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Yearly Goals In Review - January

Sunday, February 01, 2015      0 comments

On January 1st I made some year-long goals to work on. January was a difficult month for me, but overall I think it went pretty well! Long Term Goals: -Do kettlebells 3x per week (I haven't missed a day since the beginning of September ... Read more

The Perfect Storm Gives Away to Clear Skies

Friday, January 30, 2015      7 comments

Once again, I've recognized something about myself with the help of friends and family. I'm not particularly new age-y. I don't follow alternative medicine or get my tarot read. I only occasionally read my horoscope. I am interested in ast... Read more

Of Inspiration, Impostors and Perspective

Saturday, January 24, 2015      14 comments

First off, I'm going to apologize for something I don't need to apologize for. I apologize for my blogs being less about weight and physical health and food and more about my personal psychological issues. I don't need to apologize for this beca... Read more

Is it Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      11 comments

Thanks to my SparkMama GSEATON for blogging about her SAD today. It got me thinking. My mood this winter has been fairly grim. I've noticed a leaning towards negativity (I'm no optimist on my best days, but I'm a realist) and frankly, it b... Read more

Am I Doing This Right?

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      20 comments

At the very end of August of 2014 I hit my goal weight of 160 lbs. Not long after I added kettlebells to my workout routine and started eating to maintenance calories. Ove... Read more

We're All Mad Here Plus A Measured Life Blog Post

Monday, January 19, 2015      13 comments

Thanks for all the lovely comments on my blog Saturday. Yesterday wasn't great for me either but today was good. Today was my TEA PARTY! I started out the day with a great workout (3 2-minute planks without a fail), then commenced prepping food:... Read more

Typing It Out

Saturday, January 17, 2015      8 comments

Yesterday I was in what I call, a "funk". I had brain fog, I was lethargic. I wanted to stay warm in bed. What I didn't mention was that yesterday was the first day of TOM. Last night, as is usual for TOM, I was up several times in the middle of... Read more

There Is Magic Everywhere

Friday, January 16, 2015      11 comments

To say I didn't want to get out of bed this morning would be a lie. At 4:47 I was ready to get out of bed, but I wasn't ready to face the world. I made coffee, put on my fluffy pink robe and sat my backside on the couch under a blanket to work o... Read more

Planning a Tea Party

Thursday, January 15, 2015      17 comments

My bestie, Lynn, and my friend Mia and I love going out for Afternoon Tea. It's an event for us, and not something we can do very often, because our schedules have varied greatly and because $20-25 a person can be cost-prohibitive. We all have u... Read more

Downtown Edna Brown and New Post on

Monday, January 12, 2015      11 comments

Today I had the express pleasure of seeing a wonderful old lady that I hadn't seen in more than a decade, Edna Brown. Edna, or "Neddie" to her friends, had been best friend... Read more

For anyone who has, at any time, felt abnormal.

Sunday, January 11, 2015      10 comments
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Saturday, January 10, 2015      13 comments

Oh, pshaw, I tell you guys everything! I told you about the Reeses cup mini binge via . I told you about the 7 Italian Sprinkle Cookies I ate in one sitting. I told you I have been slacking on my step... Read more

New Blog Post on!

Friday, January 09, 2015      1 comments

How to Lose 100 Lbs Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking the Bank Part II - Know what you consume.
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It's my Hump Day! (Plus new blog on

Thursday, January 08, 2015      9 comments

So first: dinner. Last night I made Pulled Pork Stuffed Squash from Stupid Easy Paleo.
tuffed-squash-paleo/ I'm not going Paleo or anything, I'm just exploring lowe... Read more

Sparked by CATTUTT - Working on my Negative Behaviors

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      9 comments

It's snowing here! So my Spark Buddy CATTUTT is doing the Camp WannaBeFit Challenge and had to answer a questionnaire. Her blog is found here: www.sparkpeople... Read more

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