Fall feelings, fall activities, fall goals...
Fall is here! I love the fall. I love the crisp air, I love wearing warm clothes, snuggling up with a good cup of cocoa and some warm blankets. I love the smell of the lit fireplaces in my neighborhood.
I am reminded of all I have to be gr... Read more
Why getting some answers was so important to me.
My last blog I posted about reconnecting with my daughter's father on Facebook. To sum it up, he and I split up when my daughter was 18 months old. He has not seen her since. According to his story, he got with a new woman who would not let h... Read more
A facebook encounter
I am still here. I have been busy with work and life these last few weeks. My weight is still slowly going down. I am down 20 pounds! Yay. My face is looking thinner and the clothes are fitting better. I am still juicing and eating raw veggie... Read more
An interesting conversation
I don't know if I have discussed my job before in great detail, but without breaching any confidentialities, I often work with populations that are at high risk for abuse. Either they were children of abuse, or they are behaving in such ways ... Read more
Finally Friday, now if I could just focus.....
I cannot tell you how happy I am to see this Friday come! No, I am not going on any sort of trip and No, I have no special event. I am just tired and so look forward to getting home from work and sitting under a blanket with a book and relaxing ... Read more
I got a couple of messages from people asking me about my juice fast. Specifically, what made me decide to do it, what "plan" I am following, and what recipes I am making. I will try and cover everything I can think of about juicing in this blog... Read more
I have been around SP, I just haven't been vocal. I have been reading and researching, finding ways to shake up my plan, end my cravings, manage my crazy life. I have had some progress in all of those areas, so I thought a little update was in o... Read more
Finding balance and fighting negativity
It has been two weeks since my last blog.
Where have I been? I have been here, just not so vocal or visible.
I am feeling kind of blah lately.
I have so many things to be grateful for.....and yet I am choosing to focus on the ne... Read more
My 9-11 blog
I know there will be many 9-11 blogs today. There should be. Writing is a great way to process grief and hurt feelings. Much healthier than a cookie. I wanted to post my blog about my memories of 9-11 and the sacrifices my family made for our wo... Read more
Saturday ramblings. There is no easy way.
I am so glad it is the weekend.
I have done pretty well with my meal plans and workouts, despite the fact I have a cold that is trying to settle in my chest. I am taking TONS of vitamins, drinking TONS of water, and am trying to rest and av... Read more
Week one down! The good, the bad, and the snotty.
Week one is complete. I thought I would take the time in this blog to highlight the good and bad of this week.
The evil scale says I am down 2.4 pounds this week. I am not relying too heavily on this, but it is still nice to ... Read more
A simple photo food blog and my plan to be organized.
Starting something new or taking on a large project can be overwhelming. Whether it is starting a term paper back in my college days, tackling a messy room in my home, or starting a clean eating program when I have MINIMAL experience in clean ea... Read more
Week summary, accomplishments and challenges.
I LOVE Fridays! I only work 4 hours on Fridays, and it is nice to have an hour of quiet before running off to pick kids up. I finished reading "The Game of Thrones". I had seen the series on HBO, which is awesome, and the book is just like the s... Read more
Day 2 and challenges
Day 2 is complete. I just finished my last meal post workout. Again, with the meals all ready prepared, it isn't hard to reach for the meal you need to eat.
Well, I have a platinum crossbow which at the moment is broken.... Read more
Day 1 down and other stuff
Tuesday was Day 1 of the Jamie Eason 12 week fitness challenge. I had all my batch cooking ready and prepared, so knowing what to eat was easy. 6 small meals throughout the day makes it easy to not be hungry. I drank TONS of water.
What... Read more