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Stop the world, please...I want to get off
Thursday, August 17, 2017      6 comments

I'm struggling again. Seems I periodically have these episodes...can't call them days because they're more than a day here/day there and sometimes goes on for weeks at a time. I don't want to go to work. I don't want to go to the store. ... Read more
Blast from the past
Friday, July 25, 2014      9 comments

4 years ago, my marriage almost ended. We finally worked things out & have been fine since, or so I thought. Last week, seemingly out of the blue, the situation re-surfaced...at least that was the first I'd seen of it. I'm hurt. I'm lost... Read more
NSV!
Friday, July 11, 2014      7 comments

It is important to measure, as well as weigh... Since re-starting SP at the end of February, I've lost 16 lbs total...5.6 since starting the Summer BL Challenge. I've lost 6.5 inches from my hips/waist/thigh/arm...2.5 since starting BL. ... Read more
Grounded
Friday, July 04, 2014      8 comments

Sometimes you just have to get back to nature to ground yourself. I went for a walk/hike at our Nature Center this morning, a place I haven't visited in years even though it's only about 7 miles from our house. 2.75 miles of beautiful scenery ... Read more
Movin' Again
Saturday, June 28, 2014      8 comments

Finally, after being down for a week, I'm starting to feel semi-normal again! Still sore, but the pain has given way to just an ache...and I'm determined to slowly work that out. Time to get movin' again! ... Read more
UGH!!!!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014      4 comments

For the second time since re-starting SP, I've been ordered by my Dr to take it easy & rest...something I don't do well. This time I've somehow gotten a cervical strain. So I'm stuck trying to decide which is worse; the pain-or the sleepy/drunk ... Read more
Weekly pedometer report, 5/18-5/24
Monday, May 26, 2014      4 comments

Sun 5/18 - 5,333 steps, 1.9 miles Mon 5/19 - 9,164 steps, 3.3. miles Tues 5/20 - 6,820 steps, 2.4 miles Wed 5/21 - 12,065 steps, 4.3 miles Thurs 5/22 - 11,172 steps, 4.0 miles Fri 5/23 - 16,340 steps, 5.8 miles Sat 5/24 - 4,131 steps... Read more
Weekly Pedometer report, 5/14-5/17
Tuesday, May 20, 2014      6 comments

5/14 - 4,200 steps (1st full day) 5/15 - 13,601 steps 5/16 - 5,936 steps 5/17 - 12,228 steps Average - 8,991 steps/day... Read more
Random thoughts...
Thursday, May 15, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday was the first full day with my new pedometer...4200 steps with no workouts. At least I know my starting point and now see where I'm at & where I need to go. Weight has been holding steady even without maintaining workouts over th... Read more
Turning "hurt" into motivation
Wednesday, April 16, 2014      8 comments

I love my husband dearly. But, he is the one that can hurt me the most, and usually doesn’t even realize it. He’s always been a sarcastic person…anybody that knows him, knows that if he’s not giving you a hard time, something’s wrong. You hav... Read more
1 month in...
Friday, March 21, 2014      6 comments

1 month in & I've lost 4 pounds, 1 inch from waist, 1 inch from hips, and 1/2 inch from thighs; arms stayed the same. Progress....slow, but progress all the same!... Read more
Round 3...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014      4 comments

Had a mammogram last week...got a call this morning saying more imaging is needed. I've been in this spot twice before, both times everything turned out OK. I keep telling myself it'll be OK again...but no matter how hard I try, I can't ke... Read more
I Did My 1st 5K!
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      5 comments

Our city holds an annual 5K on Thanksgiving morning that benefits local charities. I have thought about walking in it before, but had never made the commitment. Earlier this year I decided I was going to participate and not just walk! As I prepa... Read more
GOAL!
Friday, August 13, 2010      3 comments

Today I finally reached my goal weight. I'd been stuck within 2 lbs of goal for what seems like forever. I wasn't sure what I thought I'd feel when I finally hit "that magic number"...Relief? Elation? But whatever I thought I'd feel, it wasn't a... Read more

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