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Another Piece of the Puzzle
Sunday, June 02, 2013      6 comments

This past month has been a bit of a roller coaster ride. I started a new job, have welcomed new and old residents into my home and have been provided another piece of the puzzle in my quest for why I am always so exhausted and can not seem to l... Read more
New Job = New Me?
Sunday, April 21, 2013      6 comments

I start a new job tomorrow. I am nervous and excited at the same time. The thought of not only meeting new people, but managing new people makes me a bit self conscious. Friday was my last day at a job that I had held for nine years. As ... Read more
Day 2 Again
Monday, October 15, 2012      3 comments

Today was a typical Monday at work. Things were fairly quiet and I actually got a good bit accomplished. I kept to myself most of the day, and found myself enjoying the limited interruptions. I ate smart today, however I fell short on my ... Read more
Here I Go Again, But Not on My Own
Sunday, October 14, 2012      2 comments

So once again I am pretty much starting over. But this time, I am not alone. I have enlisted my DH and 14 year old DS to join me on my journey. All of us need to eat healthier and to exercise more. I challenged my son to do the same prog... Read more
Ready For an Awesome August!
Wednesday, August 01, 2012      4 comments

A new month is always the time for a new beginning. I managed to meet my goals for today, although I spent more time than usual on my computer. My local team, The South Bend Team, has decided to "borrow" the goals that one of our members set f... Read more
Climbing Back On The Wagon - Again
Monday, June 25, 2012      3 comments

Once again I find myself starting over on this journey. Frankly, I am sick and tired of being sick and tired. My life has been one drama after another for the past couple of years and I keep letting it throw me off my path. I have decided tha... Read more
The Journey Back to Me
Monday, March 28, 2011      1 comments

I truly feel like I am embarking on a journey to find myself. It's a horrible feeling to have lost myself, and the process of rediscovering myself is not an easy task. I am trying very hard to take things one day at a time and not to look too ... Read more
Getting Back On Track
Sunday, March 27, 2011      1 comments

Today I told my DH that I feel like my train has derailed and I am not certain how to get it back on the tracks. I wasn't just referring to my desire to lose weight, I was referring to my journey to a healthier happier me and a more fulfilling ... Read more
Addicted to Zumba?
Wednesday, September 29, 2010      9 comments

Can you be addicted to a form of exercise? My girlfriend and I were discussing it tonight after Zumba class. Zumba seems to be the high point of our week. So, is this a good thing or do I need to get a life? Right now we are going to cla... Read more
No Regrets
Tuesday, September 28, 2010      5 comments

As I sit here writing this blog it occurs to me that parts of this blog are not going to be very upbeat, actually they are down right depressing. But by talking about these depressing topics I hope to shed some perspective on making the most of... Read more
When Others Notice
Monday, September 27, 2010      11 comments

For most of us on this journey to being healthier and losing weight, we often feel like all of our hard work goes unnoticed and unacknowledged with the exception of those we have Spark relationships with. It's not that we expect everyone to ack... Read more
Fruitful Sunday
Sunday, September 26, 2010      2 comments

Sundays are my day to play catch up. I catch up on sleep, catch up on laundry, catch up on house work, buy groceries and create my game plan for the work week. I managed to accomplish all of those things today and spend some quality time with ... Read more
Fall Goals
Saturday, September 25, 2010      9 comments

Since it is the beginning of a new season and the first day of the Fall 5% Challenge, I am going to take a cue from some of my challenge team mates (Go Cats!) and define my goals for the season and this challenge. 1. 5% of my current weigh... Read more
Doctor Visit
Tuesday, September 07, 2010      3 comments

After a couple of months of feeling rather apathetic towards pretty much everything, I finally went back to see my doctor today. The final push to get me there was a result of the way I felt over the weekend. I have been on a very mild dos... Read more
A Starting Point
Thursday, August 19, 2010      2 comments

I have been thinking about the broad goals that I set for myself in my blog yesterday. Although the goals of being healthy, being organized and becoming financially stable seem very different, upon further analysis I began seeing some common th... Read more

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