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Who would have guessed it? – I’m not hungry! – A new revelation for me!
Friday, December 03, 2010      4 comments

I love food! I always have and always will. I've pretty much told myself this message all my life. Within the last five years, I have come to believe that I will always have a weight problem because of my love of food. While I don’t see that... Read more
Get over yourself!
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      2 comments

With all the wonderful resources we have available, we can get pretty wrapped up in ourselves. We’re learning great ways to make self improvements that lead toward being a much healthier person. WooHoo! Please make the choice to stay involved.... Read more
Why is there such comfort in doing the same ol’ same ol’?
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      4 comments

When I wrote my mission statement, I made sure diversity was a key factor in my mission. My friends are quite diverse, I wear what most people would consider diverse clothes, and I give back to my community in some very diverse ways. Why, then... Read more
Weight Loss is a Lifestyle change for the Long Haul (Part 5)
Monday, November 29, 2010      2 comments

Now that I’ve tried my best to rationalize why I’ve already taken this weight loss journey at a snail’s pace, I’ve decided to “kick it up a notch:” Thanks, SP Buds! I say this with love, appreciation, and yes . . . just a wee bit of sarcasm and... Read more
Weight Loss is a Lifestyle change for the Long Haul (Part 4)
Sunday, November 28, 2010      6 comments

I am losing weight slowly, and for me that’s primarily been an average of a quarter pound weekly (a stick of butter). Many might think that my Weight Watcher membership ($39 a month) is a waste of money. I can understand that thinking. Then I... Read more
Weight Loss is a Lifestyle change for the Long Haul (Part 3)
Saturday, November 27, 2010      5 comments

By losing slowly over the last several years, I am thankful to have gotten such great use of my clothes throughout my 64-lb weight loss (only 36 lbs to go). The day I no longer had to shop the fat ladies shoppe, was a major milestone in my life... Read more
Weight Loss is a Lifestyle change for the Long Haul (Part 2)
Friday, November 26, 2010      3 comments

I’m a multi-media person in that when it comes to communication, I enjoy, relatively equally, visuals (17), sounds (16) and empathy (16 – the touchy, feely stuff). The numbers come from a test I took over 20 years ago – while I don’t profess to... Read more
A thankful heart!
Thursday, November 25, 2010      4 comments

Today, I am thankful for so many things . . . for the cool on a hot day, for the warmth on a cool day, for the abundance of food we have at our fingertips, and for the many great people I have met within in the communities of people I have come ... Read more
Weight Loss is a Lifestyle change for the Long Haul (Part 1)
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      6 comments

While I have my personal version of The Slowest Loser going -- now that I'm over four years into the weight loss process -- I like that I’ve made a commitment to losing weight over the long haul, taking as many as five or ten years to ultimately... Read more
Diary Day: Making Room for Exercise/Walking while Traveling:
Tuesday, November 23, 2010      2 comments

While traveling can be stressful or anxiety producing in its own right (packing at the last minute, restlessness the night before, etc), I try to make room for at least 90 minutes between major connections for quality walking time, making sure I... Read more
Psychology Today article: How coffee and donuts enhance memory
Friday, November 05, 2010      1 comments

While we learn to eat a well balanced selection of foods, let's hope we can find our needed sugars from the more natural (vs refined) sugars available. Here's the article I read today. Any thoughts? Your Brain on Food How chemicals con... Read more
Truth or PeoplePleaser?
Monday, August 23, 2010      1 comments

I was on the topic of my weight loss and how I was finally beginning to feel better about the effectiveness of food tracking over a 6-day period. In the process, I said to my friend (and relation) that I was happy to no longer be morbidly obese... Read more
What Motivates You?
Friday, September 04, 2009      4 comments

I'm motivated by other positive people. SparkPeople is a great resource for finding the most positive pe0ple I know. Do you have a favorite activity, visual, scent, or word(s) that help you stay 0n track towards that healthier lifestyle you've... Read more

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