So today was a small step back into the “game” or lifestyle. I had gotten way off track. Even as I encouraged others I wasn’t following through on my own challenges. Today I walked for 15 minutes, 1 mile. I actually did several strength-train... Read more
So August wasn’t the healthiest of months. I hardly exercised. I made poor food choices as in lots of fried fast foods and too many calories each day. So I’m sure that I’m up weight wise. I know I feel worse with my energy and overall health... Read more
"The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself."
– Anna Quindlen
This is something that I need to keep reminding myself of. I’m not perfect and to expect perf... Read more
Woo Hoo! It’s here! Finally!
OK, gang, now then this weekend was a roller coaster of emotions and really bad food choices for me. However, not gonna focus on the negative this week.
Friday night I got home and ran to the mail slot. No title, again! So I was saying n... Read more
Inspirations and musings
There will be difficulties to face on the way to being successful. You can weather the storms!
— Denise Austin
I really like the sentiment this quote from Denise brings forward. No matter what you do there will always be obstacles or dif... Read more
"Behold the turtle. He makes progress only when he sticks his neck out."
– James Bryant Conant
I may need to post this everywhere as a reminder that in order to get anywhere I a) need to get moving and b) need to take risks in order to mo... Read more
Car Quest 2009
So in June the transmission in my car died on my way to work. I was able to coast to the side of the road with no one injured. I had an appt with a local dealer to get my Explorer’s (truck) oil changed that morning and the dealer was waiting a... Read more
Bollywood “Bollyrobics” dvd review
OK, so I tried a different routine this morning, so I’ve tried 2 of the 3 routines on this dvd and several were asking about it and belly dancing.
Here’s my opinion on the dvd so far.
1. It’s lots of fun.
2. It has some similar m... Read more
So this morning I did it. I actually got my butt out of bed and did my first Bollywood Aerobics workout. Nope, just waaay too tired last night and with DH there, not so much on the happening.
I set the dvd up last night so I could just ... Read more
Shh, don't tell anyone. It's a secret.
I have a secret desire. It seems silly sometimes and scary at others. I have not really been working towards it lately. Between body image and my over developed sense of inferiority and lack of self worth, along with my lack of coordination a... Read more
Overcoming self doubt
How do you do it? When the self-doubt starts to creep in, how do you deal with those thoughts and feelings? Do you adjust your goals, or just keep forging ahead?
Well this is a timely question for me. I live constantly with self-doubt. I ... Read more
7/29/09 Victory, goals and where am i?
"Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more."
– Louis L'Amour
This quote sums up my healthy journey. I lose a little, stay the same, bounce a bit, lose a little more, stay ... Read more
Blog, blog, blog…
First and foremost I want to thank everyone who has left comments and hugs on my last blog. I really appreciate your support. I know I probably forgot to leave messages on at least some of your pages like I probably do. The last several days ... Read more
7/14/09 Ramblings of my mind
I got two quotes in my email this morning that resonated with me.
Make peace with your past — so it won't spoil the present!
— Denise Austin
My original blog today was intended to deal with making peace with my past, both recent an... Read more
07/13/09 What a day?!
I’m tired and worried today. That right there is a VERY dangerous condition for me. My self-control always goes out the window when that happens.
First I didn’t get enough sleep. Insomnia hit again and it has been doing so a lot more lat... Read more
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