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100 things for the next year

Saturday, October 31, 2015      0 comments

So every year on October 31, I make a list of 100 things I want to do over the next year. I may have something as simple as buy new walking shoes or something as challenging as hike all the trails in the large parks by my house. But I have com... Read more

Haven't blogged in forever

Friday, October 16, 2015      2 comments

Or at least a month. Been crazy around here - got my gallbladder out yesterday. Full of stones. Seems to be what was making it hard to be consistent with eating and exercise. The vegetables were making it go crazy and causing me to feel awfu... Read more

Dust yourself off and try again!

Sunday, September 06, 2015      5 comments

I overate this week. I blame my period but really I have to get control of myself. I had a stressful situation with a customer at my business. Had to get police and a lawyer involved and I ate the hell out of my stress. I feel like a disgust... Read more

Out of the 290's! Need to keep it that way!

Sunday, August 30, 2015      5 comments

So glad to be on course and losing weight. Do I wish it was faster? Of course I do!! But I am changing my life here not running a sprint. This is a marathon! I woke up this morning with my right arm numb, I had slept wrong and it ... Read more

So tired this week - but pressing forward

Thursday, August 27, 2015      0 comments

I am dead on my feet this week. Not sure why, maybe a TOM coming thing or the big drop in temperature or who knows. But I am not letting it bring me to a standstill. I am going to take a good hike tonight after work. I went to bed early last... Read more

Drummed so much today!

Saturday, August 22, 2015      0 comments

I got to participate in a giant drum circle today with the band Tuatha De Dae and the singer Ginger Ackles. We had a blast leading this two hour circle! My hands ache, my arms ache and I have a bruise on my left hand. But the energy and excit... Read more

Cedar Point Survivor!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      2 comments

We spent the entire day at the park! From Open to Close! I was only turned away from 1 ride! Here is a list of what I was able to ride for other people - Mine Ride Corkscrew Iron Dragon Gemini Magnum XL-200 Mean Streak ... Read more

Cedar point tomorrow - Am I too fat??

Sunday, August 16, 2015      2 comments

I had to work with my daughter's play all this last week. Lost some weight only .2 but it is still down so I will take it. I am going to Cedar point tomorrow and I am terrified that I will not fit on any rides. I am going anyway - time to fac... Read more

Busy busy busy!

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      1 comments

I have been so busy the last few days I have not had time to blog, but this is fine with me, I have worked out like a champ! Monday - After work I got some much needed yard work done. It was hot, but I loved feeling so accomplished. ... Read more

Reunion survived!

Sunday, July 26, 2015      0 comments

I planned my day and worked my plan! I hiked, and swam and did not eat a ton of junk! I did have a diet soda or two but it was after all the food was put away so that I was not tempted to eat the cookies or cakes offered. I had watermelon and... Read more

Today is our family reunion and I am terrified

Saturday, July 25, 2015      6 comments

Today is the Repine Reunion. It is an annual tradition in my husband's family for more years than he and I have been alive much less married. It is also a lot of food. I am so concerned that I am going to blow it. I have a plan in place for ... Read more

Even in the dark - you gotta work!

Wednesday, July 15, 2015      1 comments

Was dark when I got to the park tonight, still got out the car, hosed down with bug spray and went for a walk!... Read more

So stress eating and I know each other well

Tuesday, July 14, 2015      1 comments

I am going to go with maybe we know each other too well. I have a friend who lost their mom this weekend. He is a terrific guy and his mom was a sweet and wonderful lady. She died suddenly and it was devastating. I have eaten my way through ... Read more

Movin on and movin forward

Sunday, July 12, 2015      1 comments

So have you ever looked around a room and realized that you were not where you should be? I did that today - virtually. I looked around and realized that I was not where I should be and needed to make a change. I have nothing but warm wishes ... Read more

So it is three more weeks of this boot

Tuesday, May 12, 2015      2 comments

I am in a lovely boot for the next three weeks on my left foot. I am guilty of stress eating for the last few days. I am in the middle of wrapping up our IRS audit and then get this injury on top of that is just not what I need in my life righ... Read more

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