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An extra hour

Wednesday, January 29, 2014      0 comments

What would I do with an extra hour a day? I'd spend it with my family. Evenings are hard and work schedules don't help. Lately, I've been less set on 8pm bed time for my youngest, and spending that extra 30 minutes connecting with him. It makes ... Read more

Mom in law

Thursday, January 23, 2014      1 comments

My mom in law is in the hospital with complications from out of control blood sugar. She has been in a week and they are just starting to talk about her heading home. She is going home with damaged kidneys, insulin, and possibly more. I've... Read more


Friday, January 17, 2014      1 comments

I have always been inspired by quotes, little pieces of truth or humor. Today's quote that inspires me is: one day I want to honestly say, I did it! Yes! Focusing on how far I've come should help, along with really using the tools I hav... Read more

Eye on the prize

Monday, January 13, 2014      0 comments

I have slipped in to the habit of just not counting my calories. I feel like I have a good grasp init during the day, but even ing hits and it's all been out the window. I tracked today and I'm trying in focusing on one day at a time. Today, I d... Read more

Land if the living

Monday, December 30, 2013      1 comments

Nothing like the stomach flu to take the wind out of your sails. It was a doozy and hit every member if the family, all spread out over a week of quezzy joy. Here's to feeling healthy again! Good way to start the week (not to mention a whole ne... Read more

Looking forward to 2014

Thursday, December 26, 2013      2 comments

Just like so many others, I have made New Years resolutions about getting healthy for years. This year, I am excited about how successful I will be. I'm am a little scared about stepping on the scale tomorrow, but I know I'll have success in 201... Read more

3 good things this week

Friday, December 13, 2013      0 comments

Our family walked a 5k! I made it home in time to eat and go see my youngest sons winter concert. And he participated! Woot! I am participating in a great training at work! I think the subject is important and I am excited about how ... Read more

Walked my First 5k

Tuesday, December 10, 2013      1 comments

My niece has Juvenile Arthritus and her mom posted awhile back that she was going to be doing the Jingle Bell Run in her honor and asked if anyone wanted to join her. I said that I would walk it before I chickened out. And then for the next co... Read more

Going shopping makes me feel...

Thursday, December 05, 2013      0 comments

Still not so great. I love that 30lbs lighter makes the clothes I have feel big, but honestly, I don't want to buy anything in this size either! I have no intention of spending money for this size! It's temporary. I do have clothes I can now w... Read more

Friends-positive influence?

Wednesday, December 04, 2013      2 comments

I think my friends are for the most part positive. I definitely have people in my life that will encourage a dessert or something, but don't push if I say no thanks. It has been really great that friends and family have noticed that I have lost ... Read more

Who else is benefitting?

Tuesday, November 26, 2013      2 comments

It is easy to say, superficially, that my kids are benefitting, but when I really think about it, I guess they are. Exercise was not part of my household growing up, but it is now part of ours. I can say I exercise, pretty much daily, and not be... Read more

Best part of today...

Monday, November 25, 2013      0 comments

Venting at my husband. I had a ton of incredibly annoying little issues to deal with this morning and it felt great to get to let it out and let go of it! Thanks, honey!!... Read more

Health Habits

Saturday, November 23, 2013      1 comments

I guess the hardest thing for me lately is tracking my food. I tracked for a solid 3 months and felt like I had it down, but I just haven't budged the scale for a few weeks and it must be that I'm not eating as well as I think. This time I year ... Read more

Best part of my day

Friday, November 22, 2013      1 comments

The best part of my day today was listening toy youngest son re-tell the excitement of having a SeaHawk visit the school today. So excited!... Read more

One sentence

Monday, November 18, 2013      1 comments

Today I am feeling proud of myself for making changes I had thought about for years.... Read more

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