Thursday, August 14, 2014 1 comments
Yesterday I took a pretty hard fall. I landed on my hip and my knee pretty hard. Amazingly, I didn't cause serious damage. But I can barely move today. In a way, that is fine, since the doctor doesn't want me to. So since I can't exercise... Read more
telephone poles and gopher holes
Monday, August 11, 2014 2 comments
There is a telephone pole on Straight Circle Road. I know it's there. It has been for over 2 years now. But at least four times a week I run straight into it. Sometimes its just a grazing on my elbow, sometimes head on hard enough to cause a con... Read more
taking care of me.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 1 comments
If I had an extra hour a day I would truly pamper myself. I would meditate or give myself a mini manicure or relax with a book. How can I do something to getthat extra hour? For a start, make it a proirity. I could schedule SELF CARE on my cal... Read more
unintentional benefits of my healthy lifestyle
Saturday, May 17, 2014 0 comments
There is a huge one for me. I am finding my voice and gaining confidence in all areas of my life. I am going to the Nationals as a contestant for Miss Abilities America.Me, the person who is terrified of people. Who hates public speaking with a... Read more
Thursday, May 15, 2014 0 comments
My mentor has to be my sister Angela. Part of that is because she is older and the one I always look up to. She was always an inspiration to me and always encouraged me to keep trying when everyone else was telling me to give up. When we were gr... Read more
the journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.
Sunday, May 11, 2014 2 comments
I have seen this attributed to many people, so not sure who to credit. But oddly enouh, this is an inspirational quote that seems to apply in so many ways in my life. First, it encourages me to get active and take my morning steps. I can't ... Read more
my 5k challenge
Wednesday, May 07, 2014 0 comments
I believe that the last time I challenged myself was signing up to do a 5k walk. For me, it isn't just the walking. It's all the other things that are difficult for me. Things like people being around me. I have a very hard time being around a l... Read more
100% effort? Well, sometimes.
Monday, April 28, 2014 1 comments
No I don't always put 100 percent of my effort into my workout. I am only human and sometimes I am just to scattered to put 100% into anything. But lately I have been keeping track of what is going on in my life when I don't. I have realize... Read more
5k by October? sure!
Saturday, April 26, 2014 2 comments
Right now, my major fitness goal is to be able to walk a 5k by October of this year. And I can see that happening, as long as the old me doesn't resurface and I quit. I am working on walking every day. Some days, like yesterday when it was... Read more
Friday, April 25, 2014 3 comments
I usually dislike shopping for clothing. It gets frustrating when none of the cute styles fit. I always feel like I am being judged because of my size. As I continue to loose weight and get more healthy I hope I gain the confidence to enjoy shop... Read more