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I know which one I am -- what one are You?Look Out!Stand for what you believe to be right, even if you stand alone. You have more believers that don't know how to take that first step, you must show them. Time to Raise a little and Change some crapAt 3am this morning we said Goodbye to our beloved 'Baby Girl' Cierra Sue -- 2000 - 2015 'nough said :-)Don't forget your Flu Shots - Now at Walgreens with no appointment nessessary ;-)I'm in - I'm out - I'm in :-)Offensive to some ... But what the H*** AIN'TA Storm is Coming - Are You Ready?When the Zombies come Don't forget the Twinkies ... right Louise ;-)What about you? The secret to happiness is freedom... And the secret to freedom is courage.:-)Take charge! Just doin' what I was put here for ;-) Yep - it's one of those days :-)mmm ... mornin'Primed and ready to go - Look Out World!Props to Barney! :-)Stand your ground Sheriff Watson! http://wtkr.com/2015/03/10/portsmouth-sher
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m-courthouse/Are you allowing others to affect your thoughts,choose your words,control your actions & who you associate with? It's not too late(yet) to cut the strings - Think for yourself - Don't be a puppetWith a mighty cry for FREEDOM the battle beginsWe need to work together to keep that phrase from disappearing altogetherOne step at a time , even baby steps count - Forward Ho!!!!It's Monday ...And NO I haven't been drinking ;-) Enough with trying to fit into molds others have set for me, It's well past time to break the molds - I'm a passionate, caring, strong & somewhat screwed up woman and DAMNED PROUD OF IT!Some of us still do! :-)I'll do the kicking 'round here -- Thank You Very MuchPlan for the day. I like to toss in an extra pinch of silliness just for good measure :-) You're busy - stressed - it hurts - you're tired ... suck it up!! PUSH! -- :-)Memorial Day -- Remember, It's more than just a Party WeekendLOL ain't it the truth :-)The BEAST Cometh - Week 10 Begins!Gave up my workout session today for a long overdue visit with family ,,, NO REGRETS:-)Get it straight!Trying ...Life may think it has me on the ropes ... but it forgets ... I'm a BadAss!!Do you know what you stand for? What you REALLY BELIEVE?! As things continue, with multiple changes happening every day, it's time to do some long hard soul searching and really decide. I will not be told by others WHAT I have to think and WHO I have to like! I can do it myself and it's on a case by case basis.AyuhFamily - Not just bloodThe extended beer fest that has been going on up here put the Beast into hibernation ... Today she Wakes Up!Yes please -- 'n' keep 'em comin'We should all try to think more like Tom -- Be Yourself!We need to Wake Up, Take a Stand, Care about things (even things that don't directly effect us) & Reallize that toleration is good but Not Everything should be Tolerated just to be PC & fit inIt's a work of fiction they said -- Something like that could never happen, especially here in the USA There's not as few of us as we are led to believe - we need to connect and come together -- God Bless the USA Push to the point of exhaustion them push a little more Never assume others know what they're talking about One foot in front of the other -- No matter whatTruthAlways thought this magic carpet ride would be a little more fun -- Holding that grin ain't always all that easy ... but we manage to find a way_____ https://youtu.be/2ueZo5i6GPgDon't let the Arrogant, PC Obsessed people that run this world tell you how to life your lifeWhat this world needs is a few more Rednecks --- youtu.be/zy2-rJg05FQ Racist?! What a bunch of Bullsh*t!!! - The Story of the Other Racist Flag By Rick Perlstein http://washingtonspectator.org/the-story-o
f-the-other-racist-flag/ -- Article also ran in Newsweek Preparing is not just something "crazy people" do, dispite what you may have heardFor all of us who are feeling tired, beaten down and wonder sometimes if we can even take one more step -- Stay Strong youtu.be/9m96MtNlMz8 LOLHealth & Fitness - an important part of being prepared for what life throwsTakin' Life 5 minutes at a time right now youtu.be/OqyB91HdvZ49-11 Never Forget! youtu.be/8oOW-1OwtCALong Day ... Week ... Month ... Year ... Lifehttps://youtu.be/FXsDfZUgyd4I am sooo TIRED!! Ever been so Tired you could just cry? I'm that tired. so trueanyone got Buffy's #Think I just might start again ... Time to dust off, it's been a long stretch in the dirtDD I.V. anybodygood luck allAnd So We Shall Be!Most don't see the difference between a real and a fake smile -- Smiling = everything's OK:-DGetting a CRAP LOAD of rain up here in Maine - Roads closed all over the state - my driveway is GONE - 9.75 inches at last countThe Last Blues Song youtu.be/b_FU0TsgPR8A pic of a blueberry field just up the road from me -- a carpet of redsometimes how things look depend on where you're standingThats how it isThe more I Learn the Less I Know - The more I Change the more I Grow ... I Hope I'm Doing This Right - Paul Thorn https://youtu.be/HZS8QY2o6yY?list=RDHZS8QY
