Getting ready for
Wednesday, October 27, 2010      7 comments

Ok, 48 hours from now I will hopefully be officially divorced (crossing fingers). I've got a lot of mixed feelings about it so decided to blog...I'm sorry ahead of time if I ramble :). Here's what I'm feeling: relief, dread, scared $hitless, ... Read more
My favorite place to grocery shop!!!!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010      3 comments

I live in Dayton, OH which is about 45 minutes or so north of Cincinnati. Well, I consider myself really lucky because Cinci has a place called Jungle Jim's which is the best store ever! They have huge cheese, wine, dessert, meat and produce d... Read more
Getting my
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      5 comments

I picked up the term "RAWR" from my best friend. When I think about it I picture someone who feels strong (mentally and physically), powerful, confident and not afraid of change. I had some "RAWR" for awhile but lately it's been lacking in my ... Read more
A good trip to the grocery store!
Friday, June 11, 2010      5 comments

I made a long overdue trip to the grocery store today. I took my time and tried to stick to the perimeter of the store (just like you're supposed to do) and ended up with some really good food. I was so proud of myself I just wanted to share. ... Read more
I am oh so smooth!!!!
Saturday, May 22, 2010      5 comments

Today my friend Sandy and I went shopping together. She is a very good friend and always makes me feel good about myself, we always have a lot of fun together. So, we start out shopping at the flea market. We went past a booth that sold hair ... Read more
A dog-sitting adventure
Sunday, March 28, 2010      5 comments

This week I am house, dog and cat sitting for some friends. It's actually kind of a mini vacation for me. They have an awesome house. Since my husband and I separated in October I've been living in our old house. I haven't signed up for cabl... Read more
A project while I am off work
Monday, March 15, 2010      3 comments

I have decided that while I am on my leave of absence from work I am going to try to cook more at home. I was looking at my freezer today and I seriously think I have enough food in there to get me through until I go back to work. My goal while... Read more
Regaining control
Saturday, March 13, 2010      5 comments

OK...I have had a fair amount of stress in my life lately. I am separated from my husband. I am trying to get a divorce as amicably as possible but he is dragging his feet and not signing the papers. It's been almost 5 months since I moved out ... Read more
Too fat for yoga...what the heck???
Sunday, February 21, 2010      15 comments

Ok, I was going through some old workout tapes (yep I said tapes...that's how old they are) and found a set called AM and PM Yoga. I'm not nearly as flexible as I used to be and I always enjoyed yoga so decided to start using the workouts. I d... Read more
Looking forward to 2010
Thursday, December 31, 2009      0 comments

It's that time of year...the New Year's resolution list time :). I have decided that I need to make 2010 the year that I start taking care of myself. I don't want to sound selfish but I'm 42 years old (yikes) and I'm finally ready to start doi... Read more
Starting over...again
Thursday, November 26, 2009      2 comments

OK...I am going through some major changes right now. After 11&1/2 years of marriage I have left my husband. We've had a rocky relationship for awhile but this past year has been really rough and after putting it off I finally decided I needed... Read more
A new exercise goal
Saturday, September 05, 2009      5 comments

I found out the other day that my niece (8 years) and nephew (5 years) are participating in a new program at school. The goal is for them to complete a marathon over a period of time. They get to school early 3 days per week to run and their d... Read more
What am I doing????
Saturday, August 22, 2009      4 comments

Ok...I know what it takes to lose weight. Eat less (and healthier) and exercise more. I know that I feel better when I do these two things. Why can't I seem to get myself together and just DO IT? Things are crazy in my home and work life rig... Read more
Stepping out of the bacon box
Saturday, August 08, 2009      3 comments

I have decided to try making some food substitutions to help cut back on my calorie count. I had my first BLT of the summer today and tried it with turkey bacon. I was pleasantly surprised! Not as crispy as the real stuff but the flavor was p... Read more
Thursday, August 06, 2009      6 comments

OK, I think I am finally ready to get started on this program. The best part is that it's just common sense, eat better and exercise more. The bad part is that I don't always follow my common sense which has gotten me to this point in the firs... Read more