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Numbers Numbers!
Monday, March 09, 2015      8 comments

emoticon I had a pleasant surprise today. For my insurance, I had to get a blood draw and check cholesterol a... Read more
Valentine's for Me!
Sunday, February 15, 2015      6 comments

emoticon My Valentine to myself was a milestone of sorts. My first 10 lbs. off in 2015! How did it happen? ... Read more
Foggy Day`
Saturday, February 07, 2015      3 comments

I woke this morning to fog settling in on the snow, with a sheen on the snow from a little ice. Winter in Wisconsin is never easy, but I am thankful today we will get above freezing. The fog sometimes is in our eyes too, blocking the beaut... Read more
Sunday, January 04, 2015      4 comments

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New Year 2015
Saturday, January 03, 2015      4 comments

emoticon Wow, 2015, what a great opportunity for new beginnings. I let life take over me this fall, and now a... Read more
another walk today!
Sunday, September 14, 2014      3 comments

I am excited to be able to go for walks in this beautiful fall weather in Wisconsin. It is a privilege, not a duty to walk. How many people would love to be able to walk. My mom, who is debilitated by scoliosis and arthritis, would love to be... Read more
Never, Never, Never, Never give up
Tuesday, September 09, 2014      5 comments

This morning I went out for a walk. Perfect day, great cool weather and two dogs ready to roll. As I walked I thought of all the days this summer that were perfect, but for one reason or another, I didn't get out. History does not determine d... Read more
Another great quote:
Monday, September 01, 2014      3 comments

“If I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the beginning.” Gandhi Another similar idea came from Corrie Ten Boom. God doesn't give us the ticket until it is time to boa... Read more
Sunday, August 31, 2014      2 comments

Energies that no longer serve me easily drop away as new beneficial energies enter my life through the actions and thoughts I use today. I choose gentle transitions as I open my life to health and wholeness.... Read more
Spark rally
Saturday, August 23, 2014      2 comments

I just finished a fantastic Spark day in Fishers IN. I got to meet wonderful people...Indy girl Beth and Hoosier girl indy Tina and got to hear them and Robert and Brad and Lee. What stories and encouragement!! I am thankful.... Read more
Back, again!
Wednesday, July 23, 2014      1 comments

7.23.14: It is good to be back at SP, tracking food, and today I got myself out the door to go on a bike ride around town. Nothing major...biggest step was getting out the door. I told myself that I felt tired, weak, kind of sad....and then I... Read more
Tracking works
Thursday, August 22, 2013      3 comments

My goal is to track my foods, every bit of food I eat. This is new for me and something I resisted before. I resented having to write down what I eat...I thought it was too time consuming, too much like having someone judge me. But I have cha... Read more
Feeling Good towards the end of summer
Saturday, August 17, 2013      2 comments

Wow, has summer flown by. I think the sunshine has boosted my mood, and the beautiful weather we have had in Southern Wisconsin has been wonderful for outdoor activities, like being around plants, going for walks and bike rides, and playing wit... Read more
Re starting with determination
Saturday, June 29, 2013      3 comments

6.29.13: Well, I got down to 200 lbs about 14 months ago, and gradually put back on 28 lbs. since then. I now am working through the emotional garbage that got into my head that drives me to eat, and am working on improving the positive side o... Read more