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Day 12 of 135
7/27/2014 10:25:34 PM,  4 COMMENTS

Had a great weekend - got to see lots of family, including some I haven't seen in a while and it was fun for me and also the kids and my husband. ...  Read more


Another Day at the Pool
7/27/2014 7:12:25 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I got exercise in today, only a half hour but most of that half hour was playing/exercising with one or two children hanging onto me. strengthening a...  Read more


7/27/2014 1:34:08 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau...  Read more


Lacking Exercise
7/26/2014 10:49:40 PM,  3 COMMENTS

Well, last week I worked several days; so, didn't get to the pool to exercise. Plus there was a lot of rain, thunder, and lightening when I was home;...  Read more


7/26/2014 9:18:51 PM,  1 COMMENTS

When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us....  Read more


Day 11 of 135
7/26/2014 2:09:43 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Found something to wear and feel good and having fun at my cousins' surprise 40th birthday party - they were truly surprised. Eating a bit unhea...  Read more


Coming back
7/26/2014 11:40:26 AM,  1 COMMENTS

I started back AGAIN yesterday. I have lost more weight, you know how that goes, but I have kept most of it off. I have a lot more to go, 144 pounds t...  Read more


A Summer Bike Ride with pictures
7/26/2014 7:56:39 AM,  43 COMMENTS

Summer always looks so long and carefree, stretching out across the calendar when you hang your new one in January. Alas, when it actually gets here i...  Read more


7/25/2014 12:07:00 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything...  Read more


7/25/2014 8:37:37 AM,  1 COMMENTS

It might be the adhd or who knows, but both my workouts and eating are inconsistent. sometmes I get busy and completely forget a meal. I have also f...  Read more


Everyone Has Gone Home
7/25/2014 12:34:13 AM,  1 COMMENTS

Tonight I had both blood daughters and grands plus my Brazillian daughter and grand and Brazillian son for dinner. Such passion they bring with them!...  Read more


Day 9 of 135
7/24/2014 9:34:32 PM,  8 COMMENTS

Thanks to TENNESSEEWALKER for pointing out that I totally messed up the days and counted day 7 twice, so today is really Day 9 of 135. That actually m...  Read more


7/24/2014 11:41:18 AM,  1 COMMENTS

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellenc...  Read more


Down 1 pound!
7/24/2014 10:19:56 AM,  3 COMMENTS

Down one full pound this week! I gotta say I'm disappointed, and I know exactly why. Its because I weighed more frequently than once a week, a...  Read more


7/23/2014 9:09:40 PM,  0 COMMENTS

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle Onassis ...  Read more


Another Yearly Blog
7/23/2014 12:06:06 PM,  4 COMMENTS

So here it is, almost a year later since my last blog post. I am heavier now, and just had my bloodwork done. Not good news for me. My triglycerid...  Read more


It's Not Mindless if You Mean It
7/23/2014 10:46:25 AM,  0 COMMENTS

Last night I was in a foul mood. I spent the afternoon at a doctor's appointment. Very frustrating. I've been having a weird, fluttery heartbeat, b...  Read more


Day 7 of 135 - DON'T QUIT
7/23/2014 10:30:27 AM,  16 COMMENTS

I may feel like this sometimes but I won't quit...  Read more


I'm going camping, what in the world??
7/23/2014 9:59:54 AM,  3 COMMENTS

I am not a camper, that being said I should say that I'm not a camper because I don't camp, so I don't have a lot of experience. The last time I went...  Read more


Absolutely Terrified...
7/22/2014 9:19:36 PM,  6 COMMENTS

I work for a police department, and they are now giving two hours of paid PT weekly to people who participate in a yearly assessment. You also get to...  Read more


Day 7 of 135
7/22/2014 7:43:44 PM,  6 COMMENTS

Today had mostly good and a bit not so good. The boys went off to camp no problem and loved it! The older one is doing a more adventure camp and went...  Read more


Mourning to Joy
7/22/2014 4:46:18 PM,  11 COMMENTS

In January last year my husband needed surgery on two areas of his spine. He completed therapy at the hospital rehab unit. While there, I wanted to su...  Read more


