BCHARIE
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Treatiing myself right
Tuesday, June 21, 2016      5 comments

In a recent conversation with my 32 year old son, he said "mom, you have to stop taking care of everyone else and take care of yourself." It's true, I do not take care of myself. I work hard keeping all the balls in the air for my sons and m... Read more
Reboot
Sunday, June 19, 2016      5 comments

I don't know why....maybe it was yesterday's indiscretions dietarily, but I woke up with a bad attitude today. What a desperate way to start a day let alone a week. I am going to reboot this nasty STUFF***insert a word they don't allow on Spa... Read more
Gardening
Friday, June 17, 2016      2 comments

Good for the soul! I love summer, all the planting and harvesting. New addition today, digitalis.... Read more
Psychological improvements
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      5 comments

I just read my ARC's (Advantage Response Cards. Dr Judith Beck) through twice for good measure. One of my reasons for wanting to lose weight and not eat with reckless abandon is " Psychological Improvement, increased confidence, self esteem, fe... Read more
Day 322
Monday, June 13, 2016      4 comments

Yes, I have logged on here and done my semi due diligence for 322 days. I am NOT the poster child for weight loss at this point but I am ok with that. I am changing and growing in knowledge and habits are improving. Which brings me to the Bec... Read more
Apricots
Friday, June 10, 2016      4 comments

I really like canned apricots with cottage cheese. Then there were these at Trader Joe's, OMG what a DELICIOUS treat! Really amazing the food choice... Read more
Struggles
Thursday, June 09, 2016      5 comments

I was getting garbage out for pick up yesterday and I spotted half a oatmeal raisin cookie in my sons garbage. I initially thought, who would throw away a delicious half oatmeal raisin cookie, quick, grab it and munch it down. Really? Out of ... Read more
REALLY?
Monday, June 06, 2016      3 comments

I carefully packed my gym bag (made sure I had all my gear) for water aerobics, after I get off work in the a.m. I get out of work around 7:45 and it's almost 30 minutes drive with traffic, so figure I would get there by the 9 a.m. class with ... Read more
Crazy day
Saturday, June 04, 2016      6 comments

Graduation party for my besties (love these people) husband...MBA, and son... high school Valedictorian. Yup I probably blew the heck out if my plan but, wowsers! People I hadn't seen in a long while, sharing their gym stories and before/after... Read more
Geeesh, I'm old!!!!
Friday, June 03, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday I treated myself to a mani/pedi. Love the relaxing moments. I was amused almost to irritation by 8th graders getting mani/pedis for graduation. First, why on God's green earth does our culture make a big deal about graduation from e... Read more
June 1, 2016
Wednesday, June 01, 2016      4 comments

My mom always said as you get older time moves faster. Yes, I believe you now mom! Today marks 300 days of logging into Sparkpeople. I am so grateful for the resources and support here. New month (can't believe it's June already, I say in m... Read more
Frustration Funk
Saturday, May 28, 2016      6 comments

I know it's the middle of the night and I am vulnerable to unpleasant thoughts but I am feeling frustrated with my self. Frustrated that I am not losing weight, frustrated that I keep making excuses for not doing what I know I should be doing,... Read more
Hot dog, pool a open revisited.
Monday, May 23, 2016      4 comments

Long day of gardening, and playing fetch requires a dip/lounge in the pool! I just had to post this!... Read more
Inspired
Monday, May 23, 2016      3 comments

There's a story on Facebook of a little girl who died and her parents, when going through her things, found a letter she had written to herself, to be read when she turned 24 (10 years in the future). It was interesting but one thing she said is... Read more
Endorphins 101
Saturday, May 21, 2016      4 comments

Pictured is my son working on a project. We decided to get our creative juices flowing and are inlaying granite pieces in cement. It was a labor, we are ... Read more

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