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SMART Goals for BLC 44
Monday, August 31, 2020      2 comments

My goal for BLC 44 is to lose 5 pounds before Thanksgiving. I will do this with exercise and tracking my nutrition. I will exercise 5 days a week. My exercise will consist of a combination of stretching, my PT exercises, strength tra... Read more
The sun is back!
Thursday, January 25, 2018      3 comments

This Winter has been a brutal one so far, with very cold sub-zero temps and ice storms and a few snow storms thrown in. It’s in the teens (brrrrr), but the sun is shining! I’m new to blogging, so I’m not sure what to write. I have many th... Read more
A New Year!
Tuesday, December 26, 2017      0 comments

As the New Year approaches it’s time to look at the last 12 months. There were good times and bad, but definitely more good times. I think we tend to dwell on the bad, and give it more importance than it deserves. The more I think about it... Read more
Which word to choose?
Thursday, January 01, 2015      1 comments

I want to choose a word for the New Year, something that will describe how I want to live the next 365 days! Determined, Fierce, Persistent, Committed, Focused, ......which one? ... Read more
6 months and 14 pounds!
Friday, September 26, 2014      0 comments

Well, I'm not in the 150's anymore, I'm in the 170's. There I said it! The menopause monster has been kicking my butt over the last 6 months. As part of my attempt to reduce my heart disease risk, I was taken off of Estrogen. It was awh... Read more
I'm in the 150's!
Saturday, March 29, 2014      1 comments

It took awhile but I weighed in below 160, for 6 days in a row. I was not sure if I would stay below 160 so I didn't update my weight until I was in the 150's for several days. I feel so great about this! ... Read more
Not yet!
Saturday, March 22, 2014      0 comments

emoticon No new jeans for me! I will stick with the jeans I have for awhile longer. If the next size down didn... Read more
Yes, It's Progress!
Wednesday, March 19, 2014      0 comments

In a previous blog I was wondering if the jiggly spots around my hips were progress. I believe they were! For the last several weeks I have been concentrating on a heart healthy diet and exercise. The jiggles are disappearing! Yay! W... Read more
A bug and two teeth!
Thursday, February 20, 2014      0 comments

Oh what a week! First a stomach bug got the better of me, then I had 2 wisdom teeth removed. Whew! It has been a week and I think my stomach is finally getting back to normal again. Hopefully my energy level returns too. The wisdom... Read more
Is it progress?
Tuesday, February 11, 2014      0 comments

I have been doing well on increasing my activity level and getting to the gym regularly, and I feel better for it. But there is one thing I have noticed and I wonder if anyone else has? It seems as I tighten my core muscles and lose a fe... Read more
Those mouth watering commercials!
Thursday, September 26, 2013      1 comments

This week I got serious about getting back into the habits that helped me to lose weight about a year ago. For the last several days I have been avoiding after dinner snacking. The first night I noticed my mouth watering I thought it was... Read more
On my way!
Wednesday, September 18, 2013      1 comments

Another good day at physical therapy. My therapist did tell me not to underestimte my injury, I was talking about starting back at the gym in a few weeks. So it looks like this may take more time than I had hoped. I did underestimate my bac... Read more
Finally! Returning to normal.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013      1 comments

Since July 6th I have been recuperating from a back fracture and doing nothing but waiting for it to heal. Yesterday at physical therapy was the first time they went beyond gentle stretches. Today I am sore, a working muscles I haven't worked... Read more
Take a deep breath.
Sunday, August 25, 2013      1 comments

Following 7 weeks of frustration, I must keep reminding myself to stop feeling sorry for myself. Each day I wake up to a gorgeous, warm and sunny day, I need to remind myself that my injury could have been worse. I am also lucky to have these... Read more
Time to recuperate.
Friday, July 12, 2013      2 comments

My summer was going so well! I had started back at the gym. I had always wanted a boat and after looking for a year, I bought a 22' open bow, and rented the dock space. I had even purchased the boat insurance. Unfortunately, on my 4th tri... Read more

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