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Is being miserable normal??
Thursday, May 16, 2013      5 comments

Well, the *#$& has hit the fan and I mean in a big way emoticon Just when I was having a good day yesterday t... Read more
A pick up party for me!
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      5 comments

Today I venture out to do the PEP program. This is the program my doctor suggested that I do to help get me back on track for soccer in 58 days (but who is counting?). It is a physical training program that focuses on strengthening the knee a... Read more
Choices. It's a game really.
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      6 comments

Every day is an opportunity to make choices that allow us to be healthier. What choices are you making today? Here are a few suggestions (add yours in the comments). I say, make it a game! Count the choices (small and large) that contribute ... Read more
Still in the game
Tuesday, May 07, 2013      5 comments

I have been out of the loop but never out of the game! Grades are posted, I have the rest of May off from my day classes. One of my classes was kicking my butt, so glad it's over. I have been working out, running, doing some PT. I ... Read more
This girl SOoooo needs a break!!
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      6 comments

Pulling my hair out...ok, so it's falling out anyway emoticon I have had a tough go this past week and I really ... Read more
The scale is not my friend this week :(
Thursday, April 18, 2013      7 comments

I am juror #6 emoticon I have been able to get out of or excused from jury duty for the past 23 years. So appar... Read more
No luck with PT
Saturday, April 06, 2013      5 comments

I set out a few weeks back to find a personal trainer to help me prepare for soccer in a few months (yep Optimist, my knee and my doc will allow it, yahoo!). After calling places near and far, asking tons of questions about credentials, pricing... Read more
The wonderful blue balls!
Thursday, March 28, 2013      7 comments

Ok, enough of my friends (spark friends and otherwise), including myself, have issues with our backs so I thought I'd just blog about it here. Having thrown my back out several times in the past, I know the pain and inconvenience it causes.... Read more
Trying to stay positive in a stressful situation: Help needed please
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      9 comments

I love my dogs, but they frustrate me and stress me out more than anything at times. Why? Because they sometimes argue and when I say argue, I mean fight. I hate using that word! Ninety eight percent of the time, they are best buds! I ... Read more
Eye strain and a beautiful walk
Tuesday, March 26, 2013      5 comments

Now that I have spent 25 hours in the past 3 days grading papers, my head is killing me. Can we say eye strain??? Motrin is my friend today and little to no reading too :) I decided to try a new recipe for dinner tonight. I needed a few ... Read more
Sensitivity training: Please Read
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      7 comments

Something happened last night that I can't let go of, so let's see if I can let it go here? While watching a video in class last night, a student in my class lost consciousness. It was scary. Here's my take on it. I was sitting in the ba... Read more
My take on quitting
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      6 comments

"As long as I'm having fun, I'm not quitting". Sue Johanson This is so true for me! This is why these past 8 months have been so hard. Without being able to play soccer, losing and or maintaining my weight loss is just plain HARD! But I ... Read more
It's official...switching gears
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      6 comments

I just updated my goals to reflect maintenance mode. Now I get to play a little with my calories and exercise to see how this will work for me. Not sure what to expect, but this I know...I have a lot of resources here to help me in this ... Read more
What do you mean I have to do MORE exercise??? Freaking out here.
Saturday, March 02, 2013      14 comments

I have been reading a lot about maintenance and I come across this, " Most likely, you will need to increase the intensity and/or duration of your exercise and other daily activity above what you did during the weight loss phase, so that your ca... Read more
Maintenance is imaginary?
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      13 comments

I am beginning to think that Maintenance is a figment of my imagination??? You know, like the tooth-fairy or the Easter bunny for kids (I saw him mommy, I know it was the tooth-fairy, I am sure of it). In my right mind I know that there ... Read more

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