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My January check-in...

Saturday, January 30, 2016      5 comments

Our Friday daily challenge at Positive Bloggers asked us to review our January 2016 progress on goals/objectives/healthy lifestyle journey. Here's my post... Reviewing January, I am somewhat pleased with my 5% Challenge progress. The usual ... Read more

How ya doin'?

Monday, January 11, 2016      6 comments

This past Friday was Day 7 of this season's 5% Challenge, goals of which I blogged earlier. This is an update so that I can hold myself accountable for those goals. Nutrition: .....I have tracked everyday. .....I have stuck to my plan, ... Read more

Do you want to be right or peaceful?

Tuesday, January 05, 2016      6 comments

If you read yesterday's blog, I wrote that one of the roadblocks to a successful journey for me is getting pulled into the drama that can happen in my workplace. It's very difficult sometimes to sit quietly and not participate in those moments. ... Read more

My word for 2016...and my 2016 Winter 5% Challenge Plan

Monday, January 04, 2016      5 comments

Part 1 - My word of the year for 2016 is TIME. Last year I heard myself saying, "Where has the time gone? What time is it? Sorry, I'm running late but am on my way. How did it get to be that time?" Lost time. Lost track of time. Living in the pa... Read more

The Ultimate SparkPeople Life Challenge

Monday, November 16, 2015      3 comments

Chris "SparkGuy" has created a new challenge, The Ultimate SparkPeople Life Challenge, and I read about it in both his weekly e-mail and a blog. Here's the link to the blog: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Assessment time...or, accept responsibility...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      2 comments

...for what I did and for what I didn't do. It is my belief that only I control what works and what doesn't on my journey to good health. I look for and listen to advice. I carefully weigh what others post as barriers and successful methods... Read more

2015 Summer 5% Challenge...Plan and ACTION, I hope...

Friday, June 26, 2015      7 comments

Time sure flies by faster day by day. I can't believe we are on the precipice of July 2015. I feel like I've lost months, though I know that my work consumes so much of my time that one day gets lost in another. I need to change that so it will ... Read more

Continuing to learn about me...

Thursday, April 23, 2015      5 comments

Spring is here, they tell me, despite low temperatures. Hmmm...the question is whether I believe them. Ahhh, but the magnolia tree in our front garden is in bud, with a few flowers blooming. Read more

SAD, sn*w fallen & coming...anxiety, anger & guilt

Sunday, February 01, 2015      7 comments

WARNING! THIS IS NOT A POSITIVE BLOG SO JUMP TO THE BLESSINGS IF YOU DON'T WANT TO READ MY RANT. THIS IS NOT EVEN A BLOG. IT'S A RANT IN THE HOPES THAT I CAN LET GO OF THE NEGATIVE FEELINGS. Each day I planned to blog but this morning I re... Read more

A real challenge today...

Saturday, January 24, 2015      6 comments

It is a sn*wy Saturday here - or as Cheryl, leader of our Movin' It team, titled today's thread - Snuggle Saturday. Read more

Love mornings...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      8 comments

Since moving to my new apartment, I have learned to love mornings. My living room window faces east, so Katie & I get to watch the sun say "good morning." It is a quiet neighborhood, and so the silence of the outdoors, the sun when she rises (e... Read more

Quite a week...a month...a year...

Sunday, January 18, 2015      6 comments

If you had asked, I would have thought I only missed two days of blogging, not 5 days. Time does fly, I guess. Work sometimes gets into the way of life - though I shouldn't complain since, 1. I have a job, and 2., it is not as crazy as my fall ... Read more

Struggles...sadness...

Monday, January 12, 2015      9 comments

Any of you who have read my blogs or posts on team sites know how much I love what I do...as long as I'm not in the office. I work for a breast cancer resource foundation aboard the Hope Bus, which isn't a bus at all but an RV decked out in pink... Read more

Gratitude...and taking things for granted...

Sunday, January 11, 2015      5 comments

Each morning I try to start my day with moments of gratitude as Katie and I sit watching the sun makes its entrance, even if most days it's behind sn*w filled clouds. So it was a challenge yesterday morning. My first challenge was having no... Read more

We are at the starting line...

Friday, January 09, 2015      5 comments

I am so excited to start the 2015 Winter 5% Challenge. It starts tomorrow and I am looking forward to taking this trip with our Casual Travellers team. It was last year's Winter Challenge when I began a successful journey to a healthy life Wish ... Read more


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