Thursday, April 19, 2018 1 comments
I'm noticing changes that are not weight related. For example, I used to crave candy and sweets constantly - and sadly, I gave in to that craving more often than I like to admit. This week, I have not had anything from the sweets category exce... Read more
The next leg of the journey
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 0 comments
Last night, I submitted my final exam. It's been a long journey, but here I am... I've learned a lot about fitness, nutrition, relaxation therapies, reiki, and natural health consulting. All this has been to give me the knowledge to make bette... Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2 comments
I have spent a great deal of time and effort (and money) on getting back into the music scene after several years away from it. My friend and I spent over a year putting together a huge setlist of over 200 cover tunes plus at least a dozen orig... Read more
New hair! New me?
Thursday, October 13, 2011 4 comments
A while back I hit a point where nothing I did made a difference. I tried all the tips I read here on how to break a plateau but nothing worked. I started feeling sorry for myself and didn't really bother with the diet and exercise I had been ... Read more
exercise and the overweight girl
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 2 comments
So I've finally decided to committ to this exercise thing. I've been avoiding the topic for some time now, convincing myself that I was far too out of shape to exercise safely. Interesting twist there, huh? To lose weight, one needs to exerci... Read more
sigh... and good-bye my friend.
Friday, April 15, 2011 3 comments
I feel a little sad tonight. My cousin... and the only close family I have left... is leaving before dawn to move across the country. He was my "go to" guy when I needed furniture moved or someone to keep me from slipping into the deep oblivio... Read more
Pay it Forward...
Sunday, April 10, 2011 6 comments
I had the most amazing thing happen to me just a few days ago. You know the kind of thing you see in a heart warming movie or an inspirational news story. The kind of thing that doesn’t happen in real ife. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Pe... Read more
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 2 comments
I haven't been here in a while. Now I'm back and determined to make it stick this time. My life was a little crazy there for a while, living in a not-so-safe neighborhood, working as a temp and uncertain of my financial future. I got caught u... Read more
Cousin and candy and sweets... oh my!
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 1 comments
This weekend, my cousin informed me that he needed a place to crash for a while. My apartment is tiny and we're cramped here like sardines, but so far its going ok. He's crashed with me a couple times before when I had a bigger place. But, I'... Read more
If it weren't for bad luck...
Wednesday, October 06, 2010 1 comments
Ever heard that saying? My mom used to tell me that all the time. "If it weren't for bad luck, I'd have none at all". It wasn't until I got a little older that I realized that was hereditary! I've had a bit of a streak of self-mutilating ba... Read more
My new world...
Saturday, October 02, 2010 3 comments
I have noticed that the number on my scale is changing very, very slowly. Normally, I would be disappointed by this and very likely would have quit by now. But something else... something amazing has been happening. My clothes don't fit anymo... Read more
Tuesday, September 07, 2010 1 comments
Part of my Stage 1 here on SP is to post an introductory blog, so I've decided to stop procrastinating and just get 'er done! I've decided to post 20 random things about me… kinda like 20 questions. I don't expect anyone to read the list, but ... Read more