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The funniest thing happened on my day at the gym
Friday, February 17, 2012      3 comments

I think of myself as a pretty gregarious and outgoing person. But when I am at the gym I feel awkward, uncomfortable and generally like a poser - as if I am just faking it and shouldn't be there at all. So, when I go in, keep my head down, ... Read more
Pushing the re-start button ( a note to :Mi Selph)
Friday, September 23, 2011      3 comments

I have NOT been good to Mi Selph lately. I have been saying bad things and feeding bad things to Mi Selph. What a horrible thing to do to someone!Mi Selph and I worked so hard to loose 47 lbs. then I got bored, or tired or angry. Frustrated. Who... Read more
Full of DONE lovin'
Wednesday, August 17, 2011      3 comments

I have been feeling half empty. It's been a difficult few days. "Obligations" to my family, difficulties at work, financial worries and just a general funk, have made sticking to my plan difficult. Then, this morning, I over slept and had t... Read more
I did something I have never done before ....
Tuesday, May 10, 2011      24 comments

On my quest to live a healthy life in mind, spirit and body, my goal is to do things I've never done but always wanted to do. And to laugh and smile while doing it. Last weekend, it was canoeing. This weekend it was not so physical but... Read more
Other signs of success
Friday, May 06, 2011      11 comments

Todays daily spark article was about figuring out what your goal really is - WHY do you want to loose weight. I wanted to share my experiences with that. My weight loss since Christmas has been very slow. Many days came when I just wanted t... Read more
My Mid Term Resolution
Wednesday, March 30, 2011      2 comments

My new years resolution has been and continues to be "Laugh More". Yet, this does not seem to be happening SO I am going to take the tools I learned from Sparkpeople and apply them to this goal. A Mid-Term resolution if you will: 1) I will ... Read more
Just one more day
Friday, February 25, 2011      2 comments

I have had a couple of weeks where my journey here just seems futile. seemed I have not been successful at any of my goals. I have been feeling over whelmed by the sheer magnitude of the amount of weight I have to loose, my inability to keep a s... Read more
What if ...
Saturday, February 12, 2011      6 comments

I am feeling nostalgic this morning. I so rarely get quite time when I can just relax and reflect. Today I am thinking about how my life seems to be going by so quickly. The 20's just seemed to drag on - then all of the sudden I am al... Read more
It's Working
Thursday, February 03, 2011      6 comments

I was an unhappy person. Unhappy with just about everything in my life. When I spoke with a very old and dear friend she was very blunt - well, if you are unhappy change it? find something you CAN change and change that. So I am. I decid... Read more
All I have to say today is Thank you!
Monday, January 10, 2011      9 comments

I have to say, I was ready to give up. I "cheated" and got on the scale this morning only to find another two pound gain - my offcial weigh in day is Wednesdays. Since Christmas Eve, it seems that I have been a human vacuum cleaner - sucking up ... Read more
My 10 Simple Rules for Christmas Cookies
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      8 comments

Trying to change my eating habits is especially hard this time of year when my favorite comfort food is everywhere! And I mean everywhere. I know if I do not eat a cookie or two I will feel deprived and sorry for myself which will lead to a bing... Read more
Why is it so hard?
Thursday, December 16, 2010      11 comments

I am taking a moment to reflect on this journey I've started and maybe hit the restart button! I have met with some success - ok, a GREAT success. I have met and surpassed my first goal of losing 10% of my body weight. I have faced many dra... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts When 10% actually = 100%
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      42 comments

I have officially reached my first goal of losing 10% of my body weight. But, this 10% is not just about what I have lost but what I have gained. I am 100% more confidant, 100% more active, 100% happier, 100% more sure that I can mak... Read more
Dealing with some Heavy Emotions
Monday, November 22, 2010      5 comments

First - thank you to all the spark friends who responded to and commented on my negative status updates. it has been comforting to know you are there! Last Thursday began like any other. I was greeted outside my door by Chloe cat for a good... Read more
How much is "A Lot" of weight?
Friday, October 22, 2010      8 comments

Today, I am wearing a pair of pants that I have not been able to wear in at least three years. (probably more as they are a bit out of style. I was to excited that they fit to care about that!) My favorite and most supportive coworker said,... Read more

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