When the Going Gets Tough...
...the tough get tougher.
I sure hope you've heard that phrase before. Yesterday was emotional. It wasn't health related, but that was part of it...it was life related.
My husband has been out of work (per se) for about 3 years. He ... Read more
Getting My Grove Back...I Hope
Last night I felt something I hadn't felt in a LONG time....good. Around lunchtime yesterday my mid-back started hurting. I did a few stretches, did the best I could to make it better, but as soon as I got the chiro, guess what part he focused... Read more
PMP Part Two
FYI, whenever I see "PMP" I don't think Pimp...I think PUMP. I'm from Ohio and Arnold used to come every year and threaten to PUMP...US UP. So that's what I think of...and it certainly helps me when I'm surrounded by the young guns in the weig... Read more
Weigh-In Day and Better Things Ahead
Well, for accountability's sake...here it is, in all its wonderful non-glory...
W... Read more
PMP Starting Line and a Note About This Past Week
Yes, I'm coming to the party a tiny bit late. Let me explain (though I'm trying to tell myself I don't need to, but when I get a 5 pound gain tomorrow I'll need to log why that happened). This week was hell. Absolute hell! I had an adjustmen... Read more
Weigh-In Day and Hot, Steamy Football
Well, here we are again. it's weigh in day...
Weight Last Week: 315.4
Weight Goal for This Week: 31... Read more
Half a Mile Closer and Yet Further Away
I didn't want to run this morning.
No. That's not right. I wanted to run, I was just scared to because I didn't want to "fail" again. For the past, oh, I don't know, month or so I've been working uber hard to get my body to a place where... Read more
YAY for the weekend! (For those that don't know, I work about 50 miles from my house and thanks to a wonderful former Governor who saw the gas prices being raised to extremely high numbers (can we say ridiculous?) he allowed those agencies that... Read more
August Recap/September Goals
So it would seem that these are my stats for August (Man, I have not done this in a LONG time! *lol*)...
Weight 1st of August: 318
Weight 1st of September: 314
Total Weight Lost in August: 4 pounds!!
Total Weight Lost with SP: 102.... Read more
Part 3: Day 1 - Recap and Thanks!
So yesterday I set out to start part 3 of this incredible journey of creating myself. And I was scared from second one. I was scared I would disappoint everyone and disappoint myself. I was scared because I woke up tired and not feeling so we... Read more
100 Pounds Lost with Sparkpeople...FINALLY!!
So, yes, it's been a LONG time coming. I had so many dreams about how I would post this blog and what would be in it. Surprisingly, because of the challenges I've faced this year, this blog is going to be so much different than I ever anticipa... Read more
I had a talk with the exercise physiologist at the gym yesterday. As I was telling her that I was plugging away but was not really counting on the results because of the crazy year I've had, she asked me something, "So, Esther, what's the posit... Read more
Fight the Sore
So between the stress of recent weeks, the chiro appointments that are adjusting problems I had gotten used to, and getting my butt back to the gym and into shape again, well, I'm sore...all over sore. Yesterday I hit failure on the 3rd set of ... Read more
To the Victor Go the Spoils...
...and I spoiled myself ROTTEN today with bad@ssery...and boy did it feel good to feel that way again!
Woke up late. Oops! I'd been trying to get up early lately, but today, I rolled out of bed in a tizzy at 6:40 am. Knowing Logan had to... Read more
Superheroes Need Love Too!
Yes, I am a superhero. And, yes, I can do it all on my own. But that doesn't mean it feels good to get bashed over the head repeatedly! Superheroes need love too! What would Superman be without Lois Lane? Gotta have something to fight for t... Read more
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