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77 Days of Autumn - Changing seasons, changing me
Thursday, September 06, 2012      4 comments

Summer officially comes to an end at my house, the swimming pool is closed now and I am so sad because I was hoping to swim another 3-4 weeks. Our sand filter decided not to filter the water anymore so we had to close it a few weeks early. Sw... Read more
Plantar fascitis ...ouch
Thursday, July 26, 2012      7 comments

Well I am having a flareup with plantar fascitis ....ouch... it hurts my feet when I first get up or if sitting awhile and get up my feet hurt a lot. I am doing stretches in the morning before I get out of bed and then doing a stretch against ... Read more
Size 14 .... I am coming to get you soon !
Saturday, July 14, 2012      7 comments

I found an articles with measurements to determine pant size. Does this look about right for you ? I guess each brand has it's own chart but this is helpful and looks to be correct. I wonder why they have a waist to hip difference of 10 in... Read more
Image Diary 7/12/12
Thursday, July 12, 2012      4 comments

Posting pics of what I look like right now in my bathing that I can look back and see how far I have come. So here goes ! Wait this picture is of my kids ...t... Read more
Don't dread exercise...have fun !
Thursday, July 12, 2012      3 comments

So I have been thinking about my fitness goals for the next 30 days and I have decided that I will focus on swimming and walking ! So for now I will work on endurance and my primary exercise will be walking and swimming. If I want to dance I ... Read more
Snacks ...snacks ... where ?
Wednesday, July 04, 2012      8 comments

My favorite snacks used to be chocolate and lots of it. I also had a weakness for chips and fattening dips. Well things have changed the past few months and although I still have a little chocolate or a few chips ...I don't sit down and ea... Read more
Snacking Healthy ...not Grazing
Friday, June 15, 2012      2 comments

Found this article on Sparkpeople ....some really good tips here. In the past this was probably my downfall. I have always enjoyed healthy food but ate a lot of junk too especially in the evening while watching TV. I have been doing much bett... Read more
As pleased as Punch....My progress in 100 Days of Summer
Thursday, June 07, 2012      6 comments

On May 5, 2012 I started back with Sparkpeople with 75 lbs to lose. I found this wonderful group "100 Days of Summer" or maybe it found me...not sure how it happened that I joined but I am as pleased as Punch that I am part of the group ... Read more
Dessert YUM !
Saturday, June 02, 2012      5 comments

My very favorite is a few pieces of dark chocolate! I love Dark Chocolate with Chili Pepper, Dark Chocolate Raspberry or Dark Chocolate Orange and I could continue because there are so many delicious flavors ! I love fruit and a new fav... Read more
Introducing Cake Our White Manx Kitten (Picture included)
Thursday, May 31, 2012      6 comments

Everyone loves Cake right ? Cake is short for Daddy's Vanilla Cupcake. If you want to know more about how we ended up adopting this sweet kitty see my earlier blog... Read more
Painful Fitness Memory (100 Days of Summer)
Monday, May 28, 2012      3 comments

Back in 2005 I started a job working as a legal assistant. My boss would ask me to run errands for him and suggested I walk (possibly to reduce liability of driving while working) !! I thought he was trying to KILL ME....but in reality he proba... Read more
New Fluffy White Kitten
Thursday, May 24, 2012      3 comments

We have been talking about adding another kitten to our family for a few months. We called the local Humane Society/Shelter and they did not have any kittens for adoption but they suggested we check with animal control. We called and they had ... Read more
Positive Self ! Powerful Mind !
Saturday, May 19, 2012      7 comments

It took me a few months to talk myself into getting healthy again ! I knew I needed to take control of my weight and my life. I was miserable knowing that I was sitting around eating junk and not exercising. This is not ME !!! Some o... Read more