Thinkin' Out Loud Thursday, July 16th
I know it has been a bit since I have posted a blog on here. I'm really trying to get a different level of accountability for myself because I feel... Read more
April 24, 2015: Our Words/Thoughts
So I was watching CSI: Cyber episode called “URL, Interrupted” which is about a girl being cyberbullied and Peter MacNicol’s character (Simon Sifter) was talking to his son about participating in cyberbulling. His character said “Your words hur... Read more
So, honestly, I have been feeling like I am headed in the wrong direction. I haven’t been eating quite like I need to everyday and I haven’t been working out. After probably an hour or more of holding our Bichon Frise to get him trimmed or hel... Read more
April 2, 2015
I have had much on my mind of late. I have been having a hard time focusing on making myself a priority and taking care of myself. I took a break from pretty much everything. I didn’t meal plan, I missed multiple Weight Watchers meetings, I d... Read more
Happy November! Yes, I know it's been awhile...
First off, let me just say that I know it has been awhile. There has been much going on in my world. The months of September/October were rough months for our family. My mom fell and, ultimately, broke her back. She had a compression fractur... Read more
Sometimes we get complacent and old habits creep in...not always good ones. During these times, we need to refocus on what we need to do if we truly want to hit our goals. As I was watching Biggest Loser (I know I said I wouldn't watch again) ... Read more
One step forward, two steps back...cycling addiction??
Sometimes this journey can be so frustrating. Ups and downs of the weight loss and weight gain...I know that this is a process and I have to stick with what I know works. I need to stop focusing so much on the number of the scale and focus on ... Read more
DEAR CONCERNED NEIGHBOR...take a moment to see his perspective...
For those of you on my FB page, you know I have been on my weight loss journey for longer than I'd care to admit. However, I was SADDENED and OUTRAGED when I saw this earlier. I am sad for this neighbor who clearly thinks that this man who acc... Read more
Hello? Hello? Is anyone there?
I have felt a little disconnected lately. I think part of it is because I failed to track for a few days and pain/stress, etc. just got in the way of what I was trying to do. I’ve really had to remind myself over the last few days, seemingly s... Read more
I have been trying to do a bit of soul searching of late. There have been some crises (minor, but it seemed worse at the time) that I have had to deal with that have sort of prompted this current bit of soul searching. If you have met me in pe... Read more
Thursday, May 29th Weigh in Update
Yesterday was a bit crazy. My mother has been running a fever but we don’t yet know why. Hopefully we will find out today. She called me this morning and seems to be feeling better. DD12 had her talent show last night. We are gearing up for... Read more
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
I volunteered to co-organize a charity walk for Conquer Chiari again this year. Last night, we had a fundraising event at McAlister’s Deli. I probably ate more PointsPlus than I would care to admit, but I didn’t eat all 49 of my extras and I d... Read more
Tuesday, May 27th
“Forget yesterday - it has already forgotten you. Don't sweat tomorrow - you haven't even met. Instead, open your eyes and your heart to a truly precious gift - today.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free
Sometimes we te... Read more
It's a New Week
“You've gotta dance like there's nobody watching,
Love like you'll never be hurt,
Sing like there's nobody listening,
And live like it's heaven on earth.”
― William W. Purkey
I read this quote this morning and it reminded me ... Read more
Day 64 of my 100 Day Challenge and Weigh in Update
I know I have really been slacking on writing the blogs and keeping everyone updated. We've had a lot going on around here. DS13, whose birthday is today so he will now be referred to as DS14, went to California for the World Championships in ... Read more