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EMERGING FROM MY COCOON
Sunday, June 14, 2020      2 comments

Happy belated birthday to me. 😏 My 45th birthday was yesterday and I realized it's been a bit over a decade since I went into what I refer to as "my pain induced cocoon." In 2010, I had suffered a blow to my heart that I found impossi... Read more
FOOD IS LIFE. FOOD IS LOVE.
Sunday, June 14, 2020      4 comments

FOOD IS LIFE. FOOD IS LOVE. I struggled so many years to grasp the concept that what and how I fed myself revealed how little or how much love I h... Read more
There I am!
Friday, June 05, 2020      6 comments

For the first time in far too many years, I was able to look directly at the camera and see me looking back. It's a wonderful feeling. I'm down ~30 pounds (I only weigh myself once a month). ... Read more
Another Good Workout Day
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      1 comments

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Keep It Moving!
Monday, June 01, 2020      3 comments

June's my birthday month and I mean business! Continuing to torch off my fat stores by moving my body and eating deliberately and well. Let's go!! ... Read more
Pleasant Sunday
Sunday, May 31, 2020      0 comments

Today's my rest day, but I felt I could fit in a bit of exercise anyway. I ended up walking 6 miles in 101 minutes and then did some thigh exercises and now I have to admit that I probably should have rested, as I'm currently physically tapped w... Read more
1000 Calories Up in Smoke!
Saturday, May 30, 2020      3 comments

It's Saturday. emoticon Woke up feeling spritely and put it to good use! CARDIO ~ Briskly walked 6.5... Read more
Easy Day...
Friday, May 29, 2020      0 comments

Woke earlier than usual. I thought maybe I'd be sluggish, but ended up walking on my treadmill for 156 minutes, covering a little over 9 miles and did 2 sets of thigh slimming strength exercises. So... yeah, that happened! ... Read more
WALK, WALK, WALK Off the Inches
Thursday, May 28, 2020      1 comments

Now that I'm in my 40s, I've switched over to utilizing walking as my primary cardio exercise-- I walk between 5 - 10 miles daily. I do also pepper in freestyle dancing, just for the fun of it, but I not longer feel the need to bust my butt doin... Read more
NEW PERSPECTIVE ON MY LIFE & MY BODY
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      3 comments

I am about to turn 45 in a few weeks and I am finally accepting that I can't push my body the way I used to. I NEED REST For almost a decade, I got into the habit of prioritizing working over everything-- and I mean EVERYTHING. It wasn't... Read more
MEASUREMENT DAY SHOWS PROGRESS!
Sunday, May 24, 2020      2 comments

Despite feeling as if I had been heading backwards, or at the very least stalling out, I weighed and measured myself today and was surprised to discover that over the past month I've shed 10 additional pounds, lost 3/4 of an inch off my waist an... Read more
THE REAL END GOAL: A Healthy Body, Mind & Spirit
Friday, May 22, 2020      1 comments

Yesterday, I felt myself losing momentum-- physically and emotionally-- and I was left pondering why the past few days had been such a roller coaster of emotions and physical well-being. Overall, I've been feeling good. Yet, when it came t... Read more
Better Day Today
Thursday, May 21, 2020      2 comments

Though still feeling a bit sluggish, I had a much more productive day today. I'm hoping the momentum continues through tomorrow.... Read more
Ack! Lesson Learned-- Hopefully...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020      0 comments

So, consuming too little calories in a day will always, ALWAYS catch up to me. emoticon On Monday, May 18, I ... Read more
Good Though Not Great Day
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      3 comments

Yesterday, I was unable to get enough calories in and slept poorly. By midday, I really felt the ill-effects. My muscles just weren't clicking. I ended up exercising much less than I'd planned on, but I'm proud to say I still didn't sit the day ... Read more

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