Sunday, September 12, 2010      0 comments

I've just been reflecting about 9/11, and it makes me realize how blessed I am. It is such a blessing to live in this country--we really take things for granted sometimes, but we live in the best country on earth. Personally, I am blessed to h... Read more
Life Really IS Good!!
Monday, July 19, 2010      2 comments

Today my husband saw me in my workout clothes--they are very shape-fitting--and he was totally shocked. Since gaining weight, I often wear baggy clothes that don't fit me very well. I know I shouldn't but I don't want to spend a lot of money o... Read more
Monday, July 12, 2010      7 comments

I'm working out a lot more than I have in a very long time (usually about 2 hours of Zumba every day), and I'm eating about the same or even less. So, why am I not losing weight? It's very frustrating!!... Read more
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      3 comments

I'm so thankful for the support on this site. I was feeling so discouraged but thanks to KMARTIN1967 and VICKI-N-FLA's thoughtful and timely advice, I didn't just scrap it all and eat everything in the house. I did my Zumba and went on with li... Read more
Feeling a bit discouraged
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      3 comments

Got on the scales this morning after I've been doing Zumba cardio and sculpt and tone for about 90 minutes a day for the past 10 days or so--I've GAINED 2 pounds!! I get so discouraged when I don't lose weight as quickly as I want. But really,... Read more
Lessons I'm Learning
Monday, June 21, 2010      4 comments

For years now, I have had a hard time feeling like it's okay to take care of my own needs. It seems like I just felt guilty no matter what I did--nothing was ever enough. I did it to myself. I guess my inner critic was just working overtime. ... Read more
Lovin' Zumba
Sunday, June 20, 2010      4 comments

I started Zumba several days ago and to my surprise, I actually LOVE doing it. It is so nice to find an exercise program that I look forward to doing every day. In fact, I enjoy it so much that I've been doing it twice a day. It has made a tr... Read more