I was hiking my "favorite" hill, and I was passing people who were much slimmer than I, much "hotter" and it gave me a real ego boost. I was thinking that, there really is a difference between "Slim" and "Strong" and "Hot" and "Fit".
But l... Read more
My office is doing some renovating. Today, they were laying tile in the kitchen/break room. The smell of the glue gave me a headache and left me feeling a little nauseated and tired.
By lunch time I knew I needed to get out of the offi... Read more
I just kicked the heck out of my rump-roast, OMG; and this from someone who doesn't often use OMG, but OMG.
I biked to work, then after work I biked half an hour to the Hill, I spent a hour hiking that crazy strenuous hill, then I biked ... Read more
I have been lying to myself for a while. I tell myself, "Hey, I hike the hill 2-3 times a week! That hill is really hard, I'm soaked in sweat,gasping for breath, and feeling a little sick when I reach the top. That's enough."
I've been t... Read more
Sometimes we just need someone to remind us that nothing is impossible and it is never too late, even if you are 100 years old.
www.npr.org/sections/the two-way/2016/05/02/4764686 46/100-meters-100-years-ol d-ida-keeling-b... Read more
Very little sleep, a roommate who melted down so far over a poor test score that she had to be held at a "therapy center" for the afternoon, and oh yeah, a stray who snuck into my apartment gave my cats fleas.
What can I say, it's a Tuesd... Read more
I was walking through the hallway at work today, and a woman, I don't really know her, she works in my building, stopped to tell me how impressed she was with my fitness.
She told me I was looking fabulous and that she'd definitely noticed ... Read more
It's a tough road trying to find motivation when you simply don't have it.
Last night I finally managed to force myself to go hike the hill here in town. It's 3 miles round trip, but it's incredibly steep and hard to climb. My plan is t... Read more
That mysterious force, that sweeps across one's life, bringing with it energy, focus, and drive. It makes the path seem so clear and the goal so easily obtainable. It's filled with confidence and purpose.
However, that force is not someth... Read more
The first day I met with my nutritionist she asked me, "How would you feel if it just doesn't happen?"
Meaning how would I feel if I didn't lose weight. I told her I'd feel very sad and disappointed with myself.
Well, it's been ar... Read more
I dream of being a writer. I just love to tell stories.
While I would love to write the next great novel. I would be over the moon thrilled with just getting a book published. I'd be giddy to the point of squeals to get an article publ... Read more
I have been trying to be good...well, actually I haven't. I've been trying to try to be good. But it's been really easy for me to swing through a drive thru or justify a missed gym day.
Last night I kept seeing the ad for the "Almost Loft... Read more
1) Get my roommate to help out more with the cleaning.
2) Reduce TV time and be more productive.
3) Lose weight.
4) Finish my novel.
5) Work on my financial situation.
6) Stop Hording and being disorganized.
Well, this ... Read more
I bought a nice 2 drawer file cabinet for only $5.00. I was so eager to get it home I didn't think about the fact that it is heavy and I live on the second floor.
I got it up here. But my back is not happy with me.
I can't help it... Read more