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Taking Time for Me, Myself, and I
Sunday, June 10, 2018      6 comments

While I am finding that I am getting my "mojo" back, I am still finding that my energy reserves still feel "depleted" and I just "can't". So, I have to find ways to do "self-care" now to ensure that I don't wind up where I was just a few months ... Read more
Apologies and Hope
Saturday, June 09, 2018      11 comments

I'm sorry I had to drop off the site for awhile. I'm sorry I had to abandon my team, the leaders, and teammates. I'm sorry to let people down. My only reasoning: life came to a screeching halt. Finances were no longer available. My depressi... Read more
Thinking Only Positive
Thursday, April 19, 2018      12 comments

After being stuck in a rut for so long, I feel like maybe, just maybe, my life MIGHT be turning around. Ever since the injury on October 1, 2016, my life has just hit rock bottom. From not being able to work for a year, to struggling mentally, e... Read more
My Thoughts On the 5% Challenges
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      5 comments

One of the overall leaders of the 5% challenges has challenged us to write out our thoughts in blog form today. So, I'm taking up that challenge. First off, I should explain what the 5% challenges are for those who are not familiar with th... Read more
I know I'm Losing, But...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018      10 comments

Yesterday was the first day in a long time that I actually dressed up. What surprised me was the fact that I needed to buy new dress pants, especially since I am in the job market. I kept having to hike them up, as they continued to creep down d... Read more
Don't Bring Me Down
Saturday, April 14, 2018      5 comments

Like the ELO song, Don't Bring Me Down ( https://youtu.be/z9nkzaO
PP6g ). Okay, so the subject of the song has nothing to do with weight loss and the scale, but I'm not letting the scale get me down. You see, I know exact... Read more
Can You Smell the Excitement in the Air?
Friday, April 06, 2018      13 comments

Ahhhhhh!!!!!! Spring! It's finally here! As I walked out to check the mail, I noticed that my tulips are slowly making their way up out of the groun... Read more
Spiritual Chaos
Wednesday, April 04, 2018      7 comments

I am a blogger. I actually have two separate blogs, but today's comes from my one on personal organization. I hope you like it. www.simplicityclassy.com
trangling-our-faith.html ... Read more
Health Scare or Health Dare
Friday, March 30, 2018      8 comments

Earlier today I went to take a shower, but doubled over due to the extreme amount of pain in my lower right quadrant of my abdomen. I had been ignoring it, thinking that I had just pulled a muscle from coughing so much while recovering from pneu... Read more
Do it, but do it right
Tuesday, March 27, 2018      12 comments

I was talking with a friend about weight loss yesterday. She was feeling frustrated as she was watching another friend seemingly effortlessly drop the weight very quickly. But she made a comment that stood out: she seemed to either be starving h... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Don't Give Up
Monday, March 19, 2018      53 comments

This coming September, I will celebrate my ten year SparkVersary. Yes, I have been a member of SparkPeople for ten years now. I know I don't look like it right now, but just a little over 2 years ago, I did reach my goal weight. I've just had a ... Read more
How to Ease Sore Ankles After a Long Day of Walking
Sunday, March 18, 2018      3 comments

I've done a ton of walking the past two days. My back feels fine, but my ankles are paying the price. However, I have learned that if you wrap an ice pack around your ankle for 15 minutes, it works wonders! Ok, so an Epsom soak helps, too, but t... Read more
Off Kilter
Sunday, March 18, 2018      4 comments

Have you ever found yourself in a place where everything just seems "off"? That's where I am right now, and I'm not sure how I got here. I'm not actually working right now. Just doing odd jobs, but they have me so overwhelmed that I am so lost, ... Read more
When Anti-Psychotics Create Weight Gain
Friday, March 09, 2018      1 comments

I wrote a new blog in my Beautifully Cracked: My Life Bipolar website about how bipolar meds cause weight gain and my own personal experience. I thought I'd share it here, too. beautifullycracked681640
096.com/2018/03/09/sanity-... Read more
What a Way to Start the Day
Monday, March 05, 2018      4 comments

Since I hurt myself back in October 2016, I've not been able to move much at all. My body just wouldn't allow me to contort in the ways I wanted it to. Being able to do the simplest things, like tie my shoes, put on my socks, or even do basic ca... Read more

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