New Year. Try again.
I am entering this new year feeling pessimistic, but determined. It feels like the older I get the less and less my body wants to change for the better. I got the Christmas splurge out of the way and have been relatively stagnant for a couple ... Read more
Well I caved...
I managed to complete seven days of green juicing and got too tired of it. It is really a lot of work and the amount of compost created was astonishing. I was producing two ice buckets full of waste a day! Anyway, yesterday I had to eat a sal... Read more
On Day 7 of Juicing
I am on the cusp of completing the first week of a juice cleanse inspired by the documentary Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead. So apparently I should be done with the major detox phase and I do feel like I may have finally rounded the corner. Yester... Read more
Day 4 of No Processed Food Complete!!
I have gone 4 whole days of no processed food and I feel pretty good (mentally). Tonight was a juice made of beet greens, kale, pear, apple, strawberry, and coconut water. It was pretty good. Never have I consumed so much produce in my life. ... Read more
Personal Challenge for September
It is the beginning of a new month and we are finally out of the horrible heat. I feel more energized to start a personal challenge for myself. I have done and failed challenging myself with weight loss, so now I will try to challenge myself w... Read more
Recovering from Saturday Wedding Reception
I went to an outdoor wedding reception last night in the Wisconsin Dells. It was a nice affair, the rain was pretty hard and heavy for about 30-45 minutes, but the tent held up quite nicely. I wore my risky "wedge" soled sandals. They look go... Read more
Going to a Wedding Today
This is wedding weekend for me and I am anticipating having a few drinks tonight at the reception. I will stick to light beer or a white wine spritzer. Kids and dog are with their Auntie, this is rare that my husband and I do not have the kids... Read more
Getting Ready for Next Week
Well it's Sunday and I have my typical list of things to do inorder to make the work week run somewhat smoothly. Laundry, groceries, cooking, etc. This week my little girl turns 4, so that means cupcakes for her daycare, cake for home, etc. I... Read more
Our local YMCA is putting on a triathalon for little kids. My 4 and 5 year old are participating and it is a little overwhelming for them, but I think they will have fun. Tonight they had their first practice (swim across the pool, bike ~1/3 o... Read more
Not a Great Week
It was not a great week for me. My son started out with a cold which I caught. It was a cold unlike anyother. I was so worn out, sore, stiff, achy, and tired. I slept for 12 hours on Thursday. Today I am feeling a little more energetic.
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Every Day I'm Shufflin'
I have to thank LMFAO for getting me off my butt and moving.... Read more
Heading out of town for the weekend.
This week I finally kickstarted myself back up after running on autopilot the last couple of months. I did pretty good this week and never strayed from my diet choices, drank at least 8oz of H2O/day, and exercised every day (except yesterday). ... Read more
I still hate getting new clothes.
I am always considering myself in transition and will hopefully not be this size forever. That is why I hate getting new clothes for myself. My job is now transitioning into "business casual" and I have to get some new clothes. I really hate ... Read more
Feeling Cautiously Optimistic
I have a habit of going through bursts of exercise and then burning out and I stop working out. I am starting another burst but am trying to go slow and not burn myself out. I have so much weight to lose and have gotten so out of shape.
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I still have not turned on my AC
After today (96F), I may must have to cave in and turn on the AC. Since my husband is stuck at home job hunting, he must be miserable. I worked out at 4:30 this morning and I am dragging. I need to get to bed soon, but it is miserable in my h... Read more