Well, here I go! Having all sorts of anticipation about a new month! I can't help it! I love the excitement of new beginnings! I've joined a new challenge this month-the find 30: spring challenge! Looking to do some extra workouts besides all m... Read more
Oh too long!
It's been so long since I last blogged! Gotta get some new habits going in July and that's one of them! I am also going to be involved in the 5% challenge with my Daisy-mates and I am DETERMINED to get some more weight OFF this challenge! Last s... Read more
My new fitness partner!
It's been awhile since I last blogged! Procrastinator elite, that's me! I do have some exciting news, however! I've proved to myself that I CAN make 10,000+ steps on my Fitbit! It just takes much more moving than I have done for a long time! Mya... Read more
Happy 2016, and all that....
The year began with a bang-as usual! Lots of life changes to work on! More cardio, more protein! I can't ever get enough protein! But I'm learning slowly and small changes are happening! The cardio increase did happen-got myself all ready and wi... Read more
Life for the moment (hopefully a short one)!
This is one of those times you really wonder, "Will I ever get this?"! I was able to get through the Thanksgiving holiday without anything extra, but then the Christmas holiday came with baking for others and receiving goodies from friends! So, ... Read more
New challenges, new fun, new results!
Well, here I am again! Doing much better this time though! Unfortunately weight not dropping fast enough, but in many ways that's okay! I have a weird body you see! Loves to hold onto weight so it takes a lot of time to convince it that it won't... Read more
Just realizing I haven't blogged for awhile! Not good! I have hit some pits and valleys in my journey lately, so I thought I would unload some of them in writing, maybe I can move out of this ugly rut I am in! I lost a few this summer-not throug... Read more
The rainy day blahs....
I wonder how many of us struggle with energy levels, sleep, and just over-all positive momentum this time of year? I know it is a big pain for me, but then sleep is rarely my friend! However, these rainy, dreary days of fall and winter where the... Read more
I will do better next time!
Well,I'm finally blogging! Been awhile! This has been a hot, dry, lazy summer,, and there hasn't been much change or progress in my journey! My whole challenge was spent around the same weight,something I am not very happy about! However, I know... Read more
Pausing is awesome!
I just finished a different kind of challenge week with my Daisies that really left an impression on me. The week's challenge was to take 20 mins. eating your meal, pausing to enjoy your food and eat it slower. I must admit, this one was a real ... Read more
The little ones count!
I'm sitting here in my recliner, taking a lunch break, and thinking about my progress. What surprises me is I've made some! Every once in a while little NSV's show up to prove it. Like the other day when I decided to wear a top I haven't put on ... Read more
War on weeds and sweets-not much difference!
It's that time again! I go through it every year! The weeds fill up this particular part of my backyard because I am involved in other activities! Inevitably, I end up pulling weeds with vigor for about a week to get rid of them so I no longer h... Read more
Ups and downs-they're everywhere!
Warmer weather (sometimes even hot) has its ups and downs! For me, my outside time is usually filled with walking or yard work. I enjoy both, so that's good. But, and there's always one or two, you never get yard work DONE! Inevitably, the grass... Read more
Life is settling down!
After a few weeks of having a rambunctious pup in the house, I think we are finally settling down! Mya has discovered her backyard is a great place to be, the cat has come to the realization that that youngster is not going away, and we are some... Read more
She's our sweetie!
Sometimes life hands you a surprise and a half! Our Mya was just that. I was sitting in my recliner When my husband came home with her. She is a shelter dog, comes from across the mountains in eastern WA. I am learning so much from her! She's in... Read more