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A Journey of a Thousand Miles Starts With a Single Step - Day 8
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      4 comments

Today 2,566 Steps. Yesterday was my first day back at work after the surgery, I came home almost crying in pain, so I didn't exercise. But i still had over 2,300 steps. Today was better. I did get my 10 minutes of exercise in before I collapse... Read more
Making the Rest of Your Life, the Best of Your Life - Day 6
Monday, January 01, 2018      1 comments

What a great "resolution". In the past, there were always resolutions, such as "Lose 2.5 lbs. per week". Being the perfectionist that I am, the moment I didn't make a specific goal, I quit. Even though, I still set S.M.AR.T. goals, sometime... Read more
The Hardest Lift is Lifting Your Butt Off the Couch-Day 4
Saturday, December 30, 2017      5 comments

I don't know who said it, but there is a lot of truth in that statement...the hardest part has always been getting started (especially when there are o... Read more
Recovery And Impatience Don't Work Together-Day 3
Friday, December 29, 2017      3 comments

Oh the woes of the impatient person...me. I am at that point, where the mind says "Yes!" and the body says, "Whoa, not to fast, woman". I am having ... Read more
Great News-Day 2
Thursday, December 28, 2017      2 comments

Today was my first follow-up doctors appointment after my hip surgery. Really great news. I was cleared to go back to work next week with no restrictions. But I am going to have to push myself with my exercising. I cannot afford the rehab co... Read more
A New Beginning with a New Hip
Wednesday, December 27, 2017      4 comments

This year was an "interesting" journey, albeit a very painful one. But now, it is now it time to be "getting on" with the getting on...this year was living and learning. I have lived through it and each painful and sometimes seemingly endless l... Read more
A Reason to Begin Again
Saturday, July 08, 2017      5 comments

Sometimes when we don't do what we need to do for ourselves, life will throw us a curve ball that we can't catch, and find ourselves flat on our butt, looking up at the ski, wondering what in the world happened Lol. Such has been my life this... Read more
Food Addict
Saturday, May 13, 2017      2 comments

It is difficult to accept the reality that I am an addict when it comes to all things white-water sugar and white flour. (And probably all things processed). I never wanted to accept the fact that if I there are foods that I should not eat, if ... Read more
April 26th
Wednesday, April 26, 2017      3 comments

I have been wondering for awhile, what it will take for me to stay motivated. There are many reasons that I need to lose weight, and even reasons that want to lose weight for. But nothing so far, that creates that burning passionate desi... Read more
Day 59 - Continuing On
Sunday, December 18, 2016      2 comments

Thank everyone for their support. Yesterday, I walked for (15minutes) mile and tracked what I ate. That was a good start. I also worked around the house for several hours, so by evening, I was a little exhausted . I m going to have to learn... Read more
Day 58 - Beginning of Healing
Saturday, December 17, 2016      4 comments

This is a continuation of the story of my weight loss....not just another beginning. It was been 7 months since I was enjoying the daily process of blogging and working on my weight loss journey. I am at a different place in my life, that ... Read more
BACK IN THE SADDLE
Sunday, July 10, 2016      3 comments

It has been 6 weeks since I have written anything and about 3 weeks that I have been off of my program. I took off day, and that day turned into weeks. Until I gained 5 of the 15 pounds that I had lost. There is no way that I am going to ... Read more
And the Fifty Seventh Day
Wednesday, May 25, 2016      2 comments

Almost 2 months of being committed and I have only lost 10 pounds. I am going to commit to being more diligent in making the correct choices. This is the busy part of the year for the business I work for. Today, I read that stress can pla... Read more
And the Fifty Sixth Day
Tuesday, May 24, 2016      2 comments

I read as much as I can about the weight loss processes, and today I found an article that made me feel better about my 10 day stall. http://greatist.com/live/best-
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And the Fifty Fifth Day
Monday, May 23, 2016      3 comments

Back in the Saddle again. I lost two more pounds and have gotten up to two miles of cardio. I thought for awhile I wasn't going to make it, but I made it through. Don't give up! Don't ever give up!... Read more

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