A mile stone birthday!
Today is my last day as a fifty- some- year old.
I have been thinking and contemplating about turnin... Read more
Time to start moving again... One. Day. At. A. Time.
A very sad family event, temperatures in the triple digits and a miserable cold brought my healthy journey to an abrupt halt. Grappling with the idea of why bad things happen to good people and feeling helpless and confused at the situation, I s... Read more
Food IS the issue!
Actually it would be more accurate to say: Eating IS the issue.
For months I have thought that my lack of exercise was my problem for not losing weight. Now that I have started swimming on a semi regular basis and generally log between 7,00... Read more
Reflections after my cruise!
A little over two weeks ago our family made a snap decision to go on a cruise during our daughter's spring break last week. Read more
Making March Matter!
That is my motto for this month! Indeed I want this month to matter! Already two months have passed in 2014, and I am trying to figure out what happened.
My goal for March is that I will make a difference over the next few weeks. I want to ... Read more
Do you want to get well?.......Well?
This sounds like a sermon topic, and actually it is. I like it when I hear a sermon and it inspires me and motivates me. This morning in church the pastor kept asking this question over and over, and at one point a light bulb went on in my head.... Read more
Pride goeth before the Fall!
In some ways I wasn't surprised that the chocolate monster got a hold of me last night. It seems to happen every single time when I feel pretty good about myself. I was proud of myself yesterday, and bam, I just couldn't resist those peanut M&Ms... Read more
I am setting some records for myself, and it feels amazing!
Granted, I am just on a two day success streak, but that is more than my usual less than one day success.
So, I don't mean to brag, but I do want to share some of the positive things over the past two days. On Sunday I set a goal for the we... Read more
I almost forgot!
Enthusiasm, motivation, dedication, gratitude, patience, hope and an I can do it attitude have been something I have enjoyed over the last several days. It really feels great to be in a good place for a change. Read more
F - Friends, Fun, Fit,
E - Exercise, Excitement, Energy, Eating well Read more
Today I took a major step in the right direction!
For weeks I have been trying to walk on a regular basis. I have had some hits and misses, but I did not make a lot of progress. After one of my walks last week I realized that walking in an industrial area (for practical reasons) simply was bori... Read more
I am on a quest!
Yes, I really want to know!
For weeks now I have wrestled with the question what it is that makes s... Read more
Yes, it really is up to me!
These past few weeks have been very slow for me regarding my healthy living plan. I have been teetering between mild depression, lack of motivation, feelings of discouragement, and frustration. At the same time there has been that small still vo... Read more
I am struggling ...
and I just can't figure out how to move forward.
I had such high hopes for 2014, but it appears that ever since the new year started, I have been in a slump. All my attempts to living the healthy life seem to be halfhearted. I just can't ge... Read more
I have taken it easy, but now it's time to start moving again.
Tomorrow we will pack up our Christmas decorations and the holiday season of 2013 will finally come to an end at our house. I am ready to refocus, and I am excited to see what 2014 will bring.
After some very intense weeks before Christma... Read more
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