Temptations all around. No wonder "they" say don't go to the store on an empty stomach! Temptations were certainly calling me. However, God all put other distractions in my way: the woman at the checkout line in front of me who could not get all... Read more
We went out to dinner tonight and as usual did the squeeze into the booth. It is STILL a tight fit, but it no longer feels like I am using a vise grip around my middle to get in and out of the booth. I ate too much, and I am still feeling overst... Read more
It's okay to have a meltdown. I was angry, sad, and cranky today. And oh, did I mention impatient?
People got on my nerves today.People who you shouldn't snap at (like your boss, hubby, and um, God). For the sake of argument, I'm lumping H... Read more
Lovehandles. Hmmm. Lovely lovehandles? Really?
I am delighted, doing a happy dance, shake it here, shake it there, happy dance!
I have them.
My waist is whittling, slowly but surely and I have a place to ... Read more
Fun in the SuperMarket
Hubby and I did the bulk of our grocery shopping yesterday, but I had a few items to pick up today. I am using a calories in and calories out guideline and it feels good to me to just have a number and aim to get it in a healthy, manageable and ... Read more
Fast Food Success
We batted around endless suggestions, and oddly decided on our cheap dinner would be at Wendy's. We were on the tail end of our errands and I noticed another stop - and tossed out, "If you have no preference, I would rather got to Chick Fil A. "... Read more
With a Different Eye
Today I told my boss I was the best person for the job. Not just any job..A BIG JOB!
A job that see myself worthy of handling and managing quite well. He agreed with me.
Hmmphh! I've come a long way, baby!
I USED TO BE a person who... Read more
Reframing the Question
The question is not CAN YOU?
The true question is WILL YOU?
and by you, I mean me, and only I can answer that.
The answer is yes. A Resounding yes. Hundreds (if not thousands) of successful sparkers have gone before me, doing ju... Read more
Just As I Am
I am okay just as I am. In fact, I am downright beautiful. Sometimes, you might have to squint to see it, (Lord knows I do), but if you look in just the right angle, and with the right filter, you will see that I am a beautiful p... Read more
Looking for Personal Trainer/Online Coach
I have been working (semi) hard and getting results. I had stronger success in the past (now 7 years gone by) where I saw very good results. I had a 3 pronged approach back then - me (I was an advocate for myself), my doctor... Read more
The Big Swap
If you hear excessively loud clapping, it is just me, patting myself on the back.
Hubby and I made bfast plans out at our favorite diner. I was jonesing for a breakfast burrito, which is just glorified egg mixture put in a tortilla and gri... Read more
I got up 30 mins early and whipped out my new indoor peddler to get some bike time in., Um, I could not get it to open up right. What? Crimp in my style. I was pumped up, and then deflated. and then... I MOVED ON!
This ... Read more
Reclaiming What is Mine
I dropped the ball. I gave it up for a while. i did not even bother to see where I might have put it. I lost my will to compete. I just plum gave up.
For those of you who know, you could let me off the hook, and let me off by saying it has... Read more
Find Your Joy
What makes you feel like bursting from excitement?
I saw an actress kickboxing on tv today and it reminded how much I freaking loved the boxing class I used to take.
It did not hurt that this particular actress (character Fi on Burn ... Read more
Sure, I got a few bucks in the bank (thanks to my 401K), and I know I have a few good work years left in me (unless Powerball comes through I'd say about 20), but my new focus is on HOW I AM GOING TO BE IN RETIREMENT.
Just watched an episo... Read more