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Spring Challenge Weeks #4&5
Saturday, May 09, 2020      4 comments

I didn’t get my weekly blog up last Saturday because I was just wiped out. I struggled through my long run (but did complete it) and then had nothing left in me. I even took a long nap which I almost never do on Saturdays (Sunday afternoon naps ... Read more
Spring Challenge Week #3
Saturday, April 25, 2020      2 comments

I struggled with motivation all week. I'm a total introvert, so quarantine life has been pretty pleasant, but I've just felt sluggish lately. I've been tackling some pretty big organization projects, so those get me going, but then I don't feel ... Read more
Spring Challenge Week #2
Saturday, April 18, 2020      0 comments

Week 2 was so-so. My eating habits were not good at all. I made a cheesecake for Easter and with just four of us eating it, I had a couple additional servings in the following days. And my husband bought me a bag of Dove chocolate eggs, and I'm ... Read more
Spring Challenge Week #1
Saturday, April 11, 2020      1 comments

So, I was right in that blogging does help keep me more accountable, but I'm also not highly motivated to blog every day, lol! So instead of daily, I'm going to give weekly blog reports a try. I'm also doing a spring 5% challenge and am a ... Read more
Thursday thoughts
Thursday, April 02, 2020      2 comments

One of the nicest benefits of having everything cancelled and everyone being confined to the house is that we have started having family dinners at the table again. It's been years! I'm very consistent about menu planning and making dinner... Read more
Tuesday thoughts
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      3 comments

Perhaps if I use generic titles, like "Tuesday thoughts" I will be able to remember what day of the week it is! I know we all like to joke about all the days running together, but I've really been struggling with that the last few days, at least... Read more
Trying blogging again
Monday, March 30, 2020      2 comments

Last week my youngest daughter was telling me about some meme where you determine your "pandemic name" by combining two words--the emotion you're feeling and the last thing you ate. Well, I ended up with Disgusted Goldfish (as in goldfish cracke... Read more
Monday, May 28, 2018      6 comments

I've been trying to loose weight pretty much my entire adult life, but there have definitely been seasons where I was more focused than others. And more successful. Two years ago my oldest graduated high school, following one of the most st... Read more
Back to blogging
Saturday, May 26, 2018      6 comments

I used to be pretty good about blogging once a month to just take stock of my fitness journey, but then life got a little crazy and I let it fall by the wayside. I'm a member of the team Determined Daisies for the Spring 5% Challenge and on... Read more
July Recap
Saturday, July 29, 2017      1 comments

July was a GREAT month in my fitness journey!!! I have to keep this recap brief, so here are the bullet point highlights: * On a whim, I joined the 5% Summer Challenge and was assigned to the Determined Daisies team. They are awesome and in... Read more
If only all Mondays were this GREAT!!! (plus June recap)
Monday, June 26, 2017      3 comments

Stepped on the scale this morning and was met by a much anticipated number: 199.02. ONEDERLAND!!! Stepped on the treadmill and, for the first time ever, jogged for 60 straight minutes!!! Woo hoo!!! I really did not know if I would be ... Read more
May Recap
Wednesday, May 31, 2017      0 comments

Knowing May was going to be busy, I kept my goals pretty simple: keep exercising (1000 minutes) and keep drinking water. I'm happy to report that last night I extended my water-drinking streak to 100 days -- not bad! I did not, however, rea... Read more
April & May
Friday, May 05, 2017      2 comments

In my last blog I said my goals for April were: 1) Track my food every day, 2) 1,000+ fitness minutes, and 3) Keep up my H2O streak. Well, two out of three is okay. ... Read more
March Recap
Thursday, March 30, 2017      3 comments

After being sick all of February, I was so ready for March! It still took me another 2.5 weeks to get rid of the cold, but it did finally go away, thank You, LORD!!! Here are the other good things that happened in March: 1. I'm finally... Read more
Bring on March!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      2 comments

I'm ready for a new month! I never did quite get to my January fresh start. January was full of finishing up the holidays, getting my oldest off to college, and getting back in the groove of homeschooling. Plus, my entire family was sick pretty ... Read more

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