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LiveFit - Day 2

Saturday, July 26, 2014

After my first weight training day, I feel really good today. A little stiff this morning, but I have a lot of energy and the more I move around, cleaning, the stiffness is going away. I think I might like this weight training... emoticon

  
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Through the Years

Friday, July 25, 2014

During my teen years, I was a very active, social person. Playing high school sports, enjoying boating, skiing, tubing, swimming...spending a lot of time with family and friends.

In my early 20's, my only ambition was to find a man to love me (all of me) and get married. I didn't think about my job, my fitness, buying a house...nothing besides getting married. At age 23, I found my soul mate and we married at age 25.

My late 20's and thru my 30's was all about having babies and buying a family home. By age 26, we had our first house and our baby boy. Age 28, we had our baby girl. At this time, work and babies was all my life. Very little-to-no socializing and there was no time to think of "me". With the babies and moving between jobs, it was a challenging time in my marriage. We struggled through finances, day care, job changes, elementary school expectation, church expectations, buying a bigger house; and we succeeded through these challenges. My marriage was slowly improving, but, again there was no time in the day for my socializing, fitness or health concerns. I became a "home-body", exhausted all the time with no motivation for myself.

I'm now in my middle 40's. My kids are in high school, my son is now driving and my daughter is soon to be driving. Still a hectic daily schedule with my work and the kid's activities, but a better hectic...a fun hectic. My job is not so much a happy, self-fulfilling part of my day, but my kids and spending time with my hubby are what I live for. I also have a bit of time to spend on myself. I'm not trying to control what my hubby is or is not doing around the house. I've finally learned to just let him do his own thing and accept him as he is...no more trying to change him. And, this has been better for me. I was spending so much emotional time trying to get him to do things the way "I" wanted and that wasn't right. So we are at a much better loving place in our marriage...again.

So now I'm going back to myself, enjoying the outdoors and being active. I can't say it's easy, I've been away from it for so long, and I am really looking forward to the next 12 weeks as I go through a transforming plan for myself. I'm setting small daily goals and my 17 year old son is going to be my personal motivator. He will be helping me stay on track and working with me on my weight lifting program. He is also helping me with my meals as he too is working on a meal program. His is a bit different than mine, but we are doing it together.

  
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SUNSET09 7/25/2014 4:04PM

  We go full circle and the things we did back then, account for where we are today! It's good to reflect on the good times however, these are good times as well. You probably motivate him as well. Keep up the good work! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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Kicking My Butt

Friday, July 25, 2014

Started a new weight lifting program today. My son is helping me. I AM SO WEAK !!

It was hard but felt good. Push-ups are the WORST.

My goal for today was to get in the Arms & Chest weight lifting and I DID IT !!

  
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SUE5007 7/25/2014 4:40PM

    Whoohoo! Seriously, anything in a plank position is the worst.

Keep it up! :)

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Looking Within

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Finding quiet time in my house is a chore in itself, but today, I took the day off from work so that is can look within and become attuned to the true needs of my spirit.

The past month, I acknowledged some difficult truths about myself. My triggers for mindless munching of junk food, sleepless nights, lack of energy and an overall "yuck" feeling. To sum it up in one word, it's WORRY. Worrying about things that have already happened or what will come tomorrow. Worrying stresses me out, takes all of my energy, instigates negativity and to comfort, I was turning to food...junk food. I'm now trying to change the way I think and change the way I react to daily circumstances. I'm working on staying in the present, keeping my mind in the here and now. I'm starting to feel lighter, not weighed down by the heaviness of worrying. And, hopefully, the scale will reflect this lighter feeling I'm having. It hasn't been easy, but I TOTALLY feel that I'm moving in the right direction.

  
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COLLEENCONQUERS 5/28/2014 11:28AM

    AMEN to that !! glad that you are getting in touch with yourself .. i am working on that very thing myself .. love the pic of the eagle as representation of this journey .. we must learn to let our spirits soar and find that within us that helps us to feel good mentally, emotionally, and physically .. continued good luck on this journey to us both !! emoticon emoticon

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Memorial Day Honor

Monday, May 26, 2014





  
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AMYBELLES 5/26/2014 12:44PM

    Yes, God bless all who served for our country, both veterans and those who lost their lives to protect our freedoms! emoticon

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SUNSHINE99999 5/26/2014 11:48AM

  Indeed the thank you's should be overflowing. emoticon


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