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Not setting myself up for disappointment

Monday, January 11, 2016      5 comments

After looking at my planner , where I have been putting my days I plan to go to the gym as though it is an appointment, I have realized that Monday is not the day for me to plan on going to the gym. More often than not I end up moving it to a d... Read more

Pre 2016

Wednesday, December 30, 2015      4 comments

I stepped on the scale. I want to say HUGE mistake, but really it made me face the sad truth as to how much I slipped up but that is probably the reality check i needed to get things back where I need them to be. I know what I achieved on... Read more

August 1st

Saturday, August 01, 2015      1 comments

So I am working towards losing 35 pound by February 7, 2016. That is five pounds a month minimum. Doable totally if I commit. I just need to find the will to commit to myself as well as I commit to everyone else. Commitment the harde... Read more


Thursday, April 30, 2015      2 comments

I had been really beating myself up after gaining half the weight I had lost back during 2014 and then facing injuries through most of 2015. BUT I just got back from vac... Read more

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

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