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Paying myself!!
Thursday, January 04, 2018      6 comments

I just saw a post on the start page about paying yourself a dollar every time you do a workout. Genius!! I am totally on board with this. I can't wa... Read more
Keep or return?
Sunday, December 31, 2017      5 comments

My old winter coat is getting a bit shabby, and with the Christmas sales, I ordered a new one. I ordered from the same company and the same size as the old one which fits fine. When I received the new one, it fits a bit snug unfortunately. Di... Read more
Mrs. America, Here I come!
Monday, December 18, 2017      1 comments

I recently began therapy for an ongoing issue with my knee. The first issue that was diagnosed was that my knee cap is being pulled to one side. Apparently your knee cap is supposed to be centered, and mine is not. So I am in therapy to stren... Read more
Coming to terms with reality
Monday, December 11, 2017      4 comments

I'm going to be totally honest, this past couple of weeks have not been the best. I found my first gray hair (I think, anyway.) I learned that I should s... Read more
journal prompt
Monday, October 23, 2017      1 comments

1) What is your favorite memory of Fall as a child?? I have a couple. Raking leaves into huge piles, and then hiding in them so we could jump out whe... Read more
Challenged, but struggling
Friday, October 06, 2017      5 comments

I have decided to add one challenge to my routine. When that challenge is over, I will pick another. My challenge this month is the plank challenge. ... Read more
Would you bet money on your weight loss?
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      2 comments

"You can be paid to lose weight". Really? I don't think so. I look again at the title of the article, and think that it will be about the lower cost... Read more
One small change
Wednesday, June 07, 2017      3 comments

I was reading an article the other day written by a woman who has lost about 80 pounds by eliminating just 4 foods from her diet. She didn't count calories, or do more exercise, she just begain by ridding her diet of her four worst foods. I fo... Read more
Trying to dress the body I have
Monday, May 08, 2017      7 comments

We have a busy year coming up. We have had the first of three nieces/nephews get married, and we have another 4 non-family weddings, and more graduation parties than I want to think about. I hate my body, I hate dresses, I hate shopping. That... Read more
Life is crazy, but good
Wednesday, May 03, 2017      2 comments

Last week I took a serious look at myself, and how I have been struggling with my weight and eating. I was watching the Today show one morning before work, and saw a segment on their new weight loss plan. I checked it out on the website, and i... Read more
Small accomplishments count
Wednesday, April 19, 2017      6 comments

I have had way too much on my plate lately. Mentally and literally. I have been struggling to keep my head above water since the first of the year. A lot of the things causing my issues have been out of my control, some are self created. I h... Read more
Struggling with the juggling
Monday, January 30, 2017      4 comments

This is a busy time of year for me. Most of my friends and family enjoy the slow down of the winter months. The seemingly shorter, darker days that lead to more time to focus on projects and relaxation. For me, I go to work earlier, and come ... Read more
Holiday struggles
Thursday, December 29, 2016      2 comments

My husband says that it is my own fault, and he is right, kind of. I do put a lot of pressure on myself to make sure that everything is as perfect as can be for the holidays, and I stress myself to exhaustion. I just don't know what to cut. D... Read more
Challenge yourself!
Tuesday, November 15, 2016      8 comments

As part of this weeks blogging challenge, we were encouraged to discuss what we liked about the challenge and why we would encourage someone to join the fun. I love a challenge. I love being part of a team. Even if I didn't lose weight one wee... Read more
Weight loss through a construction zone
Saturday, November 12, 2016      10 comments

Planning a weight loss journey is a relatively easy process. You pick your destination, maybe get a few supplies like healthy groceries or work out clothes, and you are off! Like the beginning of any journey, there is so much excitement to sta... Read more

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