What's been going on in my world....
Monday, December 09, 2013      12 comments

Wow... I can't believe that the last time I blogged was Nov. 19. It has been way too long. So lets see, what has been going on in my world the past few weeks. Well we celebrated Thanksgiving and it was a wonderful time with my family. I ... Read more
Fall BLC Diamonds... Looking back on the past weeks
Tuesday, November 19, 2013      7 comments

When I started the challenge I created a blog of goals I wanted to hit. Our challenge is coming to an end after tomorrow's weigh in. Time to see how I did on my goals: 1. Tracking Food: I am pleased to say that I did track my food everyd... Read more
The Climb
Monday, November 18, 2013      0 comments

She heads out for a run with her group ready to tackle anything that comes her way. Today she gets to decide the route and chooses to tackle a different beast... a long bridge climb. The group has run this bridge before but it is always coming... Read more
Emotional end of the week....
Thursday, November 14, 2013      7 comments

Coming up this weekend we are at the year mark of losing my father-in-law. It is hard to believe that it has already been a full year. It seems like we just lost him as it is still so clear in our minds. In remembrance of him we are holdi... Read more
Mini NSV....
Thursday, October 31, 2013      10 comments

I like seeing big improvements but sometimes you have to look at the small non scale victories (NSV) to keep you going. Here are a few of mine from this past week.... 1. I was able to complete a one rep max weighted deadlift at 205 poun... Read more
Over the river and through the woods.....
Monday, October 28, 2013      5 comments

What a busy but fun weekend we had. I was able to get so much done with house cleaning, food prepping, yard work, and even had some time to play! Saturday was the day for parties. We had my niece's birthday party in the afternoon. Then i... Read more
Fun Fall Traditions
Tuesday, October 15, 2013      9 comments

This past weekend I was able to hit up our local apple orchard. There is just something about going to the apple orchard in the fall. Seeing all the crisp apples on the apple trees, the fall colors, the cooler temps, hayrides, etc... It just w... Read more
A little rain won't make me melt!
Monday, October 07, 2013      8 comments

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My not so little anymore teenager.....
Friday, September 20, 2013      7 comments

Today my blog tribute is to my oldest son Jacob! The moment I held him in my arms I knew my life would change forever. After losing a baby to a miscarriage, once I held Jacob in my arms for the first time I knew I would never let go. He w... Read more
This young man will go far in life....
Thursday, September 19, 2013      9 comments

I have someone in my life that never fails to amaze me. When he was younger, he was super quiet and was always watching. In his elementary age years, he turned into a wild and hyper boy. Always making noises..... (He still likes to make nois... Read more
She may be the next Wonder Woman.....
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      15 comments

I have someone in my life that I believe will grow up to be powerful and strong.... She is someone that I laugh with all the time. We love to go shopping together and she is great at letting me know what looks good and what doesn't. (Excel... Read more
BL Fall Challenge - My Pledge
Wednesday, September 11, 2013      8 comments

I, Elaine pledge to do the following for our BL Fall Challenge: 1. Continue to track my food everyday. Everything that enters my mouth will be tracked. This has helped me lose 10+ pounds for the month so I want to keep this up! 2. Ge... Read more
Determination.... Update on Diet Change
Monday, September 09, 2013      10 comments

determination: firm or fixed intention to achieve a desired end It has been a month since I started my new diet plan so I thought I would update you all on ho... Read more
Fitness Friday....
Friday, September 06, 2013      3 comments

It is Friday and time to have a little fun with fitness (who am I kidding... all fitness is FUN!!!). Guess what is packed in my gym bag today..... ... Read more
It's Thirsty Thursday.....
Thursday, September 05, 2013      8 comments

It is 9:30 AM (central standard time) and it is my second time filling up my 20 oz. bottle with water. Drinking up the good stuff... How about you?... Read more

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