Wednesday, Sept. 25th, 2013--Long time no talk to...
Hello all! I see it has been a bit since I dropped you all a line, so time to fill in a few tidbits to let you all know what has been going on. First, I must admit, I basically fell off the wagon after the contest in April. I planned on start... Read more
Sunday, May 5th, 2013--Cinco de Mayo, and I ate too mucho...
Short, sweet and to the point... I have absolutely gone over the top this week! Every day has been close to probably 3000 calories, and I feel horrible to say the least. Last night took the cake...let's just say "fried" and leave it at that. ... Read more
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013--New month, new plan, new goals
So, April is officially in the books. Crazy month, and the end of the longest 16 weeks of my life. Why do I say that, well, because I decided in January to do a Figure Competition. Yep, I threw my hat into the competitive ring for the first t... Read more
Wednesday, March 12th, 2013--Almost spring, and 6 weeks out...
Ooh, SPRING!!! Yep, next Wednesday is the first day of spring, and let me tell you, I am SO DONE with winter!!! I've had it with snow, and I want warm, I want sun, I want little singing birdies outside my window in the morning and the happy li... Read more
Wednesday, January 9th 2013---a NEW journey
So, you're probably asking, what NEW journey?? Well, every year we start and everyone asks, "what are your resolutions this year? What are you going to improve on?" Well, I can admit that I asked myself that too...what are my goals this year? ... Read more
Thursday, Nov. 1--Updates
Well, here we are at a new month. So far, last month was a bit better than the previous. We're still dealing with the thyroid issue, but for the most part the Synthroid is dialed in. The majority of the blood work is showing that my hormone l... Read more
Tuesday, September 4, 2012---Observations
Good September all!! Hope that everyone is having an awesome day and that your fall season is off to a great start. Here, we are a bit warm and muggy today, but that will all change this weekend, and I must admit that I am looking forward to c... Read more
Friday, August 31st, 2012--Darn that was good...I gotta write that one down!!!
Well, this has been an interesting two weeks. Of course, we are back at school and as always, each new year starts of with challenges and changes. However, I have decided that this year WILL be different. I feel a change in the atmosphere and... Read more
Sunday, June 3rd--So what gives??
Hi there. You may have noticed that some new photos were uploaded to my page. As the old saying goes...pay no attention to that man behind the curtain. Yeah, they're here, and yeah, they're current, but that in no means means that I have to l... Read more
Thursday, May 17th...One week and I don't understand what's going on...
Grrr...Well, last weekend was the National Archery Tournament. The Tournament went great...my daughter shot an all-time best, our High School finished second in the nation and one of my former students is the nation's top male archer. All's go... Read more
May 1st--24 days until THE BEACH!! Time to get busy!!!
So, I've essentially got 24 days until we head off to the beach. I am excited, and yet at the same time I know that I need to get things in check if I really am going to get that "beach body" that I want to be sporting. So, here is the general... Read more
Tuesday, April 10th--Back at it...I guess...
Well, Spring Break is over and we're back at school. Thank goodness there are only 35 days left (not counting weekends). My goal is just to make it to Memorial Day weekend...and our trip to Morehead City.
Well, I had my Radioactive Iodi... Read more
Tuesday, April 3, 2012--My exile continues
Well I'm on day 4 since I took the radioiodine pill. I'm not really sure about effects other than feeling a bit tired and some intestinal issues, which could be from eating stuff I'm not used to. I have decided that baked goods are the devil...a... Read more
Tuesday, March 13th--T minus 17 days and counting...
So it's official...the thyroid is getting nuked on the 30th of March. Part of me was kind of hoping this wouldn't happen, but I think part of me secretly wishes it would get here sooner. The longer I go without the supplements, which means the... Read more
Tuesday, March 6th--New month, time to change it up.
The Arnold has come and gone for another year, and so goes another workout sequence. So, to keep the body guessing it's time to switch things up again...and perfect time for a 12 week program to get ready for the trip to Moorehead City. The la... Read more