Ever feel like you are in the blender? That's me today. My head is spinning. I want a million things. I just want them. One of them is being healthier. Gee that sounds pretty simple - just eat those food group... Read more
What worked, what didn't.....
Tuesday, January 20, 2015      14 comments

Yesterday I fell to the twizzlers in the kitchen at work. I was going to have one - sound familiar - well I did. Then sat and obsessed about another for fifteen minutes, drank another glass of water and had #2. Obsessed about another, drank a... Read more
MLK Day - I have a dream...
Monday, January 19, 2015      3 comments

This is one of my favorite Martin Luther King quotes. Thought I would share it with you. Those words apply to more than just civil rights. How true, nothing like... Read more
Accomplished! Sparkle, sparkle!
Sunday, January 18, 2015      7 comments

Today I have reached level 18 in SP points. Yep, I have been around a while! I can't say I ever had level 18 as a goal - but it feels pretty good to know I have been persistent! Today I have reached my destination in my virtual walk. I s... Read more
I wanted....
Saturday, January 17, 2015      6 comments

Today was weigh in day for the 5% challenge. I really wanted to post a HUGE number for my weight loss. I wanted that weight to magically disappear. Reality? I posted a .8 weight loss. Not quite one pound. Normally this would have m... Read more

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