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And, we're off! 2018....diving in with both feet!
Tuesday, January 23, 2018      3 comments

2018 is starting off to be a great year in my lifting life! ... Read more
A review of 2017!
Wednesday, December 06, 2017      2 comments

2017 was my second full year of full time Personal Training! I loved every minute of it! I competed in 2 Powerlifting meets. One was a local meet, which... Read more
Live your Life! Not your Age!!
Thursday, June 29, 2017      3 comments

If anyone would have told the 40-something me...Heck! Even the 30 or 20 something ME, that I would be powerlifting in my 50's...AND competing....AND breaking records...I would have thought they were insane! But yet...here I am, at age 57, j... Read more
Wow! It's 2017!
Monday, January 02, 2017      2 comments

Wow! Another year has flown by! I've accomplished a lot in these past 12 months! -I've changed Personal Trainers, from a Body Builder, to a Power Lifting coach! -Competed in my first Power Lifting meet, in July, at the age of 56! -T... Read more
2016-New Year, New Venture!
Saturday, January 02, 2016      3 comments

After 6 months of praying, and WAITING for the answer I wanted to hear, it finally came! I got the confirmation..."It's Time!" On December 11th, I gave my resignation letter at my part time job! I gave my boss, whom I think highly of, 3 weeks no... Read more
The Emotional Journey and the Holidays!
Sunday, December 06, 2015      2 comments

Well, after a few months of seeing "That Skinny Person" looking back at me in the mirror, I'm beginning to accept (and LIKE) that it's ME! WOW! This journey has been interesting, to say the least!! The holidays have been a rough time for ... Read more
Emotional Journey!
Sunday, November 01, 2015      1 comments

Through this weight loss Journey, I expected struggles with exercise and diet! That's a given! Those, with determination, are easy to overcome! What I didn't expect, was the emotional/mental struggle that accompanies the weight loss! I wi... Read more
Feeling Blessed!
Thursday, September 24, 2015      1 comments

Yesterday was a "Big Day" for me! I actually conducted my first group session in about 8 years! I think I was as nervous as the ladies! LOL! But, the extrovert that I've become, and with the Grace of God, I made it through the nerves! ... Read more
New Goal!
Saturday, September 05, 2015      1 comments

Nick and I decided that Body Building wasn't the direction I should go! So, instead, we came up with the next best thing....POWER LIFTING! ... Read more
The End of Summer!
Friday, August 21, 2015      4 comments

Where to begin? This month has been filled with ups and downs! Thankfully, it seems to be ending on an Up note! Last month, I bought a new pair of workout shoes. They weren't the same style that I have been using, which have a stability... Read more
When I begin to question the things I'm doing......
Sunday, August 09, 2015      1 comments

.....God answers with a LOUD RESPONSE! After a couple of stressful weeks at the gym, dealing with (now) petty stuff, I was thinking about stopping training. I allowed myself to feel defeated by outside forces! That's when God brought an a... Read more
Amazing Things! "WOW!"
Friday, July 17, 2015      4 comments

The past few weeks, I've been watching this woman..admiring how she looks! The confidence she projects! The happiness in her smile! Even the distinct muscles that are defining her arms and legs! Then it quickly hits me! THAT person I'm ad... Read more
Back to Living my Passion!
Friday, July 10, 2015      2 comments

After nearly 10 years away from the profession, I'm back living my passion....Personal Training! The crazy thing is that I was 45 before I entered into the fitness industry! Before that, I always put my kids and husband first! I let myself go... Read more
Summer 2015!
Sunday, June 28, 2015      3 comments

Wow! I'm OVERJOYED!!! Stepped on the scale this morning, and weighed in at 143.6! This is THE ABSOLUTE LEAST I've weighed in over 24 years!!! I honestly can't believe it! I've been working my butt off...literally....for this! At 55, I'm ... Read more
30 days to go!
Wednesday, September 10, 2014      3 comments

In 30 days from today, Kevin will be home! I want to be at 145 when he hits US soil! That's 6 lbs away, and VERY do-able! Went to the gym this morning, and hope to go again tonight with the guys! I LOVE the Guy workouts! SO intense!! This mo... Read more

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