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New year new attitude!!!
Thursday, January 02, 2020      1 comments

I’ve always been one to help others. Sometimes to a fault. Well last Monday I could no longer raise my arm over my head and had to see someone. I had hurt it on Saturday at work. I don’t want to do work comp but boss said I had too. Well don’t ... Read more
I’m tired!!
Sunday, December 01, 2019      2 comments

Physically yes a little but I’m tired of pretending and competing. I have been doing StepBets. Actually got to within 4 days of a pretty six figure jackpot and fell asleep in my chair at night 114 steps short for the day. I had already used my r... Read more
Starting Again!!!
Sunday, November 03, 2019      6 comments

Well everyday is a new beginning. This last week I made my walking goal everyday. Today I decided to let go a little in this blog. It seems I can only do 1 thing right at a time. Did my walking easy this week but ate a lot of junk. It seems if I... Read more
Good Days Bad Days
Thursday, October 24, 2019      4 comments

Good days I will always talk about. Bad days however I keep to myself. Yesterday I had a self pitty day. Just felt alone. I have to pay attention and know I’m not alone. God is always with me. In a room full of people I can be alone, but I’m no... Read more
New Year New Me
Sunday, October 20, 2019      3 comments

I know the new year for most starts on January 1. I’m always waiting for the perfect day to start. Well new year new me starts today. Things to accomplish this year: 1. Daily drink half my weight in water. Right now that is 104 oz. 2. Move. F... Read more
Sunday, October 13, 2019      3 comments

I have found that I just don’t say thank you enough. I would like to thank my family for being there for me. I haven’t thought about that lately. I’m gra... Read more
Monday, September 09, 2019      4 comments

Well it doesn’t matter if I’m at work driving all day or home working, I have been getting 7000 average steps per day. Well on vacation this week and riding quite a bit in car but am shooting to increase this number to 10000 step a day. This wee... Read more
You can’t take your eyes off the goal.
Sunday, September 08, 2019      1 comments

Can’t take your eyes 👀 off the goal. I know what weight I want to be. I was 7 lbs away from that and had an appointment with my primary doctor. She says you are losing to much weight for your age. She has been my dr for many years. Thought we... Read more
My best friend
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      8 comments

I just wanted to introduce everyone to my best friend, Abby. She has gotten me through so much. Depression, surgeries and the uglies. You know those tim... Read more
Monday, January 02, 2017      4 comments

I've been lazy today. Baked dog treats, have eaten good so far. I have drank all my water. At 10 glasses now. Will go for a walk before dinner and may just dance some tonight. That will help me get my steps ... Read more
First 10.
Sunday, June 19, 2016      7 comments

I have 100 pounds to lose. I'm starting with the first 10. Restarted the whol number thing again on June 8. That was my highest weight. 274.6. I'm glad I can right that somewhere and not get laughed at or ignored. I have been coming to spark p... Read more
Sunday, March 13, 2016      4 comments

I keep seeing this question. What are your goals? I think lose weight. Walk. Drink water. I am making this specific. Lose weight. New weight will be 175 lbs. Roughly 85 lbs. ... Read more
29 extra day start again
Monday, February 29, 2016      2 comments

I've done this so many times. Well here I go again. An extra day tells me to start again. New knee last summer. I made a trip to Chicago and today did 7 miles. I guess it works ok. 1 more full day and leave on Wednesday's train. I have had such ... Read more
Food Rut
Friday, November 15, 2013      5 comments

I have to change some of my eating habits. I probably do what a lot of people do. I start out eating healthy. After a while I get bored with the "healthy" food. I need to expand the type of food that I eat. My family doesn't like chan... Read more
Be in the moment.
Thursday, November 14, 2013      7 comments

Well the start to another day is a good one. Yesterday and day before, busy at post office. Expected the day after the holiday. Those 11 hour days are long. I probably will get shot for saying this but I enjoy this time of year at the post o... Read more

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