No Matter What...Don't Stop Your Progress!
I’ve definitely had to remind myself of this fact more than once. I’ve been off-and-on the pursuit and maintenance of a healthier lifestyle and that’s not good. I gained back the seven pounds that I lost (*in my Charlie Brown impression* “AAUGH... Read more
Getting Back in The Saddle (Late Edition)
After enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday with the family back home, it was purely evident that I needed to get back on track. You know the holiday is centered around food, family, and fellowship. I did hear of several organizations and/or individ... Read more
Countdown to Another Year of Life (22 Days Left) August 5, 2012
By the time you read this blog post, I will be reflecting on the fact that only 22 days are left until my birthday. People who know me see my countdowns (especially when it comes to work LOL). I set some weight loss goals for myself on August 5... Read more
Never Take Life For Granted (Catch-Up Edition)
Well, this has been an interesting two weeks (well, it's been a long time since my last blog post here)
Since my last post, I’ve dealt with unusual storm activity, holiday reflection, heatwaves, and other challenges. In addition, I reflecte... Read more
"For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline."
--- 2 Timothy 1:7 (New Living Translation)
It's time for me to truly step my game up on my health fitness journey and move forward i... Read more
Today (March 11) is the OFFICIAL beginning of Daylight Savings Time [somebody forgot to tell my body about it today LOL]. It’s another beautiful day outside, but how can I expect to even write a new blog post on a day like this? LOL
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On a Natural High...Moving Forward
You would’ve thought I’d won the lottery. I’m still celebrating a 12-lb. weight loss. Am I happy? Yes. Can I sit down now? NO. I need to keep the momentum going. I’m on this health fitness journey not for others to look at me as an example, b... Read more
THIS is NOT a Game! [Love Myself Edition 2012]
As soon as I arrived home, I prepared myself for my Zumba workout and thinking about my healthy dinner. I realize that since December 29, 2011, when I renewed my efforts to pursue and maintain a healthier lifestyle, I have become more aware of ... Read more
Doing What I Enjoyâ€¦Dance! (February 5, 2012)
Today will be a very SHORT blog post. As I type, I know the excitement is in the air for this weekendâ€™s Super Bowl game (parties, gatherings, food, etc.). What a great way to spend some time alone and in a healthy state of mind: kicking back ... Read more
I Already Claim Victory!
From my last blog post, I mentioned that I lost seven pounds after working out with Zumba, incorporating strength training, and watching what I eat. Trust and believe, when you tell God that you want to do better in your life, trouble will defi... Read more
I Know I Can Work.It.Out!
I am so excited! I’m about to turn it up a notch for real and get “jiggy with it” (as the young people say LOL)
My Zumba Fitness Kit came in the mail on 12/29/2011. A... Read more
Too Many Reminders
How many reminders do we need as a culture, as individuals, that tomorrow is not promised to us? In order to do the things we'd like to do in the near future (more importantly, the plan God has for us), we need to be spiritually, mentally, and p... Read more
Taking It One Day At A Time
In the midst of my journey (falling off and getting back on) I have to take it one day at a time.
I had a doctor's appointment last week for my annual physical. In addition to all the tests, I told my doctor that I developed a pain in my b... Read more
Be Who You Are
â€śEven if you should suffer for righteousnessâ€™ sake, you are blessedâ€ť. â€” 1Peter 3:14
I was inspired by todayâ€™s reading in Our Daily Bread and even speaking with one of my Twitter friend/followers about being who you are.
In th... Read more
Never Take Life For Granted
At midnight, there was a cry,
'Behold, the bridegroom! Come out to meet him!'
Then all those virgins got up and trimmed their lamps.
The foolish ones said to the wise,
'Give us some of your oil,
for our lamps are go... Read more