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Life Circles
Friday, May 22, 2015      2 comments

The end of February saw me repeating a circle that I seem to know only too well. Once again I found myself on the unemployment bench. I have spent t... Read more
Not Giving In or Up
Wednesday, April 08, 2015      3 comments

This is me last Aug. 2014 just before I started my last leg of the Portland to Coast walk. It was noon, hot, lots of sun, and I finished it. The last couple of months ha... Read more
Who is the Woman Behind the Mask
Monday, November 03, 2014      6 comments

She hides behind this mask of laughter and smiles. She acts like all is well and good. She not wears a mask but a set of armor to keep anyone that might hurt her, make fun of... Read more
Super Hero Strength= Roller Derby
Monday, November 03, 2014      4 comments

At the age of 55yr I needed to added more exercise and made the choice to join Cherry City Derby Girls. I spent 2wks in "boot camp", working out, watching videos, and learning about derby. However, at the end of the 2wks. I was asked not to skat... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My Vision
Tuesday, October 21, 2014      11 comments

When I've attempted to lose weight before I always have a vision of me as I was way back in 1977 when I entered the military as 135lbs and before 3 amazing kids. When I made the choice to start losing again almost 2yrs ago I let go of looki... Read more
Stopping the MerryGoRound
Sunday, September 28, 2014      1 comments

The last couple of weeks have been very emotional, trying, lots of crying, angry. I have attached a link to my blog which is a little long. The blog also has a couple other things I had written. One of the challenges for BLC WEC was to spe... Read more
Biggest Loser-Fall 2014
Friday, September 19, 2014      5 comments

This is me 6yrs ago at the age of 50. This is me Aug. 2014 age 56. January 2012 I weighed 288lbs... Read more
2008-2014 Changes
Thursday, August 28, 2014      4 comments

This is what I looked like Aug 2008 when I was a walker in the Portland to Coast walking relay. I joined that year as celebration after having a total hysterectomy for Can... Read more
My own coaching sheet
Sunday, September 15, 2013      0 comments

The last couple of weeks has been a little trying for me. I have felt like my coach at Curves just dropped me. When we finally met again for the 1st time in weeks last week I us upset due to no weight loss but a gain over the last 3wks. Instead... Read more
From Walking to Derby Girls
Monday, June 10, 2013      0 comments

While working out about 1month we were talking about body image and what people wear or shouldn't wear. One of the girls said that thanks to her sport she has learned to love her body image. I asked what spot and she said Roller Derby. I was lik... Read more
Tuesday, April 23, 2013      1 comments

I once heard that to make something a habit you have to do it every day for 10days. I have been changing habits, adopting new habits, breaking old habits for 3 months. I didn't realize how I had become use to some of the new ones until I couldn'... Read more
Month 3
Friday, March 29, 2013      0 comments

Its the end of March and at this point 17lbs are gone from my body. I have been able to walk to and from work every day even when it was sprinkling. I love walking as its my... Read more
A New Journey on a old road.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      0 comments

There are many roads, some well traveled, some less traveled, some traveled more than once. How many times do we travel down the same road time and time again and never really s... Read more