I can relate!
We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.
Joy is not found in the world around you, it's within yourself. You can make your own joy, especially during those dark times when you need to really f... Read more
What a beautiful day in Jersey! Sunny, balmy and warm!!! It makes you want to move your body! Today was weigh-in day and I'm pleased to say that my re-focus paid off with a 1.4 pound loss this week. I weighed in at 158.8 which puts me a little o... Read more
Top Ten Reasons” for getting up with the early birds to get moving:
“Top Ten Reasons” for getting up with the early birds to get moving:
Exercising early in the morning "jump starts" your metabolism, keeping it elevated for hours, sometimes for up to 24 hours! As a result, you’ll be burning more calories a... Read more
It's been pouring here all day. When I got to the gym at 6:45 another gym-goer was saying how he much prefers coming to the gym when the sun is out. That's so true, because it makes it harder to get out of bed when the alarm goes off and it's st... Read more
Oh, what a fabulous day!
That's kind of how I feel most days now, Oh, what a wonderful day! I've learned so much about myself during these past 15 months, not only about diet and nutrition, but how to really be happy. I've learned not to dwell on things that could be st... Read more
Well, I'm back on track so far this week. Yesterday I missed my morning spinning class due to having to take my mother to an appt. So I went in the morning and got a good workout in, even though I didn't have a lot of time. I did 30 minutes of h... Read more
Well, my last two weeks have found me not tracking food and not logging in here quite frequently. This is scary to me as it seems I've lost focus a bit. My weigh-in this week is the first gain I've had since starting this battle 15 months ago. I... Read more
Love this quote!
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain
This is so very important, especially to those of us who are b... Read more
Tuesday-My 21st anniversary
Well today I've been married for 31 years! On this date 31 years ago the temperature in NJ was 99 degrees. Today it's in the 40's! But my DH gave me spinning shoes as my gift today, I can't wait to use them in class tomorrow. I know they'll make... Read more
What a miserable day! In order to go to the gym this morning I had to scrape SNOW off my windshield! This is the middle of April! What is going on? Now we are left with howling winds and not very spring-like temps. Thank goodness I found spinnin... Read more
Words to Live By
Are You Giving Your Goals Your Best Effort?
Your dreams deserve better than a half-hearted effort. Meet your goals with a weak handshake and they'll soon be waving you goodbye. Since you probably don't want to look back on a life full of "a... Read more
Only one way
There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between.
- Pat Riley
I think this is the most appropriate quote for me. I really live this. You're either in or out, ther... Read more
No spinning today due to Cait's softball double header. When I got back I went for a run. Surprisingly it was still nice enough at 5:30 to run outside today. But, alas, tomorrow is supposed to be a noreaster storm that might last until Tuesday..... Read more
Live and Learn
Well, today for the first time in 8 months I was a bit rushed and wanted to get my lifting done before spinning class(I told you I was addicted!). So, I skipped my warm-up, which is usually at least 15 minutes on the treadmill. By skipping it, I... Read more
Smart Food Choices for eating out
Fast Food: CHOOSE: Grilled chicken or fish. Ask for the sauce separately and use just one tablespoon. Instead of fries, order a green salad with the dressing on the side. NOT Deep-fried foods. There are so many other healthy choices now!
C... Read more
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