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Ground Zero: Day 6 - What the Hey Diddle-Diddle is Going On?????
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      3 comments

Saddened by the events that unfolded before everyone's eyes in Washington DC today. Prayers for the family of the woman who lost her life due to the heinous acts that were instigated by the words/actions of one who swore an oath to protect our ... Read more
Ground Zero - Day 5!
Tuesday, January 05, 2021      3 comments

In the words of the musical group Loose Ends, "Well my body's aching, anticipating". Listening to my body, I know the pain won't last always. In the words of the Scarecrow from the Wiz, "slide some oil to me!" Truth is my body's aching an... Read more
Ground Zero - Day 4!
Monday, January 04, 2021      3 comments

Whew chile'... Converted my bike to a stationery bike and have it setup in the living room. This should make it easier for me to move it, move it. Each time I take a break from working at home, my goal is to hop on the bike. My knees ar... Read more
Be Your Why!
Sunday, January 03, 2021      5 comments

While scrolling through Facebook, a lady who belongs to another weight loss/life changing site posted her disgust at beginning again. She stated that her children were her motivation to lose weight. Here are my words of encouragement that we a... Read more
New Year - New Chance to Change
Friday, January 01, 2021      2 comments

Like you, my beginning is far worse than where it was last year. Also, like you I am not done yet. My intent is to set little goals (daily) but not beat myself up if I don't achieve those goals. Self-admonishment only leads to more failure an... Read more
Still encouraged...
Monday, March 25, 2019      5 comments

Fell in my deltoid while bowling in December. After yet another visit with the specialist, being referred for an MRI and additional opinion for treatment. Lord knows I do not want shoulder surgery. I already have “frozen shoulder” from the initi... Read more
The little things that inspire...
Sunday, March 24, 2019      8 comments

A couple of Fridays ago, I noticed that I could see stretch marks on my stomach. When I looked closer, I noticed that I could see abdominal definition. I told a couple worker how I realized that I might have lose some weight. Feeling a ... Read more
Accountability - Diagnosis of Elevated A1C Level
Saturday, January 05, 2019      2 comments

Got a diagnosis of increased A1C level - scared the Bee Jesus out of me. I've been attending the game without actively participating! Talking the talk, but not walking the walk. ENOUGH! The real issue is that I encourage others but not my... Read more
I never experienced...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017      7 comments

My husband and I went to a birthday party (on the roof of the Music Hall in Detroit). The entire time I was there, my thoughts constantly centered around the things that I have never done. Whether that sad or I really have regrets, I don't kno... Read more
Are your job and family creating roadblocks or killing your motivation to lose weight?
Tuesday, January 24, 2017      6 comments

Employed full-time with a commute of over 30 minutes. After working 8 hours and driving for approximate 1 hour ... Read more
Tackling Tuesday - One Step at a Time!
Tuesday, June 23, 2015      6 comments

Having a terrific Tuesday. I've decided to make this my "tackling" day. I will tackle procrastination. I will tackle doubt. I will tackle inactivity. I will tackle better more consistent tracking of nutrition and fitness. I will ... Read more
Here's to
Monday, June 22, 2015      5 comments

I often wonder why I can't stay motivated? Or how can I turn off that voice of doubt that limits my taking the initial step? I often find myself stuck in a rut of "I'll only be able to do..." This one thought is so stifling and energy con... Read more
Have you ever?
Friday, June 12, 2015      5 comments

Seriously! Have you ever tried to explain to someone how you feel about your weight only to have them dismiss your statements (or think that you're crazy)? I tried having a discussion with my husband yesterday about what I thought. You se... Read more
Is there a food pusher in my life or is it me?
Monday, January 19, 2015      4 comments

This blog is in response to a Message Board subject: Who is the Food Pusher in your life? My husband loves me for true too many; and likes to see me happy. He just has not realized that the food that makes me happy is not only not good fo... Read more
Just another "manic Monday"!
Monday, March 03, 2014      3 comments

Good morning and happy Monday! I am looking forward to giving up something for the season of Lent. I intend to give up the sedentary lifestyle and excuses for not getting my butt in gear! In the past, I've given up potato chips and pop. ... Read more

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