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eat more = lose weight ? huh lol
I just keep going.. sometimes I do great.. sometimes I fall flat on my face.. but I just pick myself up and keep going along. I am so proud of where I am versus where I was this time last year and am looking forward to continuing and see where ... Read more
As a reflect back on January, I'm proud of my accomplishments and see areas of improvement. On this journey, it's important to look back at the gains I've made and also make a mental map of where I want to go in the next month. I love the tool... Read more
Getting my head back in the game..
I was totally back on track the first week of January and hitting it hard. My commitment and resolve were at an all time height. I started off the second week strong also, but then life had an upheaval in the works for me lol. My guy and I ha... Read more
Taking it easy :)
Several factors came together to make yesterday and today rest days :) Yesterday was my darling daughter's birthday and I spent the day with her. As a single mom, if I don't do it, it doesn't get done.. so it was up to me to make her day as spe... Read more
When the scale is the enemy.. :)
During the holidays, I gave into temptation and due to being out of town, off my program. When I got home, I was ok with the modest gain of a couple pounds, knowing it was a once-a-year treat and committed to getting right back with my healthie... Read more
I will not stop..
This is a lifestyle change. This is for me. I am dedicated, I am committed and I am strong. I can do this. I WILL do this. I know I will have tough days, "bad" days, stress, and will miss workouts or eat what I "shouldn't". But, I will not ... Read more
Getting back on track.. again lol
I won't make excuses for myself. I got off track during the holidays. While my recently developed better habits did influence my choices, I also gave in to the temptations the holidays bring. Without excuses, I will say the holidays are quite... Read more
I'm the cookie monster! lol
Ok, so I'm going to confess about yesterday... I blog all the time about the great days, the good choices.. so I'm going to also blog about my cookie monster moment.. lol.. I went into the copy room yesterday completely unaware there were gooey ... Read more
I'll be really honest here. If I looked at the big picture of what all it would take to meet my long-range goals, I'd probably be very overwhelmed. The problem in becoming very unhealthy is that it takes ALOT to reach healthy lol.. Realizing t... Read more
Emotional ups and downs
Last night, I got a phone call out of the blue.. it was that sweet makes my heart go pitter patter country boy I've had a crush on lol :) Yes, I giggle, smile, and blush like a 16 yr old school girl with her first crush when I hear his voice. I... Read more
Replanning my goals
About 2 weeks ago, I felt something in my wrist. It was like the story of the Princess and the Pea. I hunted around not quite sure I felt anything. Within the last two weeks, the lump has grown to where it's easily seen. It's under the skin.... Read more
When I work out..
When I work out, give it my all, and let the sweat pour.... I stink! lol :)
but I also:
*am proud of myself
*feel more energetic
*am putting in the work to accomplish my goals
*am making myself healthier
*am more aware of my ... Read more
Back on track :) Yay!
I got sort of off track from the holidays through this weekend. Time off with friends was wonderful for the soul, but not so great for my exercise routine. lol :) Came back to a cold / flu / allergies, not sure which. Then, my darling daughter... Read more
The little engine that could..
So I weighed in for this past month. Only a two pound loss. I had set a goal for more and at the beginning of last month had hoped for more. I started off the month strong and made good choices. I know I was making strides, gaining muscle, i... Read more
Chasing after the wagon..
I drove "home" to visit old friends this past weekend. I totally jumped off the healthy eating and exercising wagon! It was a wonderful visit of fish frying, pot lucks, up all night talking and laughing till I was hoarse, and remembering yeste... Read more