Today's word is "resume" which means, "to take up or go on with again after interruption; continue: to resume a journey."
While I have been doing well since restarting my journey on April 25, I let my guard down over the last few days durin... Read more
Today's word is "compliment" which means, "1. an expression of praise, commendation, or admiration: A sincere compliment boosts one's morale."
After I dropped my daughter at voice lessons yesterday I decided to run into the bike/ski/run sho... Read more
Today's word is "converge" which means, "to tend to meet in a point or line; incline toward each other, as lines that are not parallel. " When I first started this journey in January 2008, the healthy lifestyle stars aligned, the Spark angels s... Read more
Today's word is "balanced" which means, "being in harmonious or proper arrangement or adjustment, proportion, etc."
I've had a difficult week with regard to my weight. In spite of eating within my calorie range, focusing on food quality and... Read more
Today's word is "vent" which means (in this case) "to give free play or expression to (an emotion, passion, etc.).
That's pretty much what my blog is about today, just getting my emotions out there because things aren't moving in the right ... Read more
Today's word is crestfallen which means, "1. dejected; dispirited; discouraged."
This is exactly how I felt when I got on the scale this morning and saw what is now a 2.5 lb. gain from a new low six days ago. Each day since my new low, I've... Read more
Today's word is "elastic" which means, "capable of recovering size and shape after deformation."
I have to give credit to BSTAKINGACTION on this one. Her blog yesterday made me think of this word.
It's been an emotional few days. My t... Read more
Today's word is "Zen" which means, "1. a Japanese school, of 12th-century Chinese origin, teaching that contemplation of one's essential nature to the exclusion of all else is the only way of achieving pure enlightenment. 2. ( modifier ) of or r... Read more
Today's word is "unsettled" which means, "1. not settled; not fixed or stable; without established order; unorganized; disorganized."
I've had a hard time coming up with a word the last two days. I am doing well with food and exercise. Th... Read more
Today's word is "acumen" which means, "keen insight; shrewdness."
'Tis the season of graduation parties, so I am using my acumen in all food-related matters today. I will make decisions that are "simply better" for me and my body.
I h... Read more
Today's word is "cruciferous" which means, "1. bearing a cross. 2. Botany . belonging to the Cruciferae, the mustard family of plants."
First, I LOVE the word "cruciferous." It is just a cool word to say and write.
Second, I have to la... Read more
Today's word is "elation" which means, "extreme happiness ."
I got on the scale and hit an important milestone.
I am elated with today's results.
Make no mistake, I will continue to live in my reality. I know my weight will go up... Read more