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A Memorial for Gus
Thursday, January 29, 2009      7 comments

I am going to take a break from the typical "here's how my SP journey is going" today as I want to share a precious pet with you. We rescued Gus in March of 1997 and he ... Read more
Seeing Improvement!
Saturday, January 24, 2009      2 comments

I am feeling great about my weight loss journey today so figured I better come here and put it down in writing so that I have this moment to look back on when encountering a rough time. I give the glory to God for the changes that I am seei... Read more
Getting Rid of Old Beliefs
Thursday, January 15, 2009      3 comments

Through reading and working through the book "Thin Within" I am currently challenged to take beliefs about my weight and throw them away. I have identified that I do tend to make choices about things that I will do for fear of what people will ... Read more
Making Changes
Wednesday, January 07, 2009      3 comments

After my day yesterday at the gym I have made the decision to let my gym membership go as of mid-February. I could not get near the treadmills, the floor mat (stability ball work) or half the strength machines that I use and I couldn't just wa... Read more
Exercise is all about location!
Tuesday, December 30, 2008      3 comments

Still exploring the possibility of canceling the gym membership to do my exercise at home. I bought a stability ball and a set of 10 lb. hand weights with the Christmas money I received and I've got a treadmill and resistance bands so I have th... Read more
I'm Going To Do This!
Thursday, December 25, 2008      2 comments

Today I am very tired of the weight going back and forth with the same 5 lb. I am actually more determined right now than I have been for a couple of months now to change that. Since today is done I am going to say those words that we all laug... Read more
Christmas Day Devotion
Thursday, December 25, 2008      1 comments

The prayer service this morning was very nice. There were probably about 20 of us there and we prayed together, sang together and read scripture together. The gentleman hosting it had a little devotion too. It only lasted about30 minutes but ... Read more
Merry Christmas!
Wednesday, December 24, 2008      3 comments

At our house this is the reason for the season....Jesus' birth. Each year we make a birthday cake and have a party after attending a Christmas Eve candlelight service. Just a fun tradition for our family. This year dd (she is almost 7) was al... Read more
Another Week to make positive changes
Sunday, December 07, 2008      4 comments

My start over week went okay. I really worked on portion control and making good choices. I was not perfect by any means, but I am proud of the accomplishments I made throughout the week. I still need to work harder at night snacking, but it ... Read more
A New Month
Monday, December 01, 2008      5 comments

Haven't we all said this one before? "I will start over tomorrow." Well, that is what I said over the holidays...."I will start over on Dec. 1" and I am. We were gone and food was not under my control other than portions and choosing to eat t... Read more
Late Night Snacking Wars - Not There!
Tuesday, November 25, 2008      3 comments

emoticon What am I thinking? Basically that I did not apply myself to this given war at all. Instead of havi... Read more
Late Night Snacking Attack!
Friday, November 21, 2008      4 comments

I have successfully kept the soda out of the house since 11/13. I have had a few during this time, but it isn't tasting as good as water or iced tea so the craving for that is gone! Whoo Hoo! So now I am going on the attack of my late nig... Read more
Soda Wars -- I'm Winning!!
Sunday, November 16, 2008      6 comments

First of all, thank you to the many of you that stopped by to encourage me in this battle zone called soda! ... Read more
Soda Wars
Thursday, November 13, 2008      7 comments

Yesterday was the day that I banned all soda from the house. Doesn't mean I won't have one occasionally when we're traveling or eating lunch out, but the habit of having a can to grab whenever I want during the day is now ending. I had the las... Read more
Good Intentions ... a devotion
Thursday, November 06, 2008      1 comments

Received this today in my Inbox and it was a reminder that I needed for my goals so I'm going to put it here. *************** Good Intentions "Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty; open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied wi... Read more

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