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restraint
Friday, June 28, 2019      2 comments

So last night as we were relaxing after dinner, my husband had jelly beans (my favorite). I at some point had Atkins chocolate covered almonds. Then as a someone on a show was eating potato chips, he thought that potato chips were a good idea.... Read more
hunger
Thursday, June 27, 2019      7 comments

When the year started, I thought I would start journaling to put my thoughts and feelings down. I thought that it would be a good way of dealing with my emotions. Now that June is almost over I am going to give it a try. Since I got ba... Read more
beating ourselves up
Friday, September 14, 2018      2 comments

Today I went to the nutritionist for my weigh in. In thirty days I lost 11.5 pounds and 4.5 inches. Since March 29, I dropped 28.2 pounds and 15 inches. I said that I could have done better. It is true, I could have. It is easy to to p... Read more
Off track?
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      4 comments

As I sit here thinking of my weight loss journey thus far, I read a message from last week. It said that with the holiday weekend coming up (it was a week old message), not to beat yourself up if you went off track. I didn't exactly go off tra... Read more
being a tourist in your home town
Thursday, August 11, 2016      1 comments

Over the weekend I went to my parents house. Usually I go for the day and visit. I end up seeing just what is near them or if I meet friends, it is in the area that I am meeting them. Because it was my class reunion, I spent the weekend.... Read more
travel
Saturday, July 23, 2016      2 comments

There is nothing like travel to make you feel like there is something more out there. It reenergizes you, enlightens you and if you are lucky, you might learn something. You see things that are outside of your little part of the world. I ... Read more
Crying
Tuesday, July 12, 2016      3 comments

Ever since I got a text Saturday night that my friend's dad Bill passed away, I have been weepy. It has hit so hard. This morning I asked myself who I was crying for. Yes, I will miss him. I knew Bill before I met his daughter. I hav... Read more
Gain
Thursday, July 07, 2016      2 comments

Today I choose to hold myself accountable. Yes the scale went up. Last year when it happened I blamed it on vacation. I had gained 15 pounds in a short period of time. When I finally decided that I needed to do something I was at 225. I los... Read more
Pictures
Wednesday, July 06, 2016      4 comments

I was reading something recently about how people have so many pictures stored on digital devices. More often enough they are cell phones. They went on to say what happens to the photos if the cell phone is missing or quits working? The artic... Read more
planning
Sunday, July 03, 2016      1 comments

I have started the planning on vacation. We know when we are going and where somewhat. We start going to Washington DC. After that we have ideas, but no set in stone plans. I enjoy unstructured vacations. You know the ones, I want to g... Read more
Tour de France
Saturday, July 02, 2016      4 comments

There is nothing like watching the Tour de France. We started watching the tour back in 2004 when we went to visit my husband's parents in the Netherlands. When we were not out doing something, we started to watch tv. Choices were not great, ... Read more
contract time
Monday, June 20, 2016      3 comments

I am on the negotiation team for our contract at work. I can deal with the negotiating part, it the presentation to the rest of the team that is driving me nuts. Everyone has their own thoughts on how this needs to be done, etc. Of course sev... Read more
Girl time
Sunday, June 19, 2016      3 comments

When I had my last class reunion, I connected with some women that were in my class. Once a month for almost 5 years they have been getting together. I join them as often as I can, more often in the summer. I could do it every month, but it i... Read more
Feed ME
Friday, June 17, 2016      4 comments

As I sit here working on my computer, the one thing that keeps going through my mind is that I want food. My mind hasn't said what, but that reoccurring thought is going through my mind. Not that anything sounds good right now and I have not g... Read more
5 am
Saturday, June 11, 2016      4 comments

First Saturday after school got out, you would think that I would sleep in. No, that darn internal clock woke me up just past 5 am. I get up each morning of school at 5 to start my day. I drive a school bus. Bedtime is usually about 9:30, 10... Read more

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