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Kind, Smart, Important
Tuesday, February 18, 2014      8 comments

For anyone that has seen the movie “The Help” the three words…kind, smart and important…may sound familiar. Aibileen, the “help” says this phrase to the young girl in her charge, Mae Mobley. ... Read more
When things break
Sunday, February 16, 2014      6 comments

Being part of the Beyond the Scale Pink Pirates challenge team has motivated me. I became focused on losing the weight that just hadn’t wanted to leave me. I tracked all m... Read more
Dear Skippy Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter:
Saturday, February 08, 2014      18 comments

Dear Skippy Reduced Fat Chunky Peanut Butter: You and I must sadly part ways. It may be only for a short time but for now I need to bid you adieu. You have been a good friend to me in times when I needed just a little scoop but sometimes ... Read more
FEBRUARY = FOCUS
Thursday, January 30, 2014      8 comments

January is almost done and although I started the month out strong, last week I started to fizzle out in keeping my stride going. And why? Because I had a bad day at work and all the feelings of negative self-worth came floating to the top. I... Read more
Because it’s too hard
Wednesday, January 15, 2014      14 comments

Last week I went to my first spinning class with a friend of mine. I have always wanted to try it but because of a car accident a few years ago and hurting my tail bone I have avoided it. I had not been able to go on the bikes at the gym for ver... Read more
Ready for 2014!
Saturday, January 04, 2014      4 comments

I just saw this recently and I think I will make it my motto for 2014. Cause it does not matter really what I do for the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas...IF for... Read more
The P word....PLANNING
Monday, December 30, 2013      3 comments

I know to be successful I need to plan out my meals. The trouble is I am not consistent with doing this. Dinners are planned... on Friday afternoons/nights my husband and I talk about what is coming up for us in the next week and what we want fo... Read more
Winter's a coming...
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      1 comments

Yesterday it was 67 degrees here in Massachusetts. Today it is 41 degrees. Burrrrrrr. I used to like the cold weather and found it invigorating. As I get older....not so much. I cannot believe it is Thanksgiving next week and then 4 weeks later ... Read more
Carbo loading for the race
Monday, November 18, 2013      0 comments

emoticon Oh wait....I am not running a race. If I was running a race, I definitely would be all set with prepar... Read more
Sometimes it's just a sad day
Thursday, November 14, 2013      2 comments

Today I just feel sad. It's a combination of things and is triggered by my father having health issues. Yesterday the pick (not sure how that is spelled) thing in his arm delivering antibotics right into his blood for the blood infection moved.... Read more
Being Spark Motivated
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      1 comments

Last week I ordered and received the Spark Activity Tracker. emoticon I felt I needed the motivation to move. P... Read more
Doing the best I can
Tuesday, November 05, 2013      4 comments

I faithfully log onto Sparkpeople.com everyday. I click for my daily Sparkpoints. I read the articles to get the points. I log my water and exercise so I get more points. I strive to reach 25 points so I can get the bonus points. But.....that ... Read more
Wiping out the past
Saturday, March 24, 2012      1 comments

Today I went back to Weight Watchers after a few months off. Well actually I think I have been off for a few years. I started (okay again..) back in July 2004 and for a few years worked on hitting that magic number of 50 pounds. I was within a p... Read more
On my way...
Monday, January 16, 2012      1 comments

Today I signed up to do a Zumba class on Thursdays. It is part of the non credit courses offered by the community college in town. It runs for 6 weeks and there are two more sessions that follow that I could also sign up for. Two reasons I did n... Read more
I know how to do this...
Friday, January 13, 2012      2 comments

I know how to do this....track my food, eat more fruits and veggies, exercise, get enough sleep....but I just don't. Why?? I have been in such a frump the past few years. Talk about no motivation. Start a healthy plan (I am trying not to say di... Read more

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