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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
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
I purchased my Fitbit in early 2013 with Christmas money. I've had a love/hate relationship with it. I love it when I use it. I'm more motivated, energized and optimistic.
But, when I don't use it I hate it! It sits there in the drawer nex... Read more
I haven't been as on top of things as I wish. I've over indulged and have not exercised much lately. Once again, no good reasons, I just haven't done what I know I need to do.
I'm struggling a LOT with sugar right now. It's not the holiday... Read more
Make No Excuses and You'll Have No Regrets!
On September 12th, at 2:00 in the morning my husband and I were evacuated from our Lyons, Colorado home because of an immediate and certain threat of flooding. I had no idea how my life was about to change. I had no idea that I would never get t... Read more
So Frustrated With Myself!
Why do I make such horrible food choices? This morning - a 580 calorie Honey Bun. And for lunch - 660 calories worth of garbage at Burger King!! So I have a maximum of 310 calories left for the entire day. UGH!!
I rationalized those purcha... Read more