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Daily check-in
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      4 comments

I have read the Beck cards and am sitting and eating more slowly, putting the utensil down off and on throughout the meal. I didn't pick a specific diet because I am in maintenance and the foods I eat are appropriate. It's the snacking that I mu... Read more
Finally Beck!
Monday, October 09, 2017      5 comments

I finally received my Beck pink book towards the end of last week. Because I am in maintenance and actually have been for over a year, I chose to read a bit more instead of 1 day at a time. I got myself ready with the supplies and wrote my advan... Read more
Winners
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      2 comments

Winners in life are motivated to give more than is required and to do it with a cheerful spirit. Samuel Grady an Olympic Gold Medalist in Tracka nd Feliz speaks of working harder...do what you're supposed to do and then do a little more... ... Read more
Courage
Sunday, September 17, 2017      3 comments

"Courage is not defined by those who fought and did not fall, but by those who fought, fell, and rose again." I wonder how many of you remember the name Max Clelland. He was secretary if state in Georgia and head of Veterans Affairs under ... Read more
No deposit, no return
Wednesday, September 06, 2017      3 comments

John Nabor, 4 time Olympic Gold Medalist in swimming used this as his favorite saying. You get out of life what you're willing to put into it. In other words, you reap what you sow. When people spoke to him about goals and dreams, he challenged ... Read more
Happy Labor Day
Saturday, September 02, 2017      1 comments

Hoping most of you have a day to relax and recharge! It seems as though even on "days off," most of us stay very busy, either with home projects and sometimes at play. It's really okay to kick back once in a while! That said, a famous quot... Read more
always do your best!
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      5 comments

Nobody who ever gave their best regretted it. George Halas Today is a great day to do your best!! ... Read more
40 things about me (borrowed from Claire in Paris)
Saturday, May 27, 2017      23 comments

1. Do you like blue cheese? Oh yes, I LOVE blue cheese, especially roquefort. 2. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? As a rebellion teenager through my first year of college. I learned! 3. Do you own a gun? No 4. What is yo... Read more
official!
Monday, January 30, 2017      23 comments

I have submitted my letter of intention to retire at the end of this school year. That's part one! The whole idea was that our youngest who lives in the area has a 3-year old, whom my husband cares for 3 days a week. DH has said from the beginni... Read more
back to work!
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      15 comments

They took the 25 staples out of my backside yesterday and we had the conversation about going to work. So today, I am back in the car and driving to work. I have a PT appointment that cuts the day in half. We'll see if I choose to return to work... Read more
new hip!
Monday, November 21, 2016      12 comments

Tomorrow I will head to the surgical hospital for a new hip! I'm pretty exited and looking forward to having way less discomfort this one brings me. The crazy things you do to prep, though... For 3 days I use a special soap (hibi cleanse), and n... Read more
Blog Challenge Day 29: Write About Something/Someone You Can't Live Without
Monday, October 03, 2016      8 comments

I couldn't live without knowing that my God has a perfect plan for me-for good and not for evil! I need to live to show that every day! from today's BibleGateway.com: What a God we have! And how fortunate we are to have him, this Father ... Read more
Challenge day 2 and 26
Monday, September 26, 2016      2 comments

Challenge 25 asks "If you could meet/have one fictional character fall in Love with you, who would it be?" My first reaction was that I have no need for any fictional character to fall in love with me...but I came up with one... or a group so ... Read more
Challenge for days 23 and 24
Sunday, September 25, 2016      1 comments

Day 23 identifies my guilty pleasure. I could say dark chocolate kisses, but I don't really feel guilty when I eat them. Maybe more accurately would be ice cream with m&m's and chocolate sauce!! That would definitely be a guilty pleasure. The go... Read more
Days 21 and 22 on the challenge
Saturday, September 24, 2016      1 comments

Link to challenge topic blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_pub
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?blog_id=6229498 I've been at a conference and then had the 2-tear old g-son when I walked in the door for the past several days. I was lucky to ... Read more

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