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My New Normal
Friday, August 17, 2012      3 comments

I just made a delicious pina colada style shake for breakfast: 1 cup almond milk = 30 calories 1 cup Vita Coco coconut water with pineapple = 60 calories 2 scoops Body by Vi shake mix = 90 calories 1 packet Visalus Shape Up Health Fla... Read more
Healthy Habits Are Sticking!
Thursday, August 02, 2012      2 comments

It's been over seven months now, and I can finally say I've actually developed several healthy habits! One of these habits is premeasuring my food, and another is preparing food in advance. Let me tell you how this works for me. Since I'm ... Read more
Transforming into Something Different
Tuesday, July 10, 2012      2 comments

Well, it has finally happened. I've turned into one of "those" people...I've read about them, met a few of them, but I never thought I'd *be* one. I'm talking about people who are actually addicted to exercise. Last week it was hot, hot, ho... Read more
Getting up, dusting butt off, trying again
Friday, March 19, 2010      5 comments

In my last blog entry, written a year ago, I said I get bouts of clinical depression about once every two years so I expected to be fine for the next two years, but that didn't turn out to be the case. For the past couple of months, I've been s... Read more
From Bed to...Bike?!?
Tuesday, March 17, 2009      1 comments

Well, I've been struggling off and on with a bout of (clinical) depression, but for the most part now the fog has lifted. I get this once every couple of years, so now I should be good to go for the next 2 years, eh? ;-) And, on top of that, ... Read more
Depression Rears Its Ugly Head Again
Monday, February 16, 2009      1 comments

Oh, the past 3 weeks or so have been rough, rough, rough. We're having financial trouble, bills piling up faster than I can chip away at them, teenager troubles (nothing too serious, thank G-d no one in jail or pregnant... but some school probl... Read more
Please Pray
Thursday, January 29, 2009      0 comments

Please pray for these three boys: 1. Yoel Zev ben Mirel Reesa Chava 2. Yaakov Yosef ben Reizel 3. Yosef ben Itta Rivka May they be safely returned to their families soon! ... Read more
On Target...no, wait...sort of on target...
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      1 comments

Well, as for exercising and watching what I eat, I've been doing pretty well (with the exception of Friday through today when I've been sick, but I'm finally getting over that and getting my strength back). As for cutting my work hours...not so... Read more
Out, Out, Dang Thought!!!
Sunday, January 11, 2009      1 comments

The past few days I have been plagued with the negative thoughts "yeah, you're making progress NOW, but it won't last...nothing you do ever lasts, you're never able to stick with anything for long..." etc., etc.... You all know the words, I don'... Read more
The First Glimmers of Success!
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      1 comments

Well, I have had an eventful December! First, I resigned as billing manager at my job, but they decided to keep me on as a billing representative, so thank G-d I still have a job. I *hated* being manager -- I made 20% more income, but worked l... Read more
Beginning Again....and Again....and Again....
Sunday, December 28, 2008      2 comments

I just read a blog entry from 42CREW (another SparkPeople member) entitled "Starting Over Again"....how many times have I done that? Too many to count...and that's just in the past week, LOL! But I've learned something, which is what I posted ... Read more
WHY Haven't I Succeeded?
Thursday, October 16, 2008      3 comments

In one of my Spark Teams, the question was asked "What Prevents You [From] Reaching Your Goals?" I have been thinking about this for a long time now...what IS preventing me from reaching my goals? Not just weight loss, but everything I want -... Read more
Jewish New Year, New Beginnings
Tuesday, October 07, 2008      2 comments

I haven't posted to this blog since before my mother passed away on July 2nd. In fact, I haven't visited the site much, or exercised much, or done much of anything since then (or, really, since May when she took a turn for the worse and we beca... Read more
The Importance of Time
Monday, May 12, 2008      0 comments

Inspirational quote received in email: "Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its shortness. - Jean de la Bruyere, 17th century French essayist "Are you paying attention to how your time is spent? Days... Read more
Sad Sparker
Tuesday, May 06, 2008      6 comments

I am so down today :-( I'm back at work and so far behind. My sick mother is very much on my mind. Every time a coworker bounces up to me and says "oh, you're back! How was your trip? How's your mom? Did you have fun?" I just want to cry. So fa... Read more

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