Licensed Zumba Instructor!
I found Zumba a little over a year ago and set as one of my goals to attend a class. I had a feeling I would like it based on my previous recent dance experience. Well, I loved it! ... Read more
Weekly Mini-Challenge Team: 8/6-8/12/12
This is for the Weekly Mini-Challenge Teams MC of 8/6-8/12/12, the Butt Blasting Workout...for the Team members that can't get YouTube. Disclaimer: I am certainly no Coach Nicole but you can get the general 'gist' of the workout from watching ... Read more
RIP: Trick-z Bryant
I lost my beautiful girl today. The lymphoma took her from us and my heart hurts for my gorgeous, playful girl who loved everyone and whom everyone couldn't help but fall in love with.
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I started "practicing" tonight for my cake entry into Southern Living's White Cake Contest in December. I have in mind what I want to make as my entry but I couldn't find the ingredients for it today. So, this is what came in 2nd place as a pr... Read more
80's Themed Zumba Party & Dressing Up
I DO so love to get dressed up! If there is an opportunity to get dressed up in a costume, I'm going to do it! The following pic is from the Atlanta Renaissance Festival 2012. I loved my costume for that:
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Strong: It's the New Skinny!
I'll admit it...I stole that line. I saw it on someone's SparkPage and it really resonated with me. So much so, that I wanted a picture of me taken that shows strength and my determination to keep the momentum going.
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Practicing Positive Self-Talk
I'm awful about internal, negative self-talk.
See? I'm doing it right now! Ok, maybe that's not exactly negative self-talk as much as it is recognizing a flaw in the way I constantly practice talking poorly to myself. I wouldn't take i... Read more
Extreme Couponing & Attack of the Cheez-Its
Ok, so I'm now one of "those" shoppers, a not-so-Extreme Couponer. If I didn't have to keep a full time job maybe I would tip over to the Extreme side, but I need to work which equals less time on the couponing. Still, with the limited number ... Read more
RIP: Natalie Giselle
I lost my baby girl today. She was my faithful companion for almost 16 years.
ý"She was my North, my South, my East, and West. My working week and my Sunday rest, My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song; I thought that love would last forever:... Read more
Hello to Mini-Challenge Team Members!
A message to the Mini-Challenge Team from the road!
(Ignore all my blinking....sunlight, combined with recent Lasik surgery apparently makes for a lot of blinking! Oy!... Read more
2nd Ballroom Dance Comp: Success & Struggles
Well, I've completed my 2nd Ballroom Dance Competition. This has been a goal of mine, ever since I started dancing 3.5 years ago!
This competition was different than the ... Read more
Ballroom Dance Competition....CHECK!
I started dancing when I was in college and it was all the rage back in the day. I learned to dance "Disco" from a college friend, though they call it Hustle now and it's ... Read more
I Have a Vision
I have a Vision in my head.
I have a Vision of how I want my physical life to be.
I have a Vision of myself Strong & Healthy.
I have a Vision of myself Tireless & Proud.
My Vision is only of the Positive & tells the Negative to "take ... Read more
Shakin' It for the Elderly
Ok, first, let me say: I love me some old folks!
I know for various reasons they are "scarey" to a lot of people, but my grammy used to live with me until she was 92, her brother is 90 and I was very involved with them and their lives. I... Read more
The Road to Skinny is NOT paved with Brownie Bites!
Alas! The brownie is my downfall. Hot, Warm, Cold, Chewy, Small, Large, "Cake like", "Fudge like", you name it....the operative word is "like".
Except, for me it's LOVE. I LOVE brownies. Cookies can go by the wayside, actual Fudge ... Read more