Loving eBooks & More!
So, my Darling bought me a Nook, and at first I didn't appreciate the absolutely amazing versatility of the eBook, but I've quickly become a convert.
I'm still on my first eBook. I waited to buy The Spark until I could put it on the Nook, ... Read more
Better Role Models than Models!
So, I just read Gordiesmommy's blog "Why should I look like the models in the magazine?", which I highly recommend, and it got me thinking.
Yes, stick thin models are terrible role models for women, and particularly for young girls at that ... Read more
Having a Bridget Jones moment...!
So, I'm traveling on business, and this is the note I just sent my Honey:
Forgot to tell you that I have stupid workout injury. Fell off over-inflated bosu (so only my ego is deflated). Hurt wrist/hand. Don't think any permanent damange ... Read more
(Re)Connecting with Old Friends --- Part 2
Earlier this month, I wrote about the joy of reconnecting with my best friend from childhood.
Just as wonderful is the reconnection with a group of high school friends that has occurred over the last few years. 10 of us girls were quite ... Read more
Reconnecting with Old Friends -- Part 1
I don't know how many of you are on Facebook, but I finally gave in and started this past January. If you are on Facebook, you know that it's a great way to find or be found by people from your past. Some you are really thrilled to hear from, ... Read more
A more positive perspective on plateaus?!
Since plateaus are such a common topic here, I just wanted to offer another perspective on them, that's perhaps a bit more positive and motivating, at least it has been for me.
I just broke through a plateau that lasted months. Now the fac... Read more
Owed to the Personal Trainer...
On this journey, I have often commented on the role of Nutrition in making me healthier and stronger, and in finally losing unwanted weight.
However, I think that my trainer has played an almost equally important role (though I know fitne... Read more
I am so grateful...
OK, I don't want to jinx anything, for sure, but life has been good...
I realize I've worked for what I have, but I also know I am blessed, particularly to have my wonderful parents, BF, and sister in my life.
So, since my last blog en... Read more
New Near-Term Fitness Goal...The Great Saunter in NY!
So, having told my boyfriend that, years ago, when I lived in NY, I used to do this annual hike around the island of Manhattan, he decided we should do it this year! So we are going to NY for this May 2 event, which is always an adventure.
... Read more
Important Milestone Reached!
No, it has nothing to do with my weight, though I do feel better having lost a few pounds.
Yesterday was the first anniversary of the healthiest romantic relationship of my life! You just know when you all systems are go: intellectually... Read more
Found a great quote today...
We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities.
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson... Read more
Just starting out...
Learned about the website this morning, and am so happy to have an on-line place to post my
exercise, my nutrition, and to go to for tips and motivation. My goal is to get back to a weight where I felt very comfortable 4 years ago, when I ha... Read more