Category Archives: journey

You need a nudge?

I’ll nudge you.  Since people seem to like to read about struggles, I’ll throw one out to you.  I’ve talked about struggling with weight issues.  I’ve talked about struggling with overeating issues.  I’ve talked about struggling with health issues.  Let’s … Continue reading

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121 and counting…

I like to cross things off, count down and keep track of important dates. Right now, the number 121 refers to the number of school days left until the end of this school year. But it’s far more meaningful than … Continue reading

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Ch..ch…ch…changes…

Now many of you are irritated that the David Bowie song is flitting through your head.  Don’t be annoyed, be happy with it!  Change is a mantle to be worn with grace, embrace it.  Do not let it burden you, … Continue reading

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“Dance like no one is watching…”

This is a great reminder to us all.  We become so enmeshed in life that we forget to do the simple things.  We become so wrapped up in who we are, and who they are, and maybe we should be … Continue reading

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Baby steps on the journey…

I haven’t cooked for myself much at all since the summer months.  Even though I posted photos of some tasty meals, I haven’t done so since then.  As you’ve read, I have gained back a fair amount of the weight … Continue reading

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The moment, and trying to live in it…

Words are my thing.  I love them:  learning them, using them, imagining them.  Sometimes I feel I’m at my best in words; on paper, they can express my feelings at times better than I can verbalize.  It’s a little safer … Continue reading

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The journey and its transparency continues…

I achieved success this summer with weight loss.  Because I’m human, I have not sustained the loss nor have I kept all 18 lbs off.  I’ve gained 10 back.  That just isn’t acceptable to me so it’s time for me … Continue reading

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I CAN get some satisfaction…

I hope the Rolling Stones don’t mind me paraphrasing one of their titles.  In my never-ending quest to fill the glass half full instead of emptying it halfway, I have been taking time to reflect on certain words and concepts.  … Continue reading

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Atypical female thoughts…

The stereotype about women indicates we like to shop, have our nails done, have our hair done and dress up all of the time.  I’m happy to say I don’t fit that stereotype, not by a long shot.  Don’t get … Continue reading

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Gratitude

According to the dictionary, the word ‘gratitude” means a feeling of thankfulness or appreciation. Seems like a simple concept, but for me it isn’t. I can say the words, I can feel appreciative, I can express my thanks. But am … Continue reading

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