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Simple Diet - First Weigh-In
Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

285.1 - not as much as I had hoped but I didn't follow the diet as closely as I had planned. My vida loca will never let me do anything according to plan it seems. This is why our family motto is "Improvise, Adapt and Overcome." I consider... Read more
Simple Diet - Day One
Monday, February 27, 2012      3 comments

So today I weighed in - 287.5 - I'm down from my highest weight of 289.5 of two weeks ago. My short term goal is to get back to the 270's...my long term goal is 182. So far today I have had a chocolate shake for breakfast and a cheese ravi... Read more
Thought for the day - 1/8/2007
Monday, January 08, 2007      0 comments

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth. - Shira Tehrani This dovetails nicely with the scriptural idea of Psalm 90:12 "So teach [us] to number our days, that we may apply... Read more
Thought for the Day - 5/8/2006
Monday, May 08, 2006      0 comments

Worry is the darkroom in which negatives are developed. - Church billboard in Colorado I often tell my daughter and my churchkids "Don't tell me not to worry! I'm a mom. That's what we do!" And there is a lot of truth in that statement... Read more
Thought for the day - 5/1/06
Monday, May 01, 2006      0 comments

We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once. - Nietzsche, philosopher Not fond of Nietzsche and his whole "God is Dead" idea but I do agree with him on this point. As I lose weight and gain confide... Read more
Thought for the Day - 4/29/06
Saturday, April 29, 2006      0 comments

Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden, Hall of Fame college basketball coach I have done this far too often. The limitations imposed by my health issues sometimes seem insurmountable and too often ... Read more
Thought for Today - 4/25/06
Tuesday, April 25, 2006      0 comments

There ain't much fun in medicine, but there's a heck of a lot of medicine in fun. - Josh Billings, 19th Century Humorist The question accompanying this quote was "Do you take life too seriously?" and I must admit that I often do. I don... Read more
Thought for the Day - 4/22/06
Saturday, April 22, 2006      0 comments

Whatever is flexible and flowing will tend to grow; whatever is rigid and blocked will wither and die. - Tao Te Ching, Lao Tsu's teachings I try to roll with the flow...but sometimes the waves overwhelm me. When they come in so fast, o... Read more
Thought for The Day - 4/20/06
Thursday, April 20, 2006      0 comments

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. - Swedish proverb I think finally grasping this principle is what is helping me to BE successful this time in my lifelong struggle with weight/health/self-esteem issu... Read more
Thought for the day 4/19/2006
Thursday, April 20, 2006      0 comments

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could… - Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer Most people, I think, are doing the very best they can to get through each day. When we KNOW better, then and ONLY then can we begin to do... Read more
Tuesday, April 18, 2006      0 comments

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great. - Mark Twain, writer and satirist Yes! YES! YEEESSS! That has been m... Read more
Huffing Down The Bunny Trail
Saturday, April 15, 2006      0 comments

So tomorrow is the big day, the Bunny Run 5k. I know, since I haven't been training AT ALL that I won't be running AT ALL...but I am determined to walk it. I can do 3.2 miles. I'll then have a base time to start competing against myself with for... Read more

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