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Thursday, January 30, 2014      6 comments

I walked the tow path today. There were many indications of the wildlife in the area. Deer can't skate! ... Read more
I have the day off and am already bored. But Mentally Tough bored.
Thursday, January 30, 2014      6 comments

I feel like theme songs today...I am really bored! And those of you over a certain age will get it. (Cue the "Bonanza" song.) Sticking to my plans and guns. The guns sound more fun. I've fairly evaluated most of the staff, discovered where... Read more
Day 26- When food starts to look too big
Wednesday, January 29, 2014      7 comments

I remember the days and unfortunately the actual experiences. I was 36 weeks pregnant and my friend stopped by with pizza. She had a slice or two. I ate the rest of the pie! I ate the belly buster sundae at Friendly's, after dinner and my... Read more
Still hangin' Mentally Tough day 24.
Monday, January 27, 2014      6 comments

I think I finally got it. Every day has been compliance day. I've maybe gone over or under my goals by 1 or 2 points and generally have my tracker yelling at me for not eating enough fat and carbs to suit it. I was more of a veggie-meat eate... Read more
The only thing I have profound today is a picture of GS2
Sunday, January 26, 2014      7 comments

I can't even take credit for the picture! What happened to being Nana? What happened to spending more time with the family now that I have a new job? Wa, wa, wa. I'd better get my slightly smaller a$$ over to the house and see these kids bef... Read more
A very quiet and profound success
Saturday, January 25, 2014      5 comments

I started my work day at 8 am and ended it 17 hours later. The marathon is over and the rest will be scheduled in my time. I found what I expected; was pleased to not find anything I didn't expect after the "big reveal". What I did uncover was a... Read more
Day 21 where I have been and where I need to go. Mental Toughness
Friday, January 24, 2014      5 comments

For those of you who commented on my rant, thanks. Whatcha don't know is what I do. I DON"T do this...but imagine it as an example... I need to watch a surgery from start to finish because the surgeon lost 4% of the patients during surgery, ... Read more
Holy cow, Batman! I walked into a disaster....and forgot my Mental Toughness blog this morning
Thursday, January 23, 2014      10 comments

POW! @$! SMASH! BAM! Be careful what you wish for when you look for a challenge. Due to the nature of my work, I will not go into details. My job is regulatory and I am an expert in those regulations. I walked into the Chernobyl of he... Read more
Day 19, getting mentally tough but need to go shovel snow
Wednesday, January 22, 2014      4 comments

Sort and sweet if I want to get to the new disaster down the road. Day 19 What do I need to believe in order to have a successful… 1. What are your five strongest beliefs about dieting? 1. I have to work hard to achieve my goal. ... Read more
Day 18 , already? Cause and effect
Tuesday, January 21, 2014      8 comments

I smell final exams in the air. I'm cramming as much information into my brain that I can store for future reference. That reminds me of a VERY annoying habit a former boss of mine had. You don't get to the top of an organization by being... Read more
Day 17, still hanging Tough
Monday, January 20, 2014      6 comments

I had an odd contemplation this morning. A year ago I saw a therapist for about 6 weeks. I felt like I saw a "life coach". It really helped me get through some tough times and I didn't need to continue. Here I sit again, doing Mental Toughness,... Read more
Critical thinking, day 16
Sunday, January 19, 2014      7 comments

Mentally Tough, that's me. Critical thinking IS my job. Today's lesson sent my skills in the direction of my person eating habits. 1. On a scale of 1-7, 7 being most powerful, how strong is your will power when it comes to dieting? My c... Read more
Stardate: Day 15, Science officer Spark reporting
Saturday, January 18, 2014      9 comments

While Circling the planet Earth I have recorded information on the life form identified as OVERWORKEDJANET. 1. Are you more of a logical or emotional thinker? Logical in my conscious thought, emotional in my sub-conscious ... Read more
My best NSV yet...hooray!
Friday, January 17, 2014      10 comments

I have now been 14 days on my new eating habits. And 100% compliant! I packed my usual lunch and at 11:40am someone tells me the Doc's bought lunch to celebrate the new supervisors. Great... There were pizzas and more pizzas. My eyes were ... Read more
Day 14 Mental Toughness awakening
Friday, January 17, 2014      6 comments

I got day 13's training message, just didn't need to think about it at 4am. Some days I need to rewind and listen again as I drift from consciousness. I woke up today. I rewound it several times to be sure I got it word-for-word 1. On ... Read more

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