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Thought for the day . . .
Monday, December 22, 2014      1 comments

"Your success and happiness lie in you. External conditions are the accidents of life, its outer trappings. The great, enduring realities are love of service. Joy is the holy fire that keeps our purpose warm and our intelligence aglow. Re... Read more
Today is a good day
Thursday, November 20, 2014      3 comments

I am still going strong with my affirmations. I am finding that choosing my attitude is a great way to start my day. I've been able to navigate challenging interactions effectively with a better frame of mind and I'm enjoying the positive thin... Read more
Awesome Movie Quote
Tuesday, November 18, 2014      2 comments

"I am Beautiful, I am smart, I am Kind." This fits right in with my affirmations this week!... Read more
It is a fresh new week
Monday, November 17, 2014      1 comments

I am a positive thinker. I choose to see the best in others and seek out opportunities be positive. That being said, I view each new week as a fresh start. The slate is clean. I can make this day, week, month, year anything I want it to be. ... Read more
Friday, November 14, 2014      0 comments

I am so happy that it is finally Friday. The cold weather has been a challenge. I am looking forward to hibernating at home in my warm house for the weekend.... Read more
Wintry Weather
Thursday, November 13, 2014      4 comments

Its interesting how the affects my moods and motivation. We are enjoying frigid weather here in Montana this week. The temperature dropped 50 degrees in one day and has been hovering around zero for almost a week. Now I know that this is how ... Read more
Morning workouts
Sunday, November 04, 2012      3 comments

I love to start my day with my workout. An hour on the treadmill and resistance training. What a wonderful way to start my day. I've spent the last hour or so reading and responding to blogs. It is so inspiring to read how others are do... Read more
The case of the killer jeans
Thursday, October 25, 2012      2 comments

I went shopping last night and found an awesome pair of jeans on the clearance rack for $17.00. Realizing what a deal it was I immediately purchased the jeans (without trying them on) and headed to the car. Once I reached the car and got sett... Read more
Friday, February 03, 2012      0 comments

What a week! Our new grandson is home and his 2 sisters are trying hard to adjust. Grandpa headed out for parts unknown, dad went to work, and mom laid down for a nap . . . that means gma (a.k.a. me) is in for a long evening. I am choosing to... Read more
Woo Hoo! Lots of change this past week . . .
Monday, January 30, 2012      3 comments

Many thanks to those of you who pointed out to me that the scale is only ONE measure of success on this journey. My goal is to take measurements weekly. I've been working out everyday. I feel great and my clothes are loosening up. I've walke... Read more
The times they don't seem to be a changing
Saturday, January 21, 2012      4 comments

I've been tracking my food diligently for over a week and working out. My clothes feel great, but the scale is discouraging. Maybe I'm expecting too much too soon, but I thought I'd lose something this week! My A1C was high so my doc put me o... Read more
One day at a time
Tuesday, January 17, 2012      2 comments

Winter storms are scheduled to bring frigid cold and lots of snow. The morning was beautiful with frost in the air and a crisp, clean tang on the breeze. I did great yesterday - well within my calorie range and lots of exercise. I'm a bit sor... Read more
Exercise Day 1: MLK Day
Monday, January 16, 2012      2 comments

I have intended to go to the gym all weekend. Does that sound familiar? Today is the first day I've had MLK day off. I was up at 6:45 and headed to the gym. Got there and found that I had forgotten my water bottle. Hmmmm...what to do about ... Read more
Hiatus is over!
Tuesday, January 10, 2012      1 comments

I'm strong I'm worthy I'm invincible Best of all . . . I'm back!... Read more
On the road again
Monday, November 07, 2011      2 comments

Well, I'm off to Pennsylvania for another week of business travel. The last week-long trip went very well. I was able to walk everyday to get my exercise in and I made good food choices. I feel like this trip can be successful too. I'm trave... Read more

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