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Random thoughts and feelings....
Monday, May 06, 2019      2 comments

I'm lost, overwhelmed, undermotivated and just plain blah. On one hand I feel empty on the other shame. I lost my way a few years ago and I can't find my way back. In my PROLONGED absence the last few years I have gained a large amount of weigh... Read more
Freedom
Wednesday, February 12, 2014      4 comments

I've been trying to keep my head above water. My mother's mental illness, that she refuses to acknowledge, has escalated. I say she is sociopathic or at the very least has sociopathic tendencies. I can not take it anymore. I have decided to cut ... Read more
Week One 2014 Winter Challenge
Saturday, January 25, 2014      7 comments

Not to bad. The bronchitis cough is almost gone. I worked out on Monday, but had a 12 hour coughing spell on Tuesday ???? Wed and Thursday I felt wonderful! Back to my old self, however, I over did my work outs and couldn't move yesterday lol. M... Read more
2014 Winter Challenge Triggers
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      7 comments

Food Triggers I have food triggers like: - crunchy foods like crackers, pita chips -ice cream -bread -sweets They're brand and mood specific. I can not can not not have sweets in my house period. I don't buy them. When people buy ... Read more
2014 5% Winter Challenge: Motivation
Monday, January 13, 2014      5 comments

I like the way I feel when I'm taking care of me. I want to improve my mobility. I really conquer a 5 mile walk again like the pre MS days. Keeping up with kids Maintaining my independence at home: I have friends in their 50's ... Read more
2014 5% Winter Challenge Nutrition Plan
Sunday, January 12, 2014      3 comments

I'm not one for this kind or diet or that one because I've been on every kind since I was eleven years old! My body seems to be satisfied with eating around 90-a little over 100 grams a protein a day maybe more depending on how active I am. I ea... Read more
5% Winter Challenge Exercise Plan
Saturday, January 11, 2014      4 comments

Yes its that time again. 5% Winter Challenge Exercise Plan Cardio 1 hr 5 days week Walk Away The Pounds Strength training 3 days week: Wii EA Active/Wii Fit 2 days Week Yoga 2 days Week I'm still going to need my walker when I'm... Read more
Coughing is not a hobby
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      5 comments

I've been sick for a month. I'm sick of being sick! I have a nasty bout of bronchitis. Oh how I wish I could get more than three to five hours of sleep a night. I can't stop coughing. Its getting better but not fast enough for me. A week ago ... Read more
Coughing is not a hobby
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      1 comments

I've been sick for a month. I'm sick of being sick! I have a nasty bout of bronchitis. Oh how I wish I could get more than three to five hours of sleep a night. I can't stop coughing. Its getting better but not fast enough for me. A week ago ... Read more
I have few things to say
Tuesday, December 10, 2013      6 comments

about the last couple of days but... emoticon just this once I wish I lived in Florida all my $$$$ is going to the electric com... Read more
2 years ago today :(
Sunday, December 08, 2013      5 comments

Today is the two year anniversary of the death of my father. I have been a bundle of nerves for nearly two weeks. Its a count down every year. This year it started early with my life long best friend being hospitalized for her diabetes being out... Read more
3 pound gain what am I doing wrong???
Saturday, November 23, 2013      7 comments

What am I doing wrong beside sodium being OUT OF CONTROL! I think it was week three I advanced to the Leslie Sansone's three mile walk . I just advanced to 8 pound weights for strength training and one to two days a week I do a 5 mile Leslie San... Read more
5% Challenge Update
Saturday, November 16, 2013      8 comments

5% Challenge update I have now lost 9 of the 13 pounds by the 5th week. On non strength training days I am now walking 5 miles ( Leslie Sansone's WATP's). I'm sticking with the 3 miles for my strength training days for now. I started at the t... Read more
Will I ever get it?????
Sunday, November 03, 2013      6 comments

I feel so both disgusting and disgusted. When will I learn. I made the mistake of eating a protein free breakfast this morning. Went shopping with my mom for about 3 hours then hit a fast food place for lunch. By that time I was starving. I cons... Read more
Progress report 5% Fall Challenge
Saturday, November 02, 2013      2 comments

This blog is so over due! I've wanted to write a summary of goals, accomplishment, strengths and weaknesses. I've just been too busy. Most of the last week has been spent in bed sick. So from the prechallenge week throughout week 3 * I adde... Read more

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