Jiggle Free July: Day 22
7/22/2014 9:35:22 AM,  12 COMMENTS

So according to my work scale (you know... the analog kind. I mean the one that you move the big block over to 50-100-150-200, etc. ) I have lost 9.25...  Read more


Day 6 of 135
7/21/2014 10:05:05 PM,  8 COMMENTS

135 days seems so long but I keep telling myself that if I didn't do this now, where would I be in 135 days - nowhere!! So I keep on although I have m...  Read more


This Past Friday
7/21/2014 9:19:58 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Well, I did it! I invited my friend Larry for dinner, just him, no other friends. As the Friday got closer I began to wonder if I had done the right...  Read more


Recovering from the Weekend
7/21/2014 4:31:12 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Hi Everyone and Happy Monday!!! I wrote that with exclamation points, but the truth is, I'm not feeling them. I'm actually feeling totally blah...  Read more


Where Things Are At
7/21/2014 2:45:38 PM,  1 COMMENTS

I realized that its been months since I talked about how things are going. In February I was diagnosed with mild to moderate arthritis in my lef...  Read more


you did this to yourself....
7/21/2014 2:41:57 PM,  0 COMMENTS

39 I am so tired and so frustrated and so lost at this point in my life. I have no support system but yet I know I should be use to that. I cannn...  Read more


10 Day Green Smoothie Cleanse
7/21/2014 9:46:52 AM,  0 COMMENTS

After months of much stress in my life I am up a few pounds. I decided to try a smoothie cleanse to detox and get my mind and body back into wei...  Read more


7/21/2014 4:41:42 AM,  4 COMMENTS

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. Thomas A. Edison ...  Read more


Day 5 of 135
7/20/2014 9:23:44 PM,  11 COMMENTS

Had a busy day with the family. Got the kids ready for camp tomorrow, then went to a Nationals game (they won) and then dinner with my in-laws to cele...  Read more


How many of you actually want to become a loser?
7/20/2014 4:57:31 PM,  9 COMMENTS

The end of the BLC 25 round comes at an already reflective time for me. Yesterday, 7/19 was my 5 year spark anniversary. So over the past few weeks,...  Read more


Pain - the pain of stopping vs the pain of keeping going
7/20/2014 2:50:19 PM,  0 COMMENTS

I keep chugging away at things. I am continually walking that fine line of pushing myself and balancing the pain in various parts of my body. My kne...  Read more


Don't panic: July 20, 2014
7/20/2014 2:44:16 PM,  5 COMMENTS

Heard on the radio: intelligence agencies are turning back to typewriters for secure communication. Okay, maybe panic. Intelligence agencies...  Read more


Day 4 of 135
7/19/2014 7:46:17 PM,  8 COMMENTS

So I didn't get as much exercise today as I would have liked but did get to spend a nice day with my family which was nice. I did eat very healthy and...  Read more


Oh Fiddle Dee Dee! Itís Scarlett and Me!
7/19/2014 6:46:51 AM,  21 COMMENTS

Scarlett OíHara and I have something in common. No, itís not her 20Ē waist. Itís a vegetable. Remember the scene in ďGone with the WindĒ when...  Read more


Day 3 of 135
7/18/2014 9:10:10 PM,  12 COMMENTS

It was a busy day so I'm glad it was a day I chose to have an easy exercise day! My boot camp instructor had to cancel today and I have been working h...  Read more


7/18/2014 7:53:14 PM,  2 COMMENTS

Today is your future yesterday!...  Read more


What I've Learned from BLC25
7/18/2014 5:23:39 PM,  5 COMMENTS

I've participated in the BLC 4 rounds in a row (BLC 20, 21, 22, 23), and then took a break for a variety of reasons and returned for BLC 25. Some obs...  Read more


Blog blog
7/18/2014 2:35:25 PM,  2 COMMENTS

So after posting exciting photos for everyone, I kind-of promised a workout/food blog was coming. As usual, it's easier for me to post a blog when I...  Read more


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