Yesterday, I Ran
I ran, not because I wanted to. I ran because I was tired and wanted to get home! I took a walk to listen to a webinar on self publishing. I AM writing a book this year! More on that in a second. First, my run…I was on my walk and the webina... Read more
Renewing My Zeal for Bodyweight Exercises
It looks like I'm tracking to monthly blog intervals. I hope to pick up the pace a little this month. I love the quote "the best workout is the one you actually do." It's so incredibly true, which is why I'm so in love with bodyweight workouts... Read more
My daughter spent the evening with friends last night, so I was on my own for working out. I skipped the walk, but I DID do my back and bicep workout AND I did 30 minutes on the elliptical. I didn’t meet my step goal, but seriously, you guys! ... Read more
Focus on Now and Next
Yesterday went incredibly well. I pulled a few things out of my hat late in the day. Inspiration was coming at me in all directions. Reading the BLC Resolute Renegades team thread was definitely a motivator! Surprisingly, my husband was also... Read more
Wrapping up May
For those of you following, this is my daily journal template. I'll be checking in later to make an update!
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My New Workout Defies Excuses!
I recruited my daughters and sister in law to doing a 28 day workout with me. I have no idea if they will follow through, but knowing they are watching has motivated me to make sure I do!!
My page used to read "Being the Model" because it ... Read more
Just for today… I promised myself I'd work out. Before I could get out of it, I did 75 jumping jacks and one set of pushups, shoulder presses, weighted squats, and deadlifts. It wasn't much, but it was far more than I've done lately. My goal ... Read more
Change...the One Constant
I logged in today, experiencing a bit of euphoria, reminiscing about my Sparkpeople experience since I joined in 2005.
Logging in and sharing my journey used to fire me up. Now, I feel like I'm on my own path of discovery and it has less a... Read more
You Must Write a Book
"You Must Write a Book" is the latest book I'm reading. Well, who am I to argue? I've decided she's right. I must write a book, and so I shall. I know some stuff. In addition to my professional training and experience in Accounting, Finance... Read more
Reflecting on Journaling and Reviewing October
Do you journal daily? I usually do, but I let October get away from me. I didn't have a plan in place when I travelled. I have a hard cover journal and didn't want to bring the extra weight with me. Big mistake. It's coming with me next time... Read more
Wisher, Wanderer, Warrior...Which Are You? Which Do You Want to Be?
I have shared before that my favorite podcaster, hands down, has been Elizabeth Benton at Primalpotential.com. She does it again in her recent podcast. Don't let her passion scare you off. She's the real deal and authentic in her mad desire t... Read more
My focus this week is avoiding empty and unnecessary calories. I planned and tracked my food for today. So, if I want to eat off plan, I need to pause and assess the hunger...and track it before I eat it. This will be good practice. I can do ... Read more
102 Days Post Op
It's been 102 days since I had my vertical sleeve gastrectomy. I'm down 30 pounds and still working hard. Below is the format I use in my hard copy journal. I thought I'd post it here today.
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I scanned the Spark Teams for a Miracle Morning Team and didn't find one, so I created one. Here's a link if you'd like to join. I'm not sure where I'm going with it yet. I just felt like having a team of accountability partners might be a good... Read more
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Preparing for Success
The next round of the Biggest Loser Challenge is about to begin next week. I've been reflecting on life in general lately, so this is a perfect time... Read more