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November Promises (based on Coach John Wooden & Steve Jamison)
Saturday, November 05, 2016      2 comments

November already... emoticon It's so strange to me. I read other people's journals and see such progress and chang... Read more
16 for 16 to end 16
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      5 comments

For the last 16 weeks of 2016, I will focus on 16 habits to help me end the best year of my life the best way I can. This falls in nicely with my start of the Biggest Loser challenge. Our official start is this Friday, Sept 9. Many / mo... Read more
Waves of life - vitual living
Monday, August 08, 2016      1 comments

Not sure when I realized this theme of waves was in the back of my mind - but today it finally came into a concrete thought. The constant ebbing and flowing - perfect to symbolize the journey I've been on for several years. Motivation comes and... Read more
New member challege blog - from a not-so-new member
Sunday, July 31, 2016      1 comments

I've been on here several years. Made some progress. Slipped...alot, I'm basically the same physically (although older) than I was. Mentally...I'm not so sure. I'm tired of not being able to 'control' myself. I'm disappointed with myself in... Read more
Best Year of My Life - Day 7
Thursday, December 31, 2015      0 comments

Best Year of My Life - Week 1 - Day 7 - 12/31/15 - end of 2015 Not a bad start - week 1 was good but room for improvement. I have 51 weeks left to improve. ... Read more
The Best Year of My Life - Day 1
Friday, December 25, 2015      5 comments

Today is my 52 birthday. I am inspired and motivated to make the next year the best year of my life. I am recommitting to living the healthiest and happiest year that I possibly can. I spent some time reflecting on what I would like to see ... Read more
Act like it's weight to lose 16 years late
Monday, December 07, 2015      2 comments

So my youngest turns 16 on Thursday. Each year, I tell myself to act like it's 1999 and 'it's time to lose the baby weight!' But, each year, I add a little more to be lost. I went for a check up today. In the past 7 months, I have gained 11... Read more
The past is over - get over it
Wednesday, November 11, 2015      6 comments

This is not a pity-me, poor-me post - it is an attempt for me to figure out myself and why I sabotage my attempts to get healthy. Today, I mindlessly went through the drive thru. Actually not mindlessly. After I ordered and while waiting to... Read more
When is it an excuse - and when is it reality?
Saturday, August 16, 2014      1 comments

This last week, my hip bursitis has been flaring up. Last night was so difficult to sleep. I bought a pillow top feather bed - which helps some, but last night, I ended up sleeping on a pillow as well. Which messes up my back and neck. S... Read more
The Rest of 2014
Monday, June 30, 2014      1 comments

It is July 1, 2014. Looking at the 'rest' of 2014. I tend to view life with a realistic (might I be perceived as pessimistic??) attitude - I was raised to always consider 'what's the worst that can happen?' so I could always be pleasantly surp... Read more
The Little I Might Be
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      2 comments

Got a jog in again yesterday morning. Just over 1.6 miles. Husband and I started out - he 'encouraged' me to extend the run 'just a bit'. He and I are very different. He can set his mind to something and 'just do it'. I'm not saying he does... Read more
Turning it Over in my Mind
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      3 comments

'You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind.' Not sure who came up with that bit of wisdom, but it fits my life right now. I have been thinking, and musing, and preparing, and 'fixin to' for way too long. It's time to put s... Read more
Water is my Problem...well, one of them...
Friday, May 04, 2012      0 comments

Thanks so much for the message of support 2Feather! Yes - keeping it off will be another goal for me. In tracking my food the last few days, I've realized I don't drink nearly enough water, Years ago I did JC program. It worked for me fo... Read more
20 months...20 pounds
Wednesday, May 02, 2012      2 comments

In 20 months, I turn 50. REALLY??? HOW DID THAT HAPPEN? emoticon I so clearly remember being in 5th grade, I can '... Read more