Thriving for Thirty Week 3 Update

Only two weeks ago I launched my "Thriving for Thirty" initiative. I set out to Lose the weight that I've gained over the last 3 years (60-65 pounds) Maintain some great relationships with friends and family Make better use of my finances Be a more happy individual   I could have easily called this "Thin … Continue reading Thriving for Thirty Week 3 Update

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When I Asked For A Sign I Didn’t Mean THAT One

I saw this sign while walking around Tupper Lake nearly a decade ago and it still makes me laugh. We later learned that it's a sign for an information center but I still think back to it when I'm looking for an elusive answer to one of life's questions. This post is part of the … Continue reading When I Asked For A Sign I Didn’t Mean THAT One

October 1st and a New Beginning

Few people understand what I've been struggling with mentally, physically and emotionally in the last few years.  I can't even try putting it to words. In three years so much has changed in my life.  Career, friends, I got a horse, my life's purpose (and the struggle to even know what it is), oh and … Continue reading October 1st and a New Beginning

I’m a Brickhead

The next journal prompt of this series makes me feel like such a brickhead. Prompt: Are you really too busy to change your habits?Do you spend hours in front of the computer or television?  If you took a “media fast” how much time would you have to connect with friends, exercise, and find better foods? … Continue reading I’m a Brickhead

Catching Up

I've been naughty. In my health support group I have posted journal entries and never actually journalled myself so I'm catching up now. Journal Prompt: What are the top 3 emotions or mental habits that keep you from your health goals? Depression/anxiety: My depression often gets me into long periods of sadness about a bleak … Continue reading Catching Up

Keeping a Journal….Dear Diary….

Seriously though....I'm beginning a journey to reclaim my health.  Only 3 years ago I was in the best shape of my life and now I'm at my worst.  I began a support group on Facebook and as we prepare for our diet changes I've begun us all on a journal challenge.  While some choose to … Continue reading Keeping a Journal….Dear Diary….

My Glass Is Always Full

When I was in college I gained weight....REALLY gained weight.  It began in senior year of highschool; every other day I enjoyed a half-day. My best friend and I chose a new restaurant to dine in throughout the year.  We made a list of local eateries and drew randomly from a jar.  It hurt my wallet … Continue reading My Glass Is Always Full