Book two: Starting over
I am not going to make excuses, because I can come up with many. I am just going to dust myself off and begin again. While on this journey I have picked up many tools to use for this next trip.
I have messed up. I realize that exercise ... Read more
Page 65 affirmation
Sometimes I wonder how good of a job I did raising my children. It made me proud when I was just sent this picture from DS. He took Bubba and Stinky to the National Cemetary (in the rain) Stinky is making sure all of the flags are "fixed" Th... Read more
Page 64 Good news and bad news...
I haven't written a blog in a very long time, tonight I felt the need to write some of the things I am feeling.
Good News. I am in the best shape I have been in a very long time. I haven't been in the 160's in 20 years. I climbed 6 fligh... Read more
Page 63 Progress
Looking back over the past year, I am proud of the progress I have made.
I lost 30 lbs in 2014. It doesn't sound like much, but I lost 25 lbs in 2013. If I lose 25 lbs in 2015, I will be well below my goal. I realize that losing a little... Read more
Page 62 Numbers are dropping
I had my biometric screening earlier this week. I am not going to lie, I am rather proud of myself and these numbers!
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Page 61 I am changing
6 weeks ago I started a new plan that my work offered. I cannot believe the changes that I have already adopted.
I no longer crave chocolate, cake, pie, etc. In fact it is really easy to turn it down
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Page 60 My new plan
OK, so to let all know what I have been up to...
My work is really focused on health, after all it is a hospital. Anyway some anonymous donor made it possible for 200 employees to enroll in the HMR Healthy Solutions plan for free! We als... Read more
Page 59 What I have learned on my Summer Vacation
I became very afraid earlier this week when I stepped on the scale and was at 199.5!
I know how proud I was when I got into onederland and I do not want to leave.
So what have I learned...
A vacation is supposed to be g... Read more
Back home again in Indiana
OK, so I never really left Indiana.
I have been on a little break from Sparking and my new lifestyle. I have gained almost 10 lbs in the last 6 weeks. I am hoping most of it is water and will come off quickly, but we all know how that s... Read more
Page 57 Together, Stronger, Bolder
A few years ago I attended a nursing conference in Chicago. The theme was Together, Stronger, Bolder. It was explained that nothing we do is done by ourselves. The spea... Read more
Page 56 Stinky has a brother!
Born March 26 @ 1:41 PM. 7lbs, 15 oz, 20 inches
Both Mommy and baby are doing well. When I asked Stinky today if he wanted to go see him again. He told me, "No, I ... Read more
Page 55 STOP!!!
So, I wrote on a friend's page this morning for her to stop. I have been pondering this all day. I have been looking for a boost this past month and I think I have been ... Read more
Page 54 Another Fringe Benefit
When I started this journey last June, I really wanted to lower my cholesterol. Yes, I wanted to lose weight too, but I thought of that as an extra benefit. Who knew all... Read more
Page 53 The results are in!
The main reason I started this journey for hopefully the last time in June was my cholesterol numbers. They were high the end of May. I was really discouraged when in August, they were even higher. I got my results today from the labs that we... Read more
Page 52 Winter Jam recap
I just have to share about the concert I attended last evening. This is my at least my 5th year attending Winter Jam. It is a concert featuring Christian artists and t... Read more