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Sunday, January 26, 2014      4 comments

I'm going to be 50 in December of 2014 and this prompted me to write a "to do list" of 50 things I'd like to do before I turn 50. Some are bucket list items that I haven't gotten around to yet, like cruising through Glacier Bay Alaska. Others ar... Read more
Sunday, November 03, 2013      0 comments

I haven't written a gratitude list since February. That doesn't mean I'm not grateful. I give thanks every day for the many blessings in my life!!! But... I have found that putting it in writing is a great reminder and that even when I'm feeling... Read more
Gratitude 2/3/13
Sunday, February 03, 2013      0 comments

It was a tough week at work, with a very unexpected "reorganization". Although I've only been there for a few months, This was very upsetting. Several co workers with whom I had become friendly lost their jobs. Unfortunately this has been happen... Read more
Tuesday, January 29, 2013      4 comments

Truth be told, I've been avoiding the scale! emoticon In the past I've been discouraged by weekly weigh ins, es... Read more
Sunday, January 27, 2013      2 comments

Gratitude has become an important part of my life over the past several years for many reasons. I find that I'm much happier and better able to face daily challenges when I am truly grateful for all that I have been blessed with. I've set a goal... Read more
It's all about me!!!
Thursday, January 24, 2013      2 comments

OK, not really, which is why I have such a hard time reaching my weight loss and fitness goals! I spend all my time and energy taking care of everyone and everything else and have no time left for me! Starting today I'm making me a priority. I k... Read more
Gratitude and a new week
Sunday, April 29, 2012      0 comments

This past week was a difficult one in many ways. A high school friend lost her courageous battle with cancer on Thursday. She was only 48. She was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer last year. She never smoked. When they found the cancer it had ... Read more
Monday, April 23, 2012      4 comments

After a great week of healthy eating, plenty of exercise and faithful tracking I was really looking forward to my weigh in this morning. I got on the scale only to find that it had not budged!!! Really??? I'm so frustrated. I did all the right t... Read more
Gratitude 4/22
Sunday, April 22, 2012      0 comments

One thing that has helped me to stay on track in the past is to take time out and remember all that I am grateful for. Today I am grateful for my family and friends. They have provided so much support and encouragement over the past few months.... Read more
April 2012
Saturday, April 21, 2012      2 comments

Well, I'm hoping April 2012 will be the month I finally make the changes stick! The past few months have been a real roller coaster for me. I really let life events get in the way of my healthy lifestyle. Things are starting to settle down, and ... Read more
Gratitude and getting back on track!!!
Sunday, October 30, 2011      3 comments

It's been way too long since my last blog and even longer since my last gratitude list. So much has changed over the past few months, most of it positive.... incredible even! I really need to be better about taking time to reflect and thank God ... Read more
I'm Back!!!!
Saturday, June 18, 2011      2 comments

How many times have I written that???? I don't know why I find it so hard to stay motivated and stick with this. Yes, it's hard work, and sometimes I have to make tough choices, but I always feel so much better and I make great progress when I d... Read more
Back from vacation!!!
Monday, February 28, 2011      2 comments

What an awesome week. I did not realize how badly I needed to get away from the winter weather and enjoy some rest, relaxation, and sunshine!!! ... Read more
Vacation Goals!!!
Wednesday, February 16, 2011      1 comments

OK, it's that time of year again!!! This year is going to be different. Last year I took two vacations. 1 in April, Disney World with the kids, and 1 in August, a cruise, with no kids. Both times I went completely nuts, did not exercise, and mad... Read more
Thanks to the nutrition tracker.......
Saturday, February 12, 2011      2 comments

I was able to enjoy a piece of cake today! OK, that may not sound like much, but for me to be able to enjoy a piece of cake, account for it in my nutrition tracker, and as a result still stay within my calorie goals is a really big thing! It w... Read more

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