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Exercise and Down Days (Day 6 of 5% Challenge)
Thursday, February 28, 2013      6 comments

Today, I went through a breakup...and it wasn't pretty. I was called selfish, uncaring, and a lot of other things today. Right now, I'm more angry than anything. I know there are the five steps of grief, and I think I just skipped the first step... Read more
Cardio Myths (The REAL Day 5 of the 5% Challenge)
Wednesday, February 27, 2013      6 comments

I found this link in an email today and thought it was very thought provoking for those of us trying to shed pounds the good old fashioned way. I think this article will help me revamp my exercise plan to best fit my goals. Maybe strength traini... Read more
Long Days Ahead (Day 5 of 5% Challenge)
Tuesday, February 26, 2013      6 comments

I feel like such a loser today. Well, not really. After kind of being sidelined by hurting my knee, I haven't been able to get any sleep because of the pain and discomfort (yes, even after taking something for the pain). If it doesn't stop hurti... Read more
Limping Along (Day 3 of 5% Challenge)
Monday, February 25, 2013      4 comments

Okay, so I didn't get in an hour of exercise today. Maybe if you counted all of the walking I did today, but I don't keep track of that. Maybe I should start. So, why did I break my goal of 60 minutes of exercise a day? Well...the 2 hours of ex... Read more
I Will Conquer (Day 2 of 5% Challenge)
Sunday, February 24, 2013      10 comments

Before this weekend, the most I had done of a workout was about an hour, maybe a little more but not much more. This challenge has me pushing harder to reach my goal and I'm hoping I don't fizzle out before the 8 weeks is up. So, with that ... Read more
At Peace - Day 1 of 5% Challenge
Saturday, February 23, 2013      9 comments

Today, I am finding myself having an overwhelming sense of peace about things in and around my life. I have perfect faith that despite all shortcomings, obstacles, or roadblocks, I'll find my way around them in order to meet the goals set before... Read more
Not Letting it Get to Me
Friday, February 22, 2013      5 comments

Today was an odd day. First, the ice and sleet that left our streets a mess that kept me working at home today. Second, the interview that I had with another company where I could not remember one word that was said afterward (nerves!). Third, g... Read more
Twenty Down
Thursday, February 21, 2013      10 comments

In 2008, I weighed 175 lbs. I'm a tall, busty woman, so my doctor wasn't too worried about me and my weight. I was okay with it and actually liked the way I looked. I was happy. I was active. ... Read more
What a Day
Wednesday, February 20, 2013      8 comments

I'm bursting at the seams just wanting to shout it out to the world, but for right now, I'm stuck with only being able to shout it out here since my friends here don't work with me...unlike other mediums of posting statuses... LOL Anyway, I... Read more
Changes for the Better
Monday, February 18, 2013      6 comments

I wasn't going to blog tonight, but I felt the need to brag a little. At the encouragement of a friend at the beginning of the year, and after having the flu really bad, I started taking One A Day VitaCraves daily. A couple of weeks later, I won... Read more
How Did I Get Here
Sunday, February 17, 2013      4 comments

I've been decluttering my guest room closet this past week and have uncovered some treasures, some junk, and some just why do I have this type of stuff. One thing I came across was a suitcase full of photos from the past 20 years or so. I can't ... Read more
Zumba'ing My Booty Off
Saturday, February 16, 2013      6 comments

I am down a total of 4 lbs since I first won the XBox Kinect and started doing Zumba a month ago. I have to say that I'm definitely loving it and can't get enough of it. I have now done two days this week at 60 minutes of dancing. I purchased th... Read more
What I Want to Lose (Assignment #9 - Winter 5% Challenge)
Wednesday, February 13, 2013      4 comments

Today's assignment is to log how many pounds I will lose to achieve my 5% weight loss goal. Current Weight: 219 pounds Target Weight: 208 pounds By When: April 20th, 2013 I will do this by: Goal to eat 1570 - 1920 calories p... Read more
Transforming the Fridge
Sunday, February 10, 2013      5 comments

Yesterday was grocery day for me, and usually is. It's just that it has been about a month since I've actually done a full shopping excursion. I bought healthy options to keep in my refrigerator: Green Giant steamers, low calorie frozen meals, ... Read more
Excuses, Excuses...No More Excuses
Friday, February 08, 2013      3 comments

Time for pre-challenge assignment #6. And can I say that I'm so stoked for this challenge to begin! I miss the challenges to make us take that extra step in the right direction. Alright. The assignment is to list out the reasons/excuses wh... Read more

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