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Wednesday, April 06, 2016      3 comments

Started Piyo this week. I am really excited about it! I was looking for something to increase my motivation and help me get in shape better. Has anyone out there tried it and if so, how did it work for you?... Read more
Changes are working
Monday, March 14, 2016      1 comments

I got good news last week. I went to the doctor for my follow up. She no longer wanted to put me on any medications. I told her how much the acupuncture really helped with my mood and energy. Because I have a lot more energy I am now able to exe... Read more
Trying Hard
Friday, February 19, 2016      4 comments

Recently I have been have heavy and scary heart palpitations. After numerous tests it looks like my heart is in good shape. Thank God! The problem turns out is pre-hypertension and anxiety. Although I don't really feel anxious I have noticed tha... Read more
In need of a good arm workout. Any suggestions?
Sunday, April 27, 2014      2 comments

I've been eating a lot more fruits and vegetables. I've been walking a mile at least 4 days a week. Now I'd like to add a good arm work out. My arms are really huge for my body and I would really like to get them slimmer and more defined. I am h... Read more
Clothes shopping
Monday, March 10, 2014      3 comments

I really dislike clothes shopping. I put it off unless I have to have something. Right now I need new work clothes. I have put it off for a long time and now my work clothes and scrubs are starting to come apart. ... Read more
Springlike weather motivates!
Sunday, March 02, 2014      2 comments

I love spring weather! It makes me want to get outside and do stuff! Biking, walking or working in the yard. Great exercise that I want to do and don't have to talk myself into it. The warmer weather also makes me crave fruits and vegetables. ... Read more
Good news
Thursday, February 20, 2014      5 comments

Results are back from my annual physical. Other than needing to lose some weight, I'm a healthy girl. Feeling blessed!... Read more
Feeling Good
Sunday, February 16, 2014      3 comments

It's been a week since I started implementing healthy habits in small steps. I didn't build up to as many healthy things by the end of the week as I would like to have but I still did ok. Today was the first day I truly feel good in a month. The... Read more
Trying to get back on track.
Saturday, February 08, 2014      4 comments

After taking several weeks off, I am now ready to get back on track. Problem is I am not motivated at all. So I have decided to do at least one healthy thing today. Then tomorrow I will do 2 healthy things, and keep adding until the week ends. T... Read more
A different kind of loss
Tuesday, January 28, 2014      9 comments

My dad passed away over the weekend. I am very sad. I am glad he went to be with our Father in Heaven and is no longer suffering, but it still hurts. I will miss him dearly.... Read more
Having a set back this week
Saturday, January 25, 2014      2 comments

First my phone died and I wasn't able to track my calories on my fitness pal. Then I got a cold and just haven't been eating very well. I'm ready to get back on track. I bought a new phone today and plan on starting to track my foods again tomo... Read more
Saturday, January 18, 2014      2 comments

Haven't done it in over a week. Yikes! Just not into it this year. On the other hand I have been eating great and drinking lots water. I've lost 8 lbs so far. I hope I can keep on losing considering I'm not working out. I hope I get the desire t... Read more
A week of progress
Tuesday, January 07, 2014      3 comments

The first week went by smoothly. I managed to stay within my calories everyday, drank 8 glasses of water everyday, and worked out for at least 10 minutes 6 out of the last 8 days. I didn't have any doubt the first week would go well. I hit the g... Read more
I'll admit it, those changes kicked my butt!
Sunday, December 29, 2013      2 comments

When I last posted I was just starting a new contract almost 2 hours from home. All the things I feared came true. 3 1/2 hours driving each day on top of 8 and 9 hour work days made it really difficult to eat right and exercise. It also didn't h... Read more
Adapting to Changes
Sunday, March 31, 2013      5 comments

I am a travel therapist. I get a contract to work in different nursing homes for 13 week assignments. When I renewed my dedication to getting healthier and losing weight, it was at the beginning of a new work assignment. I was fortunate that it ... Read more

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