Trail Diaries: My Weight-Loss Journey

I started my efforts to shed excess weight back in December of last year, and I did have a small amount of success. But, the commitment. The readiness to release the pounds just wasn’t there. At the first sign of stormy weather – family stress – any progress that I had flew straight out the window.

It was not my first attempt. In fact, the size of my body and the accompanying body-image issues have been a part of my life since I was a young child.

Attitude of Gratitude: It Works Magic!

At the beginning of this month, I mentioned that I was working through the book The Magic by Rhonda Byrne with one of the groups I belong to. It took us 28 days, and in that time, I learned so many ways to nurture an attitude of gratitude. And I can tell you from experience that it really does create magic in one’s life!