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First 5K

Tuesday, June 10, 2014      2 comments

I completed my very first 5K this past weekend. I walked the entire thing but I finished it and had fun. I did the Color Run in Louisville. I was completely covered in color by ... Read more


Wednesday, June 04, 2014      1 comments

It's been a few months and I've been MIA on here. There have been alot of changes and most of them in the past month. I now have a roommate, which is great because I can save money to use for working on the house. She wants to get healthy so we ... Read more

Moving on, and looking forward

Wednesday, February 12, 2014      4 comments

It has been quite a while since my last blog post. I've had some ups and downs, but I'm hanging in there. I'm moving towards a better place mentally, and the physical with follow. I'm still not hitting the gym and I'm still spending too much tim... Read more

2014, A Year to Heal and Deal

Saturday, December 21, 2013      10 comments

It has taken me alot of tears and sleepless days to get here but I'm here. I'm to the point where I can clearly see the light at the end of the tunnel, and no it's not a train. I'm finally getting used to being alone in my house, it's starting t... Read more

Quick Update - 11.19.13

Tuesday, November 19, 2013      6 comments

I'm back to making changes around the house, I want to be able to host people without feeling embarrassed about my house. I painted on the kitchen and plan to finish it this week. Then I'll be on to another room. Today I'll be cooking so I don't... Read more

It's about time; no really, time matters

Tuesday, October 22, 2013      5 comments

I waste alot of time trying to avoid doing things. I jump from p[roject to project wthout finishing until I have so many things going at once that I get overwhelmed. It's not productive at all. So I've decided to take things one at a time until ... Read more

Natural Bridge State Park Hike

Sunday, October 20, 2013      7 comments

Here are the pictures that I took during my hike. Read more

I'm taking small steps, but they will carry me forward.

Thursday, October 17, 2013      5 comments

NSV #1: I had my first appointment with a therapist yesterday, and I know making that phone was the right thing for me to do. I'm feeling better and more confident that I can make improvements and the sense of hopelessness has retreated. I... Read more


Saturday, October 12, 2013      6 comments

I've been trying to plan for the future, which really isn't something that I do. I've been making lists and doing research. I am trying to move forward and give myself a sense of purpose. I think that's been the hardest thing for me, feeling lik... Read more

Some steps are harder than others, but you have to keep going

Friday, October 04, 2013      8 comments

I made the call today to see a therapist. The employee helpline through my job helped locate one and set up my appointment. They also offered me a health coach for my diabetes management. I decided to try it too. I think all the help and support... Read more

Emotional Rollercoaster, can I get off now?

Thursday, October 03, 2013      4 comments

Somedays I'm great and others are terrible. Today was terrible, and I was beyond control. I waivered between pacing and a myriad of other nervous ticks to full on crying. No control what-so-ever. I stayed home, alone, far too much this week. I w... Read more

Learning from the past

Thursday, September 26, 2013      5 comments

I spent some time reading journals from the time I was in high school through the middle of my marriage. I noticed a few things, primarily negative thinking that seemed to grow increasingly worse over the course of the past few years. I repeated... Read more

New beginnings can be hard

Tuesday, September 24, 2013      7 comments

So I've been sporadic on Sparkpeople. I have been on an emotional roller coaster. Some days I feel like I'm just hanging on and trying to ride through this. Other days I feel more in control. I cleaned out the kitchen cabinets and cupboards toda... Read more

Vacation=week of too much everything

Thursday, September 12, 2013      6 comments

I allowed myself to become overwhelmed and didn't deal with it in a good way. I was horrible to myself last week and I'm trying to pick up the pieces. I ate fast food and too much of it every day last week. I didn't take my medicine for my diabe... Read more

Moving forward

Wednesday, August 28, 2013      8 comments

I took out the horrible ugly couch that was left behind. I'm sore from that battle, but it is gone! I bought a new writing table for the living room, so I have a place for my laptop and printer. Woohoo! That's progress. I am making a plan of act... Read more

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