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Rock Bottom
Saturday, March 18, 2017      7 comments

I think I've finally hit rock bottom. I think I've run down everything that DOESN'T work and know now what actually does work. There are no shortcuts, no easy way out. I'm ready to do the work. I've lived. I've learned. I've lost. I've ga... Read more
Morning Culture
Thursday, February 23, 2017      1 comments

I added 15 minutes to my walk today and I enjoyed taking part in the morning culture of exercisers down by the waterfront. It would appear for me the key to getting the exercise in is to do it the very first thing after dropping the kids off at... Read more
That Wasn't So Hard
Wednesday, February 22, 2017      3 comments

I finally broke through my own resistance and took a morning walk. Why I resist this when every morning my brain nudges me to do it, I don't know but this time I listened to that little inner voice that said, "The housework will wait. NOW is t... Read more
Regrets, I've had a few
Monday, February 20, 2017      3 comments

I need to get my act together. I got obsessed with an art project and houseguests and just fell right off my program. So, I wasted a week and half I could've been moving forward and moved sideways instead. I am committing myself right now to ... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! Days 9 and 10
Thursday, February 09, 2017      2 comments

I bought myself flowers today to celebrate my first ten days of sparking. Also I was feeling a little neglected by friends and family who are busy an... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! Day 8
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      0 comments

Finally got my art studio all cleaned out and re-organized. I have had half-a-dozen projects waiting for this moment for the last month and a half. Spending time working on them really helps keep my mind from wandering to, say, peanut butter f... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! Days 6 and 7
Monday, February 06, 2017      1 comments

Superbowl Sunday was a great success all around. I got to meet my newest family members, a great niece (age 1) and see her brother, a strapping lad... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! Days 5 and 6
Saturday, February 04, 2017      2 comments

I love Fridays almost as much as Saturdays. This is a retroactive blog since I was busy engaging in my Friday night celebration ritual last night -- namely playing California Lottery Scratcher tickets and one of my video games. I am not a gamb... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! Day 4
Thursday, February 02, 2017      2 comments

Happy Almost Friday! And we are having a three-day weekend and going to a superbowl party on Sunday so I'm pretty excited. ... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! Day 3
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      2 comments

Man, I feel good. I am experiencing Day 3 euphoria. It is the realization that I CAN have it all, that taking charge of my health doesn't mean limitin... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! Day 2
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      2 comments

Hey, I'm on a streak.....hahahahahaha. The scale rewarded me this morning with a big drop. I was expecting it. I had a major oral surgery last Thursday (eight of my upper teeth were removed, some of my jawbone shaved away and screws implant... Read more
Transformation 2017!!! The Back Story
Monday, January 30, 2017      2 comments

This is my second time around with SparkPeople, a program that I have achieved success with in the past. I first joined Spark while I was living in Belize, Central America. The day before I left America, my doctor phoned me with the bad news t... Read more

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