My legs are the same size!
Monday, July 02, 2018 1 comments
An odd thing to celebrate, but for almost a year my right calf has been significantly larger than the left. Some of it was from edema but there was also a large solid mass. The edema has gone down enough now that I can wear pants without the m... Read more
48 hours in..
Saturday, June 30, 2018 2 comments
I have been taking charge of my health. That mission started Thursday morning. I'm now 48 hours in and I don't remember it being this hard. I just haven't found my groove yet. I know what I need to do. Planning is on the top of the list. I am de... Read more
Writing my own story, the back story.
Friday, June 29, 2018 3 comments
I have done the on again, off again Rollercoaster with sparkpeople, weight watchers, DASH, and a bunch of others. Each time I fell off the wagon, starting over was becoming harder and harder. For over a year I have battled with a lack of energy,... Read more
Monday, May 22, 2017 2 comments
So for my sparkcoach home work today I am supposed to write about what I am going to do starting today.... Well planning is my biggest thing. So last night I planned out snacks that I can eat between stops for work today. Made sure to bring them... Read more
Ranking my eating...
Sunday, May 21, 2017 3 comments
As a part of sparkcoach today I am supposed to rank my eating on a scale of 1 to 10. Well I tend to be an all or nothing person with food. Either end of the scale, either great or awful. My goal now is to find that balance, healthy food with the... Read more
To me health means....
Saturday, May 20, 2017 1 comments
Finding the correct balance between the physical and mental aspects of yourself. Bringing out the positive in both. I restarted my program a couple days ago and I can already feel myself regaining that balance. For me it starts with a plan. Havi... Read more
Can you forget how to dream?
Sunday, January 03, 2016 2 comments
I started my holiday season with a phone call from my boss, my store will be closing at the end of January. I turned my mind away from that, and got ready to head into the busy shopping season. As the season wore on it became obvious to our cus... Read more
A Good Day
Sunday, March 01, 2015 0 comments
It seems like forever since I could just say "I had a good day". Today falls into that category. I was up nice and early, grabbed my shopping list and made it to the grocery store just after it opened. They had some great sales so I tried some n... Read more
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 5 comments
Today started out as a day for me to restart my sparkpeople program and kick it into high gear. Turns out it is also going to be my time to start getting back into real life. I've hidden away for a few months, but here I am with a new job ahead ... Read more
Thursday, March 20, 2014 0 comments
I'm wrapping up 7 days of craziness. Between in person job interviews, phone interviews, seeing family and friends, I have been much busier than I have in several months. It felt good to be getting out of the house, and I know I need to make mys... Read more
Sunday, March 16, 2014 0 comments
I was watching Disney movies with my husband last night and jokingly posted the bad guy affirmation from Wreck It Ralph. "I'm bad, and that's good. I will never be good and that's not bad." I was immediately besieged with calls and texts from fr... Read more
Finding the Confidence To Be Me
Friday, March 07, 2014 3 comments
The past several months I have worked at rebuilding my confidence, pulling myself out of an emotional downhill spiral. I left a job that made me unhappy, I started back on Sparkpeople, and made myself a priority in my own life. There have been s... Read more
Spark"ing through Disney
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 2 comments
reaching for the positive
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 2 comments
First off...I am writing this at 2:30 among my phone. Be prepared for typos and nonsense. So one of today's tasks for Sparkcoach is to list three things I like about myself. 1. I am a good listener. Many of my friends confide in me because... Read more
Planning for Disney...
Sunday, February 23, 2014 5 comments
It is almost here. Tomorrow afternoon my husband and I will drive down to Hartford and grab a room. Our flight leaves at 6am Tuesday! We will be in Disney 7 full days, leaving early on the eighth day to fly home. Disney vacations are nothing new... Read more
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