Vacation is Almost Over and I'm Glad
I've been on vacation this week. It's been a staycation, full of photo editing, watching Downton Abbey with my husband and crazy eating schedules. Most days we've eaten two meals: breakfast and dinner. I've tracked everything, but it hasn't felt... Read more
Flexible Eating Blueprint
I'm starting a new nutrition plan today called the Flexible Eating Blueprint. I will be weighing and measuring everything I eat and it is going to be tough, but it will make me more intentional about what I eat! Logging every single thing that g... Read more
The Buck Stops Here.
For the past couple of weeks I've been listening to Timeless Wisdom of the Traveler by Andy Andrews. I love anything by Andy Andrews, but the time spent daily listening to the CDs to and from work has hit me pretty hard, especially in the wake o... Read more
Type 2 Diabetes...GAH!!
I had a choice...I could have done better. But, I didn't. So am I going to beat myself up? No! Not this time. Not like every other time in my life. I'm going to forgive myself and move on.
I got a call from my endocrinologist this morning ... Read more
Disappointment and Renewed Commitment
I got on the scale this morning for the first time since before the holidays. I knew it was going to be bad, but I was still so bummed to see those ... Read more
So, the holidays were great. I was on vacation and house/pet sitting for some friends so I actually relaxed a bit and did some reading, watched some movies (oh how I miss Lifetime since we gave up our cable television) and crocheted about 5 item... Read more
A New Year But the Same Me
I decided that I would not make "resolutions" this year. Instead I will have goals and routines designed to help me achieve those goals.
1. Eat healthy food every day
2. Exercise at least 15 minutes a day, 5 days per week
3. Read compl... Read more
Reward System and Celebrations
I'm a celebrater! Lost 5 lbs? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Got a promotion? - Let's CELEBRATE!! Your cousin's nephew's sister-in-law is having a baby? - Let's CELEBRATE!!
Unfortunately, most of my celebrations of the past have included food and lots... Read more
Don't You Dare!
Note to self:
Because, yeah...that's been me. Even recently I've done this! But no more!
Instead of complaining I will choose one of the... Read more
No! Try not! Do or do not. There is no try!
Last night at martial arts class I kept saying, "I'll try!" But this morning I am not sure that trying is all that I want to accomplish! I want to D... Read more
Hiding in a Cave?
For months now I've been thinking about losing weight, thinking about taking walks more frequently, thinking about getting more fit and healthy...THINKIN... Read more
Moving and Having a Blast Doing It
A couple of months ago my husband and I starting taking martial arts classes. I wasn't that interested, but he was and I wanted us to find a way to wor... Read more
I Did It!!
Last year around this time I set a goal for myself to participate in the 2014 Bolder Boulder 10K. Three weeks ago I went online, signed up and committed to it, officially!
Today, full of emotion and more than a little afraid of trying to w... Read more
10K, A1C and Me
I recently went to the doctor for my yearly physical. Well, the results were not really a surprise, but they were not exactly what I wanted to hear. My blood sugar is high - 107, and my A1C is 6.2%. So I'm considered to be pre-diabetic. I will n... Read more
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A New Week For Me
I have a goal. I want to walk, run/jog, the Bolder Boulder. This means I need to train. This means I need to get off my backside and walk. There is no Facebook post, no game of CandyCrush, no television program or movie that is more important to... Read more