6 Pounds in 4 Weeks?
Monday, July 07, 2014      3 comments

It is the frustrating things in life that often push us to better ourselves. I did not like when my cell phone died and my husband insisted that a smart phone was the answer. Now, I love my smart phone. I was not happy when the job in TN turned ... Read more
Struggling Out Loud
Tuesday, August 14, 2012      2 comments

I did so well from March through June. In July, I went to see family and I was so pleased that I did not gain weight. Now, I want to be serious again about getting fit! The desire is there but the follow through is not. Each day, I get up with s... Read more
Heat and Exercise
Saturday, June 30, 2012      3 comments

My treadmill is in the basement and normally it is much cooler in the basement. Now, the outside temperature is over 100 degrees and the basement is not as cool as normal. I thought I would be able to do a normal workout but it was all I could d... Read more
Summer Time
Saturday, June 23, 2012      2 comments

So the Summer routine changes from week to week. Last week was crazy. This week was easy. Next week will be busy. The week after that we are traveling. Every week seems to come with rearranged priorities. During the school year we settle into a ... Read more
My First Organic CSA Basket!
Friday, June 08, 2012      2 comments

I know people who pick up a CSA box or basket each week but I have never personally done it. The risk that has always stopped my family is that we don't like ALL vegetables. How do I justify paying for it if I am not even sure that we will eat i... Read more
BP Results
Saturday, May 19, 2012      1 comments

On March 25th, I went to the Dr because I had terrible poison ivy. My weight was awful and my blood pressure shocked me. It was 157/95. My blood pressure is never that high but my weight had not been so high either. It was the kick that I needed... Read more
Day In, Day Out
Tuesday, May 15, 2012      0 comments

My blog fifteen days ago was so exciting. Now things are a little slower. The scale is not moving and I did not eat well last week. I am exercising. This week I have done much better at eating right. I am just discouraged by the day in day out w... Read more
Monthly Measurments
Tuesday, May 01, 2012      2 comments

I was surprised today as I took measurements. I know the scale changed this month but from today to the last time I took measurements there is only a 4 pound difference. I know that they say that the scale can not show how much muscle you are bu... Read more
Goal Ideas
Thursday, April 26, 2012      2 comments

A week of wonderful, fun company and 4 days of vacation left me with a 3 pound gain. Yesterday, I got serious again. I am determined to stick with sparkpeople and more specifically tracking food and exercise. In one day, the 3 pounds came back ... Read more
Getting Started Again!
Wednesday, April 11, 2012      2 comments

My blood pressure was out of sight when I went to get steroids for poison ivy! My weight was almost to its highest and just the week before I had complications from pcos. All of this made me realize it was time to try again to lose weight. We ju... Read more