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A little more about me
Wednesday, March 18, 2015      3 comments

After starting a conversation in one of my teams about getting to know each other a little better, I realized that my own response would make a good blog. I’m an engineering technician. My boss and I subcontract with a handful of engineerin... Read more
SHORT TERM GOAL MET!
Monday, March 02, 2015      5 comments

I wasn't even going to step on the scale this morning. I've been concerned that my weight loss has slowed from its turtle pace lately, so I ordered a couple of new workout DVDs to shake things up a little. I've been brainstorming ways to fine tu... Read more
3/1/2015 Gratitude
Sunday, March 01, 2015      4 comments

Happy rabbit, rabbit day! emoticon Everyone around here is pretty happy today - nothing out of the ordinary,... Read more
2/28/2015 Gratitude
Saturday, February 28, 2015      6 comments

I'm grateful for the food in my kitchen. I'm grateful for the heat in my home. I'm grateful for the love in my home. I'm grateful for my sweet companion: my dog, Tank. I'm grateful for my job.... Read more
2/18/2015 Gratitude
Wednesday, February 18, 2015      1 comments

I'm grateful. I have friends who truly care about me. My SO and I have a new circle of friends we not only like to hang out with but who have joined us in a pact to take care of each other in times of trouble or emergency. I'm blessed ... Read more
Doing new things as if I'd always done them
Thursday, February 12, 2015      6 comments

I'm amazed at myself these days! I'm still losing weight slowly and steadily, and it's actually easier than I thought it would be. I'm pleased with how I'm settling into a new lifestyle of movement and healthy eating. An example is the phon... Read more
Enough, already!
Wednesday, January 28, 2015      4 comments

Back in late October, 2014, I decided I'd had ENOUGH. *Enough of feeling sluggish. *Enough of my belly being big enough to make me short of breath if I sat in certain positions. *Enough of none of my clothes being comfortable, ... Read more
Here's to 2015!
Thursday, January 01, 2015      4 comments

This is pretty much how 2014 went for me: I am 100% certain that's how 2015 will go, as well. I wouldn't have it any other way! Happy 2015 to all you other ... Read more
Christmas cheer! (finally)
Wednesday, December 17, 2014      1 comments

As of yesterday morning, aside from a couple of knitted items I had made, I had gotten ZERO Christmas gifts! ZERO anything under my beautiful tree! I've never been this late. I haven't made my mother's delicious fudge, I hadn't shopped. Ack! It ... Read more
What a week!
Friday, December 12, 2014      1 comments

Last weekend my Very Significant Other and I (and our daughter) went to my grandson's first birthday party. We had a grand day and I made great choices all day - even when we went out to eat - so that I could enjoy a piece of his delicious birth... Read more
Ever have one of those days?
Tuesday, December 02, 2014      5 comments

Wow. Yesterday was Monday, in every sense of the word. I swear that day was out to get me! I woke up not feeling 100%, and things went downhill from there. And to top it off, after a holiday trip during which I was not as careful with my diet as... Read more
I'm overwhelmed
Saturday, November 29, 2014      1 comments

I love spending so much time with family and friends when we travel for the holidays. However, it also means I have very little quiet time and alone time. I've made the most of what I've gotten: knitting, long walks, etc. But I have realized ove... Read more
The good and bad about holidays
Wednesday, November 26, 2014      3 comments

My Very Significant Other and I are traveling about 8.5 hours by car to visit his family for Thanksgiving this year. It's been a few months since we've seen them, so I'm super stoked about it! We'll also be staying in their cabin in the woods du... Read more
Thanksgiving is coming; what are you gonna do about it?
Sunday, November 23, 2014      4 comments

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Most people , myself included, are looking forward to spending time with family members and friends, many of whom we seldom see. Talking, laughing and just doing things together are the highlight of my hol... Read more
Required Reading: The True Cost of Getting Lean
Thursday, November 20, 2014      2 comments

Below is a link to an easy infographic of the true cost of reaching different levels of leanness and health. The link to the full article is included early in the infographic. This is the best article I have EVER read on what it truly will cost ... Read more

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