I would love, to love to run. I see people jogging and running, and they look so happy. My sister in law and brother love to run. They are always signing up for races and marathons. They have made many great friends running.
I know al... Read more
Iíve been in survival mode for some time now. One of my routines thatís fallen by the wayside is going to the gym.
But this weekend I set my mind to getting back control of my life. I decided that on Saturday I would go to the gym and s... Read more
I just read an interesting article about a man who sued Nestle and is pushing the FDA to have stricter policies on food, after his mother died of supposed E.coli poisoning after eating raw cookie dough.
While his motherís death is a trage... Read more
I have a person in the periphery of my world, who actively tries to convince me that they aren't making bad health choices.
They are morbidly obese and trying to lose weight. So weíve often talked about our struggles.
However, this... Read more
So my big plan to vegetate fell through, but in a good way.
Saturday I ended up spring cleaning the entire house by noon, then went shopping. Sunday, I mowed the lawn with a weed-eater, and then spent the rest of the day reading...well, ... Read more
After two weeks of fighting the Halloween candy invasion, I had a co-worker walk in today with a box of candy bars for his daughter's performing arts club.
The kicker is, I can't say no to him leaving it on my desk. I've let other employ... Read more
During lunch yesterday, my boss ran some errands. While out, she bought some Oreo cookies. She then walked around to everyone in the office and offered them a cookie.
When she came to me, I thanked her, but turned her down. She then pr... Read more
That time of year again, when suddenly everyone has a burning desire to buy candy by the pound and dump it on my desk.
Itís so obnoxious and even rude. Simply because I am the front desk person, does not mean Iím ok with having my work s... Read more
Stress is an amazing appetite suppressant, but not one I would recommend for long term usage.
I have been so stressed. Between the move and all the expense that went with that and my motherís death, Iíve been a wreck. Iím a bundle of ne... Read more
Iím finally to the point where I feel like I can give this weight lose thing another, honest, try. Iím back up to 193lbs (granted itís not the 210+ that I started with in 2012, but itís also not the 180lbs I was last year).
It frustrates... Read more
The universe has a rather cruel sense of irony. I had been thinking of my motherís health and how her health has impacted my life; the habits Iíd learned from her and how the great moments of my life were tangled up with heart attacks and surge... Read more
I have come to the realization that all of my major life moments were tangled up with my motherís medical crisisís.
I have a picture of my mother when she was around 20. She was gorgeous. She was 5í3Ē, with naturally red hair, blue eyes... Read more