MIDLIFE

Hello Fall

HELLO FALL I can't believe it's already Fall. It's been 7 months since I've written anything here on the blog.  Like a lot of other things in my life, I lost my passion for something that I use to love doing. Depression and busyness will do that to you....

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I got a JOB

A few weeks back I wrote about searching for a J-O-B and how difficult it was to get interviews. Well I'm happy to report that I finally got the winning interview. NEW JOB I start my new job on the 26th working for Kroger. I'll be in the corporate office...

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Happy Birthday to ME

Another birthday!!! Today I am celebrating turning 51 and I'm really starting to feel my age. I'm grateful for another year to see my grandkids and spend with my family. I just wish my family would make a bigger deal out of my birthday's, instead the day...

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Returning to the Workforce in Midlife

Our journey has changed again, and we decided to quit traveling so we could settle down and buy a house. In order to do this, I must go back to work, but I’m finding it difficult to find employment at this stage of my life. EDUCATION I have a master’s degree which I...

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Weight Loss Update – January 2018

I am only given monthly updates as I don't feel that my progress warrants me giving updates any quicker. As of today I am down a total of 10 pounds. I know it has taken several months to get to that, but it took me months to put the weight on and I don't...

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One of My Favorite Pastimes

CHILDHOOD READS There is one thing I like to do to fill my time and that is to read. I've always had a love for reading even as a young girl. I can still remember the first book that I ever read as a young girl, "Are You There God, It's Me Margaret," by...

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Weight Loss Update – December 2017

UPDATE I feel bad that I haven’t posted an update to my weight loss and a lot of readers probably think I’ve given up. Let me assure you I am in no way giving up on this journey to a better ME. At weigh in today I was down another two pounds for a total...

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Weight Loss Update

Time for a weight loss update!!! POUNDS LOST As of today I have lost a total of 5 pounds. I have many more to go, but as long as I can keep loosing every week, then I am on the right track. I have changed my eating habits in many ways, but still need to...

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My Weight Loss & Mental Health Journey Begins

I finally decided to get two of the most important aspects of my life in order, my weight and my mental health. For several years my weight has gone up and down and so have my moods. I have searched for a doctor several times to help with the mental...

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Adjusting to the Big 5-0 has Not Been an Easy Road

I always thought turning 50 would mean that I had finally hit a momentous occasion and would have really accomplished something in my life. However, when 50 came rolling down the road, it hit me like a ton of bricks that no one cared but me. There was no...

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