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Day 384 - Weekend Worriers
Friday, December 18, 2015      6 comments

You know how some people are "Weekend Warriors" - tackling big projects on Saturday and Sunday after working a full week at the office. Others are "Weekend Worriers" who stress and fret over everything that happened during the week, and then los... Read more
Day 383 - Secrets
Thursday, December 17, 2015      11 comments

SparkPeople has introduced a new feature called Secrets of Success that now can earn you SparkPoints. For those of you who have spent any time with me may already know, I'm a SparkPoint junkie. I love earning points, and will do everything I can... Read more
Day 382 - Which Wolf?
Wednesday, December 16, 2015      13 comments

A friend posted this on Facebook today, and it has inspired my blog post for today. There are (at least) two sides to each of us. One side is v... Read more
Day 381 - Terrific Tuesday!
Tuesday, December 15, 2015      10 comments

My interactions with various SparkFriends have reminded me of some important aspects of this community that are worth sharing, once again. This website will give you back at least twice what you put into it. But you have to put in the effor... Read more
Day 380 - The Very Long Monday
Monday, December 14, 2015      10 comments

I got a text message at 5:15am from my morning maintenance worker Frank telling me he was calling in sick. it's the time of year when a lot of people come down with illness, whether viral or behavioral (there's a lot of drinking happening this t... Read more
Day 379 - Party Central
Monday, December 14, 2015      13 comments

The second weekend in December must be the biggest party weekend of the year! Here's what has happened since my last blog post. (Three days ago! Boy, I've missed you all....) Friday night was the holiday party at Boatique - one of the newes... Read more
Day 376 - Weather Changes
Friday, December 11, 2015      10 comments

I'm sitting here on the island counter listening to the rain fall on the sunroom roof while the wind blow outside, thinking of all the things I'm grateful for, especially all the warm comments on my totally lame blog post yesterday apologizing f... Read more
Days 374 & 375 - I'm Still Here....
Thursday, December 10, 2015      15 comments

Sorry I haven't posted anything lately, and I haven't visited all of your pages for a few days. I'm trying to get holiday letters written, gift cards signed for my team, and dealing with a printer that wants to run out ink after just 20 pages. (... Read more
Day 373 - Revealing Myself, Finale
Monday, December 07, 2015      18 comments

A year ago yesterday, I posted a blog that, to be honest, took a lot of guts. I didn't like myself or my body, but felt it was important to start this ... Read more
Days 371 & 372 - Regret Nothing
Sunday, December 06, 2015      12 comments

It is human nature to feel bad about our mistakes, to stew over missteps, and to remember the bad times more than the good ones. Other than sp... Read more
Day 370 - Finding Your New Normal
Saturday, December 05, 2015      12 comments

One of the things I've discovered along this journey is that what was "normal" shifts over time. This can happen in either direction. It can be norm... Read more
Day 369 - Success is no accident
Friday, December 04, 2015      17 comments

Thanks, Pele! Success IS no accident! I've discovered over the past year that it takes hard work, and a LOT of perseverance, to achieve your go... Read more
Day 368 - Scheduling College Classes
Thursday, December 03, 2015      8 comments

I spent 3 hours today in a meeting to come up with a 2-year strategic plan for scheduling all the courses that we plan to offer over the next 6 semesters, starting with next Fall (2016 - almost a year away). It's quite an adjustment to talk abou... Read more
Day 367 - December
Wednesday, December 02, 2015      16 comments

Happy December First! It's hard to believe that the end of the year is just 30 days away... An update on me: I've done mostly ok with my food tracking, but with long hours at work and the lack of a kitchen, I'm not sure that I've been the m... Read more
Day 366 - November Gratitude, part 30
Monday, November 30, 2015      13 comments

This is the end of my 30 Days of Gratitude blog posts, but not necessarily the end of my blogs. I'll be going back to my regular collection of random thoughts and encouragement. There will still be some gratitude, but it will be nice to take a b... Read more

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