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Week 14: Spring Break Broke Me
Sunday, April 08, 2018      13 comments

So last week was Spring Break .... Yeah, Spring Break broke me. Why? Spring break was extra tough because each of my family members have a... Read more
Make Just the One Choice
Wednesday, March 28, 2018      14 comments

So when I was a teenager, my youth leaders would tell me to make a decision ahead of time--so that I wouldn't have to decide each time I was confronted with a temptation, especially because I would be confronted with a temptation that was .... w... Read more
Reflections & Goals (Week 13): Oh POOPER!
Sunday, March 25, 2018      10 comments

So yeah ... not the week I wanted to have. Yes, I lost weight: Previous Weigh-in: 143 lbs Current Weigh-in: 141 lbs Difference: - 2 lbs That's a good thing, right? "What's the problem?" you ask... Well, it just wasn't happening ... Read more
Reflections & Goals (Week 12): Mindful Moderation
Sunday, March 18, 2018      10 comments

I found this quote earlier this week. Great idea--too bad I didn't remember it today. ... Read more
Dear Jillian (again ... again)
Friday, March 16, 2018      11 comments

Dear Jillian, It's been just over a month since I last wrote you ( www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=6461131 ). At the time, I expressed concern about our relationship and how you s... Read more
A Bit of a Fright
Wednesday, March 14, 2018      10 comments

I've mentioned before that I practice a form of intermittent fasting--specifically I do the 5:2 program (here's where I first talked about it: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
al.asp?blog_id=6103960 ) ... Read more
Reflections & Goals (Week 11): More Grit than I've Got
Monday, March 12, 2018      10 comments

So I found this quote this week--I don't actually know who said it, but it's become my mantra: emoticon ... Read more
Love My (Imperfect) Body
Wednesday, March 07, 2018      13 comments

I've mentioned before that I struggle with chronic pain. Sometimes a dull background noise, sometimes a sharp pinch, sometimes an overwhelming grip--but always a constant, exhausting presence. ... Read more
Reflections & Goals (Week 10): Running a 5k for a Good Cause
Monday, March 05, 2018      13 comments

Stink Stank Stunk! I had this blog basically written last night and my computer froze up. So trying again.... Anyhoo, like I wrote last week, I signed our family up for a 5k last weekend. One of my long-term goals this year was to get back ... Read more
I Can't Do Everything But I Can Do This
Thursday, March 01, 2018      14 comments

Life seems to be speeding up right now....with me scrambling to just try to keep up with each of my family members. But as I was running this morning .... (...yeeeeeah, do you notice how I just casually threw that little phrase out ..... Read more
Reflections & Goals (Week 9): Continuing the Journey
Sunday, February 25, 2018      15 comments

Holy schmoley, folks! On my healthy journey, I've been going off on way too many cruddy detours lately! Two weeks in a row of really crummy eating decisions. I even missed a day of exercise last week! BUT those weeks will happen. It's a new... Read more
Reflections & Goals (Week 8):
Sunday, February 18, 2018      9 comments

This will be a VERY short post--some (personal) stuff has happened that have torked stuff a bit. But how did I do this week? 1. I completed Week 5.5 of C210k. 2. Like I thought, I wasn't able to get to campus to run. But I did e... Read more
If Tomorrow Never Comes
Tuesday, February 13, 2018      15 comments

A quick post. My heart is still beating a bit too fast. Son is amazing--smart and kind and talented. But he also drives me utterly batty at times. He is as scatter-brained and disorganized as they come. Seriously. The number of injuries he... Read more
Reflections & Goals (Week 7): Snowed Under
Sunday, February 11, 2018      13 comments

Over the past 2 weeks, my kids have had 3 snow days. And today church was actually cancelled because of another storm coming in (but Hubs didn't cancel his church service because most of his congregation are just students who walk to church). ... Read more
Dear Jillian (again)
Thursday, February 08, 2018      9 comments

Dear Jillian, I wrote you a letter a couple of years ago. I told you how I really appreciated your genuine enthusiasm and desire to help get my patootie in shape. But, at the time, I was also a little concerned about our relationship... Read more

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