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All kinds of dancing going on!
Monday, October 16, 2017      10 comments

Woohoo! Week 1 was a good week for me. Not only did I get to start eating veggies and fruits again, in moderation of course. But I also had an increase in energy as my hemoglobin is almost back to the healthy range! And as if that were not enoug... Read more
Happy dance again
Tuesday, October 10, 2017      10 comments

This week did not start out on a positive note. I spent about 4 hours in the emergency room Sunday night due to bleeding. I had 7 different skin tears on my arms that would not stop bleeding. I dealt with it for about 4 hours before I gave up an... Read more
And the award goes to....
Sunday, October 08, 2017      8 comments

Last week was week 0 or also called the practice week for the Fall 5% Challenge. The 2017 Fall Shooting Stars Awards were awarded this morning. Here are mine... ... Read more
And so it begins...
Sunday, October 08, 2017      5 comments

I cannot believe today finally is here. I have been excited for the Fall 5% Challenge to begin. It is going to be fabulous! I just love the Shooting Stars team! We are so much more than teammates, we are family! I am so glad when I first joined ... Read more
Do you know why we keep cheating?
Tuesday, October 03, 2017      14 comments

Do you know why we keep cheating? I know why I kept cheating. I had no inspiration. In order for us to succeed we have to have goals that are clear yet exciting. Our brains work in their own unique way. Our brains release oxytocin when we get ex... Read more
When is it good to get an F
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      8 comments

Okay so I think my approach has been all wrong. I have not been looking at getting healthy from a analytical point of view as you would in any business. The first thing I would need to start a business is to set up my goals. What are my sh... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Woohoo!! Excitement with an NSV
Thursday, September 14, 2017      173 comments

I am so excited! I know it does not sound like much for the average person but for me this was awesome! The last two days I have walked at least half a mile without the use of my cane!! I am doing the happy dance! ... Read more
Are mantras really the answer?
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      12 comments

So I have been reading a lot about meditation and mindfulness. Several of the articles I read suggested chanting during meditation. At first I was like... how is chanting ommmm going to help me on my journey to getting healthy? Right? So I kept ... Read more
Stardate 90217 Week 2 Phoenix Star cluster
Sunday, September 10, 2017      4 comments

This was our second week on our mission to the stars. We were to travel to the Phoenix Star Cluster. This is by far one of the most beautiful s... Read more
May the force be with you
Saturday, September 02, 2017      4 comments

We are currently in between seasons on our 5% challenge. So to keep ourselves accountable we have an in between challenge. The Shooting Stars have gone rogue! We have gone to outerspace to explore star clusters. On week 1 we worked to make it to... Read more
Simple ramblings
Thursday, August 31, 2017      8 comments

I have to say I was a bit melancholy earlier. I was thinking about my nephew that passed away tragically last month. I was trying to come up with words of comfort for his wife. As I have been through the same tragic loss of a spouse. Anywa... Read more
Overall Badges for the Summer 5% Challenge and the Shooting Star team
Monday, August 28, 2017      6 comments

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Week 8 and final week of the Summer 5% Challenge
Sunday, August 27, 2017      4 comments

Here are the badges I earned during this week. ... Read more
Things just keep coming
Thursday, August 24, 2017      11 comments

I was really hoping to feel better by now. But my health is just getting worse. Because of the 3 blood thinners my hemoglobin or red blood cell counts keeps getting lower and lower. This is causing tachycardia. In otherwords my heart starts raci... Read more
Not the weekend I had hoped for
Sunday, August 20, 2017      12 comments

Two trips to the ER in one day is just not how I wanted to spend my Saturday. Unfortunately there are going to be many more I am afraid since I am taking a triple cocktail of blood thinners and will be for the next 6 months to a year. So yesterd... Read more

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