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Happy Independence Day
How blessed we are to live in America & are afforded all the freedoms we have. We are free to vote, to speak freely, to protest, to be gainfully employed, to own a home, to worship God, etc. We have so much to be thankful for.
I am so than... Read more
Blah, blah, blah, blah, blah
NO, that's not how I feel, it's how I spent my day yesterday hearing people. Why's that? Because they weren't hearing me either.
Isn't that frustrating? You're talking about something you think is important - and the response isn't anythi... Read more
How will I do today on my eating plan? Stay off the scale today. Get up, you've being lazy. Ohhh, I've got to go to work. Wheeeee - I'm getting my nails & toes done this afternoon.
Random thoughts today... then there are days when I g... Read more
On a roll
We all know that losing weight is not easy. I've often said if it were, NO ONE would be an ounce overweight!
I blogged last weekend that I was getting my ducks in a row after a 7 week time of eating cautiously, but enjoying myself. I ac... Read more
Hot, hot, hot
I live in NC and typically we're complaining that it feels SO hot because of the humidity. BUT yesterday we were over 100 degrees, then add in the humidity. It was HOT. I think it was actually 104 (hotter than they had forecasted), then with ... Read more
A mixed bag
Isn't it interesting that in the big middle of good things happening we still have some rough days. It can be things going on at work, home, with friends - with our diets. Whatever.
Recently I've had a mixed bag of great days/rough days. ... Read more
Square peg in a round hole
That's me - a square peg in a round hole. I'm an out of the box thinker - THAT'S difficult for some people. On one hand they like it, but on the other, it's unsettling in their world.
Don't misunderstand me, I'm not over the top - I'm ... Read more
What a great week I've had....but yesterday was awesome. Last week I had a lady facebook me from church complimenting me on how good I was looking and wondered IF I had any clothes I was getting rid of that didn't fit anymore. SO, while I have... Read more
Is that MY stomach growling???
Hmmm - have you ever noticed that IF you get up late & only have time for coffee, that you aren't the least bit hungry until noon'ish?? BUT if your intentionally cutting back, watching every bite going into your mouth, that the MINUTE you open ... Read more
Hitting it hard today!
I've been just coasting & maintaining my weight loss - well I did lose some during these past 7 weeks, but now it's time to rev it up into high gear & get intentional in losing again.
AND today is the day! Last night I had grilled 2 chicke... Read more
Surprise Birthday Parties
I recently got an invitation to a surprise birthday party for a friend. .....the surprise was tonight. AND I do think she was surprised, although this gal wouldn't change the look on her face IF she won a million dollars. She's a hard one to r... Read more
Shopping at the Mall
A friend & I got together today for breakfast at her house to catch up. Suddenly she asks IF I'd go to the mall with her & help her shop for some new clothes. SO, off we went. We went into Macy's; Lucky jeans; Loft; and JJill She's going out... Read more
It's Friday - I slept in some, rested a while, had lunch with friends I hadn't seen in 6 months, grocery shopped & am now just kicked back relaxing. Ahhhh - happy sigh!
My friends were shocked at how much weight I've lost - they just kept ... Read more
Now on to the next thing
Well - day camp is over & it was amazing. After cleaning up & getting everything BACK into place, I came home. I'm off on Fridays, so I'm already chilling out!!! Woo hoo!
Isn't interesting how we pour our blood, sweat & tears into someth... Read more
Protein + sleep make for a happy girl!
Well I ate well (lots of protein) & slept 8 1/4 hours last night - that's a LOT for me. I was so tired, but woke up refreshed & rested. I had a solid breakfast & set off for another good day.
It's amazing how eating healthy and making sur... Read more