September Goals
Wednesday, September 01, 2010      3 comments

1. At least 250 exercise minutes per week. 2. Spend at least one hour per week taking photos. 3. Lose 5 pounds by the end of September. 4. Go apple picking. 5. Complete 1 artist trading card. 6. Get through my divorce hearing wit... Read more
Still in progress....
Tuesday, August 31, 2010      2 comments

Okay, so I'm getting a little down on myself today. For the second day in a row, I've gone over my calorie range. Not by much, but still over. And I haven't exercised in 3 days, minus a 10 minute walk that I took with a co-worker this afterno... Read more
Access Regained
Sunday, August 29, 2010      4 comments

I've been without cable tv and internet access for the last few days. My soon-to-be-ex-husband was supposed to change the billing into my name. I had filled out papers and given them to him about 3 weeks ago. Instead of giving them to the cab... Read more
Finding My Voice
Wednesday, August 25, 2010      4 comments

In the last 4 weeks, I've been finding my voice. I tend to be easy going, but sometimes easy going turns into getting taken advantage of. I used to be the girl in the group who says, "Whatever", when asked what movie I want to see or what rest... Read more
Happy With The Scale
Saturday, August 21, 2010      5 comments

Those who have read previous blogs will know that my weight loss has been a slow process. From April to mid July, I fluctuated between 178 to 176. I refused to change my ticker because of the constant up and downs. On July 29, my husband... Read more
The Real Age Test with Dr. Oz
Saturday, August 14, 2010      6 comments

I took the online Real Age Test with Dr. Oz about a couple of week ago. My results? 41.6 (My actual age is 40.5) What did I learn? That I need to boost my vitamin E, calcium, and Vitamin C & D intake, reduce my stress, reduce my weight... Read more
Friday, August 06, 2010      3 comments

The last week has been a challenge. 8 days ago, my husband announced that he wanted a divorce during an argument. I thought he'd change his mind, but so far, he hasn't. He went to his brother's house to stay "for the night", which stretched i... Read more
August Goals
Sunday, August 01, 2010      4 comments

This month's goals: 1. 275 minutes of exercise per day. 2. 8 hours of sleep per night. 3. 1 hour of taking photos per week. 4. Keep current on my stress journal. As some of you know, I am currently going through a divorce. Th... Read more
New Beginning
Saturday, July 31, 2010      1 comments

Recently, my husband and I decided to divorce after 4 1/2 years of marriage. It was upsetting at first, but I'm focusing on making my life even better than before. I'm more committed to eating healthy, exercising and getting proper sleep. Thi... Read more
Rough Day
Thursday, July 29, 2010      0 comments

My husband & I got in an argument this morning. We have decided that it would be best to divorce. The kicker? He wants to stay in the apartment with me for two months, rent free, so he can save up money to get a new place. I've been taking c... Read more
Sleep Challenge Goals
Tuesday, July 27, 2010      1 comments

I'm doing well by tracking my food, getting my exercise in, and working on my stress level. My weight loss progress has been quite sluggish. So I'm starting to look at my life as a whole, and to see if other areas need attention. The tire... Read more
July Goals Progress--Week 3
Sunday, July 25, 2010      2 comments

Here were my monthly goals for July: 1) 250 exercise minutes per week, starting 07/04/10 -07/10/10. 2) At least one bike ride per week ( I haven't gotten on my bike in over a year, but I'm inspired by one of my Sparkfriends, who is a bik... Read more
Feeling Better Now
Thursday, July 22, 2010      1 comments

My husband works as an instructional aide in a local elementary school. Working with kids is definitely a health hazard. He was sick earlier, and I started feeling it on Monday. By Tuesday, I had a sore throat. Yesterday, I feel like I got h... Read more
July Goals Progress--Week 2
Monday, July 19, 2010      1 comments

An update on my monthly goals. 1) 250 exercise minutes per week, starting 07/04/10 -07/10/10. This week I hit well over 300 minutes. Check! 2) At least one bike ride per week. This was not easy. For the last couple of weeks, it ... Read more
Dear Mr. Scale
Thursday, July 15, 2010      9 comments

Dear Mr. Scale, You and I have been together a long time. But lately, I haven't been very happy with our relationship. I exercise and eat right, yet you never seem to notice my accomplishments. I think we should spend a little time apa... Read more

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