2o6yYPush On!A "Modern Day Spiritual" ... must be cause Uncle Larry says so ;-) youtu.be/JkCaAnIcDWw Lol :-)Here goes nuttin' I do I really do! ;-)A little Choctaw Bingo anyone?... Gonna have us a time https://youtu.be/Nggqe-L9ZQ8It's time, I think, to fan the flame -- https://youtu.be/SqioRSYOWiYWell the Grand Canyon was somethin' else!! Julia has gone off to Mt. Everest but that's to cold for me ... Headin' to Hawaii to climb some stairs ;-) Hopped a plane and popped on over to Paris, thought running up the tower would make a good workout and just for a little fun so I took my shoot for a base jump from the top. One Hell of a View!Home again home again & just in time too! Gonna take advantage of the storm remnants n do a lil surfing Happy Howl-loween! https://youtu.be/E7XQ0hop4ds Please don't kick my a$$ Lou ... Startin' Fo Real! Your right, New month - Odd number - Not Monday or Friday - Can't get no better then that! Connections -- Most times we never even know https://youtu.be/TAONwC1CWhEAyah! Ayuh!The humble Egg -- sometimes it has powers beyond measureGood Dog -- Woof https://youtu.be/rLs_0h9_wXMHere We Go! https://youtu.be/Tq7Ovshz1UIis is I honestly think its only a matter of time -- we need to be readyYou really got to look out for anything with that word "Normal" attached to itMy very 1st addictionSometimes sleep isn't even really in the equation ... Please take mind not to judge to harshly ... sometimes the strength of a person is far above what appears to the naked eyeNo fuss no muss just lots of smiles & goodtimes -- How family gatherings Should Be!!Hope you all have a good day! Boy aint dat da truth!!Homemade Fresh Salsa - YUMMM!ðŸ˜‰;-) Shatter Me - https://youtu.be/49tpIMDy9BEAlas, if only ;-)I'm living proof this is True -- BadAss Beast returns! I Am Getting Off My Ass TODAY!A Good Buddy isn't afraid to tell you what you need to hear ;-)I need to keep this in mind and use my head not my emotions to make my choicesMerry Christmas All!Was - Is - Always Will Be!Success/Failure -- Ultimately it's all up to youDrive On Through! -- You Can Do It!!ya know how it is.... even if its just for the night ... Ya just dont give a fu*Kin' care anymore!Bring it Bitch!!!! I'M FREE!!!yep Best to one and all - Happy New Year!Hit it hard & Never Give Up -- BadAssWell that pretty much covers it!It's a New Year and EVERYONE is hitting the gym! ;-)BelieveWork the Body to Clear the MindWords to live by Thinking gets me Nowhere - Doing Works!OOPS! Committed to behave myself for at least 1 month ... Made it 2 weeks before I fell off the wagon ... Once more with feeling OOPS! Committed to behave myself for at least 1 month ... Made it 2 weeks before I fell off the wagon ... Once more with feeling!Lots of Struggle but No QuittingPlan of the DayPfizer PSA ... ;-)A new and exciting adventure is about to begin! I Can't Wait!!!Meet Lewie, he's our newest additionis tryingIt Works and has positve side effects I Want More!Good Stuff!!!They do say ... ATTITUDE is EVERYTHINGBelieve! Find the Magic in your life :-)is trying but so tiredis is is is is is is truthis is Lewie & I coming back from our walkSpring in Maine is taking the offensive and it's long past dueis is Nope Not Yet! Damn Right!!!!is Transforming - I expect it to be Hard and at times Painful ... But So Worth It!Something newHere I Am, Sweaty n Red but Feeling StrongThis is Lexie, she's our newest ... Lewie was lonely so we got him a sister.
They get along famously!!Do It!!!is This MUST STOP! Yep that bout covers it! Screw what other people thinkPicture says it allJust Don't ...I Love My Scars!
Memories etched into me ... Lessons taught and 'most' learned ;-)is Enough screwing around!!! Time to get Moving! I've been way off track for a long time, so far off that I couldn't even see the path, but I've finally found my way back ...Yay! Logged 2 days and workouts coming soon ... maybe even some vlogs.Felt like CRAP today, mentally & physically, but I didn't let it stop me! I logged my food (all of it ... good & bad) and even got some major house cleaning done so I'd call today a WIN!Frost on the pumpkin this morning - 20 deg. BrrrrDrank water today ... 10 cups ...Yay me!!! And this evening I've been building snowmen ☺Going to look up some old friends real soon! Awake and time to rearrange the landscape a bit Rule #1 - Cardio is trying very hard to learn to do thisI'm still on board the crazy train but I think it may be slowing down ;-)Glug Glug Glug ;-) Didn't do very well advancing toward my Spark goals over the holiday but I did manage to whip up these little guys ...
