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No More Flappin' in the Breeze!!!
Monday, December 27, 2010      10 comments

I'm so excited that I can't contain myself. And this is because of numerous reasons. During the past two weeks, I've "bumped up" the intensity and duration of my workouts. I now do at least 45 minutes a day of intense exercise. (This from a... Read more
Habits of Victory
Sunday, December 26, 2010      8 comments

I've just been looking over my weight and measurement reports. The news is a bit discouraging. Basically, give or take five pounds...I've been at the same weight since the beginning of JULY! While it's true that my measurements are at their s... Read more
Post Christmas Evaluation
Saturday, December 25, 2010      5 comments

It's 6 pm on Christmas Evening. My mom and Dad were over for our Christmas dinner last night on Christmas Eve. It did NOT really go well, due to relational stresses, and I have to admit, I reacted badly to them....It threw me into a plummet ... Read more
What's Goin' Down
Friday, December 24, 2010      5 comments

The week began with me grounded to a recliner in terrible pain. I had been exercising regularly....but then had a new level of back pain that wouldn't permit me to stand, let alone exercise. On Wed. of this week, I had an epidural injection... Read more
Eating for One
Sunday, December 19, 2010      6 comments

sometimes I get the urge to write a blog post (I'm a compulsive writer/chronicler) but there really is nothing much "new" to report. Night time snacking that is beyond the range of my control (or so it feels like); chronic severe pain; difficul... Read more
Putting Words into ACTION
Thursday, December 16, 2010      6 comments

The morning, I am considering exercising. Now I know (especially in "these parts") that that should be no big deal...I mean, haven't I done it most days in the past year?? But I've been off my game for the past at least, week...and maybe l... Read more
Monday, December 13, 2010      7 comments

As some of you may know; I have schizophrenia. It is something that makes my life a challenge and sometimes a downright hell. And I have the wonderful "gift" of bipolar disorder thrown in at no extra charge. Most days, I can "fake it til I m... Read more
To my Spark Friends,
Saturday, December 11, 2010      4 comments

I wrote a blog here yesterday. An honest blog. But then thought better of it and moved it to my blog at Blogger. ( www.cvogelmusing.blogspo
t.com ) and if you want an even more honest look, look here: lunamosit... Read more
Beethoven's 9th and Mall Pretzels
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      3 comments

just an update. I bought the poster board on Saturday to write out my goals and rewards, so I got THAT far at least - lol. But all night Saturday my back went crazy, with what I can only assume is a flare of the PsA....Was completely mise... Read more
My New Goals and Rewards:
Saturday, December 04, 2010      5 comments

here are my goals and my promised (yes PROMISED) rewards for myself: to get to 155 lbs and finally out of this horrible cycle I'm in: I will buy myself $10 worth of Zune tunes or a Kindle book (and YES, THAT is how much I want to do this... Read more
Goals and Self-Discipline
Friday, December 03, 2010      2 comments

I'm thinking this morning about failure and success...and about rewards and punishments. This morning I'm feeling like a failure. For you who are night-time bingers, you will recognize this feeling of morning "sickness"of body and soul. An... Read more
The Punching Clown Rebounds Again....
Wednesday, December 01, 2010      3 comments

Last night I actually got a bit of sleep. That is the way it works with me lately...Pain makes sleep impossible for maybe two weeks...my mood plummets and crashes (probably from sheer exhaustion) and then I finally collapse and sleep a bit ...I... Read more
The Whirlpool takes me Down the Drain
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      4 comments

I am really floundering right now. Pain has been severe. Sleep has been impossible due to said pain. Most activity has also been impossible. Sitting hurts. Lying down hurts. Standing up hurts. So I keep going from one to the other of thes... Read more
A Long Journey
Friday, November 26, 2010      11 comments

this is a copy of a blog I posted on my outside blog today. the URL for that blog is: www.cynthialottvogel.blo
gspot.com I copied it here because it is hard for some people to view it there. "I read the blog of a fr... Read more
Taking back the Land
Wednesday, November 24, 2010      10 comments

When the Children of Israel were given the Promised Land back in the Old Testament, there were times when due to their sin or their laziness they lost territory by other nations coming in and taking it from them...Battles were lost which would ... Read more

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