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What I Am Doing Right This BLC
Sunday, October 09, 2016      4 comments

This is pretty simple for me. Finding the right team is so important. The Panthers welcomed me with open arms and continue to be so supportive. This makes staying engaged with the team easy. Staying engaged means I am getting in my exercise ... Read more
Taste of Victory
Saturday, March 30, 2013      10 comments

Wow, what a week. The scale gods were on my side. Now I am not saying I didn't do the work. I did track, track, track. And I chose right on so many occasions. At a lunch buffet (at a pizza parlor no less) I had my plan......big salad, water... Read more
Feeling Good -- Commit Me Now!
Sunday, March 24, 2013      5 comments

I recently joined Weight Watchers and I have to say this is a much needed change. I've been half heartedly doing Jenny Craig. So now I will check in at Jenny once a month and will follow the Points Plus WW eating plan. Hubby is going to follo... Read more
Readiness -- How I Can Improve
Wednesday, March 06, 2013      7 comments

There is always room for improvement. I need to be more consistent in my readiness. In addition, I can add more "things" to make the mornings easier. But before I add more, I will be working on being consistent!... Read more
Readiness -- How I'm Doing
Tuesday, March 05, 2013      3 comments

It is definitely day by day. I'm struggling with my first introduction to menopause. This is coming in the form of night sweats. Now for someone who has always been cold, this is really a change. Also I have always slept through the night. ... Read more
Readiness -- Encouragement and Staying on Track
Monday, March 04, 2013      7 comments

I am pretty good at self encouragement. Not racing around in the morning is a blessing in itself. Being able to add exercise minutes to the team feels good. And no matter how much I do the night before, it is never as daunting as doing it in ... Read more
Readiness -- How Will I Do It?
Sunday, March 03, 2013      7 comments

Okay. I see where we are going here. I've got my "goal" now what are my "strategies". Can't fool me LOL. Being a list person, I will develop my lists during the day for the next. For Sunday, it is a bit different because I will look at ... Read more
My New Habit -- Readiness
Saturday, March 02, 2013      7 comments

The new habit that I want to develop is readiness. Whether it be during the week or on the STRONGend, I want to be ready for the next day. I know this will help keep me on track not only nutritionally but also with my exercise. More to co... Read more
My Day Off
Monday, February 04, 2013      2 comments

I took today off work but it is not really a day off. I'll be starting off with a Smoothie. Then to yoga. Weights after that. And then to my weigh in appointment at Jenny Craig. This won't be a good one, but I recognize this is just life. ... Read more
Snacking Be Gone
Sunday, February 03, 2013      5 comments

One thing I have noticed is that when I'm on plan (or you can say paying attention), my snacking is almost nonexistent. It really helps me to have things to do, places to go, people to see, etc. The day flies by and voila, I am snack free. Or... Read more
Frost on the Yoga Mat
Saturday, February 02, 2013      1 comments

My husband and I practice hot yoga (Bikram style). To keep our mats fresh and clean, we hang them off our back deck where they air/dry out after spraying them with tea tree oil. Most of the time we remember to bring them in. Last night we wen... Read more
Planning is Everything
Monday, January 28, 2013      4 comments

Today is a day off from work. I will be planning my workouts for the week. This is really the only thing that keeps me accountable. The plan needs to be written out, not just in my head. It is too easy to dismiss if I don't write it down. I... Read more
5% or Bust -- A Focused Winter Challenge
Sunday, January 27, 2013      5 comments

I have made my commitment to the 5% Winter Challenge. I will be one of those that meet my 5%. I have learned quite a bit about myself in these almost 53 years of life. One of the most important things about me is for me to remember that I enj... Read more
Saturday, January 26, 2013      1 comments

I think it really is that easy. Commit to: Being the best you can be Spending each moment doing what is needed Owning up to the choices you make Loving yourself and those around you Taking time for yourself Just a few random t... Read more
Smoothie Heaven
Wednesday, January 23, 2013      3 comments

We recently invested in a Vitamix. I am loving all the smoothie recipes. Boy am I getting in my fruits and vegetables like there is no tomorrow. Plus my husband loves to invent things. We have had some of the most wonderful soups ever. And ... Read more

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