Goals... yup, I have struggled with this for almost a year. What the heck is my problem? Life just keeps kicking me, but I get back up, dust off and take another step. Only problem is, my steps haven't been in the right direction no matter ho... Read more
As I think about the winter challenge, I reflect on the past challenge and realize how miserably I failed. Quite frankly, life got in the way and I just couldn't get it together. I'm not 100% certain I'm there yet, but I'm working on it.
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BLC Fall Into Fitness
I have joined another challenge to help make me accountable. This year has brought so many bumps in my journey, I am determined to get back on track.
So for the challenge we are to blog our goals for this go around. Mine are simple. Ba... Read more
A dollar lesson
In our Scoutmaster minute, our SM pulled out a dollar from his wallet. He asked the boys what it was and they all screamed out "A dollar bill".. then he pulled one out from his pocket, all wrinkled and torn. Again, he asked the boys what it was ... Read more
Winter is a necessary evil for me. I hate the cold but love a good snow. I hate the snow if Iím traveling but am amazed at itís beauty. I hate the wood burning stove but love coming in from a cold day and feeling itís warmth. Mostly thoug... Read more
Less Stress For the Holidays
Ok, one of my challenges for December is to list 3 ways I can help manage my stress level. Since moving far away from my family and winning the lottery are not options, here is what helps me.
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I needed a bit of motivation and was going through some things and found these so I thought I'd share. These are a few I've not seen on facebook or other places often.
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September - Back to the Basics
Ok, I've been struggling lately to get a handle on my schedule with back to school, kids' sports and work. So I'm committing September to getting back to the basics. No huge goals but just to get back to tracking my calories, water and moving ... Read more
Iíve spent much of my life taking care of others. I'm a perfectionist and want to make everyone happy except myself. Why is that? Why do we have such a hard time taking care of ourselves the way we take care of others? When my dad was on his... Read more
HLC #1 Week 9 Ė Mental Challenge
So I need to pick 3 things that make me happy - that's easy!
1. God, my husband and my kids.
2. Being in nature - whether hiking, biking, or four wheelin'.
3. Being active and working out! Bring on the iron baby!
Step 2 is 3 thin... Read more
HLC #1 Week 1 Ė Mental Challenge
GoalsÖ As I sat down this morning trying to think of my goals, I realized it seems that the past challenge and this one may have the same ones. I did well with maintaining during the last but I did not meet my #1 goal ... Read more
An Affair & Addiction
Beautiful curves in the just the right places peaking out under the insulation thatís been hiding them all these years. Making me feel strong, sexy, desired. Making me crave more. I admire them in the mirror or run my hand over them feeling... Read more
Are you eating enough?
First, I must say, I am not a nutritionist or professional in any way when it comes to your body. What I can offer are things that have helped me better understand how to fuel my body to lose weight. This does not mean that what works for me w... Read more
I'm NOT quitting!
Weíve been so busy since vacation that we donít have time to think! My son started football the day we got back from vacation and itís been hectic since! Football, for those who donít know, is very demanding! Now, Iím not talking Jr. High or ... Read more
Ok, so I donít have all my pictures loaded yet, but it was fantastic. I have an awesome picture of my kids on one of the huge boulders that fell off the mountain. Not to mention the great views! It was so refreshing to do nothing but ride and... Read more