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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The window, investments, retirement and fear....
Monday, March 23, 2015      34 comments

I have a friend who is quite healthy. He eats right, works out on a regular basis, and carries his weight within normal range. One of the phrases he constantly uses about his healthy lifestyle is that he is saving for his retirement. He says ... Read more
100 Miles!!!
Friday, March 20, 2015      12 comments

Well, this is day 14 of my virtual hike. I wasn't going to blog about it today but as I was reviewing my walk I noticed that I accomplished a milestone.... My first 100 miles on the trail!!! ... Read more
I wanna be.....
Thursday, March 19, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday I wanted to be a skinny girl looking good in a bathing suit. Today I want to be a trail angel. I am doing a virtual walk of the Pacific Crest Trail. This is my second week on the trail. The site I am using has a visual jour... Read more
I tried on bathing suits.....
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      11 comments

I was bummed. I am nowhere near my goal weight like I thought I would be a year ago at this time. I don't have the body I thought I would have but then I realized: ... Read more
Virtual never felt so good.....
Thursday, March 12, 2015      6 comments

I have synced my fitbit to catch up my virtual hike of the PCT. On day 3 there was this beautiful butterfly along the trail Day 4 brought views of Lake Morena which is th... Read more
I have arrived - leg 3!!!!!
Monday, March 09, 2015      7 comments

On May 1, 2014 I started a virtual walk. I left my home in Grand Rapids Michigan and set out to visit a friend who lives in Phoenix Arizona. I arrived in Phoenix on January 19, 2015. 1,870 miles walked! From Phoenix I decided to head to ... Read more
Stuff you carry on this journey....
Friday, March 06, 2015      10 comments

This journey can get rough at times. Sometimes I can visualize myself looking up this huge mountain feeling very small and intimidated. Other times I have to cross over fast moving streams and I stand on the bank looking at the other side, afr... Read more
Embrace your surroundings!
Tuesday, March 03, 2015      30 comments

I live in Michigan. It is cold. People are heading south for warm weather getaways. Me, I headed north with a friend. It just seems so much easier to embrace the cold than to complain about it everyday! We were planning on hiking in to s... Read more
the way it is
Friday, February 20, 2015      8 comments

I am tired. I am frustrated. I am cold. I am sick of all this below zero weather. I feel lazy. I have no energy. I need help today. Sooo throwing out this simple prayer: Dear God, Please remove my desire to binge eat today. ... Read more
the way it is
Friday, February 20, 2015      0 comments

I am tired. I am frustrated. I am cold. I am sick of all this below zero weather. I feel lazy. I have no energy. I need help today. Sooo throwing out this simple prayer: Dear God, Please remove my desire to binge eat today. ... Read more
Really? dang ads
Thursday, February 19, 2015      9 comments

I get it that SP probably gets funding for having ads on their site - but really, in two places I have Jets deep dish pizza duos complete with photos popping up? What happened to healthy food ads? Please go away. I didn't come here for te... Read more
Pass the magic fairy dust please...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      6 comments

I fell asleep on the couch last night while watching tv. I transplanted myself to my bed only to discover that my dear son (who has down syndrome) decided to be helpful and made my bed. While doing so, he moved my furniture. I noticed my nigh... Read more
Fat Tuesday, paczki and mardi gras beads
Tuesday, February 17, 2015      5 comments

I remember asking my Polish grandma why they called it Fat Tuesday - after all, a day can't be fat! I don't know that I quite understood her answer about the upcoming Lenten season and fasting - and people indulging because they needed to eat e... Read more
Wild ride....
Monday, February 16, 2015      12 comments

Sometimes life can be a wild ride. Things happen we do not expect. Usually when we least expect them. That is my life right now! My son's housemate committed suicide this weekend. It has been a rough couple days. I am praying for him, ... Read more
Barb is back.... thinking
Friday, February 13, 2015      6 comments

Jane Doe is gone and Barb is back. It feels good to be me! Yippee! I got home, ate supper and I looked at the total steps on the fitbit. I thought about this journey. I really didn't want to do much more than sit on the couch and watch ... Read more

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