I Need a Few More Hours
Friday, March 18, 2011      2 comments

Each day has 24 hours - right? Could I bargain for a few more? It seems I never have enough time to get in everything that I need to get done, most importantly, taking care of myself. Lately, I have focused on just a small amount of issues, s... Read more
Giving up Dirty Bricks for Lent!!
Monday, March 14, 2011      3 comments

Let me start by saying I'm not Catholic... or particularly religious for that matter. However, I do love rituals and so when Lent rolls around, I try to find something I can give up that will make me a better person. This year has been pretty ... Read more
Saturday, March 12, 2011      0 comments

I think my life has been built around not looking in mirrors, shop windows, anything that shows my reflection. I have lived this way for years. I noticed that my sister's house has these really big mirrors on the walls. I always felt a love-h... Read more
Oh H--L, I am Sore
Thursday, March 10, 2011      0 comments

Yikes. Worked out with a personal trainer tonight and man, am I OUT OF SHAPE! Obviously, being 100 pounds overweight, this is a typical no brainer. But still - way out of shape. Just the simplest of crunches had me in a deep red-faced panic.... Read more
Sabotage, Being Railroaded and Other Guises
Wednesday, March 09, 2011      2 comments

So I made this great commitment to get to the gym at least twice a week. I have been going four times a week since I found a great yoga teacher that helps me get the most out of my experience. I was so pleased to be so dedicated, that I joined... Read more
Getting Psyched for the Virtual 5K
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      4 comments

A little late than never, I signed up for the virtual 5K today. What was I thinking??? I'm not a runner. Heck, even walking these days hurts my feet and knees. I spoke with a colleague today - actually two: a runner and a physical therapist.... Read more
Learning My Girth
Friday, March 04, 2011      0 comments

Recently, my husband, a friend and I joined a local gym. The monthly fee is pretty low, so me being who I am, I felt it was a reasonable decision and low enough of a financial obligation to pay if I decided I hated it and stopped going. I know... Read more
Several Days Looking at What I Eat is Feeling Great!
Friday, February 18, 2011      4 comments

For the first time ever, I am feeling really good about taking care of myself. Usually on a new diet program, I constantly fret over what I can and can't eat, what I can and can't do, the rules of every little step. These past 2 weeks, I have:... Read more