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Day 4 of being Real
Thursday, January 28, 2010      12 comments

Emotional: I'm in a far better place than I was on Monday. DH now sees the benefit of paying off the mortgage from a cash flow perspective and we are back to getting along much better. Things are better in the bedroom too. Some one guided ... Read more
Day 3 of being Real
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      14 comments

Emotional: I have to admit that each day this week, I've felt better than the day before. I'm feeling much less depressed this morning. I've been really good at taking both my am and pm antidepressants. Procrastination stuff: I actually... Read more
Day 2 of being Real
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      4 comments

If you read my blog of Day 1 being Real, you will understand why I'm doing this. Here is a repost of Day 2 being Real from yesterday on my other SparkPeople account. Tuesday, January 26, 2010 I'm feeling much better today. DH was ... Read more
Day 1 of being Real
Wednesday, January 27, 2010      10 comments

I was depressed on Monday and felt embarrassed to blog about it where people "knew" me. I went so far as to create a new account with Spark People so I could blog about it and let it all hang out so to speak. While it felt freeing, I decided ... Read more
Procrastination no more!
Thursday, January 21, 2010      12 comments

On Monday, I wrote a blog about how I had been procrastinating getting my will redone since I got married two and a half years ago. I also had tons of financial things that were in my old name that no longer matched my new name on my social se... Read more
Procrastination--embarrassing
Monday, January 18, 2010      15 comments

I have some significant things that I have been procrastinating about for several years. I think they contribute to stress eating and not taking better care of myself. After reading the chapter in The Spark about focus, I decided to tackle... Read more
My systematic approach for using Spark People each day.
Saturday, January 09, 2010      17 comments

**Warning. Long Blog Ahead!*** This blog is mainly for me so I can clarify in my own mind how I approach using the SparkPeople website each day. I also thought it might be useful to newcomers like my friend, who feels overwhelmed every ti... Read more
Planned indulgences
Friday, January 08, 2010      10 comments

After having gone on several sugar-free streaks that are unplanned in length, I've decided to do things a little differently this time. I usually break my streak shortly after a holiday because I feel deprived on the holiday. This time, I'... Read more
Father forgive me, it's been two weeks since my last blog....
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      7 comments

I haven't blogged because I don't feel like I've got anything earth-shaking to say. We are in a cold-snap here and I haven't been out running. I think the high today was about 20 degrees F. I've been really wanting to get a treadmill, but... Read more
Seven Day Average GoWear Fit Dec. 20, 2009
Monday, December 21, 2009      5 comments

Here's a part of one report that I can get from my GoWear Fit. It is an average of what I have done over the last seven days. I find this thing is keeping me honest! CALORIES BURNED 1993 CALORIES CALORIES CONSUMED 1395 CALORIES DEF... Read more
GoWear Fit/Running with Asthma/Pinched Nerve
Wednesday, December 16, 2009      8 comments

Today's blog is about all of the above. GoWear Fit: DH gave me a GoWear Fit for Christmas. I managed to not beg him to let me open it for a whole 24 hours after UPS delivered it. Can you say "Instant Gratification?" Anyway, I'm re... Read more
Restarting Running with Asthma
Monday, December 14, 2009      7 comments

I'm restarting running after getting stronger medication for my asthma. I'm doing it very gradually. Today I went out for my first real attempt at running. It was about 30 degrees F and somewhat humid. That's relatively warm compared to what... Read more
Cutting Back on Teams and Co-Leadership
Friday, December 11, 2009      10 comments

At one point recently, I was a member of 23 teams and the co-leader of 6. Would you say that moderation is something I need to work on? I was really only actively participating in a few team and felt like I wasn't being a very good co-leader t... Read more
Loving being able to exercise again; Happy to be remotivated!
Tuesday, December 08, 2009      11 comments

Today, I walked two miles and ran one. That is not much compared to what I was doing before asthma kicked in about two months ago. It's huge for me today after getting on some new asthma medication. I am loving to be able to run again without... Read more
Able to run again!
Sunday, December 06, 2009      12 comments

It was 32 degrees F ( 0 degrees C) when I went walk/running today. It was the first time I tried running in the cold since I have been on my asthma medication. The medication worked beautifully and I was able to walk/run without even needing m... Read more

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