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May Challenge - Day 8 - Starting week 2
Sunday, May 07, 2017      0 comments

It's a new week, week 2 to be exact. I have to admit the fasting is tough for me, but am doing them on Sundays and Thursdays. This week in upping my workout, my goal is 6k steps a day and 2.0 miles daily on the treadmill. I'll con... Read more
May Challenge - Day 7 - Down 3.3 lbs
Saturday, May 06, 2017      2 comments

I'm happy to report, I'm down 3.3lbs since starting a week ago. This is mostly a result of eating better, consistent with at least 30 minutes of workout daily, mostly walking and 3x week strength training. Now I know that week 2 can... Read more
Day 5 - Mini Fast
Thursday, May 04, 2017      1 comments

Today is my fasting day, so fluids. I had a few servings of bone broth and broke the fast 5:30p. Still watched my portion size. I really like the recipes in the Bone Broth Diet book. Especially the breakfasts, I'm a breakfast person. ... Read more
May Challenge - Day 3, Only 4 more days until week 1 is over
Tuesday, May 02, 2017      4 comments

Made it! And I don't feel hungry, THAT is amazing. I did a morning treadmill workout, and switched it up with intervals. Most likely won't do running since last time I caused plantar fasciitis in both feet. That was painful and recovery... Read more
May Challenge - Bone Broth Diet - Day 2
Monday, May 01, 2017      1 comments

Day 2 Well, I made it thru the day!!! Funny thing, I wasn't real hungry and the food that I ate kept me full. I feel pretty good about today's accomplishments both for work and health. I thought controlling my food while working fr... Read more
May Challenge - Bone Broth
Sunday, April 30, 2017      3 comments

I've been thinking about blogging my May Challenge. So here goes the first steps. It will be May 1st, and this is the first time in my life I've been shocked into taking my health, and eating seriously. I'm at that point where I'm a ... Read more
July - Another Year, Time for Reflection & New Goals
Monday, July 02, 2012      7 comments

It is a new month and beginning to set some goals for my life and for the remaining part of the year. It has been a busy 11 months since I've moved to Las Vegas. Work is busy which leaves very little time for my personal life. I've been try... Read more
An Update on Life
Friday, November 18, 2011      0 comments

First off, I want to thank everyone for their support, kind words of encourgement, goodies with kind words attached.  They have all been inspiring and encourging when I felt alone and needed it the most.  Thank you everyone. I know many ha... Read more
A Big Change - The Journey Gets Interesting
Monday, September 05, 2011      3 comments

It has been awhile since I last posted on my blog, so I thought I would bring you up to date on the happenings. I have been on a journey to get healthy and discover more about myself.  Since I made this commitment, a great deal has changed ... Read more
What I've Learned So Far in 2011/What's Next?
Monday, July 04, 2011      2 comments

So July is here, it has been quite a journey since the beginning of the year. I had foot surgery in December 2011, and began the recovery process in January. It was difficult in the beginning, but I knew if I wanted to be better I needed to fo... Read more
Moving Forward - By using others as inspiration
Saturday, June 11, 2011      1 comments

Good Morning! This past week has been very busy and challenging in many ways. But in the midst of it, I received am email from Amazon advertising their summer specials for Kindle. So as I was paging through all the available books, I found th... Read more
May In Review / Looking into June
Thursday, June 02, 2011      3 comments

So at the end of the month I asked: "how did I do? / what did I learn?" Well, lets start by saying - I have not fully completed my goals, but I am still here and working toward them. I had to travel unexpectedly which always is stressful, ... Read more
My Goal for the Remaining Weeks Of May
Sunday, May 15, 2011      4 comments

I believe in the power of words. They have the power to create or destory. It is also proven that without a vision, you have no direction. So with a few remaining weeks I would like to declaire my goals for the month of May. 1 - Loose th... Read more
Starting at the Beginning
Saturday, May 14, 2011      2 comments

The last few months have truely been a challenge in the fitness area of my life. I had foot surgery in December 2010, and have been in the recovey process since January. I just was released from my doctors care since I am "officially" done. P... Read more
A New Beginning
Sunday, April 24, 2011      2 comments

Day 1 - I've been struggling with loosing weight since my foot surgery in December. For the last few months I have tried to motivate and use self-encourgement to get over the mental hurdles. I have had to come to grips with the fact that I may... Read more

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