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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Whoa...what an eye opener
Wednesday, August 05, 2009      33 comments

I was on the community message boards and came across a newbie's intro...he said he had already lost 28 pounds but still had 150 to go...well, in trying to encourage him that it was do-able, I realized that, from my highest weight of 360 pounds,... Read more
Richard Simmons
Sunday, August 02, 2009      17 comments

I had QVC on the tv today while I was playing catch up on Sparks...when I heard Richard Simmons talking, I had to stop and watch him. I have a couple of his early exercise tapes (and I do mean tapes...VHS tapes) and remember how much fun they w... Read more
Saturday, August 01, 2009      6 comments

Got back late last night from a mini vacation...some friends and I went up to northern Indiana to Amish Acres to the arts and crafts festival there. Beautiful farms in the area...flower gardens designed to resemble quilts...just lovely. The fe... Read more
Binge 7
Saturday, July 18, 2009      13 comments

Today is the seventh day that I've been able to plan my meals and snacks and actually stick with emotional eating, no binges!! It's funny how my view of what constitutes a binge has changed in the past year or so. In the past, a binge ... Read more
Dealing with the stress...
Tuesday, July 14, 2009      10 comments

This is day three for three of successfully dealing with stress. By that I mean I did something other than eat in response to stress!! Again today I was able to face down temptation, convince myself that I had better options than to e... Read more
I deserve this...
Sunday, July 12, 2009      8 comments

Got to work this morning only to discover that the people closing last night didn't get the ad completely set so that meant I had to spend the first almost three hours of my day getting that done. I have plenty of work to do every day without h... Read more
Wednesday, July 08, 2009      8 comments

I had a revelation of sorts today while riding my exercise bike and reading "Shrink Yourself"...hey, you never know when when these things are going to hit you! I put the book down, continued pedaling and allowed myself to think and feel. ... Read more
It's Time To Do the Emotional Work
Saturday, July 04, 2009      9 comments

The past couple of weeks haven't been good as far as my eating goes...I've done really well with SP...lost a lot of weight, have made exercise a priority but the binging of the past couple of weeks is telling me I have more work to do. It's now... Read more
Things that make me smile...
Thursday, July 02, 2009      9 comments

After doing some crying yesterday, I thought I needed to think about what in my life makes me smile... My family and blessed My co-workers...wonderful people that I spend an awful lot of time with My garden and the ga... Read more
Measuring progress...
Wednesday, July 01, 2009      5 comments

I decided to dig out an old photo of myself at my highest all time weight (360 pounds). I found the old picture and was not prepared for all of the emotions that surfaced when I looked at the picture. It made me so sad to see myself at that we... Read more
Beautiful day
Tuesday, June 30, 2009      3 comments

What a gorgeous day we had here in Indiana today...the oppressive heat from last week is gone, replaced by temps in the low 70's and very low humidity...what a relief!! I decided to get in a long walk while taking care of a few errands today. ... Read more
Spook to the rescue...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      9 comments

When I explained to Spooky how Jewells was suffering under a heat advisory, she jumped in her little tote bag...prepared to come to the rescue... We'll be there as so... Read more
Helping others
Wednesday, June 24, 2009      10 comments

I just re-read Coach Dean's article about helping motivate others to make healthy lifestyle choices and got a lot out of it that I maybe didn't get the first time I read it. The "seek pleasure, avoid pain" struck me as "well, duh"...then I tho... Read more
Thursday, June 18, 2009      7 comments

It's now been 19 years since my mom died...she was only 52 years old. She didn't have an easy life...her dad was an alcoholic, her mom was not a very loving woman (and to come to Grandma's defense, she had an even rougher life...not casting bla... Read more
Crazy week
Saturday, June 06, 2009      7 comments I glad not to be at work today. I like my job, but there are days...then there are weeks...and this was one of them. We had an overnight floor cleaning crew in three nights this week and they did a terrible job the first two nigh... Read more

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