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Motivational Pictures Challenge
Thursday, April 25, 2013      12 comments

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Blog Challenge - Streaking
Wednesday, April 24, 2013      4 comments

So, the challenge this week is to start a streak and make it last until the end of the month (a week). Interesting because I did this last week, I started a streak to track my food (I had fallen off the tracking wagon) and have kept it up for ... Read more
Blog Challenge - When temptation strikes....
Monday, April 15, 2013      3 comments

Blog Bonus Challenge! Post a blog about something that motivates you to keep going when temptations strike. So, I guess the things that motivate me most are how good it feels to be able to get out and do things with my family/friends. ... Read more
Weight Loss Struggles - Blog Challenge
Wednesday, April 03, 2013      8 comments

So, weight loss struggles? Mine is a BEAST! Literally a rampaging, non thinking eat everyting in sight beast who appears almost every afternoon as soon as I get home from work. Seriously though, for reasons I don't really understand, eve... Read more
Today's Success Challenge
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      5 comments

So, my success for today? I didn't take any candy from the candy bowls in the offices I visited. I didn't order fries with my sandwich at lunch. I will be within my calorie range. Little steps - but they will carry me far!... Read more
Taste a Rainbow Challenge
Friday, February 08, 2013      5 comments

So, here is my rainbow that I had for lunch today. Coincidentally, it also my 5 servings of fruits/veggies. There is a salad of baby spinach with cranberries, one o... Read more
What scares me about starting or sticking with my weightloss journey?
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      6 comments

Ok so here goes the first October blog challenge. I think what scares me most about starting or sticking with my journey is failing. I am pretty much a perfectionist (unfortunately a characteristic I passed on to my children as well). Wo... Read more
Things I'm Proud of this Month
Tuesday, April 24, 2012      8 comments

I'm writing this blog as part of a challenge I'm participating in.... but I think it is something we should all start doing regularly. I know the message that we see from the media and many in the public is that if we are overweight we don't ha... Read more
Whooooo hoooo! Already seeing the benefits of losing weight!
Tuesday, April 17, 2012      5 comments

About this time last year I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes and put on Metformin. Up until then, although I knew I needed to lose weight I wasn't really serious about it. I made half - hearted attempts at best. That doctor's appointment w... Read more
Five things I'm looking forward to as I work towards my goal weight,,,
Friday, April 13, 2012      4 comments

So, let's see - it's hard to keep it to just five as there are many things I am looking forward too. 1. Being able to buy cute clothes right off the rack in the ladies (not women's) department. 2. My nephew being able to wrap his arms a... Read more
Where's my sweet tooth?
Sunday, April 08, 2012      3 comments

Lately I have noticed something interesting....I have lost my sweet tooth. There was a time when I had at least 2 or 3 sodas a day and always had sweet snacks in the house and usually bought skittles, star bursts, etc. in the grocery check-out ... Read more
Weight Loss Struggle Blog Challenge
Tuesday, April 03, 2012      2 comments

So, our challenge today was to write a blog about my greatest struggle in my weight loss journey and what you are going to do this coming week to combat that struggle. This was such a timely question for me! My biggest struggle is defini... Read more
Little things making me proud...
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      2 comments

Someone asked me the other day what are the things that make me proud of myself. Normally I wouldn't have thought I had all that much that had happened recently. Sure, I have a master's degree and a great job. I have 2 beautiful daughters and... Read more
New routines! OUCH!
Saturday, March 03, 2012      3 comments

So, I read this week that you need to change up your routine every once in awhile because your muscles will get used to whatever you are doing and they need the variety. With that in mind I bought a new Wii video and worked out with that ... Read more
Ranting about clothes shopping
Saturday, February 25, 2012      4 comments

Right before my cruise last week my daughter, SIL and 4 year old niece made the hour and a half trip to our nearest outlet mall. I desperately need new professional clothes for work and I hoped to find some new things to wear on my cruise. ... Read more

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