I'm a 29-year-old redhead with a fabulous husband and two adorable children. I like reading books, sewing, snuggling up to a good show, and wooded walks in the rain. But something is missing from my life--passion for healthy living. I need a ... Read more
This is more of an "I didn't fall of the face of the earth" post than anything else. I'm trying to do well, but have been shaky on the tracking. I still fit great into my new size 12 jeans, so I must be doing alright. It's been a couple of we... Read more
So I finally got around to adding a profile picture because I just happen to have a current picture on this computer that I always use (my laptop, as opposed to our desktop computer which has all the photos on it. Then I realized this laziness ... Read more
I'm slacking this week, and I'm not beating myself up about it.
I finally hit my goal weight on Monday after a month of bouncing right around it. I was so excited I immediately updated my goal. Though I hit the first goal that I set, I am... Read more
Name that movie!
So this last week I thought I was doing pretty good because I have been biking so much. It has put my calories burned for the week significantly over the estimate, but I have been eating at the top of my range, rather than... Read more
Actually, the devil cookies are currently making me do it. I have a half-eaten previously frozen ball of cookie dough on the counter that I am in the slow and luxurient process of succumbing to. But I just poured myself a large glass of water ... Read more
So, I am increasingly discovering that I am a very verbal person. When I am asking a lot of my body, I find the difficulty eased imensely by talking. Repeating something with each breath gives me something to focus on besides the ache or fatig... Read more
I just did a yoga workout called "Yoga Sculpt." www.exercisetv.tv/workou t-videos/yoga/yoga-sculpt- 7642
I liked it a whole lot. I liked the difficulty level and the movement, but that it still preserves the focus on... Read more
I was marveling to my sister yesterday. I love this new life I am leading. Every time I begin to fear that perhaps I have reached the limit of where these current calorie guidelines can take me I go to my next weekly weigh-in and am down anoth... Read more
Last Tuesday we bought a bike trailer for pulling the kids behind my bike. (What follows is 3 paragraphs of history I didn't acutally intend to share, so you could skip down to the relevant story, if you want to.) I have not biked regularly si... Read more
I have never been skinny. Even as a child I remember being conscious of my weight—not in numbers, but in the way it restricted my actions: not asking people to pick me up because I thought I would be too heavy, not being able to fit my best fri... Read more