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Mind, Body and Spirit
Thursday, January 28, 2010      3 comments

I started this year griping at my receptionist about how 2010 is going to be kind of lame. No weddings to attend, no vacations planned, no babies to be born, and no large items to acquire. This year there was nothing to look forward to. ... Read more
My Mountain
Monday, January 18, 2010      5 comments

I was posting some pictures of a hike I did late last summer on my spark page and started reminiscing about the day and how much of a metaphor it is to my weight loss battle. We planned a trip through the back country to a beautiful alpine ... Read more
Sunday, January 17, 2010      0 comments

So hard to stay on track on weekends.. Ate well over my caloric range yesterday. Today it's past noon and I have had a latte and nothing else. Can't seem to stop cleaning my house and sit down and have a bite to eat. Everywhere I look I find... Read more
My Inspiration...A Mother has Bragging Rights...Right?
Wednesday, January 13, 2010      2 comments

I was mulling over the other night about which people inspire me. Although she’s itty bitty and stands only 5’3, I certainly look up to my daughter. As she approaches her 15th birthday tomorrow, I think of all she has achieved in the last year... Read more
2010 Q1 Goals
Monday, January 11, 2010      2 comments

Yes...I think in quarters...I am an accountant. I figured i wont look too far ahead into the future. So here are my top ten goals for quarter 1 in no particular order. " They" always say you should write them down as it's the first part... Read more
2nd Time's a Charm?
Tuesday, January 05, 2010      3 comments

Or is it the 3rd, 4th, 5th.... I don't know how many times I have started a new diet, eating regime, whatever you call it. I once heard relapse is part of the recovery process when dealing with addictions. I agree. I learn most from my m... Read more
Regaining Strength!
Monday, March 23, 2009      1 comments

I love looking up meanings of words in the dictionary. This morning I looked up the word, persevere. It means, “To persist in a state, enterprise or undertaking in spite of counter influences, opposition or discouragement.” And that, my friend... Read more
A couch, a shrink and a martini
Friday, March 20, 2009      2 comments

I think I am hitting my first plateau. This plateau is caused for various reasons, not unknown to me. Three weeks ago I started to track my food intake less and less. Exercise ceased to exist because life got busy, as it always does. The ebbs ... Read more
Friday, March 06, 2009      0 comments

J6WwM Very inspirational! Especially for those of us that feel like giving up some days.... Read more
1st Goal Achieved!!!!
Monday, March 02, 2009      3 comments

Today was my weigh in day. Knowing the last week was not my best, I had some apprehension when I stepped on the scale, but I was pleasantly surprised I was down another 1.8 pounds to find myself surpassing my first goal: 10% of my initial weig... Read more
Oh the trials and tribulations...
Wednesday, February 18, 2009      3 comments

After reading through blogs, unveiling some of the mysteries of the weight loss psyche, I know better than to peg myself as “split personality”. But I am finding myself in a constant state of contradiction. One moment feeling strong, positive, f... Read more
Get Outta Town, Monkey
Wednesday, January 28, 2009      0 comments

I know I have been told many times before, “Patience in a Virtue”. As I roll along this winding road of weight loss I do feel quite motivated. I have been eating really well, almost always staying in my caloric restrictions, walking 4 times a w... Read more
My Trees
Monday, January 26, 2009      0 comments

I was editing my Spark Page today, writing in my measurement results at week 4, celebrating my 2 inch loss in my chest, and reading my quote I posted on the first day I joined SP “The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second bes... Read more
Afternoon Delight
Friday, January 16, 2009      0 comments

It’s my lunch hour and I promised I would go out for my walk. Good for me, I have walked three times this week. I get my Lululemon’s on. Ah how I love my Lulu’s…when I am sitting on the couch watching TV…today, however, at the thought of gett... Read more
Epiphany to Remember
Thursday, January 15, 2009      4 comments

I have always been a night time snacker, mealtime portions always out of control. I have had this insatiable need to eat, eat, eat. My inner mantras: It's my last day on earth and I must consume until I bust! I must finish EVERYTHI... Read more