Upward Spirals
Saturday, January 09, 2010      3 comments

Even though I was seriously under the weather this week, I am happy to say my 2010 resolution to become organized is well under way. At work, I set up all the materials I mail regularly to clients in easy reach so that as soon as I get a reques... Read more
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      3 comments

I have been putting off writing this blog for a while. I really wanted to churn out something inspirational and uplifting to ring in the New Year. A blog to do justice to the amazing journey I began last year and to explore the possibilities of... Read more
HELP! A rock and a hard place...what to do?
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      6 comments

So my closest friend is getting married and I am in a pickle. She wants me to be in her wedding...which is going to be in Europe. At first, the hubby was pretty open to the idea of going and of course I want to be there. But then we checked o... Read more
The making and breaking of an exercise habit
Wednesday, December 16, 2009      5 comments

It takes three weeks to create a habit. That means it is entirely possible to go from total coach potato to exercise addict in under a month...no matter how out of shape you are. 1) Start small...everything half hour of being active "coun... Read more
The Big 6-0
Sunday, December 06, 2009      7 comments

It's official. As of this morning's weigh in, I earned my "Lost 60" badge. I am only another 5 away from reaching the half way mark on this journey and the 220s! I am 33 pounds from leaving the "obese" label behind forever and 35 from onederl... Read more
Turkey Day Wrap-up
Monday, November 30, 2009      4 comments

Ok, quick blog about the Thanksgiving weekend. Did I overeat? Not by much. Other that having a small portion of sweet potato crunch, which can have as many as 800 calories per serving ... Read more
Sleepless nights
Monday, November 23, 2009      5 comments

The hubby and I had a rather sleepless night last night. We have a ten week old puppy who is up every two or three hours, every four on a good night. Last night was not a good night. Needless to say we were both stumbling around bleary eyed t... Read more
Saturday, November 21, 2009      4 comments

If you had told me seven months ago that I would be waking up today at 6:00am like a kid on Christmas morning-hours before my alarm clock rings-too excited to go back to sleep in anticipation of a three hour Zumbathon...I would have called you c... Read more
Thursday, November 19, 2009      4 comments

While I may not have seen a big loss on the scale in the last month, the tape measure has been a bit kinder. I just reset my goals which of course wipes out everything I have tracked on SP, so am not sure exactly how many inches I have lost tot... Read more
The game plan
Wednesday, November 18, 2009      2 comments

So I have officially added Kickboxing to my workout plan 2x per week and just completed my wellness tour at the YMCA yesterday to get set up on a strength circuit. I will do this on the same day I kick box. I know, kickboxing and strength trai... Read more
Help me decide on my workout plan.
Thursday, November 12, 2009      4 comments

So the local high school swim team has started swim practice at the Y at 7:00. Twice a week, I usually go swimming at the Y at 6:30. This is annoying for two reasons. #1) Swim lanes for Y members before swim practice - lanes 5 and 6; Swi... Read more
Exercise motivational tip
Tuesday, November 10, 2009      7 comments

I have seen a few blog entries and forum posts relating to how to stay motivated to workout, so I thought I would offer up my two cents. My trick takes willpower ALMOST out of the equation. Women are 75% more likely to workout if we are weari... Read more
A rant and then a happy ending
Saturday, November 07, 2009      11 comments

Wow it's been a long time since my last blog. I haven't felt very motivational to tell you the truth. I haven't lost a single pound in two weeks and I am frustrated with myself for that because I am on a deadline here. I have surgery in 18 we... Read more
Just touching base
Friday, October 16, 2009      5 comments

Ok, feeling a little guilty that I have been letting my sparking slide a bit. I have guests in town, so bear with me. I will be back in force in a few days. the hubby and I have been without a personal computer for WEEKS while it has been at... Read more
Thrift Store Score!
Sunday, October 11, 2009      7 comments

So I am at that point in my weight loss when I can no longer make do with the clothes in my closet. I unpacked my fall/winter wardrobe a few weeks ago...then proceeded to pack it right back up again to donate. The slacks that I had tailored at... Read more

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