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Out of my comfort zone
Thursday, August 18, 2016      4 comments

So I have been in a bit of a funk this week; not really sure what's going on but had the opportunity to process a bit with my therapist. As a result, I realized that this retirement thing is a bit more challenging than I thought....and that I'm ... Read more
Off Kilter
Tuesday, August 16, 2016      5 comments

Hello....been a weird couple of days. I met a friend for lunch on Sunday, and felt like things were a bit off between us. I couldn't really figure out why and am deciding not to take it personally. Just felt like said person was distracted and p... Read more
Day 11 - ? - 55 years old on 8-8-16
Thursday, August 11, 2016      6 comments

emoticon I have an uneasy relationship with my birthday. Some history. My younger sister J and I share a... Read more
How'd that happen? - Day 6
Saturday, August 06, 2016      2 comments

I didn't log in at all yesterday! Lost my streak. Oh well. I was living my life. I am continually amazed at how busy I am. Yesterday I decided I could not take the cluttered counter so I spent some time in the morning cleaning that off and... Read more
It's Thursday - Day 4
Thursday, August 04, 2016      3 comments

Hello and it's Thursday already. Things better around here, the ups and downs are just that. The important thing is that we can talk about things - that is progress for us. It also helps that I am in therapy! Like my therapist always says - when... Read more
Day 2.25...
Tuesday, August 02, 2016      7 comments

..because yesterday was technically Day 2 and I'm writing at about 10 this morning. Yesterday we took a 44 minute walk and I did some yard work after. That's a good way to keep the sweat going! I also took my bike in to get checked. I had wan... Read more
Hitting the Re-Set Button
Monday, August 01, 2016      7 comments

I wish it was the EASY button! But it's time. To set goals, stay on track. I weighed this morning, I'm the same as I was before I left- pretty much. I had lost 2 something pounds the week before we left for France, but knew it was likely I would... Read more
Checking things off my list...
Thursday, July 28, 2016      5 comments

Here it is almost 5 and I'm about halfway through my list for today. Funny how things that I used to cram in around working full time can now take up my whole day. And I think I'm tired more. I'm trying to keep on top of paperwork and not l... Read more
A few pics from a great trip
Tuesday, July 26, 2016      4 comments

Hi, just sharing a few pics from our France trip. Takes a while to upload, and so am sharing a few! At the airport in Bordeaux ... Read more
Back Home and Grateful
Monday, July 25, 2016      8 comments

I got home LATE last night after a long flight. There are no direct flights to Sacramento so I flew up to Dulles, then home. I kept telling myself it wasn't as long as the flight to/from France, but it was 5+ hours! I felt so boxed in. Hard to e... Read more
Month 7 of 2016
Saturday, July 23, 2016      3 comments

I haven't blogged for awhile but was just encouraged by a spark friend who checked in on me. I'm doing this on my iPad so we'll see how this goes. Typically, typing on my computer at home works a bit better so hang in there.... I am visitin... Read more
Butt officially kicked - jet lag and virus/cold
Thursday, July 14, 2016      4 comments

Wow, after I posted the other day I was feeling okay but WHAM. I woke up super early, ate breakfast, and then had to go back to bed. I felt terrible - my throat hurt, body ached, and I was running a fever - first it was 101.6, mid day it dropped... Read more
Bonjour - back from France
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      9 comments

Hello to any and all who read this: back from 11 days in France. I am hoping to get caught up on all of my spark friends' blogs over the next few days. I am mostly unpacked, but still have lots of mail to sort through. We got back LATE las... Read more
Status for the next couple of weeks
Monday, June 27, 2016      4 comments

Hi, I'll be traveling soon so not sure how much I will get on here to check in or read your blogs. Know that I am thinking of you all and will be back soon! Been a tough week trying to get ready for the trip. Sigh.... Read more
when your fat clothes don't fit...
Friday, June 24, 2016      5 comments

...and you are a week away from big vacation and you know you've gained's discouraging. As I mentioned, I had a pretty significant gain, which is what happens when you don't weigh for a while and are KIND OF doing the right thing. ... Read more

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