Back on track tomorrow ☺It was a good day! Got a lot done today AND kept my cals down & drank my H2O as well :-)is I NEED to workout - I WANT to workout - I LIKE to workout ... but I don't. I know if I did it would help me focus, help control my anxiety as well as help me lose weight. This is Mable, she and I have been together for a loooong time. For the holidays I gave my old friend a Brand New Battery! I thought she'd be thrilled!!! .... Ya know what she did to thank me?... She went and told me I was FAT!
What a BITCH!!
LOL I still luv ya Mable!💗😆Tis the seasonThis is my plan for tomorrow - Wake Up and Be AWESOME! I've fought and struggled with my mind for a very long time trying to control it, the whole time my body going further and further behind. So I'm going to reverse the process and see what happens.The board is back baby!!!
It helps me stay on track - It's big and in my face every time I enter the room!
Day 3 ... This fitness thing is startin' to become a habit 😉If I don't do it, who willis on the move!Yeah I'm talking to YOU! Day 5 of fitnessis under constructionNever underestimate the importance of Laughter in your life! :-DNever underestimate the importance of Laughter in your life! :-D Nine days of fitness in a row and many more to come, I'm planning ... no ... GOING to have a long long streak! No More Excuses - I just can't afford them any more! Fitness: Nine days and counting!!! Planning...no...GOING to have a long long streak!!Today is Day 10 of fitness for me ... also 8 days with no Diet Mt. Dew.Yep! Come hell or high water, Gotta Do It!Special, once in a blue moon, date night with my Hubby ... A good time was had ... Not even going to stress about figuring caloriesPosted a photois committed Merry Christmas All!WELL ... I guess I should have read this earlier! LOL Back at it tomorrow, Pinky Swear!! I did pretty well till yesterday, partial log yesterday and I have no clue today... too many bits and bites.Major Score at Dollar Tree today!👍Ain't that the truth!!is Eat Healthy, Get Stuff Done & Enjoy Life
That's what I'm going to try and do today Part of today's workout
It warmed up to double digits finally today (10°) so restocking the firewood was in order.
Still managed to work up a sweat if you can believe it.Day by day, a little at a time, I'm getting stronger! Today's lunch😋
A nice big salad topped with a
1/2c of pineapple cottage cheese and a bit of shredded cheddar cheeseAhhh Spice for my life!
Whipped up another batch of salsa this afternoon.😋My new bracelet I made this morningis Tricky thing, the Mind ... Strongest asset and Worst enemy all wrapped up in oneSometimes that's just getting my A$$ out of bed to face the dayVegetable beef stew
Turnip,potato,carrot,onion & lean beef in chicken stock #mmmm, #goodeats, #healthy, #oldschoolStay Positive - Fighting - Brave - Ambitious - Focused & Strong... Phoenix is trying to do exactly that!Live - Love - Laugh - LearnMe vs Me Taking it one day at a timeTime to start TRULY living up to No ExcusesStarting to feel a little better ... Finally! God I hope it lasts!! At least, despite all my falters, I have stayed consistant with my exercise - doing a minimum of 20 minutes of activity per day Be a Champion Spring to THIS over night😭
Nasty heavy, wet spring snow ... and lots of itI need to get out of my own way - I have no one to blame for my lack of progress but MeI can do this!! We all can do this!! Let's show 'em what we've got!! ! I'm Trying and am going start trying even HARDER --- How 'bout YOU?Every day seems to be a struggle but I keep pushing! It's always the little things that you remember most fondly Be Yourself!! Don't be afraid to Stand Out from the crowd. My response to Can You Do This? is usually more to the tune of #### YEAH!! but Absolutely works too ;-) is is is I've had enough of this **** - Time to buckle down!Happy Memorial Day!Over 5 1/2 months of working out at least a min. of 20 minutes/day .... now 30 - 60 minutes most days :-) Seriously working on my food now and logging everything! OH! and DRINKING MY WATER!!! is is getting stronger every daySadly this is True ... Believe me I've tried over and over againYou will never Out Train a Bad Diet -- Sadly this is True ... Believe me I've tried over and over againTaking it one day at a timeNever Quit!🇺🇸Happy 4th Everyone!🇺🇸
It's a hot one here!Must Focus!So True!is is is There is a lot of struggle on many fronts right now in my life but I'm still moving forward and think I'm slowly finding my pathStruggling but Still working!One day at a time - One foot in front of the otherRIP Julia Moonchild -- You will always be the Louise to my ThelmaI'm done waiting! BIG changes in the works - Even if almost everybody thinks I'm crazy, I'm pushing on!is STAY - JUST STAY!!is Food for ThoughtStill moving forward ... it happens to be at a snails pace, but still moving There is definitely a learning curve that goes along with free willKeep MovingThe only way to get through this worldThe only way to get through this world --One Day At A TimeNot always an easy task, but doableDon't wait for perfection, Do what you can with what you've Got -- Happy New Year!! It's a New Year! Lets make it one Full of New Adventures and Wonderful Opportunities!Not yet - Still working on itEvery morning you open your eyes, it's a Good Day Result in Determination, Strength & Perseverance 200 lbs +/- didn't weigh often back then136 lbsMy two boys - Steve & Char