Running is my friend
Sunday, April 27, 2014      6 comments

Running and I have had a torrid relationship. I love it. I hate it. I need it. I despise it. But, then I seem to always come back to it begging it to take me back! lol. So, after a horribly cold nasty rainy snowy winter, my running had really su... Read more
coming back
Friday, March 21, 2014      2 comments

Last Fall I had a stressful time of things. I was coming undone. We joined new classes for all of my kids and I started teaching there as well. I also began a new class called redemption where I began to walk through the intense pain I was feeli... Read more
at the end
Monday, August 26, 2013      3 comments

Well, I am ending the challenge in a strange place. Two things happened this past week to send me into a scurry. They had been building for a while and the blinders peeled off my eyes to help me see them truly as they are. 1. My in-laws have ... Read more
Half Way in to BLC
Monday, July 22, 2013      4 comments

This week we were encouraged to take a real look at how we were doing in our goals for BLC. What's working and what's not. I think it's fair to say that what I am doing is working if working means maintaining. I have lost and gained the same 2... Read more
BLC 22 goals
Saturday, June 08, 2013      9 comments

Well I am here again at 184 and realizing that not only did I not lose anything really in BLC 21, but I gained back 8 pounds in the 2 months that I lost. So, with that in mind, I have some new goals for myself. I want this flurry of activity and... Read more
a cloud of peace
Friday, May 31, 2013      5 comments

I have been grieving and it has taken a huge toil on my outlook. Last night I was able to meet with two older and wiser ladies who are going to walk with me through some of my suffering. I spent about 2 hours just telling them all the junk that ... Read more
Not sure how to break this attitude
Tuesday, May 28, 2013      7 comments

Friday our family got some hard news. My husband's nephew who I have blogged about previously moved in with my in-laws. Right here only 6 miles away. Right here. I want to throw up and scream and run really hard and fast. But, my body is exhaust... Read more
It just keeps coming-warning graphic
Thursday, May 09, 2013      13 comments

It happened again. Yesterday I am talking with my mother-in-law and discover some troubling news. Before I left for my trip last week, I found out my husband's step-nephew was getting out of prison. He has been in for so many reasons I have lost... Read more
I need a restart
Wednesday, May 08, 2013      8 comments

The month of April could not have ended any sooner. I have been in a mess. This all started with what should have been a good thing. I lost weight almost 7 pounds and then the fan hit. I was trying out a diet that looking back was just too restr... Read more
week 2 and feedback-digest diet
Wednesday, March 27, 2013      4 comments

After such a big loss I was scared I would see no progress or gain some back. I lost! emoticon 1.2 pounds. I am... Read more
Digest Diet - feedback from week 1
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      4 comments

Well.....I lost 6 pounds on phase one. I was shocked to put it mildly. I think I noticed a lot of what had been keeping me at a plateau. 1. All the extra treats. I have given myself a cheat day from day 1 and allowed an extra treat on long wor... Read more
The Digest Diet-phase one
Monday, March 18, 2013      6 comments

This past week I heard about an interesting diet called The Digest Diet. Put out by Reader's Digest, it involves three phases and uses whole foods. I like that because this past year I've been slowly moving our family in that direction to help ... Read more
What's on my mind
Monday, March 11, 2013      1 comments

As part of the horsin around challenge, we at BLC were encouraged to blog about what's on our mind. Sometimes I feel like I have so much going on up there i might explode. I like plans and so much of my life seems to be about things not going as... Read more
Thursday/ Hope springs eternal
Friday, March 08, 2013      5 comments

Ok friends...in a much better spirit today... Got up took a run and it felt good for the first time in a long time. I tracked! I mean I tracked...WOW I went 16 calories over but WHO CARES! My husband's granny passed away and we had to ... Read more
Tuesday or shame has my phone number
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      5 comments

Alright...here's the good bad and ugly. My Tuesdays are /have been rough lately. I attend a study on Tuesday night and feel like the study should be called group counseling 101 because I am coming out of there all cried up and depleted in a good... Read more

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