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Progress (my journal for 28 day boot camp)
Saturday, August 22, 2015      4 comments

Aug. 22 2015 - back from vacation of 10 days in the islands. Emotionally and physically exhausted. Aug. 29, 2015 - started boot camp for 28 days. On day three but feeling good about it. Made my first recipe of my own yesterday and even ... Read more
Spark People in Athens Get Together
Thursday, August 06, 2015      4 comments

Ah, our Spark meeting here in Athens. Being outside the US is sometimes hard on us Sparkers. We can’t track food without GREAT effort. Adding in a few new food almost daily to our “favorites” and sometimes, to be honest, feeling tired of ... Read more
Sunrise - Sunset
Saturday, May 16, 2015      2 comments

Sunrise - Sunset Well, today was weight in day for me. How excited I was, knowing that I’d reach my magic number for the week, knowing that I’d be in a “better place” and that I would feel a wonderful light shine through me as I basked in ... Read more
Think a long time and research any possible plastic surgery
Friday, April 17, 2015      7 comments

In November I had a tummy tuck. My muscles in my abdomen has been separated for some time (the rectus abdominis and the Transverse abdominis. This was due to a previous health issue. I began to really lose my muscle tone in my abdomen a... Read more
Happy New Year for 2015 & what are your resolutions?
Thursday, January 22, 2015      3 comments

Have you made any New Year's resolutions? I always used to make them about weight loss, even when I was thin!!! Well, I stopped that practice quite a few years back because, well, I was sick of failing on January 5th. This year I've mad... Read more
Just out of it.
Friday, October 31, 2014      4 comments

What is it that gives me a lot of energy on some days or weeks, and on other days or weeks keeps me locked in my house? Nope, not coffee, that's an everyday thing no matter what! I am exercising, at best, about one hour a week, maybe one and h... Read more
Turning "inwards" and reaching "out"
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      5 comments

To anyone who reads this, I want to say "HI" and good - day. As you can see from the title, I've been bother by the fact that I have a tendency to turn inward - to focus on my family, their needs, their desires and, yes, to even spoil the... Read more
Book about Skinny People and my son
Friday, September 05, 2014      6 comments

I am reading a book, it's called "The Seven Secrets of Skinny People" and one thing that has really stuck with me is the fact than when we are babies, we don't eat more than we want. I remember (a billion years ago) that every time my baby crie... Read more
Feeling drained, tired?
Saturday, July 05, 2014      3 comments

Drained and Tired It seems that more and more, our technical lifestyle has protected us from life on all sides. We live with air-bags and parachutes strapped to us. However, more people than ever before, feel helpless and succumb to the "... Read more
I joined a gym?
Friday, June 27, 2014      4 comments

I can't believe it, simply cannot - but I joined a gym. I HATE exercising inside, or so I thought. But this place actually motivates me. Do I love it, no, not at all. The worst part for me is the 40 minutes of aerobic activity -- divided a... Read more
"It's just not worth it to obsess about it"
Sunday, June 15, 2014      6 comments

The title of this entry are my husband's favorite words. I get very worked up about my size, my weight, this body I don't recognize and can't move like I used to do for the past 48 years. But, I'm still really bugged, despite his loving words.... Read more
Reducing my psychiatric medications with NO success - and the fallout
Thursday, May 29, 2014      4 comments

After reading over and over that one of the meds I take for bi-polar disorder causes weight gain, I decided it was time to re-vamp my whole pharmaceutical "cocktail" that keeps me stable and mostly happy. ... Read more
Visitors and staying on track
Thursday, May 22, 2014      5 comments

I have a visitor here for ten days - my best friend ever. We've been best friends since we were 16 years old. Even though we are now 48 years old, we still chat about make-up, celebrities, fashion, jewelry, and hair styles. It's just FUN. We... Read more
Working at Home
Saturday, May 10, 2014      6 comments

I am the last of a dying breed. I am a housewife. A stay-at-home-mom, a "domestic goddess" or household manager. I am a cook, a shopper, a nurse, a designer, a cleaner, a photographer, a travel agent, a religious director, an accountant, a f... Read more
How do I feel about my fitness test results
Friday, May 02, 2014      2 comments

Well, first of all, I don't like the word "test" so that may give you the idea that I did not like this "challenge" but over-all I did like it. It's kind of like getting blood-work done, getting a base-line and then seeing what you can improve ... Read more

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