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Taking Control
Thursday, March 04, 2010      5 comments

This morning I realized that I can't control life but I can control my actions and attitudes. I have control issues. I like to know what is going to happen, have it all scheduled, and be in control of every aspect of my life. We all know that... Read more
My Life From A New Perspective
Wednesday, March 03, 2010      4 comments

I used to dream of running. This was before I started exercising. When I would start to get stressed I would close my eyes and imagine myself running away all of my problems. I never actually got off my butt and did this but the visual was ni... Read more
One Of Those Weeks
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      5 comments

I struggled last month to stay focused and swore this month would be different. I am two days in and have not worked out once. There is a big paper due next week and I am hoping to turn it in early so the professor can give me feed back. That... Read more
I'm Changing!
Monday, March 01, 2010      5 comments

My CASA badge hangs on a purple lanyard on my rearview mirror. The picture for this badge was taken September 2008 when I first started working. Yesterday we took my car to buy groceries. I mentioned that the changes I saw were not visable to... Read more
Sunday, February 28, 2010      1 comments

It is so hard to believe another month is gone. Where is the time going? It feels like days are only half as long as they should be. There is never enough time in the day to do what needs to be done. So tomorrow starts another month and I ha... Read more
The Quest For Perfection
Thursday, February 25, 2010      2 comments

Life today is so complicated. Most of us wear so many hats we forget what role we are playing at time. On top of these roles we are pressured to play each role to perfection. It is overwhelming and dangerous to our health. I have spent the p... Read more
Thank You
Wednesday, February 24, 2010      4 comments

I wanted to thank everyone who left suggestions on my blog yesterday. I am really hoping to help my daughter learn to stay healthy so she does not have the problems that I have. I am putting a lot of your advise together to form a plan. I wan... Read more
My Daughter
Tuesday, February 23, 2010      6 comments

Yesterday my daughter was sick so I took her to the doctor. I hate trips to the doctor, especially without an appointment. It took over an hour and by the time they called us back she seemed to be feeling fine. Thankfully it was just a virus ... Read more
Goodbye 230's
Sunday, February 21, 2010      6 comments

I had my offical weigh in today. I lost three pounds this week taking me out fo the 230's! I am really excited about this. I have not been here in over eleven years. It feels really good but I don't plan to stay for long.... Read more
On A Roll
Saturday, February 20, 2010      3 comments

The past couple of months my weekends have been horrible. I have made mistakes this weekend but I am on a roll. Yesterday my boss came in with a box of Krispy Kreme doughnuts for each of us. Everyone else ate some of theirs and the whole offi... Read more
Love That Feeling
Friday, February 19, 2010      5 comments

I am sore today. Yesterday I found my weights and worked on my arms. Today I used weight loss program on my elliptical that varies the resistance. My thighs were tight and beginning to get sore ten minutes after I finished! So everytime I mo... Read more
The Waiting Game
Thursday, February 18, 2010      5 comments

Our society has become one of instant gratification. I will admit that I have succumbed to this in the past. In fact, I have tried dozens of pills, powders, bars, and fad diets. Sure they worked for a while but the body can only be starved so... Read more
A New Focus
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      2 comments

The past few weeks I have been struggling to stay focused. I have gained and lost the same pound so many times I am beginning to think it is haunting me. Distractions, fatigue, and depression started to weigh me down and I decided I needed to ... Read more
Battle Scars
Tuesday, February 16, 2010      5 comments

I was reading a book about a vampire hunter yesterday. This petite woman was trying to prove herself to the big, macho cops so she was showing her battle scars and naming each of them. This got me to thinking about my own battle scars. They a... Read more
At The End Of The Day
Friday, February 12, 2010      2 comments

We live in a weight obsessed world. We are told that we are not good enough unless we are perfect. All of the media images we see are very slim and young. Even thin is not good enough for most magazines so they airbrush already stick thin mod... Read more

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