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Day Off
Tuesday, January 22, 2013      2 comments

After 3 great workout days, I have decided to take today off. Of course this is from exercise only since my eating is a way of life. I am enjoying the soreness of well worked muscles. It makes me feel like I've really done something good. ... Read more
Even an Optimist Must Overcome Obstacles
Monday, January 21, 2013      1 comments

Without going into details, there are some days that start off spectacular. Well for me, it is just about every day. I know I have a choice of how to view life and I choose to be one of those that will find even a sliver of happiness and be co... Read more
Wake Up Call
Sunday, January 20, 2013      5 comments

I had a great day yesterday. Wonderful workout with my trainer. My hubby and I went out for a 2.5 mile walk. Took a mini nap in the afternoon. Then off to an anniversary dinner. Even got to bed fairly early. This morning the scale yelled a... Read more
It's Not All About My Personal Trainer
Saturday, January 19, 2013      4 comments

Today is my kind of weekly appointment with my personal trainer. I say kind of because due to one or the other of us being out of town on weekends, we can't always coordinate our schedules. I really enjoy her workouts. I have been with her fo... Read more
Doing What Works
Friday, January 18, 2013      4 comments

Usually on Friday nights, my husband and I go out to dinner. He is retired. I still work. So by Friday, he is ready to get out of the house. I am just ready to settle in. We both acknowledge these differences and have worked it out over the... Read more
Why Are Mornings So Easy?
Thursday, January 17, 2013      2 comments

I am dating myself, but as the Riddler would say to Batman....riddle me this....Why is it so much easier for me to stay on track foodwise in the morning? Here is it, time for lunch and I am so satisfied with my morning food. It seems once I ea... Read more
Emotion versus Intelligence
Wednesday, January 16, 2013      1 comments

Lately I've been in a battle between my two selves: Ms. Emotion versus Ms. Intelligence. I love it when Ms. I wins. And just by her very nature, shouldn't she always? After all, she is the smart one. But she doesn't and that brownie, candy ... Read more
No More Tomorrows
Monday, January 14, 2013      9 comments

I am not a writer. I don't particularly like to share. I'm the listener of the group. I'm the problem solver. But it is time for me to come out of my comfort zone and start blogging on a consistent basis. I enjoy browsing through member blo... Read more
How I Will Burn Off Holiday Calories
Saturday, December 01, 2012      6 comments

With the help of my Determined Daisies, I will burn off my holiday calories by committing to the following: 1. Loading/unloading the car 2. Carrying groceries 3. Taking out trash 4. Carrying wood or lumber 5. Clearing dishes fr... Read more
My Gifts to Me
Monday, November 12, 2012      8 comments

My challenge this week is to give daily gifts to myself. Sounds easy enough, right? Well not so. The first day was easy. Or a coincidence LOL. We were in a small jewelry shop and saw two feather pendants that were very affordable and my hus... Read more
Away From Home
Wednesday, November 10, 2010      1 comments

I'm currently at my daughter's house with my husband. They just bought a house and my husband, the best handy man ever (no kidding), offered to spend a week here to do some "projects" for them (daughter is married with two little girls). So fa... Read more
Wednesday, June 09, 2010      2 comments

I have to say that one thing I have going for me is that I don't graze. I play on the computer. I read. I do crosswords. But I don't graze. Maybe this is because I don't cook. My DH is the chef in the house. I only go in the kitchen to ... Read more
Maybe the Fool was Me
Friday, April 02, 2010      2 comments

Well, I must put yesterday behind me. All it took to derail my plan was an unexpected lunch out. And it wasn't what I ate at the lunch (it was a sushi bar) but the mere idea of not eating what was on my plan. Then the birthday mousse (honorin... Read more
April 1st and No Fool Here
Thursday, April 01, 2010      0 comments

I've been coasting for too long. Today is the day I take charge and embrace my goal of a better me. There are so many ways to do this and I could get lost in just thinking about it. But enough of that. I will start with my food. This means ... Read more
Heel Surgery Completed!
Friday, October 30, 2009      1 comments

I finally had the surgery required to remove my heel spur and now am in the recovery mode. I should be walking normally by the beginning of the year and back to running in April. This has set me back 20 pounds of which I am ready to get off. ... Read more

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