Can't sleep, never have really been able to. It just seems to be getting worst as I get older. I know it is recommended that you get at least 7 hours a night, I am lucky to get 5. Part of the reason is my daughter, because of the care that sh... Read more
Finally got my 8 glasses of h2o
For the first time in a long time, I actually managed to get my 8 glasses of water in, I am not sure why I always struggle with this one, but I am glad when I finally manage to meet a goal.
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Making it through the next 10 days
Following my diet and exercise routine the last week or so has been terribly hard, not really a reason for it except for the fact that it is summer break for the kids and because of my daughter I am usually at home, she can't really go outside w... Read more
Started jogging again, but should I?
Recently I stopped jogging on the treadmill because it appeared as though I had pulled something on the front of my thigh. I stopped completely and rested my leg for nearly a week, Last week, I got back on the treadmill and kept at a moderate w... Read more
Finally getting around to completing the ABC survey, thanks MARIONVA
A- Age: 42
B- Bed Size: queen
C - Chore you hate: Cleaning bathrooms
D - Pet's name: Dog - Cooper, Fish - Miler and Oy
E- Essential start your day... Read more
How can you fix what is broken, if you don't know what is broken?
I was sitting hear this morning trying to answer the question of how I became overweight, and I am having a really tough time coming up with an answer that makes sense to me. I think even as a child, I was slightly over weight, as a teenager I ... Read more
1. Do a better job drinking my water
2. Track my calories at least 5 days a week
3. Rev up the strength training
4. Say one positive thing about myself every day
5. Focus less on the number on the scale and more on the numerou... Read more
I know I have done a poor job with my calories and exercises this weekend, and the next few weeks, I don't really expect it to improve much. May is always such a busy month with school activities, sports, graduations, weddings, BBQ's, the list... Read more
When All Is Said And Done
Today my life really resembled the phrase, "when all is said and done, there is a lot more said than done"
I went to bed last night and told myself that I will get up early to get my cardio out of the way first thing in the morning, then ... Read more
Scale ... friend or foe?
The scale can be your friend or foe.
I am trying desperately to make it my friend, trying to not get upset with the messenger, knowing that I have a lot of control over the message that the scale gives me once a week. Certain weeks the me... Read more
Success for Today
Higher Energy = SUCCESS
Sleeping Better = SUCCESS
Clothes Fitting Better = SUCCESS
Being Able To Get Up An Down From The Floor Easier = SUCCESS
Taking Time Out Of Your Day For Yourself = SUCCESS
Getting Up Again = SUCCESS
Forgiving ... Read more
What motivated me today!
For way too long, I have stared at this blank screen wondering what I should write about tonight, something inspirational maybe, something autobiographical, or just some sort of ramblings about my day.
In the end I decided to just write abo... Read more
Just wondering ...
Why does it seem like the days I watch my calories, I end up being over, yet the days I think that I have ate way too much I am under?
Why can my husband say that he needs to lose 5 pounds, and a week later he has, yet I am still strugglin... Read more
Slow and Steady wins the race, or so they say.
Right now I am hoping that is true because, all day I have been moving slow, the scale has been moving slow, and my want to cut out the foods that I love is moving slow.
Still, slow is b... Read more
It took all day, and three different sessions of cardio to do it, but I was able to get to 20,000 steps today. I guess I never realized just how hard it is to get 10 miles worth of steps. Not sure I can do that every day, but it is a great goa... Read more
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