Great start to this 5% Challenge!
Happy Mothers Day!!
I'm pretty tired today, but I've made a great start to the 5% Challenge! Yesterday began with a two-hour work day at the community garden (10-noon), then I headed over to the new cooperative grocery space (we're moving ... Read more
Kicking off the next 5% Challenge!
This will be my third 5% challenge!
The first challenge, I started at 160 pounds - my goal was to lose 8 pounds. I lost 2, so just a little more than 1% of my body weight Read more
Vacation Day 2: Walking, Walking, Everywhere!
This morning, I had to take my car into the shop to get some work done. So I decided that I would walk while I waited!
The mechanic's shop is only about a mile away from my parents' house, and then it is only a couple of blocks to one of t... Read more
Vacation Day 1: All About Food!
Today was EXACTLY what I needed to start recharging myself!
Standard recipes are so hard - especially the way I cook! Which is add a dash of this and mix until it looks right, then cook it until it smells right....well, I'm not quite that ... Read more
Wrapping up April - and thanks for sticking by me!
April is the worst month of the year for me - and the best, all at the same time!
I work for an environmental non-profit, so I attend a lot of river clean-ups, water monitoring trainings and outings, Earth Day events - etc. So... Read more
Today I did the unthinkable - and I'm bleeding for it!
I have to preface this blog: I've only ever had dogs!
Dogs are easy. They're eager to please, and having had labs and lab mixes my whole life, they always liked water.
So I don't always know what to do with Miss Kitty, because cats ar... Read more
Ahhh, the relief...
The food cooperative scheduled a planning meeting, for new and old board members, and a lot of issues came up in the discussion.
Chief among them - the fact that this one problem board member has been attacking other board members, underm... Read more
The weight of the world is gone!
Ahhh, it's such a relief to make it through a big event and have everything go well!
The food cooperative had our annual member meeting yesterday, and I was designated "the facilitator."
And given the fact that one of the board members... Read more
Camp Tecumseh (almost all pics)
Last week was the second face-to-face field training for the Indiana Watershed Leadership Academy. I was really nervous, because we had just gotten 9+ inches of snow, but it was in the 40s and most of the snow was melted by the time we left.
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One-Month Progress Report
It has been exactly one month since the start of the 5% Challenge.
Here were my measurements at the start of the 5% Challenge:
Waist to Hip: .83
Body Fat: 37.12%
Shoulders: 41 ... Read more
"How did I get here?"
This used to feel like my catch phrase! How did I suddenly gain all of this weight? How did I reach the point where I can't even touch my toes?
There are so many times when I have suddenly realized that I was lost in the woods with no i... Read more
The best advice I can give you: turn on the kitchen light!
I'm clumsy sometimes. And when I have a sinus infection, and my equilibrium is already off, and I'm half asleep, I'm EXTREMELY clumsy!
Friday night, I went to bed early to try to get some rest and recover. When I woke up in the middle of ... Read more
Celebrating my final day in the 20's
I firmly believe in detoxifying and purifying.
Sometimes the big moment is a pre-set event or date. Like your 30th birthday.
Getting a little tired of blogging....
First off, thank you so much to everyone for the support on my blogs!!
With my hectic schedule, I'm not turning out to be a fan of daily blogging. I actually sighed out loud when I pulled up my sparkpage to write another blog!
On th... Read more
LTGL Blog + Planning out my weekend...
5) What can you improve upon?
The biggest thing that keeps me from waking up in the morning? I'm still tired. Between evening meetings and late workouts, I tend to get to bed later than I want to. And then I want to sleep in, so I KEEP w... Read more
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