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Why Losing Weight is Critical for Me
Thursday, February 18, 2010      3 comments

I was never successful losing weight to look better or even feel better. I started having success when I realized that I must stay healthy. I have responsibilities to myself and others and being unhealthy is not an option. I want to be health... Read more
Happy Day
Sunday, February 14, 2010      6 comments

Today is happy day. Recently all my days have been happy days. It isn't that things have changed in my life, it's that my attitude about things has changed. I truly have a wonderful life. I unfortunately allowed past hurts to color the prese... Read more
Attitude
Thursday, February 11, 2010      1 comments

This is something I read everyday. The longer I live, the more I realize the impact of attitude on life. Attitude, to me, is more important that facts. It is more important than education, than money, than circumstances, than failures, the... Read more
How I actually started to change things in my life.
Monday, February 08, 2010      6 comments

I learned long ago that to do things well, you need to devote enough time and energy to them. I used to think I could change everything I didn't like about myself at once. I ended up changing nothing. Then I learned to focus on one thing at a... Read more
Life Isn't Fair - BUT
Saturday, February 06, 2010      0 comments

Unfairness used to be a big hot button with me. I wanted fairness. Then I became a born again Christian and I knew that I did not deserve all the wonderful things God gave to me. Soon after I realized that Life is Not Fair--but it goes both ways... Read more
Stress and Change
Thursday, February 04, 2010      0 comments

Stress is the worst. One thing that helps me deal with big stuff is to accept that what is going to happen will happen. If there is something I can do, I put my energy into doing it. If there is nothing I can do, then I must learn to accept i... Read more
A Day for Exercise
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      0 comments

Yesterday was rainy and cold and although I intended to go to the gym to exercise, I never made it out of the house. I didn't start out today to get extra exercise, it just happened. I walked the dog I rode my bike to one of our fitness ... Read more
Computer Woes
Monday, February 01, 2010      1 comments

The good news is that I do not need to buy a new computer. The bad news is that my operating system hit a glitch from which I could not recover. After trying for 24 hours, I gave up and reinstalled the operating system which destroyed all the ... Read more
Learned Something About Myself
Friday, January 29, 2010      2 comments

I am working on understanding my emotional eating and that involves understanding my emotions. I have always felt that I was more self aware than many people and I still think that is true, but I am finding emotional stuff that I just didn't kn... Read more
Giving Myself Credit Today
Monday, January 25, 2010      5 comments

I am giving myself credit today for many things. I am doing well on my food plan, I did my exercise, I walked the dog, I drank my water, and this morning I tackled one of my least favorite jobs. I keep all my "paperwork" in a desk drawer. T... Read more
Dealing with Grumpiness
Saturday, January 23, 2010      3 comments

I have been doing so well with my goals that I decided to add one that had little to do with food or exercise. When I get over focused, tired, overwhelmed (anything negative emotionally or physically) I tend to get grumpy. My goal is to g... Read more
Some of the nicest words in this world.
Thursday, January 21, 2010      3 comments

This afternoon DH and I took Joey to the Dog Park. This is something we do nearly every day. We had missed two days because on Tuesday we had a late doctor's appointment and didn't get back in time to go and Wednesday we were away from home. ... Read more
Bird Watching
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      2 comments

Today we went to Merritt Island which is a bird sanctuary on the island where the Kennedy Space Center is located. We saw a lot of nice birds but had a spectacular experience. Scrub Jays are only found in Florida and they are difficult to loca... Read more
A Bit of My History
Sunday, January 17, 2010      3 comments

I have been heavy my entire life. I was overweight from about age 5 or 6. I just got bigger and bigger as I got older. I remember favorite foods and bragging that I liked almost all foods. I was a member of the clean plate club and my one acknow... Read more
Introduction
Saturday, January 16, 2010      1 comments

I started monitoring calories on 12-24-2009. I did not weigh in until 1-1-2010 at 175.8. I am reading Beck and Spangle and have found Spangle really good. I will get back to Beck but am focusing on doing the Spangle 100 days. Daily Goa... Read more

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