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Anxiety Is Not My Friend
Monday, May 16, 2016      5 comments

There.... I said it. I am not going to allow anxiety to prevent me from doing things. I am in the process of doing a take home final exam for one of my classes that is very challenging. I have been battling with the thoughts in my head to the... Read more
Walking Update
Wednesday, May 11, 2016      6 comments

My walking has resumed this week after an entire week of being rained out last week. My walking partner still motivates me to get out of bed and go for a walk Monday thru Friday and I am grateful. She tracks our speed and distance with an app ... Read more
Mother's Day Weekend 2016
Monday, May 09, 2016      4 comments

I hope that I don't ever forget this past Mother's Day weekend. It was a mix of happy and sad, good and bad, but the end result was that I walked away feeling incredibly grateful for my Mom. My Mom wanted one thing this weekend - me. I did my... Read more
One Week Ago Today
Friday, April 29, 2016      9 comments

Well, it is official. I have accomplished one week of morning walks with my walking partner as of today. We started last Friday and we have walked 4 days since then including today. It is not long and it is not fast, but I am moving. It real... Read more
Morning Walks
Friday, April 22, 2016      8 comments

Yesterday I reached out to a friend and asked her if she would be willing to walk with me in the mornings. I told her that I am out of shape and would not be able to go far or fast, but I would like to get moving once again. She wholeheartedly... Read more
Getting Back to the Basics
Thursday, April 21, 2016      10 comments

Yesterday I went grocery shopping with one thing in mind. I wanted to put healthy items in my food cart and make sure that I would have good choices available in my home. I am pleased with the choices that I made. Today it is simply about get... Read more
Gym Membership
Tuesday, March 22, 2016      11 comments

I lost my job at the end of January and decided to join a gym in the hopes of keeping me on track with physical exercise. I did really well from January 29th to March 1st. I haven't been back to the gym since March 1st. I've thought about it ... Read more
Something Good Happened Today
Thursday, March 03, 2016      5 comments

I got an offer.... not a job offer..... but an offer for my placement to complete my practicum for my Master's degree. This is really good news. I have been caught between a rock and a hard place because I haven't finished my Master's degree y... Read more
New Day
Saturday, February 27, 2016      9 comments

Today I am grateful for a new day. Some days are better than other days, but I am extremely grateful that each day is new. I can put the past behind me and start fresh with no mistakes. Happy Saturday everyone! ... Read more
Amused But Motivated
Tuesday, February 16, 2016      5 comments

Just read this quote, "The only way to finish your workout is to start." I am amused, but motivated. Headed to the gym!... Read more
Gratitude List
Saturday, February 13, 2016      5 comments

I am reminded once again of the many things that I take for granted on a daily basis. Today I am grateful for these things. 1. Hot water and a shower 2. Clean drinking water 3. A warm place to stay when it is freezing cold outside 4.... Read more
Two Weeks Ago Today
Friday, February 12, 2016      8 comments

It has been two weeks since my last day of employment with my previous employer. It may very well have been one of the best things to have happened for my health. The day after my last day of work I went to the gym with a friend. Two days aft... Read more
First Goodbye
Thursday, January 28, 2016      4 comments

I had to say goodbye to a very dear friend and long time co-worker today. He doesn't work on Fridays, so I had to say my goodbyes to him today. I wasn't ready for that. Tomorrow will be the rest of the goodbyes. I need to get through just on... Read more
Home Stretch
Monday, January 25, 2016      7 comments

Five more days. I am on the home stretch. This week's focus is tying up loose ends and making sure that everything is in order before I walk out the door at the end of the day on Friday. Grateful for the 10 years that I have served. Curious ... Read more
Gratitude List
Sunday, January 24, 2016      5 comments

Today I am grateful for the roof over my head and a warm place to sleep. I am grateful for my friends and family. I am grateful for the internet and a way to stay connected with family and friends near and far. I am grateful for the freedo... Read more

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