Thoughts from a closet hog
For the past few days, I've been trying on clothes in my closet. I am happy to report that I am officially out of XXL, and now the XL fits very well! I've been down 2 sizes in my jeans and shorts for a while.
It's pretty easy to recogniz... Read more
Its pouring here and the fitness center is still closed. So no walking. I will go work my free weights, do a pilates video, and an aerobics video... thank you YouTube!
A brief update on the Spring Challenge. We are in our 7th week and I am ... Read more
Week Five of the Spring Challenge
This was a rough week for me, through my own fault. But I refuse to beat myself up over it. I recognize that the ups and downs of a weight loss journey are a part of the process. A very important part, actually. That's how we learn, a... Read more
So....I gained 3 pounds overnight...ugh. I knew it would happen. I wasn’t going to log my entry, then realized I was missing a learning opportunity if I didn’t. I logged all my foods yesterday: bagel for breakfast, PBJ for lunch, chips/salsa... Read more
As of this morning, I’ve lost a total of thirty pounds. Some NSV’s I’ve noticed is increased stamina and flexibility. Yesterday I did an aerobics video, and I was able to keep up with the instructor while she did some crazy arm exercises! If ... Read more
We launched our boat last week. It was a lovely, breezy day, which means the water was choppy. But it was great to get out of the house and get som... Read more
I have a pot belly. There I said it! I look like I'm pregnant, but I'm not. I don't like it... and I don't like admitting it publicly. But it is my reality.
To be honest, I don't dwell on it. I look at the big picture and know tha... Read more
Spring Challenge update
Today ends week 2 of the 5% Spring Challenge. Thus far I’ve lost five pounds! I’m extremely pleased with that! The key to my success has been consistency, layered with inconsistency. Let me explain.
I consistently eat healthy, but allow... Read more
Today is the day!
I've lost my mojo. Insomnia has hit me big time this past week, and I just don't have it in me. I'm eating healthy, tracking, drinking... and my weight is essently unchanged. But my exercise has fallen to the wayside other than a couple ... Read more
DH and I have been livestreaming our church service for several weeks. We got busy with things yesterday, and forgot about Holy Thursday service. This morning, I went to the website and lo behold, it was recorded so I could watch and liste... Read more
Since this covid 19 thing started, I find I am having bad dreams. Very realistic bad dreams. Last night, I dreamt that a masked man chased me at g... Read more
Today DH accompanied me on my daily walk through the hood. He's usually good for a mile, and that's about it. I can push him to 1.25 miles, but not much more.
Today we went a different route. He grumbled and complained. He slowed his ... Read more
So I reached out to my son and offered an apology (see my previous blog) for hanging up on him, and the reason why. I didn’t trust myself to fully express everything I wanted to say, so I wrote a note. I revised it several times, enlisting the... Read more
Number one son and I have a love/ hate relationship. To be honest, he has a very big ego, and is self centered to a fault. My other 3 children, and DH have all struggled to understand his way of thinking...to no avail.
DH and I have been ... Read more
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Rona is to blame for all our troubles right now. We are under a 30 day stay at home order because Rona can’t keep her hands to herself! DH and I have been self isolated for three weeks now, and are really missing Norm. He was the social icon ... Read more