Still here, plugging away...
My enthusiasm has kinda petered out for a while, but I'm still doing healthy things for myself. Eating well and exercising are just things I do now, not some special program, which is such great progress, I have to admit.
I did go to a wat... Read more
Saturday I hit a goal...44 pounds lost, 15% of my starting weight. It was huge. Very exciting!!! I've decided my reward for this will be to plan an overnight trip biking the Katy trail, hopefully sometime this month.
Although, I do hav... Read more
My parents, brother and his family, and hubby's brother and his wife all live in the wider Houston area. Just last winter hubby, daughter and I went to Galveston and stayed in the Hotel Galvez, right on the seawall. I lived in Seabrook, Clear L... Read more
Stuff I'm jazzed about
Although it poured last night, and the rain and wind on my bedroom windows kept me awake, Ike has moved out and it's a nice day. You know what that means! Bike ride!!!
Hubby and I visited a local bike shop and got lights for our bikes, so... Read more
Just a litany of things that are bugging me today...
It's supposed to rain all weekend, which means I won't be able to go ride my bike. I love biking so much that any other form of exercise pales by comparison, and I really don't want to g... Read more
Well, I've landed...
We are now living in Springfield, Missouri! We moved so quickly, and it's been hell getting the entire house packed in three days, and then unpacked again to settle in to the new place. But, for the most part, the move is done. Oh, there's th... Read more
Overcoming inertia and stepping out in faith...
We've lived in Kansas City for eighteen years. I know this place; it's comfortable, like a great broken-in pair of jeans, or a comfy sweatshirt. I know the best place to get coffee, where all the good used bookstores and thrift shops are, wher... Read more
Okay, I've officially become obnoxious...
...I'm encouraging random strangers I meet in the park to exercise!!!
Out riding my bike this mor... Read more
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride my bike
I want to ride my bicycle
I want to ride it where I like...
Hubby and I picked up our new bikes yesterday! So fun. I think the bike is... Read more
The Wii Fit and the healing toe
Still trying to heal up the toe. It's getting better, I can now wear shoes (thank heaven for small miracles). It's still sore and tender. Last night my toe and foot were throbbing to beat the band. But I am able to do some exercise again, so... Read more
Kick the habit, kick the bucket, kick the
?Wall????? No, not recommended.
Yes, sportsfans, I have now broken my toe. Tuesday afternoon, I was walking around the house with no shoes on (mistake number one) and the dog started barking, I ran over there to stop her (I hate hate hate... Read more
Judgment (warning: anger, cursing, venting and long)
If anger and cursing offend you, please do not read on-- Okay, I warned you.
So yesterday, after leaving the gym, (how ironic) hubby and I stopped at the grocery store to get a couple of things. We were pulling in to a parking space. Ther... Read more
cleaning out the closet
Searching in my closet for something to wear since my jeans and my yoga pants were all in the laundry... I tried on a couple of pairs of pants that are hanging in my closet. Yeah, right. Way too huge.
So, I cleaned out the closet. Now ... Read more
A goal is met, and challenges presented
As of this morning, I have officially lost ten percent of my starting body weight. I'm 90% of the woman I used to be, and I'm 20% of the way toward my goal weight.
I've removed 119.2 pounds of weight from my knees (they are very happy abou... Read more
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So close to a milestone!!
I'm tempted to call a milestone today... just two-tenths of a pound before I've lost 10% of my starting bodyweight!! So close!
Although the weight comes off slowly for me now, it DOES come off... looking over my stats, I've lost 5% of my s... Read more