The Finish Line
Monday, August 29, 2011 5 comments
I have 11 pounds to go to meet my goal weight, which figures to be 8 percent of my current total body weight. I am finally at the place where my lbs left to lose are less than 10 percent of my weight. The finish line is in sight! But wait... Read more
Special bathtub soaking recipe
Friday, August 26, 2011 7 comments
My favorite end-of-the-day stress relieving activity: soaking in a hot bathtub with a cup of Epsom salts and about a dozen drops of lavender oil. Aaaaaahhhhhhhh! The oil helps relax me and prepare me for sleep, and the Epsom salts help my mus... Read more
Splurge Day! And I'm OK!
Saturday, November 06, 2010 3 comments
Yesterday I TOTALLY splurged. I took the kids out to lunch after their first dentist appointment (which went swimmingly)--we went to our favorite ice cream parlor. I had 1/2 a grilled crab salad sandwich and some onion rings, and a small sunda... Read more
Proof of Change
Thursday, November 04, 2010 1 comments
This morning when I woke up, the skin on my left kneecap looked like it had been burned and was really painful--both the skin and inside my knee. I had no idea what could have caused it. And do you know what my first thought was? "I hope ... Read more
This Could Have Gone Horribly Wrong...
Tuesday, November 02, 2010 5 comments
On a total lark, I decided to try on some things in my closet that I haven't been able to wear in a long time (like 5+ years), and much to my total surprise and delight...about half of those items fit me now! Including a skirt that hasn't fit s... Read more
Patience Perseverance Positivity!
Saturday, October 30, 2010 2 comments
A month ago, I decided that I would focus on fitness instead of focusing on the scale. Now that I'm within my weight range, I find that the scale just isn't that helpful anymore. So I began a 4-times-a-week weight lifting practice, and also be... Read more
Pet Product Warning: LIFE OR DEATH!
Thursday, October 28, 2010 6 comments
Butterfingers are the Devil
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5 comments
Well, it finally happened. My plan was to wait until the VERY LAST MINUTE, but hubby took the kids out for pumpkin carving kits last night and came home with three giant bags of chocolate. Of course, I immediately went for the Butterfinger bar... Read more
Who Inspires You?
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 2 comments
Wearing My Training Bra
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 5 comments
OK, that title was a cheap trick to get you to read my blog. I admit it. Tacky title, for sure, but what I really want to talk about in this blog is training to run a 5K. I'm so psyched! I feel like I have a concrete goal that's helping ... Read more
Sunday, October 17, 2010 3 comments
I'm super excited because my 69-year-old dad is training to run a 5k with me! At first, he wasn't so sure about it because he's never been a runner, but the more we talked the more excited he got. He called me this morning to tell me he did 3.... Read more
My Virtual Model
Saturday, October 16, 2010 2 comments
Tough Day At The Gym
Friday, October 15, 2010 1 comments
Today is Day 17 of my Focus on Fitness Plan, and it's the first day I've really struggled through a workout. Up until now, I've had more energy and pep, but today I felt so tired and sluggish and I found myself "watching the clock" on the tread... Read more
C25K Here I Come!
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 1 comments
I just read the sparkpeople article "How Do Your Bad Habits Affect Your Healthy Lifestyle" (or something to that effect). It talked about turning your bad habits from weaknesses to strengths; habits are personality driven, and every personality... Read more
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