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Day 2 - On the right track
Tuesday, October 27, 2009      1 comments

So far today... Water - 5C already - working on #6 Exercise - check! (15 min cardio warm-up, upper body and core strength) Clean Eating - check! (had a snack of pecans & sunflower seeds... 2nd note-to-self - although a healthy fat, WAY ... Read more
Day 1 - Back in the Saddle
Monday, October 26, 2009      2 comments

Re-subscribe to Oxygen Magazine? - check. Workout? - check (walk/jog) Clean eating so far today? - sorta (no white sugar or flour is my 1st 2 weeks focus. Then I'm going to concentrate on other fatty products - mayo, cheese, high-fat mea... Read more
Disappointed & Determined
Monday, October 26, 2009      3 comments

Well - my last blog was about my returning to school 2-1/2 months ago, and how I was worried that I would not make good food choices. Well, my fears were realized and I have hit a high since my 30+ pound weight loss a year and a half ago... 168... Read more
Shopping & the start of School
Wednesday, July 29, 2009      0 comments

1. I went "shopping" today - I'm pretty pleased. I bought 3 complete outfits (skirt or pants + top) + 3 more tops + 2 pairs of dress shoes for about $55. I went to the ARC (like the GoodWill) and found practically brand new stuff for $7 and u... Read more
Feeling pretty good...
Friday, June 26, 2009      0 comments

I over-did my calories today emoticon And sodium. Bad choice in dinner. Well, it was not HORRIBLY un-clean, at ... Read more
On a roll!
Saturday, June 20, 2009      0 comments

Granted, I did have a stomach virus this week which meant I ate precious little one day & a little more than that the 2nd day, but I did lose 2+ pounds this week and I doubt that it was ALL due to the virus. Some, okay, but my hard work is payi... Read more
My newest
Tuesday, June 16, 2009      0 comments

isn't really an excuse... but it did force me out of my eating plan and exercise plan for today emoticon I was ... Read more
There will always be an excuse
Sunday, June 14, 2009      1 comments

to mess up. Last week it was my kids' birthdays... had to celebrate, right? Last night it was our anniversary (we were offered free food at many a place). I did okay last week, overall, but I was a little bit disappointed that it wasn't bette... Read more
Measurements & Check-In
Thursday, June 11, 2009      1 comments

Neck = 14" Waist = 32" Bicep = 12" Hips = 41" Thigh = 24" Bust (Upper) = 35" I don't know where I was a year ago, and I'm not gonna look. No point in getting down on myself again - just moving forward! I've been eating well ... Read more
June 7th
Sunday, June 07, 2009      0 comments

For Clara's birthday today, I'm getting back in gear (again) - I wonder how many blogs I've written like that! But enough is enough. Here are my new goals for the remainder of JUNE... 1.) exercise (cardio/strength every other day) 6 days/wee... Read more
Gettin' Back...
Thursday, May 28, 2009      1 comments

I'm glad I can't count all the times I've gotten back to this game - the game of living healthy. I say "game" not because I don't take it seriously... au contraire! I say game because I win and I lose, I play strategically and I fly by the sea... Read more
How many times can you
Monday, April 06, 2009      1 comments

a rehtorical question, really. I am realizing that I've been "back" to sparking, clean eating, exercise, etc. multiple times. But I guess you get back on the wagon as many times as you fall off... right? That said, I'M BACK! ... Read more
Coming to grips
Sunday, January 18, 2009      0 comments

So I finally faced my demon face to face: I admitted to myself, to my husband, and to several close friends that I am struggling once again with depression. I've been diagnosed with depression 3 times. Each time I didn't realize it until I'd ... Read more
2 days down
Tuesday, January 06, 2009      0 comments

Clean eating in control all day today and yesterday. I weighed in yesterday at 157 pounds UGH! That's up 8 pounds from my lightest weight (in April or so last year). I think that was the kick in the pants I need. Last summer I saw a wom... Read more
Newest Measurements
Wednesday, December 31, 2008      0 comments

In my quest to keep honest with myself (and my 5 pound weight gain), I made my measurements today. I'm up from my last set (5 months ago), as was to be expected. I'm okay with it - empowered really - to make a fresh start. Here they are: ne... Read more

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