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12 more days!
Thursday, September 15, 2016      7 comments

I'm happy to say the girl's drama from last week was energy wasted. Nothing happened at church last night, and DD actually came home happy from having made some new friends! What a relief! I'm so glad I made them go to church last night. I... Read more
Sleep-Eating, Naps and Drama, Oh My!
Sunday, September 11, 2016      3 comments

emoticon I take a sleeping pill about every couple of nights, because I don't sleep well and it's one way to ensure I... Read more
Goodbye Coffee/Eating Out/Amygdala
Saturday, September 10, 2016      7 comments

Up and at 'em early this morning, I actually got up with my alarm! Now to get dressed in workout clothes and workout after I write this and the dryer is done with my clothes. I've discovered that I either need to buy more workout clothes or I ne... Read more
I Need To Learn How To Cook
Friday, September 09, 2016      7 comments

I'm realizing that most of the foods we cook (DH does most of the cooking) are high in fat, grease, calories, everything! Which is one of the reasons I'm eating differently from the family, but, it is also one of the reasons I've ended up with a... Read more
The Problem is Not the Problem...
Thursday, September 08, 2016      8 comments

emoticon I woke up at 0400 wide awake. I tried going back to sleep with no luck (DH was snoring too), so I snuck ar... Read more
Busy Day/ Virtual Hike
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      11 comments

So I started my virtual hike of the Appalachian Trail yesterday on walking4fun.com (thank you Sunny!) and walked 2.3 miles yesterday. The pictures are so beautiful, I can't wait till I can hike the AT for real! Truly inspiring. I don't want to j... Read more
September Goals
Monday, September 05, 2016      5 comments

Happy Labor Day! emoticon DH has the day off, but it's going to be so busy in town we are just going to chill at h... Read more
Getting Help
Sunday, September 04, 2016      9 comments

I talked it over with DH and... I'm going to seek professional help for my weight loss. I'm spinning my wheels here and getting nowhere. I'm going to go see a registered dietitian and exercise specialist. Some may object to this, but I've been f... Read more
Day... whatever/Long-term goals
Saturday, September 03, 2016      11 comments

I'm tired of keeping track of the days since I started. It's a reminder of my failure to achieve my goal. I'm not going to start over counting, I'm just going to stop counting. I have to say I have often used it as an easy way to come up with an... Read more
Day 599/ Just Breath
Thursday, September 01, 2016      3 comments

Today's Spark Coach challenge is to not watch TV... at all, not on your phone or laptop or TV. Not a problem for me, I don't watch TV that often anyway. I did just binge watch a show called Limitless (very cool, but gets weird) but I don't norma... Read more
Day 597/September Goals
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      8 comments

Dr. visit went well yesterday, she is convinced I have sleep apnea and that and my anxiety are what is causing my symptoms. From everything she has said I'm leaning in that direction too. She ordered some labs, just in case it is something else.... Read more
Day 596
Monday, August 29, 2016      6 comments

I'm starting the SP meal plan today, just eating regular, healthy foods. Some of it looks good, some do not. I'll tweak as I go along. For example I sw... Read more
Day 595/SP Meal Plan/Fad Diets
Sunday, August 28, 2016      6 comments

We went to church as a family today. I didn't particularly feel like going, but it was nice to be able to sit with DH. He's usually up on stage with the band so I have to sit alone. My sleep study was denied by my insurance. They are waiti... Read more
Day 594/symptoms
Saturday, August 27, 2016      7 comments

My mornings still need to straighten out, I tried to get up at 0500 like I was before, in order to work out, but nothing-doing. I could not pull myself out of my dream, and I was so tired. I slept in an extra hour and a half. Right on time for m... Read more
Day 588/ Soapbox
Sunday, August 21, 2016      7 comments

So, about anxiety and panic attacks or general anxiety… “It’s not a Matthew 6 or Philippians 4 issue—it’s a physiological issue.” (-Adam Ford) I do worry about things, but generally speaking anxiety/panic (in this context) is a physiologica... Read more

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