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Because I said I would.......
Wednesday, January 17, 2018      4 comments

Hmmmm. Over thinker... check. I want to set new goals for my journey to a healthier me. I want to focus on my health and numbers like my blood pressure, my glucose level, my cholesterol level instead of the number on the scale. So - have... Read more
New Year, Fresh Starts and Snow Angels
Wednesday, January 03, 2018      10 comments

It's a New Year! I always get all these hopeful feelings at the beginning of a New Year.... this one will be different. For those of you who can relate to snow - think of a yard blanketed with freshly fallen snow. No footprints, no dirt, just... Read more
So I didn't reach my goal... again...
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      6 comments

A new year! A clean slate! A new beginning! A new chapter! A new page! Dream big! Make changes! Limitless possibilities! Yep, I've heard all that stuff a lot over my lifetime. Here we are again at the beginning of another new year. The... Read more
It was a dark and stormy night.....
Friday, November 03, 2017      7 comments

Anyone remember reading that in Charles Schultz' Peanuts? We have had more than a week of gray, cold, gloomy, rainy days. I know it's fall and to be expected, but I really don't like it. Poor Mr Tucker has been listlessly lounging on the couc... Read more
Holy crap! It finally happened!
Wednesday, November 01, 2017      10 comments

Today is November! Since I recommitted on this journey I have been trying to be more mindful of my eating. Not only what I eat - but when I eat and why. I don't always eat because I'm hungry! Sometimes I eat because the clock says it is noon... Read more
Celebration and more motivation!
Monday, October 30, 2017      7 comments

So October was an up and down month - but in the end progress was made. My eating was not spot on. There were times of eating out when I didn't make the best choices and then there was the kids Halloween party at my office, however, I managed ... Read more
Sometimes you plan and then.....
Monday, October 23, 2017      9 comments

I went on a road trip last weekend. It was me and a friend driving north to check out the colors a day before we attended a three day conference. Normally I don't do well with road trips. I fall to the car snacks. I make poor choices when ea... Read more
Where did THAT voice come from?
Wednesday, October 18, 2017      9 comments

Last week was the Endless Shrimp slide, but I quickly got back on my feet and back to my plotted course. I found that even after that crazy 5 pound overnight gain, I came down a little over a pound. Yee Ha! It felt sooooo good to see that sma... Read more
Stop it!
Wednesday, October 11, 2017      10 comments

I had a challenging weekend with Pulaski Days and Polish food plates everywhere! However, I held my own. I did have one of the Polish plates for lunch on Friday and another on Sunday. I must say that the first I did not enjoy that much but th... Read more
The Big Black Dog and Pulaski Days!
Friday, October 06, 2017      7 comments

The big, black dog and Pulaski Days - does it get any better? Last night I went to one of those have a glass of wine and paint things. This one was called Paint your Pet. This is the first time I have done one of those things. I was a li... Read more
I don't wanna? One less prescription? and Progress!
Thursday, October 05, 2017      7 comments

I have been trying to be better about getting in my exercise. I used to have an exercise buddy and we would go to the Y together. That was the best! However, she had some health issues and can no longer work out at the Y. Having someone wait... Read more
It was a challenge.....
Friday, September 22, 2017      10 comments

A daily challenge on one of my spark teams was to blog - so here it is! I really wasn't planning on it, but it has been a while. I'm always up for a challenge. What's going on? Well, I got my new fitbit - so I have some new numbers to ob... Read more
Camping, bridge walk, hiking and getting slightly lost
Wednesday, September 13, 2017      10 comments

Well the camping trip has come and gone. It was interesting. I managed 3 nights in the tent! I must admit, my family laughed a bit when I rolled out my little rug to put in my tent! Here I am! ... Read more
Barb's going camping.....
Thursday, August 31, 2017      10 comments

I am going camping for the holiday weekend. Yikes! I am not a camper. My idea of fun does not involve sleeping outdoors in a tent. However, I am... Read more
Turn that frown.....
Wednesday, August 30, 2017      15 comments

Upside down? Today is my birthday. I walked into the office and the receptionist said Happy Birthday! I said thanks and headed through the kitchen to my office. While walking through the kitchen I noticed there were no birthday treats on... Read more

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