Faith, Hope, Grief
I don't understand how a 28 year old wife and mother becomes a widow. How does a 30 year old husband, father, son, brother, friend, and teacher die so young? I know that we are blessed with our loved ones only briefly and that God calls us back ... Read more
Well, here I am facing a new setback. I have just recently begun running again, 3-4 miles several times a week. I cannot even explain how invigorating it is to run. BUT...I am having hernia repair surgery on Wednesday. The Dr. says I'll only be ... Read more
Feels like forever :(
So I am still struggling with my injured foot. It has been about 5 mos. now and after seeing an orthopedist and now a podiatrist, I finally had an MRI today. So..hopefully next week I'll now what the heck is actually wrong. I've spent a month in... Read more
Old analog v. new digital
I have been griping about my scale for a while now. Well, to be fair, I've been griping about the numbers on my scale not the scale itself. Anyway, my husband has been suggesting that it wasn't calibrated properly and that we should get a new di... Read more
Price of eating out
So, in late December my hubby and I went out to eat. The next day I had gained like 4 lbs. It took until last week for me to really see it gone again. Then, Friday night we went out to eat and I had a couple of drinks that I am sure were loaded ... Read more
I did not exercise today. Not at all. No video, no cardio, nothing. I've had an abdominal pain for the last couple of days that was really bothering me today. It may be cyclical or maybe even a muscle strain. Either way, doing abs today did not ... Read more
According to SP I can lose 15 pounds by early April '09. I started on Spark 12/24. I have yet to lose any weight. I wonder if it will just start flying off at some point or if the goal is unrealistic?
Like I've said, I'm minding my nutrition ... Read more
Princess and the Pea
I talked before about this foot injury I incurred of the last few weeks. Well, I have been searching in vain for new shoes, both for working out and to wear to work. Who knew it would be such an amazing challenge? I thought I at least got wonder... Read more
Here it is, my latest goal. I would like to be able to try on a pair of pants (that fit) one day and also have them fit the next day or even the day after that. I cannot understand why my weight/size is fluctuating so much. I drink over 100 oun... Read more
3 week set back
I've been having terrible foot pain for a few weeks now. It started about 2 months ago but has gotten much worse. I went to the ortho today and of course he says 3 weeks w/ nothing more than bike or swimming. Well, I certainly don't have a pool ... Read more
"Making the Cut" doesn't or was I mistaken??
So, I got really excited the other day when I read about Jillian Michaels' book, "Making the Cut". It was supposed to be for people like me with 20 or less lbs. to lose and already fairly active. Unfortunately, I did not carefully peruse the boo... Read more
2 days lost already!
Oooh, I am SO frustrated. I have already missed 2 out of my 3 scheduled strength days this week. "What happened?", you might ask. Well, I tend to exercise in the early evening. Then, I shower, eat and get ready for the next day. Unfortunately, i... Read more