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Sparkpeople are lifesavers, countdown 239
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      0 comments

and even though the lifesaver candy popped into my head when I wrote that, I really was thinking about being afloat in a sea, drifting and kicking furiously to keep my head above water, and then I get that text, twitter or FB post and it reminds... Read more
job hunting countdown 240
Monday, January 24, 2011      6 comments

Job hunting, even though I already have a job. I just need to get a job that will make my bills. minimum wage part time keeps me busy, but the future is looking a little bleak if it keeps going in that direction. I read an article in the new All... Read more
countdown number 241, not liking where this is headed
Sunday, January 23, 2011      0 comments

It seems like a hundred days into this countdown, I should have made SOME sort of prgress, but I have not. Instead, I am backpedaling like crazy. I hate the thought that I have to live this way for the rest of my life. I am just drained. Not giv... Read more
the uphills are harder than the downhills countdown day 245
Wednesday, January 19, 2011      0 comments

Everytime I think I "get it" and then Ithink I am on a smooth sailing course, I am thwarted and back on the uphill climb again. Working out for 40 minutes a day seems so piddly an attempt to try and get some kind of progress going on and it seem... Read more
YES it works!! countdown 251
Thursday, January 13, 2011      3 comments

Fake it till you make it......... I was having the worst time getting up in the morning. Not for work, but because I wanted to get in extra time to workout....or at least be productive around the house. And then somedays desovled into a big pile... Read more
internet so uncooperative!! day 252
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      1 comments

sometimes I am on a roll, and everything crashes!! but, I have to admit the last 2 days were good, because I managed to get tricked into 3 hours worth of workout!! My daughter took me to her gym, and the next thing I knew, I signed up, I enjoy t... Read more
finally successfully working out day 255
Sunday, January 09, 2011      0 comments

I have a lot of false starts when it comes to working out. I hate the treadmill. I usually want to gove up because it is boring....even when I watch tv at the sae tie. I usually make about 5 minutes, then get off. If I actually went for a real w... Read more
splurging on countdwon day 256
Sunday, January 09, 2011      1 comments

I got up this morning with big plans that I knew would include the possibility of using brute willpower, or adjusting to allow for some stretching the nutritional budget, or diving in head first using the excuse that I had been really faithful a... Read more
yikes, under the wire....countdown 257
Friday, January 07, 2011      1 comments

Shovel X here in Michigan, and then my internet was down, luckily I got it back up in time to post my blog and nutritional intake. I had so much I wanted to say in this blog, hope I locate that train of thought omorrow!!... Read more
wow, such a LONG day countdown 258
Thursday, January 06, 2011      1 comments

I got a lot acomplished, seeed to be on a roll, but then computer issues cropped up, they couldn't repair it, then I had to run to pick it up and get on the phone to Dell. Four and a half hours later, with my ear in the phone, watching them remo... Read more
lacking motivation countdown day 259
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      2 comments

Not taking enough time to get in the steps I want to, so I cannot expect to see results. I am moving more, but not enough, I am working out more, but I can't seem to workout to the point of feeling a little (good) sore the next day. I miss that... Read more
countdown 260
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      0 comments

Sticking with the plan, hard to step on the scale everday when it always says the same thing, but I am doing it, just like I promised myself. It feels good to know I am developing haits that are creating a better enviroment for me to move toward... Read more
continueing on the journey #260
Monday, January 03, 2011      1 comments

I hated the commercial that played and played today that kept saying that if a woman was to maintain her weight, she would have to workout out an hour a day. MAINTAIN??? I am trying to lose!! Obviously this is why my scale wont budge. I think ab... Read more
Following my resolutions, I am counting down 261
Sunday, January 02, 2011      0 comments

I am really glad that I "practiced up" on my resolutions before it came time to "put them into practice". It is making it easier to follow them, but then, I have not been too busy with outside distractions. It's back to the "old grind" on Monday... Read more
Happy New Year and so productive!! Day 262
Saturday, January 01, 2011      0 comments

I had a great feeling today after I attended festivities last night and decided to start the New Year off on the right foot by drinking soda water with lemon, lime and cherry garnishments that made for a festive, fun drink. The buffet was loaded... Read more

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