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My TIA made me MIA

Thursday, February 12, 2015      2 comments

So I have been doing really well keeping up my spark streaks and participating in my Spark Teams and losing weight and feeling happy about my progress. Then a sassy ole TIA decides to come along and mess my progress all up. But you know what? ... Read more

Making friends with the tape measure~

Tuesday, January 27, 2015      4 comments

I am happy to say that I am getting better at not dreading the tape. I had not measured myself since Nov and that is not good, Non scale victories are important and I need them in my life. So I went on and did it. I lost an inch off my waist!... Read more

My timer is a great success tool.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015      4 comments

I have to write and say that it is sometimes the silliest things that really work. For me, I can get lost in the desk work and not move all day. I own my own business and I can spend hours doing the paperwork, entering the bookkeeping and answ... Read more

Twas the night before Thanksgiving...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      1 comments

Tonight before the holiday, I am taking them time to write down all the people I am thankful for, the things in life I am thankful for, and the experiences I am glad to have had. Now this list could be a mile long, and I am so happy that I can s... Read more

Smile! The world is watching!

Sunday, November 23, 2014      2 comments

Today I have worked hard to smile at any stranger I see. The holidays can be so dark and dreary. The smile I share maybe the only one that person saw today. Read more

Today and Yesterday

Saturday, November 22, 2014      1 comments

My goals for yesterday were to talk with a friend or family member - take a trip down memory lane. I talked with my kids, my hubby, my aunt and a friend at work. Today was to take the time to appreciate animals. My kids and I stopped toda... Read more

Talk to someone on the fringe

Thursday, November 20, 2014      1 comments

Today my goal is this: Take time today to engage someone on the outside of your usual circle. Is there someone where you work with whom you would not normally talk? Strike up a conversation. If you know everyone at work, give a smile to so... Read more

Counting down to wellness

Monday, November 17, 2014      3 comments

Everyday, I am going to try to post something positive for the day. A good thing that I am doing, a thought, etc. Surrounding myself with positive as we go into the winter months and SAD takes it's toll. So today, my goal is to make somet... Read more

Could this be the time I get it right?

Monday, October 13, 2014      3 comments

I am actually afraid to type this email. I am doing really well right now. I am in Week 4 of an exercise challenge here in Sparkpeople. I have been consistently walking three times a week with my family since August! I had to buy new walking... Read more

Keeping fit is great!

Monday, September 08, 2014      2 comments

I got the Fitbit and I have a lot of good things to say about it. I have had it almost a week. It really makes you think about how much you sit. I think it is making me move more just so I have a happy little face on the silly thing. But if ... Read more

Walking to win

Saturday, August 30, 2014      0 comments

My husband and I both have a lot of weight to lose. The kids just went to their annual physicals and they were told that they are getting to heavy and need to break the cycle before it becomes a problem. We sat down as a family, made the hikin... Read more

Taking a good hard look....

Monday, August 04, 2014      1 comments

And not liking what I see. This was taken at a friend's house two weeks ago. Man it really helps me to put my size in perspective and not forget how far I need to go. T... Read more

Being wrong never felt so right!

Monday, May 12, 2014      0 comments

I posted last time that I had gained all this weight back and I was feeling horrible and all that work was for nothing! Well, as the week went on last week I still felt back physically weighed in again on Thursday because I could not get my rin... Read more

Even though I messed it all up, I am still not stopping.

Thursday, May 08, 2014      1 comments

So I went and gained all the weight I had lost back. I am trying so hard to not go right back to failure mode. Where I give up and say that I should not even try because I cannot ever do this. I will not give in to the ugly voice in my head t... Read more

Happy Birthday to me!

Monday, March 17, 2014      3 comments

Today is my birthday, it has started with a bang. Animals sick, hubby sick, cleaning all that associated mess. Cooking my own birthday meal due to hubby being sick. Getting ready to go pick up my own birthday cake. Wow. This year has to hav... Read more


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