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February...gotta plan
Saturday, February 01, 2014      8 comments

It's cold, it's dark, but I've gotta plan and I'm committing myself to it! My day will include exercise, meditation, gratitude, random acts of kindness and writing in my journal. I will continue to track and drink water and complete whate... Read more
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Friday, January 24, 2014      7 comments

Here's what the Mayo Clinic says about it... Symptoms By Mayo Clinic Staff In most cases, seasonal affective disorder symptoms appear during late fall or early wi... Read more
Goodbye 2013
Monday, December 30, 2013      10 comments

A year ago, I set some goals, kind of like walls, for what I wanted. I had one physical, one mental, one emotional and one spiritual. These goals really helped frame my year and then the space was filled with some sad and some sweet unexpected ... Read more
Measuring portions for one week
Sunday, November 17, 2013      11 comments

Our team challenge this week is to measure our portions at each meal. This is usually not my favo... Read more
Halloween-Thanksgiving-Christmas-The Bermuda triange
Wednesday, November 13, 2013      10 comments

No matter how much emphasis the media and American culture try to make the holidays about food, I'm determined not to fall into this trap! I admire anyone and EVERYONE who can continue to lose weight during this season. I am still trying ... Read more
Arrg! I'm terrible at getting fiber!
Sunday, November 03, 2013      8 comments

This is my third time as Butterfly in the fall challenge and I have not improved in my ability to get fiber! For my age I'm supposed to get 21 grams a day. At least this time, I found a great link for fiber rich foods. http://www.spark... Read more
Tracking...the bear!
Sunday, October 20, 2013      4 comments

When it comes to tracking, historically, I've looked forward to it as much as I'd look forward to tracking and meeting the grizzly that left this print. I hated t... Read more
Moths vs. Butterflies
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      3 comments

Since I'm flying with the Beautiful Butterfly fall challenge team, I loved the seredipity of this recent you tube video from a wonderful Montana woman. http://www.google.com/url?sa
web&cd=1&cad=rja&ved=0... Read more
Those last two pounds
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      8 comments

are like mile 24 through 26 in a marathon. But that isn't going to stop me. I'm going to cross that finish line, one way or another. Hopefully sometime in the beautiful month of October.... Read more
Monday, September 02, 2013      3 comments

I've a million things to do today, but I'm going to take a minute to think about this month ahead. I set a goal for myself to be at my target weight by September 30, my oldest daughter will be 22 that day. So far I'm on track, but I... Read more
29 Gifts
Friday, July 26, 2013      7 comments

A month ago I grabbed this book that my friend Susan had given me awhile back and decided to read it on the airplane when I went to visit my family. It's a quick read, the... Read more
summer challenge Butterfly Team
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      2 comments

When I logged in today, I found this message from the summer challenge people in my email. Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. 1. My clothes all fit better and I don't want to buy new clothes. Al... Read more
Summertime, setting a goal for July.
Saturday, June 22, 2013      7 comments

It's official, it's summer. June is almost gone and I'm working away at my goals. I've really made some gains on changing the three habits I went after this month. I... Read more
It takes as long as it takes.
Friday, May 31, 2013      7 comments

Even though I joined Spark People in 2010, I think I've only been consistently active this past year. So this morning, when I got on the scale, I saw that it's the same as it has been for awhile. In my head, I heard the voice of one of my fr... Read more
The results are in!
Monday, May 13, 2013      2 comments

Deb wore her Spark shirt and I wore the shirt I made with all the women in my life written on it. Of course, I forgot a few people and I get lots of "Am I on there?" so I just add that woman. ... Read more

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