Last night I sent a desperate plea out to my girls, letting them know they had my full permission to kick my butt into gear. Of course, they responded beautifully - reminding me that I am worthy, that the sucky parts are made up by the end resu... Read more
I spent yesterday trying not to think. I put my food in my tracker and tried to just be okay with being in range (which I was, but on the high end). I didn't think about going to the gym - I just went. I didn't think about my ST - I just did ... Read more
Grit - noun - firmness of mind or spirit : unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger
(according to merriam-webster.com)
This is all I'm hoping for right now. Just true, plain grit.
I was so super excited to write my blog... Read more
First, let's start with a March recap, shall we? Actually, I have one better for you. Remember at the beginning of the year when I told you I broke up my goals into 4 3-month segments? Guess what? We are a quarter of the way through 2011. (... Read more
First, I'm going to get my serious question out, because it's been getting to me. It's probably more a combination of questions, but it all centers around one idea -- "Your Ideal Weight".
Okay, let's face it, I'm far from ANYONE'S ideal we... Read more
Alright, ladies and gents. My body is still sore from all the workouts I've handed it the past few days. For this reason, I do NOT want to push it for a HM in just a month's time. The most I've ever walked is 7 miles, really...and to basicall... Read more
Yes, yes. They've been all around my office too. Truth? I don't buy GS cookies...not anymore. When I was a Girl Scout and had money to spare, I'd buy a box...and eat all of it in one sitting. It's part of what I've been thinking about latel... Read more
Last night, when I went to bed, Hubs tucked me in as usual and climbed in bed to hug and kiss me, saying "Goodnight, my boxer runner chick...err...my boxing chick that runs." I laughed and told him most boxers do run as part of their training, ... Read more
I have become a better version of myself.
Or, wait...this is more like it...
My weight loss has allowed me to be the person I always was.
That's right. I'm noticing something lately. Even after the madness of this past weekend, ... Read more
Please mark this week as the week my MIND wanted to work out and my BODY was not having it. Please, mark it down. It's so often the other way around. I've been at the gym the past two nights.
Tuesday I had to stop before Zumba was over... Read more
Affirmation: the act of affirming, something affirmed: a positive assertion
Affirm: to validate, confirm; to state positively
Commitment: an agreement or pledge to do something in the future
Yes, I'm double blogging today, but this is n... Read more
I've run out of plans, mostly. UH-OH! In Esther land that's a recipe for disaster. This weekend was about all I could manage to think about for a long time, but now that it's over I find myself wondering...."what now?"
I still have to fi... Read more
First of all, let me thank you all for your support yesterday regarding the overflow of emotions I had this past weekend. Let me reiterate that my emotions have nothing to do with the women I met this weekend. Could they have acted differently... Read more