Time to get going.
It has been a very long time since I have logged into SP. I have been afraid to log in because I have not been very good to myself lately. What better time than Lent, which is a time of penance and reflection, to do a penance for myself, to r... Read more
Every year at the end of December, Andy Rooney from CBS 60 Minutes goes on about how New Year's should be September 1st. As whiny and cranky as Mr. Rooney can be, I have to agree with him on this one. After all, the beginning of September mean... Read more
What has happened to me?
I have not been doing very well over the last few months. I have been eating at night again. Why is it that I feel like I will be missing out on something if I don't eat both the ice cream and the popcorn. I mean, it's just ice cream and micr... Read more
BMI...What does it really mean (to me).
I used to be obsessed. I was obsessed with the scale and I was obsessed with my BMI. In fact, every time I lost a little bit of weight, I would go online and check to see if my BMI was getting any closer to 'normal'. It was so frustrating to ... Read more
Feb 2nd 26 days to go!
Today was a good day. I managed to get to the gym again this morning. (I really don't mind the cold, it's the snow that makes it hard to be out driving at 6am, thankfully there is none in the forecast for the next week or so.) I did the ellip... Read more
February 1st 27 days to go!
I am participating the 28 day challenge to coincide with The Spark book. I have managed to keep somewhat on track lately, however I have not been as focused as I would like. I am taking this opportunity with reading the book to re-examine my o... Read more
Happy New Year! Looking Ahead
Every year at the beginning of January, most of us look back at the mistakes we made in the previous year and look ahead to how we are going to be so much better in the coming year. This year I have decided to look back on all that I accomplis... Read more
I have decided that in order to prevent myself from snacking too much after the kids go to bed, I am going to update my blog daily. I usually just watch TV and eat and eat. Now I am watching TV and Pittsburgh just fumbled the ball and Denver r... Read more
2 Hour Spinning Class
Today was the day of the 2 hour spinning class at the studio. We have been talking about it for weeks. I participated in the 90 minute class about a month ago. Well, now the 2 hour class is over and I must admit, I do feel a little weird... a... Read more
Time to back on track....
Ok, so Halloween has come and gone and yes, I ate way too much candy. But that was last week and now I am moving on to next week. I have not been so good lately about counting my calories, but I have been tracking my fitness minutes and I am s... Read more
This week, I bought myself the most awesome pair of pants. They were size 8 (yea!!) and they were on sale for $12.50!! The last time that I was buying myself size 8's (three years ago), it seems like I was at this size for about 1 minute. Th... Read more
Ok, so I've lost 30 pounds. Now what?
Well, first of all, I still have about 20 pounds to go. Now is the time that I need to keep my focus and keep working towards my ultimate goal...Not being overweight according to my BMI. Since the weather has changed, and now it so dark in the... Read more
Today is Sunday...
And I had better get started on the laundry. Ok, now that I found a good place to start, what now. Things have been pretty good this week. We have been getting in to our fall activity routines. Two dance classes from 5:15 to 6:45 and basebal... Read more
Well, today, after losing almost 30 pounds, I was able to get into my size 8 pants!! Yes, I still weigh 175, but I have small hips and the style of pants I was wearing fit really well. I did not even need the Spanx!!! It feels so good to be w... Read more
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Eat, Pray, Love
Today I had a revelation. I am reading the book Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. It is the story of a woman who leaves her life behind to travel the world to find herself and to get closer to God. I had just finished the first section of... Read more