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The Strengths Perspective
Thursday, February 01, 2018      8 comments

I train social workers and part of today's module was about strengths- based family assessments. Basically, it's learning to not just focus on the family's challenges but to look for and build on their strengths. So I'm going to evaluate my day ... Read more
Travel Plans
Sunday, January 28, 2018      4 comments

Heading to train for the week tomorrow. I cooked and packaged healthy meals to take with me. I've determined there is a Planet Fitness there. I have already planned my days so that I go straight to the gym after training daily, then a healthy... Read more
A Few Recordings...
Sunday, January 28, 2018      2 comments

Recorded some songs for a songwriting contest today. Hope you enjoy!
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Planning Ahead for a Win
Saturday, January 27, 2018      4 comments

I didn't sleep great last night and yesterday I ate carbs I wasn't planning, so I was a little down this morning. Upon waking, my "depressed" mind wanted to forego going to the gym. Thank the gods for my wonderful husband who said, "You're goi... Read more
Cooking and Planning Tomorrow
Friday, January 26, 2018      5 comments

I'm out of town next week for work, so tomorrow I'll be spending some time with my Sparkpeople Cookbook. Going to cook some healthy things to take with me for lunches. Going to save money AND calories. Win win! I GOT THIS.... Read more
Still good!
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      3 comments

Another great day. Took advantage of the nice weather to take two walks - one with hubby and the dogs, then a longer power walk on my own. Cooking all kinds of goodies for hubby and son, but NOT eating them. Go me! I GOT THIS.... Read more
Monday, January 22, 2018      2 comments

I got the email from Spark Guy about his new challenges - and I'm doing them all! Not overwhelming since they are all a part of my normal regimen anyway. Today was a great day. I cooked turkey dinner for the fam, but only ate a 1/2 cup of pot... Read more
Working to Make Healthy Choices the First Think
Sunday, January 21, 2018      2 comments

So the weekend has been...interesting. Friday was great. Worked a half day, then went to the grocery store with my hubby. Got a lot of food since my younger son Joshua was coming to visit for the week. Oh! And I also bought a Sparkpeople Coo... Read more
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      4 comments

Training was cancelled. Made it home ahead of the storm. Still got on the treadmill early this morning. Expecting 2-4". I GOT THIS. ... Read more
Snowed In?
Tuesday, January 16, 2018      4 comments

Had a good day today. Woke up early and went ahead and did my workout this morning since I was planning to have dinner with a friend this evening. Training today went well. Good class and some really nice folks. It looks like we're getting some ... Read more
On the Road Again!
Monday, January 15, 2018      2 comments

I'm out of town until Friday. I went to the gym today before I left town and met with my trainer. She gave me a really good four days straight training plan that I think will be very simple at first. I have noticed that clearly I've lost some gr... Read more
Emotional Crash
Saturday, January 13, 2018      6 comments

Not sure what happened yesterday....ok, well, actually that's a lie. I know exactly what happened. Sometimes my husband gets impatient when we are doing things and in his frustration says things like, "Don't do that, why did you do that?" Not a... Read more
Going Strong into the Weekend
Thursday, January 11, 2018      9 comments

I got home yesterday from being out of town and am pleased to say that I was victorious in keeping my healthy choices. That's HUGE because being alone in a hotel room with TONS of opportunities to eat anything I want... well. You do the math. ... Read more
I'm Enough
Tuesday, January 09, 2018      6 comments

I don't feel like getting into it too deeply, but I really, really been struggling with not relying on how other people react to me as the measuring stick for my value. I have struggled with that my entire life and just when I think I've gotten ... Read more
Rocking it!
Monday, January 08, 2018      3 comments

Doing really great. I left home yesterday to come to Raleigh for business. I got here early enough to head over to a local park and walked 2 miles around the lake even though it was in the 20s. I kept my eating plan last night and all day today.... Read more

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