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The excuses are invalid.

Monday, May 02, 2016      3 comments

Sometimes we just need someone to remind us that nothing is impossible and it is never too late, even if you are 100 years old.
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Victory with a Cherry on top

Friday, April 29, 2016      2 comments

The only thing more satisfying then watching a little old lady in neon sneakers power past a young chiseled hard-body, is powering past him and beating him to the top of the hill myself. ... Read more


Tuesday, April 26, 2016      3 comments

Very little sleep, a roommate who melted down so far over a poor test score that she had to be held at a "therapy center" for the afternoon, and oh yeah, a stray who snuck into my apartment gave my cats fleas. What can I say, it's a Tuesd... Read more

Why are complements embarrassing?

Monday, April 25, 2016      1 comments

I was walking through the hallway at work today, and a woman, I don't really know her, she works in my building, stopped to tell me how impressed she was with my fitness. She told me I was looking fabulous and that she'd definitely noticed ... Read more

Using your imagination to lose weight

Friday, April 22, 2016      7 comments

It's a tough road trying to find motivation when you simply don't have it. Last night I finally managed to force myself to go hike the hill here in town. It's 3 miles round trip, but it's incredibly steep and hard to climb. My plan is t... Read more


Friday, April 01, 2016      3 comments

That mysterious force, that sweeps across one's life, bringing with it energy, focus, and drive. It makes the path seem so clear and the goal so easily obtainable. It's filled with confidence and purpose. However, that force is not someth... Read more

What if it doesn't happen?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016      5 comments

The first day I met with my nutritionist she asked me, "How would you feel if it just doesn't happen?" Meaning how would I feel if I didn't lose weight. I told her I'd feel very sad and disappointed with myself. Well, it's been ar... Read more

Changing my Sleep Schedule

Tuesday, March 15, 2016      3 comments

I dream of being a writer. I just love to tell stories. While I would love to write the next great novel. I would be over the moon thrilled with just getting a book published. I'd be giddy to the point of squeals to get an article publ... Read more

When the World says NO to my Munchies

Tuesday, March 15, 2016      3 comments

I have been trying to be good...well, actually I haven't. I've been trying to try to be good. But it's been really easy for me to swing through a drive thru or justify a missed gym day. Last night I kept seeing the ad for the "Almost Loft... Read more

Checking up on my Resolutions.

Monday, February 29, 2016      2 comments

Recap 1) Get my roommate to help out more with the cleaning. 2) Reduce TV time and be more productive. 3) Lose weight. 4) Finish my novel. 5) Work on my financial situation. 6) Stop Hording and being disorganized. Well, this ... Read more

Too Stubborn for my own good.

Friday, February 19, 2016      4 comments

I bought a nice 2 drawer file cabinet for only $5.00. I was so eager to get it home I didn't think about the fact that it is heavy and I live on the second floor. I got it up here. But my back is not happy with me. I can't help it... Read more

Pursuing Dreams

Wednesday, February 17, 2016      2 comments

I took a week off to work on my novel. I have learned that pursuing a dream is not easy, but writing is good for the soul and confidence, but not so good on the waistline. I understand why so many writers drink, my sugar addiction ... Read more

Monthly Weigh In

Wednesday, February 10, 2016      4 comments

I haven't lost any weight since Jan. 31st. HOWEVER, I have lost; 1.5 inches off my waist .5 inches off my hips and .5 inches off my arms Since my last weigh in on Jan. 5th I've lost 1.7% Body Fat I am now 110 lbs ... Read more

Is it hunger or a lie

Tuesday, February 09, 2016      3 comments

Could it be that my increased workout is revving up my metabolism and thus increasing my hunger? Or could it be something more sinister? I eat lunch at noon, but recently I have found myself reaching for a snack as early as 1:30pm ... Read more

Adding another resolution to the list

Saturday, February 06, 2016      4 comments

My mother, grandmother, and aunts were all atrocious Packrats. They refused to throw anything away, even if it was broken, unusable, outdated, or ugly. They just couldn't bare to toss it. I don't know if it's because they had live... Read more

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