I started on this journey eight weeks ago.
Last year at this time I was already at the end of my renewed commitment. I had just blown my hamstring in step aerobics; it hurt like heck. I was done.
This time around I'm hanging in th... Read more
THE RED TENT is one of my favorite books. It made me look at myself in a different light. I think I need to read it again.
Now that I'm into my red tent days (in ancient times women were banished to a tent when menstruating or giving bi... Read more
This was a good day. I did my treadmill time this morning in spite of the kids having a snow day. I even ran for 15 minutes straight which means I can run a mile! Then I did some much needed grocery shopping with my daughter while my son held... Read more
I weighed myself this morning and in spite of eating out yesterday and a little "unexpected" popcorn last night, I didn't gain weight! I keep reading that I shouldn't weigh myself every day but it keeps me honest. If I don't weigh myself for a... Read more
I have gained three pounds in four days. Bummer. Big big bummer. Then I got on the treadmill this morning and it. was. agony. And then I looked at the outside temp and it is negative nine degrees. So, my mind immediately goes to, "I'm fat.... Read more
It seems like Mondays have been tough for me. It's hard to get my body to work with my brain and get through the exercise. But today was completely different. I felt good throughout the entire time on the treadmill! Finally! I ran for 13 mi... Read more
This morning it was tough getting up. I didn't have the energy and had a headache to boot. (More than a month ago, that was how I felt every morning!) My day included a dentist appointment for a filling and crown and then an appointment with m... Read more
I got on the scale this morning and had gained 1.5 lbs. in a day's time. Of course I am bummed but I also know that it was probably due to eating out yesterday. In spite of ordering roasted veggie/whole wheat tortilla wrap, it was probably loa... Read more
It's Monday. I survived the weekend and unlike last weekend, I didn't gain weight. WooHoo! I did 47 minutes on the treadmill, ran for10 minutes of it and it was A G O N I Z I N G! I wonder if I need to eat carbs first thing in the morning or... Read more
It's the weekend and as usual, I want to eat everything in sight and drink lots of wine. But, I am determined, so have avoided pitfalls so far. A few extra carbs here and there but not overkill - yet.... Read more