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January 8th Rolling on toward goals!
Friday, January 08, 2010      1 comments

When you are on a roll and things are fitting together, you can't help but smile. I have managed accomplish most of my goals for the week already and have one more day to finish up the rest. THIN IN '10! EEEEEEE YEEEEEEEE HAAAAAAAAAA!... Read more
January 5th Resolutions take Form
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      1 comments

I refuse to be one of those that makes a resolution and then doesn't stick to it. Therefore I usually don't make resolutions. This year I got sucked into a planning mode and laid out not only a few resolutions but the plan as well. Should w... Read more
Friday, January 01, 2010      1 comments

I didn't feel like I should steal Zina Warrior Princess's so created my own war cry. This is part 2 of my "Thin in '10" blog. I have evaluated the past year and I'm setting new goals for 2010. The biggest is my activity minutes goal. I incr... Read more
Thin in 10!
Tuesday, December 29, 2009      5 comments

2010 has to be the year. Every month that passes I cheat and moan and groan at my self indulgence and inability to change. It has to happen. I feel old having this weight on, I can't do stuff I want to do. I REALLY wanted the self confidence... Read more
Exceeding my Activity
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      1 comments

My goal for 2009 was 10,000 minutes and I suceeded with most of December left to go. I am energized, statisfied and making a plan for 2010, to increase the challenge. I hate competition but when it's against myself it is really fun. 2010, hmm... Read more
I don't wanna......
Tuesday, November 24, 2009      0 comments

I don't wanna write this blog! I don't wanna start over! I don't wanna, I don't wanna, I don't wanna. I hope I have created the picture of an impish, spoiled, little child doing the "I don't wanna" routine. That's me. I feel like I don't wan... Read more
541 Minutes
Sunday, November 08, 2009      1 comments

Since I joined sparkpeople I have found so many great resources that help me keep going on this health journey. There are many, many, many, but I am going to just mention a couple that I have tackled. First, self talk...everyday I make a po... Read more
Night shift, here we go again!
Tuesday, November 03, 2009      0 comments

Working 2 weeks of night shift, mon, tues. wed of each week. Kinda nice to get it all out of the way 3 in a row. However, it you don't sleep in the middle of all that you crash. I did good today, eating is always a trick but I am thinking ver... Read more
Post Lull
Thursday, October 29, 2009      2 comments

I just read an article on blogging so here it goes. I was in a lull, I think the lull is lifting. What caused the lull, I believe, was that I was working too hard. I had some financial stress and picked up over time at work.....too much over... Read more
Lull in the program
Tuesday, October 13, 2009      0 comments

I hate to talk about plateaus, behaving badly or other glitches in the weight management/getting healthy process however, here it is. I am working on getting back to the process. It wasn't that I ate unhealthy but went over board on the littl... Read more
Frustration and eating
Saturday, September 26, 2009      4 comments

Interestingly, I use to be a huge emotional eater. I said "use to be" because tonight I realize that despite frustration over being financially in bad straits, and not getting my full paycheck (boss messed up) I did not turn to food. YEA! ... Read more
Thursday, September 17, 2009      3 comments

Anyone remember the phrase "I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take it any more!" It's from an ancient movie. Anyway that is my war cry today. I am mad as hell and I'm not taking it anymore!!! The plateau, that is. I have stepped on the s... Read more
Saturday, September 12, 2009      3 comments

I, despite financial strain bought a spin bike on line (it really was an awesome deal). It arrived and with it came 4 dvd's. HOLY MOLY my friends. I love spinning but I am so much less capable than I thought. I think that is the whole point ... Read more
State Tax!
Wednesday, September 02, 2009      5 comments

Wow, Illinois just placed a HUGE tax on all the "bad" stuff. Soda pop, teas, candy, and alcoholic beverages. Guess that is just another reason to give the stuff up. I have to admit I don't really do candy much, but love my beer and wine. I ... Read more
Tuesday, August 25, 2009      4 comments

After many months of stressing over the Oncology Nursing certification exam, I passed. It's a big deal in and of itself (at least in my mind). But the really great thing is that as a stress eater, I might have packed on an extra 20 lbs or so, ... Read more

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