Someone forgot to tell Mother Nature that it is Spring!
When I left work tonight it was lightly misting with the occasional flake. Within 5 minutes, this was what it was like. I stopped at the store real quick. From the time it took me ... Read more
Sweating is Sexy!
Have you ever noticed that when skinny women sweat, they still look sexy? When people my size sweat, we just look like we are one sweat drop away from a heart attack!
I don't want to be the crazed lady who looks like she is about ready to ... Read more
I want to disappear!
They say that one of the more powerful tools we can use is visual reminders of our goals. I wish I could disappear - literally!
When I look at pics of women who are not only thin, but athletic too, I get the strongest urge to go workout ... Read more
Make a wish
I'm sure many of you can relate to this pic today! If only......
Well, I have a full day ahead tomorrow preparing for a huge Easter gathering at our house. I do have to say that the cleaning is my least favorite part. It has been a roug... Read more
Spring Forward, Fall Back
This isn't necessarily dealing with daylight savings time, although it did coincide with the time change. The start of Spring is happening as I write this. After a long hard winter with record snow falls, I can't wait. I want to see the sprin... Read more
I'm not doing the happy dance...
Instead, the dance is making me happy.
Have you ever turned on music with a great dance beat, one that starts your toes a tapping before you are even aware you are doing it?
Now, have you ever tried being sad when you toe is tapping ... Read more
When is it my turn?
I have had a very down day today. I stepped on the scale this morning and had gained 6 pounds since Friday. I didn't even know that was possible!
This was a vacation day for me. I slept in and then I have been slowly starting my spring cl... Read more
First of all -- NO, this isn't today's Easter egg. This was just for fun!
For the daily challenge on my BIO team, we had to write about three things -- here are my responses:
a. True and obtainable goals for the week
My goals for... Read more
How Easter Eggs Are Made.....
How Easter Eggs are made.....Sorry, I couldn't resist when I came upon this picture!
If you popped out here for the FSC's Easter Egg Hunt, this is one of my little tricks today. However, I will give you a hint for making the effort. Your ... Read more
If only I lost this weight.....
A commercial was just on tv with various people saying what they would do if they only lost this weight. As I was hearing this from the other room, it reminded me of a list that I put together last year when I started SP. Since that time, I ha... Read more
Just 5 minutes more.....
Do you ever have that little chat with yourself during your workout?? "I need to workout just 5 minutes more....."
This is something that I do a lot when I'm exercising. Once I get that 5 minutes done, I tell myself, "you can do just five... Read more
Dressed in Denim
I did something today that I haven't done in 10 years. I wore jeans to work. I can't even remember the last time I wore a pair of jeans. I have worn only stretch pants or dress pants for so long.
First I was amazed that I could fit int... Read more
The little things add up
One of our challenges today was to blog about our weight loss successes today. Since it is getting so late tonight and I've gotten very little sleep this week, I'm going to keep this short and simple:
1. I reached my water goal today
2... Read more
What's for dinner?
When I hopped on the scale this morning, I'm about halfway to where I want to be by Friday morning. I just need to get there without sabotoging myself. As I start my day tomorrow, I'm going to write out my itinerary for the day along with dete... Read more
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A constant reminder
I've been doing ok this week. No major slip-ups, but I keep having this nagging feeling that I'm one goof-up away from disaster. That led me to this picture and verse today. Determination!
Boy, is that a requirement for making this jou... Read more