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Taking the plunge
Tuesday, May 25, 2021      2 comments

So I've been wanting to do something with my life now that all 3 of my kids are pretty much in school, minus the fact that we're entering summer. Well today I made up my mind that my chunky self is going to become a Certified Personal Trainer. S... Read more
Here comes fall
Wednesday, September 09, 2020      4 comments

Fall is nearly here. The kids all start back to school this week. Colt started Pre-K yesterday and had a good day, though he didn't want to go today. The girls start back on Friday. All 3 kids will actually been IN SCHOOL. A first since they've ... Read more
Monday, March 02, 2020      5 comments

And the verdict is, nothing to worry about. Just an inclusion cyst that should clear up in about a week with warm compresses twice daily. I'm so relieved. So now back to life as scheduled.... Read more
Something to get off my chest
Sunday, March 01, 2020      5 comments

This week's challenge... blogging. I'm really not much of a blogger but today at least I have something to get off my chest. I'm anxious. Why you might ask? Well I have a gynecologist appointment tomorrow. Normally I kinda look forward to t... Read more
My motivation
Thursday, December 13, 2018      3 comments

As part of the Winter 5% challenge, I need to make a list of my Top 10 motivators. Here they are ( in no particular order). 1-4 Rob, Xena, Isis, and Colt. It is important to me that I be healthy for my family. I want to be able to enjo... Read more
2019 5% Winter Challenge
Tuesday, December 11, 2018      4 comments

The definition of insanity is repeatedly doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I suppose I must be insane, because here I go again. I've never done particularly well in these challenges, but what can I say, I ... Read more
Winter 2018 5% Challenge - What a way to start the New Year!
Friday, December 29, 2017      1 comments

Challenges. We all have them. Whether that be personal trials and tribulations, or those we complete with a team by our side. I’m going to talk of several here. Personal Challenges. I have many. I have 3 children of varying intensities. My ... Read more
Fall 5% 2017
Tuesday, September 12, 2017      5 comments

Let's do this again! I'm gonna be honest, I don't know how well this is going to go. Life is a bit hectic right now. But I need some motivation and I need some focus. So here's what's been going down... I currently have 3 children. 2 in sch... Read more
Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end
Wednesday, November 30, 2016      2 comments

On Thanksgiving, my grandfather, whom we live with and I'm sure you've all heard me complain about at some point or another, was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia and sepsis. The doctor's were absolutely sure he would recover and be back on... Read more
Can't get you off of my mind
Saturday, October 22, 2016      5 comments

It's been a rough week, sore from everything I did last week, and now... politics. I know, politics aren't an excuse to blow off my healthy eating and exercise, but one of the issues hits too close to home. And I know it's not polite to dis... Read more
In the air!
Saturday, September 24, 2016      6 comments

The flight has begun to travel to our 5% destinations. I'm starting from a weight of 216 pounds 5% will be a loss of 10.8 pounds taking me down to 205.2 pounds by the end of the challenge if all goes well. Currently I'm in the sha... Read more
My Motivation (inspired by the fall 5% challenge)
Saturday, September 17, 2016      3 comments

So our pre challenge assignment today is to list TEN reasons why I want to lose weight. To be honest, finding 10 things that motivate me might be a little difficult, but we'll give it a try. ... Read more
My 5% personal goals and plans.
Monday, September 12, 2016      3 comments

So, I personally find it difficult these days to really make SMART goals. My biggest problem is that attainable part. I'm a terrible judge these days of what I'm actually capable of. My kids cause chaos, and I feel like I'm always falling off tr... Read more
Fall 5% Challenge
Thursday, September 08, 2016      4 comments

So, my last blog I was telling you about the Spring 5% challenge... back in 2015. emoticon Okay, so that didn't g... Read more
Gearing up for the Spring 5% Challenge
Sunday, March 22, 2015      3 comments

The 2015 Spring 5% Challenge is the first 5% Challenge that I am participating in. I'll be honest, I feel a little lost... and nervous. I feel like this is going to be a much more intense challenge than I am used to, and require more dedication ... Read more

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