Law of the harvest and ditzing around
1. Law of the harvest - we reap what we sow.
2. Ditzing around... procrastinating about exercise, eating great in the day and then losing it at night... equaled a 1 lb net loss in the month of January. See #1. ... Read more
This Beautiful World
It has been raining since Thursday in Southern Nevada, non-stop. This morning I woke up early, and while it is overcast out, no rain! I laced up my shoes, put on my "Sparkie" (activity tracker) and headed outside. I headed towards the park; y... Read more
A long time ago a therapist told me I was a perfectionist. This really shocked me -- because I had never thought of myself as a type A, driven kind of person. I procrastinate a lot, I often don't complete things that I start -- again, this rea... Read more
A new treat...
I found a new treat when I was shopping at Home Goods last week -- Dark Chocolate Covered Goji Berries. They're kind of expensive - $7.99 for a 6-oz bag. Goji berries are supposed to be really good for you -- this from WebMD -
"The goji ... Read more
My April Goals
1. Lose 7 lbs by May 1st (I seem to fall a little short each month, but that's ok -- better to have something to shoot for than not)
2. Keep up with my BSG group goals/points.
3. Water - ugh. Hard. Shoot for 3 days a week of 8 glasses p... Read more
1 Corinthians 10:13, 31
"There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
Wh... Read more
That Crazy Scale
We're having the Biggest Loser competition at work and it's the Middle Official Weigh-in. We have to weigh in every week but we get to use our home scale results. The work scale makes me about 6 lbs heavier than the home scale. At home I weig... Read more
Back To Work
I hadn't blogged for almost a year -- mostly because I totally abandoned eating healthy for almost a year as well. I started on SP faithfully January 15, 2013 for the third time. I decided I would give it a month before I blogged in case I bom... Read more
Energizer Bunny? What happened?
This afternoon Hubby asked me if I wanted to go for a walk. Without missing a beat, I dropped what I was doing and said "Sure!" and bounced out the door.
What happened to the girl who said,
My legs hurt
Let's ... Read more
Starting the "Tame Your Sweet Tooth" Challenge
Wow, perfect timing. I have been weaning off sugar for a month. By weaning, I mean, going from Living in Little Debbie Land (and candy and cookies and what have you) down to a Nugo Bar (protein bar) and 2-3 dark chocolate Dove eggs per day. B... Read more
A Helpful Book
I have a stressful job and the belly fat to prove it
I know that stress = cortisol production = fat sto... Read more
Chocolate Cinnamon Bears
One of my FAVORITE treats in the whole wide world are Chocolate covered Cinnamon Bears from the BYU Bookstore in Provo, UT. I was just there over the weekend visiting our youngest son who is a student there. I very mindfully and purposefully a... Read more
Sheepish, but back and motivated
After Thanksgiving, eating got out of control and exercise went out the window. So back to square one. I litereally stepped on the scale for the first time in over a month this morning, and frankly expected a lot more damage that what the scal... Read more
The Learning Process
I have been doing pretty good lately, but yesterday my eating wasn't too good... for whatever reason, my breakfast and lunch were minimal and I had a counseling appointment right after work... so after my appointment I was starving!!! I chose t... Read more
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Emotional eating vs. self control
Last night we got some bad news that we have been dreading. My sweet granddaughter has been diagnosed with a devastating illness that is so incredibly rare. It's the kind of lottery you don't want to win - less than 200 people in the US have i... Read more