Tag Archives: challenges

Don’t Give Up On Me (says the “Little Child” in me)

I am one for overcoming challenges. I strive to not let any obstacles get in my way. Many note my great passion to succeed and in most things that I tackle I do end up succeeding at them. That being said, there is one obstacle that I have yet to find a way to overcome. […]

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Reflections on Thanksgiving Day 2013

Since my last post in late October, our lives have gone through a whirlwind of change. Julianne landed a new job at the University of Kentucky and I have picked up more contract work. With this kind of change, the routines we had established have fallen by the wayside and our weight loss has stagnated. […]

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I Hate Plateaus!!

I hate plateaus!!  I get on a roll…lose 14 pounds in two weeks.  Then, I gain one pound and remain the same for FOUR straight days now!!  What’s worse, is the last two days I have fought temptation to binge.  Yesterday I sooooo could have gone to City BBBQ and had a huge BBQ dinner […]

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Almost But Not Quite – Fighting It One Day at a Time

I am writing from LA Fitness. It has been about a week since I have been to the gym to walk. I have had bad back pain and no desire to push. Last night was a rough sleeping night too. I was up at 4 tossing and turning, so I just got up and did […]

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Some thoughts midway thru week one

At the midway point for Week 1 of the 21 day Kickstart program, I am down about 6 pounds. That is good news!! However, as much as it sounds good, I still have work to do. I believe I could shed much more by going to the gym and exercising, or even walking. Also, I […]

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