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New Sumo Deadlifting PR
Monday, September 16, 2013      6 comments

Saturday (9/14/13) I got my big girl panties on, dried my tears, went to the gym and did a 45 minute boot camp. Then I decided that wasn't enough and went and deadlifted ... Read more
And we survived another September 13th, back to the drawing board.
Saturday, September 14, 2013      5 comments

My hibernation: As a lot of you know- my childrens' baby brother was murdered 3 years ago, September 13th, 2010 (my ex-husband's son). Last month, the monster who killed him was released from custody, because she was deemed incompetent to stand ... Read more
A virtual tour of Gile Mountain
Monday, July 15, 2013      7 comments

After I got out of work I went for a hike. After finding the trail again, I started. The trail is really pretty and well maintained. ... Read more
How to train?
Monday, July 08, 2013      9 comments

Ugh! I am so frustrated. I am trying to make a timeline to reach a goal. Whenever I try to research how long this timeline should be- EVERY source says "First lose weight, when you reach your goal weight- THEN start (insert living here)". The p... Read more
374 minutes
Sunday, June 30, 2013      7 comments

That is how many minutes of exercise (mostly walking) that I got this week. I reassessed the life situation and realized that things can get better. My husband and I are going through a rough patch, but instead of being hurt and angry- I should ... Read more
The moon
Monday, June 24, 2013      2 comments

I have been doing ok. I have been making healthier choices, and believe that I can still make my goal of 40 miles walked by July 1. I am going to have to walk 5 miles a d... Read more
6/15/13 and she starts again
Saturday, June 15, 2013      6 comments

Ok, in the last month: I lost the contest, I was fired from my job, I let my determination TOTALLY wane. I have gained all the weight, lost all of the gains, and have totally let myself wallow in the depression that losing my job caused. I am... Read more
How I process a really bad week (video blog)
Friday, April 19, 2013      3 comments

First I blog, then I sing. http://www.facebook.com/
y-big-nutshell/10151477335388138 I hope you enjoy the video. My eyes and face were puffy from a long morning... Read more
Tiny update
Sunday, April 14, 2013      4 comments

All of my ex-husband's daughters were in the same place today (my house) so I snapped some photos. The 6 yr old is hard to catch LOL Contest update: The announce... Read more
Beginning of week 3
Monday, February 25, 2013      3 comments

Ok Folks. Here it is. I got into the aforementioned challenge and survived the first 2 weeks, there are 12 in all. I am learning so much about food, and lifting weights and making my body work in ways it isn't used to. I weighed in at 2 wee... Read more
Life Update
Friday, February 15, 2013      12 comments

I made it into the top 6!! Thank you all for helping with this, and I apologize to everyone for breaking SP rules. I did not remember that I couldn't beg for votes in my blo... Read more
Extra Holiday Cards? Send them to a soldier.
Monday, December 03, 2012      1 comments

Do you have extra holiday cards that don't have a recipient? Why not send them to a service man or woman who can't be with their family and friends on this holiday? All holiday greetings should be addressed and sent to: Holiday Mail f... Read more
The ups and downs of today's hike
Sunday, September 16, 2012      7 comments

Ok, so first this was going to be a waah waah, poor me blog. I set out this morning planning to walk to the top of Mount Cube. It is a 3 mile hike to the top and very rocky and rooty. I had mentally prepared myself to take a certain trail, knew ... Read more
I will NOT Quit Pledge!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      4 comments

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 "Today, I promise I will not quit. I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through, I will continue on my journey. I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, an... Read more
HAHAHA! How I am going to keep track of my losses
Wednesday, August 29, 2012      5 comments

I had to steal this. It is how I am going to keep track of my weights as I go along. What have you lost? 1 pound = a Guinea Pig 1.5 pounds = a dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts 2 pounds = a rack of baby back ribs 3 pounds = an av... Read more

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