Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Moments that Scare us the Most

In past few months, I’ve changed. A lot. The changes aren’t necessarily physical. The number on the scale hasn’t changed much, if at all, in months. The changes are in my thinking. Lately, I’ve been contemplating things I never imagined … Continue reading

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Coincidence? I Think Not.

For a long time, I’ve felt that the coincidences in life are signs from a higher power (angels, God, fate, etc.) telling me that I’m the right path. The frequency at which coincidences occur has been increasing significantly in my … Continue reading

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Get Ready to Rock 5k

On Saturday, September 10th, I ran the Get Ready to Rock 5k inWhite Bear Lake. I’ve been meaning to do a recap since I ran it, but to be honest, it was a very uneventful run and there wasn’t much … Continue reading

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My September 2011 Challenge

After being on my current “weight loss journey” or “lifestyle change” since 2009, the things that were working to help me lose 35 lbs. weren’t working anymore. The dreaded plateau had a hold on me and I knew I needed … Continue reading

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Negativity Breeds Negativity

A comment on a blog I was reading earlier today mentioned “negativity breeds negativity,” and it summed up the very thoughts I’ve been having recently. In general, I’m not a negative person; at least, I try not to be. The … Continue reading

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When it Rains, Go Hiking

The evening of August 30th was a cool, damp, gray one. It was one of those days where I knew I should be physically active, but would have been more content to just curl up on the couch reading a … Continue reading

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Be Willing to Lose the Suffering Contest

In Geneen Roth’s book, When you Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair, her chapter called “Be Willing to Lose the Suffering Contest” really hits home. She discusses how women often keep themselves miserable either consciously or unconsciously as … Continue reading

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