Week Two of Training!
Monday, April 08, 2013      2 comments

Week one of my training program went surprisingly well. I had a lot of anxiety about it before hand, but from the beginning I have simply wanted to give it my best (after all, that's all I have to give!) and enjoy the journey. The older I get, t... Read more
Mini Meals Day 2
Tuesday, April 02, 2013      1 comments

I hired a personal trainer and started her program this week. Don't think that the irony of starting this on April Fools Day wasn't lost on me. ... Read more
Goals for the next 90 days
Thursday, March 21, 2013      2 comments

I know that this is only the second day of spring, but my mind is thinking about summer as I set goals for the next quarter. The first quarter has been a good start for me. I have been consistent with exercising, been great with the clean eating... Read more
Binge alert!!
Saturday, March 09, 2013      0 comments

I'm currently in North Carolina babysitting my two darling grand daughters--ages 2 1/2 and 15 mo. The weather has been too chilly to go outside the last couple of days, but we have had fun reading books and dancing to music :) At home, I ... Read more
Traveling this Week but I have a plan!
Monday, March 04, 2013      0 comments

I head out tomorrow for a week long trip to my son's home in North Carolina. He and my daughter-in-law are heading out for a much needed four day getaway. I get to be in Grandma heaven babysitting their two darling girls. Lily is 2 1/2 and Aste... Read more
Gotta love rollar coasters!
Saturday, March 02, 2013      1 comments

As much motivation as I had for several days this week, is as much motivation as I lack today. Hahaha! You gotta love hormones, emotions, and humanity. For a couple days this week I was hiking along, picking wildflowers, and enjoying the view. T... Read more
Motivation is at an all time high!
Thursday, February 28, 2013      1 comments

This was the end of the second week of weight training :) I lift four days in a row and then rest three. My body (especially my arms, abs, and obliques) are SOO SORE!!! That makes me so happy! I don't mind the sore muscles because it tells me I... Read more
Week one of weight training
Sunday, February 24, 2013      1 comments

I just finished week one of a twelve week weight training challenge that I joined on (Grinning) I never, ever saw myself joining I have been really encouraged and motivated by Clean eating and Oxygen magazine ... Read more
Non Food Rewards
Thursday, February 21, 2013      0 comments

I used to reward myself with food. I didn't think of it that way, of course. Long week?? Lets have lunch out with the girls. Accomplish some goals?? Dinner at my favorite Italian restaurant. Depressed?? Let's go have coffee and pie (or cake :). ... Read more
Feb 1st...another month to reach my goals!
Saturday, February 02, 2013      1 comments

i haven't blogged in quite some time. I've thought about it and hoped to get it done, but life has been getting in the way!! Happy to say that other than the week i spent in PA (without wifi) i have been faithfully logging in and keeping track o... Read more
Rambling thoughts on my weight loss journey
Friday, January 11, 2013      0 comments

My body is so weird. I am not sure if it's because i had my five children in 6 years or because when they were young i often only ate one or two meals a day or what the deal is. I think i have one of the slowest metabolisms around. I eat very... Read more
A Super Saturday
Sunday, January 06, 2013      2 comments

My BF has been very sick with some nasty upper respiratory bug that decided to turn into pneumonia. By the time he was willing to see a doctor :) he was VERY sick and i was very surprised that they did not admit him. He's lucky he went to an e... Read more
Just do it anyway!
Friday, January 04, 2013      1 comments

This week has been challenging on many levels. It's freaking cold here (teens for high temps) and while i love, love, love snow, I am not a huge fan of frigid temps. Extreme cold tends to make me want to huddle in bed or under a blanket on the c... Read more
This is my year
Tuesday, January 01, 2013      1 comments

This year I am determined to continue the positive changes that I made in 2012. 1) i am excited to report that i did not gain ONE POUND over the holidays. That was my only goal from Thanksgiving to New Years. It is so motivating for me to star... Read more
Bizzard headed our way!! Woo Hoo!!
Wednesday, December 19, 2012      3 comments

I realize that i am strange. I love Mondays. I watch squirrels for entertainment. and I get super, super, hyper, deliriously happy when it snows :) It was one of the best reasons for living in Northern Michigan, where the average snowfall was 2... Read more

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