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Reflecting on 2014

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      4 comments

I struggled in 2014. I am not going to lie, I let injuries and stress keep me from exercising the way I should. I let the first 5 pound gain send me over the cliff of self loathing, which led to more high calorie wine and well you all kn... Read more

July Goals

Tuesday, July 01, 2014      2 comments

It has been a long time since I have written a blog but I need to fully embrace this journey so I want to have some trackable goals so here we go 1. log on every day 2. stay withing my calorie range 3. meditate at least 3 times a ... Read more

Well turning 40 wasn't horrible

Monday, February 10, 2014      7 comments

I didn't hit my goal weight by 40 but I examined why that hadn't happened and gave myself a goal of losing 25 pounds in six months. Totally doable so there is that. I realized that finally by 40 I am surrounded both in real life and the vi... Read more

Holiday's are done so bring on 2014

Thursday, December 26, 2013      7 comments

I love the holidays I really do but as I am sure you all know the battle to not sabotage is so hard. Well I didn't lose but I didn't gain. So that is great news. But I still want to lose 25 to 30 more pounds When it comes to resoluti... Read more

A year from now

Wednesday, November 20, 2013      8 comments

This question was posed on one of my teams today "Here's a question to ponder....if you continue doing the things that you have done today or this week, where will you be one year from now? Are your habits of today leading you to a healt... Read more

Declaration of Independece

Thursday, July 04, 2013      5 comments

1. I will recognize that I turn 40 in February and it is very possible that my body can't do what it did when I was 17 anymore. Funny thing is I weigh less now than I did ... Read more

My own Independence day

Wednesday, July 03, 2013      3 comments

I overdid my calories today but I am not going to beat myself up about it. I have challenged myself to make tomorrow my own independence day. I am working on my declaration and will post it as soon as i am done. But I am reclaiming me. ... Read more


Monday, February 11, 2013      4 comments

So my birthday was the 7th and after a weekend of celebrating I am back on track and more determined than ever. As I think we all do with each birthday I spent time thinking about what I want for myself in the next year. Spent time thinkin... Read more

First week of January

Saturday, January 05, 2013      8 comments

Feeling pretty good. For the first time EVER I stuck to my strength training routine on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. I have done every day of my hundred push up challenge. Modified (fomerly girlie ones) but still. Today is 30. It... Read more

2013 goals oh and for good measure January too

Sunday, December 30, 2012      5 comments

So here it is the start of a new year. My reflections on 2012. ~ I realized how important keeping my focus really is. ~ I learned that change in the day doesn't have to change my whole plan ~ I realized that while every day is a n... Read more

Wow I have been naughty

Thursday, December 20, 2012      2 comments

I just realized how long it has been since I have blogged. This is why I need blogging challenges. I let other things take priority over myself and my goals round the beginning of November. I oud make excuses but the only one that i... Read more

I can't lie

Monday, September 24, 2012      6 comments

I caved into some serious stress eating and wine drinking last night when my 15.5 year old dog had a stroke. Had to have her put to sleep today emoticonRead more

Holy crap

Monday, August 27, 2012      10 comments

So as many of you know I really don't like running. emoticon I was a competitive swimmer in high school and we us... Read more

Wow August

Sunday, August 26, 2012      6 comments

So my gym closes at the end of August for two weeks which is a total bummer. While I have more or less stayed on track food wise my exercise has definitely suffered. I had been in a bit of a slump even before the gym closed. I think my Re... Read more

Rainbows and Reasons Mini challenge

Saturday, July 28, 2012      6 comments

Okay again my done sister hits me with just what I need with my mini challenge. I am supposed to eat the rainbow (not skittles). This one isn't too terribly hard for me. My chef friend told me that one of the best ways to cook is to cook ... Read more

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