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GreatFULL - 2 year anniversary on SP approaching soon.
Sunday, June 27, 2010      6 comments

I am trying to problem solve to get through this summer working. My neck and back are a problem and my momentum is severely hampered. But I read today's motivational quote: you can be on the right track but if you don't move can still get run... Read more
Taking it easy... baby steps and getting well again.
Sunday, June 13, 2010      4 comments

Two glorious holidays back to back. I am soooo grateful. But now so frustrated. I have a pinched nerve in my neck and it is causing havoc. I have little functional use of my right arm and pain/burning if I stand for long. Sigh. This is not... Read more
Wow! That's all I can say.. Wow!
Friday, June 11, 2010      7 comments

Day one - 8 1/2 hours driving shared between DH and I. I packed salad and fruit and we made quick pit stops to eat healthy and dance about in the cold and rain. Everyone in good spirits... wow. We arrived at the B&B. It turns out to be a nat... Read more
Dog over my shoulder and walking poles under my arm
Friday, June 04, 2010      4 comments

Yesterday was an adventure. Those who know my goals know I am trying to walk the Rideau trail. Yesterday my DD offered to drive me to the next part which I had hoped would be a family walk as the description of that part of the trail looked qu... Read more
What I am (re) learning by logging my food
Thursday, June 03, 2010      7 comments

Logging my food is, like the Credit card company says, PRICELESS After only 2 days I see patterns, have had reality checks, and have shocked myself into knowing I need to log my food every day all month. 1. What I think I eat is not w... Read more
Thinking out loud... lists... planning..... nothing much of importance
Wednesday, June 02, 2010      3 comments

Yea - logged my food yesterday. It took 3 sittings. I was way under in calories, fiber, protein but good for fat. I made a dinner for myself of spaghetti squash and vegetables stir fried while my family had perogies... and I only had a handf... Read more
June 1st
Tuesday, June 01, 2010      1 comments

Goals for this month: Log my food every day Try and have 4x350 calorie meals every day plus a snack Try and have more than 30 g of fiber every day Exercise at least ten minutes every day Try and target every muscle group at le... Read more
Hurray what a day!
Monday, May 31, 2010      5 comments

We did it! Kingston to Upper Brewer's (25 km) Upper Brewer's to Jone's Falls (17 km) What am I most proud of? My attitude. When I felt like freaking out over the time, wind, or whatever... I was able to think positive. Oh... I can't s... Read more
Think positive!
Thursday, May 27, 2010      5 comments

I spent many hours outside today and the pool is calling. It is still hot but not as bad. Inside is the same as outside and it is 28. I am very proud of myself because I am continueing to get control of my garden. This morning was movin... Read more
Continueing despite the heat...
Wednesday, May 26, 2010      5 comments

It is a heat wave and we have no A/C. I have been amazed that I am craving carbs because I think I should be diving into the fruit and veggies or not wanting to eat at all. Very strange. I have been active in the garden... sweating ... Read more
Warm spinach and beet salad with grilled chicken
Sunday, May 23, 2010      5 comments

Have you ever been to a pot luck and people track you down not once but several times demanding a recipe for what you brought? That happened last night and I knew exactly why. I did the same to my sister in law when she made it for us. She w... Read more
I am HERE!
Friday, May 21, 2010      3 comments

I asked for help from SP and you came! You are wonderful. Thank you is not enough words. I am out of the bad place already. It did take 2 days but I feel calm and centered again. So, this weekend is a busy guest weekend and I am about... Read more
The dark place
Thursday, May 20, 2010      9 comments

I was triggered today and found myself in a dark place. Once upon a time I didn't like myself much. I don't think I was a very nice person either. I had an eating disorder and very bad body image. But with therapy, overeater's anonymous, lot... Read more
It helps to have a vision.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010      4 comments

In my garden I have not had a clue what to do. I have no experience and am learning by trial and error. A lot of work. On Sunday a friend came over and walked around my property with me, pointing out good plants, ones that are "weeds" in how ... Read more
I could NEVER have done this!
Thursday, May 13, 2010      4 comments

I have been working on the front patio which is interlock brick. Had to remove the bricks to see what was underneath and see what was making the bricks heave each spring. Sure enough no gravel.. just stone dust. So I got a big pile of gravel ... Read more

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