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The Voice In Your Head
Friday, June 08, 2018      1 comments

I just read another blog where the writer said we are stronger than we think and smarter than we think. That is true but it takes a while to reach that realization. I struggled with being over over 200 pounds for years. I would diet and loose... Read more
Response to $20 Food Showdown
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      3 comments

I don't think the real issue is so much one of cost as it is of time. People have gotten lazy and they want to not have to spend the time cooking. There was a time when McDonald's, Taco Bell and KFC etc. didn't exist and your choice of prepare... Read more
Learning to be Safe
Thursday, September 09, 2010      2 comments

I just read a blog entry about the tortoise learning to be safe - pulling in it's limbs. As we make our journey to healthy and/or weight loss we have to learn to be safe from those that would derail us. Not by pulling in our head so as not to ... Read more
Those sinful treats aren't as good as they use to be.
Tuesday, August 24, 2010      2 comments

I was reading the "Secrets of Success" for my daily "I Like" and found that I liked the one about not feeling bad about saying no to the friend that tries to tempt you with that cupcake, drink or birthday meal. It made me realize that things th... Read more
Accepting Certain Traits
Wednesday, February 03, 2010      2 comments

I have blogged before about accepting that if you have a major weight problem then you are a food addicted. I know in my case that is true. There is alcoholism on both sides of my family and I had an alcoholic parent. There is no way I was ev... Read more
Another Indicator I'm Loosing Weight
Monday, July 13, 2009      1 comments

I have blogged in the past about paying attention to the little things in your life to see other indicators that you are loosing weight besides the scale. Everything little thing that changes in a positive way helps keep the motivation high. I... Read more
Are You Really Organized?
Friday, June 26, 2009      1 comments

I know for my job I'm organized. I have to be. I always thought I was overall organized in how I dealt with everyday things in my life as well. After careful consideration over the past few days I realize that isn't true. Sure my DVDs and CD... Read more
Look For The Little Changes
Thursday, June 25, 2009      3 comments

What do I mean by look for the little changes? Just that as we loose weight and get healthy little changes happen to our bodies, to our mind and in our lives. Make it a point to be more conscious of all of this. You won't believe the boost it ... Read more
Sweats to Shorts
Sunday, May 03, 2009      0 comments

Yes, I know the boot camp is called sweats to swim suit but there is no way I'm going to put on a swim suit before I reach my goal weight even though I live at the beach. Putting on shorts outside of my house or doing yard work (and not often t... Read more
Portion Control
Friday, May 01, 2009      1 comments

I don't know about you but I'm always trying to find easier ways to manage my portions. One of the snacks I enjoy from time to time is either peanut butter or dipping celery or carrot sticks in salad dressing. I hated getting out the measuring... Read more
In Response to Martha-Ann
Saturday, April 25, 2009      4 comments

I started to answer Martha-Ann and realized it wasn't a response but a post so I moving here to say what I wanted to say. She was berating herself for logging-on and using the Spark Site as we all do but when it came to her eating she kept fall... Read more
Women Time To Rebell
Saturday, April 18, 2009      2 comments

I was reading a blog about the Elle cover with the actress wearing no make-up. I gave up the need to wear make-up several years ago. I live at the beach and there is no way I'm going to go walk on the beach, out to exercise wearing make-up. I... Read more
First Major Goal Reached
Friday, April 17, 2009      2 comments

Well, today April 16, 2009 I reached a weight loss of 102.5 lbs. I haven't weighed in at this weight since the early 80's. I was a constant dieter - up and down but never a sustained weight loss until now. I find it amazing things that happen... Read more