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Did I Say Summer Camp??
Sunday, August 08, 2010      10 comments

Dang!! The first week did not go near what I had planned. I am brushing myself off, getting back in the canoe and paddling for all it is worth!! Nothing more to add to the past week!! Week coming up has GOT to be better!!... Read more
My Very Own Summer Camp - Day 1
Sunday, August 01, 2010      8 comments

I am starting (yes, once again) a new program. Bob Harper’s Inside Out. I will be doing one of the sessions a day, plus Quick Fire, and the Exercise of the Day. A 45 minute minimum exercise session per day. I will allow for one rest day, but... Read more
I Think I Broke the Bootstrap!!!
Sunday, July 11, 2010      10 comments

Why is it that we can "wander" off our healthy habits course and not even realize we are lost? Yet, pulling ourselves up by the bootstraps is like a major LIFE EVENT!?!? I have tugged so hard, I think I broke the bootstrap!! You plan ... Read more
Time to GET IT IN GEAR!!
Sunday, July 04, 2010      9 comments

OK, so June was not such a good time for me. A lot of work stress!! A LOT!! I am closing the door on June! Time to GET IT IN GEAR!! Back to planning the meals, planning the exercise & STICKING WITH THE PLAN!!! Doesn't do a bit of g... Read more
I just LOVE Sunday mornings.
Sunday, June 27, 2010      6 comments

The house is quiet(the dogs are sleeping), the windows are open and there is a gentle rain falling. Gentle enough to allow the birds to keep up their morning chorus. I love to hear the morning birds. I have not felt very well this weekend... Read more
Beginning - and hoping for MORE!!!
Sunday, June 20, 2010      14 comments

OK - gotta tell ya - this was pretty depressing!!! This beginning pic thing!! I mean - geeze - I KNEW what I looked like, but putting it "out there" took me WAY out of m... Read more
Slow and Steady...
Thursday, June 17, 2010      12 comments

OK - so yesterday morning the idea was to do my walk after I got to work. I am always in early and rather than shooting the breeze in the lunchroom(where I only get water, I might add), the plan was to fit in the quick 20 min. walk. I hit ... Read more
The Brain Gets It - why isn't the body moving?
Wednesday, June 16, 2010      7 comments

I am gonna nag this exercise phobia of mine to death until I am so sick of hearing about it that I actually DO IT!! I go through periods like this where I just wanna sit. I have a very stressful job and I tend to physically shut down. Jus... Read more
Day 2 - and what I learned day 1!!
Tuesday, June 15, 2010      7 comments

What did I learn? I learned that I CAN DO the food! I learned that I CAN DO the tracking! I learned that I CAN DO the planning! I learned that I CAN DO communicating. I CAN DO a lot! Day 2 - I need to focus on pulling the ... Read more
Battle #9 - Day 1
Monday, June 14, 2010      11 comments

Off on a new adventure and gonna start it with the 8 Week Battle #9. New motivation is always a grand thing. New gets you moving. New helps you pick up speed. New will get me where I want to be. Lots of new challenges for the day. ... Read more
Sunday Blog - Obstacles!!
Sunday, March 07, 2010      9 comments

You don't even have to look for Obstacles - they just find you!! Time, food challenges, injury, guests, parties, long working hours, stress (oh, I could write a book on stress) - can you think of anything else? Time is a common problem... Read more
S for Tuesday
Tuesday, March 02, 2010      1 comments

Never give up. Boy have I learned that one over and over. How many times can you start over?? AS MANY TIMES AS IT TAKES TO GET THERE!!! I have gotten to the point where I have shed tears, swore off one thing or another, ate for s... Read more
"S" for Monday Challenge
Monday, March 01, 2010      4 comments

Excuses. I am the queen of excuses for not moving in the morning - even though I know that I MUST exercise in the morning or it does not get done. If it is not one thing it is another. Talked myself out of spin class this morning . I DO ... Read more
Sunday Morning Blog Time
Sunday, February 28, 2010      2 comments

The 3 R's!! Nope, not read'n, rite'n and 'rithmatic - REST, RELAXATION & REGENERATION!! Reward your hard workout and yourself with some "ME" time. A good start is sleep - you need at least 6-8 hours a night. You need to relax, enjoy ... Read more
S for Saturday Challenge & use of the word FAT
Saturday, February 27, 2010      6 comments

One thing I have learned along the way. The NEGATIVE impact that thoughts and voice! And the word I hate the most is FAT!! I belong to a couple teams with challenges going on right now and I see and hear things that take me back to where... Read more

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