Hey You!
Monday, March 18, 2013      8 comments

Hey You! Yeah, you over there, the one trying to sabotage me!! You, who thought "man, I did a great job losing last week, I can totally take tonight off" on Friday and then you, who felt so bad on Saturday that you decided to take it off to... Read more
My closet...
Thursday, March 14, 2013      7 comments

As I put away a basket of clothes last night, I thought about my closet. I have all sorts of little sections for different sizes (I also have all the clothes that actually fit now divided into sections, but this isn't supposed to be a post about... Read more
Daily Ramblings 3/12/13
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      4 comments

First, a thought from yesterday: truck stops are a dieters WORST nightmare! I had to meet my mom at one and the first thing I see when I walk in is a package of creme mousse in chocolate cups, only sold in a four pack. I didn't even bother to ch... Read more
Getting back on the wagon... and a BIG announcement
Monday, March 11, 2013      2 comments

I not only fell off the wagon last week, I hurtled myself at breakneck speed and refused to even acknowledge that a wagon existed for four days. The good news is that it was only four days. The bad news is that it was still about three extra pou... Read more
Healthy Habit: IMPROVE
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      7 comments

The topic of today's blog is how to improve on your new healthy habit. I have three distinct ways I can improve. 1. The biggest thing I want to improve on is taking criticism on my dancing. Anyone who knows me in real life knows that I am n... Read more
Healthy Habit: DAY BY DAY
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      2 comments

Yesterday was a bit of a challenge for me for this habit. I had a crazy day at work and a bad time in traffic home. By the time I got home I was starving and not in any mood to workout. So, I skipped my boot camp class and went to dinner with my... Read more
Monday, March 04, 2013      4 comments

The first thing I'm doing for encouragement is reading all the blogs of my fellow team mates! Everyone has such good ideas! I'm also trying to watch at least one video of someone doing fire fans everyday as motivation and imagining how awesome I... Read more
Healthy Habit: the HOW
Sunday, March 03, 2013      4 comments

Yesterday I was able to get in about 30 minutes of dancing, some of it on fire!! I mean that quite literally. I lit my fire fans up for the first time last night. Let me say, this style produces a LOT of fire very close to my hands (the wicks ar... Read more
Healthy Habit: Dancing
Saturday, March 02, 2013      7 comments

For the 5% challenge this week, we have to blog every day about a new healthy habit we want to start. I mostly just want to get more consistent with the habits I've already started, but one that needs a LOT of work is dancing. I want to get in t... Read more
Do not give up on what you want MOST for what you want right NOW
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      8 comments

Today is a serious lesson in the above quote. I have plans to go out with some lady friends tonight to experience "Restaurant Week". For those of you unfamiliar with this idea, it's a two week period where more than a hundred classy restaurants ... Read more
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      8 comments

Here's a quick update to share one way I am keeping motivated not to snack at work (and hopefully to encourage me to keep up my energy after work for hitting the gym). I posted this next to my desk: ... Read more
Staying motivated
Monday, February 25, 2013      6 comments

Wow, I can already tell that this 5% challenge is going to be a LOT of work to keep up! I keep thinking of all the things I'm going to have to limit during it in order to stay within my calorie range. I know that's not a good way to think about ... Read more
Kick off to the 5% Challenge
Sunday, February 24, 2013      3 comments

Yesterday was the kick off to the 5% Winter into Spring Challenge. I'm off to a mixed beginning. Worked out yesterday at the gym (ran 5 miles!) but didn't eat too well. I've already decided that I'll have one day (usually Saturday) where I don't... Read more
What and Why I Want to Change // Trigger Foods
Monday, February 11, 2013      5 comments

(Countdown Activity #3 and #4) The number one reason why I am on this journey right now is so that I don't have to take it later. I want eating well and daily exercise to become my way of life that doesn't require extra thought and effort. ... Read more
5% Plan
Sunday, February 10, 2013      3 comments

The Winter 5% Challenge is an 8 week team experience where participants weigh in weekly, follow team challenges and collectively try to lose 5% of their body weight. For me, today, that's about 7.6 pounds. It's going to take a lot of work for me... Read more

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