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I remember....

Sunday, September 11, 2011      0 comments

It's hard to believe that it has been ten years since 9/11; I can't remember what I did a week ago, but I can remember exactly where I was and what I was doing when this horrific act of terrorism forever changed our lives! I'm so thankful for a... Read more

Slowly, but surely, I'm getting there!!!

Friday, September 09, 2011      3 comments

It's Friday, which means weigh in day! Before I weighed in this morning, I had told myself that I may NOT have lost any weight, as I had been out of town most of the week, only made it to Zumba once and managed to get in one five mile bike ride... Read more

Never too old to learn

Tuesday, September 06, 2011      1 comments

I have always struggled with accepting compliments, especially in the area of my weight-loss progress! Recently, one of my close friends overheard me down playing my success, when complimented. She later informed me that I needed to graciousl... Read more

Sad Day

Sunday, September 04, 2011      7 comments

In just a few hours I will be attending the funeral of my mother-in-law; who has been a big part of my life for the last 32 years. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her, including her mother, her husband, her three kids and their spou... Read more


Friday, September 02, 2011      3 comments

Weigh in day... 1.7 punds this week... really only 1.2, due to the gain last week! I must admit to being just a bit frustrated with the slowness of my weight loss, but am still thankful for the progress I'm making.... Read more

Just Words....

Thursday, September 01, 2011      1 comments

Your thoughts will determine your decisions; Your decisions will determine your actions; Your actions will determine your habits; Your habits develop your character and Your character will determine your destiny. ... Read more

Personal Best.... so far...

Saturday, August 27, 2011      2 comments

I just got back from a 10.85 mile bike ride in 60 minutes at an average speed of 10.9 miles per hour!! I'm so excited as this is a personal best for me, and NOT something I dared to allow myself to dream of doing... My goal was to simply be abl... Read more

Up...a bit... but...

Friday, August 26, 2011      0 comments

Just weighed in and discovered I'm up five tenths of a pound this week... although this is a bit frustrating... as I've stayed within my ranges and goals all week, however, this just reaffirms what we all know and that is.. sometimes we can be d... Read more

The scale....

Friday, August 19, 2011      2 comments

This week is back to school week for me which meant I didn't have as much time to workout as I have had all summer, I did make both Zumba classes, but no other visits to the gym... However, due to changes in my work placement/schedule I'm ALL o... Read more

Blessed to be a teacher!!!

Tuesday, August 16, 2011      2 comments

There is something special about this time of year for those involved in the field of education, which is really most of society.. For parents/grandparents/guardians its time to get those little darlings prepared for another year of school, via ... Read more

Get Up, Get Out, Get Moving!

Sunday, August 14, 2011      2 comments

This morning is absolutely beautiful here in Southeast, Missouri, with nice temperatures and a low humidity, a rarity in August, so I'm going to get up, get out, and get moving! First for a morning bike ride, then off to one of the nearby parks... Read more

A goal met....

Friday, August 12, 2011      3 comments

YEAH!!! I weighed in this morning and lost 1.2 pounds, not a biggie, BUT it does put me at 60.7 pounds total loss since beginning this journey last November!!!! I will savor this moment, while looking forward to my next mini goal... ... Read more

A quote....

Tuesday, August 09, 2011      1 comments

I discovered this quote this morning while exploring SPARKPEOPLE this morning and really liked it!! If only ALL leaders (no matter what position) would follow this advice! "Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in... Read more

Pictures of a work (ME) in progress!!

Sunday, August 07, 2011      3 comments

My aunt who lives across the country from me but is so supportive of me and my desire to get healthy, requested pictures of me, so she could see my progress... I must admit, I was a bit embarrassed by the "old" me...and tended to hide from the c... Read more

Went for a bike ride...

Saturday, August 06, 2011      2 comments

I started my morning with a 30 minute ride on my new toy!!! It felt great... my leg muscles SCREAMED at me.. but I kept on going for a total of 5.295 miles (I have one of those little bike computer things on my bike)!!! Total ridden so far, si... Read more

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