Affirming my life instead of trashing it
Friday, May 17, 2013      0 comments

It seems like whenever I get a good exercise streak going and I can feel my fitness levels improving -- BAM -- I come down with a cold. Well, I've just finished with my most recent cold which developed last Friday -- after I'd been on a good exe... Read more
If it's not in the house I can't eat it...
Saturday, June 02, 2012      2 comments

emoticon I've been struggling a little bit with some things in my life, one of them being simply not feeling ... Read more
I'm Going to Try...
Friday, April 06, 2012      1 comments

Well, as I posted on my status for today, I've come down with a cold. :- ( This doesn't make me happy, of course. On the up side, it doesn't seem to be one of the butt-kickers with a lot of coughing/sneezing/congestion/f
ever or bodyaches, e... Read more
I Need to Put This in Writing...
Wednesday, April 04, 2012      6 comments

Having a bad couple of days...headache yesterday, today just not quite feeling like "myself." Skipping my workout (which I had to do yesterday because of my headache) would be so easy today. Just want to curl up in a ball, listen to hours of soo... Read more
I Can Do Ten Minutes....
Thursday, February 09, 2012      1 comments

My hubby and I are going through a difficult time in our marriage the last few days. Things settled a bit and then got shaken up again tonight. After we unsuccessfully tried to talk things out, we both decided enough was enough and it was time f... Read more
Coach Nicole Knows How to Kick Butt!
Saturday, February 04, 2012      1 comments

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February 2012 Goals
Sunday, January 29, 2012      2 comments

We are close enough to February so that I feel it's a good time to set my goals for the coming month. Here they are: ... Read more
If You Don't Buy It, You Can't Eat It: A Peppermint Story
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      2 comments

I confess: I love peppermint and am very happy at holiday time when various peppermint-flavored products show up on store shelves. The offerings include everything from candy canes to flavored hot chocolate to coffee creamers, ice cream, and fro... Read more
Talking to Myself
Tuesday, December 06, 2011      1 comments

Sometimes finding inner peace is such a struggle yet I know I feel better when I don't allow negative thinking to take over. A reminder to myself: Don't make unreasonable negative assumptions; you're probably wrong. Besides, it's time to go... Read more
Attitude Adjustment Needed
Sunday, November 20, 2011      0 comments

This has been one of the most frustrating fitness years of my life. I haven't seemed to have been able to truly get back on track ever since my husband's accident in January. And when I do feel like I am making progress: regaining my balance in ... Read more
Life Changes in a Minute
Monday, February 07, 2011      3 comments

One minute I was getting our recyclables and trash ready for pick up that morning and the next minute life changed. It is 6:30 AM. An icy day, my husband finishing up his walk on the way to work. Black ice, legs slip out from underneath him a... Read more
Saved by my Conscience...and the Fitness Tracker!
Monday, January 17, 2011      1 comments

I came SO CLOSE today to not doing my exercise: neither the 28-Day Boot Camp Challenge nor my regularly scheduled strength conditioning workout. I kept thinking, "Oh, I can just tack it on to tomorrow's exercise..." And I almost did...... Read more
My 2011 Resolution
Sunday, January 02, 2011      5 comments

A visual of my resolution for 2011: emoticon ... Read more
The REAL Challenge!
Monday, October 18, 2010      1 comments

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I Don't Miss TV!
Tuesday, October 12, 2010      0 comments

Over the past several weeks, as part of my SP Better Sleep Challenge, I have been turning off the TV by 10:15 each evening. Usually, it's before my cutoff time. It's been kind of a thrill, actually. I'm starting to think of things I can do ... Read more

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