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Menopause Sucks

Monday, August 25, 2014      4 comments

My husband told me today that he no longer finds me sexy. That he is disappointed in my weight gain. That he can't understand why it appears that I have given up. I have been making excuses for myself for years now. Blaming menopause, blamin... Read more

Loving Myself

Monday, March 11, 2013      0 comments

This may sound crazy and one may have nothing to do with the other but ever since I started juicing and eating vegetarian I have become less obsessive about my weight. I feel so good! I've lost a few pounds and my measurments are down - but no... Read more

Stop Sugar cravings

Tuesday, March 05, 2013      1 comments

I don't remember where I read this but I was researching diabetes since both my Grandmother and mother have it - developed in their senior years. Anyway, I read that if you take chromium then not only does it help your kidneys process carbs and... Read more

Eating Vegetarian

Saturday, March 02, 2013      0 comments

I decided to go cold turkey (pun intended) and stop eating beef, chicken, and pork. I bought a juicer - love it! And I started looking at vegetarian meals. The first thing I noticed was how easy it was to eliminate meat from my diet. The sec... Read more

I am trying not to give up

Tuesday, February 12, 2013      7 comments

The scale is an evil invention more than likely created by a man to torture women into thinking they are not and never will be good enough. There, I said it. But why am I continually drawn to it? Why do I allow it to have such control o... Read more

AAAAnd she's back!

Monday, January 21, 2013      3 comments

I think I have finally busted through my personal barriers and am on the "habit" ride for working out! I was looking forward to working out on my elliptical this morning! Haven't had it in a while and I really missed it! Now I have options fo... Read more

Feeling Awesome!

Friday, January 18, 2013      2 comments

I did week 2 of JM's 30DS and loved the sweat dripping down my face! Great workout! I feel energized and postive and wonderful! I have to remember this feeling when I have those moments of "I don't wanna" before a workout or when I star... Read more

Acceptance, Acceptance, Acceptance

Wednesday, January 16, 2013      2 comments

Got on the scale today even though I told myself that I would not only to see that the number has not changed. I heaved a huge sigh and said to myself "that's okay, you are getting healthier" I am feeling better now that I'm working out ag... Read more

Frustration Abounds!

Monday, January 14, 2013      1 comments

Why do people resort to "miricle pills" and "quick loss" diets? Because they spend a week or more doing everything right and get on the scale to see that the needle hasn't budged on bit!... Read more

Day 5 And still With IT!

Sunday, January 13, 2013      0 comments

I have been doing a 30 minute workout every day except for Friday when I woke up with a migraine. That's okay since I need a day off for rest anyway. I am very proud of myself. Usually on the weekends I tend to find all sorts of excuses to n... Read more

Day 2 of The Beginning

Thursday, January 10, 2013      1 comments

I worked out again this morning with Jillian Michaels and again it felt good and I'm glad I did it. I know that if I can keep doing a daily workout for at least a week without interuption then it will become habit and I will get over the "nah, ... Read more

Back in the Saddle Again!

Wednesday, January 09, 2013      3 comments

I woke up this morning energized, feeling ready and willing to do a good workout. I was even tempted to do a 45 minute hardcore JM dvd but decided against it since I didn't want to over do it and then be too sore to work out the rest of the wee... Read more

Wow am I feeling good today!

Friday, December 28, 2012      2 comments

I lost another pound, so there's an excellant reason to be in a good mood! We are leaving for Florida tomorrow -another great reason to be in a good mood! Plus the sun is shining! Life is good!... Read more

Healthy Eating While Traveling

Thursday, December 27, 2012      0 comments

No sooner do we get home from a trip and I get back in to healthy eating and counting my calories when we talk about packing up and gettng back on the road again. As much as I love going to our "second home" on the Gulf, it's not helping the wh... Read more

Why Can't I Get Motivated?

Wednesday, December 26, 2012      3 comments

I wake up every morning with the best intentions. Really, I do! I always have a plan in place as to what type of workout I'm going to do, how long, and what type of protein shake I will make for after. And it all goes out the window and... Read more


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