Montezuma's Revenge
Saturday, December 15, 2012      3 comments

I know it has been quite a while since I posted but my family keeps passing around a very nasty flu bug. It seems that just about the time one of my sons starts feeling better the other one gets it and then I get it and we start all over again.... Read more
Holiday Limits
Saturday, November 24, 2012      5 comments

Thanksgiving has come and gone and I'm very happy to say I did well. I passed on many things I usually eat seconds, and I limited myself to one small portion of the things I did eat. I left the table full, but not stuffed liked a turkey myself... Read more
The Short Pass
Friday, November 16, 2012      3 comments

My husband and I both love M*A*S*H, we watch it all the time. There is an episode from an early season where a football loses a leg and feels like now he has nothing to live for because he can't play football. Near the end of the episode Radar... Read more
Finding the Source
Saturday, November 10, 2012      3 comments

I was hesitant to step on the scale this week after falling of the fitness wagon last week. I was sure that the number would be 10lbs higher than the week before and that I would lose all the progress I had worked so hard for. I kept putting o... Read more
Making Time to Make Time
Friday, November 02, 2012      1 comments

I know I didn't write last week despite the fact that one of my goals is to post to this blog weekly. I have no excuse other than I simply did not make time for it. I have been super busy and I didn't really notice how much time was getting aw... Read more
How to Deal
Friday, October 19, 2012      2 comments

Life is full of stress, we can't avoid it. Inevitably we will get hurt, disappointed, angry, sad, anxious, and nervous at some point. And while I love the saying stressed is simply desserts spelled backwards, I have been trying not to make tha... Read more
The Fine Art of Saying No
Monday, October 15, 2012      4 comments

I have had a lot going on the past week. I started a new job that I am really loving. It's only 25 a week and I'm on my feet for a good part of it so I'm moving more at work and I have time to workout at home before my family gets home. There... Read more
Full Disclosure
Sunday, October 07, 2012      4 comments

After the last few weeks of being challenged and facing temptations I felt like was doing really well. I felt like I had over come all the hurdles that I faced the last few weeks and really stayed on track. The same cannot be said for this pas... Read more
The Journey of a Thousand Miles
Friday, September 28, 2012      3 comments

I know everyone has heard the quote from Lao-tzo "A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." Truer words were never spoken. That is how I am trying to view my weight loss journey. Everyday I try to take one step in the right di... Read more
So Far, So Good
Friday, September 21, 2012      2 comments

It has been one week since I rededicated myself to my weight loss goals and so far I have done well. I have tracked all my meals in my workouts in the trackers, I have been watching portions and trying to make healthier choices, and I have succ... Read more
Time for a change
Friday, September 14, 2012      3 comments

I have made several attempts at keeping up my sparkpeople page and tracking my food and exercise but I haven't been to good about it. I find I make excuses and fall back into lazy patterns and then give up on myself. See the thing is, I really... Read more
Still Struggling
Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

Well I thought I was back with it and ready to go but apparently I was wrong. I have found that some things still make my incision sites hurt but mostly what I've found is I'm struggling to get back on track. I have been walking and trying to ... Read more
Monday, February 16, 2009      0 comments

It's been 2 weeks since my workouts were put on hold because of surgery and I'm finally back at it. I started walking today and I'm hoping to steadily increase my workouts till I'm back where I was. I'm planning on doing the heart mini maratho... Read more
Ramblings of a mad woman
Monday, February 02, 2009      1 comments

I spent most of my day today at different doctors getting poked and prodded for an upcoming surgery on Wed. I always weigh myself on Mondays, and today was no different, but I noticed something today that has me wondering. I weighed myself at ... Read more
Tuesday, January 27, 2009      0 comments

I weighed myself yesterday and it hasn't changed at all since before Christmas. Not only had my weight not gone down but none of my other measurements have either. I think I might have plateaued, but I'm really not sure how. I try to mix up m... Read more

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