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Birthdays---a time for reflection
Wednesday, June 24, 2015      2 comments

So here I am another year closer to 40, I am 38. To be honest, this scares me. SO many reports say that it is so much harder to lose weight when you hit 40--and I am still sitting here with over 100lbs to lose. Although I have learned much a... Read more
Taking care of myself
Tuesday, May 12, 2015      8 comments

I am a nurturer. I want to give the best I can to everyone and everything. While being a nurturer is not a bad trait to have, I am also an extremist, all or nothing type of person. I know I have written about this is past blogs--but it has com... Read more
Real with Myself
Wednesday, May 06, 2015      3 comments

Oh man these last 5 1/2 weeks have flown by. My weekly blogging fell off--unfortunately the weight hasn't. At least not how I would like--but I only have myself to blame. I have come to the conclusion, and now have the guts to say it------... Read more
March Progress!!!
Monday, March 30, 2015      5 comments

This month has been great for me. I hit my 5% goal!!!! Yay, onto 10%. I have achieved my goals of being more real with myself, and also been more active everyday. My shoulder is finally getting better, and I am now allowed to do planks and tr... Read more
Forgot to do it MY way, and got injured!
Monday, February 23, 2015      5 comments

I can't believe I have missed 2 weekly blogs--ugh sometimes the day slips away. This month has been a learning month for me. Here is what I have learned 1--Even though a fitness dvd program may move on to another DVD, a longer DVD--... Read more
What 255 pounds of gorgeous looks like!
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      9 comments

In other words I finally have my new pictures for February=) While there isn't a huge difference to see from the pics, the shorts are getting looser! I compared them side by side, and my stomach doesn't stick out quite as far=) I ... Read more
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      2 comments

I have been struggling the last 2 days, I know some of it is due to not getting my normal 8 hours--we had a few hiccups in our normal routine, but we go back to our regular schedule tomorrow--so hopefully that will help. I don't know if s... Read more
Everything in Perspective----54Days, 12lbs & 10inches 4%of my body weight
Monday, February 02, 2015      8 comments

I am very happy with my progress so far!! I know many people would not be happy with 12lbs in this amount of time, but I am. I feel that as long as I keep losing I am going in the right direction. The reason this is working for me this ti... Read more
NOT Getting in my own way
Thursday, January 29, 2015      4 comments

The last few days have been huge eye openers for me. I had a great Monday & Tuesday then Wednesday the 'funk' set in. Nothing physical, but just a listlessness without motivation. It has happened in the past, and I end up hitting the kitchen a... Read more
Frustration won yesterday--my hubby is awesome!
Saturday, January 24, 2015      7 comments

Frustration won yesterday. Found out that my bike wouldn't be coming-out of stock, so we went to the local places here to see what we could find. I found 2 that I really liked--both were out of stock, take 2 weeks to get here, doesn't work for... Read more
Wishful thinking......or Results
Sunday, January 18, 2015      3 comments

This past week I started using the Slim in 6 exercise program. It is a very gentle, and easy to follow program. I didn't think it would be very effective, as I have had a personal trainer, and done high intensity training. I think I was wrong... Read more
I bought a pig!!!
Sunday, January 11, 2015      3 comments

I know you are probably going--what? you crazy girl! Let me explain. When we moved to our new town I discovered that there was a meat processing plant / meat locker right here in town! So what is the big deal you ask? The meat is fresher,... Read more
Beating my husband
Saturday, January 03, 2015      2 comments

Like many women, one of my goals is to be smaller in size/weight than my hubby--this has not been the case since 2008, 7 years. My hubby and I are competitive people, it's just our nature, and it works for us. Anyways--every year my husb... Read more
23days-6lbs & 8 inches
Thursday, January 01, 2015      1 comments

Yes you read that right! In 23 days since getting back into my healthy lifestyle I have lost 6pounds and 8 inches. I have also lowered my WTH ratio from 90 to 88, and my BMI a full point. I am getting my health back, 1 day at a time=) Sinc... Read more
My gym solution----A BIKE!!!
Monday, December 29, 2014      3 comments

So I have been stuck trying to figure out what to do for fitness since I moved to a MUCH smaller town. I checked out both gyms, and scoped out the area, listened to my fellow Sparkers input--and came to a decision. Living where I do make... Read more

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